6 Days of the Egyptian History | Egypt Tours Club

Tastes of Egypt in 8 days.

Overview

During the Tastes of Egypt vacation package, you will get the opportunity to see five important sites, such as Giza, known for its Pyramids and Sphinxes, and Cairo, where you can delve into the ancient Coptic and Islamic architecture. Your journey will take you to Alexandria, where you will have the opportunity to experience the historical sites of both Roman and Greek civilizations in Egypt. Afterward, you will go to Luxor to discover the unique attractions of the city. Finally, your trip will conclude with a visit to the notable monuments of Aswan.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 8 days , 7 nights
  • Departure time and location: 24/7 from Cairo Airport.
  • Return time and location: 24/7 to Cairo Airport
  • Package category: 7 to 8 Days Tour Package.
Tour Highlights
  • Visiting the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx.
  • Explore Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, and Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Travel to Aswan to visit Philae Temple and the High Dam.
  • Visiting the Edfu and Komombo temples. 
  • Islamic and Coptic Cairo Tour
  • Private day tour to Alexandria.
What to Expect
  • 4 Nights in a 4 stars hotel in Cairo.
  • 1 Night in a 4 stars hotel in Aswan.
  • 2 Nights in a 4 stars hotel in Luxor.
  • Visit Cairo, Giza, Luxor, Aswan and 2 temples along the Nile from Aswan to luxor.
Complementary
  • Mineral water will be provided for you free in the vehicle. 
More About Tastes of Egypt in 8 days.
  • The Tour Leader will be waiting inide the airport with sign with your good name on it , and he will contact your good self with Whatsapp if it is available .
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual closes is recommended.
  • Comfortable shoes for walking, sunglasses and sunhat are important in summer time.

Itinerary

Day General Information
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Based on your arrival data, our representative will meet you at the airport with a board bearing your name. The representative will assist you with customs procedures, obtaining a visa, and other matters before escorting you to the hotel. 
The representative will be more than pleased to answer any questions and go over the schedule for the next few days as you go from the airport to your hotel. 


Day 1: Activity - 1
The optional tour of The Pyramids' Light Show

The pyramids' sound and light show is one of the most recommended activities on the first day, and we can arrange for you to learn about Egyptian history during the one-hour light and sound display in front of the pyramids and Sphinx. the tour is excluded, you can add it to your package. 


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To schedule the pickup and transfer from the airport to the hotel, you must provide your arrival and departure details prior to the arrival date.
In the case that you arrive before 2:00 pm, you will have to wait in the lobby until check-in time. 

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According to the scheduled pick-up time, the guide will meet you in the hotel lobby to pick you up and transport you to the following locations before returning you to the hotel.


Day 2: Activity - 1
Pyramids of Giza

You will be taken there for 3 hours, with three stops: the enormous pyramid of Cheops, the panorama view, and the temple of Valley and the enormous Sphinx tour. Then you'll be transferred back to your hotel for the night.then you will be transported back to your hotel for the night.


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We recommend that you dress casually well, wear a hat, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes depending on the environment. 
Entrance rates include simply the admission fee to the area and do not include viewing the pyramids from inside; if you wish to visit the pyramids from inside, you will be charged an additional fee. You can ask your guide to assist you with purchasing the ticket.
Lunch will be served at a neighborhood restaurant.

 

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You will be able to tour Egypt's second capital. Did you know that Alexandria, founded by Alexander the Great in 330 BC, served as Egypt's capital for 970 years? Your knowledgeable tour guide will lead you around Alexandria's Greek and Roman sites, including the Catacombs, Bombay Pillar, and Fortress of Qaitbay. This is the tour you want to take. After Visiting Alexandria, you will be taken back to Cairo to take the train to Luxor.


Day 3: Activity - 1
Meet, pick-up, transfer to Alexandria.

At 7:00 a.m., you'll meet your tour guide in the hotel lobby. You will be picked up by one of our private A/C vans and driven to the lovely city of Alexandria. Alexandria is 210 kilometers north of Cairo, and it will take us around two and a half hours to reach our first tourist stop.

Day 3: Activity - 2
The Catacomb Tour

We head to the Catacombs first. A combination of Greek, Roman, and Ancient Egyptian art can be found here. There are three storeys in the catacombs. You will see the main tomb, which is still decorated with Greek, Roman, and Egyptian symbols, statues, and carvings.

Day 3: Activity - 3
Quitbay Citadel Walking tour

Our next visit is the Quitbay Citadel. Alexandria's lighthouse was destroyed by an earthquake in the eleventh century. Rather than restoring the lighthouse, Sultan Qaitbay constructed the Alexandrian Fortress to protect Egypt's north. 
During your tour of the Qaitbay Citadel, your guide will explain the military monuments and the Alexandria Lighthouse.
After the Lunch, you will be taken back to Cairo for overnight.


Day Extra Information
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We recommend that you dress casually well, wear a hat, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes depending on the environment. 
Lunch will be served at a neighborhood restaurant.

As you are traveling to Luxor after Alexandria, you will need to check-out and take your luggage with you.

Day General Information
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According to the flight details and the arranged pick-up time, you will be met with your tour leader whowill pick you up and transfer you to Cairo airport to take your flight to Luxor, upon arrival you will be met with your guide who will transfer you to visit Luxor sightseeing (the Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut temple, Memnon colossi, and Karnak temples), then you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight.


Day 4: Activity - 1
The Valley of Kings exploring.

