Egypt Highlights in 9 Days

Starting From: 1150$
8 Nights / 9 Days
Private
Cairo-Luxor-Aswan-Abu Simbel-Alexandria

Tour Description

With our extra care for Handicapped Travelers, you will 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 and Aswan 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.
  • 7 Day Tours 
  • Private Transfer from Luxor to Aswan
  • Domestic Flight Tickets (Cairo-Luxor, Aswan-Cairo) Economy Class
  • 6 Airport transfers. (4 in Cairo , 1 in Aswan , 1 in Luxor)
  • 1 Hour Felucca Ride in Aswan
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Tourism Police Permission
  • Tax

Accommodation:

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.
  • 7 Day Tours
  • Private Transfer from Luxor to Aswan
  • Domestic Flight Tickets (Cairo-Luxor ,Aswan-Cairo ) Economy Class
  • 6 Airport transfers. (4 in Cairo , 1 in Aswan , 1 in Luxor)
  • 1 Hour Felucca Ride in Aswan
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Tourism Police Permission
  • Tax

Accommodation:


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 you holding a sign with your name, then picking you up to your hotel to check in and stay in Cairo overnight.

2

Cairo "Pyramids Tour"

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. Moving on towards Memphis "one of the ancient Egyptian Capitals until around 2,200 BC" which was a cult center for God Ptah god of creation and artworks, you will find there a lot of temples and monuments dedicated for him After finishing the tour you will be picked up back to your hotel in Cairo.

3

Fly to Luxor / Luxor "East Bank Tour"

In the morning. Checking out the hotel and you will be transferred to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival to Luxor, our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will escort you to visit the two Massive temples on the eastern bank of the Nile. The first one 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 hotel to check in and stay overnight in Luxor

4

Luxor "West Bank Tour"

After Breakfast, 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 this amazing tour through the ancient Egyptian Civilization, Our tour guide will escort you back by the air conditioned vehicle to the hotel in Luxor and stay overnight.

5

Transfer to Aswan / Aswan Sightseeing

In the morning, Checking out, then our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will escort you by air conditioned vehicle to the beautiful Aswan "About 3.30-4 hrs. Driving”. After reaching Aswan, your tour guide will lead you to visit Aswan's High Dam which is one of the most important achievements of the last century in Egypt .It Contains 18 times the material used in the great pyramid of Cheops and It provides Egypt with the water and electricity and secures the country from the destructive inundation of the Nile River. Then, Moving on to witness the Nubian Museum which is established in 1997 , and dedicated to the history of Nubia, the area that stretches from Aswan in the north through the Sudan in the south. The word (Nubia) is derived from the ancient Egyptian "Nbu" which means gold in reference to the famous gold mines in this area. This historical location of Nubia faced a sever challenge when the High Dam was built. All the lands of Nubia were drowned with the river Nile water. However, there were serious efforts exerted by the UNESCO and the Egyptian government to save the treasures of Nubia that included a number of Pharonic temples such as Abu Simbel and Kalabsha temples. The Museum displays the history, art and culture of Nubia. Exhibits are beautifully displayed in huge halls, where clearly written explanations take you from 4500 BC through to the present day. All exhibits resembling the Nubian character and its features during the different periods. Then, you will be transferred to hotel in Aswan to check in and stay overnight.

6

Abu Simbel / Fly to Cairo

At 5.00 am, checking out. Then you will leave your hotel to towards Abu Simbel (Around 3 Hrs. Driving) to visit the location of the most famous temples (The Great and Small temples) of King Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari. The most spectacular aspect of this temple is its setting in the solid rock above the banks of the Nile River. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments," which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan). It is believed that the axis of the temple was positioned by the ancient Egyptian architects in such a way that on October 22 and February 22, the rays of the sun would penetrate the sanctuary and illuminate the sculptures on the back wall, except for the statue of Ptah, the god connected with the Underworld, who always remained in the dark. These dates are allegedly the king's birthday and coronation day. Then going back to Aswan afternoon Upon arrival Aswan, you will proceed your way to Aswan airport to take the flight back to Cairo. After arrival to Cairo, you will be transferred to your hotel and stay in Cairo overnight.

7

Cairo "City Tour"

After Breakfast 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 proceeding to a new era "The Coptic Cairo" where you will visit the "Hanging Church" which is dating back to the 3rd Century AD and was dedicated to Virgin Mary ,It's called "Hanging" because of its location above the gatehouse of the ancient Roman fortress "Babylon" .It contains 110 Holy icons depicting beautiful religious scenes. And ending Coptic Cairo tour with a visit to the "Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra" which gained its importance from its Geniza (Store room) was found during the 19th century containing a treasure of abandoned Hebrew secular and sacred manuscripts 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.

8

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 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. 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. Then going to enjoy the vast space of Montazah Royal Palaces and Gardens which belonging to the royal family of Mohamed Ali Pasha from Khedive Abbas Helmy II till King Farouk I.In our way to the gardens will cross Stanley Bridge, one of the gorgeous modern buildings in Alexandria. You will wander around the 3000 meters wide gardens containing a huge selection of trees and plants and some of them are quite rare. Some of the tropical plants are still in good shape although they have been planted more than 75 years ago. 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

9

Final Departure

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

Luxurious Accommodation:

Single Double
2135 $ 1475 $

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30th.2019, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Note:

We will book the Domestic flights according to the Confirmed Program that we agreed , Unless we can't find any available flights on the timings that we agreed before , so we will try to get for you the nearer flight before or after the one we agreed , which could leads to change the hotel accommodation on the night before or the night after the flight, but without missing any sightseeing part from the program

This price is based on the rates of Economy Class Domestic Flight Tickets ...If there is no availability on Economy Class , and Business Class is only available , there will be extra cost added to the Final Price

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:

Single Double
1665 $ 1150 $

Prices

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30th.2019, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Note:

We will book the Domestic flights according to the Confirmed Program that we agreed , Unless we can't find any available flights on the timings that we agreed before , so we will try to get for you the nearer flight before or after the one we agreed , which could leads to change the hotel accommodation on the night before or the night after the flight, but without missing any sightseeing part from the program

This price is based on the rates of Economy Class Domestic Flight Tickets ...If there is no availability on Economy Class , and Business Class is only available , there will be extra cost added to the Final Price

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.