Day 1: You will be picked up at the airport and transferred to Marriott Omar Khayyam Hotel (*****). The hotel is located only a 20 minute walk from the Egyptian Museum and famed Cairo Tower. Dinner is not included on arrival.
For more information about the hotel, see: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/caieg-cairo-marriott-hotel-and-omar-khayyam-casino/
Day 2: Cairo
After breakfast you will have a tour of Cairo’s most famous sites: the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili bazaar. With the Egyptologist guide to lead the way, you’ll see Cairo’s most famous attractions in one day. You will have lunch at a typical Egyptian restaurant, Felfela. Breakfast and lunch are included this day. Accomodation at Marriott Hotel.
Day 3: Nile cruise (Aswan)
Early breakfast and then transport to the airport for the domestic flight from Cairo to Aswan. You will meet your guide in Aswan who will help you during the Nile cruise. Embarkation before lunch at MS Mayfair. During the afternoon you will visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, sailing by Felucca & view of Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight at Aswan.
For more information about MS Mayfair, see http://www.mayfaircruises.com/photos.html
Day 4: Nile cruise (Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu)
Before lunch, sailing to Kom Ombo. In the afternoon you will visit the temple shared by two Gods Sobek & Haroeris. Sailing to Edfu. Upon arrival time in Edfu, visit the temple of Horus. Full board at MS Mayfair.
Day 5: Nile cruise (Esna / Luxor)
Before lunch, sailing to Luxor passing through the Esna Lock. Upon arrival time in Luxor (afternoon) visit Luxor Temple. Overnight in Luxor. Full board at MS Mayfair.
Day 6: Nile cruise (Luxor) – Disembarkation after breakfast. Cross the West Bank to visit Thebes Necropolis, Valley of the Kings, El Deir El Bahari of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon facing the Nile. Transport to Hotel Stigenberger Nile Palace for check-in. Breakfast and lunch is included this day. For more information about Hotel Steigenberger, see http://www.steigenberger.com/en/Luxor/
Day 7: Hotel Steigenberger Nile Palace. A relaxing day in Luxor. Breakfast is included this day.
Day 8: Transfer to the airport for your international flight.