16 Days Complete UNESCO Egypt Tour
- Duration: 16 Days / 15 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo – Luxor – Aswan – Alexandria – Faiyoum – Sharm El Sheikh
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
Complete 16 days UNESCO Egypt Tour
Through a legendary 16-day Egypt vacation, travelers will be guided through all the incredible attractions selected by UNESCO and shown some of the most amazing natural, historical, and cultural monuments and artifacts ever created on planet Earth, some of which date back more than 4500 years. This will allow travelers to fully explore all the factors that make Egypt the true center of the world. Every visitor will get the best service possible from our qualified team of tour guides, drivers, and operators during these 16 days. So reserve this rewarding trip and make some lovely recollections.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- Saqqara Area
- National Museum
- Old Cairo Attractions
- Karnak & Luxor Temples
- Valley of the Kings
- Valley of the Queens
- Dendera & Abydos Temples
- Hatshepsut Temples
- Abu Simbel Temples
- Philae Temple
- Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
- Aswan High Dam
- Unfinished Obelisk
- Wadi Al Natrun
- Abu Mena Temple
- Alexandria Library
- Qaitbay Citadel
Sharm El Sheikh Highlights
- Sinai Mount
- Saint Catherine Monastery
- Snorkeling Excursions
- Free Days
- Meet and greet upon arrival
- 5 nights of hotel accommodation in Cairo
- 3 Night accommodation on board a 5* Nile Cruise
- 3 Nights in Sharm El Sheik
- 2 Nights in Luxor
- 1 Night in Aswan
- 1 Night on the Sinai Mount
- Expert Private tour guide
- Domestic Flights ( Cairo to Aswan, Luxor to Cairo, Cairo to Sharm El Sheik, Sharm El Sheik to Cairo)
- Private Vehicle with air conditioning
- Entrance fees for all the mentioned Sites
- Meals are included
- All Services and Taxes
- Entry Visa into Egypt
- Any Extra tours
- Optional Tours
Day One: Arrival + Sound & Lights Show
Your 16 Day UNESCO Egypt tour will begin with you landing at Cairo Airport then our employee will handle all the paperwork, airport formalities, and luggage then drive you to your hotel by a private A/C car then at night every client will enjoy the finest sound and light show across the Giza Pyramids Complex that will narrate the full history of how the ancient Egyptian civilization rose from the lands and waters of the Sahara. Then you will return to your hotel to spend the overnight.
Day Two: Discover the Ancient Wonders of Giza
You will begin your day by enjoying your breakfast then you will meet your private tour guide who will take you to:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The Giza Pyramids Complex is a genuine piece of the heavens that came to be during the old kingdom (2686 – 2134 BC), known to be home to several famous monuments such as the three Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Valley Temple.
You will then enjoy your Lunch then head with your tour guide to:
Memphis City is known to be the first Egyptian Capital in Egypt, built-in 2925 BC by King Menes to be the headquarter of worship of the entire Egyptian kingdom.
Saqqara Step Pyramid
The Saqqara Step Pyramid is a majestic piece of architecture, constructed for Pharaoh Djoser in the 27th century BC by his visionary vizier Imhotep to become his mortuary temple.
The Dahshur Pyramids are several hidden gems constructed for king Sneferu (2575-2551 BC) as a form of prototype known as the Bent Pyramid which has an irregular top at its climax and the red Pyramid which is built from red limestone.
You will head to your Hotel in Cairo Overnight.
Day Three: Explore the Treasures of Nubian Aswan
You will checkout from your hotel then head to Cairo to catch your flight to Aswan where our Tour Guide will take you across all the treasures of Aswan
Philae temple is a majestic construction that features the ancient stories of the gods which were constructed between 380 BC and 362 BC by King Ptolemy II to honor ISIS the goddess of Motherhood and justice.
Enjoy your delicious lunch at a restaurant in Aswan, then visit:
The Unfinished Obelisk
The Unfinished Obelisk is a colossal construction that was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to be 42 m long but was unfortunately damaged while construction.
