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Mysteries of the Sun god

13 Days Tour

Mysteries of the Sun god

13 Days Tour

Immerse yourself in the enchanting wonders of Egypt on this extraordinary itinerary. From the iconic pyramids and Sphinx of Giza to the captivating temples of Abu Simbel, this is modern day time travel. Explore the brand new Grand Egyptian Museum, a treasure trove of ancient artifacts. Visit the renowned Royal Mummies’ Hall. Discover the serene beauty of Philae Temple on Agilkia Island. Witness the engineering marvel of the colossal Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan. Embark on a luxurious Nile cruise traversing this ancient river. You’ll visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu and unravel the mysteries of the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. Indulge in the sun, sea, and sand of Hurghada’s Red Sea Riviera. Thrilling water activities and tranquil relaxation await. Finally, immerse yourself in the vibrant streets of Cairo, exploring ancient treasures at the Egyptian Museum and wandering through the bustling Khan El-Khalili bazaar.

This meticulously crafted itinerary promises an unforgettable journey through the wonders of Egypt. It is where ancient wonders and modern delights intertwine unlike anywhere else.

Prepare to embark on an enchanting odyssey, transcending time, as you step into a realm where the majestic tapestry of Egypt’s past interweaves seamlessly with the marvels of the present. Brace yourself for an extraordinary voyage that will stir the depths of your soul, as the treasures of antiquity and the innovations of today converge in a symphony of grandeur.

Woman sitting in the water in Hurghada Red Sea Egypt

Itinerary Highlights

Cairo – Prepare to be awestruck as you step into the realm of ancient wonders. Behold the legendary Pyramids of Giza, standing tall and proud, a testament to the ingenuity and greatness of the ancient Egyptians. Explore the enigmatic Necropolis of Saqqara, where history comes alive amidst the ancient tombs and the iconic Step Pyramid of Djoser. And don’t miss the chance to witness the treasures of the boy king, Tutankhamun, at the majestic Grand Egyptian Museum, where the mysteries of the past unfold before your eyes.

Hurghada – Immerse yourself in the exhilarating wonders of the Red Sea, where you’ll discover a paradise of relaxation. Dive into the crystal-clear coastal waters, where a vibrant underwater world awaits. Snorkel among vibrant coral reefs teeming with exotic marine life, or take the plunge and embark on a thrilling scuba diving adventure. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you explore this aquatic wonderland, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Luxor – Embark on a journey through time as you explore the colossal Temple of Karnak, where ancient mythology and architectural marvels converge. Stand in the presence of towering pillars, each a testament to the grandeur of the past. And when the sun sets, immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Luxor Temple, beautifully illuminated, casting a spellbinding glow on the ancient stones.

Unveil the secrets of the Pharaohs as you venture into the mystical Valley of the Kings. Wander through the intricate tombs adorned with breathtaking artistry, feeling the weight of history on your shoulders. Stand in awe of the colossal Colossi of Memnon, silent sentinels guarding the ancient realm. Then, discover the awe-inspiring Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, a testament to the power and beauty of this remarkable female pharaoh.

Aswan – Set sail on a leisurely boat trip to Agilika Island, where the romantic Philae Temple beckons. Wander through the ancient ruins, immersing yourself in the rich history and captivating beauty of this sacred place. And be sure to lose yourself in the vibrant and colorful souqs, where the sights, sounds, and scents create a sensory symphony that will leave you mesmerized.

Nile Felucca Sailing – Experience the ultimate adventure as you embark on a timeless journey along the legendary Nile River aboard a traditional felucca. Drift along the tranquil waters, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, while the golden sun sets the sky ablaze. Spend two nights sleeping under a blanket of stars, embracing the enchantment of the river and the serenity of the night. For those seeking a touch of luxury, indulge in a 5-star Nile Cruise, where opulence and comfort await.

