Explore The Land Of Pharaohs: 4-Day Tour Of Cairo And Luxor 4 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour

The ancient sands of Egypt have whispered tales of pharaohs and pyramids for millennia, and on this Egypt 4-day tour, you will delve deep into the heart of this mysterious land, exploring the legendary cities of Cairo and Luxor. Your journey begins with the iconic Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest and only surviving ancient wonder of the world. Then, you will travel to Luxor to uncover the mysteries of the Valley of the Kings, where the tombs of pharaohs past lay hidden for centuries. Join us as we uncover the secrets of how old the pyramids truly are and marvel at the grandeur of the Karnak Temple. This is a tour for the curious traveler, ready to immerse themselves in the rich culture and history of Egypt.

Day 1 Arrival in the Land of Pharaohs

When you touch down in Cairo, you will be greeted by our representative from “Egypt Best Vacations.” After completing the arrival formalities and visa regulations, you will be transferred to your hotel for some rest before the adventures begin.

Day 2 Giza Great Pyramids - Sphinx - Saqqara

The true Egypt pyramids tour experience starts on the second day as we visit the Giza Plateau. The Egypt pyramids tour begins with the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, along with the great Sphinx, which will leave us awestruck. You will delve into the history of the pyramids, learn about their construction, and discover the secrets behind their purpose and how old the pyramids are. You'll also visit Saqqara which is an ancient Egyptian burial ground located in the desert south of Giza. It is home to the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, the first pyramid in history. The site also contains several other pyramids, tombs, and other funerary structures dating back to the Old Kingdom period. Saqqara is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Day 3 Valley of the Kings - Luxor

You'll fly to Luxor to explore the magnificent Valley of the Kings, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the final resting place of many pharaohs of the New Kingdom, including Tutankhamun. You will delve into the rich history of the pharaohs as you explore the impressive tombs, adorned with intricate hieroglyphics and stunning artwork. Next, you will visit the unique Hatshepsut Temple, an architectural masterpiece built by the female pharaoh. The temple is adorned with beautiful carvings and hieroglyphics depicting Hatshepsut's reign. You will learn about the cultural and religious significance of this site and the achievements of Hatshepsut as one of Egypt's most powerful pharaohs. You will also marvel at the giant Colossi of Memnon, two massive statues that once stood at the entrance of the temple of Amenhotep III. These statues are considered one of the best-preserved examples of ancient Egyptian art.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then, you will continue your journey to the impressive Temple of Karnak, an enormous complex of temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. It's one of the most visited and largest religious sites in the world, and you will explore the intricate carvings, and hieroglyphics, and learn about the religious and cultural significance of this ancient site. Finally, you will visit the majestic Temple of Luxor, another impressive complex of temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Here you will explore the beautiful carvings, and hieroglyphics, and learn about the religious and cultural significance of the temple. After a full day of exploring Luxor's highlights, you will take a flight back to Cairo and transfer to your hotel for some rest before your final day of adventure.

Day 4 Egyptian Museum - Saladin Citadel - Khan El-Khalili

On your final day, you'll explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. You'll delve into the rich history of Egypt as you explore the vast collection of artifacts and antiquities, including the treasures of Tutankhamun. After the Egyptian Museum, you'll visit the Saladin Citadel, a medieval Islamic fortress built in the 12th century. The citadel offers breathtaking views of Cairo and you'll learn about the history and significance of the citadel in the city's past.

Finally, you'll visit the famous Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in Cairo. Here you'll have the opportunity to experience the vibrant culture and shop for souvenirs, such as traditional Egyptian spices, perfumes, jewelry, and more.

After an unforgettable journey, you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your flight back home.

What's included

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Inclusions

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 03 nights
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • 04 meals: 03 breakfasts, and 01 lunch
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • All service charges and local taxes

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and drinks when not included
  • Any optional tour

Details

Available in

Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish


Available for

Infants, Children, Adults



Departure & Return

Start city: Cairo , Egypt

Pick up times available: 07:00, 08:00, 09:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00

Pick up location: Cairo International Airport

Ends at: Cairo International Airport

Nearest airport: Cairo International Airport (CAI)



Covid-19 measures

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Eco Features:

  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 70 days or more before the travel date
15% cancellation fee - between 50-69 days before the travel date
25% cancellation fee - between 30-49 days before the travel date
60% cancellation fee - between 5-29 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-4 days before the travel date

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from $770 per person