5 Days Cairo Aswan Abu Simbel Tour Package
- Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo / Aswan / Abu Simbel
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
An unforgettable historical trip to Egypt
In Egypt, you will discover that beauty, wonder, and mystery have no boundaries and that each impressive site has a rich history hidden beneath it. Beyond Cairo’s city limits are several buildings and artifacts that date back more than 4,000 years to various periods and eras. The key to unraveling the mysteries of the past and exploring the untold tales surrounding the ancient city of Aswan, where history itself originated, is found in ancient Egyptian history. Visit the Philae and Abu Simbel temples, the Egyptian Museum, and the Giza Pyramids. Book one of our incredible 5-day journeys to Cairo, Aswan, and Abu Simbel to explore the thin line separating fact from myth.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- The Great Sphinx
- The Valley Temple
- The Egyptian Museum
- The High Dam
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Philae Temple
- Abu Simbel Temple
- Our delegate’s responsibility is to meet and assist you at Cairo Airport.
- 3 nights accommodation in Cairo at 5*hotel based on B & B.
- 1 Night accommodation in Aswan at a 5* hotel with a gorgeous view.
- Flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and from Aswan to Cairo.
- A private Egyptologist tour guide during the whole of your tour.
- All your transfers will be through a private Air-Conditioned vehicle.
- Entrance Fees to all the available sights in the Itinerary.
- 4 lunch meals during your awesome adventure.
- All taxes and charges are already paid.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
Day One: Arrival at Cairo Airport – Welcome to Egypt
At the moment of your arrival at Cairo airport, our “Egypt Tours Inn” employee will be waiting for you to complete all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification and carry. Then you will be driven by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation for checking-in. meanwhile, in the evening, you will begin your tour by a Dinner cruise on the beautiful Nile as you will get to relax and observe a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the amazing Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt’s whirling dervishes tradition, finally, you will return to your hotel for the overnight.
Day Two: Tour to the Great Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum
Enjoy the breakfast at your hotel, then you will join your private tour guide to visit some of the tiptop Cairo tourist attractions such as:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The Giza Pyramids Complex has existed for 4000 years making it one of the oldest monument in the world. The Giza complex consists of three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the house of immortal preservation the valley temple.
The Great Pyramid of Khufu
The Great Pyramid of Khufu is a miracle waiting to be unfolded as the last intact structure of the seven wonders of the ancient world, it was constructed in 2580 BC in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone blocks each weighing 2.5 tons and a workforce of 100,000 free skilled workers to make it reach the height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in the world.
The Great Sphinx
The Great Sphinx is a mysterious warrior from above that comes in the shape of a mythical creature called the sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of a man who is believed to be King Khafre to showcase his immortal power and wisdom. The sphinx is at the height of 73 m (240 ft) and 19 m (66 ft) and was carved out of single limestone rock and still surrounded with great mystery since its constructions in the old kingdom(2686 2134 BC).
The Valley Temple
The Valley Temple was constructed within Egypt’s the Old Kingdom the complex to reform the mummification process, it is one of the best-preserved archeological sites of the ancient Egyptian civilization and the source of important information and details about the mummification of ancient Egypt The valley is made of limestone, granite and holds amazing diorite statues of king Khafre.
You will then have your lunch at a pyramid, Nile view restaurant, then move to visit:-
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum is a divine home of beauty and wonder as it contains the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts and monuments in the world dating back to more than 4000 years across. Inside the two stories building are over than 150,000 artifacts made from extravagant materials like gold, silver & gemstones to ordinary ones like wood or stone that comes in the shape of statues, funerary objects like the treasures of King Tutankhamun, the Narmer palette, Papyrus, a number of mummies and countless others.
After finishing your tour, transfer back to the hotel for overnight.
Day Three: Fly to Aswan – Visit Aswan Top Attractions
Enjoy a pleasant breakfast and check-out from your hotel and head to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan, upon arrival join your tour guide to visit some of Aswan tourist attractions starting by:
The High Dam
Aswan High Dam is somewhat a modern attraction constructed between 1960 & 1970 during the reign of president Gamal Adel-Nasser. The dam was designed as a co-operation project with Moscow based Hydro project Institute to have better control over Nile floods, generating Hydroelectricity, provide increased water storage for irrigation in its reservoir lake Nasser and unfortunately, it was the cause of the possible destruction of Abu Simbel and Philae temples.
The Unfinished Obelisk
The unfinished obelisk is a pillar from the heavens created by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to stand at the entrance of the Karnak temple, it was known as “Tekhenu” which means to pierce the sky” and showcases how obelisks were crafted from scratch and the method of constructions of ancient Egypt. It reached a height of 42 m and weighed 1200 tons. Unfortunately, the obelisk was cracked during the construction and remained at the same location even till today.
You will enjoy your lunch at an outstanding restaurant in Aswan and get ready to visit:
Philea temple is the tale from the past showcasing ” Myth of Osiris” which entails the husband of Isis “Osiris” Is killed by his brother Set out of pure hatred & envy then Osiris is resurrected to be the ruler of the underworld afterward Set is defeated by Isis and Osiris Son Hours the sky God thus launching a new age of peace, prosperity, and justice. The temple was relocated in the 60s as a part of a rescue mission led by UNESCO after the construction of the Aswan High Dam.
You will check in 5* hotel in Aswan to spend your overnight.
Day Four: Tour to the Temples of Abu Simbel
Early morning, you will be transferred with your breakfast boxes by a modern Air-Conditioned vehicle to visit the most historical archaeological site in Egypt which is:
Abu Simbel Temples
The great Abu Simbel temple is the final gate to Egypt & the guardian of the southern border since its creation by King Ramses II (1279-1213 BCE) during Egypt new kingdom (1570-1050 BC) to immortalize his legacy till eternity. Abu Simbel is made up of two temples, the massive one is for Ramses where the sun festival takes place on 22 of February & October of each year when the sun shines on the faces of the four seated statues of Ramses II, Ptah (God of creation), Amun (The Creator God), and Ra (Sun God), the smaller temple is dedicated to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari. The temple was part of a rescue mission referred to as the most challenging archeological rescue operation in history led by the UNESCO in the mid-60s.
Finally, return back to Aswan to have your lunch and catch your flight back to Cairo and transfer to your hotel for overnight.
Day Five: End Your 5 Days Cairo, Aswan, Abu Simbel Tour – Fly Back Home
On your final day, you have your last breakfast in Egypt then our representative of “Egypt Tours Inn” will transfer you to the airport so you can return home safely with the finest memories thus ending your 5 days Cairo, Aswan, Abu Simbel packages. P.S. You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.