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Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you with the sign of Signature Tours Egypt, From the moment you arrive, your tour leader will give you full attention. Once in the car, he will give you an overview of your program as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you. Then you will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids (Inside) / Egyptian Museum – Mummies Experience

Stop At: Giza, Giza, Giza Governorate
Breakfast, start your tour visiting visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Entering inside the Great Pyramid is an amazing experience that’s why it’s the highlight of our itinerary.

Probably the most overwhelming experience you will have in your life, getting into the interior of the great pyramid. You will never see something like it.

As you might expect, one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of ancient times is the glorious Pyramids of Giza. Somewhere far away in the secluded desert, prepare yourself to be amazed as you will discover the secrets of the Great Pyramid – the last standing ancient wonder of the world.

Enjoy your Camel Ride; you will enjoy special panoramic views of the Sphinx & Pyramids. Hear about all the hidden stories of Pharaohs life. Our professional tour guides will give you all the details so you can enjoy to the maximum your visit to the pyramids area.

Then move to visit the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Includes entry to the royal mummy’s hall.

It has a separate section where royal mummies unearthed from various tombs are preserved. The room is climate controlled and the mummies appear to be looked after well. Mummified over 5000 years ago, you can see the mummies of Queen Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis and Ramses in a very good condition. Walk around leisurely in this room and look at Pharaohs and queen resting in peace.

(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cairo.


Day 3: Experience The Nubian Life

Stop At: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by plane to Aswan.

Transfer to a unique Nubian resort (completely different world) set in the heart of a Nubian village which is a relaxing oasis by the side of the Nile. Live the Nubian life! The architecture, the design and the interiors of the resort as well as its location along the Nile allows for a very enriching experience.

Discover the colorful culture of Nubia, one of Africa’s oldest civilizations. Many travelers who visit Egypt have special interest in learning about Nubians and their community. This is because of their habits and style of living that is different from any other community in Egypt. Many travellers enjoy visiting Nubian villages and having traditional Nubian meals.

We will offer a rich cultural experience; you’ll get to know Nubian culture and gain insight into the traditions the Nubians have followed for thousands of years.


Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Nubian Resort.

Day 4: Aswan / Cruise

Stop At: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
Wake up with a wonderful view of the Nile and enjoy a Nubian traditional breakfast made by the Nubian people.

Then move to visit and the Philae temple & the high dam.

Transfer to the cruise.

Note: Cruise schedules may change due to some sailing reasons. We guarantee that you will do all the mentioned sights, but the order may vary.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cruise.

Day 5: Visit the amazing temple of KomOmbo

Stop At: Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
Breakfast on board. Visit the amazing temple of KomOmbo. Afternoon tea. Visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu.Dinner on board. Luxor. Afternoon Tea.Dinner on board &Galabya party.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cruise.


Day 6: East Bank: Karnak & Luxor Temples

Stop At: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
Breakfast on board. Then transfer to visit the Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. It was constructed from the beginning of the Middle Kingdom to the Graeco Roman Kingdom.

Then move to Luxor Temple. It was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty.

King Ramses II was the most famous king in the 19th Dynasty. He ruled Egypt for about 67 years. It was dedicated to the great god Amun-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu together representing the Theban triad. Enjoy visiting Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the 1st Pylon.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cruise

Day 7: Luxor King Tut’s tomb – Valley of Kings & Queens

Stop At: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.

Cross to the West Bank to visit Valley of the Kings, visit the tombs of various Dynasties. King Tut’s tomb which you will visit from inside.Tutankhamun ruled Egypt for approximately 10 years from around 1336-1327 BCE. In November 1922, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon discovered Tutankhamun’s near-intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings. The king’s mummified body was found surrounded by precious grave goods, in his golden coffin, after his burial chamber was officially opened on 17 February 1923 in the presence of Egyptologists and government officials.

