Cairo, Luxor & Sharm El-Sheikh In 12 Days From UK

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Fabulous 12-Day Cairo, Luxor & Sharm El-Sheikh from UK 

Embark on a 12-day exploration, traveling from the UK to uncover the allure of Egypt’s cultural and historical gems. Our exclusive tour invites you to delve into the captivating cities of Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Sharm El-Sheikh. Promising a comprehensive journey through the country’s rich heritage and stunning landscapes. From the iconic Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo to the ancient temples of Luxor and the sun-soaked shores of Sharm El-Sheikh. This meticulously planned itinerary guarantees an unforgettable adventure. 

Begin your Egypt 12-day tour from the UK in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza and the stunning contents of the Egyptian Museum. Venture from Cairo to Alexandria to visit the impressive Roman Catacombs and the Citadel of Qaitbay. Fly from Cairo to Luxor to explore the great highlights of Luxor’s east and west banks.

Discover the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings, and the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple. Fly from Luxor to Sharm El-Sheikh to end your 12-day holiday with some lovely relaxation on the beautiful beaches of the Red Sea. Fly home from Sharm El-Sheikh. Join us as we unravel the mysteries of Egypt, crafting enduring memories amidst its diverse and captivating scenery.

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
  • 5-star standard hotel in Luxor on a bed and breakfast basis for 01 night
  • 5-star standard hotel in Sharm El-Sheikh on an all-inclusive basis for 06 nights
  • 24 meals: 11 breakfasts, 07 lunches, and 06 dinners
  • Drinks at Sharm El-Sheikh hotel
  • Alexandria day trip with lunch from Cairo by bus
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Licensed Egyptologist tour guide
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and drinks 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
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Welcome to Egypt, land of pharaohs and pyramids! As you disembark at Cairo International Airport, a friendly representative from “Egypt Best Vacations” will greet you with a warm smile, ready to help navigate your arrival. Relax as they handle the visa formalities, ensuring a smooth and stress-free entry into this captivating land.

From the airport, you will be whisked away to your comfortable hotel, conveniently located for your exploration of Cairo. The rest of the day is yours to personalize.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Your incredible 12-day Cairo, Luxor and Sharm El-Sheikh from UK adventure, starting right now. Embark on a journey through time on the iconic Giza Plateau. 

Prepare to stand in awe before the mighty Pyramids of Giza, towering testaments to ancient ingenuity. These colossal structures, Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, have stood for millennia as symbols of power and eternity. Gaze upon Khufu’s pyramid, the only remaining Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and contemplate the mysteries it holds. Are you ready to delve deeper and explore its fascinating interior (optional tour)? Imagine walking the same corridors as pharaohs themselves, their stories whispering through the ages.

Your expert guide will unlock the secrets of these monuments, sharing how they were built and the motivations behind their creation. You’ll gain insights into ancient Egyptian beliefs and the engineering marvels that defied time.

Next, journey to the Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, considered the first pyramid ever built. Witness the architectural evolution from this revolutionary design to the grand pyramids at Giza, each step marking a leap forward in human ambition.

As the sun dips below the horizon, casting long shadows over the ancient necropolis, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 3Alexandria Highlights

Get ready to time travel through Alexandria, the jewel of the Greco-Roman world! First, delve into the Roman Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, an eerie yet fascinating underground necropolis. Explore labyrinthine tunnels adorned with intricate artwork, a blend of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman influences. Imagine the lives and beliefs of those buried here, their stories whispering down the centuries.

Next, stand tall in the shadow of Pompey’s Pillar, a towering granite giant overlooking the city. Ponder the mysteries surrounding this enigmatic column, its true purpose lost to time. Continue your journey to the imposing Citadel of Qaitbay, a medieval fortress guarding the harbor. Explore its ramparts, marvel at the intricate Mamluk architecture, and soak in the breathtaking vista of the turquoise Mediterranean. Imagine fierce battles fought and empires defended within these very walls.

After savoring a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, indulge in Alexandrian delights, perhaps fresh seafood or aromatic spices. Then, with a heart full of memories, embark on your return journey to Cairo. But before you leave, cast your eyes upon the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern homage to the legendary Library of Alexandria. Imagine the vast scrolls of knowledge housed within, whispering tales of lost civilizations and forgotten wisdom.

