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Fabulous 12 Days Horizon Of Egypt Tour for Solo Travelers

Embark on an immersive 12-day solo adventure through the wonders of Egypt, the Nile, and Lake Nasser with our 12 Days Horizon of Egypt Tour for solo travelers. This comprehensive journey seamlessly blends historical exploration, cultural discovery, and moments of serenity in one exceptional Egypt solo holiday package.

Commence your 12-day solo Egyptian odyssey in Cairo, where the Great Pyramids of Giza set the stage for an exploration of ancient marvels. Dive into the rich contents of the Egyptian Museum and marvel at the imposing Citadel of Saladin. Extend your cultural journey to Alexandria. Uncover the mysteries of the Roman Catacombs and the Citadel of Qaitbay.

Transition to an enchanting 3-night cruise along Lake Nasser, sailing from Abu Simbel to Aswan. Along the way, encounter the grandeur of Abu Simbel’s temples and the captivating Temple of Kalabsha. Immerse yourself in the historical tapestry of this majestic region.

As you disembark from the Lake Nasser cruise, set sail on a 3-night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Explore the graceful Temple of Philae in Aswan and the impeccably preserved Edfu Temple. Unearth the secrets of the Valley of the Kings, home to magnificent tombs. Stand in awe before the colossal Karnak Temple in Luxor.

Concluding your unforgettable journey, fly from Luxor back to Cairo, wrapping up your 12-day solo Egypt itinerary filled with extraordinary moments of history, culture, and tranquility. This 12 days Horizon of Egypt Tour for solo travelers promises an all-encompassing exploration of Egypt’s timeless allure.

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Single basis accommodation at a 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 05 nights
  • Single basis accommodation on a 5-star standard Lake Nasser cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • Single basis accommodation on a 5-star standard Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • 24 meals: 11 breakfasts, 07 lunches, and 06 dinners
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • 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
Highlights of this 12 Days Horizon Of Egypt Tour For Solo Travelers
  • 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
  • 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
  • The impressive Roman Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa in Alexandria
Itinerary
12 Days Horizon Of Egypt Tour For Solo Travelers

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Let the magic of Egypt embrace you as you land at Cairo International Airport. Our dedicated “Egypt Best Vacations” representative greets you and effortlessly navigates arrival procedures, ensuring a smooth transition into your 12 Days Egypt Horizon Tour for solo travelers. Relax and settle into your comfortable hotel, knowing your journey is off to a seamless start.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Dawn paints the pyramids gold as your Egypt Best Vacations guide whispers the ancient secrets they hold. Today, the Giza Plateau beckons, its sandstone giants silhouetted against the sky. Marvel at the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, testaments to an empire’s brilliance. The only ancient wonder which still exists (Khufu’s pyramid) awaits you. Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were built, and why they were built.

Then, journey through time to Saqqara, where the enigmatic Step Pyramid of Djoser, the first of its kind, still dominates the sands. Wander amongst the tombs of Memphis, Egypt’s ancient capital, and feel the weight of history resonate in every step. At the end of the tour, you will return to your hotel, dreaming of pharaohs and forgotten dynasties.

Day 3Alexandria highlights

Today’s adventure unfolds as you traverse towards the picturesque City of Alexandria, a destination steeped in historical significance as the former capital of Egypt during the Greco-Roman period. The highlights of your tour encompass the famed Roman Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, a mesmerizing underground necropolis showcasing a fascinating blend of Egyptian and Roman architectural styles.

Next on the itinerary is Pompey’s Pillar, a colossal red granite column that stands as a testament to Alexandria’s grandeur. Continuing your exploration, you’ll discover the imposing Citadel of Qaitbay, a fortress that guards the Mediterranean coastline with its majestic presence. Catch a glimpse of the exterior of the Library of Alexandria, a symbol of ancient knowledge and wisdom.

As the day unfolds, relish a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, savoring not just the flavors of the cuisine but also the ambiance of Alexandria’s vibrant culture. With your senses enriched, begin your journey back to Cairo, reflecting on the historical marvels and cultural gems you’ve encountered during your day in this captivating city by the Mediterranean.

