Egypt Tour Itineraries for 12 Days
A twelve-day trip to Egypt is a great way to see the country's sights. The tour may include the pyramids, a Nile cruise, the Egyptian Museum, and a visit to the White Desert or the Red sea riviera. You'll also get to explore Alexandria, Cairo, and the ancient sites of Abu Simbel and Luxor. You'll even take a camel ride in the shadow of the Great Pyramid.
The pyramids of Giza are the last surviving wonders of the ancient world. They were built by Pharaoh Khufu, also known as Cheops. They are a must-see on any Egypt itinerary. In addition to their famous architecture, the pyramids have been the subject of many films. You can also visit the smaller pyramids of Saqqara and Dahshour, although the latter is a bit more confusing.
The Egyptian Museum is the home to the most recognizable pieces of ancient Egyptian art and antiquities. It is also the best place to learn about ancient Egypt's history. It is home to a number of ancient mummies, some of which date back thousands of years. You can also take a tour of the exhibits to get a better idea of how the ancients lived. The Egyptian Museum is a must-see if you're looking for the country's ancient artifacts, treasures, and relief carvings.
The Nile cruise is another of the many activities you'll want to experience on your 12 day trip to Egypt. These cruises take you on a pleasant journey along the Nile between ancient temples and tombs spread en route between Luxor and Aswan. You will take time exploring the Karnak, Philae, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Abu Simbel, and the Valey of the Kings. In addition to many other attractions and activities that add fun and joyful memories to your holiday.
During your Egypt 12 days itinerary, ou will get an opportunity to try traditional Egyptian cuisine. You'll get to try local delicacies, like Egyptian tea, Medames, Koshary, Molokhia, and Mahshi. It is delicious and worth trying to experience the traditional menu in an enjoyable ambiance.
The 12 day Egypt tour is an excellent option to explore this magical travel destination escorted by a knowledgeable guide. Our representative will also assist you at the airport upon arrival and departure; a selection of five-star hotels for your stay is available in all cities. You will also have luxury private transfers to and from your hotel, cruise, and airport. Our representatives can help you get the most out of your twelve day trip to Egypt.
Adding one or more destinations within the 12 day Egypt tour packageis common and recommended; you may complete a North African tour if you add three days in Marrakech or complete a Middle Easter tour by adding Jordan, Jerusalem, or Turkey to your travel plans. Below is a selection of our perfect 12 days in Egypt itinerary. pick one of these ready-made itineraries or contact us to get your free quote for any other custom 12 day program you would love to do. Here's a suggested 12 days in Egypt itinerary for exploring Cairo, the Nile River, and relaxing on the beaches of the Red Sea:
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
- Arrive at Cairo International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Cairo.
- Spend the rest of the day resting and exploring your hotel's surroundings.
Day 2: Pyramids and Sphinx
- Visit the iconic Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Solar Boat Museum.
- Afternoon visit to the Egyptian Museum.
Day 3: Cairo City Tour
- Explore the Islamic and Coptic Cairo, including the Citadel of Saladin, Alabaster Mosque, and Hanging Church.
- Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, a bustling market for souvenir shopping.
Day 4: Flight to Aswan and Nile Cruise
- Fly to Aswan and transfer to your Nile cruise ship.
- After lunch, visit the High Dam and the Philae Temple.
Day 5: Abu Simbel and Kom Ombo
- Early morning excursion to Abu Simbel, an incredible temple complex on the banks of Lake Nasser.
- Return to your Nile cruise ship and visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Sobek and Horus.
Day 6: Edfu and Luxor
- Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu, one of the most well-preserved temples in Egypt.
- Transfer to Luxor and visit the Luxor Temple and the Karnak Temple complex.
Day 7: Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple
- Visit the West Bank of Luxor to see the Valley of the Kings, where the tombs of Pharaohs are located.
- Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, one of the most unique and impressive structures in Egypt.
Day 8-11: Red Sea Beach
- Transfer to Hurghada on the Red Sea coast for four days of beach relaxation.
- Enjoy snorkeling, diving, or just lounging on the beach.
- Optional day trip to Giftun Island National Park for snorkeling and swimming.
Day 12: Fly back to Cairo and Departure
- Fly back to Cairo and spend the day at your leisure, exploring more of the city, or shopping for souvenirs.
- Depart for home from Cairo International Airport.
Note: This itinerary can be adjusted depending on your preferences and the time of year you plan to travel.
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Egypt Itinerary 12 Days FAQs
How much deposit should I pay for a 12-day Egypt itinerary?
To book a 12-day Egypt tour, you will be required to pay a deposit of 25% of the total price as a fixed deposit. During peak periods, this deposit amount may increase to 50%.
What's included in the 12 days Egypt tour?
Our 12 day Egypt itinerary includes accommodation, guided tours, return airport transfers, and meals mentioned in tours itinerary.
Can international airfare be included when booking a 12-day Egypt tour?
Certainly! When you choose to embark on our comprehensive 12-day Egypt tour, you have the option to request the inclusion of your international flight tickets. We aim to provide you with a seamless and hassle-free travel experience, and including your airfare can be part of that convenience.