Experience some of the most popular sites of the ancient world in style on this Eight-day Egyptian tour.
The Classic 8 Day Egypt Tour of Cairo, Luxor, Edfu, Koum Oumbo, Aswan, Abu Simbel and Alexandria. Eight days and seven fascinating destinations. Visit all the top attractions in a single tour.
From the Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to Valley of the Kings and Karnak Temples in Luxor. To God Horus Temple in Edfu & two gods, Sobek; the crocodile god, and Horus, the falcon god at Kom Ombo. To Philae Temple in Aswan . To the massive rock cut temples of Abu Simbel. And Alexandria city.
- Every Day
- Tour type
- Pickup Location
- Cairo Airport or Hotel in Cairo
- Physical rating
- Cairo / Alexandria / Luxor / Aswan / Cairo
Why you'll love this trip
Explore the great and historical Egypt including: Cairo, Alexandria Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombu, Aswan & Abu Simbel.
You’ll cover the highlights of Egypt, from millennia-old temples to the Aswan Dam, a feat of modern engineering.
Your private, Egyptologist guide provides undivided attention and an insider’s perspective of Upper Egypt.
The comprehensive tour allows you to skip the headache of arranging hotels, plane tickets, and lunch reservations.
Full Private tour. You can full customize the tour according to your full comfort and privacy
Accommodation, lunches, activities, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Tour is suitable for all ages and all genders
Giza Pyramids Complex
The Egyptian Museum
Saqqara Step Pyramid
Abu Simbel Temples
Valley of the Kings
Roman Amphitheatre in Alexandria
Upon arrival to Cairo Int. Airport, you will be met with our English-speaking representative who will help and assist you in all formalities and transfer to your hotel, overnight Cairo.
- No meals
Breakfast at hotel. Then you will be met by our English Egyptologist tour guide to start your first day tour by visiting Pyramids of Giza "Khufu, Khafre & Menkaure", where the greatness has been embodied in three pyramids with a limestone statue of Sphinx guarding the whole area.Then proceed to one of our local restaurant to have your lunch.
After that you will proceed to the city of Sakkara, where you will be so excited by exploring The Step Pyramid of king Djoser. This pyramid has a very nice story, when king Djoser asked his chief Architect Imhotep to create something different, so that the king could be buried at. As a result the well-known Architect creates the Step pyramid, which surprised the king so much since it was considered to be a new achievement in this period.
Finally you we will drive towards Memphis, where you can visit The Open Air Museum including the marvelous monuments of king Ramses II.After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Breakfast at hotel. Our English speaking guide will meet you at the hotel to accompany you to start your second day tour in Cairo. Your tour today is completely different and more excited, as the best of our monuments are awaiting you. Start your tour with The Egyptian Museum, which is considered to be one of the most important museums in Egypt housing the Pharaonic monuments including those of the well-known king Tutankhamen. Then you will have your lunch meal at one of our local restaurant.
After Lunch, you will be transferred to Old Cairo area, where you can visit Citadel of Salah El-Din, which played as a very important role in protecting Egypt, as it was considered the seat of power for more than 700 years.
Then proceed to one of the most interesting and old market in Egypt, Khan El-Khalili, which consider as one of the stunning bazaars in the Middle East.
After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Check out from your hotel after breakfast. Then our representative will meet you at the hotel to transfer you to Cairo airport to take your flight to Luxor.
Upon arrival at Luxor airport, transfer to Visit the West Bank of Luxor. Start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried, "Enter tomb of King Tut Ankh Amun".
Then proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain.
At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III. Lunch at local restaurant.
Then you will discover the East bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever build in the history of the mankind. The principal building is that of god Amun Ra, since it was considered the house of god on the earth, the earlier structure date back to the middle kingdom, but there are some references which refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd dynasty.
Later on, you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple was located in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god Amun Re. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor for check in & overnight in Luxor.
Check out from your hotel after breakfast, then our tour guide will pick you up to enjoy a day tour to the Temple of Edfu, where you will visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus which is considered by most to be the best preserved cult temple in Egypt. According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth.
Drive to Koum Oumbo city and visit Temple of Koum Oumbo,standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile. It differs from other temples because of its double entrance, each one is dedicated to divinity: "Haroeris" with his falcon head and " Sobek " with his crocodile head. The Temple of Kom Ombo was built on the honor of two deities the crocodile-headed Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon-headed Horus. Also,Kom Ombo's importance lies in its huge sugar-cane.
Arrive Aswan, lunch at local restaurant.
Tour High Dam and Philae Temple:
Discover the great city of Aswan, including The High Dam, which has been erected by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood.
After that you will enjoy sailing on the Nile River by a motor boat till reach Agilika Island, where you will visit Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Greco-Roman period and was dedicated to goddess Isis (mother of god Horus).
At the end of your day, you will transfer to your hotel in Aswan for check in & overnight in Aswan.
Breakfast box from your hotel and check out. Later on, you will be transferred by private A-C van to Abu Simbel. The original site was known as Meha in the ancient times and was first documented in the 18th Dynasty, when Ay and Horemheb had rock-cut chapels hewn in the hills to the south.
Upon arrival, you will proceed to visit Abu Simbel Temples, which were built by king Ramses II. The first temple (the biggest one) was built by Ramesses II and being dedicated to the famous god Rahorakhty. While the second temple (the smaller one) was dedicated to king himself and his beautiful wife queen Nefertari.
After finishing your day tour, you will drive Aswan airport to fly back to Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo airport, you will meet our rep whom will transfer you to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. After that you will be met with our Egyptologist tour guide who will accompany you in such a stunning tour to Alexandria.
You will start your Alexandria city tour by exploring one of the main sources of knowledge in the ancient world, "The Alexandria Library". The site of which is the original site of the old Pharaoh.
Later on, you will be transferred to have your lunch meal at local restaurant.
After lunch you will proceed to visit The Roman Amphitheatre, which is considered to be one of the most famous monuments belonging the Greco-Roman period.
Continue your Alexandria city tour by visiting Pompey’s pillar, which was erected in 292 AD. At the end you’ll be transferred to visit Sultan Qaitbay Citadel (from outside) which is considered to be one of most famous sightseeing in Alexandria.
After finishing your day tour, we will drive back to Cairo. Arrive to Cairo and proceed to your hotel there for overnight.
Check out after breakfast. Our representative will pick you up. Transfer to Cairo international airport for final departure.
7 breakfasts, 6 lunches
- Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle
- Horse carriage at Edfu
- Taftaf at Valley of the Kings
- Motor Boat to Philae island
- 5* hotel in Cairo for 5 nights
- 5* hotel in Luxor for 1 night
- 5* hotel in Aswan for 1 night
- Domestic Flight Tickets (Cairo-Luxor & Aswan-Cairo)
- All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan, Abu Simbel & Alexandria
- English Egyptologist guide
- Entrance fees to all sites as stated on the itinerary
- All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
- Sightseeing tour to Abu Simbel by a modern air-conditioned bus
- Portage when needed
- All service charges and taxes
- International airfare.
- Entry visa to Egypt.
- Personal expenses.
- Optional activities and tours.
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Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
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