► Day 1- Arrival in Cairo:
Once you arrive at Cairo Airport, Marsa Alam tours representative will be waiting for you to assist you in Baggage inspection procedures and passport check at the airport. Then he will lead you by a modern private air-conditioned vehicle to check in a hotel in Cairo.
► Day 2-Giza Pyramids – Egyptian Museum:
start your Cairo day Tour by visiting the Pyramids of Giza, visit the Great Pyramid of king Cheops belongs to the four dynasties, visit Chephren & Mycerinus pyramids, then drive to the panorama area, take memorable photos of the three Pyramids together, continue visiting the Sphinx and the Valley Temple, Next tour to the Egyptian Museum including Tutankhamun treasures, Optional to visit the Mummy room, and Khan El Khalil Lunch at a local restaurant, vegetarian food available on request, Overnight in Cairo.
► Day 3- Cairo to the white desert:
Pick-up time At 07:00 from your hotel in Giza or in Cairo, drive to Bahariya Oasis, about 350 km east. This journey takes about 4 hours, there will be stops during the trip for WC and Coffee, You will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to the black desert, The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis, Later on, on day one, explore the white desert National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. Then drive to the valley of Agabat, 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. As the sky turns pink then the deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence is 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 4- Bahariya- Cairo:
you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis, On the way back you will visit Crystal Mountain, 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 was found by accident. 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, Then drive back to Cairo. If you need to extend one night in Bahariya Oasis to discover the Oasis this is possible.
► Day 5- Old Cairo
Pick Up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defence 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 center of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century.
Then fly to Aswan overnight in Aswan
► Day 6- Aswan attractions:
you will be escorted by your private tour guide to start your tour among Aswan tourist attractions including, the temple of Philae, and a tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk.
Built to honor 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
Aswan 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.
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.
Your lunch will be served at Nile view restaurant then transfer to the hotel in Aswan to Check-in.
Overnight in Aswan.
► Day 7- Abu Simbel and sailing with Felucca
Abu Simbel temples from Aswan
Early morning, you will be accompanied by your private tour guide to continue your tours in Upper Egypt by exploring:
Abu Simbel temples
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco
Return to Aswan where your lunch is served on Felucca,Then transfer to Luxor by private car
► Day 8 -Luxor and karnak temples
After breakfast you will visit :
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the Second and Decorated with His Military Battle of Kadesh
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons, and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
Lunch will be served during the trip
► Day 9 West Bank of Luxor
Optional Trip to the balloon ride 80 $ per person
In the morning, enjoy an early morning air balloon ride. This is an incredible way to see the “world’s largest open-air museum, See the Valley of the Kings and temples
Visit the west bank of Luxor and Karnak
The Valley of the Kings:
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak
The colossi of Memnon:
Massive pair statues Know as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third
The Queen Hatshepsut temple :
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.
We'll then take our air-conditioned private bus to Hurghada on the Red Sea coast, where we'll be staying in an all-inclusive resort.
Free Day in Hurghada► Day 11 free day in Hurghada:
check out from your hotel at 12 pm to transfer to Hurghada airport for a short flight to cairo
overnight in Cairo
Check out - transfer to Cairo airport for final departure. You can extend your stay in Cairo
Pick-up service at Cairo Airport.
► International Airfare.
► Please remember to bring:
► Passports valid 6 months