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9Days 7Nights Mysterious Egypt – Oman Air

(Cairo / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Nile Cruise / Luxor / Alexandria)

 

Day 1     Assemble at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Q Oman Q Cairo, Egypt                     (Meal On Board / Dinner)

WY 822 (0930/1215) – 7h15m + WY 405 (1440/1705) – 4h45m             

After arrived Egypt, have dinner then check in to hotel.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

 

Day 2     Cairo ~ Aswan (By Flight) 1h30m                                                                                                             ( B / L / D )

After arrived, proceed to High Dam (Included Entrance)the aswan dam is an embankment dam built across the Nile at Aswa, Egypt between 1898 and 1902. Since the 1960s, the name commonly refers to the Aswan High Damn. Then, proceed toUnfinished Obelisque (Included Entrance)the unfinished obelisk is the largest know ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan, Egypt. Besides the unfinished obelisk, an unfinished partly worked obelisk base was discovered in 2005 at the quarries of Aswan. Also discovered were some rock carvings and remains that may correspond to the site where most of the famous obelisks were worked. All these quarries in Aswan and the unfinished objects are an open – air museum and are officially protected by the Egyptian government as an archeological site. Continue toEmbark for Nile Cruise at Aswan and Sail around Elephantine Island by Felucca (Ancient Egyptian sail Boat). After that, proceed toBotanical Garden (View Only). This night overnight at Nile Cruise.

 

Day 3     Aswan ~ Abu Simbel (3h30m) ~ Kom Ombo ~ Edfu                                                                      ( B / L / D )

After Breakfast, begin journey to Temple of Abu Simbel (Included Entrance)the Abu Simbel Temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230km southwest of Aswan. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the “Nubian Monuments”, which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan). Next proceed to Sail to Kom Ombo. After that proceed toKom Ombo Temple (Included Entrance) the temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty. The building is unique because its ‘double’ design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. Then proceed toSail to Edfuand tonight will overnight at Nile Cruise.

               

Day 4     Edfu ~ Esna ~ Luxor                                                                                                                                       ( B / L / D )

After breakfast, go toEdfu Temple also known as Temple of Horus by Kalesh (Egyptian Cadillac) or horse drawn carriage (Included Entrance)(replace by bus during peak season ) . The temple of Edfu is an ancient Egyptian temple, located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper Egypt. The city was known in Greco – Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus – Apollo. It is one of the best preserved shrines in Egypt. The temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information on language, myth and religion during the Greco – Roman period in ancient Egypt. Next will proceed to Sail to Esna – Cross The Canal Lockand Sail to Luxor. Then Enjoy Egyption Galabea Party**Costume at Own Expenses**. Last will Overnight at Nile Cruise.

 

Day 5     Luxor ~ Karnak Temple ~ Luxor ~ Cairo (By Train) (13h)                                                               ( B / L / D )

After breakfast, then proceed to Disembak from Nile Cruiseand Horse Carriage to Luxor Market.Continue journey to Karnak Temple (Included Entrance). The Karnak Temple Complex, commonly known as Karnak, comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Then proceed to Luxor Temple (Included Entrance). Luxor temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor (Ancient Thebes) and was constructed approximately 1400 BCE.tvv. Next proceed to Valley of Kings (Included Entrance). The Valley of the Gates of the Kings, is a valley in Egypt where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt). Continue to Queen Hastshepsut Temple (Included Entrance) . The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Djeser – Djeseru (“Holy of Holies”), is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile Near the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. The mortuary temple is dedicated to the sun god Amon – Ra and is located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep ll, which served both as an inspiration, and later, a quarry. It is considered one of the “incomparable monuments of ancient Egypt”. Last proceed to Memnon Colossi (Photo Stop)the colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned during Dynasty XVIII. For the past 3,400 years (since 1350 BC) they have stood in the Theban necropolis, west of the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor.

 

Day 6     Cairo ~ Pyramids Giza, Spinx (40m) ~ Memphis ~ Pyramid Sakkara ~ Cairo                    ( B / L / D )         

After breakfast, visit toThe Great Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx (Included Entrance) **Camel Included** . The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu of the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Then visit toMemphis (Walking Orientation) and Pyramid Sakkara (Walking Orientation).

 

Day 7     Cairo ~ Alexandria (2h39m) ~ Cairo                                                                                                     ( B / L / D )

After breakfast, start journey toMontazah Palace Garden “King Faruk’s Palace” (Included Entrance) is a palace and extensive gardens in the Montaza district of Alexandria, Egypt. It was built on a low plateau east of central Alexandria overlooking a beach on the Mediterranean Sea. Then proceed toPompey’s Pillars (Included Entrance)is a Roman triumphal column in Alexandria, Egypt, and the largest of its type constructed outside the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople. The only known free- standing column in Roman Egypt which was not composed of drumsit is one of the largest ancient monoliths and one of the largest monolithic columns ever erected. Then go toRoman Amphitheatre (Included Entrance) andAbu al-Abbas al Mursi Mosque (Included Entrance).

 

Day 8     Cairo ~ Egyptian Museum (50m) ~ Proceed to Airport                                                               ( B / L / D / Meal On Board )

After breakfast, start journey toEgyptian Museum, Mummy Room & King Tutankhamun (Included Entrance). The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. Mummy Room, is a preserved corpse by either natural or artificial means. Egyptian mummification was a 70 day process that involved removing the internal organs and thoroughly drying the body to avoid any source of decay. The Egyptians believed that an intact body was needed for a successful afterlife. **King Tutankhamun was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty during the period of Egyptian History known as the New Kingdom or sometimes the New Empire Period. He has, since his discovery, been colloquially referred to as King tut. Then proceed toThe Saladin Citadel (Included Entrance)andMuhammad Ali Mosque (Included Entrance). Last visit toKhan El Khalili Bazaar for Shoppingand Papyrus Fair & Perfume Shop (Shopping Stop).Proceed to airport for the return flight home.

 

Day 9     Cairo, Egypt / Oman / KLIA WY 408 (0045/0655) – 3h50m + WY 823 (0835/1945) – 6h45m

Arrived Kuala Lumpur International Airport @ 1945pm

 

Hotel List:

Cairo x 3 nights

Overnight Train from Luxor to Cairo x 1 night

Nile Cruise Starting from Aswan End at Luxor x 3 nights

 

**The sequence of itinerary, meals and hotel arrangement are subject to the final adjustment of the local ground operator. **(WY-9XCC) ** Terms & Conditions Apply **

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