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15 Days Egypt at Christmas & New Year Holiday

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Tour Details

Duration

15 Days / 14 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Giza / Aswan/ Abu Simbel / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor / Hurghada / Alexandria

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Discover Egypt All Mysteries at Christmas & New Year

The holiday of the century is waiting in Egypt for 15 days Christmas holiday where all your dreams are answered. At Christmas, you will resurrect your spirit & travel across the immortal cities of Cairo, Alexandria, 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 religious attractions such as the Cairo citadel, Khan El Khalili Bazaar and more. In the pearl of the Mediterranean Alexandria, you will witness a collection of Greco-roman monuments like the catacombs, Pompey pillar and the citadel of Qaitbey built on the ruins of Alexandria lighthouse and more. You will board a wonderful Nile cruise and explore all the ancient attractions between Luxor and Aswan while enjoying the finest service. The blessed city of Aswan is the home to the Philae temple, the unfinished obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut and more. In the golden city of a hundred doors Luxor you will enter the soul of the Valley of the Kings, the Karnak temple, Hatshepsut temple and more. The mesmerizing city resort of Hurghada will have you experience all the tropical activities like safari, diving, and snorkeling. This 15 days Egypt Christmas holiday will be one of the best times of your life.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex
  • Islamic Landmarks In Old Cairo
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Memphis City

Aswan Attractions

  • Philae Temple
  • The Unfinished Obelisk
  • Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
  • Abu Simbel Temple

Luxor Attractions

  • Karnak Temple
  • Valley of The Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon

Alexandria Attractions

  • The Catacombs
  • Pompey’s Pillar
  • Qaitbay Citadel
  • Alexandria Library

Tour Inclusions

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

  • Accommodation in 5* Hotel in Cairo for 5 Nights on B.B.

  • Accommodation in 5* Hotel in Luxor for 2 Nights on B.B.

  • Accommodation in 5* Deluxe Cruise for 3 Nights.

  • Accommodation in 5*hotel in Hurghada for 4 Nights.

  • Entrance fees to all sites indicated on the itinerary.

  • Snorkeling Excursion.

  • Safari trip by Quads.

  • Professional Egyptologist tour guide during your trips.

  • Domestic Flights between Cairo, Hurghada, and Aswan.

  • Meals are included in the itinerary.

  • All Transfers by private A.C Cars.

  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • Any Optional tours.

  • Egypt entry visa.

  • Optional tours.

  • Personal spending.

  • Tipping.

  • Entry inside the Pyramids, the Solar Boat, the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum & 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 Cradle of Civilization

Day One:Arrival to the Cradle of Civilization

Arrival to Cairo airport, our 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 to check-in. Evening time, we will pick you up from your hotel to start your Christmas holiday in Egypt by enjoying a Dinner Cruise, sit back and relax while enjoying 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.

Day Two : Discover the Timelessness of the Magical Pyramids

Day Two:Discover the Timelessness of the Magical Pyramids

After breakfast, start the exploration of your 15 days Egypt Christmas tour joining your private tour guide to visit some of the tiptop Cairo tourist attractions such as:

Giza Pyramids Complex

The Giza Pyramids 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 is 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" which is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m in 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 will meal at a Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant, Then continue your day tour with a visit to:

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 of 62m.

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 for overnight.

Day Three : Spoil Your inner Explorer With a Visit to Alexandria

Day Three:Spoil Your inner Explorer With a Visit to Alexandria

Morning time, after breakfast, enjoy a private tour to Alexandria joining your own private Egyptologist tour guide to visit:

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

A Roman burial site whose family tomb reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below the ground to visit the tomb and Caracalla Hall.

Back above ground, continue to visit:

Pompey's Pillar

An 82-foot (25-meter) granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to its starving people.

Qaitbay Citadel

A 15th-century fortress located on the Mediterranean seacoast. It was established in 1477 AD by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qa'it Bay. The Citadel is situated in the same place as the Pharos Island.

Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then move to visit:-

Alexandria Library

A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. Alexandria library also houses several exhibitions relating to the history of Egypt and a display of rare antique books.

