Pharaohs Pyramids Luxury Tour

Tombs looming from a sandy expanse, monumental statues carved from desert rock and sites that open for you alone. Experience these fascinating wonders and more during a comprehensive, escorted connoisseurs journey. Take a seven-night cruise aboard YET's lauded Nile cruise visiting off-the-beaten- path Abydos and Denderah, and experience a rare exploration of Nefertari's final resting place.

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$4,360

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Duration

13 days

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  • What's included :
    • 12x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 12 nights
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Bottled water
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Accommodation
    • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
    • Entry/Admission - Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
    • Entry/Admission - Mit Rahina Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus
    • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
    • Entry/Admission - Unfinished Obelisk
    • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
    • Entry/Admission - Nubian Village
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
    • Entry/Admission - Dendera Temple Complex
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Rameses II
    • Entry/Admission - Ben Ezra Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
    • Entry/Admission - Khan Al-Khalili
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: cairo -Arrival

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    Fly to Cairo, the heart of Egyptian contemporary culture and the gateway to the land’s ancient wonders

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

    Day 2: Giza pyramids -Sakkara

    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 visit the Sun boat museum. 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

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 5 star hotel

    Day 3: Egyptian museum -Sakkara - Memphis

    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 with the option of visiting the royal mummy room.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Al Giza Desert, Saqqara 12919 Egypt
    You will visit Sakkara, home of Egypt's oldest pyramid, built in 2800 B.C. Your guide will provide a brief history of the famous Step Pyramid and you will have free time to walk around and visit the painted tombs of the nobles
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Mit Rahina Museum, Mit Rahinah, Al Badrashin 11511 Egypt
    Memphis is the oldest capital of Egypt after the unity in 3100 B.C. You will visit the open-air museum of the city. In Memphis, you will see the second largest Sphinx in Egypt, the lying colossus of Ramses II and many more monuments dug in this great city.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 5 star hotel

    Day 4: 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: 2 hours

    Stop At: Luxor Museum, Center Corniche Ave, Luxor Egypt
    This afternoon, embark on a tour of the Luxor Museum, where you view a priceless collection of artifacts. One of the main attractions in this museum is a hall displaying 26 well-preserved statues that were discovered in a cache under the open-air court of the Luxor Temple.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5 star Nile Cruise

    Day 5: Luxor -East Bank

    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: 2 hours

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    Following this, you will go for a short drive to Luxor temple. 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: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5 star Nile Cruise

    Day 6: Edfu

    Stop At: Temple of Horus, Adfo, Edfu Egypt
    The temple was dedicated to Horus, the falcon-headed. The temple of Edfu is the most well-preserved among ancient temples.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5 star Nile Cruise

    Day 7: Abu Simbel

    Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt
    View one of Egypt most recognized landmarks today, the temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari. Remarkably, the complex was moved to a higher elevation when floodwaters from Lake Nasser and the Aswan High Dam project threatened the temples’ preservation.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5 star Nile Cruise

    Day 8: Aswan - main attractions

    Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
    Enjoy a relaxing day tour to Aswan to the temple of Philae. The magnificent Temple was dedicated to the Cult of the Goddess Isis, but it became submerged after the first Aswan dam was built in 1902, and it was not until the sixties that many countries attempted to save the Temple. All these countries, together with UNESCO moved the temple to the Agilika Island. The Egyptian built the temple and during the Greek, Roman and Byzantine era; every ruler was keen on adding and expanding the temple to show his reverence to the Egyptian deities. Your Egyptologist guide will explain all the different reliefs, courts and pylons of the temple
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Unfinished Obelisk, Sheyakhah Oula, Aswan Egypt
    Stare at the huge obelisk in Aswan. In the granite quarry of the city, lying the giant obelisk. It is called the Unfinished Obelisk because it was never erected. It would have measured about 137 feet (42 meters) if completed and is estimated to weigh around 1164 tons. It is believed that the female pharaoh Hatshepsut ordered carving it during the 18th dynasty.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
    The High Dam of Aswan is one of the most important and great achievements of Egypt during the 20thCentuy. For many years, the dam represented the period of modernism in the country. It provided Egypt with Hydroelectric power and safeguarded the country from the dangers of the flood.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nubian Village, This is a Village and does not have a web-site, Aswan Egypt
    Explore the remnants of Nubian culture with a visit to the Nubian Museum, which is filled with monumental pieces reflecting the development of the Nubian culture and civilization
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5 star Nile Cruise

    Day 9: Kom Ombo

    Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 Egypt
    This is one of unique temples of Egypt.The temple was dedicated to two Egyptian Deities: Horus with the falcon head and Sobek with the crocodile head. The temple has two entrances, one for each of the two gods. The temple is beautifully located on a high mound .
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: 5 star Nile Cruise

    Day 10: Dendera - Abydos temple

    Stop At: Dendera Temple Complex, Dendera Egypt
    The temple of Dendera is one of the beautiful temples that stand out among the other structures in the South of Egypt. The temple was dedicated to goddess Hathor, the goddess of maternity and love. The temple is distinguished with its well-preserved wall paintings and ceilings, its wide and huge entry and detailed carvings. Many evidences show that there were many religious structures that go back to the Old and New Kingdoms that reflect the holiness of the area. However, the current temple date back to the Greek period with many additions and expansions during the Roman era, with the birth house or (Mamisi) date back to the late period.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Rameses II, Beni Mansur, Abydos Egypt
    The site is always famous for being the cult of Osiris and Isis. It is also the place for many temples and tombs. Touring the site of Abydos, visitors will have the chance to see the major attractions there such as the temple of Osiris, the temple of Seti I and the temple of Ramses II.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5 star Nile Cruise

    Day 11: Back to Cairo -Coptic Cairo

    Stop At: Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), Shar'a Mari Girgis Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    Visit the Hanging church, one of the most beautiful churches that was built in the 5th century. Consecrated to Virgin Mary, The church was built above one of the towers of the fort of Babylon. It has 110 beautiful icons and once was the seat of the Patriarch
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ben Ezra Synagogue, Coptic Cairo, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    The religious tolerance in Egypt is embodied by your visit to the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo. This temple is one among other 11 synagogues in Egypt and named after a merchant from Jerusalem called Ben Ezra. You will be given full history of the synagogue and the position of the Jewish community in Egypt.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 5 star hotel

    Day 12: mosque and madrasa of Sultan Hassan - Khan Al Khalili

    Stop At: Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    Sultan Hassan mosque and Madrasa which dates back to the 14th Century. It is a unique mosque with its tall arches, beautiful multi-chromatic marble floor and unique style.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt
    Enjoy some free time at Khan El Khalili, the biggest market in Cairo. In Khan el Khalili bazaar, you will enjoy strolling through the maze of streets and bargain for a souvenir of your trip to Egypt. You can spend some time having a local drink in one of the oldest Coffee shops in Cairo El Fishawy (1763).


    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 5 star hotel

    Day 13: Final Departure

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    Board your international departure flight

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Cairo International AirportAirports
    • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    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-7600P62

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