6 Days Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Holiday
|Duration||6 Days / 5 Nights|
|Tour Location||Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Luxor|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Type||Classic Tour|
6 Days Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Tour Package For South African Travelers
6 days Cairo, Luxor & Aswan tour package will be a voyage of majestic beauty and timeless greatness showcased across all the historical marvels of Cairo and Upper Egypt. Egypt Tours Portal will offer the most excellent service of a professional Egyptologist tour guide and a private A/C Vehicle to all our South African clients which are fitting from the best travel agency in Egypt. The universe was created in 6 days in total perfection so if you booked our 6 days Cairo, Luxor & Aswan tour package, you will witness this beautiful perfection with your own two eyes around the beautiful attractions of these three magical cities such as the legendary Giza Pyramids Complex, the heavenly Valley of the Kings, Karnak temple, Philae temple & countless others. All our South African guests will cast their eyes on the immortal definitions of wonder & beauty while enjoying the finest service. Discover the blessed gems of the ancient Egyptian Civilization by booking this magical tour Package.
- Giza Pyramids Complex.
- The Grand Egyptian Museum
- The Egyptian Museum.
- Old Cairo Attractions.
- The National Museum.
- Karnak Temple.
- Valley of the Kings.
- Hatshepsut Temple.
- Colossi of Memnon.
- Philae Temple.
- Aswan High Dam.
- The Unfinished Obelisk.
- 3 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo.
- 1 night at 5* hotel in Aswan.
- 1 night at 5* hotel in Luxor.
- Flight tickets "Cairo/Aswan & Luxor/Cairo".
- Train ticket from Aswan to Luxor.
- Entrance fees to all sites in the itinerary.
- All transfers by a private A/C vehicle.
- The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
- Expert Egyptologist guides during your tours.
- All taxes and services.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
- Drinks and any personal expenses.
Day One: Arrival to Egypt the Land of Pharaohs
Your tour will take effect when the moment you land at Cairo airport as our "Egypt Tours Portal" staff member will be waiting for you at your arrival gate where he will help you complete all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification & carry. From the airport, you will be immediately transferred by a private Air-Conditioned Car to your 5* hotel reservation to check in.
In the evening, you will begin your tour package by a dinner cruise on the one & only Nile River while enjoying a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring an amazing Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes' tradition.
After the show is over, you will head back to your hotel for the overnight.
Overnight: Cairo Hotel
Day Two: Tour to the Pyramids & Memphis City
In the morning, after breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to start your Cairo, Luxor & Aswan tour package by visiting the most famous archaeological site in the world Giza Pyramids:
The complex has lasted for 4000 years which makes it one of the oldest intact monuments in the world. The Giza complex consists of three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx, and the house of the afterlife the valley temple.
The Great Pyramid of King Khufu will be your first destination within the complex, it is one of the biggest structures in the world and the last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The structure was constructed in 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old. 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. The Pyramid 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. For the last millennia, the pyramid was & still is surrounded by mysteries and fringe theories due to its complex interior compared to its magnitude.
The Great Sphinx takes a special place among the entire artifacts of Egypt and possibly the world. It is one of a kind due to its, age, size, and questionable origin. The Sphinx has a height of 73 m (240 ft) and 19 m (66 ft) and was carved out of single limestone rock. It has the shape of a mythical creature called the Sphinx that has the body of a lion and the head of a man king Khafre to represent wisdom & might. It is known in Egypt as Abu Al-Hawl which is Arabic for The Father of terror.
The Valley temple is the place where the Mummification Process took place. The valley was constructed within the old kingdom (2686 2134 BC), it's one of the best-preserved structures of the ancient Egyptian civilization and the source of great information about the mummification of Ancient Egypt. The valley is made entirely from limestone, and granite and holds magnificent diorite statues of King Khafre.
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 we will move on to visit:
Saqqara Step Pyramid was the Pyramid that started everything revolving around pyramids construction golden age of Ancient Egypt, it is one of the first Pyramids ever constructed in Egypt in 2700 BC. It was built by the infamous Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser. The Pyramid has a unique design of six steps and stands at the height of 62 m made entirely of limestone and is surrounded by first of a kind complex.
Memphis city was the first official capital of Ancient Egypt under the hand of its founder King Menes to be the life of the two lands after the Unification of Egypt 4500 years ago. It gained the title of the land of Endurance and beauty, the headquarters of the rule, trade, & art under the god Ptah (the Patron of Craftsmen). One interesting fact about Memphis is that the city was the home to the great temple of Hut-Ka-Ptah which means ( Enclosure of the Ka of Ptah ) and was translated in Greek as Ai-Gy-Ptos which is the etymological origin of the word Egypt.
Finally, we drive you back to the hotel and spend the overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: Cairo Hotel
Day Three: Fly from Cairo to Aswan / Tour to Aswan Attractions
Day three of Cairo, Luxor & Aswan tour package, morning time, have your breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport to take a flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, meet your private Egyptologist tour guide, then move to visit Aswan monuments starting by:
The High Dam represents the modern soul of the entire city of Luxor, it was constructed between 1960 & 1970 during the reign of Gamal Adel-Nasser. The dam was designed in cooperation with the Moscow-based Hydro project Institute to have better control over Nile flooding, generate Hydroelectricity, and provide increased water storage for irrigation in its reservoir lake Nasser.
The Unfinished Obelisk is a monument that deserves to be visited, it was constructed by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to stand at the entrance of the Karnak temple with the Lateran Obelisk which resides now at the Lateran palace in Rome but Unfortunately, the obelisk was cracked during construction and remained there till today, it reached a height of 42 m and weighed 1200 tons.
