8 Days Trip to the Treasures of Egypt

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Tour Details

  • Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Tour Location: Giza / Cairo / Luxor
  • Tour Availability: Available Everyday
  • Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
  • Tour Type: Private

8 Days Tour to Discover the Best of Egypt’s Treasures

Explore Egypt’s hidden side and be ready to begin your search for the top historical sites in the pharaonic realm. Before taking a flight to Luxor, see the magnificent Giza Pyramids and the Bent Pyramid in Dahshur. You will be surrounded by an infinite number of temples and buildings, including the Karnak temples, the Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Dendara temple, and the Abydos temple. You will see Old Cairo’s unparalleled spectacular works towards the conclusion of your journey. Now is the time to record amazing occasions in books!

Tour Highlights

Giza Highlights

  • Giza Pyramids
  • The Great Sphinx
  • The Valley Temple
  • The Solar Boat Museum
  • Dahshour Pyramids

Cairo Highlights

  • The Egyptian Museum
  • El Muizz Street
  • Mosque of Sultan Al Muayyad
  • Sultan Al Ghuri Complex
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Luxor Highlights

  • Karnak Temples
  • Luxor Temple
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Dendera & Abydos Temples
  • Valley of the Kings

Tour Inclusions

  • Meet and assist service at Cairo International Airport.
  • Accommodation 4 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo on Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Accommodation 3 nights at 5* hotel in Luxor on Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Domestic flights { Cairo to Luxor / Luxor to Cairo }.
  • Entry tickets to the Great Pyramid & the Solar Boat.
  • Professional Egyptologist tour guide during the tours.
  • Transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Admission fees to all the sights listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals are mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Tipping.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any Optional Tours.

Tour Itinerary

Day One: Arrival / Start Your Egypt Vacation

Pick up point at Cairo International Airport where our company representative will be waiting for your arrival holding the sign of our agency name “Egypt Tours Inn”. You will finish all the formal procedures at the airport with the assistance of our representative then you will be escorted by a private well-equipped vehicle to a 5* hotel in Cairo to check in. Your private tour guide will take you on a mesmerizing dinner cruise tour over the fanciful Nile River and enjoy the finest types of local shows and traditional belly dancing and Tannura spin concerts then you will get back to your hotel.

Day Two: Discover the Amazing Giza Pyramids & Dahshur

Enjoy breakfast then you will be accompanied by your highly qualified Egyptologist in a private deluxe vehicle to visit the best-known historical monuments ever:

Giza Pyramids Complex

It’s the greatest human engineering project ever built in history which includes three of the most renowned Egyptian Pyramids. The ancient pharaohs of the 4th dynasty insisted to establish these man-made structures as burial spots containing the mummies of the prominent kings and the glorious items they may need in the afterlife.

The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the most gigantic pyramid in history which belongs to King Khufu. This wonderful monument was constructed over 480 feet and it was made from 2.3 million rocks.

The Great Sphinx

The Sphinx is an ancient colossal statue related to Pharaoh Chephren and most archeologists believed that the head of the sculpture refers to the king. This fabulous monument has a pharaoh’s head and a lion’s body that’s why it was originally built to guard the most important spots at Giza Plateau.

The Valley Temple

It’s a gigantic structure of huge granite blocks that were mainly founded as a funerary temple for worship purposes and as a center of mummification for the kings and the nobles.

The Solar Boat Museum

It contains the soar boats of the ancient Egyptians which were very large ships made of cedarwood and were used for rituals and religious ceremonies. These boats were put in an exhibition next to the Great Pyramid of King Cheops.

This is the time to have your lunch at a very good local restaurant then move on to visit:

The Pyramids of Dahshur

The two pyramids of Dahshur are the most captivating pyramids in Egypt which were built by Pharaoh Snefru, the father of Khufu. The site was founded during the reign of the 3rd dynasty and it consists of four pyramids the best known of them are the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid.

You will return to spend the night at your hotel.

Day Three: Explore Luxor East Bank

Breakfast at the hotel then you will be driven to the airport to catch a direct flight to Luxor and your tour in Luxor will start with the best tip-top attractions in Luxor East Bank including:

Karnak Temple

Karnak temple is located on the east bank of the Nile in Luxor city and it’s a vast mix of temples the largest space of the site belongs to Amun Ra and the temple was related to both the gods and the rulers who ruled the country and wished to be memorized on the walls of Karnak.

Have your tasty lunch at a good reputable restaurant then you will take to check in 5* hotel and relax.

Luxor Temple by Night

This is the time to travel over the years to one of the most captivating attractions in Egypt which kept a very good preserved condition and intact unique carvings on its walls. Luxor temple has several pylons measuring 70 yards long.

We will drive you back to your hotel.

Day Four: Explore Luxor West Bank

In the morning, we will drive you with your tour guide to visit the best tip-top attractions on the west bank of the Nile including:

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings is a vast complex of more than 60 royal tombs which was erected by the pharaohs of the 18th and 19th dynasties to be their burial ground. The most famed tomb at the site belongs to King Tutankhamun which was found by Howard Carter in 1922.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut temple is the most inspiring representation of the ruling time of Queen Hatshepsut which had witnessed great progress in trade, architecture.. etc. Queen Hatshepsut ruled the country during the 18th dynasty and she insisted to immortalize her awful achievements so that she built this wonderful temple.

