New Years Vacation to Cairo Aswan Abu Simbel and Luxor
It’s a trip back in time to thousands of years ago. Go for your New Years Vacation to Cairo Aswan Abu Simbel and Luxor. Egypt’s pharaonic past will be brought to life in all its splendor. At the same time, Roman, Coptic, Ottoman, and Mamluk art will be depicted in front of your eyes to enjoy.
|Tour Starts:||Cairo - Giza|
|Trip Duration:||9 Days / 8 Nights|
|Tour Category:||Egypt Travel Deals 2023/2024|
|Trip Theme:||Festivals Tours to Egypt|
|Cities to Visit:||Cairo - Giza - Aswan - Abu Simbel - Luxor|
|Available for Handicap:||Yes|
- Day 1
In Cairo, Egypt, at the International Cairo Airport Arrival From 25th to 28th DEC
Arrival to Cairo Airport
Travel through time and explore ancient Egypt at its finest in Cairo, your first stop on your journey through the Middle East and Egypt.
Firstly, our airport agent is waiting for you at the airport. A competent English speaker, this assistant knows how to handle airport formalities to the fullest extent possible. Get your visa, customs formalities & luggage receipts ready in no time at all!
After that, you'll find a luxury car waiting for you as you leave the airport in the company of this helpful person. Reveal Cairo during a short trip from the airport to your hotel room. Sure, you're keen to learn more about the lovely scenes you see on Cairo's streets, and about the unique traditions and cultures of Egypt's people. But where do you begin?
A beautiful Cairo hotel welcomes you. Meanwhile, Our team member handles your hotel check-in. At Cairo Streets, it is possible to get a night for free. Unwind in your luxury room and enjoy a restful sleep.
- Day 2
Cairo Pyramids & Egyptian Museum Tour
Day Tour in Giza Pyramids & Egyptian museum
We'll be traveling back in time to 2550 BC today, so be ready. Some of the most amazing objects in ancient Egyptian civilization, indeed in the entire globe, were created by ancient Egyptians who were walking on the same ground where you are standing today.
This morning while you enjoy breakfast at your hotel, you may imagine walking in the footsteps of ancient Egyptian pharaohs as they moved massive stones to build these ancient wonders in Egypt. A popular tourist site in Egypt, the Giza Plateau is home to the Pyramids of Giza.
Visit to The Great Pyramids and The Sphinx
Meet our Egyptologist, He's courteous and knowledgeable about Egypt's history. He's going to escort you to your private a/c vehicle. It's a magnificent sight of the Giza Pyramids. At this time, you can understand the meaning of the time gap and how history is inviting you! Your car stops at the Great Pyramid of Giza, Khufu's Tomb, then the Pyramid of Khafre, and finally Menkaure's Pyramid.
Six pyramids were exclusive to the queens. There are three tombs near the Khufu Pyramid. You get the chance to enter one of them. Also, you can visit one of the other three queens' tombs while at Menkaure Pyramid.
At this time, and as you go through these ancient sand dunes, you'll come across one of ancient Egypt's most important afterlife beliefs. Museum & Mortuary Temple for Solar Ships. Pharaonic guards have been standing guard since ancient times (2613-2494 BC). To guard the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx has both human and lion-like characteristics. In the Panorama Pyramids, you can take a picture of history from an extraordinary perspective.
After that, Lunch at a local restaurant is a wonderful way to end the day.
Visit to the Egyptian Museum
After lunch complete your quest in the midst of history. All of the TuT treasures will be on display in the room this time. You can explore Akhenaton Hall and the Queen Hatshepsut Collection. The Egyptian Museum, which holds more than 100.000 rare artifacts, welcomes visitors with a giant statue of Ramses II.
It is optional if you want to spend the night by yourself discovering Cairo. Sleep well at the Cairo Hotel.
- Day 3
Cairo Day Tour In Al-Azhar District & Al Moez Steert & Khan El Khalili – Watania Sleeping Train To Aswan
Day Tour to The attraction of Islamic Eras
Firstly today, get your breakfast and allow our tour guide to help you check out of the hotel to begin your journey through the Fatimid, Mamluk, and Ottoman eras. It is a short walk to the Fatimid area via Bab El-Futuh, which is located between the two towers. Since 975 AD, the Fatimid tiles have been paving the streets of Cairo.
The unique oriental scents of amber, jasmine, and oriental perfume will charm you as soon as you approach the building. As you enter the largest open Islamic museum in the world, The sounds of oriental music will greet you.
