Day 1) Arrival Luxor
In day 1 of VIP Travel Packages in Egypt Upon arrival, proceed to enjoy your River Nile cruise.
Day 2) LUXOR – EDFU (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
In day 2 of VIP Travel Packages in Egypt,you will visit the Temple of Luxor, built during Amenhotep II’s reign with 6 looming statues of Pharaoh Rameses II at the entrance. Thereafter, proceed to Karnak Temple, a temple complex which is dedicated to the god Amon and his family. Be overwhelmed by its intricate architecture and grandiose proportions. Continue your journey to the Valley of the Kings, located on the west bank and nestled amidst desert mountains, to visit the tombs of the kings. Pass by the Colossi of Memnon to view the 2 seated figures of Amenhotep III. Next, visit the amazing Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, where 3 broad-columned terraces are built against a backdrop of cliffs. Thereafter, embark on your cruise and sail southwards to Edfu.
Day 3) EDFU – KOM OMBO (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
In day 3 of VIP Travel Packages in Egypt you will Continue to enjoy your cruise to Edfu. On the way, enjoy beautiful scenes of an ancient village where time has stood still on the banks of the Nile. After passing through the locks at Esna, arrive in Edfu and transfer by kalesh,an Egyptian horse-drawn carriage, to the Temple of Horus. This temple is dedicated to the Falcon God. One of Egypt’s remaining great monuments, it took over 200 years to build this temple. Continue sailing southwards to Kom Ombo to visit the Ptolemaic Temple, which is dedicated to 2 gods, Sobek and Horus. Tonight, enjoy Egyptian cuisine and a galabia-themed party onboard the cruise.
Day 4) KOM OMBO – ASWAN (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
In day 4 of VIP Travel Packages in Egypt you will see Aswan which is one of the world’s best-known winter resorts. Visit the ancient granite quarries and the enormous unfinished obelisk, which lies attached to a great granite mass. View Aswan Old Dam and Aswan High Dam, which provide irrigation and electricity to the whole of Egypt. Take a boat ride to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which rises from the waters of the Nile on the Island of Isis. Sail around the Elephantine Island in a traditional felucca and view the Aga Khan Mausoleum on the west bank of the Nile.
Day 5) ASWAN – ABU SIMBEL – CAIRO (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
In day 5 of VIP Travel Packages in Egypt, take an excursion to the magnificent Sun Temple of Abu Simbel. Flanked by 4 giant stone statues of Rameses II, the temple was reclaimed from the dam and reconstructed at its present location. Thereafter, transfer to Cairo.
Day 6) CAIRO (Breakfast/Lunch)
In day 6 of VIP Travel Packages in Egypt you will Visit the ancient capital of Memphis, where the colossal statue of Rameses II and a great alabaster sphinx stand. Proceed to Sakkara, the step pyramid built for Pharaoh Zoser and the oldest limestone structure in the world. Visit Pyramids of Giza, the oldest and only site in existence amongst the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Marvel at the largest pyramid, the Great Pyramid of Cheops and the Pyramids of Chephren and Mycerinus. The 3 pyramids represent the link between heaven and earth and were directed at Horus, who was the ancient Egyptian God of the world. Just down the escarpment from the pyramids, you will come face to face with the enigmatic Sphinx. Conclude your visit to the pyramids with a fun camel ride before you transfer to visit Khan Al Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East with more than 4,000 stalls. You can shop for excellent handicrafts and even try Egyptian coffee and shisha, a traditional flavoured tobacco at your own expense.
Day 7) CAIRO – ALEXANDRIA – CAIRO (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
In day 7 of VIP Travel Packages in Egypt, drive north to Alexandria, known as Pearl of the Mediterranean. Strategically located by the Mediterranean Sea, it is the largest port in Egypt and the greatest summer resort in the Middle East. Upon arrival, proceed to sightsee at places of interest such as Morsi Abu Abas Mosque, Roman Amphitheatre, Catacombs, Pompey’s Pillars, King Faruk’s Palace, Abu Darda Mosque, Maqam Nabi Daniel and Maqam Lukman Al Hakim. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shore of the eastern harbour that overlooks the Mediterranean. On your way back to Cairo, pass by Qait Bay Fort which was built in the 14th century. Transfer to Cairo for your overnight stay.
Day 8) CAIRO (Breakfast/Lunch)
In day 8 of VIP Travel Packages in Egypt, visit the Citadel of Salah Eldin and Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, also known as Alabaster Mosque. Then, view the famous pharaohs, as well as treasures of ancient Egypt civilizations during your guided tour at the Egyptian Museum.
Day 9) Departure (Breakfast)
In day 9 of VIP Travel Packages in Egypt If time permits, you can do some last-minute shopping before you transfer to the airport for your flight home.