|Duration||16 Days / 15 Nights|
|Tour Location||Cairo - Luxor - Aswan - Alexandria - Faiyoum - Sharm El Sheikh|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Type||UNESCO Tour|
16 Days Complete UNESCO Egypt Tour for South African Travelers
16 days complete UNESCO Egypt tour will explore the miraculous treasures of the golden cities of Egypt. The outstanding travel agency Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African guests with the most incredible services during this magical Egypt tour with a private A/C Vehicle, magical Nile Cruise, comfortable accommodations, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide anticipated by the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African clients will enjoy all the elements that make Egypt the true center of the world can be fully explored through a legendary 16 days Egypt vacation which will guide every traveler across all the incredible attractions chosen by UNESCO in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Aswan, and Sharm El Sheikh which will showcase some of the most amazing natural, historical, and cultural monuments and artifacts ever built on planet earth that dates back to more than 5000 years. Across these 16 days, every traveler will get to enjoy this fulfilling adventure and create some beautiful memories. Book this enchanting UNESCO Egypt tour and make every moment feel like magic.
- Giza Pyramids
- The Sphinx
- The Grand Egyptian Museum
- Saqqara Pyramid
- Memphis City
- Dahshur Area
- The Egyptian Museum
- National Museum
- Al Muizz & Khan El Khalil
- Sultan Hassan & Rifai Mosques
- Karnak & Luxor Temples
- Valley of the Kings
- Valley of the Queens
- Dendera & Abydos Temples
- Hatshepsut Temples
- Abu Simbel Temples
- Philae Temple
- Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
- Aswan High Dam
- Unfinished Obelisk
- Wadi Al Natrun
- Abu Mena Temple
- Alexandria Library
- Qaitbay Citadel
Sharm El Sheikh Highlights
- Sinai Mount
- Saint Catherine Monastery
- Snorkeling Excursions
- Free Days
- Meet and greet upon arrival
- 5 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo
- 3 Night accommodation on board a 5* Nile Cruise
- 3 Nights in Sharm El Sheikh
- 2 Nights in Luxor
- 1 Night in Aswan
- 1 Night on the Sinai Mount
- Expert Private tour guide
- Domestic Flights ( Cairo to Aswan, Luxor to Cairo, Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh, Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo)
- Private Vehicle with air conditioning
- Entrance fees for all the mentioned Sites
- Meals are included
- All Services and Taxes
- Entry Visa into Egypt
- Any Extra tours
- Optional Tours
Your 16 Day UNESCO Egypt tour will begin you land at Cairo Airport then our employee will handle all the paperwork, airport formalities, and luggage and then drive you to your hotel by a private A/C car.
At night every client will enjoy the finest sound and light show across the Giza Pyramids Complex that will narrate the full history of how the ancient Egyptian civilization rose from the sands and waters of the Sahara. After finishing the show, you will enjoy dinner at a restaurant.
Then you will return to your hotel to spend the overnight.
You will begin your day by enjoying your breakfast then you will meet your private tour guide who will take you to:
The Giza Pyramids Complex is a genuine piece of the heavens that came to be during the old kingdom (2686 – 2134 BC), known to be home to a number of famous monuments such as the three Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Valley Temple.
The heavenly Giza Pyramid of Pharaoh Khufu (2609 BC - 2584 BC) is the last remaining wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world that was established in 2580 BC to become the symbol of Egypt. The great pyramid was invented by his intelligent vizier Henumiun who hired 40,000 builders to be 138.5 meters (454.4 ft) tall and 2.3 million limestone blocks weighing 6 million tons which are filled with the most brilliant architecture shown across its chamber and interior.
The mythical Sphinx is an astral wonder of power and wisdom that reached immortality while containing the golden face of Pharaoh Khafre which is located on the giant structure of a colossal prehistorical lion and is able to showcase the most amazing facts and tales ever told across the history of Egypt.
The mythological ceremony of the opening of the mouth was conducted by the royal members of the 4th dynasty during this heavenly piece of ancient artistic architecture. Everyone will get to discover the most incredible pieces of art and facts showcased across the golden walls of the temple.
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 then enjoy your Lunch then head with your tour guide to:
Memphis City is known to be the first Egyptian Capital in Egypt, built-in 2925 BC by King Menes after the unification of the country after his great war to be the headquarter of worship of the entire Egyptian kingdom.
The Saqqara Step Pyramid is a majestic piece of architecture, constructed for Pharaoh Djoser in the 27th century BC by his visionary vizier Imhotep to become his mortuary temple. It was able to change the face of pyramid construction.
The Dahshur Pyramids are a number of hidden gems constructed for king Sneferu (2575-2551 BC) as a form of ancient prototype known as the Bent Pyramid that has an irregular top at its climax and the red Pyramid which is built from red limestone.
