Ancient Egypt 12 days tour package

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Duration 12 Days
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Itinerary
Day 1
  1. - Arrival to Cairo
Day 2
  1. - Cairo Sightseeing tour to the Pyramids
Day 3
  1. - Excursion to Alexandria
Day 4
  1. - Sightseeing tour of Aswan
Day 5
  1. - Visit to Luxor
Day 6
  1. - Abydos and Dendera excursion
Day 7
  1. - Hurghada beach holiday
Day 8
  1. - Hurghada beach holiday
Day 9
  1. - Holidays in Hurghada
Day 10
  1. - Transfer to Cairo, free day
Day 11
  1. - Saqqara and ancient Memphis tour
Day 12
  1. - Back to your country

Full Description

Egypt Sightseeing tour for 12 days is your chance to tour Ancient Egyptian attractions in may cities and visit the most famous places of Egypt such as the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings, the island of Philae and the mysterious Abydos with beautiful Dendera temple of Hathor.

Day 1. Arrival to Cairo

Arrival at Cairo airport, our representative will meet you outside the main arrival hall and transfer to the hotel. Free evening can be spent at leisure or optional Nile cruise with dinner and oriental show can be experienced. Overnight in a 4* hotel on BB basis.

Day 2. Cairo Sightseeing tour

In the morning after breakfast, our English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel and you will go to Giza, where you will visit the famous pyramids and the Sphinx with its temple. Lunch at a local restaurant, shopping and transfer to the other side of the Nile. In the afternoon, you will have a great opportunity to sail along the Nile (optional excursion, paid separately). Next stop at the Egyptian Museum of antiquities where we will spend more than two hours exploring all the collections of the museum, and of course, the most famous collection of king Tut. Free time in the evening and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3. Excursion to Alexandria

In the morning after breakfast our guide will meet you at the hotel and let's move to Alexandria. The transfer will take up to three hours as the distance between Cairo and Alexandria almost 300 km. Although it is a road through the desert, fascinating landscapes await you along the way: fields planted with strawberries, orange and tangerine groves. In Alexandria, you will visit the famous Kom al-Shukafa catacombs, Greco-Roman ruins, the only Roman amphitheater in Egypt and the Pompey pillar. After having lunch in the city at a local restaurant, move to the National Museum of Alexandria, which contains unique artifacts from various historical eras. The collection of the museum is very unique as the exposition have not been exhibited before in other museums in Egypt.

Some free time in the city can be spent exploring the Royal Jewelry Museum or Qait Bay Citadel (optionally), walk along the city's waterfront or have a tour to Montazah Gardens. In the late afternoon, transfer back to Cairo railway station to catch night train to Aswan (double cabin).

Day 4. Aswan Sightseeing tour

Upon arrival in Aswan, our guide will meet you at the railway station and you will have the opportunity to have breakfast in the city (paid separately). Next, you will go to the island of Philae and visit the famous temples of Isis, the Trojan kiosk, sightseeing tour of the island. After lunch at a local restaurant, let's take a look at the Unfinished Obelisk and Aswan High Dam. We will end our excursion with a visit to the Nubia Museum. In the evening transfer by a comfortable air-conditioned mini-van to Luxor, it may take up to three hours.

In Luxor let's check-in at a 5* hotel (standard double room on BB basis) and have some rest.

Day 5. Luxor sights day tour

Early in the morning you can take a fascinating hot air balloon ride over the valleys of Luxor and admire the city and its monuments from a very high point of view (optional activity).

After breakfast at the hotel, meeting with the guide and moving to the West Bank of the Nile, where you will visit the Valley of the Kings - here we will look at three tombs open for visiting, you can look into the tomb of Tutankhamun by purchasing an additional entrance ticket. Next, we will go to the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and on the way we will visit the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch at a local restaurant, let's visit Karnak Temple. Your free evening can be spent at your convenience.

Day 6. Excursion to the temples of Abydos and Dendera

After breakfast at our hotel, let's drive to the city center and visit the Luxor Temple, then go on an excursion to Abydos. In this city, two temples await us: the Temple of Seti I and Ramses II, as well as a mysterious structure called Osirion. After visiting Abydos, we will go to Dendera and visit a local temple dedicated to the goddess Hathor. After sightseeing tour of the area, transfer to Hurghada. Arrival in Hurghada and check-in at the hotel.

Day 7, 8, 9. Hurghada Red Sea holiday

Holiday in Hurghada on the Red Sea beaches, additional excursions such as diving, boat trips to the islands or safari to the Bedouins can be arranged upon request.

Day 10. Transfer to Travel to Cairo by car

Departure from the hotel and transfer to Cairo by car. Arrival in Cairo and check-in at the hotel. You can spend your free evening at your convenience.

Day 11. Excursion to Sakkara and Ancient Memphis

In the morning excursion to the ancient necropolis of Saqqara. Here we will have a sightseeing tour with a visit to the Imhotep Museum, the Step pyramid of Djoser and the pyramids of Unas and Teti. We will look into some of the open tombs and visit the Serapeum (optionally). Then let's continue our journey and visit the ancient city of Memphis, here in the open-air museum we will find the unique colossus of Ramses II and the statue of the giant Sphinx. In the afternoon we will have lunch at a local restaurant and return to the hotel.

A free evening can be spent cruising the Nile on and evening cruise with dinner (optionally, paid separately), you can also watch Sound & Light show at the foot of the pyramids (paid separately).

Day 12. Day of departure from Egypt

Free day. Check out the hotel by 12 noon. Transfer to Cairo airport depending on the departure time of your plane (at least 3 hours before the flight time).


Includes
  • Transfer from Cairo airport to the hotel
  • Excursion to the pyramids, Sphinx, Cairo Museum
  • Lunch at a local restaurant during excursions according to the program
  • Excursion to Alexandria
  • Excursion to Abyddos and Dendera
  • Sightseeing Tour of Aswan and Luxor
  • Tickets for the night train Cairo-Aswan (in DBL cabin)
  • 4* hotel with breakfast in Cairo
  • Hotel 5* in Luxor with breakfast
  • Entrance fees to all attractions according to the program
  • English speaking guide
  • Hotel in Hurghada 4* on all inclusive basis
  • Transfer to Cairo by car
  • Excursion to Saqqara and Memphis
  • Transfer to Cairo airport
  • Drinks in the restaurants during lunch time
  • Additional visits not included in the program
  • Entrance fees inside paid pyramids and tombs
  • Hot air balloon flight (80 $ per person)
  • Evening Nile Cruise with Dinner ($ 40 per person)

What to take with you
  • The documents
  • Passport
  • Extra Cash

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Published: 17 Jun 2022 Last update: 22 Dec 2021