11 Days Historical Vacation in Egypt Tour Details
- Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights.
- Tour Location: Cairo – Alexandria – Luxor – Aswan – Dendera – Abydose – Abu Simbel
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport.
- Tour Type: Private
11 Days Historical Vacation in Egypt
Through our unique 11 Days Historical Vacation in Egypt, learn about the history of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs while touring notable historical tourist attractions and highlights. Then, go on the adventure you’ve always wanted to have. After that, visit the captivating locations you’ve heard about countless times in your life. Check out your tour 11 Days Historical Vacation in Egypt itinerary and get ready to go on your adventure. We created the most intriguing tour schedule for history buffs to make sure we included the key historical sites in the land of the Pharaohs; such as the Giza Pyramids Complex, the Valley of the Kings, and the Abydos temple.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- Islamic & Coptic Attractions
- Memphis City
- The Egyptian Museum
- Valley of the Kings
- Karnak Temple
- Luxor Temple
- Abydos Temple
- The High Dam
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Philae Temple
- Abu Simbel Temples
- Qaitbay Citadel
- Alexandria Library
- Pompey’s Pillar
- The Catacombs
- Assistance at Cairo International Airport.
- Private transfers in A.C vehicle during the tour.
- Domestic flights (Cairo – Aswan / Luxor – Cairo).
- 4 nights accommodation in Cairo at a 5* Hotel.
- 2 Nights accommodation in Aswan at a 5* Hotel.
- 4 Nights accommodation in Luxor at a 5* Hotel.
- 1st Class train tickets from Aswan to Luxor.
- Private tours to the whole sightseeing on the itinerary.
- Choose from our English, Spanish, and French Tour Guides.
- Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary.
- All meals are mentioned in the itinerary.
- All service charges and taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Personal Expenses.
- Egypt’s entry visa.
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Day 1: Welcome to the Magnificent Land of History
Start your 11 Days Historical Vacation in Egypt at Cairo International Airport. Then, our representative will be waiting with an Egypt Tours Inn sign in hand. He will help you with all the formalities at the airport. Then, you will meet your private tour guide who will drive you in a private A.C. car to your hotel in Cairo so you may check-in and unwind.
We will pick you up in the evening so you may have the most memorable dinner cruise of your life. In such an activity, you will take in some captivating performances by traditional Egyptian bands, enjoy an open buffet, learn some fascinating tales about the history of the Ancient Egyptian civilization from your tour guide, and then, once your tour is complete, we will transfer you back to your hotel. Your tour guide will make all the arrangements and notify you of the pick-up time on the second day. Spend a pleasant night at your hotel.
Day Two: Visit Memphis City and The Pyramids
Before your private tour guide arrives to pick you up for your wonderful trip to Giza, have a delicious breakfast at your Cairo hotel. While there, you may see its stunning sites, including:
The Great Pyramid of Khufu
Join us in imagining that on your first day of seeing Egypt’s attractions, you will go to one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
enthralling, isn’t it? Although there are many other pyramids in Giza, this one stands out for a variety of reasons, including its majestic size, its unusual manner of construction, and the fact that it is the most popular tourist attraction in Egypt. Since it was built by the great pharaoh Khufu, who strove to complete the project that his father Sneferu had started, you might be able to see how Egypt’s genuine history speaks to you there. There is another astonishing site in Giza that astounds visitors in addition to the magnificent pyramids.
The Stunning Sphinx of Giza
The Great Sphinx is the name of the structure, which was constructed under the rule of Monarch Khafre. King Khafre wanted to create a magnificent structure to defend the Giza pyramid complex, so he came up with the concept of giving the Sphinx the body of a lion and the characteristics of the king himself.
The Valley Temple
Due to their pre-existing beliefs in the afterlife, the ancient Egyptians were able to mummify their dead remarkably. The Valley Temple served as the place for the mummification and purification of their kings’ and queens’ remains.
You will then go on to a fantastic Egyptian restaurant for lunch before rejoining your tour guide once again for a wonderful excursion to:
Step Pyramid of Saqqara
At Giza, along with the other lesser pyramids and the three big pyramids, is where one may see the first and most well-known of them, also known as Djoser’s Step Pyramid. It wasn’t just any Mastaba; the monarch himself had ordered its construction. The pyramid eventually assumed the appearance of a stepped tomb since it served as the ancient Egyptians’ standard tomb.
City of Memphis
You will be informed right away of the site of Egypt’s first capital, which served as the primary centre for the nation’s social, religious, and commercial life. There are many sights and monuments there, but the lying statue of King Ramses II is perhaps the most magnificent.
After that, we’ll return you to your 5-star hotel for the night.
