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04 Nights / 05 Days ( Cairo & Luxor ) Tour

Country: Egypt
City: Luxor
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Budget Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

02 nights Cairo - over day Luxor - 02 nights sleeping train

Day 01: (Cairo)
Arrive Cairo international airport upon arrival you will be meet & assist by our representative assisting you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage then transferring you by air conditioned private Limousine to your hotel in where you will be assisted by our steward for check in & overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: (Cairo)
Breakfast at hotel, checkout, then you will be meet by our professional Egyptology English speaking guide to accompany you by private air conditional car to pyramids & sphinx. There are no more famous ancient sites within Egypt or for that matter elsewhere in the world, than the great pyramids & sphinx. They have been both the main destination for tourists & a source of imaginative thought to the world for over three thousand years. The ancient Egyptians believed in their belief that the spirit life after death & existence eternal life. So, near the pyramids there they placed wooden boats, to be at the disposal of the king when he went at his journey at day & night with the sun god. Near the pyramids we find the sphinx which has a body of a lion with ahead of king or god. then proceed to visit Sakkara one of the great necropolis of Memphis& three major discoveries have recently made at Sakkara including a prime minister` tomb a queen`s pyramid & the tomb Of son of dynasty & every one of them have a fantastic story. Then transferring you by air conditioned private car to Giza train station where you will be helped by our steward with your portage & to board on your train in where you will be served dinner in cabin or the train restaurant according to your choice while traveling to Luxor & overnight on the train.
Day 03: (Full Day East & West Bank)
Breakfast at the train, arrive Luxor where you will be meet & assist by our representative assisting you with your portage then You will be meet by our professional Egyptology English speaking guide to accompany you to visit the East bank to visit the temple of Karnak it was known as Ipet-isut (Most select of places) by the ancient Egyptians. It is a city of temples built over 2000 years and dedicated to the Theben triad of Amun, Mut and Khonsu. Then have your lunch on board. And proceed to visit Luxor temple. The Luxor Temple was dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun-Re, his wife Mut, and his son Khonsu. It was called "Ipet resyt," which means the Southern Opet or the Place of the Seclusion of Amun-Re. It was directly connected to the temple of Karnak, the main cult center of Amun-Re or Amun-Min, the sky god or the ithyphallic fertility god. The temple had another group of divinities that included Iunet, Hathor, and Atum, whose statues were discovered in a hidden storage pit. Then cross the west bank & visit Valley of the Kings, it is once again a hive of activity. Perhaps the most immediately visible sign of this activity is the trench & sandbag wall, that has appeared, in the central area of the Valley, between tombs KV. 9 (Ramses V/VI) & KV. 57 (Horemheb). This trench is the site of excavations being conducted by The Amarna Royal Tombs Project, which in their aims managed to embrace several of the factors which make Egyptology such an attractive subject to many of our readers. (For a general view of the main, or eastern, King’s Valley, Then visit the temple of queen Hatshepsut which is one of the most dramatically situated in the world, the queen`s architect set it at head of a valley over shadowed by peak of Thebes where the goddess lived, then proceed to tomb of Nobles, The Tombs of the Nobles actually comprises a number of distinct areas on the west bank These areas mostly lie in five different regions, then transferring you by private Limousine to Luxor station where you will be helped by our steward with your portage & to board on your train to Cairo. Where you will be served dinner in cabin or the train restaurant according to your choice while traveling to Cairo & overnight on the train.
Day 04: (Cairo)
Breakfast at the train, arrive Cairo. You will be meet & assist by our representative helping you with your portage then you will be meet by our professional Egyptology English speaking guide to accompany you by private air conditional car to visit the Egyptian museum. If you want to see treasures & jewels of the Egyptian kings you can see it at the Egyptian museum you can see the mummies too and treasures that you can’t see in any other place in the world. Then proceed to khan el khalili (The old city) which is one of the oldest market in the world and if you want to get unique gifts you will find it there. Then you will be driven by private air-conditioned car to your hotel in where you will be assisted by our steward for check in & overnight in Cairo.
Day 05: (final departure)
Breakfast at your hotel, checkout. Then You will be meet & assist by our representative helping you with your portage and accompany you by private air-conditioned car to drive to Cairo International airport where you will be assisted by our steward for portage & check in on board of your flight carrier then helping you on the emigration formalities wishing you a happy flight back home.
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