Majestic Land

Majestic Land

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10 Days / 9 Nights Duration (approx.) Cairo / Luxor Start/End Point EN - FR - DE Language Daily Frequency Private Type

Overview

Egypt, home to ancient wonders, desert landscapes and snapshots of everyday Egyptian life, visit the mighty pyramids of Giza, the majestic temples of Karnak, the famous tomb of Tutankhamun and Cairo’s bustling Khan al-Khalili Bazaar. Spend an evening with a Nubian family, and enjoy plenty of time for independent discoveries in each destination. With an ancient past that has led to a colourful present

Itinerary

  • 1

    Arrival – Cairo

    Arrival at Cairo International Airport, meeting and transfer to your hotel, your Egyptian adventure begins with an important welcome meeting at the hotel. Cairo is one of the great cities of antiquity and its history can be symbolised by two imposing landmarks – the Pyramids of Giza and the Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Night at the hotel

  • 2

    Cairo

    After breakfast, heading to the Egyptian Museum, home to one of the world's great collections of ancient artefacts. Wander the treasure-filled halls, and make sure to have a close encounter with some of the country’s most important queens and pharaohs. The masses of gleaming artefacts recovered from the tombs of all over the country are an impressive sight – like jewellery and other golden articles certainly prepared for the afterlife .(3 hrs approx..) Then Continue your day tour to The Citadel where you visit The Alabaster Mosque Of Mohamed Ali Pasha .(1:30 hrs approx..) Lunch at Local Restaurant (Full Meal but Beverages are not included , 1 Hr approx..) Then continue your day tour to Khan El Khalili Bazaar. The numerous shops in this district are known for trading fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and much more At the end of the tour, transfer back, Dinner and night at the hotel

  • 3

    Sakkara / Memphis / Giza – Cairo

    Start the Full Day Tour Visiting Giza Pyramids where you visit the Great Pyramids Of Giza - Kheops, Khephren & Mykerinos then Visit the Valley Temple The Place where the Priests Mummified the dead body of king Chephren owner of the second pyramid at Giza Platue Also it`s the same place where you Can have a close-up look at the Sphinx - The legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of king Chephren Lunch at Local Restaurant Continuation to Sakkara, located only 27 km southwest away from Cairo. Visit the Step Pyramid (Built for king Zoser), it is considered an important part of the process of the pyramid evolution, which were made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form Continue your day tour to Memphis City that was the ancient capital of Egypt, where the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx are. this City Dates back to 3100 B.C. back to Cairo, night at the hotel

  • 4

    Cairo / Aswan

    Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport heading Aswan, upon arrival transfer to the hotel, afternoon free, night at the hotel

  • 5

    Aswan

    Breakfast and departure with your guide to Pick up at the hotel in Aswan (east bank) and start your tour by a visit to the High Dam, an engineering miracle built in 1960 protecting Egypt from annual floods of the Nile, visit the unfinished Obelisk which shows how the ancient Egyptians used to shape the obelisks. Move on to visit the Philae Temple which was built on the honour of Goddess Isis the chief deity of the island. Back to your hotel, In the afternoon visit to the excellent Nubian Museum, which showcases the history, art and culture of the Nubians. and at the evening the experience modern Nubian culture firsthand with a visit to a nearby village. Join a local Nubian family for a memorable dinner and get an insight into the daily life of the local people, night at the hotel

  • 6

    Aswan / Abu Simbel / Aswan

    Early morning, take a short flight (Optional excursion- approximately 45 minutes) from Aswan to Abu Simbel, where you’ll explore some magnificent temples. Built by Ramses II, it was the gateway to Egypt for Southern Africans and its imposing facade clearly delineated the line between what was the Pharaoh's land and what was not. With the four gargantuan statues of Ramses guarding the Great Temple, carved directly out of the mountain on the west bank of the Nile, this is one of Egypt's most memorable sights. Return from Abu Simbel and transfer to the hotel, night at the hotel

  • 7

    Aswan / Luxor

    Early breakfast and transfer to the train station to catch the early morning train to Luxor,, arrival and transfer to the hotel, check in and afternoon free, night at the hotel

  • 8

    Luxor I West

    After Breakfast, Visit Thebes, discover ancient Thebes. Your first stop is the Colossi of Memnon – two 17-metre-high statues on Luxor's west bank. Continue on to the Valley of the Kings. Buried under the arid hills here are over 60 tombs of pharaohs, many richly decorated with reliefs and paintings. With your guide, explore this place, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom (16th to 11th century BC) were secretly interred for all eternity, and where discoveries are still being made. Your guide will explain the history and legends of these remarkable people, and the significance of the many paintings and hieroglyphics, still well preserved in the deepest tombs. You will visit three of the royal tombs and then continue to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut – a colonnaded building set against high cliffs that create a spectacular natural amphitheatre, Lunch in Thebes, Afternonn visit for Madinet Habu, back to Luxor, night at the hotel

  • 9

    Luxor I East

    Breakfast and departure for the visit of east bank of Luxor “the open-air museum”, Karnak Temple, Temple of God Amon, Mut ( Amon Wife ) and Khonsu Their Son, Karnak Temple contains different temples inside, enjoy watching the amazing paints of various plants and animal as well, then proceed to visit Luxor Temple Luxor Temple, dedicated to Amonhotep III, and it was completed by king Ramesses II, watch the paints of the festival which was made by ancient Egyptian every year when the God Amon do his journey to Luxor temple, at the end of east bank tour, return back to your hotel, afternoon free, night at the hotel

  • 10

    Luxor - End of the trip

    Early Breakfast, and transfer to the airport for the return flight, End of the trip


The Price Includes
  • The accommodation as mentioned in the program
  • The transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Meals as mentioned in the Program
  • Private Local Egyptologist Guide for the historical included sites
  • Entrance fees to the included sites
  • All Taxes and services Charge
The Price does not Include
  • The International and/or Domestic flight Tickets
  • The Visa Entry for Egypt
  • The meals not mentioned in the program
  • All Extras and Personal Expenses
  • The Optional Excursions and visits
  • The Entry ticket inside the pyramids
  • The Travel Insurance
  • Beverages
  • Tipping

Children Policy
Children policy will be applied to children who share rooms with 2 Adults, maximum one child sharing the 2 adults' accommodation

  • Child between 2 and 5.99 years old pay 50% of adult rate
  • Child between 6 and 11.99 years old pay 75% of adult rate
  • Child 12+ years old is considered as adult person and pay same rate
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