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Cairo / Aswan / Luxor
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 This program is Egypt Highlight as you can visit Cairo “Land of Pharaoh” , Alexandria “The Pearl of the Mediterranean” and by the end discover the pharaoh treasure in Aswan and Luxor.
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Alexandria 
Pompey’s Pillar - Qaitbay Citadel - Kom El Shoukafa  - Montazah Palace.

Cairo 
The Egyptian Museum - The Pyramids Of Giza - Khan El Khalili .
Old Cairo - Citadel - Old Islamic Mosques.

Aswan 
High Dam  - Oblesik.

Kom Ombo 
Kom Ombo Temple.

Edfu 
Temple of Horus.

Luxor 
Luxor Temple - Karnak Temple.

 As Mentioned In Your Itinerary.
Day 1 - Arrive Cairo
 Arrive Cairo International Airport , transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2 - Cairo / Alexandria
 Early morning after your Breakfast at the hotel drive to Alexandria the second capital of Egypt , you will start your visit with Pompey’s Pillar which made in honor of Emperor Diocletian , than you will visit the Catacomb of Kom Al Shukafa , than you will visit the fort of Quait bay passing by Alexandria Library than visit Montazah Palace , the summer residence of the former Royal Family , than back to Cairo , overnight at your hotel .

Day 3 - Cairo – The Egyptian Museum – The Pyramids Of Giza – Khan El Khalili / Aswan
 Breakfast at your hotel start your tour by passing by El Tharir Square where has been the traditional site for numerous major protests and demonstrations in the last few years, visiting the Egyptian Museum, the most depository of Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world. it features artifacts from the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods, including the celebrates mummies of ancient Egypt’s king and Tut Ankh Amun treasures. After that visiting The Pyramids Of Giza and The Sphinx by the end of the tour visit Khan El Khalili one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. Than transfer to Cairo Station for Aswan , Board and overnight on the train (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Aswan / Nile Cruise
 Transfer to your Nile Cruise, Lunch after your Embarkation, visit the High Dam and the Oblesik .
Overnight in Aswan (B,L,D)


Day 5 - Kom Ombo / Edfu
 Sail to Kom Ombo , visit the temple Shared by Two Gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo , Sail to Edfu .Afternoon tea . Overnight in Edfu (B, L, D)

Day 6 - Edfu / Luxor
 After your Breakfast , tour of Horus Temple at Efu , Sailing to Luxor via Esna than start your tour in Luxor visit the East Bank Luxor and Karnak Temples , than transfer to Luxor train station , overnight on board of the train (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Cairo / Old Cairo / Citadel / Old Islamic Mosques
 Arrive Cairo , start your tour by visiting Old Cairo which is part of Coptic Cairo that encompasses the Babylon Fortress , The Coptic Museum , The Hanging Church , the Greek church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and it is believed that the Holy Family visited this Area and stayed at the site of Saint Sergius and Abu Serga Church , continue the tour by visiting The Citadel which is among the world’s most splendid monuments of medieval warfare was completed by Muhammad Ali Pasha, by the end of your tour you will visit Ahmed Ebn Toloun Mosque considered as the Oldest mosque in Cairo than visit Sultan Hanssan Mosque , it is remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative Architectural components by the end of your tour you will visit Al Rifai mosque is the resting place of Egypt Royal Family, transfer to your hotel and overnight (B,L)

Day 8 - Cairo / Final Departure
 After your Breakfast transfer to Cairo International Airport with Menatours representative for final departure. (B)

 Package Include: 
* Meet and Assist at Cairo International Airports by Menatours representative.
* All Transfer with private Air Conditioned vehicles.
* 3 nights accommodation in Cairo.
* 3 nights accommodation on board of Nile cruise.
* 2 nights accommodation on board of sleeper train.
* 2 days tour in Cairo with trained expert Egyptology (Tours as mentioned in the itinerary)
* 3 days tours as per Nile cruise program from Aswan to Luxor.
* Daily Breakfast , Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary day by day
(B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / D = Dinner)

Package Exclude : 
* International and Domestic Air Fare
* (Entry Visa for Egypt
* Any optional tours.
* Personal Spending.
* Tipping.
* Dinner Cruise with Show.
* Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple.
* All our tours and Accommodation are flexible in terms of duration and destination and can be customized to fit all needs.


The Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt is a Mediterranean country bordered by the Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba to the east, the Red Sea to the east and south, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. Across the Gulf of Aqaba lies Jordan, and across from the Sinai Peninsula lies Saudi Arabia, although Jordan and Saudi Arabia do not share a land border with Egypt.
Egypt has one of the longest histories of any modern country, arising in the tenth millennium BC as one of the world's first nation states. Considered a cradle of civilization, Ancient Egypt experienced some of the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanization, organized religion and central government. Iconic monuments such as the Giza Necropolis and its Great Sphinx, as well the ruins of Memphis, Thebes, Karnak, and the Valley of the Kings, reflect this legacy and remain a significant focus of archaeological study and popular interest worldwide. Egypt's rich cultural heritage is an integral part of its national identity, having endured, and at times assimilated, various foreign influences, including Greek, Persian, Roman, Arab, Ottoman, and European. Although Christianized in the first century of the Common Era, it was subsequently Islamized due to the conquests of the seventh century.

Capital: Cairo

Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)

Official Language: Arabic

Time Zone:
GMT +2 hours

Dialing Code:
+2

Emergency Services: Emergency Police 122 – Tourist Police 126 – Main Ambulance 123

Days of Sunshine Per Year: Over 300

Weather in Egypt: Egypt generally has a hot desert climate The climate is generally dry in most of the country except on the northern Mediterranean coast which receives more rainfall in winter.
Greatly moderate temperatures throughout the year. Because of this effect, average low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C (49.1 °F) during wintertime to 23 °C (73.4 °F) to summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C (62.6 °F) during wintertime to 32 °C (89.6 °F) in summertime. Though temperatures are moderated along the coasts, the situation changes in the interior of the country which are away from the moderating northerly winds.
Best Time to Come: Egypt is a rather large country with two general seasons; a mild winter and a sunny summer. The majority of Egypt’s landscape is a desert, except for the White Mediterranean coast, the Nile Valley and the Delta.
Between November and March the daytimes are pleasantly mild, whereas evenings and nights are cool and enjoyable in all of Egypt.
In April and May temperatures are generally mild and this is an ideal time to visit any destination in Egypt.
From June to September the weather is very hot, dry in the desert areas and humid in the Nile Valley and on the White Mediterranean coast. Sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and good hydration are essential, and trips to the desert areas aren’t a good idea in that period of the year.
Late September and October, as well as April and May are thus ideal for touring Egypt. And the November to February period offers the pleasant balmy weather that is perfect for cruising down the Nile.
The Red Sea Riviera has great weather all year round; it is thus the perfect sun & sea destination to escape to when the sky gets too cloudy back in your homeland.

Main International Airports: Cairo International Airport (CAI), Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport (HBE) , Sharm El Sheikh Airport (SSH) , Hurghada Airport (HRG) , Luxor Airport (LXR) , Aswan Airport (ASW)
Ports and Terminals: Mediterranean Sea - Alexandria, Damietta, El Dekheila, Port Said; Gulf of Suez - Suez

Business Hours:
Government offices are open 0900-1600 (some until 1700) except Fridays and sometimes Saturdays. Muslim businesses may be closed for Friday prayers, Christian businesses on Saturday afternoons and Sundays. All offices keep shorter hours during Ramadan.

Visa :
All foreign travelers require an entry visa to visit the Egyptian territories. Most of Egypt’s tourists and visitors can obtain their visas at any of the country’s entry points (airports and ports). This type of visa is valid for a one-month period, starting from your arrival date.
To obtain this visa, it is required that you hold a valid passport.
To avoid the bother of finding out too late that you need to apply for a visa in your homeland prior to your journey to Egypt; we’ve provided you with the numbers and addresses of the Egyptian embassies and Egyptian Tourism offices abroad, when available. They will be more than pleased to answer all your queries regarding visas.

Clothing:
Egypt is a predominantly Muslim country. While you can wear anything you want, it is inappropriate and disrespectful to wear certain articles of clothing. For men: feel free to wear t-shirts and long pants anywhere. In tourist sites if bused around by tour bus and not making any stops in local shops, and in resorts it's ok to wear shorts. For women: wear 3/4 sleeve shirts, skirts below knees, and longer pants. The less skin you show, the more respect you will receive. It is ok to wear t-shirts or tank tops at tourist sights. Where other busloads of people are present. Have a long sleeve shirt to cover up once you leave the sight.
Destinations and Sightseeing
Alexandria 
Pompey’s Pillar - Qaitbay Citadel - Kom El Shoukafa  - Montazah Palace.

