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Egypt Travel Packages
/ Spirit of the Pharaohs
Cairo International Airport
Our representative will meet and assist you when you arrive at Cairo International Airport. He will help you handle all your procedures through passport control, customs formalities and in the luggage area. Following this, you will be driven to your 5-star hotel on a private air-conditioned vehicle for drop-off.
Discover the magic of Giza city and explore the famous Giza pyramids area and Sphinx. You will start visiting the symbol of the Eternity and the only wonder that still survives among the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great pyramid of Cheops(Khufu). It is certainly one of the most important monuments of ancient Egypt. A masterpiece of fabricated structure and architecture, you will be overwhelmed by the huge size of its blocks, the height and the age that exceeded 4600 years.
While you stare at this great monument, your guide will explain fully the history of all the area including the other pyramids, of Chephren and Mycerinus, answer all your questions and give you free time for photography. You will have the chance to take pictures of the area including all the pyramids from the panorama area.).
You will spend more than four hours in the area so that you will have enough time to enter the great pyramid chamber. You may like to have fun and explore the edge of the desert by having a camel ride around the area
We will do a private visit to the Osiris shaft, located under the causeway of the second pyramid. From inside the Valley temple we will enter a short cut to the Sphinx.
Moving to the Sphinx area where you will spend some time exploring this monolith statue, which symbolizes the power and wisdom of the pharaoh as the statue, was carved as a lion body and the head of the pharaoh. Next to the Sphinx area, you will visit the valley temple where you will learn about mummification in ancient Egypt.
After breakfast you will fly to Suhag and upon arrival ,you will visit the archeological site of Abydos. The site is always famous for being the cult of Osiris and Isis. It is also the place for many temples and tombs. Touring the site of Abydos, visitors will have the chance to see the major attractions there such as the temple of Osiris, the temple of Seti I and the temple of Ramses II. You will visit the main attractions in the company of your Egyptologist guide who will tell you the history of the temples and explains the walls and columns reliefs. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off back to your hotel in Suhag
The temple of Dendera was dedicated to goddess Hathor, the goddess of maternity and love. The temple is distinguished with its well-preserved wall paintings and ceilings, its wide and huge entry and detailed carvings. Many evidences show that there were many religious structures that go back to the Old and New Kingdoms that reflect the holiness of the area. However, the current temple date back to the Greek period with many additions and expansions during the Roman era, with the birth house or (Mamisi) date back to the late period. Your private guide will explain the important parts of the temple and basic reliefs. Back to Luxor for visiting the temple of Luxor and overnight there.
At the beginning of your tour, you will cross the Nile to the West bank where you will visit the Valley of the Kings. The Pharaohs were hiding their mummies and treasures in this barren desert area. Many of these treasures were found in these beautiful colored tombs. You can visit three tombs to enjoy the colors and murals on the walls. The tombs were craved deep in the mountain rock; you have the option to visit other royal tombs such as Tut Ankh Amun.
Then continue your tour on the west bank and drive to the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshibsut. She is the first female pharaoh in ancient Egypt who ruled the kingdom for 20 prosperous years. This temple is called El Deir el Bahari as the early Christians used the Northern monastery, as it was a Coptic monastery. Unlike the other temples, this one was built of limestone and partly hewn in the mother bedrock. It has three terraces and its focal point is to tell the story of the Divine birth of the Queen.
The final stop will be at the colossi of Memnon. The Colossi of Memnon are two monumental statues representing king Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. They are located west of the modern city of Luxor and face east looking toward the Nile River. The statues depict the seated king on a throne with some other carvings of his mother, his wife, the god Hapi, the Nile god and other symbolic engravings. Both carved from single blocks of sandstone and the name refers to the Greek hero Memnon who fell in the Trojan War. Board on your Nile cruise
The tour begins with the Karnak temple, which is actually a complex of temples. The temple is dedicated to Amun Ra, the chief god in Egyptian mythology. Enjoy the Great Hypostyle court and the reliefs and murals that were added through the generations. Feel astonished at the tall obelisks of 70 feet high and cut of a single piece of granite. Look at the statues of the different pharaohs who want to show their loyalty to Ra. Special entry to the temple of Sekhmet .Keep an eye on the magnificent tall columns and their papyrus and Lotus capitals while their shafts are loaded with hieroglyphics.
Continue sailing on the Nile and visit this is unique temple of Kom Ombo.The temple was dedicated to two Egyptian Deities: Horus with the falcon head and Sobek with the crocodile head. The temple has two entrances, one for each of the two gods. The temple is beautifully located on a high mound .This location gives the visitor the chance to enjoy the view of the Nile. At the end of the tour, you will drive back to your.
Enjoy a relaxing day tour to Aswan to the temple of Philae. The magnificent Temple was dedicated to the Cult of the Goddess Isis, but it became submerged after the first Aswan dam was built in 1902, and it was not until the sixties that many countries attempted to save the Temple. All these countries, together with UNESCO moved the temple to the Agilika Island. The Egyptian built the temple and during the Greek, Roman and Byzantine era; every ruler was keen on adding and expanding the temple to show his reverence to the Egyptian deities. Your Egyptologist guide will explain all the different reliefs, courts and pylons of the temple before you ride a motorboat back to your next stop.
