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Egypt must see sites in Cairo & Luxor

Tour itinerary: 6 Nights, 7 Days in Cairo & Luxor

Day 1:

Your private Egyptpyramidstours.com representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport.then you will be transferred by A/C modern vehicle to your hotel for check in and overnight in Cairo.

Day 2:

After Breakfast at your hotel.enjoy an excursion to the great Giza pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus.then proceed to visit the great sphinx and the valley temple.Then visit Memphis,the capital of old Egypt during the old kingdom,dates back to 3200 B.C ,where we can see colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx.Then pay a visit to Sakkara,located only 27 kilometres southwest away from Cairo.Visit the step pyramid of king Zoser,built by the engineer Imhotep,it dates back to 4700 years ago,it is considered an important part in the process of the pyramid evolution,from the simple mastaba to its known form. Moreover, you will see one of the magnificent Mastabas (burial chamber) of Ka Gemni (Carved &painted tomb).Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.

(Optional Tour): sound and light show of the pyramids and dinner.

Day 3:

After Breakfast at your hotel.visit the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the pharaonic period.the Egyptian Museum displays a rare collection of 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,including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure,gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.And discover the citadel of Salah El Din where Mohamed Ali’s alabaster Mosque stays.Then proceed to Old Cairo where you will discover the Roman fortress,the Hanging church,called Al Mo’allaka church,then to Abu Serga church which sheltered the holy family and the jews synagogue.then we will move on to Khan El Khalili bazaar,the inumerous shops in this district are known for trading fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and much more.it is one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East,Transfer to Giza train station for departure to Luxor by Sleeper train and overnight on the board of the train.

Day 4:

After Breakfast on board of the train.Your private Egyptpyramidstours.com representative will meet & assist you at Luxor train station then you will be transferred by A/C modern vehicle to your hotel for check in and then you will be move to the west bank of the river Nile to visit the Colossi of Memnon, and then visit the valley of the kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered.Continue the tour to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahary.Back to hotel and overnight in Luxor.

(Optional trip): To Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple.

Day 5:

After Breakfast at your hotel.you will be accompanied by your private Egyptpyramidstours.com tour guide to visit Karnak Temple the largest place of worship ever built.it’s ancient name Ipet-isut means (the most sacred of places)the complex of temples,was built over more than 2000 years by generation after generation of pharaohs.within the complex,the great (Hypostyle Hall)is an incredible forest of giant pillars.Then you will visit Luxor temple which built by AmenhotepIII and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amen,then you will be transferred to Luxor train station for departure to Cairo by Sleeper train, dinner and overnight on the board of the train.

Day 6: Optional tour

Your private Egyptpyramidstours.com Tour Guide will meet & assist you at Giza train station then you will be transferred by A/C modern vehicle to Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt.it has an atmosphere which is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern, as this is a private tour, you can determine the amount of time you’d like to spend at each of sites you’ll visit. Alexandria was founded by Alexander the great in 332 B.C,and was the capital of Greco-Roman Egypt.your first stop in this historic city is the Catacombs of Kom al-Shuqqafa,a Roman burial site whose family tomb reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture.pay a visit to Pompei’s pillar which dates back to the 3rd century.it is 27 meters high,and it is made of granite and it is the last of the remaining relics of the Serapium.the pillar was erected in honor of Emperor Dicletian, then proceed to visit the Roman Amphitheater,possibly the best preserved Roman site in Egypt.the site also includes the remains of a Roman street,homes&mosic sections.after lunch (additional cost) then you will visit Alexandria library,the library was reconstructed by building the new library in Selsela at Shatby which is beside the conference center. the library is one of the greatest cultural and scientific centers that specialize in the affairs of,literature,civilization,sciences and arts of the area so this attract scholars from all over the world ! And continue to Qayetbay citadel (external), situated on the entrance to Alexandria’s eastern harbor where the place was exact of the famous lighthouse. Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.

(Optional Tour): enjoy a dinner cruise for two hours on the Nile includes belly dancer show & tanura show and singer show.

Day 7: Final Departure

After Breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.

Your trip, with Egyptpyramidstours.com, has been designed to help you enjoy the maximum amount of Egypt with the least amount of time. If you want anything else added to your trip, please contact us and the team work of Egyptpyramidstours.com will be glad to answer any questions.

** Egyptpyramidstours.com wishes for you good luck **

Egyptpyramidstours.com program includes:

-Meet & assist upon arrival and departure.

-All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

-Accommodation in Cairo for 3 Nights at 4* hotel on B&B.

-Accommodation in Luxor for 1 Nights at 4* hotel on B&B.

-Accommodation on sleeper train for 2 Nights on half board basis.

-Private English Egyptologist guide.

-Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.

-All services charges & taxes.

Excludes:

-Entry visa to Egypt.

-Tipping (recommended).

-Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

-Drinks and any Personal expenses.

-Optional trips.


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