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Tour Details

Duration

6 Days / 5 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Special 6 Days Holiday for Xmas & New Year

With the birth of a new year, you will have the chance to be the first to book a special 6 days Egypt holiday for Xmas & New Year and live the holiday of a lifetime. You will witness all the immortal beautiful destinations of Egypt tourist attractions located in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. You will get to sail onboard an amazing Nile Cruise across the heavenly Nile river to explore all the ancient monuments and artifacts in the Giza pyramids complex and the Egyptian museum. In the mythical cities of Luxor & Aswan, you will explore the Philae templeValley of the kings, and the Karnak temple and experience the definition of true wonder. The package has all that you ever need from historical destinations to delicious cuisines, to a sense of adventure accompanied by a lot of entertainment and genuine Egyptian hospitality. Answer the call and reserve your spot on this marvelous journey during Christmas.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids.
  • The Great Sphinx.
  • The Valley Temple.
  • The Egyptian Museum.

Aswan Attractions

  • Aswan High Dam.
  • Philae Temple.
  • Edfu Temple.
  • Kom Ombo Temple.

Luxor Attractions

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

Tour Inclusions

  • Accommodation in 5* Hotel in Cairo for 2 Nights.

  • Accommodation in 5* Deluxe Cruise for 3 Nights.

  • Entrance fees to all sites indicated on the itinerary.

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

  • Professional local Egyptologist tour guide during your trips.

  • Domestic Flights between Cairo Luxor and Aswan.

  • All transfers by 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 Egypt Land of Pharaohs

Day One:Arrival to Egypt Land of Pharaohs

From the second you land safely in this land, our "Egypt Tours Portal" employee will be waiting for you at Cairo airport where he will help you complete all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification & carry. Directly from the airport, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation for checking-in. In the evening, you will begin your Egypt Christmas tour by a Dinner cruise on the soulful heavenly Nile as you will get to relax and witness a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the amazing Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes' tradition, finally, you will head back to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Two : Live a Fairytale in the Treasures of the Pharaohs

Day Two:Live a Fairytale in the Treasures of the Pharaohs

Morning time, after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and join your private Egyptologist tour guide to start your Egypt Christmas holiday package by visiting one of the 7 Wonders of the World:

Giza Pyramids Complex

The Giza Pyramids Complex will be your first destination, it has stood there for the last 4000 years which makes it one of the oldest monuments in the world. The Giza complex consists of three main pyramids, six little Pyramids, the glorious Sphinx, and the house of immortality valley temple.

The Great Pyramid of Khufu

It's a must-see attraction as it is the last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World plus being one of the biggest structures in the world. It dates to 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old. The Great Pyramid was constructed in 20 years using 2,300,000 piece of limestone each weighing 2.5 tons and a workforce of 100,000 free skilled workers, which resulted in creating a pyramids standing at the height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in the world for 3800 years until the construction of the Lincoln Cathedral in England in 1311.

The Great Sphinx

One of a kind statue in the world due to its massive size and magnitude, it has the shape of a mythical creature called the Sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of a man who was probably King Khafre to represent power and wisdom. It is known as Abu al-Hawl which is Arabic for The Father of Terror . The Sphinx has a height of 73 m (240 ft) and 19 m (66 ft) and was carved out of single limestone rock. Just like the great pyramids its origin & age is shrouded with a lot of unanswered questions.

The Valley Temple

The place where the Mummification process took place. The valley was constructed within Egypt old Kingdom (2686 2134 BC). It is one of the best-preserved structures of the ancient Egyptian civilization and the source of great information about the mummification of Ancient Egypt. the valley made entirely from limestone, granite and holds magnificent diorite statues of King Khafra.

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

The Egyptian Museum

It's not like any other museum in the world as it contains the largest number of genuine ancient Egyptian artifacts and monuments in the world dating to more than 4000 years across all the time periods of Ancient Egypt, inside the two stories building are over than 150,000 artifacts made from extravagant materials like gold & gemstones to ordinary ones like wood or stone that comes in the form of statues, funerary objects, supplies like the treasures of King Tutankhamun, the Narmer palette, Papyrus, and countless others.

Evening time, Transfer to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, check-in 5* deluxe Nile cruise and overnight on board of the cruise.

