Day 1: Montraal – Cairo
Departure from Montreal airport. Flight to Cairo. D
Day 2: Cairo
Arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Cairo. D
Day 3: Hurghada – Islamic Cairo et the Bazaar
Breakfast at the hotel. Guided tour of the Egyptian Museum (more than 250 000 works on display and possibility of admiring the mummies room, visit of the Citadel, fortress built in 1183 and the famous alabaster mosque Mohamed Ali (1830), continuation to visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the largest markets in the Middle East Dinner included in a local restaurant Dinner and overnight in Cairo PD / L/D
Day 4: The Cairo of the Pharaohs
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for a day of discovery of Memphis; first capital of the former empire (28-23 century BC) ans Sakkara with the first step pyramid in the world built for King Djoser by the architect Imhotep. Lunch in a local restaurant. Continue to visit the Pyramids of Giza guarded by the Sphinx ( the Pyramid of Cheops is classified as one of seven wonders of the world). Optional ($): Show to admire the Sound & Lights at the Pyramids. Souper and overnight in Cairo. B/L/D
Day 5: Cairo – Louxor
Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Luxor. Arrival, reception. Departure for the visit of the eastern bank of the Nile (the city of the living): the temple of Luxor and the temple of Karnak (dedicated to the God of the Gods: Amon). Boarding on the boat. Night on board. B / L / D. (All meals, shows and tours are included in the cruise).
Day 6: Louxor – Esna – Edfou
Visit of the west bank, the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon: (guardians of the funeral site). Navigation to Esna to cross the locks. Continue to Edfu. Dinner and night on board. B / L / D.
Day 7: Edfou – Kom Ombo
Visite du temple d’Edfou dédié au Dieu Horus, le grand Dieu du ciel ou le seigneur du Ciel, l’un des temples les plus imposants de Haute Égypte . Il était enseveli sous le sable, fut dégagé en 1880 par l’archéologue Mariette (fondateur du musée du Caire). Navigation vers Kom Ombo. Visite des temples de Sobek & Haroeris . Navigation vers Assouan. Nuit à bord. PD/D/S.
Day 8: Assouan
Visit the High Dam of Aswan considered a tecnhological miracle, visit the unfinished Obelisk 41 meter high and the temple of Philae also saved water and dedicated to the goddest Isis. Felucca walk around Elephantine Island and visit the Botanical Garden. Dinner and overnight on board. B/L/D.
Day 9: Assouan – Louxor
Landing. Optional ($) departure for the visit of the Temple of Abou Simbel, Ramses II and his wife Nefertari. Departure to Kucor. Dinner and overnight in Luxor B/D.
Day 10: Louxor – Hurghada (RED SEA)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfet to Hurghada ( about 4hrs drive). Accommodation in your hotel located directly on the beach. Dinner and overnight in Hurghada. B/D
Day 11: Hurghada
Petit déjeuner à l’hôtel. Journée libre pour profiter de la plage et des activités aquatiques ($). Souper et nuit à l’hôtel. PD/S.
Day 12: Hurghada – Cairo – Alexandria
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day tp enjoy the beach and aquatic activities ($). Dinner and overnight at the hotel. B/D
Day 13: Alexandria
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Roman Theater, the Catacombs, the Montazah Garden, the Alexandria Library including dinner. Supper. Night in Alexandria. B / L/ D
Day 14: Alexandria – Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel. Back to Cairo. Dinner and overnight in Cairo. B / L / D
Day 15: Cairo – Montreal
Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo airport for the return flight. Flight with correspondence. B
HAVE A NICE TRIP !
This program is subject to change depending on domestic flights, the crossing of the Esna Locks and the cruise itinerary. However the content of the program will always be respected.
* Please note that when boats on the Nile land at a port for guided tours, they dock alongside other boats already present. Customers will have to cross the other boats before disembarking.
* We can not predict the time the boat will take to pass the locks.
Tours Cure-Vac has over twenty years experience as a Canadian leading tour operator for organized and “à la carte” tours all over the world for groups and individuals.
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