Are you looking to embark on an exciting and unique adventure to one of the most fascinating places in the world? Then our 13-day itinerary explores Cairo, Nile Cruise, Alexandria & Hurghada for seniors will be the best choice! This tour has been expertly designed by Trips In Egypt Team to meet the needs of our dear seniors, meaning plenty of rest breaks and comfortable and exceptional accommodations. Relax and explore the ancient pyramids and bustling bazaars of Cairo, with time to take it all in at your own pace. Then, sail on a Nile cruise between Luxor & Aswan, taking in breathtaking views of the stunning scenery while enjoying our service and amenities. Next, discover the beauty of Alexandria's stunning beaches and rich history, and dive into the underwater paradise of Hurghada. With so much to see and do, Trips In Egypt promises that this tour will be an unforgettable experience for any senior traveler seeking adventure and discovery. So, do not hesitate to book your tour today and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime!Read More
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Duration||13 Days / 12 Nights|
|Tour Type||Seniro Tour|
Egypt - More Than Just Pyramids
When you arrive at Cairo International Airport, one of our representatives will be waiting for you to greet you and help you with any necessary arrival procedures. Once you have finished, you will be introduced to your private Egyptologist who will transfer you to our 5*hotel to check in and relax.
In the evening, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to enjoy "A Dinner Cruise" It offers a comfortable and luxurious way to experience the beauty of the Nile River without the need for strenuous physical activity. The Dinner Cruise is a chance to sit back, relax, enjoy your delicious dinner, watch a belly dance show and make unforgettable memories.
After finishing, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.
Explore the Majestic Pyramids of Egypt
Enjoy your tasty breakfast in the hotel, then our Egyptologist will pick you up from your hotel to start your unparalleled tour and walk in the footsteps of Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs.
The Giza Pyramids Complex includes several ancient structures that were built in 2600 BC. Visiting this complex offers an exceptional experience to witness and discover ancient Egyptian history and architecture up close to admire the impressive engineering of Ancient Egyptians.
As the oldest of the three pyramids in the Giza complex, the Great Pyramid of Giza is a sight to behold and is regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. While visiting the Great Pyramid, seniors can take in the awe-inspiring grandeur of the structure, and learn about the history and mythology surrounding it.
The Great Sphinx of Giza is a monumental limestone statue that has captured the imagination of people from all over the world. The Great Sphinx has also been the subject of many legends and mysteries throughout the years, including tales of hidden treasures and secret tunnels beneath the statue.
The Valley Temple is a fascinating and historically significant structure that is part of the larger complex at Giza. It is believed to have been built during the reign of Pharaoh Khafre and was used as a mortuary temple for the mummification of the king of Pharaoh Khafre.
The Grand Egyptian Museum in Egypt is an enormous and impressive structure that is set to become one of the world's premier museums of Ancient history and archaeology. The Grand Egyptian Museum is a truly remarkable achievement that will offer visitors and seniors a chance to delve into the rich history and culture of ancient Egypt like never before.
Then, we will transfer you to a restaurant that offers a view of the pyramids where you can enjoy a delicious lunch, after finishing, head with your tour guide to continue visiting:
The Saqqara Step Pyramid is an ancient pyramid and one of the oldest structures in the world and is believed to have been built about 4700 years ago for the Pharaoh Djoser. The Saqqara Step Pyramid is considered a masterpiece of ancient engineering and is believed to be the first monument in history to be built entirely out of stone.
Memphis was the Ancient capital of Egypt and is now an archaeological and unique attraction to explore the ruins of the ancient city, including the temple of Ptah, the Sphinx, and the colossal statue of Ramses II. The surrounding area is home to several markets and bazaars where seniors can shop for souvenirs.
After finishing your tour, we will transfer you to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight to Aswan and check in overnight at our hotel.
Aswan - Where History Meets Modernity
After having your breakfast, check out and join our Egyptologist to witness the most noteworthy Aswan tourist attractions such as:
The High Dam in Aswan is a marvel of engineering and construction, and visitors are often impressed by its massive size. Additionally, the High Dam also offers stunning panoramic views of the Nile River and the surrounding landscape beside the amazing Lake Nasser, making it a popular spot for photography and sightseeing.
