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Giza Pyramids Sphinx Egyptian Museum Karnak Temple Luxor Temple Valley of the Kings
* All airport transfers within Egypt.
* 7 nights accommodation, B&B, in 5 star hotels in Cairo and Luxor.
* Meals as per itinerary.
* Dinner cruise and show.
* Transport in private modern air conditioned car/motor coach/4WD.
* Private, English speaking Egyptologist guides.
* Entrance/ticket fees as per itinerary.
* Economy class internal airfares as per itinerary.
* Giza Pyramids and Sphinx (including entry into Solar Boat Museum)
* Egyptian Museum including entry into the Royal Mummy Room
* Citadel and Mohammad Ali Mosque
* Karnak Temple
* Luxor Temple
* Valley of the Kings including entry into Tutankhamun tomb
* Valley of the Queens
* Nobles Tombls
* Hatchepsut Temple
* Habu Temple
* Colossi of Memnon
* Day trip to Dendera
* Felucca sailing
* International airfares.
* Tourist entry visa.
* Travel insurance – it is the traveller’s responsibility to obtain travel insurance prior to travelling.
* Food and drinks unless specified in itinerary.
* Extra tickets as mentioned.
* Personal items.
* Gratuities and tipping (for guides, drivers, hotel and cruise boat staff)
* Entrance inside the Great Pyramid (Cheops)
* Entrance inside Khafre Pyramid
* Pyramids Sound & Light show
* Karnak Temple Sound & Light show
* Hot air balloon ride, Luxor
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Upon arrival into Cairo International Airport you will be met by our representative who will assist you with arrival formalities and transfer you to your hotel.
Day 2: Cairo: Pyramids, Egyptian Museum
After breakfast you will visit the magnificient Giza Necropolis home of the famous pyramids. Your guide will explain the history of the Pyramids of Cheops, Khafre, Menkaure and the iconic Great Sphinx. Take a horse or camel ride through the pyramid complex, visit the Solar Boat Museum or even venture inside the Great Pyramid and walk through the Grand Gallery. After lunch visit the Egyptian Museum which houses over 120,000 artefacts. See statues, sarcophagi, mummies and jewellery from the past 5,000 years and of course the famous Tutankhamun exhibit. Dinner cruise with belly dancing and tanoura show.
Day 3: Cairo: Citadel, Old Cairo, Coptic Cairo, Khan el Khalili
After breakfast visit the Salah ad-Din Citadel, a medieval fortification located on Mokattam Hill with wonderful views over Cairo. It is an historical site which houses several museums and mosques, the most famous being the Ottoman built Mohammad Ali mosque. After lunch visit Old Cairo and Coptic Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress and the Hanging Church. Stop at a traditional Egyptian coffeehouse before exploring the alleyways of the famous Khan el Khalili souk (bazaar) where you can haggle for a souvenir or two.
An extra excursion to the evening Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids is available.
Day 4: Luxor: Karnak Temple, Felucca sailing
After breakfast transfer to Cairo airport for a short flight to Luxor. Visit the magnificent Karnak Temple. This enormous temple complex is unique due to the length of time it was in use and the large number of pharaohs who made contributions to its buildings. The hypostyle hall is an amazing area housing 134 beautifully carved columns. After lunch you have free time before enjoying a relaxing sunset sail down the River Nile on a felucca before taking a stroll through the souk and another opportunity to haggle for a bargain.
An extra excursion to the evening Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple is available.
Day 5: Luxor: Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, Hatchepsut & Habu Temples
Spend the day on the West Bank of Luxor. See the Colossi of Memnon, 2 giant statues of Amenhotep III, which stood at the entrance to his memorial temple. Walk through the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens and the Nobles Tombs- the burial grounds of the ancient pharaohs, their families and closest advisors. After lunch at a local restaurant we visit Hatchepsut Temple, the female pharaohs funerary temple before visiting the beautiful Medinat Habu, the mortuary temple of Ramses III. Return to the hotel.
An extra excursion of a sunrise hot air balloon ride is available.
An extra excursion to the Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple is available.
Day 6: Luxor: Day trip to Dendera
After breakfast board a Nile cruise boat for a day cruise down the Nile to Dendera Temple. If the cruise boat is not operating on this day you will travel to Dendera by car which will include a visit to Abydos Temple. Lunch will be either onboard the cruise boat or in a local restaurant.
Day 7: Luxor: Cairo
After breakfast and hotel check-out visit Luxor Temple which sits opposite the River Nile and is connected to Karnak Temple by the Avenue of Sphinx. Nemerous pharaohs contributed to the temple buildings including Hatchepsut, Tuthmosis III, Amenhotep III, Ramses II and Alexander the Great. After lunch transfer to Luxor airport for flight to Cairo. Transfer to Cairo hotel.
Day 8: Departure
Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight home.