Upon arrival to Cairo, You'll be met by our representative in Cairo and assisted with visa and customs formalities.
After breakfast your private Egyptologist tour guide and driver will pick you up and start your tour. Drive to Giza and visit the Pyramids. See the Great Pyramid, a royal burial chamber and the Sphinx. Continue to Memphis, capital of the pharaohs during the Old Kingdom. Visit the recumbent statue of Ramses II and the 80-ton alabaster sphinx. Lunch en route; Continue to Sakkara to see the prototype of the Pyramids, the Step Pyramid, built for the 3rd Dynasty pharaoh Djoser by the exalted architect Imhotep. Visit a Papyrus and Carpets Institute on your way back to the hotel, overnight.
After breakfast visit the Egyptian Museum, this houses a magnificent collection of Pharaonic antiquities, especially the golden treasures of Tut Ankh Amun. Lunch en route.
In the afternoon you will proceed to Old Cairo to visit the Citadel of Salah El Din the Mohammed Ali Mosque situated high above the city, continue to visit the Church of Abu Serga, Moallaqa Church (Hanging Church) and Ben Ezra Synagogue, the oldest Jewish synagogue in Egypt. Visit a Perfum Institute on your way back to the hotel, overnight at hotel.
In the morning, depart Cairo by air to Luxor. Upon arrival our representative will pick up you for embarkation on your Nile Cruise. Lunch on board. Visit the great Luxor Temple and the magnificent Karnak Temple of Amun with its famous Hypostyle Hall and the 134 huge columns, the Statue of Ramses II, the Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut and the Sacred Lake. Dinner and overnight on board
Breakfast, sail to Luxor, visit the west Bank (Thebes) where some of the richest treasures in the world exists, including the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun (optional) and other royal tombs including Ramses VI in the Valley of the Kings, you will be able to visit some of these tombs, visit Hatshepsut funerary temple at Dier El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Dinner and overnight on board.
In the morning, visit the Horus Temple of Edfu, one of the three beautiful temples of the Ptolemaic Period. Sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Sobek Temple, dedicated to the two gods, which offers beautiful murals and reliefs sail to Aswan and Overnight
After breakfast you will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Philae Temple. In the afternoon you will sail on an Egyptian felucca around Elephantine Island and the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan.
Breakfast, disembarkation. Flight back to Cairo, upon arrival you will be met by a Chrismar Travel representative and transferred to the airport for your departure flight.