Kom Ombo – Delve into the mysteries of ancient Egypt as you visit the Nile-side Temple of Kom Ombo. Explore its perfectly symmetrical architecture, dedicated to two powerful deities: Horus the falcon god and Sobek the crocodile god. Unravel the tales of ancient legends and let the sacred atmosphere transport you to a bygone era.

Suggested Detailed Itinerary

Day 1/13

Cairo: Welcome to Cairo, the vibrant capital of Egypt! Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, our professional team will welcome you then transfer you to your starting hotel. Take some time to settle in and relax, or if you arrive early, consider joining a street tour of Cairo that can be arranged with your guide. This early adventure takes you to hidden gems and lesser-known highlights of the city, including the iconic Tahrir Square.

Cairo: A thrilling day is ahead for you filled with awe and wonder! Today, you embark on a journey to explore the legendary Pyramids of Giza with their iconic Sphinx at the Giza Plateau. These magnificent structures are the sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World, making them the oldest tourist attraction on the planet! Your adventure continues as you uncover the sand-strewn tombs and temples of the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, home to the remarkable Step Pyramid of Djoser. This 6-tier, 4-sided structure is the earliest colossal stone building in Egypt.

We highly recommend you return to the site at night to enjoy the enchanting experience of the sound & light show at the Pyramids and Sphinx. This dramatic show is unlike anything else you may have experienced. Here, you will see these magnificent structures tell you their story with the support of gripping music and captivating lights.

Cairo: Today, you will embark on a captivating journey to the brand new Grand Egyptian Museum. This extraordinary museum houses a colossal exhibition showcasing the treasures of King Tutankhamun. Prepare to be amazed as you witness artifacts being displayed for the first time, brought together from across Egypt and the world. The museum also embraces cutting-edge technology, including virtual reality, providing a truly immersive experience.

Note: This museum is set to open late 2023. If, however, it did not open on time, your visit will be to the current Egyptian Museum, the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East and houses the largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities in the world.

After our guided tour of the museum, you will venture to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. Here, you will have the opportunity to visit the captivating Royal Mummies’ Hall, where the preserved remains of ancient Egyptian kings and queens are on display.

In the evening, you will fly to Aswan, setting the stage for the next leg of our adventure.

Aswan: Awakening from a night of hopefully serene repose, prepare yourself for an enthralling voyage across the shimmering waters of the Nile, as you embark on a captivating boat trip to the ethereal Agilika Island. Nestled within the reservoir of the Aswan Low Dam, graciously poised downstream of the majestic Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser, lies the resplendent Philae Temple—an opulent complex honoring the divine goddess, Isis. Majestic in its construction, this temple stands as an awe-inspiring testament to the eternal legacy of ancient Isis.

Philae Temple holds within its sacred walls not only the architectural splendor that enraptures the senses, but also a profound spiritual significance. It is believed to be a hallowed site where Osiris, the revered deity, found his final resting place, evoking reverence among both the Egyptians of the north and the esteemed Nubians, who were often erroneously referred to as “Ethiopians” in the Greek language.
Next, ascend to the pinnacle of one of the resplendent pylons at Philae Temple, and be rewarded with a breathtaking panorama that unveils the splendid tapestry of the surrounding landscapes. A hidden gem, this vantage point promises an experience rarely encountered by many, making it an absolute must for discerning explorers seeking to immerse themselves in the allure of this sacred sanctuary.

Continuing your enchanting odyssey, now you can venture forth to visit the enigmatic Unfinished Obelisk—an ambitious endeavor that, had fate allowed, would have heralded the world’s grandest obelisk. Reverberating with the echoes of ancient ambition, this colossal monument was intended to reach towering heights of 42 meters. Commissioned by the visionary Queen Hatshepsut to complement the majestic Lateran Obelisk at the revered Karnak Temple in Luxor, its incomplete state bears testament to the intricate artistry and engineering prowess of the ancient Egyptians.

While the Unfinished Obelisk stands unfinished in its physical form, it provides a gateway to unparalleled insights into the enigmatic art of stonecutting mastered by the ancients.

