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2 Days Cairo & Luxor Tour From Marsa Alam



Trip itinerary

Day 01: Cairo Day Tour

We pick you up early morning from your hotel in Marsa Alam then travel to Hurghada airport for the 50 minutes flight to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo airport then drive to Giza Plateau to explore the three great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Continue to the other side of the plateau to admire the magnificent Sphinx and the Valley Temple related to Chefren pyramid complex.

Move to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo down town where big selection of Egypt artifacts covering all Pharaonic periods are on display including the amazing collection of king Tutankhamun and the Royal Mummies room.

End your Cairo experience with free shopping time in Khan El Khalili bazaar of Old Cairo, it is the oldest in Egypt & Middle East. Evening transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor, transfer to Luxor hotel and overnight.

Day 02: Luxor East And West

Pick up shortly after breakfast in hotel then join our proficient Egyptologist guide to uncover the ancient city of Thebes or modern Luxor. Start at the impressive temples of Karnak, the largest worship place ever built, its construction took over 2000 years as further additions were added age after age.

Cross the river Nile with the traditional sailing Felucca boat and stop by the Colossi of Memnon, they are 2 huge quartz status standing at the entrance of the already destroyed temple of Amenhotep III.

Continue to the Valley of the Kings to wander the rock cut tombs of the New kingdom kings buried here, only 3 tombs are included excluding Tutankhamen tomb. End the tour at El Deir El Bahary temple built and dedicated to Queen Hatsheput the only female ruler of ancient Egypt. Evening transfer back to your hotel in Mars Alam.

Trip includes

  • Hotel Pickup & drop off service
  • Domestic flight ticket
  • 01 night in Luxor Sheraton Resort basis BB
  • All transport with private modern AC van
  • Skilled Egyptologist guide
  • Entry fees as per itinerary
  • Lunch meals in Cairo & Luxor
  • Mineral water & soft drinks
  • All taxes and service charges.

Itinerary highlights

  • Marsa Alam

    Marsa Alam is one of the newest tourist destinations in Egypt. The development of the city began in 1995, experts assert that Marsa Alam would be a major city for tourism because of its wonderful beaches, warm weather, and the magical ambience.

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  • Sakkara Necropolis

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

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  • 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". The Ancient Egyptians called the river Ar or Aur (black) because of the color of the sediment left after the river’s annual flood.

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  • 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 more commonly as the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, houses the largest collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world.

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  • Valley of Kings

    The Valley of the Kings is the major tourist attraction in Luxor. It is a valley in Egypt where for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC. In modern times it has become famous for the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun and it is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.

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  • Memnon Colossi

    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.

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  • Luxor West Bank

    Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities is nothing less than an understatement. 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.

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  • Luxor Temple

    Known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, means the southern shrine. Amenhotep III built 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.

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  • Luxor East Bank

    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. Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities is nothing less than an understatement.

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  • Karnak Temple

    It is part of the monumental city of Thebes. 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).

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  • Hatshepsut Temple

    Deir el-Bahri Temple Complex It 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. In the 7th century AD, it was named after a Coptic monastery, known as the “Northern monastery”.

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  • Luxor

    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.

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  • 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. The Memphis archaeological area was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979.

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  • Khan El Khalili

    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. The bazaar still operates and allows you to experience an exciting world where treasures can still be found.

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  • Old Cairo

    Misr Al Qadimah or Old Cairo, goes back in history to the 6th century and 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 comunity as it conatins some of the ancient Islamic mosques, Coptic churches beside the historical Jewish synagouge of Ben Ezra.

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  • Alabaster Mosque

    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. Limestone was the main material for construction but alabaster been used largely in the the lower parts up to 11 meters height.

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  • 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. The Great Pyramid needed 30 years, about 100 000 workers & 6 millions stone block to be erected.

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  • 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.

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Booking Terms

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  • We speak Italian - German - Spanish - French - Chinese - Russian.
  • All tours are operated privately unless mentioned in itinerary.
  • Price always excludes personal expenses & optional activities.
  • Prices are fixed in USD but you can pay with any other currency.
  • Prices are per person per trip including all items in tour offer.
  • Price does NOT include Entry visas to any of served destinations.
  • Price does NOT include fees of any special archaeological sites.
  • Our prices are updated always to give you the best possible price.
  • Prices would NOT be changed once you have tour booked & confirmed.
  • Children under 6 years old are free of charge in all similar tours.
  • Children between 6 and 11.99 years would pay half price of adults.
  • Children will be charged in case your tour includes any airfare.
  • 25 % down payment is required to get your tours booking confirmed.
  • Full payment should be settled upon tour pick up or upon arrival.
  • You can pay by any debit or credit card via our secured system.
  • Printable Payment voucher & confirmation would be emailed to you.
  • You will get our contacts list (operators & 24/7 customer care).
  • We never apply cancellation fees in all ‘force majeure’ cases.
  • Cancellation fees are applied in personal & business conditions.
  • International airline tickets if added are your own responsibility.
  • Ask our agents about group discounts and cancellation penalties.
  • We recommend you to buy good travel insurance as we do Not offer.

Before You Book

  • Egypt is always safe country to visit with notable low crime rates
  • Tourist attractions are well secured and far from any unrest points
  • There is no negative attitude towards foreigners been ever reported
  • No special concern for women traveling alone to Egypt touristy sites
  • Modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites for men & women
  • Valid Passport with 6 month beyond your travel schedule is a must
  • Egypt entry visa costs 25 Usd & available in any of Egypt Embassies
  • Few nationalities can obtain Egypt entry visa upon their arrival
  • Obtaining Sinai Visa only would not permit you to get out of Sinai
  • Egypt has many direct flights with European Union & United States
  • Duty free shops are available in Egypt airports & major tourist cities
  • Egyptians speak & understand English as they study it in school
  • Most monuments & Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm
  • Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm
  • Non Muslims can easily visit all religious historical sites in Egypt
  • Taking pictures for people & streets is fine after people permission
  • Taking pictures for official type or army structures is not permitted
  • Egypt has big hotel variety; Check in by midday & check out 2 pm
  • There in no health concerns or vaccinations required to visit Egypt
  • The Pound is the official currency & money exchange is widely available
  • Credit cards are largely used in Egypt major cities & tourist spots
  • Stay away from the public buses in big cities like Cairo & Alexandria
  • Taxi and limousine service are fine every where but price is negotiable
  • Trains are going to all big cities in Egypt except Sinai & Red Sea
  • Tipping is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory

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