Day 1 -Arrival to Egypt -Welcome to Egypt
Marsa Alam tours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer you to the hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, and do the tour to old Cairo in the evening after you check-in at your hotel in Cairo.
Breakfast at hotel, drive by air-conditioned vehicle to Alexandria, enjoy a day trip in Alexandria
Start your day Tour in Alexandria by 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 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, Fish Market-Vegetarian food available on request
At the end of your tour check into your hotel in Alexandria,Day 3 Alexandria to Alamein:
Breakfast at hotel, Drive to Alamein 60-km visit the World war the II Museum and the war memorial
Visiting El-Alamein from Cairo to explore the field of world war 2.
The Museum exhibits amazing stuff dating back to the second world war. El-Alamein was one of the most important fields in the Second world war .your expert tour guide will supply you with all information about it.
Explore the War Cemetery which is known as The Commonwealth Cemetery and it contains a huge amount of graves of soldiers from different countries who were killed during the second world war and buried at El-Alamein.
Passing by Marsa Matrouh 200-km., arriving Siwa 300-km, drive to Siwa, Dinner and overnight Echo lodge Ghalet hotel or similar.
Day 4 Siwa oasis
Breakfast at the hotel, enjoy an excursion to visit Cleopatra’s spring, Mountain of the Dead,
Then proceed to the Mountain of the Dead
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. and Alexander the Great Temple (Temple of the Oracle). Visit the Salty lake and swim in the salt lake .have your lunch then drive by jeep 4x4 to the Great Sand Sea, approx. 17 km., have some rest at the hot spring of Bir Wahid, back to the hotel, Discover Siwa by bike .dinner & overnight in Ali Khaled Camp
Breakfast at hotel - 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. then drive back to Cairo - approx. 800-km, lunch en route, overnight in Cairo.
Our representative will pick you up from the hotel in Cairo the itinerary for the first day will be as follows: Transfer to Cairo airport for a short flight to Aswan You will meet your tour guide in Aswan
Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and a tour around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
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 in a local restaurant
overnight in Aswan
Day 7 -Abu Simbel and Kom Ombo temples
► Abu Simbel temples
Early morning around 4 am you will go by private car ti visit Abu Simbel temple .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
► Optional trip to the Nubian village- 60 $ per person
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!
By A.c car then transfer by car to Luxor
overnight in Luxor
Day 8 - Luxor visits
You will be met by your private car and private guide to visit
The Valley of the Kings :
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley 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.
Then lunch on the west bank of the Nile
► 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 was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) Transfer to Cairo Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo , Then you will be transferred to Cairo hotel.
Day 9 Day tour to Pyramids Memphis and Sakkara From Cairo
Pick Up time from your hotel 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 Sakkara and Memphis then visit the Museum of national CivilisationMove to visit 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
overnight in Cairo
Day 10 -Cairo Day Tour (Giza Pyramids – Egyptian 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, and 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 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. Overnight in Cairo
Optional Sound and light show at the Pyramids 40 dollars per person
Day 11 old Cairo and Khan El khalili
Around 8:30 am and after your breakfast your guide will meet you to visit old Cairo with mosques and churches start with Mohamed Ali Mosque in Salah El dein citadel and get around in the old historic streets and Mosques with lunch and finish in Old Bazar
overnight in Cairo
Day 12 Departure Day
After an amazing trip, You will be picked up at Cairo airport for the international departure
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