Experience Egypt tour from Alexandria to Abu Simbel. Uncover the Pyramids, Lake Nasser and Nile Cruises. Take in the sights and sounds of present-day life and activities in Cairo and Alexandria before the leisurely cruise on Lake Nasser with spectacular night skies in intense silence and deep darkness. We then enjoy a Nile cruise from the Aswan north to Luxor and then a flight back to Cairo.
We begin our tour in Cairo where we are introduced to Egyptian History with a visit to the Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis and Sakkara Complex in addition to a day trip to explore Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt and visit the catacombs of Kom El-Shuqqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the Roman amphitheater and Qaitbay fort. Go on with Cairo Tour to Egyptian Museum, home of the famous Tutankhamun exhibit, Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, Coptic Cairo, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue and Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
Fly to Aswan and then transfer to Abu Simbel (almost 3.5 hours). Embark on your 5-star Lake Nasser cruise for 3 nights of cruising bring you to six isolated archaeological reconstructions of temples rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam, starting with a dramatic Abu Simbel Temples. There will be ample time to relax or enjoy the top deck pool.
Next, pick up and transfer to embark on your Nile cruise ship for another three night journey through the magnificent scenery of Upper Egypt, visiting the stunning temples and tombs of the Pharaohs enroute to Luxor where the magic of the Orient can be felt everywhere