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Tour Details

Duration

10 Days / 9 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Alexandria / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Luxor

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

10 Days Classical Tour In Egypt – Wonderful Vacation!

Everyone dreams of getting the whole ten yards when it comes to vacations that’s why our 10 days classical tour in Egypt will take you around the majestic yards of the land of Pharaohs where beauty and wonder lies. During these ten days, you will explore the full heritage of Egypt through the immortal enchanting cities of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan & Alexandria. The number of mesmerizing destinations, artifacts and monuments are infinite, without an end like heaven. Elevate your horizon and live the vacation you deserve, Book Us Now.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Tourist Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex
  • Islamic & Coptic Attractions
  • Memphis City
  • Sakkara Pyramid

Luxor Tourist Attractions

  • Karnak Temple
  • Luxor Temple
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple

Aswan Tourist Attractions

  • The High Dam
  • The Unfinished Obelisk
  • Philea Temple
  • Abu Simbel Temple

Alexandria Tourist Attractions

  • Qaitbay Citadel
  • Alexandria Library
  • Pompey’s pillar
  • The Catacombs

Tour Inclusions

  • Pick up service at Cairo Airport.

  • 5 Nights at 5* hotel in Cairo.

  • 1 Night at 5* hotel in Aswan.

  • 3 Nights at 5* hotel in Luxor.

  • Flight tickets {Cairo – Aswan / Luxor – Cairo}

  • A knowledgeable tour guide all over the tour.

  • All your transportation during the tour with a private A.C car

  • Entering fees to all the mentioned sites in the tour itinerary.

  • All Service Charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • Tipping

  • Egypt entry visa.

  • International Airfare.

  • Optional Tours.

  • Entry inside the Pyramids & the Solar Boat.

  • Entry inside the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum.

  • Entry inside Tutankhamun, Seti I & Ramses VI Tombs in the Valley of the Kings “Payable on Spot”.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Arrival to Cairo Airport and Check-in at 5* Hotel

Day One:Arrival to Cairo Airport and Check-in at 5* Hotel

The first day of your destined vacation will begin when you arrive at Cairo airport where our "Egypt Tours Portal" employee will assist you in completing all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification & carry, then you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation for checking-in and resting. In the evening a Dinner cruise on the enchanting Nile will be in your presence where you will behold a memorable colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring a hypnotic Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes' tradition, then you will head back to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Two : Tour to the Great Giza Pyramids Complex

Day Two:Tour to the Great Giza Pyramids Complex

You will have your breakfast at the hotel and begin your vacation in the arms of the Giza pyramids complex, where grandeur was left untouched. The Giza pyramids complex has maintained the sanctity of the ancient Egyptian civilization for more than 4000 years, there you will discover some of the most memorable Cairo tourist attractions such as:

The Great Pyramid of Khufu

The Great pyramid a.k.a the Pyramid of Khufu is the passage to the homeland, it's the last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it was created in 2580 BC in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone each weighing 2.5 tons using a workforce of about 100,000 free skilled workers. The pyramid reaches the height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in the world for 3800 years until the construction of the Lincoln Cathedral in England in 1311, its advanced complex interior and mysterious purpose have captured the curiosity of everyone on the plant.

The Great Sphinx

The great sphinx is a warrior used to be named "Hor-Em-Akhet" which means "Horus of the Horizon" at ancient times and now as Abu Al-Hawl which means as The Father of terror in modern Arabic. It has the shape of a mythical creature called the sphinx that possesses the body of a lion and the head of a man believed to be King Khafre to stands as an example of his power and wisdom. The sphinx reaches the height of 73 m (240 ft) & the width of 19 m (66 ft) and completely carved out of colossal single limestone rock.

The Valley Temple

It was constructed within Egypt old kingdom (2686 2134 BC) inside the complex and where the Mummification process was preformed. Due to the construction ability of ancient Egyptians the valley is very well-preserved archeological, it acted as the source of important information about the mummification process and mortuary rituals of Ancient Egypt. After exploring the valley, take a break to enjoy your tasty lunch meal then complete your day tour through visiting:

Memphis City

The official capital of Ancient Egypt, it was founded by King Menes in 2925 BC, it is known for being the land of Endurance & allure and was under the protection of the god Ptah the patron of creation and artwork. It held the temple of Hut-Ka-Ptah which means Enclosure of the Ka of Ptah which was translated in Greek to Ai-Gy-Ptos which is the etymological origin of the name Egypt.

Saqqara Step Pyramid

Saqqara Step Pyramid was a heavenly vision changed Egypt forever by launching the golden age of pyramids constructions in Ancient Egypt. It was designed by the legendary Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser, it has a special design made up of six steps and stands at the height of 62 m and is surrounded by a great complex containing majestic ceremonial structures. You will head to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan and check into your 5 *hotel reservation.

We will transfer you back to the hotel for overnight.

Day Three : Visit Alexandria Top Attractions

Day Three:Visit Alexandria Top Attractions

In the third day, enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Cairo then we will transfer you to the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea Alexandria to explore some of the best Alexandria tourist attractions like:

Qaitbay Citadel

Qaitbay Citadel bears the spirit of the legendary Alexandria Lighthouse was built in 1477 by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf Al-Din Qa'it Bay on the same spot which held the epic lighthouse of Alexandria using the salvaged stones from the wrecked lighthouse that was once the third longest surviving ancient wonder until its sad destruction by a series of earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD.

Alexandria Library

Alexandria Library is the commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library and one of the finest and most advanced libraries on earth, it holds the world's sixth-largest Francophone library in the world. It is a trilingual library containing books in Arabic, English, and French also between its walls is the largest depository of French books in the North Africa and the Middle East, majestic art galleries and some of the rarest collection of books in history.

After that enjoy your lunch meal and get ready to visit:

Pompey's Pillar

The largest monolith column ever built outside of Rome standing at height of 28 m tall and 2.7 m wide made entirely of pure red granite and on its western upper side lies Greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian. It was named Pompey's pillar because during the Middle Ages the Crusaders believed that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey were located in a pot at the very top of the pillar.

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

The Catacombs is a highly unique archaeological spot symbolizing the fusion of the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman culture with the ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design. It was constructed as a necropolis in the 2nd century AD and holds a number of Greek and Roman artifacts and decoration between its three-level stories which made it earn the title of one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages.

At the end of the day, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day Four : Fly to Aswan - Discover Aswan Best Attractions

Day Four:Fly to Aswan - Discover Aswan Best Attractions

In day four, have your breakfast and check-out from the hotel in Cairo, we will transfer you to Cairo Airport to catch your flight to Aswan for a magical day tour around the beautiful Aswan tourist attractions such as:

The High Dam

A modern monument constructed between 1960 & 1970, it was designed as a co-operation project with Moscow based Hydro project Institute in order to have better control over Nile flooding, generating Hydroelectricity, and increased the water storage for irrigation. The dam was behind the possible destruction of the great Abu Simbel temple and the Philae temple.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The unfinished obelisk is a beautiful vision left unfinished, it was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to stand at the entrance of the Karnak temple, it was known as "Tekhenu" which means "to pierce the sky", it showcases how obelisks were shaped as it would have reached the total height of 42 m and weighed 1200 tons but unfortunately, the obelisk was cracked during construction and remained at the same location till now.

Enjoy your lunch and complete your tour with a special visit to:

Philae Temple

Philea Temple is where the ancient Egyptian mythology was born such as the" Myth of Osiris" in which the husband of Isis "Osiris" is killed by his brother the desert god Set out of hatred then Osiris is resurrected to be the ruler of the underworld afterward Set is defeated by Hours the falcon sky God the son of Isis and Osiris and launching a new era of prosperity & justice. The temple was relocated in the 60s on the island of Agilkia as a part of a rescue mission led by the UNESCO in the mid-60s in order to save it from being lost.

At the end of the day, we will transfer you to check-in 5* hotel in Aswan for overnight.

