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Tour Details

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Luxor / Aswan / Abu Simbel

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Experience Egypt in 8 Days Easter Tour

A Miraculous 8 days Easter vacation awaits you in the land of wonders in the majestic city of Cairo and onboard a Nile cruise between the golden marvelous cities of Luxor and Aswan where you will open your eyes on the truest definitions of greatness during the blessed days of Easter. On the Nile River lies the journey of the century between the two magical destinations contains incredible construes and tales from the ancient past dating to more than 3000 years. You will discover some immortal artifacts that stood for the test of time since the cradle of civilization like the great Giza pyramids, Valley of the Kings, Karnak temple, Philae temple, and so much more. The holiday of a lifetime is waiting in Easter across the magical lands of Egypt.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex
  • The Great Sphinx
  • The Valley Temple
  • The Egyptian Museum

Luxor Attractions

  • Karnak Temple
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Hatshepsut Temple

Aswan Attractions

  • Aswan High Dam
  • Philae Temple
  • Kom Ombo Temple
  • Abu Simbel Temple

Tour Inclusions

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

  • Accommodation in 5* Hotel in Cairo for 3 Nights.

  • Accommodation in 5*Cruise for 4 Nights, Full Board.

  • Entrance fees to all sites indicated on the itinerary.

  • Professional tour guide during your trips.

  • Domestic Flights between Cairo Luxor and Aswan.

  • All Transfers by private A.C Cars.

  • All Service Charges and Taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.

  • Egypt entry visa.

  • Optional tours.

  • Tipping.

  • Entrance Fees inside the Great Pyramid, the Solar Boat, the Mummy rooms of Tutankhamun, Seti I, Ramses II inside the Egyptian Museum.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Arrival to Egypt Land of Pharaohs

Day One:Arrival to Egypt Land of Pharaohs

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, one of our representatives will meet and assist you all through the formal procedures at Cairo International Airport to have a quick approval on your entry and after finishing, you will meet your tour guide who will be waiting for you outside the airport and he will transfer you in your private A.C vehicle to your hotel in Cairo to have a smooth check-in and relax. In the evening, you will be transferred from your hotel to begin your Easter adventure in Egypt by having a Special Dinner Cruise on the board of a totally magnificent Cruise in the Nile River. You will attend some of the best dervish shows while having your dinner in an open-buffet and then after finishing, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day Two : Witness the Glory of Giza pyramids

Day Two:Witness the Glory of Giza pyramids

In the morning, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast meal and then your private tour guide will escort you to have your lifetime easter adventure while touring in the location which includes what is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World and here are the major sites which you are going to visit during your tour:

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza pyramids complex will be your first place to discover during your Egypt easter holiday, it has stood there for the last 4000 years which makes it one of the oldest attractions in the world. The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the house of immortality valley temple.

The Great Pyramid

There is no better chance to head to one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Great Pyramid of Khufu is the largest and most impressive pyramid among the whole other Pyramids in Giza Complex. It was built by King Khufu who decided to continue the building projects of his father Sneferu which made him built a truly incomparable attraction.

The Great Sphinx

Giza Sphinx is another impressive construction that was built during the reign of the amazing king Khafre The Son of Khufu and that is why its face takes the features of the king himself. Moreover, it has a body of a lion to give the impression of being the strong guard to Giza Pyramids.

The Valley Temple

You must have heard many stories about the mummification & purification of the mummies that belonged to the ancient Egyptians of the ancient dynasties and the Valley Temple was the site that witnessed those wonderful processes so don t waste the chance of visiting it and enjoy hearing some stories from your tour guide about how the ancient Egyptians managed to create such an unbelievable accurate system with certain beliefs.

Then, we will transfer you to have your tasty lunch in a terrific Pyramids / Nile view restaurant and then you will join your private Egyptologist guide in a special tour to discover the secrets & mysteries inside the impressive:

The Egyptian Museum

This is one of the most favorable tourist destinations in Egypt as it contains some of the largest ancient Egyptian collections including some recherch treasures that used to be buried with the dead and among the most famous treasures that have been found, the Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun so enjoy your time at the most while being in such a terrific location.

After finishing your tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day Three : Discover the Ancient Treasures in Luxor City

Day Three:Discover the Ancient Treasures in Luxor City

Enjoy your breakfast and check-out from your 5* Hotel in Cairo and then we will transfer you to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight to Luxor. Upon your arrival, you will join your tour guide to start another part of your breathtaking Egypt Easter tour and visit some of the tiptop attractions in the East Bank of Luxor including:

Karnak Temple

This is a cult temple that was once dedicated to three major deities {Amun, his wife Mut, and their son Khunso}. It is the largest religious building to be ever built by a man and its three temples inside cover more than 200 acres which makes it a truly impressive construction.

