Celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour

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Celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour

Forget trudging through snowdrifts – this holiday season, swap your Santa socks for sandals. Embark on a 4-day Egyptian adventure that promises to ignite your senses and warm your soul. Embark on a captivating odyssey through the wonders of Egypt with our exclusive “Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour. Immerse yourself in the vibrant pulse of Cairo, and stand in awe before the colossal temples of Abu Simbel, all bathed in the golden glow of a winter sun.

Commencing in the vibrant city of Cairo, where the Pyramids stand as testaments to an ancient civilization. Our seasoned guides will unveil the secrets of Egypt’s history and guide you through the treasures housed in the Egyptian Museum. This sets the stage for an unparalleled holiday adventure.

As the Nile unfurls like a silken ribbon, let it whisk you away to Aswan, a sun-drenched oasis cradled by granite cliffs. Step back in time at the Philae Temple, its sandstone glowing with the warm hues of Christmas lights. Feel the pulse of ancient celebrations thrumming through the air.

The pinnacle of our festive journey awaits at Abu Simbel, where colossal temples dedicated to Ramses II and Nefertari stand as enduring symbols of ancient grandeur. Allow the monumental statues and intricate carvings to transport you to a bygone era.

Join us in unwrapping the treasures of Egypt, and celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour. Where the enchantment of the holiday season intertwines seamlessly with the grandeur of historical marvels. May the pyramids, temples, and the Nile itself serve as the magical backdrop to your festive moments, creating cherished memories.

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 half board basis for 02 nights
  • 5-star standard hotel in Aswan on a half board basis for 01 night
  • 09 meals: 03 breakfasts, 03 lunches and 03 dinners.
  • 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
  • Travel insurance
  • Arrival visa
  • 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
Highlights of Celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour
  • Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx in Cairo: Explore the iconic Pyramids of Giza, marvel at the mystical Sphinx, and delve into the mysteries of ancient Egyptian civilization with expert guides.
  • Egyptian Museum Excursion: Immerse yourself in the rich history of Egypt as you wander through the Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of artifacts, including the famous treasures of Tutankhamun.
  • Abu Simbel Temples Expedition: Stand in awe of the colossal Abu Simbel temples, dedicated to Ramses II and Nefertari. These UNESCO World Heritage sites boast impressive statues and intricate carvings.
  • Holiday Celebrations in Egyptian Style: Embrace the festive spirit with special holiday celebrations, blending the joy of Christmas and New Year's in the unique setting of Egypt.
Itinerary
Celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour

Day 1 Arrive in Cairo, Egypt - Great Pyramids of Giza

Touchdown in Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, Egypt Best Vacations’ friendly representative welcomes you and navigates the visa and arrival process with ease. Step outside the terminal, where your personal guide awaits to launch your Egyptian adventure. Celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour

Prepare to be swept away by the majesty of the Giza Plateau. Your guide unveils the secrets of the Great Pyramids, unraveling the mysteries behind their construction and dispelling extraterrestrial myths. Discover their true purpose not as tombs, but as divine temples honoring pharaohs. The imposing Sphinx will also captivate you with its enigmatic gaze, guarding the sands of time.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then settle into your comfortable Cairo hotel, ready to experience the magic of Egypt first-hand. Savor a restful night, your dreams infused with the whispers of ancient pharaohs and the promise of adventures yet to come. 

As twilight paints the city in gentle hues, relax on the hotel terrace and enjoy a delicious dinner under a canopy of stars. Let the twinkling constellation light your way into this captivating Egyptian odyssey.

Day 2Fly to Aswan - Aswan Tour

Rise and shine! Today, your (Celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour) whisks you from bustling Cairo to the serene embrace of Aswan, a sun-drenched oasis along the mighty Nile. After a leisurely breakfast, your Egyptian representative will transfer you to Cairo Airport for a quick flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, your friendly local guide will greet you and whisk you away to begin your exploration of this ancient city.

First stop, the Aswan High Dam, a modern marvel of engineering that stands as a testament to human ingenuity. Built to control the Nile’s powerful floods and generate much-needed electricity. The dam has transformed Egypt’s landscape and secured a brighter future for its people.