Finally, return back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day Four : Live Between Nature and History of Aswan

Day Four:Live Between Nature and History of Aswan

Have your breakfast and check-out from your hotel then transfers to Cairo airport to catch the flight to Aswan, upon arrival meet your Egyptologist tour guide to continue your Egypt Christmas holiday by visiting Aswan tourist attractions starting by:

Aswan High Dam

It was built across the Nile River at Aswan and was constructed between 1960 and 1970, and 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.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant in Aswan, then move to visit:

Philae Temple

Philae temple is dedicated to Isis the diety 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.

At the end of the day, transfer to check-in 5* Nile cruise and overnight on board.

Day Five : Explore the world Heritage Temples of Abu Simbel

Day Five:Explore the world Heritage Temples of Abu Simbel

Early morning, get your breakfast boxes then join your private tour guide to visit:

Abu Simbel Temples

The two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. The Temples are rock-cut structures, and both built during the reign of King Ramses II 1200 B.C. One temple is dedicated to King Ramses II, and the second temple is dedicated to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari. The carvings and artwork that decorate both temples are incredible. Hand-carved pillars, wall paintings, carvings, statues, and much more, this is a must-visit the temple.

Return back to your cruise and continue sailing after lunch. Overnight on board.

Day Six : Visit Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Day Six:Visit Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Morning time, you will enjoy your breakfast onboard the cruise then start sailing towords:

Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo temple is a temple overlooking the Nile. This temple is divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle Halls, and 2 sanctuaries. Continue sailing to: [touristattraction img="2020/03/edfu-temple.jpg" name="Edfu Temple"] Dedicated to God Horus. Edfu temple considers 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.

Sail to Luxor after enjoying your lunch, arrive late night and overnight on board.

Day Seven : Explore the Hidden Gems of Luxor

Day Seven:Explore the Hidden Gems of Luxor

Enjoy breakfast at your cruise, check-out, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to continue your tour package in Egypt by visiting Luxor tourist attractions at the east bank of the Nile starting by:

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.

Transfer with your tour guide to check-in 5* hotel in Luxor to have your lunch and relax to refresh your self, evening time move with your tour guide to enjoy Luxor temple by night.

Luxor Temple

The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and King Rameses II, the temple's purpose was a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.

Back to your hotel in Luxor and overnight.

Day Eight : Complete Your Adventure in Luxor

Day Eight:Complete Your Adventure in Luxor

Breakfast at your hotel, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to complete another part of your Egypt Christmas holiday by visiting the top landmarks in the west bank of Luxor such as:

Valley of the Kings

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

Hatshepsut Temple

It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. Hatshepsut 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 overnight at your hotel in Luxor.

Day Nine : Nourish Your Soul With the Beauty of the Red Sea

Day Nine:Nourish Your Soul With the Beauty of the Red Sea

After breakfast at your hotel, check-out and transfer from Luxor to Hurghada to check-in 5* hotel and overnight.

Day Ten : Relax in Hurghada

Day Ten:Relax in Hurghada

After breakfast, join your private supervisor diving to explore the colorful reefs and fish under the water during your Red Sea tours.

Day Eleven : Free Day in Hurghada

Day Eleven:Free Day in Hurghada

Enjoy a free day in Hurghada with you will have recreational time on the beach.

Day Twelfth : Venture into Hurghada Desert

Day Twelfth:Venture into Hurghada Desert

In the morning, have your breakfast, then enjoy a safari trip by quad and B.B.Q dinner. Safari trip in the Hurghada desert is a pure thrill that will accelerate your heartbeat.

Day Thirteenth : Fly from Hurghada to Cairo

Day Thirteenth:Fly from Hurghada to Cairo

Check out after breakfast, then catch the flight to Cairo, upon arrival meet your tour guide and move to complete your Christmas holiday in Egypt by visiting old Cairo attractions starting with:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine 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 Al-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. Muhammad 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 back to your hotel in Cairo overnight.

Day Fourteenth : Free Day in Cairo

Day Fourteenth:Free Day in Cairo

Enjoy a free day in Cairo, doing whatever you want.

Day Fifteenth : End Your 15 Days Egypt Christmas Holiday

Day Fifteenth:End Your 15 Days Egypt Christmas Holiday

Breakfast at the hotel, then we will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to end your Egypt Christmas tour. Note: 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.

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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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