Are you planning a family tour to Egypt? Spend 15 enchanting days exploring Cairo, cruising the Nile River between Luxor & Aswan, and relaxing in Hurghada. In Cairo, you will get up close and personal with the impressive Pyramids of Giza, a true wonder of the world. The Egyptian Museum will also amaze you with its fascinating history of Ancient Egypt. The Nile River cruise will mesmerize you as you glide along the serene waters, visiting ancient temples and ruins in Aswan and Luxor with amazing stories to tell. Alexandria offers Alex a rich historical and cultural experience, with its stunning architecture, beautiful coastline, delicious cuisine, and vibrant arts scene. Relaxing on board, taking in the breathtaking scenery, and enjoying comfortable amenities will make your journey even more memorable. Finally, Hurghada's stunning beaches and crystal-clear waters will capture your heart and will offer the ultimate enjoyment for your children. Indulge in water sports activities or explore the desert, creating precious family memories. Savor the local cuisine and relax in the warm sun of the Red Sea. Trips In Egypt team will arrange 15 days of adventure and relaxation in Egypt that will charm the whole family, creating an unforgettable experience.Read More
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Hotel|
|Tour Duration||15 Days / 14 Nights|
|Tour Type||Family Tour|
Immersing Yourself in the Culture of Egypt
After you land at Cairo International Airport, one of our representatives will help you complete all the necessary entry formalities and identify your luggage. Then, a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle will transfer you to your 5*star hotel in Cairo to check in and relax.
Evening time, your private tour guide will pick you up with your family to uncover the beauty of Egypt on your first day in Egypt by gliding along the Nile River on a magical evening in Cairo. The sun has set, the city's lights twinkle like stars in the sky, and you are on board a dinner cruise, ready to indulge in an exquisite feast of traditional Egyptian cuisine while enjoying live music and entertainment.
After finishing your night, you will be transferred to our hotel for an overnight stay.
Unveiling the secrets of ancient Egypt
After your breakfast, start your 15 day on Egypt tour in the land of wonder with the marvelous:
The Pyramids of Giza Complex is one of the most magnificent and awe-inspiring wonders of the world. You will marvel at the precision and skill required to create such intricate and detailed art. As you stand in the shadow of these ancient wonders, you will feel a sense of awe and wonder that cannot be described in words.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the largest Egyptian pyramid and the tomb of the Fourth Dynasty pharaoh Khufu. The Pyramid was built over twenty years during the reign of King Khufu (2589–2566 BC) of the 4th Dynasty and composed of over 2 ½ million blocks of limestone, which weigh from 2 to 70 tons each. The Great Pyramid of Giza is a defining symbol of Egypt and the last of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World.
The Great Sphinx of Giza is a limestone statue of a recumbent sphinx and it is among the world’s largest sculptures and measures (73 meters) long (20 meters) high. The Sphinx was carved from a single piece of limestone and pigment residue suggests that the entire Great Sphinx was painted. The Great Sphinx is one of Egypt’s most famous landmarks and is arguably the best-known example of sphinx art.
The Valley Temple wad served as the place where the royal body of King Khafre was mummified. Khafre's Valley Temple is linked to his pyramid by a causeway and contains remarkable statues of the king carved from diorite taken from a remote quarry in the Desert.
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is the largest archaeological museum in the world and will house 100.00 artifacts, including the complete Tutankhamun collection. The collection which includes King Tut's tomb and tens of thousands of other rare and unique archaeological finds has been relocated to a museum built on the plateau of the pyramids of Giza.
Then you will be transferred to have Egyptian lunch on a Pyramid view
Saqqara Step Pyramid is an ancient architectural marvel built by Pharaoh Djoser during the 27th century BC. As the earliest colossal stone building and the first pyramid ever constructed, it serves as a significant historical landmark.
Memphis city was a famous city in ancient Egypt and served as the capital during the Old Kingdom. Memphis was home to magnificent structures like the Sphinx and the statue of Ramses II, making it a must-visit destination to witness the grandeur of ancient Egyptian civilization.
