King Tut From Birth To Glory Tour In 15 Days 15 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Shared tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

Magnificent King Tut from Birth to Glory tour in 15 days. On this 15-day vacation, you will follow the steps of King Tutankhamun from his birth to his glory when his tomb was found in 1922. Explore the highlights of Cairo, El-Minya, Abydos, Dendera, Luxor, and Aswan. Sail the Nile like King Tut on a small luxury boat, Dahabiya cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

Begin your Egypt 15-day tour in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, and the impressive Grand Egyptian Museum. Drive from Cairo to Alexandria to visit its wonderful sights. Drive from Cairo to Meidum to visit Senferu's pyramid. Then proceed to El-Minya where you will visit Tell Amarna, the city founded by Tutankhamen's father, pharaoh Akhenaton, and where Tutankhamen was born. Drive from El-Minya to Abydos to visit the stunning Temple of Seti I, then drive to Dendera. Drive from Dendera to Luxor to explore its highlights before boarding your Dahabiya Nile cruise. Visit the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings.

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time.

Day 2 Giza Great Pyramids - Sphinx - Saqqara

Today, you will explore the Giza Plateau. Today's tour includes the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure with the great Sphinx. The only ancient wonder which still exists (Khufu's pyramid) awaits you. Are you ready to explore it from the inside?

Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were built, and why they were built. Then on to the first pyramid in history, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Transfer back to your hotel for a free evening in Cairo.

Day 3 Saladin Citadel - Coptic Cairo

Today you will visit the impressive Citadel of Saladin in Cairo. Then proceed to the Coptic or Old Cairo area to visit the Hanging Church, Abu Sega Church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Transfer back to your hotel for a free evening in Cairo.

Day 4 Alexandria

Today, you are driving to the beautiful City of Alexandria, the capital city of Egypt during the Greco-Roman period. Your tour includes the famous Roman Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Pompey's Pillar, the Citadel of Qaitbay, and the Library of Alexandria from the outside. Enjoy your lunch will be served at a local restaurant, then drive back to Cairo.

Day 5 Cairo - Meidum - El-Minya

Drive from Cairo toward Meidum to visit Senferu's first pyramid at Meidum. Then proceed to El-Minya to Visit Tuna El-Gabal and Ashmunein. Transfer to your hotel in El-Minya for a free evening.

Day 6 Bani Hassan - Tell El-Amarna

Visit the wonderful tombs of Bani Hassan, then proceed to Tell Amarna (the ancient city of Akhetaten), the city founded by King Tut's father, Akhenaton, where King Tutankhamen was born. Transfer back to the hotel for a free evening in El-Minya.

Day 7 El-Minya - Abydos

Drive from El-Minya to Abydos to Visit the stunning temples of Seti I and Ramses II in Abydos. Transfer to your hotel in Abydos for a free evening.

Day 8 Abydos - Dendera - Luxor

Drive from Abydos to Dendera to visit the wonderful temple of Hathor at Dendera. Then drive to your hotel in Luxor. Visit Luxor Temple by night.

Day 9 Valley of the Kings - King Tut's tomb

Visit the magnificent Valley of the Kings in Luxor with a visit to the tomb of King Tutankhamun to see his body. From the Valley of the Kings to the unique temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut. End your tour at the Colossi of Memnon. Transfer to your Dahabiya cruise to sail the Nile like King Tut on a small luxury boat, Dahabiya Nile cruise

Day 10 Karnak Temple - Dahabiya Nile cruise

Visit the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple. Back to your Dahabiya cruise to set sail to Edfu. Overnight is in Edfu.

Day 11 Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Take a horse and carriage to visit the most intact temple in Egypt, Edfu Temple. Back to your Dahabiya to set sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the twin temples of Horus and Sobek together with the Crocodile Museum in Kom Ombo, then set sail to Aswan.

Day 12 Abu Simbel Temples by flight

Fly from Aswan to Abu Simbel to visit the phenomenal temples of Ramses II and his beloved wife Nefertari in Abu Simbel. Fly back to Aswan. Transfer to your Dahabiya cruise.

Day 13 Aswan Tour - Fly back to Cairo

Disembarkation, then visit Philae Temple, the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk, and the High Dam. Proceed to Aswan Airport to fly back to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel in Cairo.

Day 14 Grand Egyptian Museum

Enjoy a fabulous full-day tour of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Explore the stunning contents from different periods of Egypt's history and Tutankhamun's treasure. Transfer back to your hotel for a free evening in Cairo.

Day 15 Fly home

Transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure. It is really sad to leave so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.

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
  • Single basis accommodation at a 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis for 06 nights
  • Single basis accommodation at a 5-star standard hotel in El-Minya on a half-board basis for 02 nights
  • Single basis accommodation at a 4-star hotel in Abydos on a half-board basis for 01 night
  • Single basis accommodation at a 5-star standard hotel in Luxor on a bed and breakfast basis for 01 night
  • Single basis accommodation on a Dahabiya Nile cruise on a full-board basis for 04 nights
  • 25 meals: 14 breakfasts, 04 lunches, and 07 dinners
  • Water, hot and soft drinks on the Dahabiya Nile cruise
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Tour to the Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Visit to the tomb of King Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings
  • Tour to Tell Amarna, where King Tut was born
  • Tour to Abu Simbel temples by flight from Aswan
  • Alexandria day trip from Cairo by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees 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, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese


Available for

Infants, Children, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Cairo , Cairo Governorate, 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: Your hotel in Cairo

Nearest airport: Cairo International Airport (CAI)



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 $3320 per person