Philae Island in Aswan is the site of the Temple of Isis, an ancient Egyptian temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis. Seniors are drawn to the temple's stunning architecture, including its intricate carvings and hieroglyphics. The island itself is quite picturesque and is surrounded by the calm waters of the Nile River, making it an ideal spot for a scenic boat ride.
Then we will transfer you to our Nile cruise to check in, have your lunch, and overnight on board.
Witness the Grandeur of Abu Simbel Temples
Get your breakfast box in the early morning, then join your Egyptologist to visit:
Abu Simbel Temples are massive rock temples that were originally built in 1200 BC by Pharaoh Ramses II, and they are considered some of the most impressive examples of ancient Egyptian architecture. Seniors are awed by the sheer size and grandeur of the temples, which feature massive statues of Ramses II and other ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses.
Then get back to our Nile cruise to have your lunch and continue sailing to Aswan.
Explore the Mythology Behind Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples
Sail to Kom Ombo and join our tour guide to:
The Temple of Kom Ombo is a unique temple that was built during the Ptolemaic dynasty and is dedicated to two gods: Sobek and Horus. The temple is home to several mummified crocodiles, which were once considered sacred animals in ancient Egyptian mythology.
Then, you will return to our Nile Cruise for lunch and continue sailing towards Edfu.
The Temple of Edfu is regarded as one of the most well-preserved temples from ancient Egypt and is dedicated to the God Horus. The temple houses a variety of captivating artifacts, such as jewelry, statues, and other treasures, that date back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Sail to Luxor after enjoying Lunch and dinner, and overnight on board.
Discover the Hidden Gems of Luxor
After having your check out, then join your private tour guide who will accompany you to visit some of the memorable highlights in Luxor such as:
Karnak Temple is known for its unique beauty and grandeur, and one of the largest temple complexes in the world and was built over a period of 2,000 years. The temple is dedicated to the God Amun-Ra, and it is believed that the pharaohs of ancient Egypt had great significance to seek God's guidance and blessings. This breathtaking attraction is home to several temples.
The Valley of the Kings is a famous tourist attraction because it is home to some of the world's most impressive ancient tombs of royals and some belong to the lesser important such as servants which date back thousands of years. Seniors can explore the tombs of pharaohs like Tutankhamun, Ramses I, II, III, IV, Seti I, Amenhotep I, and Tuthmosis I, and learn about the lives and beliefs of ancient Egyptians.
Hatshepsut Temple has constructed more than 3,500 years ago in honor of Queen Hatshepsut. Seniors can appreciate its impressive architecture and intricate carvings, which include huge pillars, statues, and colorful murals. The temple is located in a picturesque spot, set against the beautiful Theban Mountains, making it an attractive destination to visit and explore.
Enjoy your lunch and continue visiting:
The site features two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, each standing over 18 meters tall and weighing an estimated 720 tons. Seniors can explore the statues, learn about their history, and marvel at the incredible engineering feat of the Ancient Egyptians.
Then we will transfer you by A.C. modern vehicle to Hurghada, and upon your arrival, you will check in at our hotel and overnight.
Relive Your Youth
Enjoy your breakfast at our hotel then join your instructor to enjoy Snorkeling.
The Red Sea is renowned for its crystal-clear waters and vibrant marine life as it provides opportunities to enjoy vividly colored fish, sea turtles, and even dolphins.
Then we will drive you back to your hotel.
Discover New Culture
Hurghada offers a perfect combination of relaxation and adventure for everyone. Spend your free day in Hurghada experiencing one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Free Day in Hurghada
Enjoy your free day in Hurghada.
A Journey through Time at Old Cairo
Enjoy your breakfast at our hotel before you check out, then we will transfer you to Hurghada International Airport to catch your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, our tour guide will pick you up from the Airport to visit:
The Egyptian Museum is a treasure trove of beauty and wonder, showcasing some of the world's most fascinating and valuable artifacts from ancient Egyptian civilization. From the moment you step inside the grand entrance, you are greeted with stunning displays of sarcophagi, jewelry, and iconic statues that have stood the test of time.
