September 15: Bogotá – Departure
Departure from Bogotá to Madrid. Overnight flight.
September 16: Cairo – Arrival
Arrival to Madrid and connection to Cairo, immigration procedures. Assistance and hotel transfer. Overnight.
September 17: Cairo. Breakfast in the hotel. Visit to the Saqqara necropolis and city of Memphis, capital of the ancient empire where you will visit the Imhotep museum and tombs of the nobility, including the entrance of mastaba of Mereruka. At night, attend the light and sound show at the pyramids. Return to hotel and overnight.
September 18: Cairo – Luxor. Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport to take a plane to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to hotel to rest. Then, outing to the Winter Palace hotel to drink a glass of local champagne. At night, transfer by horse-drawn calash to attend the light and sound show at the Temple of Karnak. Return to hotel and overnight.
September 19: Luxor. Breakfast in the hotel. Visit to the Temples of Luxor and Karnak. Transfer to cruise. Lunch on board. Dinner and overnight on board.
September 20: Luxor – Edfu – Esna. (Full board) Visit the Theban necropolis: Valley of the Kings, including the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Queens, funeral Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, known as Deir el-Bahari, and the Colossi of Memnon. At the determined hour, we will set sail for Esna. We will pass through the locks and continue navigating toward Edfu. Overnight on board.
September 21: Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan (full board), arrival at Edfu, visit to the Temple of Edfu dedicated to the god Horus. Sail toward Kom Ombo, visit to the Temple of Kom Ombo, the only one dedicated to two divinities: The god Sobek, with a crocodile head, and the god Haroeris, with a falcon head. Sail to Aswan. Overnight on board.
September 22: Aswan. (Full board) In the morning, we will begin a felucca ride (typical Egyptian yachts) along the Nile to admire the panorama of the Agha Khan Mausoleum, Elephantine Island and the botanical garden. After, we will visit the Aswan Dam, the Temple of Philae and the unfinished obelisk. Overnight on board.
September 23: Aswan – Abu Simbel – Cairo. Breakfast and disembark. Transfer to Aswan airport to take a plane to Abu Simbel. Visit to the Temple. After visiting the temple, we will take a plane to Cairo from Aswan. Arrival in Cairo. Transfer to the hotel and overnight.
September 24: Cairo. Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to visit the Archaeological Museum of Cairo (including the entrance to the Mummy room) and the Citadel of Saladin with the Alabaster Mosque of Muhammad Ali and the Mosque of Sultan Hassan. We will continue to visit the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. Return to hotel and overnight.
September 25: Cairo. Breakfast in the hotel. Visit to the three Pyramids of Giza, the eternal Sphinx and the Temple of the valley; includes entrance in the inside of the second pyramid. Then entrance to the Solar Boat. Return to the hotel and overnight.
September 26: Cairo – Alexandria. Breakfast in the hotel. Road transfer to the city of Alexandria. On the route, you will visit the Coptic Monasteries of Wadi El-Natrun. Continue on to Alexandria. Arrival and visit to the Citadel of Qaitbay, the Library of Alexandria, the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa and the Palace of Montazah. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
September 27: Alexandria – Cairo. Breakfast in the hotel. Land transfer to Cairo. Arrival and visit to the Coptic church located in the el-Zeitoun district outside of Cairo, famous for its appearances of the Virgin Mary. Afterward, we will visit the Coptic neighborhood. Return to hotel. Overnight.
September 28: Cairo – Departure. Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport from Cairo at a predetermined time to take a flight leaving Egypt.
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