Day 4Egyptian 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 5Fly to Abu Simbel - Lake Nasser cruise

Your 12 days Horizon of Egypt tour for solo travelers takes you to board a Lake Nasser cruise for three nights. Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel before heading to Cairo Airport for your flight to Abu Simbel. Upon arrival at Abu Simbel airport, our representative will warmly welcome you and assist with the seamless transfer to your cruise. Indulge in a delectable lunch on board and set out to explore the remarkable Temples of Ramses and Nefertari at Abu Simbel.

As the day unfolds, immerse yourself in the grandeur of these phenomenal temples before settling in for an overnight stay in the mesmerizing surroundings of Abu Simbel.

Day 6Qasr 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 7Wadi 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 8New Kalabsha Area - Nile cruise ship

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 Nile cruise to begin your 3-night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Free evening in Aswan. 

Optional tour: Tour to Nubian Village in Aswan 

Day 9Aswan Tour - Kom Ombo

Aswan awaits! Today, embark on a captivating exploration of this enchanting city. Witness the marvel of the High Dam, a testament to modern engineering, and then journey through time at the Temple of Philae, an exquisite structure dedicated to the goddess Isis.

Next, delve into the fascinating history of stone working at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk. This colossal unfinished monument offers a glimpse into the pharaohs’ ambitious projects.

As the day draws to a close, return to your Nile cruise ship for a smooth sail towards Kom Ombo. Upon arrival, prepare to be mesmerized by the Temple of the gods Horus and Sobek, a unique structure dedicated to these two powerful deities. Gain further insights into the region’s fascinating connection to crocodiles at the Crocodile Museum.

After exploring Kom Ombo, return to your comfortable vessel and set sail towards Edfu, where you’ll spend the night, ready for tomorrow’s adventures.

Day 10Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Today, embark on a charming horse-drawn carriage ride through the town, arriving at the Temple of Horus, often hailed as the most intact temple in Egypt. This magnificent structure, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, offers a breathtaking window into ancient Egyptian architecture and beliefs.

After soaking up its grandeur, return to your cruise ship, setting sail towards Luxor. As you journey, experience the wonder of the Esna Lock, a marvel of modern engineering that allows smooth passage between different water levels.

Luxor, the City of a Hundred Gates, welcomes you. Upon arrival, prepare to be dazzled by the imposing Karnak Temple, the largest religious complex ever built. Explore its vast halls, towering structures, and intricate carvings, each whispering stories of pharaohs and gods.

Next, marvel at the majestic Luxor Temple, a testament to the power and grandeur of the New Kingdom. Witness its imposing pylons, towering statues, and captivating hieroglyphs, offering a glimpse into the vibrant ceremonies and rituals that once took place within its walls.

After a day filled with awe-inspiring sights, enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Luxor, ready to explore further wonders tomorrow.

Day 11Luxor West Bank - Fly back to Cairo

As your journey comes to an end, disembark in Luxor and prepare to delve deeper into the ancient wonders that await. Descend into the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of pharaohs, and marvel at the intricate tombs adorned with hieroglyphs and fascinating stories. Next, pay homage to Hatshepsutthe female pharaoh, at her majestic temple, a testament to her power and reign. Witness the architectural marvel that sits nestled against the cliffs, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Finally, stand in awe of the Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statues that have stood guard for millennia, their weathered faces whispering tales of a bygone era.

After a day filled with awe-inspiring discoveries, transfer comfortably to Luxor Airport for your return flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, you’ll be whisked back to your hotel, where you can reminisce about the unforgettable experiences of your 12-day solo Egyptian adventure.

Optional tour: Sunrise hot air ballooning over Luxor

Day 12End of your 12 days Horizon of Egypt tour for solo travelers

Wrap your 12 days Horizon of Egypt tour for solo travelers with a transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure. It is really sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next solo adventure in Egypt.

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