5 Days Egypt itinerary Giza Pyramids the white desert and Luxor from Cairo

Enjoy 5 Day Egypt Itinerary, the Pyramids of Giza and the sphinx the Egyptian Museum, discover the white desert and Baharyia oasis, Explore the old Cairo with its rich Arab history

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Enjoy 5 Day Egypt Itinerary, the Pyramids of Giza and the sphinx the Egyptian Museum , discover the white desert white-desert Egypt 360 and Baharyia oasis, Explore Luxor the old thebe, Karnak karnak Egypt 360 temple, Luxor temple, Queen Hatshepsut temple, and The valley of the kings.

Day 1- The Giza Pyramids and the 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 end of 2021 or  in 2022

 Overnight in the Hotel Cairo  

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

Day 2- Cairo- to the white desert


At 06:00 am Pick up time from your hotel in Giza or in   Cairo , drive to    Bahariya Oasis , which is located about 350 km east of  Cairo   This journey takes about 4 hours, arrive at 10:00 there will be stops during the trip for WC and Coffee

At 10:00  you will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to   the black desert   

12:00 The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis

13:00 Then drive to the   valley of Agabat

15:00  Arrive at the Valley of Agabat is deep within the   white desert white-desert Egypt 360   . 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.  

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16: 30  explore the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360     National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt.

The white dessert

17:30 Make tents and Enjoy the sunset

18:30 As the sky turns pink then the 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 3- Bahariya oasis to Cairo


At 06:00 am Enjoy sunrise

At 07:00 Am you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis

At 09:00 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.

The crystal mountain

11:00 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,

In The summertime will stop at Bir Madi( which is a cold  spring)

12:00 Then drive back to   Cairo . Arrival at  Cairo  at 16:30- If you want to add Lunch ( 15 $ Extra per person )

We have 2 Extra options for you to discover more about the oasis

1-First option

If you wish to discover more about the history of Bahariya oasis we do recommend doing an extra trip to the museum of the golden mummies,  Bawiti  tombs, and Alexander the Great temple

You will visit the tombs of     Bannentiu and Djed-Ankh-Amun-Iuf     (Zed-Amun) The tombs at Qasr Selim (26th Dynasty)In 1938 the Egyptian archaeologist Ahmed Fakhry (1905-1973) discovered four tombs at the ridge of Qarat Qasr Selim. Visit     Bawiti     Bawiti     is the Capital of     Bahariya Oasis , Then Visit the Museum of the golden mummies and the temple of Ain El Muftella,     Bahariya Oasis ,  You will have lunch in    Bahariya Oasis   before driving to     Cairo



This will cost 35 $ per person Extra.

Single traveler:50 $

2- Second option

You can book Extra 3 Hours Bahariya oasis tour.

You will discover    Bahariya Oasis , The palm, and olives fields, Gebel Maghrafa. where the biggest Diansour( (Stromer's Tidal Giant) was ever discovered in 1914 at the base of Gebel Dist. Lake al-Marun which is the biggest salt lake in    Bahariya Oasis , Enjoy the sunset from The summit of the English Mountain(Gebel Al Ingleez). the view from the top offers a panorama of the northern part of the oasis. drive to     Cairo



This will cost 35 $ per person Extra.

Single traveler:50 $

Day 4 :Day Luxor Day Tour From Cairo


Marsaalamtours Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in  Cairo  to  Cairo  airport. Visit  Luxor  on one day tour from  Cairo . Take the early flight to  Luxor . It takes 1 hour to fly to  Luxor . Upon arrival at  Luxor , you will be met by our representative, then Enjoy a day tour in  Luxor , Start with a visit to the  Karnak karnak Egypt 360   Temple;

Karnak karnak Egypt 360   temples

The Temple of   Karnak karnak Egypt 360  is the largest ancient religious site known anywhere in the world, No site in Egypt is more impressive than  Karnak karnak Egypt 360 . It is the largest temple complex ever built by man. It represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of   Karnak karnak Egypt 360  is actually three main temples situated on 247 acres of land.

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Lunch in Egyptian restaurant  Luxor  -authentic delicious Egyptian food.

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

 

Day 5- Hotair balloon ride-


Optional hotair balloon tour  for extra 50 $ per person 

You will cross the Nile to visit some of the most spectacular highlights of  Luxor 's fabled West Bank during which you will explore with your own private tour guide Visit the valley of the Kings. You will visit 3 Tombs.

Valley of the Kings:

The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great Pharaoh Ramses II and boy Pharaoh Tutankhamen. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs is still well preserved.
If you wish to visit the Tomb of The young Pharaoh  Tutankhamun . It costs 300 Egyptians Pounds Extra

The colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon
Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in  Cairo  then moved 700 KM to  Luxor , The two statues Known as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what was once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third. At around noon you will have lunch in a local restaurant in  Luxor , Then Visit The Temple of  Karnak karnak Egypt 360   -the largest ancient religious site known anywhere in the world :

Temple of Queen  Hatshepsut

The Queen  Hatshepsut  temple is an Important Theban religious and funerary site on the west bank of the Nile, opposite  Luxor , comprising temples and tombs dating from the early Middle Kingdom to the Ptolemaic period. The site consists of a deep bay in the Nebhepetra (Mentuhotep II).

The valley of kings

After an amazing day in  Luxor , you will be transferred to  Luxor  airport, Fly to  Cairo  back and you will be transferred to your hotel in  Cairo

Inclusions:

  • Pick-up and drop off services from/to your hotel
  • Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees in Cairo
  • Tours by private Jeep 4X4 to the White and Black Deserts
  • One night in the white desert
  • Desert camping for one night-Full board
  • English-speaking driver
  • All camping equipment ( sleeping bags-Tents-Mats)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Beverages including mineral water and tea
  • All taxes and service charges

Exclusions:

  • Tipping of our teams( Driver-guide)
  • Entrance fees to the National Park of the White Desert 100 L.E per person
  • Hotel in Cairo

Please remember to bring:

  • Several t-shirts (cotton or preferably breathable/fast drying)
  • Trainers 
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip salve
  • Hat/Baseball cap
  • Personal First Aid kit (wet wipes, flu remedies, stomach remedies)
  • swimming suits as we stop at Hotspring
  • Torch

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