Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met by a Ya'lla Tours representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.
Visit Dahshur and Sakkara and then continue to Giza to see the Great Pyramids, the Great Sphinx and the Solar Boat.
Visit the Egyptian Museum, Medieval Cairo, and Khan el Khalili Bazaar.
Fly from Cairo to Luxor.
Visit Karnak Temple, the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut.
Then transfer to Esna and board your dahabiya for a five night cruise.
Visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu, the pharaonic quarries at Mount Silsila and the Coronation Hall of Horemheb.
Enjoy a barbeque dinner in the shadow of the Horemheb temple.
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of Sobek and the Camel Market of Daraw. Sail to Aswan.
Visit Nubian villages and Koubanya.
Visit Aswan High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the Temple of Philae.
Disembark from the cruise and fly to Abu Simbel. Tour the twin temples of Ramesses II and Nefertari. Fly back to Aswan and connect on to Cairo.
You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
|Want to see more of Egypt?
Add an extension to Alexandria, St. Catherine, Sharm El Sheikh or the Fayum Oasis.
Want to see more of the world? Ask us about combining Egypt with Israel or Jordan.
All of our overland touring in Egypt is privately escorted. Touring from Nile cruises is done in small groups. For a supplemental fee, we will send your private guide with you on the Nile cruise.
|The three seasons in ancient Egypt were
Inundation, Emergence and Heat or Harvest, corresponding to the annual flood of the Nile in mid-July, retreat of the water and cultivation of the silt deposits, and harvest.