After that, take a trip through the Islamic centuries in El Moez Street. To get to these alleys, you have to stroll through a maze of alleyways lined with colorful stores and luminous lanterns. Khan El Khalili is the name of the city where you are currently located.
Get your lunch in a local restaurant and take a break! Foods you'll want to try from a big list
After lunch and from where you are standing, across the street, Find an open courtyard with white marble, Islamic architecture, and unique inscriptions that tell the narrative of a thousand years. Amidst the psychological tranquility that permeates the atmosphere of this region, you can see these rare historical happenings. Al-Azhar Mosque is the name of the mosque.
Later, Transfer to Giza Train Station to board the 1st class sleeper train to Aswan.
As you board the sleeper train, you can have a delicious meal in your luxurious compartment.
- Day 4
Aswan Day Trips
Arrival To Aswan - Check in Hotel
It's time to say goodbye to this fantastic adventure. We'll write your name on a sign when you exit the train. Find your coordinator. Private air-conditioned vehicle with him/her. The project that revolutionized the lives of Egyptians is about to begin. One of the major megaprojects of the 20th century was the construction of the High Dam.
Water flowing over a massive rubble dam of 111m in height, 3.5km in length, and 1km in width would be an incredible sight. The largest artificial lake in the world is also visible. Nasser Lake is the name of the water body in question.
Pharaonic engineering site ready to reveal secrets about Ancient Egyptian architecture. Miracles From this Recent Great Engineering Site Obelisks in history were described in detail by their hands. In each temple you enter, you'll find this obelisk at the door.
It was erected thousands of years ago to accompany the sky. An entire temple is lit by the sun's beams, thanks to a single column. How did ancient Egyptians cut these obelisks? You should have seen them being dragged to the temples! In what way were they raised to endure for thousands of years! It's all there, in plain sight, at the Unfinished Obelisk site, as the pharaohs describe it.
You'll have lunch in the midst of Aswan's natural beauty. Philae Port is next. A friendly Nubian greets you on your first meeting with them.
Isis Temple of Love Tour
After your visit, you can ride a water taxi to follow in Osiris' footsteps on Nile's heart, where Pharaoh-like waiting for your every move! While sailing, you'll have this historical perspective in your head, allowing you to indulge in these lovely thoughts. To find the jewel of the temples appears magically as green plants cover its banks along with the Nile's majesty. You are looking at Philae Temple, the temple of love.
Find unique trees and flora in the midst of uncommon nature, as well as inscriptions from pharaonic times and spectacular architecture that tells a story of three different civilizations.
Spend your spare time at the spice open-air markets after you've rested. Sleep peacefully in an Aswan luxury hotel. Your Egyptologist will assist you with the hotel check-in process during your trip to Egypt.
- Day 5
This tour takes you from Aswan to Abu Simbel
transfer to Abu Simbel temples
At the hotel, you may get your breakfast. The Egyptologist tour guide will be in assistance while checking out. Visit Abu Simbel temple with him/her. The country carrying you at that time was holy even before building any temples. It was devoted to Hathor, the ancient Egyptian deity, which they used to worship there.
Ramses II chose this place to build his temples because of their natural beauty and proximity to the Nile River. The amazing view looks from a distance. In the belly of a large mountain, four giant sculptures of Ramsis II lead you to the temple entrance. Yes, they carved the temple in a mountainside.
As the sun walks twice a year through the temple, Ramses II was terrorizing his opponents. In his speech, he was emphasizing the brilliance of ancient Egypt's civilizations.
During two unique dates a year, they were allowing the sun to walk in a certain way inside the temple, illuminating three statues. "It's like the sun has promised Ramses II that he can celebrate his birthday and the day he took control of Egypt in his temple."
A domestic flight will take you back to Aswan. As part of the Nile Cruise Check-in, your Egyptologist will assist you.
Sundeck: Enjoy the sun and tan.
- Day 6
From Aswan to Luxor, begin your Nile River trip.
Nile Cruise Sailing
Get up early and enjoy your breakfast on the rooftop while taking in the sights. Greenery from the farms adorns the Nile Valley. The ancient Egyptians had the same view. Who you are in the midst of living history?
In Aswan, your guide takes you on a boat trip. It is a paradise of fruit trees, uncommon trees, and gorgeous flowers. It is a haven of tranquility. Kitchener Island is the name of the area. A remarkable Fatimid architectural wonder that resembles a flower in the middle of the Nile, you can complete your journey by sailing through it, The Aga Khan Mausoleum.
Get to the heart of the Nile by the Nile Cruise, just as the ancient Egyptians did when they sailed to Kom Ombo Temple. Your time as an ancient Egyptian ends when you reach the temple of Kom-Ombo (Kombo Temple).
