5-Day Egypt Christmas Tour: Cairo, Alexandria & Luxor

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5 Days / 4 Nights
Availability : Christmas & New Year
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Trade Tinsel for Time Travel: Celebrate 5-day Egypt Christmas Tour

Forget the mall madness and escape the ordinary. This Christmas, embark on a 5-Day Egypt Christmas Tour, where ancient wonders and festive cheer unfold in perfect harmony. Immerse yourself in the magic of Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor, where Christmas takes on a whole new meaning.

This meticulously curated itinerary promises a unique blend of Christmas magic and Egypt’s rich history. Explore iconic landmarks such as the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Discover the stunning tombs of the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. Descend into the magnificent Roman Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa in Alexandria. 

This is more than just a tour; it’s a festive odyssey, a fusion of historical marvels and the joy of the season. Whether you’re marveling at the ancient wonders or reveling in the coastal beauty, our Egypt Christmas Tour is designed to create lasting impressions, ensuring that the spirit of both Christmas and Egypt’s vibrant heritage linger in your heart for years to come. Come, be part of a celebration that transcends time and tradition, weaving together the magic of the season with the captivating history of this extraordinary destination.

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on Half-board basis for 04 nights
  • 10 meals: 04 breakfasts, 02 lunches and 04 dinners
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Alexandria day trip from Cairo by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks and meals when not included
  • Any optional tour

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 2 years get 70% off
  • Children from 3 – 5 years get 60% off
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Highlights of this 5-Day Egypt Christmas Tour: Cairo, Alexandria & Luxor
  • Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx: Marvel at the iconic Pyramids of Giza, a testament to ancient Egyptian engineering, and stand in awe before the enigmatic Sphinx, shrouded in myth and mystery.
  • Christmas Eve Celebration in Cairo: Experience the enchantment of Christmas Eve in the vibrant city of Cairo, with special festivities, cultural performances, and a festive dinner blending local flavors and holiday cheer.
  • Alexandria's Coastal Charm: Explore the coastal beauty of Alexandria, wandering through historic sites like the Qaitbay Citadel, and Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa.
  • Luxor's Temples and Tombs: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Luxor, home to the magnificent Karnak Temple, the Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut, showcasing the rich tapestry of ancient Egyptian civilization.
  • Local Markets and Bazaars: Dive into the hustle and bustle of local markets, such as the Khan El Khalili Bazaar in Cairo, where you can shop for unique souvenirs, traditional crafts, and festive ornaments.
Itinerary
5-Day Egypt Christmas Tour: Cairo, Alexandria & Luxor

Day 1 Arrive in Cairo, Egypt

Touch down at Cairo International Airport and step into a world of shimmering sands and timeless wonders. Our friendly representative from Egypt Best Vacations will greet you warmly, assisting with arrival procedures and whisking you away to your comfortable hotel. This marks the exciting beginning of your 5-Day Egypt Christmas Tour, where Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor await with open arms and festive cheer! Enjoy a delicious dinner at your hotel in Cairo.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Your 5-Day Egypt Christmas Tour kicks off in grand style as your friendly Egypt Best Vacations guide whisks you away in a private vehicle. Buckle up for an adventure!

First stop at the breathtaking Giza Plateau, where the Great Pyramids will leave you speechless. Towering testaments to ancient ingenuity, Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure stand tall, their secrets whispering across millennia. Your expert guide will unveil their fascinating history, construction techniques, and purpose, transporting you back to the time of pharaohs.

Next, journey to Saqqara, a vast necropolis steeped in mystery. Gaze upon the Step Pyramid of Djoser, the first of its kind, its unique design marking a pivotal moment in pyramid evolution. Explore numerous tombs and funerary structures, each whispering tales of a long-lost era.

Saqqara’s treasures, combined with the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids, offer a glimpse into the heart of ancient Egypt. As you return to your Cairo hotel, carry the wonder in your heart, knowing your Christmas adventure has just begun. Enjoy a delicious dinner at your hotel.

