20 Day Egypt Honeymoon Itinerary

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We offer a 20 Day Egypt Honeymoon Itinerary, The antiquities in Cairo, the divine beauty of Siwa oasis Siwa one-night Camping in The white desert the greatness of Abu Simbel, the majestic Valley of the Kings in Luxor, and the luxury of Hurghada, all in a 20 Days unique experience!

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► Day 1- Arrival in Cairo:

We offer a 20 Day Egypt Honeymoon Itinerary, The antiquities in Cairo, the divine beauty of Siwa oasis Siwa one-night Camping in The white desert the greatness of Abu Simbel, the majestic Valley of the Kings in Luxor, and the luxury of Hurghada, all in a 20 Days unique experience!

 Day 2- Giza Pyramids and Cairo museum:

We offer a 20 Day Egypt Honeymoon Itinerary, The antiquities in Cairo, the divine beauty of Siwa oasis Siwa one-night Camping in The white desert the greatness of Abu Simbel, the majestic Valley of the Kings in Luxor, and the luxury of Hurghada, all in a 20 Days unique experience!

 Day 3-Old Cairo:


Pick Up time from your hotel in    Cairo or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, 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 the old  Cairo the center of    Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. 

Meals: Breakfast in the hotel and Lunch during the trip

Overnight in Cairo


 Day 4-Cairo-Alexandria:


Start your private tour to  Alexandria from Cairo, starts at 7:00 am with Pickup from your hotel by our Egyptologist, and transfer by Private A/C Vehicle to    Alexandria, The distance is 220 k/m Northwest of  Cairo. Arrive at    Alexandria   around 10 am
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

 Pompey Pillar:

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 honor Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 25 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in  Alexandria

 ►The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay:
The Citadel was built in the 15th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qeitbay, 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 the 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  Qeitbay

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.

At the end of your tour check into your hotel in  Alexandria, Overnight in  Alexandria

Meals: Breakfast in the hotel and Lunch during the trip


Day 5- Alexandria- El Alamein- Siwa:

 

Pick up time from your hotel in   Alexandria at 07:00  and drive to El Alamein  From Alexandria.
To:   Alexandria, Egypt.
Driving distance: 1 m.
Duration: 1 min.

El Alamein  Controlled the north African coast which opens the way to the whole of Egypt and the trade routes to the Far East via the red sea and the Indian Ocean. During the second world war, the Axis powers wanted to dominate Egypt in order to close Britain`s sea routes to its colonial empire, which the British were desperate to protect. starting in 1940 with the Italian invasion to Egypt via Libya, The coastal town of Al Diffa was the scene of the ongoing battle.

El Alamein   Museum

The small     El Alamein museum,  about 1 mile west of the British memorial, is located on the north side of the road, for anyone interested in war Memorabilia. it is worth a stop. Created in 1965 from debris found on the battlefield, It contains uniforms, Weapons, Flags, and other war Paraphernalia. Displays include Photographs and the battle sites

El Alamein  War Cemetery

It was designed by Sir Herbert Worthington and is maintained by the British war graves commission in     Cairo, Here 7,367 men from Britain, Newzealand, Australia, South Africa, Greece, France, India, and Malaysia are buried in individual graves, while 11,945 men, whose bodies were never found, are honored in the cloister that precedes the graveyard

Beyond the cloister is the Individual graves, each, topped with white Marker, Approximately 815 soldiers were identified and their names are inscribed over the graves

 ► The German war Memorial

Thee kilometers, west of the Italian marker, the German war memorial is a single octagonal building erected in 1959, overlooks the sea, Patterned after the castle del Monte. the memorial contains the bodies of 4280 German soldiers, at the Entrance, it stands an impressive golden mosaic, to the right of the entrance is a small chapel where families and friends honor the dead with wreaths, Photographs, and memorial ribbons.


► The Italian Memorial

The Elegant white marble Italian Memorial, the largest structure at     El Alamein  stands 5 kilometers beyond the German Memorial, it was designed by Paolo Caccia dominoni who served  at El-Alamein and also wrote a book about it

In the Entrance,  there is a small museum and  in the chapel is inscribed ( To 4800 Italian soldiers, sailors, and airmen, the desert and the sea did not give back 38,000 who are  missing)

The main memorial overlooks the sea at the top

Then drive to Siwa from     El Alamein

Meals: Breakfast in the hotel and Lunch during the trip
 

\► Day 6- Siwa adventure and Safari camping

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up at 07:00 am from the hotel. You will visit today's Siwa attractions, we will start with Alexander the Great Temple is also known as the Temple of the Oracle. It is believed that Alexander the Great wished to consult the Siwan oracle to seek confirmation that he was the son of Zeus. The Greek god of gods, when he and his entourage arrived at    Siwa oasis after a long trip through the desert.