You will head to your Hotel in Cairo for the Overnight.
You will checkout from your hotel then head to Cairo to catch your flight to Aswan where our tour guide will take you across all the treasures of Aswan
Philae temple is a majestic construction that features the ancient stories of the gods which were constructed between 380 BC and 362 BC by King Ptolemy II to honor ISIS the goddess of Motherhood and justice.
Enjoy your delicious lunch at a restaurant in Aswan, then visit:
The Unfinished Obelisk is a golden colossal construction that was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to be 42 m long but was unfortunately damaged while construction. It is able to showcase many important facts about the carving styles of the ancient Egyptians.
The Aswan High Dam was built in the 60s with the help of the Soviet Union to control the floodwaters and produce electricity. Plus save water within the artificial lake of Nasser which changed the economical state for the better.
You will then check in at your hotel in Aswan where you will spend the Overnight.
You will go with your tour guide with your breakfast Boxes to:
The great temples of Abu Simbel were constructed by Ramses the great (1279-1213 BCE) to pay his respect to the ancient Egyptian gods, Immortalize his name and legacy like winning the battle of Kadesh, showcasing his devotion to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari.
You will return to check in on your Nile Cruise to spend the Overnight.
Meals Onboard the Cruise: Lunch & Dinner
You will have your breakfast on board the Nile Cruise then head to:
The Edfu Temple was constructed in the Ptolemaic era between 237 BC & 57 BC to be the worship house of the sky falcon god Horus. It is known to be one of the biggest and most preserved temples in Egypt.
The Double of Kom Ombo Temple was constructed during the Greco Roman period between 205 BC & 180 BC in the reign of Ptolemy V one for the crocodile god Sobek and the other for the falcon sky god Horus.
You will head to the Nile Cruise to spend the Overnight while sailing to Luxor.
Meals Onboard the Cruise: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
You will have your breakfast then you will ride with your private A/C car with your tour guide to:
The beautiful Luxor Temple was a center for celebrations like the Opet festival and crowning in 1400 BC during the reign of Amenhotep III & completed by Ramses II to honor the Gods of ancient Egypt. The temple also honored the rejuvenation of kingship.
You will have your lunch then head to:
The Karnak Temples Complex is one of the biggest religious constructions on earth across 800 acres that contains over 25 decorated temples and chapels, and various Obelisks dedicated to the worship of the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt.
You will return to the Nile Cruise where you will spend the Overnight.
Meals Onboard the Cruise: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
You will have your breakfast onboard the Cruise then checkout then you will ride a private A/C car with your tour guide to:
The enchanting Hatshepsut Temple is famous for its nickname Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies) which was craved in 1479 BC across the mountainside for 15 years based on the concept of Classical Architecture.
Enjoy your delicious lunch before visiting:
The Valley of the Queens is a royal mortuary tomb filled with over 75 incredible tombs from the 18th to the 20th dynasty to the Queens &Princesses of the Pharaohs of the new kingdom (1570-1070 BC).
The Valley of the Kings is a magical mortuary tomb found in the core of a divine hill filled with more than 30 tombs dating back to the New Kingdom like the marvelous tomb of Amenhotep I, Thutmose III, Ramses the Great, Hatshepsut, Tutankamun, and more.
You will check in your hotel in Luxor where you will spend the overnight.
Meals Onboard the Cruise: Breakfast
You will have your breakfast then go with your tour guide to the holy temples of the gods of Ancient Egypt Such as:
The Ancient Abydos temple dates back to the old kingdom, home to the worship time of the ruler of the underworld Osiris. In this complex is the temple of king Seti I which possesses the famous Abydos King List, a chronological epic list possessing cartouches of the ancient dynastic pharaohs of Egypt from Pharaoh Menes to Pharaoh Ramesses I.
Enjoy your delicious lunch and continue your tour by exploring:
The Dendera temple of the goddess of joy and love Hathor was completed in the late Ptolemaic Dynasty by Cleopatra VII & Ptolemy XII between 54 BC and 20 BC and is famous for its colorful and majestic decorations.
You will then return to your hotel in Luxor to spend the overnight.
You will checkout from your hotel in Luxor then take your flight to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Sharm el Sheikh where our employee will take you to your hotel to check in and relax.
You will enjoy a free day in Sharm El Sheikh to enjoy its magnificent beach and the golden sands In the evening you will be transferred to Saint Catherine where you will start climbing the Sinai mount until you reach its Climax.