The Valley of the Kings is an Ancient Egyptian burial complex buried in the slopes between Gurna's two limestone hills. The Valley of the Kings has 63 recognized tombs, and three additional have just been discovered. You will be allowed to tour three tombs from the inside; King Tut is not one of them. It has one additional ticket. You may purchase it on-site.

Day 4: Activity - 2
Memnon stop

You will be transported to The Memnon Colossi visit: We'll then view the Memnon statues. They are the sole extant sculptures fronting the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III, showing the pharaoh seated on his throne.

Day 4: Activity - 3
Visiting the Karnak temples

After viewing Memnon Colossi, you'll be transported to a local restaurant for lunch. Drinks during lunch are not included. This tour concludes with a visit to Egypt's biggest ancient temple complex, the Karnak Temples. The Karnak Temple Complex is a prominent landmark in Egypt; spiritual forces from ancient Egypt may still be sensed within its walls.


Day Extra Information
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Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. 
Dinner is excluded.
 

 

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According to the arranged pick-p time, and after the breakfast and check-out, you will be met with your tour guide and picked up to travel to Aswan, during your journey to Aswan from luxor, you will visit 2 important temples, the Edfu and Kom ombo temples. upon arriving to Aswan, you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight.


Day 5: Activity - 1
Edfu temple tour

upon arrival to Edfu temple you will be guided to visit to the magnificent Edfu temple. Dedicated to the falcon deity Horus, this temple is among the most well-preserved in all of Egypt. During your tour, you will be granted the privilege of admiring the magnificent columns while also gaining insights into its intriguing history from an experienced guide. 

Day 5: Activity - 2
Kom Ombo temple

The temple of Kom-ombo, which is devoted to the gods Horus and Sobek, will be our next stop. Providing an intriguing insight into ancient Egyptian religious beliefs, the temple's distinctive double design reflects the duality of these deities. after the visit of Kom Ombo temple you will be taken to your hotel in Aswan for overnight.


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you'll be picked up and taken to see the High Dam and the Philae temple. From there, you'll be taken back to your hotel in Aswan for overnight.


Day 6: Activity - 1
Philae temple Visit.

You will be picked up by your tour guide and taken to the Philae temples, which are a one-of-a-kind shrine to the goddess Isis. You will sail for 10 to 15 minutes on a boat with a motor to get there. You will learn more about ancient Egyptian myths and stories as your guide shows you around the historical temple. Isis was thought to be the goddess of love and motherhood in ancient Egyptian mythology. You'll look around the temple and then catch the boat back. You will be taken to see the High Dam after the stay.

Day 6: Activity - 2
The High Dam visit.

Your tour will include a stop at the impressive High Dam in Aswan. This huge building was built to keep the Nile from drowning and to provide hydroelectric power to the area. On organized walks, people can learn about how the dam was built, its past, and how it has changed the area around it. 


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According to the flight tickets details and the arranged pick-up time, you will be picked up and transferred to Aswan airport to take the flight back to Cairo, where you will meet your guide in Cairo airport to start your day tour to explore the real Cairo, then you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight.


Day 7: Activity - 1
Old Coptic Cairo walking tour.

At 08:00 am, you will be met with your tour guide, who will pick you up and transfer you to visit the Old Coptic Cairo, you will be able to visit the hanging church, Babylon fortress, the cavern church where Jesus was living. and Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Day 7: Activity - 2
The Alabaster Mosque and the citadel visit

Your next stop will be at the most significant Islamic site, where you will be able to see all of Cairo from the top. You will also see the alabaster mosque, which is identical to Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul. There, you will be guided to learn more about Islamic and Oriental cultures.

Day 7: Activity - 3
Walking for one hour in Khan El Khalili Bazaar

After lunch at a local restaurant, where you will sample the classic Egyptian popular mail (Koshari), you will be taken to Khan El Khalili bazaar, Egypt's most significant market, where you will experience Egyptian life. Then you will be taken back to your hotel in Cairo.


Day Extra Information
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Dress Code: As a general rule in religion sights, men are expected to wear long pants, while women are advised to wear clothing that is at least knee length or below, such as long skirts or pants. Women should also refrain from wearing sleeveless or shirts with low necklines.

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The pick-up will be scheduled based on your departure information, and the driver will be ready for you to pick you up and transport you to your next location.


Day Extra Information
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Check-out must be completed by 11:00 a.m. 
If your flight is later than the check-out time, we will attempt to help you with late check-out, but if we can't, you can wait in the hotel lobby.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions
  • Assistance Navigating Airports & Train Stations
  • 7 nights in 4 stars hotels.
  • A personal and knowledgeable Egyptologist tour guide
  • Tickets and Entrance Fees for the Listed Attractions
  • Private Transportation to all Locations
  • Complimentary Lunch for 5 Days 
  • Flight ticket Cairo/ Luxor, Aswan/ Cairo.
Exclusions
  • International Airfare
  • Entry Visa
  • Drinks
  • Any private expenses
  • Optional Tours
  • Any Extra Not Mentioned in the Program
  • Tipping

Current Season Price Details

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Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
Single Room Double Room Triple Room
Must adult #
Price per adult $ 1721 $ 1850 $ 1488 $ 1600 $ 1395 $ 1500
Max child # [age:6-11]
Price per child $ 860 $ 925 $ 744 $ 800
Max infant # [age:0-5]
Price per infant $ 419 $ 450 $ 377 $ 405
Deposit

50 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

Optional tours.
Visiting the pyramids from inside. 
Beverages during the cruise.

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