                                          

Then drive to the salty lake. The salty water takes you above the water and makes you float., You don't need to be a good swimmer. Take care when you go swimming and don't let the water reach your eyes. as it is really painful. Choose the crystal lake and they are many of them. But keep looking for the purest one, when you see the bottom. Take a bottle of Mineral water to shower with after swimming in the lake, The salt lakes have similar hyper-salinity properties to those of Jordan’s Dead Sea. This also means that the lakes hold great healing properties, much stronger than regular seawater. In all cases, You will make for a wonderful swim!


at 11:00 Then proceed to (Cleopatra's bath )The spring of the sun. It has been mentioned by travelers to Siwa, The legend maintains that Cleopatra swam here,                                                   

Then Proceed to the temple of Umm Ubaydah or Amun temple, Just 200 m further from the Temple of the Oracle, the temple was erected by the pharaoh Nectanebo of the 30th Dynasty,

This structure is almost completely destroyed, owing to its dynamiting in 1896 by an Ottoman governor eager to acquire building material. An inscribed wall represents all that remains to be seen. Based on earlier drawings by pioneer explorers, however, scholars have deduced that the temple was erected by the pharaoh Nectanebo of the 30th Dynasty.

 

12:00( Taste the Siwan lunch )  in a Siwan restaurant at Abdo restaurant.

 

Then you will adventure the desert by discovering the Great Sand Sea. by Jeep 4x4 and Enjoy sandboarding -The best sand dunes for sand boarding in Egypt is here in the Great Sand Sea near Siwa Oasis 

      

Visit the hot and Cold spring Bir Waheed  Later, we enjoy some traditional Bedouin Tea by sunset& Overnight in desert Camp and Enjoy Bbq Dinner.

                                                                                                                                                      

If you need to Sleep in a Hotel instead of the camp, This is also available. we have nice Ecolodges in Siw


 Day 7- Siwa -Egypt:


Siwa, Marsa Matrouh,    Cairo

Breakfast at the Camp at 07:00 then drive back to     Siwa oasis    Visit Shali Fort which is Built on a hill inside a Protective wall originally breached by a single gate, the maze of mud-brick buildings that Comprises the Fortress served the people of the oasis for nearly 8 centuries. The inhabitants had to live in the narrow quarters,  sharing their animals, which were herded into the fortress each evening. The huge chunks of salt so prevalent in     Siwa oasis     were used  in the constructions  of the fortress, as they helped to strengthen the wall, Rain has unfortunately proved to be more destructive to the fortress than any human invaders 


Then proceed to the Mountain of the Dead is a conical mountain a little over a kilometer to the north of Shali. Tombs from the twenty-sixth Dynasty, Ptolemaic, and the Roman periods are cut into the side of the mountain, There are four tombs worth seeing at Gebel Al – Mawta. Si Amun Tomb is the most beautiful in    Siwa oasis. Si Amun appears to have been a wealthy Egyptian, Perhaps of Greek origin, but a follower of the ancient Egyptians belief, The tomb contains an Image from the Egyptian pantheon, including an Exquisite painting of the goddess nut standing beside a sycamore tree.

Then drive to  Cairo, passing by Marsa Matrouh for lunch passing  Discover Marsa Matrouh, Egypt’s Mediterranean shore. With sandy white beaches and crystal clear waters, many believe that Cleopatra herself bathed in the tranquil waters of Marsa Matrouh. drive back to Cairo  Arrival in   Cairo  at 20:00 


Day 8- 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 is 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 Agabat

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 the 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 9- White desert - Bahariya oasis


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   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,

In The summertime will stop at Bir Madi( which is a cold  spring)

12:00 Then drive back to  Cairo. Arrival at   Cairo   at 16:30- If you want to add Lunch ( 15 $ Extra per person )

We have 2 Extra options for you to discover more about the oasis

1-First option

If you wish to discover more about the history of Bahariya oasis we do recommend doing an extra trip to the museum of the golden mummies,   Bawiti   tombs, and Alexander the Great temple

You will visit the tombs of      Bannentiu and Djed-Ankh-Amun-Iuf      (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  ,  You will have lunch in     Bahariya Oasis    before driving to      Cairo



This will cost 35 $ per person Extra.

Single traveler:50 $

2- Second option

You can book Extra 3 Hours Bahariya oasis tour.

