Details of the 9-Day Easter Holiday in Ancient Egypt
- Duration: 9 Days 8 Nights
- Location: Cairo / Aswan
- Availability: Available Everyday
- Pick up and drop off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
Wonderful 9-Day Easter Holiday in Egypt’s Splendors
Explore the wonders of ancient Egypt in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan through the 9-Day Easter Holiday in Ancient Egypt. Book Today! All that Egypt has to offer may be discovered with our wonderful easter holiday, which will take you through the enchanting cities of Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan, where you will have the vacation of your dreams.
Tracing the Pharaohs in Egypt for 9 days during Easter and sailing across the Nile river will be like traveling through time while visiting the greatest artifacts ever created in history such as the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, Karnak and Hatshepsut temples, Valley of the Kings, and much more with an Egyptologist tour guide. The perfect Easter break awaits you, so answer the call and spend the holiday of your dreams with us. Book This 9-Day Easter Holiday in Ancient Egypt now!
The Highlights of the 9 Day Easter Holiday in Ancient Egypt
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- The Valley Temple
- Old Cairo Landmarks
- The Egyptian Museum
- The Catacombs
- Pompey’s Pillar
- Qaitbay Citadel
- Alexandria Library
- Valley of the Kings
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Colossi of Memnon
- Karnak Temples
- Meet and Greet service by our employees at the airports.
- Accommodation in 5* Hotel in Cairo for 4 Nights.
- Accommodation in 5* Deluxe Cruise for 3 Nights.
- Accommodation in 5* Hotel in Luxor for 1 Night.
- Entrance fees to all sites that are indicated on the itinerary.
- Professional tour guide during your trips.
- Domestic Flights between Cairo Luxor and Aswan.
- All Transfers by private A.C Cars.
- All service charges and taxes.
Detailed itinerary of the 9 Day Easter Holiday in Ancient Egypt
Day 1: Welcome to the Land of Pharaohs: When you arrive at Cairo International Airport, our representative will greet you and assist you in completing your passport requirements before transporting you to a 5* hotel in Cairo to check in. In the evening, your tour guide will join you on a dinner cruise with a view of the Nile before returning to the hotel for the night.
Day 2: The Grandeur of Memphis: Breakfast at your accommodation, then join your tour guide and begin your journey of the 9-day Egypt Easter break by gazing at one of the world’s seven wonders:
Pyramids of Giza Complex
Discover the amazing ancient Egyptian civilization on the Giza plateau, snap some historical images, release your soul, and immerse yourself in the splendor and might of the Egyptian pharaohs. The complex consists of three major pyramids, six small pyramids, the Great Sphinx, and the Valley Temple. The structure was built during the 4th dynasty, 2400 years ago.
The Gigantic Pyramid
It is the oldest and biggest of the three Giza plateau pyramids, and the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to have survived intact. King Khufu owns the Pyramid. The enormous pyramid is 147 meters tall, was erected with 2,300,000 stones, and took twenty years to complete. It is considered to be one of the finest accomplishments of the ancient Egyptians.
Sphinx of Giza
The Sphinx, which belonged to King Chephren, is the world’s biggest statue, towering 73 meters long, 19 meters broad, and 20 meters tall. It is the world’s oldest monumental sculpture. It was created to frighten the enemy and safeguard the three Pyramids, as the ancient Egyptians believed.
The only extant granite funerary temple used by the Ancient Egyptians for mummification was on the Giza plateau.
After finishing your tour of the Giza Pyramids, your lunch will be provided at a local Cairo restaurant. Then go to see Egypt’s ancient pyramids.
Step Pyramid of Saqqara
It is said to be the first large-scale cut stone building, dating back to King Djoser’s reign in Egypt in the 27th century B.C. Sakkara step pyramid is made up of six steps stacked on top of one another and is 62 meters tall.
Finally, we will transport you back to your Cairo hotel where you will spend the night.
Day 3: Explore the City of Alexander the Great: Breakfast in the morning, then get ready for a new experience during your Easter vacation in Egypt, seeing the most renowned Alexandria tourist sites in the coastal city of Alexandria by private A/C vehicle and Egyptologist tour guide, beginning with:
Kom El Shoqafa’s Catacombs
A family tomb at a Roman burial site illustrates the fusion of Egyptian and Roman art and construction. Visit the tomb and Caracalla Hall by going underneath.
Return to the surface and pay a visit to:
The Pillar of Pompey
An 82-foot-tall (25-meter) granite column dedicated to Emperor Diocletian, who liberated the besieged city and fed its famished citizens.
Citadel of Qaitbay
A stronghold on the Mediterranean coast was built in the 15th century. Sultan Al-Ashraf Qa’id Bay founded it in 1477 AD. The Qaitbay Citadel and Pharos Island are both located in the same area.
Lunch will be given at a seafood restaurant, after which the group will go to:
The Library of Alexandria
The library has a copy of every book ever written, making it one of the world’s most important literary destinations. The Alexandria library also holds various exhibits on Egyptian history as well as a collection of rare antique books.
