The Story of the Pharaohs tour

 

You are invited to visit the most famous sites in Cairo and Luxor where you visit Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Hatshepsute Temple, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple.

Tour Details:

 

Trip Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights.
Trip type:  private tour. 
Trip runs:  every day.
Starting from: Cairo International Airport.
Return to: Cairo International Airport.
Pick-up time: According to clients request.

 

 

 

 

Start from
$380
    

 

Tour Itinerary: 

Day 1: Arrive in Egypt

Lifeegypttours.com representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, and handle all your procedures through passport control, luggage area and customs formalities. After that you will be transferred to your hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza pyramids and Egyptian Museum Tour 
After breakfast at the hotel, you will take a tour of the Giza Pyramids – enjoying the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. The Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple are also on the tour.  Then Proceed to visit the Egyptian Museum, where you will enjoy viewing amazing artifacts from the likes of Tutankhamen and other great pharaohs. At the end of the tour You will return to your hotel. And overnight in Cairo.
(Optional tour) Sound and light show of Giza pyramids. 
Day 3: Cairo / Luxor East and West Banks Tour
On day 3 of the Cairo Luxor Tour we will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo in the early morning towards Cairo airport taking the flight towards Luxor, Upon arrival at Luxor, you will be met, by our representative, then your Egyptologist tour guide will start your tour crossing the Nile river to the west bank, you’ll visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes.Arriving at the Valley of the Kings, burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor), where You will visit 3 tombs of the most Famous pharaohs of Egypt’s new kingdom, Ruled for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century B.C. Continue to visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Your guide will introduce you to the history of the temple and the story of Queen Hatshepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne. There is free time to explore at your leisure as you wander the large courtyards and admire the intricate hieroglyphic decorations.Drive to Luxor east bank there will be time for a brief photo stop at the colossi of Memnon, which mark the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. These two giant statues standing tall and proud on the west bank are all that remain of the ancient complex. Continue your tour with a visit to the temples of Karnak. Walk along the avenue of sphinx to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed. On entering the temples of Karnak you will see each legacy left by the various pharaohs as the complex grew even larger. The deeper you go into the complex, the further back in time you will travel, with the oldest ruins dating back over 3,000 years. After a tour of the complex, you will have additional free time to explore at leisure. Continue to Luxor temple which was once joined to the temples of Karnak by a three-kilometer long Avenue of Sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to the temple. Find out how Alexander the Great wrote himself into Luxor temple’s history, and see one of the original pair of obelisk, the second of which now stands on the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France. then You will be taken to your hotel in Luxor for the night. 
Day 4: Luxor / Cairo / Free Day
In the morning, you will be transferred back to Luxor airport for a return trip to Cairo. On arrival, you will be escorted to your hotel for the night.
(Optional tour) Cairo nights Egyptian Cultural Dinner Nile cruise and Show.
Day 5: Final Departure

After enjoying a beautiful breakfast, you will be transferred by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo International Airport for final departure.

 

Price Information

Price included:

  • Meet and assist upon arrival and departure.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Cairo for 3 nights, including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation in Luxor for 1 nights, including breakfast.
  • All sightseeing tours, including private English Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as stated on the itinerary.
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary (4 breakfasts).
  • Portage when needed.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Not included:

  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Domestic flights (Cairo / Luxor / Cairo).
  • Any beverages or personal expenses.
  • Optional tours.  
  • Gratuities (Tipping).
  • Entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as inside one of Giza Pyramids.

Additional Information:

  • Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person.
  • Prices are based on double occupancy. Also, prices are valid around the year except during Christmas, New Year’s Eve & Easter Feasts.
  • Tipping is not obligatory, it is customary, and it is a matter of satisfaction to the services, so if you were satisfied with the services you can pay, and if you were not satisfied do not pay any tip, tip will be appreciated from the staff offering an excellent services, and taking care of the clients.