spacial program to explore Cairo ,Luxor and Aswan pharaohs wonders , Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Nile cruise, Luxor dusty tombs and gigantic temples .
Come and visit Cairo Mosques and old gates, marvel the Pyramids; one of the 7 Wonders of the ancient world, see Tutankhamen's treasuries at the Egyptian museum.
Travel south to cruise the Nile and explore the Pharaohs' splendors between Luxor and Aswan, visit Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple, Luxor and Karnak temples. sail down to the south to explore more templs and the beauty of the Nile valley , take the flight back to cairo to see more wonderful sights .
Day 1: Arrive in Cairo & Hotel transfer
The arrival date meet the guide and drive to get dinner and then to the Hotel to Check in. No meals included today.
Day 2: first adjustable day Cairo Islamic monuments
9 AM, you will meet your tour guide who will escort you to enjoy a special day visiting some of the most famous mosques in Egypt and the Islamic world.
Start by visiting the citadel of Salahuldin and the its iconic Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali. Then drive 5 minutes to reach the tallest twin mosques in Cairo; the one on the left built by Sultan Hassan Ibn Qalaoun in the 14th century AD, and the one on the right built by Khushiar Hanem during the reign of Khedive Ismail in the 19th century AD.
Open buffet lunch at a nice local restaurant.
After lunch, proceed to see more iconic mosques at Al Moez street.
Cairo hotel depends on your choice as 4 stars or 5 satras hotel .
Finish your tour around 5 PM and back to the hotel in Cairo.
Later in the evening, you will be picked for dinner at Cairo (Set Menu).
here the restaurant provide Egyptian food
Day 3: Visit Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum
This morning you will be escorted by an Egyptologist tour guide to explore the only still standing wonder of the 7 wonders of the ancient world; The Pyramids of Giza and its guardian Sphinx.
Short break for lunch near the Pyramids area.
Then, you will have a short drive of about 30 minutes to Cairo downtown to explore the overwhelming Egyptian Museum displays a huge and rare collection with over 120,000 ancient objects, considered the largest collection of ancient artifacts in the world, including the treasures from the most famous Tomb of King Tutankhamen that was discovered in the 1920s.
Back to the hotel for some rest.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
Day 4 (Optional day) : Alexandria over-day trip (this day is optional you can choose to do or to skip
6:30 am pickup time to Alexandria around 3 hours driving.
Visit to the the Roman catacombs, Pompey's pillar, the citadel of Quitbay.
Dhohr prayer at Abou El Abbas El Morsy Mosque (if time permits)
Lunch at a fish restaurant (Set Menu).
Visit to the library of Alexandria .
Drive back to Cairo to arrive around 7.00 PM.
Pickup dinner meal on the way back to Cairo hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner
Day 5: Flight to Aswan & Aswan Tour
Early this morning, you will catch your flight to Aswan.
Upon arrival, you will start your tour by visiting Philae temple on its romantic location at the island of Ajelicka, escorted by a private Egyptology Tour guide, you will get to know the history of the site together with the interesting story of how the UNESCO managed to relocate the temple from its original Philae Island to the current twin Island of Ajelicka.
You will also visit the Aswan High dam; our main source of power and shield against the annual Nile floods. Then you will proceed to visit the granite quarry and see the unfinished obelisk that was supposed to be the largest ever, however it cracked and was left in the site to show us how the ancient Egyptians managed to quarry granite rocks and how they made their gigantic obelisks.
Lunch in Aswan & hotel check in. Overnight Aswan Hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner.
Day 6: Abu Simbel temples & Cruise check in
4 AM be ready to board the bus that will drive you about 3.5 hours from Aswan to the UNESCO world heritage site at Abu Simbel.
These amazing temples built by the legendary Pharaoh Ramses II are one of Egypt’s most awe-inspiring sites. We arrive at the temples in plenty of time for some historical explanations by your Egyptologist guide, before going inside the temple while the sun is rising to see how 3 out of the 4 statues at the temple’s shrine are lit up, leaving Ptah, the god of Darkness in shadow.
After you have enjoyed the temples, you will head back to Aswan and arrive around noon time.
This afternoon you will check in to the Nile Cruise starting with Lunch, take some rest at your leisure.
This afternoon, the Nile cruise will set sailing towards Komombo.
After about 4 hours of sailing, you will reach Komombo temple, where your cruise will be docking, walk 3 minutes to explore the double temple of Harwer and Sobek escorted by your tour guide.
Back to the boat to continue sailing towards Edfu.
Meals included: Buffet breakfast, Lunch, and dinner onboard the Nile cruise.
Day 7: Horus temple at Edfu & Sail to Luxor
This morning you will visit the temple of Horus at Edfu; the best preserved among all temples in Egypt, back to the boat for meals and enjoy the sailing towards Luxor.
Arrive Luxor by the evening, overnight in Luxor.
You may consider an amazing sunrise Hot-air ballon trip in Luxor (Need to be booked at least 3 days before due to the peak, this trip is pre-booked and non-refundable).
Meals included: Buffet breakfast, Lunch, and dinner onboard the Nile Cruise.
Day 8: Cruise checkout & Luxor East bank tour
This morning you will check out from the Cruise and store luggage in the bus, proceed to your tour to explore the Gigantic complex of Karnak temple to get lost between its ruins and massive columns, after your visit to the Karnak complex you will also visit Luxor temple that was named after the city itself and was dedicated to the patron God Amon-ra.
Dhohr prayer at Abu Elhagag Mosque.
Back to check into Luxor Hotel.
Meals included: Buffet breakfast onboard the Nile Cruise, lunch and dinner in Luxor.
Day 9: Luxor West bank & Drive to Hurghada
This morning, you will check out, and after breakfast, you will visit the west bank sites, including the dusty tombs at the valley of the kings; where the tomb of King Tutankhamen was discovered, then have a short drive to the mortuary temple of the female pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut.
After the tour, you will have board your comfy bus to Hurghada (about 5 hours) enjoying different scenes between countryside, colorful desert mountains, and Sea coast. Stop midway for refreshment and snacks.
To arrive Hurghada and check into your rooms.
Meals included: Hotel breakfast, Lunch in Luxor, Dinner in Hurghada
Days 10 (you are free to add more days) Hurghada free days
Optional diving, snorkeling, and Safari trips.
Meals included: All inclusive in Hurghada.
Day _: Drive from Hurghada to Cairo (flight upgrade is available)
Today after breakfast you will check out and drive to Cairo for about 5 hours, stops on the way will be arranged.
Meals included: Hurghada Hotel breakfast.
4 nights in Cairo based on BB.
1 domestic flight from Cairo to Aswan.
3 nights onboard the Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor based on FB.
1 night in Aswan or Luxor based on BB.
(?) nights in Hurghada based on all-inclusive soft drinks.
2 Airport meets and assists transfers.
3 lunch meals in Cairo at Nice restaurants.
3 dinner meals in Cairo at Nice restaurants.
1 lunch meal in Aswan.
1 dinner meal in Aswan.
Transportation by a private AC tourist vehicle.
2 small bottles of water during tours.
Qualified Egyptology guide.
Entry fees to the main sites mentioned in the itinerary.
All taxes & service charge.
International flight ticket.
Entry visa (can be obtained upon arrival for most nationalities).
Extra expenses (drinks – shopping).
Hotel extras (phone calls and laundry etc.)
Sites not included in the itinerary.
Tipping and gratuities (Feel free to discuss while booking or during your tour).