During ancient Egyptian times, You would often spot crocodiles near this bend on the Nile. It was for this reason that the ancient Egyptians put in place the Kom Ombo Temple, the residence of Sobek, the crocodile god.
In this temple, you'll find an ancient Egyptian hospital and birthplace, as well as an ancient Egyptian hospital. As well as the tools used in surgery, there is a written record of the operations. Bring your lunch back to your Nile Cruise so you can continue to Edfu Temple.
As you spend the night in Edfu, think of the temple you will see in the morning. Get a good night's sleep after your meal.
- Day 7
Edfu Temple & Luxor Night Tour
Nile Cruise Sailing to Falcon God Temple
In the company of your Egyptologist, enjoy the horse-drawn carriage ride to Edfu Temple. As soon as you arrive, you'll find yourself surrounded by the second-largest pharaonic temple and the best-preserved one. It turns out that you are a part of the most extensive religious ceremonies ever!
Experience ancient Egyptian beliefs and daily life through these colorful pharaonic inscriptions, and learn more about their daily lives.
Bring your Nile Cruise back to life, especially when you pass through the Esna Lock. Enjoy your lunch on the sundeck. Then, enjoy a free night around Luxor's streets and bazaars.
Relax in a cozy bed after a delicious dinner on the Nile Cruise ship!
- Day 8
Luxor Day Trips are also available.
Full Day Tour in Luxor
We say goodbye to the allure of a luxury Nile Cruise today, but there is another charm in this city that includes One-Third of the world's most important historical sites. Luxor City, Theba, was the ancient Egyptian civilization's capital during the middle & modern kingdoms of the ancient world.
Take a breakfast and follow your Egyptologist. He/she assists you during the Nile Cruise check-out. Go through a pharaonic secret path. Yes, your tour begins with this secret world of the pharaohs.
West Bank of Luxor Visit
It is the afterlife world where the pharaohs live as gods, going with the sunset on a solar boat to come in the following sunshine as gods. Luxor's location is on the west bank of the Nile River.
In order to hide the royal tombs, the pharaohs had built a hidden path. Even the tomb workers did not know exactly where the route was.
After that, your journey will take you on foot via the footsteps of people who were close to the pharaohs, until you arrive at their tombs, filled with brilliant treasure and indelible incantations at The Kings Valley.
While you are walking among these magical beliefs for the pharaohs, an incredible sight appears in front of you. How fiercely these columns were carved in a mountain to embellish the entrance of a temple in the guts of the mountain that carved the hill into three terraces. It is a temple that tells the story of a woman in history who led one of the world's greatest civilizations. Hatshepsut's temple is in the background.
Meanwhile, you can see those two pharaonic giants a few minutes away from this temple. In the year 1350 BC, the Colossi of Memnon began to challenge the epoch.
Later, Have a rest and eat your lunch before you leave the west side of Luxor and its attractiveness.
East Bank of Luxor Visit
Luxor temple is the most outstanding work of art in Luxor. Amenhotep III's secret will be revealed there. As if Amenhotep III is currently building the temple while you are there in the area, all of these historical events come to life before your eyes.
There is Tutankhamun (1336-27 BC), Horemheb (1323-1295 BC), and Rameses II (1323-1295 BC) to go through (1279-13 BC). It is evident to you that Hatshepsut and Thutmose III were at odds with one another. Experience history in Luxor.
In a religious event, Khonsu, the moon god, and his wife Mut were carried down this old path by the god Amun, Mut, and Mut's husband. However, there's little doubt that Ram Road is a busy roadway. Ancient Egyptians built these streets and they share borders with sphinx statues on both sides.
At the same time, as you follow this trail, you will arrive at the world's greatest religious complex. More than 2000 years ago, the city was totally surrounded by a fortified perimeter. When you enter this world, you will find that the Pharaohs are alive and disclosing incredible secrets about their beliefs. The Karnak Temple in Egypt is the subject of this image.
Luxor city is yours to explore for as long as you like until your train time.
Finally, this evening, your Egyptologist is with you. It's the best way to end your day. This is the second time I've experienced the wonder of the sleeper train. Traveling to Cairo after completing your Aswan Luxor Nile Cruise.
- Day 9
Final Departure from Cairo
First today morning you can eat your breakfast on the sleeper train's boarding platform. As soon as you arrive at the station, Our coordinator will be waiting for you to take you to Cairo International Airport. There are only a few hours remaining in the 10-day trip to Egypt package. Your stay in Egypt has come to an end.
