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Cairo, Aswan, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Luxor, Hurghada & much more.

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What is included in this package

  • 4 nights of accommodation in Cairo with breakfast, in 4* or 5* hotel.
  • 3 night cruise on the Nile with full board.
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Hurghada with Soft All Inclusive, in 4* or 5*B hotel and Half Board in 5*A.
  • Half day of visits to the pyramids of Giza.
  • Felucca ride, visit to the high dam and the Philae Temple.
  • Visit to the Temple of Edfu and the temple of Kom Ombo.
  • Visit to the Temples of Karnak and Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen HatShepsit and the Colossi of Memnon.
  • Entrance fees included to the archaeological sites visited during all the guided excursions.
  • Official English-speaking guide during all visits.
  • Air tickets Cairo - Aswan.
  • Air ticket Hurghada - Cairo.
  • Transfer by road from Luxor to Hurghada on air conditioned vehicule.
  • All necessary transfers, as mentioned in this itinerary with porters.
  • 24 hour emergency phone.

Not included & Optionals

  • Visa.
  • Personal expenses, tips and hotel taxes.
  • Entrance to any of the pyramids
  • Tickets - International air tickets.
  • Extras of any kind: drinks, telephones, etc.
  • Purchase additional nights in Cairo and/or Hurghada by clicking on "Customize Your Program" or in step 1, when entering your reservation.
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  • 10% discount for groups of 10 travelers or more.

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Package Tour Itinerary: Heket

WELCOME TO CAIRO
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WELCOME TO CAIRO

After your arrival in Cairo, capital of the Arab Republic of Egypt, a person from our English-speaking team will be waiting for you at your departure to assist you during the visa process, inform all the details of your trip and clear any type of doubt or query that you have as well and make a brief presentation of the city and its day to day. The transfer to the hotel will be made by one of our private air-conditioned vehicles.

At the hotel, your assistant will help you with the registration. The rest of the day is for you to relax, and begin to enjoy the comforts of your hotel.

Tip Greca: If you want to occupy your time on your days off, ask about excursion options, such as dinner with dance and sound and light shows.

GIZA, THE PYRAMIDS & SAQQARA
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GIZA, THE PYRAMIDS & SAQQARA

After a Delicious breakfast (with typical products) the route will begin through the most important points of Interest in the biggest metropoli of the african continent.

The Pyramids of Giza is the first place you will visit with our oficial Eglish-speaker guide, you will be amazed with the majesty of the Great Sphinx of Giza and The Great Pyramid of Giza or The Pyramid of Khufu, it is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world still in existence, and can be seen from the main entrance esplanade and from closer.

Optionally, you can add the Excursion to the Necropolis of Saqqara, This World Heritage of Humanity where the funerary complex of King Djoser stands out, a city built exclusively for the life of the king in the afterlife, and the Step Pyramid of Djoser, the first stone structure built in a pyramidal shape and that symbolizes the beginning of this type of construction in Egypt.

By Night if you like, you can optionally, see the ligth show on the Giza Pyramids, an extraordinary route beginig in the sphinx and touring all the history of Egypt.

Greca Tip: Do not Forget hidratation and sun protector.

HISTORIC CAIRO
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HISTORIC CAIRO

You will start the day with a delicious breakfast in the hotel dining room and then you will have the day off where can take the optional full day tour of Cairo where you will visit the most important places of this historic city, starting with the Museum of Art Pharaonic, in the heart of the city where countless artifacts of incalculable value stand out, such as Tutankhamun's treasure, sarcophagi, mummies and sculptures of unimaginable beauty.

Next you will go to historic Cairo, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and which, since the 10th century, was the area of ​​the Caliphs and their mosques. The Citadel of Saladin stands out, later fortified to defend it from the Crusaders almost a millennium ago.

Afterwards, you will visit the Jan El Jalili bazaar, where you will have free time to test your negotiating skills.

Before returning to the hotel, you will personally visit the Coptic neighborhood, with its melting pot of religions and in which the Hanging Church built on the Babylon Fortress stands out, the church of San Sergio where it is believed that the Holy Family took refuge in Egypt when fleeing of Herod and the synagogue of Ben Ezra, one of the oldest in the country.

At night also optionally, you can enjoy a Buffet dinner with a show in a floating restaurant on the Nile River.

Tip Greca: Don't miss the opportunity to haggle in the bazaar as long as you buy something.

CAIRO & ASWAN
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CAIRO & ASWAN

Early in the morning and after a refreshing breakfast, our English-speaking staff will pick you up to transfer to Cairo Airport where you will take a flight to the city of Aswan.

Then you will travel by air-conditioned vehicle to the city of Aswan, where you will embark to visit the inaccessible island of Philae and see the temple built in honor of the goddess Isis and which, like Abu Simbel and other temples in Egypt, had to be moved from its location due to the danger of being covered by the flooding of the Nile.

Later, you will visit the famous Aswan Dam, an impressive work of hydraulic engineering started by the British Empire and completed by the Egyptians in the middle of the last century.

Later you will take advantage of the occasion and take a picturesque ride in "Felucca", the traditional Egyptian wooden boat par excellence chosen for trade along the Nile for its excellent maneuverability and from where you will enjoy the landscape and a refreshing atmosphere. During your walk you will be able to see Elephantine Island, one of the oldest ivory trading centers in the world, as well as Kitchener Island, famous for housing a beautiful botanical garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. A simple glance will serve to understand why the Supreme Ismaelite Chief chose this place for his eternal rest. At night, you will enjoy a tasty dinner on board and then rest.

