Nubian Life Package


Nubian Life Package This Nubian Vacation tour is a special one for all Africans and Afro-Americans tourists interested in Egypt and its Nubian Culture which goes back to more than 5000 years.
The Nubians are believed to be the first human race on earth, and most of their customs and traditions were adopted by the ancient Egyptians to the Greeks, they were known as Ethiopians and Nubia as the land of Punts. With a history and traditions which can be traced to the dawn of civilization, the Nubian first settled along the banks of the Nile from Aswan Along this great river they developed one of the oldest and greatest civilizations in Africa. Until they lost their last kingdom (Christian Nubia) only five centuries back the Nubians remained as the main rivals to the other great African civilization of Egypt.
Our Package Nubian Life will bring the Nubian Ancient history and its monuments to your fingertips. Here one will find just about every aspect of Ancient Egypt and Nubian life, from culture to people, from monuments to knowledge. Take the time to understand this particular ancient history, and we feel certain you will find, within this knowledge, a better understanding of this recent world in which they live now.
The highlights of Cairo should be part of your Egypt trip. As you will enjoy your lovely tour in Cairo by exploring the great pyramids of Giza and the massive limestone Sphinx, touching the 4,000 years old sandstone. What an amazing feeling! One can almost see himself like a Pharaoh, standing beneath the Pyramid during the time when Pharaohs ruled and the Gods were worshiped.
Explore the south by visiting the impressive temples of Abu Simbel. This southern city lies south to Aswan on the western bank of the Nile, 180 miles south of the First Cataract in what was Nubia. The site was known as Meha in ancient times and was first documented in the 18th Dynasty, when Ay and Horemheb had rock-cut chapels hewn in the hills to the south.
Your next stop will be in the city of Aswan, the magic of the south. The ancient Souan or Aswan was also famous for its granite quarries. Thousands of Egyptian statutes, obelisks, shrines and even pyramids are constructed out of the Syenite granite mine in Aswan. The city of Aswan was also a crucial military base of the ancient Egypt. Whenever the reign of the land passed on to a new dynasty, security of the city was tightened the more. Aswan was always a garrison town. Mention of Aswan can be found in the writings of Herodotus, Strabo, Pliny and Ptolemy.
From Aswan to Luxor, the city which boasts the extremely unique collection of the Egyptian temples in the east bank of the Nile. However, they kept their tombs at the west bank of the Nile. What amazing understanding! The ancient Egyptians managed to understand the circle of the world from the sequence of the sun rising. So they used to keep their daily life objects at the east bank of the Nile (where the sun rises everyday) and their funerary objects at the west bank (where the sun dies every day).

11 Days / 10 Nights
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Program Itinerany


11 Days / 10 Nights
  • DAY 1
    Cairo Int. Airport - Cairo ON

    Your Egypt tour begins at your chosen hotel in Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo Int. Airport, you will be met with our English-speaking representative who will help and assist you in all formalities. A private transfer by an A-C van from the airport to your hotel in Cairo is included. Arrives to your hotel, check in, rest and refresh. At night, free at leisure on your own in Cairo or (optional) sound and light show at Giza pyramids can be offered upon your request. After that, you will get back to your hotel for overnight. [No Meals]

  • DAY 2
    Full Day Pyramids – Train to Aswan

    Breakfast will be served at your hotel. Then, you will be met with GAT Tours’ Egyptologist tour guide at the lobby of your hotel in order to start your awe-inspiring tour to Pyramids of Giza "Khufu, Khafre & Menkaure", where the greatness has been embodied in three pyramids with a limestone statue of Sphinx guarding the whole area. After that you will proceed to The City of Sakkara, where you will be so excited by exploring The Step Pyramid of king Djoser. This pyramid has a very nice story, when king Djoser asked his chief Architect Imhotep to create something different, so that the king could be buried at. At the end of the tour, you will proceed to explore the ancient ruins of Memphis, which was the first capital of the united Egypt. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred by private A-C van to Giza train station, in order to travel towards Aswan via an A-C 1st class sleeper train. Dinner will be served and overnight on board. [B, L, D]