You will begin your day by reaching the mountain top at 3:30 AM and witness the enchanting sunrise, then you will make your way down to the Monastery of Saint Catherine which was built between 548 and 565 BC at the mouth of a gap at the foot of Mount Sinai, near the town of Saint Catherine to be one of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world. Finally, you will head to your hotel in Sherm El Sheikh.
You will continue your adventure by snorkeling in the red sea of Sharm El Sheikh where every traveler will cast their eyes on the underwater wonders of the red sea. You will then spend the overnight in your hotel.
You will have your breakfast then check out from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh then catch a flight to Cairo where you will continue your tour across:
The New National Egyptian museum can be located at the center of old Cairo across the Nile that contains thousands of amazing artifacts dating back to all the many time periods of Egypt.
The Hanging Church is a holy Coptic church dating back to the 3rd century AD that acts as the heart & soul for the Christian society in Cairo featuring a number of marvelous decorations and amazing artifacts.
The golden road of treasures Muizz Street dates back to the Fatimid dynasty (909 – 1171 BC), home to the marvelous Islamic art and architecture all over Egypt. It is a magical attraction filled with miraculous cafes and artistic exhibits.
The blessed Khan El Khalili bazaar is an epic shopping heart in Egypt which was established between 1382 AD and 1389 AD during the mamluk period that has a number of the most remarkable artifacts and items based on the epic wealthy culture and history of the ancient Egyptian civilization that was cultivated over 5000 years.
You will have your lunch then continue your tour to:
The very extravagant mosque of sultan Hassan dates back to the Mamluk period between 1356 AD and 1363 AD which contains the most captivating decorations and architecture of this Islamic time period.
The Rifai Mosque dates back to 1869 AD that is located next to the luxurious mosque of sultan Hassan, constructed in an attempt to match its delightful design and luxury decorations.
The mythical Baron Empain Palace is a of kind artistic creation that has a Hindu temple design which is found in the golden city of Heliopolis dating back between 1907 and 1911 AD.
The marvelous Nilometer is located on the blessed Roda Island in the core of the golden capital city of Cairo that was constructed in 861 AD to calculate the level of the Nile River Waters during the annual flood.
You will return to your hotel in Cairo for the Overnight.
You will have your breakfast then ride with your Tour Guide in a private 4x4 A/C Car to the UNESCO ancient land in Faiyum which is about 150 km south of Cairo called:
Wadi El Hitan possesses hundreds of fossils of extinct sub-order of whales that dates back millions of years. Every traveler will get to try sandboarding across the marvelous Sahara.
You will get to ride a camel across the Sahara until you reach the Bedouin camp and have a delicious barbecue lunch.
You will finish your super safari and then return to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
You will have your breakfast, then your tour guide will take you in a private vehicle to the pearl of the white sea Alexandria, to witness:
The Enchanting Wadi El Naturn was known during the ages of the ancient Egyptian kingdom and the Greco- Roman periods because of the heavy existence of Salt. It became a sanctuary for Egyptians due to the 4th century AD.
You will continue your tour until you reach Alexandria, Where you will cast your eyes on some marvelous monuments after having your Lunch such as:
Alexandria Library is one of the biggest libraries on earth filled some many rare books and the world's sixth-largest Francophone library plus a number of Exhibits on various manner of subjects.
The Christian monastery was constructed in the last 3 rd century to honor the souls of Christian martyrs such as the Saint Menas of Alexandria. The temple became a UNESCO world heritage site in 2001.
The marvelous Islamic castle of sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-din Qa'itbay was Built-in 1477 on top of the location of the destroyed lighthouse of Alexandria using its salvaged stones.
You will then return to your hotel in Cairo to spend the overnight.
You will have your breakfast, checkout, and end 16 Days Complete UNESCO Egypt tour by boarding your flight from Cairo Airport to your home.
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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?
This UNESCO tour will have the most entertaining Red Sea Snorkeling voyage, an epic Wadi El Hitan Super Safari, and various more.
All our South African clients will discover the miraculous treasures of Egypt which include the Giza pyramids, the Sphinx, the Saqqara Step Pyramid, the Alexandria Library, the Qaitbay Citadel, the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the National Museum of Egyptian civilization, the Cairo Citadel, The Hanging Church, Sultan Hassan Madrassa-Mosque, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Karnak temple, the Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel temple, Philae Temple, Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples, Dendera temple, Abydos temple, Valley of the Queens, Wadi El Hitan, Sinai Mount, Saint Catherine Monastery, and many more.
Our South African guests will be very pleased with our exceptional services during this magnificent 16 Days UNESCO Egypt tour.
Everyone will learn a great deal of information about the 5000 years old history and culture from the archaeological marvels of Egypt.
Everyone will have the most incredible travel adventure across the blessed wonders of Egypt.
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