7 nights tour package Cairo and Luxor
Cairo & Luxor Tour 
 
This tour runs everyday
 

Tour Highlights
-       Pyramids                                                                              Adult: £## GBP pp
-   Sphinx                                                                                  Child: £## GBP pp
-       Cairo Museum
-       Karnak Temple
-   Valley of the Kings
 
 

Upon arrival into Cairo International Airport you will be met by our representative who will assist you with arrival formalities and transfer to your hotel.    

 
Day 1 - Cairo: Pyramids and Egyptian Museum

Explore the magnificient Giza Necropolis home of the famous pyramids. Your guide will explain the history of the Pyramids of Cheops, Khafre, Menkaure and the iconic Great Sphinx. Take a horse or camel ride through the pyramid complex, visit the Solar Boat Museum or even venture inside the Great Pyramid.  After lunch visit the Cairo Museum which houses over 120,000 artifacts. See statues, sarcophagi, mummies and jewellery from the past 5,000 years and the  famous Tutankhamun exhibit. 

Entrance into the Great Pyramid, Solar Boat Museum, camel/horse rides are extra.

 

Day 2 - Cairo: Citadel, Old Cairo, Khan el Khalili

 

Visit the Saladin Citadel, a medieval fortification located on Mokattam Hill with wonderful views over Cairo city. It is an historical site which houses several museums and mosques, the most famous being the Ottoman built Mohammad Ali mosque. After lunch visit Old Cairo and Coptic Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress and the Hanging Church. Stop at a traditional Egyptian coffeehouse before exploring the alleyways of the famous Khan el Khalili souk (bazaar) where you can haggle for a souvenir.

Extra ticket fee to attend evening Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids.

 

Day 3 - Luxor:  Karnak Temple, Felucca sailing

 

After breakfast transfer to Cairo airport for a short flight to Luxor.  Visit the magnificent Karnak Temple.  This enormous temple complex is unique due to the length of time it was in use and the large number of pharaohs who made contributions to its buildings.  The hypostyle hall is an amazing area housing 134 beautifully carved columns.  Enjoy a relaxing sunset sail down the River Nile on a felucca before taking a stroll through the souk and another opportunity to haggle for a bargain.

Extra ticket fee to attend evening Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple.

 

Day 4 - Luxor:  Valley of the Kings, Hatchepsut & Habu Temples

 

Spend the day on the West Bank of Luxor.  See the Colossi of Memnon, 2 giant statues of Amenhotep III, which stood at the entrance to his memorial temple.  Walk through the Valley of the Kings, the burial ground of the ancient pharaohs and be amazed at the size of their tombs and the paintings which depict the pharaohs journey to the afterlife.  Visit Hatchepsut Temple, the female pharaohs funerary temple before visiting the beautiful Medinat Habu, the mortuary temple of Ramses III. 

Extra ticket fee to attend evening Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple.

 

Day 5 - Luxor:  Luxor Temple 

 

Visit Luxor Temple which sits opposite the River Nile and is connected to Karnak Temple by the Avenue of Sphinx.  Numerous pharaohs contributed to the temple buildings including Hatchepsut, Tuthmosis III, Amenhotep III, Ramses II and Alexander the Great.  After lunch visit a traditional Attar, an Egyptian herbalist/ perfumist who will explain the use of traditional Egyptian medicinal herbs, therapeutic oils and perfume oils.

 

Extra excursion of a sunrise hot air balloon ride is available for an extra ticket fee.

 

Day 6 - Luxor

 

After breakfast visit the village of Garagos, known for it's unique style of pottery.  The objects are produced with the same red silt that the pharaohs used 5,000 years ago for their pottery.  The blue, yellow and green tones along with the fish and bird designs make Garagos pottery unique.  Please note this excursion to Garagos may be substituted for another at short notice.

Afternoon transfer to Luxor airport for flight to Cairo and farewell dinner.

Extra excursion of a sunrise hot air balloon ride is available for an extra ticket fee.  

 

Day 7 - Cairo

 

Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight home.

 

 

Notes:

 

Ticket prices for optional excursions as follows:

   *   Entrance into the Great Pyramid (Cheops):  100 LE

   *   Entrance into Khafre Pyramid:  30 LE

   *   Entrance into Solar Boat Museum:  50 LE

   *   Royal Mummy room at Egyptian Museum:  100 LE

   *   Sound & Light Show Pyramids:  160 LE

   *   Sound & Light Show Karnak Temple:  180 LE

   *   Hot air balloon ride, Luxor:  620 LE 

 

Tour includes:

* All airport transfers.

* All hotel transfers and luggage handling.

* All transfers sightseeing in a private modern air conditioned car/motor coach.

* English speaking Egyptologist.

* Visits as per program including entry fees.

* Hotel accommodation in Cairo and Luxor based on B&B basis.

* Breakfasts x 7, Lunches x 6, Dinners x 7.

* Round trip economy domestic air flights Cairo / Luxor / Cairo.

Tour excludes:

*  Food and drinks unless specified above.

*  Gratuities and tipping (recommended).

*  Extra tickets as mentioned above. 

 

PRICE

Adult:  GBP pp

Child:  GBP pp

 

 
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