10. Luxor: 7-Day Egypt Package with Flights and Hot Air-Balloon
Day 1/ Our driver will pick you up early in the morning from your accommodation in Luxor to start your journey starting with the first adventure in Luxor with the East Bank, Luxor Temple, Constructed over hundreds of years by Amenhotep III, Ramses II, Tutankhamun, and other pharaohs, Luxor Temple was the largest and most significant religious center in ancient Egypt. Moving to the next stop the Karnak Temple, a massive temple complex to which dozens of pharaohs added their constructions. Karnak was not just one temple dedicated to one god—it held not only the main precinct to the god Amun-Re but also the precincts of the gods Mut and Montu. Compared to other temple compounds that survived in ancient Egypt, After a fun journey in Luxor enjoy your lunch on the cruise ship booked for you relax and enjoy the luxury life on a 5-star cruise ship. Day 2/ Enjoy an early start for one of the best if not the best experiences in Luxor, the hot air balloon ride. Our driver will pick you up from the reception to join a small group and take you to the hot air balloon ride airport. Enjoy watching the magical sights of Luxor drift by below. heading to the west bank, starting with The Valley of the Kings, its primary purpose was to secure the royal tombs for the pharaohs of the new kingdom Then moving to The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, an admirer of Mentuhotep II's temple had her own designed to mirror it but on a much grander scale and, just in case anyone should miss the comparison, ordered it built right next to the older temple. Ending the tour with a quick visit to the massive colossi of Memnon for pictures. Then back on board to enjoy your lunch and sail up to Edfu. Day 3/ In the morning after enjoying breakfast onboard, our guide will pick you up from the reception to visit the hidden gem in Edfu, Horus temple, It represents a lost art that showcases the true spirit of the ancient Egyptian civilization from the perspective of the Ptolemaic dynasty. Then back to the cruise continuing the sailing until you reach Kom Ombo where our guide will be waiting for you. The guide will pick you up from the reception to visit the unique temple of Kom Ombo, Tit is a double temple, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. The layout combines two temples in one with each side having its gateways and chapels. and back again to the ship to enjoy the sailing. Day 4/ Early in the morning, our driver will pick you up from the reception to visit the most beautiful temple in Egypt (kindly check out before you leave and leave your luggage in the reception). Relax in an air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy the car trip to The Great Temple of Abu Simbel, A miracle built inside the mountain by King Ramses II, one of the most fantastic places in the world, classified as a world heritage by the UNSECO. The temple resembles a memorial of King Ramses II him and Queen Nefertari and it commemorates the king's victory in the Battle of Kadesh. After the overwhelming visit to the temple, you'll be back on the ship where our representative will be waiting for you to take you on a chilling and relaxing visit to the Nubian village where you will enjoy an Egyptian lunch. After the colorful visit, you'll be back to collect your luggage and then our driver will take you to the airport to fly to Cairo. When you arrive in Cairo our driver will be waiting for you holding our sign, After helping you with the luggage he will take you to the hotel booked for you in Cairo to enjoy your dinner and spend the night. Day 5/ Enjoy the beauty of the Pearl of the Mediterranean Sea, Alexandria is the second most important city of the Roman Empire and remains so to date. Our representative will pick you up in the morning after enjoying breakfast at the hotel to explore the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. starting the day with the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, one of the seven wonders of the medieval world. It is worth paying attention to the burial chamber below the room. The reliefs decorating its walls depict scenes from the myth of Osiris, god of the underworld. A mummified body is lying on an Egyptian funeral bed. and then moving to Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which is built on a magnificent site alongside Alexandria's ancient harbor in the historic center of the city. This impressive piece of modern architecture is a deliberate attempt to rekindle the brilliance of the original center of learning and culture. learn more about it with your private Egyptologist. Have a relaxing break to enjoy an Egyptian lunch in a local restaurant in Alexandria. the last stop for the day is Fort Qaitbey, Qaitbay Citadel is one of the most important forts on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. discover the history of the establishment of the most important Islamic monuments. Upon arrival in Cairo, our representative will take you on a relaxing beautiful felucca ride in the Nile before enjoying an Egyptian dinner in a local restaurant. and then he will drop you off back at the hotel to spend the night. Day 6/ A new day a new adventure, go wild, and make the childhood dream come to life. Enjoy your breakfast in the hotel and wait for our representative in the reception to visit the first open zoo in the Middle East, African Safari Park, and enjoy a nice safari by car. Tour with a private car in a true jungle. get to feed and touch animals; zebra, reindeer, ostrich, bear, hippo, lion, etc. live an adventure in a park simulating the wildlife of the animals' environment and interact with some nondangerous animals. After enjoying the wildlife, the driver will take you for dinner on a cruise ship while enjoying the folkloric show on board. Day 7/ Our representative will pick you up after enjoying your breakfast at the hotel (kindly check out before you leave and leave with your luggage). and then you’ll head to the first visit of the day, The Giza Great Pyramids, built to endure an eternity, have done just that one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the only surviving wonder of the ancient world. Learn more about ancient Pharaonic history with your professional guide. Enjoy an Egyptian lunch in a local restaurant before our driver drops you off at your accommodation in Giza/Cairo safe and sound.