Details of the 7 Days Vacation – The Taste of Egypt
- Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
- Location: Cairo / Aswan / Luxor
- Availability: Available Everyday
- Pick up and drop off: Your Hotel
- Tour Type: Private
Wonderful 7 Days Vacation – The Taste of Egypt
“The Taste of Egypt” is The best of 7 days of Egypt tours! Enjoy blending with the locals and doing all your activities as you used to do at home. Explore Egypt, the land of mythic magic that captured the wonder of the whole world for thousands of years. This fascinating country will never cease to amaze you and always has the best to experience and discover. Book this 7 Days Vacation – The Taste of Egypt now!
The Highlights of the 7 Days Vacation – The Taste of Egypt
- Giza pyramids & Sphinx
- Sakkara pyramids
- Pyramids Sound & Light show
- Nile dinner cruise
- Cairo museum
- Khan El-Khalili
- Islamic Cairo
- Coptic Cairo
- Karnak temples
- Luxor temple
- Valley of the Kings
- Valley of the Queens
- colossi of Memnon
- Hatshepsut’s temple
- Luxor market.
Detailed itinerary of the 7 Days Vacation – The Taste of Egypt
Day 1: Cairo Arrival
Meet, welcome, and assist with airport formalities. Transfer to your hotel and check in. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 2: Sphinx, Giza, Saqqara & Memphis Tours
After breakfast start our visit to The pyramids of Giza (the Great Pyramid of King Cheops, the remains of the funeral temple of the same king, the pyramid of King Chephren, the pyramid of King Mekarynos, get inside one of the small pyramids, and see the Sphinx).
Egyptian Lunch in a countryside restaurant.
Explore The pyramids of Sakkara ( The visual presentation of Sakkara, the step pyramid of King Djoser-the very first pyramid, the museum of Imhotep, the tomb of a high official, the pyramid of King Titi, the pyramid of King Unas, and see the pyramids of Dahshur from a distance).
Discover ancient Memphis, the very first capital city of Egypt ( the statue of King Ramses the second-16 meters high, the alabaster sphinx of Queen Hatshepsut). Attend the sound and light show at the Giza area ( optional). Transfer to the train station for your sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner onboard your sleeper train.
Day 3: Aswan Sightseeing Tours
Breakfast on board your sleeper train. Reach Aswan to start our visit to the High Dam (which was built in 1960 to control the annual flood of the Nile, and arrange the agriculture process).
Visit the Unfinished obelisk (a huge obelisk dating back to the 18th dynasty that was left unfinished). Check-in on our Nile cruise for Lunch.
Afternoon we take a motorboat to the temple of Philae (which was built by the Ptolemies and dedicated to the love goddess, Isis).
Take a Felucca ride around Elephantine Island and sail past the Agha Khan mausoleum. Dinner onboard your cruise ship.
Day 4: Sailing to Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples
Breakfast onboard your cruise. Relax while sailing along the fertile river Nile from Aswan to Luxor with two stops to visit the unusual double temple of Kom Ombo (dedicated to two gods, the falcon god Horus, and the crocodile god Sobek).
Visit by horse carriage to the temple of Edfu (dedicated to the falcon god Hours, and the second-largest temple in Egypt. Lunch and Dinner onboard your cruise.
Day 5: Luxor Sightseeing Tours
Breakfast onboard your cruise starts our tour to the west bank of Luxor to visit: The Valley of the Kings (home of 65 tombs of the kings of the 18th to 22nd dynasties), The Valley of the Queens (accommodates the tombs of queens from the new kingdom), The modern-looking temple of queen Hatshepsut (she ruled over Egypt for 19 years as a king).
The colossi of Memnon (originally belong to King Amenhotep the 3rd). Back to our cruise for Lunch. Afternoon, we start our tour to visit the Karnak temples (the largest complex of temples in Egypt originally attached to Luxor temple by an avenue of sphinxes).
Visit Luxor temple (which was built by the kings of the middle and the new kingdom). Dinner onboard your cruise ship.
Day 6: Cairo Sightseeing Tours
After breakfast on board your cruise ship.
Transfer to Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo, welcome, meet, and assist. Start our tour at the Egyptian museum ( more than 120,000 pieces from ancient Egypt, plus the amazing collection of King Tut Ankh Amun from the 18th dynasty new kingdom, and the royal mummies).
Visit Coptic Cairo (the church of Saint Sergius the very first church built in Egypt, the synagogue of Bn Izra, and the so-called Hanging church). Lunch in a tourist restaurant by the river Nile.
Visit Islamic Cairo ( the Citadel of Saladin, the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Gawhara palace of Mohamed Ali, the mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas the very first mosque built in Egypt.
Explore Khan El-Khalili bazaar (where you can see the Al-Azhar mosque, and the very unique Islamic ancient streets and complex). Check-in at your hotel Overnight.
Day 7: Cairo – Home
After breakfast transfer to Cairo airport for your final departure carrying your great memories from Egypt.
Optional Tours – Add-ons:
- Night dinner Nile cruise
- Walking tours in Cairo (this could be done on the itinerary first day of arrival or with the Cairo city tour) are included.
- Sound and light show at Giza pyramids
- Karnak Tour in Luxor
Price is quoted per person in US Dollars
Accommodation Plan (A) Barcelo three pyramids Cairo / 5* first class Nile cruise
- Double $ 850$
- Single: 1500$
Oct – April:
- Double: 950$
- Single: 1800$
Accommodation Plan (B) Cairo Pyramids Hotel / 5* Deluxe Nile cruise
- Double: 1000$
- Single: 2100$
Oct – April:
- Double: 1400$
- Single: 2300$
Accommodation Plan (C): Mena House Oberoi hotel at Cairo / 5* Top Deluxe Nile cruise
- Double: 1650
- Single: 2550
Oct – April:
- Double: 1855
- Single: 2750