Egypt Stay Tour 9 Days – 8 Night Tours
My Great Egypt Tours offers you fantastic Budget tours, travel packages to enjoy Cairo day trips , Luxor sightseeing, Aswan Nile cruises, Aswan day trips, Alexandria day trips, Alexandria Excursions, Hurghada & Sharm el-shiekh excursions.
Day 01 : Cairo Int. Airport – Cairo ON
Upon arrival to Cairo Int. Airport, you will be met with our English-speaking representative who will help and assist you in all formalities and transfer to your hotel, overnight Cairo.
Day 02: Full Day Pyramids – (Pyramids- Memphis & Sakkara)
Breakfast at hotel. Then you will be met by our English Egyptologist tour guide to start your first day tour by visiting Pyramids of Giza “Khufu, Khafre & Menkaure”, where the greatness has been embodied in three pyramids with a limestone statue of Sphinx guarding the whole area.Then proceed to one of our local restaurant to have your lunch. After that you will proceed to the city of Sakkara, where you will be so excited by exploring The Step Pyramid of king Djoser. This pyramid has a very nice story, when king Djoser asked his chief Architect Imhotep to create something different, so that the king could be buried at. As a result the well-known Architect creates the Step pyramid, which surprised the king so much since it was considered to be a new achievement in this period. Finally you we will drive towards Memphis, where you can visit The Open Air Museum including the marvelous monuments of king Ramses II.After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight. (Breakfast – Lunch)
Day 03: Cairo City Tour ( Museum- Citadel )
Breakfast at hotel. Then you will be met by our English Egyptologist tour guide to start your day tour by visiting The Egyptian Museum, which is considered to be one of the most important museums in Egypt housing the Pharaonic monuments including those of the well-known king Tutankhamen. Also, you will have the chance to visit the Mummies’ Room which is a wonderful chance that you cannot imagine. You will have the good chance to see the great real pharaohs in their full body. Lunch at local restaurant. Then proceed to Old Cairo area, where you can visit Citadel of Salah El-Din, which played as a very important role in protecting Egypt, as it was considered the seat of power for more than 700 years. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. (Breakfast – Lunch)
Day 04: Flight to Luxor – Luxor East Bank – Luxor ON
Breakfast at hotel. Check out. Our representative will meet you at the hotel to transfer you to Cairo airport to take your flight to Luxor.Upon arrival at Luxor airport, you will meet our representative wait you inside the airport hold a sign of Luxor and Aswan Travel & your name and transfer to your hotel by a private A/C van.
Afternoon, you will discover the East bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever build in the history of the mankind. The principal building is that of god Amun Ra, since it was considered the house of god on the earth, the earlier structure date back to the middle kingdom, but there are some references which refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd dynasty. Later on, you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple was located in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god Amun Re. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel for rest and refresh. and overnight in Luxor. (Breakfast – Lunch)
Day 05: Luxor West Bank – Flight to Sharm El Shiekh via Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel. After that you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried. After that, you will proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain. At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III.
Lunch at local restaurant, then transfer to Luxor airport to fly to Sharm via Cairo. Upon arrival at Sharm airport, you will find our representative is waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel in Sharm by a private A/C van assisting you in your check in. Overnight in Sharm. (Breakfast – Lunch)
Day 06: Sharm Free day
Breakfast. Free day.
(Optional) Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh at 10:30 pm by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to drive to St. Catherine city, takes about 3 hours driving. Start climbing the Moses’ Mountain begins at 2:00 am and coming down at 7:00 am.
Then proceed to visit St. Catherine Monastery which is considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world and it was dedicated to one of Alexander’s rulers, Saint Catherine who was tortured to death for the sake of her new faith. Then transfer to Dahab for relaxation. Lunch at local restaurant in Dahab. Then back to your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
Overnight in Sharm El Sheikh. (Breakfast)
Day 07: Sharm Free day
Breakfast. Free day.
(Optional) Full Day Tour Ras Mohamed (by Car) Departure from Hotel a 09.00 Am (30 km on a paved road & about 05 km of the road). Upon arrival at Ras Mohamed, climb to “The Shark” Observatory to witness the panorama of both Aqaba & Suez Gulf. Then back to the main beach to enjoy the splendid coral reef and pure water and back to Sharm El Sheikh.
Overnight in Sharm El Sheikh. (Breakfast)
Day 08: Sharm – Cairo
Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo by flight. Arrival and transfer to your hotel in Cairo.
(Optional) Start your Full day Tour Sakkara is27-Km Southwest of Cairo. Including a visit to the step Pyramids of Sakkara (The first proper Pyramids built for the king Zoser, it is considered evolution of the Pyramid from the simple Mastaba to the Pyramid in its known form) Followed by a visit to The Pyramids of Unas & Oser-Kaf the Mastaba.
Tomb of Mereruka, Ti & Pta-Hotep (carved and painted tombs), Then Memphis the ancient capital of Egypt where Colossal Statue of Ramses II and thegreat Alabaster Sphinx. Then we visit the Old part of Cairo, as Egypt was one of the first countries to embrace Christianity. We visit The Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, The Hanging Church; we will also visit The Old Jewish Synagogue Ben Ezra Synagogue.
(Optional) Dinner Cruise including transportation, dinner, Belly Dancer, Tanura Show.
Overnight in Cairo. (Breakfast)
Day 09: Cairo Int. Airport – Final Departure
Check out after breakfast. Our representative will pick you up. Transfer to Cairo international airport for final departure.
04 nights’ accommodation in Cairo at 5* hotel – based on B.B basis.
01 night accommodation in Luxor at 5* hotel – based on B.B basis.
03 nights’ accommodation in Sharm El Shiekh at 5* hotel – based on B.B basis.
Meet and assist by English-speaking representatives.
Entrance fees to the above mentioned archaeological sightseeing.
Private Egyptologist English-speaking tour guide (s).
Domestic Flight Tickets (Cairo-Luxor & Luxor Cairo- Sharm & Sharm-Cairo)
Lunch meal (s) at local restaurants during the tours in Cairo.
Complementary 01 bottle of water per day per person.
All transfers by A-C vehicles with qualified driver (s).
Free Sim Card for mobile internet with 3.5 G.B
All local taxes and services.
Any meals not stated on the itinerary.
Visas.(We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request).
Laundry and other items of a personal nature.
Any Optional tours.