You will discover     Bahariya Oasis, The palm, and olives fields, Gebel Maghrafa. where the biggest Diansour( (Stromer's Tidal Giant) was ever discovered in 1914 at the base of Gebel Dist. Lake al-Marun which is the biggest salt lake in     Bahariya Oasis, Enjoy the sunset from The summit of the English Mountain(Gebel Al Ingleez). the view from the top offers a panorama of the northern part of the oasis. drive to      Cairo

This will cost 35 $ per person Extra.

Single traveler:50 $

Fly to Aswan Aswan from  Cairo  - Transfer to your hotel in Aswan- Basma Hotel for Overnight

Day 10-Cairo- Aswan-Nile cruise:


Pick up from your hotel in Aswan and transfer to the Nile cruise

Embarkation& Lunch on board 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

at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island- Then visit 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 onboard the Cruise

Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner


Day 11-Aswan-Abu simble:


Breakfast & Lunch on board the cruise.

Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan

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.

lunch on the Nile cruise

13:00 Sail to Kom Ombo

The temple of Kom Ombo:

The temple and the associated settlement site 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 period(332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 

Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise
Galabyia Party.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 12- Edfu temple-Luxor temple:


Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu around 08:00 by horse carriage 

Edfu temple   :

Upper Egyptian site 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

You will be back around 10:00 

Lunch on the Cruise 
At 10:30 Sail to   Luxor   through Esna lock

Arrive   Luxor   at 18:00
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 onboard the Cruise

Optional trip to the sound Light   Karnak 

Основной момент

  •  Giza Pyramids
  • Cairo museum
  • The Civilization
  • Old Cairo
  • The Mosque of Mohamed Ali
  • Memphis
  • Sakkara
  • Dahshour
  • Alexandria
  • The Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • The Library of Alexandria
  • Pompei Pillar
  • The Citadel of Sultan Qeitaby
  • Al Montazah Palace
  • Siwa Oasis
  • El Alamein Tombs
  • The Fortress at Shali
  • The temple of the Oracle
  • ►Gebel Al Mawta
  • ►Cleopatra`s Bath
  • ►Make an adventure trip 
  • ►Enjoy the drive into the Egypt Desert
  • ►The white desert
  • ►The valley of Agabat
  • ►The black Mountain
  • ►The crystal mountain
  • ►One night in the white desert
  • ►Discover the hot springs
  • ►Unforgettable overnight in the White Desert
  • ►The great sand sea 
  • ►Enjoying 4 days Nile Cruise tours to relax
  • ►Discover the many archaeological treasures between Luxor and Aswan
  • ►Visit Egypt`s Top Highlights
  • ►Phila temple
  • ►Aswan Dam
  • ►Edfu
  • ►Kom Ombo
  • ►The valley of the Kings
  • ►Queen Hatshepsut temple
  • ►Karnak temple
  • ►Abu Simbel
  •  ►Phiala temple
  • ►Hatshepsut temple
  • ►Discover the red sea
  • ►Hurghada

Included

  • ► 2 Nights accomodation in Cairo

  • 1 Night Camping in Baharia Oasis
  • 1 Day trip to the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx with Cairo museum
  • Italian speaking tour guide
  • Flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan on Nile air
  • 3 Nights Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor with Sightseeing
  • Visit to Abu simble
  • Private transfer from Luxor to Marsa Alam
  • 8 Nights accomodation in hotel Shams Alam -All inclusive- Included New year Gala dinner
  • Transfer to airport of Marsa Alam

►Inclusions:

  • ►Meet and Assistance at the airport
  • ►6 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo( bed and breakfast basis.)- Steigenberger Pyramids or Cairo Pyramids Hotel
  • ►1-night in Alexandria in Steigenberger Cecil hotel
  • ►1 night in Siwa in an oasis in Ghaliet hotel
  • ►1-night Camping in Siwa Camping
  • ►1-night camping in the white desert
  • ►1-night at 4* hotel in  Basma Hotel bed and breakfast basis.-Basma Hotel 
  • ►3 nights Nile cruise on Ms.Concerto
  • ►1-night at 5* hotel in Luxor bed and breakfast basis.-Steigenberger Nile Palace
  • ►Flight tickets { Cairo – Aswan / Hurghada – Cairo }
  • ►An escorted knowledgeable tour guide all over the tour.
  • ►All your transportation during the tour with a private A.C car
  • ►Entering fees to all the mentioned sightseeing on the itinerary.
  • ►Private transfer from Aswan to Luxor.
  • ►All Service Charges and taxes.

►Exclusions:

  • ►►5 nights at 5* hotel in Hurghada Inclusive basis -Premier Le Reve Hotel
  • nternational Airfare.
  • ►Egypt entry visa.
  • ►Tipping
  • ►Optional Tours

►Please remember to bring:

  • ►Passports valid 6 months
  • ►Hat
  • ►Suncreams
  • ►Sunglasses