Aswan High Dam
The Aswan High Dam was built in the 60s with the help of the Soviet Union to control the floodwaters and produce electricity.
You will then check-in at your hotel in Aswan where you will spend the Overnight.
Day Four: Witness the Mighty Allure and Grandeur of Abu Simbel & Check in the Cruise
You will go with your tour guide with your breakfast Boxes to the great temples of Abu Simbel that were constructed by Ramses the great (1279-1213 BCE) to pay his respect to the ancient Egyptian gods, Immortalize his name and legacy like winning the battle of Kadesh, showcasing his devotion to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari.
You will return to check in your Nile Cruise to spend the Overnight.
Meals Onboard the Cruise: Lunch & Dinner
Day Five: Head to the Incredible Edfu & Kom Ombo Tours
You will have your breakfast on board the Nile Cruise then head to:
The Edfu Temple was constructed in the Ptolemaic era between 237 BC & 57 BC to be the worship house of the sky falcon god Horus. It is known to be one of the biggest and most preserved temples in Egypt.
Kom Ombo Temple
The Double of Kom Ombo Temple was constructed during the Greco-Roman period between 205 BC & 180 BC in the reign of Ptolemy V one for the crocodile god Sobek and the other for the falcon sky god Horus.
You will head to the Nile Cruise to spend the Overnight while sailing to Luxor.
Meals Onboard the Cruise: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day Six: Perceive the Treasures of Luxor East Bank
You will have your breakfast then you will ride in your private A/C car with your tour guide to:
The beautiful Luxor Temple was a center for celebrations in 1400 BC during the reign of Amenhotep III & completed by Ramses II to honor the Gods of ancient Egypt.
You will have your lunch then head to:
The Karnak Temples Complex is one of the biggest religious constructions on earth across 800 acres that contains over 25 decorated temples and chapels, and various Obelisks dedicated to the worship of the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt.
You will return to the Nile Cruise where you will spend the Overnight.
Meals Onboard the Cruise: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day Seven: Check out from the Cruise & Witness the West Bank of Luxor
You will have your breakfast on board the Cruise and then check out, you will ride a private A/C car with your tour guide to:
The enchanting Hatshepsut Temple is famous for its nickname Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies) which was craved in 1479 BC across the mountainside for 15 years based on the concept of Classical Architecture.
Enjoy your delicious lunch before visiting:
Valley of the Queens
The Valley of the Queens is a royal mortuary tomb filled with over 75 incredible tombs from the 18th to the 20th dynasty to the Queens &Princesses of the Pharaohs of the new kingdom (1570-1070 BC).
Valley of the Kings
The Valley of the Kings is a magical mortuary tomb found in the core of a divine hill filled with more than 30 tombs dating back to the New Kingdom like the marvelous tomb of Amenhotep I, Thutmose III, Ramses the great, Hatshepsut, Tutankamun, and more.
You will check in your hotel in Luxor where you will spend the overnight.
Meals Onboard the Cruise: Breakfast
Day Eight: Cast Your Eyes on the Dendera Temples Complex
You will have your breakfast then go with your tour guide to the holy temples of the gods of Ancient Egypt Such as:
The Ancient Abydos temple dates back to the old kingdom, home to the worship time of the ruler of the underworld Osiris. In this complex is the temple of king Seti I which possesses the famous Abydos King List, a chronological list containing cartouches of the dynastic pharaohs of Egypt from Menes to Ramesses I, Seti’s father.
Enjoy your delicious lunch and continue your tour by exploring:
The Dendera temple of the goddess of joy and love Hathor was completed in the late Ptolemaic Dynasty by Cleopatra VII & Ptolemy XII between 54 BC and 20 BC and is famous for its colorful and majestic decorations.
You will then return to your hotel in Luxor to spend the overnight.
Day Nine: Catch your flight to Sharm el Sheik
You will checkout from your hotel in Luxor then take your flight to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Sharm el sheik where our employee will take you to your hotel to check in and relax.
Day Ten: Head to Mount Sinai
In the evening you will be transferred to the saint Catherine where you will start climbing the Sinai mount until you reach its Climax.
