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15 Days / 14 Nights
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Hurghada / Marsa Alam
Cairo
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Unveil the Wonders of Egypt: 15 Days Joy of Egypt Tour from UK Awaits

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Egypt, uncovering its ancient wonders, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes on this expertly crafted 15 days Egypt tour from UK. Immerse yourself in the bustling metropolis of Cairo, marveling at the iconic Great Pyramids of Giza. Explore the Saqqara necropolis, and delving into the treasures of the Egyptian Museum.

Board a comfort 5-star cruise ship and embark on a serene voyage across Lake Nasser. Witness the colossal temples of Abu Simbel carved directly into cliffs, and discover the relocated temple of Kalabsha. Swap the vast expanse of the lake for the lifeblood of Egypt, the Nile River. Sail aboard a comfortable 5-star cruise ship from Aswan to Luxor, uncovering the Temple of Philae, the Edfu Temple, the Karnak Temple, and the Valley of the Kings.

Conclude your 15-day Egypt tour from UK with a choice to fly home from either Hurghada or Marsa Alam, adding a perfect finale to your Egyptian escapade. Egypt Best Vacations invites you to savor every moment of this meticulously curated Egypt holidays from UK.

Depart from Hurghada or Marsa Alam, carrying a treasure trove of memories and a newfound appreciation for this captivating land.

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 03 nights
  • 5-star standard hotel in Hurghada/Marsa Alam on an All-inclusive basis for 05 nights
  • 5-star standard Lake Nasser cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • 5-star standard Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • 36 meals: 14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, and 11 dinners
  • Drinks at Hurghada/Marsa Alam hotel
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada/Marsa Alam
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • 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
Highlights of this 15 Days Joy Of Egypt Tour From UK
  • Visiting the only ancient wonder still standing, the Great Pyramid of Khufu when you visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the giant Sphinx
  • The fabulous contents of the impressive Egyptian Museum
  • The phenomenal Temples of Abu Simbel
  • Lovely Lake Nasser cruise from Abu Simbel to Aswan for three nights
  • The wonderful sunny beaches of the Red Sea and its awesome underwater world in Hurghada or Marsa Alam
  • Ponder over the ancient Egyptian afterlife and underworld at the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings
  • Sailing the peaceful Nile River from Aswan to Luxor on a 5-star Nile cruise ship for three nights
  • The largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple in Luxor
  • The beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan, the Pearl of Egypt
Itinerary
15 Days Joy Of Egypt Tour From UK

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our dedicated representative from “Egypt Best Vacations” will extend a warm welcome, providing invaluable assistance through the arrival procedures and visa regulations. Enjoy a seamless transfer to your hotel, where you can relish some free time as you embark on the commencement of your 15-day “Joy of Egypt” tour from the UK.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Your much-anticipated Egypt 15-day tour from the UK, officially commences today. Embark on an exploration of the Giza Plateau, where you’ll encounter the awe-inspiring wonders of the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, accompanied by the majestic Sphinx. Delve into the rich history of these ancient marvels, with the highlight being the chance to explore the interior of Khufu’s pyramid—the only surviving ancient wonder.

Immerse yourself in a journey through time as you gain insights into the construction techniques and historical significance of these iconic structures. The day’s adventure culminates with a visit to the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara, the first pyramid in history.

Following this enriching day, return to your hotel, reflecting on the incredible experiences as your “Joy of Egypt” tour unfolds.

Day 3Egyptian 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 Egypt’s 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 defend 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.

Day 4Fly to Abu Simbel - Lake Nasser cruise

Embark on the next leg of your 15-day “Joy of Egypt” tour from the UK as you head towards the scenic shores of Lake Nasser. Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel before proceeding to Cairo Airport. From there, board a flight to Abu Simbel, marking the starting point of your 3-night Lake Nasser cruise from Abu Simbel to Aswan.

Upon your arrival at Abu Simbel Airport, our representative will extend a warm welcome, providing assistance as you transfer to your cruise. Indulge in a delightful lunch onboard before immersing yourself in the marvels of the Temples of Ramses and Nefertari at Abu Simbel—a truly phenomenal experience.

Conclude your day with an overnight stay in Abu Simbel, setting the stage for further exploration and delights on your Lake Nasser cruise.

