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Day 01: Cairo Arrival

Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign “Ancient Egypt Tours with your name written on it” he will assist with arrival procedures, you will be transferred to the hotel with a private air-conditioned vehicle assisting you with check-in procedure. Then a quick review with the trip program (pick up times and places).

Overnight in Cairo

 Day 02: Pyramids / Egyptian Museum

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit the three Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos and the great sphinx which consists of human Pharaonic head and lion body, continue to visit the Valley Temple in front of Sphinx dedicated to king Chephren. Transfer to visit the Egyptian Museum which exhibits a wide range of unique Pharaonic antiquities in addition to original treasure room of King Tutankhamen, gold and jewelry, which dates back to more than 3500 years before explored, and then back to hotel.

Overnight in Cairo

Day 3: Cairo – El Bahariya Oasis

Departure from Cairo to El Bahariya Oasis (385km) about four hours. Arrival then visits the little museum in Bawiti with some fascinating local finds.

Then we will enter the marvelous and refreshingly original tomb of Benantui from the 26th. dynasty. Next, to the Amasis chapels which are being preserved in an unusually sympathetic style.

After a visit to the Temple of Alexander drive to visit the English house , the hot springs and watch the sun go down over the salt lake.

Overnight Camping.

Day 4: The White Desert

Breakfast. Then Drive towards the white desert, on the way we will stop by the Crystal and black Mountains for visit and lunch. Visit the White Desert & enjoy seeing the beautiful shapes of lime stone.

Overnight in camp in the White Desert.

Day 5: Farafra Oasis

Breakfast. Then we visit the Oasis of Farafra, continue driving to reach Dakhla. On the way we visit the Picturesque Village of El Qasr, Deir El Hagar and visit the Roman burial Ground of Mozawaka then drive to the painted rock at the yellow desert to enjoy the camel rock.

Overnight camping.

Day 6: Kharga Oasis

In the morning we drive to reach Kharga Oasis and visit the temple of Hibis, the Christian tombs of Bagawat and then the old town of Kharga have a lunch in a local restaurant at the oasis after lunch drive to visit the Nadora fortress area.

Overnight camping.

Day 7: Luxor

Breakfast. From Kharga we head to Baris Oasis 90-km we visit the Temple of Dush, picnic lunch and later on we head to Luxor 300-Km. Transfer to the hotel

Overnight in Luxor.

Day 8: East Bank / Nile Cruise

Breakfast on board.  visiting 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 to Karnak.

Transfer to the Nile Cruise. Boarding before Lunch. Lunch on board

Overnight in Luxor.

Day 9: Luxor West Bank Tour

Breakfast on board. Visit the West Bank, Valley of the Kings, which was used for burial in the new kingdom, there are many kings buried in this valley such as Tut-Ankh-Amun, King Ramses Afterwards a visit Queen Hatshepsut Temple El Deir El Bahari which was built by Queen Hatshepsut the only women ruled who Egypt for 20 years, You will visit also the Colossi of Memnon ( gigantic statues for Amenhotep III ), lunch served on board. afternoon tea. Dinner will be served on Board

Overnight in Cruise.

Day 10: Nile Cruise

Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeris in Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea.

Overnight in Kom Ombo.

Day 11: Nile Cruise

Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan.  visit to the High Dam, which has had a significant impact on the economy and culture of Egypt and your will visit Philae Temple, which dedicated to (Horus) and (Sobek) Gods. End your tour by a visit to the famous unfinished Obelisk which is telling us the story of carving the obelisk, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Lunch on board.

Overnight in Aswan.

Day 12: Aswan – Hurghada

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.

Optional Tour

Transfer to Aswan airport and departure by plane to Hurghada. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 13: Hurghada free day

Breakfast. Free day.

Optional Tour

Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 14: Hurghada free day

Breakfast. Free day.

Optional Tour

Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 15: Hurghada free day

Breakfast. Free day.

