12 days of exploring the wonders of Egypt

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Overview

Explore Egypt’s rich history, culture, and natural wonders with Respect Egypt Tours.
Respect Egypt Tours presents the 12 Days of Exploring the Wonders of Egypt, a remarkable adventure that will leave you spellbound.

Immerse yourself in the iconic destinations of Egypt, from the majestic Pyramids to the awe-inspiring Karnak temples.
Firstly, Marvel at the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, and Valley Temple are testaments to a bygone era.
After that, Explore the treasures and wonders of Egypt at the Egyptian Museum.
Embrace the allure of the hanging church and Amr ibn al Aas mosque.

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Also, Venture to Alexandria, a city steeped in history with Respect Egypt Tours.
You’ll witness the wonders of Egypt at Kom el Shoqafa Catacombs, the imposing Qaitbay Citadel, and the majestic Pompey’s Pillar.
Delve into the rich heritage of the Alexandria Library, a modern treasure trove of knowledge.

Journey to Luxor, the world’s largest outdoor museum, where the Valley of the Kings and the Colossi of Memnon hold secrets of ancient pharaohs.
Admire the Hatshepsut Temple’s grandeur and experience the Karnak Temple’s mystical ambiance.

As you sail along the Nile, be captivated by the beauty of the landscape and the enchanting Edfu Temple.
Explore Aswan, where the Philae Temple and the Unfinished Obelisk await your discovery.

Indulge in luxurious accommodations at 5-star hotels and enjoy the convenience of private air-conditioned vehicles.
Our expert Egyptologist guides will accompany you, providing fascinating wonders of Egypt.

Finally, Join us on this unforgettable 12-day wonders journey in Egypt.

Above all, this wonders journey promises to be The Best Tour in Egypt, from the bustling bazaars to the tranquil shores in Hurghada.

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Highlights

  • Giza (Great pyramids, Sphinx, Valley temple, Memphis city, Saqqara step)
  • Cairo (Egyptian museum, The hanging church, Amr ibn al aas mosque, Ben ezra synagogue, Khan el khalili bazaar)
  • Alexandria (Kom el shoqafa, Qaitbay citadel, Pompey’s pillar, Alexandria library)
  • Luxor (Valley of the kings, Colossi of memmon, Hatshepsut temple, Karnak temple)
  • Aswan (Philae temple, Unfinished obelisk, Kom ombo temple, Edfu temple)
  • Hurghada (Water activities, Hurghada grand aquarium, Local markets)

Included/Excluded

  • Sightseeing as per the schedule.
  • Egyptologist guide.
  • All Services and Taxes.
  • A private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Tickets for domestic flights.
  • A bottle of water during the tour.
  • Accommodation at a 5* Hotel.
  • Transfers to and from your location are made.
  • Entrance fees to all the places.
  • Tipping.
  • Insurance.
  • Tours optional.
  • Any personal items.
  • Drinks.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Upon arrival in Egypt land safely, you'll be greeted by a Respect Egypt Tours Company representative and transferred to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle for check-in.
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Overnight: In a 5 stars hotel in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids, Memphis, and Saqqara

After enjoying breakfast, your Egyptologist guide will take you to the Giza Plateau to start your 12 days of exploring the wonders of Egypt.

The Great Pyramids
The legendary Great Pyramid of Giza was built by Henmiunu, the ancient architect, to be King Khufu's final resting place.

The Sphinx
It faces east and is believed to depict the pharaoh Khafre, dating to around 2600-2500 BC.

The Valley Temple
The Valley Temple was a place for mummifying pharaohs' bodies and offering rituals for a safe afterlife.

Memphis city
Memphis was the capital of ancient Egypt, founded by Pharaoh Menes and featuring important temples and monuments, including the Temple of Ptah and the Colossus of Ramses II statue.

The Saqqara step pyramid.
The Djoser pyramid, built by Imhotep in the 27th century BCE, has a stepped appearance, symbolizing the pharaoh's journey to the afterlife.

