Day 01: Arrival (Welcome to Egypt) - the GEM & NMEC
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 Egyptian history from prehistory to the Greek-Roman period with 50,000 objects that have never been 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 through the Grand Staircase that surrounds statues of the ancient Egyptian great kings to reach the hall of King Tut and other exhibition halls.
The GEM uses a new interactive technology (the hololens technology) allowing you to communicate with the museum collections.
After that, you will go 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 & the Non-royal tombs & The Valley Temple & the Great Sphinx & the Egyptian Museum
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 which are the eternal resting places of the pharaohs of the 4th dynasty (2550 B.C.). You will see the three famous pyramids of the Giza Plateau (Cheops, Chefren, and Mecyrinos), the smaller pyramids of Queens and Princesses, the Valley temple of king Chephren, the Great Sphinx, and the high official tombs around the king's pyramids. Make sure you will have unforgettable photos and memories there.
Optional: Visit inside the pyramid & The Solar Boat.
Then you will move to visit The Egyptian Museum which exhibits thousands of objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco–Roman period. It has been calculated that spending one minute at each exhibit will take nine months to see the whole collection!
Optional: Visit the royal mummy room that will be moved soon to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.
By the end of the day, you will move to the train station to travel to Aswan.
Day 03: Aswan (High Dam & Philae Temple)
Our Rep. will be waiting for you at Aswan train station. Then, you will move to visit The High Dam, which was built by president Nasser. After that, visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess of love Isis. It was made during the Ptolemaic Period. Egyptologists believe that Philae was the last active site of the native ancient Egyptian religion and that the last Egyptian hieroglyph was written there in the late fourth century.
Spend your day in Aswan, then move ahead to Luxor by train and sleep your night at Luxor Hotel.
Day 04: Luxor (Valley of the Kings & Queen Hatshepsut Temple & Colossi of Memnon)
Find out the west bank of Luxor by visiting the Valley of the Kings, the largest burial ground in ancient Egypt. You will see 3 of the best-preserved tombs of the new kingdom.
Move on to visit the funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the longest-reigning female pharaoh of an indigenous Egyptian dynasty. Her name means "Foremost of Noble Ladies".
Then you will move to visit the two Colossi of Memnon which are all the remaining of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
By the end of your day tour, you will move ahead to transfer to Hurghada by bus.
Day 05: Relax on Hurghada Red Sea Coast
Relax and enjoy your time at 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.
Day 06: Relax on Hurghada Red Sea Coast
Move to Hurghada with an air-conditioned vehicle , check in hotel and then start riding the submarine to see the charming scenery such as coral reefs, algae, colorful fish and others.
Day 07: International Flight
Move ahead from Hurghada to Cairo by bus then to Cairo International Airport to get your final departure flight.