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Tour Details

Duration 16 Days / 15 Nights
Tour Location Cairo - Giza - Luxor - Aswan - Bahariya - Alexandria
Tour Availability Everyday
Pickup & Drop Off Cairo Airport
Tour Type Classic Tour

Sands of Pharaohs: Discovering Egypt's Secrets in 16 Days for British Travelers

16 Days Sands of Pharaohs tour package is an everlasting journey of dreams and wishes to showcase the treasures of the greatest civilization on earth. The highly talented and well-experienced team of Egyptologists tour guides, tour operators, travel & time advisors, drivers, and customer support specialists will be with our English guests every step of the way from the moment of contact until they return home safely. Egypt Tours Portal will gift all our British clients the most fitting services which include the finest accommodations, speedy & safe transportation, marvelous restaurants, and any special requests while touring across the magnificent cities of Giza, Cairo, Saqqara, Dahshur, Bahariya, Alexandria, Aswan, and Luxor. For 16 magical days, all the heavenly treasures of this golden civilization will create a magnificent atmosphere filled with an epic combination of tranquility, bliss, and thrill where the holiday of your dreams will come to life.

16 Days Egypt tour will be a majestic quest leading to all the celestial miracles located across the golden lands and ethereal waters of this complete travel destination. The journey will begin from the ancient city of Giza which will uncover the great history and brilliant artistry behind the great pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, plus the Grand Egyptian Museum, Saqqara & Memphis, and more. All the majestic and blessed treasures of Cairo which include the Egyptian Museum, Hanging Church, Al Muizz Street, Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, Cairo Citadel, and Cairo Palaces, will shed light on the vibrant rich culture and art of the Islamic district of Cairo. Everyone will enjoy the heavenly beauty and natural blessings located across the legendary Oasis of Bahariya. One of the oldest capital cities in the world Alexandria will be explored through a number of magnificent marvels which are the catacombs, Qaitbey Citadel, the Library of Alexandria, and more. All the marvelous milestones of Aswan will be discovered in the most ideal manner showcasing their history, culture, and natural allure which include Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, Nubian Village, and more. All the spectacular wonders of southern Egypt include Abu Simbel Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, and Edfu Temple. The golden attractions of Thebes which are Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple by Night, Mummification Museum, Luxor Museum, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Queens, and Habu Temple will be the key to uncovering the rich history and mythical artistic architecture of the greatest open-air museums in the world. Make every moment count and book the holiday adventure you desire.

Tour Highlights

Giza Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids
  • The Sphinx
  • The Valley Temple
  • The Grand Museum

Giza Attractions

  • Saqqara Pyramid
  • Memphis City
  • The Red Pyramid
  • The Bent Pyramid

Cairo Attractions

  • Egyptian Museum
  • Salah El Din Citadel
  • The Hanging Church
  • Al Muizz & Khan El Khalili

Cairo Palaces

  • Baron Palace
  • Manial Palace
  • Abdeen Palace
  • Shubra Palace

Aswan Attractions

  • Aswan High Dam
  • Unfinished Obelisk
  • Philae Temple
  • Abu Simbel Temple

Aswan Attractions

  • Nubian Village
  • Elephantine Island
  • Kitchener Island
  • Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Luxor Attractions

  • Karnak & Luxor Temples
  • Mummification Museum
  • Luxor Museum
  • Habu Temple

Luxor Attractions

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

Alexandria Attractions

  • Qaitbay Citadel
  • Pompey's Pillar
  • The Catacombs
  • Roman Theatre

Tour Inclusions

  • Meet and assist service at Cairo International Airport.
  • 7 Nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1 Night accommodation at 5* hotel in Alexandria on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 Nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Luxor on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 Nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Aswan on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1-night camping in the desert.
  • Domestic flights { Cairo – Aswan / Luxor – Cairo}.
  • All your tours and excursions are by modern A/C vehicles.
  • Egyptologist tour guide throughout your tours.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Admission fees to all the sights are mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Optional tours.
  • Drinks and any personal expenses.
  • Tipping.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo + Wekalet Ghoury

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At the moment of your arrival in Cairo, you will be greeted by our employee who will manage all the passports visas, luggage identification, and transportation and then take you on a private A/C vehicle to your 5* hotel to fully relax and prepare for the adventure that is yet to come.

