|Duration||5 Days / 4 Nights|
|Tour Location||Cairo / Luxor|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Type||Classic Tour|
Extraordinary 5 Days Cairo & Luxor Tour Package for Irish Travelers
5 Days Cairo & Luxor tour package will be an amazing trip showcasing the golden gems of the ancient Egyptian Civilization. Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our Irish clients with the most ideal services through our amazing private A/C Vehicle, relaxing accommodations, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide which is expected from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our Irish guests will explore the enchanting bliss and greatness of Egypt in our 4 nights/ 5 days Cairo & Luxor tour package. Everyone will discover the wonders of the ancient Egyptian civilization and explore the glory of ancient Egyptian Pharaohs with their own two eyes across the immortal mythical cities of Cairo & Luxor. Everyone will get to visit the Giza Pyramids Complex, witness the captivating charm of Old Cairo found across the Cairo Citadel, Khan El Khalili bazaar, and more plus discover the archaeological attractions of Luxor like the Valley of the Kings, Karnak temple, Queen Hatshepsut temple, Colossi of Memnon and more. Discover the golden heritage of ancient Egypt by booking this marvelous tour.
- Giza Pyramids
- The Sphinx
- The Grand Egyptian Museum
- Saqqara Step Pyramid
- Memphis City
- The Egyptian Musem
- Cairo Citadel
- The National Museum
- Khan El Khalili Bazaar
- Karnak Temples
- Luxor Temple
- Valley of the Kings
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Flight tickets (Cairo - Luxor / Luxor - Cairo).
- 3 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo.
- 1 Night at 5* hotel in Luxor.
- Pick-up service at Cairo Airport.
- An escorted knowledgeable tour guide.
- All transportation with a private A.C vehicle.
- Entering fees for all the sightseeing in the itinerary.
- All Service Charges and taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
- Optional Tours.
The moment you set your foot in magical Egypt, our "Egypt Tours Portal" employee will be waiting for you at Cairo Airport where he will help you complete all of your passport formalities and luggage identification & carry. From the Airport, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned vehicle to your 5* hotel in Cairo for checking-in.
In the evening, you will begin your tour by a dinner cruise on the heavenly Nile as you will get to relax and witness a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the amazing Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes' tradition then.
In the end, you will be transferred back to your hotel for the overnight.
After you enjoy your breakfast, you will begin your tour around Cairo and Luxor tour package in 5 days and behold the immortal attractions of this holy country by visiting:
The Giza Pyramids Complex is one of the world's most famous and well-known sites and a true reflection of the greatness of the ancient Egyptian civilization. It was located in the mysterious western desert for the last 4000 years which makes it one of the oldest monuments in History. The entire complex consists of three main pyramids each one for a pharaoh named Khafre, Khufu, and Menkaure, six little pyramids, the great protector of Egypt the glorious sphinx, and there is also the valley temple that was used to preserve the heritage and legacy of the kings and queens for countless generations.
The Great Pyramid of Khufu is the last remaining intact wonder of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World which makes it one of the oldest and largest structures in history and on the planet. The pyramid was designed by King Khufu's vizier Hemiunu to stand at 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. It dates to 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old.
The Great Sphinx is the world's greatest and oldest statue in history, it has the shape of a mythical creature known as the Sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of a man probably King Khafre's head as a symbol of power and wisdom. It is known as Abu Al-Hawl which means The Father of Terror in Arabic and in ancient times, it was called "Hor-em-Akhet" which means "Horus of the Horizon". It has a height of 73 m (240 ft) and 19 m (66 ft) and was carved out of single limestone rock.
The Valley Temple is old as the pyramids of Giza, it was constructed in Egypt's Old Kingdom (2686 2134 BC), and it's the place where the Mummification Process took place. It is one of the best-preserved structures of the ancient Egyptian civilization, made entirely from limestone, and granite, and holds amazing diorite statues of Chephren.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is a golden portal leading to cosmic ancient Egyptian creations of celestial intelligence that were cultivated across 5000 years of continuous innovation and vivid artistic imagination. Within this colossal wonder is the once-in-a-lifetime chance to discover some of the greatest archaeological monuments and artifacts ever made which include :
The Hanging Obelisk, King Ramses Il Statue, The 10 Statues of King Senusert, The Grand staircase, Statues of Ptolemaic Kings and Queens, The Victory Column of King Mercnptah, The epic Royal Regalia, and the Grand Atrium & Gift show.
There is a VIP ticket that gives access to witness a number of other artifacts, for more information contact us.
Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo. Then move to visit:
Saqqara Step Pyramid is the first Pyramid ever constructed in Egypt in 2700 and is credited with starting the age of construction. It was built by the legendary Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser. The pyramid has a unique design as it is made of six steps and stands at the height of 62 m and is surrounded by a 10.5 m high wall consisting of 14 doors. The pyramid is surrounded by a unique complex which was the first of its kind containing beautiful decorations and majestic ceremonial structures that remain in very good condition.
Memphis city is the first official capital of Egypt, founded by King Menes to by the life of the two lands. It is known for being the land of Endurance and beauty, the center of the rule, trade, art, and religion under the vision, control, and protection of the god Ptah (the Patron of Craftsmen). It holds a lot of ruins dating to more than 4000 years to some of the biggest names in Ancient Egypt like Ramses II and great temples to gods and goddess-like Aton & Hathor.
