10 Days Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, SIWA Oasis Desert Safari And Alexandria

Overview

Enjoy a 10 day tour in the incredible trips to the Giza Pyramids, Luxor  and Sightseeing of Aswan Sightseeing of Alexandria  We offer Siwa tour from Cairo ,Visit El Alamein on the way to Siwa oasis, lies in the western desert It is 738 km from Cairo , Duration: 8 hours, Visit the Fortress at Shali, Cleopatra`s Bath, The temple of the Oracle , Gebel and Mawta, Gebel Al Dakrur, Fatnas Lake, and the great sand sea with 4×4 and, know more about Siwa oasis, with your Private tour guide

Route

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Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock) Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from Cairo International Airport by the exit door, holding a sign "Ancient Egypt Tours with your name written on it ".will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.

Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink




Day 2: Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Museum
 

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to
Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops),3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the Remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background.
Then Move to visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing. Before extending your trip, you will be served with a warm delightful lunch meal at a high quality restaurant.
Proceed to Old Cairo to visit fascinated built wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in 3rd and beginning of the 4th century. also in the Basilica style., the Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue which dates back to the beginning of the 15th century AD It was built in the Basilica style above the cave in which the Holy Family took refuge. End your tour in Cairo with a visit to Amr Ibn El-aas mosque which is the very first mosque built in Egypt , Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Cairo’s old bazaar in the evening transfer to Hotel.

Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch




Day 3: Alexandria Tour
 

Breakfast, Ancient Egypt Tours Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, then drive to Alexandria by A/C car, We will drive almost 210 kilometers to Alexandria City, the second largest city in Egypt know
n as “The Pearl of the Mediterranean. Visit to the Montazah palace and Gardens (Salamlek palace, Haramlek palace, a garden of 317 acres of huge trees and flowers, two 5* hotles-Helnan and Salamlek). And then you drive to visit Pompay's Pillar. It was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the Temple of the Serapis, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesarean. Then you drive to visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock, Lunch at local restaurant in Alexandria
Then you drive along the Cornish to see the whole city passing over bridge of stanly land mark of modern Alexandria, and then we proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria and Then you drive to visit best sites in Alexandria Start with NEW library of Alexandria (The Bibliotheca Alexandrina) the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books, Site of lighthouse one of the seven wonders of ancient world Finally you will drive back to your hotel in Alexandria.

Overnight in Alexandria
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch






Day 4: Alexandria - Siwa oasis
 

Alexandria, El Alamein , Marsa Matrouh, Siwa oasis siwa-oasis Egypt

Pick up time from your hotel in Alexandria. we do recommend to order a breakfast box from your hotel because of the early departure, and drive to El Alamein , driving distance: 150 km. It takes 3 hours driving, on the way we stop for a coffee break. Arrival at El Alamein

Visit El Alamein Museum.

visit the museum of El Alamein which gives good information about the battle of El Alamein , The museum, about 1 mile west of the British memorial, is located on the north side of the road, for anyone interested in the war Memorabilia. the tombs of the Italians and Germans, Commonwealth War Graves drive to Marsa Matrouh from El Alamein

drive to Siwa through Marsa Matrouh. From: El-Alamein, Al Alameen to Siwa, Egypt.

Overnight in Siwa Hotel
Meals: Lunch, Dinner





Day 5: sightseeing Siwa
 

after Breakfast at the hotel.

Pick up at 07:00 am from the hotel. You will visit today Siwa attractions, we will start with Alexander the Great Temple is also known as the Temple of the Oracle. It is believed that Alexander the Great wished to consult the Siwan oracle to seek confirmation that he was the son of Zeus. The Greek god of gods, when he and his entourage arrived at Siwa oasis siwa-oasis Egypt 360 after a long trip through the desert. Then drive to the salt lake at 08:30

at 09:00 then Proceed to the salt lake to get an amazing experience to swim, the water makes you float above

at 11:00 Then proceed to (Cleopatra's bath )The spring of the sun. It has been mentioned by travelers to Siwa, The legend maintains that Cleopatra swam here, Then Proceed to the temple of Umm Ubaydah or Amun temple, Just 200 m further from the Temple of the Oracle, the temple was erected by the pharaoh Nectanebo of the 30th Dynasty, Then Proceed to Visit Gebel Al Mawta.

