10 Days Exploring Egypt in Xmas & New Year Holiday Tour Details
- Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor / Hurghada
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
10 Days Exploring Egypt in Xmas & New Year Holiday
At the start of a new year, spend 10 Days Exploring Egypt in Xmas & New Year Holiday in the heart of paradise among ten yards of the most extravagant and alluring fantasies. In addition, your miracle is waiting for you in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Hurghada, proving that Christmas is a season of miracles. You will get the opportunity to see the Giza pyramid complex, the enigmatic Egyptian Museum, the ancient city of Memphis, the Cairo Citadel, the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and many more Islamic sites. Then, as you embark on a magnificent Nile cruise, you’ll tour all the historic buildings between Luxor and Aswan and come across some legendary structures like the Philae temple and the unfinished obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut.
On the other hand, explore the inside of the Karnak temple, the Hatshepsut temple, and the Valley of the Kings. You now understand what a beautiful vacation looks like, especially with the beginning of a new year, during this amazing ten-day Christmas holiday in Egypt.
- Giza Pyramid Complex.
- Memphis City.
- The Egyptian Museum.
- Old Cairo Attractions.
- The High Dam.
- The Unfinished Obelisk.
- Philae Temple.
- Kom Ombo Temple.
- Valley of the Kings.
- Hatshepsut Temple.
- Colossi of Memnon.
- Karnak Temple.
- Accommodation in 5* Hotel in Cairo for 3 Nights.
- Accommodation in 5* Cruise for 3 Nights, Full Board.
- Accommodation in 5*hotel in Luxor for 1 Night.
- Accommodation in 5*hotel in Hurghada for 2 Nights.
- Entrance fees to all sites indicated on the itinerary.
- Meet and Greet service by our employees at the airports.
- Snorkeling Excursion.
- Professional Egyptologist tour guide during your trips.
- Domestic Flights between Cairo Luxor and Aswan.
- All Transfers by private A.C Cars.
- All service charges and taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
- Optional tours.
- Personal spending.
Day One: Arrival in the Land of Civilization
Upon arrival to Cairo airport, the “Egypt Tours Inn” representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. When you arrive at the hotel, a private A/C car will take you there so you may check in. In the evening, we will pick you up from your hotel to begin your Christmas experience in Egypt with a Dinner Cruise. While on board, you can sit back and relax while taking in a vibrant belly dancing performance with a folklore band that includes the iconic Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt’s whirling dervishes tradition.
Day Two: Discover the Miracles of the Pharaohs
Morning time, after breakfast, join your private Egyptologist tour guide to start your 10 Christmas Egypt tour by visiting some top Cairo tourist attractions starting by:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid
In fact, the Great Pyramid belongs to “King Khufu“, it’s the oldest and largest of the three Pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Great Pyramid, which stands 147 metres tall and took 20 years to construct, required 2,300,000 stones.
The Great Sphinx
The Great Sphinx belongs to “King Chephren” is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m in height. The monument has the oldest known sculpture in it.
The Valley Temple
The only preserved granite funerary temple from the time of the Ancient Egyptians is located on the Giza plateau. It serves as a tool for mummification.
Proceed to have your Lunch at a Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant. After that, move to visit.
Saqqara Step Pyramid
It serves as the earliest notable example of cut stone construction and was constructed during the reign of King Djoser, who ruled Egypt in the 27th century B.C. The 62 m-tall Step Pyramid is made up of six steps that are stacked on top of one another.
The 1st capital all over Egypt founded by King Menes, it occupied a strategic position between Upper & Lower Egypt. Memphis was said to be under the guardianship of Ptah, the creator god and guardian of the arts.
Finally, we drive you back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Day Three: Lose Yourself Down the Beauty of Aswan
Enjoy the breakfast and check-out from your hotel in Cairo, then we will transfer you to Cairo airport to catch the flight to Aswan, upon arrival meet our tour guide to enjoy the second part of your 10 days Egypt Christmas holiday by visiting Aswan tourist attractions starting with:
The High Dam
Its construction had a significant impact on Egypt’s economy and culture. It was built over the Nile River at Aswan between 1960 and 1970.
