Iconic Egypt Tour – Cairo, Alexandria, Cruise & Abu Simbel 11 days

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Planning your vacation to Egypt? Find the best tours of Egypt that include all Must-See Places and top things to do in Egypt for the 11-day tour with 5 stars hotels, guide, domestic Airfares, and luxury deluxe Nile cruise included. This iconic Egypt tour itinerary starts in Cairo to explore the great Pyramids of Giza with Camel rides and Sakkara pyramids with visits to Old Cairo and the Egyptian Museum then head to the North for Alexandria on the Mediterranean to see the top tourist attractions of the city. Fly to Luxor the Biggest Open-Air Museum in the World, wonder at the ancient temples & Valley of the Kings and more then embark on your deluxe Nile cruise to sail along the Nile toward Aswan, stop in many impressive temples on the way till Aswan, visit the temple of Philae and go south to the impressive temples of Abu Simbel that built by the Great Ramses then back to Cairo by flight, we guarantee daily departure and best rates online for iconic Egypt tour.

Day 1 Arrive Egypt

Upon arrival our staff will meet and assist you to finish all formalities then you will be transferred to your hotel, overnight at hotel in Cairo.be ready for your Iconic Egypt Tour.

Day 2 Giza Pyramids - Sphinx - Egyptian Museum

After your breakfast, it'll be time to begin your tour to the Pyramids and Sphinx. The first visit of the day will be to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Built by the pharaohs from the period starting from 2590 BC to 2480 BC. You will have the chance to explore the wonders of the Great Pyramids of Giza and get inside the queen Pyramid then enjoy the Panorama of the Pyramid before heading to the Sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind, after that enjoy local lunch then move to the Egyptian museum to see the treasures of the famous Tutankhamun and thousands of artwork like statues, gold, stones, and Papyrus lose yourself in the treasures of the pharaohs after that back to your hotel overnight.

Day 3 Sakkara - Dahshur Pyramids - Memphis

Breakfast at your hotel followed by another full-day tour to some of the most iconic treasures in Egypt visit Sakkara it is the Necropolis of the Old Kingdom it was the home of the oldest Pyramids in Egypt the Step Pyramid of Zoser also visit the Museum of Imhotep and some tombs of the Nobels, Sakkara recently witnessed many new discoveries and still many new discoveries awaits, after that move to Dahshur to visit two unique Pyramids of King Senfru the Bent and the Red Pyramids, one of the few pharaohs who built two Pyramids and he is the father of King Khufu the builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza, then move to Memphis the oldest capital of Ancient Egypt see the biggest man-made statue of King Ramses the second and the Alabaster Sphinx, have lunch then you can enjoy some shopping then back to your hotel in Cairo.

Day 4 Old Cairo - The Citadel - Alabaster Mosque - Bazaars

A New full-day tour to discover old Cairo sights visit the Alabaster Mosque and the Citadel of Salah El din the most famous landmark in Cairo enjoy the panoramic view of Cairo and learn about the Islam and Islamic history from your guide inside the famous Mosque of Muhamed Ali the founder of Modern Egypt, then move to the old churches in Coptic Cairo visit the churches that blessed by the Holy family during their escape to Egypt visit the hanging church and Sergiouse church and get inside the Cave of the Holy family where Lord Jesus and His mother hid for Two months from the Roman Soldiers, have a lunch break at the traditional restaurant then continue to the old Bazaar.

Back to your hotel overnight.

Day 5 Nile Cruise From Luxor

After your breakfast you will check out of your hotel in Cairo and be transferred to the Cairo airport to take your Flight to Luxor. upon arrival, you'll be met and transferred to embark on your luxury Nile Cruise one of the finest cruise ship on the Nile, Which you will stay full board for the coming four nights, you will start your visits by exploring the Karnak Temple, the largest religious Pharaonic templeEver built in the world, then visit the Luxor temple as well with your private guide.

Enjoy the evening onboard.

Day 6 The West of Thebes - Valley of the Kings

Your first visit of the day will be to the Valley of the Kings, the necropolis of the Pharaonic New Kingdom, including the famous tombs of the kings of ancient Egypt, your next stop will be the amazing temple of Hatshepsut. the first woman who ruled Egypt, this temple was used as a monastery in the Christian era that is why it is famous for the name “El Deir Al Bahry”,or the Western Monastery.Your last stop of the day will be at the gigantic Colossi of Memnon. These two 18 meters high statues are the only remaining items of the temple of Amenhotep III. During the roman era, music was heard coming out of one of the statues that were attributed, by the Greeks to Aga Memnon the Greek Hero, after your tour in the west bank of Luxor back to your cruise, Lunch & Dinner on board.

