Easter in Egypt has a different feel that brings every soul closer to the spirit of the all mighty. During Easter, every traveler will get to experience an incredible vacation worthy of enjoying and remembering 15 magical days across all the legendary cities of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, and the tropical city resort of the red sea in Hurghada. Egypt Easter event 2023 is the best time to enjoy the most magical vacation and the most entertaining activities. Easter holidays in Egypt will be like any other as our skilled and dedicated team of tour operators, tour guides, drivers, and a number of travel consultants will make sure all our clients are enjoying the best accommodations, transportations, Nile Cruises, and restaurants at reasonable and fair prices and all the minor details and logistics are handled.[/more]
An Easter vacation in Egypt will offer every traveler from all over the world an ideal chance to discover the immortal treasures of Egypt such as the great pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Cairo Citadel, the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the Egyptian Museums, and more. The bride of the Mediterranean Alexandria will reveal some amazing Greco-Roman attractions such as the catacombs, Qaitbey Citadel, and more. Between Luxor and Aswan is a miraculous watery path filled with heavenly wonders such as the Karnak temples complex, Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the Kings, Philae temple, Abu Simbel Temples, Kom Ombo Temple, and more. The red sea city resort of Hurghada will be an exotic paradise where everyone can enjoy some entertaining activities like diving, snorkeling, surfing, a Super Safari across the Sahara.
The history of Egypt is very ancient and vast tracing back to more than 5000 years where the Easter holiday played a very important role. The word Easter is Pascha in Greek and known as resurrection Sunday. It is one of the most important religious events in Egypt and the world as it celebrated the resurrection of Jesus as seen in the New Testament. The day of the festival is known as the culmination of the passion of Jesus which is preceded by 40 days of fasting, prayer, and penance known as “Lent” similar to the holy month of Ramadan. The day of celebration is based on the Julian calendar mostly like many western countries Easter is celebrated by both Christians and Muslims in Egypt with very amazing customs like painting and hunting eggs with the Easter bunny plus a number of parades and festivals where everyone will enjoy delicious food, drinks, and the chance to make some joyful & everlasting memories.
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Duration||15 Days / 14 Nights|
|Tour Type||Historical & Recreational Tour|
Arrival to Cairo - Check in Hotel
Start your beautiful 15 days Egypt tour where one of our representatives will meet and assist you at the entrance of Cairo airport, then you will be transferred to your 5* hotel in Cairo.
At the evening time, have a great dinner cruise accompanied by your tour guide. After that transfer back to your hotel and overnight.
Day 2Visiting The Pyramids Complex - Back to Hotel
In the Morning, Have your breakfast, then you will meet your private tour guide at the hotel to start your 15 days Egypt tour by visiting:-
Giza Pyramids in Egypt are truly the face of the ancient civilization, there are three main pyramids, the Great Pyramid of King Khufu, the Pyramid of King Chefren and the Pyramid of King Menkaure, which is a wonderful place to start your visit.
Next, after witnessing the pyramids, you will find in the complex:
The Sphinx is one of the largest and oldest monolithic statues in the world. The blocks were not assembled to create the Sphinx, but was created through a large piece of limestone and then was carved into this wonderful shape. Enjoy every second of your 15 days in Egypt especially in Giza complex by taking some photos with Abu Simbel.
After that, continue your tour in the complex by visiting:
The only remaining mortuary temple at Giza plateau which is made of red granite and was used for the embalming process, It was built in twenty-sixth century BC.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is a newborn institution made of magic and glory that offers a golden gate showcasing the 5000-year-old legacy of the greatest civilization on earth. Within this living miracle are thousands of beautiful wonders exciting epis history and rich culture which include:
The Hanging Obelisk, The 10 Statues of King Senusert, King Ramses Il Statue, the Statues of Ptolemaic Kings and Queens, The Grand Staircase, The epic Royal Regalia, The Victory Column of King Mercnptah, and the Grand Atrium & Gift show.
The museum offers a VIP ticket which provides access to some very Unique wonders, for more info contact us at any time.
Afterward, you will have your lunch at a luxury restaurant then head to visit:-
Saqqara Pyramid the earliest large-scale cut stone construction which consists of six mastabas (in Arabic bench of mud) or stone, It’s rectangular structures with a flat roof and outward sloping sides, it was built in the 3rd Dynasty by Imhotep for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser.
