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6-Day Tours Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel From Cairo

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Overview

Here is your lifetime experience in the ‘Land of the Pharaohs’. Travel to Egypt and experience the history and culture on this private guided 6-Day tour that explores the top attractions of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel. Explore historic Cairo, visit the iconic pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Old Cairo. Visit the marvels, mythology and mystery of Ancient Egypt, including the tombs of iconic pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings. Stand at the feet of Abu Simbel’s monumental temples and marvel at the sheer scale of these stunning structures. With door-to-door transportation by A/V car.

Note: International, domestic flight details and Hotels names in Cairo, and Aswan are required when possible.

Schedule from Cairo

Tour Type

Pick up Time

everyday Multiday-tour Around 8:00 am

(available to change)

Tour Duration

6 Days

Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo Arrival Transfer

Welcome o the timeless land of the pharaohs. You’ll be met on arrival at Cairo airport by our representative and transferred to to your hotel. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting to explain your itinerary, then the rest of the day is free at your leisure. If your flight lands early, then you could take a first look at the pyramids with an amazing sound and light show(optional), or perhaps head into downtown Cairo for a Nile dinner cruise and show(optional).

ACCOMMODATION

  • No Accommodation Included.

Day 2: Visit The Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

This morning, your private guide and driver will pick up you for a full day tour of the pyramids at Giza and Saqqara. Start in chronological order, as it were, by visiting the step pyramid of Saqqara; the first capital of ancient Egypt, this is the oldest pyramid in Egypt 4800 B.c.built by King Zoser, before exploring the famous pyramids at Giza;

Stop for lunch break (optional) then, continue visiting the Giza Plateau to explore the world famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos and Sphinx; these structures that have stood tall for 4500 years. Discover the beauty of the Sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind. Enjoy the views and take remarkable pictures. You’ll find your local Egyptology guide a wealth of knowledge and full of enthusiasm about Egyptian history, and their country in general.

Back to your Hotel in Cairo for overnight.

ACCOMMODATION

  • No Accommodation Included..

Day 3: Luxor Full Day Tour and Overnight in Aswan

In the morning check out of your Cairo hotel after breakfast and transfer to the airport for a domestic flight to Luxor (book yourself). Upon arrival, you’ll be met by your guide. Your first destination of the day will be the Valley of the Kings, a famous necropolis that has the tombs of the kings of ancient Egypt. Travel next to the amazing temple of Hatshepsut, who was the first woman to rule over Egypt. This temple was used as a monastery in the Christian era. This is why it is also famous as El Deir Al Bahri, or Northern Monastery’.

Your last stop of the day will be the gigantic Colossi of Memnon. These two, 18 m-high statues are the only remaining items of the temple of Amenhotep III.

After lunch(optional) we’ll visit the massive temple of Karnak complex, part of the ancient city of Thebes. Dedicated to the powerful God Amun, it offers a vast mix of temples, chapels, statues and obelisks. It was linked to the town of Luxor by a long Sphinx lined avenue. The much photographed Hypostyle Hall has an impressive 134 towering columns, each is carved with scenes of gods and pharaohs, and hieroglyphic inscriptions cover the walls.
Proceed, to the smaller Luxor Temple, which is in the center of town. Admire its beautiful Obelisks and Statues of King Ramesses the Great.

Then, you will be transferred to Luxor train-station to take your 6:20 pm First Class Sitting train to Aswan. Arrive at Aswan after about 3 hours, to be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Aswan for overnight.

ACCOMMODATION

  • No Accommodation Included.

Day 4: Abu Simbel, Aswan Tour and Back to Cairo

Around 4:30 am,you will be picked up by an air-conditioned vehicle (sharing a small group) for your visit to the UNESCO world heritage site of Abu Simbel. This amazing site was completely dismantled and rebuilt when Lake Nasser was flooded. Drive for about 3 hours, to be met by your Egyptology guide; who will escort you to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel, telling you the stories and the history of the iconic sights of ancient Egypt. Return to Aswan for lunch(optional), then continue sightseeing in Aswan. Visiting the most beautiful temple of Egypt on Philae Island, the Temple of Isis, it was saved from the rising waters of Lake Nasser.

Then, to Aswan Airport to take your evening flight back to Cairo, met and transfer to your hotel for overnight.

ACCOMMODATION

  • No Accommodation Included.

Day 5: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Khan Al Khalili 

Take your breakfast, then, start your day tour to the Egyptian Museum; home to the fantastic Tutankhamun exhibit,see his golden mask and many of the New Kingdom royal mummies, lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries full of thousands of artifacts.

Have lunch at a local restaurant(optional) before exploring some of the most famous churches in Cairo. Travel to the Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr. Both these churches were built into the walls of the Babylon Fortress and their remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures. Visit the Church of St Sergius next before driving back to your hotel.

Cairo’s Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience – lose yourself in the colors and aromas of this fascinating marketplace.

or have a chance to visit the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha At Salah Al Din Citadel.

(you need to choose either Khan Al Khalili Bazaars or The Citadel)

ACCOMMODATION

  • No Accommodation Included.

Day 6: Free Day and Departure Transfer

Today is free to join any other optional sightseeing tours of Cairo or a spot of last minute shopping until we take you back to the airport for your departure flight. If you have an evening flight, then the Cairo City Tour, Dashour and Memphis tours can also be done today. Alternatively if you can add extra nights to your time in Cairo you can take a day trip to the colonial city of Alexandria which lies on the Mediterranean coast.

Our representative will escort you to the airport for departure according to your flight details.

Included:

  • Professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • All Transfers,pick up & drop off by A.C vehicle.
  • One way First Class Train Tickets to Aswan.
  • 2 Day Tours in Cairo; Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo&Al Khalili Bazaars.
  • 1 Day Tour To Abu Simbel & Philae Temple.
  • 1 Day Tour to Luxor East Bank & West Bank.

Excluded:

  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • International/Domestic flights.
  • Hotels accommodations.
  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Drinks & meals.
  • Any personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Drivers
  • Any optional Tours.

Tour Price:

  • Single: 700$
  • 2-15: 500$

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 sharing with their parents, pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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