Spend a different Easter Holiday in Egypt with Explore Egypt Tours on an unforgettable tour to Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan with amazing Nile Cruise in an amazing 8-day tour.
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around the Clock).
Our Rep. will wait for you at Cairo International Airport with the sign of Explore Egypt Tours.
Then, he will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned Car.
Overnight in Cairo.
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your day in Cairo city with visiting the Egyptian Museum, which exhibits thousands of objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco–Roman period. It has been calculated that if you spend one minute at each exhibit, it will take nine months to see the whole collection!
After that, go ahead to Giza Pyramids that 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 valley temple, and the Great Sphinx, the legendary guardian standing by the huge funeral complex with its human head and lion body.
(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light Show in the Pyramids area or a dinner cruise.
Overnight in Cairo.
Our Rep. will pick up from your hotel to move to the airport to catch your flight from Cairo to Aswan to take your Nile Cruise.
When you arrive to Aswan Airport, you will meet your tour guide and start your tour in Aswan by visiting 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.
Transfer to the Cruise.
Lunch on board.
Then sail to Kom Ombo. This temple was divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances; one dedicated to God Horus the falcon, and the other dedicated to Sobek the crocodile.
Sail to Edfu. Dinner on board. Disco party.
Overnight in Edfu.
After having your breakfast, you will explore the funerary Edfu Temple that is dedicated to god Horus the falcon god of protection.
Cross the lock of Esna.
Sail to Luxor.
Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabia party.
Overnight in Luxor.
After the breakfast, find out the west bank of Luxor by visiting 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.
Overnight at Luxor
Breakfast on board and Disembarkation.
(Optional) Hot Balloon Tour
Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable Drifting peacefully over the Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.
Then move to Luxor Airport to catch your flight to Cairo.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Cairo
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza early and will take you in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to start your private day tour to Alexandria. After 3 hours of driving, you will arrive at Alexandria.
You will start your day tour at the Catacomb which has three levels underground with beautiful reliefs depict the mixture that happened between the Greco-Roman and the ancient Egyptian styles. After that, you will go ahead to the Citadel of Qaitbay, the witness on the Islamic glories during the medieval period. Finally, the new library of Alexandria.
Then travel in comfort back to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo
Move ahead from your hotel to Cairo International Airport to get your final departure flight.