15 Days Egypt Itinerary

Enjoy 15 Days Egypt Itinerary, the Pyramids of Giza and the sphinx, discover the white desert and Baharyia oasis, Wadi El Hitan, and enjoy 5 Days Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan Visit the valley of the kings and Abu Simbel temples then relax at the red sea in Marsa Alam.

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Enjoy 15 Days Egypt Itinerary, the Pyramids of Giza and the sphinx, discover the white desert white-desert Egypt 360 and Baharyia oasis, Wadi El Hitan, and enjoy 5 Days Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan Visit the valley of the kings and Abu Simbel temples then relax at the red sea in Marsa Alam .

Day 1- Arrival day- Cairo


Marsa Alam  tours representative will meet & assist you at   Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle

Free evening

Depends on your arrival. If your flight arrives, If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion

Overnight in the Hotel

Day 2-Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian museum


You will be picked up from your hotel in   Cairo  by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The  Pyramids of Giza  (    Cheops  , Chephren, and Mykerinus . Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit    the Valley Temple  .

Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza

Then visit the Egyptian Museum

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

If you wish to visit the mummies' royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 200 Egyptian Pounds

The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe the end of  2022

 Overnight in the Hotel Cairo  

Optional trip to the sound and the light show at Giza Pyramids and it costs 40 $ Per person

Overnight in Cairo

Day 3- old Cairo


Pick up time from your hotel at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam hills in 1183 AD as a defense against Crusader armies. known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha.
designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.
Lunch will be served in a Local restaurant in Old Cairo
Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the center of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. -Overnight in Cairo

Day 4- Wadi El Hitan


Visit wadi Al Hitan from Cairo, We pick you up from Cairo  hotel  and you will  be transferred by air-conditioned Car to El Fayoum Oasis in the Western desert The distance is 80 k.m south-west of Cairo Start your adventure by Toyota land cruiser 4x4  to   Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360  

From Tunis village in Fayoum t.to Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt. driving distance: 69.2 km. duration: 1 hour 37 mins

Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360  ’ is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by UNESCO as world heritage site, WADI EL-HITAN is also known for scientists in the Zeuglodon Valley, have been discovered in 1936, it is located 35 KM west of the Wadi El-Ryan, right deep into the desert western desert, is It is an area of fossils; considered as an open museum, dates back to 45 million years and contains petrified primitive whales skeletons, shark teeth, shells and roots of Mangroves preserved in soft rocks. Everywhere you go here you find petrified sea shells and corals, Visit the  Fossil & Climate Change Museum Wadi-Al-Hitan#Change_Climate_Museum Egypt 360
 The museum hosts a variety of whale fossils, and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum it has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells exhibited indoors in glass boxes, enjoy your lunch, drive back to Tunis village passing through Wadi El Rayan, Wadi Hitan, Mudawara Mountain, Then drive back to  Cairo. Arrival Cairo 19:00.-Overnight in Cairo

Day 5- the white desert


Pick up time At 07:00 from your hotel to   Bahariya Oasis , about 350 km east. This journey takes about 4 hours. You will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to El Haize oasis, Lunch will be served here in, this small oasis, Later on, day one, explore the white desert white-desert Egypt 360 national park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. The quantity of unearthly and beautiful wind-carved rock formations shaped in the form of giant mushrooms or pebbles is unequalled by any desert in the world. Arrive at the White Desert by sunset, and our bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping

Day 6-Bahariya Oasis


you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis, On the way Back Visit the black Mountain before driving to the quartz crystals at  Crystal Mountain , and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat. get some rest and take a shower. Then drive back to Cairo. Fly to Aswan Overnight in Aswan.

Day 7-Aswan attractions


Pick up from your hotel in  Aswan  or from Aswan airport then transfer to the Nile cruise

Today you will visit Aswan attractions, including the Temple of Philae, and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

Phiala temple:
Built to honor 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. 