The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure, whether you choose to explore the vibrant and colorful souqs (market) or simply relax and unwind in one of the teashops by the Nile.

Aswan: Today, you will embark on an early morning excursion to the awe-inspiring rock-cut Temples of Abu Simbel, built by the mighty King Ramses II. These awe-inspiring temples, carved into the sandstone cliffs, transport visitors back in time to an era of unparalleled architectural marvels and dynastic splendor.

In a remarkable feat of engineering and international collaboration, the Temples of Abu Simbel were relocated in the 1960s to save them from the rising waters of the newly constructed Aswan High Dam. This colossal endeavor, led by UNESCO, involved dismantling and relocating the temples piece by piece, ensuring their preservation for future generations. It stands as a testament to humanity’s dedication to safeguarding our shared cultural heritage.

At some point during the day, you will board your luxurious 5-star Nile Cruise to start your stunning Nile cruise as we set sail towards Edfu.
Then you will cruise to Kom Ombo. You will disembark at Kom Ombo (The Hill of Gold) where you will be visit the Greco-Roman temple of two Gods, Haroeris (the sun god) and Sobek (the crocodile god.) After your visit, you will head back to the ship to sail to Edfu.

Edfu: You will start your day with a visit to the Temple of Horus, the falcon-head god of sky. This temple, built between 237 and 57 BC, is one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in Egypt and was erected initially by pharaoh Ptolemy III. Here you are offered a window into the past as you immerse yourself in the rituals and traditions of ancient Egypt. Back on board, we will continue our cruise to Luxor.

Prepare to be enchanted as we journey to the east bank of the river, where the awe-inspiring Temple of Karnak awaits. Here, pharaohs of old sought to immortalize their names. As you walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall, marvel at the towering columns that soar 80 feet high. Then, take your time and explore the striking Temple of Luxor, where you’ll come face-to-face with the colossal statues of Ramses II and other awe-inspiring sights. It’s an opportunity to walk in the shadows of history and admire the incredible engineering achievements of ancient Egypt as it surrounds you with its marvelous details.

Luxor: Get ready for an exciting day of discovery as we explore the west bank of the Nile and venture into the Necropolis of Thebes. Our first stop takes us to the renowned Colossi of Memnon, where towering statues greet us with their imposing presence.

Next, we’ll arrive at the architecturally stunning Temple of Hatshepsut, an incredible testament to ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh. Take a moment to appreciate the remarkable achievements of this influential ruler.

But the highlight of our day lies in the Valley of the Kings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the final resting place of pharaohs and nobles. Here, for over 500 years, magnificent tombs were carved into the valley’s rocky landscape. And guess what? We have a surprise for you—prepare to enter the legendary tomb of Tutankhamun! Discover the secrets that British archaeologist Howard Carter unveiled in 1922. It’s a journey that will leave you in awe of the treasures and mysteries of the past.

Hurghada: Today you will embark on a scenic drive to the coastal town of Hurghada, our base, for the next few days. Hurghada is renowned as one of the most popular resorts along the Red Sea, offering a paradise for water enthusiasts. From sailboarding and yachting to deep-sea fishing, SCUBA diving, and snorkeling, this coastal gem provides excellent aquatic facilities for unforgettable adventures.

Hurghada: The next two days are yours to explore the wonders of Hurghada or simply relax and unwind. Consider taking an optional day trip to Giftun Island, where you can swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea. Your guide can help you to book this locally.

Hurghada prime location grants easy access to offshore reefs that are renowned as some of the finest in the world.

Consult with your tour designer about your favorite interests and activities which you enjoy at a world-class sea resort.

Hurghada: You can embark on a thrilling underwater expedition to explore vibrant coral gardens teeming with tropical fish and other fascinating marine life. Dive into the clear turquoise waters and witness the kaleidoscope of colors unfold before your eyes. For those seeking a more tranquil experience, indulge in the soft sandy beaches, basking in the warm Egyptian sun.

