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Explore Egypt Attractions in 18 days

Cairo

Duration

20 days 19 nights

Tour Type

private

Group Size

Run

everyday

Explore Egypt in 18 days with an inclusive Luxury package tour allowing you to discover the major sites of Cairo (the Grand Egyptian Museum, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, Memphis, the Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladdin, Manial Palace Museum, The Nilometer, and Moez Street), Alexandria (Catacomb, Pompey’s Pillar, Library of Alexandria, Qaitbay Citadel, and Montzah Palace), Fayoum, Luxor, and Aswan (The Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple, High Dam, Kom Ombo Temple, and Edfu Temple) with a fascinating Nile Cruise and enjoy in Hurghada in unforgettable 18-days.

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Tour Highlights

  • Cairo
  • the Grand Egyptian Museum, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, Memphis, the Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladdin, Manial Palace Museum, The Nilometer, Moez Street
  • Alexandria
  • Catacomb, Pompey's Pillar, Library of Alexandria, Qaitbay Citadel, Montzah Palace
  • Fayoum
  • Wadi El- Rayan, Tunis Village, Gabal El- Medawar
  • Luxor
  • The Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple
  • Aswan
  • Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple, High Dam, Kom Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple
  • Hurghada ( Relaxation time )

Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival (Welcome to Egypt)
Our Rep. will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport. Then you will meet your tour guide to pick you up with a private air-conditioned car to start your magical tour in Cairo by visiting the Grand Egyptian Museum.
The GEM displays the Egyptian history from the prehistory to the Greek-Roman period with 50,000 objects some of them never exhibited before. These collections are like the whole collection of King Tut and the second boat of King Khufu (Solar Boat).
The tour in the GEM will start with the Atrium, where you will see the colossal statue of King Ramses II. Then you will walk thourgh the Grand Staircase that surrounded statues of the ancient Egyptian great kings to reach to hall of King Tut and other exhibitions halls.
The GEM use a new interactive technology (the hololens technology) allowing you to communicate with the museum collections.
After that, you will go ahead to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat to see its temporary exhibition presenting the history of four crafts in Egypt from prehistory to modern history. Additionally, the new display of the royal mummies.
Finally, our team will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 02: Giza Pyramids & Saqqara & Memphis
You will be met by our private Egyptologist English speaking guide at your hotel to accompany you by air-conditioned car to visit The Pyramids of Giza that are the eternal resting places of the pharaohs of the 4th dynasty (2550 B.C.). You will visit the three famous pyramids of Giza Plateau (Cheops, Chefren, and Mecyrinos), the smaller pyramids of Queens and Princesses, and the Great Sphinx.
After that, you will go ahead to Saqqara to visit the Complex of the king Djoser to see The Step Pyramid considered the first stonework is ever done in History from the 3rd dynasty (2670 B.C), Pyramid of Teti to know the pyramids texts, and the nobles tombs where you will enjoy the daily life scenes of Ancient Egyptians.
Then, you will move to explore Memphis which was founded around 3100 BC. It is the legendary city of Menes.
Back to Cairo hotel
Overnight at Cairo hotel
Day 03: the Egyptian Museum & Citadel of Saladdin
Our private Egyptologist English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel to accompany you by a private A/C car to visit The Egyptian Museum which exhibits thousands of objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco–Roman period. It has calculated that if you spend one minute at each exhibit, it will take nine months to see the whole collection!
Then you will move to visit the outstanding Citadel of Saladdin where you will be able to visit the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the founder of modern Egypt, and his mosque built on the Turkish style and called the Alabaster Mosque.
Back to Cairo hotel
Overnight at Cairo hotel
Day 04: Manial palace & The Nilometer & Moez Street
You will be met by our Egyptologist English speaking guide at your hotel to accompany you by a private A/C car to explore Manial Palace Museum belonging to Prince Mohamed Ali. This palace includes a collection of manuscripts, carpets, textiles, brass work, and crystal. Additionally, there are gardens including beautiful plants and flowers that are worth seeing.
After that, you will move to visit the Nilometer, one of the best examples of Islamic architecture in Cairo.
Then you will move to visit the major places of Islamic Cairo. Take a tour in Moez Street where you will enjoy the glory of Islamic art and architecture of Egypt, then go to visit Khan Khalili area comprising an array of shops dating to the 14th Century AD.

Back to Cairo hotel
Overnight at Cairo hotel
Day 05: Alexandria (The Catacomb & Pompey’s Pillar & library of Alexandria)
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza early and will take you in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to start your private day tour to Alexandria. After 3 hours of driving, you will arrive at Alexandria.
You will start your day tour at the Catacomb wwhich has three levels underground with beautiful reliefs depict the mixture that happened between the Greco-Roman and the ancient Egyptian styles. After that, you will go ahead to Pompey’s Pillar which has nothing to do with Pompey, and our guide will tell you the reason.
Then we stop for lunch including fish, chicken, or vegetarian options.
After lunch, visit the new library of Alexandria.

