Overland Tour of Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada | Egypt Itinerary 10 Days

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Information about The Tour:

Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights

Tour Location: Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Luxor / Hurghada

Tour Availability: Every day

Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport

Tour Type: Private

10-Day Egypt Tour “Overland” to Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada

With a unique 10-day Egypt itinerary that includes Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada, you can go back in time and immerse yourself in a world of antiquities for unforgettable experiences. Follow in the footsteps of the ancestors in the metropolis, ancient Egyptian Pyramids, and the Great Sphinx, and make an appointment with King Tutankhamun and the Egyptian Museum’s hundreds of wonderful items. Then take a deep breath as you walk through Luxor’s myriad treasures, including Karnak Temple, Hatshepsut Temple, and the Valley of the Kings, which all bear evidence of the ancient Pharaohs’ inventiveness. In Aswan, go back in time to the Nubian legacy of thousands of years ago and take your position among the majestic kings and queens of Abu Simbel Temple. It’s time to travel after your fantasy holiday on the beaches of Hurghada. Now is the time to book!!!

Tour Highlights

Cairo Highlights

  • Pyramids of Giza
  • Islamic Attractions in Old Cairo
  • Saqqara Step Pyramid
  • Memphis City

Aswan Highlights

  • The High Dam
  • The Unfinished Obelisk
  • Philae Temple
  • Abu Simbel Temple

Luxor Highlights

  • Luxor Temple
  • Karnak Temples
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple

Tour Inclusions

  • Pick-up service at Cairo Airport.
  • 3 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo.
  • 1 Night at 5* hotel in Aswan.
  • 2 nights at 5* hotel in Luxor.
  • 3 nights at 5* hotel in Hurghada.
  • Flight tickets (Cairo – Aswan).
  • Flight tickets (Hurghada – Cairo).
  • An escorted knowledgeable tour guide.
  • All Transportation with a private A.C car
  • Entering fees to all the mentioned sites in the itinerary.
  • 1st class train tickets from Aswan to Luxor.
  • All Service Charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt’s entry visa.
  • Tipping
  • Optional Tours.

Tour Itinerary

Day One: Arrival in Egypt

When you arrive at Cairo International Airport, our representative will be there to help you through baggage screening processes and passport inspections. He will then drive you in a new private air-conditioned car to a 5* hotel in Cairo. In the evening, your private tour guide will accompany you on a dinner cruise with folk dance and singing performances, as well as Tannoura acts that relate to Egyptian real traditions. Then, return to your hotel and spend the night.

Day Two: Tour to The Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

After breakfast, you will be joined by your own Egyptologist tour guide to begin your Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada trip with some of the world’s most popular sites, including:

Giza Pyramids Complex:

The Giza Pyramids Complex, located on the Giza Plateau, was one of the first locations to witness the magnificence of the Pharaohs. It is made up of three great pyramids, “Cheops/ Khufu,” “Chephren/ Khafre,” and “Menkaure,” as well as six minor pyramids.

The Great Pyramid:

The Great Pyramid was erected during the time of King Khufu in the 4th dynasty (2589-2566 BCE), and it is one of the highest hand-made structures in the ancient world (146 m), making it one of the seven global marvels owing to its huge height. It is made out of around 2 million stone blocks and was subsequently utilized as a holy burial for King Khufu.

The Great Sphinx:

It’s one of the world’s most impressive carvings, dating back to the 4th dynasty. It has a lion’s body and a human head with King Chephren’s visage on it. Carving it from a large chunk of limestone took three years and 100 employees.

The Valley Temple:

It is situated on the Giza Plateau, which was built primarily as a center for mummification. The Valley Temple was constructed from enormous pieces of diorite-sculpted granite.

After lunch, go to Pyramids or Nile View restaurant and then move to the following sites:

Saqqara Step Pyramid

It is said to be the first large-scale cut stone building, dating back to King Djoser’s reign in Egypt in the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid is made up of six steps stacked on top of each other and stands 62 meters tall.

Memphis City

King Menes established the first capital in Egypt. It was strategically located between Upper and Lower Egypt. Memphis was said to be guarded by the deity Ptah, the god of creation and art.

We then transport you back to your hotel for the night.

Day Three: Fly to Aswan – Visit Aswan Top Highlights

Have breakfast at the hotel in Cairo and then check out before we take you to the airport to fly to Aswan. When you arrive, your private tour guide will meet you and take you to the following Aswan tourist attractions:

The High Dam

The High Dam is located in Egypt’s extreme south and is around 3830 m in length and 111 m in height. Its construction was critical because it defended Egypt from the yearly Nile River floods, which flooded the farms and crops. As a result, it has had a significant beneficial impact on the Egyptian economy.

The Unfinished Obelisk

It is the largest obelisk ever carved in Ancient Egypt, weighing 1200 tons and measuring 42 meters in length. During the 18th dynasty, Queen Hatshepsut (1478 1458) erected it. Since then the monarchs began to build the obelisks alongside the temples for religious reasons. This unfinished obelisk demonstrates the Ancient Egyptians’ carving and sculpture skills.

Temple of Philae

It is the most impressive Nubian structure, created as a shrine to the goddess Isis. Before UNESCO salvaged it by relocating it from Philae Island to Agilika Island, the temple was in grave danger because to Nile floods. Pharaohs, Byzantines, Greeks, and Romans had all left their imprints on the temple’s stone.

Lunch will be given at Nile View Restaurant, followed by a transport to a 5* hotel to check in and spend the night.

