Private Cairo, Luxor and Aswan
PRIVATE TOUR CAIRO. LUXOR AND ASWAN
Last-minute tour to Egypt. Immerse yourself in Egypt’s magical civilisation on a private tour to Cairo. Luxor and Aswan. Our team will customise a private trip to Egypt that matches each traveller’s needs. If you want to visit Egypt and lack of time is an issue, this tour package will allow you to visit the great pyramids, the Egyptian museum. Then fly to Luxor to explore Karnak and Luxor temples, the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple, also drive to Aswan and from there fly to Abu Simbel to visit the famous temples. With only a five day tour, you will cover the most important sites in all of Egypt.
While there you will stay at the Marriott Mena House in Cairo and enjoy the Winter Palace in Luxor in a luxury Nile view room. You will drive to Aswan and spend one night in the Old Cataract Hotel of Agatha Christie fame.
Enjoy a private Egyptologist tour guide, who will teach you how to read the symbols on the walls of the ancient tombs and temples,
Ride a camel around the pyramids and look at the mummies of the great people in ancient Egyptian history. Enjoy the glory of the paintings left on the walls of the kings’ tombs.
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Day 1. Arrival in Cairo – Meet and Assist.
Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative who will assist you in getting your visa and then escort you to your hotel Marriott Mena House, pyramid view room.
Day 2. Tour the great pyramids and the Egyptian museum.
After breakfast, you will meet your guide in the lobby to visit the great pyramids of Giza. While there your guide will take you on a camel ride around the Giza Plateau. You will also visit the Sphinx and enter the Solar Boat exhibit. Then you will head to the Egyptian Museum (Grand Museum if open}. You will see the treasures of Tutankhamun, including the golden mask of the boy king, and visit the mummy court. Lunch will be at a local restaurant after which you will go back to your hotel, Marriott Mena House, pyramid view room.
Day 3. Fly to Luxor and visit Karnak and Luxor Temples.
After breakfast, you will be escorted to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor, our representative will meet and assist you and take you to your five stars hotel, the Winter Palace, Nile view room. In the afternoon, you will tour the Luxor East Bank, including Karnak Temple, which is the second-largest temple in the world covering an area of 60 acres. The temple built in honour of the god Amun Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. From there you will follow the Avenue of the Sphinx to Luxor Temple, which is much smaller but just as impressive with vestiges of Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome and even Coptic and Islamic era building. Back to the Hotel Winter Palace, Nile view room.
Day 4. Visit the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple and drive to Aswan.
After breakfast, you will meet your guide in the lobby and will start a tour to visit one of the most beautiful sites in the world, namely the Valley of the Kings. There you will see tombs looking like they were just carved and painted yesterday. The colours and skill will amaze you, and your personal Egyptologist will explain the purpose and symbols of the journey to the afterlife depicted on the walls. You will visit three tombs plus the tomb of Tutankhamun. We will then visit the Village of the Workers where you will see the life of the middle class who worked on the graves. You will have a chance to visit their tombs, much smaller than the kings’ tombs but well preserved with amazing colours. After that, you will explore the temple of the first female pharaoh in ancient Egypt, Queen Hatshepsut. Lunch will be in a local restaurant. Then we drive to Aswan and spend overnight in the Old Cataract Hotel, Nile view room.
Day 5. Fly to Abu Simbel, from there back to Cairo to catch your flight back home.
Today you will check out of your hotel and meet our representative who will escort you to Aswan airport to catch your flight to Abu Simbel. There you will have a private guide and private transfer to tour the temples. You will fly back from Abu Simbel to Cairo with a 30-minute stopover in Aswan on the way back. Upon arrival in Cairo, our representative will help you with the boarding formalities for your flight back home.
The price includes.
Two nights at Marriott Mena House, Nile view room.
One night Winter Palace Nile view room.
One night Old Cataract Nile view suite.
Two bottles of mineral water daily.
Two meals daily.
Private Tour Guide.
Price does not include.
Any extras, like drinks and shopping.
Tips for guides and drivers.