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Day1-arrive cairo
You will be met on arrival by our transfer representative who will assist you with entry formalities, and escort you to your hotel.
After breakfast you will spend the day on a sightseeing tour with private transportation and guide. Visit the Giza Plateau where you will ride a camel across the desert to view the great Pyramids and Sphinx. Next stop is the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and the world-famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar. The evening is a perfect time to experience city life, sample egyptian cuisine at one of the many Middle Eastern specialty restaurants or take a dinner cruise on the Nile. Cairo is a city that never sleeps, so take your time to savor the moment.
Breakfast. Check-out and transfer to Cairo airport for the early morning flight to Luxor. You will be met on arrival in Luxor and transfered to your hotel. After check-in you may explore the city on your own, or book a tour to visit the two magnificent temples of Karnak and Luxor. Overnight in Luxor
Note: For those who wish to take the more leiserly route, there is the overnight Wagon Lits sleeper train departing Cairo at 7:45 pm. Arrival next day at 5:10 am (train schedule may change).
Breakfast. Cross to the West Bank, site of the ancient Necropolis of Thebes or "city of the dead". Visit some tombs of the great pharoahs in the valley of the kings, the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatschepsut, and the gigantic Colossi of Memnon. Optional visits to the tomb of Queen Nefertari, Medinet Habu, and the Ramasseum can also be included on this day. A felucca sail on the Nile is an experience you should not miss, and we can arrange for afternoon tea to be served while you sail into the sunset.
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Breakfast. We leave this day free for you to wander on your own. You can get about easily on foot or calèche (horse-carriage). In the evening you may wish to attend a Sound and Light performance at the Temple of Karnak, dinner is included either before or after the show.
Breakfast. Check-out and transfer to Luxor airport for the morning flight to Cairo. Our representative will meet you on arrival and will escort you to your hotel.
Rest of the day free.
Note: For those returning by sleeper train, we will transfer you to the train station for departure at 8:30 pm. Arrival Cairo next day at 5:55 am (schedule may change).
Breakfast. Your final day in Cairo is free for last minute shopping or at leisure.
Day 8 Depart Cairo
Breakfast. Check-out and transfer to Cairo airport. Our representative will assist you through flight check-in and exit formalities.
Sadly we say goodbye!
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