9 Day Egypt Tour Packages Cairo and the white desert

Book Now Inquire Booking

From USD 1'450

+12 Additional options

9 Day Egypt Travel Packages Cairo with the white desert, Included 3 nights in Cairo,1-night Camping in the white desert,3 nights Nile cruise , Visit Aswan attractions then. Visit Abu Simbel and Luxor highlights 

From USD 1'450

+12 Additional options

Book Now Inquire Booking

►  Day 1- Arrival day in Cairo:

Marsa Alam Tours representative will meet & assist you at   Cairo International Airport, Transfer to the hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, 

The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum:

You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide, to enjoy a great excursion to The   Pyramids of Giza  (  Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinus) Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of  and visit   the Valley Temple   
Then visit the Egyptian Museum
►  the Egyptian Museum
It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artefacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewellery 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. 
Overnight in Cairo - overnight in Cairo

►  Day 2- 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 breaks 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, day one, explore the white desert  National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. Then drive to 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 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.
Meals : breakfast - lunch and dinner 

►  Day 3- Bahariya Oasis- 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 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, Lunch will be served in Loca restaurant in Bahariya, After lunch, you will discover Bahariya Oasis, The palm and olives fields, Gebel Maghrafa.whre the biggest Diansour( (Stromer's Tidal Giant)  ever discovered in 1914 at the base of Gebel Dist. Lake al-Marun which is the biggest salt lake in   Bahariya Oasis,
We will visit the tombs of   Bannentiu and Djed-Ankh-Amun-If  (Zed-Amun) The tombs at Qasr Selim (26th Dynasty)In 1938 the Egyptian archaeologist Ahmed Fakhry (1905-1973) discovered four tombs at the ridge of Qarat Qasr Selim. Visit   Bawiti,   Bawiti  is the Capital of   Bahariya Oasis, Then Visit the Museum of the golden mummies and the temple of Ain El Muftella,   Bahariya Oasis, Then drive to Cairo  to overnight 
Meals : breakfast 

►  Day 4- Cairo Aswan
Early this morning you will be transferred to the airport for a short internal flight down to Aswan. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to our 5-star Nile cruise ship. 
Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed
Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
Phiala temple
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.
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 on board the Cruise
Optional trip to the Nubian village
The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending  2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Meals : breakfast - lunch and dinner 
 ►Day 5- Trip to Abu Simbel
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
13:00 sail to Kom Ombo
 Visit The temple of Kom Ombo
The temple and the associated settlement site are located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman periods (332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise
Galabyia Party.
Meals : breakfast - lunch and dinner 
 Day 6 -Edfu- Luxor temple
Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu
Edfu temple :
Upper Egyptian site is dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.
Sail to Luxor through Esna lock
Visit Luxor temple
Luxor Temple:
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
Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Meals : breakfast - lunch and dinner 
  ►Day 7 West bank of Luxor-Cairo 
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
Breakfast on the board the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, 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.
Karnak   temple
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 karnak Egypt 360   was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 
Disembarkation after Breakfast.
then in the evening a short flight to cairo .overnight in Cairo.
Meals : breakfast - lunch 
►Day 8 old cairo day tour 
At 9 am after you have your breakfast you will join your guide in a private car to visit :
► Salah el din Citadel:
It served as Egypt's seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.
Then pay a visit to 
► Mohamed Ali Mosque:
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque was named " The Alabaster Mosque" because most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul
► The Coptic Cairo:
The Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Egypt, Church of Abu Serga, The synagogue of Ben Ezra Khan El Khalili Bazaar:
No visit to Cairo is complete without a stop to Khan EL Khalili bazaar; one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.
Then transfer back to your hotel 
Meals : breakfast - lunch 
   ►Optional Sound and light show at the Pyramids of Giza
►Day 9 Departure 
 Depart to  Cairo Airport for international departure 

Highlights

  • ► Giza Pyramids
  • ► Cairo museum
  • ► Abu Simbel
  • ►Phiala temple
  • ► Karnak
  • ►Valley of Kings
  • ► Hatshepsut temple
  • ► old cairo
► Included
  •  Pick-up service at Cairo Airport.
  • 4 Nights at a hotel in Cairo bed and breakfast basis.
  • 3 Nights at 5* Nile cruise between  Aswan and Luxor all incluisive 
  • 1- night camp white desert 
  • Flight tickets { Cairo – Aswan / Luxor – Cairo }
  • An escorted knowledgeable tour guide all over the tour.
  • All your transportation during the tour with a private A.C car
  • Entering fees for all the mentioned sightseeing on the itinerary.
  • Private transfer from Aswan to Luxor.
  • All Service Charges and taxes.

► Exclusions:

  • ► International flight
  • ► visa to Egypt
  • ► Entrance fees inside any of the pyramids or inside the mummy room at the Egyptian Museum. 
  • ► The above prices are not valid during the Peak Periods (New Year - Christmas - Easter)
  • ►  Any other optional tours if required. 
  • ► Drinks at restaurants and Cruise 
  • dinner in Cairo 

► Please remember to bring:

  • ► Passports

  • ►  Hat
  • ► Sunglasses
  • ► Suncream
 ►  Duration:
  • ►  About 9 days
 ►  Type:
  • ►  private  
►   Pick-Up Time:
  • ► 09:00  PM

►  Children Policy

  • ► 0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
  • ► 2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
  • ► 6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • ► 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

► Payment Policy
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Nile cruise, spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays, the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or the Western Union

►  Tipping
It is a customary attitude for expressing one's satisfaction with good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

►  Price Category

►  4 Stars Option:
  • ►  Hotel in Cairo:  Barcello hotel 
►  5 Stars Option
  • ►  Hotel in Cairo : Steigenberger Pyramids