Back to Alexandria hotel
Overnight at Alexandria hotel
Day 06: Alexandria (Qaitbay Citadel & Montazah Palace)
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria to visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, the witness on the Islamic glories during the medieval period. Then move to Montazah Palace, a royal palace dating back to the Mohamed Ali family time.
Then you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
Day 07: Fayoum Adventure Tour - Wadi El-Rayan & Tunis Village & Gabal El-Medawara
You will start your day tour early by air-conditioned car from your hotel in Cairo to Fayoum, located 90 km from the capital city of Cairo.
For the adventurer, you will move to Wadi El-Rayan to enjoy the natural beauty in Fayoum oasis.
After that, visit Tunis Village to see the pottery school reviving the pottery industry in Fayoum and teaching residents there.
Then get your lunch and go ahead to reach Gabal El-Medawara for hiking option on the magic lake.
Then you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
Day 08: Embarkation
Fly from Cairo to Luxor and Sail with The Nile Cruise
Our Rep. will pick you up at Cairo Airport for your flight from Cairo to Luxor. You will check-in 5 Stars Nile Cruise and then you will be met by our private Egyptologist English speaking guide.
Embarkation & Lunch & Afternoon Tea.
Belly Dance Show & Dinner & Overnight in Luxor.
Day 09 :Breakfasts & Disembarkation: Visit Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
During you are having your breakfast, the cruise will be sailed to the West bank of Luxor to see
The Valley of the Kings
also known as the "Valley of the Gates of the Kings" in Egypt, it was used for 500 years in the period between the 16th and 11th centuries BC. to build tombs for the pharaohs and nobles of the modern state. This site was chosen for the burial of kings, because the sun god descends (dies) in the western horizon to be reborn and rejuvenated in the eastern horizon, and the royal tombs are notable for containing drawings and inscriptions from ancient Egyptian mythology. .

The Temple of Hatshepsut

The Temple of Hatshepsut or Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut is an Eighteenth Dynasty temple of Egypt and the best remaining temples were built about 3,500 years ago in Deir el-Bahari, Egypt. The walls of the temple were covered with scenes representing temple rituals and religious festivities, the scenes more distinct than those in the central balcony, which represents Hatshepsut's mission in Puntland. You can also visit the hall sacred to the god Amon and the hall of celebrations, where the procession of the queen moved from the temple of the valley to this temple.

The Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon are two huge statues that were built around the year 1350 BC, and are all that remains of a temple in memory of the pharaoh (Amenhotep III), located in western Thebes, Egypt. They belong to King Amenhotep III, one of the kings of the 18th dynasty, which is the strongest ruling family in the history of ancient Egypt.
overnight on the board of Nile Cruise in Luxor
Meals: Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch
Day 10: Luxor Temple| Karnak Temple
During you are having your breakfast, the cruise will be sailed to the Est bank of Luxor to see
Luxor Temple
Luxor Temple is a sign of ancient Egyptian civilization, and is a monument of great beauty in the heart of the modern city of Luxor. Although dozens of centuries have passed since its construction, it remains a witness to the greatness of a civilization that did not disappear, and today it is classified as one of the best preserved Egyptian temples and the most beautiful building, and in it the Egyptian temple plan is evident and clearer. One of the inner chambers contains a group of scenes known as Divine Birth Scenes, as it tells the story of King Amenhotep III's lineage with the idol Amun-Ra himself.

Karnak Temple
The complex of religions, built by 30 pharaohs. Karnak Temple Complex, known as Karnak Temple, is a stunning temple complex of unrivaled beauty, as Karnak comprises the temples of the god Amun, his wife, the goddess 'Mut' and his son, the god 'Khonsu ", which is considered the second most visited historical site in Egypt, after the pyramids of Giza. The "Road of Rams" represents the main gate of the temple, and is composed of two rows of statues of a group of rams, where on both sides of the road are 1,200 statues in the shape of a ram-headed sphinx, that head it symbolizes the god Amon, and was placed in this way as a sort of protection for the temple. And in the center of Karnak is the "Sacred Lake", that lake which is still considered one of the secrets of the Pharaohs today, with its calm waters which do not dry up throughout the year, despite its distance from the Nile River.
overnight on the board of Nile Cruise in Luxor
Meals: Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch
Day 11: Visit Kom Ombo temple & Edfu Temple
After finishing the Breakfast ,your guide will pick you up from Nile Cruise to visit
The Temple of Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo Temple is located in Kom Ombo, Aswan Governorate in southern Egypt. The temple was founded during the reign of Ptolemy VI to worship the gods Sobek and Horus. The walls of this temple were decorated with intimate Egyptian decoration, characterized by the accuracy of its workmanship, the good harmony and the beauty of the balance between the characters of its scenes and the surrounding hieroglyphic inscriptions which complement these scenes.

