Marvel at the impressive pyramids of Giza in Cairo and the mysterious temples of the ancient Egyptians in Luxor with your family during your privately Egypt family package holiday with, Cairo, Luxor and Red Sea.
You will first visit the vibrant metropolis of millions and the capital of Egypt, Cairo. Here you will experience the last existing of the ancient wonders of the world, the pyramids of Giza with the mysterious Sphinx, explore the world’s oldest pyramid in Saqqara, visit the impressive Egyptian Museum and admire the Alabaster Mosque and the Saladin Citadel.
Afterwards, you will walk in the footsteps of the Pharaohs in Luxor and discover the treasures of one of the oldest cultures in the world with your Egyptology. Let yourself be enchanted by the Valley of the Kings and the fascinating Hatshepsut Temple and marvel at the largest temple complex in the world, the Karnak Temple.
On a beach holiday on the beautiful Red Sea in Hurghada you and your family can really relax and explore the magical underwater world of the Red Sea while snorkeling or scuba diving.
Day 1- Cairo / Hotel Check In
For your Egypt family vacation Cairo, Luxor and beach holiday you will fly to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be met by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2- The Pyramids
After breakfast at the hotel you will be picked up by your tour guide and visit:
The pyramids of Giza
The 3 famous pyramids of Giza are the last surviving wonder of the ancient world. They were about 2600 BC. Built on a large limestone plateau.
The Pyramid of Cheops is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids and is therefore also known as the “Great Pyramid”. It is the highest pyramid in the world, 147 m high and was built as a tomb for the Egyptian king Cheops .
We will admire this biggest pyramid of the world first. This is followed by a visit to the pyramid of Chephren and the Mykerinos pyramid .
Then we drive to a plateau, from which you have a beautiful panoramic view of the three pyramids of Giza.
The Sphinx has the body of a lion and the head of a man and lies with a length of approx. 73 m and a height of approx. 20 m before the Khafre pyramid.
Then fortify yourself with an oriental lunch and continue to:
Saqqara is one of the oldest and largest cemeteries in Egypt. There you can see the first pyramid of Egypt, the stepped pyramid of King Djoser from the 3rd Dynasty around 2650 BC. It consists of 6 steps with a height of 62 m. The first phase of pyramid construction in Egypt began with this structure. However, it was originally planned by Imhotep not as a pyramid, but initially as a square mastaba.
You can also visit the beautiful tombs of the Old Kingdom with their special paintings.
Day 3- Cairo Sightseeing – Fly to Luxor
Today you visit with your tour guide:
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is the world’s largest museum of ancient Egyptian treasures and houses a unique collection of finds from 5,000 years of Egyptian history. Particularly impressive are the famous golden treasures of Tut-Ankh-Amun . It would open in 1902 for visitors.
The Citadel of Saladin
The Citadel of Saladin is one of the few preserved fortifications in the city of Cairo. The citadel complex was built between 1176 and 1183 AD by Saladin to better defend the city of Cairo from the crusader attacks. From the citadel you have a special view over the capital Cairo.
Mosque of Mohamed Ali The Albaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali is one of the largest mosques in Egypt. It was built between 1830 and 1880. The minarets are 82 meters and the dome is 52 meters high. The interior walls are covered with alabaster and the columns are made of solid alabaster.
Afterwards you will have lunch and you will be transferred to Cairo Airport, then you will fly from Cairo to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor transfer to your hotel in Luxor.
Day 4- Luxor West Bank
Today you will visit the highlights of Thebes-West with your tour guide:
The Valley of the Kings
Let yourself be enchanted by the more than 3000 years old, wonderful murals in the tombs of the Pharaohs. So far, 64 graves have been found in the Valley of the Kings, of which you can visit three. In the Valley of the Kings are the tombs of the kings of the New Kingdom (about 1550-1069 BC 18 to 20 dynasty) to find. In 1922 Englishman Howard Carter discovered the tomb of TutAnchAmun with its golden treasures.
The Hatshepsut Temple
The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut dates back to the 18th Dynasty, 1470 BC. She had her impressive terrace temple built by the architect Senenmut. She was always portrayed as a man, which can be clearly seen from the very well preserved statues in the temple. In Christian times, a monastery was built on the temple, which was used until the 11th century. In the 19th century, the monastery ruins were demolished.
The Memnon Colossi
The Memnon colossi are two side by side ancient Egyptian colossal statues, about 18 m. high from the 14th century BC Both statues represent Amenhotep III and were located at the entrance of his temple.
Day 5- Luxor East Bank – Transfer to Hurghada
After breakfast at the hotel you will visit:
The Karnak Temple
It is the largest temple complex ever built. Here the ancient Egyptians immortalized the holy family of Thebes, Amun-Re , his wife Mut and the son Chonsu. The complete construction time of the temple lasted over 2000 years. One of the most important areas of the temple is the large pillared hall with 134 papyrus columns built by Seteth and completed by Ramses II.
The Luxor Temple
In the heart of the city of Luxor, you will find the Luxor Temple, built by Amemophis III. and Ramses II was built. Even Alexander the Great built a chapel for the ancient Egyptian gods. At that time, the Ancient Egyptians celebrated here the most important festival in Thebes, the Opetfest. In 1989, archaeologists happened to find an underground chamber with very well-preserved statues, which are now exhibited in the Luxor Museum . At the Luxor Temple you can see a part of the Sphinx Avenue, which connected the Luxor Temple with the Karnak Temple at that time.
After your program in Luxor transfer to your hotel in Hurghada.
Day 6- Beach Holiday
Day 7- Beach Holiday
Day 8- Beach Holiday
Day 9- Beach Holiday
Day 10- Beach Holiday
Day 11- Beach Holiday
Day 12- Return Home
Transfer from your hotel to Hurghada Airport, then fly home.
|Summer (May 1st to September 30th)||Winter (1st Oct to 30 Apr)|
|Single room / cabin||1225 $||1285 $|
|Double room / cabin||885 $||925 $|
5 * standard
Hotel in Cairo: Steigenberger Cairo Pyramids, Ramses Hilton
Hotel in Luxor: Steigenberger Luxor, Sonesta St. George Luxor
Hotel on the Red Sea: Desert Rose Hurghada, Aqua Aqua Steigenberger, Serenity Fun City Makadi
|Summer (May 1st to September 30th)||Winter (1st Oct to 30 Apr)|
|Single room / cabin||1620 $||1690 $|
|Double room / cabin||1145 $||1190 $|
5 * Deluxe
Hotel in Cairo: Steigenberger El Tahrir, Mena House Hotel Gezih
Hotel in Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace, Hilton Luxor
Hotel on the Red Sea: Jaz Aquamarine, Tropital Sahl Hasheeh, Cleopatra Makadi