Trip to Cairo and Luxor in 5 days will evoke the most magical sensations of greatness and allure across the golden archaeological attractions of Thebes and Cairo. Trips in Egypt Team will be established this magnificent Itinerary to explore the wonders of Cairo and Luxor while enjoying the most ideal services of skilled tour guides, swift transportation, and comfortable accommodations. Trips in Egypt will be your ultimate way to witness the extraordinary treasures of this glorious civilization.
With our suggested trip to Cairo and Luxor in 5 days, you will stand face to face with the most iconic sightseeing ever built by a man and spoil yourself with the prestigious landmarks that have been always known to be the greatest in such an amazing civilization. Our tour itinerary gives you a very unique opportunity to discover & explore the most impressive renowned landmarks in both the city of a thousand Minarets "Cairo" and the city of thousand gates "Luxor" which include the Giza pyramids Complex, the Sphinx, Saqqara Step Pyramid, Cairo Citadel, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, The Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temples Complex, and more. Book the travel experience of your dreams and make every moment feel like magic.Read More
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Duration||5 Days / 4 Nights|
|Tour Type||Historical Tour|
Arrival to Cairo Airport - Enjoy Dinner Cruise
When you arrive at Cairo Airport, you will meet one of our travel agency representatives in the arrival area he will be holding a signboard with the name of "Trips in Egypt" and he shall assist you to finish your formal procedures inside the terminal. After that, you will be met and greeted by our exceptional tour guide who will be very helpful with you and let you know how your tour will be arranged and what time you will be picked up every day from your hotel. You will have some rest at your 5* hotel and spend some leisure time on your own.
At night, you will be picked up to have a marvelous Dinner Cruise on the board of a wonderful cruise to experience of sailing on the longest river in the world and have the best dinner meal in the middle of the Nile.
After finishing your dinner cruise which lasts mainly for a couple of hours, you will get a transfer back to your hotel to sleep, and overnight.
Visiting Giza Pyramids Complex + Fly to Luxor
Our tour guide will come to you in the morning after breakfast so that you join him on an unforgettable tour to check out some of the most mesmerizing attractions in Giza including:
Giza Necropolis is known all over the world to include the oldest archaeological wonders ever made that include the three pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menquare which represent the pure greatness of the ancient Egyptians who achieved immortality.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the spectacular Pyramid of Khufu that leads to the heavens which it was completed in 2570 BC to protect the body of Pharaoh Khufu (2609 BC - 2584 BC) in the king's chamber to lead his royal body to the heavens to join his place with the gods. The Pyramid was able to reach the limits of the skies at 138.5 meters (454.4 ft) which makes it some of the tallest archaeological marvels on Earth.
All tourists who come to visit the Giza plateau admire taking fabulous pictures with the sculpture of the Sphinx that carries the face of Pharaoh Khafre (2558–2532 BC) on the strong body of a prehistorical limestone which has been the guard of the complex during the whole past centuries there are tens of theories that revolve around its construction and why it took that shape and what happened exactly to its nose?
Close to the Sphinx, you will find the Valley Temple which has been the essential location for the purification and mummification processes which is known as the Opening of the Mouth ceremony that was performed on the great Pharaohs of the 4th dynasty as they wanted to be absolutely ready for the afterlife and thought that this is the best way to do so.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is a magnificent wonder that was established and completed in 2023 to shed light on some of the most majestic and incredible archaeological artifacts that were created over thousands of years. The gem cost around a billion dollars to create and contains over 100,000 enchanting artifacts and monuments made that tell the most amazing stories and can explore the culture, history, and mythical artistic innovation of the ancient Egyptians.
You will have your breakfast at an oriental restaurant that overlooks the pyramids before you continue the rest of your tour towards:
Saqqara pyramid has been the first pyramid to be built between 2670–2650 BC and it was designed that way, especially for the ruler of the 3rd dynasty, Djoser which in turn changed the face of the architecture of this golden civilization. Imhotep was the intelligent designer who designed it and it was intended to be the tomb of Pharaoh Djoser.
The great king Narmer was the one who established this golden civilization and founded this incredible ancient city before the first dynasty around 3100 BC after the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt and it contains now some of the most incredible artifacts and monuments some of which belong to Ptah the god of Protection.
Finally, we will transfer you to the airport to catch your direct flight to Luxor to start the second impressive part of your tour. Upon your arrival, you check-in at your deluxe hotel in Luxor overnight.
