Details of the 11 Days UNESCO Tour To the Major Cities of Egypt
- Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
- Tour Location: Giza – Cairo – Luxor – Aswan – Alexandria
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
Wonderful 11 Days UNESCO Tour To the Major Cities of Egypt
Discover the wonders of ancient and modern Egypt with this 11 Days UNESCO Tour Package. With 10 Nights stay in Egypt, visitors may take a journey through time and space on an 11 Days UNESCO tour and enjoy up-close views of some of the most remarkable buildings that have ever been constructed.
The timeless cities of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan have a number of historical and natural landmarks that have been chosen by UNESCO to showcase the exceptional heritage that Egypt has left to the whole World. Book this 11 Days UNESCO Tour To the Major Cities of Egypt Now!
The Highlights of the 11 Days UNESCO Tour To the Major Cities of Egypt
- The National Museum of Civilization
- Hanging Church & Babylon Fortress
- Muizz Street
- Sultan Hassan & Al Rifai Mosques
- Meet and greet upon arrival
- 5 nights of hotel accommodation in Cairo
- 1-night hotel accommodation in Luxor
- 4 Night accommodation onboard a 5*Nile Cruise
- Day Trip to Alexandria
- Expert Private tour guide
- Domestic Flights ( Cairo to Luxor, Aswan to Cairo)
- Private Vehicle with air conditioning
- Entrance fees for all the mentioned Sites
- Meals are included
- All Services and Taxes
Detailed itinerary of the 11 Days UNESCO Tour To the Major Cities of Egypt
Day 1: Arrival + Sound & Light Show: Your 11 Days Egypt UNESCO Tour will launch at the moment, you land at Cairo Airport then our employee will handle all the paperwork, airport formalities, and luggage then drive you to your hotel by private A/C car then at night you will go to the amazing Sound and Light show at the Giza Pyramids Complex to witness the history of the ancient Egyptian civilization come to life. You will return to your hotel in Cairo to spend the overnight.
Day 2: Witness the Ancient Wonders of Giza: You will start your day by having your breakfast then your private tour guide will take you to:
The Giza Pyramids Complex is a treasure land dating back to the old kingdom (2686 – 2134 BC) and filled with famous monuments such as the three Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Valley Temple.
You will then enjoy your Lunch then head with your tour guide to:
Memphis City is known to be the first Egyptian Capital in Egypt which was built in 2925 BC by King Menes to be the center of the Rule of the entire Egyptian Empire.
The Saqqara Step Pyramid was built for Pharaoh Djoser in the 27th century BC by his visionary vizier Imhotep to become his mortuary temple.
The Dahshur Pyramids are a group of hidden gems constructed for King Sneferu (2575-2551 BC) some of these is known as the Bent Pyramid which has an irregular top at its climax and the Red Pyramid which has a rare red color.
You will head to your Hotel in Cairo Overnight.
Day 3: Head to the Magical Temples of Dendera and Abydos: You will have your breakfast then head to Cairo airport to board a flight to Luxor where you will meet our tour guide then start exploring one of the oldest and most preserved temples in Egypt:
The temple of the goddess of Love and Joy Hathor, Dendera was built in the late Ptolemaic Dynasty by Cleopatra VII & Ptolemy XII, famous for its captivating colorful decorations.
Enjoy your lunch, then continue your tour by visiting:
The eternal temple of Abydos house of Osiris the lord of the underworld was built in 1279 BC and has the temple Of king Seti I which possesses the famous Abydos King List, a chronological list containing cartouches of the dynastic pharaohs of Egypt from Menes to Ramesses I, Seti’s father.
You will then return to your hotel in Luxor to spend the overnight.
Day 4: Explore the Golden wonders of Luxor West Bank: You will have your breakfast then you will ride a private A/C car with your tour guide to:
The Luxor Temple was a center for celebrations in 1400 BC during the reign of Amenhotep III & completed by Ramses II to pay respect to the Gods of ancient Egypt.
You will have your lunch then head to:
The Karnak Temples Complex is one of the largest constructions on earth across 800 acres which contains over 25 decorated temples and chapels, plus various Obelisks dedicated to the worship of the deities of ancient Egypt.
You will check in on a Nile Cruise where you will spend the Overnight.