12:00( Taste the Siwan lunch ) in a Siwan restaurant at Abdo restaurant,

Then you will adventure the desert by discovering the Great Sand Sea. by Jeep 4x4, Visit the hot and Cold spring Bir Waheed Later, we enjoy some traditional Bedouin Tea by sunset& Overnight in desert Camp and Enjoy Bbq Dinner. If you need to Sleep in a Hotel instead of the camp, This is also available. we have nice Ecolodges in Siwa

Overnight in Desert Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner





Day 6: Siwa to Cairo
 

Breakfast at the Camp at 07:00 then drive back to Siwa oasis siwa-oasis Egypt 360 , Visit Shali Fort, and free time for shopping, then drive to the Mountain of the Dead is a conical mountain a little over a kilometer to the north of Shali. Tombs from the twenty-sixth Dynasty, Ptolemaic, and the Roman periods are cut into the side of the mountain, There are four tombs worth seeing at Gebel Al – Mawta.

Then drive to Cairo, Go to Train station

Overnight in Sleeper Train
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner







Day 7: Aswan Sightseeing Tour
 

Breakfast on the train, Arrival, meet & assist by our representatives and transfer to the Cruise. Boarding before lunch, visit the world famous High Dam, An engineering miracle was constructed between 1960 and 1970. It aimed to increase economic production by further regulating the annual river flooding and providing storage of water for agriculture, and later, to generate hydroelectricity. The dam has had a significant impact on the economy and culture of Egypt, and then move to the Unfinished Obelisk, This obelisk is believed to belong to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan, Egypt. It is unknown which pharaoh created this structure. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons. Then move to the beautiful located Philae temple Sail by felucca (Egyptian sailboat) to the island of Agilkia, Visit the temple that was removed from their original island of Philae which lies submerged most of the year by the waters of Lake Nasser. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments were built between the 26th-dynasty and the Roman period. you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Overnight in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch







Day 8: Luxor Sightseeing Tour
 

After having your breakfast at your hotel, our representative will transfer you to Aswan train station for your train to Luxor, arrival to Luxor. Meet & assist by our guide, begin your sightseeing tour in Luxor by a Visit East Bank of The Nile River you will be visiting The Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. In ancient Egypt, the power of the god Amun of Thebes gradually increased during the early New Kingdom, and after the short persecution led by Akhenaten, it rose to its apex. In the reign of Ramesses III, more than two thirds of the property owned by the temples belonged to Amun, evidenced by the stupendous buildings at Karnak. Although badly ruined, 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. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples located about three kilometers north of Luxor, Egypt situated on 100 ha (247 acres) of land. Karnak is actually the sites modern name. Its ancient name was Ipet-isut, meaning "The Most Select (or Sacred) of Places".
You will continue to explore then transfer to the West bank in Luxor, visit the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahary Queen Hatshepsut was the first great woman in recorded history: the forerunner of such figures as Cleopatra, Catherine the Great and Elizabeth I.The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut is the focal point of the Deir el-Bahri complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor. Hatshepsut was female pharoah. Her temple, this temple was built on three surfaces take the form of balconies, devoted primarily to the worship of the god Amun, and to perform funeral rites for the queen known as El Deir El Bahary
Than pay a visit to Valley of the Kings, was created and used from approximately 1539 BC to 1075 BC. It contains some 60 tombs, starting with Thutmose I and ending with Ramses X or XI. The official name of the site was The Great and Majestic Necropolis of the Millions of Years of the Pharaoh, Life, Strength, Health in The West of Thebes, or more usually, the Great Field. The most famous tomb is KV62, the Tomb of King Tutankhamun. The discovery of King Tut’s tomb was made by Howard Carter in 1922, Tutankhamun’s tomb was the first royal tomb to be discovered that was still largely intact. You will visit 3 tombs. Moreover; lunch is going to be served during your trip.
Proceed to the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III, Colossi of Memnon are the two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the city of Luxor. The original function of the Colossi was to stand guard at the entrance to Amenhotep’s memorial temple or mortuary temple. Transfers to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Cairo, Dinner on the train.

overnight Sleeper train to Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner







Day 9: Cairo Free Day
 

Cairo Breakfast on the train, Arrival, meet and assist by our representative Then transfer to hotel,
Free day.
Optional Tour: Old Cairo Day Tour to Islamic & Coptic Sightseeing

Overnight in Cairo
Meal: Breakfast






Day 10: Departure From Cairo
 

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Meals: Breakfast



 

Included

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • Pick up services from your hotel / air port & return.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • All sightseeing tours are strictly private tours
  • Private English Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • Lunch meal at local restaurant in Cairo.
  • Full Board in Oasis
  • An expert tour guide
  • 3 nights hotel accommodations in Cairo on Breakfast Meal
  • 2 night on the Sleeper train
  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Alexandria on Breakfast Meal
  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Aswan
  • 1 night hotel accommodations on a half board basis
  • 1-night camping in the desert with Bbq Dinner
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant or Picnic Lunch
  • Water and Snacks
  • Required Entry fees
  • Taxes and Services

Excluded
 
  • International Flights.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Drinks and any personal expenses.
  • Tipping Kitty.