DAY 01: CAIRO
Arrival to Cairo International Airport, meeting & assistance through passports and customs formalities by the representative of Continental Tours. Transfer to your hotel by private car or air-conditioned bus.
DAY 02: CAIRO - GIZA
After breakfast, start a full day visit to the Citadel of Salah Eldin, the Mohamed Ali Mosque, and proceed to the Egyptian Museum. In the afternoon, continue the tour visiting the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple and the papyrus institutes.
In the evening, you can enjoy the Sound & Light Show at the Giza Pyramids (optional).
DAY 03: ABU SIMBEL - ASWAN
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo Airport for your domestic flight to Abu Simbel. Arrival to Abu Simbel Airport and transfer by bus to visit the Great Temple of Ramses II, the Temple of Nefertari. Return by plane to Aswan. Arrival to Aswan Airport, meeting & transfer to hotel for refreshment. Early afternoon, start a tour to visit the High Dam, the Old Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the Temple of Philae.
DAY 04: ASWAN - LUXOR
After breakfast, enjoy a felucca ride on the Nile to visit the Elephantine Island, the Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. In the afternoon, continue to Aswan Airport for departure to Luxor. Arrival Luxor airport, meeting & transfer to hotel.
DAY 05: LUXOR
After breakfast, cross the Nile by motorboats to the west bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon, visit the Karnak & Luxor Temples.
In the evening, attend the Sound & Light Show at the Karnak Temple (optional).
DAY 06: LUXOR - CAIRO
After breakfast, the whole day free at leisure with a possibility of having a full day tour to Denderah & Abydos (optional). In the afternoon, transfer to Luxor Airport for your return flight to Cairo. Arrival to Cairo Airport, meeting and transfer to your hotel for check in.
DAY 07: CAIRO
After breakfast, the whole day free at leisure with a possibility of having an over day optional excursion to Alexandria (3 hours drive from Cairo) or to the Oasis of Fayoum (1 hour drive from Cairo) or you can spend the day at the Pharaonic Village in Giza.
DAY 08: FINAL DEPARTURE
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure, assistance through formalities provided by the representative of Continental Tours.