13 Days Culture Trip to Egypt Tour Details
- Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo – Alexandria – Luxor – Aswan – Kom Ombo – Edfu – Abu Simbel
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
Stunning 13 Days Culture Trip to Egypt
Save time and money by signing up for our 13 Days Culture Trip to Egypt. You’ll learn all about the amazing history of Egypt while touring the magnificent sites in Cairo and Alexandria, as well as experiencing the thrill of spending seven nights on a 5-star Nile cruise and visiting the amazing sites and landmarks in Luxor and Aswan, where you’ll see the exceptional temples and tombs that cover the history of Ancient Egypt.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- Sakkara the Step Pyramid
- Memphis City
- The Egyptian Museum
- Alexandria Library
- Qaitbay Citadel
- The Catacombs
- Pompey’s Pillar
- Valley of the Kings
- Karnak Temple
- Luxor Temple
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Abu Simbel Temples
- Philae Temple
- Edfu Temple
- Kom Ombo Temple
- Meet and assist service at the airport.
- 5 nights accommodation in Cairo at a 5*hotel.
- 7 nights accommodation at a 5* Nile Cruise.
- Flight Tickets from Cairo to Luxor & Return.
- A private Tour guide during the whole of your tour.
- All transfers will be through a private Air-Conditioned vehicle.
- Entrance Fees to all the sites in the Itinerary.
- Meals as mentioned on the tour itinerary.
- All taxes & charges.
- Egypt’s entry visa.
- International Airfare.
- Any other items have not been mentioned.
Day One: Arrival in Egypt
Start your 13 Days Culture Trip to Egypt. Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will find one of our representatives waiting for you holding a sign of Egypt Tours Inn and he will be ready to assist you through your passport control formalities and your luggage identification.
When you finish at the airport, you will meet your private tour guide right in front of the airport with a private modern A.C vehicle, and he will take you to your 5* Hotel in Cairo to check in and have some rest. In the evening, your tour will begin with us as your tour guide will come to pick you up from your hotel so that you enjoy a dinner cruise and hear some of the most impressive stories from the history of Egypt. There will be some exceptional activities that you can have there, including witnessing the Tannoura show that is held by a group of Egyptians who represent part of Egyptian folklore. After finishing your dinner, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo overnight.
Day Two: Tour to the Pyramids and Memphis City
You will have your delicious breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then your tour guide will pick you up to start an imaginary cultural trip to Egypt to visit the most recommended Egypt tourist attractions including:
Giza Pyramids Complex
It is called Giza Necropolis and it includes the most impressive ancient Egyptian monuments and attractions that stand as a mark of ancient Egyptian excellence and brilliance. There, you will find a collection of the best landmarks including the extraordinary shape, impeccable geometry, and sheer bulk of the Giza Pyramids here is a short description of the best attractions you are going to visit there:
The Great Pyramid
You will have the opportunity to visit the enormous Cheops pyramid, which has been regarded as such since it was first built. King Khufu, the son of King Snefru, who began a fantastic construction project and whose son was able to accomplish his goal, erected it. What we see now is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and you should t miss a visit to such an amazing site anyway.
The Great Sphinx
The enormous Sphinx, which is believed to have been constructed by Pharaoh Khafre some 4500 years ago, is impressive for a number of reasons. Its 20.22 m height and 19.3 m width are what make it the highest monolith statue in the world, according to legend.
The Valley Temple
While being in Giza Plateau, you will find yourself heading to the majestic Valley Temple which used to be the site of the main Mummification & Purification processes of the mummies of the most important Egyptian rulers & Pharaohs. You will find there some inscriptions and some artifacts that show some items which the ancient Egyptians used to use in their purification processes to prepare their dead people for the afterlife journey.
You will have your delicious lunch meal at a restaurant with a pyramids view and then your tour guide will take you on a wonderful tour to:
Saqqara Step Pyramid
King Djoser, the father of King Snufuru, who start an era of genuinely inventive accomplishments and incredibly stunning architectural monuments, create this magnificent pyramid. It evolve by the architect Imhotep in the 27th century B.C. out of numerous mastaba put on top of one another.
Then move to visit:
The most significant aspect of this great metropolis, which Pharaoh Menes constructed and served as the capital of Egypt during the Egypt Old Kingdom, is that it stood in a really strategic location in the Delta and was the centre of frenzied activity. It thrived as a regional center for commerce, religion, and trade and there you will see the amazing sleeping statue of King Ramses II.
