God Ptah Program

Starting From: 535$
6 Nights / 7 Days
Private
Cairo-Luxor-Alexandria

Tour Description

Discover the Great Civilization of ancient Egypt in Cairo, Luxor, and Alexandria. In Cairo you will have a date with one of the world's seven wonders (The Great Pyramid) at Giza Plateau with the extraordinary human-headed lion (The Sphinx), then the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which contains enormous number of ancient Egyptian beautiful items. Also you will proceed to see the fantastic architectural building of Coptic and Islamic Cairo. Then moving to Luxor to explore Pharaonic Egypt with its huge temples and well decorated tombs. Then you will take a day tour at "The pearl of the Mediterranean" Alexandria where you will witness on the Greco-Roman Civilization throughout the city.

Including:

  • Meet and assist service at the airport upon arrival.
  • Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Air Conditioned Private vehicle.
  • 5 Day Tours
  • Round Transfer (Cairo-Alexandria , Alexandria-Cairo)
  • Sleeper Train Tickets (Cairo-Luxor , Luxor-Cairo)
  • 2 Airport transfers in Cairo
  • 4 Railway Station Transfers (2 in Cairo , 2 in Luxor)
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Tourism Police Permission
  • Tax

Accommodation:

  • 3 nights at 4* “Barcelo Cairo Pyramids” with Breakfast in Cairo.
  • 1 night at Basic Clean “Nefertiti Hotel” with Breakfast in Luxor.
  • 2 nights in First Class Sleeper Train between Cairo and Luxor with Dinner and Breakfast


Excluding:

  • International Airfare
  • All Entrance fees
  • Meals & Drinks during Tours
  • Camel Rides
  • Entry Visa
  • Tipping
  • Anything not mentioned above

Including:

  • Meet and assist service at the airport upon arrival.
  • Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Air Conditioned Private vehicle.
  • 5 Day Tours
  • Round Transfer (Cairo-Alexandria , Alexandria-Cairo)
  • Sleeper Train Tickets (Cairo-Luxor , Luxor-Cairo)
  • 2 Airport transfers in Cairo
  • 4 Railway Station Transfers (2 in Cairo , 2 in Luxor)
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Tourism Police Permission
  • Tax

Accommodation:

  • 3 nights at 5* “Steigenberger el Tahrir Hotel / Steigenberger Cairo Pyramids” with Breakfast in Cairo.
  • 1 night at 5* “Sonesta St. George Hotel” with Breakfast in Luxor.
  • 2 nights in First Class Sleeper Train between Cairo and Luxor with Dinner and Breakfast


Excluding:

  • International Airfare
  • All Entrance fees
  • Meals & Drinks during Tours
  • Camel Rides
  • Entry Visa
  • Tipping
  • Anything not mentioned above

1

Cairo Arrival:

Upon arrival to Cairo Airport our Egypt Tailor Made Tours representative will meet and assist you crossing the customs hall, then picking you up to your hotel to check in and stay in Cairo overnight.

2

Cairo "Pyramids Tour" / Train to Luxor:

After Breakfast, Checking out, then Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will meet and transfer you from hotel to Giza Plateau to visit the impressive 3 Pyramids of Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure which are guarded by the rock-cut statue (The Sphinx). The Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world that is still standing today, although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list Then you will go to witness the Complex of Saqqara which belongs to King Zoser and his step pyramid which is considered the first pyramid in Egypt and the first rock-cut building in the history. After that heading to Dahshur . The pyramid field of Dahshur lies about 10 km south of Saqqara. The pyramids here include the famed Bent and Red Pyramids built by the 4th Dynasty king Senefru (father of Khufu, builder of the Great Pyramid). The Bent pyramid is the second funerary monument of King Senefru's Complex after Meidum Pyramid .the reason of its shape it was originally designed to rise at the angle of 52°, this was decreased to 43.5° partway up, and a girdle was built around the base, apparently because the foundations were unstable and the angle too steep for safety. The Red Pyramid, Seneferu's third funerary monument, is the first successful true (straight-sided) pyramid ever built. It's called the red because of the reddish color of the stones used in its construction. After finishing the tour you will be picked up back to Giza railway station to take the Sleeper Train towards Luxor and stay on the train overnight.

3

Luxor "East Bank Tour":

Upon arrival to Luxor in the morning, our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will escort you to visit the two Massive temples on the eastern bank of the Nile. The first on is Karnak Temple Complex which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic Period. It's a vast open-air museum, and the second largest ancient religious site in the world. It's mainly a place to worship the Theban triad (Gods Amon, his consort Mut, and their son Khunso). The Second Temple is Luxor Temple which is believed that one of the ancient Egyptian's festivals was held inside the temple as there are different scenes on the walls representing the celebration of the festival. Its inner part was built by King Amenhotep III while the outer part was built by King Ramses II. After entering the temple you will find a mosque called (Abu Al-Haggag) was built on the ruins of a church which were built inside the temple. To the rear of the temple there are chapels built by King Thutmosis III and Alexander the Great. Then going to the hotel to check in and stay overnight in Luxor