Next, prepare to be dazzled by the Philae Temple, affectionately known as the “Pearl of Egypt.” This exquisitely preserved temple dedicated to the goddess Isis was painstakingly relocated. Stone by stone, after the construction of the dam, ensuring its timeless beauty could endure. Embark on a short boat ride and step onto Philae Island, where the temple’s intricate carvings and serene atmosphere will transport you back in time.

Your day concludes at the Unfinished Obelisk, a testament to the ambition and skill of ancient Egyptian stonemasons. Imagine the incredible feat of engineering required to craft this massive granite monolith, and ponder the stories it could tell if only it were finished.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. After a day of wonder, relax in the comfort of your Aswan hotel. Savor a delicious dinner at your hotel, perhaps enjoying the gentle breeze on a balcony overlooking the Nile, and let the day’s memories dance in your mind as you prepare for the adventures that await tomorrow.

Optional tour: Tour to Nubian Village in Aswan

Day 3Abu Simbel Temples - Fly back to Cairo

As the first rays of dawn paint the Aswan sky, your (Celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour) takes a thrilling turn. Today, you embark on a journey to the legendary temples of Abu Simbel, where history whispers from every sandstone crevice. Enjoy a comfortable transfer with your guide, traversing the sun-drenched landscapes of Southern Egypt. Embrace the changing panoramas – from fertile farmlands to rugged desert cliffs – as the anticipation for Abu Simbel’s grandeur builds.

Arriving at Abu Simbel is like stepping onto the set of a mythical epic. Towering colossi of Ramses II, their faces weathered by millennia, guard the entrance to the Great Temple, a monument to his power and legacy. Explore the temple’s vast halls, adorned with intricate reliefs depicting his triumphs and divine connections.

Step across the sands to the Small Temple, dedicated to Ramses II’s beloved Nefertari. Witness the tenderness etched in stone, a testament to their enduring love story that transcends time. Imagine the echoes of ancient ceremonies that once resonated within these sacred walls.

Learn about the remarkable UNESCO-led operation that meticulously relocated the temples from the rising waters of the Aswan High Dam, ensuring their survival for future generations. This act of preservation underscores the enduring power of these ancient marvels.

As the sun dips below the horizon, casting long shadows over the majestic statues, bid farewell to Abu Simbel. Board your flight back to Cairo, carrying the imprint of ancient wonders in your heart. Enjoy a final transfer to your hotel, savoring the memories of your 4-day Egyptian Christmas & New Year adventure before a restful night’s sleep. Enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

Day 4End of Celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour

The final chapter of your 4-day Egyptian adventure unfolds in the vibrant heart of Cairo. Let history guide your steps as you weave through the captivating tapestry of its past. Immerse yourself in the Egyptian Museum, a treasure trove overflowing with the whispers of ancient epochs. Walk through halls lined with sarcophagi, gaze upon gilded masks of pharaohs, and unravel the stories etched in hieroglyphs on ancient artifacts. Each step here takes you closer to the very pulse of ancient Egypt.

From the museum, ascend to the Citadel, a fortress etched in stone by the legendary Saladin. Imagine knights clashing with swords, echoing through the narrow corridors, as you stand on the ramparts where history unfolded. Take in the panoramic vista of Cairo sprawling beneath, the Nile weaving its silver ribbon through the urban tapestry. Within the Citadel, marvel at the White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha, a dazzling gem of alabaster and Ottoman splendor. 

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. For your final flourish, lose yourself in the vibrant labyrinth of Khan El Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East. Haggle for treasures amidst a symphony of spices and banter, lose yourself in the maze of glitte9ring stalls, and soak up the infectious energy of this timeless marketplace.

As your (Celebrate Christmas & New Year in Egypt: 4-Day Cairo, Aswan & Abu Simbel Tour) concludes, your guide bids you farewell. But the whispers of Egypt won’t fade easily. Let the memories linger, a promise of future adventures yet to unfold. Ask your guide about your next Egyptian escapade, for the magic of this land will forever beckon you back.

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