Day 5: Continue Exploring Luxor within the West Bank: You will have your breakfast on board the Cruise then you will ride a private A/C car with your tour guide to:
The mesmerizing Hatshepsut Temple is known as Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies) which was built in 1479 BC over 15 years based on the concept of Classical Architecture.
The Valley of the Queens is a royal temple filled with over 75 amazing tombs from the 18th to the 20th dynasty to the Queen & Princess of the Pharaohs of the new kingdom (1570-1070 BC).
The Valley of the Kings is a heavenly royal tomb found in the heart of a divine hill filled with more than 30 tombs dating back to the New Kingdom like the marvelous tomb of Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and Tutankhamun.
You will head to the Nile Cruise where you will spend the Overnight while sailing to Aswan.
Day 6: Head to the Incredible City of Aswan: You will have your breakfast on board the Nile Cruise then explore:
The Edfu Temple was built in the Ptolemaic era between 237 BC & 57 BC to be the official worship house of the sky god Horus and is known to be one of the most preserved temples in Egypt.
Kom Ombo Double Temple was constructed in the Greco-Roman period between 205 BC & 180 BC in the reign of Ptolemy V one for the crocodile god Sobek and the other for the falcon sky god Horus.
You will head to the Nile Cruise to spend the Overnight.
Day 7: Witness the Endless Glory of Abu Simbel: You will head with your tour guide with breakfast Boxes to the great temples of Abu Simbel which were constructed by Ramses the Great (1279-1213 BCE) to honor the gods, Immortalize his name and legacy like winning the battle of Kadesh, showcasing his love to his wife Queen Nefertari.
You will return to the Nile Cruise to spend the Overnight.
Day 8: Experience the Class and Allure of Aswan: You will have your breakfast after checking out from the Nile Cruise then head with your tour guide to explore the attractions of Aswan such as:
Philae temple is a magical house of mythical stories which was constructed between 380 BC and 362 BC by King Ptolemy II to honor ISIS the goddess of Motherhood.
The Unfinished Obelisk was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to be 42 m long but was broken during construction.
You will have your lunch then head to:
The Aswan High Dam is a modern construction built in the 60s to control the floodwaters and produce electricity.
You will head to Aswan Airport to catch a flight to Cairo, then after landing you will head to your Cairo Hotel to spend the Overnight.
Day 9: Open Your Eyes to the Amazing Wonders of Cairo: You will have your breakfast then head with your tour guide to explore Cairo across:
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization: The NMEC is a modern advanced museum that opened in 2020 to showcase the development of the history, culture, and art of Egypt across the ages.
The Hanging Church is an important Coptic complex dating to the 3rd century AD that acts as the headquarters for the Christian society in Cairo.
The Golden Muizz Street dates back to the Fatimid dynasty (909 – 1171 BC) known for possessing the most enchanting Islamic art and architecture in all of the Arab World.
You will have your lunch and then continue your tour to:
The beautiful mosque of Sultan Hassan dates back to the Mamluk period between 1356 AD and 1363 AD known for containing the most incredible Islamic decorations and architecture.
The amazing Rifai Mosque is a modern construction that dates back to 1869 AD located next to the enchanting mosque of Sultan Hassan.
Baron Empain Palace: The Baron Empain Palace is a marvelous Hindu temple dating back between 1907 and 1911 AD located in New Cairo.
The Nilometer is located on Roda Island in the center of Cairo which was built in 861 AD to measure the level of the Nile River Waters during the flood.
You will return to your hotel in Cairo Overnight.
Day 10: Discover the Wonders of Alexandria: You will have your breakfast then head with your Tour Guide in a private 4×4 A/C Car to Alexandria to explore the following attractions:
Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa
A Roman burial site whose family tomb reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below the ground to visit the tomb and Caracalla Hall.
An 82-foot (25-meter) granite column was built to honor Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to its starving people.
A 15th-century fortress located on the Mediterranean seacoast. It was established in 1477 AD by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qa’it Bay. Qaitbay Citadel is situated in the same place as Pharaoh’s Island.
Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then join your guide to visit:
A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. Alexandria Library also houses several exhibitions relating to the history of Egypt and a display of rare antique books.
Finally, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo.
- Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 11: Departure & Fly to Home: You will have your breakfast, checkout, and end your 11 Days UNESCO Tour by catching your flight from Cairo Airport to your home.