  • DAY 3
    Aswan City Tour - Aswan ON

    Breakfast will be served on board the train. Your A-C train arrives to Aswan at approx. 08:30 AM. Upon arrival to Aswan train station, you will be met and greet by our English-speaking representative who will transfer you by private A-C van to your chosen hotel in Aswan, check in, rest and refresh. Later on, you will be transferred to enjoy your tour with felucca ride around The Nubian Village including Motor boat. The Nubian Villages are situated at the bottom of Elephantine Island. As you will discover the simple and natural life of the very kind and hospitable Nubian people. The Nubian are believed to be the first human race on earth, and most of their customs and traditions were adopted by the ancient Egyptians to the Greeks, they were known as Ethiopians and Nubia as the land of Punts. After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your hotel. At night, free at leisure on your own, so that you can find out the city by night!. Get back to your hotel and overnight in Aswan. [B]

  • DAY 4
    Aswan Classic Tour – Aswan ON

    Breakfast will be served at your hotel. After that, you will be met with GAT Tours’ Egyptologist tour guide, who will help you in discovering the amazing city of Aswan by visiting The High Dam, which has been erected by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood. After that you will enjoy sailing on the Nile by a motor boat to reach Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Gaeco-Roman period and was dedicated to goddess Isis. At last you will be escorted to visit The Unfinished Obelisk, which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to god Amun Ra. After finishing your tour, you will return to your hotel. At night, free at leisure on your own in Aswan (optional) sound and light show at Philae temple can be offered upon your request. Get back to your ship and overnight in Aswan. [B]

  • DAY 5
    Aswan Highlights Tour – Aswan ON

    Breakfast will be served at your hotel. Later on, you will join your professional tour guide to explore the highlights of Aswan including The Nubian Museum, which is considered to be one of the most famous attractions in Aswan, and the place which contains the most unique collection of our Nubian statues and objects. After that you will be transferred by a private A-C van to explore Temple of Kalabsha, which is originally built at Kalabsha (Talmis) and then it was moved to its present location at New Kalabsha (Chellal). The temple was transported to the present site courtesy of the German Federal Republic in a salvage operation sponsored by UNESCO in the 1960. That was originally located at Bab al-Kalabsha, approximately 50 kilometers south of Aswan. At the end of the tour, you will enjoy a Camel ride to St. Simon Monastery, which is considered to be one of the lovely tours in Aswan. After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your hotel for rest and refresh. At night, free at leisure on your own in Aswan or (optional) free tour at Aswan local souk (market), so that you can buy something local, remembering your Egypt trip with. After that you will get back to your hotel and overnight. [B]

  • DAY 6
    Abu Simbel Temple – Aswan ON

    Breakfast will be served at your hotel by 08:30 AM. Later on, you will be met with our English-speaking tour guide in Aswan who will transfer you by private A-C van to Abu Simbel, lies south of Aswan on the western bank of the Nile, 180 miles south of the First Cataract in what was Nubia. The site was known as Meha in ancient times and was first documented in the 18th Dynasty, when Ay and Horemheb had rock-cut chapels hewn in the hills to the south. Upon arrival, you will proceed to visit Abu Simbel Temples, which were built by the well-known king Ramses II. The biggest temple was called as the Great temple. It was built by Ramesses II and being dedicated to the famous god Rahorakhty. While the smaller temple and it was dedicated to king Ramesses II himself and his beautiful wife queen Nefertari. After finishing your day tour, you will drive back toward Aswan. Arrive Aswan and be transferred by private A-C van to your chosen hotel there for check in, rest and refresh. At night, free at leisure on your own in Aswan to discover the majestic city. Get back to your hotel and overnight. [B]

