8 Day Egypt Itinerary

We offer 8 Day Egypt Itinerary, The antiquities in Cairo, the elegance of Alexandria, the majestic Valley of the Kings in Luxor, and the luxury of Hurghada, all in an 8-days unique experience!

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We offer 8 Day Egypt Itinerary , Visit Cairo, the Pyramids of Giza , The Sphinx and Cairo museum then  and Alexandria , Fly to Luxor and visit the valley of the kings, Karnak karnak Egypt 360 temple then travel to Hurghada to enjoy and relax on the red sea resort 

Day 1- Arrival in Cairo


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

Free evening

Overnight in the Hotel

Day 2-Alexandria trip from Cairo


Start your private tour to   Alexandria   from  Cairo , starts at 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 honor 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.

Al Montazh Palace :

The Montaza Palace gardens are located at the eastern edge of  Alexandria  on the north coast of Egypt. The complex, which is around 360 acres in size, is a beautiful property that overlooks Al Montaza Gulf. The complex also contains five beaches for swimming: Aida, Cleopatra, Vanessa, Semiramis, and the private beach of Helnan Palestine Hotel. There are all sorts of fun to be had in Montaza. 

Drive to Cairo- Overnight in the hotel in Cairo
 

Day 3-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo 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

Then you will be transferred to Cairo airport for a short flight to Luxor , Then transfer to your hotel in Luxor - Nile Palace Steigenberger 

Day 4- Luxor- Hurghada


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.

Lunch in Egyptian restaurant  Luxor  -authentic delicious Egyptian food.

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 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
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 Know 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).

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

After an amazing day in  Luxor , you will be transferred to Hurghada for an amazing Luxury holiday distance is 280 K.m

 

Day 5-Hurghada


Free day in Hurghada

Day 6- Hurghada


You can book an optional snorkeling trip to the dolphin house from Hurghada .

Day 7- Free day in Hurghada


Free City tour in Hurghada

Day 8 -International departure


Pick up from Hurghada hotel to  Hurghada to Hurghada airport for a short flight to Cairo 

Inclusions:

  • 2 nights in Cairo based on Bed and Breakfast-Steigenberger Pyramids Hotel
  • 1 night in Luxor- Steigenberger Pyramids Hotel
  • 4 nights in Hurghada( Mina Mark Hotel- 4 stars Or Tropitel Sahel Hashesh( 5 stars)
  • Private transfer
  • Entrance fees
  • Flight tickets- Cairo-Aswan-Hurghada-Cairo
  • Private tour guide
  • Lunch during the trips

Exclusions:

  • Dinner in the hotel in Cairo and Luxor
  • Drinks during Lunch
  • Tipping

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

4 Stars Plan in Hurghada:
Hotel in Hurghada: Mina Mark Hotel



5 Stars Plan In Hurghada:
Hotel in Hurghada: Tropiel Sahel Hashesh

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