Optional Tour

Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 16: Hurghada/ Cairo

Breakfast, departure by flight to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Optional Tour

Overnight in Cairo

Day 17: Alexandria Tour

Breakfast. Travel to Alexandria. Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour to Alexandria. Start the tour with the Alexandria Library, Where you can find a massive range of books which is considered as the biggest library in the world, it includes 8 million books. Then the site lighthouse, to Castle of Qaitbey, Followed by visiting the biggest mosque in the city (El Morsi Abo Elabbas.) . Then to El Montazah Park (the extensive garden in Egypt ) and King Farouq’s Palace, Who was the tenth ruler from the Muhammad Ali Dynasty in Egypt. To the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria, then a stop by Stainly Bridge, the last visit for the day would be the great statue of Alexander. Later,  back to Cairo.

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 18: Saqqara tour

Breakfast at hotel, our tour guide will pickup you from your hotel to start your day tour with visiting Sakkara to see the step Pyramid of Zoser, the oldest stone building in the history built by king Djoser. Transfer to visit the ancient city of Memphis and the ancient capital of Egypt originated by the King Menes around 3000 BC where you will see ancient temples of the pharaohs, royal palace and Ramses ll statue,you will visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur.  Finally. Back to hotel

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 19: Cairo- Departure

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

19 Days Cairo, Desert Safari to Luxor, Nile Cruise, Hurghada & Alexandria

Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive Cairo, Egypt

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)

Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from Cairo International Airport by the  exit door, holding a sign "Egypt Today Tours with your name written on it"will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.

Overnight in Cairo.

 Welcome Drink

Day 2: Pyramids / Museum

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world  The great  Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops),3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background. Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant

Then Move to visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing. Back to Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight in Cairo

Day 3: Cairo – El Bahariya Oasis

Departure from Cairo to El Bahariya Oasis (385km) about four hours. Arrival then visits the little museum in Bawiti with some fascinating local finds.

Then we will enter the marvelous and refreshingly original tomb of Benantui from the 26th. dynasty. Next, to the Amasis chapels which are being preserved in an unusually sympathetic style.

After a visit to the Temple of Alexander drive to visit the English house , the hot springs and watch the sun go down over the salt lake.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight Camping.

Day 4: The White Desert

Breakfast. Then Drive towards the white desert, on the way we will stop by the Crystal and black Mountains for visit and lunch. Visit the White Desert & enjoy seeing the beautiful shapes of lime stone.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight in camp in the White Desert.

Day 5: Farafra Oasis

Breakfast. Then we visit the Oasis of Farafra, continue driving to reach Dakhla. On the way we visit the Picturesque Village of El Qasr, Deir El Hagar and visit the Roman burial Ground of Mozawaka then drive to the painted rock at the yellow desert to enjoy the camel rock.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight camping.

Day 6: Kharga Oasis

In the morning we drive to reach Kharga Oasis and visit the temple of Hibis, the Christian tombs of Bagawat and then the old town of Kharga have a lunch in a local restaurant at the oasis after lunch drive to visit the Nadora fortress area.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight camping.

Day 7: Luxor

Breakfast. From Kharga we head to Baris Oasis 90-km we visit the Temple of Dush, picnic lunch and later on we head to Luxor 300-Km. Transfer to the hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight in Luxor.

Day 8: East Bank / Nile Cruise

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to visit The Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. In ancient Egypt, the power of the god Amun of Thebes gradually increased during the early New Kingdom, and after the short persecution led by Akhenaten, it rose to its apex. In the reign of Ramesses III, more than two thirds of the property owned by the temples belonged to Amun, evidenced by the stupendous buildings at Karnak. Although badly ruined, no site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man, and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples located about three kilometers north of Luxor, Egypt situated on 100 ha (247 acres) of land. Karnak is actually the sites modern name. Its ancient name was Ipet-isut, meaning "The Most Select (or Sacred) of Places".