Day 3Alexandria highlights

Embark on a captivating journey to the picturesque city of Alexandria, adding another enchanting day to your 5-day Egypt Christmas tour. Renowned as the capital during the Greco-Roman era, Alexandria invites you to delve into its rich history and discover the timeless allure that graced this ancient city.

Upon arrival, you will visit the famous Roman Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa. The catacombs are huge Egyptian tombs and royal cemeteries with Ptolemaic and Roman influences. The catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa are one the largest Roman burial sites not just in Alexandria but in Egypt. These catacombs started as a private tomb for a wealthy family, then became a public cemetery. The catacombs house more than 300 tombs.

From the catacombs to the nearby Pompey’s Pillar. Many of the ancient historians did not tell us more details about the “Pompey’s Pillar” but about the buildings that stood nearby and have disappeared now. The hill on which the pillar is erected was covered with temples and houses a long time before the Roman era. It was the place of the Citadel of Rhakotis. A temple was dedicated to Osiris-Serapis was built on the mountain.

From the Pompey’s Pillar to the magnificent Citadel of Qaitbay. The Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria is one of the most important fortifications in Egypt. It was constructed by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay to defend Egypt against the Ottomans/Turks.

You will end your tour in Alexandria by visiting the Library of Alexandria from the outside. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. Conclude your day by journeying back to Cairo and enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

Day 4Luxor highlights

Prepare to be transported to a bygone era, where pharaohs reigned and history whispers from every stone. Today, your 5-Day Egypt Christmas Tour whisks you away to Luxor, the heart of ancient Thebes. Brace yourself for a day brimming with timeless treasures and captivating stories.

A smooth flight from Cairo to Luxor, where your local guide awaits outside the terminal to begin your exploration. Dive into the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of powerful pharaohs like Tutankhamun and Ramses the Great. Imagine their stories unfolding as you descend into their elaborately decorated tombs.

Next, marvel at the unique Temple of Hatshepsut, a testament to the reign of Egypt’s only female pharaoh. Its majestic terraces and intricate carvings offer a glimpse into her remarkable rule. Stand in awe before the Colossi of Memnon, monumental statues that once guarded the entrance to an even grander temple. Feel the weight of history as you ponder their silent vigil across millennia.

Savor a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, letting the flavors tantalize your taste buds while you digest the morning’s wonders. 

Afternoon promises even more, explore the Temple of Karnak, a sprawling complex dedicated to the god Amun. Be humbled by its sheer scale and intricate details, each hieroglyph whispering ancient secrets. Conclude your day at the Temple of Luxor, a majestic structure that once served as the gateway to the city. Imagine grand processions and pharaohs returning victorious, their legacies etched in stone.

As the sun sets, your flight whisks you back to Cairo, carrying the magic of Luxor in your heart. Transfer to your hotel, and rest assured, this is just the beginning of your unforgettable Christmas adventure!

Day 5End of your 5-day Egypt Christmas Tour

Embark on a final day of wonder as your 5-Day Egypt Christmas Tour concludes. Prepare to be dazzled by the treasures of the Egyptian Museum. Journey through time as you explore its vast collection, spanning millennia of Egyptian history. From pharaohs’ mummies to Tutankhamun’s golden treasures, each artifact whispers stories of a bygone era.

Next, journey to the Citadel, a formidable fortress built by Saladin. Feel the power of history resonate as you explore its ramparts and marvel at the White Mosque’s dazzling alabaster walls. Imagine the battles fought and alliances forged within these imposing structures.

Finally, immerse yourself in the vibrant chaos of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East. Haggle for unique souvenirs, savor local spices, and lose yourself in the labyrinthine alleyways. Let the sights, sounds, and smells transport you to the heart of Egyptian culture.

As your tour concludes with a transfer to Cairo Airport, don’t be sad! This is just the beginning of your connection with Egypt. Ask your guides about future adventures, for the magic of this land will surely beckon you back.

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