Spend a magnificent Christmas Holiday in Egypt with Explore Egypt Tours experts on an unforgettable tour to Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan in an amazing 6-day tour.
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around the Clock).
Our Rep. will assist you at Cairo International Airport. Then, he will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned Car.
Overnight in Cairo.
You will be met by our private Egyptologist English speaking guide at your hotel to accompany you by air-conditioned car to visit The Pyramids of Giza tthat are the eternal resting places of the pharaohs of the 4th dynasty (2550 B.C.). You will visit the three famous pyramids of Giza Plateau (Cheops, Chefren, and Mecyrinos), the smaller pyramids of Queens and Princesses, and the Great Sphinx.
After that, you will go ahead to Saqqara to visit the Complex of the king Djoser to see The Step Pyramid considered the first stonework is ever done in History from the 3rd dynasty (2670 B.C), Pyramid of Teti to know the pyramids texts, and the nobles tombs where you will enjoy the daily life scenes of Ancient Egyptians.
Then, you will move to explore Memphis which was founded around 3100 BC. It is the legendary city of Menes.
Back to your hotel.
Our Rep. will pick you up to Cairo airport for your flight from Cairo to Aswan.
In Aswan, you will meet your private Egyptologist English speaking guide to visit The High Dam, which was built by president Nasser. After that, move to visit The Unfinished Obelisk, it was supposed to be the largest obelisk in ancient times, and then explore Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddesses of love Isis.
Overnight in Aswan.
Move to Luxor by train to meet our private Egyptologist English speaking guide and visit the Valley of the Kings, the largest burial ground in ancient Egypt. You will visit 3 of the best-preserved tombs of the new kingdom.
After that, go ahead to the funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the longest-reigning female pharaoh of an indigenous Egyptian dynasty.
Then you will move to visit the two colossi of Memnon that are the all remaining of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
You will get your Lunch at a high-quality local restaurant.
Then transfer to Luxor Airport to catch your flight from Luxor to Cairo.
Overnight in Cairo.
Our private Egyptologist English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel to accompany you by a private A/C car to visit The Egyptian Museum which exhibits thousands of objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco–Roman period. It has calculated that if you spend one minute at each exhibit, it will take nine months to see the whole collection!
Then you will move to visit the outstanding Citadel of Saladdin where you will be able to visit the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the founder of modern Egypt, and his mosque built on the Turkish style and called the Alabaster Mosque.
Then proceed to visit the fascinating Coptic Cairo where you can visit a great number of Coptic buildings includeing the Hanging Church called by this name because it was erected over the towers of the ancient fort of Babylon.
Back to your hotel
Free time before your flight and check out then transfer to Cairo Airport for your departure flight.