|Duration||13 Days / 12 Nights|
|Tour Location||Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor / Hurghada / Alexandria|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Type||Classic Tour|
Cairo, Nile Cruise, Alexandria & Hurghada Holiday for South African Travelers
13 Days Alexandria, Cairo, and Nile Cruise Tour Package is a majestic trip leading to all the immortal works of art and culture ever created in history. The outstanding travel agency Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African guests with the most ideal services of a private A/C Vehicle. comfortable accommodations, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide which is expected from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African clients will get to live a great holiday for 13 days Egypt tour Package discovering the majestic Egypt tourist attractions. Everyone will get to visit the famous monuments in Alexandria and Cairo such as the Giza Pyramids, Old Cairo milestones like Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Cairo Citadel, the National Museum of Egyptian civilization, Qaitbey Citadel, Alexandria Library, and more. Then everyone will continue their tour package by boarding an enchanting Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan to cast their eyes on the magical archaeological sites of these beautiful destinations which are Karnak temple, Hatshepsut temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Philae Temple, Edfu Temple, Abu Simbel temples, and various more, then move to Hurghada to enjoy the Red Sea and all the natural beauty it can offer. Book the complete Tour package and cast your eyes on the marvelous wonders of Egypt.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- Islamic Landmarks In Old Cairo
- The Egyptian Museum
- Memphis City
- Philae Temple
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
- Abu Simbel Temple
- Karnak Temple
- Valley of The Kings
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Colossi of Memnon
- The Catacombs
- Pompey’s Pillar
- Qaitbay Citadel
- Alexandria Library
- 4 Nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Cairo.
- 3 Nights accommodation on 5* deluxe Nile Cruise.
- 4 Nights in hotel accommodation in Hurghada.
- 1 Night in hotel accommodation in Luxor.
- Flight tickets (Cairo – Aswan & Hurghada – Cairo).
- Meet and assist service at Cairo airport.
- All your tours and excursions by a private A/C car.
- The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
- Private Egyptologist Guide throughout your trips.
- All transfers by private modern cars.
- Safari by Quads.
- Snorkeling excursion.
- Entrance fees to all the sights in the itinerary.
- All service charges and taxes
- Egypt entry visa.
- International Airfare.
- Any other items have not mentioned.
Upon arrival at Cairo airport, our representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage. From the airport, you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel to check in.
Evening time, we will pick you up from your hotel to start the first part of your Cairo and Nile cruise holidays by enjoying a Dinner Cruise watching a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band, featuring the unforgettable Tannoura spin, in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition.
You will be transferred back to your hotel.
After having the breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to explore the top of Egypt tourist attractions by visiting:
The greatest open-air museum on the face of the earth, the Giza Pyramids Complex was created in 2700 BC by the members of the 4th dynasty to reach the gates of heaven.
The everlasting Great Pyramid of Pharaoh Khufu (2609 BC - 2584 BC) came from the mind of his main vizier and architect “Hemiunu” who used his advanced skills and 400000 free skilled workers in 2570 BC to make it reach 147 m tall by using 2.3 million limestone blocks that weighed in a total of 6 million tons which made it endure the test of time and become the last standing seven wonder of the ancient world.
The illuminating Sphinx Horus of the Horizon immortalized the strength and wisdom of Pharaoh Chephren (2558 BC - 2532 BC). It is one of the oldest and biggest statues on earth which was carved out of a giant single piece of limestone. It holds between the paws of the sphinx is the legendary dream Steele of Thutmose IV which was placed there in 1401 BC.
The Valley Temple was created in 2700 BC to become a divine mortuary temple where the mummification process and the purification ritual were performed on the royal family of the 4th dynasty.
Proceed to have your Lunch at Pyramids / Nile view restaurant, Then move to continue your Cairo and Nile cruise holidays by visiting:
The everlasting Saqqara step pyramid launched the golden age of the pyramids of the old Kingdom. The six-step pyramid of Saqqara was built for Pharaoh Djoser (2649 BC - 2611 BC) by his famous and brilliant architect vizier Imhotep to be 62 m tall which possesses the first of its kind complex that became a keen feature across all the archaeological wonders of Egypt.
The primal and first capital of Egypt “Memphis” was founded by King Menes in 3200 BC between Upper and Lower Egypt. It is found 20 km away from Giza under the immortal protection of the god of artworks and creations Ptah.