Today, Tutankhamun is ancient Egypt’s most famous pharaoh. But how much do you really know about the boy king? Here during this tour, I will tell you the lesser-known facts about Tutankhamun…

Continue to Visit the Valley of the Queens, known as Ta-Set-Neferu “The Place of Beauty”. The valley served as a necropolis for the tombs of royal family members and the elite, with about 90 tombs belonging to Queens and princes of the ancient Egyptian New Kingdom (1550-1070 BC). whilst here, you will have a chance to visit the magnificent colorful tomb of queen Nefertari (Extra Ticket)

Then move to visit the Temple of Deir El Bahari of Queen Hatshepsut. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenopis III facing the Nile. Then visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Then Transfer to the airport. Departure by plan to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to your hotel.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cairo.

Day 8: Cairo Food Tour – Final Departure

Stop At: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
If your departure flight time allows you’ll make this tour today if not we will fit it into another day earlier.

To enjoy the real taste of Egypt you have to try the Egyptian food the best foods in Egypt which is one of the life’s great pleasures, Discover off-the-beaten-path spots the real Egypt that is not covered in any guidebook.

To find the best place to eat in Egypt can be a challenge. Don’t worry we’ll take you to them, There are many delicious food tastings of the Best foods in Egypt.

Then you will be transferred to Airport for final departure.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.1 Night
  • 3 Nights on Cruise board; Aswan & Luxor full board (Sightseeing are included).
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Great Pyramids, Sphinx
  • All transfers All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle.
  • English speaking expert Egyptologist guide.
  • All your visits include entrance fees.
  • Domestic Ticket from Cairo / Aswan & Luxor / Cairo
Exclusions
  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.(We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request).
  • Drinks and any personal expenses.
  • Tipping
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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By: Signature Tours egypt
103 reviews
Lili273
Castle Hill, Australia
167
Wonderful tour
Ahmed Mohammed is our nice and professional tour guide. He is very knowlegable and informative about history of
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Tundye
20
T.Jones
We were picked up from our hotel each morning by our excellent guide and drivers. We felt very safe navigating the
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Pinnacle03
10
Janine
Ahmed Mohammed was a fabulous guide. He is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his homeland. I learnt so much
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111Janine
Seminyak, Indonesia
93
Wonderful
We had Ahmed Mohammad who gave us a fantastic two day visit to Cairo. A fascinating and interesting city.
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JayisAway
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1811
Excellent Tour even though my time was limited
I had a one day stopover in Cairo. I decided it would make sense to have a guided tour in order to save time, and
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yac786
Dorking, United Kingdom
10
Excellent tour very informative and interesting
Excellent tour. Ahmed Mohammed is an amazing tour guide. He offers a friendly service and has great
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jennifero848
Bedford, Virginia, United States
1612
Dream trip
My friends and I enjoyed the Giza pyramid tour with Lamia. She was extremely knowledgeable and answered every
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razvan012
Taunusstein, Germany
10
Great two-day tour of Giza and Cairo with guide Lamia Gamal and driver Mohammad Gamal
We spent two days in Giza and Cairo with the wonderful tour guide Lamia Gamal and driver Mohammad Gamal. We had a
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Marlena D
Hanoi, Vietnam
20
Highly recommend this tour
My daughter and I went on a day tour to visit pyramids of Giza, Memphis and Saqqara pyramids.Our tour guide Ahmed
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Georgiadisalle
10
Fantastic experience with Ahmed
My mother and I did the day tour to Giza Pyramids, Saqqara and Memphis. Our tour guide, Ahmed Mohammed was
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Jsw333
Bath
116
Excellent day tour
Tour guide Ahmed Mohammed was very well informed and friendly. We enjoyed the day and the lunch was very nice!
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AJtraveler94
31
Travel
Our tour guide Ahmed Mohamed and our driver Yasim went above and beyond. The tour was amazing and the information
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644catherinen
11
Great Tours with Lamia
have thoroughly enjoyed my experience with Signature tours! Lamia Gamal and Rayan have been excellent tour guides.
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TapiwaRisai
Johannesburg, South Africa
21
Great two days Tour with Lamiaa
We were fortunate enough to have spent two days in Cairo and have an amazing guide Lamiaa . She was very
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drmal88
Malaysia
10
A day trip to Giza, Saqqara & Dahshur.
As I hv only a day at Giza, and wishes to visit all important sites with ease, this tour suits me perfectly. Well
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  • Duration: 8 days
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