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Tour Highlights:

10 Days Cairo, Luxor, Aswan & Abu Simbel (Archaeology Lovers)

Hotels / Nile Cruise:
5 Star:

Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa, Cairo –Steigenberger Pyramids – Ramses Hilton

Steigenberger Nile Palace – Mercure Luxor Karnak – Sonesta St. George Hotel, Luxor.
Helnan Hotel, Aswan.

Tour Prices:

4 Stars

5 Stars

Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room

1460 $

1560 $

Solo traveler

1860 $ 1980 $

Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room

1590 $

1670 $

Christmas & Easter – Solo traveler 1920 $

2080 $

 

  • Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you with the sign of Yara tours, then you will be transferred by  A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara, Memphis and Dahshur

Breakfast. Start your tour to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren, visit the Valley Temple of the pyramids & many outstanding photo stops.

Move to visit Sakkara, Memphis, and Dahshur, First of all you will visit Sakkara and the Step Pyramid of Djoser at Sakkara which dating back to 2600 BC under the 3rd Dynasty, it’s considered the oldest stone structure and it was built for the king Djoser. In the same area is located Imhotep temple and Mastaba of Ti.

Proceed to visit Memphis which was the Capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdome and the first Capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II at Memphis

On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid of Dashsur.

(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Museums & Markets Tour

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.

Then move to visit Manial Palace. After that move to Gayer Anderson Museum.

Then move to the markets and bazaars where you can buy souvenirs. Then go to Khan El Khalili old Bazaar where you can visit the Textile Museum and Tent makers market.

Transfer back to your hotel
Overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Luxor East Bank

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to visit The Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor.

Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples built in different reigns.

Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake.

Then move to visit Luxor Museum. After that transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Luxor.

Day 5: Luxor West Bank

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting Valley of the Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. You will visit 3 tombs excluding Tomb of King Tutankhamun.

Move on to enjoy the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately from 1490 to 1469 B.C), the only pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt.

Then move to visit the tombs of the Nobles and the Ramasseum.

After that move to visit the Valley of the Queens.

You will stop by the Colossi of Memnon for about 15 minutes, and also at the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

Transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6: Day Tour to Abydos & Dendera

Breakfast. First, visit Abydos, the ancient Egyptian believed of god (Lord of the underworld) to be buried there. The temple was built by King Seti I, and completed by King Ramsess II, known as temple of Seti I. It is located in Abydos city about 420 km to the south of Cairo in Sohag Government, and 135 km from Luxor . The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt.

Then continue to Dendera to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy.The temple is located in Dendera which is situated at the north of Luxor .

Transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Luxor.

Day 7: Edfu, Kom Ombo – Aswan

Breakfast. Drive to Edfu, you will be transferred to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus which is considered by most to be the best preserved cult temple in Egypt.

According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth.

Then transfer to see to the Temple of Kom Ombo standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile. It differs from other temples because of its double entrance, each one is dedicated to divinity: “Haroeris” with his falcon head and ” Sobek ” with his crocodile head.

The Temple of Kom Ombo was built on the honor of two deities the crocodile-headed Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon-headed Horus. Also, Kom Ombo’s importance lies in its huge sugar-cane.

Then move to your hotel in Aswan.
Overnight in Aswan.

Day 8: Abu Simbel

Breakfast. Departure to visit the Temple of Abu Simbel, The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments.

The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King’s wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Back to Aswan.
Overnight in Aswan.

Day 9: High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk – Cairo

Breakfast. Start your tour to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods from the Nile.

Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. Most probably this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. This queen was the owner of Al Deir El-Bahari temple in the eastern bank of Luxor. Also there is an opinion said that it belongs to Queen
Nefertiti.

Then onto the majestic Philae Temple which was built on the honor of goddess Isis the chief deity of the island.

Transfer to Aswan airport and departure by plane to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Overnight in Cairo.

Day 10: Cairo – Departure

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

 

Includes:

4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on Bed & Breakfast basis
3 Nights hotel accommodation in Luxor on Bed & Breakfast basis
2 Nights hotel accommodation in Aswan on Bed & Breakfast basis
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Giza Pyramids, Sakkara & Dahshur
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Museums & Khan El Khalili
1 Day tour in Luxor visiting The East Bank
1 Day tour in Luxor visiting The West Bank
1 Day tour visiting Abydos & Dendera
1 Day tour visiting Edfu & Kom Ombo
1 Day tour visiting Abu Simbel
1 Day tour in Aswan visiting Philae temple, Unfinished Obelisk & High Dam
Pickup and drop off services
All transfers by modern AC Car
Expert Egyptology English speaking tour guide
All entry fees to all the mentioned sites
Domestic flights: Cairo / Luxor – Aswan / Cairo.
All taxes and charges

Excludes:

Visa Entry for Egypt.(We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request)
International Flights.
Personal items.
Tipping.

 

Available departures

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Luxor

Luxor  Luxor was the ancient city of Thebes, the great capital of (Upper) Egypt during the New Kingdom, and the glorious city of Amun, later to become the god Amun-Ra. The city was regarded in the Ancient Egyptian texts as w3s.t (approximate pronunciation: “Waset”), which meant “city of the sceptre” and also as t3 ip3t Read more

Aswan

Aswan  swnt.t in hieroglyphs Aswan is the ancient city of Swenett, later known as Syene, which in antiquity was the frontier town of Ancient Egypt facing the south. Swenett is supposed to have derived its name from an Egyptian goddess with the same name.[1] This goddess later was identified as Eileithyia by the Greeks and Read more

Cairo

CairoCairo ( Arabic: القاهرة‎‎ al-Qāhirah,  pronunciation (help·info), Coptic:  Kahire) is the capital and largest city of Egypt. The city’s metropolitan area is the largest in the Middle East and the Arab world, and the 15th-largest in the world, and is associated with ancient Egypt, as the famous Giza pyramid complex and the ancient city of Memphis are located in its geographical area. Located near the Nile Delta,[3][4] modern Cairo was founded in 969 CE by the Fatimid dynasty, but the land composing the present-day Read more

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