Lunch will be on an island on the Nile so the trip includes a boat ride then move to visit:

Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon are two gigantic sculptures carved out of quartzite sandstone which was founded in 1350 BC during the reign of Amenhotep III in the Theban Necropolis. Both figures tower at a height of 23 m each to act as guardians to the Theban temple of Amenhotep III which disappeared for unknown reasons.

You will return to your hotel to spend the night.

Day Five: Witness Dendara & Abydos Temples

Breakfast at the hotel then you will be escorted by your experienced Egyptologist in a private A/C vehicle to visit:

Dendera Temple

Dendara temple was one of the most prominent religious temples in Ancient Egypt which is related to the god Hathor, the goddess of love, beauty, music, and fertility. The temple of Hathor is 38 miles away from Luxor and it was created and decorated during the second century BCE.

Abydos Temple

Abydos temple is dedicated to Seti I so it’s named “The Temple of Seti I”. The temple is a massive limestone structure which had seven gateways. The most popular thing about Abydos Temple is that it’s related to the other six gods in addition to Seti I so it’s considered it’s one of the most important religious sites in history.

We will drive you back to Luxor and have lunch at a Nile view restaurant then move back to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day Six: Continue Your Trip to Luxor West Bank

Breakfast then you will get ready to continue visiting the historical highlights on the west bank of Luxor with your Egyptologist tour guide including:

Valley of the Queens

Valley of the Queens is the burial place of the female pharaohs who either ruled the country or belonged to the royal families. The site was known as “Ta Set Neferu” meaning “The Place of Beauty” which was used during the reign of the 18th and 19th dynasties and almost 80 tombs are populating the valley.

Habu Temple

Another ancient captivating site on Luxor’s west bank is Mediant Habu Temple which was established by Pharaoh Ramses III and it’s regarded as one of the largest funerary temples in Egypt. The main reason for building the temple was religious to be used for the worship of Amun and Osiris.

Lunch will be served at a deluxe restaurant then you will move to visit:

Deir El-Medina

Deir El Medina is the name of the workers’ village where the builders of the pharaohs’ tombs in the Valley of the Kings and queens lived. Approximately 120 craftsmen and their families occupied the site which was named “The Place of Truth“.

You will be taken to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo and check in 5* hotel for an overnight stay in Cairo.

Day Seven: See the Marvels of Old Cairo

In the morning, your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel by a modern A/C vehicle to explore the most attractive highlights in Cairo including:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is one of the most distinctive representations of the best Cairo highlights. The museum exhibits many thousands of ancient glorious antiquities and divine treasures in addition to the heavenly collection of King Tutankhamun.

Your lunch will be ready at an Egyptian good quality restaurant then continue your trip by witnessing:

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a magical bridge of art and memories that connect the predynastic periods with modern and contemporary eras. The museum will showcase all the incredible art, history, and culture of Egypt that dates back to more than 4000 years most simply and amazingly with the help of the most advanced methods of museology.

Al Muizz Street

Now, you are at the entrance of a real paradise when you decide to enter El Muizz Street, named for the first Fatimid successor in Egypt. This terrific street occupied a large number of ancient palaces, mosques, and landmarks of the Ayyubid, Mamluk, and Ottoman rulers after the Fatimids had established their inheritance there. Let’s have a quick overview of the best-known monuments on Al Muizz Street.

Bab Al Futuh

The gate of conquest is one of the three remaining gates on the walls of Old Cairo City. Bab Al Futuh was constructed in 1087 and it was a part of the ancient fortification established by the Vizier Badr Al Jamali.

Bab Zuweila

It’s the south gate of the city which was completed in 1092 by Badr Al Jamali. Bab Zuweila consists of two massive towers or minarets which can be reached by a steep climb.

Mosque of Sultan Al Muayyad

It’s an ancient mosque located in the heart of Old Cairo which was built by Mamluk Sultan Al Muayyad Saif El-Din Shaikh. The construction started in 1415 CE and was completed by 1421 CE the site included a mosque and madrassa.

Sultan Al Mansur Qalawun Mosque

The marvelous complex of Sultan Qalawun is the finest example of Mamluk architecture. The complex was constructed by Sultan Al Mansur Qalawun in 1284 and it consists of a mosque, a madrassa, a Mausoleum, and a Murieta.

Sultan Al Ghuri Complex

Situated at Al Muizz Street, the Ghouriyya Complex was founded during the 16th century by Sultan Qanush Al Ghuri. The complex consists of a mosque and a mausoleum and most buildings at the site standstill today as a reminder of a flourishing period in Cairo history.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Khan El Khalili Bazaar is a great complex of shops and markets which exhibit a very wide selection of goods, carpets, oils, perfume, and souvenirs. The bazaar was built during the 14th century by Emir Dajaharks El Khalili so it’s regarded as the oldest market in Africa.

We will drive you back to your hotel.

Day Eight: Final Departure

This is the time for your last breakfast in Egypt before we will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Cairo International Airport for final departure and end your Egypt trip package.

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