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Best 16-day itinerary in Egypt

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Best 16-day itinerary in Egypt

When it comes to exploring the ancient wonders of Egypt, there's just no beating the Best 16-day itinerary in Egypt of our Egypt tour itineraries. Here, we've put together a stellar route that covers the major highlights of this fascinating country – from the vast desert expanses of the Siwa through our Egypt Desert Safari tour packages to the colorful cities of the Nile Valley. We will see ancient tombs in the Valley of the Kings on our tour in Luxor, and visit Giza Pyramids | Necropolis Of Giza on our tour in Cairo, a stop at the Great Sphinx of Giza, a day trip to the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, and a foray into the dramatic and exotic African desert landscape of the Siwa oases. So whether you're a history buff or just looking to take a fun and interesting trip, this itinerary is sure to please. If you're interested in exploring more of Egypt, be sure to check out our other Egypt travel packages from our Egypt tours.

Inclusion

All Taxes and Charges.

Entrance Fees To All Mentioned Sites.

Private Transport with A Modern A.C Vehicle.

4 days Accommodation at Cairo Pyramids Hotel in Cairo.

2 days Accommodation at A 5* Hotel in Siwa.

2 days Accommodation at A 5* Hotel in Alexandria.

5 days on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing is included).

3 days hotel accommodation in Marsa Allam on a bed and breakfast basis.

Meals are available as Mentioned in the Tour Itinerary.

Pick up & Drop off Service at Cairo International Airport.

Professional English Egyptologist tour guides.

Domestic airfare: Cairo/ Luxor & Aswan .

Exclusion
  • International flight tickets.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Beverage during meals.
  • Tipping is not included in our trip prices.
  • Optional tours
  • Tour price doesn't apply during peak seasons like Christmas, New Year, or during Egypt Easter tours.

At Cairo airport, Your journey will begin when our representative greets you and assists you with the appropriate documentation for immigration and customs. Once you have collected your bags, he will next bring you to your Swiss Inn hotel in Cairo in our opulent car.

Then, in Cairo, Egypt, where there is a sizable collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, we will visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, also known as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo. , with a sample number on display and the rest stored away. The structure is one of the biggest museums in the area. The museum has been accessible to the public since March 2019. The new Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza is scheduled to replace the museum. after that, we will have lunch at a local restaurant and return you to your hotel overnight.
 

A full-day excursion follows breakfast at the hotel. The Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza are the most well-known ancient buildings outside of Egypt, and you will be taken to visit them in the morning. These massive stone structures were built on a rocky plateau in the desert close to the Nile some 4,500 years ago.

then we will visit Salah El Din Citadel which was the location of Egypt's government for many centuries and saw important historical events throughout Egyptian history. From the citadel, the Ayyubids, Mamluks, and certain Ottomans each ruled Egypt for a short while. Only by going there on one of our Egypt day trips will you learn all of its further mysteries and surprises It was built by Salah El Din El Ayoby and is one of the oldest Egyptian citadels.


After this amazing day, you will be taken back to your hotel by a driver.

You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our professional tour guide and driven to the western region of Egypt in a private air-conditioned car. We take you to your Ghaliet Ecolodge Siwa hotel when we get to Siwa.

our Siwa hotel for lunch and the night

There is a hotel breakfast option. At 7:00 am, guests are picked up from the hotel. Let's begin with the Oracle Temple, sometimes referred to as the Alexander the Great Temple. It is said that Alexander the Great consulted the Siwan oracle to confirm that he was Zeus' son. a Greek creation god,
Then proceed to the saline lake. Without being a good swimmer, you can float in the saline water. Swim with caution and try to keep the water out of your eyes. Choose the most transparent lake; when you can see the bottom, you'll know it's the purest one.

next proceed to Cleopatra's bath, The Spring of the Sun. Take a break for lunch and dine on Siwan cuisine in a Siwan restaurant. Legend has it that Cleopatra once swam here.

After that, proceed to the Great Sand Sea. Explore the desert with a Jeep 4x4 while having fun sandboarding for an adventure. The greatest sand dunes in Egypt for sand surfing are right here in the Great Sand Sea close to Siwa Oasis.

Explore the hot and cold springs of Bir Waheed after that, then unwind with some traditional Bedouin tea before pitching a tent. Having dinner and spending the night in a hotel in Swia.

After breakfast, we'll take a contemporary, air-conditioned automobile to take us to Marsa Matruh, where we'll check into your hotel, have lunch, and stay the night.

