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2 Day Trips to Cairo and Luxor From Dahab

2 Day Trips to Cairo and Luxor From Dahab


Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Cairo Tours

Pick you up from Dahab hotel with private modern vehicle and transfer to Sharm airport then fly to Cairo. Explore the magnificent Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinus, also the Sphinx of pharaoh head and lion body then wander the Valley Temple of king Chephren. Get your lunch in local restaurant then move onto the Egyptian Museum strolling a huge collection of about 160.000 pieces that covers 50 centuries of Egypt history including the valuable exhibit dedicated to king Tutankamun. Evening transfer to Khan El Khalili Bazaar te oldest and most famous in Middle East, you will get enough free time to get around and purchase souvenirs before transfer to Cairo airport for Luxor flight, meet and transfer to the hotel in Luxor and overnight.

Day 02: Luxor Tours

Pick up shortly after breakfast in hotel then transfer to Karnak Temple, it is the biggest worship temple ever built, dedicated to the sun god Amun and his triad, it is a temple complex of 3 temples and represent great achievement of several generations of ancient builders. Get your lunch in local restaurant then cross the Nile to the West Bank, stop at the two colossal statues of king Amenhotep III also known "Colossi of Memnon", then visit the famed Valley of the Kings where the impressive tombs been discovered, you will visit three tombs excluding Tutankhamen. Visit the temple of Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahary, established and dedicated to this powerful female pharaoh who ruled Egypt for about 20 years. Transfer to Luxor airport, fly back to Sharm than transfer to your Dahab hotel.

Trip Includes

  • Pick up services from your hotel & return
  • Return flight tickets
  • All transport by private AC vehicle
  • 01 Night in Luxor hotel with breakfast
  • Private Egyptologist guide
  • Entry fees to mentioned sights
  • Lunch meal in Cairo & Luxor
  • Bottled water & soft drinks
  • All services charges & taxes

Itinerary Highlights

  • Sakkara Necropolis

    Sakkara is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt! It was the cemetery for Memphis, still one of the virgin archaeological sites despite that so much has already been found here ! Best known for the Step Pyramid, the oldest known of Egypt's 97 pyramids.

  • Nile River

    The Nile is a major north flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. In the ancient Egyptian language, the Nile is called (Great River), also called the river Aur (black) for the color of the sediment left after the river’s annual flood.

  • Egyptian Museum

    Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world’s most famous monuments. Cairo Museum in Tahrir Square is one of Egypt’s top attractions, known as the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, houses the largest collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts.

  • Valley of Kings

    The Valley of the Kings is the major tourist attraction in Luxor. It is a valley in Egypt used as royal burial site for a period of nearly 500 years in ancient Egypt. In modern times it has become famous for the discovery of Tutankhamun tomb.

  • The Colossi of Memnon

    One of the main attractions in Luxor West Bank on the road to the monument area, 2 gigantic statues known as the Colossi of Memnon belong to Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis.

  • Thebes Egypt

    Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities, the West Bank of Luxor in Egypt is even more of an archaeological paradise than the East Bank. It is much more than what we refer to as the Valley of the Kings, though many have called the whole of the area by that name.

  • Luxor Temple

    Many festivals were celebrated in Thebes (Waset in ancient Egyptian). The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important one, the festival of Opet. It appears that the temple's purpose was for a suitable setting for the rituals of the festival.

  • East Bank Luxor

    In ancient times it was known as Waset and later Thebes under the Greeks. Homer is said to have described Luxor as the ‘City of the Hundred Gates’. Travel to Luxor and you will know why it is one of Egypt's great tourist attractions and one of the world’s greatest cities.

  • Karnak Temple

    Although badly ruined, no site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest Temple in World ! It contains a group of Temples (Great Temple of Amon Ra, Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, Temple of Ptah, Temple of Montho & the Temple of God Osiris).

  • Hatshepsut Temple

    Hatshepsut Temple (Deir el-Bahri Temple Complex) is an incredible expression of the absolute power of a pharaoh, whether woman or man. It includes one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt, perhaps in the world due to its design & decorations.

  • Luxor Egypt

    Luxor is one of the most wonderful Egyptian cities. The city that witnessed the flourishing of the New Kingdom of ancient Egypt when it was called Thebes and it served as the capital of Egypt for hundreds of years. Many Egypt travel packages would include a visit to Luxor.

  • Memphis Egypt

    The ancient capital of Egypt, founded 2925 BC south the river Nile delta by king Menes the unifier of ancient Egypt and the founder of the first dynasty. It is part of Saqqara necropolis with remains of God Ptah temple and 2 huge statues of Ramses II still found at the site.