Enjoy your lunch at a restaurant in Aswan, then continue your 6 Days Cairo, Luxor & Aswan tour by exploring:
Philae temple is the mesmerizing temple of goddess Isis of Love & Beauty, it is famous for holding the "Myth of Osiris" on its walls that tells the story of the husband of Isis "Osiris" being killed by his evil brother "Set" out of pure hatred & envy then Osiris is resurrected to be the ruler of the underworld then set is defeated by Isis and Osiris Son Hours the sky God in a fierce battle at the temple of Edfu.
Overnight in Aswan at 5* hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Flight: From Cairo to Aswan
Overnight: Aswan Hotel
Day Four: Transfer to Luxor By Train - Tour to Luxor Attractions
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, meet your private tour guide and transfer to Luxor by train. Upon arrival continue your Cairo, Luxor & Aswan tour package by a tour to:
Valley of the Kings is true without comparison, in the deep core of a mountain lies the valley as the final resting place of the greatest kings and queens of Egypt's new Kingdom (1570-1070 BC). The valley became a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979 because of the number of enchanting decorations and breathtaking treasures. It holds 63 tombs filled with various enchanting artifacts, statues, hypnotic decorations, and the remains of pharaohs like Rameses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and the famous King Tutankhamun.
Hatshepsut Temple Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies) is the most genuine example of the beauty of the ancient Egyptian civilization, it showcases the grandeur of the new kingdom (1550-1070 BC), Hatshepsut's dedication to Amun and reflects eminence & allure of one of the most successful rulers in the history of ancient Egypt Queen Hatshepsut. It was built in 1479 BC to be the house of the god Amun.
Colossi of Memnon are the colossal guardians of Luxor, they consist of two blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each and have the shape of Pharaoh Amenhotep III(1386-1350). The colossi were damaged due to a large earthquake in 27 BC but were rebuilt again in 199 AD. The statues were very famous during the Greco-Roman period due to the phenomenon called The Vocal Memnon which resulted from the statues making a sinning sound from time to time at dawn which was nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue.
Then move to have your lunch on an island, so your tour includes a boat trip in the Nile River followed by a tour to:
The Karnak temple is the holiest of all the places in Luxor and probably the world, it is one of the world's biggest open-air museums which was known as Ipet-isu The Most Selected of Places, and Pr-Imn House Of Amon. It dates to more than 4000 years and also is the largest religious man-made construction in the world, it was the heart of the religious practices of the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom for more than 1500 years.
Then overnight at 5* hotel in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: Luxor Hotel
Day Five: Fly to Cairo - Tour to Cairo Sightseeing
In the morning enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to Luxor airport for a flight to Cairo. Arrival in Cairo, meet your tour guide, and complete your journey in the Egyptian Museum & Coptic and Islamic landmarks in old Cairo:
The Egyptian Museum is the magical book of Egypt that holds all of its secrets, wonders, and mysteries, it is one of the biggest museums in the world and holds a number of mesmerizing artifacts and monuments dating more than 4000 years from various time periods from ancient Egyptian times.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:
The Citadel of Salah El-Din A.K.A. Cairo Citadel has been towering & protecting the city for ages. It looks over the entire city of Cairo since its construction was completed in 1182 AD by the great ruler Salah El-Din. It served as the kingdom's headquarters and as a powerful fortress against the crusaders & napoleon's French invasion and again in the 19th century, it became the headquarters of the government for more than 700 years.
Mohamed Ali Mosque is known as the Alabaster Mosque because of the extensive usage of marble. It was constructed between 1830 and 1848 AD to be a replica of the blue mosque in Istanbul and acts 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 and a great breathtaking dome.
The lavish National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a newly added wonder that has opened its gates after being renovated in 2020 to display a magical collection of the oldest and most informative artifacts and monuments from different time periods. Within the majestic museum is the hall of mummies that contains 28 royal kings and queens from the 5000 years old history of ancient Egypt.
The celestial cultural wonder of Al-Muizz street will illuminate the golden history of the Islamic era of Cairo during the 10th century AD where it was built in the heart of the magical city of minarets next to the enriching khan El Khalili bazaar. This magnificent massive social gathering is filled with incredible cafes and ancient constructions.
Khan El Khalili is walking around memory lane into the time of the ancient Islamic empire. The bazaar is known as the golden brick road of the Middle East and the oldest active market in the Middle East dating back to 970 AD. The street holds captivating Islamic architecture designs and decorations.
At the end of the day, we will transfer you to the hotel for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Flight: From Luxor to Cairo
Overnight: Cairo Hotel
Day Six: End of Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Tour Package
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 Cairo, Luxor & Aswan 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?
All our South African clients will enjoy the finest service which includes a private A/C Vehicle and a professional Egyptologist Tour Guide during this amazing six days tour package.
On this mystical tour Package to Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan, our South African guests will observe the majestic legacy of the Giza Pyramids Complex, the Sphinx, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, Hatshepsut Temple, Philae Temple, and many more.
The marvelous marvels of Cairo and Upper Egypt will showcase all the blessed history of this great civilization that dates back to more than 4500 years.
All the beautiful art and architecture of ancient Egyptian Civilization will be witnessed in the most magical fashion.
The blessed and golden cities of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan will provide the most amazing and magical travel experience.
All the wonderful memories created in this magical tour Package will be remembered for countless ages to come.
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