Unleash your imagination with a 10 days Cairo, Luxor, Aswan & Alexandria tour. A 10 days tour to the cradle of the human civilization is enough to witness the masterpieces of Cairo and start with Giza Pyramids, Sakkara Step Pyramid, and Memphis City. Then, you head to Aswan must-see attractions just like the High Dam and Philae temple and continue with Luxor East and West bank and rediscover yourself with a wide variety of temples and treasures like Luxor temple, Hatshepsut temple, and Valley of the Kings then finish your tour with at Cairo Citadel, the Egyptian Museum and much more of Coptic and Islamic Cairo sightseeing. You will have the maximum excitement when visiting the best attractions in Alexandria such as Qaibay citadel, Pompey’s pillar. Book Now!!
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Duration||10 Days / 9 Nights|
|Tour Type||Historical Tour|
Arrival to Cairo Airport - Enjoy A Dinner Cruise
Since your feet touch the land of Cairo International Airport, you will find our company representative waiting for you inside the terminal of arrival, receive his warm welcome then he will assist you in a very easy way to complete your travel formalities and passport procedures.
After that, your private driver will take you to your 5* hotel reserved for you to check-in and take some rest before you will be taken once again in the evening to enjoy the most impressive dinner meal on one of the well-chosen cruise ships on the Nile River then back to your hotel.
Explore Giza Pyramids - Saqqara Pyramid - Memphis City
Have breakfast then you will be accompanied by a highly qualified tour guide to explore:
The Great Pyramid of Khufu the biggest and most renowned pyramid structures in the world which commemorate the achievements of the kings of the fourth ruling dynasty or as it's known "The Old Kingdom" and this period of Egypt history was the starting point of a timeless great civilization full of numerous unique buildings, treasures, and relics living for many thousands of years. Giza Pyramids Complex also stands on the three significant pyramids of Khufu, Chephren, and Menkaure.
This well-known massive statue of a man's head and a lion's body is the symbol of strength and wildness which Pharaoh Chephren ordered to be built in this design since he believed that it could protect his own pyramid and the other ruins of the Giza Complex. The Sphinx was made from blocks of limestone.
The Valley temple is an ancient Egyptian site that was constructed at Giza Plateau during the ruling period of the Old Kingdom. It was mainly established to be the center of immortals and mummification and at the same time, to be served as a mortuary and religious temple.
An Egyptian lunch meal will be offered at a good highly recommended restaurant then move to witness:
No attraction in Giza is more marvelous than Saqqara Step Pyramid which is dedicated to King Djoser. If you are fond of historical details, it's enough to know that Saqqara Step Pyramid is the first pyramid of its kind which was designed by the king's architect, Imhotep.
Memphis city is an ancient Egyptian city discovered by Pharaoh Menes and it served as the first ancient capital of the country due to its central location between Lower and Upper Egypt.
You will get back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Fly to Aswan Attractions
Breakfast then you will fly to Aswan to continue your 10 days classical tour in Egypt. Upon your arrival, you will join one of our professional Egyptologists to explore:
Aswan High Dam is one of the most recognizable projects in Egypt in the 20th century and it takes its importance from its historical role to save the country and the historical monumental sites in Aswan from the Nile floods, then it became a valuable source to generate electricity and control the water average in the Nile.
The Unfinished Obelisk is a significant monument that was firstly constructed in 1508 BC next to Karnak Temple upon the request of Queen Hatshepsut and it's the most massive man-made obelisk in history.
Philae temple was constructed during the Ptolemaic Period and finished by the Romans and is classified as one of the most beautiful and well-preserved temples in Ancient Egypt. It moved to Agilkia Island to protect it from the Nile floods by UNESCO.
Lunch will be served at a good Nile view restaurant then check-in at 5* hotel and spend the rest of the day on your own.
Magical Trip to Abu Simbel Temples
Breakfast boxes then you'll begin a three-hour driving tour with a fluent tour guide and a private A.C vehicle to witness:
No visit in Upper Egypt is more captivating than a visit to Abu Simbel Temple. It’s like a piece of precious jewelry. This enchanting monument which was constructed by the great pharaoh, Ramses II, includes twin double temples. The main temple is dedicated to Ramses II and the other smallest one for his smart wife, Queen Nefertari. This temple was one of the temples that held many religious festivals and ceremonial rituals and due to its unique structure; it became one of the most distinctive temples in ancient history
Enjoy your lunch meal in Aswan at a well-selected restaurant then return to your hotel.
Step Into Luxor East Bank
Continue your 10 days Cairo, Luxor, Aswan & Alexandria tour with an early morning breakfast then catch 1st class train towards Luxor to enjoy the East Bank sights:
Karnak Temple was erected more than 4000 years and it's one of the largest temples in ancient history. In addition to its historical position, it served as one of the most impressive religious spots since it witnessed the worship of a number of gods and deities.
Lunch will be offered at a Nile view restaurant then move to check in 5* hotel.