Then move to Luxor Temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty. King Ramses II was the most famous king in the 19th Dynasty. He ruled Egypt for about 67 years. It was dedicated to the great god Amun-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu together representing the Theban triad. Enjoy visiting Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon. It was called "Ipet resyt", which means the Southern Opet or the Place of the Seclusion of Amun-Re. It was directly connected to the temple of Karnak, the main cult center of Amun-Re or Amun-Min, the sky god or the ithyphallic fertility god. The temple of Luxor has, since its inception, always been a sacred site. After Egypt's pagan period, a Christian church and monastery was located here, and after that, a mosque (13th century Mosque of Abu el-Haggag) was built that continues to be used today, Transfer to the Nile Cruise. Boarding before Lunch. Lunch on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 Overnight in Luxor.

Day 9: Nile cruise

Breakfast on board.

(Optional) Hot Balloon:

 Cross to the West Bank to visit to Valley of the Kings,  was created and used from approximately 1539 BC to 1075 BC. It contains some 60 tombs, starting with Thutmose I and ending with Ramses X or XI. The official name of the site was The Great and Majestic Necropolis of the Millions of Years of the Pharaoh, Life, Strength, Health in The West of Thebes, or more usually, the Great Field. The most famous tomb is KV62, the Tomb of King Tutankhamun. The discovery of King Tut’s tomb was made by Howard Carter in 1922; Tutankhamun’s tomb was the first royal tomb to be discovered that was still largely intact. you will visit 3 tombs, You will continue to explore then transfer to the  Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahary , Queen Hatshepsut was the first great woman in recorded history: the forerunner of such figures as Cleopatra, Catherine the Great and Elizabeth I.The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut is the focal point of the Deir el-Bahri complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor. Hatshepsut was female pharoah. Her temple, this temple was built on three surfaces take the form of balconies, devoted primarily to the worship of the god Amun, and to perform funeral rites for the queen known as El Deir El Bahary

 and Proceed to the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III, Colossi of Memnon  are the two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the city of Luxor. The original function of the Colossi was to stand guard at the entrance to Amenhotep’s memorial temple or mortuary temple.Excursion to the Temples of Thebes, Lunch on board. Afternoon free at leisure, Afternoon Tea

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight Luxor

Day 10: Edfu & Kom Ombo

Sailing to Edfu. Breakfast served on board, then you will be Visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus. The Edfu’s Temple is the second largest temple after Karnak. Which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, The temple was dedicated to the falcon God Horus and was built during the Ptolemaic period.  lunch served on board, Sailing to Kom Ombo. standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile, the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo (also known simply as Kom Ombo Temple) dates from about 180 BC during the Ptolemaic era, with additions made into Roman times. The temple at Kom Ombo was also built at this time, under Ptolemy VI. Since this bend in the Nile was a favored spot for crocodiles to bask in the sun and threaten locals, it is natural that the temple would be dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. But it is unusual in having a double dedication: it also honors Haroeris, a form of the falcon-headed god Horus. The hypostyle halls were added under Ptolemy XIII (51-47 BC); the Roman emperor Trajan (53-117 AD) added the forecourt and outer enclosure walls. Dinner will be served on Board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Overnight on Kom Ombo.

Day 11: Aswan sightseeing

Sailing to Aswan. Having your breakfast on board, begin your Aswan tour by a visit to the High Dam, An engineering miracle was constructed between 1960 and 1970. It aimed to increase economic production by further regulating the annual river flooding and providing storage of water for agriculture, and later, to generate hydroelectricity. The dam has had a significant impact on the economy and culture of Egypt, and then move to the Unfinished Obelisk, This obelisk is believed to belong to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan, Egypt. It is unknown which pharaoh created this structure. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons. Then move to the beautiful located Temple of Philae on Isis Island and the Granite Quarries, which is dedicated to the goddesses Isis and Hathor.Sail to Aswan, Afternoon Tea, Dinner on board & Galabya party Dinner on board and

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight in Aswan

Day 12: Aswan - Hurghada

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.

