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Day 1- Arrival to Cairo
Upon your arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met by our local representative, who will assist you through immigration and passport control and collecting your baggage. You will then be transferred to your hotel, where your Egyptologist tour guide, who will accompany you for the duration of the tour, transfer to your hotel in Cairo.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2- Giza Pyramids and Cairo museum
Marsaalamtours Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or in Giza At 8:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza by our expert tour guide and get ready for your day tour.
First, you will visit the pyramids of Giza Cheops, Chephren& Mykerinus . After seeing the famous pyramids you can head to visit the Valley Temple . While doing that you can have a closer look at the Great Sphinx - the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of king Chephren.
Possibilities if the customer preferred to enter inside the great or the boat museum o the ing Cheops , But both tours are not included in the tour price Then continue your day tour to Egyptian Museum of antiquities. It displays the largest and most precious items of Egyptian art in the world.
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.
The entrance fee to the Mummies room is not included. Then you will be Passing By Tahrir Square, where the Egyptian revolution began in 2011. Your tour finishes with a drop-off at your hotel.
Day 3- Memphis-Sakkara -Dahshur
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- Wadi Al-Hitan from Cairo
Visit wadi Al Hitan from Cairo, We pick you up from 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 for 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 shell 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 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
Day 5- Alexandria
Breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a day trip in Alexandria
Start your day Tour in Alexandria Visiting The Roman Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa :
Archaeologists believe that the Catacomb of Kom el Shoqafa was started in the 2nd century A.D. and was used to intern the dead for the next 200 years. This was a period in the history of the city of Alexandria when there was a great mixture of different cultures. Of course, there was the ancient history of the great Egyptian kingdoms which went back thousands of years
Has nothing to do with Pompey. The story behind the name refers to the possible burial ground of the Roman general when he fled to Egypt and was assassinated after losing a major battle in Greece against Caesar. The red granite column was probably built to honour Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 25 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria
The Citadel of Sultan Qaitbay:
The Citadel was built in the 15th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qaitbay, To Guard the City against the threat of Crusaders, This wonderful Islamic Monument was built by the use of the ruins of the old Lighthouse that was constructed by Ptolemy 11 in 3rd Century B.c. The Lighthouse was damaged during an Earthquake that Occurred in Egypt in 1303 A.c during the reign of the Mamlouk King Qaitbay
Lunch in Alexandria in Egyptian Restaurant
The new Library of Alexandria :
The Library of Alexandria was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding.
Al Montazh Palace :
The Montaza Palace gardens are located at the eastern edge of Alexandria on the north coast of Egypt. The complex, which is around from 360 acres in size, is a beautiful property that overlooks Al Montaza Gulf. The complex also contains five beaches for swimming: Aida, Cleopatra, Vanessa, Semiramis, and the private beach of Helnan Palestine Hotel. There are all sorts of fun to be had in Montaza. One great option is to take a boat ride and see the gardens from the water. Other awesome marine activities are waterskiing, diving, snorkelling, or even just chilling out in front of the ocean.
At the end of your tour check into your hotel in Cairo, Overnight in Cairo.
Day 6- Cairo to the white desert
At 06:00 am Pick up time from your hotel in Giza or in Cairo , drive to Bahariya Oasis , which located about 350 km east of Cairo This journey takes about 4 hours, arrive at 10:00 there will be stops during the trip for WC and Coffee.
At 10:00 you will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to the black desert
12:00 The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis
13:00 Then drive to the valley of Ashgabat
15:00 Arrive at the Valley of Agabat is deep within the white desert. You have to be there to feel the out-worldly beauty of the place. Millions of years ago, the place used to be under the sea. Over the years, unique rock formations of limestone, chalk (and maybe sand) developed.
16: 30 explore the white desert, National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt.
17:30 Make tents and Enjoy the sunset.
18:30 As the sky turns pink then deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence are all around. Sitting around a small fire and enjoying the simplest meal of chicken, rice, and vegetables, you will feel like nothing has ever tasted so good. Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping.
Day 7- Bahariya to Cairo
At 06:00 am Enjoy sunrise
At 07:00 Am you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis
At 09:00 On the way back, you will visit Crystal Mountain, locally known as Gebel al-Izzaz. It's more of a crystal hill, seen on the right, which is often called the Jewel of the desert is formed by the quartzite crystals and looks amazing in the sun's rays. A few decades ago, that natural feature has been found by accident.
11:00 Drive to Bahariya Oasis, Soak in the heat at Bir Sigam, a hot spring that can help to relax. Located at 7 km east of Bahariya on the Cairo road, the spring is the best hot spring in temperature,
12:00 Then drive back to Cairo. Arrival at Cairo at 16:30
Overnight in Cairo
Day 8-Hotel- Nile Cruise
You will be picked up from your hotel to Cairo International Airport.
Then fly to Luxor.
A Marsa Alam Tours Representative will meet and assist you at the airport in Luxor for your transfer to Luxor where you will be met and accompanied by your expert Egyptologist Tour Guide for a journey back in time on the East Bank of the Nile in Luxor to Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple then transfer to the Nile cruise boat in Luxor for embarkation and lunch. Afternoon tea and dinner on board the Nile cruise in Luxor - Optional Sound and Light Show at the Karnak Temple in Luxor and an optional tour of Luxor City and market.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 9- Nile Cruise- West Bank
Breakfast on board your Nile cruise boat in Luxor and then accompanied by your Egyptologist Tour Guide for a wonderful ancient exploration on the West Bank of the River Nile in Luxor to the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir EL Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon, Transferred back to the Nile cruise in Luxor.
Sailing to Edfu via Esna Lock with dinner and overnight stay on board.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 10 - Tours to Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
Breakfast on board the Nile cruise boat and then accompanied by your knowledgeable Guide to visiting Horus Temple at Edfu then transfer to the cruise to sail to Kom Ombo with lunch on board the Nile cruise boat. .On arrival at Kom Ombo, your Egyptologist Tour Guide will escort you to the Temple of Kom Ombo shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haroeris. Continue sailing on to Aswan with dinner and overnight on board the Nile cruise boat in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 - Abu Simbel from Aswan Nile
Following a pick-up from your hotel in Aswan at 03:15, travel by air-conditioned vehicle to the temples of Abu Simbel before the heat of the day. Carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, the Abu Simbel temple complex was relocated in its entirety in 1968 to an artificial hill above the Aswan High Dam reservoir. Relax on the 3-hour drive into the desert. 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 the high heat of the desert arrives.
Day 12- Visit Aswan
Disembarkation after breakfast on board the Nile cruise vessel, you will be escorted by your Egyptologist Tour Guide in Aswan for an amazing tour of the Aswan High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae in Aswan. Transfer to your Nile cruise boat in Aswan for embarkation with lunch, then transfer back to Aswan airport.
Fly to Cairo, then fly to Sharm el Sheikh
Overnight in Sharm el Sheikh hotel
Day 13-Sharm el Sheikh
Relax on Sharm el Sheikh
Day 14-Sharm el Sheikh
Free day in Sharm el Shiekh
Day 15-Sharm el Sheih
Breakfast at hotel
Check out from your hotel in Sharm and move to Cairo.