You will be guided once more at night to discover:
The glorious Luxor temple was built upon the request of Pharaoh Amenhotep III and it was mainly created for the worship of the god Amun and you will explore more about its significance during the trip.
Return to your hotel in Luxor.
Trip to Luxor West Bank
On your 6th day in Egypt, you will step into the West Bank attractions with your tour guide to witness:
The captivating Hatshepsut temple was established in 1479 BC during the ruling period of the New Kingdom and it lasted around 15 years till its construction process had finished. The temple took the design of classical architecture and it contains the most glorious relics and artifacts.
The Valley of the Kings is an ancient home of glorious rest to the most magnificent kings and pharaohs in Ancient Egypt and you will be face to face with more than 60 royal tombs of Ramses I, Ramses II, Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and many more and enjoy the charming statues, treasures, and relics.
Colossi of Memnon is the monumental site of the two large standing statues made from quartzite sandstone and they are dedicated to the magnificent King Amenhotep III.
Procced your lunch at a high-quality restaurant then back to your hotel.
Fly to Cairo – Visit the Best of Old Cairo
Breakfast then you will fly to Cairo in the morning time and in Cairo, you will accompany one of our expert tour guides to visit:
The Egyptian Museum is a piece of heaven in which many hundreds of artifacts, relics, treasures, statues, and precious belongings related to the most well-known kings and rulers of Ancient Egypt like Tutankhamen and Amenhotep II.
Have your lunch at a local restaurant then we will drive you towards
The Hanging Church is the oldest and most well-known Coptic Church in Egypt and it's the first church constructed in the Basilican style. It was established during the patriarchate of Isaac (690–692). It was built on the southern wall of the Babylon Fortress in the 5th century and it's famous for its unique artistic design.
Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque is the first mosque built in Egypt in 641 AD and from this point, the Islamic era in Egypt had started. This Islamic site is dedicated to the Amr Ibn Al Alas and is located in Old Cairo.
Ben Ezra Synagogue was built during the 19th century and it served as a church then it turned into a synagogue in 882 AD. This site contains many magnificent decorations and artistic designs.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is magical portal leading to more than 50,000 artifacts from Pharaonic, Archaic, Greco-Roman, Medieval, Coptic, Islamic, and modern times plus it holds a captivating mummy room filled 22 royal kings and queens who shaped this majestic lands.
And at the end of the day, you will have a wonderful experience at:
Khan El Khalili Bazaar is the place where you will taste the history of Egypt among the ancient Egyptian traditions and the local markets. The bazaar has a big variety of foods, souvenirs, and clothes that you can get some of them to immortalize your trip.
Check-in at a 5* hotel in Cairo to spend the night.
Explore the Best of Alexandria
You will start a marvelous day tour by a private air-conditioned car to Alexandria must-see attractions:
Pompey's Pillar is an ancient imperial column made from red granite that was believed it was built around 300 AD by the Crusaders and it's one of the ancient wonders since its extreme height reaches 28 M tall.
The Roman gravesite was erected in the 2nd century AD and the catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa is considered one of the most famous of the Middle Age wonders. What makes it a must-see attraction is that it’s a wonderful structure that combines Roman art and Pharaonic design.
Qaitbay citadel is an Islamic architectural fortress erected by Ashraf Sayf El-Din Qa'itbay in the 15th century, taking the same place as the destructive Alexandria Lighthouse.
You will get a delicious lunch meal at a fish restaurant then make your last stop at:
Alexandria library is the most well-famed cultural spot in the Middle East and it's the truly wealthy home of the most unique books of all fields in Arabic, English, and French.
We will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo.
Tour to Cairo Islamic Highlights
Breakfast then you will start a guided tour to:
The massive Salah El Din Citadel is one of the most impressive monuments in Egypt which was constructed in 1176 AD and completed in 1182 AD by the order of El Malek El Kamel who was the first ruler to have a seat in the citadel. This majestic fortress was mainly built to protect the country against the Crusader's attacks then it turned to be the center of the government.
Through the citadel, you will marvel at:
Cairo Citadel was decorated by Muhammed Ali Mosque or as it's known "The Alabaster Mosque" which was designed by the skillful architect Yousuf Bushnak upon the order of Muhammed Ali Pasha and its establishment lasted from 1830 to 1848 AD.
Your lunch will be served at a local restaurant then enjoy:
The mosque of Sultan Hassan was constructed by Sultan Hassan (1356 – 1363 AD) and this Islamic monument is famous for its huge size. Its walls tower 36 M in height and reach 150 M in length and it's well known for its enchanting decorations and artistic designs.
The mosque of Al Rifai is one of the renowned Islamic landmarks in Cairo which is situated at Midan Al Qal'a and its structure resembles Sultan Hassan Mosque.
Return back to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.
End Your Egypt holiday
Check out after breakfast meal then our representative will transfer you to Cairo Airport to catch flight back home safely.
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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).