Cairo: Unravel the thousands of years old secrets of ancient Egypt as you tour with your private guide the grand Egyptian museum. Marvel at the vivid colored arts painted over unnumbered papyruses in its collection.
Tour the popular bazaar of Muslim Cairo as your visit this historic neighborhood in the midst of the capital city. Here, you will get a chance to take in the breathtaking view of Egypt’s oldest mosques and its famous castle that reside unchallenged on the highest hill in Cairo.
Giza: Visiting the Giza plateau has been an activity carried out by people for thousands of years. Stirring into the eyes of Sphinx as it is embraced by the three great Pyramids of Giza will be spellbinding at least. Sensations of the ancient world of Egypt will accompany your every step. This is a site where the photos you take can indeed be shared with friends and families for many years to come.
Aswan: In Aswan, you’ll be accompanied by your private guide who will introduce you to the magnificent Philae Temple, situated on Agilkia Island. Its picturesque beauty and intricate details will leave you astonished, and a water taxi will transport you there. While in Aswan, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the vibrant souk that will provide you with a unique shopping experience. Here, the Nubian Museum awaits, celebrating the rich Nubian culture with over 3,000 artifacts and 90 rare monumental pieces representing different periods of Egyptian history. Immerse yourself further by visiting a Nubian village nearby, indulging in the African colors and experiencing the local culture. Enjoy a relaxing evening at the historic Old Cataract Hotel, with its illustrious history of hosting influential figures. Enjoy your luxurious Nile cruise, witnessing stunning riverside views as you travel from the desert to verdant green fields. On your way to Kom Ombo, you’ll enjoy the comfort of a well-appointed cabin and savor delicious meals prepared by talented cooks. Finally, at the Temple of Kom Ombo, learn about the fascinating deities Sobek and Haroeris, as your guide sheds light on their significance. This program guarantees an unforgettable journey, offering a perfect blend of history, culture, and indulgence.
Luxor: Here is where you get to visit the spellbinding complex structures of The Karnak. Magnificently, this structure took over 1,000 years to complete, humbling anything like it in the ancient or modern world. At its pinnacle, it was the most marvelous and most important temple ever built.
Protected by the World Monument Fund, studies continue to occur to comprehend the complex spiritual practices that dominated the life of the temple structures. This site can be enjoyed during the day as well as at night experiencing its famous sound-and-light show, never to be missed.
While in Luxor, you will also get to visit the Temple of Philae on the island of Agilkia. Though originally the temple, was erected near the expansive First Cataract of the Nile, it was moved as part of the efforts of UNESCO Nubian Campaign Project to its current location. Mentioned by many ancient writers, the temple was 1,250 ft (380 meters) long and close to 390 ft (120 meters) wide. Mythically, it is suggested that this is where the god Osiris was buried. According to legends, his wife and goddess Isis, cried so hard over his murder that the ancient Nile was created from her tears.
On this trip, you will get to visit other very important historical sites. While in Luxor you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, explore the mesmerizing tombs of the Valley of the Kings, and wander through the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enthralling time for sure.