13 Days Natural Egypt tour itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Upon arrival in Cairo airport, you will be met and greeted by our team and transferred to the hotel in our air-conditioned vehicle. After the check-in, you will have a brief meeting to review your holiday program. Overnight at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence or similar in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids / Museum Tours
After breakfast, depart to Giza Plateau to visit one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. You will have your lunch in one of the local restaurants. After lunch, visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques with over 120,000 pieces dated from the pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco- Roman period in Egypt. Overnight at Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino or similar in Cairo.
Day 3: Cairo Tours
After breakfast, depart to visit the Old Citadel of Salah El Din and Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was built in Turkish style drawing similarity to the Blue Mosque in Turkey. This magnificent structure is built at a very high point overlooking Old Cairo with spectacular views of the City as far as the Pyramids. It also hosts some very interesting Museums such as the Police, Military, Old Islamic Cairo, and old and modern history of Egypt. Proceed to visit the open market of Khan El Khalili Bazaars. Overnight at Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino or similar in Cairo.
Day 4: Aswan tours
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo Airport for a domestic regular flight to Aswan, where upon arrival in Aswan, you will be met by our team and transferred board the Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise. You will have your lunch on board as you sail to visit the the Nubian Museum by motorboat. Dinner and Overnight on board the cruise in Aswan.
Day 5: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours
After breakfast, sail to Komombo to visit the twin temples of Komombo. You will have your lunch on board the cruise. After lunch, visit the High Dam and Philae Temple. Dinner & Overnight on board the cruise in Aswan
Day 6: Edfu Tours
After breakfast, sail to Edfu with lunch on board. You will visit the temple of Edfu which is the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. It was dedicated to Horus the Falcon god. The Temple of Horus at Edfu was buried under sand and silt for nearly 2000 years and is the largest and best-preserved Ptolemaic Temple in Egypt. Its construction began in 237 B.C. and took 25 years to complete. After the visit, sail to sail to Esna. Dinner and Overnight on board the cruise in Esna.
Day 7: Luxor Tours
After breakfast, sail to Luxor as you relax until lunchtime. After lunch, visit the Karnak Temple and Luxor Museum. Dinner and overnight on board the cruise in Luxor
Day 8: Luxor / Qena Tours
After breakfast, visit the West Bank to see the West Bank of ancient Thebes, Valley of Kings, with its royal tombs, King Tut’s tomb, Ramesses the 6th, Temple of Medinet Habu, Dier El Madina and the Colossi of Memnon.
After lunch, sail to Qena to see the temple of Dendara which was dedicated to Hathor, goddess of Music, love and joy. Dinner and overnight on board the cruise in Qena.
Day 9: Qena / Luxor tours
After breakfast, visit the temple of Abydos, followed by sail to Luxor to visit the Luxor temple. Dinner and overnight on board the cruise in Qena.
Day 10: Luxor Nile Cruise / Red Sea tours
After breakfast, drive for some 3 hours to arrive at Sahl Hashish. The journey is full of amazing scenery and mountainous landscape of the sand cliffs. Proceed to the hotel for relaxation. Overnight at Oberoi Hotel or similar
Day 11: Red Sea experience
After breakfast, you will have full day at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities and optional excursions like diving, snorkeling, canyon, cave adventures in the sandy desert region, Jeep Safaris and Quad Biking tours. In the evening, you may opt for an optional evening expedition to visit Hurghada to see the spectacular evening of dance, music, sound, and lighting. You will go for an amazing Arabian Night ‘Alf Leila Wa Leila’ (meaning ‘1001 Nights’), in a unique set-up of oriental architecture of colorful domes, high pillars and towers, huge gates, fountains and marble paths. Overnight at Oberoi Hotel or similar
Day 12: Red Sea experience
After breakfast, you will have full day at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities and optional excursions like diving, snorkeling, canyon, cave adventures in the sandy desert region, Jeep Safaris and Quad Biking tours. Overnight at Oberoi Hotel or similar
Day 13: Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Hurghada Airport for your regular domestic flight to Cairo where you shall connect on your International flight back home.
What is Included on the Safari Price:-
- Airport meet and greet services
- Airport transfers in our air-conditioned vehicle
- 3-night accommodation in Cairo on BB
- 6-night accommodation on board Oberoi Philae Nile cruise on FB
- 3-night accommodation in Hurghada on BB
- One-way regular domestic flight from Cairo to Aswan
- One-way regular domestic flight from Hurghada to Cairo
- All sightseeing tours as per the program
- Entrance fees to all sites as per the program
- Local English-speaking tour guide
- Bottled water during tours and transfers
- All service charges and applicable taxes included
What is Excluded on the Safari Price:-
- International flights and taxes
- Entry visa to Egypt
- Any optional tour mentioned above
- Any expense of personal nature
- Personal insurance cover
- Gratuities and tips
- Alcoholic drinks
- Any item not mentioned as included above