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8 Days Cairo, Abo Simbel, Luxor & Hurghada “Overland Tour”

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Tour Details

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Luxor / Hurghada

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Egypt in Extraordinary 8 Days “Overland Tour”

The experience of a complete vacation is a rare experience which can only be achieved in our 8 days Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor & Hurghada. You will transcends to a higher plane of both adventure and tranquility by traveling back in time to the glorious city of Minarets and home of the great Giza Pyramids Complex, hear the eco of the ancient grandeur of Abu Simbel in the enchanting city of Aswan and head to the land of allure & magic Luxor then move on the mesmerizing Red Sea where the city resort of Hurghada is waiting for you with open arms. Live the vacation you deserve and Book us now.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex.
  • Sakkara Step Pyramid.
  • Memphis City.
  • The Egyptian Museum.

Upper Egypt Attractions

  • Karnak Temple.
  • Valley of the Kings.
  • Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Abu Simbel Temples.

Tour Inclusions

  • Meet and Greet service by our employees at the airports.

  • Accommodations in Cairo 5* Hotel for 2 Nights.

  • Accommodations in Aswan 5* Hotel for 1 Night.

  • Accommodations in Luxor 5* Hotel for 1 Night.

  • Accommodations in Hurghada 5* Hotel for 3 Nights.

  • Entrance fees to all sites on the itinerary.

  • Professional Egyptologist tour guide during your trips.

  • Flights between Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor, and Aswan.

  • 1st class train ticket from Aswan to Luxor.

  • All Transfers by private A.C Cars.

  • All Service Charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.

  • Egypt entry visa.

  • Optional Tours.

  • Tipping

  • 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

Day One:Arrival to Egypt

In the first day of your 8 Days Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor & Hurghada vacation will begin when you arrive at Cairo airport when our "Egypt Tours Portal" representative will help you complete all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification and carry, you will then be driven by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation for checking-in and in the evening, your tour will begin by a Dinner cruise on the heavenly Nile as you will get to relax and cast your eyes on an unforgettable a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the amazing Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition, finally, you will head back to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Two : Tour to the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

Day Two:Tour to the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

You will begin your second day by enjoying your breakfast and checking-out from the hotel, and then join your private tour guide to explore the immortal wonders of Ancient Egypt starting with:

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza Pyramids Complex has existed for more than 4000 years as an example of the eminence of the ancient Egyptian civilization. The complex is made of three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx, and the place of immortal preservation of the Valley temple.

The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Khufu is a living miracle known for being the last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was made more than 4500 years which makes it the world's oldest mystery. It was constructed in 2580 BC for 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone each weighing 2.5 tons and a workforce of about 100,000 free skilled workers.

The Great Sphinx

The Sphinx is a colossal everlasting guardian who has the shape of mythical creature has called the sphinx that has the body of a lion and the head of a man who is believed to be King Khafre as a symbol of power and wisdom.

The Valley Temple

The Valley Temple is the center of the Mummification process, it was constructed within Egypt old kingdom (2686 2134 BC) within the complex and later on, became one of the best-preserved archeological sites of the ancient Egyptian civilization and the source of countless information about the mummification rituals of Ancient Egypt. The valley is completely made of limestone, granite and holds unique diorite statues of King Khafra.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo before you move to visit:

Saqqara Step Pyramid

Saqqara Step Pyramid is a one of a kind creation credited with launching the golden age of Pyramids constructions of Ancient Egypt. It was built by the brilliant Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser. It has a unique design made up of six steps and stands at the height of 62 m and is surrounded by a first of its kind great complex containing enchanting decorations and majestic ceremonial structures.

Memphis City

Memphis city was the official capital of Egypt founded by King Menes to be the life of the two lands. It is known for being the land of Endurance and beauty, it was the home of the god Ptah the patron of creation and artwork. It holds artifacts dating to more than 4000 years to some of the biggest names in Ancient Egypt like King Ramses II and great temples to deities like Aton & Hathor.

At the end of the day, you will head to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan and upon arrival, you will check into your hotel reservation in Aswan for the overnight.

Day Three : Tour to the Two Temples of Abu Simbel - Train to Luxor

Day Three:Tour to the Two Temples of Abu Simbel - Train to Luxor

In the early morning of your third day, you will check-out from the hotel and have your breakfast boxes to keep your 8 days Egypt vacation going by heading to:

Abu Simbel Temples

The two great Abu Simbel temples have been the apex of glory and allure of Egypt as the final frontier & the guardian of the southern border since its creation by Ramses II (1279-1213 BCE). The temple was called "Temple of Ramses, beloved by Amun". Abu Simbel consists of two temples, the bigger one is for 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 II, Ptah (God of creation), Amun (The Creator God), and Ra (Sun God), the smaller temple is dedicated to his wife Nefertari. The temple was part of the most challenging archeological rescue operation in history led by the UNESCO in the mid-60s. You will then catch your train to Luxor where you will check in your hotel reservation.

Return to Aswan where your lunch is served then you will be transferred to the train station to take a 1st class train to Luxor. Upon arrival, check-in 5* hotel for overnight stay.

