Arrival at Tehran airport, transfer to Hotel and rest. Then we will Visit Archaeological & Islamic Art Museums, the finest museum in Iran. O/N Tehran.
Day 02: Tehran - Shiraz
Transfer to Tehran Airport and Fly to Shiraz. Evening free at leisure. O/N Shiraz.
Day 03: Shiraz- Bishapoor excursion
Early morning we go to visit Bishapoor, an ancient city in heart of history, built as the commemoration of Persian Victory in Persian-Roman war. O/N Shiraz.
Day 04: Shiraz
We will visit Eram and Naranjestan gardens, Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, Khan Theological School, Hafez or Sadi Mausoleums , Vakil complex and the most astonishing mirror decoration of Aliebnehamze Holy Shrine. O/N Shiraz.
Day 05: Shiraz - Persepolis - Necropol-Pasargad-Isfahan
After breakfast drive to Isfahan, en route we will visit Quran gate, Persepolis (a castle made by free workers not slaves in 500 BC), Necropol( tombs of Achamenian kings) and Pasargad, tomb of Cyrus the great which was the Achamenian center. Continue to Isfahan. O/N Isfahan.
Day 06: Isfahan
After breakfast we will visit Imam Square, a jewel of Persian architecture with 4 monuments at 4 sides including Aliqapu Palace (the first Iranian skyscraper), Imam and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosques and Isfahan bazaar where you'll meet artists who work handicrafts sometimes on bone. in Evening we will visit Si-o-Se Pol & Khajoo bridges over Zayande Rud river , Relax in one of the traditional tea houses, drink Persian tea and smoke Persian water-pipe. O/N Isfahan.
Day 07: Isfahan
We will visit Armenian quarter of Jolfa, Vank cathedral, Friday mosque, Shaking Minarets and Chehel Sotoun known as forty column palace. O/N Shiraz.
Day 08: Isfahan-Kashan-Tehran
After breakfast drive toward Tehran, en route we will visit Abyane, an ancient village with it's colorfully dressed inhabitants and mud brick houses where little has changed for several centuries, then Fin complex, Aghabozorg theological school and bazaar in Kashan, a city known for nice old traditional houses and carpet. Continue to Tehran. O/N Tehran.
Day 09: Tehran - Cairo via Bahrain
Transfer to Tehran airport and fly to Bahrain. Please notice that your flight is not a direct one, so you MIGHT stay in Bahrain one night or fly to Cario. O/N Cairo or Bahrain.
Day 10: Cairo
Transfer from Cairo airport to hotel .O/N Cairo.
Day 11: Cairo
In the Morning we will go to great plain of Giza to see the incredible, mysterious Sphinx, You may also take a camel ride there. Enjoy lunch at a Local restaurant.afternoon we will visit Memphis & Sakkara located about 10 miles from Cairo which was the necropolis of Memphis and Egypt's capital during the Old Kingdom then the Steep Pyramid of Cheops , the oldest stone building in the world date back to 28th century B.C. If you wish to dine out, your tour guide can give you many recommendations of restaurants. O/N Cairo.
We will Visit Egyptian Museum, the most important depository of
Day 13: Luxor
Arrive Luxor at 8:30 Am, transfer to your Nile Crouse. Check in your cabin. Free at leisure till lunch time. Then we will visit Karnak and Luxor temples. Dinner will be on board. O/N Board.
Day 14: On Board
After breakfast on board, cross West Bank to visit valley of kings & Queens, Hatshepsut temple at Deir El Bahari & Colossi of Memnon .Lunch will be on board. Evening sail to Edfu via Esna. Dinner will be on Board. O/N Edfu.
Day 15: On Board - Aswan
We will visit Haroeries in the morning, well preserved temple of falcon-headed God Hores . Lunch will be on Board, afternoon Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the temples of crocodile God (Sobek), then Sail to Aswan.
Day 16: Aswan
We will visit High Dam, built to control the flooding of Nile, and Old Dam, built in l9th Century. Then we go to ancient quarries to see the 170-feet Unfinished Oblique. Continue by felucca (traditional sailing boats) to visit Granite quarries and Philae Temple represents a fusion of three great civilizations (Egyptian, Greek and Roman). Return to your Nile Cruise. O/N Aswan (Isis Cournich Hotel).
Day17: Aswan-Abu Simbel-Cairo
In the morning, transfer to Aswan airport and fly by Charter flight to Abu Simbel where you will visit the temples dedicated to Ramses II, then fly back to Aswan. Afternoon transfer to Aswan Rail way station to return back to Cairo by First class train. Arrive Cairo and transfer to your hotel. O/N Cairo (Siag Pyramids Hotel).
Day 18: Cairo-Departure
Transfer to Cairo Airport for your return flight.
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