Cairo 
The Egyptian Museum - The Pyramids Of Giza - Khan El Khalili .
Old Cairo - Citadel - Old Islamic Mosques.

Aswan 
High Dam  - Oblesik.

Kom Ombo 
Kom Ombo Temple.

Edfu 
Temple of Horus.

Luxor 
Luxor Temple - Karnak Temple.

Meals
 As Mentioned In Your Itinerary.
Itinerary
Day 1 - Arrive Cairo
 Arrive Cairo International Airport , transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2 - Cairo / Alexandria
 Early morning after your Breakfast at the hotel drive to Alexandria the second capital of Egypt , you will start your visit with Pompey’s Pillar which made in honor of Emperor Diocletian , than you will visit the Catacomb of Kom Al Shukafa , than you will visit the fort of Quait bay passing by Alexandria Library than visit Montazah Palace , the summer residence of the former Royal Family , than back to Cairo , overnight at your hotel .

Day 3 - Cairo – The Egyptian Museum – The Pyramids Of Giza – Khan El Khalili / Aswan
 Breakfast at your hotel start your tour by passing by El Tharir Square where has been the traditional site for numerous major protests and demonstrations in the last few years, visiting the Egyptian Museum, the most depository of Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world. it features artifacts from the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods, including the celebrates mummies of ancient Egypt’s king and Tut Ankh Amun treasures. After that visiting The Pyramids Of Giza and The Sphinx by the end of the tour visit Khan El Khalili one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. Than transfer to Cairo Station for Aswan , Board and overnight on the train (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Aswan / Nile Cruise
 Transfer to your Nile Cruise, Lunch after your Embarkation, visit the High Dam and the Oblesik .
Overnight in Aswan (B,L,D)


Day 5 - Kom Ombo / Edfu
 Sail to Kom Ombo , visit the temple Shared by Two Gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo , Sail to Edfu .Afternoon tea . Overnight in Edfu (B, L, D)

Day 6 - Edfu / Luxor
 After your Breakfast , tour of Horus Temple at Efu , Sailing to Luxor via Esna than start your tour in Luxor visit the East Bank Luxor and Karnak Temples , than transfer to Luxor train station , overnight on board of the train (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Cairo / Old Cairo / Citadel / Old Islamic Mosques
 Arrive Cairo , start your tour by visiting Old Cairo which is part of Coptic Cairo that encompasses the Babylon Fortress , The Coptic Museum , The Hanging Church , the Greek church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and it is believed that the Holy Family visited this Area and stayed at the site of Saint Sergius and Abu Serga Church , continue the tour by visiting The Citadel which is among the world’s most splendid monuments of medieval warfare was completed by Muhammad Ali Pasha, by the end of your tour you will visit Ahmed Ebn Toloun Mosque considered as the Oldest mosque in Cairo than visit Sultan Hanssan Mosque , it is remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative Architectural components by the end of your tour you will visit Al Rifai mosque is the resting place of Egypt Royal Family, transfer to your hotel and overnight (B,L)

Day 8 - Cairo / Final Departure
 After your Breakfast transfer to Cairo International Airport with Menatours representative for final departure. (B)

Package Details
 Package Include: 
* Meet and Assist at Cairo International Airports by Menatours representative.
* All Transfer with private Air Conditioned vehicles.
* 3 nights accommodation in Cairo.
* 3 nights accommodation on board of Nile cruise.
* 2 nights accommodation on board of sleeper train.
* 2 days tour in Cairo with trained expert Egyptology (Tours as mentioned in the itinerary)
* 3 days tours as per Nile cruise program from Aswan to Luxor.
* Daily Breakfast , Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary day by day
(B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / D = Dinner)

Package Exclude : 
* International and Domestic Air Fare
* (Entry Visa for Egypt
* Any optional tours.
* Personal Spending.
* Tipping.
Optional Excursions
* Dinner Cruise with Show.
* Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple.
General Information
* All our tours and Accommodation are flexible in terms of duration and destination and can be customized to fit all needs.


