The details of the 8 Days Family Tour Exploring Egypt
- Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo – Luxor – Aswan – Abu Simbel
- Tour Availability: Every day
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Family
Egypt Wonders Vacation 8 Days Family Tour Exploring Egypt
Discover the wonders of Egypt in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan through 8 Days Family Tour Exploring Egypt. Egypt is the best destination for a family vacation since it has a variety of the most beautiful landmarks and natural wonders, as well as a fascinating history, culture, and aesthetic appeal. On this exciting 8-day Egypt Family Tour of Cairo & Nile Cruise, everyone will enjoy the best professional service, opulent accommodations, lovely Nile cruises, relaxing transportation, round-the-clock customer assistance, and expert tour guides.
The family will all get the chance to visit Cairo’s treasures, the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and the Egyptian Museum. A memorable family vacation is completed with a cruise down the Nile through the heavenly wonders of Luxor and Aswan, which include the Luxor Temple, the Karnak Temple Complex, the Valley of the Kings, the Philae Temple, the Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples, the Abu Simbel Temples, and many more. Planning the ideal family vacation can help you make the most of these eight wonderful days in Egypt.
The Highlights of the 8 Days Family Tour Exploring Egypt.
- Giza Pyramids Complex.
- The Great Pyramid of Khufu.
- The Great Sphinx.
- The Egyptian Museum.
- The Valley Temple.
- Karnak Temple.
- Luxor Temple.
- Valley of the Kings.
- Colossi of Memnon
- Hatshepsut Temple.
- Edfu Temple.
- Kom Ombo Temple.
- Philae Temple.
- Abu Simbel Temple.
- The Unfinished Obelisk.
- 3 nights accommodation at a 5* Hotel in Cairo.
- 4 nights accommodation on board 5* Nile Cruise full-board.
- Domestic flight tickets “Cairo to Luxor – Aswan to Cairo”.
- Assist services at Cairo International Airport.
- A professional Egyptologist tour guide.
- Entrance fees to all the places in the itinerary.
- Private A.C. vehicle during the whole of your tours.
- All Service Charges and Taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
Detailed itinerary of the 8 Days Family Tour Exploring Egypt.
Day 1: Sound and Light Show upon arrival in Egypt: When your family arrives, a representative from our company will be there to assist you with all the paperwork and baggage carrying. The complete family will then be driven to their 5* hotel reservation in a private air-conditioned vehicle, where everyone will check in and unwind.
The whole family will go for a magnificent sound and light show in the evening with their tour guide to see the fabled birth of the ancient Egyptian civilization. The presentation will be loaded with the most enthralling tales. The first day of the eight-day family trip to Egypt concludes as the family has supper before heading back to their accommodation for the night.
- Food: Dinner
Day 2: A family trip to the Pyramids and the Museum: The complete family will begin their Egypt family vacation by eating breakfast at their hotel in the early morning, and then they will travel with their tour guide in a private A/C vehicle for the next seven days as they discover the marvels of:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The magnificent Giza Pyramids Complex is a celestial global treasure home to some of the most amazing structures ever created since 3500 BC, including:
The Great Pyramid
King Khufu’s ultimate resting place was the purpose of the unique edifice known as the mystical pyramid of Giza, which was constructed around 2600 BC (2609 BC – 2584 BC). The great pyramid was intended to be 147 meters tall and contain a detailed interior that includes the king’s chamber, the grand valley, and other features.
The Great Sphinx
The royal guardian Giza, which was erected during the time of King Khafre (2558–2532 BC) to display his might and intelligence, is the sacred beast of the Sphinx.
The Valley Temple
To prepare the remains of the 4th dynasty kings, queens, and royal families for the afterlife, the Giza Complex included a mummification complex.
The whole family will have lunch at a restaurant with a view of the Pyramids and the Nile before traveling with their tour guide to:
The Egyptian Museum
Built in 1901, the imposing Egyptian Museum is a time capsule containing priceless items that date back more than 4500 years.
The whole family will then go to Cairo to spend the night there.
breakfast and lunch
Day 3: Fly to Luxor, have a family tour of Luxor East, then board a ship
After checking out of the hotel in Cairo and enjoying breakfast, everyone will move to the airport to take a flight to Luxor, where they will meet their tour guide and begin their adventure through East Luxor to see:
Temple of Karnak
The Karnak Temples complex, which was constructed and expanded over 1700 years from the Middle Kingdom (2000-1700 BCE) through the Ptolemaic Kingdom (305-30 BCE), is the biggest open-air museum in the world. Amun, Khunso, and Mut, the Theban trinity, intended for the structure to serve as their sacred hub. It is renowned for building the imposing Hypostyle Hall, many precincts, and the fabled Avenue of Sphinxes that linked it to the Luxor temple.