Finally, and after you've made unforgettable memories in the Land of civilization. Come home after spending time in the glitter and glamour of history, in the midst of spectacular events, and in the embrace of nature.
- All Required permissions and documents from authorities.
- Meeting on arrival and assist on departure at Cairo International Airport.
- 2 Nights at Hotel accommodation in Cairo (Bed & Breakfast).
- 1 Night at Hotel accommodation in Aswan (Bed & Breakfast).
- 3 Nights onboard Nile Cruise ship with full board.
- 2 Nights onboard The 1st class sleeper train transfer from Cairo to Aswan and back from Luxor to Cairo. (with meals)
- All Transfers in private a/c vehicle throughout your entire New Year Vacation Package in Egypt.
- Expert tour guide goes along with you throughout the entire tour (Private professional Egyptologist).
- 7 Breakfast meals, 5 Lunch meals, and 5 dinner meals including New Year's Eve Dinner.
- Bottled mineral water on a daily basis.
- All taxes and service costs.
- International and domestic flight fare.
- Ticket fees at the entrance to all sites are named in our tour schedule.
- Individual necessities.
- Internet, phone charges, etcetera.
- Gratuities and Tipping.
Tour Attractions and Highlights
Start from $1,910$2197 / Person
The above rate is US Dollars per person in twin sharing.
The rate is based on the Summer season from 1st June to 31st August.
5$ reduction per person per night for triple sharing.
Single supplement is 50% over the above rate.
An extra supplement of 30% extra is applicable for travel between 1st Sep to 31st May except for peak periods.
During peak periods of Christmas and New Year from 20th Dec to 10th Jan the supplement increases to 50%.
Rates Policy for Children
- 0 - 1.99 Years are Free of Charge
- 2 - 5.99 Years get a 75% discount from adult tour rates.
- 6 - 11.99 Years get a 50% discount from adult tour rates.
- 12+ Considered an adult person
- Our Rates policy for children above is applicable to children sharing rooms with their parents with a Maximum of 2 children per room.
- In case your tour to Egypt includes domestic air flights, an additional charge may apply for children according to the flight ticket rate.
- On arrival Please look for our Airport Team will be holding a sign with your name on arrival.
- We use modern A/C touristic vehicles, however, we won't guarantee the same vehicle every day as we change it from one city to another.
- In Egypt, drivers are not tour guides and we select the most professional drivers for your trip.
- We only use licensed tour guides "Egyptologists" to grant a good experience for your trip.
- Our tour guides will join you in the vehicle and will escort you to all sites as mentioned above.
- We use a local tour guide in each city and we don't accommodate tour guides at the same hotel or cruise you stay.
- We follow up daily with all travelers 24/7 to ensure our client's health and safety.
Egypt United Tours Safety Precautions During Covid 19
- For your safety, our Team is following the covid precaution, and our staff is checked daily for negative covid PCR tests.
- Egyptian Authorities might check travelers’ body temperature upon arrival and departure.
- Regular daily sanitizing at all accommodations.
- Complementary face-mask daily for all travelers.
- For Accommodation, we deal only the licensed hotels, Nile Cruises, and tourism resorts that meet the International health regulation.
- We ensure to keep social distance during all our tours.
- We provide hand-free sanitizer for your use with all our staff.
- Taking The necessary action immediately for travelers and team in case of any symptoms appears.
Recommended Things To Pack For Your Egypt Trip
- Hand Sanitizer - Comfortable walking shoes – a hat – camera or good mobile – sunscreen cream – sunglasses.
- If you plan your trip to Egypt in winter from November till March, a Jacket and warm clothes are advisable, the rest of the year comfortable cotton summer clothes are OK.
- A six-month valid passport and make sure to keep a printable scan copy.
- A small bag to keep your personal belongings for daily use.
- Make sure to print your trip itinerary to follow with our tour guides.
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Egypt United Tours Payment Policy
We highly recommend early reservations to guarantee and book preferred selected accommodation. During normal season we require a 50% deposit of the full package rate minimum one month prior to your trip starting to secure and guarantee tour space.
On High Seasons, Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays, In addition, the packages that include airfare we require a 75% deposit minimum 2 Months before the tour starts.
Tour Deposit could be made by Bank Transfer to our company bank account or Credit Card.
Balance payment should be received a minimum of 15 days before your arrival in Egypt.
It’s not obligatory to tip every person giving you a service here in Egypt it's now part of Egyptian culture for appreciating your satisfaction with a good service.
Giving and Charities
We make a donation to the Egyptian Thalassemia Association ETA for every reservation.