5days 4 nights
Table of Contents
2. Day 1: Giza’s Marvels
3. Day 2: Cairo’s Rich History
4. Day 3: Luxor’s Ancient Legacy
5. Day 4: Temples of the Nile
6. Day 5: Luxor’s Cultural Essence
Embark on an extraordinary journey through time as you uncover the captivating secrets of Cairo and Luxor on this immersive 5-day adventure. Marvel at the architectural wonders of Ancient Egypt, delve into the rich history of the country, and experience the allure of the bustling bazaars. This comprehensive itinerary will guide you through the most enchanting sites, offering private guided tours to ensure an unforgettable experience.
Begin your journey in the mesmerizing city of Cairo, where the iconic Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx await. Stand in awe of these monumental achievements of human ingenuity, as you uncover the fascinating stories behind their construction. Learn about the pharaohs entombed within these colossal structures, and uncover the mysteries of ancient Egyptian civilization.
Sphinx: Guardian of the Giza Plateau
Marvel at the Great Sphinx, an astonishing fusion of human and lion, as it silently guards the Giza Plateau. This enigmatic statue has captivated the imagination of travelers for millennia, and now you too can unravel the riddles of its existence.
Continue your historical expedition with a visit to the renowned Egyptian Museum. This magnificent institution houses an unparalleled collection of artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun and the iconic Rosetta Stone. As you wander through the halls of this illustrious museum, you will be transported back in time, witnessing the splendor and grandeur of Ancient Egypt’s golden age.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar: A Shopper’s Paradise
Conclude your day with a sensory extravaganza at the bustling Khan El Khalili Bazaar. This vibrant market, teeming with life and energy, offers a dazzling array of goods, from intricate jewelry and luxurious textiles to aromatic spices and tantalizing treats. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Egyptian culture, as you haggle with merchants and savor the flavors of local cuisine.
Venture south to the mesmerizing city of Luxor, an open-air museum of ancient Egyptian marvels. Here, you will delve deeper into the enigmatic history of this once-mighty civilization, as you explore the majestic Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the awe-inspiring Valley of the Kings.
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut: A Monument to a Powerful Ruler
Discover the grandeur of the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, an architectural masterpiece dedicated to one of Ancient Egypt’s most powerful female rulers. Admire the striking design and intricate reliefs that adorn this extraordinary monument, as you learn about the life and times of the queen who defied convention and left an indelible mark on history.
Immerse yourself in the divine splendor of the Karnak Temple, an immense religious complex that was once the center of worship for ancient Egyptians. Wander through the Great Hypostyle Hall, marveling at the colossal columns that reach towards the heavens, and uncover the fascinating stories of the gods and pharaohs who once walked these hallowed grounds.
Conclude your exploration of Luxor’s ancient treasures with a visit to the captivating Luxor Temple. This magnificent edifice, dedicated to the god Amun, is a testament to the enduring legacy of ancient Egyptian civilization. As you traverse this sacred site, you will be awestruck by the intricate carvings and monumental statues that bear witness to the passage of time.
Day 5: Luxor’s Cultural Essence
Luxor’s Modern Charm and Timeless Beauty
Spend your final day soaking in the cultural essence of Luxor, as you explore the local markets and enjoy traditional Egyptian cuisine. Luxor’s modern charm and timeless beauty combine to create an enchanting atmosphere that will leave
Here are some points of advice for this 5-day tour of Cairo and Luxor:
Meet and assist by your tour manager at Cairo International Airport.
Private transfer to your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
Smooth check-in and review of your vacation itinerary with your tour manager.
Visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus, Sphinx, and Valley Temple with your personal guide.
Visit to the Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili bazaar (optional).
Return to your hotel in Cairo.
Check-out from your hotel and transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Luxor.
Visit to the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings, the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon.
Transfer to your hotel in Luxor.
Optional trip to a sound & light show at Karnak Temples.
Visit to Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.
Transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight to Cairo.
Meet and assist at Cairo Airport and transfer to your hotel.
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo.
Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure.