14 day Egypt Itinerary

Egypt 14 day Egypt Itinerary, Visit Cairo, The Pyramids of Giza Alexandria, the white desert, Luxor, Aswan and Hurghada, Book Now online 

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Egypt 14 day Egypt Itinerary, Visit Cairo , The Pyramids of Giza Alexandria , the white desert , Luxor , Aswan and Hurghada , Book Now online 

Day 1- Arrival Day

Arrival to Egypt( Welcome in Egypt)
Once you arrive at Cairo Airport, Marsa Alam tours representative will be waiting for you to assist you in Baggage inspection procedures and passport check at the airport. Then he will lead you by a modern private air-conditioned vehicle to check in 5* hotel in Cairo . In the evening time, you will be escorted by your private tour guide to enjoy a dinner cruise with some folk dancing and singing appearances and Derwish shows that correspond the Egyptian genuine traditions. Then return to your hotel and overnight.

Day 2- The Pyramids of Giza -The Egyptian museum

Cairo Day Tour (Giza Pyramids – Egyptian Museum )

start your Cairo day Tour to visit Pyramids of Giza , visit the Great Pyramid of the king Cheops belong to the four dynasties, visit Chephren & Mycerinus pyramids, then drive to panorama area, take memorable photos of the three Pyramids together, continue visiting the Sphinx and the Valley Temple , Next tour to the Egyptian Museum  including Tutankhamun treasures, Optional to visit the Mummy room, Overnight in Cairo  

Day 3- Memphis-Sakkara -Dahshur

We  will pick you up from your hotel by Marsa Alam tours guide to enjoy Cairo Day Tour to Memphis Sakkara and Dahshur Pyramids. You will start with the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, which is considered the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a centre of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis. Then drive to Dahshur, Two of the later pyramids constructed here have been completely destroyed by time and the elements and several others, such as the Black Pyramid (12th Dynasty, 1929-1885 BC), are badly damaged, but Dahshur also boasts two of Egypt’s best-preserved early pyramids. Both built during the reign of King Sneferu (2613-2589 BC), the founder of the 4th Dynasty, the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid at Dahshur are massive evidence of the architectural development that lead to the construction of the Great Pyramid and it companions at Giza. Then drive to your hotel.

Optional Tours & Extra tickets
The burial Chamber of king   Cheops  25 $ Per person
The solar boat museum    (10 $)
Entrance fees to the tomb of   Meresankh  III ( 10 $ per person)
Entrance fees to the Serapeum ( 15 $ per person)
Entrance fees to the burial chamber of the Step Pyramid (10 $ per person)
Entrance fees to the tomb of   Ptah Hotep  ( 10$ per person)
Entrance fees to the tomb of Mereruka (10 $ per person))

Day 4- Alexandria

Start your Private tour to Alexandria From Cairo , starts am 7:00 am with Pickup from your hotel by our Egyptologist, and transfer by Private A/C Vehicle to Alexandria , The distance is 220 k/m Northwest of Cairo . Arrive at   Alexandria around 10 am

Start your day Tour in Alexandria Visiting The Roman  Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa  

The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa

Archaeologists believe that the Catacomb of Kom el Shoqafa was started in the 2nd century A.D. and was used to intern the dead for the next 200 years. This was a period in the history of the city of Alexandria when there was a great mixture of different cultures. Of course, there was the ancient history of the great Egyptian kingdoms which went back thousands of years

Pompey Pillar
Has nothing to do with Pompey. The story behind the name refers to the possible burial ground of the Roman general when he fled to Egypt and was assassinated after losing a major battle in Greece against Caesar. The red granite column was probably built to honour Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 25 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria

The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay
The Citadel was built in the 15th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qeitbay, To Guard the City against the threat of Crusaders, This wonderful Islamic Monument was built by the use of the ruins of the old Lighthouse that was constructed by Ptolemy 11 in 3rd Century B.c. The Lighthouse was damaged during an Earthquake that Occurred in Egypt in 1303 A.c during the reign of the Mamlouk King  Qeitbay
Lunch in Alexandria in Egyptian Restaurant,

The new Library of Alexandria
The Library of Alexandria was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding.

Back to Cairo  from Alexandria Arrival Cairo at 19:00- Overnight in Cairo

5- Cairo -white desert

Pick up time At 07:00 from your hotel in Giza or in   Cairo , drive to Bahariya Oasis , about 350 km east. This journey takes about 4 hours, there will be stops during the trip for WC and Coffee,  You will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to the black desert , The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis, Later on, day one, explore the white desert   National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. Then drive to valley of Agabat , Valley of Agabat is deep within the white desert . You have to be there to feel the out-worldly beauty of the place. Millions of years ago, the place used to be under the sea. Over the years, unique rock formations of limestone, chalk (and maybe sand) developed.  As the sky turns pink then deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence are all around. Sitting around a small fire and enjoying the simplest meal of chicken, rice, and vegetables, you will feel like nothing has ever tasted so good. Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping.

Day 6- Bahariya Oasis -Cairo

you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis , On the way back you will visit   Crystal Mountain , Crystal Mountain , locally known as Gebel al-Izzaz. It's more of a crystal hill, seen on the right, which is often called the Jewel of the desert is formed by the quartzite crystals and looks amazing in the sun's rays. A few decades ago, that natural feature has been found by accident. drive to   Bahariya Oasis , Soak in the heat at   Bir Sigam , a hot spring that can help to relax.  Located at 7 km east of Bahariya on the   Cairo road, the spring is the best hot spring in temperature, Then drive back Cairo airport, Fly to Aswan, Then he will lead you by a modern private air-conditioned vehicle to check in 5* hotel in Cairo

 

Day 7-Aswan attractions

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be escorted by your private tour guide to start your tour among Aswan tourist attractions including,  the temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

Phiala temple

Built to honour the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped

The High Dam

Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The Unfinished Obelisk

Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.

Your lunch will be served at Nile view restaurant then transfer to 5* hotel to Check-in.

Overnight in Aswan.

Day 8- Abu simble- Luxor

Abu Simbel temples  from Aswan

Early morning, you will be accompanied by your private tour guide to continue your tours in Upper Egypt by exploring:

Abu Simbel temples

The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco

Return to Aswan where your lunch is served then you will be transferred to the train station to take a 1st class train to  Luxor . Upon arrival, check-in 5* hotel for overnight stay.

Overnight in  Luxor .

Day 9- Karnak temple-Luxor temple

Breakfast at the hotel then we will pick you up to Visit

Karnak temple

Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Luxor  Temple

Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated  with His Military Battle of Kadesh

Overnight in  Luxor

Day 10- Valley of Kings- Hurghada

West bank of Luxor

check out then you will be escorted by your private tour guide to continue your trip in Luxor by visiting the West Bank including

The valley of the Kings

Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak

The colossi of Memnon

Massive  pair statues Know as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest  complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third

The Queen Hatshepsut temple

Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

Lunch is served at an oriental food restaurant then transfer by a private A.C car to Hurghada . Upon arrival, move to 5* hotel to check-in for the overnight stay.

Day 11- Hurghada

Hurghada
Breakfast then continue your tour by experiencing countless options and activities in  Hurghada  swimming in the sea, enjoying the warm sun on the fabulous sandy beaches, having soft drinks, and fresh food and many more options.

Day 12- Hurghada - Free day

Lose yourself with a free tour to discover  Hurghada , You can book a trip to Giftun Island, Or Dolphin house

Day 13- Hurghada

Free day in Hurghada in 5 stars  Hotel- Tropital Sahel Hashesh

Day 14- Hurghada

Depart to  Cairo  From  Hurghada  by Flight, an International departure from Cairo airport

Inclusions:

  •  Pick up service at Cairo Airport.
  • 4 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1-night camping in the white desert ( Full board)
  • 2 night at 4* hotel in Aswan bed and breakfast basis.
  • 2 nights at 5* hotel in Luxor bed and breakfast basis.
  • 4 nights at 5* hotel in Hurghada All Soft Inclusive basis.
  • Flight tickets { Cairo – Aswan / Hurghada – Cairo }
  • An escorted knowledgable tour guide all over the tour.
  • All your transportation during the tour with a private A.C car
  • Entering fees to all the mentioned sightseeing on the itinerary.
  • Private transfer from Aswan to Luxor.
  • All Service Charges and taxes.

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Tipping
  • Optional Tours

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports valid 6 months
  • Hat
  • Suncreams
  • Sunglasses

Accommodation Plan:

In Cairo: Le Meridien Pyramids

In Aswan- Basma Aswan

In Luxor- Sonesta St George 

In Hurghada- Tropital Sahel Hasheesh

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