9D8N Egypt+Alexandria

  • Destination: Alexandria, Egypt
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Price: RM3588

PRICE START FROM 3588 GROUND ONLY DAY 01 : CAIRO & THE GREAT PYRAMIDS & SPHINX OF GIZA (Dinner) Upon arrival, you will meet and greeted by our local representative and you will go to perfume factory before transferred to hotel for check in. Later then, proceed for Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza tour. […]

PRICE START FROM 3588 GROUND ONLY

DAY 01 : CAIRO & THE GREAT PYRAMIDS & SPHINX OF GIZA (Dinner)

Upon arrival, you will meet and greeted by our local representative and you will go to perfume factory before transferred to hotel for check in. Later then, proceed for Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza tour. There, you will enjoy a camel ride with a magnificent sunset view of the pyramids.

The Great Pyramids of Giza ~ is the oldest and largest of the 3 pyramids in Giza Necropolis. It is the only remaining member of the Seven Wonders of the World and is believed to have been built as a tomb for Forth Dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu, constructed over a 20 years period around 2560 BC.

The Great Sphinx of Giza ~ is a large half-human, half-lion statue in Egypt, on the Giza Plateau. It is a massive seventy-three and a half meters long and twenty meters high. The face of the Sphinx is generally believed to represent the face of the Pharaoh Khafra.

Dinner will be provided at local restaurant or hotel.

DAY 02 : CAIRO TOUR & ASWAN (OVERNIGHT TRAIN) (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, starts the tour with visit to Egyptian Museum ~ with over 120,000 artifacts’, the museum houses an unbelievable exhibit depicting ancient Egypts glorious reign. Mummies, sarcophagi, pottery, jewellery and of course King Tutankhamen’s treasures, it’s all there. After lunch, see some of Egypt great culture and skills from its ancient times.

Thereafter, visit Citadel of Saladin and Mosque Mohamed Ali ~ both is a medieval Islamic fortification in Cairo. It was founded by the Ayyubid ruler, Salah al Din between 1176 and 1183 CE, to protect Cairo from the Crusaders. Next, visit the world famous Papyrus Institute and Khan El-Khalili Bazaar ~ the major souk in the Islamic district of Cairo.

In the evening, you will be transferred to train station for an overnight journey to Aswan.

Dinner is served on board.

DAY 03 : ASWAN TOUR & EMBARKATION NILE CRUISE (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast on the train, arrive Aswan for sightseeing of the High Dam ~ one of the three largest dams in the world. From the top, you can gaze across Nasser Lake; the huge reservoir created when the High Dam was built. Next stop is Unfinished Obelisk ~ the largest known ancient obelisk.

In the evening, sail on a feluccas’ around Elephantine Island; enjoy a spectacular sunset over Nile River. The felucca is an Egypts traditional sailboat and has remained, over the centuries, the primary transportation of the Nile. Its ancient form still graces the river as it has done since the time of the Pharaohs.

Embark Nile Cruise for overnight stay. Dinner is served on board.

DAY 04 : ASWAN TO KOM OMBO & EDFU TOUR (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

(OPTIONAL TRIP) Today is a lifetime opportunity to visit the Temple of Abu Simbel. It is two massive rock temples that were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. The Great Temple at Abu Simbel took about 20 years to build and generally considered the grandest and most beautiful of the temples commissioned during the reign of Ramesses II.

Continue our tranquil cruise along the Nile arriving at Kom-Ombo. After lunch, visit the Sobek Temple ~ the riverside Ptolemaic era temple, known for its unique double structure & was dedicated to the falcon and crocodile god. Then, back to the cruise and relax on the deck of our boat as it glides by primitive villages on our cruise to Edfu.

Thereafter, Experience a ride on horse carriage from the dock to the entrance of Ptolemaic Temple of Horus ~ it is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The temple is dedicated to the falcon god Horus.

Continue sailing to Luxor via Esna lock.

DAY 05 : LUXOR NILE WEST BANK TOUR (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, proceed to the Valley of the Kings ~ where 64 of Egypt’s Pharaohs had their palatial resting places hewed into the sheer rock. The tombs were constructed for great Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom.

Continue to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut ~ it was built by Hatshepsut. The only female pharaoh of Egypt, Hatshepsut ruled Egypt from 1478 BC to 1457 BC. The mortuary temple is dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra and is located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II.

Thereafter, proceed to Colossi of Memnon ~ two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the city of Luxor. The original function of the Colossi was to stand guard at the entrance to Amenhotep mortuary temple; a massive cult centre built during the pharaoh lifetime, where he was worshipped as a god on earth both before and after his departure from this world.

Dinner is served on board.

DAY 06 : DISEMBARKATION NILE CRUISE & LUXOR NILE EAST BANK TOUR (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, disembark Nile Cruise.

