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Saturday, December 20, 2008

Sightseeing and Things to Do in Egypt

A Week's Tour of Egypt (The Most Ancient Civilization)

(Country wise World Heritage Sites are given at

Cairo - Alexandria

  • Arrive at Cairo- capital of Egypt
  • Proceed to Alexandria by road
Alexandria - Cairo

  • Roman Amphitheater
  • The Catacombs
  • Qaitbay Fort
  • Mediterranian Sea
  • Montazah Palace
  • Return to Cairo by road

  • Egyptian Museum
  • Royal Mummies room in museum
  • Ancient treasures of king Tutankhamun in museum
  • Khan al Khalili Bazaar
Cairo - Abu Simbel - Aswan - Nile Cruise

  • Flight to Abu simbel.
  • Temples of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II
  • Flight to Aswan
  • High dam
  • Old dam
  • Philae Temple (go by felucca boat)
  • Take Nile Cruise (from Aswan)
Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu - Luxor

  • Temple of Sobek Haroeris at Kom Ombo
  • Temple of Horus at Edfu
  • Esna Lock
  • Arrive at Luxor

  • Valley of Kings and Queens
  • Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Karnak Temple
  • Enjoy ride in hot air balloon
  • Disembark cruise and transfer to Luxor airport

  • Pyramids of Giza
  • Sphinx
  • Citadel
  • Alabaster Mosque
Estimated Duration of the Tour: Approximately 7 to 8days
Estimated Cost of the Tour: Approximately US$ 2000

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