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Egypt—a land filled with ethereal wonders and the birthplace of civilization! We'll take you on an enchanted tour of four wonderful places in this trip: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel. Get ready for an extraordinary journey as we reveal the fascinating historical landmarks, cultural treasures, and natural splendors that this timeless land has to offer.

Cairo: The Gateway to Egypt's Past and Present
Cairo, the vibrant capital city, is a harmonious blend of ancient wonders and modern allure. Begin your exploration at the awe-inspiring Giza Plateau, where the magnificent Pyramids of Giza and the iconic Sphinx stand tall, captivating visitors with their grandeur and enigmatic stories. Don't miss the opportunity to delve into the ancient Egyptian history at the Egyptian Museum, housing an impressive collection of artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun. Embrace the bustling energy of Khan El Khalili, a vibrant marketplace where you can shop for traditional handicrafts, spices, and intricate jewelry.

Luxor: The Open-Air Museum of Pharaonic Splendors
Embark on a journey to Luxor, often referred to as the world's greatest open-air museum. Step back in time as you wander through the colossal temples of Karnak and Luxor, adorned with colossal statues, towering columns, and intricate hieroglyphics. Cross the Nile to the West Bank and explore the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs were laid to rest in elaborately decorated tombs. Marvel at the stunning mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the towering statues of the Colossi of Memnon. Luxor is a treasure trove for history enthusiasts, offering an unparalleled glimpse into ancient Egypt's opulent past.

Aswan: A Serene Oasis of Natural Beauty and Architectural Marvels
Nestled along the majestic Nile River, Aswan is renowned for its tranquil ambiance and breathtaking landscapes. Take a leisurely boat ride to Philae Temple, an exquisite complex dedicated to the goddess Isis, marveling at its intricate carvings and stunning island location. Unwind on a felucca sailboat and embrace the serene beauty of Elephantine Island and the botanical wonders of the Aswan Botanical Garden. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the remarkable engineering feat of the Aswan High Dam, a modern marvel that tamed the Nile and created the tranquil Lake Nasser.

Abu Simbel: Ancient Temples Carved in Stone
Prepare to be awe-struck as you venture south to Abu Simbel, an archaeological site of unparalleled magnificence. Carved into the mountainside, the Great Temple of Ramses II and the Temple of Hathor showcase remarkable precision and artistic prowess. Marvel at the colossal statues guarding the entrance and experience the magical spectacle of the sun illuminating the inner sanctum during the biannual phenomenon known as the Sun Festival.

Egypt's historical splendor and cultural treasures provide an unmatched trip through time. Every step shows the fascinating history of one of the world's oldest civilizations, from the busy streets of Cairo to the serene banks of the Nile and from the majestic temples of Luxor to the ancient wonders of Abu Simbel. Discover archaeological wonders, become engrossed in pharaohs' tales, and take in Egypt's timeless beauty. Begin this remarkable journey and watch as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel's magic comes to life before your eyes.

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

  1. •    Arrive in Cairo and settle into your hotel.
  2. •    Explore the bustling streets of Cairo, taking in the vibrant atmosphere and sampling local cuisine.
  3. •    Visit the Khan El Khalili market, where you can shop for souvenirs and experience the lively Egyptian bazaar culture.

Day 2: Cairo - Ancient Wonders

  1. •    Begin your day with a visit to the Giza Plateau to witness the iconic Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Marvel at these magnificent structures and learn about their historical significance.
  2. •    Explore the nearby Solar Boat Museum, which houses a reconstructed ancient Egyptian boat.
  3. •    In the afternoon, head to the Egyptian Museum and immerse yourself in the world of pharaohs, mummies, and ancient artifacts, including the renowned treasures of Tutankhamun.

Day 3: Luxor - The Open-Air Museum

  1. •    Fly to Luxor and check into your hotel.
  2. •    Visit the Karnak Temple complex, the largest ancient religious site in the world. Explore its vast precincts, towering columns, and stunning statues.
  3. •    Cross the Nile to the West Bank and explore the Valley of the Kings, where you can enter several elaborately decorated royal tombs.
  4. •    Continue to the Temple of Hatshepsut, dedicated to the female pharaoh, and admire its unique architectural design.

Day 4: Luxor - Temples and Tombs

  1. •    Start your day by visiting the Colossi of Memnon, two massive statues representing Amenhotep III.
  2. •    Explore the temple complex of Luxor, with its imposing columns and beautifully preserved wall reliefs.
  3. •    Optional: Take a hot air balloon ride at sunrise to experience breathtaking views of the ancient city and the Nile River.
  4. •    Enjoy the evening at leisure, perhaps strolling along the Nile promenade or relaxing in a traditional café.

Day 5: Aswan - Serenity by the Nile

  1. •    Travel to Aswan, either by flight or a leisurely Nile cruise.
  2. •    Visit the majestic Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Reach the temple by boat and marvel at its stunning island location.
  3. •    Take a relaxing felucca boat ride around Elephantine Island and enjoy the serene beauty of the Nile River.
  4. •    Explore the Aswan Botanical Garden, a lush oasis featuring exotic plants and vibrant flora.

