|Duration||12 Days / 11 Nights|
|Tour Location||Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor / Hurghada|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Type||Classic Tour|
12 Days Egypt Tour to Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada for South African Travelers
12 Days Cairo, Nile Cruise, and Hurghada tour package will provide a heavenly trip across all the historical and cultural wonders of Egypt. The excellent travel agency Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African guests with the most ideal services of a private A/C Vehicle and a professional Egyptologist tour guide which is predicted from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African clients will open their eyes to the real beauty of Egypt and experience the true meaning of entertainment through our 12 Days Egypt tour of Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada. Everyone will witness the extraordinary bliss and beauty of the Giza Pyramids Complex and explore the phenomenal destinations & the artifacts of Cairo such as Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Cairo Citadel, the National Museum of Egyptian civilization, and more, have a look at the breathtaking monuments of Luxor and Aswan which include Karnak temple, Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings, Philae Temple, Edfu Temple, and various more while boarding our majestic Nile cruise, and rejoice in the natural tropical magnificence of Hurghada while enjoying all the amazing activities such as snorkeling and super Safari so everyone can have the adventure that they really deserve. Discover the immortal blessings of Egypt by booking this majestic travel experience.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- The Grand Egyptian Museum
- The Sphinx
- Saqqara Step Pyramid
- Memphis City
- The Egyptian Museum
- Cairo Citadel
- The National Museum
- Khan El Khalili Bazaar
- Karnak Temple
- Valley of The Kings
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Colossi of Memnon
- Philae Temple
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
- Abu Simbel Temple
- Meet and greet service at the Airport.
- All transfers by a private A/C vehicle.
- Domestic flight (Cairo / Aswan - Hurghada / Cairo).
- 4 Nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Cairo.
- 3 Nights accommodation on 5* deluxe Nile cruise.
- 4 Nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Hurghada.
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.
- Private Egyptologist tour guide throughout your tours.
- Mineral water and soft drinks.
- Safari by Quads.
- Snorkeling excursion.
- All service charges & taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
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 for check-in.
Evening time, we will pick you up from your hotel to enjoy a Dinner Cruise, sit back and relax while enjoying 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 for the overnight.
After breakfast, you will join your private Egyptologist tour guide to start the exploration of your 12 Days Egypt tours at one of the 7 Wonders of the World:
The blessed Giza Pyramids complex is an illuminating open-air museum that stood the test of time it was built in 2600 BC by the members of the 4th dynasty.
The eternal Great Pyramid of King Khufu is a colossal wonder that was built in 2750 BC by King Kufu which was designed by his main architect “Hemiunu” which remains the only standing wonder of the ancient world seven wonders. The great pyramid of Giza holds from within the Queen’s chamber, the King’s chamber, the grand hall, the big void, and various more.
The Horus of the Horizon “Sphinx ” is a royal guardian from the heavens that is famous for being a man-made statue on earth made for King Chephren (2558 BC - 2532 BC) which was carved from a single limestone block in the shape of magical creation plus in 1401 BC Thutmose IV’s dream Steele was added.
The mythical Valley Temple was made for the 4th dynasty to perform the mummification process and the purification rituals on the bodies of royal kings, queens, princes, and princesses.
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 Pyramids / Nile view restaurant, then move to visit:
The earliest large-scale cut stone monument ever built in the history of Pharaoh Djoser (2649 BC - 2611 BC) and designed by his brilliant architect vizier Imhotep to be 62 m tall and possess six-step with its own complex that launched the golden age of Saqqara step pyramid constructions.
Memphis city the primal Capital of Egypt came to be in 3200 BC by King Menes between Upper & Lower Egypt, just 24 kilometers south of modern Cairo to become the center of religion & ruling cult of ancient Egypt.
Finally, we drive you back to your hotel for the overnight.
After breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to visit some tiptop Cairo tourist attractions such as:
The majestic Egyptian Museum is a divine construction built in 1901 and filled with golden monuments and artifacts that date to more than 4500 years.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:
The dominant Salah El Din Citadel is an angelic symbol of bliss, royal power, and allure that is found on the greatest point in Cairo constructed between 1176 to 1182 AD by the honorable ruler Salah ad-Din which served as Egypt's seat of government till the 1860s. The golden fortress holds a number of great castles, museums, and art displays that showcases the shining legacy of Cairo.
Mohamed Ali Mosque "The Alabaster Mosque" came into existence between 1830 and 1848 AD its walls were made out of pure alabaster taken directly from the Giza Pyramids and found inside the citadel as a magical example of Ottoman architecture as it was a replica of the Turkish Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is an extremely advanced museum that exhibits the finest most advanced forms of museology. It holds 50,000 pieces of artifacts and within the mythical hall of mummies are 28 royal kings and queens.
Al-Muizz street is an astral attraction reflecting the historical legacy of the golden Islamic age dating to the 10th century AD in the Fatimid dynasty. It is located next to the magical khan El Khalili bazaar which reflects the most incredible examples of history and culture of the golden Islamic age.
The enriching Khan El-Khalili bazaar is a commercial center filled with the blessed riches from the golden Islamic heritage of Egypt that came between 1382 and 1389 AD. Everyone will get to live the most mesmerizing shopping experience through all the miraculous shops on the streets of Cairo.
