Leave Makadi Bay and the Red Sea for a two days tour to see ancient Egypt’s most famous monuments. Fly from Hurghada to Cairo to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, and then fly to Luxor to see Valley of the Kings and Karnak at the next day before transferring back to your hotel in Makadi Bay.
Egypt Holiday Service representative will pick you up from your hotel in Makadi Bay by a private air-conditioned modern vehicle to transfer you to Hurghada airport for flight to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be accompanied by your private Egyptologist guide to visit:
The complex includes three main pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramids belongs to “King Khufu” It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
It was built by “King Chephren“, it is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau.
Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant in Cairo and then you will move on to:
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
In the evening you will be driven to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor where you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Luxor.
Breakfast at your hotel in Luxor and then you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide in a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit:
The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamen. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.
It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.
Lunch will be served on an island, so your tour includes boat trip in the Nile followed by:
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak Temple. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.
At the end of the tour, you will be transferred from Luxor by a private air-conditioned vehicle back to your hotel in Makadi Bay
for about 04 hours’ drive.
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