The Road to Upper Egypt 8 Days Easter Holiday
|8 Days / 7 Nights
|Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Luxor
|Pickup & Drop Off
Enchanting 8 Days Vacation in Egypt During Easter for South African Travelers
8 days Egypt tour in Easter will be a golden journey showcasing the celestial wonders of ancient Egypt. The wonderful travel agency Egypt Tours Portal will deliver all our South African guests with the most outstanding services of a private A/C Vehicle, comfortable accommodations, and an experienced Egyptologist tour guide which is predicted from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African clients will uncover the beauty and greatness behind all the wonderful attractions of ancient Egypt and will provide everyone with a perfect Easter holiday of a lifetime around the most captivating destinations this amazing country has to offer. You will explore all the immortal historical monuments all around this blessed nation in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan that spanned over 5000 years such as the ancient Egyptian Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, Karnak temple, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the Kings, Philae Temple, Abu Simbel temple, and many more. Easter is a special time that deserves to be enjoyed to the fullest in the heart of a true miracle. Explore the heavenly essence of Egypt by booking this wonderful Egypt Easter adventure.
- Giza Pyramids
- The Sphinx
- The Grand Egyptian Museum
- Saqqara Step Pyramid
- Memphis City
- The Egyptian Museum
- Old Cairo
- The National Museum
- Al Muizz & Khan El Khalili
- Abu Simbel Temples
- Philae Temple
- Aswan High Dam
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Karnak Temple
- Valley of the Kings
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Colossi of Memnon
- Accommodations in 5* hotel in Cairo for 3 nights.
- Accommodations in 5* hotel in Aswan for 2 nights.
- Accommodations in 5* hotel in Luxor for 2 nights.
- Domestic flights "Cairo/Aswan - Luxor/Cairo".
- Meet and greet service by our employees at the airports.
- Entrance fees to all sites indicated on the itinerary.
- Professional tour guide during your trips.
- 1st class train ticket from Aswan to Luxor.
- All transfers by private A.C vehicles.
- All service charges and taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
- Optional tours.
Your once in a lifetime 8 days Egypt Easter holiday will begin its first day when you arrive at Cairo airport where our "Egypt Tours Portal" employee will assist you to complete all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification and carry. You will be transported by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation for checking-in.
During the evening, you will begin your Easter experience in Egypt by a magical Dinner cruise on the heavenly Nile as you will get to relax and witness a memorable colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring a hypnotic Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition.
Finally, you will head back to your hotel for the overnight.
Enjoy your breakfast and check out from your hotel, then your second day will begin in the arms of the Giza pyramids complex, where time lost its effect in front of these enchanting attractions.
In 2600 BC, the greatest archaeological miracle was created to showcase the influence and power of the 4th dynasty who wished to immortalize their legacy and stand the test of time in the shape of colossal works of artistic architecture.
The magnificent Great Pyramid of Khufu (2609 BC - 2584 BC) is an immortal piece of brilliance and power that was completed in 2570 BC to stand the test of time and become of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the tallest building at 147 m (481 ft) on earth for over 3800 years. The main and prime architect Henmiunu used 2.3 million limestone blocks each weighing about 2.5 tons to make a reality and design a magical interior filled with rooms like the king’s chamber, the grand hall, and more.
The majestic Sphinx is a golden piece of art made to radiate pure wisdom and power. It has the shape of a giant lion and the face of King Khafre (2558–2532 BC). It is by far the oldest monumental sculpture in existence which has a length of 73 meters (240 ft), a height of 20 meters (66 ft), and a width of 19 meters (62 ft). In 1401 BC, the magical dream Steele was added between his paws.
The miraculous and highly preserved Valley Temple is a heavenly masterpiece of majesty and greatness which was made by Pharaoh Khafre (2558–2532 BC) to perform the mummification process which is known as the Opening of the Mouth Ceremony in Egypt's old kingdom (2686 2134 BC).
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.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant before you move to visit:
The golden and marvelous Saqqara Step Pyramid of Pharaoh Djoser was established between 2670–2650 BC to offer a new design made by Imhotep and start a wave of pyramid constructions. The Pyramid has an open courtyard filled with magical decorations and epic ceremonial structures, plus it is made up of six steps and stands at a height of 62 m.
The grand Memphis city is a golden city of beauty and endurance that was made in the 31st century BC by king Menes to be the first ever unified capital of Egypt which was under the watchful eye of Ptah the god of creation and divine protection.
At the end of the day, you will head to Cairo Airport to catch your flight to Aswan and upon arrival, you will check into your hotel reservation in Aswan for the overnight.
Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel, then on your day three of your Easter holiday in Egypt, you will join your tour guide to explore some of the tiptop Aswan tourist attractions such as:
The magical Aswan High Dam was is a very unique attraction that shift the economical level of Egypt in the 60s and 70s as it was responsible for saving water in the artificial lake of Nasser and generating Hydroelectricity.
The Golden Unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) was designed to stand the test of time and price of the skies as it was destined to be 42 m and weigh 1200 tons but it was broken in the carving process as it was meant to stand at the entrance of the Karnak temple.
Move with your tour guide to have your lunch, then continue your tour by exploring.
The immortal living miracle Philae Temple is a golden piece of art and wonder that uncover the greatest mythical tale ever made in history. Philea Temple was made between 380-362 BC by rulers from the Ptolemaic age which is able to reflect the most amazing art and architecture to honor Isis the goddess of motherhood and creation and her great sacrifice in this magical tour.
You will then return to your hotel in Aswan for the overnight.