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Dinner Time

In the evening, you will enjoy a delightful dinner at Wekalet Ghoury which is a living art museum and a cultural center that features traditional Egyptian architecture dating to the end of the Mamluk period and the start of the ottoman empire which create the most magical atmosphere offering authentic delicious dinner cuisine with the most colorful and vibrant traditional music performances, dance shows, or art displays, providing further insight into Egypt's vibrant cultural scene.

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You will head back to your hotel to spend the overnight.

Meals: Dinner

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 2: Giza Pyramids Complex + Grand Egyptian Museum

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You will have your breakfast at your hotel then head with your tour guide to explore the golden treasures of Giza which include:

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Giza Pyramids

The miraculous Giza Pyramid Complex is an immortal piece of brilliant artistic architecture that was established around 2600 BC to offer a magical portal leading to the heavens of ancient Egypt where golden pharaohs of the 4th dynasty and gods of Egypt are roaming around in bliss and magnificence.

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The Great Pyramid

The great pyramid of Giza is the ultimate symbol of this golden civilization where it acted as a staircase to the heavens. This living marvel of the seven wonders of the ancient world was made as the final resting place of Khufu (2609 BC - 2584 BC) which was completed around 2570 BC. It has a height of 480 feet (146 meters) which acted as the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years which are made of 2.3 limestone blocks that hold a highly advanced interior of the king’s chamber, the grand hall, the queen’s chamber, and more.

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The Great Sphinx

The Sphinx is one of the most completed pieces of architecture that act as a monolithic statue in the world that can shed light on the remarkable engineering skills and religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians. This heavenly guardian holds the face of Pharaoh Khafre (2558 BC - 2532 BC) while standing on the body of a gigantic lion that spreads power and wisdom. It was carved from a very massive limestone block that has measurements of about a Width of 19 meters (62 ft), a Length of 73 meters (240 ft), and a Height of 20 meters (66 ft). 

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The Valley Temple

The mortuary temple of the Valley Temple was designed to transform the bodies of the 4th dynasty into golden statues through the mummification process which is known as the opening of the mouth ceremony. This well-preserved structure was constructed using large blocks of limestone filled with impressive architecture and intricate carvings that provide insights into the rituals and religious practices of the ancient Egyptians during this time period.

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Lunch Time

You will have your lunch at a local restaurant then head with your tour guide to:

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The Grand Egyptian Museum

The Grand Egyptian Museum is a majestic state-of-the-art archaeological marvel that took one billion dollars to build; it was inaugurated around 2020 in the embrace of the miraculous Giza Pyramids Complex where about 100,000 artifacts come in every shape and color which can shed light on the rich culture and history of Egypt which spanned for 7000 years.

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You will head back to your hotel to spend the overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 3: Alexandria Day Tour + Roman Amphitheatre + Overnight in Alexandria

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You will have your breakfast at your Cairo hotel then board a private A/C vehicle to Alexandria where you will head with your tour guide across:

catacombs of kom el shoqafa

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

The captivating Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa is an ancient golden necropolis and burial site that dates back to the 2nd century AD and acted as one of the seven wonders of the middle ages. This underground Roman tomb is found 100 feet below ground that showcases a unique fusion of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman architectural styles where a number of intricate networks of tombs, chambers, and passageways are adorned with stunning artworks and sculptures that convey some of the most amazing facts.

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Qaitbay Citadel

The magnificent Qaitbey Citadel is a living wonder that acted as the guardian of the entire coast of Alexandria which acted as a 15th-century defensive fortress constructed on the site that once held the legendary Pharos Lighthouse that is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The citadel was built by Sultan Qaitbey during the Mamluk period between 1477 to 1479 AD to protect Alexandria from potential invasions. The interior of the citadel holds some of the most beautiful works of art and architecture as seen across the gates and the Edifices Mason plus many more.

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Lunch Time

You will have your lunch at a local restaurant then head with your tour guide:

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Pompey's Pillar

The Roman triumphal column Pompey Pillar is an architectural marvel displaying the grandeur of the Roman era of Egypt. It is made between 298–302 AD to become a massive red granite column standing at around 82 feet (25 meters) tall. the pillar has no direct connection to the Roman general Pompey but rather commemorates the victory of the Roman emperor Diocletian over an Alexandrian revolt.

