Day 1 Cairo
Welcome to Egypt! As guests arrive at the airport in Cairo, they should keep an eye open for the tour guide, who will be holding a sign and help them transfer to the hotel. Around 6:00pm, we will gather in the hotel lobby for a brief introductory meeting.
Day 2 Cairo City Tour - Luxor (670 km)
After breakfast, we will visit Giza Plateau to visit the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycrenos. In the afternoon, we will go sightseeing in Sakkara, the first capital of ancient Egypt, famous for the Step Pyramid built by King Djoser in 27000 BCE. Later in the afternoon, we will board a bus to Luxor, where we will spend the night.
Day 3 Luxor - Aswan (179 km)
After breakfast, we will depart for the vast Karnak Temple Complex. It's one of the most important religious centres of ancient Egypt with its marvellous temples. Your Egyptologist guide will enlighten you with the most intriguing stories and mythologies fuelling such creations for millennia. In the afternoon we will drive to Aswan for the evening.
Day 4 Aswan - Felucca Cruise
After breakfast, we will explore Aswan, the smallest of the three major tourist cities based along the Nile. We will visit the amazing Philae Temple and the Aswan High Dam. Early in the morning, we will also be able to take an optional trip to Abu Simbel, one of the most impressive sights of ancient Egypt. Later in the afternoon, we will board an overnight felucca cruise along the Nile.
Day 5 Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Today, we will sail along the Nile River all day aboard our felucca cruise, watching the beautiful scenery pass us by and locals waving to us as the wash, swim and fish in the river. We can sit back, relax and absorb the local culture.
Day 6 Felucca cruise - Edfu - Komombo - Luxor (324 km)
Today, we will disembark from our felucca cruise and head to Luxor. On the way, we will visit the Kom Ombo Temple, Temple of Edfu. After hotel checkin, we will visit the Luxor Temple.
Day 7 Luxor - Cairo (658 km)
We will visit the West Bank of the Nile with the incredible Valley of the Kings. Here lied the famous mummy of Tutankhamun III. Next we will visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. We will drive to Cairo for overnight stay.
Day 8 Cairo City Tour
Our journey through Cairo will begin with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, one of the most important museums documenting the ancient world, housing a collection of over 100.000 Egyptian relics. Afterwards, we will also visit the Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Hanging Church and the famous Kahn El Khalili Bazaar.
Day 9 Cairo - Nuweiba - Dahab
Early in the morning, we will make our way to the Red Sea paradise of Dahab, where we will relax by the sea and partake in activities like swimming, snorkeling, diving, camel treks, jeep safaris and more.
Day 10 Dahab
Our journey will come to an end today after we say goodbye to our new friends over breakfast and check out of the hotel at 11:00am.