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Tour Details

Duration

9 Days / 8 Nights.

Tour Location

Cairo / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Luxor / Alexandria

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Experience Egypt in 9 Days

Who hasn’t dreamt of getting the whole nine yards when it comes of vacations. Our 9 days historical trip in Egypt will take you on an amazing journey through the history of ancient Egypt to all the different time periods and destinations while enjoying the finest service at the most affordable prices. You will experience Egypt in 9 days and witness genuine beauty and wonder in the face of immortality at the enchanting cities of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan & Alexandria. Use your nine days to have the time of your life in the most magical landmarks in the world, Book Us Now.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Old Cairo Attractions
  • Memphis City

Aswan Attractions

  • The High Dam
  • The Unfinished Obelisk
  • Philae Temple
  • Abu Simbel Temples

Luxor Attractions

  • Karnak Temple
  • Luxor Temple
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Valley of The Kings

Alexandria Attractions

  • The Catacombs
  • Pompey’s Pillar
  • QaitBey Citadel
  • Alexandria Library

Tour Inclusions

  • All Taxes and Charges.

  • Meals as included in the tour Itinerary.

  • Flight tickets (Cairo – Aswan)

  • Flight tickets (Luxor – Cairo).

  • Assist Service at Cairo Airport.

  • All transfers in a modern A.C vehicle.

  • Entrance fees to all the sites in the itinerary.

  • 3 Night accommodation at a 5* Hotel in Luxor.

  • 3 Nights accommodation at your hotel in Cairo.

  • 2 Night accommodation at your 5* Hotel in Aswan.

  • Professional English, Spanish, or French tour guide.

Tour Exclusions

  • Egypt Entry Visa.

  • International Airfare.

  • Any Personal Expenses.

  • Any Gratitude “Tipping”.

  • Anything not mentioned in your tour itinerary.

  • Entry inside the Pyramids and the Solar Boat.

  • Entry inside the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum.

  • Entry inside Tutankhamun, Seti I & Ramses VI Tombs in the Valley of the Kings “Payable on Spot”.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Welcome to the Land of Pharaohs

Day One:Welcome to the Land of Pharaohs

The vacation of your life will begin its first day when you arrive at Cairo airport where our "Egypt Tours Portal" delegate will assist you in completing all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification and carry. Then, you will be driven by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation for checking-in.

At Night-Time, a dinner cruise on the enchanting Nile will be waiting for you as you will get to relax and witness a memorable colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring a majestic Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition, then you will head back to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Two : Explore Giza Pyramids Complex

Day Two:Explore Giza Pyramids Complex

After you have your breakfast and check-out from the hotel in Cairo, you will visit the Giza pyramids complex, where grandeur was left untouched by time.

The Giza pyramids complex for more than 4000 years acted as a reminder for the glory of the everlasting Egyptian civilization, there you will find:

The Great Pyramid of Khufu

It's the apex of ancient Egyptian civilization where history and mystery unfold. It is known to be the last intact structure of the seven wonders of the ancient world. It was created in 2580 BC in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone each weighing 2.5 tons using a workforce of about 100,000 free skilled workers.

The Great Pyramid has a height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in the world for 3800 years until the construction of the Lincoln Cathedral in England in 1311. Its advanced complex interior has captured the interest & the curiosity of everyone around the world.

The Great Sphinx

It's a timeless champion who was known as "Hor-Em-Akhet" which means "Horus of the Horizon" at ancient times and today as Abu Al-Hawl which means in Arabic as “The Father of Terror”. It has the shape of a mythical creature called the sphinx that possesses the body of a lion and the head of a man believed to be King Khafre to reference his power and wisdom. The sphinx has a height of 73 m (240 ft) & width of 19 m (66 ft) and was carved out of colossal single limestone rock.

The Valley Temple

It is where the mummification process was performed, it was constructed within Egypt old kingdom (2686 – 2134 BC) inside the complex and because of the construction ability of ancient Egyptians the valley is one of the best-preserved archeological sites of the ancient Egyptian civilization. It acted as the source of significant information about the mummification process and mortuary rituals of Ancient Egypt.

After that, you will enjoy your delicious lunch meal and  join your tour guide to complete your day in Cairo by visiting:

Memphis City

Memphis city is where the legacy of Ancient Egypt took its first steps as the official capital of Egypt, it was founded by King Menes Narmer to be the life of the two lands in 2925 BC. It is known for being the land of Endurance & Beauty and was the home of the god Ptah the patron of creation and artwork. It contained the temple of Hut-Ka-Ptah which means “Enclosure of the Ka of Ptah” which was translated in Greek to Ai-Gy-Ptos which is the etymological origin of the word Egypt.

Saqqara Step Pyramid

It is where wonder strike for the first time launching the golden age of pyramids constructions in ancient Egypt, it was designed by the genies Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser. It has a special design made up of six steps and stands at the height of 62 m and surrounding it is a great complex containing captivation decorations and majestic ceremonial structures.

