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The Pharaoh’s Secrets Unveiled

8 Days Tour

The Pharaoh’s Secrets Unveiled

8 Days Tour

During 8 vibrant days you will explore the highlights of all which Egypt Can offer. As a modern-day traveler, you will explore historic sites from Ancient Egypt along the Nile. Experience a banquet of treasures on display in the Egyptian Museum where you will witness how ancient Egypt rulers lived and eventually died. Be immersed in the full of energy of a thousand-year-old bazaar of Khan El-Khalili.

On the Giza plateau, the great Pyramids of Giza in the eternal company of Sphinx will greet your eyes with an awe-inspiring view. There you will also get the chance to see one of the famous sun boats used to move the massive 2- and 3-tons stones from which the Pyramids of Giza were erected. Collectively the site and its structures will enrich your experience of these mysterious lands and their rare roles in the afterlife, as the ancient Egyptians believed.

Further south, Upper Egypt (called upper as the Nile flows from there towards the north of Egypt) will offer you a view of the choicest temple structures in the world. With your trip, where the city of Luxor is included, you will no doubt be marveled at the sizes of these temples columns and vivid wall arts. Wonder at the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel and pass through the Valley of the Kings. of Giza. Nothing will ever prepare you for your visit to these most unique sites.


The National Egyptian Museum in Cairo

Itinerary Highlights

Cairo: Unravel the thousands of years old secrets of ancient Egypt as you tour with your private guide the grand Egyptian museum. Marvel at the vivid colored arts painted over unnumbered papyruses in its collection.
Tour the popular bazaar of Muslim Cairo as your visit this historic neighborhood in the midst of the capital city. Here, you will get a chance to take in the breathtaking view of Egypt’s oldest mosques and its famous castle that reside unchallenged on the highest hill in Cairo.

Giza: Visiting the Giza plateau has been an activity carried out by people for thousands of years. Stirring into the eyes of Sphinx as it is embraced by the three great Pyramids of Giza will be spellbinding at least. Sensations of the ancient world of Egypt will accompany your every step. This is a site where the photos you take can indeed be shared with friends and families for many years to come.

Luxur: Here is where you get to visit the spellbinding complex structures of The Karnak. Magnificently, this structure took over 1,000 years to complete, humbling anything like it in the ancient or modern world. At its pinnacle, it was the most marvelous and most important temple ever built.

Protected by the World Monument Fund, studies continue to occur to comprehend the complex spiritual practices that dominated the life of the temple structures. This site can be enjoyed during the day as well as at night experiencing its famous sound-and-light show, never to be missed.

While in Luxor, you will also get to visit the Temple of Philae on the island of Agilkia. Though originally the temple, was erected near the expansive First Cataract of the Nile, it was moved as part of the efforts of UNESCO Nubian Campaign Project to its current location. Mentioned by many ancient writers, the temple was 1,250 ft (380 meters) long and close to 390 ft (120 meters) wide. Mythically, it is suggested that this is where the god Osiris was buried. According to legends, his wife and goddess Isis, cried so hard over his murder that the ancient Nile was created from her tears.

On this trip, you will get to visit other very important historical sites. While in Luxor you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, explore the mesmerizing tombs of the Valley of the Kings, and wander through the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enthralling time for sure.

Dendera: This small town with its complex of Dendera Temple erects a magnificent basilica and is considered one of the best-preserved temple complexes of ancient Egypt. It contains Hathor temple (the main temple), the Temple of the birth of Isis, the Sacred Lake (source of water for sacred rituals and for everyday use), and the Sanatorium. This place is very large. It is estimated that its first structure was built around 2250 BCE and it took centuries to complete. This is the place where your eyes will feast on the exquisite ceiling inside the Temple of Hathor.

Day 1/8

Cairo: Arrival and checking in to your preferred hotel. You are invited to consult and organize any minor changes to your itineraries with your private guide. He or She will be glad to answer your questions and make arrangements for things you may need. Tonight, you will spend the night in Cairo.

Cairo: You will start your day, by heading to the Giza plateau to visit the Great Pyramids and Sphinx. From there you will head to the grand Egyptian museum where you can see over 10,000 pieces from every period of ancient Egyptian history. In the evening, you will catch a flight to Aswan.

Aswan: You are invited to marvel at the beautiful Philae Temple. You will start your journey by sailing across the magnificent Nile to the island of Agilkia where the memorable Philae Temple resides. The name Phiale means ‘the end’ indicating the ending of the old border of Egypt. Your afternoon and evening will be open to your personal activities.

Aswan: You are invited to marvel at the beautiful Philae Temple. You will start your journey by sailing across the magnificent Nile to the island of Agilkia where the memorable Philae Temple resides. The name Phiale means ‘the end’ indicating the ending of the old border of Egypt. Your afternoon and evening will be open to your personal activities.

Aswan: Most of your day will be occupied by a visit to Abu Simbel, a historic temple comprising of massive rock-sculpted Statues near the village of Abu Simbel. This village is close to the border of Egypt and Sudan, where both countries have been connected for more than three millennia. This temple was carved into the rocky hills during the 13th century BCE, making them more than 3,400 years old. They served as an ancient memorial to the reign of the Pharaoh Ramesses II.

Aswan: You will start your day by visiting the stunning temple of Kom Ombo. The Temple of Kom Ombo is uniquely designed to accommodate two sets of Gods, the crocodile god Sobek, God of fertility, and the falcon God Haroeris, the most famous Egyptian god and the one who is the deity of kingship and the sky. From there you will head to the Nubian Museum, a captivating destination dedicated to the vibrant Nubian culture. Step into one of the world’s largest archaeological museums celebrating Nubia, nestled amidst the enchanting landscapes of southern Egypt and northern Sudan. Embark on a journey through time as you explore over 3,000 remarkable artifacts and 90 rare monumental pieces that beautifully depict various periods of Egyptian history. Delve into the fascinating heritage of the Nubians, an indigenous ethno-linguistic population with an intricate historical connection to Egypt and Sudan predating the Pharaonic era. But the adventure doesn’t end within the museum’s walls. Prepare to immerse yourself in the heart of Nubian life as we whisk you away to a nearby Nubian village. Behold the awe-inspiring African colors that adorn this picturesque village and experience the rich tapestry of its magnificent culture. As the day transitions into evening, unwind and indulge in the historic charm of the Old Cataract Hotel. Recently renovated and now under the prestigious Sofitel brand, this legendary hotel boasts a storied past of hosting an illustrious array of renowned personalities. From Winston Churchill and Tsar Nicholas II to Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana, you’ll be in the company of history. Make sure your camera is charged and ready for magnificent picture day. Overnight stay: Aswan

Aswan: Your private driver and guide will pick you up for your guided tour of the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the magnificent Colossi of Memnon. The details here are too numerous to list. We promise you will not be disappointed. Tonight, you will fly back to Cairo.

Cairo: If there is time available between your landing in Cairo, when your tour ends, and your flight, we suggest your consult your private guide on excursion that your time can accommodate.

Sophie Patel
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The hotel we chose was conveniently located, and the staff were extremely helpful. Our private guide was knowledgeable and accommodating, assisting us with minor changes to our itinerary and providing valuable insights. The highlight of our trip was visiting the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at the Giza plateau. The Grand Egyptian Museum was also a must-visit, showcasing an impressive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. Overall, Cairo exceeded our expectations, and we highly recommend this itinerary.
Ramona Anderson
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Exploring Islamic Cairo was an unforgettable experience. Our private guide took us to the Castle of Salah El-Dine and various historic mosques, allowing us to witness the beauty of Islamic architecture. The evening flight to Aswan was convenient, and the Philae Temple on Agilkia Island was simply breathtaking. The visit to Abu Simbel temple was a journey back in time, witnessing the impressive rock sculptures.
Ethan Reynolds
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Aswan truly captured our hearts. The Philae Temple on Agilkia Island was a masterpiece, and the boat ride on the Nile added to the enchanting experience. The visit to Abu Simbel temple was awe-inspiring, with its monumental rock statues that stood the test of time. The temples of Kom Ombo and Karnak were architectural marvels, allowing us to delve deeper into Egypt's rich history. The guided tour of the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon left us in awe. Our journey through Aswan was truly magical.
Jamie Winestock
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The visit to Islamic Cairo provided a unique glimpse into a vibrant neighborhood, with historic mosques and the Castle of Salah El-Dine. The personalized attention from our private guide was greatly appreciated. Although we didn't have much time in Cairo at the end of our tour, our guide suggested a delightful excursion, ensuring we made the most of our time.

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