We will return you to your Cairo hotel where you will spend the night.
Day 4: Discover the Beauty of Aswan Attractions: Enjoy your breakfast and check out of the hotel in the morning, after which we will drive you to Cairo airport for your journey to Aswan. Continue your 9-day Egypt adventure after you arrive. The Easter journey included a tour of Aswan’s most popular tourist sites, beginning with:
High Dam of Aswan
It was erected over the Nile River at Aswan between 1960 and 1970, and it has had a profound impact on Egypt’s economy and culture.
The Unfinished Obelisk
It was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508 1458 BC) to accompany the Lateran Obelisk (which was originally at Karnak) and afterward moved to the Lateran Palace in Rome as the biggest obelisk in ancient times.
Temple of Philae
Philae Temple is devoted to Isis, the goddess of beauty and love. As part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign initiative, the temple complex was demolished and transported to neighboring Agilkia Island, safeguarding it and other monuments before the Aswan High Dam was completed in 1970.
After a full day of sightseeing, check into a 5* luxury Nile cruise for lunch and an overnight stay.
Day 5: Kom Ombo Temple Tour
Join your tour guide in the morning and travel to:
Temple of Kom Ombo
The Nile is seen from the Kom Ombo temple. There are two temples with two entrances, two hypostyle halls, and two sanctuaries in this temple.
Then it’s back to the ship and northward cruising. Edfu is where I’ll be spending the night.
Day 6: Edfu Temple Tour: Enjoy your excellent breakfast aboard the cruise in the morning, then accompany your tour guide to visit:
Edfu Temple is dedicated to Horus, the Egyptian god. The Edfu Temple is Egypt’s best-preserved Greco-Roman temple, with a play depicting Horus’ victory over the wicked deity Seth painted on its walls.
After lunch, set sail towards Luxor, arriving late at night and spending the night on board.
Day 7: Luxor Sightseeing Tours: After breakfast, check out of the boat and be escorted by your tour guide and a private air-conditioned car to the end of your 9-day Egypt adventure. Start your Easter vacation by visiting Luxor’s tourism attractions, which begin at:
The Kings’ Valley
It is the ultimate resting place of Egypt’s monarchs from the 18th to the 20th dynasties, and it is home to tombs such as those of Ramses II and Tutankhamen. The tombs were well-stocked with everything a monarch may want in the afterlife. The majority of the interior décor of the tombs has been beautifully conserved. During your journey to Egypt, you must go to the Valley of the Kings.
Hatshepsut Temple Queen Hatshepsut’s temple is one of Ancient Egypt’s most gorgeous and well-preserved temples. The temple was constructed on three levels, with two large ramps connecting the floors in the center.
The sole remnants of a full funerary temple are two huge stone sculptures of King Amenhotep III. The figures are fashioned from quartzite sandstone blocks found in Cairo and transported 700 kilometers to Luxor.
Then go to an island for lunch, ensuring that your tour includes a Nile River boat ride. Finish your adventure with a visit to:
The Karnak Temple is Egypt’s most spectacular monument. It is the world’s most massive temple complex. It is the result of several generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs working together. The Temple of Karnak is really three separate temples spread over 247 acres.
Finally, check in to a 5* hotel in Luxor and spend the night.
Day 8: Discover Cairo’s Hidden Treasures: Breakfast at the hotel, then check-out and transport to Luxor airport to catch your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, meet your Egyptologist tour guide to begin the last discovery excursion of your Easter holiday at some of Cairo’s most renowned tourist sights, beginning with:
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum has a unique 5000-year-old art collection. Over 250,000 real objects are on display, including an exhibit devoted to Tutankhamen’s riches, gold, and jewels, which were kept safe for over 3,500 years in his tomb.
Lunch will be provided at a local Cairo restaurant before visiting:
Mosque of Amr Ibn Al Aas
The Amr Ibn Alas Mosque, which dates back to 642 A.D., is the oldest mosque not only in Egypt but also in Africa. Nothing of the original structure survives due to continuous restoration throughout the years.
The Hanging Church
It is one of Egypt’s earliest churches, dating back to the third century AD. Because it was erected above Babylon Fortress, the church was given the moniker Hanging Church.
Synagogue of Ben Ezra
The oldest surviving synagogue in Egypt, dated from the 9th century and is located in a former church from the 4th century. The Copts were obliged to sell in order to pay taxes, and Ben Ezra purchased the land. The fabled Geniza Documents were unearthed in the basement of the synagogue.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fully explore Egypt’s immortal essence, with the help of the most captivating monuments and artefacts that showcase the history and culture of Egypt’s periods from Pre-historical times to Ancient Egyptian Periods, Greco-Roman, Coptic, Islamic, and finally Contemporary Modern Times.
Bazaar of Khan El Khalili
A vacation to Cairo would be incomplete without a trip to the Khan El-Khalili market, the Middle East’s oldest and most renowned bazaar. It was built about 970 AD, the same year that Cairo was founded.
Return to your Cairo hotel for the night at the conclusion of the day.