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A Week in Egypt: Pyramids, Felucca Cruise and Ancient Temples

A Marvelous Week In Egypt: Pyramids, Felucca Cruise And Ancient Temples. Embark on a fascinating journey through time and history as you explore the treasures of Egypt in just 7 days. This itinerary takes you on a whirlwind tour of some of the country’s most iconic landmarks, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Karnak Temple complex, and the Valley of the Kings. You will also experience the Nile River on a traditional felucca cruise, visit bustling bazaars, and learn about the rich culture and history of Egypt.

Begin your 7-day tour in Egypt in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. Fly from Cairo to Aswan to begin your felucca cruise adventure. Experience one night sailing the Nile onboard the traditional felucca sailboat from Aswan. Visit the beautiful Temple of Philae and the twin Temple of Kom Ombo.

Venture from Kom Ombo to Luxor visiting the Temple of Horus in Edfu on your way. Explore the major highlights of the west and east sides of Luxor. Discover the Valley of the Kings and the Karnak Temple. Fly from Luxor back to Cairo for the rest of your one-week Egypt itinerary.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, this Egypt 7-day itinerary offers a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and discovery. Get ready for an unforgettable trip to one of the world’s most fascinating destinations.

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 a Bed and Breakfast basis for 04 nights
  • Felucca cruise from Aswan on a full board basis or 01 night
  • 5-star standard hotel in Luxor on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 01 night
  • 08 meals: 06 breakfasts, 01 lunch, and 01 dinner
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • 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
  • Any optional tour
  • Meals and drinks when not included

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 tour: A week in Egypt
  • Explore the most iconic landmarks of Egypt, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Sphinx. Learn about the fascinating history and architecture of these ancient wonders.
  • Visit the world-famous Egyptian Museum and marvel at the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts.
  • Enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Nile River on a traditional Egyptian felucca, and soak up the beautiful scenery and small villages along the way.
  • Explore the temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu, both dedicated to ancient Egyptian gods, and marvel at the impressive architecture and intricate carvings.
  • Visit the East and West Banks of Luxor, including the Karnak Temple, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Learn about the fascinating history and mythology behind these ancient sites.
Itinerary
A Week In Egypt: Pyramids, Felucca Cruise And Ancient Temples

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time and the beginning of your one-week tour in Egypt.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Get ready for an unforgettable journey through time! Today’s adventure takes you to the legendary Giza Plateau, where the awe-inspiring Pyramids stand as testaments to ancient Egyptian ingenuity.

Witness the grandeur of the Great Pyramids of Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren), and Menkaure (Mykerinus), each a marvel of engineering and a testament to a bygone era. Explore the Great Sphinx, a mythical creature guarding the plateau with an enigmatic gaze. Delve into the fascinating history of the pyramids. Learn about the intricate construction techniques and the enduring beliefs that led the pharaohs to commission these magnificent tombs.

Discover the secrets of the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, the very first pyramid ever built, located at Saqqara. After a day filled with exploration and wonder, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel, brimming with newfound knowledge and memories that will last a lifetime.

Please note: Entering the interior of the Great Pyramid is an optional activity.

Day 3Fly to Aswan - Aswan Tour - Felucca cruise

Take a transfer to Cairo Airport to Aswan to begin your unforgettable felucca Nile cruise experience. Amazing turning point of your one-week in Egypt tour

A friendly tour guide will greet you just outside the Aswan Airport terminal to begin your exploration. Immerse yourself in the city’s rich history with visits to:

    • The High Dam, a marvel of modern engineering that has reshaped the Nile River.
    • The captivating Philae Temple, an island sanctuary dedicated to the goddess Isis.
    • The granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk, offering a glimpse into ancient stone-cutting techniques.

As the sun dips below the horizon, board your traditional felucca, a comfortable sailboat that will be your home for the next leg of your journey. Relax and unwind as you set sail on the majestic Nile River, ready for your tranquil cruise towards Daraw.

Day 4Kom Ombo - Edfu - Luxor

Savor a delicious breakfast onboard your felucca before disembarking and setting off on your next adventure.

Take a scenic drive to the charming town of Kom Ombo. There, you’ll explore the unique Temple of Horus and Sobek, a marvel of symmetrical design dedicated to two powerful deities. Gain fascinating insights into ancient Egyptian beliefs at the intriguing Crocodile Museum, learning about the significance of these creatures in Egyptian culture.

Your journey continues to Edfu, home to the most completely preserved temple complex in Egypt. Prepare to be awestruck by the Temple of Horus, a magnificent structure adorned with intricate carvings and towering pylons. After a captivating day of exploration, unwind on a comfortable drive to your hotel in Luxor

Day 5Luxor highlights

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your Luxor hotel, preparing you for a whirlwind tour of magnificent monuments.

Cross the Nile River to the west bank, where time seems to stand still amidst ancient wonders. Delve into the Valley of the Kings, a necropolis filled with the tombs of pharaohs, each decorated with captivating artwork and offering a glimpse into the afterlife beliefs of the Egyptians. Ascend to the Hatshepsut Temple, a breathtaking mortuary complex dedicated to the powerful female pharaoh Hatshepsut. Marvel at its unique terraced design and intricate carvings. Stand in awe before the colossal statues of the Colossi of Memnon, remnants of a massive mortuary temple that once stood here.

Savor a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, allowing you to experience authentic Egyptian flavors and refresh for the afternoon’s adventures.

The east bank awaits with its awe-inspiring temples. Explore the sprawling complex of Karnak Temple, the largest religious complex ever built. Wander through its halls and admire towering hypostyle halls adorned with hieroglyphics. Journey through time at the Luxor Temple, a magnificent structure that served as a ceremonial center during the New Kingdom.

After a day filled with history and wonder, bid farewell to Luxor with a transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, a convenient transfer will whisk you back to your hotel, where you can relax and reminisce about your unforgettable Egyptian adventure.

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor

Day 6Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and Khan El-Khalili

Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of the Egyptian past are displayed on the two floors of the museum.

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. You will finish your tour at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.

Return back to your hotel for the final night of your one-week in Egypt itinerary.

Day 7End of your a week in Egypt

Wrap your a week in Egypt tour package with a transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure. It is sad to leave us, so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.

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