Day Four : Tour to Luxor Tourist Attractions - Transfer to Hurghada

Day Four:Tour to Luxor Tourist Attractions - Transfer to Hurghada

In your day four, you will first enjoy your delicious breakfast then continue your 8 Days Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor to Hurghada by exploring:

Karnak Temple

Karnak temple is where the ancient Egyptians communicated with the heavens, it was known as Ipet-isu The Most Selected Of Places and Pr-Imn House Of Amon , it dates to more than 4000 years when it was famous for being the largest religious man-made construction in the world, it was the worship headquarters of the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom for more than 1500 years to various deities like the great Osiris, Montu, Ptah and Isis but 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.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple is a true vision from ancient Luxor, it gained the name Djoser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies) and showcases the allure and prestige of one of the most successful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt Queen Hatshepsut. The temple was constructed in 1479 BC and took 15 years to fully build. The design of the temple is based on the concept of Classical Architecture of Egypt new kingdom and within the temple lies some of the most captivating and enchanting statues, decorations and artifacts in the entire world.

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings is like a magical tunnel located in the heart of the mountain which guides the soul of royalty to the heavens, it has acted as the final resting place to the greatest kings and queens of the new kingdom (1570-1070 BC) as It holds 63 tombs filled with various treasures, artifacts, statues, hypnotically beautiful decorations and the remains of pharaohs such as Ramses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and the boy king Tutankhamun which all resulted in the valley of the kings becoming a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1979

Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon are the colossal guardians of Luxor which are basically two massive blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each and has the shape of Pharaoh Amenhotep III(1386-1350). The colossi were damaged due to a large earthquake in 27 BC and were rebuilt again in 199 AD.

Lunch is served at an oriental food restaurant then transfer by a private A.C car to Hurghada. Upon arrival, move to 5* hotel to check in for the overnight stay.

Day Five : Snorkeling Tour in Hurghada

Day Five:Snorkeling Tour in Hurghada

In your day five, you will enjoy your breakfast then join your private diving instructor to begin your adventurous breathtaking activities such as snorkeling where you will get to observe the magical underwater marine life of Hurghada and witness all the wonders of this ecosystem.

Day Six : Safari Tour in Hurghada

Day Six:Safari Tour in Hurghada

Day six will be in Hurghada Red Sea where you will have your breakfast and enjoy a magical super Safari trip by Quad or a camel and a delicious B.B.Q Dinner then return to your hotel for the overnight in Hurghada.

Day Seven : Fly to Cairo - Visit Old Cairo Attractions

Day Seven:Fly to Cairo - Visit Old Cairo Attractions

In day seven, you will head back to Cairo to your hotel reservation to continue your 8 days Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor & Hurghada tour by exploring all the marvelous Cairo tourist attractions such as:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is one of the biggest museums in the world and contains a number of majestic ancient Egyptian artifacts and monuments dating to more than 4000 years across the long history of Egypt. Inside the two floors of the museums exist over 120,000 rare artifacts made from lavish materials like gold & precious gems and ordinary ones like wood or stone that are found in the shapes of statues, jewelry, and funerary objects.

Head to a local restaurant in Cairo to enjoy your delicious lunch meal and complete your day tour with a special visit to:

The Hanging Church

The holy Church of the Virgin Mary a.k.a. The Hanging Church was built on the southern wall of a Roman fortress called Babylon in the 5th century AD. The church is one of the most renowned Coptic sites in Egypt which served as the resident for the Coptic patriarch. The church is 30 ft and towers over the city of Cairo and the construction and the interior of the hanging church are mesmerizing with elements from the 7th to the 13th-century artistic design.

Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque

Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque was the first mosque to be built in Africa in 641 AD. The mosque is still an active house of worship and one of Egypt's most important & prominent Islamic destinations. It was rebuilt many times throughout the 7th century even today renovations are taking place. The mosque was reconstructed various times which made it acts as a living example of the Islamic architecture progress over the centuries.

Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue is a special landmark dating back to the 19th century where it was used to be a church then transformed into a synagogue in 882 AD. It is believed by many that it held an original copy of the Old Testament. The synagogue remains in a very good intact condition, holding extraordinary designs and decorations. The place used to be the capital of Jewish worship for many years until the 1950s.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Khan El Khalili Bazaar is a reminder of the greatness of the ancient Islamic Egypt, the golden brick road of the Middle East. The street was created in 970 AD and remains very active till today and holds everything a traveler might wish for. It has vintage caf s and shops that date back to different generations containing extraordinary Islamic architecture and decorations leading to the street itself.

You will then return to the hotel for the overnight.

Day Eight : Final Departure

Day Eight:Final Departure

In your final day, you will have your last breakfast in Egypt then head to Cairo airport so you can return home safely with the finest memories thus ending your 8 days Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor & Hurghada Tour Vacation. Hint: You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your tour itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.

Egypt Tours Portal: Safety Measures during COVID-19

  • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

  • Regular temperature checks for staff

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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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