Finally, we drive you back to your hotel and overnight.
Morning time after breakfast, complete your 13 days Egypt tour by enjoying a tour to Alexandria by air-conditioned car and accompanied by a private tour guide to visit:
The marvelous Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa is an exotic burial site known to be one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages. It was constructed underground during the 2nd century AD to be a tomb for a single Greco- Roman family. It is able to showcase a magical mixture of the finest examples of Egyptian and Hellenistic art and architecture.
The enduring Pillar of Pompey is a rare marvel that came to be in 298 and 302 AD to be 82-foot (25-meter) in the shape of a granite column that was constructed to honor Emperor Diocletian. It has to be like in any place outside of Rome plus it is rumored to hold the remains of General Pompey on top of the pillar.
The golden Qaitbay Citadel is a protective fortress that was constructed in 1477 AD by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qa'it Bay to showcase the most enchanting Islamic monuments and artifacts on the Mediterranean Sea coast where the ancient lighthouse of Alexandria once stood and fell after a series of earthquakes and its salvaged rocks were used to build the fortress.
Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then you will finish Alexandria day your tour by a visit to:
The classical Alexandria library was inaugurated in 2002 to showcase a collection of the most amazing books, artifacts, and rare items that all the way back from the early history of ancient Egypt all the way to the current days.
At the end of the day, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and check-out, then transfer to Cairo airport, fly to Aswan to continue your Cairo and Nile cruise holidays by visiting Aswan tourist attractions starting with:
The great Aswan High Dam was built between 1960 and 1970, which had a positive impact on the economy and culture of Egypt and was but with the help of the Soviet Union.
The Unfinished Obelisk is one of Queen Hatshepsut's (1508-1458 BC) great achievements that never came back as it was destined to stand at the golden entrance of the Karnak temple unfortunately was cracked during construction but it still acts as an example of the great mastery and skill of the ancient Egyptians.
The astral Philae temple of goddess motherhood Isis is a divine memoir showcasing the greatest story ever told such as the epic tale of “Myth of Osiris”. It was constructed in 280 BC by king Ptolemy II and was relocated to Agilkia Island between the 60s and 70s as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project.
At the end of the day, transfer to check-in 5* deluxe Nile cruise to enjoy your lunch & dinner, and overnight on board.
Early morning, breakfast boxes then join your private tour guide to visit one of the most historical places in the world Abu Simbel temple:
The divine Temples of Abu Simbel have achieved everlasting immortality and grace since the dawn of time which was built by King Ramses II in 1200 B.C to honor Amun, Ra, and Ptah plus showcase his victories in battle especially the battle of Kadesh. The great temple of King Ramses II acted as home to the great sun festival that happens annually on the 22 of October and February and the second temple is dedicated to his beloved Queen Nefertari.
Return to your cruise to have your lunch & dinner, and spend the overnight.
Enjoy your breakfast onboard the cruise, then continue your trip by visiting:
The extraordinary double temple Kom Ombo Temple was created between 180 BC and 47 BC to Haroeris “Horus the Elder” and Sobek the crocodile god of the Nile to immortalize many important the medical and astronomical facts of the ancient Egyptian Civilization during that period.
The worship palace of the sky falcon god Horus was built between 237 BC and 57 BC to tell stories of victory and triumph. The Edfu temple is one of the most preserved in Egypt and is believed to be built on the same ground where Set and Horus have their battle.
Have your lunch & dinner on the cruise and sail to Luxor, arrive late at night, and overnight on board.
Enjoy breakfast and check-out from the cruise, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit Luxor tourist attractions including:
The spiritual Karnak temple is the biggest and most ancient religious center in the world, built between 2000 BC and 30 BC on 247 acres of sacred land to pay respects to the Theban triad that consisted of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. The temple complex is a cultural and archaeological living miracle showcasing the magical Avenue of Sphinxes that connects it to the beautiful Luxor Temple, the Precinct of Amun-Re, and the great hypostyle hall plus many more.
Have your lunch at a restaurant in Luxor, then transfer to check-in at 5* hotel in Luxor, then evening time proceed to visit:
The royal's Southern Sanctuary is the birthplace of kings which was built in 1400 BC to honor the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, and holds the Opet festival which honors the rejuvenation of kingship.
At the end of the day, transfer back to your hotel for the overnight.