On day four of your Egypt Easter vacation, you will get your breakfast boxes and check out from the hotel, then move to visit one of Egypt must-visit places accompanied by your tour guide:
The majestic Abu Simbel Temples are magical creations of glory that were made to honor the great legacy of Ramses II (1279-1213 BC) who was able to accomplish many great achievements as seen in the battle of Kadesh which indeed in 1247 BC which finished in the signing of the first documented peace treaty. The smaller temple of Abu Simbel honors his wife Nefertari. The Temple is celebrated on the 22 of February & October of each year in the Sun festival to honor the birthday and coronation of Ramsess the great by waiting for the sun rays to shine on the seated statues of Ramsess II, Ptah (God of creation), Amun (The Creator God), and Ra (Sun God).
You will back to Aswan for your tasty lunch.
Board your train to Luxor where you will check in your 5* hotel to spend the overnight.
In the fifth day, enjoy your breakfast at your hotel, then move to explore the amazing destinations where you will witness the religious aspects of ancient Egypt in:
The golden capital of Thebes Karnak Temple was created over the course of 2000 years from 1971 BC and 30 BC which became known as the most selected of places. The Complex was the worship center for the 18th dynasty which consisted of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. The Karnak holds the most epic example of architecture such as the hypostyle hall, avenue of Sphinxes, and many more
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant in Luxor, after that get back to your hotel refresh yourself and at night, we will pick you up to enjoy:
The golden and shining Luxor Temple shines brightly under the rays of the moon and narrates epic tales about great kings like Amenhotep III, Ramsess the Great, Alexander the Great, and more. The Temple was established in 1400 BC to become the southern sanctuary to immortalize the concept of the rejuvenation of kingship and honor the Theban triad.
You will then return to your hotel in Luxor for the overnight.
Enjoy your breakfast and check-out from your hotel, then on the sixth day of your Easter vacation in Egypt, you will witness all that the mesmerizing city of Luxor has to offer such as:
The Valley of the Kings is a majestic piece of greatness and majesty located in the divine land of the Theban Necropolis where it acted as the immortal tomb for 63 royal members of the New Kingdom (1570 – 1050 BC) which are Tutankhamun, Hatshepsut, Amenhotep I, Rameses II, Thutmose I, Seti I, Ramses the great, and more. All the tombs are filled with priceless treasures and magical art that shed light on the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians.
The eternal and celestial Hatshepsut Temple (1508-1458 BC) is living proof of the greatness and beauty of Hatshepsut which was made to honor Amun who was his main priestess. It was designed by Senenmut her primal Overseer of the works in 1479 BC and immortalize all her achievements and innovations across the temple.
The enduring and immortal grand statues of Amenhotep III (1391–1353 BC) were meant for greatness and stood 18 m (60 ft) tall. The Colossi of Memnon holds many amazing facts about the king and there are 107 Roman-era Latin and Greek inscriptions that tell epic tales about the mythical hero Memnon.
Lunch is served at an oriental food restaurant.
Transfer to Luxor Airport to catch the flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, move to the 5* hotel to check in for the overnight stay.
Enjoy the breakfast at your hotel, then move with your tour guide to start another part of your magical Easter holiday in Egypt by visiting Cairo tourist attractions starting by:
One of the most significant monuments found in the fabulous city of Cairo is the sacred Egyptian Museum which depicts the most extraordinary exhibitions of golden architecture and art that date across 5000 years.
Move to enjoy your lunch with your tour guide, then complete your trip around Cairo by visiting.
Church of Mother of God Saint Virgin Mary "The Hanging Church" is a magnificent milestone that evolved as the most important Christian headquarters which was created in a basilican architectural style in the 3rd century on the southern part of the Roman Babylon fortress. The staircase church ascended about six meters from the ground level up which gained the name as the
The astral Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque is a heavenly monument that acted as the first ever mouse in Africa in 641 AD. The mosque was the central part of Fustat and was renovated many times and enlarged especially in the 7th century. It is one of the biggest Islamic monuments in Cairo and the world that showcases the architectural innovation of Egypt.
The wonderful Ben Ezra Synagogue is an extremely exotic and magnificent Jewish monument that was created in 882 AD by converting a church into a golden synagogue. It is believed that the prophet Moses was found on the banks of the Nile River. It carries the most exquisite and enchanting works of artistic architecture plus a number of incredible manuscripts of Judeo-Arabic, Hebrew, and Aramaic.
The glorious National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is the first-ever museum in the Arab world that is dedicated to Egyptian history and culture. It was inaugurated in 2020 in the golden city of Fustat on the bank of the Nile River. It has a collection of 50,000 artifacts, many art exhibits, and an amazing hall of mummies showcasing the history of over 20 royal figures.
The magnificent street of Al Muizz is a labyrinth of wonder and the beating heart of old Cairo which was established in the Fatimid period in the 10th century AD. It is significant that many houses display the artistic architecture of the Islamic period. It was a significantly important economical zone filled with exquisite markets.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar is the most significant epicenter for shopping in Cairo which was assembled in the Mamluk period between 1382 and 1389 AD. The Bazaar bears otherworldly golden streets filled with numerous shops loaded with goods and items showcasing the items and goods inspired by the 5000 cultural and historical heritage of Egypt.
You will then return to the hotel in Cairo 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 8 days Egypt Easter holiday.
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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 majestic historical legacy of the ancient Egyptian civilization will be the gate to explore all the mythical tales of ancient Egypt.
Our South African guests will observe the endless beauty & glory behind Giza Pyramids Complex, the Sphinx, Luxor Temple, Karnak temple, Hatshepsut temple, the valley of the kings, Philae temple, Abu Simbel Temples, and many more.
All our South African clients will be very satisfied and thrilled with all our professional services offered in this incredible easter Egypt tour.
Everyone will get to enjoy all the most beautiful examples of the ancient Egyptian world of art.
The rich culture of the golden cities of Egypt will be the key to living the most entertaining travel experience.
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