What to know before travel
The Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt is a Mediterranean country bordered by the Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba to the east, the Red Sea to the east and south, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. Across the Gulf of Aqaba lies Jordan, and across from the Sinai Peninsula lies Saudi Arabia, although Jordan and Saudi Arabia do not share a land border with Egypt.
Egypt has one of the longest histories of any modern country, arising in the tenth millennium BC as one of the world's first nation states. Considered a cradle of civilization, Ancient Egypt experienced some of the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanization, organized religion and central government. Iconic monuments such as the Giza Necropolis and its Great Sphinx, as well the ruins of Memphis, Thebes, Karnak, and the Valley of the Kings, reflect this legacy and remain a significant focus of archaeological study and popular interest worldwide. Egypt's rich cultural heritage is an integral part of its national identity, having endured, and at times assimilated, various foreign influences, including Greek, Persian, Roman, Arab, Ottoman, and European. Although Christianized in the first century of the Common Era, it was subsequently Islamized due to the conquests of the seventh century.

Capital: Cairo

Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)

Official Language: Arabic

Time Zone:
GMT +2 hours

Dialing Code:
+2

Emergency Services: Emergency Police 122 – Tourist Police 126 – Main Ambulance 123

Days of Sunshine Per Year: Over 300

Weather in Egypt: Egypt generally has a hot desert climate The climate is generally dry in most of the country except on the northern Mediterranean coast which receives more rainfall in winter.
Greatly moderate temperatures throughout the year. Because of this effect, average low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C (49.1 °F) during wintertime to 23 °C (73.4 °F) to summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C (62.6 °F) during wintertime to 32 °C (89.6 °F) in summertime. Though temperatures are moderated along the coasts, the situation changes in the interior of the country which are away from the moderating northerly winds.
Best Time to Come: Egypt is a rather large country with two general seasons; a mild winter and a sunny summer. The majority of Egypt’s landscape is a desert, except for the White Mediterranean coast, the Nile Valley and the Delta.
Between November and March the daytimes are pleasantly mild, whereas evenings and nights are cool and enjoyable in all of Egypt.
In April and May temperatures are generally mild and this is an ideal time to visit any destination in Egypt.
From June to September the weather is very hot, dry in the desert areas and humid in the Nile Valley and on the White Mediterranean coast. Sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and good hydration are essential, and trips to the desert areas aren’t a good idea in that period of the year.
Late September and October, as well as April and May are thus ideal for touring Egypt. And the November to February period offers the pleasant balmy weather that is perfect for cruising down the Nile.
The Red Sea Riviera has great weather all year round; it is thus the perfect sun & sea destination to escape to when the sky gets too cloudy back in your homeland.

Main International Airports: Cairo International Airport (CAI), Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport (HBE) , Sharm El Sheikh Airport (SSH) , Hurghada Airport (HRG) , Luxor Airport (LXR) , Aswan Airport (ASW)
Ports and Terminals: Mediterranean Sea - Alexandria, Damietta, El Dekheila, Port Said; Gulf of Suez - Suez

Business Hours:
Government offices are open 0900-1600 (some until 1700) except Fridays and sometimes Saturdays. Muslim businesses may be closed for Friday prayers, Christian businesses on Saturday afternoons and Sundays. All offices keep shorter hours during Ramadan.

Visa :
All foreign travelers require an entry visa to visit the Egyptian territories. Most of Egypt’s tourists and visitors can obtain their visas at any of the country’s entry points (airports and ports). This type of visa is valid for a one-month period, starting from your arrival date.
To obtain this visa, it is required that you hold a valid passport.
To avoid the bother of finding out too late that you need to apply for a visa in your homeland prior to your journey to Egypt; we’ve provided you with the numbers and addresses of the Egyptian embassies and Egyptian Tourism offices abroad, when available. They will be more than pleased to answer all your queries regarding visas.

Clothing:
Egypt is a predominantly Muslim country. While you can wear anything you want, it is inappropriate and disrespectful to wear certain articles of clothing. For men: feel free to wear t-shirts and long pants anywhere. In tourist sites if bused around by tour bus and not making any stops in local shops, and in resorts it's ok to wear shorts. For women: wear 3/4 sleeve shirts, skirts below knees, and longer pants. The less skin you show, the more respect you will receive. It is ok to wear t-shirts or tank tops at tourist sights. Where other busloads of people are present. Have a long sleeve shirt to cover up once you leave the sight.
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