Day 01 & 02: Cairo & the Great Pyramids of Giza to Luxor
Welcome to Egypt or welcome home as the locals like to say as we begin an amazing 15 days with Travel Talk Tours exploring the sights of Egypt & Jordan. Today the group assembles in Cairo and we spend the first full day exploring the Great Pyramids, Sphinx and the Step Pyramid in Sakkara.
Day 03: Luxor & the Valley of the Kings to Aswan
This morning we wake up in Luxor after a late night we are up early again so we can visit the impressive West Bank of Luxor. Our first major site for the day is the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut which in itself is an amazing site, then it is off to the Valley of the Kings followed by our journey to Aswan for the night.
Day 04: Aswan, Abu Simbel, Philea Temple & cruising the Nile
This morning is an exceptionally early morning as we depart at 4:00am to hit the road and visit the impressive Abu Simbel Temples in the deep south of Egypt. Upon our return we visit the Philea Temple before returning to Aswan to begin our cruise down the famous River Nile.
Day 05 & 06: Nile Cruise & the Temple of Edfu to Luxor
We wake up this morning having sailed during the night to the port of Edfu. After breakfast we are taken by horse and cart to the Temple of Edfu where we have plenty of time to explore. Our chariot then awaits to take us back to the ship where we spend the rest of the day relaxing while the Nile passes us by.
Day 07: Luxor & the Temple of Karnak to Cairo
Early in the morning travellers are given the opportunity to participate in an optional extra activity of a Hot Air Balloon ride over Luxor. This was an amazing experience to begin the day as we floated high above the Nile. Later in the morning we explore the Temple of Karnak before making our way back to the capital Cairo.
Day 08 & 09: Cairo, the Egyptian Museum & the Kahn El Khalili Bazaar
Today we have a full day to explore Cairo as we made our return last night. This morning we travel to the Egyptian Museum, a highlight for many people on the tour as we get to see real life mummy’s and ancient treasures that have been recovered from various tombs. Later in the day we visit the Kahn El Khalili Bazaar for a spot of shopping and later in the evening the optional activity is the pyramids Sound & Light Show.