Temple of Edfu
The Temple of Horus in Edfu, an ancient place dedicated to the cult of the son of Osiris and Isis, the falcon god, is one of the best preserved temples in all of Egypt.
The Temple of Horus, also known as Edfu, is located in the center of the city of the same name. Located 100 km from Luxor and 130 km from Aswan, it is an obligatory point of passage due to its extraordinary historical and architectural importance during a cruise on the Nile.
overnight on the board of Nile Cruise
Meals: Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch
Day 12: Aswan
After finishing the Breakfast , check out from Nile Cruise , your guide will pick you up from Nile Cruise to visit
The High Dam
Egypt is famous for one of the greatest engineering works it is the Aswan Dam, it is a very important architectural and historical achievement for the history of the country, it is the more modern and largest of the two dams that were built on the Nile, at the height of the first there are small sequences of waterfalls. The Dam takes its name from the nearby city of Aswan, which is about 17 km away.

Unfinished obelisk
Aswan was the place where many of the monuments that have come down to us today from ancient Egypt were created. It is considered A piece of stone 41 meters long and four meters wide that was probably abandoned due to a crack in the rock (doh!) and now lies abandoned in the same quarry where it was left thousands of years ago.

Then visit Philae Temple
Philae Temple This temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, which was flooded by the waters of the Nile, is considered the temple of love and was divided and reassembled in a new location on the island of Egilika, about 500 meters from its original location on the island of Philae. Its buildings include the Temple of Hathor, and the visitor can watch the sound and light show at night, which is presented in several languages.
Drive to Hurghada a private air-conditioned car
Day 13: The High Dam & Unfinished Obelisk & Philae Temple
You will start with a visit to the High Dam built by President Nasser. Next, drive to visit the unfinished obelisk, which is supposed to be the largest obelisk of antiquity, then explore the Philae Temple dedicated to the love goddess Isis.
Afternoon tea, sailing to Luxor, dinner and overnight in Esna.
Day 13: Relax on Hurghada Red Sea Coast
Relax and enjoy your time in Hurghada Resort on the Red Sea Coast.
Of course, you will get the finest spa and you can relax, refresh and rejuvenate Balinese, Thai or Western massage, or beauty treatment.
Overnight in Cairo Hurghada
Day 14: submarine
One of the activities that you must try in Hurghada is riding a submarine, you will enjoy an enchanting trip, the experience will take you to another world and you will see colorful fish and coral reefs.
Overnight in Cairo Hurghada
Day 15: diving
When you go to Hurghada, you can practice scuba diving because it is one of the unique activities available in Hurghada
Overnight in Cairo Hurghada
Day 16: Safari
Go to a safari trip to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of the desert, then drink Bedouin tea and enjoy desert activities
Overnight in Cairo Hurghada
Day 17: Back to Cairo
After enjoying Breakfast, you will back to Cairo
Overnight in Cairo Hotel
Day 18: Check out and back to Cairo Airport
Immediately after breakfast, check out, then our representative will pick you up to the Cairo airport

Included/Excluded

  • Our Rep will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport.
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary tour.
  • All transfers and tours with private modern air-conditioned vehicles + A private air-conditioned vehicle from Aswan to Hurghada
  • Egyptologist licensed private tour guides and representatives speak your language.
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor / from Hurghada to Cairo
  • Accommodation for 7 nights in Cairo hotel(B.B)
  • Accommodation for one night in Alexandria hotel(B.B)
  • Accommodation 4 nights / 5days in 5 stars deluxe cruise Full Board
  • Accommodation for 4 nights / 5 days in Hurghada hotel(F.B)
  • Lunch will be served during all tours in good quality local restaurants during the tour.
  • Visit the Local Egyptian industry museums and shops (Papyrus, Perfume, Cotton)
  • Bottled water during your tours
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • International Air Fair
  • Visa Entry
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Any entrance fees for special places
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping

Excluded Accommodation Tour package

No of Travelers
MAY-SEPT
OCT-APRIL
Per Person in Double Room
1437US$
1512US$
Per Person in Single Room
1837US$
1912US$

Included Accommodation Tour package

No of Travelers
MAY-SEPT
OCT-APRIL
Per Person in Double Room
1635US$
1770US$
Per Person in Single Room
2035US$
2170US$

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