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10 Days Exploring Egypt in Xmas & New Year Holiday

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Tour Details

Duration

10 Days / 9 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor / Hurghada

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Discover Egypt in 10 Days Christmas Holiday

Ten days in the essence of paradise between the whole ten yards of the ultimate visions of allure and grandeur at the beginning of a new year. Christmas is indeed the time of miracles as your miracle awaits in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Hurghada. You will get to walk in the heart of the Giza pyramids complex, the ancient capital of Memphis city, the mysterious Egyptian museum plus all the Islamic attractions like the Cairo citadel, khan El Khalili Bazaar and more. You will board a majestic Nile cruise and explore all the ancient constructions between Luxor and Aswan and discover some mythical monuments such as the Philae temple and unfinished obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut. Enter inside the belly of the Valley of the Kings, the Karnak temple, Hatshepsut temple and more. In this miraculous 10 days Egypt Christmas holiday, you know the definition of the perfect holiday with the start of a new year.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramid Complex.
  • Memphis City.
  • The Egyptian Museum.
  • Old Cairo Attractions.

Aswan Attractions

  • The High Dam.
  • The Unfinished Obelisk.
  • Philae Temple.
  • Kom Ombo Temple.

Luxor Attractions

  • Valley of the Kings.
  • Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Colossi of Memnon.
  • Karnak Temple.

Tour Inclusions

  • Accommodation in 5* Hotel in Cairo for 3 Nights.

  • Accommodation in 5* Cruise for 3 Nights, Full Board.

  • Accommodation in 5*hotel in Luxor for 1 Night.

  • Accommodation in 5*hotel in Hurghada for 2 Nights.

  • Entrance fees to all sites indicated on the itinerary.

  • Meet and Greet service by our employees at the airports.

  • Snorkeling Excursion.

  • Professional Egyptologist tour guide during your trips.

  • Domestic Flights between Cairo Luxor and Aswan.

  • All Transfers by private A.C Cars.

  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.

  • Egypt entry visa.

  • Optional tours.

  • Personal spending.

  • Tipping

  • Entry inside the Pyramids and the Solar Boat.

  • Entry inside the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum.

  • Entry inside Tutankhamun, Seti I & Ramses VI Tombs in the Valley of the Kings “Payable on Spot”.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Arrival to the Land of Civilization

Day One:Arrival to the Land of Civilization

Upon arrival to Cairo airport, "Egypt Tours Portal" representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport, you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel for checking-in. Evening time, we will pick you up from your hotel to start your Christmas experience in Egypt with a Dinner Cruise where you will sit back and relax while you enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band, featuring the unforgettable Tannoura spin, in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes' tradition, then you will be transferred back to your hotel for overnight.

Day Two : Discover the Miracles of the Pharaohs

Day Two:Discover the Miracles of the Pharaohs

Morning time, after breakfast, join your private Egyptologist tour guide to start your 10 Christmas Egypt tour by visiting some top Cairo tourist attractions starting by:

Giza Pyramids Complex

The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.

The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid belongs to "King Khufu", it's the oldest and largest of the three Pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the Great Pyramid is 147 m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.

The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx belongs to "King Chephren" is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.

The Valley Temple

A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the Mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau.

Proceed to have your Lunch at a Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant, Then move to visit:

Saqqara Step Pyramid

It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction, it dates back to the reign of King Djoser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The Step Pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height 62 m.

Memphis City

The 1st capital all over Egypt founded by King Menes, it occupied a strategic position between Upper & Lower Egypt. Memphis was believed to be under the protection of the god Ptah, the god of creation and artworks.

