Cairo, Luxor, Abydos, and Alexandria- these exciting and vibrant cities await you on this thrilling guided Egypt tour. Guided sightseeing tours will highlight the must-see attractions in each city, including Giza pyramid complex (the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact), Karnak Temple Complex (a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings in Egypt), Valley of the Kings ( the Great Necropolis of Millions of Years of Pharaoh), Abydos (the oldest cities of ancient Egypt), Alexandria ( Alexandria was founded 332 BC by Alexander the Great) and much. Prepare yourself for tales of royalty.
No of Days: 8 Days-07 Nights | Type: Private Tour | Run: Every Day
Welcome to Egypt and the start of your trip to Egypt, meet your representative at Cairo international airport and transfer to your Cairo hotel. At hotel our representative will review your Egypt tours itinerary to establish and confirm pick up times for each tour- Overnight Cairo |Welcome Drink
Guided sightseeing includes visits to Giza pyramid complex and the Great Sphinx (Start your tour by the Great Pyramid of Cheops (2551-2528 BC), is built of an estimated 2.5 million blocks, rising to 137m. Then move to Panorama area, enjoy fabulous photos for the three Pyramids, next move to the Sphinx, visit the Valley Temple)- drive to Saqqarra to visit the Step Pyramid at Saqqara, (the world’s first building in stone, Saqqara, there can be few archaeological sites in all the world, let alone Egypt, to compare with Saqqara)- Lunch at local restaurant in Cairo, continue your Cairo tour by visiting Memphis,( Egyptian Mennefer, was the royal residence and capital of Egypt during the early dynastic period and Old Kingdom and a city of major importance throughout the rest of its history, the ruins of the ancient capital of Memphis today lie around the modern village of Mit Rahina).
Later you will be driven back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight Cairo | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Transfer to Cairo airport for flight to Luxor city, Upon your arrival at Luxor airport You will be met by your Luxor tour guide, Enjoy visiting the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple, Then transfer to your hotel in Luxor- Overnight Luxor| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to visit Abydos Temple, ( The site was the most important religious center of the ruler of the dead. Because of its association with the afterlife, many Egyptian kings constructed cenotaphs at Abydos, including the great New Kingdom cenotaph temple of Seti l Begun by Seti l and completed by Ramesses ll , This temple was built of fine white limestone and is one of the most impressive religious structures in Egypt) Then continue to Dandara, (the area in which the temple is located, Is that of ancient Tantere, Greek Tentyris, a provincial capital and important religious site during several period of Egyptian history.
The temple of Hathor which stands at the site today dates to the Graeco-Roman period, however, and is one of the best-preserved temples of this period in Egypt). Later you will drive back to your hotel. Overnight Luxor| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs Valley of the Kings, Then Visit The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut in the 15th century BC. Head to the Colossi of Memnon. Later transfer to Luxor airport for flight back to Cairo where you will meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Cairo- Overnight Cairo | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and transfer to enjoy amazing day tour to Alexandria, first visit visit the Catacombs of Kom al Shuqafa (the most important hypogeum in Alexandria, the Kom al Shuqafa catacombs date from the 2nd century AD and their decoration is a result of the fusion of Hellenistic and pharaonic elements so typical of Alexandrian art and culture) Then visit Alexandria Library. Having your Lunch at local restaurant in Alexandria, before moving to see Qaitbay Fort( the fort of Sultan Qaitbay is one of the symbols of Alexandria. It built on the ancient island of Pharos, over the ruins of the world-famous lighthouse) Later you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight Cairo | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo to visit the Egyptian Museum (the Museum of Egyptian antiquities, there are over 100,000 exhibits which could easily fill half a dozen museums this size, a unique storehouse of one of the oldest and grandest civilization on earth). Then proceed to visit Mosque of Mohamed Ali inside the Citadel of Salah El Din ( a Turkish delight on the Cairo skyline) Lunch will serve in a local restaurant. Continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will visit Khan El Khalili then move on to visit the oldest Coptic churches ( the Hanging Church, Church of Abu Serga, church of St. Barbara). Later you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight Cairo | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8: Cairo- Fly back home
Your trip to Egypt ends with breakfast this morning. you will transferre to Cairo international airport for departure| Meals: Breakfast.
Tour Package Itinerary may change in sequence but not in visits, Journey To Egypt NOT liable for these changes.