Luxor Cairo Must see Ancient Monuments

Holidays to the famous historical and archaeological sites in Cairo and Luxor (Thebes) where you can enjoy the panoramic views of Giza Pyramids, the Cairo Museum, Hatshepsute Temple, Valley of the Kings in addition to the huge Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple.

per adult from

$933

NZD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Bottled water
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
    • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fees to the chambers of the pyramids.
    • Entrance fees to the tomb of Tut Ankh Amun
    • Camel ride

  • Day 1: Arrival -Cairo

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    Your Egypt Tours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, and handle all your formalities through passport control, luggage area and customs formalities. After that you will be transferred to your hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 5 star hotel

    Day 2: Giza pyramids - Egyptian museum

    Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
    Visit the Great pyramid of Cheops (Khufu). It is certainly one of the most important monuments of ancient Egypt. A masterpiece of fabricated structure and architecture, you will be overwhelmed by the huge size of its blocks, the height and the age that exceeded 4600 years.
    Your guide will explain fully the history of all the area including the other pyramids, of Chephren and Mycerinus, answer all your questions and you will have the chance to take pictures of the whole area.
    You will spend more than two hours in the area so that you can enter one of the pyramids chamber or you may like to have a camel ride around the area.
    Moving to the Sphinx area where you will spend some time exploring this monolith statue, which symbolizes the power and wisdom of the pharaoh. Next to the Sphinx area, you will visit the valley temple where you will learn about mummification in ancient Egypt.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    The Egyptian museum in Cairo is one of the largest museums in the world. Your Egypt tours will take you in a 4 hours tour to explore the treasures of the museum (opend in 1901).Look at the amazing monuments and artifacts in its different halls in a guided tour. Although the museum has tens of thousands of artifacts but in this short tour, your Egyptologist guide will focus on the highlights and masterpieces of the museum
    Visit the Tut Ankh Amun Wing on the first floor and see his wonderful collection of historically important artwork. The treasures are mainly golden and they cover a quite large section of the museum. This area of the museum includes significant statues, furniture and gold sculptures. After enjoying the guided part of the tour, take some free time to browse the museum.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 5 star hotel

    Day 3: Luxor - West bank

    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
    At the beginning of your tour, you will cross the Nile to the West bank where you will visit the Valley of the Kings. The Pharaohs were hiding their mummies and treasures in this barren desert area. Many of these treasures were found in these beautiful colored tombs. You can visit three tombs to enjoy the colors and murals on the walls. The tombs were craved deep in the mountain rock; you have the option to visit other royal tombs such as Tut Ankh Amun
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    Then continue your tour on the west bank and drive to the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshibsut. She is the first female pharaoh in ancient Egypt who ruled the kingdom for 20 prosperous years. This temple is called El Deir el Bahari as the early Christians used the Northern monastery, as it was a Coptic monastery. Unlike the other temples, this one was built of limestone and partly hewn in the mother bedrock. It has three terraces and its focal point is to tell the story of the Divine birth of the Queen.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
    The final stop will be at the colossi of Memnon. The Colossi of Memnon are two monumental statues representing king Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. They are located west of the modern city of Luxor and face east looking toward the Nile River. The statues depict the seated king on a throne with some other carvings of his mother, his wife, the god Hapi, the Nile god and other symbolic engravings. Both carved from single blocks of sandstone and the name refers to the Greek hero Memnon who fell in the Trojan War
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Karnak temple is actually a complex of temples. The temple is dedicated to Amun Ra, the chief god in Egyptian mythology. Enjoy the Great Hypostyle court and the reliefs and murals that were added through the generations. Feel astonished at the tall obelisks of 70 feet high and cut of a single piece of granite. Look at the statues of the different pharaohs who want to show their loyalty to RA.Keep an eye on the magnificent tall columns and their papyrus and Lotus capitals while their shafts are loaded with hieroglyphics.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    Originally, Luxor temple and karnak were connected together with the Ram-Headed Sphinxes Avenue. The connection was to celebrate the annual visit of Ra from Karnak ton his wife Mut in Luxor. The temple of Luxor witnessed many historical eras and has its extensions and additions along the ages. Different structures and murals show the Greek, Roman, Islamic and Coptic influences.
    Stare at the statues and obelisks of Ramses II. There should be two obelisks at the entrance of the temple but one of them was sent to Paris

    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 5 star hotel

    Day 4: Back to Cairo

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    You will be driven to Luxor airport for flight to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted at the airport and taken to your hotel.You can opt one of the day tours or night tours depending on time available

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 5 star hotel

    Day 5: Departure

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    Breakfast at hotel and check out from hotel, then transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.



    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
    Departure Time :
    8am
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Your Egypt Tours

Activity ID: V-7600P61

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