Egypt Spiritual Tour and Nile Cruise 09 Days & 08 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) Cairo Sightseeing Tour to the Pyramids, Sphinx & Egyptian museum
Following breakfast, check out of hotel. The day starts with a guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren 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.
Next is a visit to the Egyptian museum of antiquities, which 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
Churches and a trip to the famous Khan El Khalili bazaars for shopping. At the end of the day transfers to your hotel in Cairo & Overnight.
Day 3: (B+L+D) Aswan Sightseeing Tour to the Philae, Unfinished Obelisk & High Dam
Breakfast and check out of hotel. Transfer to airport and board flight to Aswan. 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 (optional)
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
Day 6: (B) Free Day at Luxor
Disembarkation after Breakfast. This day is free for activities in Luxor. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor and overnight.
Day 7: (B) Sightseeing Tour to Dendera & Abydos
This day we will pick you up in Luxor and begin your guided tour to Dendera City to visit Dendera Temple. This temple as a sight to hold, with the massive stones & underground passages. Is called the Temple of Hathor, one of the best-preserved in all of Egypt, and also one of the most important. In the ancient beliefs, Hathor was the consort of the god of daylight, ruler of the west, and protector or the underworld. In the manner of wise desert wayfarers, we'll leave before dawn to take advantage of cool temperatures. Our air-conditioned van will take us through timeless Nile-side villages, where life revolves around the irrigation and harvest of crops. Finally, we'll reach the temple precincts. We'll take note of the unusually deep tombs, and pass under the celebrated Zodiac, in a chapel dedicated to Osiris. (Dendera is the traditional site of his rebirth.) Our full day will also include a visit to Abydos, traditional home of Osiris, god of the underworld, and a stopping point on the journey of wayfaring souls.
At the end of the day returns back to Luxor.
Day 8: (B) Fly to Cairo
Our Min Travel representative meets you at your Hotel in Luxor and transfers you to Luxor Airport.
Upon Arrival Cairo our Min Travel representative meet you at Airport and transfer you to your hotel. This day is free for your activities in Cairo.
Optional: Cairo Nile Dinner Cruise & Show.
Day 9: (B) Transfer to Cairo Airport & final Departure
Breakfast and check out of hotel. Assisted transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.