Taste of Egypt Tour

Taste of Egypt Tour    

Cairo and Luxor Express Tour of Egypt
Tour Lenght
Tour Length :
5 day(s)
Tour Type
Tour Type :
Private Tours
Tour Schedule
Tour Schedule :
Daily departure

 

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  • 4 Nights Cairo
  • interior flight ticket
  • All sightseeing in Cairo
  • All day tour in Luxor by Air
DAYSSAMPLE ITINERARYTRANSPORT
MEAL PLAN
1Arrive at Cairo
Optional: Sound and Light Show
CarNo Meal
2Cairo excursions to Ancient sights of Cairo
Optional: Dinner Cruise and Belly Dance
CarBreakfast, Lunch
3Cairo excursions to Modernsightsof Cairo
Optional: Cairo by Night
CarBreakfast, Lunch
4Highlights of Luxor and fly back to Cairo
Optional: Sound and Light Show
FlightBreakfast, Lunch
5Cairo at leisure and transfer for flight homeFlight
Breakfast

Itinerary

Day # 01: Arrival Cairo
Arrive in Cairo to discover the contrasts of this ancient city, our representative will meet you at Cairo international airport and then you will be accompanied to your hotel for check in with free welcome drink. Tonight, relax or enjoy optional evening of out of this world entertainment as we go to the Pyramids for the incredible Sound and Light Spectacular after you will return to your hotel and then the night is at leisure.

Day # 02: Giza Sightseeing Tours
Today you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist guide to Sakkara that is part of Memphis's massive necropolis, and the burial site of the most ancient Pharaohs where you will see the first pyramids build in Egypt "Step Pyramid of King Djoser that was designed by Imhotep, the ancient Egyptian architect also you will visit the Teti Pyramid and tombs in Sakkara then you will be transferred to Memphis, the ancient Capital of Egypt to visit the colossal statue of Ramses II and nearby a still half-buried Hathor Temple then drive to the famous Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s signature attractions to visit the Great Pyramids, ONE of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, middle pyramids of Chephren and the little one of Mykerinos and mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, the tour includes visit to the valley temple facing the great sphinx and you may visit the solar boat ( there may be an extra charge added for these extra tour activities ) that was a boat used to carry the pharaoh’s mummy across the Nile River, and then buried at the foot of the pyramid for his use in the afterlife. Your lunch will be included on the way – later on you will take a relaxing drive back to your hotel for leisurely free time to the sound and Light show at the Pyramids ( there may be an extra charge added for these extra tour activities )– and an enjoyable overnight stay in Cairo

Day # 03: Cairo Sightseeing Tours
Enjoy your Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo and the you will be accompanied by your private Egyptologist tour guide to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess you may also visit the mummies room at the Egyptian Museum ( there may be an extra charge added for these extra tour activities ) where you will learn about the GREAT Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt. Then you will also see the Citadel of Saladin that is overlooking the city from the Muqattam Hills and Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside that was built in Turkish style and very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey and simply considered to be one of the greatest landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of old Cairo then visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including some of the early religious monuments of the city such as the hanging church or the suspended church this basilica church was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon the church became the center of the Christian Church of Egypt you will visit also the famous Jewish heritage in Cairo including Ben Ezra Synagogue the temple contains a Jewish heritage library, containing documents found here in 1896 that describe the economic and social conditions of Jews under Arab rule as well as descriptions of relations between various Jewish sects from there you will be driven back to your hotel for some free time and a peaceful overnight stay.

Day # 04: Cairo / Luxor Sightseeing Tours
Enjoy your Breakfast at your hotel and then you will be accompanied to Cairo airport to board your one hour leisurely flight to Luxor, where you will be met by your personal guide for visiting the West Bank of the River Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh who rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it and then you will be transferred to visit the famous Karnak temple the largest place of worship that was ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built more than two thousand years ago by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars. From there you will be escorted to Luxor domestic airport for your flight back to Cairo with a relaxing drive to your hotel in Cairo for leisurely free time and a peaceful overnight stay

Day # 05: Cairo / Home
Enjoy your Breakfast at your hotel then you will be met and assisted by our company representative, who will be more than happy to transfer you by private air conditioned vehicle to Cairo international airport for your flight back home

Inclusions

  • All meet & greet services upon arrival /departures
  • Return flight ticket Cairo Luxor and Luxor Cairo on Egypt Air
  • All transfers by deluxe A/C vehicle throughout the trip
  • Accommodation of 4 nights in Cairo hotel with breakfast
  • All sightseeing tours mentioned as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees to the sights mentioned above
  • English-speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Lunch en route during tours in Cairo and Luxor
  • All hotel service charges and taxes
  • Free mineral water and soft drink during the tours and onboard the vehicle in Cairo and Luxor
  • Free Mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 5 min. international calls

Exclusions

  • Round trip flight ticket to Egypt
  • Extra of personal nature
  • Drinks within meals, extra at hotels

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