Egypt Family Tours
Egypt Family Tours
Egypt Family Tours ( 8 days - 7 nights )
Beyond the Nile Tours would like to invite you to see all the wonders that Egypt has to offer. Let Beyond the Nile Tours be your host. Visit places like the Giza Pyramids, the Valley of the Kings. As well as the famous sites along the Nile, Karnak and Luxor Temples to name a few. We will take you to all points within Egypt and beyond in style and comfort.
(Day 1) - Flight from USA/Canada/UK/Australia – to Cairo
Make your own way to the International Airport to check in for your flight to Cairo, Egypt. Enjoy in-flight meals and services.
(Day 2) Arrival Cairo
Arrive Cairo International Airport, welcome greeting by our representative who will assist you and provide transfers to your Hotel in Cairo. Settle in for the night to relax and enjoy the views of the Cairo at night.
(Day 3) Cairo - Egyptian Museum - Pyramids - Sphinx - meals (B,L)
After breakfast start your Full-Day sightseeing beginning with a trip to the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. Where on display is a rare collection off Egyptian antiquities dating back 7000 years. A special exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection as well as many more treasures for you to see. Then a tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world.Our Egyptologist tour guide will give you lots of details regarding the history of the Pyramids, the Giza plateau and the Sphinx, This evening take the overnight sleeper train to Aswan.
(Day 4) Arrive Aswan - Embark Nile Cruise - Visit Agilika Island - Philae Temple meals (B,L,D)
Arrive Aswan - we transfer you to embark into your scheduled cruise ship. Our organised tours in Aswan start later in the afternoon, we take a small boat trip to Agilika Island for Philae Temple - dedicated to the goddess Isis. The temple dates from 4th century BC but the Ptolomies and the Romans up to 3rd century AD credited for building most of the existing structures. In danger of being completely submerged by the rising water of Lake Nasser, in 1972 UNESCO stepped in and an 8-year rescue effort was undertaken to relocate the entire temple 20m higher on nearby Agilika Island. After lunch, we visit the High Dam and take a felucca sailing trip to Elephantine and Kitchener Island. As the sun sets, free time to shop in the colorful souqs and markets or simply relax and watch an amazing sunset.
Dinner and Overnight onboard in Aswan
(Day 5) Cruise - Kom ombo - Edfu - meals ( B,L,D)
Continue cruising to Kom Ombo (hill of gold) to visit the Greco-Roman temple dedicated to Horus (the sun god) and Sobek (the crocodile god). The temple was so dedicated because crocodiles once basked on this stretch of Nile shore; inside, find several of these mummified crocodiles on display. Lunch on-board while sailing.
Disembark at Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus by Horse Carriage. The falcon headed god. Built in 230 BC by Ptolemy III and spending much of the modern era buried in sand and debris, this stunningly well-preserved and colorful structure reveals what temple worship in ancient Egypt was like.
Dinner and Overnight onboard in Edfu
(Day 6) Cruise Edfu - Luxor - East & West Bank of the Nile ( B,L,D)
Sailing to Luxor, breakfast on board the cruise. Our organised tours in Luxor start later in the afternoon.
Visit East Bank of the Nile: Karnak and Luxor Temples, Visit Luxor Temple and see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses II. Then we proceed by bus to Karnak Temples which is a series of temples built and updated by Various Pharaohs in different reigns. Start with a trip down the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylene, the Hypostyle Hall with it’s 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tuthmosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarabeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.
Visit the West Bank of the Nile where you will see Valley of the Kings, Colossal of Memnon and Hatshepsut's mortuary Temple. The Valley of the Kings is known to contain 63 tombs and chambers ranging in size from a simple pit to a complex tomb with over 120 chambers. The amazing Temple of Queen Hatshepsut widely considered one of the "incomparable monuments of ancient Egypt", the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings. Colossi of Memnon and the Alabaster Institute, the Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years they have stood in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor. The 2 massive structures always leave our guests asking our tour guides the same question! How did they do it? After this full day sightseeing,
Dinner and Overnight onboard in Luxor
(Day 7) Luxor - Cairo meals (B)
Breakfast on board the cruise.Disembark from cruise ship and transfer you to Luxor International Airport for your domestic flight to cairo. Arrive cairo transfer to hotel - Settle in for the night to relax and enjoy the views of the Cairo at night
( Day 8) Cairo - USA/Canada/UK/Australia
Today you will be transferred back to Cairo International airport for your onward flight.
- Meet & Greet at Cairo International airport by our Representatives at Arrival & Departure
- Domestic flights
- Overnight deluxe sleeper train.
- Hotel and Cruise accommodations.
- Tours from the cruise ship
- Transportation to all mentioned places in a Premium A/C mini-bus
- Service of English-speaking Egyptologist
- All Meals as stated.
- Full board during the cruising
- Horse Carriage Tours
- All taxes and fuel surcharges
- Any extras not mentioned.
- Optional excursions & activities.
- Entrance admission - in order to respect your choice of free travel, there is no disguised shopping or compulsory tour among our trips. Please choose your own tickets for your favorite attractions.