This tour highlights the Cairo sites, pyramids, Sphinx, Cairo museum, Islamic and Coptic Cairo, as well as desert sightseeing and scenery, crystal mountains, white desert, black desert, Luxor attractions, valley of the kings, Karnak temples, and much more. Quite many people did not experience the desert, did not see Luxor with the fabulous ancient artifacts, and never been in Egypt. If you want to experience both; the known ancient Egypt with all the classical cities, and the desert, this is the trip for you...
Cairo, Desert, Bahariya, White desert, Aswan, Luxor, Cairo
Day 1 (Cairo/arrival): Arrival to Cairo airport, Egypt Fun Tours representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport you will be transferred by our private A/C vehicle to your hotel. Check in your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Day 2 (Pyramids Tour): After breakfast, 9:00 Pick you up from the hotel and start our tour to the pyramids of Giza, we tour the site to see the great pyramid of king Cheops AKA Khufu, the pyramid of his son King Chephren, and the pyramid of the grandson Mykarinos, see the panoramic view of the pyramids, the valley temple of Chephren, and the Sphinx.After the pyramids tour, continue to a restaurant for Lunch, after lunch, transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel
- Sound and Light show (there are several shows in different languages, the first starts at 18:00 O'clock).
- Nile dinner cruise ( two different times the first from 20:00 O'clock to 22:00, and the second from 22:15 to 12:15 Midnight).
Overnight at your hotel.
Day 3 (Cairo-Western Desert) Bahariya : After Breakfast, 7:00 an early start after breakfast to Bahariyya Oasis (the desert) ( 365 K.M) 4 to 5 hours drive. 12:00 Arrive Bahariyya Oasis, Bawiti Center of Bahariyya. 12:00 to 13:00 Drive with our Jeep Safari to Al-Haiz. 13:00 to 14:00 Lunch in El-Haiz. 14:00 to 17:00 See the black desert, the crystal mountain, the hot springs, the natural carvings like tents, and the malachite valley….and much more… 17:00 Arrive to the white desert to See the sunset in white desert with the mushroom formations. 17:00 to 19:00 Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere awaiting for your dinner to be prepared by the Bedouin guys.19:00 Barbecue dinner under the stars. You will get to taste the Bedouin tea. Overnight camp ( We prepare for you a big tent, with pillows and matres). If you have sleeping bags they are better.
Day 4 (Western Desert tour in Bahariya-Cairo): After breakfast in the white desert, 8:00 Drive back to Bawiti ( Bahariya city center). 10:45 Start our tour to see;The tombs of the 26th dynasty,the Golden mummies, the English mountain,Ain Moftella temple, and the temple of Alexander the great. 13:00 to 14:00 Lunch in Bawiti in the Bahariya oasis. 14:00 to 19:00 Drive back to Cairo.
Overnight in your hotel in Cairo
Day 5 (Cairo city tour-Sleeper train to Aswan):
After Breakfast 9:00 to 9:45 Drive to the Egyptian museum. 9:45 to 12:30 see the Egyptian Museum with the treasures of king Tut. 12:30 to 13:00 Drive to a restaurant by the Nile for our Lunch. 13:00 to 14:00 Lunch time. 14:00 to 14:45 Drive to Khan El-khalili Bazaar. 14:45 to 18:00 See the bazaar, the Islamic area around with the mosque of Al-Azhar, the street of Moez ledin Ellah with the amazing Islamic architecture. 18:00 to 19:00 Drive to the railway station for our sleeper train to Aswan. 21:00 Dinner on board of your sleeper train to Aswan.
Day 6 (Aswan sightseeing): Breakfast on board of your sleeper train in Aswan. 10:00 start our tour in Aswan to see (the unfinished obelisk, and the high dam). 12:30 check in the cruise for Lunch. Felucca ride on the Nile to see the botanical gardens, the mausoleum of Agha khan, and Elephantine Island).
Day 7 ( Abu simbel-Kom Ombo): Wake up early at 2:45 am. 3:15 Tea and coffee on board of your cruise. Breakfast box. 4:00 am and early start to see Abu simbel temple (280 K.M south of Aswan) 3 hours drive. 7:30 to 9:00 See the amazing temples of Ramses the second and his wife queen Nefertari. 9:00 to 12:00 Drive back from Abu simbel to Aswan.12:30 Lunch on board of our cruise. Start navigation. (3 and half hours to reach Kom Ombo). 16:00 Tea time on board of your cruise. 17:00 to 18:30 visit ( Kom Ombo temple of the crocodile). 19:30 Dinner on board of your cruise
Overnight while sailing to Edfu.
Day 8 (Edfu-Esna-Luxor): 6:45 tea and coffee on board of your cruise. 7:00 Start our tour to the temple of Edfu with the horse carriage. 7:15 to 9:15 visit ( Edfu temple of god Horus the falcon). 9:15 Start Navigation. 9:15 to 10:15 Breakfast while sailing a long the fertile Nile valley. 10:15 to 13:30 Relax while sailing with a good opportunity to enjoy the pool, a sun path, and or reading a book. (Some when in that day the ship will cross the Esna lock of the Nile-you will be informed on spot by your guide). 20:00 Dinner on board of your cruise. Reach Luxor and Overnight.
Day 9 ( Luxor West): Breakfast on board of your cruise. 7:00 Start our tour to the west bank of the Nile in Luxor. 8:00 to 11:30 See ( the valley of the kings, the temple of queen Hatshepsut, the colossi of Memnon). 11:30 to 12:15 Drive back to the east bank of the Nile in Luxor for our Lunch on board of the cruise. 12:30 to 13:30 Lunch time.
- A city tour with the horse carriage to see the streets of Luxor, the vegetables market, and the tourist bazaar.
- Sound and light show in Karnak temples.
- A visit to Luxor temple, and the mummification temple.
Day 10 (Luxor east): Breakfast on board of your cruise. 12:00 noon time: Start our tour. 12:00 to 12:20 Drive to a restaurant for our Lunch ( not included). 12:20 to 13:20 Lunch time. 13:20 to 13:30 Drive to the temples of Karnak. 13:30 to 15:30 See the temples of Karnak. 15:30 to 15:40 Drive to the temple of Luxor. 15:40 to 17:00 See the temple of Luxor. 17:00 to 19:00 Opportunity to stroll around the city and the Luxor bazaar. Overnight train to Cairo. Dinner on board of your sleeper train.
Day 11 - (Cairo-departure): Breakfast on board of the sleeper train. Reach Cairo. Transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure.