The Best of Egypt in 8 Days

Tour Duration 08 Days
Tour Type Private Tour
Avialble Days All Days
Start From 1256 $

    Enjoy your Easter Holiday in Egypt with Egypt Vacation Tours team. Discover the most famous sites in Egypt within an 8-day tour package by flight. Visit the attractions of Cairo and Alexandria as the Grand Egyptian Museum, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Giza Pyramids, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Catacomb, Pompey’s Pillar, library of Alexandria, and Qaitbay Citadel. Besides, you will find out the major sites in Luxor and Aswan while you sail with a fabulous Nile Cruise, as the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, the Valley of the Queens, the valley of the workers, Kom Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple, the High Dam, Philae temple, and the Unfinished Obelisk.

What's The Best of Egypt in 8 Days Including

  • Meet and Assist at Cairo International Airport
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary tour
  • A private air-conditioned vehicle to move around
  • Egypt Vacation Tours Tour Guide
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan / from Luxor to Cairo
  • Four nights at hotel in Cairo including breakfast
  • Three nights at Nile Cruise
  • Tour in the Local Egyptian industry museums and shops (Papyrus, Perfume, Cotton…)
  • Bottled water during your tours
  • All service charges and taxes

What's The Best of Egypt in 8 Days Excluding

  • International Air Fair
  • Visa Entry
  • Any optional tours and activities
  • Any entrance fees for special attractions or activities
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping

Full itenerary enjoy by your tour to The Best of Egypt in 8 Days

Upon your arrival at International Cairo Airport, you will find your Rep holding our company sign and waiting for assisting you at the airport, and then you will meet a professional tour guide, who will give you full attention from the first moment and accompany you with a private air-conditioned car to begin your tour in Cairo.

Day One: Arrival Day - The GEM & NMEC

  • Firstly, you will move ahead to the Grand Egyptian Museum. In your tour in the GEM, you will see the Egyptian history ranging from the prehistory to the Greek-Roman period throughout 50,000 artifacts some of them never exhibited before; some of these collections from the new excavations of Saqqara, the whole collection of King Tut, and the second boat of King Khufu (Solar Boat) for the first time.
  • Firstly, you will enter the Atrium to see the colossal statue of King Ramses II. Then you will move to the Grand Staircase surrounding impressive statues of the ancient Egyptian great kings.
  • At the end of the Grand Staircase, you will find the exhibition halls, where the complete Tutankhamen's Collection will be displayed. Besides, there are the other four exhibition halls containing collections reflecting ancient Egyptian history, In the Grand Egyptian Museum, you will enjoy a unique experience; you will be able to use the hololens technology allowing you to interact with the museum collections.
  • After that, go ahead to Fustat city to visit one of the newest museums in Egypt, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization narrates in the main hall the achievements of the Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the present day.
  • Then continue to the crown jewel of the museum, the Royal Mummies Hall, displaying 22 royal mummies unearthed from various tombs are preserved. Walk around leisurely in this room and look at kings and queens as Queen Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis III, and Ramses II resting in peace in their final home beside some of their funeral furniture for providing you with the feeling of strolling down the Valley of Kings where most of the mummies were originally resting.
  • Also, there is a temporary exhibition about the history of four Egyptian Crafts through the Different Eras (pottery, textile, wood, and jewelry).
  • Finally, our team will drive you back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Day Two: Day with Pharaohs

  • After having your breakfast meal, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned car to start your tour.
  • Start your day by visiting one of the most attractive pharaonic sightseeing in Egypt, Giza Necropolis to witness the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. There, you will find a large number of pyramids and tombs dating back to the 4th dynasty, the old kingdom. Additionally, the only wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world that is still standing today, the pyramid of king Cheops. Also, the tour will include passing by Princesses and Queens Pyramids.
  • Then move to the valley temple of king Chefren. This temple was used during the purification of the mummy of the king and its mummification. Continue to the Great Sphinx with a lion body and human head. According to the Pharaonic beliefs; he is guarding this great necropolis.
  • Take some time at Giza Plateau to visit the Papyrus Museum for shopping and enjoy taking fabulous photos with Giza Plateau views, You will be able to have a camel ride or go inside the great pyramid. It is an optional activity. You will pay extra fees for 20$ per person.
  • Then pay a visit to the Egyptian Museum, overlooking Tahrir Square. The Khedive Abbas Hilmi II built this museum on 15 Nov.1902 to display over 250,000 genuine objects considered rare and precious collections of ancient Egyptian art in the world.
  • Stroll among the halls to see the ancient Egyptian treasures as Tanis treasures and the treasures of Yuya and Tuya, which are indistinguishable from the royal collections.
  • Finally, our team will drive you back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight at Cairo.