By the end of this unforgettable tour, Respect Egypt Tours will transport you back to your hotel by a modern air-conditioned vehicle.

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch. | Overnight: Hotel in Cairo.

Day 3: Explore Old Cairo

Today, after enjoying a delightful breakfast, you will have the opportunity to explore Old Cairo with your Egyptologist guide.

The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo has 120,000+ ancient artifacts, including Tutankhamun's gold death mask and Ramses II's mummy. Established in 1835.

The Hanging Church
The Hanging Church in Old Cairo is an exquisite and distinctive church, named after its elevated location upheld by two ancient Roman towers.

The Amr Ebn Al Aas Mosque
The Mosque of Amr ibn Alas is the first ever built in Egypt and Africa. It was the center of Islamic learning for 600 years until it was replaced by Al-Azhar Mosque.

The Ben Ezra Synagogue
The Ben Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo is a stunning Jewish temple with impressive carvings, stained glass, and a central dome. It also houses valuable Jewish artifacts.

Al Muizz Street
Al Muizz Street in Islamic Cairo is a historic and bustling marketplace with beautiful architecture, landmarks, and traditional crafts.

Khan El Khalili
Khan El Khalili Bazaar in Cairo is a lively marketplace with traditional handicrafts, jewelry, textiles, spices, antiques, souvenirs, and Egyptian street food.

By the end of this fantastic tour, Respect Egypt Tours will return you to your hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch | overnight: Hotel in Cairo.

Day 4: Alexandria City Tour

Once you finish breakfast, transportation will be provided to take you from your hotel to Alexandria. You'll have the chance to check out many noteworthy locations of historical significance.

The Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
The Kom el Shoqafa Catacombs in Alexandria are a network of burial chambers with intricate designs that blend Egyptian, Greek, and Roman styles. They were discovered accidentally in 1900 when a donkey stumbled into a hidden chamber.

The Qaitbay Citadel
Qaitbay Citadel is a medieval fortress in Alexandria, Egypt, built to protect the city from foreign powers in the 15th century. It was also used as a prison and naval base.

Pompey's Pillar
The Roman emperor Diocletian was honored with a triumphal column in Alexandria, Egypt. The column originally held a massive statue of the emperor. Visitors can explore nearby ruins and artifacts and learn about Alexandria's rich history.

The Alexandria Library
The modern Alexandria Library in Egypt has 6 million books, manuscripts, and rare artifacts. It pays homage to the historic Library of Alexandria.

After finishing this tour, we will head to your hotel in Cairo by an air-conditioned vehicle.

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Meals: Breakfast - Lunch | Overnight: Hotel in Cairo.

Day 5: Fly to Luxor

After enjoying your breakfast, you'll fly to Luxor, where you will meet your Egyptologist.

You'll check in on your 5-star deluxe Nile cruise, where you will spend the overnight.

The Karnak Temple
An old Temple that has detailed carvings and hieroglyphics showing stories from Egyptian mythology. The Temple of Amun is the largest and most significant temple in the complex, hosting critical religious festivals and ceremonies, including the Opet Festival.

Luxor Temple
The world's largest outdoor museum and attracts millions of tourists each year. It sits in the ancient Egyptian capital in Thebes and features top attractions like the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon, and Karnak Temple. The ruins and artifacts have been preserved in their original forms.

You'll head back to the Nile Cruise to have dinner and overnight onboard.

Meals: Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner | Flight: From Cairo to Luxor. | Overnight: Onboard the cruise.

Day 6: The exploration of Luxor

You will begin this day of "12 days of exploring the wonders of Egypt" with your Respect Egypt Tours' Egyptologist guide after breakfast by visiting:

The Valley of the Kings
Luxor's Valley of the Kings has 60 tombs, including Ramesses II's and Tutankhamun's. It offers insight into ancient Egyptian civilization and funeral traditions.

