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Egypt holds a mythological place in Jewish history, from the era of the Pharaohs all the way to the departure of most of the community after the creation of the state of Israel. Take a boat down the Nile river and see the famous pyramids of Giza. On a Jewish heritage trip to Egypt, Climb Mt. Sinai, the biblical birthplace of the Jewish people. See the temple of Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh who dressed and ruled as if she were a king.
Wander through narrow marketplaces and synagogues in old Cairo, marvel at ancient temples and hieroglyphics. Sail a felucca around the islands of Aswan. The ancient and modern comes together on this unforgettable Jewish tour to Egypt.
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You will be met by our rep upon arrival in Cairo International airport to assist inside & take you to the hotel to check in.
From there, enjoy the sound & light show in the Pyramids before dinner.
After Breakfast , visit the great Pyramids & Sphinx, followed by a tour of the Egyptian Museum
After breakfast, check out and transfer to Cairo airport to take the domestic flight to Aswan. Upon arrival our rep will be waiting & transfer you to The Nile cruise to check in.
From there, you visit Aswan starting with Philae temple & the high Dam & the unfinished Obelisk.
Early morning is a visit to the Great temple of Ramses the second in Abu Simble.
After breakfast , tour the Nile with the felucca to visit the elephant Island , the boat star the navigation from Aswan to Kom Ombo & visit the Kom Ombo temple.
Continue sailing to Edfu temple.
After Breakfast, visit the Edfu temple by the horse cars & continue sailing to Esna city crossing Esna Lock to going to Luxor city.
Upon arrival in Luxor, visit the east Bank and see the Karnak & Luxor temples .
After breakfast, visit the west bank to see the Valley of Kings & the Valley of queens. See the Hatshepsut temple & the two statues of Memnon. After lunch transfer to Luxor airport to take the domestic flight to Cairo.
After Breakfast , visit Old Cairo including the Ben Ezra Synagogue. After lunch enjoy a visit to the “ The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization ´followed by free time to visit Khan El Khalily market.
After breakfast , transfer the group to Cairo international airport for final departure.
In the heart of Cairo on the banks of the River Nile, our Hotel opens the door to discovering Egypt’s 5,000-year-old ancient mysteries. Just a short drive away, set out to explore the majestic pyramids, the 1,000-year old market, the 12th-century citadel and the ancient Egyptian museum. Later, experience Cairo’s breathtaking sunset from the Nile on a traditional felucca, dine at our nine acclaimed restaurants, relive the pharaoh’s beauty secrets at the Spa or simply take an art tour to see the collection of contemporary local artwork that fills our halls.
Step into the legendary site where King Fouad once entertained and Agatha Christie sipped cocktails: the 5-star Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel. In the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile, opposite Elephantine Island, the majestic hotel sits on a pink granite cliff overlooking the world’s longest river. This ravishing hotel with its legendary guest list of royals and dignitaries is both ideal for romantic getaways, and a perfect venue for small summits and corporate meetings.
Only a small section of the majestic River Nile, the longest river in the world, runs through Egypt; yet it is the most well known portion of the river due to the ancient temples and monuments that lie along its banks. According to ancient Egyptians, the eastern bank was perceived to be the place of birth and growth, and the west, the place of death.
Experience the best River Nile cruise on board the five star: The Oberoi Philae and fall in love with the secrets of ancient Egypt; from timeless monuments to hand carved temples and tombs.
Our cruiser offers spacious accommodations, all day fine dining and revitalising spa therapies, as well as an in house movie theatre and a dance floor; luxuries that are complemented by our sincere consideration for your every need.
Egypt, one of the oldest civilisations in the world, is home to the River Nile: the longest river in the world. Since the ancient Egyptians believed that the Nile would carry them into the afterlife, almost all of the cultural and historical sites of Ancient Egypt lie along its banks.
See the wonders of ancient Egypt unfold before your eyes on The Oberoi Zahra, our five star Luxury Nile Cruiser. Let us guide you around magnificent temples and five thousand years of culture. For your on board entertainment, our cruises also offer traditional dance and music performances.
To ensure a truly memorable experience, we offer a limited number of luxury accommodations, all day fine dining and personalised spa therapies. Coupled with a sincere, courteous attention to your every need for the best River Nile cruise experience.
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