Optional Tour

Transfer to Aswan airport and departure by plane to Hurghada. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Meal: Breakfast

Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 13: Hurghada free day

Breakfast. Free day.

Optional Tour

Meal: Breakfast

Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 14: Hurghada free day

Breakfast. Free day.

Optional Tour

Meal: Breakfast

Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 15: Hurghada free day

Breakfast. Free day.

Optional Tour

Meal: Breakfast

Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 16: Sharm / Cairo

Breakfast, departure by flight to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Optional Tour

Meal: Breakfast

Overnight in Cairo

Day 17: Alexandria Tour

Breakfast. Travel to Alexandria. Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour to Alexandria. You will Visit to the Montazah palace and Gardens (We will drive by the Bibliotheca of Alexandria with the possibility to stop for a photo). See the Montazah palace and Gardens (Salamlek palace, Haramlek palace, a garden of 317 acres of huge trees and flowers, two 5* hotles-Helnan and Salamlek). And then you drive to visit Pompay's Pillar. It was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the Temple of the Serapis, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesarean. Then you drive to visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock.

Lunch at local restaurant in Alexandria

Then you drive along the Cornish to see the whole city passing over bridge of stanly land mark of modern Alexandria

 And then we proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria then to Bibliotheca Alexandrina. ). and Then you drive to visit  best sites in Alexandria Start with NEW library of Alexandria (The Bibliotheca Alexandrina ) the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books, Site of lighthouse one of the seven wonders of ancient world Finally you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 18: Sakkara tour

Breakfast at hotel, our tour guide will pickup you from your hotel to start your day tour with visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser, the museum of I mhotep, the tomb of a high official, the pyramid of king titi, the pyramid of king unas

After that transfer to Memphis, which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, The city reached a peak of prestige under the 6th dynasty as a centre for the worship of Ptah, the god of creation and artworks. The alabaster sphinx that guards the Temple of Ptah serves as a memorial of the city’s former power and prestige. The Memphis triad, consisting of the creator god Ptah, his consort Sekhmet, and their son Nefertem, formed the main focus of worship in the city. Memphis declined briefly after the 18th dynasty with the rise of Thebes and the New Kingdom, and was revived under the Persians before falling firmly into second place following the foundation of Alexandria and see the Statue of RamsesII-16 meters high, the alabasrar sphinx. Then proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant.back to hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 19: Cairo- Departure

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

Meal: Breakfast

What's included:

5 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.

1 Night hotel accommodation in Luxor on bed and breakfast basis.

4 Nights hotel accommodation in Hurghada on bed and breakfast basis.

4 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing are included).

4 Nights camping in the desert full board.

1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx.

1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Memphis & Sakkara.

1 Day tour in Alexandria.

All transfers in Cairo, Alex, Hurghada, Luxor, and Aswan.

All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle.

Expert tour guide.

All your visits include entrance fees.

Our prices include all taxes and services.

Domestic airfare: Aswan / Hurghada & Hurghada / Cairo.

What's excluded:

Visa Entry for Egypt (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request).

Personal items.

Tipping.

Any other items not mentioned.

Any Optional tours.

Option Extra

  • Dinner cruise for two hours on the Nile
  •  Sound and Light show at the Giza Pyramids area
  •  Sound and Light show at the Karnak  Temple
  •  Sound and Light show at the Phaile Temple
  • Saqqara Pyramids
  • Memphis
  • Dahshor Pyramids
  • Pharaonic Village
  • ALF LILA W LILA
  • Safari
  • ‪Tiran Islands
  • Royal Sea coupe
    Dolphin show
  • Hurghada City
  • Palace of Royal Jewelery
  •  mostfa kamal Cemetery
  • Natroun monastery
  • Roman theater

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