Details of Egypt in 8 Days Tour of Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor & Hurghada
- Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Luxor / Hurghada
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
Wonderful Egypt in 8 Days Tour of Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor & Hurghada
Explore the magnificent wonders of ancient and modern Egypt in Hurghada, Cairo, Luxor, and Abu Simbel through this Egypt in 8 Days Tour. A whole holiday experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity available only on our 8-day tour to Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor, and Hurghada. You will transcend to a higher plane of both adventure and tranquillity by traveling back in time to the magnificent city of Minarets, which is also the location of the magnificent Giza Pyramids Complex, hearing the ambiance of the ancient magnificence of Abu Simbel in the charming city of Aswan, traveling to the land of allure and magic Luxor, and then moving on the mesmerizing Red Sea, where the city resort of Hurghada awaits you with open arms. Enjoy the vacation you deserve and book with us right away.
Upper Egypt Highlights
- Meet and Greet service by our employees at the airports.
- Accommodations in Cairo 5* Hotel for 2 Nights.
- Accommodations in Aswan 5* Hotel for 1 Night.
- Accommodations in Luxor 5* Hotel for 1 Night.
- Accommodations in Hurghada 5* Hotel for 3 Nights.
- Entrance fees to all sites on the itinerary.
- Professional Egyptologist tour guide during your trips.
- Flights between Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor, and Aswan.
- 1st class train ticket from Aswan to Luxor.
- All Transfers by private A.C Cars.
- All Service Charges and taxes.
Detailed itinerary of Egypt in 8 Days Tour
Day 1: Entry into Egypt: Your 8-day trip to Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor, and Hurghada will start when you land in Cairo and are escorted by a representative from Egypt Fun Tours through the airport’s passport control and luggage identification and carrying procedures.
You will then be driven in a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation for check-in, and in the evening, your tour will start with a dinner cruise on the heavenly Nile as you have time to unwind.
Day 2: Visit the Pyramids of the Old Kingdom of Egypt: After enjoying your breakfast and leaving the hotel, you will start your second day by seeing the timeless treasures of ancient Egypt with your tour guide, beginning with:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The Giza Pyramids Complex has been around for more than 4,000 years and serves as a showcase for the greatness of ancient Egyptian culture. The complex consists of the big sphinx, the Valley temple’s everlasting preservation chamber, six smaller pyramids, three smaller pyramids, and three large pyramids.
The Great Pyramid
As the only remaining example of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid of Khufu is regarded as a living marvel. It was created more than 4500 years ago, making it the oldest enigma on the whole globe. It took 20 years and 2,300,000 2.5-ton chunks of limestone to build it in 2580 BC, with a staff of roughly 100,000 free skilled laborers.
The Great Sphinx
The Sphinx is a huge, immortal protector that resembles a legendary animal with a lion’s body and a man’s head, which is said to symbolize King Khafre as a representation of strength and knowledge.
The Valley Temple
The Valley Temple, which served as the hub of the mummification process, was built during the Old Kingdom of Egypt (2686–2134 BC) within the complex. Over time, it evolved into one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian archaeological sites and a wealth of knowledge about mummification practices in ancient Egypt. The valley is entirely composed of limestone and granite, and it has special King Khafra diorite sculptures.
Before traveling to see it: lunch will be provided in a neighborhood eatery in Cairo.
Step Pyramid of Saqqara
The Saqqara Step Pyramid is a unique structure that is regarded as ushering in the heyday of Egyptian pyramid building. It was constructed by Pharaoh Djoser’s wisecracking vizier Imhotep. It has a distinctive form with six stairs, is 62 meters tall, and is encircled by a very large complex with enchanted decorations and regal ceremonial buildings.
City of Memphis
King Menes established Memphis city as the nation’s capital to unite the two nations. It was the abode of the deity Ptah, the patron of creativity and the arts, and is renowned for being a realm of endurance and beauty. It contains relics from some of the most important figures in ancient Egypt, including King Ramses II, and magnificent temples dedicated to gods like Aton and Hathor, going back more than 4,000 years.
You will depart from Cairo for Aswan at the end of the day, and when you arrive, you will check into your hotel reservation for the night.
Day 3: Train to Luxor after a visit to the Two Temples of Abu Simbel: You will check out of the hotel early on the third day, have your breakfast boxes, and continue your eight-day trip to Egypt by traveling to:
Abu Simbel Temples
Since Ramses II built the two magnificent Abu Simbel temples, they have served as the pinnacle of Egypt’s majesty and allure as the country’s southern border’s protector (1279-1213 BCE). “Temple of Ramses, cherished by Amun” was the name of the temple. The two temples at Abu Simbel are for Ramses and Nefertari, respectively. On February 22 and October 22 of every year, the sun festival is held there when the sun beams on the faces of the four sitting statues of Ramses II, Ptah (the God of Creation), Amun (The Creator God), and Ra (The Sun God). In the middle of the 1960s, UNESCO oversaw the most difficult archaeological rescue mission in history, which included the temple. After that, you’ll board a train for Luxor, where you’ll check into your hotel room.
Return to Aswan where lunch will be provided before being driven to the railway station to board a first-class train for Luxor. Check into a five-star hotel for the night when you arrive.