As the sun sets, Hurghada comes alive with a vibrant nightlife. Enjoy a delicious seafood dinner at a beachside restaurant, savoring the fresh catch of the day. Then, immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the local bars and clubs, where you can dance the night away to the rhythm of Middle Eastern beats.

Cairo: Bid farewell to the Red Sea Riviera as we make our way back to Cairo. Upon arrival, embark on a captivating tour of modern marvels and ancient wonders. Discover the towering Cairo Tower, offering panoramic views of the sprawling cityscape. Marvel at the stunning architecture of the Salah El-Din Citadel, a medieval fortress that has stood for centuries.

Next, delve into the historic charm of Old Cairo, where time seems to stand still. Visit the iconic Hanging Church, also known as the Church of the Virgin Mary, one of the oldest Christian churches in Egypt. Explore the vibrant Khan El-Khalili bazaar, a bustling marketplace where you can haggle for unique souvenirs, exquisite jewelry, and aromatic spices.

As the sun sets, immerse yourself in the timeless enchantment of the Nile River. Set sail on a traditional felucca boat, gliding serenely along the river’s gentle current. Witness the golden hues of the sunset painting the sky as you sip on refreshing hibiscus tea and relax in the tranquil ambiance.


On your last day in Egypt, take the opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant city of Cairo one final time. Explore the fascinating Egyptian Museum, home to a vast collection of artifacts and treasures from ancient Egypt, including the iconic golden mask of Tutankhamun.

If time permits, venture to the lively Al-Azhar Park, a beautifully landscaped oasis in the heart of Cairo. Enjoy a leisurely stroll amidst lush gardens and serene water features, offering a peaceful escape from the bustling city.

Before bidding farewell to Egypt, savor a traditional Egyptian feast, indulging in a delectable array of local delicacies. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories created during your time in this captivating country.

As your journey comes to an end, we hope that Egypt has left an indelible mark on your soul, forever beckoning you to return and discover more of its timeless wonders.


It’s time to say goodbye to the land of pharaohs and treasures as your remarkable Egyptian adventure comes to a close. After a final breakfast at your hotel, our team will assist you with your departure, ensuring a smooth transfer to Cairo Airport for your onward journey. Take one last glance at the majestic pyramids and bustling streets of Cairo, carrying with you the memories of ancient wonders, vibrant markets, and the warm hospitality of the Egyptian people.

As you board your flight, filled with a sense of awe and wonder, reflect on the incredible experiences and stories you have gathered during your time in Egypt. From the timeless splendor of the pyramids to the vibrant streets of Cairo and the tranquil beauty of the Red Sea, Egypt has captivated your heart and left an imprint that will stay with you forever.

What clients said about this tour

Oliver Matheson
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From the majestic Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx to the breathtaking temples of Abu Simbel, every moment is filled with awe and wonder. The Nile cruise was pure luxury, with impeccable service and stunning views. Hurghada's Red Sea Riviera offered the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Thank you for the amazing time.
David Goldstein
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The Nile cruise was a highlight, offering a luxurious and serene experience. Hurghada's beaches were a paradise, and diving in the Red Sea was like entering a vibrant underwater wonderland. Cairo's bustling markets and ancient wonders left me spellbound. This itinerary is a perfect blend of adventure, learning, and cultural immersion.
Reggie Cooper
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Egypt surpassed all my expectations, thanks to this amazing itinerary! The Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx took my breath away, and the Grand Egyptian Museum was a treasure trove of ancient artifacts. Snorkeling in Hurghada's crystal-clear waters was like exploring a different world. And the vibrant streets of Cairo brought the past to life.
Luana Mckye
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The Pyramids of Giza left me in awe of the ancient world, and the Nile cruise was a dream come true. Abu Simbel's temples were a testament to human ingenuity, and Luxor's temples and tombs were like stepping into history books.

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