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Amazing 5-day Egypt tour: Cairo, Alexandria and Luxor. Embark on an unforgettable journey through Egypt’s rich history and marvel at its ancient wonders. This tour combines the bustling city of Cairo, the coastal beauty of Alexandria, and the majestic temples of Luxor.
Begin your 5-day Egypt tour in Cairo by exploring the Great Pyramids of Giza, and the first pyramid in the history of King Djoser at Saqqara. Discover the fabulous contents of the Egyptian Museum, Khan El-Khalili Market, and Saladin Citadel in Cairo. Then travel to Alexandria, a city steeped in Greek and Roman influences. Explore the Roman Catacombs and the Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria.
Fly from Cairo to Luxor to explore the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple, and the majestic Luxor Temple on the east bank of Luxor. Discover the unique Temple of Hatshepsut, the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings, on the west bank of Luxor. Fly from Luxor back to Cairo for the rest of your 5-day Egypt tour package.
Throughout your 5-day Egypt tour, you will be accompanied by knowledgeable tour guides who will provide insights into Egypt’s captivating history and culture. Comfortable accommodations and delicious meals at local restaurants will ensure a pleasant and fulfilling experience.
Get ready to embark on an extraordinary adventure as you uncover the mysteries of Egypt’s ancient past on the 5-Day Egypt Tour: Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor.
Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative from “Egypt Best Vacations” will warmly welcome you, providing assistance with visa procedures and arrival formalities. Enjoy some leisure time as you transfer to your hotel, marking the commencement of your 5-day Egypt tour.
Commence your 5-day Egypt tour to Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor with Egypt Best Vacations tour guide collecting you from your hotel. The adventure unfolds as you explore the renowned Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the ancient site of Saqqara, initiating an unforgettable journey of discovery.
Today, you will visit the Giza Plateau. Today’s tour includes the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure with the great Sphinx. The only ancient wonder which still remains (Khufu’s pyramid) awaits you. Are you ready to discover it from the inside?
Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were constructed, and why they were constructed. Then on to the first pyramid in history of mankind, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Saqqara is one of the most important and richest necropolises in Egypt. It was the cemetery of Memphis, the 1st capital city of United Egypt in 3200 BCE.
Transfer back to your hotel.
Today, your 5-day Egypt tour itinerary guides you to the historical wonders of Ancient Thebes, now known as modern Luxor. Explore the timeless treasures and immerse yourself in the rich heritage of this captivating city. So, take a transfer to Cairo Airport to fly to Luxor.
Upon arrival in Luxor, you will meet with your guide to commence your tour. Explore the magnificent Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom were buried. Then to the unique Hatshepsut Temple, the female pharaoh of Egypt for about 20 years. Then proceed to the Colossi of Memnon of Amenhotep III.
Transfer to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel.
Embark on a captivating journey to the picturesque city of Alexandria, adding another enchanting day to your 5-day Egypt tour package. 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 5-day Egypt tour itinerary by journeying back to Cairo for the final night of your captivating exploration
From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, which was built in 1172 to protect Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the Citadel. Finish your tour today at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.
Wrap up your 5-day Egypt tour itinerary with a transfer to Cairo Airport for your departure. While bidding farewell might evoke a hint of sadness, seize the opportunity to inquire with our guides about your potential next adventure in Egypt. Your departure marks the conclusion of this remarkable journey, yet the door remains wide open for future explorations and discoveries in this captivating land.