After finishing your tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo overnight.
Day Three: Tour to Alexandria Landmarks
Third Day of 13 Days Culture Trip to Egypt. After a hearty breakfast at your Cairo hotel, you’ll board a private, modern car for a breath-taking journey to Alexandria, also known as the “Bride of the Mediterranean Sea,” where your tour guide will give you an imaginative tour of the city’s top sights, including:
Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa
These spectacular Catacombs serve as a representation of the largest Roman cemetery in Egypt, which serve for religious purposes in ancient Egypt. There are three tiers of rooms and tombs at the location, which is cut 35 metres into the bedrock.
Back above ground, continue to visit:
It is a legendary column that stands on a rocky hilltop in Alexandria. It was began by the Crusaders, and what’s most fascinating about it is that it was built for the Roman Emperor Diocletian around 300 AD. It’s one of the most intriguing sights in Alexandria.
Continuing to visit:
It is one of the most significant fortifications that exist in Egypt. Sultan Al-Ashraf Qait Bay built it in the 15th century on the Mediterranean Sea in the year 1477 AD. On the site of the Alexandria Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the World before it fell, the Qaitbay Citadel was built.
Then, you will stop for lunch at a seafood restaurant before your tour comes to an end with a visit to:
The Alexandria Library is an important cultural hub and a memorial to an old library that was destroyed in antiquity. It also represents an effort to revive some of the brilliance that once existed in the study centre.
Then, we will drive you back to your hotel in Cairo overnight.
Day Four: Fly to Luxor – Check in the Cruise – Visit Luxor East Bank Highlights
After finishing your breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, we will drive you to Cairo Airport to catch your flight to Luxor and upon your arrival, your tour guide will take you on a fanciful tour to Luxor East Bank:
While heady to the impressive complex of Karnak, you will find a vast mix of some of the most astonishing decayed temples, pylons, and chapels. Its construction started in the Egypt Middle Kingdom during the reign of Senusret I and the construction work lasted till the Egypt New Kingdom. It was the main worship place during the 18th dynasty and Amun was the chief god during that period.
Then, you will check in your 5* Nile Cruise to relax for some time and have your delicious lunch and in the evening, you will head to the incredible:
This amazing complex is the largest one on the east bank of the Nile River. Instead of a cult deity, it is devote to the restoration of kingship. It will be an extraordinary trip to visit this magnificent temple at night to witness the magnificent spectacle that appears there.
You will get back to your 5* Nile Cruise to spend the night and get ready for another day full of adventure.
Day Five: Sailing to Kom Ombo
You will spend a great day on board your Nile Cruise and in the afternoon, you will start sailing to Kom Ombo. You will arrive late at night and you will overnight on board your Nile Cruise.
Day Six: Visit Kom Ombo Temple
After having your breakfast on the board of your Nile Cruise, you will join your tour guide to visit the impressive:
Kom Ombo Temple
The most remarkable aspect of this magnificent double temple is the fact that portions of its halls, apartments, and sanctuaries were duplicated for 2 different sets of gods. It was built in the Ptolemaic period. You will have the chance to learn more about this with your personal tour guide.
Start sailing to Aswan and upon your arrival, you will overnight on board your 5* Nile Cruise.
Day Seven: Abu Simbel Tour
You will have your breakfast boxes in the Early Morning and then you will join your tour guide on a truly exciting tour to the impressive Abu Simbel temple.
Abu Simbel, which is around 230 km southeast of Aswan, is home to two well-known temples dedicated to the legendary pharaoh Ramses II. In the thirteenth century BC, the two temples were hewn out of the rock. The enormous temple that the monarch constructed to honour his triumph in the Battle of Kadesh is well renowned for hosting the Sun Festival twice a year and for sheltering his beloved wife Queen Nefertari.
You will get back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch. Then, you will spend the rest of the day on the board and overnight there.
Day Eight: Tour to Aswan Attractions
After finishing your breakfast. Then, you will join your tour guide to visit some of the most recommended Aswan tourist attractions including:
The High Dam
The construction of this remarkable dam between 1960 and 1970 greatly aided Egypt’s efforts to better regulate flooding. It also provides improved water storage for irrigation and generates hydroelectricity. Which has had a huge impact on Egypt’s economy and culture.