After that, you will head to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan and check-in 5* hotel for overnight.

Day Three : Witness The Wonders of The Nubian City Aswan

Day Three:Witness The Wonders of The Nubian City Aswan

In day three, you will enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Aswan and continue your holiday in Egypt by exploring some of the top Aswan tourist attractions such as:

The High Dam

A symbol of the modern world constructed between 1960 & 1970, it was designed as a co-operation project with Moscow based Hydro project Institute in order to create better control over Nile flooding, generating Hydroelectricity, and increased the water storage for irrigation. The High dam was the source of the possible destruction of the great Abu Simbel temple and the Philae temple.

The Unfinished Obelisk

Stands high as a symbol of greatness, The Unfinished Obelisk was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to stand at the entrance of Karnak temple. It was known as "Tekhenu" which means "to pierce the sky" and showcases how obelisks were shaped, it would have reached the total height of 42 m and weighed 1200 tons but unfortunately, the obelisk was cracked during construction and was forced to remain at the same location till now.

Head with your tour guide to have your lunch meal before visiting:

Philae Temple

Philea Temple is the mythological wonder of ancient Egypt emerged where all the great tales were told such as the" Myth of Osiris" where the husband of Isis "Osiris" is killed by his brother Set out of hatred then Osiris is resurrected to be the ruler of the underworld afterward Set is defeated by Hours the falcon sky God the son of Isis and Osiris and launching an age of prosperity & justice.

The temple was relocated in the 60s on the island of Agilkia as a part of a rescue mission led by the UNESCO in order to save it from being submerged.

You will then return to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Four : Visit Abu Simbel

Day Four:Visit Abu Simbel

In the early morning, take your breakfast boxes then check-out from the hotel and join your tour guide to drive to the southwest of Aswan for about 300 km to witness:

Abu Simbel Temples

This landmarks stood on the southern border since its creation by Ramses II (1279-1213 BCE) to be the "Temple of Ramesses, beloved by Amun". Abu Simbel consists of two temple, the main bigger temple is for Ramses where the sun festival takes place on 22 of February & October of each year when the sun shines on the faces of the four seated statues of Ramsess II, Ptah (God of creation), Amun (The Creator God), and Ra (Sun God), the second smaller temple is dedicated to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari. The temple was the main focus of the most challenging archeological rescue operation in history led by the UNESCO in the mid-60s.

At the end of your day tour, transfer to Aswan to have your lunch meal and board your train to Luxor where you will check-in for 5* hotel and spend overnight.

Day Five : Explore The Largest Open-Air Museum in The World

Day Five:Explore The Largest Open-Air Museum in The World

In the fifth day, you will enjoy the breakfast at the hotel and continue your vacation by exploring Luxor East Bank attractions such as:

Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple is where the soulful spirits of ancient Egypt were hidden, it was known as Ipet-isu “The Most Selected of Places” and Pr-Imn “House Of Amon” when it was constructed more than 4000 years. It is one of the largest religious man-made construction on earth and was the worship center of the entire ancient Egyptian civilization for more than 1500 years to countless deities like the great Osiris, Montu, Ptah and Isis but the complex was dedicated mainly to the Theban triad that consisted of God Amun with his wife the Goddess of Justice Mut and his son the moon god Khnsou.

You will then enjoy your lunch meal in an outstanding restaurant in Luxor, then transfer to your hotel to refresh yourself, then at night move with your tour guide to enjoy:

Luxor Temple by Night

Luxor temple is a lunar wonder that shines finest at night when the moon smiles on the temple and uncover its hidden beauty. It was constructed in the 1400 BCE during the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep III where it was known as "Ipetresyet" which means “the southern sanctuary”. It was solely dedicated to the God Amun of the Theban triad which represents the rejuvenation of kingship. The temple's design is truly enchanting filled with extensive decorations & constructions.

At the end of the day, transfer back to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Six : Complete Your Trip In Luxor

Day Six:Complete Your Trip In Luxor

After having breakfast and checking-out from the hotel, you will continue your trip in Luxor by exploring the rest of the mesmerizing Luxor tourist attractions such as:

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut temple a.k.a Djoser-Djeseru "Holy of Holies" is a beautiful example of the imagination of Ancient Egypt civilization, it is a beautiful structure of one of the most successful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt Queen Hatshepsut.

The temple was built in 1479 BC of Egypt new kingdom and took 15 full years to complete, the design of the temple is based on the style of Classical Architecture of the new kingdom and within the temple lies some of the most captivating artifacts and statues of Ancient Egypt.

Valley of the Kings

It is a holy passage to the heavens designed of genuine beauty and bliss, it was the burial spot to the Egyptian kings and queens of the new kingdom (1570-1070 BC), it contains 63 tombs filled with countless treasures, artifacts, statues, enchanting decorations and the remains of pharaohs such as Rameses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and Tutankhamen which is the most visited with Ramses the great. Valley of the Kings became known as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1979.

