With our suggested trip to Cairo and Luxor in 5 days, you will stand face to face with the most iconic sightseeing ever built by a man and spoil yourself with the prestigious landmarks that have been always known to be the greatest in such an amazing civilization. Our tour itinerary gives you a very unique opportunity to discover & explore the most impressive renowned landmarks in both the city of a thousand Minarets “Cairo” and the city of thousand gates “Luxor” so check our itinerary and start your bookings with us now.
When you arrive at Cairo Airport, you will meet one of our travel agency representatives in the arrival area and he will be holding a signboard with the name of “Samo Tours” and he shall assist you to finish your formal procedures inside the terminal. After that, you will be met and greeted by our exceptional tour guide who will be very helpful with you and let you know how your tour will be arranged and what time you will be picked up every day from your hotel. You will have some rest at your 5* hotel and spend some leisure time on your own.
At night, you will be picked up to have a marvelous Dinner Cruise on the board of a wonderful cruise to have the experience of sailing on the longest river in the world and to have the best dinner meal in the middle of the Nile. After finishing your dinner cruise which lasts mainly for a couple of hours, you will get a transfer back to your hotel to sleep and overnight.
Our tour guide will come to you in the morning after breakfast so that you join him on an unforgettable tour to check some of the most mesmerizing attractions in Giza including:
Giza Necropolis is known all over the world to include the last remaining part of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World which is the spectacular Pyramid of Khufu that represents 4000 years of greatness and being face to face with the most impressive ancient Egyptian monuments. You will find in Giza Plateau, the three pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menquare which represent the pure greatness of the ancients.
All tourists who come to visit Giza plateau admire taking fabulous pictures with the sculpture of the Sphinx that has been the guard of the complex during the whole past centuries and there are tens of theories that revolve around its construction and why it took that shape and what happened exactly to its nose?
Close to the Sphinx, you will find the Valley Temple that has been the essential location for the purification and the mummification processes to the great Pharaohs as they wanted to be absolutely ready for the afterlife and they thought that this is the best way to do so.
You will have your breakfast at an oriental restaurant that overlooks the pyramids before you continue the rest of your tour towards:
Saqqara pyramid has been the first pyramid to be built and it was designed that way especially for the ruler of the 3rd dynasty, Djoser. Imhotep was the intelligent designer who designed it and it was intended to be the tomb of Djoser.
The great king Narmer was the one who has found that incredible ancient city during the first dynasty after the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt and it contains now some of the most incredible artifacts and monuments.
Finally, we will transfer you towards the airport to catch your direct flight to Luxor to start the second impressive part of your tour. Upon your arrival, you check-in your deluxe hotel in Luxor and overnight.
Enjoy your breakfast in your hotel then join your guide to enjoy Luxor tour. In Luxor, you will be able to visit a lot of impressive attractions on its two banks, and here is a list of the most remarkable attractions that you will visit with a professional tour guide:
There is no way you visit Luxor without heading to the last resting site of the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs & kings “The Valley of the Kings“. You will find there about 63 different tombs and some of them need to have an extra ticket to enter them just like the fascinating tomb of Ramses II, Seti I, and the tomb of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun.
While heading to the Colossi of Memnon, you will feel like being a real Pharaoh as you will stand next to the two colossal of great pharaoh Amenhotep III who managed to found many interesting ancient sites. If it wasn’t for nature, we could have now his whole mortuary complex right behind his statues.
You will also enjoy your tour in the spacious mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the daughter of Thutmosis I, and what distinguishes queen Hatshepsut from any other pharaoh is that she has been the only Pharaonic woman to rule in ancient Egypt. She didn’t just rule Egypt, she managed to write her name among the legendary ones who made what others couldn’t.
After visiting the temple of Hatshepsut, you will head to a restaurant in Luxor to have a delicious lunch. Then continue your trip by visiting:
This is one of the greatest examples of religious temples to be ever built by the ancient Egyptians. Karnak temples complex has been dedicated to three deities and that is why upon your arrival at the complex, you will find three different temples, one for Amun, one for his wife Mut, and the last one for their child, Khonsu.
After finishing your tour, our team will transfer you to your hotel in Luxor to spend the night.
We will pick you up in the morning after having your breakfast so that you are transferred to Luxor airport. You will catch your direct flight towards Cairo and there, you will meet your professional Egyptologist tour guide who will have the mission of introducing the best attractions in Old Cairo to you in an amazing way and you will visit:
There isn’t with no doubt a site all over Egypt that has a number of ancient Egyptian treasures & artifacts that can be found inside the amazing Egyptian Museum. Archeologists, scientists, and Egyptologists have preserved all items that were found inside the ancient Egyptian sites in a perfect way to be visited by whole tourists from all around the world.
You will have your lunch at a Nile view restaurant before heading to:
This charming citadel has been built by Saladin El-Qyouby who was a great army leader and he managed to establish the Ayyubid Dynasty. Saladin citadel was seat as the major seat of the king with his government for lots of centuries. You will learn there a lot about how leaders managed to defend Egypt against any enemy crusades.
The mosque of Mohamed Ali is a very impressive example of Ottoman architecture in Egypt. It was built during the amazing reign period of Mohamed Ali who managed to make Egypt an independent state not under the control of the Ottoman power during the 19th century.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is magical portal leading to more than 50,000 artifacts from Pharaonic, Archaic, Greco-Roman, Medieval, Coptic, Islamic, and modern times plus it holds a captivating mummy room filled 22 royal kings and queens who shaped this majestic lands.
To have the highest level of fun and enjoyment, you need to have a shopping tour at the end of your vacation in Egypt at one of the most adorable & recommended open-air museums in Old Cairo. Khan El Khalili bazaar is such an amazing site where you can find nearly everything like clothes, food, souvenirs, antiques, perfumes, spices, and lots of different things which will fill your passion in the Egyptian land and the best thing is that prices there are very affordable and negotiable.
At the end of your day tour, our driver will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo to check-in and spend the night. You should have enough sleep and rest for the following day as you will catch your flight back home.
You will check-out your hotel in Cairo after enjoying your breakfast and your private tour guide will transfer you to the airport where you will be able to catch your flight back home and end your trip to Cairo and Luxor in 5 days.