Day Eleven: Tour the Great Saint Catherine Monastery
You will begin your day by reaching the mountain top at 3:30 AM and witness the enchanting sunrise, then you will make your way down to the Monastery of Saint Catherine which was built between 548 and 565 BC at the mouth of a gap at the foot of Mount Sinai, near the town of Saint Catherine to be one of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world. Finally, you will head to your hotel in Sherm El Sheik.
Day Twelve: Snorkel in the Red Sea of Sharm El Sheik
You will continue your adventure by snorkeling in the red sea of Sharm El Sheik where every traveler will cast their eyes on the underwater wonders of the red sea. You will then spend the overnight in your hotel.
Day Thirteen: Discover the Treasures of Cairo
You will have your breakfast then check out from your hotel in Sherm El Sheik then catch a flight to Cairo where you will continue your tour across:
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The New National Egyptian museum can be located at the center of old Cairo across the Nile which contains thousands of amazing artifacts dating back to all the many periods of Egypt.
The Hanging Church
The Hanging Church is a holy Coptic church dating back to the 3rd century AD that acts as the heart & soul of the Christian society in Cairo featuring several marvelous decorations and amazing artifacts.
Al Muizz Street
The golden road of treasures Muizz Street dates back to the Fatimid dynasty (909 – 1171 BC), home to the marvelous Islamic art and architecture all over Egypt.
You will have your lunch then continue your tour to:
Sultan Hassan Madrassa-Mosque
The very extravagant mosque of sultan Hassan dates back to the Mamluk period between 1356 AD and 1363 AD and contains the most captivating decorations and architecture of this Islamic period.
Al Rifai Mosque
The Rifai Mosque dates back to 1869 AD and is located next to the luxurious mosque of sultan Hassan, constructed in an attempt to match its delightful design and luxury decorations.
Baron Empain Palace
The Baron Empain Palace is a very rare Hindu temple located in the city of Heliopolis dating back to 1907 and 1911 AD.
The Nilometer is located on Roda Island in the heart of Cairo that was built in 861 AD to measure the level of the Nile River Waters during the flood.
You will return to your hotel in Cairo Overnight.
Day Fourteen: Try an Adventurous Super Safari Across Wadi El Hitan
You will have your breakfast then ride with your Tour Guide in a private 4×4 A/C Car to the UNESCO ancient land in Faiyum which is about 150 km south of Cairo called Wadi El Hitanwhich possesses hundreds of fossils of extinct sub-order of whales that dates back millions of years.
Every traveler will get to try sandboarding across the marvelous Sahara. You will get to ride a camel across the Sahara until you reach the Bedouin camp and have a delicious barbecue lunch. You will finish your super safari and then return to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
Day Fifteen: Explore the Bride of the Mediterranean Sea Alexandria
You will have your breakfast, then your tour guide will take you in a private vehicle to the pearl of the white sea Alexandria, to witness:
The Enchanting Wadi El Nature was known during the ages of the ancient Egyptian kingdom and the Greco- Roman periods because of the heavy existence of Salt. It became a sanctuary for Egyptians due to the 4the century AD.
You will continue your tour until you reach Alexandria, Where you will cast your eyes on some marvelous monuments after having your Lunch such as:
Alexandria Library is one of the biggest libraries on earth filled some many rare books and is the world’s sixth-largest Francophone library plus several Exhibits on various manner of subjects.
Abu Mena Temple
The Christian monastery was constructed in the last 3 rd century to honor the souls of the Christian martyrs such as the Saint Menas of Alexandria. The temple became a UNESCO world heritage site in 2001.
The marvelous Islamic castle of sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-din Qa’itbay was Built-in 1477 on top of the location of the destroyed lighthouse of Alexandria using its salvaged stones.
You will then return to your hotel in Cairo to spend the overnight.
Final Day: Departure
You will have your breakfast, checkout, and end16 Days Complete UNESCO Egypt Tour by boarding your flight from Cairo Airport to your home.