Day 1 Cairo
Arrived at Cairo airport where our representative will welcome you and assist in the various approaches. You\'ll be accompanied by private car to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel then you will transfer –in the private car – with your private tour guide to visit the last remaining wonder of the ancient world the great pyramids of Geza (as the Egypt\'s pharaohs expected to become gods in the afterlife so they erected massive pyramid tombs for themselves –filled with all the things each ruler would need) The pyramid of the king KHUFU :is the largest in Geza . The pyramid of Khufu\'s son KHAFRE : build the second pyramid at Geza , His necropolis also Included the SPHINX a mysterious limestone monument with the body of a lion and a pharaoh\'s head .the Sphinx may stand sentinel for the pharaoh\'s entire tomb. The third is Menkaure is considerably smaller than the other two .You will visit the Egyptian museum housing 165.000 Egyptian artifacts .The museum contains the priceless treasures of Tutankhamen ( with his sex gold glided coffins and his magnificent death mask ). You can also see the mummies of many great Egyptian rulers, including Ramses II, the builder of the temple at Abu Simbel .Throughout the rest of the museum you will find countless Egyptian artifacts dating back thousand of years .Your guide will introduce you to the most important pieces before allowing you free time to explore at leisure. Ride the private car to your hotel in Cairo . night at the hotel.
Day 3 Cairo / Aswan
Have breakfast at the hotel then you will transfer –in the private car- to Cairo airport to take domestic flight to Aswan , arrival Aswan . welcome Visit of the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the worship of the goddess Isis, then the granite quarry with the Unfinished Obelisk and finally the High Dam Nasser giving birth to the Lake Nasser. overnight at hotel.
Day 4 - Tuesday 22 December - Aswan/Felucca
Breakfast at hotel. Check in on board of Your felucca Boat and visit Elephantine island and Kitchener. lunch on board. Navigation in direction of Kom Ombo. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 5 Felucca
Breakfasts on board. Let you go to the wire water and open large your eyes: you will be the privileged witness of the daily life of the inhabitants of the villages. crew occupy of the meals and day before to your comfort. we alternate navigations and stroll in discovered Nubian islands. At the time of the stopovers, you will have occasion to meet the Nubians and to discover their lifestyle. We make course on the careers of Silsila which provided the sandstone of the temples to ancient time. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 6 Kom Ombo/Edfu/Luxor
Breakfast on board. Arrival at Kom Ombo end of your Nile cruise in Felucca and visit the splendid temple greco-Roman, whose characteristic is to be dedicated to two divinities: Sobek (with head of crocodile) and Horus (with head of falcon). Take private car and go to Edfu (in convoy). Visite of the Temple of Edfu, the Holy City of Horus and the temple built in its honor. This temple with extravagant dimensions is best preserved of all Egypt. Departure for Luxor in private car (in convoy). Arrival to Luxor, installation to your hotel. Christmax party with dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 7Luxor / Cairo
Breakfast at hotel. Discovery of the Valley of Kings, where most of the Pharaohs of the XVIIIth in the XXth dynasty were interred and the Valley of the Queens, is the necropolis of the royal wives, the girls, sometimes the sons) of kings of the XIXth and XXth dynasties. Then continuation towards two impressive Giants of Memnon, last vestiges of the gigantic funeral temple of Amenhotep III which does not exist any more nowadays. And finally the visit of the Temple of Hatshepsout, the funeral temple of Hatchepsout, dedicated to the god Amon, but also to the gods Anubis and Hathor. This theban temple is unique and distinguishes itself from the other temples because it is partially dug in the rock of the theban mountain in which it leans, and amounts on three terraces connected by sliproads. Afternoon, Visit of the Temple of Karnak, dedicated of the worship in the glory of the god Amon, but as the other numerous Egyptian temples, the other gods and the goddesses were worshipped there. It is the the oldest known religious site to the world. And the Temple of Luxor, It was dedicated to the dynastic god Amon under its two aspects of heavenly Amon-Rê and ithyphallique divinity. The most ancient at present visible parts go back up to Amenhotep III and to Ramsès II. transfer in private car to Luxor airport to take domestic flight to Cairo , arrival Cairo , welcome . night in hotel
Day 8 - Cairo
Breakfast in hotel .transfer to Cairo Int\'l Airport, to fly back home.