Tour of Cairo, Luxor and Alexandria

from $1235
Duration
Duration:
8 Days
Type
Type:
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday
Overview

If you have ever dreamed of witnessing real magic, take a tour of Cairo, Luxor and Alexandria. This unique tour with its unique track will take you to the most magical destinations in Egypt for 8 days. Explore fascinating unique monuments of Cairo like Saqqara pyramids, Islamic Cairo, El Azhar park and many many other extraordinary landmarks in Luxor like Medinet Habu Temple, Ramesseum Temple and Tombs of the Nobles. With a day tour to Alexandria to end your unqiue tour where you will visit majestic Qaitbay Fort, Alexandria's ancient lighthouse, Library of Alexandria, and many more.

Included
  •     Skip the airport line with our Fast Track service upon arrival at Cairo International Airport.
  •     Airport pickup/dropoff and assistance upon arrival and departure
  •     All transfers via private air-conditioned vehicle
  •     Domestic Flight Cairo Luxor Cairo - Economy Class
  •     Accommodation for 5 nights in Cairo, including daily breakfast
  •     Accommodation for 2 nights in Luxor, including daily breakfast 
  •     Private sightseeing tours  
  •     English-speaking tour guide
  •     Entrance fees to all sites specified on the itinerary
  •     All meals specified on itinerary
  •     Bottled water during outings outside of hotel or cruise ship
  •     Portage as needed
  •     All service charges and taxes
  •     30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian SIM card for your unlocked mobile device
Excluded
  •     International airfare.
  •     Entry visa to Egypt.
  •     Any optional tours.
  •     Personal spending.
  •     Tipping.
Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo - Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (around the clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival Procedures) and will then escort you to your hotel in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, your tour manager will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your budget vacation itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome drink included.

Day 2: Tour to Pyramids, Sakkara & Dahshur  

Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza, and drive you to the south to start your Great Pyramid Tour of Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur, Dahshur is a famous royal necropolis in Egypt holds many famous Pyramids of king snefru. The site is about 40 km from Cairo. Move on to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant, before moving on to enjoy an excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus. Continue on to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates back to the time of Chefren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramids of Chefren. Later you will be transferred Back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 : Islamic Cairo Tour: Architectural Heritage in Bab El Wazir

Memphis Tours guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo to start our tour in very old part of Islamic Cairo: tour will start from El Azhar park to use the golf cart which will drive us to Bab Zuweila Cairo southern gate 1092 AD next stop will be El Saleh Tala’i mosque 1160 then we will visit Qijmas Ishaqi Mosque or Abu Hariba mosque 1482 AD printed on 50 Egyptian pounds currency , with golf cart we will continue our tour to visit Ahmed El Mehmendar mosque 1324 AD, next stop will be EL Altinbugha al-Maridani mosque 1340 AD, we will then one of the ancient houses called Bayt Al-Razzaz palace constructed from the late 15th century through the late 18th century, we will visit Aqsunqur Mosque (Cairo blue mosque) 1347AD, we will visit more and more of historical sites in our tour and we will end our tour with a short video show in El Azhar park show room and enjoy having our lunch in a very good quality restaurant inside the park. Then back to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Fly to Luxor - Luxor West bank Tour

After your checkout from the hotel in the morning, you’ll be transferred to Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor, where you will be greeted and taken by an air-conditioned vehicle and then you’ll begin your Luxor excursion to the West Bank of the Nile River Where you will be able to visit Medinet Habu Temple, Ramesseum Temple and Tombs of the Nobles . Back to your hotel, where you’ll stay overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 5 : Dendara and Abydos Tour

Memphis Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor to discover the ancient sites. First, visit Abydos, the ancient Egyptian believed of God (Lord of the underworld) to be buried there. The temple was built by King Seti I, and completed by King Ramsess II, known as the temple of Seti I. It is located in Abydos city about 420 km to the south of Cairo in Sohag Government, and 135 km from Luxor . The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most beautifully preserved in Egypt. Then continue to Dendera to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. The temple is located in Dendera which is situated at the north of Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 6 : Fly back to Cairo

After breakfast transfer to Luxor Airport for your return to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted at the airport and then taken to your hotel. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 7: Alexandria Day Trip

Enjoy a day trip to the glittering seaside city of Alexandria in the north, where you can see majestic Qaitbay Fort, built in by a powerful sultan in the 15th century on the site of Alexandria's ancient lighthouse, then move on to the new and much-acclaimed Library of Alexandria. You’ll also visit the Catacombs, a sunken Roman cemetery carved into the bedrock. Return for overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast., Lunch

Day 8: Final departure

You’ll be served breakfast at your hotel, and then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast

Prices
Accommodation Plan:

Prices
MAY-SEPT
$ 1235 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1265 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1900 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1450 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1480 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2150 One Person Traveling Alone
Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved.

Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until December 31st, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays

Children Policy
  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

Notes :

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.
Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking

Tipping

Tipping for a job well done is customary in Egypt, though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.

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