Sun Festival in Abu Simbel Egypt ( 10 Nights )
The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan. Almost all of the year, the inner sanctum of the main temple at Abu Simbel is shrouded in darkness. This monumental temple complex was built by King Ramses II (c.1279-1213 B.C.E.) as a demonstration of both his worldly and divine power. On this tour, you will have an experienced tour guide who will provide you with all of the information you need. Take your family on this wonderful tour and let them make memories that they will never forget.
Day # 1:) 18th, October 2017 Arrival Cairo, Egypt
Meet and greet in your arrival at Cairo international airport before the passport control by Albaraa Travel Egypt representative, Who will provide you with your entree visa and collect your luggage. Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo by private air-conditioned van for check in, overnight stay in Cairo
Day 2: ) 19th, October 2017 Giza sightseeing Tour – Aswan
Enjoy a tasty fresh breakfast at your hotel, then you will be picked up by a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit Memphis city the ancient capital of Egypt, then proceed Sakkara to visit the Step Pyramid. After that drive to Giza Pyramids, visit the three pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus at Giza. Then proceed to visit the Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body, dates from the time of Chephren, with a visit to the Valley Temple which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren. From there you will be directly transferred to Giza train station to board the Sleeping train to Aswan, overnight stay aboard the train.
Day 3: ) 20th, October 2017 Aswan Sightseeing Tours
Breakfast meal will be served aboard the train before reaching Aswan, Arrive in Aswan where you will be met and assisted by our Travel REP, who will escort you to visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple, then transfer you to your hotel for check in and free time in Aswan, optional tour to attend the sound and light show at Philae Temple, overnight stay.
Day 4: ) 21st, October 2017 – Aswan – Abu Simbel
Enjoy tasty breakfast at your hotel in Aswan, 11:00 a.m. you will join the police escorted convoy for 3 hours driving to Abu Simbel. In the evening an optional tour to Abu Simbel Temples to attend the fabulous sound and light show. Overnight stay in Abu Simbel.
Day 5: ) 22nd, October 2017 – Sun Festival at Abu Simbel Temple
Early morning transfer to see Abu Simbel temples where you will see the great event which represents the perpendicular of the Sun rays on the face of the statue of King Ramses II. Transfer to board the Lake Nasser Cruise Ship. Lunch is served on board before paying a visit to the Temples of Abu Simbel. Return to the cruise for dinner and overnight stay on board the boat.
Day 6: 23rd, October 2017 – Kasr Ibrim Tour
Enjoy a relaxing breakfast with free time on board. Lunch meal will be served during sailing to Kasr Ibrim. On arrival, a tour of the Citadel of Kasr Ibrim will be conducted from the ship’s sundeck, as an entrance to the site is not allowed. Dinner is served and overnight stay on board.
Day 7: ) 24th, October 2017 – Wadi El Seboua Tour
Early sailing to Amada. Enjoy a guided tour to visit the Temples of Amada and Derr and the Tomb of Penout. Return to the cruise for lunch during sailing to Wadi El Seboua. in arrival, visit the Temple of Dakka and the Temple of Meharakka. Dinner is served and overnight stay on board.
Day 8: ) 25th, October 2017 – Aswan Nubian sightseeing
Sail to Aswan and enjoy a cocktail while crossing of the Tropic of Cancer. Lunch is served on board. Upon arrival in Aswan, visit the Kalabsha Temple, Beit El Wali, and the Kiosk of Kertassi. Return to the ship for dinner. Overnight on board.
Day 9: ) 26th, October 2017 – Aswan – Luxor sightseeing – Cairo
Disembark the cruise after breakfast. Drive to Luxor for 3 hours by private air-conditioned vehicle, then you will cross to the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple, this impressive temple dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut. Back to the east bank to visit the Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs.T hen you will be transferred to Luxor airport to fly back to Cairo with direct transfer to your hotel for check in and overnight stay.
Day 10: ) 27th, October 2017 – Cairo Sightseeing Tour
Pick you up from your hotel in Cairo where you will be accompanied by your private Egyptologist tour guide to visit Egyptian Museum which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen with an optional visit to the mummies room where you may learn about the Great Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt. Then you will also visit the Saladin Citadel and Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque, then visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo such as the hanging church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 11: ) 28th, October 2017 – Cairo – Home
Breakfast at your hotel then transfers to Cairo International airport to fly back home.
- Meet and assist upon arrival and departure in all airports, train stations
- All transfers to/from airport hotels by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation in Cairo for 4 nights including breakfast
- Accommodation in Aswan for 1 night including breakfast
- Accommodation on 5- star Lake Cruise for 4 nights on full board basis
- Accommodation on sleeper train for 1 night with breakfast & dinner
- All sightseeing tours in as per the itinerary (Private Tours)
- Egyptologist English speaking tour guide.
- Accommodation in Abu Simbel for 1 night including breakfast
- Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary
- All transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicles
- Portage at airports and hotels
- Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley temple, Sakkara and Memphis
- Tour to the Egyptian Museum, Coptic and Islamic Cairo
- Tour to visit Wadi El-Sebou and Dakka
- Tour to visit temples of Abu Simbel
- Tour to visit of Kaser Ibrim from the boat sun deck
- Tour to visit of Amada and Wadi El_Sebou
- Tour to visit of Kalabasha and Beit El-Wadi
- Bedouin dance and Folkloric Shows on board Lake Nasser Cruise
- Free Mobile phone during your stay
- All service charges and taxes
- International flights – Optional Tour on request
TOUR TYPE: Egypt Travel Packages
TOUR LENGTH: 11 Days – 10 Nights
LOCATION: Cairo, Abu Simbel, Aswan, Luxor
SCHEDULE: 18th, Oct 2016
All our tour guides in Cairo are knowledgeable Egyptologist with at least 5 years experience. Also, they have academic qualifications to make your tour such a success.
25% down payment required to secure the booking and can be done online by Credit card, Visa and Master or bank transfer
75% balance will be required on arrival in Egypt and can be paid by credit cards or cash
Booking of your trip will be complete and confirmed by your tour designer as soon as we receive the 25% down payment
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we offer travel experiences for travellers with many types of physical disability. We are specialized in disabled travel in Egypt and Jordan. We offer private and customized accessible tours in Egypt for individuals, families and groups. Just send us your request details. Selected tours and shore excursions from the Europe cruises, Mediterranean cruises, and African cruises.
Extra charge for Wheelchair traveller to provide:
- Personal care from our staff throughout the trip
- Accessible modern air-conditioned vehicles provided
- Selected hotels & Nile cruises with accessible room/cabin facilities
- Wheelchair if required
What To Bring
– Comfortable shoes
– Photo/Video Camera
– Warm clothes in winter
– Cotton clothes in summer
– Passport valid for 6 months
– Child up to 2 years old free of Charge (except flight excursions)
– Child between 2-5 years old gets 50% Discount
– Child between 6-12 years old gets 35% Discount
– 12 years old and plus pay adult rates considered an adult person
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