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Essence of Egypt
   
Holiday Length: 6 days
Departs: Daily
Start city: Cairo
End city: Cairo
Type of Holiday: Private Tour
  Capture the essence of Egypt and experience the greatest wonders of its ancient dynasties. Visit some of the greatest landmarks of the mighty Pharaohs, all set against the vivid backdrop of the River Nile.

   
ITINERARY  
Day 1
Cairo

Arrival transfer to your Pyramids area hotel.
   
Day 2
Cairo

A day to remember! - the ancient capital of Memphis, the enduring monuments of Sakkara, the awesome Pyramids of Giza plus the fabulous & mysterious Sphinx. (B)
   
Day 3
Cairo - Luxor


Fly to Luxor & transfer to your hotel. Later visit the Mummy Museum with its fascinating & unusual display of age old mummies. (B)
   
Day 4               
Luxor

 


 

Today cross the Nile to the Valley of the Kings where so many fabulous tombs have been uncovered, including those of Ramses II and Tutankhamun. Also visit the Temple of Queen Hatchepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Later see the immense temples of Luxor and Karnak, plus the Avenue of the Sphinxes. (B)
   
Day 5
Luxor - Cairo


Fly to Cairo and transfer to your city hotel. Later marvel at Tutankhamun's glittering treasures in the Egyptian Museum. Visit the Hanging Church before experiencing the hustle & bustle of Khan El Khalili bazaar. (B)
   
Day 6
Cairo

Departure transfer to the airport (B).
   

TOUR INCLUSIONS:

 

 

 

  • Accommodation: 3 nights Cairo (2 nights Pyramids area & 1 night downtown), 2 nights Luxor
  • Private transfers and A/C transportation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private Egyptologist guide and sightseeing
  • Flights Cairo-Luxor-Cairo
  • Entrance fees
OPTIONAL DETOUR
Option to extend your trip with a 2 night add on in Aswan
   
NOTE:
Overnight train from Luxor to Cairo is an option for the cost conscious traveller

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