On the very day that marks 40 years since the peace initiative between Egypt and Israel, I am proud to offer, through cooperation with Walid Fathy, head of Egypt Tailor Made Tours, an exciting tour to Egypt!
Ready for it?..
Here we go!:
Arrival at Cairo airport, WELCOME TO EGYPT!.
Transfer to Hotel.
Fly to Luxor , to join a five exciting days of cruising along the Nile with many spectacular Pharonic sites!. The first day will focus on the East Bank of the Nile, visiting Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple , including optional night visit.
Optional drive to visit Dendera Temple Complex (1.5 hours’ drive each way).
O/N: Nile cruise boat (docking in Luxor)
The Second day in Luxor will be devoted to the famous burial sites and funerary monuments on the West Bank of the Nile.
Around noon the boat will start heading to Edfu.
O/N: Nile Cruise boat (while it cruises to Edfu)
A sail along the nile will get us to the Temple of Edfu , a Hellenistic age center for whorshipping Apollo-Horus, and later to the Temple of Kom Ombo , a contemporary whorship cented to the Aligator god Sobek, and the Falcon god Haroeris.
O/N: Nile Cruise (While it cruises to Aswan)
3 hours’ drive back.
O/N: Nile Cruise (While stationed in Aswan)
We will then fly back to Cairo, and settle in for the night.
The last two days are devoted to exploring the Capital of Egypt – Cairo .
We start with a visit to famed The Egyptian Museum where so many finds from sites we have visited are on display. We drive by Tahrir Square , and on to old Part of Cairo (“Fustat”) where we visit the Ben-Ezra Synagogue , the nearby The Hanging Church and Sergius and Bacchus Church , and possibly drive to see also the historical Nilometer .
Optional Extension Tour of Alexandria (requires 4 hours’ drive from Cairo at the end of Day 9)
4 hours’ drive to Cairo airport.
Map of the Tour Plan
(Use two fingers to move and zoom in the map)