Discover Egypt from a new style through our 12 days Egypt tour to Cairo, Nile cruise & Hurghada. Enjoy the Coptic and Islamic landmarks in Cairo, then live the adventure Onboard a luxury Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan. All your tours accompanied by a private Egyptologist tour guide. Enjoy the secondary part of your trip to Egypt in Hurghada Red Sea to have a relaxing time of the charming beaches. Don’t miss the opportunity and book our Egypt itinerary 12 days today!
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Duration||12 Days / 11 Nights|
|Tour Type||Historical Tour|
Arrival to Cairo Airport - Check-in 5* Hotel
Start your magical 12 days Egypt tour when upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative and he will transfer you to the hotel, then checked in at 5* hotel.
Evening time, join our tour guide to enjoy a dinner cruise, then back to the hotel.
Visiting The Pyramids Complex
After enjoying your breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, you will meet your guide to starting your 12 day Egypt tour in Cairo by visiting:
Giza pyramids complex tour is your gateway to the ancient Egyptian civilization, you will see three Pyramids, The Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Middle pyramid of Khafrae, and the small pyramid of Menkaure. Then move to visit:-
The Sphinx is one of the greatest and most beautiful statues in the world. Some consider, it was built with the Pyramids but was renovated during the New Kingdom. Afterward, head to visit:-
The ancient Egyptians believed in life after death, so they used the Valley Temple to mummify their dead in order to preserve it. There were large chambers in the valley temples, some of them have been used in the embalming and the sanctifying of the king's body.
After that, you will have your delicious lunch at a Pyramids / Nile view restaurant, then you will move to visit:
Saqqara step pyramid consisted of six mastabas, It was built by order of the "King Djoser", it's the first pyramid was built in ancient Egypt.
After that, join your tour guide to visit the first capital founded in ancient Egypt:
Memphis city is the first capital of Egypt builds in the 31st century BC. It was the seat of power of the Old Kingdom of Egypt "2686 to 2181 B.C" and the special home to the Egyptian pharaohs, who raised the pyramids.
Finally, you will return back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Visiting Alexandria Attractions - Back to Hotel
Continue your 12 day Egypt tour by visiting Alexandria city which considered a really great chance to discover the beauty of the city and enjoy the Mediterranean sea, the old sites, and the ancient world.
Start your trips in Alexandria by visiting:
Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa is an ancient cemetery and one of the treasures of Egypt. It is said that the area named Kom Al-Shqafah was named after the large presence of "Shakaf" pottery. Other say that it is the Arabic name that was given to the region to revive the ancient Greek name.
After that, escort your guide to continue your tour in Alexandria by visiting:
It is the biggest memorial column in Egypt. Pompey's pillar located in the center of the temple hall of the Serapeum, the principal temple of the Greco-Egyptian god Serapis, it's a 26.85 m granite column.
Have your lunch at a seafood restaurant, then move to visit:
Qaitbay Castle is a defensive fortress, consists of three square floors. The first floor of the castle contains the mosque. The second floor contains a number of interior rooms and halls as well as a number of passages. The third floor contains large stones prepared as seats for Sultan.
Afterward, head to explore the house of the books:-
Alexandria Library the first and largest library known in history, containing the largest collection of books in the ancient world, reached about 700 thousand volumes, there is a big controversy about The first person who built the library "Alexander or Ptolemy I".
Finally, end your tour in Alexandria by exploring:
Abu Alabass Mosque is located in the Anfushi area and characterized by its high-rise lighthouse and it has four domes. It has an area of 3 thousand square meters and has a height of 73 meters. The ceilings were engraved with Arabic-made motifs.
At the end of your tour in Alexandria, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Tour to Musuem, Citadel & Khan El Khalili
At the morning and after having your breakfast at your hotel, continue your 12 day Egypt tour accompanied by your tour guide to visit old Cairo attractions.
When visiting The Egyptian Museum, you will see various collections of architectural art in the building of the museum between the Greek-Roman and French architectural, while the museum contains Pharaonic monuments. You will see also the pharaonic character in the interior design of the museum halls. The entrance to the halls simulates the tomb of the Egyptian temples, and the rooms resemble the Edfu temple.
After that, have your lunch, then transfer to visit:
At Salah El-Din Citadel, the first thing that will attract you, the height of the castle. It's strong and durable walls over the years and the ages. Many important monuments were built in the Citadel of Saladin throughout its long history and the most highlight build in the citadel is:
Mohamed Ali mosque considered one of the most famous touristic landmarks in Egypt. Within the mosque are two pulpits. The larger one made of wood and decorated with gilt and the smaller one of alabaster was a gift from King Faruq, dating to 1939.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is journey back in time where every traveler will get to make some amazing memories between the incredible monuments and artifacts from Pre-historical times to Ancient Egyptian Periods, to Greco-Roman, to Coptic, Islamic, finally leading and contemporary modern times.