After finishing your tour in Saqqara, you will escort your guide to visit:-
Memphis is the capital of the Old Kingdom “3100 to 2258 BC“;, which was founded by King Menes. The city holds many amazing palaces, temples, and gardens, the most important monuments found at the site are two huge statues of Ramses II.
Finally, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.
Discovering Alexandria Monuments - Back to Cairo
Start the third day of your Egypt itinerary 15 days, enjoy the breakfast at your hotel before heading to Alexandria by A/C car with your guide.
The first attraction you will visit in this historical city is:
The Catacombs of Kom El Shuqafa is the greatest and most important burial site. This site has a mixture of Roman, Hellenistic, Pharaonic, and ancient Egyptian decorative art which dating back to the 2nd century AD.
After enjoying the catacombs of Alexandria, head with your tour guide and visit:
During your 15 days Egypt tour, you will see the tallest monument in the world. Pompey’s pillar was built in the 3rd century AD, built to commemorate the “Emperor Diocletian“. It is the last surviving remnant of the Serapium temple.
Afterward, your lunch will be served at a local restaurant, then your tour guide will take you to visit:-
The citadel of Qaitbay is one of the most important castles on the Mediterranean Sea. This castle took the attention of the rulers and sultans of Egypt throughout the ages, the reason for the construction of the fortress was for a large number of direct threats to the city of Alexandria by the Ottoman Empire.
Continue your tour in Alexandria with your guide by visiting:
Alexandria library consists of 11 floors, 4 of them are underground. The library contains seven specialized libraries, the audio and visual library, the children’s library, the Library of the Blind and others. It also contains 6 museums and 7 specialized research centers.
Then transfer with your tour guide to visit the last attraction in Alexandria:
The mosque is located on the eastern port of Anfushi, It is built on the Andalusian style with its marble and copper columns and octagonal columns. The main characteristic of the mosque is the decoration of the Arabic and Andalusian style. Above the western dome, there is a tomb of Abu Abbas and his two sons.
Finally, your tour guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.
Fly to Aswan Attractions - Check in the Cruise
At the morning time and after having your breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to catch your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival at Aswan airport, your guide in Aswan will accompany you and pay a visit to Aswan highlights including:
The temple of Philae is located in a rocky island in the middle of the River Nile, south of Aswan. It has a great historical significance, not only with its monuments and temples that embodying different historical eras, but also its great strategic location.
Afterward, have your delicious lunch then head to visit:-
The unfinished obelisk in Aswan is carved from pink granite, they are located in the northern part of the Aswan quarry, near the Nile’s eastern shore.
Continue your 15 days Egypt tour and move to visit:-
Aswan High Dam has great importance through successive eras and the largest national project of the twentieth century. When the water rises dramatically, the doors of the High Dam are opened to draw a scene of a rainbow in the seven colors of the spectrum in front of the high dam.
At the end of the day, transfer with your guide to check-in 5* Nile cruise and overnight on board.
Note: Two meals “Lunch & Dinner“will be onboard your cruise.
Visiting the Two Temples of Abu Simbel
In the morning, get your breakfast boxes onboard the cruise and transfer to Abu Simbel by a private vehicle with your Egyptologist tour guide to visit:
Abu Simbel Sun Festival happens on February 22nd and October 22nd of every year, the sun rises directly into the sanctuary of the great temple to illuminate the statues of Ramses and Amun. It’s thought that it’s dated correspond to Ramesses birthday.
Finally, transfer back to your cruise and overnight on board.
Note: Two meals “strong>Lunch & Dinner” will be on board your cruise.
Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples Tours
At the morning, enjoy your delicious breakfast onboard of the cruise and continue your 15 days Egypt tour in Aswan by sailing north in the Nile river until reaching to:
Kom Ombo Temple took nearly four hundred years to be built. It’s a Graeco Roman temple, located about (8 km north of Aswan. In fact, it is a double temple because it was dedicated to the worship of Horus the falcon-headed god and Sobek the crocodile god. That why the temple was called both “House of The Crocodile and Castle of the Falcon“.
Have your lunch then continue sail in Aswan until reaching:
A large number of tourists like to visit this temple during theirs. In front of Edfu temple, there are two giant Falcons made of granite that symbolize Horus, God of Edfu. it was dedicated to the worship of Horus in 237 BC.
After ending your tour in Edfu, return back to the cruise for overnight and continue sail to Luxor.
Note:Two meals “Lunch & Dinner” will be onboard your cruise.
