Best Tourist Destinations In Egypt - Cairo, Alexandria & Luxor
Egypt is a land with a rich history which dates back to the emergence of civilization and the monuments built during those times are still maintained and protected by the Egyptian government which is why unquestionably, it is highlighted as one of the seven wonders of the world. Egypt is also regarded as one of the oldest tourist destinations in the world and this country is in the African region, is regularly visited by Europeans, Asians, and Americans as it is at a central spot to all these continents on the map. This tailor-made tour will take you to the best tourist destinations in Egypt Cairo, Alexandria & Luxor.
Egyptian Museum of antiquities
Library of Alexandria
Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions.
Valley of Kings
Karnak and Luxor Temple
This tour will start in Cairo. Cairo holds treasures and sites that date back several millennia. Start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, where you explore antiquities from the third century BC, that includes the sculpture of Apis in black granite and the sacred bull of the Egyptians. Alexandria's unique intellectual and cultural legacy has owned the city a permanent place in history and turned it one of the best tourist destinations in Egypt. Explore the city established by Alexander the Great on this tailor-made tour and visit its monuments, museums, and gardens that open onto the gleaming Mediterranean Sea.
Start with a visit to the library of Alexandria library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world, now with 8 million books. Visit its open court and free museums. Continue to the impressive Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built.
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Upon your arrival to Cairo airport, our agent will greet you, and you will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. This is a free day, you can spend as you wish.
Day 2: Explore the Great Pyramids and Egyptian Museum
After breakfast, begin your trip by visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. The museum displays a unique collection of 5000 years of art the biggest and most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 original artifacts are presented, including an exhibition devoted to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was confined in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was found in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Explore the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most wonderful colossal ever built. The second attraction of the day is a close-up look at Sphinx, a large funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren.
Day 3: Alexandria Tour
After breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to begin your trip to Alexandria. We will start the trip with the library of Alexandria; the largest library in the world, now with 8 million books. Explore its open court and free museums. Then we will travel to the Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now sits the castle of Qaitbey. Explore the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and view the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as the royal beaches of the queens. Continue your trip by visiting the graceful and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, as well as the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria and the statue of Alexander the Great. We will then stop for lunch before visiting the church of St. Mark, the oldest church in Africa before traveling along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea beach which covers the old harbor of Alexandria where we discovered 7000 monuments underwater. Stop over the beautiful bridge of Stanley, the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, before visiting the old downtown of Alexandria and strolling through the old city center of Alexandria: built by Alexander the great. Once you are done with the sightseeing we will drive you back to your hotel. Alexandria has so much to see, feel, eat and buy that if you have time and desire to add more to your itinerary, just let us know what you are interested in and we will adjust it for you at the cost price.
Day 4: Luxor Day Trip By Flight
After breakfast, we will transfer to the domestic airport to take your flight to Luxor. Our agent will greet you and take you for a full day tour to West Bank exploring Valley of Kings-Deir El Bahari Temple-Colossi of Memnon and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. We will also get a trip to the Necropolis of Thebes, on the Eastern bank. Crossing the Nile, travel to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of different Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return trip stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two enormous sitting statues portraying Amenophis III facing the Nile. We will also explore the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Then we will go to East Bank visiting Karnak and Luxor Temple followed by an excursion to the Luxor Temple to view its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great. Then we will continue to Karnak, which is a series of temples, built during different reigns.
Day 5: Departure
This is the last day of your Egypt tour. In the morning after breakfast at the hotel, you can explore the city to buy souvenirs to take home. Our agent will transfer you to the airport and help you at the airport through final departure formalities.