15D14N Egypt Family Package

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Tour Itinerary: 

Day 01: Arrive Cairo
Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday! Arrive Cairo, our representative will meet and greet you at Cairo International Airport, just before passport control with a sign in your name. He’ll assist with visa purchase, fast track you through passports, collect luggage, assist with customs and deliver you to our driver, then you will be driven to your hotel overnight – Cairo.
Meals: None

Day 02: Cairo Highlights
After having your breakfast, you will be driven to see the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx: the most famous monuments of not only ancient Egypt, but of the entire ancient world! These massive stone structures were built around 4,500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile,also you will enjoy camel ride from 20 to 30 minutes from the panoramic Area, to take the best shots ever!  Followed by Lunch in an Egyptian restaurant, later on you will visit the Egyptian Museum where most of the fabulous treasures of the Pharaohs are kept: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask; lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artefacts are awaiting your visit.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 03: Tel Basta & Belbis
After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to start the Holy Family Journey in Egypt, your first stop will be at the town of Babastis; It is now known as Tel- Basta, about 100 Kms north-east of Cairo, there Jesus gushed forth a spring of water to drink, you will visit the holy well, then you will visit Belbeis (ancient Philippos). The Holy Family made their way north-eastwards to Belbeis at a distance of about 55 kms from Cairo. They rested there in the shade of a tree which came to be called, “The Virgin Mary’s Tree‘ at its place you there are Saint George Church, which you will visit and then back to Cairo. Lunch at Local restaurant and back to your hotel. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

Day 4: Sakha & Samanoud
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, then you will enjoy the trip to Sakha about 140 Km North of Cairo. You will visit Virgin Mary Church, a place renowned for its Christian community in the middle Ages. Also you will see the foot print of Jesus Christ. Then transfer to Samanoud where the holy family crossed the River Nile to the city of Samanoud inside the Delta and they were received by its people in a pleasant way, and so the people were blessed by Jesus Christ. There you will visit Saint Abanoub Chursh. There is also, a holy well where the holy family had drunk from it. Lunch in your way back in Tanta city. Back to Cairo and overnight stay at your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Wadi Natroun
After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to visit Wadi Natroun a desert area said to have been blessed by the Christ. The Holy Family crossed the western branch of the river Nile (Rosetta branch) to the south to Wadi AL-Natrun. According to tradition the Virgin Mary and her son the child Jesus Christ, hid in that valley during their trip to Egypt, and Jesus Christ blessed the four directions of the valley. Wadi Al- Natroun is considered one of the most famous valleys in Egypt. It is considered the home of asceticism and worship, with four monasteries still existing today. Begin your trip with Deir al-Baramus which is the oldest of the surviving 4 monasteries, and in many ways the most isolated, then proceeds to Deir Anba Bishoy whose body is still in the monastery. Abu Makar Monastery. You will end your trip with Deir El-Suryani which is the smallest and most compact of the 4 monasteries. Lunch during your way back to Cairo. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Cairo Churches
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, you will be accompanied by your personal guide to visit Cairo churches, start by the Hanging Church and St. Sergius, then continue to see the Church of St. George as well as the Fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo, which the Holy Family passed by, transfer to Mostorod to see virgin Mary Church, visit the Holy well and Holly Marry tree at Matariya on the outskirts of Cairo, a well-attested resting place of the Holy Family and a popular destination among medieval pilgrims. Lunch at local restaurant in Cairo. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Cairo to Minya Tour
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, then you will enjoy the holy Family Trip to South Egypt. The Holy Family moved to the south in a boat on the River Nile at a place where the church of Holy Virgin Mary now lies at Maadi. Many visitors go to this church to see the book this may be a sign that the Holy Family had passed by that place of the church. The Holy Family travelled in a boat on the Nile from this place towards the south (Upper Egypt). You will transfer south to EL Minya about 3 hours, arrive El Minya, and see the beautiful church hewn out of the cliff beside the river at Gabal Al-Teir in Minya. Overnight in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                                                           

