13 Day Egypt Tour by Locals: timeless and enthralling
Welcome to the fascinating land of ancient wonders and timeless beauty! Join us on the unforgettable “13 Day Egypt Tour By Locals” and embark on a journey that will immerse you in the rich history, culture, and stunning landscapes of Egypt. This carefully curated itinerary is designed to give you a true taste of Egypt and its hidden treasures, led by knowledgeable local guides who will share their passion and expertise every step of the way.
Details of the 13 Day Egypt Tour By Locals
- Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Luxor / Red Sea
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
The Highlights of the 13 day Egypt Tour By Locals
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- Cairo’s Citadel
- The Egyptian Museum
- Old Islamic Cairo Attractions
- Khan El Khalili Bazaar
- Pick-up service at Cairo Airport.
- 5* hotel in Cairo.
- 5* Nile Cruise in Luxor and Aswan.
- Lunch Meals During Your Tours.
- Flight tickets (Cairo – Luxor).
- Flight tickets (Aswan– Cairo).
- Egyptologist tour guides all over the tour.
- All transportation with a private A.C car
- Entering fees for all the sightseeing on the itinerary.
- All Service Charges and taxes.
- Possible Accommodation in Hurghada or Sharm El Sheikh according to your choice
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo and Welcome Dinner
– Arrive at Cairo International Airport, where you will be greeted by our friendly representative.
– Transfer to your hotel and check in.
– Enjoy a welcome dinner, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet your Tour Guide and learn about the exciting adventure ahead.
Day 2: Exploring the Icons of Cairo
– Begin the day with a visit to the awe-inspiring Giza Plateau, home to the Great Pyramids of Egypt, including the iconic Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops) and the Sphinx.
– Explore the fascinating Egyptian Museum, housing an extensive collection of artifacts, including the golden treasures of Tutankhamun.
– Experience the vibrant atmosphere of the bustling Khan El Khalili Bazaar, where you can shop for souvenirs and enjoy the local charm.
Day 3: Aswan – The Ancient Market of Africa
- Fly to Aswan, The most beautiful Egyptian City.
- Explore the impressive Aswan High Dam, a remarkable engineering feat.
- Discover the majestic Temple of Philae, with its beautiful island setting.
- Visit the Unfinished Obelisk, the largest known ancient obelisk, which gives insights into the construction techniques of ancient Egypt.
- Check in the Nile Cruise
Day 4: Abu Simbel and Aswan
- Optional *Early Morning Excursion*: Take a short flight to Abu Simbel and witness the awe-inspiring temples of Ramses II and Nefertari.
- After Lunch, enjoy a relaxing felucca boat ride on the Nile and witness the breathtaking views of Aswan.
Day 5: Cruising the Nile – Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
- Embark on a leisurely cruise along the majestic Nile River, enjoying panoramic views of the scenic countryside.
- Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo and marvel at the unique double temple dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus and the crocodile god Sobek
- Continue sailing to the temple of Horus in Edfu, one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian temples.
Day 6: Luxor – The Ancient Capital
- Arrive at Luxor, often referred to as the world’s greatest open-air museum.
- Visit the Karnak Temple complex, a staggering feat of ancient Egyptian architecture.
Day 8: Luxor – The West Bank
- Delve into the mysteries of the West Bank.
- Explore the enchanting Valley of the Kings, where the tombs of pharaohs like Tutankhamun were hidden for centuries.
- Visit the Valley of the Queens, where the legendary queen Nefertiti was laid to rest.
- Explore the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, a stunning structure set against towering cliffs.
Day 9: Luxor – East Bank and Departure
- Wrap up your visit to Luxor with a visit to the Luxor Temple, an architectural masterpiece.
- Transfer to Luxor International Airport for your departure flight or continuation of your journey.
Day 10-13: Optional Red Sea Extension (Optional)
– Indulge in relaxation and beachside bliss in Hurghada or Sharm El Sheikh, where you can enjoy snorkeling, diving, and water sports. (Optional)
This comprehensive 13-day tour will provide you with a deep appreciation for Egypt’s incredible history, majestic monuments, and warm hospitality. We invite you to join us on this unforgettable journey, where you’ll make lasting memories and uncover the secrets of ancient Egypt in the company of knowledgeable local guides.