  • DAY 7
    Kom Ombo – Edfu - Luxor ON

    Check out after breakfast. Later on, you will drive by an A-C van towards Luxor. Your first stop will be at the city of Kom Ombo, where you can visit Temple of Kom Ombo, where the two gods Sobek & Haroeris were worshipped for a while. After visiting this awesome temple, you will continue driving to Luxor. Your second stop will be at the small city of Edfu, where you can enjoy Chariot riding till reaching Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well preserved temples in Egypt. Finally, you will arrive to Luxor and proceed to your hotel there for check in, rest and refresh. At night, free at leisure on your own in Luxor, so that you can discover the wonderful city by night. Get back to your hotel and overnight in Luxor. [B]

  • DAY 8
    Luxor West Bank – Luxor ON

    Breakfast will be served at your hotel by 08:30 AM. After that you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried. After that, you will proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain. What a genius architect who do this?! At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is considered to be the only survive monuments from the funerary temple of king Amenhotep III. After that you will return to your hotel for rest and refresh. At night, free at leisure in Luxor (optional) sound and light show at Karnak temples complex to enjoy this impressive show between monuments. During this show, you will listen to the temple while narrating its own history in such interesting way. After that, you will get back to your hotel and overnight. [B]

  • DAY 9
    Luxor East Bank – Train to Cairo

    Arrange your luggage, don’t waste the time and be ready at about 08:30 AM, as you will leave your hotel after having this breakfast! After that you will enjoy your tour discovering the East Bank of Luxor, including the most wonderful Karnak temples, which is considered to be the biggest complex construction in the world covering an area of a hundred. Finish your lovely tour in Temple of Luxor, built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty & completed by the well know king Ramses II (from the 19th Dynasty). With a very unique experience in the south, you will get back to Cairo. A private transfer to Luxor train station is included. Distance between Luxor and Cairo takes between 13 & 14 hours by train. Dinner will be served and overnight on board the train. [B, D]

  • DAY 10
    Cairo City Tour – Cairo ON

    Breakfast will be served on board the train. Upon arrival to Giza train station, you will be met with GAT Tours’ tour guide who will join you in such awe-inspiring tour in Cairo. Your tour today is completely different and more excited. Start your tour with The Egyptian Museum, which is considered to be one of the most important museums in the world. Later on, you will be transferred to have your Lunch meal. After Lunch, you will be transferred to Old Cairo area, where you can visit Citadel of Salah El-Din, which played as a very important role in protecting Egypt, as it was considered the seat of power for more than 700 years. What about doing shopping between the gold & silver objects at one of the most famous bazaars, Khan El-Khalili Bazaars, which consider as one of the stunning bazaars in the Middle East!. After finishing your day tour, you will revert back to your hotel. Rest and refresh. At night, free at leisure on your own (optional) Nile Cruise Dinner in Cairo with Oriental Egyptian Show can be offered upon your request. Get back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo. [B, L]

  • DAY 11
    Cairo Int. Airport – Final Departure

    Check out after breakfast. Later on, you will be met with GAT Tours’ English-speaking representative, who will transfer you by private A-C van to Cairo International Airport for your final departure from Egypt, land of secrets via flight number … at … AM. [B]

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Package Includes

- Meet and assist upon arrival or/and departure.
- 02 nights’ accommodation at hotel in Cairo – on BB basis.
- 04 nights’ accommodation at hotel in Aswan – on BB basis.
- 02 nights’ accommodation at hotel in Luxor – on BB basis.
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned Sightseeing.
- Egyptologist English-speaking tour guide (s).
- Lunch meal (s) during the tours in Cairo & Alexandria.
- Complementary 02 bottles of water per day per person in Cairo.
- All transfers by A-C vehicles with qualified driver (s).
- All taxes & Online Bank charges.

Package Exclude

- Entry visa to Egypt.
- International flight tickets.
- 02 nights’ accommodation on an A-C sleeper train.
- Any Extra meals and beverages.
- All personal expenses like laundry etc.
- Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.
- Any Optional tours may require.

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