- Vasco Travel - Mystical Egypt - October 21, 2023 - 13 Days
Ensnare the senses and enchant the mind, as you witness the majesty of Egypt. Once called the gift of the Nile. Ancient Egypt's marvels continuously instill awe, even in its ruins, visiting historical and modern architectural wonders as you travel.
Exotic Egypt is an ultimate adventure that awaits you.
Visit to legendary Pyramids and Sphinx
Day trip to Alexandria with lunch
3 Nights Nile Cruise full board from Aswan to Luxor
4 Nights Stay at an All Inclusive Resort in Sharm el Sheikh
Visits to Egyptian Museum and High Dam
Optional Excursion to Petra , Jordan
After check-in, you will be met by an Egyptologist at your Hotel for a guided tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Thereafter to two of the most important archeological sites of Egypt, Memphis, and Sakara.
pm - At leisure
Evening - Dinner and Show on the Maxim Cruise - Overnight Cairo
am - Egyptian Museum of ancient antiquities
The Egyptian Museum is the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East and houses the largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities in the world. The museum displays an extensive collection spanning from the Predynastic Period to the Greco-Roman Era.
pm - Visits to Al Azhar Mosque Al Husseini Mosque, Coptic Cathedral .Citadel
Fatimid Cairo Al - Moez St
Evening Option - Sound and Light Show Overnight - Cairo
Alexandria is a port city located on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt founded in 331 BCE by Alexander the Great.It was the site of the Pharos (lighthouse), one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and the legendary Library of Alexandria and was once the most vital cultural center of the ancient world, rivalling even Athens, Greece.
Visit the Catacomb , Pompey’s Pillar , the Roman amphitheater, Qaitbay fortress
Overnight - Cairo
am - Al Azhar Park is a paradise within Medieval Cairo, Egypt. The park was created by the Historic Cities Support Programme of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, an entity of the Aga Khan Development Network.
pm - Shopping time at Khalili Bazaar
Evening - Fly to Aswan for Overnight
The Late Agakhan was buried here in this magnificent Mausoleum, modeled on the Fatimid Tombs
After completion of visit to the Agakhan Mausoleum, you will be taken to the port to check in the Cruise after 12:00 pm and have lunch on board. Thereafter you will visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. Have dinner and stay overnight on board. (L+D)
Embark on a Luxurious Ms Esplanade , 3-night Cruise from Aswan to Luxor
Highlights of Cruise
The High Dam – Temple of Philae – The Unfinished Obelisk –Temple of Kom Ombo – Temple of Horus in Edfu – Valley of the Kings – Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari – Colossi of Memnon – The Karnak Temples Complex – Temple of Luxor.
Option - Abu Simbel Temples
The site of Abu Simbel is one of the most recognizable ancient sites in Egypt. For 3,000 years, it sat on the west bank of the Nile River, between the first and second cataracts of the Nile. However, in a remarkable feat of engineering, the temple complex was dismantled and rebuilt on a higher hill to make way for the
Aswan High Dam in the 1960s. Built in 1244 B.C., Abu Simbel contains two temples, carved into a mountainside. The larger of the two temples contains four colossal statues of a seated pharaoh Ramesses II (1303-1213 B.C.) at its entrance, each about 69 feet (21 meters) tall.
Sail to Kom Ombo to visit Kom Ombo Temple, then sail to Edfu to visit Edfu Temple (Temple of Horus). Watch the Egyptian Folkloric Show in the evening. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served on board. The cruise ship will dock in Edfu tonight. (B+L+D)
Edfu - Luxor - On Board Cruise
Have breakfast during sailing to Luxor, then visit the West Bank: Valley of the Kings & Queens, Hatshepsut (El-Deir El-Bahari), Colossi of Memnon upon arrival. Return to the ship for lunch. The afternoon is free time. Enjoy dinner on board and tonight stay in Luxor. (B+L+D)
Luxor - Disembarkation
Check out after having breakfast at 8:00 am on board.
Later go to visit Luxor East Bank: Karnak Temple & Luxor Temple.
De board Cruise - Complete sightseeing of monuments
Check in to Hotel for overnight in Luxor
- Evening , enjoy Dinner and Horse Carriage ride
Fly Luxor to Sharm el sheikh for 4 nights
Stay @ All Inclusive Resort
Evening Tour of the City including visit to Soho Square
Overnight - Sharm el sheikh
At leisure - Optional
St Catherine Monastery ( Moses Mountain ) and Dahab City with lunch and shopping time
Overnight - Sharm el sheikh
Optional - 1001 Night Arabian Show and Dinner
Overnight - Sharm el sheikh
Optional - Petra, Jordan ( Full Day Excursion by bus and ferry )
The ancient city of Petra in Jordan became one of the 7 New Wonders of the World when it was chosen in 2007 by a vote of 100 million people. The city's carved rose-red sandstone rock facades, tombs, and temples became known around the world with its appearance in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade in 1989
Overnight - Sharm - el Sheikh
Day at leisure - Check out at normal hotel hours
Drive to airport to board Evening Flight
Depart Sharm el sheikh for home city
*Itineraries can change without notice. Please confirm your routing with yourtravel agent before reserving.
Welcome and Assistance at Airports
Well appointed Hotels and Transfers
Transportation in an Air-Conditioned Deluxe Vehicle
Services of Professional English Speaking Guide
Entrance fees as specified in the Itinerary
All breakfasts and Lunch or Dinner Daily
Guide Égyptologue francophone disponible