Cairo, Nile Cruise, Egypt Desert Safari 11 Days & 10 Nights
Day 1: Cairo Airport & Transfer to your Hotel in Cairo
Upon arrival in Cairo our Min Travel representative who will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. Transfer from the airport via private A/C car or mini-bus to your hotel for check in and overnight.
Day 2: (B+L D) Cairo Sightseeing Tour to the Pyramids, Sphinx & Egyptian museum
Breakfast and check out of hotel. The day starts with a guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Cherfrern and Mykerionos to view these spectacular man-made monuments. Afterwards a tour of the great Sphinx; guarding the Royal Burial Chambers and temple of Cheops.
Before going to the Egyptian museum this is the best time to take a break for lunch
In the afternoon visit the Egyptian museum, this was established in 1902 near the city center in Cairo. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art — the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920’s when his tomb was excavated
And finally a visit the legendary Khan El Khalili bazaar district for shopping. At the end of the day our Min Travel Representative transfers you to Railway station to coach your sleeper train to Aswan.
Day 3: (B+L+D) Aswan Sightseeing Tour to the Philae, Unfinished Obelisk & High Dam
Arrive early morning in Aswan and transfer to cruise ship - your home for the next 3 nights. Embarkation before lunch. Visit the High Dam passing the Old Dam of Aswan, Unfinished Obelisk & Philae Temple. Felucca Trip around Kitchener's Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum
Overnight onboard cruise ship in Aswan.
Optional: Sound & light Show at Philae Temple.
Day 4: (B+L+D) Aswan Sightseeing Tour to Kom Ombo & Edfu
Optional: Abu Simble Tour
Sail to Kom Ombo very early morning. Visit the temple shared by the two Gods; Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Luxor. Overnight onboard
Day 5: (B+L+D) Luxor Sightseeing Tour to West Bank
Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Luxor.
Visit the West Bank (Valley of Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari And Colossi of Memnon) & the East Bank (Karnak & Luxor Temples) Overnight in Luxor
Optional: Sound & light Show at Karnak Temple.
Day 6: (B+D) Transfer from Luxor to Kharga Oasis
Disembarkation after Breakfast. Transfer you to Kharga to visit the ancient temple of Hibis that was dedicated to the Theban Triad, then move to the ancient Roman cemetry of Bagawat which comprises more than 60 of the most ancient christian tombs of the world. At night you can have a walk in the beautiful city of Kharga and see the daily life of humble Egyptians. Kharga Oasis
Day 7: (B+L+D) Tour to Dakhla Oasis
Breakfast and drive toward Dakhla Oasis (the Inner Oasis), or Zeszes as it was called in Pharoanic era. Continue to Dakhla and visit the Medieval Islamic town of Al-Qasr (The Palace). Overnight in Bedowin camp in Dakhla.
Day 8: (B+L+D) Tour to Farafra Oasis, Farafra Local Museum
Breakfast, Transfer to Farafra to see Farafra Oasis, or (the City of the Cow) as it was named during ancient times, to visit Beir Zeita (the 6th well) and Farafra Local Museum. and continue to White desert & Overnight.
Day 9: (B+L+D) Tour to Black and Crystal Mountain & Transfer to Baharyia Oasis
Breakfast, On the way you will visit the Black Mountain and the Crystal Mountain. Then transfer towards Baharya Oasis or the Northern Oasis as its ancient Pharaonic name. Arrive Baharia and have some rest and lunch. Next you will have a tour in Baharya Oasis by Jeep. Visit the English Mountain and cold and hot springs. Overnight in Camp in Baharya.
Day 10: (B) Transfer to Cairo hotel & Free day
Transfer from Baharyia to Hotel in Cairo and overnight.
Optional: Sound & light Show at the Pyramids of Giza.
Day 11: (B) Transfer to Cairo Airport & final Departure
Breakfast and check out of hotel. Assisted transfer to Cairo International airport for final departure.