Egypt's real adventure!! Go deep into the Egyptian personality, experience the dry land,and the ancient empire of the sun, feel the geography and how it affects people..brand new life experience, in 17 days you will be able to explore the corners of Egypt, with coverage to all the sites of attraction including the freshly discovered ones, and those classified as the world's heritage sites by UNESCO. The trip covers Cairo, Aswan, Nile cruise, Luxor, red sea, the White desert, and Wadi El-hitan in 17 Days/ 16 Nights.
Cairo, Aswan, Nile cruise, Luxor, Hurghada, White desert, Wadi El-Hitan.
Day 1 (Cairo arrival): Arrive Cairo international airport, our representative will meet, welcome, & assist you through passport formalities
Transfer to your hotel, & check in. Overnight at your hotel
Day 2 (Pyramids Tour): After breakfast, 9:00 Pick you up from the hotel and start our tour. 9:00 to 9:20 - Drive to The Pyramids of Sakkara ( see the visual presentation of Sakkara, the museum of Imhotep, the step pyramidof King Djoser, the Mastaba of Meriruka, and the pyramid of Titi).
Drive to Memphis. 13:00 to 13:15 Drive to a restaurant for our Lunch. After Lunch, Start our tour to The pyramids of Giza where you will see the pyramids of king khufu, king kephren, and king Mecarinous, the little pyramids of the 4th dynasty queens, the funeral temple of king Kephren, and the Sphinx. ***Opportunity to attend the Sound and Light show at Giza. 16:30 to 17:00 Drive back to your hotel.
Day 3 (Cairo City-Main attractions/Islamic Cairo): After Breakfast, 9:00 to 9:45 Drive to the Egyptian museum. 9:45 to 12:30 see the Egyptian Museum with the treasures of king Tut. 12:30 to 13:00 Drive to a restaurant by the Nile for our Lunch. 13:00 to 14:00 Lunch time. 14:00 to 14:45 Drive to Khan El-khalili Bazaar. 14:45 to 18:00 See the bazaar, the Islamic area around with the mosque of Al-Azhar, the street of Moez ledin Ellah with the amazing Islamic architecture. 18:00 to 19:00 Drive to the railway station for our sleeper train to Aswan. 21:00 Dinner on board of your sleeper train to Aswan.
Day 4(Aswan Tour): Breakfast on board of your sleeper train in Aswan. 10:00 start our tour in Aswan to see (the unfinished obelisk, and the high dam). 12:30 check in the cruise for Lunch. Felucca rides on the Nile to see the botanical gardens, the mausoleum of Agha khan, and Elephantine Island).
Day 5 (Abusimbel/Cruising the Nile): Wake up early at 2:45 am. 3:15 Tea and coffee on board of your cruise. Breakfast box. 4:00 am and early start to see Abu simbel temple (280 K.M south of Aswan) 3 hours drive. 7:30 to 9:00 See the amazing temples of Ramses the second and his wife queen Nefertari. 9:00 to 12:00 Drive back from Abu simbel to Aswan. 12:30 Lunch on board of our cruise. Start navigation. (3 and half hours to reach Kom Ombo). 16:00 Tea time on board of your cruise. 17:00 to 18:30 visit ( Kom Ombo temple of the crocodile). 19:30 Dinner on board of your cruise
Overnight while sailing to Edfu.
Day 6 (Edfu Temple/Esna Lock): 6:45 tea and coffee on board of your cruise. 7:00 Start our tour to the temple of Edfu with the horse carriage
7:15 to 9:15 visit ( Edfu temple of god Horus the falcon). 9:15 Start Navigation
9:15 to 10:15 Breakfast while sailing a long the fertile Nile valley. 10:15 to 13:30 Relax while sailing with a good opportunity to enjoy the pool, a sun path, and or reading a book. (Some when in that day the ship will cross the Esna lock of the Nile-you will be informed on spot by your guide).
20:00 Dinner on board of your cruise. Reach Luxor and Overnight.
Day 7 (Luxor West bank of the Nile): Breakfast on board of your cruise. 7:00 Start our tour to the west bank of the Nile in Luxor. 8:00 to 11:30 See (the Valley of the Kings, the temple of queen Hatshepsut, the colossi of Memnon). 11:30 to 12:15 Drive back to the east bank of the Nile in Luxor for our Lunch on board of the cruise. 12:30 to 13:30 Lunch time.
- A city tour with the horse carriage to see the streets of Luxor, the vegetables market, and the tourist bazaar.
- Sound and light show in Karnak temples.
- A visit to Luxor temple, and the mummification temple.