12:00 lunch on board the Cruise

at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island-

Optional trip to the Nubian village
The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending  2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

Day 8-Abu simble trip


Breakfast & Lunch onboard the cruise.

Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan

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.

lunch on the Nile cruise

13:00 Sail to Kom Ombo

The temple of Kom Ombo:

The temple and the associated settlement site are located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and dates mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman periods (332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 

Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise
Galabyia Party.

 

Day 9-Edfu and Luxor temples


breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu around 08:00 by horse carriage 

Edfu temple   :

Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of the Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama

You will be back around 10:00 

Lunch on the Cruise 
At 10:30 Sail to   Luxor   through Esna lock

Arrive at  Luxor   at 18:00
Visit   Luxor  temple.
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
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Optional trip to the sound Light   Karnak karnak Egypt 360    temple - 40 $ P.P

Day 10- Karnak temple


Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 80 $ per person

Breakfast on the board the Nile cruise Then Disembarkation Visit the west bank of  Luxor  and  Karnak karnak Egypt 360   

The Valley of the Kings:
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is 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 Known as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, are the remains of what was 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 on the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

Karnak karnak Egypt 360   :
Karnak karnak Egypt 360  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 karnak Egypt 360   was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Lunch will be served during the trip
Then drive to Marsa Alam

Day 11-Marsa Alam


Relax and Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service in Marsa Alam

 

Day 12- Dolphin house trip


Discover the red sea with one of our snorkelling trips to dolphin house ( Optional)

Snorkelling trip to Satayh “ Dolphin Reef “ from Marsa Alam to have an experience of snorkelling and seeing a group of 60 - 80 dolphins will dance in front of your eyes and playing with these amazing animals, and enjoy the deliciously prepared lunch by the onboard your boat before getting back to your hotel.

Day-13 Marsa Alam


Discover the red sea with one of our snorkeling trips to Marsa Moubark ( Optional)
Take a boat trip to Marsa Mubarak, which is considered one of the most beautiful snorkels and dive sites in the area of Marsa Alam . During this tour, you will be able to explore the protected bay of Marsa Mubarak, which shows some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the Red Sea and the magnificent underwater seascapes. The crystal clear warm water of this site hosts a great variety of flora and fauna. If you are lucky, you may even get a glimpse of the endangered Dugong “sea cow”, which occasionally visit this sheltered bay to graze on the seagrass. The trip Starts from Port Ghalib

Day 14-Marsa Alam


Beach Snorkeling trip. Abo Dabab bay is a beautiful snorkelling and dive sites in the area of Marsa Alam . It has Coral sides with Plenty of Colored fishes where you can Snorkel. the bay has a sandy beach with Seagrass with crystal clear and warm water hosts a great variety of coloured fish, Green Turtles and the endangered Dugong that occasionally visits the sheltered bay to feed on the seagrass
You can Join an extra amazing trip ( look for the dugong with speed boat from the beach). You get more luck to see the Dugong. This trip starts at 14:00 pm and takes about 1 hour and 30 Minutes

Day 15- Marsa Alam- Cairo


International departure

Check out - transfer to  Hurghada airport, fly to Cairo for final departure

Inclusions:

  • Pick up service at Airport
  • 4 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo(bed and breakfast)
  • 1-night Camping at the white desert(bed and breakfast)
  • 1 night at Aswan hotel ((bed and breakfast))
  • 3 nights Nile cruise  between Luxor and Aswan
  • 5 nights in Marsa Alam all-inclusive 5-star 
  • Flight tickets-Cairo- Aswan-Hurghada-Cairo)
  • An escorted knowledgeable tour guide all over the tour.
  • All your transportation during the tour with a private A.C car
  • Entering fees for all the mentioned sightseeing on the itinerary.
  • Private transfer from Marsa Alam to Aswan
  • Private transfer from Luxor to Marsa Alam
  • Visit Abu Simbel temples included 
  • All Service Charges and taxes.

Exclusions:

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

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream

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