Day 1: Cairo. Promising that your short stay will not fall short of anything but great sites and experiences. We will assist you through customs and drive you to your hotel where your tour to three of Egypt’s great cities will begin. For those who arrive morning or mid day, don’t forget to look at our Excursions to experience more of Cairo. Over night in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids and Saqqara. Good morning to you. We will firstly visit the Great Pyramids of Giza. Standing at the foot of these gigantic blocks will leave you not only breathless, but surely intrigued at how it was all done. Don’t forget the Sphinx with its mysterious glare. Going to Saqqara, be sure to catch a glimpse at the date trees as we enter the complex where the Stepped Pyramid of Djoser stands. Also be sure to spot not only the Pyramids of Giza, but a few smaller ones as you turn 360 degrees on the spot. After pyramid watching, we will hop on a train to another great city - Luxor. Over night train to Luxor. Includes: (B).
Day 3: Luxor. When we arrive in Luxor we will visit the Temple of Karnak. Attempt to count the numerous obelisks and pillars, statues and of course the sacred lake that all make up the Karnak complex. We will visit the Luxor Temple by night. At night this ancient building is transformed by light to one of absolute beauty. Over night in Luxor. Includes: (B).
Day 4: Luxor. This morning we will drive to the west bank to become part of the tomb dwellers of the Valley of The Kings, the Valley of The Queens, the Temple of Hatshepsut and of course the mysterious sounds of the Colossi of Memnon. The west bank also offers alabaster products of great quality. We say farewell to Luxor and make our way back to Cairo by train. Over night train to Cairo. Includes: (B).
Day 5: Cairo. When we arrive back in Cairo, it is time to put all the templesand tombs you have seen into perspective at the most amazing of all museums – the Egyptian Museum. The museum is home to the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities in the world. You have a free night to spend in Cairo, but don’t forget to ask our representatives on how to spend your time in Cairo. Over night in Cairo. Includes: (B).
Day 6: Al Fayoum. An early start to the day to drive to the Al Fayoum oasis, which is Egypt’s largest oasis, and of course the world renowned Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan). Al Fayoum is one of Egypt’s most beautiful treasures with its white sands and blue lake Qarun. It makes for unbelievable photos. We return to Cairo late at night. Over night in Cairo. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 7: Transfer to Airport. SFor those who depart late afternoon or evening, don’t forget to look at our Excursions to spend some more time in Cairo. Egypt thanks you for your short stay – do visit us again.
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