Egypt Itinerary for 10 Days | Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Hurghada Overland Tour Details
- Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Luxor / Hurghada
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
Egypt Itinerary for 10 Days: Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Hurghada Overland Tour
With a special Egypt Itinerary for 10 Days | Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Hurghada Overland Tour, travelers may travel through time and immerse themselves in the realm of antiquities for unforgettable experiences. In addition, follow the remains of the ancestors in the city’s capital, the Great Sphinx, and the ancient Egyptian Pyramids, and schedule a meeting with King Tutankhamun and the Egyptian Museum’s hundreds of joyous items. Then, hold your breath as you walk through the myriad Luxor treasures, such as the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, and Hatshepsut Temple, which bear evidence of the ancient Pharaohs’ genius. Move to Aswan, the home of Nubia thousands of years ago, and claim your spot next to the illustrious kings and queens at the Abu Simbel Temple. On the other hand, it’s time to leave Hurghada’s beaches after your ideal holiday, so enjoy yourself. Order now!
- Pyramids of Giza
- Islamic Attractions in Old Cairo
- Saqqara Step Pyramid
- Memphis City
- The High Dam
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Philae Temple
- Abu Simbel Temple
- Luxor Temple
- Karnak Temples
- Valley of the Kings
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Pick-up service at Cairo Airport.
- 3 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo.
- 1 Night at 5* hotel in Aswan.
- 2 nights at 5* hotel in Luxor.
- 3 nights at 5* hotel in Hurghada.
- Flight tickets (Cairo – Aswan).
- Flight tickets (Hurghada – Cairo).
- An escorted knowledgeable tour guide.
- All Transportation with a private A.C car
- Entering fees to all the mentioned sites in the itinerary.
- 1st class train tickets from Aswan to Luxor.
- All Service Charges and taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt’s entry visa.
- Optional Tours.
Egypt Itinerary for 10 Days | Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Hurghada Overland Tour:
Day 1: Entry into Egypt
When you arrive at the Cairo Airport, a representative from our company will be there to help you through the passport and baggage screening processes. Then, he will drive you to a contemporary, privately cooled hotel in Cairo to check-in. Your tour guide will accompany you on a dinner cruise in the evening where you may take in some traditional Egyptian performances including Tannoura displays and folk dance and singing. After that, go back to your hotel to spend the night.
Day 2: Visit the Pyramids of the Ancient Egyptians
After breakfast, start your private Egyptologist tour guide’s Egypt Itinerary for 10 Days | Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Hurghada Overland Tour with some of the most well-known landmarks in the world, including:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The Giza Pyramids Complex, which is located on the Giza Plateau, was one of the first locations where the magnificence of the Pharaohs could be seen. Then, it is made up of six smaller pyramids in addition to the three larger ones, Cheops/Khufu, Chephren/Khafre, and Menkaure.
The Great Pyramid
In fact, king Khufu (reigned 2589–2566 BCE) ordered the construction of the Great Pyramid during the fourth dynasty. In addition, it stands at 146 metres tall, making it one of the highest man-made buildings in historical times. Due to its huge size, it is regarded as one of the seven wonders of the world. It is constructed of more than two million stone blocks and was formerly the famous mausoleum of King Khufu.
The Great Sphinx
It is one of the largest sculptures in the world and is from the fourth dynasty. It depicts a lion’s body with a human head bearing King Chephren’s visage. 100 people worked over three years to cut it out of a sizable chunk of limestone.
The Valley Temple
It was primarily built where it is today on the Giza Plateau as a hub for mummification. The massive granite slabs that make up the Valley Temple were carved out of diorite.
After eating lunch at the Pyramids/Nile view restaurant, go on to the following destinations:
Step Pyramid of Saqqara
It is recognised 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 step pyramid is 62 metres tall and is constructed of six steps that are placed on top of one another.
City of Memphis
The first capital of Egypt, established by King Menes. It was located in a crucial region that connected Upper and Lower Egypt. On the other hand, memphis was said to be under the watchful eye of Ptah, the creator god and protector of the arts.
Finally, we return you to your hotel where you will spend the night.
Day Three: Fly to Aswan and see the city’s top attractions
Before we get you up and take you to the Cairo Airport to travel to Aswan, have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Then, your private tour guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you as you begin your tour of the top sights in Aswan, which will include:
The High Dam
In fact, the High Dam, which is around 3830 meters long and 111 meters high, is located in the far south of Egypt. Its construction was primarily necessary since it shielded Egypt from the yearly floods of the Nile River, which destroyed the farms and crops. Therefore, it has a significant beneficial impact on the Egyptian economy.
The Unfinished Obelisk
In fact, the largest obelisk ever carved in ancient Egypt, it weighs 1200 kilogrammes and is 42 metres in length. In addition, during the 18th dynasty, Queen Hatshepsut (1478–1458) constructed it. Since that time, the rulers have built temples and obelisks beside them for religious reasons. On the other hand, the skill of the Ancient Egyptians in carving and sculpting is on show in this unfinished obelisk.
Temple of Philae
The most amazing Nubian monument was created as a place of adoration for the goddess Isis. Before UNESCO moved the temple from Philae Island to Agilika Island, it was in grave danger due to the Nile floods. Then, the temple’s rocks bear the imprints of the Pharaohs, Byzantines, Greeks, and Romans.
You will be driven to a five-star hotel where you can check in and spend the night after eating at the Nile View Restaurant for lunch.