You will proceed to the Temple of Luxor ~ it was dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun-Re, his wife Mut, and his son Khonsu. Many festivals were celebrated in Thebes. The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important one, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Ramesses II, it appears that the temple purpose was for a suitable setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival itself was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office. It is also famous with its huge columns which end with the shape of papyrus plant.

Next, visit theTemple of Karnak ~ a holy city of pylon, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisk. The complex is a vast open-air museum, and the second largest ancient religious site in the world, after the Angkor Wat Temple of Cambodia. The key difference between Karnak and Egypt’s other temples is that its construction occurred over a vast amount of time; approximately 30 pharaohs contributed to the buildings, enabling it to reach a size, complexity and diversity not seen elsewhere.

Next, proceed for overnight train to Cairo. Dinner is served onboard. /OR/ Next, transfer to airport for flight back to Cairo. This evening dinner is served at local restaurant or hotel and overnight stay at Cairo.

DAY 07 : CAIRO & ALEXANDRIA TOUR (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Arrival Cairo in the morning, travel to Alexandria by coach. The city of Alexandria was originally established by Alexander the Great, the most famous Greek King and army leader, in 332 BC and soon became the cultural and commercial center of the Mediterranean Sea region.

Upon arrival, visit Catacombs of Kom El Shuqafa ~ is a historical archaeological site and considered one of the Seven Wonders of the middle Ages. It is the largest and most important burial site dating back to the Greco Roman period in Egypt. The necropolis consists of a series of Alexandrian tombs, statues and archaeological objects of the Pharaonic, Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman influences. These tombs were tunneled into the bedrock in the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century A.D.) for a single wealthy family still practicing the ancient religion.

After lunch, visit Pompey’s Pillar ~ a Roman triumphal column in Alexandria and approximately 25m red granite column with a circumference of 9m was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian. Then, proceed to Montazah Gardens and view King Farouk Palace. Thereafter, view Alexandrian landmark: Fort of Qaitbey ~ a 15thcentury defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean Sea coast.

Return to Cairo. Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 08 : FULLDAY SHOPPING – DEPARTURE (Breakfast)

After breakfast, you are free at own leisure for full day shopping. (check out at 12:00 / late checkout according to hotel availability)

In the evening, prepare for departure as our driver will arrive at your hotel as schedule for a drop off at the airport.

DAY 09 : ARRIVE HOME

Arrive home with lovely memories.

Include
All Meals as specified in as in the itinerary
All entrances inclusive as specified
5* Hotel accommodation
3Night 5* Nile Cruise
All transfers inclusive as specified
English speaking guide
Full guided tours as specified
Mineral Water during Lunch and dinner
Travel Bag
Laminated Luggage Tag

Exclude
Tour Tips
Travel insurance
Any meals that are not specified in the itinerary
Any entrances that are not mention in the itinerary
Return International Flight Tickets and Airport Taxes
Difference in Currency Exchange
Personal expenses

Terms & Conditions :
1.      Price is per person on twin sharing basis
2.      Confirmation will be sent with the indicated cutoff date and available payment methods
3.      Reconfirmation – You are requested to make full payments as per invoice by the the given cutoff date
4.      Guaranteed – Booking’s will only be Guaranteed once FULL PAYMENTS are received in our account
5.      Transfers & Tours – Will be provided on Seat In Coach basis (Sharing basis) unless stated otherwise.
6.      Reservations are subject to cancellation until fully paid.
7.      Additional levies, government charges & other applicable fees, including additional taxes, surcharges and visa fees specific to your departure date or flight routing, may apply and are beyond our control.
8.      Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.
9.      These prices are a guide to the best price and are subject to change without notice.
10.     Prices are subject to change without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases, please enquire for further details.

Brief Itinerary
Day 01 : Cairo – The Great Pyramid & Sphinx of Giza (D)
Day 02 : Cairo Tour – Aswan (Sleeping Train) (B/L/D)
Day 03 : Aswan Tour – Embarkation Nile Cruise (B/L/D)
Day 04 : Aswan – Kom Ombo – Edfu Tour (B/L/D)
Day 05 : Luxor Nile’s West Bank Tour (B/L/D)
Day 06 : Disembarkation Nile Cruise – Luxor Nile’s East Bank Tour (B/L/D)
Day 07 : Cairo – Alexandria Tour (B/L/D)
Day 08 : Full Day Shopping (B)
Day 09 : Arrive Home
Highlight
Visit The 5 Wonders of Egypt
Luxury Cruise on The Nile River for 3nights
5* Hotel Located Close to Khan El Khalili Bazaar
Visit The World Ancient Wonder – The Pyramids of Giza
Enjoy a Felucca Ride around Elephantine Island
Experience a Camel and A Horse Carriage Ride