Day 4Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and Khan El-Khalili

Prepare to be dazzled by Cairo’s historical gems! Today’s adventure begins at the renowned Egyptian Museum, a treasure trove spanning millennia. Wander through its vast halls, marveling at thousands of artifacts whispering tales of pharaohs, gods, and ancient civilizations. Witness the haunting beauty of Tutankhamun’s funerary mask, decipher hieroglyphics on ancient scrolls, and imagine the lives touched by these objects frozen in time.

Next, journey through time once more to the imposing Saladin Citadel, a majestic fortress built in 1172 by Saladin to defend Cairo. Explore its towering ramparts, imagining fierce battles fought against Crusaders. Be captivated by the White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha, its alabaster facade gleaming in the Egyptian sun, a breathtaking blend of Ottoman and European influences.

As the afternoon unfolds, immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East. Lose yourself in a labyrinth of colorful alleys, where spices perfume the air and merchants vie for your attention. With a heart full of wonder and memories, transfer back to your hotel, the echoes of history and the echoes of the market merging in your mind. 

Day 5Fly to Luxor - Karnak & Luxor Temples

Your Egyptian 12-day adventure to Cairo, Luxor and Sharm El-Sheikh from UK shifts gears today! Bid farewell to bustling Cairo and embark on a flight to Luxor, the cradle of ancient civilization. Upon arrival, your friendly guide will greet you at the airport, ready to whisk you away to a world of pharaohs, temples, and timeless wonders.

Prepare to be awestruck by the sheer scale and grandeur of the Karnak Temple Complex, the largest religious site in the world. Wander through colossal hypostyle halls, decipher hieroglyphics etched in stone, and imagine the rituals performed here millennia ago. Each towering obelisk, each intricate carving, whispers tales of gods and pharaohs who once walked these very grounds.

Next, journey to the majestic Luxor Temple, a magnificent structure dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. Witness the towering pylons guarding the entrance, marvel at the Avenue of Sphinxes, and imagine the vibrant festivals held here in ancient times. As the sun dips below the horizon, casting long shadows across the temple walls, you’ll transfer to your comfortable hotel in Luxor, your mind buzzing with the echoes of history.

Day 6Kings Valley, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon

With the Nile River at your back, today’s adventure delves deep into the West Bank of Luxor, a treasure trove of ancient wonders. First, prepare to be humbled by the Valley of the Kings, the necropolis where pharaohs like Tutankhamun and Ramses II were laid to rest. Descend into their elaborately decorated tombs, adorned with vibrant murals and hieroglyphics that tell their stories of life and the afterlife. Imagine the skilled artisans who crafted these masterpieces, and the mysteries that still lie hidden within.

Next, ascend to the magnificent Temple of Hatshepsut, a stunning structure carved into the cliffs and dedicated to Egypt’s only female pharaoh. Marvel at its terraced design, intricate reliefs depicting her reign, and the sheer architectural prowess that defied time. Imagine Hatshepsut, a powerful ruler who defied convention, leaving behind this monument to her legacy.

As the sun begins to set, stand in awe before the Colossi of Memnon, two towering statues guarding the entrance to the Temple of Amenhotep III. Imagine their silent vigil stretching back millennia, remnants of a once-grand structure. Let their silent presence inspire reflection on the passage of time and the enduring power of history.

With a heart full of wonder, transfer to Luxor Airport and embark on your flight to Sharm El-Sheikh, paradise awaits! Upon arrival, your comfortable hotel welcomes you, beckoning you to relax and soak in the turquoise waters and sun-kissed shores.

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor

Day 7Sharm El-Sheikh

Enjoy your free day. Tours such as diving, safari, snorkeling, glass boat, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 8Sharm El-Sheikh

Enjoy your free day. Tours such as diving, safari, snorkeling, glass boat, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 9Sharm El-Sheikh

Enjoy your free day. Tours such as diving, safari, snorkeling, glass boat, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 10Sharm El-Sheikh

Enjoy your free day. Tours such as diving, safari, snorkeling, glass boat, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 11Sharm El-Sheikh

Enjoy your free day. Tours such as diving, safari, snorkeling, glass boat, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 12End of your 12-day Cairo, Luxor and Sharm El-Sheikh from UK

Conclude your 12-day Cairo, Luxor and Sharm El-Sheikh from UK with a transfer to Sharm El-Sheikh Airport for final departure. It is really sad to leave so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.

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