Day Three: Embarkation – Aswan & Kom Ombe Temple Day Tour

  • After having your breakfast in Cairo hotel, our Rep will accompany you with a private air-conditioned car to International Cairo Airport to catch your flight to Aswan, When you arrive at Aswan Airport, you will find our team waiting for you and accompany you by a air-conditioned car to the Nile Cruise.
  • After checking in the Nile Cruise, you will meet your tour guide to start your journey in Aswan.
  • Start your tour in Aswan by visiting the High Dam, the engineering miracle of the 1960s. It was built to protect Egypt from annual floods of the Nile River by President Gamal Abdel Nasser.
  • After that, sail with a motorboat to Agilkia Island, one of Aswan Island, to visit the temple of the goddess Isis, Philae Temple, and know how UNESCO saved it as this temple was flooded for six months each year after the building of the Aswan Dam, Enjoy the Nile River views of this site and take fabulous shots.
  • Then move to the granite quarry to recognize the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut and form their obelisks via the Unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut of the 18th dynasty still resting on its side in the site.
  • Then pay a visit to Kom Ombo. Touch down on the shores of Kom Ombo and walk through the town until arriving at Kom Ombo temple, the double temple, It is considered two identical temples dedicated to two gods, the god Horus (the falcon god) and Sobek (the crocodile god).
  • Finally, you will drive back to the Nile Cruise to sail to Esna. Overnight in Esna.

Day Four: Edfu Temple Tour

  • After having your breakfast on the board of the Nile Cruise, your tour guide will pick you up by a private air-conditioned car to Edfu.
  • Take the horse carriage to Edfu to visit the most complete and well-preserved temple in Egypt, Edfu temple. Edfu temple is dedicated to the falcon god Horus, The depictions of this temple reflect some of the ancient Egyptian political events and religious beliefs as the legend of the conflict between Horus and Seth.
  • Then you will move to the Nile Cruise to sail to Luxor. Overnight in Luxor.

Day Five: The West Bank of Luxor

  • After having your breakfast on the board of the Nile Cruise, your tour guide will pick you up by a private air-conditioned car to start your adventure in Luxor city.
  • Start with the west bank of Luxor city, where you will discover the Valley of the Kings, where you will visit three royal tombs ranging from the 18th dynasty to the 20th dynasty. These tombs belong to great ancient Egyptian Kings and were carved deep into the desert rock and richly decorated for guiding the king in his journey in the afterlife.
  • Move to the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari. Queen Hatshepsut is considered the most powerful woman who ruled Egypt. The temple consists of three levels connected with a ramp. These three levels depict important events during the reign of Hatshepsut as the divine birth and the commercial expedition to Punt Land.
  • On your way in the west bank of Luxor city, you will pass on the mortuary temple of King Amenhotep III and witness its colossus statues, the colossi of Memnon. Your tour guide will tell you about the legend of linking between these statues and the Greek mythical hero, Memnon.
  • Finally, you will drive back to the Nile Cruise. Overnight in Luxor.

Day Six: Continue the West Bank of Luxor - Disembarkation

  • After having your breakfast on the Nile Cruise, you will disembark from the Nile Cruise and find a private air-conditioned vehicle waiting for you to continue your tour in the west bank of Luxor by visiting the Valley of the Queens. This valley was dedicated to burying the wives of kings, who were buried in the Valley of the Kings.
  • It houses almost 81 tombs for queens, princes, princesses, and several members of the nobility of the new kingdom, the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties. It was known in ancient Egyptian language with Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning “the place of beauty”.
  • Then move ahead to the Deir el-Medina or the Valley of the workers. Here you will see another kind of tombs. Non-royal tombs, but tombs belonging to ordinary citizens who were the workers building the Valley of the Kings. This place was the home for approximately 70 families of craftsmen and artisans who worked in the building and decorating tombs in the Valley of the Kings.
  • Then our team will transfer you to Luxor Airport to take your plane to Cairo, When you arrive at Cairo Airport, our team will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo, Overnight in Cairo.

