5 Days Cairo and Luxor

5 Days Cairo and Luxor

 

 

Day1:

Arrival Cairo International Airport, meet and assist with formalities and transfer to your Hotel for Overnight stay.

Night Optional Tours:
Dinner cruise with belly dance show at Nile

 

DAY2:
Our guide will pick you from your hotel to drive southwards to Egypt’s first capital, Memphis

where you will visit the ruins of the temple of Ptah, the fallen colossal statue of King Ramses the 2nd and the Alabaster Sphinx of King Amenophis the 2nd. A short drive from Memphis lies the oldest, ancient cemetery of Sakkara. The world’s first monumental stone building, the Step Pyramid of King Zoser,

built by the engineer Imhotep almost 5,000 ago, still stands. After visiting the complex you continue to one of the Mastabas (tombs) built nearby, such as those of Ptah-Hotep, Mereruca, Idut or Ti for an inside visit.

You will then proceed to the Giza Plateau, where the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World is found, the imposing Pyramids of Giza.

During your visit to the Pyramids you will have time for unique photo opportunities of the three Pyramids from the Western Plateau. Continue down the valley where the guardian of this mortuary complex, the Mighty Sphinx, bears witness to the passage of time and man in eons of silence.

Then Transfer to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Luxor. Dinner on the train. Overnight Sleeper train to Luxor.


Day 3:
Breakfast on the train. Arrival, meet and assist by our representative.
Start your Full Day Tour to West Bank by crossing the Nile, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties, the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which is two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenophis III facing the Nile. Visit the Temple of QueenHatshepsut.

Then we go to visit the East Bank – Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by carriage then to Karnak, which is a serious of temples, built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it’s 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks
of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake then Transfers to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Cairo.Dinner on the train. Overnight on the train

 

DAY4:
After breakfast on train , arrival to Cairo Railway station .

Then start your visit to the Citadel of Saladin,where panoramic views of the city of Cairo can be seen. Here you will also visit the spectacular Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the founder of modern Egypt. Your next stop will be at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

where over 120,000 objects in its 107 halls – including the treasures of Tutankhamen (King Tut) – are exhibited.

Proceed to the hotel for Check In .

Night Optional Tours:
Sound and Light show at Giza pyramids
Khan Elkhalily night tour


DAY5:

Escorted transfer from hotel to airport and assistance with check in formalities for the flight End of services.

 

Important Notes: Comfortable walking shoes recommended. The sequence of visits may vary however all tour features and inclusions will remain unchanged.

Access to the Catacombs of Shawqafa is through a spiral staircase around an open central well with approximately 100 wide steps. Due to the musty and humid conditions in the catacombs, guests suffering from asthma and/or claustrophobia may experience discomfort on this tour and should take this into consideration.

A motorized wagon train transports passengers from the parking lot to the entrance gate of the Valley of the Kings. Pay toilets are found inside the Valley of the Kings in the form of chemical toilets housed in large ship’s containers. Bottled water while visiting Valley of the Kings and Karnak is recommended. No cameras or videos are allowed inside the tombs of the kings. Entry into the Valley of the Kings includes a visit to 3 tombs. The visit to the Tomb of King Tutankhamun at the Valley of the Kings requires an extra ticket . and is not part of the tour.


At the museum, guests must go through two (2) security checks before entering. No cameras or videos are allowed in the museum. The museum is not air conditioned but natural ventilation produces cooling breezes. There is an elevator in the museum, but at times it is not in operation.
Many vendors sell all sorts of souvenirs at the Pyramids, especially at the Western Plateau. What is being sold as papyrus at extremely cheap prices is nothing but painted banana leaves. Guests must be aware of great bargains at great prices! Please consult and seek the advice of your tour guide if you are not sure.
Shoulders and knees must be covered while visiting the Mosque. Shoes must be removed while in the mosque.


Rates:

 

2  – 4 Persons 5 – 8 Persons 9 – 16 Persons

 

October  till     May

June       till September

October  till     May

June       till September

October  till     May

June       till September

5 stars 575 USD 550 USD 525 USD 500 USD 475USD 450 USD
4 stars 550 USD 525 USD 500 USD  475 USD 450 USD 425 USD
3 stars 525USD    500 USD 475 USD   450 USD 425  USD 400 USD

All rates based per person per double room based on bed and breakfast, EXCEPT

Christmas, New Year and Eastern supplement 25 %

Single Supplement 50 % Extra

For per person in Triple room 10 % Reduction

CHD (0 – 4 years Free of charge ), Except for flight ticket

CHD (5 – 11.99 years) 50 % from Adult rate

Do not hesitate to send request and ask for our update rates and Free Promotion

 

Program includes:

  • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 2 Night on sleeping train Cairo/Luxor/Cairo (Dinner and Breakfast included)
  • All transfers in Cairo and Luxor.
  • All your tours and excursions are with A/C vehicle.
  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
  • All your visits include entrance fees & Egyptologist Guide.
  • Tour order may vary but all mentioned sites will be covered.
  • Our prices include all taxes and services.

 

 

Not included:

  • Visa Entry for Egypt.
  • Tipping.
  • Any Optional tours mentioned in the program.

 

 

 

 

 



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