8 Days Egypt Travel Package

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Have Only got 8 days to spend in Egypt and working out how to make 8 Day Egypt itinerary? We Can help you to arrange an 8 Day Egypt Tour Package and a Private guided Tour and Visit Egypt Highlights in Cairo,Luxor and Aswan.

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Day 1- Arrival in Cairo:

Excursies Egypte representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight in the Hotel
Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum:

Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum:

You will be picked up from your hotel in   Cairo  by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Giza (  Cheops , Chephren, and Mykerinus . Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit   the Valley Temple .
Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza Then visit the Egyptian Museum The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated. If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 35 $ per person The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon may open by end of 2023 Overnight in Hotel in Giza

Day3- Cairo to the white desert:

At 06:00 am Pick up time from your hotel in Giza or in Cairo, drive to   Bahariya Oasis , which is located about 350 km east of Cairo This journey takes about 4 hours, in Past when people from Bahariya wished to go to the Nile valley, they often waited until a caravan was passing through, They traveled between the Nile and the oasis in three days( How lucky we are today There will be 2 Coffee Breaks during the trip. You will see to the righthand side the railways that transport the iron ore deposits to the Steel mill at Helwan, So it is of no use for tourists- Baharyia oasis is the main source of Iron ore of Egypt. The Iron ore comes from the middle Eocene limestone and is located 4 places called Managim At 10:00 You will arrive at Baharyia oasis then you meet your Safari guide and you will take your 4x4 Jeep and Start your adventure.
Our Jeep 4x4 Drive to  the black desert  This name stems from the fact that there is a layer of black powder covering its mountains, highlands, and sand. This powder covers the summits of some mountains 
The black desert 12:00 The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis which is located 37 k.m from Bawiti , Some people refer to this oasis as a separate oasis, during the roman time area was very Prosperous, and many of the current families were originally from Libya., Before lunch, you can immerse yourself in a hot water spring which will almost instantly reduce stress. The heat naturally coaxes tense muscles to loosen up which in turn promotes feelings of calm, well-being, and tranquility.
Hotsprin in El Haz
There is a museum here called the (water museum ) which is built to show the people the importance of the underground water for the people of the desert and the instruments which were used by the Egyptians to raise the water for irrigation 
13:00 Then drive to the  valley of Agabat
14:00  Arrive at the Valley of Agabat is deep within the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360 . You have to be there to feel the out-worldly beauty of the place. Millions of years ago, the place used to be under the sea. Over the years, unique rock formations of limestone, chalk (and maybe sand) developed.  
wadi el agabat Then you will adventure the desert by discovering the Wadi el Agabat by Jeep 4x4 and Enjoy sandboarding -
Sandboard in Siwa 16: 30  explore the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360   National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt.
There are hundreds of images here each one is reminiscent of an animal- A chicken-  A sphinx, Camels, tents, Mushrooms
The white dessert
17:30 Make tents and Enjoy the sunset
18:30 As the sky turns pink then the deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence is all around. Sitting around a small fire and enjoying the simplest meal of chicken, rice, and vegetables, you will feel like nothing has ever tasted so good. Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping. ( Vegetarian food is available ) 
Note:  at night  temperatures can drop suddenly in the White Desert a proper jacket would be necessary to spend the night comfortably- But don't worry we provide all camping equipment like sleeping bags, tents and mattresses 

Day 4- White desert - Bahariya oasis

 

At 06:00 am Enjoy sunrise

At 07:00 Am you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis

At 09:00 On the way back, you will visit  Crystal Mountain ,  Crystal Mountain , locally known as Gebel al-Izzaz. It's more of a crystal hill, seen on the right, which is often called the Jewel of the desert is formed by the quartzite crystals and looks amazing in the sun's rays. A few decades ago, that natural feature has been found by accident.


11:00 Drive to  Bahariya Oasis , Soak in the heat at  Bir Sigam , a hot spring that can help to relax.  Located at 7 km east of Bahariya on the Cairo road, the spring is the best hot spring in temperature,

In The summertime will stop at Bir Madi( which is a cold  spring)

12:00 Then drive back to 
Cairo. Arrival at Cairo at 16:30- Fly to Aswan- Then Transfer


Day 5-Day trip to Abu simble :


Early Visit Abu Simbel from Aswan by Private Car

Abu Simbel temples:

The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1284 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco

Back to Aswan by the afternoon, Lunch will be served in Aswan
Phiala temple:
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped. 

The High Dam:
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1981.

The Unfinished Obelisk   : 
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned. 

Day 6-The valley of the Kings

In the Moring, you Can choose to enjoy an early morning air balloon ride (suitable from 6 years+) This is an optional tour

Pick up from your hotel in  Luxor    Start your tour of the ancient city of  Luxor . Accompanied by your private tour guide where you’ll  begin to visit the famous historical site

Valley of the Kings

You will cross the Nile to visit some of the most spectacular highlights of  Luxor 's fabled West Bank during which you will explore with your own private tour guide Visit the valley of the Kings. You will visit 3 Tombs.
1-The  Valley of the Kings

The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great Pharaoh Ramses II and boy Pharaoh  Tutankhamun . The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs is still well preserved.
If you wish to visit the Tomb of The young Pharaoh    Tutankhamun . It costs 200 Egyptians Pounds Extra

The Temple of  Hatshepsut

The Temple of  Hatshepsut  is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt you can find at  Luxor . The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together. Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of  Hatshepsut   Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 800 KM to  Luxor , The two statues Known as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third. At around noon you will have lunch in a local restaurant in  Luxor , 
In the Afternoon is free 

Karnak Temple:

No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak karnak Egypt 360 . It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak karnak Egypt 360 is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.

Luxor Temple:

The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Rameses II, the temple's purpose was as a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Luxor . Overnight in Cairo

Day 7-Old Cairo Tour from Cairo


Pick Up time from your hotel in Luxor and  Fly to Cairo,Arrival at Cairo,Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defence against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha

Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.

Lunch will be served in Local restaurant in Old Cairo

Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo

Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the centre of Cairo ’s trading activities since the 14th century. After an amazing trip, Overnight in Cairo


 

Hoogtepunten

  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • The Sphinx
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Abu Simbel temples 
  • The white desert
  • Phiala temple
  • High dam
  • Karnak temple
  • The valley of Kings
  • Luxor temple
  • The Colossi of Memnon
  • Hatshepsut temple
  • The Mosque of Mohamed Ali
  • The Old Cairo
  • The Old Bazar

Inclusions:

  • 2 nights at Giza in Giza Pyramids view Guest house
  • 1 night in Aswan at Basma hotel based on Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 night in Luxor at Lotus Hotel  based on Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 night Camping
  • 1 night at Hotel Novotel at airport

Inclusions:

  • Entrance fees
  • Flight Tickets- Cairo-Aswan-Luxor-Cairo
  • Private tour guide
  • Lunch during the trips

Exclusions:

  • Tipping
  • Any extra