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Roman Theatre In Alexandria

The Roman Amphitheatre in Alexandria is another testament to the city's rich Roman heritage. It was built in the 4th century AD and was used all the way to the 7th century AD through the Roman, Byzantine, and Islamic eras. This well-preserved theater once hosted various performances and events. The Amphitheatre was used as a magical odeum where very entertaining musical shows were performed which can hold up to more than 600 spectators.

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You will conclude the day with an overnight stay in Alexandria while surrounded by the city's vibrant atmosphere.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Alexandria Hotel

Day 4: Alamien Military Museum + Return to Cairo

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You will have your breakfast and then pay homage to the heroes of World War II with a visit to the Alamein Military Museum.

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Alamein Military Museum

Alamein Military Museum is a brilliant and glorious marvel that commemorates the Battle of El Alamein, a significant World War II engagement between the Allied forces and the Axis powers in October of 1942. The museum was inaugurated around 1956 that showcases a wide range of military artifacts, weapons, vehicles, and exhibitions that highlight the history and sacrifices made during the war. It has the power to offer a full understanding of WWII by exploring the magnificent history of this glorious event.

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Lunch Time

Indulge your taste buds and revitalize your day with a sensational lunch experience in Alexandria.

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Afterward, return to Cairo and relax at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 5: Flight to Aswan + Aswan Highlights + Nubian Village

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You will have your breakfast then head to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan where everyone will enjoy a picturesque city located on the banks of the Nile River. You will head with your tour guide to:

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Aswan High Dam

Aswan High Dam is a very advanced colossal feat of engineering made in the 60s to produce hydroelectricity and save water in one of the biggest man-made lakes Nasser which was used to offer an entrance to the golden industrial age. It was constructed to control the flow of the river and the development of agriculture.

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Philae Temple

The Philae Temple is a living wonder that is able to display the mythical history and artistic culture behind one of the greatest tales ever made in the world. It is one of the last temples ever made in history during the Ptolemaic period in 280 BC which is able to display incredible carvings, decorations of the magnificent myth of Osiris, and hieroglyphic inscriptions that depict the mythology and religious beliefs of ancient Egypt. It was moved in the 60s and 70s by UNESCO to the island of Agilkia.

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Lunch Time

Embark on a delightful culinary escapade at a restaurant in Aswan, where exquisite flavors and enticing aromas await.

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The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk is a marvelous gem that has the power to offer a glimpse into the process of ancient obelisk construction. It was carved directly from the bedrock, this obelisk was intended to be the largest ever created by something that is not destined to be. It was broken during its creation that is 42 meters (137 feet) tall and weighed an estimated 1,200 tons. It was meant to stand at the Karnak temple complex while carrying the name of Queen Hatshepsut.

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Nubian Village

You will get to experience the vibrant culture and traditions of the Nubian people and then be totally immersed in the vibrant Nubian culture as you visit a local Nubian Village and interact with the friendly locals and learn about their unique traditions and way of life plus enjoy all their delicious cuisines and drinks.

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You will spend the overnight stay in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Flight: From Cairo to Aswan

Overnight: Aswan Hotel

Day 6: Abu Simbel Day Trip

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The ultimate quest of dreams will be a reality by embarking on an unforgettable excursion to the celestial Abu Simbel temples:

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Abu Simbel Temples

Abu Simbel Temples complex is one of Egypt's most magnificent archaeological sites. The celestial temples of Abu Simbel were originally carved out of a sandstone cliff during the reign of Ramasess the great "Ozymandias" (1303–1213 BC). The main temple was established in 1264 AD to be totally dedicated to Ramses II himself plus display his heritage which included winning the battle of Kadesh in 1274 AD to demonstrate his divine authority while the smaller temple is dedicated to his beloved wife, Queen Nefertari. The temple is adorned with intricate reliefs depicting the pharaoh's military exploits, religious scenes, and scenes of daily life. The interior of the temple consists of a series of vast halls and chambers, culminating in a sanctuary housing statues of Ramses II and the gods Amun, Ra-Horakhty, and Ptah which are celebrated on the 22 of February and October during the sun festival.

You will return to Aswan for an overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Aswan Hotel

Day 7: Elephantine Island + Kitchener Island

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You will get to explore the tranquil beauty of Aswan's islands where you will head with your tour guide to:

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Aswan Elephantine Island

The blessed Elephantine Island feeds on the heavenly Nile River which has a rich history that spans thousands of years. It was a strategic location for trade and commerce in ancient times, and remnants of ancient settlements and temples can still be found on the island. The Island date from the beginning of the 1st dynasty (about 3000 BC) and has a length of 1,200 m (3900 ft) and a width of 400 m (1300 ft). It will explore the ruins of the Temple of Khnum which are dedicated to the ram-headed god of the Nile. The island's tranquil atmosphere, picturesque views, and glimpses into the past make it a popular destination for history enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

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Lunch Time

Enjoy a lunch meal at a restaurant near Elephantine.

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Aswan Kitchener Island

Kitchener Island, also known as Botanical Island, is a small island in the Nile that was gifted to Lord Horatio Kitchener during his time as a British consul in Egypt. The island is home to the Kitchener Island Botanical Gardens which covers an area of 6.8 hectares. This lush oasis features an extensive collection of exotic plants and trees, many of which were brought from around the world such as the Sabal Palm tree, the Royal Palm tree, and the Phonic Pam tree. Everyone will feel traveling through the gardens offers a serene escape from the bustling city, with vibrant colors, fragrant blossoms, and shady paths that provide a respite from the desert heat.

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You will get to Relax and enjoy the serene ambiance of these natural wonders then head back to your hotel to spend the overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Aswan Hotel

Day 8: Kom Ombo + Edfu Temple + Overnight in Luxor

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You will have your breakfast then head with your tour guide to explore all the epic milestones of Egypt found across the banks of the Nile River:

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Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo is an extraordinary marvel that has a double temple design that was created between 180 BC and 47 BC that is dedicated to two deities Sobek, the crocodile god source of the Nile River, and Haroeris “Horus the Elder”. The temple's double dedication and its well-preserved reliefs make it an intriguing site to explore which is known to display epic surgical medical tools used by Egyptian doctors and the astronomical facts carved across its walls.

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Edfu Temple

The Edfu Temple is a marvelous creation dedicated to the falcon god Horus and is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt. The Temple was made from 237 BC to 57 BC on the mythical land where Horus defeated Set. Its grand facade and towering columns showcase the beauty of ancient Egyptian architecture which is shown across the intricate carvings and hieroglyphics that depict various significant religious and mythological scenes.

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Lunch Time

Before you embark on your thrilling journey to Luxor, treat yourself to a sensational lunch in the captivating city of Edfu.

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You will head back to your hotel to spend the overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Luxor Hotel

Day 9: Karnak Temple + Luxor by Night + Mummification & Luxor Museum

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You will have your breakfast where you will head with your tour guide to uncover the wonders of Luxor which are:

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Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple Complex is one of the largest religious complexes and open-air museums in the world. It was constructed over several centuries between 1970 BC and 30 BC by different pharaohs, resulting in the creation of a number of celestial collections of temples, halls, obelisks, shrines, and statues found on 100 hectares (274 acres) dedicated for the 18th dynasty of Theban triad of Amun-Ra, Mut, and Khonsu. The Great Hypostyle Hall is one of the finest creations of archaeology in the world that exhibits the most enchanting collections of carvings and decorations.

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Luxor Mummification Museum

The Mummification Museum in Luxor was opened to the public around 1997 that provides insight into the ancient Egyptian practice of mummification. The museum covers an area of 2035 m2 which exhibits artifacts, tools, and displays that shed light on the elaborate rituals and techniques involved in the mummification process. All 19 well-advanced cases have the power to offer a fascinating glimpse into the beliefs and customs surrounding death and the afterlife in ancient Egypt.

Taste the delightful lunch meat at a local restaurant in Luxor City.

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Luxor Museum

Luxor Museum is one of the most magical spots in Thebes that was inaugurated in 1975 and houses a remarkable collection of statues, reliefs, jewelry, and other archaeological finds from various periods of Egyptian history but the majority date to the New Kingdom (1570 - 1050 BC). Everyone will get to explore the exquisite craftsmanship and the rich cultural heritage of the region.

