Egypt boasts of one of the most iconic landmarks in the world - the Great Pyramid at Giza - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, that still survives intact. Its other attractions include the Great Sphinx of Giza, other Egyptian pyramids, the Luxor temple, Egyptian Museum among others. Sharm-el-sheikh is a world famous beach resort, known for its coral reefs. No visit to Cairo can be deemed complete without visiting the Khan-el-Khalili bazaar; a paradise for shopping lovers. The quiet town of Aswan is also a recommended visit to soak in the peace of the Nile, juxtaposed with the dunes. Valley of the Kings and famous cities like Hurghada, Alexandria, and Luxor boast a rich heritage and are interesting places to visit. Egyptian cuisine is a popular world cuisine - an eclectic fusion of the various civilizations that have made Egypt their home over the years. Kebabs and rice are the staple diet, flavored with spices. Baba ghannoug, a paste made from eggplants, and a variety of koftas are served with different courses.
***Flight to Aswan must arrive by 9 AM to board Cruise down the Nile***
Upon arrival at the Aswan airport and after custom formalities you met by our representative. Board a vehicle and proceed for a half day tour of Philea temple and high dam. Philae Temple The Ancient Egyptians built a beautiful and magnificent Temple on this island for the Goddess Isis, but the Temple became submerged after the first Aswan dam was built in 1906, and it was not until the seventies that many nations attempted to save the Temple. High Dam: This afternoon, your Egyptologist guide will escort you to visit the Aswan High Dam, Egypt’s contemporary example of building on a monumental scale. Later board a cruise and have lunch onboard. Afternoon is at leisure, you can also opt for “Nubian village visit at @25 per person). The Nubian Villages painted in all the colors of the rainbow. To start farming around the Nile, the friendly Nubians moved from Sudan over 8000 years ago, which is why they have a darker skin tone. They have their own unique language that they never teach to an outsider.
Meals: Lunch & dinner