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8 Days Trip to the Treasures of Egypt

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Tour Details

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Tour Location

Giza / Cairo / Luxor

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Out Of the Ordinary Tour

Explore the Best of Egypt's Treasures Through 8 Days Tour for South African Travelers

8 Days trip to the Treasures of Egypt will explore the epic history and culture of Egypt. The outstanding travel agency Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our honorable South African guests with the most incredible services during this magical tour of a private A/C Vehicle, comfortable accommodations, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide anticipated by the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African clients will travel to the hidden side of Egypt and get ready to start an Egyptian discovery of the best historical monuments in the land of pharaohs. Experience the wonderful Giza Pyramids as well as the Bent Pyramid at Dahshur before you will fly to Luxor. It's a piece of heaven where you will be surrounded by an unlimited number of temples and monuments such as Karnak temples, Valley of the Kings and Queens, Dendara, and Abydos temples. At the end of the trip, you will witness the unrivaled magnificent masterpieces of Old Cairo. Book this enchanting tour and cast your eyes on the marvels of Egypt.

Tour Highlights

Giza Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids
  • The Great Sphinx
  • The Valley Temple
  • The Solar Boat Museum
  • Dahshour Pyramids

Cairo Attractions

  • The Egyptian Museum
  • El Muizz Street
  • Mosque of Sultan Al Muayyad
  • Sultan Al Ghuri Complex
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Luxor Attractions - Part 1

  • Karnak Temples
  • Luxor Temple
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Valley of the Kings

Luxor Attractions - Part 2

  • Dendara Temples Complex
  • Abydos Temple
  • Valley of the Queens
  • Habu Temple
  • Deir el-Medina

Tour Inclusions

  • Accommodation for 4 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights at 5* hotel in Luxor on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • Domestic flights { Cairo to Luxor / Luxor to Cairo }.
  • Meet and assist service at Cairo international airport.
  • Entry tickets to the great pyramid & the solar boat.
  • Professional Egyptologist tour guide during the tours.
  • Transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Admission fees to all the sights listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals are mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Tipping.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any Optional Tours.

Tour Itinerary

Day One: Arrival / Start Your Egypt Vacation

Arrival to Cairo International Airport - Egypt Tours Portal

Pick up point at Cairo International Airport where our company representative will be waiting for your arrival holding the sign of our agency name "Egypt Tours Portal". You will finish all the formal procedures at the airport with the assistance of our representative then you will be escorted by a private well-equipped vehicle to the 5* hotel in Cairo to check-in.

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Dinner Time

Your private tour guide will take you on a mesmerizing dinner cruise tour over the fanciful Nile River and enjoy the finest types of local shows and the traditional belly dancing and Tannura spin concerts.

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Overnight

Then you will get back to your hotel.

Meals: Dinner

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day Two: Discover the Amazing Giza Pyramids & Dahshur

Egyptian Giza Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal

Enjoy breakfast then you will be accompanied by your highly qualified Egyptologist in a private deluxe vehicle to visit the best-known historical monuments ever:

Giza Pyramids Complex - Egypt Tours Portal

Giza Pyramids Complex

It's the greatest human engineering project ever built in history which was founded roughly 2550 to 2490 B.C. and includes three of the most renowned Egyptian Pyramids. The ancient pharaohs of the 4th dynasty insisted to establish these man-made structures as burial spots containing the mummies of prominent kings and the glorious items they may need in the afterlife.

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The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid is one of the Seven Wonders of the World that remains standing and the most gigantic pyramid in history which belongs to King Khufu (2609 BC - 2584 BC). This wonderful monument was constructed over 480 feet and it was made from 2.3 million rocks.

Giza Sphinx - Egypt Tours Portal

The Great Sphinx

The Sphinx is an ancient colossal statue related to Pharaoh Chephren created around 2500 BC and most archeologists believed that the head of the sculpture refers to the king. This fabulous monument has a pharaoh's head and a lion's body that's why it was originally built to guard the most important spots at Giza Plateau.

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The Valley Temple

It's a gigantic structure of huge granite blocks created by King Khafre that was mainly founded as a funerary temple for worship purposes and as a center of mummification which is known as the Opening of the mouth ceremony that was performed on the kings and the nobles of the 4th dynasty.

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The Solar Boat Museum

It contains the soar boats of the ancient Egyptians which were very large ships made of cedarwood and they were used for rituals and religious ceremonies. These boats were put in an exhibition next to the Great Pyramid of King Cheops.

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Lunch Time

This is the time to have your lunch at a very good local restaurant then move to visit:

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The Pyramids of Dahshur

The two pyramids of Dahshur are the most captivating pyramids in Egypt which were built by Pharaoh Snefru, the father of Khufu. The site was founded during the reign of the 3rd dynasty and it consists of four pyramids the best known of which are the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid.

