15 Day Egypt Itinerary

We offer a 15-Day Egypt Itinerary, The antiquities in Cairo, the greatness of Abu Simbel, the majestic Valley of the Kings in Luxor, and the luxury of Marsa Alam, all in a 15 Days unique experience!

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We offer a 15-Day Egypt Itinerary, The antiquities in Cairo, the greatness of Abu simble, the majestic Valley of the Kings in Luxor , and the luxury of Marsa Alam , all in a 15 Days unique experience!

Day 1- Arrival to Cairo


Marsa Alam   tours representative will meet & assist you at  Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle

Free evening

Overnight in the Hotel

Depends on your arrival. If your flight arrives, If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion 

Day 2- Giza Pyramids and Cairo museum


You will be picked up from your hotel in  Cairo  by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The  Pyramids of Giza  (   Cheops  , Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit   the Valley Temple  .

Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza

Then visit the Egyptian Museum

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 200 Egyptian Pounds

The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe end of 2021 or  in 2022

 Overnight in the Hotel Cairo  

Optional trip to the sound and the light show at Giza Pyramids and costs 40 $ Per person

Day 3- Memphis Sakkara and Dahshur Pyramids


You will be picked up from your hotel by Marsa Alam tour guide to enjoy Cairo Day Tour to Memphis Sakkara and Dahshur Pyramids. You will start with the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, which is considered the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of 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, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis. Then drive to Dahshur, Two of the later pyramids constructed here have been completely destroyed by time and the elements and several others, such as the Black Pyramid (12th Dynasty, 1929-1885 BC), are badly damaged, but Dahshur also boasts two of Egypt’s best-preserved early pyramids. Both built during the reign of King Sneferu (2613-2589 BC), the founder of the 4th Dynasty, the Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid at Dahshur are massive evidence of the architectural development that lead to the construction of the Great Pyramid and it companions at Giza. Then drive to your hotel.

Day 4-Old Cairo


Pick Up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha

Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.

Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Old Cairo

Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo

Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the center of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. 

Fly to Aswan from Cairo 

Day 5- Aswan- Attractions


Pick up from your hotel in Aswan  to the Nile cruise

Today you will visit Aswan attractions, including the Temple of Philae, and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

Phiala temple:
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.

The high dam:
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The Unfinished Obelisk    :
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned. 

12:00 lunch on board the Cruise

at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island-

Optional trip to the Nubian village
The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending  2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

Day 6- Abu simble fromAswan


Breakfast & Lunch onboard the cruise.

Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan

Abu Simbel temples:

The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco.

lunch on the Nile cruise

13:00 Sail to Kom Ombo

The temple of Kom Ombo:

The temple and the associated settlement site are located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus and dates mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman periods (332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 

Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise
Galabyia Party.

Day 7-The valley of the kings


Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu around 08:00 by horse carriage 

Edfu temple   :

Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama

You will be back around 10:00 

Lunch on the Cruise 
At 10:30 Sail to   Luxor   through Esna lock

Arrive   Luxor   at 18:00
Visit   Luxor   temple.
Luxor   Temple:
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated  with His Military Battle of Kadesh
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

Optional trip to the sound Light   Karnak karnak Egypt 360    temple - 40 $ P.P

Day 8-Karnak and Luxor temple


Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 80 $ per person

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise Then Disembarkation Visit the west bank of  Luxor  and  Karnak karnak Egypt 360   

The Valley of the Kings:
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak

The colossi of Memnon:
Massive  pair statues Know as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what was once the largest  complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third

The Queen temple :
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of  Hatshepsut  Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

Karnak karnak Egypt 360   :
Karnak karnak Egypt 360   is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons, and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs,  Karnak karnak Egypt 360  was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Lunch will be served during the trip

Transfer to the hotel or to  Luxor   airport

Drive to the hotel in Marsa Alam

Day 9- Marsa Alam- Resort


Enjoy the sun and relaxing at the resort in Marsa Alam -The hotel is very very nice. Snorkeling is fantastic - there is for both beginner and advanced swimmers. The food is tasty and there is a lot. The hotel is very clean and the staff is very smiling and helpful.

 

Day 10-Marsa Alam- resort


Relax at  the resort 

You can book an optional trip to Sataya reefs

Take a boat trip to the Satayh Dolphin Reef, a protected area where you can snorkel and Swim with dolphins  As you enjoy the underwater marine world observe around 60-80 dolphins who will put on a show for you as you get the opportunity to connect with them. This region is home to many dolphins and sea mammals and you will be mesmerized by the different varieties of corals and fish. The trip starts from Hamata Harbour 120 K.m south of the City of  Marsa Alam

Day 11- Marsa Alam- Resort


Relaxing at the resort in  Marsa Alam

Day 12- Marsa Alam Resort


Relaxing at the resort in  Marsa Alam

Day 13- Marsa Alam


Relax in The resort You can book an optional trip to Abu Dabab-Beach Snorkeling trip Abo Dabab bay is a beautiful snorkeling and dive site in the area of Marsa Alam . It has Coral sides with Plenty of Colored fish where you can Snorkel. the bay has a sandy beach with Seagrass with crystal clear and warm water hosts a great variety of colored fish, Green Turtles, and the endangered Dugong that occasionally visits the sheltered bay to feed on the seagrass You can Join an extra amazing trip ( look for the dugong with a speed boat from the beach). You get more luck to see the Dugong. This trip starts at 14:00 pm and takes about 1 hour and 30 Minutes

Day 14- Marsa Alam


Relaxing at the resort in Marsa Alam

15- Marsa Alam


After an amazing trip, You will be transferred to Hurghada hotel for a domestic flight to Cairo departure. Then international flight If you wish to extend your stay In Marsa Alam , please contact us.

Inclusions:

  •  Pick up service at Cairo Airport.
  • 3 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo( bed and breakfast basis.)- Steigenberger Pyramids
  • 1 night at 4* hotel in  Basma Hotel bed and breakfast basis.-Basma Hotel Pyramids
  • 3 nights at 5* Nile cruise between Aswan and Luxor
  • 7 nights at 5* hotel in Marsa Alam  All Soft Inclusive basis -The Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza Resort
  • Flight tickets { Cairo – Aswan / Hurghada – Cairo }
  • An escorted knowledgeable tour guide all over the tour.
  • All your transportation during the tour with a private A.C car
  • Entering fees for all the mentioned sightseeing on the itinerary.
  • Private transfer from Aswan to Luxor.
  • All Service Charges and taxes.

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Tipping
  • Optional Tours

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports valid 6 months
  • Hat
  • Suncreams
  • Sunglasses

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