For those who want to explore Egypt in a small group, Explore Egypt offers a magnificent 10 days package tour allowing you to visit the most famous sites of Cairo, Alexandria, Fayoum, Luxor, and Aswan by amazing Nile Cruise.
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around the Clock).
Our Rep. will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport, then transfer you to your hotel in Cairo by air-conditioned car.
Overnight in 5 stars hotel in Cairo.
Our guide will meet you at your hotel to accompany you by air-conditioned car to visit The 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 smaller pyramids of Queens, 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 Memphis, the first capital of united Egypt established by King Menes 3200 BC, where you can find out the Open Air Museum of Memphis.
You will be met by our private Egyptologist English speaking guide 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 actually 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.
Fly from Cairo to Aswan to sail with the Nile Cruise
Our Rep. will pick you up to Cairo Airport to take your flight to Aswan. You will check-in 5 Stars Nile Cruise and meet your private Egyptologist English speaking guide to visit The High Dam, which built by president Nasser. After that, move to visit The Unfinished Obelisk, it supposed to be the largest obelisk in ancient times, and then explore Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddesses of love Isis.
Sailing and overnight on board.
Visit Kom Ombo Temple. 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.
Then the cruise moves on to visit tthe funerary Edfu Temple that dedicated to god Horus the falcon god of protection.
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 the two colossi of Memnon that are the all remaining of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
Then you will visit Karnak Complex dedicated to the Thebes triad (Amon-Re, his consort Mut, and their son Konsou).
Transfer to Luxor Airport to catch your flight to Cairo and Overnight.
Our private Egyptologist will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo early to accompany 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 Pompey’s Pillar which has nothing to do with Pompey, and our guide will tell you the reason.
Then we stop for lunch including fish, chicken, or vegetarian options.
After lunch, move ahead to the new library of Alexandria.
Drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
You will start your day tour early by air-conditioned car from your hotel in Cairo to Fayoum, located 90 km from the capital city of Cairo.
For the adventurer, you will move to Wadi El-Rayan to enjoy the natural beauty in Fayoum oasis.
After that, visit Tunis Village to see the pottery school reviving the pottery industry in Fayoum and teaching residents there.
Then get your lunch and go ahead to reach Gabal El-Medawara for hiking option on the magic lake.
Then you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
Our tour guide will pick you up to start your tour at 9 AM from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza to go ahead to Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM). You will spend 2 hours inside to visit the artifacts moved from the old Egyptian Museum, especially the Tutankhamun treasures.
Then drive back to your hotel.
Free time before your flight and check out then transfer to Cairo Airport for your departure flight.