Morning time, have your breakfast and check-out from your hotel, then join your Egyptologist tour guide to visit Luxor West Bank attractions starting with:
Deep in the earth’s belly of the Theban hills are 63 royal tombs to glorious Pharaohs of the new kingdom (1570 – 1050 BC) of the 18th, 19th, and the 20th dynasties that shaped the history of the new kingdom including Ramses the great, Hatshepsut, Seti I, Tutankhamen, and various more. A great deal of information was discovered about this art and the history of Egypt that's why the Valley of the Kings became a World Heritage Site, along with the rest of the Theban Necropolis.
is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
The eternal symbol of grace and elegance temple of Hatshepsut (1507–1458 BC) is the holy of the holies mortuary temple which was constructed in 1479 BC to display the greatest examples of classical architecture, honor the creator sun god Amun, Hathor, and Anubis and immortalize her achievements.
The survival wonder Colossi of Memnon of Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386 - 1349 BC) has endured a great deal of intelligence when building this incredible piece of art in 1350 BC. It displays decorations on its sides reflecting his family, legacy, and image of the Nile god Hapi.
At the end of the day have your lunch at an outstanding restaurant in Luxor.
Transfer to Hurghada by a private air-conditioned vehicle and check in at a 5* hotel to spend the rest of the day.
Morning time, have your breakfast, and enjoy the recreational part of your journey in Hurghada charming beaches.
Snorkeling is a fantastic way to experience the beauty of the reef and the underwater world. A short boat ride takes you to witness exciting marine life in the beautiful pure waters of the Red Sea. Back to your hotel for overnight.
Enjoy a free day in Hurghada as your own. Overnight in your Hurghada hotel.
After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Hurghada, and we will transfer you to Hurghada airport to catch the flight to Cairo and upon your arrival, you will join a private tour guide to visit Cairo tourist attractions such as:
The magical Egyptian Museum is found in the middle of Cairo in 1901 AD to exhibit the most majestic collection of ancient artifacts and monuments ever made in the incredible history of ancient Egypt.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:
The powerful Salah El Din Citadel was built from 1176 to 1182 AD on the highest grounds in Cairo to become the mind and heart of Cairo plus it is able to showcase the divine magic and architecture of the golden Islamic age. Within the Citadel is a number of majestic museums, castles, and mosques.
The marvelous Mohamed Ali mosque Ali is a symbol of freedom and grandeur built between 1830 and 1848 AD to become a golden example of Ottoman architecture. It is known as "Alabaster Mosque" the white walls were made out of pure alabaster taken from the great pyramids of Giza and the interior of the temple is filled with the greatest elements of Islamic decorations.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a highly advanced institution that displays the historical and cultural wonders of Egypt in the finest fashion. It is the first museum in the Arab world and North Africa that focuses on the ancient Egyptian Civilization across its diverse and rich time periods that dates back to more than 4000 years.
The enchanting Al-Muizz Street was built in 969 AD by the Fatimid dynasty which became an Islamic open-air museum filled with the most amazing example of golden Islamic architecture. It is a commercial center filled with countless ancient mosques and homes that showcased great works of art and architecture.
The illuminating Street Khan El-Khalili bazaar was constructed between 1382 and 1389 AD in the Mamluk period to become a commercial center that acted as a shopping center filled with many market places and amazing cafes showcasing the historical and cultural marvels of the golden Islamic age.
After ending your tour transfer back to your hotel in Cairo and spend the overnight.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through the final departure formalities to back home to end your 13 days in Egypt.
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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?
The majestic eternal cities of Alexandria, Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan will narrate extraordinary historical tales that date back more than 5000 years old.
On this mesmerizing luxury tour package, all our South African guests will learn about the history of the Giza Pyramids Complex, Old Cairo attractions, Qaitbey Citadel, Pompey Pillar, the valley of the kings, Hatshepsut temple, Luxor Temple, Karnak temple, Philae temple, Edfu temple, Abu Simbel temples, and many more.
All our South African guests will enjoy the best excellent service which includes a private A/C Vehicle, an excellent Nile Cruise, relaxing accommodation and a professional Egyptologist tour guide during this amazing luxury trip Package.
The enlightened art and brilliant architecture of the archaeological splendors of Egypt will be a marvel to behold.
The heavenly activities of Egypt like boarding a luxury Nile Cruise and the Red Sea Snorkeling trip will be a marvelous adventure.
Everyone will get to create a number of lovely memories filled with bliss and enjoyment.
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