Day 8: Minya – Dandara – Luxor
Breakfast at your hotel in Minya and continue the route of the Holy family by visiting The White Monastery, it was built in 400 AD by St. Senouda, who constructed the monastery using blocks from ancient Egyptian buildings. The White Monastery has a basilica church inside that used columns from ancient Egyptian structures as well. There are also wonderful paintings on the walls and ceilings. This monastery used to house over 2000 monks. Enjoy your trip to the Monastery of Al Muharraq in Assiut (Which is known as the Monastery of the Holy Virgin at Al Qusiya). It was built around the area where the Holy Family remained just over 6 months. Their time was spent mainly in a cave which became, in the Coptic era, the altar of the Church of Virgin Mary. End of Holy family route, continue your way to Luxor about 05 hours driving, in the way you will stop at Danadara Temple in Qena, to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. The temple is located in Dendera which is situated at the north of Luxor. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor and Overnight stay in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Luxor Nile Cruise
Breakfast at your hotel in Luxor then you will be met and transferred to embark your Nile Cruise. You will be accompanied for a wonderful tour of the East Bank of the Nile in Luxor. Here you will visit the splendid Luxor museum, this wonderful museum has a well-chosen and brilliantly displayed and explained collection of antiquities dating from the end of the Old Kingdom right through to the Mamluk period, mostly gathered from the Theban temples and necropolis. The ticket price puts off many, but don’t let that stop you: this is one of the most rewarding sights in Luxor and one of the best museums in Egypt.

Moving to visit Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in the history, dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. End your tour by visiting the Temple Of Luxor, it was built by Amenhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdomand it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty.,  Return to the ship for afternoon tea and dinner. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 Day 10: Luxor Nile Cruise
After Breakfast, you will be transferred to the west bank of Luxor to see the Valley of the Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. Move on to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately 1490-1469 B.C), the only pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt. You will pass by the colossi of Memnon which are remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III at the end you will visit Habu Temple, which is the best preserved in the west bank of Luxor, Return to the ship for lunch & afternoon tea while sailing to Edfu,Dinner on board. Overnight in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
Enjoy breakfast on board before visiting Horus Temple at Edfu. Return to the ship for lunch and sail to Kom Ombo. Upon arrival, visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Return to the ship and continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Aswan Nile Cruise tour
After breakfast pay a visit to the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the majestic Philae Temple. Return to the ship for lunch. Dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Aswan – Train to Cairo
Breakfast on board the cruise then disembarkation from Cruise. And free time in Aswan with optional tour to enjoy a tour to one of Egypt’s top tourist attractions, Abu Simbel temple, which were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. Later, you will be transferred to Aswan railway station to board the sleeper train to Cairo. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board – overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Day 14: Relaxing Day
Free day to relax or to enjoy the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast 

Day 15: Departure
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, with some free time before your flight. After check out, you’ll be escorted to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Meet & Greet service at Cairo airport on arrival.
  • All fully-guided tours in Cairo (as per the itinerary) in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • All transfer and pick-up services.
  • Transfers from/to the airport.
  • Daily free lunch in Egyptian restaurant while in Cairo.
  • Fluent, English-speaking tour guides throughout your program.
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites.
  • Free bottle of water.
  • Camel Ride at the Pyramids.
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • Dinner Cruise.
  • Accommodation for 7 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Minya including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on a 5 star superior cruise on full board.
  •  Accommodation for 1 night on sleeper train for on half board basis.
  • Domestic Flights.
  • Holy Family route as per the itinerary above.

TOUR EXCLUDES:

  • 25 US dollars for Visa entry.
  • International flight tickets.
  • Tipping.
  • Drinks, phone calls, laundry, tips and any other items of a personal nature.
  • Entrance to the inside of the Pyramids, the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Any optional tour and Any other items not.
  • 0 – 05.99 free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
  • if your tour includes airfare then an extra charge for child rate may apply.

In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:

  • From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 15% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 60 and 30 days before your arrival date, 25% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 29 and 15 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 14 and 7 days before your arrival date, 75% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 7 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be charged.

Additionally, there are cancellation fees on all international flights within Druk Air of Tashi Air. If you cancel a tour at any time, you will be subject to any fees according to airline’s cancellation policy.

  • Advance Payment : 20% on the date of Order Placement Confirmation
  • The remaining balance full amount: to be paid by cash upon arrival in Kathmandu before trekking schedule or full settlement 1 week before departure.
  • Payment by PayPal to our email [email protected] or Bank Transfer to:
  • in US Dollar to PT SUKA KREASI MANDIRI , BCA (Bank Central Asia), Bank account : 134.8000.801. Swift Code: CENAIDJA.
  • In Indonesian Rupiah to PT SUKA KREASI MANDIRI, BCA (Bank Central Asia), Bank Account: 1348000101

Special Documents for Traveller coming to Nepal as of 2020 Travel:

  1. Passport (original)
  2. SWAB/PCR Document (Free Covid-19 Certificate)
  3. Travel Insurance