A tour for 11 days will take you to the major sights in Egypt from the pyramids to Valley of the Kings ,Karnak temple and Nile cruise between Aswan and Luxor, felucca ride mixed with scuba diving and snorkeling activity by the red sea for 3 night and domestic flight.
Day 1. Welcome to Cairo, the biggest city in Middle East with a population of 20 million. Look for our representative with Egypt Eye Tour who will help you to go through the immigration and customs formalities, then he will drive you to our hotel in Giza to check in. and meet your tour guide who will brief you about your itinerary.
Day 2, Saqqara Giza pyramids, Great pyramid, Sphinx. (Breakfast &Lunch) Cairo
After our first breakfast in Egypt our Egyptologist tour guide will take us to the oldest pyramid in Egypt the Step pyramid of Saqqara which dates back to 2700 BC the oldest building on earth and remains till nowadays, this where we are going to learn about the Egyptian believes about the afterlife and why they built their tombs in the shape of a pyramid. After that we will drive to Giza to see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the only one remains till nowadays the Great pyramid of King Khufu which consists of 2.3 million piece of stone and the smallest of one ton. Then we will ride a camel in the Sahara desert while we got the pyramids of Giza in the background, after that we will go to visit the biggest one piece of stone statue the Sphinx and the mortuary temple of kingKhaefraa the builder of the middle pyramid. After that our tour guide will take us to enjoy our 1st lunch in Egypt in a traditional restaurant. Whatever you are vegetarian or vegan or gluten free, you will the food which suits you in this trip. Back to our hotel in Cairo.
Day 3,Philae temple, felucca ride sail(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Nile cruise
Early in the morning we will check out our hotel and drive to Cairo airport to catch our short flight for about 1.15hrs. to Aswan, when we get there will visit the temple of Philaedates back to 3rd centuryBC which was dedicated Goddess ISIS the goddess of magic and beauty, the temple is built in island in the Nile and it was relocated because of building the old dam in 1902 and was relocated in 1972, then we will drive to check in our Nile Cruise which will be our home for the next 3 nights, all our meals included on the cruise. After lunch we are going to enjoy the river Nile by sailing in a traditional sailing boat the Felucca this where the first man ever sailed in the human history. You got the time to enjoy the market in Aswan which is famous with the spices and walk between the locals you might choose it sit with the locals and enjoy a cup of tea with them. Back to cruise for dinner.
Day 4, optional to Abu Simbel temples, KomOmbo (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)Nile cruise
This morning is free, and we got an optional tour to the temples of Abu Simbel which are cut into the rock mountain which means each temple cut from a single piece of stone, the facade of the temple decorated with 20 meters high statues of king Ramses the second the builder of the temples while the temple from inside is full carving and colors, the temples are located about 280 KM south of SAWAN city and it needs an early start at 4 am, the price of this trip is 95$, back to cruise for our lunch the cruise will start sailing to enjoy the scenery of the Nile and the county side of Egypt, in about 3 hours we will reach KomOmbo temple which is dedicated to the crocodile godSobek and the falcon god Horus which temple dates back to 3rd century B.C, the Greek Roman era. While we are there we will see the sacred mummified crocodiles, then back to cruise to sail towards Edfu City.
Day 5,Edfu temple, Luxor temple, (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Nile cruise
In the morning our tour guide is taking you to Edfu temple the 2nd largest in Egypt the most preserved temple in Egypt which dates back tom 3rd century BC and was dedicated to god Horus the god of protection and the ruler of the sky. Back to cruiseand it will be sailing almost all day to Luxor, we get there in the evening, then we will go to visit the temple of Luxor at night which will be illuminated and looks amazing at this time of the day, the temple dedicated to god Amon the king of all gods and the god of fertility which dates back to 13th and 14th century BC and was built by the two Amenhotep the 3rd and Ramses the 2nd kings back to cruise for dinner.
Day 6, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple, colossi of Memnon, Karnak temple. (Breakfast, Lunch&Dinner) Hurghada, Red Sea
this morning there is optional to do hot air balloon over the west bank pf Luxor and enjoy the sunrise from the air and fly over of the historical sights and the countryside of Luxor cost is 110$.After our last breakfast on the cruise we will check out and drive to the west of Luxor to visit the Valley of the kings where are most of the famous Pharaohs where buried such as a Tut Ankh Amon, king Ramses the 2nd, QueenHatshepsut and more, there we will go inside their tombs and see some vivid colors. After that we are visiting the funereal temple of Queen Hatshepsut one of the few women ruled Egypt in its long history. Later we will visit the colossi of Memnon and also we will visit one of the sculpture galleries there where we will learn from the locals how the ancient Egyptian used to deal with the stones, before we leave the country side of the west bank of Luxor we will enjoy a traditional lunch there. Then we cross to the east side of the Nile to visit the biggest and greatest temple in Egypt the 2nd largest in the world the temple ofKarnak which was built over 2000 years and considered a historical book states the history of Egypt over 2000 years. Then we are driving for about 4.30hrs.To the Red Sea which is one of the most beautiful waters for scuba diving and snorkeling, where is the city of Hurghada and spend the next 3 nights in all-inclusive resort by the beach. Dinner at the resort.
Day 7, (All-inclusive) Hurghada, Red Sea
Enjoy the sun and Red Sea at your leisure or you might choose some of our activities there such as scuba diving or spend the day in boat for snorkeling in the Red Sea.
Day 8,(All inclusive) Hurghada, Red Sea
Another day by the beach for sun tanning and some cocktails.
Day 9, (Breakfast & Lunch) Hurghada, Cairo
After lunch we are driving north back to Cairo for about 5 hrs. when we get there we will check in our hotel.
Day 10, Egyptian museum, Ibn Tulun Mosque, Khan Elkhalili market. (Breakfast, Lunch) Cairo
today after breakfast we will start to a tour to visit the city of Cairo and our first stop will be the Egyptian museum, one of the biggest museums in the world where we will see the treasures of King Tut and his golden mask which weigh 11 kg of solid gold and his golden coffin of 110 kg of gold, and also the royal mummies of the famous pharaohs such as Ramses the great and queen Hatshepsut. Then we drive to the Islamic Cairo where we will visit the oldest remains mosque in Egypt the mosque of Ibn Tulun dates back to 9th century AD after that we will drive to the biggest market in Egypt Khan elkhalili market where we can do our last shopping in Egypt for family and friends and enjoy a cup of tea or some fresh juice in one of the cafes there. Lunch is included while we are in the tour, back to the hotel.
Day 11, Final departure. (Breakfast)
This this our last breakfast in Egypt then our Egypt Eye Tour representative will take you to Cairo airport to fly home with all the amazing memories and friendship that you are going to make to last forever.
- 4 nights’ accommodations in 5 stars hotel in Cairo with breakfast.
- 3 nights in 5 stars deluxe Nile Cruise with full board.
- 3 nights in 5 stars hotel in Red Sea in Hurghada with all inclusive.
- All airport pick up and guided tours to the mentioned sights.
- All entrance fees to the mentioned sights
- Service of Expert Egyptologist tour guide during the sightseeing.
- A domestic flight between Cairo and Aswan.
- Camel ride by the pyramids
- All taxes
- International flights
- Entry visa to Egypt (25$ at the moment)
- Any sights not mentioned in the itinerary
- Photography tickets at the sightseeing.
- Any extra meals or drinks
- Gratuities for tour guides and drivers or any other kind of tips