Tour offering very interesting activities in Cairo and Luxor. Your guide will take back in time to learn more about the pyramids as well as the Karnak and Luxor Temples.
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
What You Can Expect
Day 1 :
Welcome to Land of Pharaohs! Arrival Cairo, you will be met and assisted by a representative and be transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 :
Marvelous tour will start with a visit to the fascinating pyramids and Sphinx at Giza Plateau. Then move on to the Necropolis of Saqqara, innumerable sand strewn temples and tombs await discovery. It’s at Saqqara where you’ll see Zhoser’s step pyramid.
Day 3 :
Arrival at Luxor, meet your representative and check into our hotel. Luxor is considered one of the world’s greatest open-air museums, the ancient city of Thebes and the great capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom. Time to relax, as for the night; an option is to visit Luxor Temple. The temple is magically illuminated by a thousand colored lights.
Early in the morning it will be a good choice to drift over Luxor city enjoying a hot air balloon ride by sunrise as an option. From high above you will look down upon ancient Thebes, remarkable landscape and local villages waking up to start their day. Subsequently you will move to the West Bank of the Nile where you can see the massive pair of statues known as Colossi of Memnon. Then you will visit the Valleys of the Kings and the imposing colonnaded temple of Queen Hatshepsut or as known in Arabic by “Deir El Bahary”. Back to your hotel in Luxor enjoying free time; then you will visit Karnak Temple Complex, which is a vast open-air museum, and the second largest ancient religious site in the world and it is believed to be the second most visited historical site in Egypt…enjoy your visit.
Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be met by a driver and transferred to your hotel to check-in. Later on, you will enjoy a guided visit to the Egyptian Museum, where you can see the eminent King Tutankhamen solid gold death mask. If you want to hear about the mummification story, as an option, you can enter the Royal Mummies room where you can learn more about the idea of “After Life” in ancient Egypt. This afternoon and night are free at leisure as perhaps you will prefer having a walk or enjoy hotel facilities.
Time for packing up. You will be assisted for a smooth check out. Transfer to Cairo airport for final departure.
Entrance fees are not included in the price of any tours: We do not charge in advance for site entrance fees to add flexibility to your program as you may choose to skip one or more sites depending upon your interests.