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Luxor Temple by Night

Luxor Temple by Night is a magical experience that allows visitors to witness the ancient monuments of Luxor that illuminate after sunset around 1400 BC. The temple is known for the crowning of kings, glorifying the rejuvenation of kingship, and holding the Opet festival. The Temple of Luxor is made by the kings of Amenhotep III, Tutankhamun, Ramesses II, and Alexander the Great. It is dedicated to the worship of the Theban triad and one of the most magical attractions in the temple is the avenue of the sphinxes. The sound and light show at the Temple of Luxor further enhances the experience, narrating the stories and legends associated with gods and kings.

You will head back to your hotel to spend the overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Luxor Hotel

Day 10: Discover the Gems of Luxor

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You will have your breakfast then head with your tour guide to Delve into the fascinating world of the pharaohs starting with:

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Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is a mythical underground marvel located in the core of a hidden BEN-BEN hill that served as the immortal tombs for numerous pharaohs of the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties of the New Kingdom ( 1570 - 1050 BC) including Tutankhamun, Seti I, and Ramses II. The valley is renowned for its elaborately 63 royal-decorated tombs, adorned with intricate wall paintings and hieroglyphics depicting religious scenes, mythology, and the journey to the afterlife which is able to provide a fascinating insight into the beliefs and funerary practices of ancient Egypt.

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Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple is an architectural marvel known for its unmatched beauty, grace, and greatness that is dedicated to the female pharaoh Hatshepsut Queen Hatshepsut (1507–1458 BC). The Holy of Holies showcases a unique design as seen across all the amazing terraces, colonnades, and statues found across its three floors. The temple's walls are adorned with detailed epic reliefs that depict Amun and the achievements, birth, and divine lineage of Hatshepsut.

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Colossi of Memnon

The protector of Thebes Colossi of Memnon is two massive quartz statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386 - 1349 BC) that were made in 1350 BC that once guarded his mortuary temple which faded over time. These colossal statues, each standing about 60 feet (18 meters) tall, are iconic symbols of ancient Egypt. Though the temple itself is mostly in ruins, the statues remain a striking sight with a melodic sound at dawn, giving rise to the myth of the "singing statues." or the Vocal Phenomenon that occurred during the Hellenistic period.

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Lunch Time

You will have your lunch and head with your tour guide to explore:

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Valley of the Queens

The Valley of the Queens is a magical vision of feminine royal divine beauty which acted as a necropolis for the wives and children of pharaohs from the New Kingdom period. It contains more than 90 beautifully decorated tombs, including the Tomb of Nefertari the beloved of Hathor and the main wife of Ramses the Great. It is known for its exquisite paintings and detailed artwork that give insights into their roles and status in ancient Egyptian society.

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Habu Temple

Habu Temple is a memorial piece of are made by Ramses III (reign 1184—1153 BC) to keep his memory alive. It acted as a great city during his time which was considered an economic capital and trade which was filled with many temples, a royal palace, workshops, storage rooms, administrative buildings, and accommodation for priests and officials. This vast complex showcases intricate reliefs and vivid wall paintings that depict the pharaoh's military victories and religious ceremonies. The Temple of Amun made by Hatshepsut and Tuthmosis III offers a glimpse into the religious practices and political power of Ramses III, as well as the artistry and craftsmanship of ancient Egyptian builders and artisans.

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You will spend the overnight in Luxor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Luxor Hotel

Day 11: Fly to Cairo + Explore the Splendor of Cairo

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You will have your breakfast then head to the airport to catch your flight to Cairo where you will meet your tour guide then head to:

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The Egyptian Museum

The world-renowned Egyptian Museum was made in 1901 to uncover the greatness behind the heritage of Egypt that was cultivated over 7000 years. Across the two floors is an extensive collection of ancient artifacts and monuments worthy of exploring.

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The Hanging Church

The Hanging Church of the Virgin Mary is one of the oldest and most famous Coptic Christian churches in Cairo which is filled with a unique history and a significant stature. It was built in the 3rd dynasty and is renowned for its unique architectural style and religious significance. The church derives its name from its location above the Babylon Fortress, with its nave suspended over the ground level. The interior of the temple is filled with beautiful religious icons, intricate woodwork, and great carvings.