The Unfinished Obelisk
The largest obelisk in ancient times. After Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) ordered it to go with the Karnak Obelisk (which was originally at Karnak), the Lateran Palace in Rome purchased it.
Philae temple dedicated to goddess Isis of Love and beauty. The temple complex was disassembled and transferred to the neighbouring island of Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project to safeguard it and other sites before the Aswan High Dam was completed in 1970.
After that enjoy your lunch meal then transfer to check in your 5* deluxe Nile cruise and overnight on board.
Day Four: Witness the Greatness of Kom Ombo Temple
Enjoy your breakfast on the cruise. Then, join your tour guide to visit:
Kom Ombo Temple
The Nile-facing Kom Ombo Temple is divided into two separate structures, each with its own entrance, hypostyle Hall, and sanctuaries.
Back to your cruise to have your lunch and overnight on board.
Day Five: Explore the Legendary Edfu Temple
Enjoy the breakfast on the cruise. Then, join our tour guide to visit Edfu temple.
Dedicated to God Horus. The Edfu Temple is the most exquisite Greco-Roman building in all of Egypt. On the other hand, a ‘Play’ depicting Horus’ victory over the evil god Seth appears on the building’s walls.
Enjoy your lunch on the cruise and sail to Luxor, arrive late night and overnight on board.
Day Six: Live a Fairytale in the Treasures of Luxor
Breakfast on the cruise, then check out and join our Egyptologist tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit Luxor tourist attractions starting with:
Valley of the Kings
The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, Valley of the Kings is home to tombs including the great Pharaoh Ramses II and boy Tutankhamen. On the other hand, The tombs were completely set up with all a monarch may need in terms of material goods for the afterlife. The majority of the tomb decorations are still in good condition.
One of the most stunning and well-preserve temples from ancient Egypt is the Hatshepsut Temple. In addition, the temple was constructed on three levels, connected by two large ramps in the middle.
Colossi of Memnon
In fact, two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.
Then, have your lunch and continue to visit:
In fact, no site in Egypt is more impressive than the Karnak temple. In addition, it is the largest temple complex ever built by man. It represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is three main temples situated on 247 acres of land.
Finally, transfer to check-in 5* hotel in Luxor and overnight.
Day Seven: Transfer From Luxor to Hurghada
On the day 7 of your Egypt Christmas vacation, have your breakfast and check-out from the hotel in Luxor, then transfer to Hurghada for overnight at 5* hotel to enjoy the third part of your journey, its recreational days in Hurghada Red Sea.
Day Eight: Venture into the Beautiful Underwater World
Have your breakfast, then enjoy snorkeling excursion in the Red Sea and enjoy the mesmerizing underwater world in this peace of heaven. After that, get back to your hotel overnight.
Day Nine: Discover the Timelessness of Magical Cairo
Morning time, enjoy the breakfast in your hotel, then check out and transfer to catch the flight to Cairo to continue your Christmas vacation in Egypt by exploring Old Cairo landmarks starting with:
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. The exhibition features more than 250,000 authentic artefacts from ancient Egypt, including a display of the gold, jewellery, and treasures that Tutankhamen amassed and kept in his tomb for more than 3,500 years.
In Cairo, lunch will be eaten at a neighbourhood eatery before visiting:
Salah El-Din Citadel
It served as Egypt’s seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was built under Salah ad-Din’s rule. The building project began in 1176 and was finished in 1182.
Mohamed Ali Mosque
When it was finished between 1830 and 1848, the mosque was given the moniker “The Alabaster Mosque” because the majority of its walls were constructed completely of pure alabaster. Mohamed Ali Mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
In fact, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a magical gate leading to the immortal heritage that will shines brightly through the incredible artifacts and monuments that dates to more than 4000 years revealing the tangible and intangible culture and history of Egypt’s endless heritage.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar
No visit to Cairo is complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the Middle East.
At the end of the day, we will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Day Ten: End Your 10 Days Exploring Egypt in Xmas & New Year Holiday Tour
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to finish your Christmas experience in Egypt. P.S. You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your tour itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.