Day 4: Visit Abu Simbel

Early morning, you will collect your breakfast boxes and be joined by your own tour guide to continue your travels in Upper Egypt by exploring:

Temples of Abu Simbel

Free your soul and secure your position in the “Abu Simbel Temples,” which feature two spectacular temples built by King Ramses II, one for himself as a worship site for Amun Ra The Sun God, and the other for his gorgeous wife Queen Nefertiti as a pilgrimage destination for the goddess Hathor. Actually, the Abu Simbel Temples enjoy a spectacular outlook since they are immediately on the banks of the Nile River.

Return to Aswan for lunch before being transported to the railway station to board a first-class train to Luxor. Check into a 5* hotel for the night upon arrival.

Day 5: Visit the Luxor East Bank

After breakfast, we will pick you up to begin your Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada trip with the East Bank of the Nile, which includes:

Temple of Karnak

Follow in the footsteps of luxury and explore the mysteries of ancient Egyptian history in one of history’s most well-known temples, Luxor’s “Karnak Temples.” The Karnak Temple was built during the reign of Senusert I in the 18th dynasty of Egypt’s Middle Kingdom, and its development continued until the Ptolemaic Era. The temple, like other temples erected during this time period, was created for religious reasons. It was an important location for the worship of Thebes’ goddess and the god Amun.

Enjoy your lunch at a Nile-view restaurant before returning to your accommodation to recuperate before heading out in the evening to visit:

The Luxor Temple

Under the glorious lights of the sight, take an Egyptian evening tour amid the stunning ruins of the Pharaohs at Luxor Temple. The temple, built by Amenhotep III and finished by Tutankhamun, was primarily used to commemorate the yearly Opet Festival and the most notable religious activities.

Return to your hotel for the night.

Day Six: Visit Luxor’s West Bank.

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and be taken by your own tour guide to continue your journey in Luxor by touring the West Bank, which includes:

The Valley of Kings

Actually, creating the Valley of the Kings was a continuation of the Pharaohs’ belief in an afterlife. The Valley of the Monarchs was primarily built by the forefathers to serve as royal tombs for their kings. These subterranean tombs contained furniture, jewels, and jewelry that the deceased monarch would need in the afterlife.

Temple of Hatshepsut

The temple, considered one of Egypt’s most magnificent buildings, was built for Queen Hatshepsut during the 18th dynasty. The temple has a panoramic view and a lengthy road leading to the entrance. It had an important role in Ancient Egypt as a religious center for worship, and its walls are a magnificent depiction, with numerous paintings and sculptures depicting ordinary life in Ancient Egypt.

Memnon’s Colossi

Two massive colossal sitting sculptures of King Amenhotep III, who reigned during the 18th dynasty, may be seen in western Luxor. Each monument weighs 720 tons and is 18 meters tall. The two sculptures depict a sitting monarch on a throne with figures of his wife, mother, and the deity Hapy.

Lunch will be supplied at an oriental cuisine restaurant and then transport by a private A.C vehicle to Hurghada. After arriving, go to a 5* hotel to check-in for an overnight stay.

Day 7: Travel to Hurghada City

After breakfast, continue your Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada trip by enjoying various alternatives and activities in Hurghada such as swimming in the water, basking in the warm sun on the magnificent sandy beaches, and drinking soft beverages and eating fresh cuisine, and many more.

Day 8: Enjoy a free day in Hurghada.

Spend your time exploring Hurghada on your own with a free tour.

Day 9: Hurghada-Cairo Tour of Old Cairo

Enjoy breakfast and check out of the hotel before we pick you up to take you back to Cairo. Meet your tour guide at the airport and go to:

The Egyptian Museum

The home of thousands of ancient Egyptian antiquities, including around 165000 Pharaonic items from different eras of Egyptian history. The Egyptian Museum also holds King Tutankhamun’s valuable treasures and jewels. The museum is connected to the Royal Mummy Room, which houses the timeless mummies of ancient Egyptian pharaohs.

Enjoy a delicious lunch at an amazing Cairo restaurant before concluding your Cairo day trip by visiting:

Citadel of Salah El Din

Salah El Din Citadel, also known as ” Cairo Fortification “, was built between 1176 and 1183 BCE by the Ayyubid king ” Salah El-Din “. The fortress served as Cairo and Fustat’s initial line of defense against Crusader invasions.

Mosque of Mohamed Ali

The Muhammad Ali Mosque, which is linked to the Cairo Citadel, was built in the nineteenth century. It was built in honor of Mohammed Ali’s oldest son, ” Tusun Pasha “. The mosque was constructed of pure alabaster in the Ottoman architectural style.

The Egyptian Civilization National Museum

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a voyage through time and space where every visitor will be able to study Egypt’s mystical history and culture via the sight of the most unusual monuments and artifacts ever produced in human history.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Refresh your soul with a beautiful excursion through the Old Cairo sceneries, and spend a wonderful time in Khan El Khalili Bazaar, browsing the marketplaces, purchasing unique gifts, sitting at local restaurants and cafes, and sampling Egyptian cuisine and beverages.

Return to your Cairo hotel for the night.

Day ten marks the conclusion of a 10-day Egypt itinerary that includes Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada.

Check out after breakfast, then meet our representative who will drive you to the airport and assist you with the departure processes, bringing your Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada vacation to a close. P.S. You are welcome to give your opinions on adding or eliminating any trips from your tour schedule in order to suit and meet your demands.

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