Stare at the huge obelisk in Aswan. In the granite quarry of the city, lying the giant obelisk. It is called the Unfinished Obelisk because it was never erected. It would have measured about 137 feet (42 meters) if completed and is estimated to weigh around 1164 tons. It is believed that the female pharaoh Hatshepsut ordered carving it during the 18th dynasty.
The great site is located miles south of Aswan. Your guide will pick you up to drive 145 miles to Abu Simbel. There are two temples there; both were erected by the famous pharaoh Ramses II 1240 B.C .The two temples were carved into the mountainside. The large of them contains four huge seated statues for the pharaoh; each of them is 70 feet high. The second one is smaller and for his wife Nefertari. This one has six statues on its façade, two of them for the queen and four for the king
During the tour, your Egyptologist guide will explain the history of the temples and the pharaoh outside the temples, and then you will have enough free time to explore the interior of the temples and enjoy looking at the wall painting and hieroglyphics. Ramses is defeating his enemies and showing himself as a god.
What is astonishing about these temples in addition to the grandeur of their size is the astrological phenomenon that happen twice a year. On the 22nd of February and October, the sun shines into the sanctuary of the temple and falls on three seated statues, one of them is for Ramses II. These dates are believed to be the birth, coronation days of the king.
When Egypt built the High Dam in Aswan, the temples in Abu simples were flooded due to the rising of the Nile water, so there is another interesting story of the relocation of the temples, dismantling and reassembling of their huge blocks in the 1960s.
Take a domestic flight back to Cairo and visit The Egyptian museum. It is one of the largest museums in the world. Your will explore the treasures of the museum (opend in 1901).Look at the amazing monuments and artifacts in its different halls in a guided tour. Although the museum has tens of thousands of artifacts but in this short tour, your Egyptologist guide will focus on the highlights and masterpieces of the museum
Visit the Tut Ankh Amun Wing on the first floor and see his wonderful collection of historically important artwork. The treasures are mainly golden and they cover a quite large section of the museum. This area of the museum includes significant statues, furniture and gold sculptures. After enjoying the guided part of the tour, take some free time to browse the museum.
After meeting your guide to start your day, you will have an Easy and comfortable drive for 3 hours from Cairo in an air-conditioned vehicle.
The day tour to the city includes visits to the major attractions there such as the Catacomb’; the Fort of Qaitbay and the modern library of the city.
With your private tour guide, discover the impressive mixture between Egyptian art, architecture and burial traditions with the Roman ones through your visit to the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa. A 1900 years old Roman subterranean tomb where cremated and mummified bodies were preserved. Enjoy the best view over the city and the sea from the Fort of Qaitbay, a 15th fort built on top the original location of the Lighthouse that was gone. The fort was meant to protect the Eastern harbor of the city.
Moving to the modern library, you will spend some time touring that huge and modern library that was built as a revival of the ancient one. During the day tour, you will have free time to consider the seafood and café culture that the city is famous for long time ago.
In all the sites you visit, your tour guide will provide with all the information and history of each place.
At the end of the tour, you will drive back to Cairo.
Sakkara was the main necropolis of the old kingdom era. It is a great archeological site where the famous and multi-titled architect Imhotep built the oldest pyramid in Egypt. The first stone structure is 4800 years and was erected in the form of huge solid steps on top of each. (The name Step Pyramid is quite suitable).you will learn in the complex of the step pyramid the development of the royal tomb structure.
Your tour guide will accompany you inside one of the tombs of the nobles (tomb of Kagmini) to see murals reflecting daily life activities in ancient Egypt. Moreover, you have the chance to enter the pyramid of Titi, where you can see the oldest form of the pyramid text on the chamber walls (4340 years old.
Next stop will be at Dahshour, this archeological site is five miles away from Sakkara. There are three pyramids in this untrodden place: the Bent pyramid, the North or Red pyramid. Both belong to the pharaoh Snefru, the founder of the 4th dynasty while the third pyramid belongs to his wife Queen Htep Heres.
In this place, you will visit the Bent pyramid, which was the first try to develop the shape of the Step pyramids. This pyramid looks fascinating with its two-level form and its beautiful soft casing layer. Move around this pyramid and have a look at the small pyramid of the queen.
Then, stop at the Red or North pyramid. This one is the first true and complete pyramid in ancient Egypt. You will be told the development of the royal tomb structure in the Old Kingdom. You can enter the chamber of this pyramid, which is quite an experience to go through the narrow tunnel to the chamber.
At the end of the tour, drive back to your hotel
On this day, you will have a private visit to the great pyramid and Sphinx after the closing hours. Free morning and after lunch, we visit to Giza Plateau at 16:00 to do a private visit to then we will gather for a farewell dinner
After breakfast at your hotel, you will check out and be driven to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.
Up to 2 years: FREE
Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
Ages 12 and up: adult price.
Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room).
If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.
October 5, 2020 -
December 31, 2021
Room 1 (you have to book at least one adult)
*adult= 12 years old or more
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