Day # 1 ) Arrive Cairo, Egypt
Arrival at Cairo International Airport, Special meet and assistance accompaniment and service from arrival through customs and immigration formalities. Meet our driver and our air conditioned van. Accessible transfer to our specially selected hotel in Cairo. Balance of the evening for independent activities and optional tours. Overnight Cairo.
Day # 2 ): Cairo sightseeing
After breakfast visit the highlights of Cairo and one of the the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Giza Pyramids. The day is filled with antiquity from the past with unforgettable sightseeing at the Valley Temple of King Chephren, The Great Sphinx. After a day of exploring return to our hotel. Overnight Cairo
Day # 3 ): Cairo sightseeing
Full day for independent activities in Cairo, Optional tour to Alexandria. Overnight Cairo.
Day # 4 ): Cairo to Aswan, board river Nile cruise
Early departure for the airport and our flight to Aswan. Aswan has been a favorite winter resort since the beginning of the nineteenth century and it’s still a perfect place to get away from it all. Visit the famous Aswan High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk. Transfer to the River Nile where you we board our 5-star river Nile cruise boat. Our Nile river cruise ship is a 5-star experience all the way and she has modern accessibility, specially built accessible bathrooms, and air conditioning. There's a special wheelchair elevator to the top sun deck. Overnight on the Nile. (B,D)
Day # 5 ): River Nile Cruise
Breakfast on board as we comfortably continue our cruise along the Nile. The ship stops at Edfu, the best preserved major temple in Egypt and Kom ombo, a very unusual temple that consists of two adjacent temples and each dedicated to a different god and Edfu. Only this stop poses a unique and not-accessible disembarkation. Onboard lectures are provided and adequate mobility is necessary to disembark this port. (Sightseeing tours to Edfu and Komombo are additional charges) Lunch and dinner served enroute. Overnight on the Nile. (B,L,D)
Day # 6 ): Luxor & Karnak temples
After breakfast we arrive in Luxor, the world's greatest open-air museum, filled with awe-inspiring monuments of ancient civilization. The Luxor area of Upper Egypt was the Thebes of the ancient Egyptians - the capital of Egypt during the Middle and New Kingdoms. On the east bank is the modern town of Luxor. Running alongside part of the river bank and separated from it by the corniche is Luxor Temple. At the northern end of town is the sprawling Karnak complex of temples built over a span of about 1,500 years. It is famous for its main Hypostyle Hall with 134 massive columns. One can wander for hours amongst the ruins. Starting at the first pylon, one walks back through time to the earlier constructions toward the rear. About halfway between Luxor and Karnak temples is located the Luxor Museum - one of the best in Egypt. The West Bank was the domain of the deceased and it is dominated by mortuary temples and hundreds of tombs. Disembark and join our guides for a full day of visiting the fabulous temples of Luxor and Karnak. Afterwards return to our river Nile cruise ship. Overnight on the Nile.
Day # 7 ): Hatshepsut Temple & Colossi of Memnom
Breakfast on board before we disembark for a full day of visits to the fabulous Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnom. After a full day of visiting we check into our hotel in Luxor. Luxor hotel with tubs only, no roll-in showers available. Overnight Luxor. (B)
Day # 8 ) : Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast at our hotel and our transfer to Luxor Airport for our flight to Sharm El Sheikh. Sharm El Sheikh is a spectacular resort town on the Red Sea where we overnight for 3 nights. Sharm El Sheikh is the simplicity of sun, sea and sand and one of the most accessible and developed tourist resort communities on the Sinai peninsula. All around are Bedouins, colorful tents, mountains and sea. There are casinos, golf courses and health facilities with diving, snorkeling, windsurfing and desert safaris on camels, and nearby antiquities. It's almost impossible to settle down and suffer from boredom. Overnight Sharm El Sheikh.
Day # 9 ): Sharm El Sheikh
Our beautiful resort location is prime for a world-class snorkeling trip. Your accessible activities during your stay include a City Tour, a Bedouin dinner show and the One Thousand Nights dinner show. Overnight Sharm El Sheikh. (B)
Day # 10 ): Sharm El Sheikh
After breakfast the balance of the day is free for endless independent activities.
Day # 11 ): Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo
After breakfast, accessible transfer to the airport for your short flight back to Cairo. Rest of the day is free. Overnight in Cairo.
Day # 12 ) Egyptian Museum & Khan Il Khalili Bazaar
After breakfast begin our full day tour of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, the Treasures of King Tut Ankh Amunm, the Citadel of Saladin, the Alabaster Mosque and the 500 years old Khan Il Khalili Bazaar where we barter for goods & souvenirs. Overnight Cairo.
Day # 13 ): Cairo - Home
Departure Morning transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure. (B)