Visiting the Best Attractions in Luxor
Enjoy your breakfast in your hotel then join your guide to enjoy Luxor tour. In Luxor, you will be able to visit a lot of impressive attractions on its two banks, and here is a list of the most remarkable attractions that you will visit with a professional tour guide:
There is no way you visit Luxor without heading to the last resting site of the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs & kings "The Valley of the Kings". You will find there about 63 different tombs belonging to members of the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasty which lived during the New Kingdom (1570 - 1050 BC), and Some of the most fascinating tombs belong to Ramses II, Seti I, and the tomb of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun.
While heading to the Colossi of Memnon, you will feel like being a real Pharaoh as you will stand next to the two colossal of the great pharaoh Amenhotep III (1391–1353 BC) who managed to find many interesting ancient sites. It is carved of quartz in Cairo to reach 18 m (60 ft) tall and is filled with many epic carvings of him and his family. If it wasn’t for nature, we could have now his whole mortuary complex right behind his statues.
You will also enjoy your tour of the spacious mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the daughter of Thutmosis I, and what distinguishes Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) from any other pharaoh is that she has been the only Pharaonic woman to rule in ancient Egypt. She didn’t just rule Egypt, she managed to write her name among the legendary ones who made what others couldn’t. The temple was carved in the cliffs of Deir el Bahari to be the holy of holies and has many carvings that glorify her legacy, birth, and the power of Amun.
After visiting the temple of Hatshepsut, you will head to a restaurant in Luxor to have a delicious lunch. Then continue your trip by visiting:
This is one of the greatest examples of religious and archaeological temples to be ever built between 1971 BC and 30 BC by the ancient Egyptian royalty from different periods from the Middle kingdom across the end of the Hellenistic period. Karnak temples complex has been dedicated to three deities and that is why upon your arrival at the complex, you will find three different temples, one for Amun, one for his wife Mut, and the last one for their child, Khonsu.
After finishing your tour, our team will transfer you to your hotel in Luxor to spend the night.
Fly Back to Cairo + Tour to Musuem, Citadel & Khan El Khalili
We will pick you up in the morning after having your breakfast so that you are transferred to Luxor airport. You will catch your direct flight towards Cairo and there, you will meet your professional Egyptologist tour guide who will have the mission of introducing the best attractions in Old Cairo to you in an amazing way and you will visit:
There isn’t with a doubt a site all over Egypt that has a number of ancient Egyptian treasures & artifacts that can be found inside the amazing Egyptian Museum. Archeologists, scientists, and Egyptologists have preserved all items that were found inside the ancient Egyptian sites in a perfect way to be visited by whole tourists from all around the world.
You will have your lunch at a Nile view restaurant before heading to:
This charming citadel has been built between 1176–1183 AD by Saladin El-Qyouby who was a great army leader and he managed to establish the Ayyubid Dynasty. Saladin citadel was seat as the major seat of the king with his government for centuries more man 700 years. You will learn there a lot about how leaders managed to defend Egypt against any enemy crusades. Within the Citadel are a number of epic houses, museums, and art galleries that convey the most marvelous tales.
The mosque of Mohamed Ali is a very impressive example of Ottoman architecture in Egypt. It was built between 1830 and 1848 BC during the amazing reign period of Mohamed Ali who managed to make Egypt an independent state not under the control of the Ottoman power during the 19th century.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) will offer a feast for the senses where everyone will explore the historical, artistic, and cultural treasures of this everlasting civilization which lasted about 7000 years. Within the NMEC are about 50,000 artifacts that date to many ages and convey the most epic facts.
Al Muizz Street is a historical street located in old Cairo known for its beautiful architecture and rich history. It holds many mosques, madrasas (Islamic schools), and other historic buildings. Muizz Street was made created around 970 to be the vital lifestream of this immortal capital. In it everyone can explore the best cafes, museums, and art galleries.
To have the highest level of fun and enjoyment, you need to have a shopping tour at the end of your vacation in Egypt at one of the most adorable & recommended open-air museums in Old Cairo. Khan El Khalili bazaar is such an amazing site made between 1382 and 1389 AD where you can find nearly everything like clothes, food, souvenirs, antiques, perfumes, spices, and lots of different things which will fill your passion for the Egyptian land and the best thing is that prices there are very affordable and negotiable.
At the end of your day tour, our driver will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo to check-in and spend the night. You should have enough sleep and rest for the following day as you will catch your flight back home.
Check-Out and Fly Back Home
You will check-out your hotel in Cairo after enjoying your breakfast and your private tour guide will transfer you to the airport where you will be able to catch your flight back home and end your trip to Cairo and Luxor in 5 days.
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