7 Days Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria Tour

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Description

Explore the best ancient monuments and tourist sights Travel to Egypt has to offer in a 7 days Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria tour to enjoy the beauty of Egypt tourist attractions and the charming archaeological sites accompanied by a private Egyptologist tour guide to witness the Pyramids of Giza, Old Cairo landmarks, the stunning temples and tombs of the ancient city Luxor such as the Karnak, Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut temple, and the most famous landmarks in Alexandria.

Highlights

Include:

  • 3 Nights in Cairo at 5* hotel based on B.B.
  • 3 Nights in Luxor at 5* hotel based on B.B.
  • Flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor and return.
  • Egyptologist guide
  • All your transfers by a private A/C car.
  • All Entrance fees
  • 5 lunch at local restaurant
  • Dinner cruise in the Nile river.

Exclude:

  • Tipping
  • Any extra tours

Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo

our representative will meet you at the airport to help you finish all the necessary documents, then transfer you by a private air-conditioned vehicle to 5* hotel for check-in. Evening time enjoy a Dinner Cruise with your tour guide:
Sit back and relax, enjoy an unforgettable time on board the cruise, then transfer you back to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2: Cairo

After breakfast breakfast at the hotel, then join to your private Egyptologist tour guide to start your Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria tour by witnessing one of the seven 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.

 

The Great Pyramid: It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147 m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.

 

The Great Sphinx: The sphinx was built to protect the complex from enemies, this was the purpose of it in the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians, the statue belongs to King Chephren, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20m in height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.

 

The Valley Temple: A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau.

Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant in Cairo. Then move to visit:-

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.

At the end of the day transfer to Cairo airport for a flight to Luxor “The Ancient City“, meet your tour guide and check-in at 5* hotel for overnight.

Day 3: Luxor

After breakfast at the hotel, then meet your tour guide who will join you to discover the famous landmarks of Luxor East Bank starting in:

Karnak Temple: No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak temple. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and pharoahs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.

Enjoy your lunch then move to cast your eyes on the charming view of Luxor temple by night.

 

Luxor Temple by Night

The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Rameses II, the temple’s purpose was a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office, Meals Included { L.D. }

Transfer to your 5* hotel for overnight.

Day 4:  Visit Luxor West Bank

After breakfast in the hotel, then continue your breathtaking Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria tour with your tour guide and enjoy a tour of Luxor West Bank starting by:

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: 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.

At the end of the day, transfer back to you 5* hotel in Luxor for overnight.

Day 5: Cairo

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel, then transfer to Luxor airport for a flight to Cairo, upon arrival to Cairo, join to your Egyptologist tour guide to discover the second part of Cairo tourist attractions starting by “House of Mummies”

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 till 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.

Then move to visit:-

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.

Finally end your tours in Cairo by visiting:-

Khan El Khalili Bazaar: No visit to Cairo is Complete 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, transfer to 5* hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day 6: Cairo

After breakfast at the hotel, then continue your Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria tour by getting ready to enjoy a tour to the second capital of Egypt “Alexandria” joined by a private Egyptologist tour guide to visit:-

The Catacombs:

A Roman burial site whose family tomb reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below ground to visit the tomb and Caracalla Hall.

Back above ground, continue to visit:-

 

Pompey’s Pillar: An 82-foot (25-meter) granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to its starving people.

Continuing to visit:-

The Citadel of Quitbey: A 15th-century fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast. It was established in 1477 AD by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qa’it Bay. Quitbay Citadel is situated on the same place as the Pharos Island.

Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then move to visit:-

Alexandria Library: A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. Alexandria library also houses several exhibitions relating to the history of Egypt and a display of rare antique books.

Finally transfer back to your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned car overnight.

Day 7:  The End of Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria Tour

After breakfast at the hotel then, check out. Our representative will transfer you to the Cairo airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to end your Cairo, Luxor & Alexandria tour.

Hope you enjoyed your 7 days nile cruise with Travel To Egypt.

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