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Overnight

You will return to spend the night at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day Three: Explore Luxor East Bank

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Breakfast at the hotel then you will be driven to the Airport to catch a direct flight to Luxor, and your tour in Luxor will start with the best tip-top attractions in Luxor East Bank including:

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Karnak Temple

Karnak temple is located on the east bank of the Nile in Luxor city found across 247 acres which were created between 1971 BC and 30 BC, and it's a vast mix of temples and the largest space of the site belongs to Amun Ra and the temple was related to both the gods and the rulers who ruled the country and wished to be memorized on the walls of Karnak.

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Lunch Time

Have your tasty lunch at a good reputable restaurant then you will take to check in 5* hotel and relax.

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Luxor Temple by Night

This is the time to travel over the years to one of the most captivating attractions in Egypt which was completed in 1400 BC and kept a very good preserved condition and intact unique carvings on its walls. Luxor temple has several pylons measuring 70 yards long plus a magical Avenue of Sphinxes leading to the Karnak temple.

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Overnight

We will drive you back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Flight: From Cairo to Luxor

Overnight: Luxor Hotel

Day Four: Explore Luxor West Bank

Luxor Valley of the Kings - Egypt Tours Portal

In the morning, we will drive you with your personal tour guide to visit the best tip-top attractions in the west bank of the Nile including:

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Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings is a vast complex of more than 60 royal tombs which was erected by the pharaohs of the 18th and 19th dynasty to be their own burial ground. The most famed tomb at the site belongs to King Tutankhamun which was found by Howard Carter in 1922.

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Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut temple "1479 B.C" is the most inspiring representation of the ruling time of Queen Hatshepsut which had witnessed great progress in trade, architecture.. etc. Queen Hatshepsut ruled the country during the 18th dynasty and she insisted to immortalize her awful achievements so she built this wonderful temple.

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Lunch Time

Lunch will be on an island in the Nile so the trip includes a boat ride then move to visit:

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Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon are two gigantic sculptures cared out of quartzite sandstone which was founded in 1350 BC during the reign of Amenhotep III in the Theban Necropolis. Both figures tower a height of 23 m each to act as guardians to a Theban temple of Amenhotep III which was disappeared for unknown reasons.

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Overnight

You will return to your hotel to spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Luxor Hotel

Day Five: Witness Dendara & Abydos Temples

Dendera Temple in Luxor - Egypt Tours Portal

Breakfast at the hotel then you will be escorted by your experienced Egyptologist in a private A/C vehicle to visit:

Dendera Temple - Egypt Tours Portal

Dendera Temple

Dendara temple was one of the most prominent religious temples in Ancient Egypt built by Ptolemy IX SoterII which is related to the god Hathor, the goddess of love, beauty, music, and fertility. The temple of Hathor is 38 miles away from Luxor and it was created and decorated during the second century BCE.

Abydos Temple - Egypt Tours Portal

Abydos Temple

Abydos temple is dedicated to Seti I so it's named "The Temple of Seti I". The temple is a massive limestone structure which had seven gateways. The most popular thing about Abydos Temple is that it's related to the other six gods in addition to Seti I so it's considered it's one of the most important religious sites in history.

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Lunch Time

We will drive you back to Luxor and have lunch at a Nile view restaurant.

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Overnight

Move back to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Luxor Hotel

Day Six: Continue Your Trip in Luxor West Bank

Th Valley of the Queens - Egypt Tours Portal

Breakfast then you will get ready to continue visiting the historical highlights on the west bank of Luxor with your personal Egyptologist tour guide including:

Valley of the Queens - Egypt Tours Portal

Valley of the Queens

Valley of the Queens is the burial place of the female pharaohs who either ruled the country or belonged to the royal families. The site was known as "Ta Set Neferu" meaning "The Place of Beauty" which was used during the reign of the 18th and 19th dynasty and almost 80 tombs are populating the valley.

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Habu Temple

Another ancient captivating site in Luxor west bank is Medient Habu Temple which was established by Pharaoh Ramses III and completed in 1156 BC. it's regarded as one of the largest funerary temples in Egypt. The main reason for building the temple was religious in order to be used for the worship of Amun and Osiris.

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Lunch Time

Lunch will be served at a deluxe restaurant then you will move to visit:

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Deir El-Medina

Deir El Medina is the name of the workers' village where the builders of the pharaohs' tombs at Valley of the Kings and queens had lived. Approximately 120 craftsmen and their families occupied the site which was named "The Place of Truth". It was built in the period of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt from 1570 to 1070 BC.

