Egypt in Depth: 9 Nights - 10 Days


 

Itinerary

Bookings have to be made at least 72 hours in advance.

Day 1: Arrive Cairo


Our representative welcomes you at Cairo International Airport, assists you through immigration and matches with your driver. Then transfer to your hotel in Cairo for check in and overnight.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids - Egyptian Museum - Sleeper Train to Aswan (B, D)


After breakfast, enjoy an excursion to the Giza pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus as well as the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body. After that visit the Egyptian Museum where you can see the great pharaonic treasures including those of Tutankhamun. Transfer to railway station to take the sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on train.

Day 3: Aswan (B)


In the morning, you will be met and assisted at Aswan Railway Station and transferred to your hotel for check-in. By felucca boat visit Elephantine Island, its name refers to its role as a major ivory trading center. Back to hotel and overnight in Aswan.

Day 4: Aswan - Luxor


Breakfast, start with the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk which is considered the largest piece of stone ever made. Most likely this obelisk belongs to Queen Hatshepsut. Then go on to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the goddesses Isis and Hathor. Transfer by a/c vehicle to Luxor, check in and overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Luxor


Early morning, start to visit the Valley of the Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used as burial place. After that enjoy El Deir Bahri Temple built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty. Then onto the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6: Luxor - Hurghada


Breakfast, free morning in Luxor. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Hurghada by a modern air-conditioned vehicle and check-in at your hotel and overnight.

Day 7 & 8: Leisure in Hurghada


Free day in Hurghada or extra activities not included to enjoy excellent diving and snorkeling among the Red Sea coral reefs and see some amazing rare fish. Or choose one of the many other activities such as windsurfing, sailing and deep-sea fishing.

Day 9: Hurghada - Cairo


Breakfast at hotel, then you will be driven to your Cairo hotel by an air-conditioned bus. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 10: Departure Cairo

Breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.

Legend

B = Breakfast   L = Lunch   D = Dinner

Sphinx

Kom-Ombo

Hatshepsut

Hurghada

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