Day Five : Discover to Abu Simbel

Day Five:Discover to Abu Simbel

In day five of your 10 days classical trip in Egypt, take your breakfast boxes then check-out from the hotel in Aswan and join your tour guide to drive to the southwest of Aswan to witness:

Abu Simbel Temples

Abu Simbel temple stands on the southern border like guardians in fronts the gates of heaven since its creation by King Ramses II (1279-1213 BCE). Abu Simbel consists of the main bigger temple of Ramses where the sun festival takes place on 22 of February & October of each year when the sun shines on the faces of the four seated statues of Ramses the great, Ptah (God of creation), Amun (The Creator God), and Ra (Sun God), and the second smaller temple which is dedicated to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari. The temple is known as "Temple of Ramesses, beloved by Amun" and was the main focus of a rescue operation in history led by the UNESCO in the mid-60s.

Then, you will transfer to Aswan to have your lunch meal and board your train to Luxor where you will check-in for 5* hotel for overnight.

Day Six : Discover The East Bank of Luxor

Day Six:Discover The East Bank of Luxor

In the fifth day, you will enjoy the breakfast at the hotel and continue your vacation by exploring the best Luxor tourist attractions in the East Bank such as:

Karnak Temple

The temple of Karnak is where the Holy Spirit of the past lies, it was dubbed Ipet-isu The Most Selected of Places and Pr-Imn House Of Amon when it was constructed more than 4000 years. It is one of the largest religious man-made construction in the world and the worship center of the entire ancient Egyptian civilization for more than 1500 years to countless deities like the great Osiris, Ptah, and Isis but the complex was dedicated primarily to the Theban triad that consisted of God Amun with his wife the Goddess of Justice Mut and his son the moon god Khnsou. You will then enjoy your lunch meal in Luxor restaurant, then transfer to your hotel to rest and at night move with your tour guide to enjoy:

Luxor Temple

Luxor temple is a lunar miracle under the protection of the moon who shines its cold light on it and uncover its hidden mystery and allure. It was created in the 1400 BCE during the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep III and was known as "Ipetresyet" which means the southern sanctuary , it was dedicated to the God Amun of the Theban Triad which symbolizes the rejuvenation of kingship. The temple's design is truly magically filled with extensive decorations & constructions and becomes more enchanting at night.

After the end of your day tour, you will return to your hotel for overnight.

Day Seven : Discover The West Bank of Luxor

Day Seven:Discover The West Bank of Luxor

After your breakfast at the hotel, you will continue your trip in Luxor by exploring the rest of the mesmerizing Luxor attractions in the West Bank like:

Valley of the Kings

Valley of The Kings is a house of blissful rest to the greatest kings and queens of the new kingdom (1570-1070 BC), it holds 63 tombs filled with mind-blowing treasures, artifacts, statues, enchanting decorations and the remains of pharaohs such as Rameses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and Tutankhamen which is the most visited with Ramses the great tomb. The Valley of the Kings became one of the World Heritage Sites in the UNESCO in 1979.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple a.k.a Djoser-Djeseru "Holy of Holies" is an angelic construction from paradise to one of the most successful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt Queen Hatshepsut, the temple was built in 1479 BC of Egypt new kingdom and took 15 full years to finish. The design of the temple is based on the style of Classical Architecture of the new kingdom and inside lies some of the most magnificent artifacts and statues of ancient Egypt.

Take a short break to have your lunch meal and get ready to visit:

Colossi of Memnon

The Colossal Colossi of Memnon are two blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each and possessing the shape of Pharaoh Amenhotep III(1386-1350). The colossus was damaged by a large earthquake in 27 BC and was rebuilt in 199 AD, the statues became very popular during the Greco-Roman period because of The Vocal Memnon phenomenal caused by singing at dawn which was nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue.

Then return to your hotel in for overnight.

Day Eight : Fly to Cairo - Witness Old Cairo Landmarks

Day Eight:Fly to Cairo - Witness Old Cairo Landmarks

Day eight will begin when you enjoy your breakfast and check-out from your hotel in Luxor and fly straight to Cairo to complete your vacation in Egypt and visit some of the most remarkable Cairo tourist attractions such as:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is a timeless dimension containing all the allure and wonders of Ancient Egypt, the artifacts of Ancient Egypt dated to more than 4000 years across the ancient Egyptian periods. Within the two floors of the museums exists over 120,000 genuine artifacts made from materials like gold & precious gems plus ordinary ones such as wood or stone found in the form of statues, jewelry, and funerary objects, plus a number of displayed mummies located within the museum.

