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7 nights tour package Cairo , Aswan and Luxor

7 nights tour package Cairo , Aswan and Luxor

Day 1: Cairo

Arrive at Cairo International Airport and, after meeting with your guide, transfer to your hotel for check-in.

Day 2: Cairo

Visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. See the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the pyramid of Khufu's son Khafre, and the small pyramid of King Mecernes, as well as the world-famous Great Sphinx.

Day 3: Nile Cruise - Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu

After breakfast on the train, transfer to the Nile cruise ship port in Aswan. Set sail for the High Dam and Philae Temple, situated on a small island in the middle of the Nile (Agilkia island). Explore the temple dedicated to the Egyptian Goddess Isis.

Day 4: Nile Cruise - Edfu - Luxor

Explore Edfu, site of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, and an ancient settlement that was known in Roman times as Apollinòpolis. Just to the north of the ruins lie some important Egyptian pyramids. Back on board your cruise vessel, afternoon tea and dinner will be served. Enjoy a traditional Galabeya party as you sail overnight to Luxor.

Day 5 Nile Cruise - Luxor

Enjoy a guided tour of Luxor’s West Bank and Valley of the Kings and Queens. Used primarily for the burials of Pharaohs, from approximately 1539 BC to 1075 BC, the Valley of the Kings contains at least 63 tombs, while the nearby Valley of the Queens, where the wives of the Pharaohs were buried, contains some 70 tombs.

Day 6: Luxor

Disembark after breakfast and explore Luxor at leisure. Optional guided tours to Abydos and Dendara by air-conditioned van are available. Tour the main Temple of Seti I, built around 1300 BC by Seti I and his son Ramses II. Notable for its fine reliefs, it is considered among the best monuments of the New Kingdom.

 

Pyramids

Sphinx

Cairo Museum

Karnak Temple

Valley of the Kings

Program (7 Days)

Ticket prices for optional excursions as follows:

   *   Entrance into the Great Pyramid (Cheops):  100 LE

   *   Entrance into Khafre Pyramid:  30 LE

   *   Entrance into Solar Boat Museum:  50 LE

   *   Royal Mummy room at Egyptian Museum:  100 LE

   *   Sound & Light Show Pyramids:  160 LE

   *   Sound & Light Show Karnak Temple:  180 LE

   *   Hot air balloon ride, Luxor:  620 LE 

Tour includes:

* All airport transfers.

* All hotel transfers and luggage handling.

* All transfers sightseeing in a private modern air conditioned car/motor coach.

* English speaking Egyptologist.

* Visits as per program including entry fees.

* Hotel accommodation in Cairo and Luxor based on B&B basis.

* Breakfasts x 7, Lunches x 6, Dinners x 7.

* Round trip economy domestic air flights Cairo / Luxor / Cairo.

Tour excludes:

*  Food and drinks unless specified above.

*  Gratuities and tipping (recommended).

*  Extra tickets as mentioned above.

  • 1

    Cairo: Pyramids and Egyptian Museum

    Explore the magnificient Giza Necropolis home of the famous pyramids. Your guide will explain the history of the Pyramids of Cheops, Khafre, Menkaure and the iconic Great Sphinx. Take a horse or camel ride through the pyramid complex, visit the Solar Boat Museum or even venture inside the Great Pyramid.  After lunch visit the Cairo Museum which houses over 120,000 artifacts. See statues, sarcophagi, mummies and jewellery from the past 5,000 years and the  famous Tutankhamun exhibit. 

    Entrance into the Great Pyramid, Solar Boat Museum, camel/horse rides are extra

  • 2

    Cairo: Citadel, Old Cairo, Khan el Khalili

     Visit the Saladin Citadel, a medieval fortification located on Mokattam Hill with wonderful views over Cairo city. It is an historical site which houses several museums and mosques, the most famous being the Ottoman built Mohammad Ali mosque. After lunch visit Old Cairo and Coptic Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress and the Hanging Church. Stop at a traditional Egyptian coffeehouse before exploring the alleyways of the famous Khan el Khalili souk (bazaar) where you can haggle for a souvenir.

    Extra ticket fee to attend evening Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids.

     

  • 3

    Luxor:  Valley of the Kings, Hatchepsut & Habu Temples

    Spend the day on the West Bank of Luxor.  See the Colossi of Memnon, 2 giant statues of Amenhotep III, which stood at the entrance to his memorial temple.  Walk through the Valley of the Kings, the burial ground of the ancient pharaohs and be amazed at the size of their tombs and the paintings which depict the pharaohs journey to the afterlife.  Visit Hatchepsut Temple, the female pharaohs funerary temple before visiting the beautiful Medinat Habu, the mortuary temple of Ramses III. 

    Extra ticket fee to attend evening Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple.

  • 4

    Luxor:  Luxor Temple 

     Visit Luxor Temple which sits opposite the River Nile and is connected to Karnak Temple by the Avenue of Sphinx.  Numerous pharaohs contributed to the temple buildings including Hatchepsut, Tuthmosis III, Amenhotep III, Ramses II and Alexander the Great.  After lunch visit a traditional Attar, an Egyptian herbalist/ perfumist who will explain the use of traditional Egyptian medicinal herbs, therapeutic oils and perfume oils.

    Extra excursion of a sunrise hot air balloon ride is available for an extra ticket fee.

  • 5

    Luxor

     After breakfast visit the village of Garagos, known for it's unique style of pottery.  The objects are produced with the same red silt that the pharaohs used 5,000 years ago for their pottery.  The blue, yellow and green tones along with the fish and bird designs make Garagos pottery unique.  Please note this excursion to Garagos may be substituted for another at short notice.

    Afternoon transfer to Luxor airport for flight to Cairo and farewell dinner.

    Extra excursion of a sunrise hot air balloon ride is available for an extra ticket fee.

  • 6

    Cairo

    Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight home.

     

Explore the ancient culture of Cairo and the beauty of the River Nile on a 7-day tour of Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor. Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Temples, High Dam, Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples, and more.

Martyn – June 11, 2013

Visit to Cairo by air

I booked this trip from the UK last January and travelled in February. I was amazed at the professional service we received. The company was on time at our hotel, the flights were slick and the guide in Cairo was excellent.

Shirely – April 11, 2013

“Splendid!!”

We had an awesome day trip with Sharm Day Tours from Sharm el Sheikh to Cairo. Had a great tour guide who gave us so much information, an air conditioned bus, only 12 of us on the tour so very personal service.

Wlmb_Ent – FEB 5, 2013

“the best tour company”

We booked all our 4 tours from Sharm Day Tours. Abu Galoum, Diving, Quad Biking, and Cairo by bus. this was the best holiday i have had so far and thanks to Sharm day tours. each and every tour we had excellent guides.

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