10 Days / 9 Nights
Cairo – Luxor – Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu - Abu Simbel
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Experience Egypt Cultural Sightseeing in 10 Days for South African Travelers
Ten days Egypt cultural tour will offer a heavenly adventure leading to the immortal blessing of ancient Egypt. The outstanding travel agency Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African guests with the most excellent services of a private A/C Vehicle, comfortable accommodations, an amazing Nile Cruise, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide anticipated from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African clients will enjoy the heavenly unique feel of this cultural experience across Egypt's historical sightseeing miracles which will make everyone step back in time to a different era when history was made and immortal monuments and artifacts were created from the blessed image of ancient Egyptians on the course of more than 5000 years. Everyone will have the golden chance to explore all the magnificent cities of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan which hold the entire heritage of Egypt that comes in the shape of the Giza pyramids complex, Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the Hanging Church, Amr Ibn Alas Mosque, the National Museum of Egyptian civilization, Karnak temple, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the Kings, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple, Edfu Temple, Abu Simbel temple, and more. Everyone will surely learn something new each day during your magical trip and uncover the heavenly wonders of this majestic civilization. Cast your eyes on the heavenly wonders of Egypt by booking this magical tour.
- Giza Pyramids
- The Sphinx
- The Valley Temple
- Saqqara Step Pyramid
- Memphis City
- The Egyptian Museum
- Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque
- The Hanging Church
- The National Musuem
- Al Muizz & Khan El Khalili
- Valley of the Kings
- Karnak Temple
- Luxor Temple
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Colossi of Memnon
- Abu Simbel Temples
- The High Dam
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Philae Temple
- Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
- Meet and assist service at Cairo airport.
- 2 Nights accommodation in Cairo at 5* hotel.
- 7 Nights accommodation at a 5* Nile Cruise.
- Domestic Flight Tickets from (Cairo – Luxor).
- Domestic Flight Tickets from (Luxor – Cairo.
- A private Tour guide during the whole of your tours.
- All transfers will be through a private AC vehicle.
- Entrance Fees to all the sites in the Itinerary.
- Meals as mentioned in the tour itinerary.
- All taxes & charges.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
- Any other items have not mentioned.
Your cultural journey will begin its first day when you arrive at Cairo Airport and our "Egypt Tours Portal" employee will assist you in completing all of your passport control formalities plus all the luggage identification & carry. Afterward, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation for checking in and resting.
In the evening, you will board a dinner cruise on the Nile River where you will witness a memorable colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring a captivating Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition.
You will head back to your hotel for the overnight.
On day two, you will have your delicious breakfast and check out from your hotel in Cairo and then you will join your tour guide to explore the peak of the ancient Egyptian civilization and visit some of the greatest Egypt tourist attractions such as:
The golden heritage of ancient Egypt that spanned 5000 years and took the shape of the most marvelous creations of ancient Egyptian architecture will offer an image of grace and glory that stood the test of time.
The Great Pyramid of the glorious pharaoh Khufu (2589–2566 BC) is able to shed light on the prosperity and grace of the Old Kingdom (2686 - 2134 BC). The Pyramid was built in 2570 BC to become the most legendary man-made structure in the world and one of the tallest at 146.6 meters (481 feet) it is composed of 2.3 million limestone blocks that weigh 6 million tons that giving it the power to be the only intact seven wonder of the ancient world plus become a marvelous architectural miracle shown in the king’s and Queen’s chambers.
The powerful and wise Great Sphinx was created to be the divine guardian of the Giza Complex which held the vision of Pharaoh Khafre (2558–2532 BC) on top of the golden sphinx which had a Length of 73 meters (240 ft), a height of 20 meters (66 ft), and width of 19 meters (62 ft). In the New Kingdom (1570- 1050 BC) dream, Steele of Thutmose IV was put between his paws to showcase his eternal influence.
Near the shinning complex of Pharaoh Khafre (2558–2532 BC) is the house of immortality and purification which held the religious opening of the mouth ceremony that served the bodies of the 4th dynasty.
You will have your delicious lunch meal at a restaurant with a pyramids view and then your tour guide will take you on a wonderful tour to:
The captivating city of Memphis was made by the power and vision of King Menes as the first capital of Egypt in the 31st century BC which gained the title of the city with white walls and the life of the two lands which stood as a magical example of beauty and endurance. The temple of Ptah “Enclosure of the Ka of Ptah” the patron god of craftsmanship and creation acted as the inspiration for the name “Egypt”.