Day Three: View the Top Attractions in Alexandria
Enjoy your breakfast in the morning before we pick you up from your Cairo hotel to begin an imaginative tour of Alexandria, where you will meet your tour guide and go to the following locations:
Citadel of Qaitbay
One of the most important defensive fortifications along the Mediterranean Sea coast is this majestic castle. It was built where the Lighthouse of Alexandria once stood. Which, until it was destroyed and replaced by Qaitbey Citadel, was regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. At the time, it was a highly significant landmark in Alexandria.
Many people consider this to be one of the most fascinating & appealing tourist destinations in Alexandria because it provides a sizable area for information seekers. Additionally, there are six other specialist libraries, including the Taha Hussein Library, the Children’s Library, the Young People’s Library, the Exchange & Archive section, and the Rare Books Section, in addition to the Main Library.
After that, take pleasure in a memorable lunch at one of Alexandria’s top restaurants before preparing for your day’s finale:
The Alexandria Roman triumphal column is thought to be the biggest example of its sort outside of the imperial capitals of Constantinople and Rome.
One of the largest ancient monoliths ever built is a magnificent work of art.
Kom El Shoqafa’s catacombs
You will be astounded to learn that this site was stumbled upon in 1900 by a donkey and that its catacomb is the largest-known Roman burial place in Egypt that was used for religious purposes in prehistoric times. The Catacombs consist of three levels of chambers and tombs carved 35 metres into the bedrock.
We’ll bring you back to your hotel in Cairo for the night after your vacation is over.
Day Four: Fly to Aswan and see the city’s top attractions
You will have breakfast at your hotel in the morning. After that, you will check out so that we can drive you to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight to Aswan. Once you arrive, a private guide will show you around some of Aswan’s most well-known attractions. such as: Take a private tour of one of Aswan’s most spectacular modern buildings, which was constructed between 1960 and 1970 to shield the priceless Nubian monuments from flooding.
The High Dam
The incredible Aswan High Dam is very significant for Egypt’s economic, social, and political existence. Since it significantly impacted the country’s way of life by providing an abundance of energy.
The Unfinished Obelisk
This obelisk is among the most remarkable ones created in ancient Egypt by Queen Hatshepsut. The queen instructed her builders to cease building it and leave it in its current state because she wanted it to be one of the greatest obelisks to accompany the Lateran Obelisk in Karnak. However, the topmost half of the obelisk fractured during construction.
Temple of Philae
It was one of the most important religious temples in ancient Egypt, dedicated to the goddess Isis, the goddess of love and beauty. It was in dire risk of being destroyed, therefore the government made the decision to relocate it to its current position on Agilikia Island. Tens of thousands of people visit there frequently these days since it is safe.
You will be brought to a prominent restaurant for a sumptuous meal before being driven to a hotel in Aswan for the night.
Day 5: Travel to Abu Simbel
You will get your breakfast boxes in the early morning, and we will pick you up so that you may begin your journey to Abu Simbel. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted by your tour guide and taken to see a genuine masterpiece:
Abu Simbel Temples
At Abu Simbel, there are two enormously impressive rock temples. They are two temples that Ramses II, in the 13th century BC, hewn out of the cliff. The largest one was constructed to commemorate the king’s victory at the Battle of Kadesh, and the other was made to honour the lovely bride of Queen Nefertari.
The two temples’ relocation in 1968 with assistance from UNESCO is what surprises people the most; otherwise, Lake Nasser would have flooded the two temples. We’ll take you back to Aswan. On the other hand, when your tour is over so you may eat lunch at a fantastic Egyptian restaurant before going to your hotel for the night.
Day 6: Travel to Luxor and check out the attractions on the East Bank.
After breakfast and check-out from the Aswan hotel, we’ll take you to the Aswan train station so you can take a first-class train to Luxor. Your private tour guide will meet you there. Then, take you on an interesting tour of some of the most well-known tourist sights in Luxor on the east bank, such as:
Temple of Karnak
You will undoubtedly feel uplifted and like Indiana Jones on an expedition searching for the lost riches of the ancient Pharaohs after seeing the greatest religious temple in the world. Three magnificent temples honoring Amun, Mut, and Khunso, three gods of the ancient Egyptian pantheon, are located at Karnak.
Following your lunch in a fantastic Egyptian restaurant, we will bring you to your five-star hotel where you may unwind. We will take you up from your Luxor hotel in the evening so you may go with your tour guide to:
Temple of Luxor
One of the most well-known attractions on the east bank of the Nile River is the stunning Luxor temple, which was built in 1400 BC. One of the few temples actually built for the restoration of royalty rather than any specific deity is this one.
After that, we’ll take you back to your Luxor hotel for the night.
Visit Luxor West Bank Attractions on Day Seven.
Enjoy your breakfast at your 5-star hotel before your tour guide takes you on a brand-new exciting journey to the west bank of Luxor, where you will see:
The Valley of the Kings
It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Luxor since it is home to several ancient Egyptian monarchs’ last resting places. There, you may see and explore the tombs of Seti I, King Tutankhamun, Ramses VI, and many more interesting locations to learn more about ancient Egyptian traditions and customs related to organizing funeral ceremonies and preparing everything for the deceased person’s trip to the afterlife.