The Colossi of Memnon
The Colossi of Memnon are two huge Luxor statues over 3,000 years old. They represent Pharaoh Amenhotep III and guard the entrance to his mortuary temple. The statues are not the same size and are placed at different angles due to uneven ground during construction.

The Hatshepsut Temple
Built in Luxor as a tribute to the god Amun. It has three levels of terraces, a central courtyard, and a sanctuary. The walls display Hatshepsut's life.

By the end of this unforgettable tour, you will head to Luxor by the Nile cruise ship.

Meals: Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner | Overnight: Onboard the cruise.

Day 7: Edfu

Start your tour with a fulfilling breakfast and then head over to:

The Edfu Temple
The architecture of Hdicaus was important for ancient Egyptian culture, with a unique blend of traditional and native styles. It featured a grand entrance tower, a spacious courtyard, and a unique design.
You will have your dinner with a view of the stars and overnight onboard the Nile Cruise before heading to Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner | Overnight: Onboard The Nile Cruise.

Day 8: Aswan exploration

Begin your tour after a satisfying breakfast with a visit to:

The Kom Ombo Temple
There are two temples in Egypt dedicated to different gods, Sobek and Horus. The Edfu Temple is a religious site devoted to Horus and features unique architecture.

The Unfinished Obelisk
The Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, Egypt, offers a glimpse into ancient Egyptian construction methods. It was commissioned by Pharaoh Hatshepsut in the 15th century BCE but remains incomplete due to a crack.

The Philae Temple
The Philae Temple in Aswan, Egypt, is a historic complex devoted to the goddess Isis. It includes a primary temple, a smaller one for Hathor, shrines, and courtyards.

Now, after finishing the exploration of Aswan, you will go back to your Nile cruise ship to overnight there.

Meals: Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner | Overnight: Onboard the cruise.

Day 9: from Aswan to Hurghada

After enjoying your last breakfast on the Nile cruise ship, we will head to Aswan International Airport for your departure flight to Hurghada.

Upon arrival safely, you will meet the representative of Respect Egypt Tours, who will transport you to your hotel for check-in. You can fully unwind and indulge in the luxurious amenities that the hotel has thoughtfully provided for the rest of your day.

Meals: Breakfast | Flight: From Aswan to Hurghada. | Overnight: Hotel in Hurghada.

Day 10: Snorkeling and Swimming

After enjoying a delicious breakfast, Respect Egypt Tours will give you a chance to take in the breathtaking beauty of the Red Sea. Hurghada is famous for its crystal-clear waters and thriving marine ecosystem. You can experience the rich underwater world up close by snorkeling and exploring the coral reefs.

Try scuba diving, parasailing, jet skiing, or a banana boat ride. Whatever activity you choose, you're sure to have an unforgettable time in Hurghada's stunning natural setting.

While the day ends, Respect Egypt Tours will transfer you back to your hotel in an A/C vehicle.

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Meals: Breakfast | Overnight: In 5* Hotel in Hurghada.

Day 11: Hurghada grand aquarium & Local markets

After enjoying your breakfast in the morning, your Egyptologist guide will accompany you to Hurghada Grand Aquarium, which is home to more than 1200 individual animals and 100 different species.

This aquarium is one of the largest on the continent, featuring 24 different exhibits, such as a shark tunnel, a rainforest, and a Whale Valley.

After visiting the aquarium, you can explore the nearby markets and bazaars of Hurghada.

These markets offer souvenirs, pharaoh-related antiques, and other interesting items.

After this amazing tour, you will head back to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle for resting.

Meals: Breakfast | Overnight: Hotel in Hurghada.

Day 12: Time to Say See you Soon

After a delicious breakfast, you'll be transferred to Hurghada International Airport for your flight home. Hopping you enjoyed each moment of the 12 days of exploring the wonders of Egypt with Respect Egypt Tours Company.

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