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Tour Details

Duration

7 Days / 6 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Luxor / Alexandria

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria Tour

The universe was created in seven days to house the finest of god’s creation, and you can enjoy the finest of the ancient Egyptian creations on your 7 days tour. You will behold some of the most enchanting monuments & artifacts ever built in history within the immortal cities of Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor & Aswan such as the Giza pyramid complex, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the kings, Cairo Citadel, Karnak temple & various more. All of Egypt Tourist Attractions will be waiting for you so live your dream vacation & book us now.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex
  • Islamic Attractions
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Memphis City

Luxor Attractions

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

Alexandria Attractions

  • The Catacombs
  • Pompey’s Pillar
  • The Citadel of Qaitbey
  • Alexandria Library

Tour Inclusions

  • Meet and assist at Cairo airport.

  • 3 Nights in Cairo at 5* hotel.

  • 3 Nights in Luxor at 5* hotel.

  • Flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor and return.

  • Private Egyptologist guide during all tours.

  • All the transfers by a private A/C car.

  • Entrance fees to all the sights in the itinerary.

  • 5 lunch meals during your trip.

  • Dinner cruise in the Nile river.

  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.

  • Tipping.

  • Egypt entry visa.

  • Entry inside the Pyramids and 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 Egypt - Meet and Transfer to 5*Hotel

Day One:Arrival to Egypt - Meet and Transfer to 5*Hotel

When you arrive at Cairo airport, our "Egypt Tours Portal" representative will assist you in completing all of your passport entry formalities and luggage identification & carry.

Then, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your hotel for checking-in and during the evening, you will begin your Cairo tour by a Dinner cruise on the Nile River.

You will get to relax and enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the unforgettable Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition then you will transfer back to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Two : Visit the Pyramids of Giza and Sakkara

Day Two:Visit the Pyramids of Giza and Sakkara

In the morning time, you will have your breakfast and check-out from the hotel, and then join your private Egyptologist tour guide to begin your Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria tour by exploring the great monument in ancient Egyptian civilization such as:

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza pyramids complex is a true miracle date back to more than 4000 years and houses the three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the sole Guardian of Egypt the great sphinx and the valley temple that were all created for the purpose of ascending to the heavens to their rightful place and preserving their legacy for countless generations to come.

The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Khufu is the last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and one of the largest constructions in the world, it dates back to 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old where it is credited with starting the golden age of contracture.

It was built in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone in order to stands at the height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in existence for 3800 years until the construction of the Lincoln Cathedral in England in 1311 AD.

What makes the pyramid truly incredible is that even until today many mysterious and fringe theories still surround it due to its complex built and design during ancient times.

The Great Sphinx

The great sphinx is known for being the oldest statue in existence and the home of great mystery & wonder. It has a height of 73 m (240 ft) & 19 m (66 ft) and the shape of a mythical creature called the sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of a man probably King Khafre a.k.a. king Chephren as a symbol of wisdom & might.

The Valley Temple

The Valley Temple is a mortuary temple known for being the home of the Mummification process since Egypt old Kingdom.

It is one of the best-preserved structures of the ancient Egyptian civilization, made entirely from limestone, granite and holds amazing diorite statues of Chephren.

Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo. Then move to visit:

Saqqara Step Pyramid

Saqqara Step Pyramid is the first pyramid in ancient Egyptian history that started the age of pyramid constructions in Egypt.

It was designed by the infamous Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser to has a unique design made of six steps and stands at the total height of 62 m. also the pyramid is surrounded by a complex which was the first of its kind containing beautiful decorations and majestic ceremonial structures.

Memphis City

Memphis city was the birthplace of ancient Egyptian hierarchy & rule, it's the first official capital of Egypt, founded by King Menes a.k.a. Narmer to by the life of the two lands.

It is known for being the land of Endurance, Might, and beauty, the home of the god Ptah the patron of creation and artwork, it holds a lot of ruins dating to more than 4000 years and great temples to gods and goddess-like Aton & Hathor.

