Cairo- Luxor - Hurghada 8 Days / 7 Nights

Day 01:          Arrival Cairo
Meet at Cairo airport upon arrival by Excel Travel representative who will assist you through airport customs & formalities. You will be escorted immediately to your hotel by Excel AC modern fleet. Overnight in Cairo

Day 02:          Pyramids, Le Sphinx, Cairo museum & bazaars
Breakfast at the hotel then check out and start exploring ancient Egypt with a visit to the famous Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Cheops which was built by manual labor, is the largest of the three main Pyramids and is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Chephren, which is the best preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvelous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion's body stretching 45m, with its paws 15m long. We will visit the Papyrus Institute and learn how paper was made in ancient times followed by shopping in the Papyrus Museum, Perfume factory and Jewelry shop. Then start tour to visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities Egyptian Museum; was established by the Egyptian government in 1835.  The present museum building was built in 1900, in the new classical style by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon.  The museum exhibited collections now exceed 120,000 objects ranges from pre historic era to the Greco Roman period. It has 107 halls, and the ground floor houses huge statues.  The upper floor houses small statues, jewels, Tutankhamen treasures and the mummies.  The museum also comprises of a photography section and large library. A hall for the Royal Mummies was opened at the museum, housing eleven kings and queens. Your reward for the day will be a complementary visit of Khan El Khalili bazaars; which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways.  The visitor can discover small restaurants and workaday cafes where Egyptians & non-Egyptians come to smoke water pipes and enjoy some of the traditional Egyptian drinks in the cafes scattered around the area. Back to the hotel and overnight.
 
Day 3:      Cairo – Luxor / Full day tour to East & west bank
Breakfast at the hotel then Transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor.Meet & assist upon arrival at Luxor Airport & transfer to the hotel.Check in the hotel upon arrival & free time to refresh.Excel Travel representative will meet the clients at the hotel lobby at the arranged time and introduce them to the guide.Drive about 45 minutes to reach The Valley of Kings on the western bank of the Nile where 1 ½ hour will spent to visit two of the tombs. Few minutes drive to the Hatsebshute Temple ( EL Deir El Bahary ) where one hour will be spent to visit the temple.Drive back to the East bank with a stop for 10 minutes to photos of the Colossi of Memmnon. About 30 minutes drive to the East Bank for lunch (not included) and then drive to the Karnak temple the biggest in the world which last fifteen hundred years to build where we spend two hour visit and drive for 5 minutes to Luxor temple for one hour.Drive back to the hotel and overnight in Luxor.
 
Day 4:       Luxor – Hurghada
Breakfast at the hotel then check out and drive to Hurghada. Check in the hotel upon arrival Hurghada. The rest of your day is at leisure. Tonight, enjoy dinner at the hotel.  Overnight at the hotel in Hurghada.
 
Day 5:       Paradise Island
After collecting your snorkel &mask (included) we set sail to the desert island of paradise island set in tranquil blue water of the red sea.Stopping 1 stop close to the island you have the opportunity to snorkeling by the magnificent coral reef where you can swim in an abundance of undersea life. Then we land on our desert island having your Owen umbrellas and relaxing on the beach and you can enjoy swimming or snorkel by the beach or playing volleyball…. (Lunch on the Island restaurant with soft drink included) Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 6:               Half day Safari (about 4 – 5 hours)
Tour starts midafternoon. Drive by 4 x4 jeeps through the desert for about one hour where we reach a small Bedouin community. Camel rides for about half an hour. Then, our escort will give lecture about the Bedouin life, while everyone will be enjoying sipping some Bedouin tea in the tent. After serving dinner, we drive back to the hotel and overnight
 
Day 7:               SEA SCOPE SUBMARINE & ALF LEILA SHOW
After breakfast, enjoy a trip for two hours taking you around the red sea coast line to watch world famous coral, Fish other marine life through 18 large panoramic windows without getting your feet wet and your personal swiveling armchair means you won’t miss a thing Goof for those who have panic of being in the water join us on board for an unforgettable underwater adventure.In the evening, enjoy the Egyptian fairy tale at Al Leila Wa Leila where you can watch & experience the ancient Egyptian heritage museum, then you will be taken through history to watch & listen to the most impressive sound & light show, horses back show & the water fountain dancing show, the Egyptian Folklore dancing, tanora. You will spend memorable time with the magic of the East.
Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 08:          Final departure
Breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to Hurghada Airport for your final departure
 

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