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Charming 6 Days Cairo & Felucca Cruise From Australia & New Zealand. Welcome to the 6 Days Cairo & Felucca Cruise tour, designed exclusively for travelers from Australia and New Zealand seeking an extraordinary journey through the wonders of Egypt. This carefully crafted itinerary combines the captivating city of Cairo with the serene beauty of a felucca cruise along the timeless Nile River. Get ready to immerse yourself in the ancient mysteries, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes of Egypt.
Begin your 6 days Cairo & Felucca cruise adventure from Australia and New Zealand in Cairo. Discover the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids of Giza, including the enigmatic Sphinx. Explore the fascinating Egyptian Museum, home to a vast collection of artifacts that reveal the secrets of ancient Egypt’s civilization. Delve into the rich history and captivating stories that have shaped this remarkable nation.
Fly from Cairo to Aswan to begin your Felucca Nile cruise. Experience the tranquility as you glide through the serene waters, surrounded by picturesque landscapes. Relax on deck, feel the gentle breeze, and soak in the beauty that unfolds before your eyes.
Throughout your 6 days Cairo & Felucca cruise tour from Australia and New Zealand, knowledgeable tour guides will accompany you, sharing their expertise and unveiling the stories and legends behind each destination. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, authentic cuisine, and a personalized experience that will leave you with cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the wonders of Egypt.
Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time and the beginning of your 6 days Cairo & felucca cruise adventure from Australia and New Zealand.
Your actual 6 days Cairo & Felucca cruise itinerary begins when our professional tour guide picks you up from your hotel to commence your tour to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and Saqqara.
Today, you will visit the Giza Plateau. Today’s tour includes the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure with the great Sphinx. The only ancient wonder which still remains (Khufu’s pyramid) awaits you. Are you ready to discover it from the inside?
Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were constructed, and why they were constructed. Then on to the first pyramid in history of mankind, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Saqqara is one of the most important and richest necropolises in Egypt. It was the cemetery of Memphis, the 1st capital city of United Egypt in 3200 BCE
Transfer back to your hotel.
You’re going spend your next night of your 6 days Cairo & Felucca Cruise Tour on board a Felucca Nile River cruise. So, you will take a transfer from your hotel to Cairo Airport to fly to Aswan to begin your one night Felucca Nile River cruise. Meet your guide just outside the arrival terminal at Aswan Airport to commence your tour.
Explore the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan. Your first stop will be at the High Dam, one of the great engineering feats of the 1960s. Then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Isis at Philae Island. The temple was built during the Greco-Roman era and, was dedicated to Isis, goddess of Love and Magic in ancient Egypt. You will end your tour at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.
Board your Felucca Nile cruise. Enjoy the Nile landscape in Aswan.
Breakfast and disembarkation. Transfer to Kom Ombo to visit the twin Temple of Horus and Sobek together with the Crocodile Museum. Kom Ombo Temple was built during the Greco-Roman period. It was built over the ruined temple of the New Kingdom. The temple began during the time of Ptolemy V and was completed by the time of Emperor Tiberius. The emperors Domitian, Caracalla, and others added to the temple. So it took about 400 years to finish.
Transfer from Kom Ombo to visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. It was also built during the Greco-Roman period. The Temple of Edfu is fully inscribed with reliefs and hieroglyphs on its exterior and interior walls.
Then transfer to your hotel in Luxor for a free evening.
Visit the impressive Valley of the Kings. The Valley of the Kings is one of the most important highlights not only in Luxor but throughout Egypt. The Ancient Egyptians named it (Ta-Iset-Ma’at), which means “the Place of Truth”. The Valley of the Kings is the necropolis of the great Egyptian pharaohs of the 18th to the 20th Dynasty (1550-1080 BCE). Tuthmosis I was the first pharaoh who was buried at the Valley of the Kings while Ramses XI was the last pharaoh who was buried there.
From the Valley of the Kings to the unique Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, and then to Colossi of Memnon of Amenhotep III. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then proceed to the impressive Temple of Karnak and the majestic Temple of Luxor. Both temples were dedicated to the Theban Triad; Amun, Mut and Khonsu.
Transfer to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel for last night of your 6 days Cairo & Felucca cruise adventure.
Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor
Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of the Egyptian past are displayed on the two floors of the museum.
From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, which was built in 1172 to protect Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the Citadel. Finish your tour at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.
You will end your 6 days Cairo & felucca cruise tour with a transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure. It is sad to leave us, so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.