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Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Hurghada Egypt Holiday

Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Hurghada Egypt Holiday
Duration: 08 Days / 07 Nights
Run: Every day
Tour Type: Private
Pick up & drop off: From Cairo International Airport
Guiding method: Live Guide
Guide Language: English, French & German

Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Hurghada Egypt Holiday 08 days / 07 nights of great experiences in and around Cairo allowing you to among others see the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, Sakkara, Citadel of Salah El Dein the Egyptian Museum and a ride in the Khan El Khalili bazaar. You enjoy with Alexandria highlights. You will also experience Luxor West Bank and East Bank on a private tour.

Highlights
Cairo: Great Pyramids – Sphinx – Egyptian Museum
Luxor: East & West Bank- Valley of the Kings & Queens – Colossi of Memnon – Karnak Temple – Luxor Temple
Hurghada: Red Sea
Alexandria: Montazah Palace – Bombay’s Pillar – Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa

You will have 07 nights accommodation included in this tour, at
5-star hotels
4-star hotels
3-star hotels

Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Hurghada Egypt Holiday 08 Days / 07 Nights

Day 1: Arrive Cairo Airport & Transfer to your Hotel in Cairo

Upon arrival in Cairo our Min Travel representative who will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. Transfer from the airport via private A/C car or mini-bus to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Following breakfast, check out of hotel. The day starts with a guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerionos to view these spectacular man-made monuments. Afterwards a tour of the great Sphinx; guarding the Royal Burial Chambers and temple of Cheops.
Next is a visit to the Egyptian museum of antiquities, which was established in 1902 near the city center in Cairo. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art — the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920’s when his tomb was excavated. At the end of the day transfer to the rail station to board an overnight sleeper train to Luxor.

Arrive in Luxor and check in to hotel. The day starts with a guided tour of the Valley of the Kings, where the ancient mummies were discovered and The Valley of the Kings actually has two components – the East Valley and the West Valley. It is the East Valley which most tourists visit and where most of the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs are located.
The tour ends with a visit to the Temple of Hatshepsut named Deir El Bahari, one of the most beautiful of the royal mortuary temples and the two Colossi of Memnon. After the tour return to hotel. The remainder of the day is free for leisure. Overnight in Luxor.
Optional: Sound & light Show at Karnak Temple.

Following breakfast, check out of hotel. Your Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up from Aswan hotel transfer you to Luxor to visit the Karnak Temple It is a city of temples built over 2000 years and dedicated to the Theban triad of Amon, Mut and Khonsu. For the largely uneducated ancient Egyptian population this could only have been the place of the gods. It is the mother of all religious buildings, the largest ever made and a place of pilgrimage for nearly 4,000 years.

Temple of Luxor which is close to the Nile and parallel with the riverbank. King Amenhotep III who reigned 1390-53 BC built this beautiful temple and dedicated it to Amon-Re, king of the gods, his consort Mut, and their son Khonsu. Transfer to Hurghada hotel and overnight.

This day is free for your activities in Hurghada.

After breakfast check out hotel and transfer you to Cairo by bus and check in & overnight.

Your guide for the day will pick you up and transfer you, cutting across 220 Kilometers of the Western desert from Cairo is the city of Alexandria, the bride of the Mediterranean Sea. The trip takes about 3 hours.
Upon arrival your tour leader will take you to visit the Montazah Summer Palace, walk around and enjoy the Montazah gardens. Originally built in 1892, it was the summer home of the Egyptian Royal family. Lunch is taken en-route at a popular seafood district (at your own expense).
Following lunch you will visit the fort and Citadel of Qaitbay, which was built around 1480 by the Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay. It is believed to rest on the site and to be built from the stones of the Pharos lighthouse, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Next is a visit to the Bombay’s Pillar which was built in 297 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian. The Pillar itself is a 9 meters / 29 feet in circumference and it is said that 22 people could lunch on the capital, or flat top of the Pillar.
The day ends with a visit to the Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa. These tombs were tunneled into the bedrock in the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century A.D.) for a single wealthy family still practicing the ancient religion. These tombs represent the last existing major construction for the sake of the old Egyptian religion. At the end of the day return to Cairo.

Breakfast and check out of hotel. Assisted transfer to Cairo International airport for final departure.

Tour Include
Arrival/departure assistance & transfers at Cairo International Airport
All transfers mention in program By private Air Condition Vehicle
01 full day tour in Giza to visit Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum& Khan El Khalili Bazaars
01 full day tour in Alexandria to visit Montazah Palace – Bombay’s Pillar – Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa
01 day tour West Bank in Luxor including Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Deir El Bahari & Colossi of Memnon
01 day tour East Bank in Luxor including Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
All entrance fees for sightseeing mention in program
All service charges and taxes
Private Licensed Egyptologist guide
03 nights accommodation in hotel in Cairo based on BB basis
01 night accommodation in hotel in Luxor based on BB basis
02 nights accommodation in hotel in Hurghada based on full board basis
01 overnight in first sleeper train: Cairo/Luxor
Two Lunch in local restaurant during tour in Cairo
A Bottle of water for every day

Tour Exclude
International flights
Visitor’s VISA *obtain upon arrival at airport for USD 25.- per person
Entrance to the inside of the Great Pyramid USD 17.- per person
The Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo USD 10.- per person
Solar Boat – near the Pyramids USD 05.- per person
Camel or Horse ride at pyramids cost USD 05.- per person
Citadel of Qaitbay cost USD 05.- per person
Personal expense
Any item or service not mentioned
Optional tours
Tipping

Rates are per Person
All A/M rates are in US Dollars
The Summer offer valid from 01.05.2017 till 30.09.2017
The Winter offer valid from 01.10.2017 till 30.04.2018
The rate exclude Christmas, New Year & Easter Period
All A/M rates are per Person in double and single supplement

Child 0 – 1.99 is free of charge
Child 02 – 5.99 cost 140.- USD per child for train tickets
Child 06 – 11.99 cost 50% from adult rate
Child up 12 y pays full charge as adult person