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Wonderful Egypt 5-day vacation from the USA to Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor. Embark on a remarkable 5-day vacation to Egypt, tailored for travelers from the USA, as we take you on an extraordinary journey through the captivating cities of Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor. Immerse yourself in the timeless wonders of ancient Egypt, where history, culture, and adventure intertwine to create an unforgettable experience.
Begin your Egypt 5-day vacation from the USA in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, 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 to 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 Egypt 5-day vacation from the USA.
Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the visa and arrival regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time and the beginning of your Egypt 5-day vacation from USA.
Your actual Egypt 5-day vacation (Cairo, Alexandria & Luxor) from the USA begins when our professional tour guide picks you up from your hotel to commence your tour to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and Saqqara.
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, 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.
Your Egypt 5-day vacation takes you today to Ancient Thebes (modern Luxor). So, take a transfer to Cairo Airport to fly to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor, you will meet with your guide just outside the arrival terminal to commence your tour. Explore the magnificent Valley of the Kings, the unique Hatshepsut Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon.
Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then on to the impressive Temple of Karnak and the majestic Temple of Luxor. These two temples were dedicated to the Theban Triad; Amun, Mut, and Khonsu.
Transfer to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel.
Travel to the beautiful City of Alexandria, for another wonderful day of your Egypt 5-day vacation package. Alexandria was the capital city of Egypt during the Greco-Roman era. 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, then drive back to Cairo for last night of your Egypt 5-day vacation package.
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. Finish your tour today at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.
You will end your Egypt 5-day vacation from USA with a transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure. It is really sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.