Cairo luxor tours – 5 Days in Cairo & Luxor
This 5 -Day Tour though Egypt will give you a unique opportunity to explore and discover the most important and renowned landmarks in Cairo and Luxor.
Cairo luxor itinerary 5 Days :
Day 1: Arrival to Cairo
Arrive to Cairo international airport, meet our Egypt day tours local representative in the airport who will be holding sign of your name and will make the paperwork easier for you. Next, drive along and stroll through the city streets on your way to your hotel. You will get a local intro about Cairo highlights and further clarification about your itinerary and what to expect at the next few days .
check-in and overnight in Cairo Hotel.
Day 2: Pyramids & Egyptian Museum
At 8 am after your breakfast, you’ll meet your private guide for a morning of exploration in Cairo. The first stop of the day will be at the Great Pyramids of Giza which is the oldest monument of the ancient wonders. It is also the only one still exist until today. Pay attention to your guide as he tells you about how the pyramids had been constructed with very old and primitive techniques.
Pyramids were mainly built to house the remains of the deceased Pharaohs. Next, head to a panoramic view for all three pyramids of Giza to capture amazing photos that will last forever. The following will be a visit to the Great Sphinx in Cairo, the guardian of the royal tombs. Have a peek to the Valley Temple of the Pyramid of Chephren.
Afterwards, a drive through the busy streets of Cairo to the final stop of the day ; the Egyptian Museum. The Egyptian Museum of Cairo contains 120,000 artifacts. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. An extensive collection of papyrus, Greek, Roman, and Islamic coins used in the Ancient world are located in the 1st floor. The best statues you will see is the Gold Mask of Tutankhamun. The room also host the famous collection of the young king as well as a lot of sarcophagi from different dynasties. These sarcophagi give us a brief about how rich the owners were. Do not forget to have a loot at the Grave Mask of king Amenemope, Mummy mask of Psusennes I, Figurine of Khufu, Narmer Palette, and Merneptah Stele .
Before you head back to your hotel, enjoy a city tour along the magnificent river Nile; later you will reach your hotel where your tour will end . Overnight in Cairo Hotel
Day 3: Luxor East Bank
After breakfast, you will leave your accommodation in Cairo towards Cairo airport to catch your flight to Luxor. After finishing airport formalities, start your visit to the most popular attraction in upper Egypt. Your first stop in Luxor will be at the east bank of Luxor. Our guide will take you through the marvelous Karnak Temple, Which was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. Karnak is not just a temple but it’s a big open-air complex comprises a mixture of small temples, chapels, pylons, mosque, etc the Construction of Karnak temple began during the middle kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period, but the most elegant Monuments date back to the new kingdom. If you walk around the Hypostyle hall, you will see the gigantic columns some of which reach 21 meters tall.
The following will be a visit to Luxor Temple which wasn’t dedicated to Gods worshiping, but was dedicated to the kingship rejuvenation of where old kings has been crowned. Before your tour goes to end, you will visit the Great Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon. Finally, transfer to you hotel and be ready to witness more historical wonders at the next day. Overnight in Luxor
Day 4: Luxor West Bank
After Breakfast. You will Uncover the mysteries behind Luxor West Bank. You will explore the history and culture of ancient Egyptian with your knowledgeable guide. Your first stop of the day will be the valley of kings. It is a rock cut tombs were excavated to be the burial tombs for the new kingdom pharaohs and privileged nobles, which contains 63 tombs and chambers decorated with colorful scenes of ancient Egyptian mythologies, beliefs and funerary rituals.
Afterward, head to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshipsut, the only woman who ruled Egypt from pre dynastic history until today. The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut was dedicated to sun god worshiping and was the only 3 levels temples in ancient world. With its connecting ramps, Hatshipsut temple was a turning point in the ancient Egyptian architecture. You will enjoy the wonderful reliefs illustrating the earliest trade agreement between 2 countries in the ancient history .
Your final stop will be at the colossi of Memnon, the Colossi is a twin massive statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III in a seated position. They were built to guard at the entrance of Amenhotep’s memorial temple. You will have a free time to snap photos of your favorite. Afterwards, head straight to Luxor airport to take your flight to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to your Cairo hotel.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 5: Departure
Your time in Egypt comes to an end, you’ll return home but not with empty hands. Now you have lots of fun and informative memories to cherish. Our representative will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby 3 hours before your departure time you will transfer by A/C coach to catch your flight .
Cairo Luxor tour package includes
- 3 Nights accommodation in Cairo on bed & breakfast basis.
- 1 Night accommodation in Luxor on bed & breakfast basis.
- All transfers by Private air-conditioned coach.
- 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Pyramids & the Egyptian Museum.
- 1 Day tour in Luxor visiting the East Bank.
- 1 Day tour in Luxor visiting the West Bank.
- Private Egyptologist guide (language you selected ).
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- All Service charges and taxes.
- Domestic flights: Cairo / Luxor / Cairo.
5 Days Egypt Package excludes :
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa. ( 35$ Per person )
- Any optional or extra not mentioned.
- Tipping recommended.
- Food and drinks, unless specified (any other available for purchase ).
- Any Personal Items.
Extras optional not included you can book:
- Enter inside The Third pyramid cost 7 $ per person.
- Enter inside The Great pyramid cost 30 $ per person.
- Solar boat by the pyramids cost 10$.
- Felucca ride in the Nile 15 $ per person.
- Lunch at a Traditional Egyptian Restaurant 10 $ per Person (Drinks Not included).
- Sound & Light Show at Pyramids 35$ per person.
- Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show 55$ per person.
- Luxor Hot Air Ballooning 120$ per person.
- Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple 35$ per person.