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Lunch Time

Indulge your taste buds with the rich flavors of Egyptian cuisine and immerse yourself in the local dining scene at a restaurant in Cairo.

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Salah El Din Citadel

The Citadel of Saladin is an architectural creation that was constructed between 1176–1183 AD and served as a strategic stronghold and a center for the government of various ruling dynasties for more than 700 years. The citadel is filled with several notable attractions that represent absolute excellence in the field of Islamic art and architecture as seen especially across the Mosque of Muhammad Ali, also known as the Alabaster Mosque, which is one of the most prominent landmarks in Cairo.

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Al Muizz Street

Al-Muizz Street is more than a historic wonder that acted as one of the main social and economic districts in Islamic Cairo. This vibrant street was made around 969 AD stretching for approximately one kilometer and is lined with architectural treasures from various periods of Egyptian history, including medieval mosques, palaces, cafes, and residential buildings. The city's rich architectural and cultural legacy will be the key to enjoying your time to the fullest.

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Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Khan El-Khalili Bazaar is one of the most incredible and magical marketplaces in the middle east; it is found in the heart of Islamic Cairo that is famous for its vibrant atmosphere, labyrinthine lanes, and diverse array of shops, cafes, restaurants, and stalls. The bazaar came to be in the mamluk era between 1382 and 1389 AD and has been a center of trade and commerce since the 14th century, filled with many narrow alleyways and shops filled with traditional Egyptian handicrafts, jewelry, spices, and textiles, and more.

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You will head back to spend the overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Flight: From Luxor to Cairo

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 12: Bahariya Adventure Tour

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You will embark on an adventure to the beautiful Bahariya Oasis, a picturesque desert oasis surrounded by golden sand dunes.

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Bahariya Oasis

Bahariya Oasis is approximately 370 kilometers southwest of Cairo, famous for being totally accessible and popular oases in the country, offering a unique blend of natural beauty, historical sites, and cultural experiences.

The oasis is characterized by its verdant palm groves, hot springs, and fertile farmlands, which provide a stark contrast to the surrounding desert landscape. You can immerse yourself in the tranquility of the oasis, taking leisurely walks through the palm groves or relaxing in the natural hot springs, known for their therapeutic properties.

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Valley of the Golden Mummies

One of the notable attractions in Bahariya Oasis is the Valley of the Golden Mummies, which was discovered in the 1990s to display a vast collection of mummies, many of which are adorned with gold masks and intricate burial wrappings. You will get to explore the tombs of the valley and gain insight into the burial customs and beliefs of the Greco-Roman period in Egypt.

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The White Desert

The White Desert is a surreal landscape carved by divine angelic beings that is characterized by its unique rock formations, sculpted by wind erosion over thousands of years. The white rocks give the desert its name and create a dreamlike atmosphere that everyone will get to enjoy. You will have a marvelous day filled with exploration and relaxation in this serene setting.

You will spend the overnight there.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Camping at the Desert

Day 13: Bahariya + Return to Cairo

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You will continue your exploration of the Bahariya Oasis, discovering its hidden gems and tranquil surroundings. In the afternoon after you had your lunch you will head back to Cairo for an overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 14: Saqqara + Memphis + Dahshur

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You will continue your adventure exploring all the ancient treasures of Egypt starting with:

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Saqqara Step Pyramid

The Pyramid of Djoser was the key to the golden ages of pyramid construction that was built between 2670–2650 BC for Pharaoh Djoser by his main vizier, the high priest of Ra, and brilliant architect, Imhotep. This pyramid is considered one of the earliest colossal stone structures and the first true pyramid ever built in Egypt. It consists of six mastabas stacked on top of each other made of a combination of limestone and mud blocks, creating a stepped pyramid shape that reaches a height of 62.5 m (205 ft). The Step Pyramid complex which is the first of its kind, also includes various structures, such as temples, courtyards, and a burial chamber.

