Have Only got 6 Days to spend in Egypt and working out how to make 6 Day Egypt itinerary from Alexanderia? We Can help you to arrange 6 Day Egypt Tour Package and a Private guided Tour and Visit Egypt Highlights in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
Upon your arrival Egypt Tour Packages representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport,Transfer to the hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle Free evening overnight in the Hotel in Cairo.Depends on your arrival. If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion .
Pick up from Alexanderia Hotel at 06:00 Am then 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
The Pyramids Of Giza:
Necropolis locates southwest of Cairo. The Giza Plateau has been used by rulers of Old Kingdoms, The oldest know Mastaba is Mastaba v which probably dates to the reign of the 1st Dynasty, the ruler Djet( 2900 B.c)
1- THE GREAT PYRAMID OF CHEOPS ( KHUFU 2586-2566)
Pharaoh Khufu began the first Giza pyramid project, circa 2550 B.C. His Great Pyramid is the largest of the three in Giza and towers some 481 feet (147 meters) above the plateau. Its estimated 2.3 million stone blocks each weigh an average of 2.5 to 15 tons with a base length of more than 230 meters (750 feet) per side. The greatest difference in length among the four sides is a mere 4.4 cm (1 ¾ inch) and the base is level within 2.1 cm (less than an inch), an astonishing engineering accomplishment.
2- THE PYRAMID OF CHEPHREN (SON OF RA)
Pharaoh Khafre, also known in history by the Greek name Chephren, The third pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty during the Old Kingdom Period of Ancient Egypt around 2540 BC was the son of Khufu who built the second pyramid at Giza. His necropolis also included the Sphinx, a mysterious limestone monument with the body of a lion and a pharaoh's head. The Sphinx may stand sentinel for the pharaoh's entire tomb complex.
3- THE PYRAMID OF MYKERINUS (MENKAURA)
The third and smallest of the great pyramids at Giza is credited to the pharaoh Menkaure (Mycerinus in Greek). It is thought to have been completed at the end of the 26th century BC. Menkaure, like the builders of the other pyramids at Giza, ruled Egypt during the 4th Dynasty during the Old Kingdom Period of Ancient Egypt, rising to a height of 65 meters (213 feet), but the complex preserved some of the most stunning examples of sculpture to survive from all of Egyptian history.
4-THE GREAT SPHINX
The Great Sphinx of Giza is a giant 4,500-year-old limestone statue situated near the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt. Measuring 240 feet (73 meters) long and 66 feet (20 meters) high, the Great Sphinx is one of the world’s largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians, though the origins and history of the colossal structure are still debated.
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, where you will have the feeling of stroling down the vally of the kings where most of these mummies where originaly resting then ask your tour guide to take you to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization . It will cost 50 $ Extra per person.
Fly to Aswan ,Then transfer to the hotel
Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan
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 1274 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.
Lunch in Aswan.
Today you will visit Aswan attractions, including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine,the High Dam,the Unfinished Obelisk
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 1971.
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.
at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island- Then Optional trip to visit 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 Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Transfer to Luxor from Aswan by a private car- Overnight in Luxor
Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 100 $ per person.
Get your cameras ready for a stunning balloon ride over the historic town of Luxor. Catch the rays of the early morning sun illuminating the city and its surrounding mountains.get a bird's eye view of Luxor's ancient sites from aboard of a hot air balloon
Breakfast at your hotel then visit the west bank of Luxor and Karnak :
The Valley of the Kings:
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak.
The Queen Hatshepsut temple :
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone cliffs on the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.
The colossi of Memnon:
Massive pair statues Known as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, are the remains of what was once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third.
Karnak Temple :
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons, and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso)
Lunch will be served during the trip
Overnight in Luxor
Early morning you will be transferred to Luxor airport to Fly to Cairo
Pick-up time from Cairo Airport. Start your Private tour to Alexandria From Cairo, starts at 7:00 am with a Pickup by our Egyptologist, and transfer by Private A/C Vehicle to Alexandria, The distance is 220 k/m Northwest of Cairo. Arrive at Alexandria around 10 am
The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa
Start your day Tour in Alexandria by Visiting The Roman Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa
Archaeologists believe that the Catacomb of Kom el Shoqafa was started in the 2nd century A.D. and was used to intern the dead for the next 200 years. This was a period in the history of the city of Alexandria when there was a great mixture of different cultures. Of course, there was the ancient history of the great Egyptian kingdoms which went back thousands of years
Has nothing to do with Pompey. The story behind the name refers to the possible burial ground of the Roman general when he fled to Egypt and was assassinated after losing a major battle in Greece against Caesar. The red granite column was probably built to honor Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 26 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria
The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay:
The Citadel was built in the 16th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qeitbay, To Guard the City against the threat of Crusaders, This wonderful Islamic Monument was built by the use of the ruins of the old Lighthouse that was constructed by Ptolemy 11 in the 3rd Century B.c. The Lighthouse was damaged during an Earthquake that Occurred in Egypt in 1303 A.c during the reign of the Mamlouk King Qeitbay
lunch in Alexandria
Lunch in Alexandria in Egyptian Restaurant, Fish Market
The new Library of Alexandria
The Library of Alexandria was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding.
Overnight in Alexanderia
Pick up from your Hotel in Alexanderia for International departure.If yo wish to expend your trip, You can ask your Tour Manager
- Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle
- 1-night accommodation in Cairo including breakfast & all taxes
- 1-night accommodation in Basma hotel including breakfast & All taxes
- 2-nightsaccommodation in Nile Palace Steigenberger Luxor
- Lunch during the tours
- All sightseeing tours include:
- Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the program
- The prices are per person and in us dollars
- English-speaking guide
- All service charges and taxes
- Assist & transfer to Cairo International airport on final departure
- International flights to Egypt
- Any other optional tours if required.
- International flights to Egypt
- Entrance fees inside any of the pyramids
- Any other optional tours if required.
Please remember to bring:
- Sun cream
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