Day 4: Transfer to Hurghada after a tour of Luxor’s tourist attractions: Enjoy a great breakfast on day four before continuing your 8-day tour of Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor, and Hurghada by exploring:
Temple of Karnak
The Karnak Temple, also known as Ipet-isu The Most Selected of Places, and Pr-Imn House of Amon, is where the ancient Egyptians communicated with the heavens. It is more than 4000 years old and was once known as the largest religious man-made structure in the world. For more than 1500 years, it served as the center of worship for the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom, honoring a variety of gods, including the great Osiris, Montu, Ptah,
Temple of Hatshepsut
The Hatshepsut Temple, also known as Djoser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies), is a genuine representation of ancient Luxor. It displays the allure and grandeur of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most successful monarchs in the annals of Ancient Egypt. It took 15 years to complete the construction of the temple, which began in 1479 BC. The temple’s design is based on the idea of Egypt’s New Kingdom’s classical architecture, and it has some of the most alluring and intriguing sculptures, decorations, and antiques on the whole globe.
The Kings’ Valley
The Valley of the Kings contains 63 tombs filled with various treasures, artifacts, statues, hypnotically beautiful decorations, and the remains of pharaohs including Ramses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and the boy king Tutankhamen. It is like a magical tunnel located in the heart of the mountain that guides the soul of royalty to the heaven
The two enormous stones of quartzite sandstone that make up the Colossi of Memnon, the huge guards of Luxor, rise at a height of 18 meters (60 feet), weigh 720 tonnes each, and are shaped like Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386-1350). A significant earthquake that occurred in 27 BC caused damage to the colossi, which was later reconstructed in 199 AD.
Lunch is given at an oriental restaurant, followed by a journey to Hurghada in a private A/C vehicle. After arriving, go to a 5-star hotel to settle in for the night.
Day 5: Hurghada snorkeling excursion: On your fifth day, after enjoying your breakfast, you’ll meet your private driving instructor to start your thrilling, exhilarating activities, such as snorkeling, where you’ll get to see Hurghada’s enchanted underwater marine life and all the ecosystem’s treasures.
Day 6: Hurghada Safari Tour: On day six, you will be at Hurghada Red Sea, where you will have breakfast, go on a fantastic amazing Safari by quad or camel, and then have a delectable B.B.Q dinner before going back to your hotel to spend the night.
Day 7: Fly to Cairo and see the sights of Old Cairo: You will return to Cairo on day seven, where you have a hotel reservation, to continue your 8-day trip to Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor, and Hurghada. On this day, you will see all the wonderful Cairo tourist sites, including:
The Egyptian Museum
One of the largest museums in the world, the Egyptian Museum is home to several magnificent ancient Egyptian antiquities and monuments that span more than 4,000 years of Egypt’s storied history. Over 120,000 unique artifacts in the forms of sculptures, jewelry, and funerary items are housed inside the two levels of the museums. These artifacts are produced from expensive materials like gold and valuable stones as well as more common ones like wood or stone.
After enjoying a fantastic lunch at a neighborhood restaurant in Cairo, continue your day trip with a special visit to:
The Hanging Church
The Virgin Mary’s Holy Church (also known as St. In the fifth century AD, a Roman fortification named Babylon had The Hanging Church constructed on its southern wall. The church, one of the most well-known Coptic structures in Egypt, was the patriarch of the Coptic people’s residence. The church stands 30 feet tall and looms above Cairo. The interior and exterior of the hanging church are stunning examples of creative architecture from the 7th to the 13th centuries.
Mosque of Amr Ibn Al Aas
In the year 641 AD, Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque was the continent of Africa’s first mosque. A mosque is still a functioning place of worship and one of the most significant and well-known Islamic attractions in Egypt. Throughout the seventh century, it underwent several reconstructions, and improvements are still being made. The mosque has undergone several reconstructions, making it serve as a tangible illustration of the development of Islamic architecture through time.
Synagogue of Ben Ezra
The Ben Ezra Synagogue is a noteworthy structure that dates to the 19th century. Originally a church, it became a synagogue in 882 AD. Many people think it formerly contained an original copy of the Old Testament. The synagogue is still very much intact and has amazing patterns and decorations. Up until the 1950s, this location served as the center of Jewish worship for many years.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a surreal link between predynastic and modern and current eras via art and recollections. With the aid of the most cutting-edge museological techniques, the museum will employ the simplest and most wonderful means to present all the great art, history, and culture of Egypt that date back more than 4000 years.
Market in Khan El Khalili
The Khan El Khalili Bazaar serves as a reminder of the magnificence of pre-Islamic Egypt, the Middle East’s “golden brick road.” The street was established in 970 AD, is still bustling today, and has everything a traveler could need. It leads to the actual street via historic cafes and businesses from earlier generations that have stunning Islamic architecture and décor.
After that, you’ll go back to the hotel to spend the night.
Day 8: End of your Egypt in 8 Days Tour Package: Your eight-day trip to Cairo, Abu Simbel, Luxor, and Hurghada will come to a close on your last day when you have your farewell breakfast in Egypt before heading to the airport in Cairo to fly safely home with the best memories.