Egypt itinerary 12 days start with The megacity of Cairo and the pyramids of Giza – the last surviving wonder of the ancient world. What an amazing start of your tour adventure Then to the relaxed part of the trip: The highlights of ancient Egypt between Aswan, Abu Simbel and Luxor, but also hidden little treasures, villages and fields glide by on our cruise on the Nile and Lake Nasser. The blue ribbon of the Nile gives the desert green oases and allowed a unique advanced civilization to blossom, which your Egyptologist tour guide will set the scene for you. But he also has his finger on the pulse of the times and brings you into conversation with the people of the country and the best of the trip when you relax on Sharm el sheikh beaches on the red sea.
Arrive at Cairo International Airport you will be met and assisted by vacations in Egypt representative who will then escort you in a luxurious air-conditioned vehicle to your 5-Star hotel in the city.
Once you arrive at your hotel, our representative will assist you so that you will help with your check-in then you review your tour itinerary and establish tour pickup times.
Enjoy free time in your hotel.
In the Morning your Vacations in Egypt tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to start your incredible tour to visit as follow…
Pyramids of Giza
The pyramids of Giza are the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still preserved today and therefore one of the most famous buildings in the world. The pyramids of Giza include the three main pyramids, the Pyramid of Cheops, the Pyramid of Chephren and the Pyramid of Mykerinus.
The queen Pyramids
some other smaller secondary pyramids, in which for example the women of the pharaohs were buried, as well as workers villages, temples, and cemeteries.
The Sphinx of Giza
The Sphinx Giza is the largest Egyptian sculpture. It was carved out of the limestone rock of the Giza Plateau and represents a lying lion with a human head and the so-called Nemes headscarf. Originally, the sphinx was painted with reddish ochre and also had a chin beard, but this fell off in ancient times.
Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
you will continue your excursion with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, where there are antiques from the Pharaonic period. The museum exhibits a rare collection of 5000 years of art, considered to be the most valuable collection of Egyptian art in the world. More than 25,000 antiquities are on display, including an exhibition devoted to Tutankhamen’s Treasure, furniture and jewelry, kept in his tomb for more than 3,500 years before Howard Carter discovered them in 1922. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.
We will take a break and take the opportunity to eat and recharge. Lunch will be at a restaurant and Egyptian food (drinks not included).
Bazaar khan el khalili
After visiting the Egyptian Museum go see the beautiful Khan El-Khalili famous souq Cairo main market. Its always crowded with tourists and locals alike. It is the beating heart of the Egyptian metropolis. Lose yourself in the various bazaars where you will really find everything and buy some nice local handicrafts.
After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel.
In the morning check out from the hotel in Cairo there is a short domestic flight to Aswan (duration approx. 1 hour) after you reach Aswan your guide will be waiting for you to visit…
Aswan High Dam
The Aswan Dam is a 20th-century mega-construction, completed in 1970 and built to save Egypt from the annual flooding caused by the Nile, the world’s longest river.
The Unfinished Obelisk
Our next stop will be the Unfinished Obelisk, located in a red granite quarry that was exploited during the time of Queen Hatshepsut. This obelisk was designed to be the largest obelisk in ancient Egypt, with a height of 42 meters and a weight of 1,200 tons.
You will go to Philae Island, between the old and the new Aswan Dam, where the beautiful Philae Temple is located. This temple is dedicated to the goddess Isis and is one of the 4 places where the legend of Isis, Osiris, and Horus takes place.
After finishing your visit, our Egyptologist tour guide will take you to the Nile cruise. overnight on Nile cruise.
In the Morning your Vacations in Egypt tour guide will pick you up from the Nile cruise to start your incredible tour to visit…
Kom Ombo temple
On the banks of the Nile River, stands the Temple of Kom Ombo, from the Ptolemaic era, a unique temple, the only double temple in ancient Egypt, where the falcon god Horus and the god Sobek the temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, is of great interest because it is one of the most important sanctuaries of the Pharaonic era dedicated to Sobek. This crocodile-headed god was the deity of the Nile and according to some myths, the creator of the whole world.