Have a break to enjoy your lunch meal before visiting:

Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon have been protecting Luxor for ages, they are two blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each and has the shape of Pharaoh Amenhotep III(1386-1350). The colossi were heavily damaged by a large earthquake in 27 BC and were rebuilt in 199 AD. The statues became very known during the Greco-Roman period because of “The Vocal Memnon” phenomenal caused by singing at dawn for time to time which was nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue.

Then return to your hotel in Luxor for the overnight.

Day Seven : Fly to Cairo - Visit Cairo Top Attractions

Day Seven:Fly to Cairo - Visit Cairo Top Attractions

Day seven will begin when you have your breakfast and check-out from your hotel in Luxor and fly straight to Cairo to complete your 9 days Egypt itinerary by visiting some tiptop Cairo tourist attractions such as:

The Egyptian Museum

It is truly an immortal time capsule that houses nothing but beauty, the artifacts of Ancient Egypt dated to more than 4000 years across the ancient Egyptian time periods.

Within the two floors of the museums exists over 120,000 artifacts made from materials like gold & precious gems and also ordinary such as wood or stone that are found in the shapes of statues, jewelry, and funerary objects, plus a number of displayed mummies located within the museum.

After that you will have a break to enjoy your lunch before you complete your day by visiting:

The Hanging Church

The Hanging Church a.k.a "The holy Church of the Virgin Mary", it's the heart of the Coptic culture in Cairo, it is one of the most important & renowned Coptic sites in Egypt which served as the resident for the Coptic patriarch for countless years.

It was constructed on the southern wall of a Roman fortress called Babylon in the 5th century AD. The church is 30 ft tall and towers over Cairo plus the construction and the interior of the hanging church are truly mesmerizing merging elements from the 7th to the 13th-century artistic design.

Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque

The most important Islamic attraction in Egypt & Africa, it was built in 641 AD and remains an active house of worship and one of Egypt's most significant & prominent Islamic landmarks. It was reconstructed various times throughout the 7th centuries which made behave like a living example of the Islamic architecture progress over the centuries.

Ben Ezra Synagogue

It's the last of its kind in Egypt dating back to the 19th century, it used to be a church before being transformed into a synagogue in 882 AD. The synagogue remains in a very intact condition containing amazing Jewish designs and decorations, the place used to be the capital of Jewish worship for various years until the 1950s.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

A magical gate to a different time, the landmark was constructed in 970 AD and remains an active bazaar till today and is known as the golden brick road of the Middle East and holds everything a traveler could imagine. It has vintage cafes and shops that reflect the allure of ancient Islamic times, the whole street contains captivating Islamic architecture and decorations leading all across the street itself.

You will then return to the hotel for the overnight.

Day Eight : Discover The Bride of The Mediterranean Sea Alexandria

Day Eight:Discover The Bride of The Mediterranean Sea Alexandria

In day eight, you will have your breakfast and continue your experience in Egypt by heading to the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea to explore Alexandria tourist attractions:

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

The mysterious house of the dead which is considered to the unique archaeological spot in all of Egypt as is acts as an artistic piece symbolizing the fusion of the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman culture with the ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design.

It was constructed as a necropolis in the 2nd century AD and holds a number of Greek and Roman artifacts and decoration between its three-level stories which made it earn the title of one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages.

Pompey's Pillar

It's a symbol of roman might & wonder as it is the largest monoliths column ever built outside of Rome, it stands at height of 28 m tall and 2.7 m wide and is made entirely of pure red granite and on its western upper side lies Greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian. It was named Pompey's pillar as in the Middle Ages the Crusaders believed that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey was located in a pot at the very top of the pillar.

After having your special lunch meal at a local restaurant in Alexandria, then move to visit:

Qaitbay Citadel

Qaitbay Citadel is an important Islamic landmark that holds the immortal illuminating spirit of the Alexandria Lighthouse, it was built in 1477 by sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf Al-Din Qa'it Bay on the same site which held the epic lighthouse of Alexandria using the salvaged stones from the wrecked lighthouse which was the third-longest surviving ancient wonder until it's destruction by series of earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD.

Alexandria Library

A great house of knowledge which acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library, it's one of the finest and most advanced libraries in the world, It contains the world's sixth-largest Francophone library on earth. It is a trilingual library containing books in Arabic, English, and French plus it holds the largest depository of French books in the North Africa and the Middle East, majestic art galleries plus some of the rarest collection of books in the world.

You will then return to Cairo for the overnight.

Day Nine : End Your Vacation in Egypt - Fly Back Home

Day Nine:End Your Vacation in Egypt - Fly Back Home

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 vacation.

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  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • The Passport is valid for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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