Overnight on your Nile cruise.

Day 7 Ancient Cities of the Nile - Temples of Edfu - Kom Ombo

After breakfast, you will have the chance to visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. This temple is the best preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt. The building of the temple lasted about 800 years, the temple includes wonderfully decorated walls and stone capitals, your next stop will be to visit the amazing Temple Of Kom Ombo dedicated to two gods; Horus, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god. Also, you will enjoy the crocodile museum, enjoy the evening as you continue cruising down the Nile to Aswan, enjoy some entertainments on board.

Day 8 Aswan - Philae Island - Abu Simbel Temple

After your breakfast at your Nile cruise, Prepare to be blown away by the magnificence of these two temples with your guide and your private vehicle ( 3 hours driving) to Abu Simbel temples These two temples are undisputedly one of the world's most breathtaking monuments, and Egypt's second most visited touristic site, the Pyramids of Giza being on the top of the list. The relocation of the temples was a historic event in the 1960's. At that time, the temples were threatened by submersion in Lake Nasser when the High Dam was constructed. The Egyptian government with the support of UNESCO launched a worldwide appeal to save these colossal landmarks. They were successfully dismantled and relocated to a spot 60 meters above the cliff where they had been initially built. The more famous of the two temples is dedicated to Ramses II and the smaller one to his favorite wife Queen Nefertari. They were both built by Ramses II in the 13th century BC. The gigantic facade of Ramses II temple represents four colossal, seated figures of Ramses. The facade is 119 feet wide, 100 feet high, and the statues are each 67 feet high. The facade door leads to the interior of the temple is a 185 feet long man-made rock cave that leads to a series of halls and rooms. The most remarkable feature of the temple of Abu-Simbel is that the construction is oriented in a way that twice a year, the morning sun rays shine through the length of the inner temple cave and illuminate the statues of the four gods seated at the end of the cave.

After this visit back to Aswan have your lunch at your cruise then visit another landmark the temple of Philae that dedicated to the goddess Isis, known as the mother Goddess, the temple of Philae is located in a beautiful setting, landscaped to match the original site of the temple when it was relocated by UNESCO after the building of the Aswan Dam threatened the site. The temple has several shrines and sanctuaries after that back to your cruise enjoy dinner on board, overnight on board.

Day 9 Aswan - Cairo

After breakfast on your cruise on the cruise check out and fly back to Cairo, upon arrival to Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel for relaxing in Cairo.

Day 10 Alexandria City

After Breakfast at your hotel, it is time to have a full day to visit Alexandria! Alexander the Great founded it. Queen Cleopatra lorded over it. Alexandria's birth and early history is a calling card of famous names. This was the Mediterranean's dazzling jewel of a city, home to the Great Library of Alexandria and the colossal Pharos Lighthouse — one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. In more recent times, from the late 19th century up until the 1950s, Alexandria was something of a bohemian bad boy, with a glittering cast of writers, poets, and artists who made the city their home.

More than any other large city in Egypt, Alexandria has a romantic days-gone-by atmosphere that can't be beaten and that history lovers shouldn't miss.take about 3-hour driving upon arrival visit the Catacomb Tomb and the Roman theater and also the Pompay Pillar then visit the Bibliotheca Alexandrina the library and Fort Qaitbey from outside have lunch at a local restaurant then back to your hotel in Cairo.

Day 11 Final Departure

After breakfast, our representative will escort you to the airport for final departure according to too your flight details.

What's included

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Inclusions

  • Domestic flights From Cairo-Luxor-Aswan-Cairo
  • 6-Nights at 5 stars Hotel in Cairo B&B
  • 4 -Night at 5 stars luxury Nile Cruise
  • Qualified Egyptologist Guide
  • Entry Fees for the Sightseeing
  • All Pickup & Drop off
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Taxes Applicable

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Tipping
  • Any Extras not mentioned

Details

Available in

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Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Cairo , Egypt

Pick up times available: 8:00

Pick up location: Hotel in Cairo

Ends at: Hotel in Cairo

Nearest airport: Cairo International Airport (CAI)



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  • 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

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $2585 per person