Edfu temple dedicated to the God Horus. It is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt and the most important after Karnak Edfu temple t remained hidden under the sand for centuries until the French archaeologist Auguste Mariette rediscovered it in the mid-19th century.
After finishing your visit, our Egyptologist tour guide will take you to your Nile cruise in Aswan. Have dinner on board & overnight on the Nile cruise.
In the Morning your Vacations in Egypt tour guide and driver will pick you up from Nile cruise by a private air-conditioned vehicle to start your incredible tour to visit…
The Valley of the Kings
Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs were discovered, those tombs were dug into the desert rock, richly decorated and full of treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Continue the tour to visit the temple of Hatshepsut in El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh who rises from the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the limestone cliffs that surround it.
Colossi of Memnon
Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III and the reason behind building them was protecting the mortuary temple of Pharaoh Amenhotep III.
After finishing your visit, our Egyptologist tour guide will take you to your Nile cruise in Luxor. Have dinner on board & overnight on the Nile cruise.
In the Morning your Vacations in Egypt tour guide and driver will pick you up from the Nile cruise by a private air-conditioned vehicle to start your incredible tour in the beautiful city Luxor. Start your tour by a visit…
Temple of Karnak, is considered the largest in the world, and has monuments dating from the twenty-first century BC, as well as many others covering the seventh century AD. In other words, almost 3,000 years of history in a single temple.
Temple of Luxor, was built by Amenhotep III and later expanded by Ramses II, and is the only temple with pharaonic, Greco-Roman, Coptic and Muslim monuments.
Later you will be transferred to Luxor airport to fly to Sharm El Sheikh, it will be via Cairo Airport (There is a light transit stop at Cairo Airport), and it depends on the available domestic flight schedule.
upon arrival, your Vacations in Egypt driver will pick you up from Sharm El Sheikh airport in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to transfer to your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh…
Overnight in Sharm el sheikh.
You will have your breakfast. Then you will be transferred to Sharm el sheikh airport to fly to Cairo, upon arrival your Vacations in Egypt tour guide and driver will pick you up from Cairo airport in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to transfer to your hotel in Cairo…
Free day in Cairo.
Kindly note if you want to add any excursions upon arrival in Cairo. Check our Cairo day tours which are a wide variety of activities in Cairo.
Enjoy your Final Day for your 11 days all inclusive Egypt, In the Morning your Vacations in Egypt tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to start your incredible tour to visit as follow…
Baron Empain Palace
If you like the very old architecture, you should go to Baron Empain Palace This reinforced concrete palace in Hindu style and inspired by the temple of Angkor Wat detonates in the Cairo landscape. Designed by a French architect, it was inhabited by a Belgian industrialist who came to Egypt for a railway project. Many stories surround this residence and it is said that it is still haunted by the baron. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.
The Babylon Fortress date of foundation is unknown, although it is known that it already existed a hundred years before Christ
The walls of the fortress, reinforced by the Roman emperors, are 3 meters thick and the towers are 10 meters high and 31 meters in diameter.
Hanging Church is the most famous church in the Coptic Quarter. it’s known as the Hanging Church because it is built over one of the gates of the Roman fortress, The wooden dome of the church is in the shape of Noah’s Ark, as described in the Old Testament.
Abu Sarga Church
It’s the oldest church in Egypt. It was built in the 5th century over the cave where it is believed, the Holy Family took refuge for several days. It is dedicated to Saints Sergius and Bacchus, part of whose relics are kept in this church.
Saint Barbara Church
It is a church of great historical importance, which was originally dedicated to Saint Cyrus and Saint John. From the 13th century onwards it was dedicated to Saint Barbara as her relics came to this church. It houses some of the oldest and rarest icons of Coptic art.
Ben Ezra’s Synagogue
it was originally a church, but in the 9th century, it was sold to Abraham Ben Ezra, who gave it his name, to get the money needed to pay the high taxes demanded by the Roman government.
Mosque of Amr ibn al-As
The Mosque of Amr ibn al-As in the oldest mosque on the African continent. Its origins date back to the year 642 when the territory of Cairo was occupied by Fustat, the capital of Egypt which at that time had been recently founded.
After this, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.
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