If culture and history sparks your interest; You’ll love this tour package as you will get a great dose of historical stories! 5 nights Cairo + 2 nights Luxor + 1 night sleeper train including transportation, sightseeing and private Egyptologist tour guide.

  • Day 1 – Arrival day

Welcome to Cairo! Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you through immigration and customs formalities. After you have collected your luggage, he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle to your hotel for check in & overnight.

Meals: Onboard

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  • Day 2 – Giza Pyramids, Sphinx & Egyptian museum

Breakfast at hotel is followed by a visit to one of the Seven Wonders; The great Pyramids of Giza; (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus) were reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza, which dates from the time of Chephren (2620 BC). Hewn from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet-high and 187 feet-long, this unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion’s body.

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After lunch, you will visit the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen; lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artifacts are awaiting your visit.
At the end of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel & overnight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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Day 3 – Baron Palace, National Museum & Museum of Islamic Arts

After breakfast; You will get a new experience through museums and palaces. First, you will will be transferred to El Fustat to visit the new national museum of Egyptian civilization where the royal mummies have been moved and rested. The first veritable museum of civilization in Egypt, the NMEC is located on the archaeological site of El-Fustat in Old Cairo, overlooking the Ain El-Seera lake. The Museum was designed by Egyptian architect El Ghazzali Kosseiba.

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Next is a visit to Museum of Islamic Arts, considered one of the greatest in the world, with its exceptional collection of rare woodwork and plaster artefacts, as well as metal, ceramic, glass, crystal, and textile objects of all periods, from all over the Islamic world.

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Lunch at local restaurant is followed by transfer to Heliopolis area where the Baron Empain Palace located with its Indian style. Founded by Edward Louis Joseph Empain between 1907 and 1911. He was a Belgian businessman who was awarded the title “Baron” by the King of Belgium, on account of his economic contributions. The French architect Alexander Marcel was tasked with building this masterpiece. At the end of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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Day 4 – Alexandria overday

Early breakfast is followed by private transfer to Alexandria city (the bride of Mediterranean sea). Upon arrival you will visit the Royal Jewelries museum where the inestimable collection of jewels and jewelry of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty.

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Next is a visit to the national museum of Alexandria, used to house the United States consulate. The building dates back to 1926, located around a large garden, in addition to housing a basement. Contains around 1,800 artifacts that narrate the story of Alexandria and Egypt. Most of these pieces came from other Egyptian museums.

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Lunch at local restaurant (seafood menu) then visit the New Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandrina), inaugurated on October 16, 2002, with shelf space for eight million books, with the main reading room on eleven levels. Continue to visit the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried.

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Your day ends with an outer view to Qaitbay fort. Drive back to Cairo and overnight at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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Day 5 – Cairo / Luxor (Sleeper train)

Breakfast at hotel & check out, is followed by free day at leisure or you may choose to visit Saqqara area where you can enter Djoser pyramid from inside (optional tour). Notes: You can upgrade your trip to use domestic flight instead of sleeper train, it is much faster and comfortable (Ask your travel expert to upgrade your package). Evening; you will be transferred to Giza station to board your sleeper train to Luxor, dinner will be served onboard. overnight onboard sleeper train.

Meals: Breakfast & dinner

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Day 6 – Luxor: East bank (Karnak, Luxor temples & Luxor museum)

Breakfast onboard sleeper train. Upon arriving Luxor train station, you will find our representative waiting you for a meet and assist then transfer you to your hotel for check in and some rest. After lunch at local restaurant; You will visit the East bank of Luxor to see Karnak temple. Considered to be more than just a temple; it is an open museum and the largest ancient religious site in the whole world. It was built for the sacred Theban triad, God Amun Ra, his wife Goddess Mut, and their son, God Khnsu.

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Continue to Luxor Temple, which was once joined to the Temples of Karnak by a one-mile long Sphinx Avenue. Luxor temple was built by the king Amenhotep III, who died before he finished it. King Ramses II then completed it and built his massive statues by the entrance of the temple.

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Your last visit will be to Luxor museum. Inaugurated in 1975, the museum is housed in a small, purpose-built building. The range of artifacts on display is far more restricted than the country’s main collections in the Museum of Antiquities in Cairo; this was, however, deliberate, since the museum prides itself on the quality of the pieces it has, the uncluttered way in which they are displayed, and the clear multilingual labeling used. Drive back to your hotel and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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Day 7 – Luxor: West bank (Nobles, Workers tombs, Habu temple & Mummification museum)

Breakfast at hotel is followed by another day tour in Luxor but to the West bank of Luxor this time. Start your day tour visiting the Valley of the Nobles and see the 2 tombs of the nobles Sennefer and Rekhmire. The tombs contain some of the finest relief work, and truly stunning paintings that decorate the tombs of governors, viziers, and priests.

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Continue to the Valley of the Workers, site of a complete village that housed the skilled craftsmen and laborers that worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, and the Valley of the Nobles. Proceed to visit Habu temple of Rameses III, it is the best preserved and most interesting temples in the west bank of Luxor. Hebu, the ancient name for the ibis, symbol of the god Thoth.

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Lunch at local restaurant is followed by a visit to the mummification museum. The museum is intended to provide visitors with an understanding of the ancient art of mummification. The Ancient Egyptians applied embalming techniques to many species, not only to dead humans. Mummies of cats, fish and crocodiles are on display in this unique museum, where one can also get an idea of the tools used. At the end of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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Day 8 – Luxor / Cairo (Coptic quarter & Coptic museum)

Early breakfast at hotel & check out then you will be transferred to Luxor airport for your domestic flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be met & assisted by our representative then you will be transferred to your hotel for refresh up and get ready for your last day tour in Egypt.

You will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches, including The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, it is said, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave, with the church being erected her to commemorate this. Continue to visit the Coptic Museum which has the largest collection of Egyptian Christian artifacts in the world, as the museum traces the history of Egypt from its beginnings to the present day.

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Evening you will enjoy a farewell dinner onboard restaurant dinner cruise with folkloric show and belly dancing. You will then be transferred to your hotel and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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  • Day 9 – Departure day

Breakfast at hotel & check out, then you will be transferred to Cairo airport for final departure

Meals: Breakfast

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Package price:

What’s included:

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Trip highlights:

  • Giza Pyramids
  • Sphinx
  • Egyptian museum (El Tahrir)
  • Khan El Khalili bazaars
  • Baron palace
  • National museum
  • Museum of Islamic arts
  • Coptic quarter
  • Coptic museum
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Catacombs (Alexandria)
  • National museum of Alexandria
  • Royal Jewelries museum (Alexandria)
  • Karnak temple (East bank of Luxor)
  • Luxor temple (East bank of Luxor)
  • Luxor museum
  • Nobles tombs (West bank of Luxor)
  • Workers tombs (West bank of Luxor)
  • Habu temple (West bank of Luxor)
  • Mummification museum