Experience the ancient world’s iconic sites on a 2-day private tour from EL Gouna including flights to Cairo and Luxor, and discover the Giza Pyramids, Valley of the Kings and Karnak Temples. See the enigmatic Sphinx that keeps watch over Giza’s three towering pyramids and glimpse gleaming antiquities in the Egyptian museum. Walk the tombs, colonnades and temples in Karnak and the Valley of the Kings, and see the sprawling monument to Hatshepsut, Egypt’s first female pharaoh. Sail on the Nile in a traditional felucca, then finish your trip in EL Gouna.
Enjoy a private 2 day trips to Cairo and Luxor from EL Gouna, as you will be transferred from your hotel in EL Gouna to Hurghada airport for a flight to Cairo where you will be met by your private guide who will join you to discover:-Giza Pyramids:One of the Seven Wonders of the World and it dates back to 2400 B.C. At Giza pyramids you will visit 3 main pyramids and six little pyramids.Then proceed to visit:- The Great Sphinx:A limestone statue with a lion's body and a human head, the face of the Sphinx is believed to represent the face of the Pharaoh Khafra the owner of the 2nd pyramid. The tour also includes a visit to:-The Valley Temple:A Huge blocks of pink Aswan granite, the floor is made of alabaster. The Valley temple used mainly for mummification process and it belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren . Proceed to have your lunch at a pyramids / Nile view restaurant in Cairo. Then join your tour guide to visit:-The Egyptian Museum:It features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewellery which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920 when his tomb was excavated.Finally, transfer to Cairo airport for flight to Luxor where you will be met & transferred to your hotel in Luxor for overnight.Day 2 : Luxor- EL GounaCheckout after breakfast then join your private Egyptologist guide to visit the famous attractions. Start your tour by visiting:- Valley of the Kings:A royal burial ground for pharaohs such as Tutankhamun, and Ramses II, as well as high priests. The tombs evidence elaborate preparations for the next world, in which humans were promised continuing life. You will be allowed to visit 3 tombs. Then move to visit:-Colossi of Memnon:Two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt since 1350 BC. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone. Continue the tour to visit:-Queen Hatshepsut Temple:One of the most beautiful of the royal mortuary temples. It consists of three terraces with garden. Construction took fifteen years. Lunch will be served on an island, so your tour includes boat trip in the Nile river. Move to the East bank of Luxor to Enjoy:-Karnak Temples:No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man, and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and pharoahs. The Temple of Karnak is three main temples situated on 247 acres of land.Finally, we drive you back to your hotel in EL Gouna.