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15 Day Holy Family Trip to Egypt



Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Meet in Caio airport, transfer to hotel, check in & overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Cairo & Pyramids

Visit Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo & overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Tel Basta & Belbis

Visit Tel Basta, Belbeis, Virgin Mary's Tree, Saint George Church & overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Sakha & Samanoud

Visit Sakha, Virgin Mary Church, Samanoud, Saint Abanoub Chursh & overnight in Cairo.

Day 5: Wadi El Natroun

Visit Deir al Baramus, Deir Anba Bishoy, Abu Makar Monastery,  Deir El-Suryani & overnight in Cairo.

Day 6: Churches in Cairo

Visit the Hanging Church, St. Sergius, Fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo, Holy well, Holly Marry tree at Matariya & overnight in Cairo.

Day 7: Move to El Minya

Check out then transfer to El Minya. Visit Gabal Al Teir & overnight in Minya.

Day 8: Dandara & Luxor

Visit The White Monastery, move to the Monastery of Al Muharraq in Assiut, Danadara Temple in Qena & overnight in Luxor.

Days 9: Nile Cruise

Check in before Lunch. Visit Luxor Temple & Karnak Temple. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 10: Nile Cruise

In the Morning Visit The West Bank, Valley of The Kings, Colossi’s of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple. Sail to Edfu & Visit Edfu Temple. Sail to Kom Ombo. Overnight at Kom Ombo.

Day 11: Nile Cruise

Visit Kom Ombo Temple. Sail to Aswan. Overnight at Aswan.

Day 12: Nile Cruise

Visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple.Felucca Ride to see The Botanical Garden and Agha Khan Mausoleum (FROM THE NILE NO ENTRY). Overnight in Aswan.

Day 13: Train to Cairo

Disembark, free time to visit Abu Simbel then evening train  to Cairo.

Day 14: Back in Cairo

Arrive Cairo, transfer to hotel. Time for optional activity & overnight in Cairo.

Day 15: Back Home

Check out after breakfast then transfer to Cairo airport for the flight back home.

Trip includes

  • Meet and greet service at airports
  • All transfers by a private AC vehicle
  • 7 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast
  • 1 night in Minya including bed and breakfast.
  • 1 night in Luxor including bed and breakfast
  • 4 nights on a 5 star superior cruise on full board
  • 1 night on sleeper train for on half board basis
  • tours in Cairo (Private Guided Tours)
  • on the cruise sharing group
  • Holy Family route as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sites on itinerary
  • A Bottl of water during your trip
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Sakkara Necropolis

    Sakkara is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt! It was the cemetery for Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt. Yet it is still one of the virgin archaeological sites despite the fact that so much has already been found here! Best known for the Step Pyramid, the oldest known of Egypt's 97 pyramids.

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  • Nile River

    The Nile is a major north flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. In the ancient Egyptian language, the Nile is called "Great River". The Ancient Egyptians called the river Ar or Aur (black) because of the color of the sediment left after the river’s annual flood.

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  • Egyptian Museum

    Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world’s most famous monuments. Cairo Museum in Tahrir Square is one of Egypt’s top attractions, known more commonly as the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, houses the largest collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world.

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  • Dendera Temple

    The temple complex of Dendera is one of the best preserved complexes in Egypt. Located about 2.5 km south-east of Dendera, Egypt.The area was used as the sixth Nome of Upper Egypt, south of Abydos. Ancient Egyptian Iunet or Tantere, known to the Greeks as Tentyris, was the capital of the 6th Nome of Upper Egypt and a town of some importance.

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  • Abydos Temple

    Abydos is one of the most ancient cities of Upper Egypt, also of the eight Upper Nome. Today, Abydos is notable for the memorial temple of Pharoah Seti I, the temple been built during the 19th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt. It contains an inscription known to the modern world as the Abydos King List.

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  • Valley of Kings

    The Valley of the Kings is the major tourist attraction in Luxor. It is a valley in Egypt where for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC. In modern times it has become famous for the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun and it is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.

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  • Memnon Colossi

    One of the main attractions in Luxor West Bank on the road to the monument area, 2 gigantic statues known as the Colossi of Memnon belong to Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis.

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  • Edfu Temple

    Edfu is an Egyptian city, located 60 Km to the north of Aswan, today it is an important center for sugar production and pottery. The most important monument in the city is the Temple of Horus, considered to be one of the most beautiful and preserved Temples in Egypt & the second largest after Karnak.

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  • Kom Ombo Temple

    Kom Ombo is located in Upper Egypt on the east bank of the Nile. The origins of Kom Ombo are mysterious, perhaps still buried for future generations to discover. The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo.

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  • Luxor West Bank

    Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities is nothing less than an understatement. The West Bank of Luxor in Egypt is even more of an archaeological paradise than the East Bank. It is much more than what we refer to as the Valley of the Kings, though many have called the whole of the area by that name.

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  • Luxor Temple

    Known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, means the southern shrine. Amenhotep III built Luxor Temple. Many festivals were celebrated in Thebes (Waset in ancient Egyptian). The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important one, the festival of Opet. It appears that the temple's purpose was for a suitable setting for the rituals of the festival.

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  • Luxor East Bank

    In ancient times it was known as Waset and later Thebes under the Greeks. Homer is said to have described Luxor as the ‘City of the Hundred Gates’. Travel to Luxor and you will know why it is one of Egypt's great tourist attractions. Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities is nothing less than an understatement.