Following breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to Visit Marsa Matruh, a town that Alexander the Great established while on his way to the Siwa Oasis, which is located on the city's outskirts. The journey's first destination will be the magnificent Al Awam mosque, one of the city's signature structures. You will next proceed to St. Mary's Church, which is situated right in the middle of the city. Visit the Libyan Bazar to find Libyan specialities. To relax, go to the cave where the salt from the Mediterranean was extracted. The body absorbs stress, ill energy, and exhaustion since it is so highly iodine-infused from the cave. The tour is followed by a stroll around the city's streets.

After that, we'll go on to Alamein. There, we visit the WWII Museum and the War Memorial, both of which are stocked with artefacts from the fight including uniforms, guns, and flags. Photos and battlefield locations are presented.Pay a visit to the German and Italian war memorials as well. A quick lunch will be given during the trip.

Finally, we'll drive you to Alexandria, where you may check into your hotel room at Paradise Inn and spend the night.

Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel after breakfast to take you to the New Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandrina), which has shelves for eight million books and the main reading room on eleven levels. We'll also visit the Roman Amphitheatre, which every town in the ancient Roman Empire had, and the Alexandria National Museum, which was built in a former palace and now houses almost 2000 artefacts that tell the story of the city, including the recent famine.

Last but not least, we'll go to the Citadel of Qaitbay, where Mameluke Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay defended the area in 1480 AD, containing the remnants of the Alexandria Lighthouse.The Mahmoud Said Museum is in Alexandria, and after lunch at a nearby eatery, we'll go there. Add the Mahmoud Said Museum to your list of Alexandria tourist attractions to see while you're there.

Finally, we will take you to your hotel in Cairo.

After breakfast, you will check out, and our representative will bring you to the airport so you can board your flight to Luxor. When you arrive, a member of our staff will greet you and help you find your cruise ship.

Before touring the stunning Karnak temple which is located in the ancient city of Thebes, is one of the most renowned and awe-inspiring religious sites in the world. Built over a period of more than two thousand years, the temple complex consists of an array of temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. The Karnak Temple Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. and Luxor Temple which  is one of the most iconic and well-preserved ancient Egyptian temples. It is located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city of Luxor (ancient Thebes) and was built around 1400 BCE. The temple was dedicated to the god Amun, the patron deity of Thebes, and his wife Mut.  you will have lunch on board. After supper, you will return to the boat to spend the night.

It's time to explore the West Bank of Luxor, which includes the magnificent Queen Hatshepsut temple at Deir El-Bahri, the tombs of princes in the Valley of the Queens, the tombs of the New Kingdom pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings, and the enormous Colossi of Memnon. It's a new day, and you've just finished your first meal on board. After your visit to the Theban "City of the Dead," you'll be taken back to your boat for lunch, where you can watch it leave Luxor in pursuit of Esna. You may unwind and watch the Nile flow under you while dinner is served.

As the cruise ship sails on to Edfu, where the Temple of Horus is the best-preserved temple in Egypt, you may enjoy breakfast while watching it pass through the Esna lock. Your guide will return you to your cruise ship after dinner as it makes a stately approach to Kom Ombo.

On your last day of sailing, breakfast is given before you visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek.

Then, before setting sail for Aswan, it's back to the boat for lunch. Once on land, you will be escorted to see the Temple of Philae, which was moved to the island of Agilika after being flooded by Lake Nasser, and the High Dam, the biggest rock-filled dam in the world. Back in Aswan, the group has its farewell meal on board.

You will have your final meal aboard the yacht before you must check out. The Botanical Gardens will thereafter be reached by felucca.

After the trip, you will be transferred to Aswan Airport to catch your flight to Marsa Allam. After helping you with your bags and greeting you at the airport, a representative from our business will drive you to the Akasia Swiss Resort where you may check in and spend the night.

Exciting quad safaris into the desert are available in Marsa Alam. You will be picked up from your accommodation and transported to the Sahara. Get away from the hectic city and be amazed by the desert's beauties. Eventually, you'll reach a Bedouin settlement, where you may get a glimpse of the people's customs and way of life. Another choice is to ride a camel across the desert's dunes.

overnight at your hotel

Following breakfast, we'll board a boat. While snorkelling, we'll see some amazing fish. We go go to a neighbouring island where there are more ruins. I'm certain that you'll like the boat journey. After that, we'll drive you back to your hotel.

Our tour guide meets you at your hotel in Marsa Allam and drives you to your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned car so you may spend the day travelling.

Breakfast is served at the hotel to start the morning of your departure. You will then be transported to the airport in Cairo for your last departure.

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