Egypt 8 day Itinerary

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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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.


Day 1- Arrival in Cairo

Egypt tour packages representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight in the Hotel

if your have an early arrival you can choose between two optional tours 

dinner cruise in the Nile or to book the sound and light show at the pyramids of Giza

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 the Great Sphinx is one of the world's largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians. 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

Fly to Aswan- Overnight in Aswan

Day 3-Day trip to Abu simble and the Nubian Village

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

Optional trip to the Nubian village

The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending  2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the In Aswan Nubian Village is a must visit to experience a traditional and very unique lifestyle. The Village is very colorful. Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!

Day 4-Aswan attractions then drive to Luxor

Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the high dam, the The Unfinished Obelisk was discovered in the early twentieth century after it had been covered by sand for thousands of years. Unfinished Obelisk

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 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 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 The Unfinished Obelisk was discovered in the early twentieth century after it had been covered by sand for thousands of years. 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. 

Drive to Luxor -overnight in Luxor  

Day 5-The valley of the Kings

In the Moring, you Can choose to enjoy an early morning hotair 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

Used as a burial chamber for nearly 500 years, the Valley of the Kings was used for royal burials for the Kings,their families, and their possessions. 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   Used as a burial chamber for nearly 500 years, the Valley of the Kings was used for royal burials for the Kings,their families, and their possessions. 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, ruled as a boy only for a short time. He is most famous because his tomb was discovered almost intact and full of treasures in 1922 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, ruled as a boy only for a short time. He is most famous because his tomb was discovered almost intact and full of treasures in 1922 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 are two massive monumental stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386-1353 BCE) from the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. 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 are two massive monumental stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386-1353 BCE) from the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. 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 

Day 6-Karnak temple and Luxor temple

After breakfast Then Visit The Temple of Karnak -the largest ancient religious site known anywhere in the world :

Karnak temple

Karnak temple is the largest ancient religious site known anywhere in the world, No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man. It represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples situated on 248 acres of land.

Luxor Temple located on the east bank of Nile River in the city called luxor , it was known in the egyption language as Luxor Temple :
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated  with His Military Battle of Kadesh

Finally,End your day with an optional tour in a traditional Sailboat(Felucca)  during the late afternoon - the perfect way to relax while watching the traditional rural life on the river bank. 
Fly to Cairo  Overnight in Hotel in Cairo

Day 7- Free Day in Cairo

Today you have a free day in Cairo. If you wish to add an optional tour to old Cairo or Alexandria, Egypt's second-largest city, has many reasons to be famous. Alexandria . This is Available

1- Old Cairo day Tour option

Pick Up time from your hotel in Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, 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, located in Cairo, Egypt, is a well-known bazaar . It was originally established during the Mamluk era as a trading hub. Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Salah El-Din Citadel is one of the most important landmarks of Islamic Cairo, and one of the most luxurious military fortresses built in the middle ages. Saladin Citadel , constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense 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 a 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 center of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. After an amazing trip, 

2- Alexandria, Egypt's second-largest city, has many reasons to be famous. Alexandria Day tour option

We offer a Private day Trip to  Alexandria, Egypt's second-largest city, has many reasons to be famous. Alexandria  from Cairo by Private Vehicle, discover the old  Greco-Roman Capital of Egypt, Visit the new Library of  Alexandria, Egypt's second-largest city, has many reasons to be famous. Alexandria , The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa,, The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay and Pompei pillar
 

Day 8- International departure

The tour ends after breakfast at our hotel in Cairo, with transfers included to take you to the airport for your flight home. If you wish to extend your stay in Cairo, please contact us.

Inclusions:

  • 3 Nights in Cairo in Steigenberger Pyramids based on Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 Night in Aswan in  Basma hotel based on Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 Night in Luxor in Nile Palace Hotel  based on Bed and Breakfast
  • private transfer
  • Entrance fees
  • Flight Tickets- Cairo-Aswan-Luxor-Cairo
  • Private tour guide
  • Lunch during the trips

Exclusions:

  • Tipping
  • Any extra

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

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