4

Luxor "West Bank Tour" / Train to Cairo:

After Breakfast. Checking out the hotel Then, our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will lead you to visit the archaeological sites of the ancient Egyptians on the west bank of the Nile including (Valley of the kings where you will see the well preserved tombs belonging to the kings of the new kingdom including the great ruler Ramses II and the child King Tut Ankh Amon, The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut it's called "the Holy of Holies”. It is one the best architecture buildings.it consist of three levels connected with each other by ramps and has different scenes on its walls depicting the divine birth of the Queen and her Commercial expedition to Punt Land. The temple is mainly dedicated to worship the supreme god Amon-Ra, and the 2 Colossi of Memnun which are two massive statues representing King Amenhotep III in a seating Position) After that you will go to Luxor railway station to take the sleeper train back to Cairo, and stay overnight on the train.

5

Cairo "City Tour":

After reaching Giza Railway Station in the morning, our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will escort you to continue your journey through the history starting with the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which was built in 1902 and it exhibits a large number of items and treasures (exceeding 120,000 masterpieces) dating back to the ancient Egyptian period and Greco-Roman period including the marvelous collection of the child king Tut Ankh Amon After that you will be transferred to one of the most Stunning construction in Cairo “The Citadel of Saladin Al Ayouby”. It was built in 12th century to fortify Cairo against the Crusaders. The citadel was used as the seat of the king and his government in Egypt for many centuries and many dynasties including the Ayyubids, the Mamluks, and even some Ottomans ruled over Egypt from the Citadel. , and the Great Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha which stands proudly on the highest point inside the courtyard of the Citadel of Saladin. It’s one the landmarks in Cairo with its huge space , the beautiful decorations on its walls , and its remarkable domes and minarets. Then moving to "Islamic Cairo" and taking a walking tour in the 1000 years old "el Moez" street which is considered as an open air museum for Terrific Islamic Buildings which are decorated with different patterns and paints, then ending our tour with going to Khan el Khalili Bazaar which is one of Cairo's main attractions. The district of Khan el Khalili was originally a mausoleum called "el Zaafran" for the burial of Fatimid Caliphs, after that it became a district for the Turkish community during the Ottoman period, and now it becomes a bazaar where you will find many souvenirs shops ,coffeehouses "Café" serving Arabic coffee and offering Hookah "Shisha", and restaurants throughout the area. After that you will be picked up back to the hotel to stay overnight.

6

Alexandria Sightseeing Tour from Cairo:

Around 7.00 am , You will be escorted in an air conditioned vehicle from your hotel towards Alexandria (about 3.30 Hrs. Driving) where you will meet your tour guide in Alexandria to discover the beauty and the Greco Roman civilization within a day-tour starting with visiting the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa which are considered one of the wonders of the middle ages . It's the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt, with three tiers of tombs that could accommodate up to 300 corpses. The cemetery originally was dug to be a private cemetery for one family ,then it was converted to be a public cemetery the architecture of the tombs mirrors Greco-Roman styles. This can be seen in the wall decoration, which shows a unique combination of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artistic traditions. People are buried here in sarcophagi, in shelves, and in urns of ashes after cremation. Then, You will go to get a photo stop at (Qaitbey’s Citadel) which is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It formulated an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria in the 15th century A.D.; The Citadel is situated at the entrance of the eastern harbour on the eastern point of the Pharos Island. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Continue to visit Pompei's Pillar which lies on the site of the temple of God Serapis "The supreme god of Alexandria during the Ptolemaic era". This structure is the biggest memorial column in Egypt .It was built in honor of emperor Diocleation the Roman ruler during the Roman era in Egypt. After that proceeding to visit the Royal Jewelry Museum , which exhibits some of the beautiful golden artifacts , which are adorned by some of the unique gemstones ..and belong to Mohamed Ali Pasha's Royal Family members of who ruled Egypt from 1805 till 1952 Then going to witness Stanley Bridge, one of the gorgeous modern buildings in Alexandria. We will end our amazing tour by visiting the Modern Alexandria Library (visit its open court + free museums), the Old library was very famous all over the world for its huge books capacity of different sciences and literature. It was damaged several times during the Greco Roman period until it vanished. The beginning of reconstruct the library started at the late 80s of the last century. The design of the modern library of Alexandria consisted of four underground stores and six upper stores. The special shape of the modern library of Alexandria is considered a special architectural germ. The library the history of the library and the city of Alexandria and the Egyptian history as a whole, The cultures of the Arab world, Africa, and the Mediterranean countries , and The culture, ideas, and civilization of the whole world Location. Then you will be picked up back to Cairo to stay overnight. around 19.00

7

Final Departure:

After Breakfast, Checking out the hotel. And then you will be picked up to Cairo airport to your final departure

 

Budget Accommodation

Double Solo
535 $ 765 $

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30th.2018, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy

  • 0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
  • 2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
  • 6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
  • If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

 

5* Standard Accommodation

Double Solo
650 $ 935 $

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30th.2018, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy

  • 0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
  • 2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
  • 6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
  • If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

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