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Overnight

You will be taken to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo and check-in 5* hotel for an overnight stay in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Flight: From Luxor to Cairo

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day Seven: See the Marvels of Old Cairo

Khan El Khalili - Egypt Tours Portal

In the morning, your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel by a modern A/C vehicle to explore the most attractive highlights in Cairo including:

The Egyptian Museum - Egypt Tours Portal

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is one of the most distinctive representations of the best Cairo highlights founded in 1901. The museum exhibits many thousands of ancient glorious antiquities and divine treasures.

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Lunch Time

Your lunch will be ready at an Egyptian good quality restaurant then continue your trip by witnessing:

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The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a metaphysical bridge of craft and magic that shed light on the history, art, and culture of all the golden time periods of Egypt that spanned across 7000 years. Within the magical walls of the museums are a number of the most incredible collection of 50,000 artifacts and about 20 mummies displayed in a magical state-of-the-art fashion since 2020.

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Al Muizz Street

Now, you are at the entrance of a real paradise when you decide to enter El Muizz Street, named for the first Fatimid successor in Egypt. This terrific street occupied a large number of ancient palaces, mosques, and landmarks of the Ayyubid, Mamluk, and Ottoman rulers after the Fatimids had established their inheritance there. Let's have a quick overview of the best-known monuments in Al Muizz Street:

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Bab Al Futuh

The gate of conquest is one of the three remaining gates in the walls of Old Cairo City. Bab Al Futuh was constructed in 1087 and was part of the ancient fortification established by the Vizier Badr Al Jamali.

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Bab Zuweila

It's the south gate of the city which was completed in 1092 by Badr Al Jamali. Bab Zuweila consists of two massive towers or minarets that a steep climb can reach.

Mosque of Sultan Al Muayyad - Egypt Tours Portal

Mosque of Sultan Al Muayyad

It's an ancient mosque located in the heart of Old Cairo which was built by Mamluk Sultan Al Muayyad Saif El-Din Shaikh. The construction started in 1415 CE and was completed by 1421 CE and the site included a mosque and madrassa.

Sultan Al Mansur Qalawun Mosque - Egypt Tours Portal

Sultan Al Mansur Qalawun Mosque

The marvelous complex of Sultan Qalawun is the finest example of Mamluk architecture. The complex was constructed by Sultan Al Mansur Qalawun in 1284 and it consists of a mosque, a madrassa, a Mausoleum, and a Murista.

Sultan Al Ghuri Complex - Egypt Tours Portal

Sultan Al Ghuri Complex

Situated at Al Muizz Street, the Ghouriyya Complex was founded during the 16th century by Sultan Qanush Al Ghuri. The complex consists of a mosque and a mausoleum and most buildings at the site standstill today as a reminder of a flourishing period in Cairo's history.

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Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Khan El Khalili Bazaar is a great complex of shops and markets which exhibit a very wide selection of goods, carpets, oils, perfume, and souvenirs. The bazaar was built during the 14th century by Emir Dajaharks El Khalili so it's regarded as the oldest market in Africa.

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Overnight

We will drive you back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day Eight: Final Departure

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This is the time for your last breakfast in Egypt before we will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Cairo International Airport for final departure and end your Egypt trip package.

Meals: Breakfast

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Tour Safety Measures during COVID-19

  • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

  • Regular temperature checks for staff

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.

  • Hand sanitizer provided for travelers and staff.

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

  • Face masks provided for our travelers, tour guides, reps, and drivers during tours.

  • Guides, reps, & drivers are required to regularly wash hands.

  • Accommodations are licensed to meet the general regulations for hotels & tourism resorts with a maximum of 50% of its total capacity.

  • 24/7 Follow up with our guests & staff in case of any symptoms appeared and immediately take the necessary actions.

What to Pack

  • Hat.

  • Camera.

  • Umbrella.

  • Medication.

  • Comfortable Shoes.

  • 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.

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What You Will Love About This Tour?

  • Our South African clients will enjoy every moment touring across the Giza pyramids, the Sphinx, the Dahshure Pyramids, the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the National Museum of Egyptian civilization, Karnak temple, Deandra Temple, Abydos Temple, the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Mosque of Sultan Al Muayyad Sultan, Al Ghuri Complex, and many more.

  • Our South African guests will be totally pleased and happy with the services on this amazing tour across Egypt.

  • The epic archaeological marvels of Cairo and Luxor will be a marvelous sight to behold and remember.

  • Everyone will learn a lot of facts and magical details about ancient Egyptian civilization that was cultivated across 5000 years.

  • Every moment will transform into the most magical memories in this out-of-the-ordinary tour.

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