The innovative Saqqara Step Pyramid of the Pharaoh Djoser were works of divinity and majestic that came to be between 2670–2650 BC to be his resting place which was designed by his vizier Imhotep who held the position of the high priest of the sun god Ra. The pyramid is composed of six steps and has a height of 62 m which served his eternal tomb.
After finishing your day, we will transfer you to Cairo Airport to fly straight to Luxor and check into a Nile cruise for the overnight.
After having your breakfast on board the cruise, join your tour guide to explore some of the majestic Luxor tourist attractions such as:
The angelic Valley of the Kings was created in the New Kingdom (1570 – 1050 BC) to be an underground maze of tombs up to 63 filled with the history and treasures of great nobles, kings, and queens such as the entire Ramesses dynasty, Seti I, Hatshepsut, Amenhotep I, Tutankhamun, and more who can be found in the heart of the Theban triad.
The celestial mortuary Hatshepsut Temple is a miraculous work of art that stood the test of time to become the most heavenly and majestic models of architecture it was carved in 1479 BC in three massive terraces that rose across the golden cliffs of Deir el-Bahari to eternalize her success and pay homage to the Amun-Ra.
The mesmerizing Colossi of Memnon is a divine creature made of sandstone quartz that reaches the height of 18 m (60 ft) which was carved in 1350 BC in the image of Amenhotep III. It was broken many times and was reconstructed many times across history where it was the inspiration of many Greek and Roman travelers and Egyptologists.
Then, you will get back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch & dinner, and spend the rest of the night.
Day four of your vacation will start after you have your breakfast and get ready to visit one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt which is:
The magical and highly preserved Temple of Edfu was also one of the latest temples ever built which was created in the Ptolemaic period between 237 BC and 57 BC on the same divine ground that held the battle between Set and Horus which is able to shed light on the myth, religion, and language of the ancient Egyptian civilization.
You will then get back to the Nile Cruise to have lunch & dinner, and continue sailing to the immortal city of Aswan.
You will enjoy your breakfast and continue your 10 days cultural tour by exploring the magical Aswan tourist attractions such as:
The modern attraction of the High Dam of Aswan was created in the mid-60s to make Egypt enter the industrial age by producing hydroelectricity and providing water saved in the artificial lake Nasser for irrigation and farming.
One of the most magical open-air museums in Egypt is the enchanting Unfinished Obelisk (1508-1458 BC) which we cracked during the carving process and now it sits in the bedrock at a height of 42 meters, filled with many great examples of art from that magical era.
Across the blessed walls of the heavenly Philae temple are the giant carvings of the majestic Philea Temple which display the heavenly tale of Isis the goddess of healing & Motherhood, wife of Osiris the Ruler of the Underworld, and mother of Horus the falcon sky god of victory and protection. It is one of the most preserved and latest temples to ever be built between 380-362 BC which was also enlarged between 282 and 145 BC by the rulers of the Ptolemaic era.
You will get back to your 5* Nile Cruise enjoy lunch and dinner, spend the night and get ready for another day full of adventure.
After you have your breakfast boxes in the early morning, you will join your tour guide and drive to the southwest of Aswan to visit:
The magical and cosmic temples of Abu Simbel were created by the will and vision of Ramsess the Great (1279-1213 BCE) in 1264 BC at the far end of the southern border to hold the sun festival that honored Ptah, Amun, and Ra‑Horakhty on the 22 of October and February on each year, immortalize the memory of the signing of the first ever documented peace treaty in 1274 BC after winning the battle of Kadesh, and honor the goddess Hathor & display his blessed wife Queen Nefertari.
Then, we will transfer you back to the Nile Cruise in Aswan to have lunch & dinner, and spend the night.
After having your breakfast on the board of your Nile Cruise, you will join your tour guide to visit the impressive:
The magical and very exotic double temple of Kom Ombo has created on the golden bank of the Nile River between 180 and 47 BC in the Ptolemaic period. This miraculous temple holds two equally designed halves which are perfectly aligned and symmetrical with the main axis of the double temple that honors the crocodile god of fertility Sobek and the falcon god Haroeris.