Tour to Luxor East Bank
Check out from the cruise after having the breakfast then you will be accompanied by your tour guide heading to the east bank sites including:-
Karnak temple is located on the northern edge of Luxor’s East Bank. The temple of Karnak is the largest Temple in the World and one of the most sacred sites in ancient Egypt. It contains the best obelisks in Egypt.
Have your delicious lunch at a luxury restaurant then moving to check in 5* hotel in Luxor and relax. At the evening time move to visit:
Luxor Temple located in the city of Luxor on the eastern side of the Nile. Amenhotep III built it in the Middle Kingdom era. At the beginning of the entrance of the temple, there is an obelisk which was created by Ramses II in order to record all that he had accomplished, especially his war victories.
At the end of the day, return back to your hotel in Luxor & overnight.
Tour to Luxor West Bank Attractions
After having breakfast at your hotel in Luxor, join your private tour guide to visit the west bank of Luxor including:-
The valley of the kings contains 63 tombs. The tombs were decorated with scenes from Egyptian mythology. In modern times the valley has become famous because of the discovery of Tutankhamun tomb.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at an amazing restaurant then move to visit:-
Hatshepsut temple is one of the most beautiful of the royal mortuary temples. This temple was built by “Queen Hatshepsut“. Construction of the temple took fifteen years, between the 7th and the 22nd years of her reign.
Continue your 15 days Egypt tour by visiting:-
Colossi of Memnon is twо massive statues оf Pharaoh Amenhotep III, they were on the outer gates of a mortuary temple to guard it, but the temple was destroyed and all that remains now are the two statues.
End your Luxor tour and move for an overnight at your hotel in Luxor.
Transfer to Hurghada
Check out from your hotel in Luxor, then transfer to Hurghada by private air-conditioned car and enjoy the recreation part of your 15 days Egypt tour.
Your first day in Hurghada will be a free day, you can spend it in the hotel or we can organize a wonderful tour for you. Hurghada is one of the most beautiful places in Egypt.
Continue Touring in Hurghada
Enjoy a free day in Hurghada where you will be able to relax at the beach of your hotel, enjoy some the sea activities, and much more you can do.
Free Day In Hurghada
It’s a free day also in Hurghada, the day will be yours to live the adventure you desire during your 15 days Egypt tour.
Have A Diving Trip
At the morning, enjoy the breakfast before leaving to enjoy snorkeling excursion or scuba dive in the Red Sea. A certified instructor will teach you the basics of scuba diving so you can witness the magnificent views of the Red Sea, swimming, and snorkeling in the water, where you can also relax, eat lunch and have some drinks.
In the end, return back to your hotel in Hurghada.
Discovering Old Cairo Landmarks
Have your breakfast at your hotel in Hurghada, then transfer from Hurghada to Cairo by flight and upon arrival, you will meet your tour guide to continue your 15 days Egypt tour in Cairo by visiting:-
The Egyptian Museum is one of the largest museums in the world, its rooms are spacious and the walls are high. The natural light reaches inside the museum through the glass panels on the ceiling and from the windows on the ground floor.
Then enjoy a guided tour to explore:-
The Saladin Citadel has several main or branches doors. Some of these doors have been blocked and replaced by new ones. It was renewed in the era of Muhammad Ali Pasha. The famous king and army leader Saladin built the citadel during the end of the 12th century, is considered one of the most popular historical sites of Cairo.
During your tour of the citadel you will visit:-
Mohamed Ali Mosque is the most lovely Islamic mosque for tourists because of its grandeur and its beauty, It is situated on the top of the citadel in Cairo, it was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848. It’s considered one of the tourist attractions of Cairo.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is the first museum of its kind in the Middle East and the Arab world that showcases the enchanting culture and history of Egypt from the pre-historical times till our current day in the most incredible and welcoming fashion.
Have your tasty lunch at a luxury restaurant then head to visit:-
Khan El-Khalili is full of dozens of bazaars and shops that show the artistic, craftsmanship, Arabic creativity and Islamic skill in handicrafts and that’s why it gained international fame. And Therefore, it’s a destination for all tourists to travel and buy souvenirs that you can not find anywhere else.
At the end of the day, move to check in 5* hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Free Day in Cairo
Free Day in Cairo. The day will be yours to live the adventure you desire in Cairo.
End of Your 15 Days Egypt Tour
End your 15 days in Egypt, breakfast at the hotel then check out and transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through finalizing your departure formalities, with best wishes to see you again in Egypt.
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.
You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.
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 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 23 ¡ÆC in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 32 ¡ÆC 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.
It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.
Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.
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.