Cairo (2 Nights)
Fly From Cairo To Luxor
Luxor (1 Night)
Fly From Luxor To Cairo
Cairo (1 Night)
Fly From Cairo To Home Country
Tour Experts Egypt’s representative will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport to facilitate the arrival procedures, and then he will escort you to your 5-star hotel in Cairo. At the hotel, you will get your welcome drink while our representative is finishing the check-in process and then review your holiday itinerary with you to schedule and confirm your pick-up times for each tour.
Overnight in Cairo.
Egypt is most famous for its pyramids (the only remaining wonder of the seven wonders). And with Tour Experts Egypt you will have the chance to visit the Giza Plateau in the el-Giza district, to admire the three Giza pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus and marvel at these massive ancient burial tombs, built around 2,500 BC. Once you’ve taken in the ancient wonder, you will feel nothing but wonder seeing the huge building which was built by small tools and human power and listening from your guide to many stories about the times when the pyramids were built.
Afterwards you will head to the nearby plateau where you can capture the towering pyramids rising up from the golden sands with the city skyline as a backdrop and enjoy your adventure on a camel (additional cost) in the Sahara desert around the pyramids, the Queens’ small pyramids, the Valley Temple of King Chephren and the Sphinx. Get free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost) and explore its empty inner chambers independently (your guide is not permitted to enter with you).
Next, gaze up at the colossal Sphinx, the enigmatic statue of a human-headed lion that guards the pyramids, where your guide will explain the folklore around this massive lion with the head of a king as you take a closer look. And if you wish, visit the Solar Boat Museum (additional cost); home to the funerary boat of Khufu, the Pharaoh for whom the Great Pyramid was built. Admire the beautiful wooden boat, once used to transport Khufu’s body to the site, and learn how its remnants were discovered and reassembled.
Your next step, you will visit the Egyptian Museum, the world’s largest repository of more than 165,000 age-old Egyptian artefacts. Knowing where to start can be daunting, so let your guide introduce you to the highlights, including the star attraction: the treasures of Tutankhamun.
View the Tutankhamun exhibits, an array of antiquities (his spectacular, solid gold death mask, six gilded coffins, chariot, golden throne and funerary treasures) from the reign of the boy Pharaoh and famed ruler, and learn about his short and troubled reign.
Explore masterpieces of the ancient Egyptian civilization as your guide recounts their history, and view age-old mummies of Egypt’s Kings, the ancient mummified animals and the pyramids’ builder’s statues. The museum also houses near-countless other treasures including tombs, funerary paintings, jewellery and mummies from the prehistoric Egyptian period through to the Roman era. In addition to other prize exhibits, such as Pharaonic sarcophagi and everyday objects.
If you wish, visit the Royal Mummies Room (additional cost), another museum showpiece. Enter this climate-controlled room to view the mummies of Egyptian rulers such as Ramses II, builder of the Luxor’s Karnak Temple. After introducing you to the main attractions, your guide will give you free time to explore further, at your leisure.
Next, explore Coptic Cairo, also called Old Cairo, where you can see some world-famous churches. Scholars believe that the holy family stayed for a long time inside this area and Prophet Moses was found in this place.
Admire the Roman Fortress of Babylon (1st century A.D.), the Hanging Church of Virgin Mary (3rd century A.D.), the Church of Abu Serga (4th century) with the Holy Family Crypt (where the holy family took shelter when they escaped from Palestine), the Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra (9th century).
Lastly, visit the Bazaar of Khan el-Khalili, an Arab souk, or marketplace with oriental markets of almost everything, enjoy some shopping, and take in the views of the mosques of Al-Azhar and Al-Husein. Meander through the bustling lanes and perhaps haggle for goodies such as gold, rugs, spices and other wares.
Learn how this famous market may have inspired Christopher Columbus to set sail in search of America and comb through stalls selling handmade crafts, paper products and other local goods while you test your bargaining skills before going back to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo.
After the breakfast in Cairo, Tour Experts Egypt’s representative will escort you to Cairo International Airport where you will catch your flight to Luxor.
Our Representative will meet and assist you at Luxor Airport, and then finish your check in at the hotel in Luxor.
