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Explore the land of Pharaohs: A 4-day tour of Cairo and Luxor. The ancient sands of Egypt have whispered tales of pharaohs and pyramids for millennia, and on this Egypt 4-day tour of Cairo and Luxor. Delve deep into the heart of this mysterious land, exploring the legendary cities of Cairo and Luxor.
Begin your journey in Cairo with the iconic Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest and only surviving ancient wonder of the world. Then, you will travel to Luxor to uncover the mysteries of the Valley of the Kings, where the tombs of pharaohs past lay hidden for centuries. Join us as we uncover the secrets of how old the pyramids truly are and marvel at the grandeur of the Karnak Temple. This is a tour for the curious traveler, ready to immerse themselves in the rich culture and history of Egypt.
Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel and the beginning of your 4-day tour of Cairo and Luxor.
Your actual 4-day tour of Cairo and Luxor 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.
The true Egypt pyramids tour experience starts on the second day as we visit the Giza Plateau. The Egypt pyramids tour begins with the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, along with the great Sphinx, which will leave us awestruck. You will delve into the history of the pyramids, learn about their construction, and discover the secrets behind their purpose and how old the pyramids are.
You’ll also visit Saqqara which is an ancient Egyptian burial ground located in the desert south of Giza. It is home to the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, the first pyramid in history. The site also contains a number of other pyramids, tombs, and other funerary structures dating back to the Old Kingdom period. Saqqara is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
You’ll fly to Luxor to explore the magnificent Valley of the Kings, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the final resting place of many pharaohs of the New Kingdom, including Tutankhamun. You will delve into the rich history of the pharaohs as you explore the impressive tombs, adorned with intricate hieroglyphics and stunning artwork.
Next, you will visit the unique Hatshepsut Temple, an architectural masterpiece built by the female pharaoh. The temple is adorned with beautiful carvings and hieroglyphics depicting Hatshepsut’s reign. You will learn about the cultural and religious significance of this site and the achievements of Hatshepsut as one of Egypt’s most powerful pharaohs. You will also marvel at the giant Colossi of Memnon, two massive statues that once stood at the entrance of the temple of Amenhotep III. These statues are considered as one of the best-preserved examples of ancient Egyptian art.
Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then, you will continue your journey to the impressive Temple of Karnak, an enormous complex of temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. It’s one of the most visited and largest religious sites in the world, and you will explore the intricate carvings, hieroglyphics, and learn about the religious and cultural significance of this ancient site.
Finally, you will visit the majestic Temple of Luxor, another impressive complex of temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Here you will explore the beautiful carvings, hieroglyphics, and learn about the religious and cultural significance of the temple. After a full day of exploring Luxor’s highlights, you will take a flight back to Cairo and transfer to your hotel for for last night of your 4-day tour of Cairo and Luxor.
On your final day, you’ll explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. You’ll delve into the rich history of Egypt as you explore the vast collection of artifacts and antiquities, including the treasures of Tutankhamun. After the Egyptian Museum, you’ll visit the Saladin Citadel, a medieval Islamic fortress built in the 12th century. The citadel offers breathtaking views of Cairo and you’ll learn about the history and significance of the citadel in the city’s past.
Finally, you’ll visit the famous Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in Cairo. Here you’ll have the opportunity to experience the vibrant culture and shop for souvenirs, such as traditional Egyptian spices, perfumes, jewelry, and more.
You will end of your 4-day tour of Cairo and Luxor with a transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure. It is really sad to leave so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.