Discover the new era of Egyptian historical sightseeing in Cairo. Visits and tours to El Minya land of Akhenaten and the Royal Family Tomb of Akhenaten
Day 1 – Arrival Cairo
Arrival Cairo and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight – Cairo (B)
Day 2 – Pyramids Tour
Visit to the Egyptian Museum, the Sphinx, the Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure.
Overnight in Cairo – Meals : (B)
Day 3 – Cairo – Amarna – El Minya
Travel to Amarna, and on the way, visiting Memphis and the Saqqara Necropolis.
Drive to Amarna and check into your hotel.
Overnight in Minya – Meals (B)
Day 4 – Northern and Southern tombs Minya
Tour Amarna, including the Northern Tombs (esp. Huya and Meryra) as well as the Southern Tombs (esp. Ay and Tutu). Overnight in Minya – Meals : (B)
Day 5 – The Royal Family Tombs of Akhnaten
Return to Amarna to visit the Royal Family Tombs of Akhnaten. After lunch, travel and visiting the tombs at Beni Hassan.
In the evening, transfer to the railway station for your train ride to Luxor.
Overnight in Luxor – Meals: (B)
Day 6 – Dendera and Abydos Temple
Visit the temple of Abydos, which is the site of the famous Kings’ List. Continue your journey and tour the Temple of Denderra known for its astronomical ceiling. Then tour the temple of Hathor at Dendera before heading back to Luxor. Overnight in Luxor – Meals : (B)
Day 7 – Karnak and Luxor temple
Board your cruise ship. Later, explore the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Overnight in Nile Cruise Luxor – Meals: (B,L,D)
Day 8 – Nile Cruise Luxor
Visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Return to the ship and sail to Edfu. Overnight in Nile Cruise Luxor – Meals : (B,L,D)
Day 9 – Edfu and Kom Ombo Temple
Tour the beautiful Temple of Edfu and sail on to Kom Ombo. Overnight in Nile Cruise Luxor – Meals : (B,L,D)
Day 10 – Abu Simbel Tour
Tour the Temple of Kom Ombo and sail to Aswan. Overnight in Nile Cruise Aswan – Meals : (B,L,D)
Day 11 – High Dam and Obelisk – Sleeper Train
Tour the High Dam and the Obelisk Quarries. In the afternoon, board the sleeper train to Cairo.
Overnight in Sleeper train – Meals: (B,D)
Day 12 – Cairo
Arrival Cairo – Overnight in Cairo – Meals (B)
Day 13 – Cairo
Fly Back home – Transfer to the Cairo Airport.
Cost: 1250 USD/Person
3 nights in Cairo on BB
1 night in a Train Sleeper on HB 2 nights in Amarna Aten hotel on BB
2 nights in Luxor hotel on BB
4 nights Nile Cruise on FB
Entry visa to Egypt, Optional tours, Gratuities