You will get back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch & dinner, and keep sailing until you reach Luxor.
After finishing your breakfast, you will join your tour guide to visit some of the most recommended Luxor tourist attractions including:
The extraordinary work of divine art and architecture was the most selected of places that became a symbol of spirituality that was the religious center of Egypt which came into existence from the middle kingdom to the final chapter of the Greco-Roman period between 1971 BC to 30 BC to pay respects to the Theban triad of the 18th dynasty that consists of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. This miraculous work of architecture is shown across the avenue of Sphinxes, Hypostyle hall, various precincts, shrines, and more.
Afterward, you will get back to the Nile Cruise and have your lunch meal and at night you will head with your tour guide to visit:
The magical Luxor Temple has always been the southern sanctuary of Egypt that was built in 1400 BC to become a royal hub for the rejuvenation of kingship and become a center for the crowning of many kings such as Amenhotep III, Ramsess the great, and Alexander the Great. This colossal temple was built to become a magical open-air museum for displaying many styles of ancient Egyptian architecture and art.
You will then return to your cruise for having the dinner and spending the overnight.
On day nine, you will have your breakfast and check out from the Nile Cruise then you will catch your flight to travel to Cairo and continue your 10 days cultural tour by exploring the incredible attraction of old Cairo such as:
The mesmerizing Egyptian Museum came to be to fill its two floors with the most magical artifacts and monuments that showcase the blessed history and culture of Egypt that spanned 5000 years in the shape of the most wonderful pieces of art.
After visiting the museum, you will enjoy your lunch meal in an outstanding restaurant and visit some of the top Cairo tourists attractions such as:
The blessed Church of Mother of God Saint Virgin Mary "Hanging Church" is a cultural and religious treasure that came to be in the 5th century Ad on the gatehouse of the roman fortress of Babylon where the holy family took shelter during their time in Egypt. The staircase church is 30 ft long and holds the most amazing interior and exterior designs.
The majestic Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque changes the course of time for the immortal nation of Egypt since its construction in 641 AD to be the first ever work of artistic construction and also the first construction in Africa and the place that became the first capital of Islamic Egypt which is known as Fustat "The City of Tents". The mosque holds a magical combination of the greatest works of architecture ever created.
In the golden city of Cairo are countless wonders that come in every shape and form such as the Ben Ezra Synagogue when a church built in 882 AD was transformed into a Synagogue in the same place where Moses was raised. The construction holds many marvelous works of architecture and many incredible Hebrew, Aramaic, and Judeo-Arabic manuscripts.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a blessing from the heavens that the cultural and historical wonders of Egypt are made to be immortal and graceful. It is his first museum in the Arab world and was open to the public in 2020 it is able to shed light on the first civilization in the history of mankind filled with 50,000 artifacts and 28 riyal mummies found in their own hall.
The heavenly Muizz Street is golden work of art that radiates beauty and majesty that was designed in the Fatimid era during the 10th century. It acted as the most meaningful artistic and economic hub and stands as a huge model of the golden Islamic architecture of the blessed city of Cairo as seen across all the cafes and museums.
The fascinating Khan El Khalili Bazaar is a creative and artistic phenomenon that was assembled between 1382 and 1389 AD during the Islamic Mamluk period to evolve into the most significant commercial and cultural center in Cairo that is able to exhibit the most satisfactory models of art and architecture plus contain the most incredible artifacts.
We will transfer you to check-in 5* hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
On your final day, you will enjoy your last breakfast in Egypt then head to Cairo airport so you can return home safely with the finest memories thus ending your 10 days cultural tour Vacation.
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What to Pack
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 adventure of a lifetime will display the history of Egypt which survived for more than 5000 years.
Our South African guests will offer a golden adventure leading to the archeological wonders of the Giza Pyramids Complex, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, National Egyptian Museum, Amr Ibn Alas Mosque, the Hanging Church, the valley of the kings, Hatshepsut temple, Karnak temple, Philae temple, Edfu temple, Abu Simbel Temples, and many more.
Every moment during this extraordinary tour will exhibit the most marvelous visions of architecture and art.
The Culture of this majestic civilization will provide a miraculous vision of the beliefs, myths, and way of life of the ancient Egyptians.
All our South African clients will offer the travel adventure of dreams which will provide the most complete services.
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