We will transfer you now to Check-in your 5* deluxe Nile Cruise to have your lunch and relax and then in the evening, you will be transferred to another gorgeous tourist site that attracts tourists from all over the world. [/touristattraction]

Luxor Temple by Night

Among the most terrific sightseeing that you shouldn t miss while being in Luxor is Luxor temple and it is widely accepted that the best time to visit it is at night especially touring around the row of sphinxes in front of it which make you feel like being in a movie full of adventures.

After finishing your tour, we will transfer you back to your Nile Cruise for overnight.

Day Four : Get Enchanted with the Hidden Gems of the Pharaohs

Day Four:Get Enchanted with the Hidden Gems of the Pharaohs

In the morning, you will enjoy having your breakfast on the board of your Nile Cruise and then you will join your tour guide to visit some of the best attractions in the west bank of Luxor including: [/touristattraction]

Valley of the Kings

Among the tiptop attractions in the west bank of Luxor is the hypnotic Valley of the Kings that includes the majestic tombs of some of the well-known ancient Egyptian Pharaohs like Tutankhamun, Ramses VI, Ramses II, Seti I and a lot of other tombs that will let you get an overall point about how the ancient Egyptians used to live and your tour guide will explain everything for you in details.

Hatshepsut Temple

You will also head to one of the most impressive achievements of Queen Hatshepsut who ruled Egypt during the 18th dynasty and she tried to construct a mortuary temple for her that can t be forgotten and this is actually what we got, a true masterpiece.

Colossi of Memnon

These are 2 statues that were built by King Amenhotep III who started a very remarkable building project in Egypt and he built a huge temple for him with these two statues standing in front of the temple for some guarding reasons but the whole mortuary temple was destroyed because of some natural disasters and the only remaining are these to colossi that are called Memnon.

Finally, you will be transferred back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch, spend the rest of your day, and overnight on board.

Day Five : Tour to Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Day Five:Tour to Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

In the early morning, you will start sailing towards Edfu and upon your arrival, you will join your tour guide in a horse carriage to be transferred to the magnificent:

Edfu Temple

You will head to one of the most interesting temples that are located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu. It was built between 237 & 57 BC during the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the inscriptions on its walls provide some of the most useful information about language, myth, and religion during the Hellenistic era in Egypt.

Then, you will start sailing towards Kom Ombo. Upon your arrival, you will join your private tour guide to visit the unique:

Kom Ombo Temple

It is a unique double temple that was also built during the Ptolemaic dynasty and it also has some additions that were added during the Roman period. The two temples were dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and Hathor.

After finishing your unforgettable Easter tour in Luxor city, you will get back to your Cruise to start sailing towards Aswan and upon your arrival; you will overnight on the board of your Nile cruise.

Day Six : Unleash Your Spirit with the Charm of Aswan

Day Six:Unleash Your Spirit with the Charm of Aswan

You will visit today some of the best tourist attraction in the Nubian City Aswan that is an adorable city for the majority of tourists and among the highlights which you will visit with us, there are:

Aswan High Dam

It is a modern achievement by the Egyptians that was constructed with the financial support of the UNESCO to protect the ancient Egyptian monuments from the danger of the flood of the Nile and it also has a huge effect nowadays as it is the main source of power and it improves the state of life in Egypt a lot.

The Unfinished Obelisk

It is the largest obelisk to be ever built by a man and it was actually built by Queen Hatshepsut as a complementary to the Lantern Obelisk and she intended to send it to Karnak to be placed in front of the gates of the Karnak temple but its top get cracked and she decided to leave it in its current place in Aswan.

Philae Temple

It is a truly picturesque temple in Aswan that sits on Aglika Island that was moved to its current location after the construction of the High Dam. The most interesting thing about Philae temple is that it rose to prominence during the Ptolemaic Dynasty as the center of the cult of the goddess Isis.

Then, you will be transferred back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch and overnight on board.

Day Seven : Tour to the Great Abu Simbel Temple

Day Seven:Tour to the Great Abu Simbel Temple

In the morning, you will get your breakfast boxes and check-out from your Nile Cruise and then you will join your private tour guide in one of the most majestic tours during your Easter holiday in Egypt. You will discover: [/touristattraction]

Abu Simbel Temples

Now, it is your chance to visit the best, the largest, the most impressive temples of ancient Egypt. You will find two majestic temples there, one of them was dedicated to King Ramses II and he decided to make it a masterpiece so he attaches it to his birthday & his coronation days in what we call today Sun Festival . He also wanted to show his deep affection to his wife Nefertari so he built a smaller temple for her that was dedicated to his wife.

After finishing your tour, we will transfer you to Aswan International Airport to catch your flight back to Cairo and upon your arrival, we will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo to spend the overnight.

Day Eight : End Your Egypt Easter Holiday Package

Day Eight:End Your Egypt Easter Holiday Package

After having your breakfast at your 5* Hotel in Cairo, you will check-out and we will transfer you to Cairo International airport where you will meet our representative who is going to assist you all through your departure formalities and then you will catch your flight back home to finish your 8 Days Easter vacation in Egypt. Note: You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.

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  • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.

  • 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.
  • Passport valid for 6 months.

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

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