  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar

    Khan El-Khalili open air bazaar is 14th century old Arab souk. Built in 1382 by the Emir Djaharks el Khalili in the heart of the Fatimid Islamic Cairo. Filled with exotic unique items from jewelry, spices, souvenirs and perfumes to t-shirts and galabiyyas.

  • Old Cairo

    Misr Al Qadimah (Old Cairo) dates back to the 6th century, the name was given to the the ancient southern part of the city the site of those capitals before modern Cairo. known also as Cairo religious community as it contains ancient mosques, churches & synagogues.

  • Alabaster Mosque

    The Mosque of Muhammad Ali is situated inside the open court of Cairo Saladin Citadel, designed by the Turkish architect Yousf Boushnaq in 1830 A.D as replica of Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul.

  • Giza Pyramids

    Dating back to 2589 BC, Giza Pyramids are the Only remaining ancient world wonders with its 3 pyramids built for kings Cheops, Chephren & Micerinus. Cheops pyramid is the oldest and largest, Chefren built The sphinx, Chephren and Micerinus pyramids are smaller and simpler.

  • Cairo Egypt

    Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is the largest city in the country and an important political, cultural, and commercial hub in the Middle East and the Arab World. Cairo has a population of more than 10 million people.

FAQs

Is Egypt safe to travel?

Egypt is safe country to visit with notable low crime rate, tourist attractions are well secured and there is no common negative attitude towards foreigners, with some sensible precautions and preparations you will feel at home and as safe as you'll ever be.

What to wear when visiting Egypt?

There is no special dress code when visiting Egypt tourist sites, modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites and there is no special concern for women traveling alone.

How to get visa to Egypt
Visitors to Egypt must obtain a visa from one of the Egyptian diplomatic missions or apply and pay online for one month visa to Egypt through Egypt E-Visa Portal. Valid Passport with 6 months validity beyond your travel schedule is a must, visitors from Australia, Canada, Croatia, European Union, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States can purchase a one month visa upon arrival.
What language is spoken in Egypt?

Egyptian Arabic is the most commonly spoken language in Egypt, it is also the national language in the country but Egyptians speak and understand English as they study it in school. Fewer Egyptians can speak other languages like French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Egyptians working in tourism sector are accustomed to speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of most travelers.

What airlines fly to Egypt?

Egypt is very connected to the world, it has many direct flights with Africa, Asia, European Union and United States. Visit Cairo Airport website for a full list of Airlines that fly to Egypt.

What is the duty free allowance for Egypt?

Duty free allowances on arrival to Egypt are 1L alcohol, 1L perfume, and either 200 cigarettes, 25 cigars or 200g tobacco. Duty free shops are available in Egypt airports and major tourist cities (Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh).

What time does the Pyramid open?

Giza Pyramids and most monuments and Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm. During Ramadan, the holy month of the Islamic calendar, be aware that these hours will change significantly.

What are the opening hours for shops in Egypt?

Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm however in major cities it opens much later and some are open 24 hours.

Can non Muslim go inside mosque in Egypt?

Visitors are welcome in most mosques throughout the year. Modest dress is recommended, women should cover their hair, arms and legs. Both Women and men will remove their shoes before entering.

Can you take pictures in Egypt?

Taking pictures for people and streets is fine after people permission While Taking pictures for official type or army structures is not permitted. In most historical sites and museums in Egypt it is allowed to use camera,  some of them may charge you for camera but at the Egyptian Museum and some similar historical sites it is prohibited and you will be asked to leave camera at reception before entering.

What type of hotels are there in Egypt? check-in time?

Egypt enjoys big hotel variety from world class luxury to simple hostel accommodations; Check in time in most hotels in Egypt is around midday, 12 or 1 PM.

Do you need any vaccinations to go to Egypt?

There in no health concerns or vaccinations required to visit Egypt but we recommend to check with your own doctor, he knows you and your medical history best.

What currency is used in Egypt?

The currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (LE), it is about ,06 to USD. Money exchange is widely available, Credit cards are largely used in Egypt major cities and tourist spots.

How to get around in Egypt?

We do not recommend the public buses in big cities. Taxi and limousine service are fine every where but price is negotiable. Trains go to all big cities in Egypt except Sinai and the Red Sea. Flights from / to tourist cities are always available.

How much to tip in Egypt?

Tipping in Egypt is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory. Generally 5 to 10 EGP for small favors is fine for carrying luggage, parking a car or to guys who clean bathrooms. 10 % is fine in restaurant and spa. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver should be considered if you're provided with good to great service, feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.

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