Temple of Hatshepsut
The renowned Queen Hatshepsut, who ruled like a true Pharaoh and is famous for her creation of other great ancient Egyptian works of art, created the most exquisite Temple of the 18th dynasty.
There are several legends about these twin sculptures of King Amenhotep III. These two statues are all that remain of the fascinating burial temple he erected. You should be ready for an amazing experience when you visit them.
Then, We’ll transport you to a carefully picked restaurant for lunch before returning you to your hotel in Luxor for the night.
Day 8: Complete Your Luxor Vacation
Breakfast will be provided at your hotel in the morning. After that, your private tour guide will take you to see some additional breath-taking sites in Luxor that draw visitors from all over the globe to experience their majesty and awe, such as:
The Queens’ Valley
While travelling through the majestic Valley of the Queens, one may find the tombs of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs and queens, most notably the tomb of Queen Nefertari known as The Place of Beauty.
Temple of Habu
The King Ramses III Mortuary Temple, which is located near Madinet Habu. This is a very important temple during the New Kingdom period. The temple is best known for its engraved reliefs depicting the rise and eventual collapse of the Sea People, but that isn’t all it has to offer.
You will now go to a magnificent ancient Egyptian town. Where the craftsmen who built the tombs in the Valley of the Kings between the 18th and 20th centuries lived. Such an ancient site cannot be compared to any other location in the world because it was the only one to experience the most wealthy and well-organized period of ancient Egypt.
After enjoying a delicious lunch, take private transport back to your hotel where you may finish the remainder of the day.
Visit Dendera and Abydos on day nine.
You will have breakfast at the hotel on this memorable day before joining your private tour guide to explore some fascinating Luxor sights, such as:
Temple at Dendera
This temple is one of the most amazing. This is larger than 40,000 square metres and was populated in ancient times. This temple, built by Pharaoh Pepi I, lets you to discover more and more about the fascinating history of Egypt thanks to attractions like the Hathor Temple, Isis Temple, Sacred Lake and Sanatorium, the Roman Kiosk, and other spectacular features.
Temple of Abydos
The temple of Seti I, the least well-known king of the New Kingdom, contains this can. Because it was believed to be the site of Osiris’ tomb, it was also a well-known location of Isis worship.
Finally, we’ll take you to a fantastic restaurant for lunch before returning you to your hotel in Luxor for the night.
Day ten: Arrive in Cairo and see the sights in Old Cairo
After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel. After that, we will drive you to the airport in Luxor so you can catch your flight back to Cairo. When you get there, you’ll go on a tour with an Egyptologist who will take you to some of Cairo’s most appealing sights, like:
The Egyptian Museum
The wonderful items that you will see at this breathtaking location in Egypt are beyond description. You can find there mummies of ancient Egyptian pharaohs, sculptures, wealth, artefacts. Then, Other things you may have heard about before travelling to Egypt. You will undoubtedly enjoy yourself much at such a location. Then, Particularly after seeing King Tut’s gorgeous death mask.have a delicious lunch at a restaurant before continuing your journey to:
The Hanging Church
Due to its location on the southern entrance of the Roman Fortress. Its use as the Coptic Patriarch’s palace from the seventh through the thirteenth centuries, it is the church that most visitors to Egypt choose to see.
Mosque of Amr Ibn Al Aas
It is one of the most active mosques in Egypt with a devoted congregation. Then, that is available to the majority of tourists and visitors to visit. This mosque received its name from the magnificent commander Amr Ibn El-As.
Synagogue of Ben Ezra
This synagogue is extraordinary since it was previously a Christian church before the Copts were forced to turn it over to the Jews in 882 AD. The present structure dates back to 1892 when the first synagogue collapsed and underwent several renovations.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is the key to fully exploring several extraordinary and rare artifacts from Egypt’s long and varied history, which spans more than 400 years and includes periods from prehistory to ancient Egypt, Greco-Roman, Coptic, Islamic, and contemporary modern times.
Market in Khan El Khalili
The finest place to see before leaving Egypt is Khan El-Khalili. Which is the country’s biggest and most exceptional retail complex.
There, you can find some amazing shops where you can find all of the various products you could like to buy at incredibly low prices. In addition, to getting the complete mementos that you want for you and your family back home. After your journey is over, we will take you back to your hotel where you can spend the night.
Day 11: Return home safely after your vacation in Egypt.
Your 11 Days Historical Vacation in Egypt will come to an end after breakfast at your Cairo hotel. In order to prepare for your journey home. On the other hand, our agent will meet you at the airport after you check out and drive you there. P.S. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for adding or eliminating any tours from your schedule so that we can meet your needs and satisfy your requests.
End your 11 Days Historical Vacation in Egypt.