Day 4: Visit Abu Simbel
Early in the morning, after receiving your breakfast boxes and having your tour guide with you, you will begin your explorations of Upper Egypt by visiting:
Abu Simbel Temples
In fact, the “Abu Simbel Temples” include two magnificent temples built by King Ramses II, one for himself as a worship center for Amun Ra The Sun God, and the other for his lovely wife Queen Nefertiti as a pilgrimage center for the goddess Hathor. These structures are among the most impressive ones built by the pharaohs in Ancient Egypt. The Abu Simbel Temples enjoy a beautiful view since they are located right on the Nile River’s banks.
A supper will be provided after your return to Aswan before you are driven to the railway station to board a first-class train to Luxor. Check into a 5-star hotel when you arrive for the night.
Day 5: Visit the East Bank of Luxor
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. We’ll pick you up to begin your trip to Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada, which also includes the East Bank of the Nile.
Temple of Karnak
In fact, in one of the most famous temples in history, the “Karnak Temples” in Luxor, follow the path to the grandeur and learn the mysteries of ancient Egyptian history. Insert I, the 18th dynasty ruler of Egypt’s Middle Kingdom, oversaw the building of the Karnak Temple, which was completed during the Ptolemaic Period. The temple was erected for religious purposes, as were other temples of the period. It served as a significant location for the worship of Amun and the god of Thebes.
Enjoy your lunch at a restaurant with a view of the Nile, then return to your accommodation to rest up before moving on later that day to see:
Temple of Luxor
Take a visit to the Luxor Temple in Egypt in the evening and marvel at the magnificent remains of the pharaohs. The temple that Amenhotep III and Tutankhamun built was where the yearly Opet Festival and the most significant religious ceremonies were held.
return to your hotel to spend the night.
Day Six: Visit Luxor’s West Bank
After completing your breakfast and checking out of the hotel, your private tour guide will accompany you as you continue your journey to Luxor by seeing the West Bank, which will include:
The Kings’ Valley
The construction of the Valley of the Kings was a continuation of the Pharaohs’ belief in an afterlife. The primary purpose for which the forebears constructed the Valley of the Monarchs was to serve as royal tombs for their monarchs. These subterranean tombs included the furnishings, riches, and jewels that the deceased monarch would need in the afterlife.
Temple of Hatshepsut
The temple, which formed for Queen Hatshepsut and is considered as one of Egypt’s most exquisite structures, was finished during the 18th dynasty. The entrance to the temple has a lengthy walk and offers a panoramic view. As a place of worship and a religious center, it played a crucial role in Ancient Egypt. In addition, the paintings and sculptures that decorate its walls beautifully depict daily life in Ancient Egypt.
Western Luxor is home to two enormous massive sitting sculptures of King Amenhotep III, who reigned during the 18th dynasty. Each monument is 18 meters tall and weighs 720 tonnes. The two sculptures show a seated monarch sitting on a throne adorned with portraits of his mother, wife, and the deity Happy.
After eating lunch at an oriental restaurant, visitors will be driven to Hurghada in a private air-conditioned automobile. After arriving, go to a 5-star hotel to settle in for the night.
The seventh day: go to Hurghada City
After breakfast, continue your tour of Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada by taking advantage of everything the city has to offer, such as swimming in the water, lounging in the sun on gorgeous beaches, and enjoying soft drinks and fresh cuisine, and much more.
Enjoy a free day in Hurghada on day eight.
Get lost on a free tour. Then, explore Hurghada on your own.
Day 9: A tour of Old Cairo from Hurghada to Cairo
Before we collect you up to take you to the airport for your trip back to Cairo, have breakfast and check out of the hotel. Meet your tour guide when you get there to go to:
The Egyptian Museum
The location of many ancient Egyptian treasures, including over 165,000 pharaonic items from different eras of Egyptian history. The Egyptian Museum also houses King Tutankhamun’s precious belongings and treasures. The Royal Mummy Room, which demands an additional admission but houses the real mummies of ancient Egyptian pharaohs, is connected to the museum.
Enjoy lunch at a top-notch Cairo restaurant before concluding your day’s sightseeing there by going to:
Citadel of Salah El Din
Salah El-Din, the ruler of the Ayyubid Empire, built Salah El Din Citadel, also known as ” Cairo Fortification,” between 1176 and 1183 BCE. The fortress served as Cairo and Fustat’s initial line of defense against Crusader assaults.
Mosque of Mohamed Ali
The Cairo Citadel and the Muhammad Ali Mosque, built in the 19th century, are related. Tusun Pasha, Mohammed Ali’s eldest son, was honoured by having it constructed. In addition, the mosque was built entirely in the Ottoman architectural style and with the finest alabaster.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a trip through time and space where visitors may learn about Egypt’s fascinating history and culture while admiring some of the most unique structures and artifacts ever produced.
Market in Khan El Khalili
Renew your spirit with a breathtaking tour of the Old Cairo scenery, and spend a fantastic time in Khan El Khalili Bazaar exploring the marketplaces, purchasing treasured trinkets. Then, relaxing at the neighborhood cafés and restaurants, and sampling Egyptian cuisine.
returning to your hotel to spend the night in Cairo.
Day 10: The conclusion of Egypt Itinerary for 10 Days | Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Hurghada Overland Tour
After breakfast, check out. Then, meet our representative who will drive you to the airport and assist you with the exit processes to wrap off your vacation in Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada. P.S. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for adding or eliminating any trips from your schedule so that we may best meet your needs and preferences.
End of Egypt Itinerary for 10 Days | Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Hurghada Overland Tour.