Cairo & Luxor Tour In 4 Days
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- Video camera
- Credit cards
- Travel bag
As you arrive at the Cairo International Airport, you will be greeted by our representative to assist you through the customs formalities. You will then be transferred by an air-conditioned coach to your hotel for check-in and stay overnight. The representative will review the itinerary with you to confirm pick-up times for each tour .
After breakfast, we head to Giza Plateau to explore the Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus. Those served as the tombs for their dead kings & are the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world to survive. for preservation purposes, one of the pyramids is closed for a spell on a rotating basis. Early morning is the best time to visit, before the heat and crowds. It can get very hot and less air inside the pyramid so clambering Inside is not recommended for claustrophobic or the unfit.
The ticket includes seeing the pyramids from outside, the panorama, the Great Sphinx, which stands guard over the pyramids and the Valley Temple of Chephren. Extra tickets to the entry of any one of them and to the Solar Boat Museum on the south side of the great pyramid. Then proceed to visit the great sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren & to visit his valley temple
Afterwards, We head to the Egyptian Museum, Egypt’s first National Museum of pharaonic antiquities opened in 1902. The collection is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. More than 120,000 items are on display here, with another 150,000 stored in the basement.
Pride of the collection are the treasures from Tutankhamen’s Tomb and great pieces from every period of Ancient Egyptian history from 3100 BC, Through to the Greek-Roman items of the 2nd century AD. Some of these items shall be transferred to the new Grand Museum at Giza that due to open soon. Additional visit to the Mummies Hall at the museum (extra ticket on spot).
Then, we move to old suburb of Coptic Cairo that contains many historic churches near the island of Rhoda the site of the Nilometer, which has been used to measure the height of the River Nile since pharaonic times. Within the complex we will visit the Hanging Church of the 11th century AD, that was built on top of the water gate of the old Roman Fortress of Babylon. It is located between two round Roman towers, against which the Nile River once lapped before it shifted course.
Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El-Khalili, built in 1382 by Garkas Al-Khalili. It is one of the biggest oriental bazaars in the Middle East. Back to hotel and overnight In Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
After breakfast, check out from hotel in The morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Luxor where you will be met and assisted, Then taken to your hotel to check in.
The city of Luxor is situated in southern Egypt covering an area of 417 square kms ( 161 sq mi ). It is characterized as the world’s greatest open-air museum. In ancient Egypt was called waset which means city of the sceptre.. It was once the capital of the New Kingdom 1550-1060 BC.
Afterwards , we proceed to cross to the West Bank of the Nile in Luxor to visit the Valley of the Kings, which was the necropolis of the New Kingdom Pharaohs. 63 Tombs have been found there and numbered on the maps in the order of their discovery ( entrance ticket to three tombs), While the tomb of the boy king Tutankhamun is optional with extra ticket.
Afterwards, we explore the amazing partly rock-hewn Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-bahri 1507 BC. It is a breath taking sight. Then, we proceed to the Colossi of Memnon, soaring 18 m high & originally guarded Amenhotep’s mortuary temple 1390 BC.
Transfer to your hotel in Luxor and overnight in Luxor. Optional trip to Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temples.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
After breakfast, you will see the magnificent Temples of Karnak and Luxor on the East Bank of the Nile in Luxor , Which are considered the greatest open-air museums and probably the second most visited historical site in Egypt after the pyramids of Giza in Cairo. Both were famed throughout the ancient world and have attracted tourists since Greek and Roman times.
Then , you will be driven to Luxor Airport for flight to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted at the Airport and taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for departure.
- Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Domestic flights (Cairo / Luxor / Cairo).
- Accommodation in Cairo for 3 nights including daily breakfast.
- Accommodation in Luxor for 1 night including daily breakfast.
- All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary (Private Tours).
- English speaking tour guide.
- Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary.
- Bottled water during the trip.
- Portage when needed.
- All service charges and taxes.
- International Airfare
- Any optional tours
- Personal spending
- Tipping Kitty
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned historical sites
- Lunch meal during the day tour
- Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
- Sonesta St. George Hotel Luxor
- Le Méridien Cairo Airport
|Per Person in Triple Room||$ 715||$ 753|
|Per Person in Double Room||$ 742||$ 781|
|One Person Traveling Alone||$ 1089||$ 1155|
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