Day 1 – Cairo
Arrived at the airport of Cairo where our representative will accommodate you and assist in the various steps to follow. You will be then accompanied in the private car to your hotel. Night in hotel.
Day 2 – Cairo
Breakfast in hotel. Visit plate of Gizeh with the three large Pyramids: Khéops, Khéphren and Mykérinos; and the Sphinx, Lion with human head which incarnates the king or the god under an aspect avenger. Then visit of the necropolis of Sakkarah with the famous pyramid with degrees of king Djoser, the royal pyramids, the funerary texts, the mastabas.... And to finish the day, visits of Memphis, a colossus of Ramsès II out of alabaster of beautiful dimensions. The evening, transfer in the private car to the station of Cairo to take the sleeper train for Aswan. Dinner and night in the train.
Day 3 – Aswan
Breakfast in the train. Arrival at the station of train of Aswan, reception and visit of the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the worship of the Isis goddess, then the granite career with the Unfinished Obelisk and finally the High Nasser Stopping giving rise to the Lake Nasser. Installation to your hotel. The afternoon, walk into felucca around the Eléphantine Island is the best means of feeling the Nile and of releasing themselves with the sandstone of the wind. Night in hotel.
Day 4 – Aswan/ Luxor
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to the station to take the train in direction of Luxor (approximately 3h of way). Arrival to Luxor, reception and Visit of the Temple of Karnak, dedicated to the main thing of the worship to glory of the Amon god, but like many other Egyptian temples, other gods and goddesses were venerated there. It is the known religious site oldest in the world. And the Temple of Luxor, It was devoted to the dynastic god Amon under his two aspects of celestial Amon-Rê and ithyphallic divinity. The currently visible oldest parts go up in Amenhotep III and Ramsès II. Night in hotel.
Day 5 – Luxor
Breakfast in hotel. Discovered Valley of the Kings, where the majority of the Pharaohs of XVIII to the XX dynasty were made bury and the Valley of the Queens is the necropolis of the royal wives, of the girls, sometimes of wire of the kings of XIX and XX dynasties. Then continuation towards the two imposing Colossi of Memnon, last vestiges of the gigantic funerary temple of Amenhotep III which does not exist nowadays any more. And finally the visit of Deir el-Bahari the Temple of Hatshepsut, the funerary temple of Hatshepsut, dedicated to the Amon god, but also to the gods Anubis and Hathor. This temple thébain is single and is distinguished from the other temples because it is partly dug in the rock of the mountain thébain has which it leans, and rises on three terraces connected by approach ramps. Release of the room before 12h00. free Afternoon. The evening, transfer in the private car to the station of Luxor to take the sleeper train for Cairo. Dinner and night in the train.
Day 6 – Cairo
Breakfast in the train. The morning, arrival in Cairo, reception and Visit of the Citadel of Saladin, with in its enclosure the mosque of Mohamed Ali also the district Copte, this district is older than the city itself: it should be seen to have an idea of the atmosphere in which the first Christians in Egypt lived. Coptic Churches, Coptic museum, church of Serge Saint. Stop by the visit of the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, founded in 1857 by the French Egyptologist August Mariette, who shelters more than 250.000 parts of which the fabulous treasure of Toutankhamon. Night in hotel.
Day 7 – Cairo
Breakfast in hotel and transfer in the private car to the international airport of Cairo for your departure