Finally, we drive you back to your hotel for spending the overnight in Cairo.
After you have your breakfast, you will step into the heart of "The City of Minarets" and explore all of Cairo's tourist attractions with your tour guide, you will start with:
The Egyptian Museum is one of the greatest museums on earth which contains a number of significant artifacts and relics dating to more than 5000 years from various time periods. Inside the two floors of the museum lies an amazing collection of rare artifacts that tells a great deal about the history of ancient Egypt.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:
The Citadel of Salah El-Din has seen everything that came across this immortal city that's why it became known as the Cairo Citadel. It looks over the entire city of Cairo since its construction was completed in 1182 AD by the great conqueror Salah El-Din. It served as the center of ruler and a powerful fortress against the Crusaders & Napoleon's French invasion and late on in the 19th century, it became the headquarters of the government for more than 700 years.
The beautiful Mohamed Ali Mosque has gained the name "The Alabaster Mosque" due to its unique design and the extensive usage of marble. It was constructed between 1830 and 1848 AD to be a replica of the blue mosque in Istanbul and act as a symbol of independence and freedom against the Ottoman Empire. The mosque is truly enchanting with its Ottoman-style architecture of French rococo influences with enchanting finishes of ornate red, green, gold, and a great enchanting dome.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a golden compass showcasing all directions leading to the immortal heritage of ancient Egypt that dates back to more than 5000 years. It holds between its massive doors a collection of 50000 artifacts, plus a Grand holy of Mummies of 28 royal figures from the entire course of Egyptian history.
Al-Muizz li-Din Allah al-Fatemi Street is a cultural heritage that stood the test of time since its construction in the 10th century by the Fatimid dynasty to be the main economical heart of Cairo. Nowadays it acts as an ideal representation of the development of Islamic architecture as seen across all the houses, cafes, colossal stone doors, and various art galleries.
Khan El Khalili bazaar is known as the golden brick road of the Middle East as it is the oldest market in the region dating back to 970 AD. The street remains active today and contains everything a traveler might desire plus all the magical cafes and shops that date back hundreds of years. All the phenomenal Islamic architecture and decorations of the street are highly enchanting and remain in good condition today.
At the end of the day, we will transfer you to Cairo airport to catch the flight to Luxor and upon arrival, meet our representative to assist you to a 5* hotel for the overnight.
On day four, you will enjoy your breakfast early morning at your hotel, then check-out and join your private tour guide to complete the second part of your 5 days Cairo & Luxor tour package by visiting:
The Valley of the Kings has been the passage to the afterlife and a stairway to heaven for the greatest kings and queens of Egypt's new kingdom (1570-1070 BC). It is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world as it became a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. It holds 63 tombs filled with various enchanting artifacts, decorations, and the remains of pharaohs like Ramses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and the famous boy-king Tutankhamen.
Hatshepsut Temple is the solidification of beauty and the truest reflection of the greatness of the new kingdom (1550-1070 BC) and showcases the vision and glory of one of the most successful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt Queen Hatshepsut. It was designed by Hatshepsut s chancellor Senenmut in 1479 BC and took 15 years to construct. The design of the temple is based on the concept of Classical Architecture. The temple is known as Deir El-Bahari and was once known as Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies). It holds some of the most impressive decorations and statues in all of Egypt.
Colossi of Memnon is considered to be the guardian of the great city of Luxor. The colossi consist of two blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each which has the shape of Amenhotep III(1386-1350). The colossi are quite damaged due to a large earthquake in 27 BC but were rebuilt again in 199 AD. The statues were famous during the Greco-Roman period as there used to be a rumor of The Vocal Memnon as the statues sang from time to time at dawn in a crying sound which was nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue.
Lunch will be served on an island, so your tour includes a boat trip on the Nile then move to visit:
Karnak Temple Complex is a unique archeological site in the world as it is one of the world's biggest open-air museums, it was known as Ipet-isu which means The Most Selected Of Places, and Pr-Imn House Of Amon. It dates back more than 4000 years and is the largest religious man-made construction in history. It was the center of the religious worship of the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom. It was directly dedicated to the Theban triad that consisted of God Amun with his wife the Goddess of Justice Mut and their son the moon god Khnsou, plus other deities like Osiris, Montu, Ptah, and Isis.
At the end of the day, we will transfer you to Luxor Airport to catch your flight back to Cairo, then to your hotel for the overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel then our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to end your 5 days Cairo & Luxor tour package.
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What to Pack
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.
What You Will Love About This Tour?
Every memory spent between the treasures of the golden Cairo and Luxor will be remembered for ages to come.
Our Irish clients in this fascinating day trip will explore the greatest archaeological marvels ever made which are the Giza Pyramids complex, Cairo Citadel, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Karnak Temples Complex, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple, and more.
All our Irish clients will enjoy the most excellent service which includes an Egyptologist tour guide, relaxing accommodations, and a private A/C Vehicle during this glorious tour.
Everyone will get to learn a great deal about the 5000 years old history of the ancient Egyptian civilization.
The ancient Egyptian art and architecture will shed light on the intelligence and mastership of the ancient Egyptian builders and craftsmen.
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