Embark on a 15-Day Cairo Alexandria Tour Package by Flight to witness the wonders of Egypt. Marvel at the grandeur of the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, and explore the captivating exhibits at the Egyptian Museum. Returning in time as you visit Memphis & Sakkara, discover the hidden gems of Salah El Din Citadel and Old Cairo before heading south to Luxor. Don’t miss the chance to explore the fascinating Dendara & Abydos sites.
In Luxor, delve into the rich history and culture of the region by visiting the stunning Luxor temple & Karnak temple on the East bank. Then, venture out to Hatshepsut Temple and the Valley of the Kings. Take the breathtaking views of the Philae Temple & High Dam in Aswan before flying back to Cairo.
End your journey by visiting the most famous attractions in Alexandria and soaking in the peaceful rural life in Rosetta. Finally, return to Cairo for your departure, feeling fulfilled and enriched by all your memorable experiences.
Day 1: Arrival to Cairo
Upon arrival at Cairo airport, our representative from Ramasside Tours will be waiting for you with a visible sign. You will then be seamlessly transferred to your hotel via a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Rest assured that your accommodation has been taken care of, and you may enjoy a peaceful overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids & Egyptian Museum
Commence your tour with a visit to the renowned Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. There, you will witness a rare collection spanning 5,000 years of art and the most extensive and precious Egyptian art on earth. An exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamun collection of treasures, gold, and jewellery will be displayed.
Next, behold the Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus, and visit the Great Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and other exceptional photo stops.
Subsequently, you may retire to your hotel and spend the night in Cairo.
Day 3: Sakkara & Memphis Tour
For breakfast, your guide will collect you from your hotel. You will then visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser, considered the world’s oldest significant stone structure. Constructed for King Djoser during the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC), these pyramids are a testament to the architectural capabilities of ancient Egypt. Following this, you will transfer to Memphis, founded by King Menes and served as the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom. It was renowned as a centre of governance and culture for over 3,000 years and was the first capital of Egypt. During your visit, you will have the opportunity to see the Statue of Ramses II. Afterwards, you will return to your hotel and spend the night in Cairo.
Day 4: Citadel & Old Cairo Tour
Upon arrival at your hotel, our guide will escort you to the Salah El Din Citadel, a fortification constructed in 1183 AD by Salah El Din to protect Cairo from the Crusaders. This historic site on the Moqattam hills offers a fascinating glimpse into the region’s past.
Next, you’ll visit the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, an architectural masterpiece designed by Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish architect who travelled from Istanbul to build this magnificent structure for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt from 1805-1849.
Afterwards, we’ll proceed to Old Cairo, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore several religious landmarks, including the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Church of Abu Serga. These sites’ rich history and cultural significance will leave a lasting impression.
Finally, we’ll head to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar for some leisurely shopping before returning to your hotel for the evening. Our team ensures you have a safe and enjoyable experience throughout your stay in Cairo.
Day 5: Cairo – Luxor
After having breakfast, we will head to the domestic airport for our departure to Luxor. Once we arrive, we will be transferred to our hotel, where we will stay overnight.
Day 6: Dandara & Abydos Tour
The day’s itinerary commences with breakfast, followed by a guided tour to visit the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos, where it is believed that the god Osiris, Lord of the Underworld, was buried. The Temple of Seti I, initially constructed by King Seti I and later completed by King Ramsess II, is a renowned landmark in Abydos city, located around 420 km south of Cairo in the Sohag Government and approximately 135 km from Luxor. The Osiris Temple is famous for its exquisitely preserved paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on its walls, considered among Egypt’s most beautiful. The tour continues to Dandara, where visitors can explore the Temple of Hathor, the goddess of love and joy. Dandara is situated to the north of Luxor. The tour concludes with a transfer to the hotel, and guests will spend the night in Luxor.
Day 7: East Bank Tour
Commence your excursion with a visit to the revered Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Explore the magnificent Luxor Temple and its impressive courtyard, adorned with granite statues honouring Ramses the Great. Continue to the awe-inspiring Karnak Temple. Conclude your day with a transfer to your accommodations and a delightful lunch. Enjoy a restful overnight stay in the charming city of Luxor.
Day 8: West Bank Tour
Enjoy breakfast in your hotel before embarking on a journey across the Nile to explore the West Bank, where you will visit the renowned Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the awe-inspiring Colossi of Memnon.
Take an excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, located on the Western bank. Cross the Nile and proceed towards the Valley of Kings, where you can marvel at the tombs of various dynasties and the impressive Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the way back, pause at the Colossi of Memnon, two massive Amenopis III statues facing the Nile, before heading to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant, and you will have the afternoon free to enjoy at your leisure. In the late afternoon, enjoy some tea before retiring for the night in Luxor.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast in your hotel before visiting the famous Temple of Horus in Edfu. Afterwards, we’ll head to Kom Ombo, stopping for lunch in a local restaurant. Our next stop is the impressive Temple shared by the two Gods, Sobek & Haroeris. We’ll wrap up the day with a relaxing afternoon tea and spend the night in Aswan.
Day 10: Aswan
In the morning, breakfast will be served in your hotel in Aswan. The first stop on your tour will be the High Dam, completed in 1964. From this location, you will be able to take in the stunning views of Lake Nasser.
