Marsa Alam tours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle
Free evening .Depends on your arrival If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion
Overnight in the Hotel
This morning you will experience the icons of ancient Egypt! your Egyptologist guide will accompany you to the Giza pyramid complex, where you can see the Great Pyramid of Giza, the pyramid of Khafre, the pyramid of Menkaure, and the Great Sphinx. This morning we'll take an air-conditioned private minibus back to Cairo. After some time to freshen up at our hotel, we'll visit the Egyptian museum to learn more about the country's incredible ancient history-Overnight in Cairo.
Pick up time from your hotel at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, and enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo, 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 centre of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. -Overnight in Cairo
Visit wadi Al Hitan from Cairo, We pick you up from the Cairo hotel and you will be transferred by air-conditioned Car to El Fayoum Oasis in the Western desert The distance is 80 k.m south-west of Cairo Start your adventure by Toyota land cruiser 4x4 to Wadi Al Hitan
From Tunis village in Fayoum t.to Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt.driving distance: 69.2 km. duration: 1 hour 37 mins
Wadi Al Hitan ’ is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by the UNESCO as a world heritage site, WADI EL-HITAN is also known to scientists in the Zeuglodon Valley, have been discovered in 1936, it is located 35 KM west of the Wadi El-Ryan, right deep into the desert western desert, is It is an area of fossils; considered as an open museum, dates back to 45 million years and contains petrified primitive whales skeletons, shark teeth, shells and roots of Mangroves preserved in soft rocks. Everywhere you go here you find petrified sea shells and corals, Visit the Fossil & Climate Change Museum
The museum hosts a variety of whale fossils, and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum it has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells are exhibited indoors in glass boxes, Enjoy your lunch, drive back to Tunis village passing through Wadi El Rayan, Wadi Hitan, Mudawara Mountain, Then drive back to Cairo. Arrival Cairo 19:00.-Overnight in Cairo
Pick up time At 07:00 from your hotel to Bahariya Oasis, about 350 km east. This journey takes about 4 hours. You will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to El Haize oasis, Lunch will be served here in, this small oasis, Later on, day one, explore the white desert national park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. The quantity of unearthly and beautiful wind-carved rock formations shaped in the form of giant mushrooms or pebbles is unequalled by any desert in the world. Arrive at the White Desert by sunset, and our bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping
you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis, On the way Back Visit the black Mountain before driving to the quartz crystals at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat. to get some rest and take a shower. Then drive back to Cairo. Fly to Aswan- Overnight in Aswan
After breakfast visit Aswan attractions
Built to honour 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 during the trip
An early pick-up from your hotel in Aswan at 04: 00, travel by air-conditioned vehicle from Aswan to Abu Simbel, It takes 3 hours driving to the temples of Abu Simbel before the heat of the day.
The two temples were Carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC,
Upon arrival, an Egyptologist guide will tell you all about one of the greatest and most whimsical pharaohs in Egyptian history. Marvel at the main façade of the Great Temple to Ramesses II and its 4 statues of the pharaoh seated on his throne following his advancing age.
In theory, the main temple is dedicated to Amon-Re Horakhty and Ptah, but in practice, it was constructed for the greater glory of its builder, Ramses the Great. Continue to the smaller temple of Ramesses' consort, Queen Nefertari, situated right next to the Great Temple. Admire the impressive rock-cut façade depicting the pharaoh and his queen. Re-board the coach at 09:00 for the return transfer to Aswan before, Lunch will be served in Aswan before your drive to Luxor- Overnight in Luxor
Breakfast at your hotel then you will be accompanied by your private tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit:
Valley of the Kings :
The final resting place of Egypt's rulers from the 18th to 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamen.
he tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.
It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
Colossi of Memnon:
Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple.
The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo and then moved 700 KM to Luxor
► Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Luxor
On the Evening you can Enjoy An Optional Tour Sound and Light Show at Karnak: The show starts with a historical introduction covering the birth of the great city of Thebes and erection of the Karnak Temple.
The show narrates the glorious achievements of some great Pharaohs as you listen to a magnificent and poetic description of the artistic treasures and great legacy which the Karnak temple encloses.
Overnight in Luxor
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel in
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.
The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Rameses II, the temple's purpose was as a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Luxor- Then drive to Marsa Alam
Day 11-Marsa Alam- Relax:
Discover the red sea with one of our snorkeling trips to the dolphin house ( Optional)
Stay snorkeling trip
Snorkeling trip to Satayh “ Dolphin Reef “ from Marsa Alam to have an experience of snorkeling and seeing a group of 60 - 80 dolphins will dance in front of your eyes and play with these amazing animals, and enjoy the deliciously prepared lunch by the onboard your boat before getting back to your hotel.
Day -13- Marsa Alam
Discover the red sea with one of our snorkeling trips to Marsa Moubark ( Optional)
Take a boat trip to Marsa Mubarak, which is considered one of the most beautiful snorkels and dive sites in the area of Marsa Alam. During this tour, you will be able to explore the protected bay of Marsa Mubarak, which shows some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the Red Sea and the magnificent underwater seascapes. The crystal clear warm water of this site hosts a great variety of flora and fauna. If you are lucky, you may even get a glimpse of the endangered Dugong “sea cow”, which occasionally visit this sheltered bay to graze on the seagrass. The trip Starts from Port Ghalib
Check out - transfer to Hurghada airport, fly to Cairo for final departure.
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