After finishing you will be transferred to our hotel in Cairo.
A Journey of Faith to the Most Sacred Mosques
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, then join your guide to Explore the rich history and culture of Egypt's mosques such as:
Salah El Din Citadel is a fortress built in 1176–1183 by the famous Arabian leader Saladin. The citadel is one of the most important landmarks of Islamic Cairo and its strategic location on the top of Mokattam Mountain affords a wonderful view of all the landmarks of historical Cairo.
Mohamed Ali Mosque was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1879 and 1911 and is also known as the Alabaster Mosque due to its extensive use of that material. The mosque is built in the Ottoman style and is one of the largest Ottoman mosques to be built in the first half of the 19th century.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant, then continue visiting:
Sultan Hassan Mosque is one of the most magnificent and monumental mosques. The mosque was built by Sultan an-Nasir Hasan, a Mamluk ruler between (1356 - 1363 CE) during a time of political and social turmoil. The mosque combines the functions of a madrasa (school), a congregational mosque, and a mausoleum for the sultan and his descendants. The mosque is famous for its splendid architecture, rich decoration, and innovative design.
Ibn Tulun Mosque is a remarkable example of Islamic architecture that has survived for more than a thousand years. The mosque was built by Ahmad ibn Tulun, the governor of Egypt under the Abbasid caliphate, between (876 - 879 CE). The mosque reflects the influence of the Samarran style from Iraq, where Ibn Tulun was born.
One of the most impressive landmarks in Cairo is the Al Rifa'i Mosque, a majestic building that combines different architectural styles and historical periods. The mosque features a striking contrast between its exterior and interior design. The mosque also has a remarkable collection of Islamic art and calligraphy, as well as a library that contains rare manuscripts and books.
Then we will drive you to Cairo Airport to catch your flight to Hurghada and check in at our 5* hotel and overnight.
Hurghada - A Hidden Gem for Marine Life
Enjoy your breakfast at our hotel, then join your private instructor to enjoy "Snorkeling in Hurghada". Imagine plunging into the crystal-clear waters of Hurghada, you swim among coral reefs teeming with life, from tiny clownfish to majestic manta rays, and marvel at the sunken city and the ancient wrecks.
After enjoying your day with your family, you will be transferred to our hotel to relax.
Free Day in Hurghada
A day of leisure awaits the whole family in Hurghada, where they can enjoy and explore whatever they wish.
Explore the Red Sea Desert
If you are looking for a thrilling adventure in the desert, then you can explore the vast and beautiful landscape of Hurghada. You can experience the authentic Bedouin culture and enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner under the starry sky.
Then you will be transferred to our hotel in Hurghada.
Discover the History and Culture of the East Bank
Have your breakfast with your family in the morning, then check out the hotel. You will be transferred by A.C. modern vehicle to the east bank of Luxor to witness some of the most important monuments of the world starting by:
Karnak Temple is more than a mere ruin. The Temple of Karnak is a portal to a realm of ancient wonders, where the Gods and pharaohs once walked. You will marvel at the intricate carvings and paintings that adorn every surface, depicting scenes of battles, festivals, and rituals. You will feel the presence of Amun-Re, the God of Thebes.
Then you will be transferred to our Nile cruise to check in, have your delicious lunch with your lovely family and relax.
In the evening, our tour guide will pick you up from the Nile cruise to enjoy visiting:
Visiting Luxor Temple at night is a magical experience that transports you to ancient times. The temple is illuminated by spotlights that create a dramatic contrast between light and shadow, highlighting the details and colors of the stone. You can feel the history and mystery of this sacred place, where rituals and ceremonies were performed for thousands of 2000 years.
Then you will be transferred to your Nile cruise to have your dinner and overnight.