The Unfinished Obelisk
This majestic obelisk, which is nearly one-third larger than any other known ancient Egyptian obelisks. It is one that you will get the opportunity to witness. It is generally regarded as a companion to the Lateran Obelisk.Due to the stonemasons’ tool marks, it provides some special insights on the techniques employed in the stone-working process in ancient Egypt.
The centre of the Isis religion operate in this magnificent Philae temple. Which is recognise as one of Nubia’s most important and impressive monument sites. The Nile river was about to demolish it when UNESCO stepped in to save it. It is transfer to Agilikia, an island 12 kilometres south of Aswan.
Then you will get back to your Nile Cruise overnight.
Day Nine: Sailing to Edfu
You will start sailing towards Edfu in the afternoon and you will arrive late at night. You will spend your night on the board of your 5* Nile Cruise.
Day Ten: Visit Edfu Temple
You will have your breakfast. After that, your tour guide will come to pick you up to head on a marvelous tour to:
One of Egypt’s best-preserved shrines is this extraordinary temple. The Edfu Temple stood up during the Ptolemaic Kingdom. The inscriptions on its walls reveal significant details about the language and religion prevailing in Egypt throughout the Hellenistic era.
After finishing your tour, you will get back to your Nile Cruise overnight.
Day Eleven: Visit Luxor West Bank Landmarks – Fly to Cairo
After having your breakfast, you will check out your Nile Cruise. After that, you will join your tour guide to visit some of the best attractions on the West Bank of Luxor including:
The Spectacular Valley of the Kings
The Spectacular Valley of the Kings one of Luxor’s most important sites. It has rock-cut tombs that were uncover for the New Kingdom’s wealthy nobility and pharaohs. It stands opposite Thebes within the heart of the Theban Necropolis and you will find there 2 valleys: the East Valley and which is the major site that includes royal tombs and the West Valley.
This majestic temple in Luxor originat under the rule of Queen Hatshepsut in the 18th dynasty and is visible nearby the Valley of the Kings beneath the cliffs at Deir Bahari. The Hatshepsut Temple serve as a place of worship for both Amun and Hatshepsut.
You will head your tour guide to visit:
Colossi of Memnon
You will head with your tour guide to the twin statues that depict king Amenhotep III in his seated position.
Now, we will transfer you to have your lunch in a local restaurant. Then, you will be transfer to the airport to catch your flight back to Cairo. Upon your arrival, you will check in your 5* Hotel overnight.
Day Twelve: Visit Cairo Tourist Attractions
You will have your breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. Then, you will meet your tour guide to start a new adventure towards the heart of Egypt to check some of its main attractions including:
The Egyptian Museum
It is locate in Tahrir square and it is open in 1902. It is a truly impressive site that includes the greatest collection of Ancient Egyptian archeological history in the world. There, you will find some ancient Egyptian artifacts, monuments, statues, and mummies.
Salah El Din Citadel
You will head now to Cairo Citadel which is a medieval Islamic fortification in Cairo. It is considered now one of the most important preserved historic sites in Egypt with its mosques & museums.
Then move to visit:
Mohamed Ali Mosque
It is hire by Mohamed Ali Pasha and fits Cairo Citadel. It has a distinctive shape because it is create by a Turkish architect. Then, it is mainly designe for prayer and to remember Mohamed Ali Tuson’s son, who was buried on the right side of the entryway after Mohamed Ali’s passing.
You will have your lunch and then, you will enjoy a terrific tour to:
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a heavenly gate leading to the immortal treasures of Egypt that date back to more than 4000 years found in the sacred ground of El Fustat in old Cairo. Which was the first capital of Egypt during the beginning of the Islamic age.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar
You will have an extraordinary imaginative shopping tour in Cairo through Khan El-Khalili Bazaar which is the largest open-air market in the World. There, you will be able to buy the majestic Egyptian antiques & artifacts besides finding some amazing clothes & spices shops there and that is why it is going to be a good tour to have at the end of your tour.
After finishing your tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel to relax and spend the night.
Day Thirteen: End Your 13 Days Culture Trip to Egypt Experience in Egypt
Breakfast at the hotel then checks out before we will transfer you to Cairo International Airport by air-conditioned car to fly back home and end your Egypt vacation. P.S. You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.
End your 13 Days Culture Trip to Egypt.