9 Day Egypt Itinerary

Have Only got 9 Days to spend in Egypt and working out how to make 9 Days Egypt itinerary? We Can help you to arrange9 Day Egypt Tour Package and a Private guided Tour and Visit Egypt Highlights in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. Alexandria and the white desert.

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Have Only got 9 Days to spend in Egypt and working out how to make 9 Days Egypt itinerary? We Can help you to arrange9 Day Egypt Tour Package and a Private guided Tour and Visit Egypt Highlights in Cairo, Luxor , and Aswan. Alexandria and the white desert white-desert Egypt 360 .

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo-Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs


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

Visit Alzahr Mosque and welcome Dinner

Overnight in the Hotel

Day 2-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, 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 and may open by end of 2022

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

. Fly to Aswan- Overnight in Aswan

Day 3- Cairo-Alexanderia


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  by 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 the 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.

Meals: Breakfast in the hotel and Lunch during the trip

Drive to Cairo -Overnight in Cairo

Day 4- Luxor- from Cairo


Marsaalamtours Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo at 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 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:
Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III that are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo and then moved 700 KM to  Luxor , The two 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. 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

Overnight in Luxor
 

Day 5- Aswan from Luxor


Enjoy hot-air balloon ride

Pick up from your hotel in Luxor and drive to Aswan

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

Overnight in Aswan

Day 6- Abu simble trip from Aswan


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 in Aswan

Fly to Cairo- Overnight in Cairo

 

Day7- 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 Ashgabat

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, and chalk (and maybe sand) developed. 

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

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 is 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 8-White desert- 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 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 in Cairo at 16:30- Overnight in Cairo

Day-9-International departure


Breakfast at the hotel then a representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you through final your departure formalities. . If you wish to extend your stay in Cairo, please contact us.

Inclusions:

  • ​​​​​6 nights at Cairo bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1 night at a hotel in Luxor
  • 1-night camping in the white desert
  • Flight tickets { Cairo – Aswan / Hurghada – Cairo }
  • Hot air Balloon ride
  • 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 tour guide
  • Lunch during the trips

Exclusions:

  • Tipping
  • Dinner in the hotel in Cairo-Luxor and Aswan
  • Any extra

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

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