The Hanging Church, also known as the Church of the Virgin Mary, is a true architectural masterpiece that is both stunning and historically significant. The interior is just as impressive, with ornate marble columns, intricate wood carvings, and beautiful stained glass windows that bathe the space in a warm and colorful light.
Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque is the oldest mosque in Egypt, built in 642 AD. It features intricate Islamic architecture and is a testament to the country's rich religious history.
Ben Ezra Synagogue, located in Old Cairo, is believed to have been built in the 9th century. It has undergone several renovations and is known for its stunning interiors and historical significance as a symbol of religious coexistence in Egypt.
Enjoy your lunch in a local Egyptian restaurant, then head with your tour guide to visit:
Al-Muizz Street is a true gem of Cairo, known for its stunning architecture, rich history, and vibrant culture. As you walk down the street, you are immediately struck by the intricate details of the buildings, from the ornate carvings to the colorful tiles that adorn the walls.
The beauty of Khan El-Khalili Bazaar lies in its bustling atmosphere, with vendors calling out to passersby to browse their wares and the smells of spices and incense wafting through the air. The narrow, winding streets are lined with shops selling everything from colorful textiles and intricate metalwork to beautiful ceramics and ancient Egyptian artifacts.
Then we will drive you to your hotel in Cairo.
Admire the Beauty of the Bride of the Mediterranean Sea
Morning time, have your breakfast at our hotel in Cairo, then our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel and both of you will be transferred to Alexandria. During this tour, you will have the opportunity to visit:
Pompey's Pillar is a magnificent monument as it towers 27 meters high, was made entirely of red granite, and is one of the largest monolithic pillars ever erected. The beauty of the pillar lies in its impressive size and the intricate details engraved on its surface.
The beauty of the citadel lies in its impressive size and the intricate details of its architecture, which reflect the influence of various cultures throughout history. Qaitbay Citadel is surrounded by the sea and boasts breathtaking views of the water and the surrounding landscape. It is built from solid stone and features a series of towers and ramparts that give it both a majestic and imposing appearance.
Then we will drive you to have your lunch at a seafood restaurant, then you will visit:
The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa is an underground necropolis dating back to the 2nd century AD. They feature a blend of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman architecture, and are known for their unique rock-cut tombs and ornate decorations. The catacombs are a fascinating glimpse into the multicultural history of Alexandria and the ancient burial practices of the time.
Alexandria Library is truly a magnificent sight to behold! Inside, the library's sleek and spacious interior is filled with rows upon rows of books, manuscripts, and historical artifacts, each waiting to be discovered by curious visitors. The Alexandria Library is a truly breathtaking attraction that showcases the power of knowledge.
Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.
Bask in the Rich History of Old Cairo
Have your breakfast at your hotel, and then you will follow your tour guide to complete your holiday by visiting:
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is a modern museum that showcases the rich cultural heritage of ancient Egypt. The building itself is an architectural masterpiece, with its sleek and geometric design that blends modernity with classic Egyptian elements. The museum has interactive displays, multimedia presentations, and informative panels that provide seniors with a comprehensive understanding of the history of ancient Egypt.
Cairo Tower offers breathtaking panoramic views and stands 187 meters tall and has an observation deck that provides visitors with a unique perspective of the city. From here, seniors can see the River Nile and the sprawling cityscape of Cairo. The tower also has a revolving restaurant at the top, which offers a fine dining experience with spectacular views.
Enjoy a traditional Egyptian lunch at a local restaurant, then continue your trip by visiting:
Seniors are drawn to its grand architecture and unique design, which features a blend of European and Middle Eastern styles. The palace is also home to a number of beautiful gardens and fountains, which make for a picturesque backdrop for photographs.
Transfer to your hotel in Cairo for an evening of rest and relaxation.
End your 13 Days Journey to Egypt’s Magnificence
You will have breakfast at the hotel and then check out before we drive you in an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo International Airport. You will fly back home after ending your vacation in Egypt.
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