Day 5Qasr Ebrim - Amada

Awaken to the gentle sway of your cruise ship as it embarks on a captivating journey across the vast expanse of Lake Nasser. Today promises breathtaking landscapes and historical encounters.

As the sun casts its golden hues across the lake, set sail from Abu Simbel. Relax on the top deck and be captivated by the sight of Qasr Ibrim, an ancient fortress city perched atop a hill. Learn about its fascinating history and its remarkable survival amidst the rising waters of the lake.

Continue your journey towards Amada, a picturesque village nestled on the shores of Lake Nasser. As you approach, marvel at the surrounding desert landscapes and the serene atmosphere.

After a delightful lunch onboard, settle in for a relaxing afternoon enjoying the amenities of your cruise ship. In the evening, disembark in Amada and explore this charming village at your own pace. Savor a delicious dinner onboard and spend the night comfortably nestled in your cabin, lulled by the gentle rhythm of the lake.

As you drift off to sleep, anticipate the exciting discoveries that await you on the next leg of your Lake Nasser adventure.

Day 6Wadi Es-Seboua - Dakka

Embrace the rich tapestry of ancient Nubia as you embark on a day filled with historical exploration. Disembark in Amada and delve into the captivating Temple of Amada, dedicated to the gods Amun and Re-Horakhty. Explore its intricate carvings and learn about its significance in Nubian history.

Next, visit the Tomb of Pennut, the Viceroy of Nubia during the reign of Ramses II. Gain insights into the life and legacy of this important figure and admire the well-preserved tomb decorations.

After a delectable lunch onboard, your cruise ship departs Amada and sets sail towards Wadi es-Sebua. Prepare to be captivated by the dramatic desert landscapes as you navigate along the lake.

Upon arrival in Wadi es-Sebua, embark on an exploration of three magnificent temples:

  • Temple of Wadi es-Sebua: Dedicated to Ramses II, this temple boasts impressive rock-cut reliefs depicting scenes of battles and offerings.
  • Temple of Dakka: Dedicated to the lion god Maahes, this smaller temple offers a glimpse into the artistic styles of the New Kingdom.
  • Temple of Maharraqa: This temple, dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, features captivating scenes and inscriptions.

As the sun begins to set, casting long shadows across the desert, your cruise sets sail for Aswan, your final destination on Lake Nasser. Enjoy a delicious dinner onboard and prepare for a relaxing overnight stay, reflecting on the day’s remarkable discoveries.

Day 7New Kalabsha area - Nile cruise

As dawn breaks over Aswan, prepare to disembark from your Lake Nasser cruise and continue your journey along the legendary Nile River.

Before departing Aswan, delve into the fascinating New Kalabsha area, a collection of relocated Nubian temples rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser. Explore the:

  • Temple of Kalabsha: Dedicated to the god Mandulis, this beautifully preserved temple offers a glimpse into Nubian architecture and religious practices.
  • Temple of Beit al-Wali: This smaller temple, dedicated to Isis, features captivating scenes and hieroglyphs.
  • Kiosk of Kertassi: This charming structure, dedicated to Osiris, showcases intricate carvings and offers a unique perspective on Nubian art.

After immersing yourself in the history of New Kalabsha, transfer to your awaiting Nile cruise ship. It is your home for the next three nights of your 15-day Egypt tour from UK. Settle into your comfortable cabin and savor a delicious lunch onboard as you prepare to set sail towards Luxor.

Optional tour: Tour to Nubian Village in Aswan 

Day 8Aswan Tour - Kom Ombo

As the sun awakens Aswan, prepare to immerse yourself in the captivating sights and stories of this ancient city. Embark on a captivating exploration of Aswan’s highlights, including the:

  • High Dam: Witness this impressive feat of engineering, a marvel of modern construction that transformed the landscape and life along the Nile River.
  • Temple of Philae: Dedicated to the goddess Isis, this beautifully situated temple offers stunning views and intricate carvings, a true gem of Egyptian architecture.
  • Unfinished Obelisk: Explore the captivating granite quarry where this colossal obelisk, was abandoned due to a crack in the stone.