After the museum, take a break to enjoy your lunch meal then complete your day tour through visiting:

The Hanging Church

The holy Church of the Virgin Mary a.k.a The Hanging Church is the core of the Coptic culture in Cairo, it is one of the most important & famous Coptic sites in Egypt which served as the resident for the Coptic patriarch for many years. It was constructed on the southern wall of a Roman fortress called Babylon in the 5th century AD, the church is 30 ft tall plus the exterior and the interior of the hanging church is truly enchanting and majestic fusing elements from the 7th to the 13th-century artistic design.

Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque

The starting point of the Islamic era in Egypt and across Africa, it was constructed in 641 AD and remains an active house of worship and one of Egypt's most significant & prominent Islamic landmarks. Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque was reconstructed many times throughout the centuries which behave like a living example of the Islamic architecture progress over the centuries.

Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue is a rare tourist destination dating back to the 19th century. It acted as a church before being transformed into a synagogue in 882 AD, the synagogue remained in a very intact condition containing majestic Jewish designs and decorations, the place used to be the capital of Jewish worship for various years until the 1950s.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

It's a gate to a different time of vintage beauty, the street was constructed in 970 AD and remained an active bazaar till today and it is known as the golden brick road of the Middle East. Khan El Khalili Bazaar holds everything a traveler could imagine in its magical shops plus a number of vintage caf s that reflect the charm of the ancient Islamic period, the whole street contains artistic Islamic architecture and decorations leading all across the street itself.

You will then return to the hotel in Cairo to spend overnight.

Day Nine : Visit Cairo Islamic Landmarks

Day Nine:Visit Cairo Islamic Landmarks

In day nine of your trip to Egypt, you will explore the finest of the Islamic landmarks in Cairo such as:

Salah El Din Citadel

Salah El-Din Citadel a.k.a Cairo Citadel has been a guardian angel to the city of Cairo for more than 800 years, it was built in 1182 AD by the great Ruler the victorious Salah El-Din, it served as the center of kingship and a powerful fortress against foreign invaders like the crusaders & napoleon's troops, it became the headquarters of the government for more than 700 years. Within the citadel lie a number of museums, miraculously structured buildings like The Mosque of Mohamed Ali a.k.a the alabaster mosque.

Now have your lunch meal in an outstanding restaurant in Cairo and get ready to visit:

Sultan Hassan Mosque

Sultan Hassan Mosque was built by Sultan Hassan between 1356 A.D and 1363 A.D. The Mosque is very huge with 150 m in length and covering 7,906 sq m inland space plus its walls reach the height of 36 m. It used stones from the Pyramids of Giza and it is rumored that the construction was so expensive, it nearly emptied the Mamluk Treasury of Egypt. The mosque contains enchanting decoration and designs that truly showcases the wonder of Islamic architecture.

AL Rifai Mosque

AI Rafai Mosque a.k.a the Royal Mosque is located in Midan Al-Qal a in Cairo next to the Cairo Citadel and opposite the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, the mosque was constructed on a 6,500 square meters, and began construction in 1868 and completed in 1912. It was designed to resemble the mosque of Sultan Hassan in design, magnitude, and height and also a prayer house plus a mausoleum for the royal family the descents of Mohammad Ali.

Ibn Tulun Mosque

Ibn Tulun Mosque is genuine Islamic architecture able to capture the true essence of Islamic civilization in Egypt in most enchanting fashion. The mosque was built by the Emir Ahmed Ibn Tulun who ruled Egypt from 868 to 883 A.D on a spot believed to be the landing location of Noah s Ark. It was constructed on a 26,318 sq m, which makes it the third-largest mosque in the world, Ibn Tulun mosque architecture had a great impact on Gothic Architecture.

After that, you will return to your hotel for overnight.

Day Ten : End Your Vacation - Fly Back Home Safely

Day Ten:End Your Vacation - Fly Back Home Safely

On your final day, you will enjoy your last breakfast in Egypt then head to Cairo airport so you can return home safely with the finest memories thus ending your 10 days classical experience in Egypt.

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  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

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What to Pack For This Tour

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • The Passport is valid for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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