End your tour in Cairo by visiting:-
Khan al-Khalili is considered to be one of the oldest markets in the Arab East, it's over six hundred years old. Its architecture remains intact since the Mamluk era So far, Al-this place had a special influence among tourists coming to Egypt and hence gained importance over many years.
At the end of the day, your tour guide will return you back to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
Fly to Aswan Landmarks - Check in the Cruise
After having your breakfast in your hotel in Cairo, we will transfer you to Cairo airport then fly to Aswan. Upon arrival at Aswan, you will meet your tour guide to visit:
Philae temple construction began іn 690 BC, enjoy green plants, beautiful water, wonderful views and unique designs where you can't see anywhere else just in this temple.
Unfinished Obelisk is the largest known Obelisk in Egypt, the obelisk was ordered by Hatshepsut. It has been measured about 137 feet 42 meters.
Continue your 12 day Egypt tour where you will visit:
You can enjoy spectacular views of the Nile and the water gates that can be observed from the high observation point in Aswan High Dam.
Now it's time to transfer to your 5* Nile cruise to check-in and have your lunch and overnight on board.
Note: Your lunch and dinner will be on board your cruise.
Tour to Abu Simbel - Back to Cruise
At the morning, get your breakfast box, then your tour guide will pick you up from your cruise to continue your 12 day Egypt tour by visiting:
Abu Simbel temple is an ancient Egyptian site, located in southern Egypt, It attracts huge numbers of tourists every year from different countries. Abu Simbel consists of two temples carved in the mountain on the west bank of the Nile, It was constructed between 1290 BC and 1224 BC.
After that, you will transfer back to your cruise for overnight.
Note:Your lunch and dinner will be onboard your cruise.
Tour to Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples
Morning time, enjoy the breakfast at the cruise, then join your Egyptologist tour guide to visit:
Kom Ombo was built on the ruins of an ancient temple. It was erected to worship the gods Sobek and the great Horus, both of them merged into their own triad.
After that, back to your cruise and sailing until reaching:
Edfu has located 60 Km to the north of Aswan and is considered one of the best-preserved ancient monuments and the second largest temple in Egypt. It's considered the most impressive temple you will see during your journey between Luxor and Aswan.
After that, back to your cruise and overnight.
Note: Your lunch and dinner will be onboard your cruise.
Visiting Luxor Attractions - Transfer To Hurghada
Nothing in the world compares to the beauty and grandeur of the monuments that you will see in Luxor during your 12 day Egypt tour, your tour to Luxor will be an unforgettable experience.
Check out after having your breakfast at your cruise, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to enjoy in Luxor where you will visit:-
The Valley of The Kings consists of two branches of valleys on the western bank, divided into two regions. The first region is the Eastern Valley, which includes many important royal tombs and the second region is the western valley, which includes two large royal tombs and a number of small tombs of some unknown royal individuals.
After that, your guide will accompany you to visit:
Hatshepsut was the queen that initially ruled as a deputy to her son, King Thutmose III, she was a ruler loved by her people. The temple of Hatshepsut is considered one of the great funerary monuments of the ancient world due to its design and decorations. It was built of limestone.
Now, you will transfer to visit the biggest statues exist in Luxor:
The two Colossi of Memnon are made of Sandstone and each one consists of a pedestal and a crown. The statue shows the pharaoh seated on the throne wearing the royal crown. In reality, the statues are of Amenhotep III and his wife was used to guard the entrance to a great temple complex.
Afterward, have your lunch and finally head to Luxor east bank to enjoy visiting:-
The temples of Karnak were one of the largest and greatest constructs dedicated to worshiping the gods in the history of the whole world. The ruins of the Karnak temple give us a clear picture of the history of Egypt in its strength, prosperity, weakness, and decay for a period of time of up to two thousand years, beginning with the central state.
Finally, your tour guide will transfer you to Hurghada city by private A/C car and check-in 5* hotel for overnight.
Enjoying with Hurghada Red Sea
Start a new stage of your 12 days Egypt tour in Hurghada. There are many activities you can do such as diving, snorkeling, witnessing fish, coral, and dolphins, and ride a boat on the Red Sea.
Free Day in Hurghada
Enjoy a free day of Hurghada, the day will be yours to live the adventure you desire.
Check Out from Your Hotel - Fly Back to Cairo
At the afternoon, check out from the hotel in Hurghada, then catch the flight to Cairo for an overnight at a 5* hotel where the rest of the day will be yours.
End of Your 12 Day Egypt Tour
After Breakfast at the hotel, our representative will help you with check out and transfer you to the airport and assist you to end your 12 day Egypt tour at the airport through your final departure formalities.
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My friend & I have just returned from a fab week in Hurghada. We wanted to book a day trip to Luxor at £94, but ended up booking a the overnight trip to Luxor as it was only £10 more! The trip exceeded our expections because of the fascinating temples, the overnight stay on the Nile & our fabulous & very knowledgeable tour guide (Mahmoud A-B).