Egypt Itiniary- need help with transfers


Mar 26th, 2006, 09:43 PM
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Egypt Itiniary- need help with transfers

hi everyone,
I've read quite a number of postings on trips to Egypt and have used all your valuable advice while planning the itiniary below. I need your suggestions on whether you feel that this is adequate. Please advice:
Day 1: Cairo
Arrive Cairo The Nile City and the capital of Egypt. Overnight.

Day 2: Cairo - Museum, Pyramids and Sphinx
Breakfast. Proceed on a full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Overnight.

Day 3: Cairo - Luxor - *Nile Cruise
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Arrive and transfer to your Nile Cruiser. Visit the great temple of Karnak and Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 4: Luxor - Esna - Edfu
This morning cross by ferry to the Niles West Bank for a visit to the Necropolis of Thebes. Visit the Valley of the Kings where over 60 Pharaohs had their palatial resting place hewn out of sheer rock, the Valley of Queens, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the evening sail to Esna and the Temple of Khnum, past the famous lock to Edfu. All meals and overnight on board.

Day 5: Edfu - Kom Ombo
This morning visit the well-preserved Temple of Horus the falcon headed God. Proceed to Kom Ombo for a visit to the Temple shared by the two Gods, Sobek and Haroeris. All meals and overnight on board.

Day 6: Kom Ombo - Aswan
Continue along the Nile to Aswan. Visit the Aswan Dam, a wonder of the modern world, that altered the course of the Nile forever. Stop at the ancient granite quarries and the Temple of Philae. Afternoon, sail on a picturesque 'Felucca' sailboat to view the Elephantine Island and Kitchener Botanical Gardens before returning to your Nile cruiser. All meals and overnight on board.

Day 7: Aswan - Cairo
Breakfast. Disembark. Transfer to the airport. You have an option to take a flight to Abu Simbel to visit the twin temples dedicated to Ramses II and his wife Nefertari or fly to Cairo to connect your international flight.

Day8: In Abu Simbel

Day 9: Fly to Sharm-el-Sheik

Day 12: Fly back to Cairo
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