After a morning filled with historical discoveries, return to your comfortable Nile cruise ship and set sail towards Kom Ombo. Upon arrival in Kom Ombo, disembark and explore the unique Temple of Horus and Sobek, dedicated to these two powerful deities. Be captivated by its architecture, carvings, and fascinating mythology surrounding these gods.

Next, delve into the Crocodile Museum, housing a collection of artifacts and exhibits that shed light on the cultural significance of crocodiles in ancient Egypt. Gain insights into the veneration of these creatures and their connection to various deities.

As the sun begins to set, return to your cruise ship and set sail towards Edfu. As the Nile unfolds before you, enjoy the tranquility of the evening and anticipate the wonders that await you tomorrow.

Day 9Edfu - Esna - Luxor

As the sun paints the sky with vibrant hues, prepare for an enchanting day filled with historical exploration and a unique Nile experience. Embark on a charming horse-drawn carriage ride through the bustling streets of Edfu, adding a touch of nostalgia to your adventure.

Arrive at the awe-inspiring Temple of Horus, considered one of the most well-preserved temples in Egypt. Marvel at its colossal size, intricate carvings, and majestic pylons, offering a glimpse into the power and grandeur of ancient Egyptian architecture. Explore its various chambers and learn about the fascinating mythology surrounding Horus, the falcon god.

After immersing yourself in the magnificence of the temple, return to your Nile cruise ship and prepare for an exciting passage through the Esna Lock. Witness the marvel of engineering as your cruise ship navigates this crucial passage on the Nile River.

As the sun rises over Luxor, prepare to disembark from your ship and embark on a captivating exploration of this ancient city’s treasures. Prepare to be mesmerized by the sprawling complex of Karnak Temple, the largest religious complex ever built. Wander through its halls and chambers, each dedicated to different deities and offering a testament to the power and grandeur of the ancient Egyptian empire. 

Luxor Temple, a majestic structure linked to Karnak by the Avenue of Sphinxes. Witness its captivating architecture, towering pylons, and captivating reliefs depicting scenes of pharaohs and deities. Learn about its significance in ancient Egyptian rituals and festivals, including the Opet Festival, a grand celebration marking the pharaoh’s divine kingship.

After a day filled with awe-inspiring discoveries, spend the night in Luxor, allowing the experiences to settle in and preparing for your onward journey.

Day 10Luxor West Bank - Hurghada / Marsa Alam

As the sun rises over Luxor, prepare to bid farewell to your Nile cruise and embark on a captivating exploration of the wonders that lie on the west bank of the Nile. Delve into the heart of the Theban necropolis and explore the Valley of the Kings. Descend into the depths of these magnificent tombs, adorned with captivating artwork and offering a glimpse into the pharaohs’ beliefs and rituals. Witness the final resting places of some of Egypt’s most renowned rulers, including Tutankhamun and Ramses II.

Ascend the cliffs to the majestic Temple of Hatshepsut, a unique structure dedicated to the powerful female pharaoh who ruled Egypt for over 20 years. Be captivated by its architectural splendor and learn about her remarkable reign and achievements. Stand in awe before the colossal statues of Amenhotep III, known as the Colossi of Memnon. These remnants of a once-grand mortuary temple stand as silent sentinels, whispering tales of a bygone era.

After a morning filled with historical exploration, transfer to your chosen resort town, either Hurghada or Marsa Alam. For the next few days of your 15-day Egypt tour from UK, immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of the Red Sea. Whether you choose the vibrant resort town of Hurghada or the serene haven of Marsa Alam, you have a world of possibilities at your fingertips: Relaxation, Adventure or Discovery.

Optional tour: Sunrise hot air ballooning over Luxor

Day 11 Hurghada / Marsa Alam

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

Day 12 Hurghada / Marsa Alam

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

Day 13 Hurghada / Marsa Alam

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

Day 14 Hurghada / Marsa Alam

Enjoy your free day. Tours such as diving, safari, snorkeling, glass boat, and submarine rides are available upon request. Enjoy the final night of your 15 days Joy of Egypt tour from UK. 

Day 15End of your 15 days Joy of Egypt tour from UK

Wrap your 15 days Joy of Egypt tour from UK with a transfer to Hurghada/Marsa Alam Airport for final departure. It is really sad to leave so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.

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