Egypt in 7 days: overview of the country

  • 7 days
  • All seasons
  • General public
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Go back in time, at the time of ancient Egypt during a week of excursions. Admire the Great Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Necropolis of Sakkara and the old capital, Memphis. It is possible to be accompanied by an Egyptologist guide to animate the private visits, you can freely decide the time you want to spend on each of the sites.

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<p>Plateau Plateau.</p> <p>The largest city on the African continent.</p> <p>Cairo, nicknamed &amp;quot;La victorieuse&amp;quot;.</p> <p>Overview of the west bank facing Luxor.</p> Temple of Luxor and Abu el-Haqqaq mosque. Temple of Luxor.

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  • Cairo
  • Abydos
  • Denderah
  • Luxor
  • Gourna - Thèbes Ouest
  • Saqqarah
  • Vallée Des Rois
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Details of the stay: Egypt in 7 days: overview of the country - 7 days

Day 1 : Plateau of Guiza and Saqqarahtyitre

Day on the Guiza plateau and that of Saqqarah. 8am, Guiza, Kephren temple, sphinx, Kephren pyramid. 9:30am, Guiza, Cheops pyramid, solar boat. 11am -12pm transfer. 12pm, Saqqarah, Djoser pyramid and surroundings. 1pm, Saqqarah, Ti mastaba, tombs of Mererouka and Ankhmahor, Teti pyramid. 4pm, return to Cairo. 8pm, whirling derwichs in their theatre of Islamic Cairo.

Day 2 : A Day among the Copts

Museum and Coptic Cairo day. 8pm, Egyptian Museum. 2pm, lunch at the Al Foustat Souk, visit of the Coptic district, Coptic Museum, hanging church. 9pm, Egyptian film in one of the cinemas of Emad Ed-Din or Talat-Harb street.

Day 3 : Islamic Cairo

Islamic Cairo Day. 8am, Gayer Anderson Museum, Ibn Touloun Mosque, El-Rifaï Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque. 2pm, fitir lunch at the Egyptian Pancake Restaurant in Khan El-Khalili. 3pm, Khan El-Khalili, Bab Zoueila, Al-Mouayyed mosque, Dar Al-Asfar, Beit El-Sehemi. 6pm, tea and chicha at El-Fishawi café. 9pm, take off of the plane to Luxor.

Day 4 : Head to Luxor

Day in Luxor West Bank. 8am, after bike rental, colossi of Memnon. 9am, Ramesseum. 10:30am, Ramesses III temple. 12pm, valley of Craftsmen. 1pm, Queens Valley. 2:30pm, lunch in front of the temple of Ramesses III. 5pm, felluca ride to the Banana island.

Day 5 : In the country of Pharaohs
Day in Luxor West Bank. 8am, Valley of the Nobles. 10:30am, temple of Hatshepsut. 12:30pm, valley of the Kings by the mountain. 8pm, sound and light at the temple of Karnak
Day 6 : Between temples and museums
Day in Luxor east. 8am, Temple of Karnak. 2pm, temple of Luxor. 7pm, {1}Luxor{/1} museum. 9pm, spice souk.
Day 7 : It's already finished...

Day in Abydos and Dendera. 6am, Departure. 10am, Abydos. 2pm, Dendera. 8pm, take off and return.

 

 

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