|Duration||5 Days / 4 Nights|
|Tour Location||Cairo / Luxor / Alexandria|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Type||Cheap Tour|
5 Days Budget Tour Across the Essential of Egypt for South African Travelers
5 Days Budget Trip Package to Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria will be a voyage of majesty and beauty that sheds light on the golden soul of ancient Egypt. Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African guests with the most outstanding services during this budget tour which include a private A/C Vehicle, relaxing accommodations, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide which is expected from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African clients will feel like every moment spent in Egypt is like a moment spent in heaven and through our 5 days trip to Cairo, Luxor, and Alexandria everyone will get to explore all the extraordinary historical attractions across this majestic country within the blessed cities of Cairo, Luxor, & Alexandria such as the great Giza Pyramids Complex, the glorious Sphinx, and the heavenly Egyptian Museum all within the city of Cairo. Everyone will then head to the immortal city of Luxor which holds the oldest monuments in history like the Valley of the Kings, Karnak temple, and the beautiful Hatshepsut temple. Everyone will hear the calling of the legendary city of Alexandria and tour around the captivating Quitbay Citadel, the Catacombs, Pompey's Pillar, and the phenomenal Library of Alexandria. Book the holiday adventure that you desire and make your time worthy of remembering.
- Giza Pyramids Complex.
- The Great Sphinx.
- The Valley Temple.
- The Grand Egyptian Museum
- The Egyptian Museum.
- Valley of the Kings.
- Karnak Temple.
- Hatshepsut Temple.
- Colossi of Memnon.
- Alexandria Library.
- Qaitbay Citadel.
- The Catacombs.
- Pompey’s Pillar.
- 3 Nights accommodation in Cairo at 5*hotel.
- 1 Night accommodation in Luxor at 5* hotel.
- Flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor.
- Flight tickets from Luxor to Cairo.
- A private Egyptologist tour guide.
- All your transfers by a private A/C vehicle.
- Entrance Fees to all the sights in the Itinerary.
- 3 Lunch meals during your awesome adventure.
- All taxes and charges are already paid.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
Upon your arrival to Egypt home of all that is unique, our "Egypt Tours Portal" representative will be waiting for you at Cairo airport where he will help you complete all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification & carry. From the airport, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel 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.
In the end, you will return to your hotel for the overnight.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then you will go directly with your private tour guide to visit Cairo tourist attractions such as the Great Giza Pyramids Complex, the great Sphinx, mesmerizing Valley Temple, and the Egyptian Museum.
The Giza pyramids complex is located in the mysterious western desert for the last 4000 years which makes it one of the oldest monuments in the world. The entire complex consists of three main Pyramids, 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 last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World makes it one of the oldest and largest constructions in the entire current world. The Great Pyramid is surrounded by mysteries and fringe theories due to its complex interior compared to its magnitude. It dates to 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old, the structure was the first of its kind which launched the golden age of construction in Ancient Egypt. It was built in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone each weighing 2.5 tons and a workforce of 100,000 free skilled workers. It stands 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.
The oldest statue in history has 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 as a symbol of power and wisdom. It is known as Abu Al-Hawl which means The Father of terror in Arabic. It has a height of 73 m (240 ft) and 19 m (66 ft) and was carved out of single limestone rock.
The place where the Mummification process took place. The valley was constructed in Egypt's Old Kingdom (2686 2134 BC). It's 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.
You will enjoy a tasty lunch meal at an amazing restaurant then move to visit:
The majestic Egyptian Museum lies in the heart of Cairo and contains the biggest & the greatest number of genuine beautiful ancient Egyptian artifacts and monuments in the world dating to more than 4000 years from all the various time periods from ancient Egyptian times, to Greek to Coptic to Islamic times. There are over 150,000 artifacts made from extravagant materials like gold or jewelry to ordinary ones like wood or stone that come in the form of statues, jewelry, and funerary objects like the treasures of King Tutankhamun, the Narmer palette, Papyrus, and countless others.
After finishing your tour, transfer to Cairo Airport to have your flight to Luxor, upon arrival meet our representative to check in 5* hotel in Luxor and overnight.
It is a nice day to have a pleasant breakfast and then go directly to visit Luxor tourist attractions with your qualified private Egyptologist starting by:
The Valley has acted as the final resting place 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 spots 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. The majority of the tombs there belong to favored nobles and members of the royal family. It was established as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. It is home to tombs such as Ramses II and Tutankhamen.
A.K.A. Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies) is the beauty of Luxor, it reflects 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. It holds some of the most impressive decorations and statues in all of Egypt.
Two blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each that 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 Colossi of Memnon was 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 which was nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue.
Have your lunch at a restaurant in Luxor, then continue your trip by:
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 more than 4000 years and is the largest religious man-made construction in the world. Karnak Temple was the center of the religious worship of the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom, it was dedicated to the Theban triad which consisted of God Amun with his wife the Goddess of Justice & balances Mut and his son the moon god Khnsou, plus other gods like the great Osiris, Montu, Ptah, and Isis.
It is time now to transfer to Luxor Airport to return to Cairo for the overnight.
Morning time, have your delicious breakfast meal and then our deft tour guide will take you on a tour to visit Alexandria tourist attractions starting with:
The Catacombs are quite unique as there is only one of its kind in all of Egypt. This Necropolis dated to the 2nd century AD and is able to combine the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman with the ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design in the ultimate breathtaking and amazing fashion. It holds a number of great numbers of Greek and Roman artifacts and decoration in its three-level stories which made it gain the title of one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages.
The Colossi of Memnon stands at the height of 28 m tall and 2.7 m wide of pure red granite and on its western upper side is a Greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian. The pillar is famous for being the largest monolith column ever built outside of Rome. It was named Pompey's pillar as in the Middle Ages the Crusaders mistakenly believed that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey is located in a pot at the very top of the pillar.
Have your fantastic lunch and continue the rest of your adventure.
Qaitbay citadel is a beautiful mixture of Islamic architecture and genuine Mediterranean beauty, it was constructed in 1477 by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf Al-Din Qa'it Bay on top of the legendary lighthouse of Alexandria using the stones salvaged from the lighthouse that served as the third-longest surviving wonder in the ancient world until it's destruction by earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD. Qaitbay Citadel is quite famous as some believe it holds the immortal shining spirit of the Alexandria Lighthouse and contains phenomenal designs for the Islamic era.
Alexandria library is one of the biggest and most advanced libraries in the world, it acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library. It contains the world's sixth-largest Francophone library in the world. It is a trilingual library as it contains books in Arabic, English, and French and holds the largest depository of French books in North Africa and the Middle East, incredible art galleries plus a collection of some of the rarest books in the world.
Finally, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
Start your day by eating your tasty breakfast and then our representative will assist you in all your paper transactions to depart beautiful Egypt and take you to Cairo Airport.
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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?
The scenery of all the giant creations of ancient Egyptian construction will shed light true skill of the ancient Egyptian builders.
Our South African guests will discover the blessed core of this civilization through the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, Pompey's Pillar, the Catacomb, Qaitbay Citadel, Alexandria Library, Hatshepsut temple, Karnak Temples Complex, Valley of the Kings, and many more.
All our South African clients will be extremely satisfied with our very professional services located in this lovely budget tour.
The 5000 years old culture and vast history of this legendary civilization will be examined in the most enchanting fashion.
A series of incredible pukka memories will be the result of exploring all the great treasures of this lovely destination.
Essential Trip Information
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