Day 1: Arrival in Cairo + Pick Up for Hotel + Free day to explore on your own + Start of 7 Nights 8 days Egypt tour package
Arrival in Cairo: Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, typically in the morning or afternoon, our representative will greet you and assist with the immigration and customs process. (Timing: Morning/Afternoon) Pick Up for Hotel: After clearing the necessary formalities, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo. The journey from the airport to the hotel usually takes around 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on traffic conditions. (Timing: Approximately 1 hour after arrival) Free Day to Explore on Your Own: Once you have checked in to your hotel, the rest of the day is free for you to explore Cairo at your own pace. You can use this time to visit nearby attractions, such as Khan El Khalili Bazaar or the Cairo Citadel, or simply relax and acclimate to the city. (Timing: Rest of the day) Start of 7 Nights, 8 Days Egypt Tour Package: This marks the beginning of your 7 Nights, 8 Days Egypt tour package. As the day is free for exploration, there are no specific tour activities scheduled. (Timing: Rest of the day)
Day 2: Breakfast + Giza Plateau + Egyptian Antiquities Museum + Khan El Khalili Bazaar
Breakfast: Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel to start your day. (Timing: Around 7:00 AM) Travel to Explore Pyramids of Giza: After breakfast, you will embark on a journey to the Pyramids of Giza. The travel time from your hotel to the pyramids is approximately 30-45 minutes, depending on the location of your hotel and traffic conditions. (Timing: Around 8:00 AM) Explore Pyramids of Giza: Spend around 2-3 hours exploring the Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafre, and Pyramid of Menkaure, as well as the Sphinx and the surrounding area. (Timing: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM) Egyptian Antiquities Museum: After visiting the pyramids, proceed to the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. The travel time from the pyramids to the museum is approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on traffic conditions. (Timing: Around 12:00 PM) Visit Egyptian Antiquities Museum: Spend around 2-3 hours exploring the museum and its remarkable collection of ancient artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun. (Timing: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM) Lunch Break: Take a break for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, which usually lasts around 1 hour. (Timing: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM) Khan El Khalili Bazaar: After lunch, head to Khan El Khalili Bazaar. The travel time from the museum to the bazaar is approximately 15-30 minutes. (Timing: Around 3:00 PM) Explore Khan El Khalili Bazaar: Spend a couple of hours exploring the lively market, haggling for souvenirs and immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere. (Timing: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)
Day 3: Checkout + Transfer to Cairo Airport + transfer from Luxor airport to Hotel + Temples and Tombs in Luxor (Valley of the Kings + Temple of Hatshepsut)
Day 3 in Luxor for your 7 Nights, 8 Days Egypt tour package: Checkout: After breakfast and completing the checkout process at your hotel in Cairo, you will prepare for your departure from Cairo. (Timing: Morning) Transfer to Cairo Airport: You will be transferred from your hotel in Cairo to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Luxor. The travel time from your hotel to the airport is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on traffic conditions. (Timing: Around 2 hours before the flight departure time) Flight from Cairo to Luxor: Board your domestic flight from Cairo to Luxor. The flight duration is approximately 1 hour. (Timing: Morning/Afternoon) Transfer from Luxor Airport to Hotel: Upon arrival at Luxor Airport, our representative will greet you and assist with the transfer to your hotel in Luxor. The travel time from the airport to the hotel is typically around 20-30 minutes. (Timing: Afternoon) Luxor - West Bank: you will proceed to explore the West Bank of Luxor, an archaeological treasure trove. Valley of the Kings: Begin your day by visiting the famous Valley of the Kings, a vast necropolis that served as the burial place for pharaohs and nobles. Explore the fascinating tombs and learn about the elaborate burial rituals and beliefs of ancient Egypt. Temple of Hatshepsut: Next, you will visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, an impressive mortuary temple dedicated to the female pharaoh. Marvel at the intricate architecture and reliefs, and learn about the remarkable history of Queen Hatshepsut.
Day 4: Breakfast + Luxor - East Bank (Karnak Temple Complex + Luxor Temple)
Breakfast: Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Luxor. Luxor - East Bank: After breakfast, you will explore the East Bank of Luxor, which is home to some of the most iconic temples in Egypt. Karnak Temple Complex: Begin your day by visiting the magnificent Karnak Temple Complex, one of the largest religious complexes in the world. Marvel at the grandeur of its massive pillars, towering obelisks, and intricately carved reliefs. Explore the Hypostyle Hall, dedicated to the worship of Amun-Ra, and discover the fascinating history and mythology associated with this ancient site. Luxor Temple: Next, continue your journey to the Luxor Temple, located in the heart of the city. This temple is dedicated to the rejuvenation of kingship and has witnessed numerous additions and renovations over the centuries. Admire the imposing statues, walk through the impressive pylon entrance, and soak in the spiritual ambiance of this remarkable historical site. Free Time: After the temple visits, you will have some free time to explore the local markets, relax at a café, or further explore Luxor at your own pace.