Day 8 (Luxor East bank of the Nile): Breakfast on board of your cruise. 10:00: Start our tour. 10:00 to 10:20 Drive to the temples of Karnak. 10:20 to 12:00 See the temples of Karnack. 12:10 to 13:10 Lunch time. 13:10 to 13:20 Drive to the temple of Luxor. 13:20 to 15:00 See the temple of Luxor. 15:00 to 16:30 Opportunity to stroll around the city and the Luxor bazaar. 16:30 Check in your hotel in Luxor. Overnight at your hotel in Luxor
Day 9 (Luxor/Hurghada): After Breakfast: By our air-conditioned coach, drive to Hurghada. Check in your hotel in Hurghada
Day 10 (Hurghada/Sea trip): 8:00 Pick you up and start Driving to the Marina. 9:00 Our boat trip starts towards the Geftoon Island. 10:30 to 12:00 Enjoy Swimming in the Red Sea for one hour and a half with Snorkeling opportunity. 12:00 to 12:30 Start again with the boat to one of our Snorkeling spots in the Red sea. 12:30 to 13:30 Snorkel in one of the best spots in the Red sea for one hour while our crew is preparing a fresh hot Lunch of Sea food for you. 13:30 to 14:00 Navigate with the Boat to another Snorkeling spot. 14:00 to 14:45 Lunch time. 14:45 to 15:30 Snorkeling for 45 minutes. 15:30 to 16:15 Back to the Marina. 16:15 to 16:30 Drive you back to your Hotel. The Price as mentioned above is 25 USD Includes:
- Transfer from and to the hotel
- Lunch on board of our boat
- Snorkeling equipments
- Three stops for swimming and Snorkeling in the Red Sea.
Day 11 (Hurghada): Free at leisure.
Day 12 (Hurghada/Cairo): After breakfast at your hotel in Hurghada. Transfer by our air-conditioned tourist coach to Cairo. Arrive Cairo, check in your hotel, & overnight
Day 13 (Cairo-Western Desert) Bahariya: After Breakfast, 7:00 an early start to Bahariya Oasis (the desert) ( 365 K.M) 4 hours drive. 12:00 Arrive Bahariya Oasis, Bawiti Center of Bahariya. 12:00 to 13:00 Lunch in local restaurant. 13:00 to 15:00 Check in the hotel & take a rest. 15:00 to 16:00 Visit Bahariya sightseeing such as the golden mummies museum & the nobles tombs of 26th dynasty. 16:00 to 18:00 Drive with our jeep safari to see hot & cool springs, the gardens, the farms, the biggest lake in oasis, Bedouin houses, jabal el-dest (Pyramid Mountain) and climb to English mountain the highest point there to see the sunset. 18:00 to 18:30 Drive back to your hotel. We can stop to sit in a local cafe to drink tea. 19:30 to 20:30 Dinner & Overnight in the hotel.
Day 14 (White Desert Camp) Bahariyya: Breakfast at your hotel. 10:00 to 12:30Drive with our Jeep Safari to Al-Haiz,on the way we see sand dune, algabel almarsous & the black desert(climbing one the mountain there for the best view). 12:30 to 13:30 Lunch in El-Haiz(this village is 40km from Bawiti center of Bahariya). 13:30 to 16:00 On the way to the white desert we stop many times to see the crystal mountain(the beginning of the white desert park), Agabat area, the natural curving like tents, the mushroom formations and the malachite valley....and much more...16:30Arrive to the white desert waiting for the sunset in white desert. 16:30 to 19:00Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere waiting for your dinner to be prepared by the Bedouin guys. 19:30 Barbeque dinner under the stars. You will get to taste the Bedouin tea.Overnight camp ( We prepare for you a big tent, mattress with pillows, blanket and sleeper bag).
Day 15 (White desert-El Bawiti-Wadi El Hitan): An Early wake up for Sunrise. After breakfast in the white desert, then we will take the jeep safari back to Bawiti(8:00 to9:30). 10:00 to 10:30 take a shower & change the clothes in the hotel. 11:30 to 15:30 Drive towards Wadi Hitan through the desert with stop in Wadi El sant (Acacia valley) & Wadi Hian Panorama with stop on the way to have a lunch. 15:30 to 17:30 2hours for he full 3 Km walk in Wadi Hitan to explore the whales' fossils which represent one of the iconic stories of evolution. 17:30 to 19:30 enjoy the atmosphere while the driver prepare the camp & barbecue dinner. 19:30 to 20:30 Dinner. Have you ever tried sleeping on ocean bed? With Egypt Fun you will do at Hitan on the floor of the ancient Tethys Sea that covered this area many millions of years ago.
Day 16 (Wadi El-Rayyan/Fayoum/Cairo): 6:00 wake up. 6:30 to 7:30 Sunrise & breakfast. 7:30 to 8:30 Drive to Wadi El-Rayyan with stop in Mudawara Mountain (The magnificent spot overlooks the beautiful landscape below where deep blue waters meet the golden yellow sands. 9:00 to 11:00 Visit Wadi El-Rayyan Protected Area where there is so much to see(the two lakes, waterfalls & birds). The most memorable is the spectacular scenery of Wadi El-Rayyan, the contrast between the blue waters of the lakes and the golden desert land. 11:00 to 11:30 Drive to Qaroun Lake (the third biggest lake in Egypt). 12:00 to 13:00 Lunch on your own in fish restaurant (lake view). 13:00 to 14:30 Drive Back to Cairo. Check in your Cairo hotel, & overnight
Day 17 (Cairo/ Departure): After breakfast. Transfer to Cairo international airport for your final departure