8 Days 7 Nights
These Egypt vacation tours are for those who want to soak up Egypt’s sun, culture, and history. This is one of our best Egypt vacation tours because it offers the sea and desert besides so many amazing sights. Explore the beautiful Karnak temple and Luxor temple on Luxor east bank. Admire the stunning scenes on the walls of the royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple.
Check out the second biggest statutes we have in Egypt after those of Abu Simbel, Colossi of Memnon. Experience some of Cairo’s attractions like the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum. Visit the amazing old Cairo with the oldest church, oldest synagogue, and oldest Mosque we have in Egypt. Snorkel in the Red Sea and enjoy Orange Bay Island Day snorkel. Explore the desert on a 4*4 jeep drive the ATV on the Red Sea dunes and know more about Bedouin culture and life.
All our Egypt packges include the entrance fee for all the mentioned sights in the program with meals. Egypt package features archeologist guides, deluxe accommodations, and private tours. Best Egypt vacation packages 2022 is an excellent introduction to the Land of the Pharaohs. This tour starts and ends in Hurghada.
Palma Tours representative will assist you through immigration and customs formalities at Hurghada airport. After you pick up your luggage, he will then take you in our deluxe vehicle, to your Hurghada hotel for check-in. Free time on your own and overnight at the hotel.
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel then you will start your Sea trip to Orange Bay. we pick you up from your hotel at the agreed time to the pier. You will board one of the snorkeling Red Sea boats. The boat will sail for about 45 minutes. Enjoy your first snorkeling stop in one of the gorgeous Red Sea snorkeling spots. explore the amazing coral reef and the magnificent variety of colorful fish and gorgeous corals. You may be lucky to see the dolphins and swim near them.
Later on, the boat will sail to Orange Bay Island where you can swim, snorkel, and explore the world of tranquility of the island on your own. One and a half hours or two hours on the beautiful island to swim near the beach, sunbathe, or simply feel relaxed. There are palm leaves umbrellas, wooden walkways, bars, restaurants, bean bags, chairs, and overall sandy beaches. Lunch on board then you will sail to your next snorkeling stop where you can explore more of the amazing underwater world and coral reefs. You cannot end your day before sharing some of the exhilarating water sports like Banana and sofa (Quatra). Back to the hotel and overnight
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Early pickup time after you pick up the breakfast boxes that you ordered one day before. your Egyptologist guide will join you from your hotel to Luxor. On the way, you will have a coffee break where you can use the WC (5 L.E) per person or enjoy your breakfast.
The first stop will be the Dendera temple, one of the best-preserved hotels in Egypt. Dendera temple was dedicated to the goddess Hathor, the goddess of motherhood, beauty, sexuality, love, joy, harmony, dance, and music was often associated with the planet, Venus. After the visit, you will proceed with your guide to the next stop
Karnak temple is the largest religious temple in the world. Karnak is a complex of Pylons, Obelisks, Chapels, columns, statues, Sacred lakes, and sanctuaries dedicated to the triad of Luxor Amon, his consort Mut and their son Khonsu. Karnak temple is famous for the vast Hypostyle Hall, the Earth ramp on which they built the pylon. Karnak is considered an invaluable historical site and resource of information about the evolution of ancient Egypt.
After lunch in a local restaurant by the Nile side, you will visit the Luxor temple. Luxor temple is among the most awesome temples throughout Egypt. During the New Kingdom, the temple was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II. Luxor Temple was the largest and most significant religious center in ancient Egypt. Overnight at the hotel in Luxor
Breakfast at the hotel then you will head to the Valley of the kings the greatest, the most popular, and the most visited place on the West bank of the River Nile. Valley of the kings painted tombs allow visitors a glimpse at the magical formula and the death rituals of ancient Egypt. Most of the New Kingdom Pharaohs (62 Pharaohs) were buried in rock-cut tombs in the valley of the kings.
Valley of the kings was and still is one of the MUST GO destinations in Egypt as it is the burial site for the boy king, Tutankhamun. Visit 3 tombs and admire some of the ancient sarcophagus, paintings, and stories of the UNESCO world heritage site since 1997.
Hatshepsut temple | Deir El-Bahri
The next stop will be the funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut and your guide will explain the rule of women in ancient Egypt. Hatshepsut or the “Foremost of the Noble Ladies” was the only female pharaoh who ruled for a very long time, almost 23 years. Explore Hathor chapel and Anubis chapel then discover the third floor after restoration and the statutes of the Queen in the Osiris form.
Colossi of Memnon
After lunch in a local restaurant, you will visit the Colossi of Memnon. The Colossi of Memnon are the second-highest statues in Egypt after those of Abu Simbel. Once those statues were decorating the entrance of the biggest mortuary temple on the west bank of the Nile for king Amenhotep III. The statues depict Amenhotep III as a seated king on the throne with the royal symbols above his head with small figures of his mother and wife beside his legs.
Once the tour is over, your guide will escort you back to your hotel in Hurghada.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Safari Hurghada with Camel Ride, BBQ Dinner, and Show provide the perfect opportunity to explore Bedouin life and traditions. The desert safari trip is a mix of adventure, culture, and entertainment.
Breakfast, lunch. Dinner
Your Archaeologist guide will meet you at the agreed time in the lobby of your hotel to start your day in Cairo. You will start your Cairo day in Memphis. Memphis was the first capital of united Egypt and it was founded by the king Menes or Narmer. Memphis one day had the temple of Ptah, his wife Sekhmet, and their son Nefertem. Unfortunately, almost everything from the oldest capital disappeared but you can still admire the enormous statue of Ramesses II in the open Museum, there are also the biggest movable Sphinx statue made out of marble and some sarcophaguses and steles.
From Memphis, you will head to Saqqara, the cemetery of Memphis. You will visit with your guide the pyramid of Djoser. It is known also as the Saqqara pyramid or step Pyramid. The site is one of the most important archaeological sites and it is the first Pyramid in Egypt and the first stone structure in history.
After lunch, you will head to the Giza Pyramids where you will visit the three famous Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkawre. You will have many stops in the area like the Khufu pyramid. The great pyramid of Khufu is the only wonder of the old seven wonders. It took 20 years of hard work and about 2.300.000 blocks between 2-2.5 tons each. You can then visit the second Pyramid of Khafre, the only one that keeps part of the casing near its very top. Then enjoy taking unforgettable photos from the panorama where you can see all the pyramids lined together. The last stop will be the great Sphinx and the Valley temple where they practice the last steps of the mummification of the mummy.
At the end of your Egypt day tours, you will head to your hotel in Cairo overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel then you will start your Cairo tour to the Egyptian Museum. First, you will visit the national Egyptian Museum in Tahrir square to gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden mask, inner sarcophagus, throne, canopic jars, and much more. Also, you will see the beautiful section for Yuya & Tuya with the chance to see their real mummies and funerary objects.
After lunch, you will head to the Coptic Cairo where you will visit the St. Sergius (Abu Serga church). The place where the Virgin Mary and her son rested during their trip to Egypt. Then you will visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue. It is believed that the Synagogue holds a copy of the Old Testament and maybe the place where the baby Moses was found. Later on, you will start your way back to Hurghada.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Breakfast at the hotel and free time at your own leisure till the final departure.
This program is a proposal that includes our route suggestions. You can consider it the starting point to a trip that can be customized according to your wishes, changing the number of days, sightseeing, etc.