At the end of the day, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
Morning time, enjoy your breakfast, then check out from your hotel and we will transfer you to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan- Upon arrival, you will meet your tour guide to continue your 12 days Egypt tour in Aswan by visiting the beautiful Aswan tourist attractions starting by:
The blissful Aswan High Dam is a giant advanced construction that was built between 1960 and 1970 AD and had a positive impact on the economy and innovation of Egypt.
The open-air museum Unfinished Obelisk was constructed by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to stand at Karnak temple but unfortunately was cracked during construction and it is able to showcase the incredible construction methods of the ancient Egyptian craftsmen.
The mythical Philae temple is a golden piece of art and history showcasing the illuminating tale of “Myth of Osiris”. It is highly preserved as it was built in 280 BC by king Ptolemy II but was relocated to Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project between the 60s and 70s.
At the end of the day, we will transfer you to check-in at a 5* deluxe Nile cruise to enjoy your lunch & dinner and spend the overnight on board.
Early morning, have your breakfast boxes then join your private tour guide to visit one of the most historical places in the world:
The celestial Abu Simbel temple is a glorious symbol of divinity and grace that achieved immortality which was constructed by Ozymandias Pharaoh Ramses II in 1200 B.C to honor the gods of ancient Egypt Amun, Ptah, and Re-Harakty and immortalize his victory in Kadesh and achievements. The great temple of King Ramses II is home to the great sun festival that happens on annually the 22nd of February and October and the second temple is dedicated to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari.
Return to your cruise to have your lunch & dinner meal, and start sailing, and overnight.
Breakfast then begin a guided trip to visit:
The very unique double temples of Kom Ombo Temple were built between 180 BC and 47 BC and are dedicated to Haroeris “Horus the Elder” and Sobek the crocodile god of the Nile. The hill of gold is able to explain facts about the medical, artistic, and astronomical fields of ancient Egypt.
The gigantic Edfu temple is dedicated to the sky falcon god Horus which showcases a number of amazing tales and art that came to be between 237 BC and 57 BC. The Great Temple was constructed on the same glorious land that witnessed the battle between Horus and Set.
Have your lunch & dinner on the cruise and sail to Luxor, arrive late at night, and overnight on board.
Disembarkation at 8:00 a.m after breakfast and check-out from the Nile cruise. Then join your private tour guide to continue your journey by visiting Luxor tourist attractions such as:
The eternal Karnak Temple complex is the largest and most ancient religious capital in the world that it’s construction process started from the middle kingdom to the Greco-Roman period between 2000 BC and 30 BC on 247 acres of sacred land dedicated mainly to the Theban triad that consisted of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. The golden complex is an everlasting work of ancient artistic architecture showcased across the heavenly Avenue of Sphinxes that leads to the beautiful Luxor Temple, the Precinct of Amun-Re, the great hypostyle hall, and various more.
The Valley of the Kings is an underground labyrinth of tombs found in the belly of a divine hill filled with 63 royal tombs to kings and queens of the new kingdom (1570 – 1050 BC) across 500 years of the rule which include Ramses the great, Hatshepsut, Seti I, Tutankhamen, and various more. All of the tombs acted as a history book showcasing a great deal of information about the history and art of the ancient Egyptian royalty.
The divine holy of the holies of Queen Hatshepsut (1507–1458 BC) is the most perfect example of the classical architecture of the new Kingdom which was built in 1479 BC to honor the creator sun god Amun and immortalize her achievements and identity forever.
Colossi of Memnon is a rare monument that endured a lot across time built in the image of Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386 - 1349 BC) in 1350 BC to stand as a forgotten ruined massive piece of art. It exhibits a number of artistic decorations on its sides reflecting his family, heritage, and the Nile god Hapi.
Lunch will be served at a Nile view restaurant during the tour, then transfer to the beautiful Hurghada city, check-in 5* hotel to spend the overnight.
Take advantage of the marvelous warm weather in Hurghada with a snorkeling excursion on the Red Sea, admiring the dazzling colors, odd shapes, and psychedelic patterns as you observe the fish, coral, and plants.
Enjoy an epic adventure during a guided safari tour in Hurghada. Cross the mighty sand dunes by quad bike, explore the mysteries of a traditional Bedouin village and know about their life and traditions, ride a camel and witness the amazing sunset view with barbeque dinner, mineral water, and soft drinks then enjoy watching stars by night while driving back from Bedouin village to your hotel in Hurghada.
Free day to explore Hurghada on your own. Overnight in Hurghada.
Enjoy your breakfast and afternoon, check-out from your hotel then you will be transferred to Hurghada airport for flight to Cairo where you will be met and transferred to a 5-star hotel for overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel then you will transfer to the airport for the flight home and end your 12 days Egypt tour.
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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?
The entire golden history that dates back to more than 5000 years will come to live within the mythical cities of Aswan, Cairo, and Luxor.
Exploring the immortal art, brilliance architecture, and rich culture of the blessed ancient Egyptian Civilization.
Creating moments of absolute joy, bliss, and marvel that will always bring a smile to your face.
On this mesmerizing tour package, all our South African guests will discover the greatness and bliss located behind the Giza Pyramids Complex, Saqqara Step Pyramid, Old Cairo attractions, the valley of the kings, Hatshepsut temple, Karnak temples Complex, 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 tour Package.
A magical super safari in the Sahara and snorkeling in the Red Sea will be golden adventures worthy of remembering.
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