Day 6: Abu Simbel - Ancient Marvels

  1. •    Embark on an early morning excursion to Abu Simbel, either by flight or organized tour.
  2. •    Explore the Great Temple of Ramses II and the Temple of Hathor, admiring the colossal statues and intricate carvings.
  3. •    Witness the remarkable Sun Festival if your visit coincides with the biannual event (February 22 and October 22), when the sun illuminates the temple's inner sanctum.
  4. •    Return to Aswan and enjoy a relaxing evening by the river, savoring the beauty of the surroundings.

Day 7: Departure

  1. •    Bid farewell to Aswan and transfer to the airport for your departure.
  2. •    Take with you the memories of ancient wonders, rich history, and cultural experiences as you leave Egypt, with hopes of returning someday.

  1. Accommodation: Hotel accommodations in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan for the duration of the trip.
  2. Transportation: Airport transfers, domestic flights between Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan, and transportation for sightseeing tours.
  3. Sightseeing: Guided tours with knowledgeable local guides to major attractions, including the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, Philae Temple, and Abu Simbel Temples.
  4. Entrance Fees: All entrance fees for the included attractions and sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  5. Meals: Breakfast included at the hotel. Some tours or packages may include additional meals, such as lunches or dinners. Please check with your tour operator for specific details.
  6. English-speaking Guide: Professional English-speaking guides for guided tours and assistance throughout the trip.
  7. Nile Cruise (optional): If included in the itinerary, a Nile cruise experience with full-board meals and onboard entertainment.
  8. Felucca Ride: A traditional felucca boat ride on the Nile River in Aswan.
  9. Sun Festival (if applicable): Opportunity to witness the Sun Festival at Abu Simbel on February 22 or October 22, when the temple is illuminated by the sun.
  10. Support: 24/7 assistance from the tour operator or travel agency during your trip.


  1. International Flights: Cost of international flights to and from Egypt.
  2. Visa: Visa fees and expenses associated with obtaining a visa for Egypt, if required.
  3. Travel Insurance: It is recommended to purchase travel insurance to cover any unforeseen events, medical emergencies, or trip cancellations.
  4. Meals: Lunches, dinners, and beverages (unless specified in the itinerary or package).
  5. Optional Activities: Any optional activities or tours not mentioned in the itinerary, such as hot air balloon rides, additional temple visits, or cultural performances.
  6. Personal Expenses: Expenses of a personal nature, such as souvenirs, laundry, phone calls, or additional services at hotels (e.g., spa treatments, room service).
  7. Gratuities: Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff, and any other service providers. Tipping is customary in Egypt, and it is recommended to budget accordingly.
  8. Additional Costs: Any additional costs incurred due to changes in the itinerary, transportation delays, or unforeseen circumstances beyond the tour operator's control.

Is it safe to travel to Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel?
Yes, Egypt is generally safe for tourists. However, it is always recommended to stay updated on travel advisories and follow any safety guidelines provided by the local authorities or your tour operator.

What is the best time to visit Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel?
The best time to visit is during the winter months (October to February) when the weather is mild and comfortable. Summers (June to August) can be extremely hot, especially in Luxor and Aswan.

Are there any specific clothing requirements while visiting religious sites?
Modest attire is recommended when visiting religious sites in Egypt. Both men and women should avoid wearing shorts, sleeveless tops, or revealing clothing. It is advisable to carry a scarf or shawl to cover shoulders and knees if needed.

Do I need a visa to visit Egypt?
Visitors from most countries require a visa to enter Egypt. You can either obtain a visa on arrival at the airport or apply for an e-visa before your trip. It is recommended to check the visa requirements based on your nationality prior to travel.

What currency is used in Egypt, and can I use credit cards?
The official currency of Egypt is the Egyptian Pound (EGP). Credit cards are widely accepted in major hotels, restaurants, and shops in tourist areas. However, it is advisable to carry some cash for smaller establishments and local markets.

Can I drink tap water in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel?
It is recommended to drink bottled water in Egypt to avoid any potential stomach upsets. Bottled water is readily available for purchase throughout the country.

What language is spoken in Egypt?
The official language is Arabic, but English is widely spoken in tourist areas, hotels, and by tour guides. It is usually easy to communicate with English-speaking locals.

Are there any specific customs or cultural norms I should be aware of?
Egyptians are generally friendly and hospitable. It is polite to greet locals with a "salam alaikum" (hello) and "shukran" (thank you). It is also customary to remove your shoes when entering mosques or private homes.

Can I take photographs at the archaeological sites?
Yes, photography is generally allowed at most sites. However, there might be specific areas where photography is restricted or requires an additional fee. It is advisable to respect any signage or instructions provided at each site.

Is it possible to customize the itinerary or add additional destinations?
Yes, many tour operators offer customizable itineraries. You can discuss your preferences with your chosen tour operator or travel agency to tailor the trip to your specific needs, including adding extra destinations or extending the duration of your visit.