All family members will check in to their 5-star Nile cruise, have lunch, and then begin their 8-day family trip to Egypt by seeing the following places with their tour guide:
Luxor Temple by Night
Built around 1400 BC during the New Kingdom to host the magnificent Opet festival, for the regeneration of royalty, and in honor of the deities of the Theban triad, the dazzling Luxor Temple is a magnificent edifice.
After supper and an overnight stay, the complete family will return to their Nile Cruise.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Day 4: Sail to Edfu on the Luxor West Bank Family Tour
Everyone will have breakfast while on their Nile cruise in the morning before traveling with their tour guide to see Luxor’s west bank, which includes:
The Kings’ Valley
In the new kingdom (1570–1050 BC), a secret marvel called the magnificent Valley of the Kings operated for 500 years from the 6th to the 11th century BC. The whole Ramses Dynasty, Hatshepsut, Seti I, and other well-known kings and queens are buried there, among others, in elaborately painted tombs.
Temple of Hatshepsut
The stunning Hatshepsut Temple was carved into the Deir el-Bahari cliffs in the 15th century BC in 1479 BC to commemorate Hatshepsut’s ancestry. It has a variety of shrines devoted to Hathor, Anubis, & Amun, and hosts the valley festival.
Before visiting, the whole family will take a break for lunch:
Amenhotep III (r. 1386–r. 1350 BC) erected the magnificent statues known as the Colossi of Memnon to stand at the entrances of the now-defunct mortuary temple. It is notable for being the gatekeeper of Egypt and is carved from quartzite to stand at a height of 18 m (60 ft).
After supper and an overnight stay, the complete family will return to their Nile cruise.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Day 5: Sail to Aswan on the Edfu & Kom Ombo Family Tour
After eating breakfast aboard the Nile Cruise, the complete family will go with their tour guide to see:
Temple of Edfu
The emblem of strength and success The Edfu Temple was built in the Ptolemaic era (237–57 BC) to pay homage to the god of hours, the protector deity. Because of its excellent preservation, it gives everyone a wonderful impression of ancient Egyptian art, design, and ornamentation.
Temple of Kom Ombo
In 180–47 BC, during the Ptolemaic era, the magnificent temple of Kom Ombo was built with a twin temple design to worship Horus the Elder and the crocodile deity Sobek.
The whole family will spend the full day on the Nile cruise, including lunch, supper, and sleep.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Day 6: Family Tour of Aswan
After breakfast, the family will continue their Egypt family vacation by traveling to Aswan with their tour guide to explore:
High Dam at Aswan
The Aswan High Dam was built in the 1960s to help Egypt manage its yearly floods, store water for the artificial lake Nasser, and generate energy.
The Unfinished Obelisk
An outstanding example of the workmanship and artwork of ancient Egypt is the magnificent unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC).
Temple of Philae
The magnificent Philae temple, built in the Ptolemaic era in the seventh century BC to display the tale of Osiris, the spouse of Isis, the goddess of motherhood, is a wonderful example of attraction and elegance. Many very significant and wonderful decorations that depict scenes from ancient Egyptian daily life and religion can be seen all over the temple’s walls.
The whole family will spend the night on the Nile Cruise and eat lunch and supper there.
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Day 7: Fly to Cairo after a family tour of the Abu Simbel Temple
The whole family will disembark from the Nile Cruise in the morning and meet their tour guide with their breakfast boxes to explore:
Abu Simbel Temples
The magnificence and might of Ramses the Great (1303–1213 BC) are embodied in the Celestial Temples of Abu Simbel. The first temple was constructed in the third century BC to commemorate his victory in the Battle of Kadesh, the signing of the first written peace treaty, the observance of the annual sun festival on February 22 and October 22 to honor the Egyptian gods Amun, Ra Horakhty, and Ptah, and the second temple was constructed to show his devotion to his wife Nefertari.
Enjoy your lunch at an Aswan restaurant before we drive you to the Aswan International Airport to catch your flight back to your Cairo hotel for the night.
- breakfast and lunch
Day 8: Complete Your Family Tour of Cairo & the Nile for 8 Days: Everyone will have breakfast on the last day of the family vacation Egypt trip before being transported to the airport, where your 8-day Cairo and Nile Cruise family tour will come to a close and you will safely return home.