Finally, we drive you back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day Three : Lose Yourself Down the Beauty of Aswan

Day Three:Lose Yourself Down the Beauty of Aswan

Enjoy the breakfast and check-out from your hotel in Cairo, then we will transfer you to Cairo airport to catch the flight to Aswan, upon arrival meet our tour guide to enjoy the second part of your 10 days Egypt Christmas holiday by visiting Aswan tourist attractions starting with:

The High Dam

It was built across the Nile River at Aswan and was constructed between 1960 and 1970, it has had a significant effect on the economy and culture of Egypt.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The largest obelisk in ancient times. It was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508 1458 BC) to complement the Lateran Obelisk (which was originally at Karnak) and was later brought to the Lateran Palace in Rome.

Philae Temple

Philae temple dedicated to goddess Isis of Love and beauty. The temple complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project, protecting this and other complexes before the 1970 completion of the Aswan High Dam.

After that enjoy your lunch meal then transfer to check in your 5* deluxe Nile cruise and overnight on board.

Day Four : Witness the Greatness of Kom Ombo Temple

Day Four:Witness the Greatness of Kom Ombo Temple

Enjoy your breakfast on the cruise and join your tour guide to visit:

Kom Ombo Temple

A temple overlooking the Nile, Kom Ombo temple is divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle Halls, and 2 sanctuaries.

Back to your cruise to have your lunch and overnight on board.

Day Five : Explore the Legendry Edfu Temple

Day Five:Explore the Legendry Edfu Temple

Enjoy the breakfast on the cruise, then join our tour guide to visit Edfu temple.

Edfu temple

Dedicated to God Horus. Edfu temple is considered the most preserved Greco-Roman temple all over Egypt and on its walls portrayed a "Play" shows the overcome of Horus over the devil god Seth.

Enjoy your lunch on the cruise and sail to Luxor, arrive late night and overnight on board.

Day Six : Live a Fairytale in the Treasures of Luxor

Day Six:Live a Fairytale in the Treasures of Luxor

Breakfast on the cruise, then check out and join our Egyptologist tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit Luxor tourist attractions starting with:

Valley of the Kings

The final resting place of Egypt's rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, Valley of the Kings is home to tombs including the great Pharaoh Ramses II and boy Tutankhamen. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decorations inside the tombs still well-preserved.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut temple is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all the Ancient Egyptian Temples. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.

Colossi of Memnon

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 700 KM to Luxor.

Have your lunch and continue to visit:

Karnak Temple

No site in Egypt is more impressive than the Karnak temple. 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 247 acres of land.

Finally, transfer to check in 5* hotel in Luxor and overnight.

Day Seven : Transfer From Luxor to Hurghada

Day Seven:Transfer From Luxor to Hurghada

On the day 7 of your Egypt Christmas holiday, have your breakfast and check-out from the hotel in Luxor, then transfer to Hurghada for overnight at 5* hotel to enjoy the third part of your journey, its recreational days in Hurghada Red Sea.

Day Eight : Venture into the Beautiful Underwater World

Day Eight:Venture into the Beautiful Underwater World

Have your breakfast, then enjoy snorkeling excursion in the Red Sea and enjoy the mesmerizing underwater world in this peace of heaven. Get back to your hotel for overnight.

Day Nine : Discover the Timelessness of Magical Cairo

Day Nine:Discover the Timelessness of Magical Cairo

Morning time, enjoy the breakfast in your hotel, then check out and transfer to catch the flight to Cairo to continue your Christmas holiday in Egypt by exploring Old Cairo landmarks starting with:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine ancient Egyptian artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:

Salah El Din Citadel

It served as Egypt's seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.

Mohamed Ali Mosque

It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque named "The Alabaster Mosque" because of most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. Mohamed Ali Mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

No visit to Cairo is complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the Middle East. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo.

At the end of the day, we will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day Ten : End Your Egypt Christmas Tour

Day Ten:End Your Egypt Christmas Tour

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to finish your Christmas experience in Egypt. P.S. You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your tour itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.

Egypt Tours Portal: Safety Measures during COVID-19

  • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

  • Regular temperature checks for staff

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.

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What to Pack For This Tour

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Valid Passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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