8 Days Glimpse Of Egypt Tour From UK

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8 Days / 7 Nights
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Unforgettable 8 Days Glimpse Of Egypt Tour From UK

This captivating 8 days Glimpse of Egypt Tour from the UK to the heart of Egypt, showcasing iconic landmarks and hidden gems. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Egypt’s ancient wonders in Cairo, Alexandria and Luxor and the modern military history in El-Alamein. Discover the magic of Egypt with one of our top-rated tour packages, departing conveniently from the UK

Begin your 8 days Egypt tour from UK in Cairo. Witness the awe-inspiring Giza Pyramids and the enigmatic Sphinx. Marvel at the Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, the first pyramid ever built. Delve into the vast collection of the Egyptian Museum. Lose yourself in the vibrant Khan El-Khalili Bazaar.

Discover the fascinating Roman Catacombs and the historic Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria. Pay your respects at the World War II Cemetery and explore the World War II Museum in El-Alamein.

Fly from Cairo to Luxor to explore the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs rest in eternal slumber. Roam the vast halls of Karnak Temple, the largest religious complex ever built. 

End your unforgettable adventure in Luxor and fly back home with cherished memories and a heart full of wonder.

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 Alexandria on a bed and breakfast basis for 01 night
  • 5-star standard hotel in Luxor on a bed and breakfast basis for 02 nights
  • 08 meals: 07 breakfasts, and 01 lunch
  • 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
  • Drinks and meals 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
8 Days Glimpse Of Egypt Tour From UK

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Touchdown at Cairo International Airport! Prepare for a warm welcome as “Egypt Best Vacations” extends a helping hand. Our dedicated representative will guide you through the visa and arrival formalities, ensuring a seamless entry into the enchanting land of Egypt. 

After a smooth arrival, it’s time to unwind and kick off your 8 days Egypt tour from UK. Transfer to your hotel for some well-deserved free time, marking the commencement of an unforgettable journey.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Prepare to have your breath stolen: your 8 days Egypt tour from UK, the treasures of Cairo, Alexandria, and Alamein, begins with a magical encounter. Your knowledgeable guide welcomes you at your hotel and whisks you away to Giza, where the imposing Pyramids, enigmatic Sphinx, and ancient secrets of Saqqara await.

Today, you will explore 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 exists (Khufu’s pyramid) awaits you. Are you ready to explore it from the inside? Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were built, and why they were built.

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.

Day 3Alexandria highlights

Embark on a captivating journey today as your 8 days Egypt tour from UK leads you to the picturesque City of Alexandria, once the capital city of Egypt during the Greco-Roman era. Discover the rich tapestry of history and culture woven into the fabric of this beautiful destination. Get ready to immerse yourself in the echoes of a bygone era!

Your tour includes 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 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.

Then proceed to the 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.

End your tour in Alexandria with visiting the Library of Alexandria. The Library of Alexandria is a great library and culture center, not only in Alexandria but on the Mediterranean coast and the whole world. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant before you check into your hotel. Free evening in Alexandria.

Day 4El-Alamein highlights

Travel from Alexandria to El-Alamein to visit the World War II Museum. El-Alamein Military Museum was founded on the 16th of December, 1956, when the late president Gamal Abd El-Nasser ordered its establishment to commemorate Egypt’s fundamental role in one of the most important battles of World War II, Al-Alamein battle, which broke out between the allies and the Axis Powers in October 1942.

Then proceed to the World War II Cemetery of the Commonwealth. This cemetery contains the graves of men who died at all stages of the Western Desert campaigns, brought in from a wide area, but especially those who died in the Battle of El Alamein at the end of October 1942 and in the period immediately before that.

Continue the Italian Memorial, or ‘Sacrario italiano a El Alamein’. The memorial is a white octagonal monument to the 4,800 Italian soldiers who died in the 1942 Battle of El Alamein and the approximately 38,000 missing. There is also a nearby chapel.

End your tour at the German Tombs. El Alamein German War Cemetery was built in the shape of a fortress. It contains 4,213 German burials from the Second and 30 from the First World War. There are also 31 casualties with an unknown nationality buried here.

Savor a final taste of local life with a delicious lunch at a charming restaurant as you travel back to Cairo.

Day 5Egyptian 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. Finish your tour today at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.

Return back to your hotel.

Day 6Fly to Luxor - Karnak & Luxor Temples.

Welcome to Luxor! Upon arrival at Luxor Airport, your knowledgeable guide will greet you outside the terminal and whisk you away on a day filled with awe-inspiring sights. 

 Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Karnak Temple, the largest religious complex ever built. Explore its vast halls, towering columns, and intricate hieroglyphs, each whispering tales of ancient rituals and divine power.

Witness the magnificent Luxor Temple, a sprawling complex dedicated to the god Amun. Walk through its colossal entrance gate, admire the towering hypostyle hall, and wander through the various chapels and sanctuaries.

Transfer to your hotel in Luxor. 

Day 7Kings Valley, Hatshepsut Temple, and Colossi of Memnon

Delve into the depths of history as you explore the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of pharaohs from the New Kingdom. Explore elaborately decorated tombs, each revealing fascinating insights into ancient Egyptian beliefs and burial practices.

Ascend the dramatic cliffs to reach the Hatshepsut Temple, a magnificent structure dedicated to the powerful female pharaoh Hatshepsut. Marvel at the intricate carvings and stunning views that grace this unique mortuary temple. 

Stand in awe before the Colossi of Memnon, two towering statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, remnants of a vast temple complex once known as the “Vocal Memnon”.

Return back to your hotel to enjoy the final night of your 8 days Egypt tour from UK.

Optional tour: Sunrise hot air ballooning over Luxor

Day 8End of your 8 days Egypt tour from UK

Wrap your 8 days Egypt tour from UK with a transfer to Luxor Airport for final departure. It is really sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.