This trip is specially designed for school students to get more information of Egypt’s history & civilization! 3 nights Cairo + 3 nights Nile cruise by air including transportation, sightseeing and private Egyptologist tour guide.

  • Day 1 – Arrival day

Welcome to Cairo! Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you through immigration and customs formalities. After you have collected your luggage, he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle to your hotel for check in & overnight.

Meals: Onboard

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  • Day 2 – Giza Pyramids, Sphinx & National museum of ancient civilizations

Breakfast at hotel is followed by a visit to one of the Seven Wonders; The great Pyramids of Giza; (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus) were reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza, which dates from the time of Chephren (2620 BC). Hewn from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet-high and 187 feet-long, this unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion’s body.

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After lunch, you will visit the national museum of ancient civilization where you can see the royal mummies. Drive back to your hotel & overnight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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  • Day 3 – Cairo / Aswan (Sleeper train)

Breakfast at hotel & check out is followed by a full day tour to visit the Citadel of Saladin, the fortress built between 1176 and 1183 AD, to protect Cairo from the Crusaders and rebuilt by Muhammad Ali Pasha, whose mosque is a “must-see”.

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From here you will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches, including The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, it is said, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave, with the church being erected her to commemorate this. This whole area is a world-famous destination for Pilgrims.

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After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be taken to Khan El Khalili bazaars. At the end of this exciting day, you will be transferred to the train station to board the sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner & overnight onboard.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner onboard

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  • Day 4 – Nile cruise: Aswan (High dam & Philae temple)

Breakfast onboard, Upon arriving Aswan station, you will be met & assisted by representative who will transfer you to your cruise boat: your floating hotel for your next 4 days.

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After lunch you will be driven to see the High Dam, the world’s largest rock filled dam, and the Temple of Philae, moved to the island of Agilika after the waters of Lake Nasser flooded its original location. It is then back to Aswan to rejoin your cruise and as the Nile laps gently underneath you, dinner will be served.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner onboard

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  • Day 5 – Nile cruise: Kom Ombo & Edfu

A new day and your first breakfast onboard as the boat sails majestically towards Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Horus and Haroeris.

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After the visit, you will be taken back to the boat for your lunch while it sails onward to Edfu, home of the best-preserved temple in Egypt: The Temple of Horus. It is then back to the boat and you can watch as it departs Edfu and sails for Esna. Once you reach Esna you will watch as it sails through the Esna locks. Once through the locks, the boat continues on its course towards Luxor, which it will reach after you have had dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner onboard

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  • Day 6 – Nile cruise: Luxor

An early breakfast and then it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon.

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After lunch, which you will have on board, you will visit the magnificent Karnack and Luxor Temples. Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is completed you return to the boat where your last dinner, upon this floating hotel, will be served.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner onboard

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  • Day 7: Luxor / Cairo

Disembarkation after breakfast, then you will be transferred to Luxor airport for domestic flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival; you will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel for check in & overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

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  • Day 8 – Departure day

Breakfast at hotel & check out, then you will be transferred to Cairo airport for final departure

Meals: Breakfast

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