Day Seven: Alexandria Day Tour

  • After having your breakfast meal, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned car to go ahead to Alexandria.
  • Start your tour in Alexandria by visiting the Catacomb dating back to the early Roman period. The Catacomb is the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock depicting the mixture between the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman art in the decoration of the tombs. In the Catacomb, you will see corpses are buried in the sarcophagus, in shelves, and urns of ashes after cremation.
  • After that, you will move to Pompey’s Pillar. These Pillars were constructed in honor of Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally, this temple was dedicated to the god Serapis. On the site, your tour guide will tell you why they called it this name.
  • Then pay a visit to Qaitbay Citadel, the Ottoman fortress built where the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, had existed on Pharos Island. It is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. There you will enjoy the Mediterranean Sea view.
  • End your day by exploring the modern Library of Alexandria, considered a cultural complex. It is the biggest library in the world as it contains 8 million books. There, you will enjoy taking amazing photos.
  • At the end of this unique day, our team will drive you back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Day Eight: Departure Day

  • It is the last day of your journey in Egypt. After having your breakfast in the Cairo hotel, our team will transfer you to Cairo International Airport to take your plane for departure.

Prices - It is not necessary for us to pay when You book, you can book now and Pay Later.

Price Plans

  • 1256 $ Per Person in Group formed 09 to 17 Adults
  • 1276 $ Per Person in Group formed 05 to 08 Adults
  • 1417 $ Per Person in Group formed 03 to 04 Adults
  • 1525 $ Per Person in 02 Adults
  • 2298 $ Per Person in Solo Travel

Prices currency

  • Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the best possible price. Prices are valid all the year, except during Christmas 2022 and New Year 2023.

Children Policy

  • - 0 : 4 Free of Charge
  • - 5 : 11 pay 50% of tour price
  • - 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
  • - Note: If the tour package includes flights, trains, jungle safari, private monument, an extra supplement will be applicable to the child.

Payment Policy

  • We are offering you to Book then you can Pay a low down payment of just 10% to keep your place on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid only two days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour guide. This will give you the chance to book your tour with no risk or any loss.

Cancellation Policy

  • You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing. The cancellation charges shall be as follows:
  • - If you cancel before 60 days of tour commencement date, there will be no cancellation fees, except components which require per booking (train, flight and safaris).
  • - If you cancel on or before 59-45 days of tour commencement date, 25% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • - If you cancel on or before 44-30 days of tour commencement date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • - Less than 30 Days before arrival, 100% will be Charged.
    1. Flexible Cancellation Policy: Our Tours offers a very flexible cancelation policy in case the government or the airline issues a travel warning from/to your departure country and destination. In the event that this happens, we will be refunding you the amount paid in full. Here at Egypt Vacation Tours we prioritize your well-being and safety above anything else and aim that our cancellation policy reflect that.

Changes By You

  • If you request any changes to your travel arrangements once we have confirmed a booking, all out of pocket charges, including charges imposed by our suppliers, will be payable by you. If after the commencement of your tour you request any changes to your travel arrangements, we will do our best to implement them, but we cannot guarantee that it will be possible. In the event of such change(s) being made, you will be liable for any cancellation charges that may be levied for the previously booked service and for any costs incurred by us and our suppliers in attempting to secure any revised arrangements. Any name changes must be provided to us in writing and are subject to any airline/ train fees or penalties.

Passport & Visa Fees

  • All Passengers are responsible for securing proper documentation prior to joining the tour. Passports are required; in addition, travelers are advised to check with local consulates for full details regarding Visa requirements. Please note securing a valid visa for entry is sole responsibility of the traveler.

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