11 Days / 10 Nights – Pyramids / Oasis Safari
Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments still sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including the colossal Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and the hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs in Luxor. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks such as Muhammad Ali Mosque.
Welcome to Cairo! Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you at the Airport providing you with your Entry Visa and help through immigration and customs formalities. After you have claiming your luggage he will
then escort you to the hotel, in our deluxe A/C Van, – Overnight at Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel you will have a room with incredible view of the Pyramids.
Day 2: (Giza)
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full day tour start by the Giza’s Pyramids.
In the morning you will be driven to see the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx: the most famous monuments of not only ancient Egypt, but of the entire ancient world! These massive stone structures were built around 4,500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau and includes visits to the Solar Boat, Chephren Pyramid, Then you have a lunch included in one of the best restaurants to have your first Egyptian Meal after lunch you will be driven to see Egypt’s oldest pyramid at Sakkara and the first ancient capital of Egypt
Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your expert Egyptologist guide on this special private tour
At the end of this you will be driven back to your hotel for your dinner
Day 3: (Alexandria)
Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by checkout then a drive, in our air-conditioned vehicle, to Alexandria. Your visit to this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, includes a trip to the New Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandrina), inaugurated on October 16, 2002, with shelf space for eight million books, with the main reading room on eleven levels; then go deep into the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried; the Roman Amphitheatre, which every town in the ancient Roman Empire had; the Alexandria National Museum, built in a former palace and now houses almost 2000 artefacts which tell the story of the city, including the recent finds from the sunken part of the city; and finally, the Citadel of Qaitbay, where about 1480 AD the Mameluke Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay fortified the site, which held the ruins of the Alexandria Lighthouse, and with successive improvements it now stands as a very prominent Citadel on the Mediterranean coastline.
Lunch will be supplied at a local restaurant in the middle of this exciting tour, and at the end of the day you will have a tired, but fulfilled, the you stay overnight in softie Cecil hotel (Superior Room ).
Day 4: (Siwa)
After the breakfast early morning you will be transferred by the A/C Van to head the way to siwa which about 550 klm and you can stop after about a 150klm in the last city on the north coast ( Marssa Matrouh) you going to stop for a delicious sea food meal before leaving to the desert. Siwa An oasis of surprises in a stunning desert landscape.
Siwa, once the most mysterious of all Egypt’s oases, is also the most fascinating. It’s history has not only been shaped by all major civilizations, but also by the contrast of the surrounding desert with the lush soil of the oasis setting.
The Siwan people have their own culture and customs and, as well as speaking Arabic, we speak own Berber (Amazigh) language. Women still wear traditional costumes and silver jewelers and Siwa remains one of the best places to buy traditional local handicrafts.
The modern town of Siwa is set among thick palm groves, walled gardens and olive orchards, with numerous freshwater springs and salt lakes. Siwa also clusters beneath the impressive remains of the ancient fortress town of Shali.
Come and experience the delights that Siwa has to offer. Climb through the ruins of the old city for magnificent views of the whole oasis. Walk, hire a bicycle or ride in a caretta (donkey cart) to outlying sights and bathing places. Take a dip in one of the many cool and refreshing springs. Taste traditional Siwan foods. Enjoy a truly unforgettable and unique cultural experience. And over night at the ecolodge of Arare Amella.
Day 5: (Siwa)
BAfter breakfast, enjoy a visit to the Old City of Siwa ( Shali). Then transfer to see the Alexander Temple at Aghurmi Village which is dedicated to the God Amon- 26 Dynasty and then see Amun Ra Temple at Um Ubeyda. After that head to visit Cleopatra Spring (Ein Guba). And then end with Gebel El Mawtta or (the mountain of the dead)and . In the afternoon transfer to enjoy the unique Sunset view at most of the guide books at Fitnas salt lake Island. Overnight in Siwa ecolodge of Adrare Amellal
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 6: (Baharyia)
after the breakfast going to checkout from the hotel to go drive towards bahariya oasis arriving there by lunch time have lunch and have rest at your (suite)at Kasr El Bawiti hotel
and you can go out to have the sunset view from a salt lake island or from the English mountain
Day 7: (Bahariya)
After breakfast departure for the massive Black Desert and then lunch preapared a light meal. Departure then 4X4 for a visit of the “Crystal Mountain you
After breakfast, 3h a walk that takes you to the “White desert”” before arriving at Aqabat, site its considered the entrance gates to the with desert
Aqabat made of sand and limestone mountains . Then, the famous desert limestone forms so strang.
Your discovery continues with the passage of the “Old Desert” named by the Bedouins, after 3h walk you take your lunch before departing for a tour of 4h in the direction of the “tree Centennial,” a acacia, the heart of the desert. Then you go to another “Magic spring” where you can swim and callout for a little while and then choos the best location in the whit desert to camp for the night .
Day 8: (Fayoum)
Have you ever dreamed of a trip in one of the most beautiful Oasises In two days on this expedition you will experience the natural beauty of Fayoum and its natural lakes, ruins from Egypt’ pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods, and the 40 million year old whale skeletons of Wadi Hitan, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site overnight in camp site.
Day 9: (Fayoum tour)
Join us in Fayoum Oasis, visiting Qarun lake where you can see different kinds of birds. Qarun lake is considered the oldest natural lakes in the world, the third largest lake in Egypt and the rest of lake old Maurice. It is considered an interior lake which is not related to any sea and an area of around 53 thousands acres in Fayoum Down, At the edge of the Oases there are many ruined temples at Karanis, the ancient city, Then proceed to Fayoum Museum which is famous for its Roman portrait, then onto Wadi Al Ryan where you can enjoy the cataract by ridding a Felucca around it. Then you transfer back to cairo and have over night at te cairo mariott hotel.
Day 10: (Cairo)
After breakfast you will be taken to the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask; stare upon the mummies of some of Egypt’s ancient pharaohs lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artifacts are awaiting your visit.
After all of this you drive back to your hotel to have some rest before going out again for the lively Cairo by night tour to which is completely different and more amazing by night to See exotic Cairo at night starting by visit one of the oldest streets in Egypt, El Moez Le Din Allah Street is an eloquent witness for historical Cairo with the various monuments spread along both sides of the street. You can be walking along history when you walk in Al Moez Street, The most beautiful Islamic street in Cairo, Explore the stalls and passageways of a 600-year old bazaar, be mesmerized by the Whirling Dervishes, and enjoy an Egyptian dinner in Naguib Mahfouz restaurant . Complete your evening with Turkish coffee at a typical café . After dinner, your guide will take you to a local Khawa, or café, for Turkish coffee
Your day and night tour are done now you will be driven back for overnight at the cairo marriot hotel.
Day 11: (Final Departure)
Your final day starts with breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out. You will then be transferred to the airport for your final departure. That’s with help from our representative who will help to finish the boarding procedures and checking in luggage till you get to the passport control.
Wishing you a safe flight home.
- Meet and assist at Cairo international airport + transfer to hotel.
- 03 Nights accommodation in Cairo at 3 star hotel including breakfast and all taxes.
- 01 Day excursion in Cairo including visits to:
* Pyramids of Giza
* Egyptian Museum
* Entrance fees included
* English speaking guide
- 01 Night accommodation in Luxor at 3 star hotel including breakfast and all taxes.
- 01 Day excursion in Luxor including visits to:
* Valley of the Kings including 03 tombs to visit (Tutankhamen tomb NOT included
* Hatshepsut Temple
* Colossi of Memmon
* Entrance fees included
* English speaking guide
- All transfers in Cairo / Luxor via air-conditioned modern van.
- Assist and transfer to Cairo international airport on final departure.
- All service charges and taxes.
- International Airfare
- Egypt entry visa, for non restricted nationalities you can buy it upon arrival before passport control.
- Any optional tours mentioned in the itinerary.
- Drinks and any personal expenses.
- Domestic flights (Cairo / Luxor / Cairo).
- Entrance fees to any of the pyramids in Giza plateau from inside.
- Entrance fees to the Mummy room at the Egyptian Museum.