Day 5: Breakfast + Checkout + Transfer to Aswan + Checkin to Hotel + Siteseeing in Aswan
Breakfast: Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Luxor. Checkout: After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Luxor and prepare for your journey to Aswan. Transfer to Aswan: You will be transferred from Luxor to Aswan, which is approximately a 3-hour drive. Enjoy the scenic landscapes of the Nile River as you make your way to Aswan. Check-in to Hotel: Upon arrival in Aswan, you will check in to your hotel and have some time to freshen up and relax. Sightseeing in Aswan: Once you are settled, you will embark on a sightseeing tour of Aswan, a city known for its historical treasures and natural beauty. High Dam: Visit the Aswan High Dam, an engineering marvel that controls the flow of the Nile River. Learn about its significance and the impact it has had on the region's agriculture and economy. Philae Temple: Explore the stunning Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. This beautiful temple complex was relocated to its current location on Agilkia Island to protect it from the rising waters of the Nile. Marvel at the intricate carvings and hieroglyphics that adorn the temple. Optional Felucca Ride: You may have the option to take a relaxing felucca boat ride on the Nile River. Enjoy the gentle breeze and soak in the picturesque views of the river and its surroundings. Free Time: After the sightseeing tour, you will have some free time to explore the local markets, relax at your hotel, or enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Aswan.
Day 6: Abu Simbel Excursion - Marvel at the magnificent Abu Simbel Temples + Stay in Aswan
Abu Simbel Excursion: Begin your day with an extraordinary excursion to the magnificent Abu Simbel Temples. Marvel at the grandeur of these ancient temples, dedicated to Pharaoh Ramses II and his queen Nefertari. Admire the colossal statues, intricate carvings, and the remarkable preservation of these UNESCO World Heritage sites. (Timing: Early morning departure, typically around 4:00 AM - 5:00 AM)
Return to Aswan: After the Abu Simbel excursion, return to Aswan and arrive at your hotel. Take some time to relax and unwind after the long journey. (Timing: Afternoon - exact timing depends on the duration of the excursion and travel time)
Stay in Aswan: Spend the night at your hotel in Aswan, enjoying the comfort and amenities provided. Take advantage of the opportunity to explore the local area, enjoy a leisurely dinner, or simply unwind and reflect on the wonders you have witnessed during your Egypt tour. (Timing: Overnight)
Day 6: Breakfast + Abu Simbel Excursion + return to Aswan + Free Day
Breakfast: Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Aswan. Abu Simbel Excursion: Embark on a remarkable excursion to the magnificent Abu Simbel Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will travel to Abu Simbel, located approximately 280 kilometers southwest of Aswan. Abu Simbel Temples: Explore the colossal rock temples of Abu Simbel, dedicated to Pharaoh Ramses II and his queen, Nefertari. Admire the intricate carvings, massive statues, and impressive architectural features. Learn about the historical significance of these temples and the incredible engineering feat of relocating them to higher ground to save them from the rising waters of Lake Nasser. Return to Aswan: After the Abu Simbel excursion, you will return to Aswan, which will take several hours. Enjoy the scenic journey back to the city.
Day 7: Checkout from Aswan hotel + Transfer to Aswan Airport + Domestic flight to Cairo + transfer to Cairo Hotel + Nile river dinner cruise at night
Checkout from Aswan Hotel: After breakfast, you will check out from your hotel in Aswan. Transfer to Aswan Airport: You will be transferred from your hotel to Aswan Airport for your domestic flight to Cairo. The travel time from the hotel to the airport is typically around 20-30 minutes. Domestic Flight to Cairo: Board your domestic flight from Aswan to Cairo. The flight duration is approximately 1 hour. Transfer to Cairo Hotel: Upon arrival in Cairo, our representative will greet you at Cairo Airport and assist with the transfer to your hotel in Cairo. The travel time from the airport to the hotel is typically around 45 minutes to 1 hour. Nile River Dinner Cruise: In the evening, you will embark on a memorable Nile River dinner cruise. Enjoy a delectable dinner while cruising along the Nile, taking in the enchanting views of Cairo's illuminated skyline. Delight in live entertainment, including traditional music and dance performances, for a truly magical experience. Overnight in Cairo Hotel: After the dinner cruise, return to your hotel in Cairo for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 8: Breakfast + Checkout from Hotel + Transfer to Airport + End of 7 Nights 8 days Egypt tour package
Breakfast: Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. Checkout from Hotel: After breakfast, you will check out from your hotel in Cairo. Make sure to settle any outstanding bills and gather your belongings. Transfer to Airport: Our representative will assist you with the transfer from your hotel to Cairo International Airport for your departure. The travel time from the hotel to the airport is typically around 45 minutes to 1 hour. End of Tour Package: With your transfer to the airport, your 7 Nights, 8 Days Egypt tour package comes to an end. You will bid farewell to Egypt, carrying with you cherished memories and experiences from this remarkable journey.