Day 1 . Arrival in Cairo
Cairo International Airport is located on the outskirts of the city. Depending on where you’re staying, it can take an hour or sometimes longer to get to your hotel. Normally a representative of the tourist company will help you with whatever you need on your arrival both inside the airport and at the hotel.
Day 2. Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum
Explore one of the Egyptian pyramids located in the Giza necropolis. This Egyptian pyramid complex has been listed as a World Heritage Site since 1979. The three largest and most famous pyramids in Egypt, those of Cheops (Khufu), Khafre (Khafre) and Micerinos (Menkaure), and the Sphinx.
The Egyptian Museum is one of the most important ancient history museums in the world. It contains the treasures of Tutankhamun along with funerary objects, jewelry, mummies, eating utensils, and more.
Day 3. Pyramids of Saqqara, Dashur
Most people know about the pyramids of Giza, however, there are other monuments to explore such as the pyramids of Saqqara and Dahshur. The pyramid of Zoser at Saqqara, for example, is considered the oldest in the world by archaeologists.
The red pyramid of Dashur is considered to be the pyramid that served as the inspiration for the great pyramid of Giza.
Day 4. Islamic Cairo – Old Cairo
With more than 800 registered monuments, Islamic Cairo includes the ancient area of the city, called Old Cairo. On a tour, you can visit mosques, museums, churches, madrasas (schools), palaces, cafes, and the grand bazaar of Khan el Khalili.
Day 5. East Bank, Luxor – Luxor Temple & Karnak Temple
The Temple of Luxor is not dedicated to a particular god or pharaoh. When you first approach, you will only see an obelisk in front of the first pylon. The other is on the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France.
Karnak Temple is the second largest temple complex in the world. In the heart of the complex, the Temple of Amun dominates the hypostyle hall formed by huge pylons.
Day 6. Kom Ombo and Edfu
The Temple of Kom Ombo was built for two gods. Half of the complex is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile-headed god who is associated with the fertility of the land along the Nile River. The other half is dedicated to Horus, the falcon-headed god.
The Temple of Edfu is the largest dedicated to the god Horus. It was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BC.C. It is currently completely preserved.
Day 7. West Bank, Luxor – Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon
The Valley of the Kings is where the royal tombs of all the kings and high officials were found. These tombs are decorated from top to bottom with colorful hieroglyphs, which paint a history of the time of ancient Egypt. travel news