Day 1: Arrival – Giza Pyramids / Egyptian Museum
Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you, then you will be transferred by an A/C car to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Later that morning….
Breakfast. Start your day at 10:00am visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.
Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx – a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren.
Back to the hotel & overnight in Cairo.
Note: 2 nights will be booked at the hotel that day due to the very early arrival.
Day 2: Alexandria
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour to Alexandria. Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit its open court and free museums.
Note: To enter the reading area you will need to purchase an extra ticket.
Then visit the Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now stands the castle of Qaitbey. Visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as the royal beaches of the queens. Continue your tour by visiting the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, as well as the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria and the statue of Alexander the Great.
You can then stop for lunch before visiting the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa before driving along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side which includes the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.
Stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, before visiting the old downtown of Alexandria and walking through the old city-center of Alexandria.
Alexandria has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary – just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you at the cost price – no profit to us. Travel in comfort back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: Luxor
Breakfast. Transfer to take the flight to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to start your tour to the West Bank – Valley of the Kings, Colossal of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple. Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes. Crossing the Nile, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties.
The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenophis III facing the Nile. and visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Move to the east bank of Luxor to visit the Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.
It was constructed from the beginning of the Middle Kingdom to the Graeco Roman Kingdom. Then move to Luxor Temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty. King Ramses II was the most famous king in the 19th Dynasty. He ruled Egypt for about 67 years. It was dedicated to the great god Amun-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu together representing the Theban triad. Enjoy visiting Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon.
Transfer to the hotel & overnight in Luxor.
Day 4: Aswan
(Optional $150) Hot Air Balloon Ride: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.
The flight is approximately 30:45 minutes depend on the weather
Transfer to Aswan by train. Arrival, and transfer to the hotel. Start your Tour of High Dam-Temple of Philae Island Sail to the island of Agilkia. Visit the temple that was removed from their original island of Philae which lies submerged most of the year by the waters of Lake Nasser. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments were built between the 26th-dynasty and the Roman period.
Return to the mainland and drive to Aswan for a view of the high Dam which was completed in 1964. From here you can gaze across Lake Nasser. Overnight in Aswan.
Day 5: Aswan / Cairo
Breakfast, Free day
(Optional $210) Abu Simbel Trip
Departure to visit the Temple of Abu Simbel, The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King’s wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Back to Aswan.
Transfer to take the flight to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 6: Final Departure
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel by maximum 12:00pm.
(Optional 60$) Old Islamic & Coptic Cairo tour.
Our representative will transfer you to the airport for final departure.
4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
1 Night hotel accommodation in Luxor on bed and breakfast basis
1 Night hotel accommodation in Aswan on bed and breakfast basis
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Egyptian Museum & Pyramids
1 Day tour in Alexandria
1 Day tour in Aswan
1 Day tour in Luxor visiting East & West Banks
All your tours and excursions are with A/C vehicle
The service of meet and assist at all your destinations
Expert English speaking tour guide
All your visits include entrance fees
Our prices include all taxes and services
Train ticket: Luxor / Aswan
Domestic flights: Cairo / Luxor & Aswan / Cairo
Transfer by an A/C vehicle: Cairo / Alexandria / Cairo
Egypt entry visa
Drinks and any personal expenses