At the end of the second day, you will be transported to Cairo airport to catch your flight to the magical city of Luxor as you will your tour guide then check in a 5*Hotel and spend the overnight.

Day Three : Visit Luxor East Bank Landmarks

Day Three:Visit Luxor East Bank Landmarks

In day three in the morning time, you will enjoy your breakfast at your hotel as you will meet your tour guide and discover all the beautiful Luxor tourist attractions in the East Bank starting with:

Karnak Temple

The Karnak temple is known as the temple of holy beauty, it is one of the world's biggest open-air museum. It was known as Ipet-isu “The Most Selected Of Places” and Pr-Imn “House Of Amon”. It is one of the largest religious man-made construction in the world and dates to more than 4000 years.

It was the heart of the religious practices of the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom for more than 1500 years. It had a shrine for various deities like Osiris, Montu, Ptah, Isis, and more but it was dedicated mainly to the Theban triad which consisted of God Amun with his wife the Goddess of Justice Mut and his son the moon god Khnsou.

Lunch will proceed at a wonderful restaurant then you will be transferred to 5* hotel to check-in and refresh yourself and at night, you will head with your tour guide to visit:

Luxor Temple by Night

Luxor temple can truly reflect the hypnotic beauty, charm & artistic spirit of the entire city. It was built in the 1400 BCE during the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep III where it was known as "Ipetresyet" which means “the southern sanctuary”.

It was dedicated to the God Amun of the Theban Triad and to represent the notion of the rejuvenation of kingship, the temple was truly magical due to its extensive decorations.

The best time to visit the temple is at night where the moon shines only for the temple and everything comes to the land of the living.

Transfer to your 5* hotel for overnight.

Day Four : Visit Luxor West Bank Landmarks

Day Four:Visit Luxor West Bank Landmarks

In the morning, you will have your breakfast then continue your breathtaking Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria tour with your tour guide then enjoy a tour of Luxor West Bank starting with:

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the kings is a magical passage to the afterlife built by the ancient Egyptians in the heart of a mountain to be the final resting place of the greatest kings and queens of Egypt new Kingdom (1570-1070 BC).

The valley became a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979 because of its historical & artistic importance, it holds 63 tombs filled with various majestic artifacts, statues, mesmerizing decorations, and the most famous ones are Rameses II, Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and the famous boy-king Tutankhamun.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple was known as Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies)and is believed to be the most beautiful structure of the ancient Egyptian civilization.

It was built in 1479 BC to showcases the menace of the new kingdom (1550-1070 BC), Hatshepsut's dedication to the god Amun and her power & charm which made her of one of the most successful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt.

The design of the temple is based on the concept of Classical Architecture and contains some of the most impressive statues in her image, decorations, and art pieces in all of Egypt.

Enjoy your lunch meal in an outstanding restaurant in Luxor and head with your tour guide to visit:

Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon was built by Amenhotep III (1386-1350)to be the colossal guardians of Luxor, they consist of two blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each and has the shape of Pharaoh himself.

The colossi were damaged due to a large earthquake in 27 BC but were rebuilt once again in 199 AD.

The statues were very famous during the Greco-Roman period due to the phenomenon called “The Vocal Memnon” which resulted from the statutes creating a sinning sound from time to time which were nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue at dawn.

At the end of the day, transfer back to you 5* hotel in Luxor for overnight.

Day Five : Fly to Cairo - Visit the Old Landmarks of Cairo

Day Five:Fly to Cairo - Visit the Old Landmarks of Cairo

You will enjoy your breakfast at the hotel then transfer to Luxor Airport to catch your flight to Cairo.

Upon your arrival to Cairo you will complete your tour around the landmarks of Cairo starting with:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is the gatekeeper & storage holder of all wonders and mysteries of the ancient Egyptian civilization. The monuments and artifacts within the museum date back to more than 4000 years from all the various time periods.

Inside the two floors of the museum exist over 120,000 rare genuine artifacts made from extravagant materials like gold & gemstones and ordinary ones like wood or stone that comes in the form of statues, jewelry, funerary objects.