Next, you will visit the Philae temple by felucca, an Egyptian sailboat, to the island of Agilkia. This Temple was removed from its original location on Philae Island, mainly submerged by Lake Nasser’s waters. The complex features the main Temple of Isis and its monuments, constructed between the 26th Dynasty and the Roman period.
After the tour, you will spend the night in Aswan.
Day 11: Aswan – Cairo
The morning aboard begins with a sumptuous breakfast, followed by checkout. An optional excursion to Abu Simbel is available, which involves a departure to visit the magnificent Temple of Abu Simbel. This colossal structure, built by Ramses II of the XIXth Dynasty, is among the most impressive ancient Egyptian monuments saved from inundation by the Nile waters. The temples were constructed from a sandstone rock cliff, with the façade of each Temple featuring a carving representing the deities to which it was dedicated. Nearby, visitors can also view the small Temple of the King’s wife, Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor.
Upon completing the tour, guests will return to Aswan for transfer to the airport, where they will depart by plane to Cairo. Upon arrival, a transfer to the hotel will be arranged, and guests will enjoy an overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 12: Alexandria
A professional tour guide will collect you from your hotel for your Ramasside tour. Begin with a visit to the Library of Alexandria, the most extensive library in the world, now home to 8 million books. Admire the open court to view the first statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy, discovered underwater. Your guide will provide details on the library’s design from outside, and you will have the opportunity for some photo stops.
Please note to gain entry to the reading area, a ticket must be purchased.
Next, visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria, housing the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria, which were discovered under the East harbour of Alexandria.
The tour will take you to the oldest African church, the Church of St. Mark. Afterwards, explore the old downtown of Alexandria, where you can stroll through the traditional markets and purchase various items, including Egyptian sweets and treats. The architecture locally features baroque-style designs and Italian and French-style properties.
Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque, believed by many to be connected to Alexander the Great Tomb. It is said to contain the remains of the scholar and venerated teacher Prophet Daniel and his companion Sidi Lokman el Hakim, a religious storyteller.
Lunch is optional; you can stop at a modern Fish Restaurant or a famous and traditional Alexandrian food place called Mohamed Ahmed’s. The Queen of Spain and many famous people go there when they visit Alexandria.
Continue the tour by passing through the oldest market area in Mansheya and see the traditional women’s markets (can’t seat) with skinny and narrow streets. A gold market also exists here where everyone buys wedding and engagement jewellery.
The tour then proceeds to the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city, the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and an old funfair where children play on antique funfair rides and eat candy floss, adding to the experience.
Opposite the mosque lies the corniche and the old harbour, where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing, and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Continue to see the outside of Quaitbay castle, built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. It is an impressive castle, making it a great photo stop.
The tour concludes with a visit to the gardens of Montaza. On the way, you can make a quick optional 2-minute stop by the King of Mango and drink at Alexandrian’s drive-thru freshly squeezed juices, plus have a photo stop at the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria.
En route to Montaza Palace and gardens, enjoy the beautiful coastline and all the city views, including the old harbour of Alexandria, where 7000 monuments were found underwater.
Once in Montaza Gardens, commonly known as the Love Garden, you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk, the last King in the history of Egypt, and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek, as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island to see the royal beaches of the queens.
Overnight stay in Alexandria.
Day 13: Rosetta Tour
The morning begins with a visit to Rosetta, a simple yet charming town 60 kilometres from Alexandria. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and transport you to this picturesque location. Upon arrival, you will be taken on a motorboat ride along the Nile to witness the confluence of the Nile and the Mediterranean. Additionally, you can view the castle where the Rosetta Stone was discovered in 1799.
During your trip, you will also have the chance to explore a variety of Islamic monuments. After a day of sightseeing, you will be comfortably transported back to your hotel. Rosetta has abundant attractions, cuisines, and shopping opportunities, so if you want to add further activities to your itinerary, inform us of your interests, and we will happily arrange them for you. You will then be transported back to your hotel in Cairo for an overnight stay.
Day 14: Cairo Free Day
The itinerary for the day includes breakfast and a free day in Cairo. The lodging arrangements involve an overnight stay in the city.
Day 15: Departure
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, our designated representative will escort you to the airport and provide professional assistance with the final departure formalities.
This package offers seven nights of hotel accommodation in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis, one night of hotel accommodation in Alexandria on the same ground and three nights of hotel accommodation in Luxor. Additionally, three nights in Aswan with the entire board and included sightseeing are provided. This package also includes a 1-day tour in Cairo, visiting the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, and Sphinx, and visiting Sakkara & Memphis, as well as a 1-day tour in Alexandria. All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan are included, and all tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle with an expert tour guide. Entrance fees to all visits are included, and all prices include taxes and services. Domestic airfare is also included for Cairo/Luxor and Aswan/Cairo, and transfer by A/C vehicle is provided for Cairo/Alex/Cairo.
There are a few essential considerations for those planning to travel to Egypt. Firstly, it is important to note that visas can be obtained upon arrival in the country, should you request this service. Additionally, international flights will need to be arranged in advance of your trip. Personal items and any other miscellaneous expenses should also be taken into account. Tipping is customary in Egypt, so be sure to budget accordingly. Finally, it is worth noting that any optional tours or drinks during meals will be additional expenses to consider. With these details in mind, travellers can be well-prepared for their upcoming trip to Egypt.