Discover Egypt from a new style through our 12 day 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 tour 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 an Egypt itinerary 12 Days today!
12 Day Egypt Tour is More Than Enough to Explore The Living Wonders of Egypt
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-Tour Location Will Be In Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada.
-Tour Duration for 12 Days / 11 Nights.
-Tour Availability Every Day.
-Pickup Point and Drop Point Will be at Cairo airport.
- 12 Days Egypt Tour Highlights:
Day 1: Arrival At Cairo Airport - Check in 5* Hotel - Enjoy Dinner Cruise.
Day 2: Giza Pyramids - Sphinx - Valley Temple - Saqqara Pyramid - Memphis City.
Day 3: Qaitbay Citadel - Pompey's Pillar - Catacombs and Library of Alexandria.
Day 4: Egyptian Museum - Salah El Din Citadel - Mohamed Ali Mosque - Khan El Khalii Bazaar.
Day 5: Philae Temple - Aswan High Dam - Unfinished Obelisk.
Day 6: Abu Simbel Temples Tour.
Day 7: Kom Ombo Temple - Edfu Temple.
Day 8: Valley of The Kings - Karnak Temples - Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon.
Day 9: Enjoy Hurghada Activities.
Day 10: Free Day in Hurghada.
Day 11: Fly Back to Cairo.
Day 12: End Your 12 Days Egypt Tour.
First Day: Arrival to Cairo Airport
Start your magical 12 day Egypt tour, upon arrival, 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.
Second Day: Visiting The Pyramids Complex
After breakfast at the hotel, where you will meet your guide to starting your 12 day Egypt tour in Cairo by visiting:
The Giza Pyramids:-
This tour is your gateway to the ancient Egyptian civilization, you will see three Pyramids: The Great Pyramid of Khufu, The Middle Pyramid of (King Khafrae) and the small pyramid of (king Menkaure) then move to:-
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:-
The Valley Temple:
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 lunch, then you will move to visit:
Saqqara Step Pyramid:
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.
Memphis city is the first capital of Egypt builds in the 31st century BC. For the God Ptah by the pharaoh menus the unifier of Egypt. Finally back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Third Day: Visiting Alexandria Attractions - Back to Hotel
Continue your 12 day Egypt tour by visiting Alexandria 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. During your 12 days in Egypt, you will enjoy every second in one of the greatest cities in ancient and modern times.
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. Have your lunch, then head to:-
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, then move to visit:
The Citadel of Qaitbay:
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 visit:-
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'). End your tour in Alexandria by visiting:
Morsi Abu Alabass Mosque:
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. Finally, your tour guide will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
Fourth Day: Tour to Old Cairo - Fly to Aswan
Morning time at the hotel, continue your 12 day Egypt tour accompanied by your tour guide to visit old Cairo attractions.
The Egyptian Museum
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 Temple of Edfu. After that, have your lunch, then transfer to visit:
Salah El-Din Citadel:
At Salah El-Din Citadel, the first thing that will attract you, the height of the castle, its strong and durable walls over the years and the ages. Many important monuments were built in the Citadel of Saladin throughout its long history.
Mohamed Ali Mosque:
The 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. End your Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada tour in Cairo by visiting:-
Khan EL Khalili Bazaar:
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 to your hotel in Cairo.
Fifth Day: Fly to Aswan Landmarks - Check in A Cruise
After having your breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport of Cairo to fly to Aswan, upon arrival to Aswan meet your tour guide. While you are in Aswan, there are many activities you can do. You also can customize your own trip to suit your interest. you will see miracles and creativity in Aswan. Your tour guide will accompany you to Aswan, set off 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. Afterward, have your lunch then move to visit:
The Unfinished Obelisk:
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, you will visit:
The High Dam:
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. Then, overnight on board the cruise.
Sixth Day: Tour to Abu Simbel - Back to Cruise
Your tour guide will pick you up from your Hotel to continue your 12 day Egypt tour by visiting:-
Abu Simbel Temple
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. Then spend overnight on board the cruise.
Seventh Day: Tour to Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples
Morning time, enjoy the breakfast at the cruise, then join your Egyptologist tour guide to visit:
Kom Ombo Temple:
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 have your lunch then move to visit:-
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.
Eighth Day: Visiting Luxor Attractions - Transfer To Hurghada
Nothing in the world compares to the beauty and grandeur of the monuments that you will see during your 12 day Egypt tour, your tour to Luxor will be an unforgettable experience.
Check out after your breakfast then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to enjoy in Luxor. Start your trip by visiting:-
The Valley of The Kings:-
The Valley of The Kings consists of two branches of valleys on the western bank, divided into two regions, The First Area: The Eastern Valley, which includes many important royal tombs and The second area: the western valley, which includes two large royal tombs and a number of small tombs of some unknown royal individuals. Then move to visit:-
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut:-
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. The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut was built of limestone. Afterward, have your lunch then move to visit:-
Colossi of Memnon:-
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. 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
Don’t leave Luxor city without enjoying a horse riding and fleece (sail with a boat in the Nile) Finally, your tour guide will transfer you to a 5* hotel in Hurghada.
Ninth Day: 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.
Tenth Day: Free Day in Hurghada.
Free day in Hurghada.
Eleventh Day: Check Out Your Hotel - Fly Back to Cairo
Afternoon, Check out from the hotel, then catch the flight to Cairo for an overnight at a 5* hotel where the rest of the day will be yours.
Twelveth Day: 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.
You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.
Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.
We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in egypt. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.
Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to egypt, You will feel secure in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt and construct an entire environment dedicated for ensuring the lives of all tourists.
They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.
The temperature of Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c, Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.
It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.
Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.