We offer a 15-Day Egypt Itinerary, The antiquities in Cairo , the greatness of Abu simble, the majestic Valley of the Kings in Luxor , and the luxury of Marsa Alam , all in a 15 Days unique experience!
A CairoB AswanC EdfuD LuxorE Marsa AlamF HurghadaG Cairo
► ❤ Day 1- Arrival in Cairo
El Gouanatours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle
Overnight in the Hotel
Depends on your arrival. If your flight arrives, If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion
►❤ Day 2-Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum
You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Giza ( Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit the Valley Temple.
Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza
Then visit the Egyptian Museum
❤ The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir
It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.
If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 200 Egyptian Pounds
The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe end of 2021 or in 2022
❤ Overnight in the Hotel Cairo
Optional trip to the sound and the light show at Giza Pyramids and costs 40 $ Per person
►❤ Day 3- Memphis Sakkara and Dahshur Pyramids
You will be picked up from your hotel by Marsa Alam tour guide to enjoy Cairo Day Tour to Memphis Sakkara and Dahshur Pyramids. You will start with the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, which is considered the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis. Then drive to Dahshur, Two of the later pyramids constructed here have been completely destroyed by time, and the elements and several others, such as the Black Pyramid (12th Dynasty, 1929-1885 BC), are badly damaged, but Dahshur also boasts two of Egypt’s best-preserved early pyramids. Both built during the reign of King Sneferu (2613-2589 BC), the founder of the 4th Dynasty, the Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid at Dahshur are massive evidence of the architectural development that lead to the construction of the Great Pyramid and it companions at Giza. Then drive to your hotel.
►❤ Day 4-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 defense 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 a 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 center of Cairo ’s trading activities since the 14th century.
❤ Fly to Aswan from Cairo
❤ ► Day 5 - Abu simble from Aswan
Breakfast & Lunch on board the cruise.
Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan
►❤ 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.
Back to Aswan around 13:00
Lunch break in Aswan Traditional restaurant
Free Afternoon- You can visit the Nubian Museum ( Optional)
❤ Overnight in Aswan
► ❤ Day 6- Aswan attractions-Luxor
Pick up from your hotel in Aswan to have an amazing trip in Aswan.the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk
►❤ Phiala temple:
Built to honor 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.
❤ 12:00 lunch In Aswan
at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island- You can choose an optional trip to the Nubian village
The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending 2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Drive to Luxor
►❤ Day 7-The valley of the kings
❤ Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 80 $ per person
Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of Luxor and Karnak
►❤ The Valley of the Kings:
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is 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 was 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.
►❤ Day 8-Karnak and Luxor temple
we will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor by private A.C. Car to visit:
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.
Luxor Temple: The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Rameses II, the temple's purpose was as a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Luxor with a Nile view.
In the Evening you can Enjoy An Optional Tour Sound and Light Show at Karnak : The show starts with a historical introduction covering the birth of the great city of Thebes and the erection of the Karnak.
The show narrates the glorious achievements of some great Pharaohs as you listen to a magnificent and poetic description of the artistic treasures and great legacy which the Karnak encloses.
❤ Drive to the hotel in Marsa Alam
► ❤ Day 9 Marsa Alam- Resort
Enjoy the sun and relaxing at the resort in Marsa Alam -The hotel is very very nice. Snorkeling is fantastic - there is for both beginner and advanced swimmers. The food is tasty and there is a lot. The hotel is very clean and the staff is very smiling and helpful
►❤ Day 10-Marsa Alam- resort
Relax at the resort
You can book an optional trip to Sataya reefs
Take a boat trip to the Satayh Dolphin Reef, a protected area where you can snorkel and Swim with dolphins As you enjoy the underwater marine world observe around 60-80 dolphins who will put on a show for you as you get the opportunity to connect with them. This region is home to many dolphins and sea mammals and you will be mesmerized by the different varieties of corals and fish. The trip starts from Hamata Harbour 120 K.m south of the City of Marsa Alam
►❤ ► Day 11-Marsa Alam- Relax
Relax and Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Novotel Marsa Alam
► ► Day 12- Marsa Alam
Discover the red sea with one of our snorkeling trips to dolphin house ( Optional)
❤ Sataya snorkeling trip
Snorkeling trip to Satayh “ Dolphin Reef “ from Marsa Alam to have an experience of snorkeling and seeing a group of 60 - 80 dolphins will dance in front of your eyes and play with these amazing animals, and enjoy the deliciously prepared lunch by onboard your boat before getting back to your hotel.
►❤ Day -13- Marsa Alam
Discover the red sea with one of our snorkeling trips to Marsa Moubark ( Optional)
Take a boat trip to Marsa Mubarak, which is considered one of the most beautiful snorkels and dive sites in the area of Marsa Alam. During this tour, you will be able to explore the protected bay of Marsa Mubarak, which shows some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the Red Sea and the magnificent underwater seascapes. The crystal clear warm water of this site hosts a great variety of flora and fauna. If you are lucky, you may even get a glimpse of the endangered Dugong “sea cow”, which occasionally visit this sheltered bay to graze on the seagrass. The trip Starts from Port Ghalib
► ❤ Day 14- Marsa Alam
❤ Abo Dabab bay( Optional)
Beach Snorkeling trip. Abo Dabab bay is a beautiful snorkelling and dive sites in the area of Marsa Alam. It has Coral sides with Plenty of Colored fish where you can Snorkel. the bay has a sandy beach with Seagrass with crystal clear and warm water hosts a great variety of colored fish, Green Turtles, and the endangered Dugong that occasionally visits the sheltered bay to feed on the seagrass
You can Join an extra amazing trip ( look for the dugong with speed boat from the beach). You get more luck to see the Dugong. This trip starts at 14:00 pm and takes about 1 hour and 30 Minutes
►❤ Day 15- Marsa Alam- Hurghada
After an amazing trip, You will be transferred to Hurghada hotel for a domestic flight to Cairo departure. Then international flight If you wish to extend your stay In Marsa Alam , please contact us.