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From the unbelievable views you see while on a camel ride away from all the crowds and right into the deserts of the Great Pyramids of Giza in the morning to the cheerful and lively spirit of Khan Al-Khalili at night in Cairo, then all the way to explore the grand heritage to see the monuments of Luxor and Aswan in the utmost refreshing experience with the most experienced and fun Egyptologists.
During your trip, you will be assisted with Egyptologists and guides at all times, picked up and dropped off from your locations by our air-conditioned vehicles. Camel rides, snacks, water, monuments entrance fees are all covered.
Accommodation plan: 5-star hotel: Steigenberger Cairo Pyramids, Grand Nile Tower, Sheraton Cairo Hotel
Note: The rate will increase by 40% during high seasons (New Year, Easter & Christmas)
When arriving to Cairo, our representative will be waiting for you to help with passport control and luggage. Later on, they'll drive you in our private car to your hotel, to settle and get some rest.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up by GEM Explore Egyptologist to start your journey across Giza and Cairo. The tour will start by visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. After that, you will have a 20-minute camel ride across the great Pyramids and visit the Panoramic Place. Then, the tour will continue by visiting the Valley Temple of Khafre.
In the afternoon and after lunch, you'll head to the museum of Egyptian Antiques, the home of 120,000 of ancient Egyptian Antiques Collection that dates up to 6000 years old, including the Tutankhamun exhibit, which contains his golden Mask and jewelry.
You'll watch sunset at Cairo's heart, the Citadel with its huge altitude, you will be looking out across Islamic Cairo and its skyline. Also, you will visit the Alabaster Mosque of Muhammed Ali Pasha. We can't miss spending an unforgettable night at Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. The Bazaar is in the historic center of Cairo; It was established as a center of trade in the Mamluk era. The Bazaar has various products of all kinds and shapes, from Silver, Copper, Brassware to Gold and Leather Goods.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Note: For an additional $45, you can have dinner over a Nile view with a show of a belly dancer and Tanura. Transportation is covered.
In the early morning, a ride will be waiting to pick you up from your hotel after breakfast and take you to the airport to depart to Luxor. When you arrive, our Egyptologist will be waiting for you to start your journey.
You'll start with visiting the west bank to see the beautifully painted royal tombs at the Valley of Kings. For over a thousand years, the kings, queens, and nobles of the New Kingdom (1500-1070 B.C.) were buried in this valley, which is the world's most magnificent burial ground. During our excursion at the Valley of kings, you'll visit the temple of Deir El-Bahri, which means in Arabic, the “Temple of the Northern Monastery”.
Then, you'll cross to the east bank, where you'll have an excursion to some of Luxor's temples including Karnak. Karnak remains the most remarkable religious complex ever built on earth. Its 250 acres of temples and chapels, obelisks, columns, and statues were built over 2,000 years. It visualizes Egyptian art and architecture into a great historical monument of stone. Our next stop will be the classical pieces of art, Hatshepsut's temple, and the Colossi of Memnon. Later on, you'll be escorted to the hotel for check in and a good night sleep.
After an early breakfast, you'll head to Aswan and on your way, there will be two stops. One is at the City Of Gold, Kom Ombo to visit the magnificent and unusual double temple with its duplicated halls, courts and sanctuaries for the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. The second one is at Edfu to visit the temple of Horus.
You'll arrive at Aswan at noon and continue your tour with a stop at one of Egypt’s most beautiful temples, the Temple of Isis at Philae. Built 280BCE with more than 50,000 stones!
You'll head back to Cairo International Airport later that night to catch your flight home.