Day Three : Sailing in Aswan- Visit Aswan Attractions

Day Three:Sailing in Aswan- Visit Aswan Attractions

In the morning, After breakfast on the cruise, continue your Christmas holiday in Egypt by visiting the most famous Aswan tourist attractions starting by:

The High Dam

The High Dam is the one of the fewest modern attraction in Aswan, it was constructed between 1960 & 1970 during the reign of Gamal Adel-Nasser. The dam was designed with the help of Moscow based Hydro project institute to have better control over Nile flooding, provide increased water storage for irrigation in its reservoir lake Nasser all for the purpose of generating Hydroelectricity.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk is one of Aswan's unique monuments, it was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to stand at the entrance of the Karnak temple with the Lateran obelisk which resides today at the Lateran palace in Rome. It was known as "Tekhenu" which means to "Pierce the Sky" and shows how obelisks were made and the method of constructions of Ancient Egypt, it reached the height of 42 m and weighed 1200 tons. Unfortunately, the obelisk was cracked during construction and remained there till today.

Philae Temple

Philea Temple is the legendary temple of goddess Isis of Love & Beauty, it is famous for showcasing the "Myth of Osiris" which the husband of Isis "Osiris" is killed by His brother Set out of pure hatred & envy then Osiris is resurrected to be the ruler of the underworld then set is defeated by Isis and Osiris Son Hours the sky God. The temple was relocated in the 60s to the island of Agilkia as a part of a rescue mission led by UNESCO after the construction of Aswan High Dam.

Sailing and overnight on board.

Day Four : Discover Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Day Four:Discover Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

On the fourth day of your Christmas adventure in Egypt, you will head to:

Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo Temple which meaning "The Hill Of Gold". It was constructed in the Greco-Roman period between 205 BC & 180 BC in the reign of Ptolemy V. What makes it special is the unique design of the temple as it has a distinctive double design divided into two identical sectors" one for the crocodile god Sobek and the other for the falcon sky god Horus.

Then you will continue sailing to:

Edfu temple

Edfu Temple is one of the last temples ever built during the Ptolemaic era between 237 BC & 57 BC to be the official worship house of the sky god Horus. It is believed it was built on the same location where the fight between the devil god Set and Horus took place according to Osiris Myth. It came into light when it was excavated in 1860 by Auguste Mariette a French Egyptologist in 1860. The architecture & interior of the Edfu Temple is beautiful as it mixes between Greek and Egyptian design in the finest manner.

You will continue sailing until you reach the city of Luxor, arrive at night, and spend the overnight on board.

Day Five : Live Amidst rhe Rich History of the Ancient Civilization

Day Five:Live Amidst rhe Rich History of the Ancient Civilization

Check out after breakfast, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to complete your Egypt Christmas journey by visiting Luxor tourist attractions starting at:

Valley of the Kings

Your Christmas experience in Egypt doesn't complete without visiting the Valley of the kings, it's true without no equal, it acted as the final resting place to the greatest kings and queens of Egypt new kingdom (1570-1070 BC). The valley became a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979 due to its importance & beauty. It holds 63 tombs filled with various enchanting treasures, artifacts, statues, hypnotic decorations, and the remains of pharaohs like Ramses (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X), Amenhotep I, Hatshepsut, and the famous boy-king Tutankhamun.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple could be the motto for the city of Luxor, it was known as Djeser-Djeseru (Holy of Holies) and reflect the grandeur of the new kingdom (1550-1070 BC) and showcases the vision and eminence of one of the most successful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt "Queen Hatshepsut". The temple was designed in 1479 BC and took 15 years to construct. The design of the temple is based on the concept of Classical Architecture and holds some of the most impressive statues, decorations, and art pieces in all of Egypt.

Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon has been known as the colossal protectors of Luxor, they are two blocks of quartzite sandstone standing at the height of 18 m (60ft) weighing 720 tons each and has the shape of Pharaoh Amenhotep III(1386-1350). The Colossi were damaged due to a large earthquake in 27 BC but were rebuilt again in 199 AD. The statues were very famous during the Greco-Roman period due to The Vocal Memnon which resulted from the statutes sang for time to time at dawn which was nothing more than the sound of the wind passing through the statue.

Then move to have your lunch on an island, so your tour includes a boat trip in the Nile River. End your discovery day by a tour to:

Karnak Temple

Karnak temple is one of the few places that has survived the sands of time, it was known as Ipet-Isu The Most Selected Of Places and Pr-Imn House Of Amon , it dates to more than 4000 years and also is the largest religious man-made construction in the world. It was the center of the religious worship of the entire ancient Egyptian kingdom for more than 1500 years to various deities but was dedicated mainly to the Theban triad that consisted of God Amun with his wife the Goddess of Justice Mut and his son the moon god Khnsou, plus other gods like the great Osiris, Montu, Ptah and Isis.

Finally, transfer to Luxor airport to catch the flight to Cairo and overnight in 5* hotel.

Day Six : End Your 6 Days Egypt Holiday for Xmas & New Year

Day Six:End Your 6 Days Egypt Holiday for Xmas & New Year

Breakfast at the hotel in the morning, then our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to end your Egypt Christmas tour. Hint: You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your 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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