A HurghadaB CairoC Al Wahat Al BahariaD FaiyumE CairoF AswanG LuxorH Hurghada
Day 1- Hurghada- Cairo:
We will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada to transfer to Hurghada airport.,The flight leaves from Hurghada at 5:00 AM and arrives at 06.00 at Cairo airport where you will be met and assisted by our representative. after that our Egyptologist guide will accompany you to discover the Pyramids of Giza ( Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus ) the Sphinx with a head of a pharaoh and lion's body, which dates back to the reign of King Chephren, and the Valley Temple of the Pyramid of Chephren. Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant .then you will move on to the Egyptian Museum which features artefacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artefacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold, and jewellery which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated. Overnight in Cairo in 5 stars hotel-Le Meridien Pyramids
Day 2- Cairo Baharyia oasis:
Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at 07:00 from your hotel in Cairo and take you to Bahariya Oasis, about 350 km east. This journey takes about 4 hours: lunch will be served at a local restaurant at Bahariya Oasis. From here, you will continue on to the Black Desert, and the natural hot springs in the Valley of El Haize, before driving to the quartz crystals at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat.
Later on, day one, explore the white desert National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. The quantity of unearthly and beautiful wind-carved rock formations shaped in the form of giant mushrooms or pebbles is unequalled by any desert in the world. Arrive at the White desert by sunset, and our Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping.
Day 3- Wadi el Hitan from Bahariya oasis:
You'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis to get some rest and take a shower. Then drive back Wadi El Hitan from Baharyia.
From: Bahariya Oasis, Al Wahat Al Baharia, Egypt.
To Wadi Hitan National Park, Egypt.
Driving distance: 468 km.
Duration: 6 hours 14 mins.
Wadi El Hitan. It’s ‘Wadi Al Hitan’ The site today is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by the UNESCO as a world heritage site, WADI EL-HITAN is also known for scientists in the Zeuglodon Valley, have been discovered in 1936, it is located 35 KM west of the Wadi El-Ryan, right deep into the desert western desert, is It is an area of fossils; considered as an open museum, dates back to 45 million years and contains petrified primitive whales skeletons, shark teeth, shells and roots of Mangroves preserved in soft rocks. Everywhere you go here you find petrified sea shell and corals, Visit the Fossil & Climate Change Museum Museum which hosts a variety of whale fossils, and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum it has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells exhibited indoors in glass boxes, Enjoy your lunch, watch the sunset in the desert then Enjoy Bbq dinner and watch the stars like an Arabian Nights.
Day -4 Fayoum oasis:
pick up from Wadi Hitan National Park transferred by air-conditioned Car to El Fayoum oasis, Visit the Magic lake, Wadi El Rayan, Qarun Lake and Drive back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo in Le Meridien Pyramids.
Day- 5 Discover old Cairo:
Pick Up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defence against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha
designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.
Lunch will be served in Local restaurant in Old Cairo
Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the centre of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. Fly to Aswan- Overnight in Basma Hotel
Day 6- Aswan attractions
Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the high Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
Built to honour the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.
The high dam:
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.
The unfinished obelisk:
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.
Overnight in Basma Hotel
Day 7- Abu Simbel and Felucca trip
Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan Breakfast box & Lunch on board of Felucca
Abu Simbel temples:
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco
13:00 sail to towards Kom Ombo with Felucca trip
Enjoy half day sailing
Dinner &overnight on board the Felucca
Day 8- Luxor:
Moning sailing after breakfast, After lunch, pick up time from the felucca and drive to Luxor overnight in Hotel Nile Palace Luxor
Day 9 - Luxor:
Breakfast in Hotel in Luxor
The Valley of the Kings :
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak
The colossi of Memnon:
Massive pair statues Know as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third
The Queen Hatshepsut temple :
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument. Overnight in Luxor in Nile Palace Luxor
Day 10- Luxor- HurghadaAfter breakfast, you will visit.
Karnak is more than a temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
Visit Luxor temple
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated with His Military Battle of Kadesh. drive to Hurghada