An Epic Journey through the Land of the Pharaohs
Enjoy your breakfast on board, then head with your family to experience the Magic of Luxor’s west bank attractions such as:
The Temple of Hatshepsut is a stunning example of ancient Egyptian architecture, built to honor the first female pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty. The temple features elaborate reliefs, statues, and shrines that depict the divine birth and achievements of Hatshepsut.
The Valley of the Kings is a sacred place where the ancient pharaohs and nobles of Egypt were buried in magnificent tombs carved into limestone cliffs. For centuries, this valley was hidden from the eyes of the world, preserving its secrets and mysteries. The Valley of the Kings is a place of wonder and awe, where history and legend come alive.
The Colossi of Memnon are not only impressive for their size and craftsmanship but also for their mysterious sound. According to legend, every morning at dawn, one of the statues would emit a loud moan or whistle, as if greeting the rising sun. Some believed that this was the voice of Memnon, the son of the goddess Eos. Others thought that it was a sign of divine favor or a warning of impending doom.
Then you will be transferred to your Nile cruise to have lunch & dinner and overnight on board.
Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples Tour
The whole family will have breakfast on board, then you will join your private tour guide to visit:
The Temple of Edfu is a magnificent monument dedicated to Horus, the falcon-headed god of the sky. The temple was built by the Ptolemaic kings over a period of 180 years for the cult of God Horus and Seth. The Temple of Edfu is a masterpiece of ancient architecture and art, reflecting the fusion of Egyptian and Greek cultures under Ptolemaic rule.
One of the most unique and fascinating temples in Egypt is Kom Ombo Temple, which was dedicated to two different gods: Sobek, and Horus. The temple is divided into two symmetrical halves, each with its entrance, hypostyle hall, sanctuary, and chapel. Kom Ombo Temple is famous for its mummified crocodiles that were found in a nearby sacred lake, and are now displayed in a small museum within the temple complex.
The family will be transferred to the Nile cruise to have lunch on board. Enjoy sailing to Aswan and overnight on board.
A Glimpse into the Fascinating History of Abu Simbel
Your private tour guide will be ready to transfer you and your family after enjoying your breakfast boxes in the early morning. You will embark on an amazing tour such as visiting:
Abu Simbel Temple is a remarkable archaeological site consisting of two massive rock-cut temples that were built by the pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC. The temples are decorated with colossal statues of Ramesses II and his wife Nefertari, as well as scenes of his military achievements and religious devotion.
Then you will be transferred to your Nile Cruise to have lunch & dinner and overnight on board.
Aswan - A Treasure Trove of Archaeological Discoveries
Enjoy your breakfast on board, then check out to join your private tour guide to visit:
One of the most captivating ancient sites in Egypt is the Philae temple complex, which was originally located on Philae Island, a sacred place for the cult of Isis. The complex was expanded and embellished by successive rulers of the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods, who added temples, shrines, gateways, and columns.
The Unfinished Obelisk offers a rare glimpse into the stone-working techniques of the ancient Egyptians, with marks from workers' tools and ochre-colored lines still visible on the surface. The obelisk was ordered by Hatshepsut, one of the few female pharaohs of Egypt, but its intended destination is unknown.
The Aswan High Dam is a massive structure that spans the Nile River in Egypt to control the annual floods, provide irrigation water, and generate hydroelectric power. The dam created Lake Nasser, one of the largest artificial lakes in the world, which extends into Sudan. The dam also had significant impacts on the environment, culture, and archaeology of the region.
Then you will have a tasty lunch with your family.
Finally, you will be transferred to our hotel in Aswan to check in for an overnight stay.
Exploring the vibrant life of Egypt through Old Cairo
Enjoy your breakfast at our hotel in Aswan then check in to catch your flight to Cairo and experience the best of Old Cairo on your twelve-day such as:
The Egyptian Museum is a treasure trove of ancient history and culture. Located in Cairo, it houses the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts in the world. The museum showcases the rich and diverse heritage of Egypt from the prehistoric era to the Roman period, with over 120,000 items on display.
The Hanging Church was built on top of a Roman fortress gatehouse, giving it the appearance of hanging in the air. The church has been the site of many important events in Coptic history, such as papal elections, consecrations, and burials. The Hanging Church is also associated with miraculous apparitions of the Virgin Mary, who is the patron saint of the church.
Amr ibn al-As Mosque, an ancient marvel nestled in Cairo, Egypt, stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of Islamic culture. Constructed in the year 641 CE, this architectural gem exudes timeless grandeur, adorned with intricate motifs and graceful minarets. A pilgrimage site for devotees and a beacon for history enthusiasts, this mosque resonates with the profound narrative of Islam's propagation across the majestic lands of Egypt.
Ben Ezra Synagogue, situated in Old Cairo, is a revered Jewish landmark with a rich history. Dating back to the 9th century, it houses a collection of ancient documents, including the famous Cairo Geniza. Its intricate architecture and spiritual significance make it a captivating destination for visitors seeking cultural immersion and historical insights.
Then move with your tour guide to have your lunch at an Egyptian restaurant before continue visiting:
Khan El Khalili is a historic bazaar that dates back to the 14th century. Khan El Khalili is a cultural hub, where artists, musicians, and storytellers showcase their talents. Khan El Khalili is more than just a market, it is a glimpse into the rich and diverse heritage of Egypt.
Al Muizz Street is one of the oldest and most remarkable streets in Egypt. Al Muizz Street is home to many historic monuments, mosques, madrasas, and palaces that reflect the rich Islamic heritage of the city. Al Muizz Street is also a lively place where locals and tourists can enjoy shopping, dining, and cultural events.
Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo overnight.
Alexandria's Unforgettable Landmarks
After having a delicious breakfast with your family, you will join your tour guide in a private air-conditioned vehicle and explore the amazing wonders of Alexandria such as:
Visiting Alexandria Library is a mix of ancient and modern marvels of architecture and technology, designed to preserve and promote the heritage of Alexandria and the Mediterranean region. The library hosts a variety of collections, exhibitions, and events that showcase the rich diversity and creativity of human civilization.
The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa are considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages and show a blend of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman cultures. The catacombs were used as a burial place and had three levels of tombs, statues, and artifacts, as well as a hall for the horses of Emperor Caracalla.
Then you will move with your family to have lunch at a sea view restaurant, and after finishing you will join your tour guide to visit:
The Qaitbay Citadel is a historic fortress that stands on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. The Citadel was built by Sultan Qaitbay on the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The citadel served as a defensive stronghold against the Ottoman invasion and later as a naval museum.
Pompey's Pillar is a Roman column that was erected in honor of Emperor Diocletian in 298 AD. The column stands about 27 meters high and is made of a single piece of red granite. Pompey’s Pillar was part of a temple complex dedicated to Serapis, the God of healing and fertility.
After finishing your tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.
From Roman Ruins to Modern Marvels
You will have your breakfast at the hotel, then head with your tour guide to visit:
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) showcases the history and heritage of Egypt from prehistoric times to the present day, highlighting the continuity and diversity of its civilization. The museum displays a collection of 50,000 artifacts, including the royal mummies of 18 Kings and four Queens.
Baron Palace is a historic landmark that showcases the architectural diversity and cultural richness of Egypt. The Palace was built in the early 20th century by a Belgian baron, combining elements of Islamic, Indian, and European styles. The palace is surrounded by lush gardens and features a distinctive tower that resembles a Hindu temple.
Get ready to have your lunch at an Egyptian restaurant before heading to visit:
Cairo Tower is a concrete tower that stands on an island in the Nile River inspired by the ancient lotus flower. The Tower has a height of 187 meters and was the tallest structure in Egypt for many years. Cairo Tower has a revolving restaurant and an observation deck that offers stunning views of Cairo.
Then we will drive you to your hotel in Cairo.
End Your 15 Days Egypt Family Tour
Enjoy your breakfast in the morning, then check out the hotel. You will be driven to Cairo Airport to catch your International flight and return home safely.
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