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  • Karnak Temple

    It is part of the monumental city of Thebes. Although badly ruined, no site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest Temple in World ! It contains a group of Temples (Great Temple of Amon Ra, Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, Temple of Ptah, Temple of Montho & the Temple of God Osiris).

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  • Hatshepsut Temple

    Deir el-Bahri Temple Complex It is an incredible expression of the absolute power of a pharaoh, whether woman or man. It includes one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt, perhaps in the world due to its design & decorations. In the 7th century AD, it was named after a Coptic monastery, known as the “Northern monastery”.

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  • Esna Lock

    Esna is a city in Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the River Nile, about 33 miles south of Luxor, The town was formerly part of the modern Qena Governorate. Esna Greek name was Latopolis and here fish (lates) where thought to embody the goddess Neith, who was sacred to the area.

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  • Luxor

    Luxor is one of the most wonderful Egyptian cities. The city that witnessed the flourishing of the New Kingdom of ancient Egypt when it was called Thebes and it served as the capital of Egypt for hundreds of years. Many Egypt travel packages would include a visit to Luxor.

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  • Unfinished Obelisk

    The Unfinished Obelisk is one of the most popular sites in Aswan. Situated on the southern edge of the Northern quarry, provides insight into the stone working methods employed by ancient Egyptians. It is being promoted to attract more visitors to the Aswan offering unusual insights into ancient Egyptian stone working techniques

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  • High Dam

    To find a way to manage the water of the Nile so that Egyptians had just the right amount all the time so the solution of this problem was the dam. Tourists visiting Aswan come to marvel at the High Dam, which has become somewhat of a local attraction in its own right.

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  • Philae Temple

    One of the main sites visited by almost every tour to Egypt, Philae is actually a nonexistent island now buried beneath Lake Nasser and the previous site of an Ancient Egyptian temple complex in southern Egypt. It is believed to be the former center of worship to the goddess Isis during the Ptolemaic period of Ancient Egypt.

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  • Aswan

    Aswan is a city of special magic of its own. Located at the southernmost point of the Nile Valley, Aswan has served as the southern gateway of Egypt for many years.

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  • Abu Simbel Temples

    Abu Simbel, site of two temples built by the Egyptian king Ramses II, now located in Aswān, southern Egypt. It is generally considered the grandest and most beautiful of the temples commissioned during the reign of Rameses II, one of the most beautiful in Egypt and among the most interesting Pharaonic Temples.

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  • Al Minya

    Ikhnaton capital 1390 BC and the 'Bride of Upper Egypt', El Minya 245 km south of Cairo at the border between the Upper & Lower parts of Egypt halfway between Cairo and Luxor. The city covers an area of 32,279 sq with 4 million population. Al Minya named after King Khufu meaning the nursing city of Khufu, home to various archeological sites like Beni Hasaan & Tel Amarana.

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  • Memphis Egypt

    The ancient capital of Egypt, founded 2925 BC south the river Nile delta by king Menes the unifier of ancient Egypt and the founder of the first dynasty. It is part of Saqqara necropolis with remains of God Ptah temple and 2 huge statues of Ramses II still found at the site. The Memphis archaeological area was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979.

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  • Old Cairo

    Misr Al Qadimah or Old Cairo, goes back in history to the 6th century and The name was given to the the ancient southern part of the city the site of those capitals before modern Cairo. known also as Cairo religious comunity as it conatins some of the ancient Islamic mosques, Coptic churches beside the historical Jewish synagouge of Ben Ezra.

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  • Giza Pyramids

    Dating back to 2589 BC, Giza Pyramids are the Only remaining ancient world wonders with its 3 pyramids built for kings Cheops, Chephren & Micerinus. Cheops pyramid is the oldest and largest, Chefren built The sphinx, Chephren and Micerinus pyramids are smaller and simpler. The Great Pyramid needed 30 years, about 100 000 workers & 6 millions stone block to be erected.

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  • Cairo Egypt

    Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is the largest city in the country and an important political, cultural, and commercial hub in the Middle East and the Arab World. Cairo has a population of more than 10 million people.

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  • Children between 5 and 5.99 years would pay 25 % of adult package price.
  • Children between 6 and 11.99 years would pay 50 % of adult package price.
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Quick Travel Tips

  • Egypt is always safe country to visit with notable low crime rates
  • Tourist attractions are well secured and far from any unrest points
  • There is no negative attitude towards foreigners been ever reported
  • No special concern for women traveling alone to Egypt touristy sites
  • Modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites for men & women
  • Valid Passport with 6 month beyond your travel schedule is a must
  • Egypt entry visa costs 25 Usd & available in any of Egypt Embassies
  • Few nationalities can obtain Egypt entry visa upon their arrival
  • Obtaining Sinai Visa only would not permit you to get out of Sinai
  • Egypt has many direct flights with European Union & United States
  • Duty free shops are available in Egypt airports & major tourist cities
  • Egyptians speak & understand English as they study it in school
  • Most monuments & Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm
  • Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm
  • Non Muslims can easily visit all religious historical sites in Egypt
  • Taking pictures for people & streets is fine after people permission
  • Taking pictures for official type or army structures is not permitted
  • Egypt has big hotel variety; Check in by midday & check out 2 pm
  • There in no health concerns or vaccinations required to visit Egypt
  • The Pound is the official currency & money exchange is widely available
  • Credit cards are largely used in Egypt major cities & tourist spots
  • Stay away from the public buses in big cities like Cairo & Alexandria
  • Taxi and limousine service are fine every where but price is negotiable
  • Trains are going to all big cities in Egypt except Sinai & Red Sea
  • Tipping is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory

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