The treasures of King Tutankhamun are the most famous & most visited, plus a number of displayed mummies existed within the museum.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:

Salah El Din Citadel

Salah El-Din citadel has been watching over the city for generation after generation and that's why it is dubbed the Cairo citadel.

It was completed in 1182 AD by the great ruler salah el din. It served as a powerful fortress against the crusaders & napoleon's French invasion and in the 19th century, it became the headquarters of the government for more than 700 years.

The citadel is a true wonder holding between its walls unimaginable beauty & wonder and a number of museums, beautifully structured buildings.

Mohamed Ali Mosque

Mohamed Ali Mosque is a living piece of art known as the alabaster mosque due to the extensive usage of marble. It was constructed between 1830 and 1848 AD to be a replica of the blue mosque in Istanbul as a symbol of independence and freedom against the Ottoman Empire.

The mosque is constructed in ottoman style architecture of French rococo influences and a great breathtaking dome. It contains an ornate brass clock a gift from King Louis Philippe of France to Muhammad Ali in 1845 in exchange for an obelisk that stands in the Concorde square in Paris and a Turkish ablutions fountain resembling a giant Easter egg.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Khan El Khalili Mosque is living blast from the past that has found a way to survive in our time. The bazaar is known as the golden brick road of the Middle East and the oldest active market in the Middle East dating back to 970 AD, the street contains Islamic architecture designs and decorations in the finest fashion.

The street remains active till today and contains everything a traveler could desire, it is also filled with a number of cafes and shops that date back to hundreds of years providing an awesome vintage feel.

You will then end your day then transfer your 5*hotel in Cairo for the overnight.

Day Six : Tour to Alexandria Landmarks

Day Six:Tour to Alexandria Landmarks

In day six, in the morning time, you will enjoy your breakfast then continue your Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria tour, then you will head to the second capital of Egypt "Alexandria" joined by your private Egyptologist tour Guide beginning with:

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

The Catacombs are one of the few examples of art designs located in the world, it symbolizes the influence & attraction of the ancient Egyptian culture on the Greco-Roman Period.

It was constructed as a necropolis dating to 2nd century AD that is able to merge the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman culture with the ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design in the ultimate breathtaking fashion.

It holds a great number of Greek and Roman artifacts and decorations between its three-level stories which made it gain the title of one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages.

Back above ground, continue to visit:

Pompey's Pillar

Pompey's Pillar is a genuine symbol of might and the largest monoliths' column ever built outside of Rome. It stands at height of 28 m tall and 2.7 m wide of pure red granite and on its western upper side is Greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian.

The reason why it is named Pompey's pillar is that in the Middle Ages the crusaders mistakenly believed that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey are located in a pot at the very top of the pillar.

Enjoy your delicious lunch meal at a seafood restaurant, then move to visit:

Qaitbay Citadel

QaitBey Citadel is an echo from the past waiting to survive, it was constructed in 1477 by sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf Al-Din Qa'it bay on the same location which held the legendary lighthouse of Alexandria using the stones salvaged from the destroyed lighthouse that served as the third longest surviving ancient wonder in the world until it's destruction by a series of earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD. The citadel has some incredible enchanting designs for the Islamic era.

Alexandria Library

Alexandria Library acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library, it is one of the most famous and recognized destinations in the world. It is one of the largest and most advanced libraries in the world, it contains the world's sixth-largest Francophone library in the world.

The library is a trilingual one as it contains books in Arabic, English, and French plus it holds the largest depository of French books in the North Africa and the Middle East, beautiful art galleries plus a collection of some of the rarest collection of books in the world.

Finally, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned car overnight.

Day Seven : End of Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria Tour

Day Seven:End of Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria Tour

In your final day of your Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria Tour, you will have your breakfast at the hotel, and then our representative will transfer you to Cairo airport so you can return home safely.

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What to Pack For This Tour

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

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

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