Explore the best ancient monuments and tourist sights Travel to Egypt has to offer in a 4 nights / 5 days Cairo & Luxor tour package to discover ancient Egyptian civilization and the glory of Egyptian pharaohs by casting your eyes on the most famous landmarks in the best tourist cities in Egypt, “Cairo and Luxor” such as the pyramids of Giza, old Cairo sightseeing, Karnak temple, Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut temple and Colossi of Memnon.
Day 1: Cairo
Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will meet you at the airport, then you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel for check-in. Evening time enjoy Dinner Cruise with your tour guide:
Sit back and relax while you enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band, featuring the unforgettable tannoura spin, in keeping with Egypt’s whirling dervishes tradition, then you will be transferred back to your hotel for overnight.
Day 2: After breakfast start your day tour to discover the most historical places in Cairo with your Egyptologist guide.
Tour to Giza Pyramids, Memphis & Sakkara: In the morning, After breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to start your Cairo & Luxor tour by exploring the great civilization of Egyptian Pharaohs in one of the 7 Wonders of the World:
Giza Pyramid Complex: Giza Pyramids complex is the famous historical and tourist attraction in the world. The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
Saqqara Step Pyramid : It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction, it dates back to the reign of King Djeser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height of 62m. Finally, we drive you back to your hotel for overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: In the morning, have your breakfast, continue your Cairo & Luxor tour joining your private tour guide to visit Cairo Highlights starting by a tour to:
The Egyptian Museum: The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:-
Salah el Din Citadel: It served as Egypt’s seat of government until the 1860s, Salah El Din Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.
Mohamed Ali Mosque: Mohamed Ali Mosque was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque named ” The Alabaster Mosque” because of most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar: No visit to Cairo is Completed without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the middle east. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo.
At the end of the day, we will catch the flight to Luxor for overnight at 5* hotel.
Day 4: Luxor
At morning time, have your delicious breakfast, then Continue your Cairo & Luxor tour by taking a fascinating private tour to Luxor joining your private tour guide to visit:-
Valley of the Kings: The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamen. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.
Hatshepsut Temple: It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
Colossi of Memnon: Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.
Lunch will be served on an island, so your tour includes boat trip in the Nile then move to visit:
Karnak Temples: No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man. It represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples situated on 247 acres of land.