Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.
The history of ancient Egypt spans the period from the early prehistoric settlements of the northern Nile valley to the Roman conquest, in 30 BC. The Pharaonic Period is dated from the 32nd century BC, when Upper and Lower Egypt were unified, until the country fell under Macedonian rule, in 332 BC.
Day 1: Egypt: Arrival
Arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will meet our Airport representative. You will be then transferred to the hotel. Once you reach the hotel, you will be met by the head representative who will assist with the check-in procedures and also give you the schedule for the next few days.
Day 2: Pyramid Day Tour
Enjoy a day tour to the Pyramids
After breakfast get ready to have an exciting day exploring the pyramids and the sphinx at Giza. The Great Pyramid and three famous pyramids are in your itinerary. After the pyramid tour, Sakkara, which lies 25 km South of Cairo is your next stop.After your tour of pyramids and Sakkara, enjoy a Dinner Cruise on the Nile for 2 hours with Belly dancing.
Return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Cairo: Sightseeing
Explore Cairo to your heart’s content
After your breakfast get ready for a guided tour of the renowned Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Saladdin, the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. From here you will head to the Coptic area of Cairo and the fortress of Babylon. Built on the ruins of this fortress is the church of St. Mary’s well known as the Hanging Church. Your last stop is St. Sergius known to be the resting place for the holy family.
Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Luxor
Enjoy a fun-filled tour to Luxor City
After breakfast proceed to the airport and board a flight to Luxor, a city on the east bank of the River Nile. You tour includes a visit to Karnak temple and the intriguing remains of an ancient Christian church and Abu Hagga Mosque representing all the three religion in one site.
After the whole day tour, transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5: City Tour of Luxor
Enjoy the divine beauty of Luxor
Luxor is also known as the valley of kings and queen. Today you will visit the west bank of Luxor. It holds the tombs of nearly 80 royal wives and children of which the most famous is that of Queen Nefertari. The partly rock-hewn Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri is simply amazing. When you reach the West Bank the first monument you see is the Colossi of Memnon: the two enthroned statues of Amenhotep III. After your exciting tour, fly back to Cairo.
Day 6: Alexandria
Explore the mesmerizing beauty of the beautiful city: Alexandria
Get ready for a full day trip to the charming city, Rome situated on the Mediterranean, founded by Alexander the great. You will be visiting the catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, Pompeii's pillar, citadel from outside and the greatest Library. Alexandria is very famous with wonderful beaches, cafes, souks, and relics from a bye gone age area highlight of Alexandria. After the city tour of Rome, head back to Cairo hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Egypt: Departure
Adieu to the land of Pharaohs: Egypt
Enjoy the breakfast and check-out from the hotel. You will be transferred to the Cairo Airport for your onward journey.