Take a Valley of the Kings tour and explore the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut with your very own Egyptologist guide. Head for the West Bank and discover the hieroglyph-coated chambers of the Valley of the Kings, the mountain-cut tombs of 62 of ancient Egypt’s rulers, as you learn about the pharaohs once buried here. Then, visit the stunning Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and stop to see the towering Colossi of Memnon as your guide reveals captivating facts about these age-old monuments.
Head to the west bank of the Nile River. As you travel, listen as your guide tells tales about the Valley of the Kings, the mountain-cut royal necropolis of the capital of Thebes that once stood on the site of Luxor. Soak up views of the rugged mountains and, on arrival, enjoy a brief stop at the valley’s visitor centre.
Then, explore the inner rock-cut chambers and tunnels. Guides are not permitted to accompany you inside the tombs, but your guide will describe what to look for before you enter. Walk through colourful, hieroglyph-covered corridors and see painted chambers that once contained the remains of ancient Egypt’s rulers. If you wish, pay an additional cost direct to enter the tomb of King Tutankhamun.
Next, drive to the Temple of Hatshepsut, a vision of geometrical colonnades hewn into a cliffside. Learn about the temple’s history and life of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt’s first female ruler. Stroll around the courtyards and terraces, and admire the statues and hieroglyphics that adorn them.
Then, stop for photos at the Colossi of Memnon: two towering statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, that once stood at his now long-gone funerary temple. Hear the stories and legends that surround the statues, and inspect the Roman-era graffiti engraved in the stone.
Overnight in Luxor.
Visit the age-old Temples of Karnak and Luxor Temple on the Nile’s East Bank. With your own Egyptologist guide, travel by minivan to Karnak, an awesome collection of temples and halls dating back over 3,000 years. Ogle the giant columns of the Hypostyle Hall, walk the Avenue of the Sphinxes, and see other highlights as you learn their history. Then, head to Luxor Temple to admire its columns, courts and statues; and discover how it was embellished by Tutankhamun and Alexander the Great.
As you go, hear how Luxor stands on the 4,000-year-old site of Thebes, Egypt’s ancient royal capital, and how Karnak is the largest of its temple complexes. Discover how this vast collection of buildings was developed by more than 30 pharaohs, including Amenhotep IV and Ramses II.
On arrival, walk along the Avenue of the Sphinxes to the gateway, and then explore inside with your Egyptologist guide. Hear how the huge pylons at the entrance were constructed, and marvel at the courtyards and sanctuaries beyond. The deeper you go into the complex, the further back you step, with the oldest ruins dating back more than 3,000 years.
Gaze in awe at the showpiece Hypostyle Hall crowded with 134 massive columns that tower above you like an ancient forest. Crane your neck upwards and learn about the ingenious methods used to raise them by the long-ago Egyptians. See the sacred lake where pharaonic offerings were purified, and then enjoy free time to stroll around the site at leisure.
Continue to Luxor Temple, an ancient temple in the centre of Luxor laid parallel to the Nile. Hear how it was built in around 1,400 BC, and added to by Tutankhamun, Ramses II and even Alexander the Great.
Admire the two colossal statues of Ramses at the entrance, and the granite gateway obelisk whose original counterpart now stands in Paris’ Place de la Concorde. Then, head inside to gawk at the richly carved inner sanctuaries, papyrus columns and courts. Peep inside the atmospheric anterooms, including the chapel dedicated to Alexander the Great, who rebuilt the room in his name.
After finishing the day tour, our representative will escort you to Luxor Airport to catch your flight back to Cairo.
Tour Experts Egypt’s representative will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport, and then finishes your check in at the hotel in Cairo.
Overnight in Cairo.
After the breakfast at Cairo hotel, Tour Experts Egypt’s representative will transfer you to Cairo International Airport to catch your international flight back to home.
Accommodation At 5-Star Hotel.
Economy Domestic Flight Ticket.
Extra Charges May Apply to The Hotel Reservation And The Airfare In Case Of Having Children.
Accommodation And Airfare Rates May Change At Any Time.
50% Of The Total Payment Should Be Received At Least 15 Days Before Arrival.
Cancellation Policy Applies.
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