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Memphis City

Memphis City is a golden capital of magnificence and wonder that served as the capital during the Old Kingdom of Egypt, from around 3100 BCE to 2200 BCE. Memphis was the heart of early things as it acted as the thriving political, cultural, and religious center that housed all the palaces, temples, and administrative buildings. The city was dedicated and under the protection of the god Ptah, who was considered the patron deity of craftsmen and artisans whose temple was the source of the wonderful name of Egypt. The ruins of Memphis City include the Temple of Ptah, the Great Sphinx of Memphis, statues, and remains of various structures.

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Lunch Time

Experience the culinary delights that this bustling city has to offer at a restaurant in Cairo.

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Dahshur Pyramids

Dahshur is an archaeological wonder that shed light on the evolution of pyramid construction and architectural techniques during ancient Egypt's history. It is 40 kilometers south of Cairo renowned for its ancient pyramids, including the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid that was made in the wonder of Pharaoh Sneferu between 2613 - 2589 BC. The Bent Pyramid is known for its distinctive bent shape, transitioning from a steep angle to a shallower slope. The Red Pyramid is the world's first successful true smooth-sided pyramid which is called the Red Pyramid due to the reddish hue of its limestone casing stones.

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You will head back to your hotel to spend the overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 15: Baron Palace + Manial Palace + Abdeen Palace + Mohamed Ali Palace

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You will have your breakfast then head with your tour guide to discover the opulence and grandeur of Cairo's palaces which include:

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Baron Empain Palace

The captivating Palace of Baron Empain found in the shining city of Heliopolis district was built between 1907 and 1911 by the Belgian industrialist Baron Édouard Empain. The palace is an architectural marvel, combining elements of Egyptian, Indian, and European architectural styles. It features stunning gardens, intricate decorations, and luxurious interiors. The Baron Palace now serves as a venue for special events and exhibitions.

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Manial Palace of Muhammed Ali

The Manial Palace is a magnificent living wonder of art built by Prince Mohammed Ali Tewfik, the uncle of King Farouk, between 1899 and 1929. The palace exhibits a unique blend of architectural styles, including Ottoman, Moorish, Persian, and European influences. The complex consists of several buildings, courtyards, gardens, and a museum showcasing the prince's extensive art and antique collections.

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Lunch Time

You will have your lunch at a local restaurant then head with your tour guide to:

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Abdeen Palace

Abdeen Palace is a legendary royal palace that served as the primary residence of Egypt's last ruling dynasty, the Mohamed Ali dynasty which is able to offer a golden glimpse to the royal force and divine class of this epic dynasty during this magical time period. It was Built-in 1863, the palace was named after Khedive Ismail Pasha's son, Prince Abdeen. The palace features a mix of architectural styles, including neo-Classic, Rococo, and Islamic influences. It comprises multiple halls, museums, and beautifully landscaped gardens. 

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Mohamed Ali Palace Shubra

The magical Mohamed Ali Palace is a golden creation of divine allure and grandeur that made earn the name "Paradise Palace" which was established in 1808 AD on an area of 210,000 sqm by an order from King Muhammad Ali to be his relaxation center. It has a number of European and Islamic architectural designs featured across a magical multicultural nature.

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You will head back to your hotel to spend the overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 16: Departure & End Your 16 Days Egypt Tour Package

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You will enjoy a final breakfast at your hotel before ending your tour and saying farewell to Egypt. Then transfer home where you will return with unforgettable memories of your marvelous journey through Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor, and the Sahara.

Meals: Breakfast

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  • Hat.

  • Camera.

  • Umbrella.

  • Medication.

  • Comfortable Shoes.

  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.

  • Warm clothes in winter.

  • Cotton clothes in summer.

  • Valid Passport for 6 months.

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What You Will Love About This Tour?

  • This brilliant travel adventure will open a magical path leading to the heavenly wonders of Giza, Cairo, Saqqara, Dahshur, Alexandria, Aswan, and Luxor.

  • Our English Clients will get to enjoy their time to the fullest across the historical, artistic, and cultural marvels of the greatest cities of earth.

  • Our British Guests will be extremely delighted with all our excellent accommodations, swift transportation, amazing restaurants, and the overall atmosphere of this epic adventure.

  • The natural beauty of the golden Oasis of Bahariya and the divine Nile River will put everyone on a magical gateway of serenity and thrill.

  • Every moment spend across the lands of water of Egypt will feel like a true miracle.

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