If you're looking for an amazing cultural tour of Egypt, look no further than our 14-Day Egypt Cultural Tour! where you'll get to experience the beauty of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alex, and Siwa. This tour will take you to some of the most amazing sights in Egypt, including the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Karnak.
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If you're looking to explore the culture and history of Egypt, we have the perfect Egypt travel packages for you. It will take you from one end of the country to the other, giving you a complete experience of this amazing country.
Take a tour of Egypt and explore its historical sites on land and by water. After getting settled in Cairo, take a boat tour up the Nile, stopping along the way to see the Valley of the Kings, the Pyramids of Giza, the Luxor Temple, and the Siwa Oasis. Next, continue your journey by land, visiting Alexandria's museums and artifacts before heading to the Berber communities of the Egyptian desert.
Our tour leader will meet you at Cairo airport and then transfer you to your hotel with a modern and air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival you will be assisted with a smooth check-in,
Relax and stay the night at your hotel and prepare to start our journey the next day
After breakfast today, you will meet your guide who will join you as you explore the city's attractions. The Egyptian Museum, which houses a sizable collection of antiquities, including the tomb of King Tut, is one of the attractions available today.
You will visit The Great Pyramid of Cheops, who was the son of the legendary King Snefru of the old kingdom during ancient Egyptian history You will have enough time if you want to go inside or stand on the pyramid and take some pictures.
After that, you will go to the hill to see the pyramid of king Khafra Chephren and finally the pyramid of Mycerinus, the smallest of the three Pyramids of Giza. Then you will be transferred to the Valley Temple of king Chephren to whom the Sphinx was cut out of the rock. You can take close-up photos of the Great Sphinx, it is one of the best-known examples of a sphinx.
You'll fly to Luxor quickly after breakfast. This little town in the Nile Valley is situated 676 kilometers (420 miles) south of Cairo. When you get to Luxor, you'll board your cruise ship and go off on the Nile.
One of Egypt's greatest remaining temples, the Karnak Temple, is among the destinations today. It was a significant religious hub that was established in the Middle Kingdom. On the east bank of the Nile, on the Luxor Temple complex, you will also go. It was established somewhere about 1400 BCE under the New Kingdom. after that, we will return to your cruise ship to have lunch and overnight.
after breakfast, You'll continue your Nile trip today, which will include sightseeing along the west bank of the river. You'll go to the Valley of the Kings to witness kings' and wealthy nobility's (including Tutankhamun's) rock-cut tombs from the 16th to the 11th century BCE. Visit the remains of Amenhotep's memorial temple near the Colossi of Memnon. Only two towering sculptures of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, which were built to protect the temple's entrance, are still standing. the Hatshepsut Temple next. The centerpiece of Deir el-Bahri, a collection of funerary temples and tombs, is the monument to Queen Hatshepsut.
You will return to your cruise ship after your excursion and may unwind there while you travel to Esna.
In the morning after breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up to visit The temples at Edfu and Kom Ombo, which is the next destination on your Nile cruise. The significance of these temples will be further discussed by your guide. Between 237 and 57 BCE work was done on the Temple of Horus at Edfu. One of Egypt's best-preserved sanctuaries, you can still pick out many of its inscriptions within. The crocodile deity (Sobek) and falcon god (Haroeris) were honored at the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo (Haroeris). Along with wall carvings and statues, many of the walls of its courts, halls, sanctuaries, and chambers are still intact then return you to the Nile cruise.
You make a ship for Aswan as your quest continues. You will have the possibility to disembark and visit further attractions there, including the Aswan High Dam, which was constructed in the 1960s and finished in 1970. At the time, it was a feat of engineering since it quadrupled Egypt's electrical supply.
Visit Philae Temple next. Philae originally housed temples to the goddess Isis; building on them started about 690 BCE. Due to the Aswan High Dam's development, the complex was relocated from Philae Island to Agilkia Island. To find out more about this temple, you'll get on a little boat. Visit the Botanical Garden to finish. It's a beautiful setting to wrap up the day's activities because it's on Kitchener's Island in the Aswan archipelago. then we will return to the Nile cruise.
It's time to bid the boat adieu. You'll go to Cairo today on a connecting aircraft. The afternoon is yours to explore or unwind. You may go sightseeing, shopping, eat at an outdoor café, sample Egyptian cuisine, or go sightseeing if you didn't have time to earlier in the trip. After spending the night in Cairo, you'll travel to Alexandria the next day, where the journey will continue.
You will fly to Alexandria after breakfast, our tour leader will wait for you at the airport and then transfer you to your hotel in a modern and air-conditioned vehicle, where an Egyptologist from the area will give you a tour of the city's history and key landmarks. Visit the Roman Amphitheater and the Kom El Shoqafa Catacombs, two of Egypt's biggest Roman graveyards. This location was unintentionally found in the 1960s. The sole remaining Roman amphitheater in Egypt has thirteen marble seats surrounding a lower-level stage that can accommodate up to 800 spectators. Finish at the Alexandria National Museum, which is housed in the former mansion of tycoon Asaad Bassili and exhibits more than 1,800 objects from Egypt's history. and overnight Alexandria hotel
in the morning after breakfast, our tour guide will transfer you to discover more about one of the most prominent intellectual centers of the ancient world at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina as you continue your tour of Alexandria. The Citadel of Qaitbay, built on the Mediterranean Sea coast by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay in the 15th century, will thereafter be visited. Enjoy a meal at an Egyptian restaurant before visiting the Montazah Palace Gardens to explore the gardens of Khedive Abbas Hilmy, the final viceroy of Egypt and Sudan during the Ottoman era. then return you to your hotel.
after breakfast, we will transfer to Siwa from Alexandria, go through the western Egyptian desert. There isn't much planned for today because you'll be on the road for several hours. The battles of El Alamein (1942) and World War II are commemorated in a war museum and cemetery at El Alamein, which is a highlight. You'll eat supper and spend the night in Siwa, so unwind there.
after having breakfast, As you go farther into the Egyptian desert, explore Siwa Oasis and its Berber communities. Your tour guide will take you to some of the most important locations in the region, such as the Mountain of the Dead (Gebel al-Mawta), which has tombs from the 26th dynasty, the Ptolemaic era, and the Roman era. Swim in one of the area's oasis springs at the Cleopatra Bath. Learn more about local customs and culture by visiting the Oracle Temple, a 26th-dynasty temple constructed in the 6th century BCE, and the Siwan House, a museum housed in a historic home. Before returning to Siwa for the evening, take a detour to Fatnas Island to see the sunset. then overnight Siwa.
You should keep exploring the Siwa Oasis region. You'll view the Shali Fortress, which is a tour of the mud-brick fortress's remnants from the thirteenth century. It gives stunning views over the oasis and was formerly home to hundreds of people. Then get in a 4x4 and go on a safari excursion in the desert. Explore sand dunes, petrified trees, fossilised seashells, lakes, and springs, and go swimming. You'll have a typical Bedouin meal to complete the day and spend the night in Siwa.
Depending on your interests, you may decide to make a few stops along the road as you travel from Siwa to Cairo today. After checking into your hotel in the nation's capital, you may continue to explore the area, taking the opportunity to visit museums, shop, eat local food, or simply take in the country's last night's sunset over the Nile River.
You will go to Cairo International Airport for your trip home after breakfast. Travel safely!