Greca Tip: It is the perfect occasion to try Karkadé, a Nubian infusion made with hibiscus flowers and can be drunk hot or cold.

ASWAN, KOM OMBO & EDFU
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ASWAN, KOM OMBO & EDFU

After a delicious breakfast on board, you will have the possibility to optionally take the excursion to the temples of Abu Simbel and its famous archaeological complex. This wonderful temple was on the verge of disappearing due to the enormous flooding of the Nile. Within the complex, the main point of reference is the Temple of Ramses II, which on its main façade has 4 amazing statues about 20 meters high. You can enjoy the place both during the day and at night, when the lighting reflects off the stone.

You will continue the navigation towards Kom Ombo starting at dawn, where you will enjoy a visit to the temple dedicated to Haroeris, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god. You will make a brief visit to an exhibition of mummified crocodiles in a good state of preservation that will help you to understand better the culture of Ancient Egypt.

After the visit, you will embark towards Edfu, and spend the night on board resting.

Greca Tip: Do not miss the opportunity to have a coffee, the most typical is the Turkish flavored with cardamom.

EDFU, ESNA & LUXOR
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EDFU, ESNA & LUXOR

In the morning you will enjoy a delicious breakfast and then start the tour. You will visit the Temple of Edfu, located on the west bank of the Nile River, and dedicated to the god of gods, Horus. It is the second largest temple in Egypt after the Karnak temple and at the same time one of the best preserved. The temple was built during the Hellenistic period between 237 and 57 BC. It preserves inscriptions on the walls, which tell important information, such as mythology, religion and daily life of the civilization during the Greco-Roman period.

You will continue the journey towards Esna, passing the lock, a work on the Nile, to control a drop of about 10 meters. Then you will arrive in Luxor, the city of temples. Here, you will enjoy a tasty dinner on board, and then rest.

Greca Tip: the average time it takes to enter the Lock is 30 minutes and is used to avoid a drop of about 10 meters.

LUXOR & HURGHADA
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LUXOR & HURGHADA

In the morning, you will enjoy a tasty breakfast and accompanied by our guide will begin the visit to the wonderful and incredible temples of Luxor and Karnak, dedicated to the gods Amun and Ra, gods of creation, the sky and the sun. These gigantic temples stand out for their majesty; between the two you can take a walk surrounded by sphinxes in which you will discover a large number of stories and anecdotes about the pharaohs who played a fundamental role in its construction.

Then you will cross to the other bank of the Nile to visit the famous Necropolis of Thebes, one of the most important symbols of this ancient civilization. In this complex you will find a true archaeological treasure that constitutes one of the main wonders of Egypt: the Valley of the Kings, which houses 62 pharaonic tombs, among which are those of Tutankhamun, Ramses IV and many more. Afterwards, you will give way to an amazing panoramic view of the famous funerary temple of Queen Hatchepsut, also known as Deir El Bahari, you will be able to visit the funerary temple of Ramses III, currently known as the Medinat Habu temple. Later you will admire the remains of the Temple of Amenophis III, an enclosure that will welcome you with the Colossi of Memnon, two gigantic twin and seated stone statues that still endure after the passage of centuries.

You will return to the motor ship to disembark and start the tour in a private and air-conditioned car towards the Red Sea, where Hurghada is located. It is an important tourist city in Egypt, located on the shores of the Red Sea. There you can perform various water activities; It is a city with a great nightlife and a warm climate throughout the year. You can enjoy its beautiful landscapes, with its calm beaches with clear waters.
Upon arrival you will enjoy a delicious dinner, and stay to rest.

HURGHADA DAY OFF
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HURGHADA DAY OFF

You will stay with half board, that is, breakfast and dinner, where you will delight ourselves with typical meals of the country, and you will be able to enjoy the facilities of the hotel and enjoy the beaches of the Red Sea.

You will have free time to relax in this coastal city, with beautiful landscapes of blue waters and various water activities, such as snorkeling, diving, desert safaris, among many others.

DAY OFF IN HURGHADA
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DAY OFF IN HURGHADA

You will stay with half board, that is, breakfast and dinner, where you will delight ourselves with typical meals of the country, and you will be able to enjoy the facilities of the hotel and enjoy the beaches of the Red Sea.

You will have free time to relax in this coastal city, with beautiful landscapes of blue waters and various water activities, such as snorkeling, diving, desert safaris, among many others.

HURGHADA & CAIRO
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HURGHADA & CAIRO


In the morning you will enjoy a delicious breakfast and then, at the indicated time, you will travel in a private air-conditioned vehicle to the Hurghada airport to take the domestic flight to Cairo. Once there, transfer to the hotel where you will stay.

Greca Tip: Take advantage of the last night in Cairo: ask for excursion options, such as dinner in a floating restaurant and sound and light shows.

¡FAREWELL CAIRO!
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¡FAREWELL CAIRO!

At the indicated time, one of our vehicles take you to the Cairo International Airport to check in our luggage and, if necesary, process any tax refund on "tax free" products that you have purchased. From Greca hope to see you again to enjoy some wonderful moments that will remain forever in your memory.

Have a good trip!, or as you will say yourself: ¡Rihlat Jayida!

Greca Tip: If you feel that your stay in Egypt has not yet revealed all its secrets, you can add nights in the most fantastic cities of this country.

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