Cairo and Luxor Short Breaks Holiday

 

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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Arrive at Cairo Airport where Star Shine Tours representative will meet, greet and assist you. Then transfer to your hotel. Our Egyptologist tour guide will provide you with a short brief about your Ancient Egypt tour itinerary along the way to the hotel. Arrive at your hotel to check in and have an overnight.

Overnight: a Cairo hotel

 

 

 

Day 2: Giza Necropolis and Old Cairo: Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Saladin Citadel of Cairo, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar

After having breakfast in the hotel, Star Shine Tours private Egyptologist tour guide will pick up in the morning by a luxury air-conditioned vehicle to pay a visit Giza Necropolis that contains the Great Pyramids of Giza. Stand before the Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops), along with the smaller pyramids of Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Micerinus) as well as the Great Sphinx of Giza guarding Khafre Pyramid. The tour includes a visit to the granite temple beside Sphinx known as Temple Valley. Enjoy lunch at a local Egyptian restaurant.  After lunch-time, move to visit one of the oldest museums in the world, the Egyptian Museum so as to have an unforgettable tour among the unique pharaonic masterpieces. Move from the museum to Old Cairo so as to the Islamic Saladin Citadel of Cairo and the famous alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali. Take lunch in a local restaurant after which you will visit Old Cairo Islamic areas. From Islamic to Coptic areas where you see the Hanging Church then Ben Ezra Synagogue (also El-Geniza Synagogue or Synagogue of the Palestinians) which is considered to be among the Jewish heritage in EgyptEventually, have a shopping opportunity in one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle EastKhan El Khalili built in 1382. At the end of this majestic day tour, transfer to Giza Railway Station; take your sleeper train to Luxor where dinner will be provided and have an overnight.


Overnight: Sleeper train

Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

 

Day 3: Luxor: Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak and Luxor Temples
Star Shine Tours Private Egyptologist tour guide will take you to a full awe-inspiring day tour by a private air-condition vehicle. Today you will discover the west bank of Luxor by visiting the Valley of the Kings where powerful and noble Pharaohs were buried. Then move beneath Deir el Bahari to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the Egyptian incomparable monuments. On the way back to Luxor east bank you will visit the Colossi of Memnon, a twin statues depict Amenhotep III. Lunch will be served in a quality Egyptian restaurant. After lunch-time, visit the Temple of Karnak, the greatest example of worship in history built as a dedication to Amon. Then move to the Temple of Luxor built by Amunhotep III during the 18th Dynasty. By evening, you will be transferred to Luxor Railway Station to catch your sleeper train back to Cairo. Dinner will be served on board where you will have an overnight.

Overnight: sleeper train

Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

 

 

Day 4: Alexandria, Montza Palace, bibliotheca, Kom El Shoafa, Popmey’s pillar
Have breakfast on board. Upon arrival, your tour manger will meet and assist you in Giza Railway Station to travel from Cairo to Alexandria by a private air-conditioned vehicle for approximately 3 hours for around 250 Kilometers to Alexandria, the second largest city of Egypt. Take a tour among Montaza Palace grounds/gardens overlooking the Mediterranean Sea then move to Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Library of Alexandria). From the library, go to the historical archaeological site Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa and Pompey's Pillar (column) which is one of the best known monuments in Alexandria. At the end of this tour day in the Pearl of the Mediterranean, you will transfer back to Cairo to have an overnight in one of Cairo hotels.

Overnight: a Cairo hotel

Meals: breakfast, and lunch

 

 

Day 5: Final Departure
After check-out, you will be transferred by your tour manger to take you to Cairo International Airport to catch a flight back home.


Meals: breakfast

 

What Inclusions : 
  • Meet and assist at Cairo International Airport upon arrival/departure
  • Accommodation in Cairo for 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis
  • Accommodation in sleeper train for 2 nights on half board basis
  • Sleeper train ticket from Cairo to Luxor and back from Luxor to Cairo
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • All transportation provided by deluxe air-conditioned
  • Private excursions to Alexandria
  • Private English Egyptologist tour guide during your tour
  • Lunch in local restaurant in Cairo and deluxe restaurant in Alexandria
  • Bottles mineral water in Cairo, Luxor and Alexandria
  • 9 Meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners
  • Free SIM card during your tour charged for 30 minutes local calls or 2 minutes international calls
  • Portage when needed 
  • All service and charge taxes

What Exclusions : 

  • International flight ticket
  • Egypt entry visa
  • Any optional tour not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals except where indicted
  • Drinks and any personal expenses
  • Tipping Kitty
  • Travel insurance

Accommodation Plan : 

Price Per Person

 May - SeptOcotber - April
Double525 $555 $
Single 730 $770 $
Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel 

 

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Price (USD): 
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Price (EUR): 
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5 Days & 4 Nights
Tour Package Overview: 
Tour Code: CLKT0021
Tour Duration: 5 days/4 nights
Transport: vehicle, sleeper train
Availability: any day around the year
Tour Style: Classic Tours
Tour Name: Cairo and Luxor Short Breaks Holiday and Travel Package
Starting Point: Cairo, Egypt
Finishing Point: Cairo, Egypt
Price:  From 525 $ P.P 

Enjoy Star Shine Tours comprehensive travel package and short breaks to Egypt most magnificent destinations for five days and four nights. Go to Giza necropolis and plateau where you can pay a visit to Pyramids of Giza. Then travel by sleeper train to Luxor and make a distinguished trip to the most fabulous historical and archaeological sites in Luxor like the Valley of the Kings and Karnak and Luxor Temples. Our travel package contains visit to Old Cairo and its old bazaar Khan El Khalili as well as the Egyptian Museum and its mummy room. Move to the Mediterranean coast to visit the Pearl of Mediterranean, Alexandria and its most important sights. Make the most of Egypt destinations by booking our comprehensive travel tour package today.

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