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Day 01 Dubai – Cairo

Arrive Dubai, transit at airport. Departure for Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo airport, our representatives will meet and assist you through immigration formalities, transfer to Hotel.

Day 02 Cairo

(Breakfast, Lunch during the tour & Dinner) After breakfast, Start your sightseeing in Cairo by visiting the Egyptian Museum, with its delightful collection of Egyptian antiquities, after that drive back to Giza to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus”. Not far from the Pyramids, you explore and photograph “the great Sphinx of Giza” the large statue, which is the one of the most famous monuments in the whole world. 0820pm takes the sleeping train to A, (catering dinner served inside cabins) overnight on train

Day 03 Cairo/Aswan (B-L-D)

Breakfast on board train and arrive to Aswan. Start your sightseeing by visiting the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, afternoon check-in and lunch on board Evening is free to explore the city, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 04 Aswan (B-L-D)

Breakfast on board and ride a Felucca around Elephantine Island and view Agha Khan Mausoleum, rest of day free & dinner on board.

Day 05 Edfu - Kom Ombo (B-L-D)

Breakfast on board. Sail to Kom Ombo, arrive and visit Kom Ombo temple (S Gods, continue sailing to Edfu, arrive and overnight on board

Day 06 Luxor (B-L-D)

Breakfast on board and visit Horus, (the falcon headed god) temple; the temple of Edfu. Sail again to Luxor crossing Esna lock, arrive Luxor evening and overnight on board

Day 07 Luxor (B-L-D)

Breakfast on board and check-out. Visit the West bank; the Valley of Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, Twin Colossus of Memnon. Lunch at restaurant and then continue visits to the East bank; the temple of Luxor and the temple of Karnak 09pm board the Sleeping Train to Cairo. Overnight on board.

Day 08 Cairo (B)

Breakfast on train 0630am arrive to Giza station. Meet and transfer to hotel, leave the language and drive to Alexandria. The second largest city in Egypt, known as "The Pearl of the Mediterranean", has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern; its ambience & cultural heritage distance it from the rest of the country although it is actually only 225 km. from Cairo.

Today you will start your site seeing with Egyptologist tour guide by visiting to the Catacomb of Kom El-Shouqafa (Shouqafa, Shouqafa) is one of Alexandria most memorable monuments. Identified as "a tour-deforce of rock -architecture which would be remarkable in any period," the Great Catacomb defies comprehensible description. Next visit the Pompey's Pillar; an approximately 25m red Aswan granite column with a circumference of 9m, was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian who saved the city from a frightful famine.

After lunch view Qaitbey Citadel from out side. The fort was built by Qaitbey, who ruled Egypt between 1468 and 1496. The fortress consists of three main parts, the huge walls that surround the entire complex, an inner wall and the main tower which was built actually on the site of the Pharos Light House. Also you have a chance to visit the Muntazah Complex. This 115 acre complex is surrounded by great walls from the south, east and west, and with the beach on its north side. This area used to belong to the Mohamed Ali family that ruled Egypt from the mid 19th century until 1952.

The construction was started in 1892 by King Abbas II, who built a large palace inside the complex called the Salamlek. In 1932, King Fuad built a larger palace and called it the Haramlik. His son, King Farouk, built a bridge to the sea to act as a water front. The rest of the 115 acres is nothing but beautiful gardens. Palm trees and gazelles cover the area. This is a wonderful spot to enjoy the beauty of Alexandria. After finishing drive back to Cairo and overnight in Cairo.

Day 09 Cairo-Departure

Breakfast at hotel Afternoon , transfer to Cairo airport for departure to Dubai.

Day 10 Dubai (B)

Arrive Dubai , transfer to the Rush Inn Hotel. Day free to relax & shop.

Day 11 Dubai (B)

Morning free. Afternoon-Desert Safari (optional - highly recommended - AED 200 approx). Lunch, Dinner, own arrangements.

Day 12 Dubai

Check out of your hotel in Dubai. Return flight to Mauritius.

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