Epic Journey of Egypt: 5 Days in Cairo, Luxor & Abu Simbel

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 Days - 4 Nights

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

12 people


Deutsch, English, Espanol, Francais

About this tour

Discover the heart of ancient Egypt with Discovery Tours’ “Epic Journey of Egypt,” a 5-day excursion blending history, culture, and adventure. Guided by expert Egyptologists, this tour offers intimate glimpses into Egypt’s glorious past. From the mysterious Giza Pyramids in Cairo to the awe-inspiring Abu Simbel and the timeless relics in Luxor, immerse yourself in the narratives that shaped a civilization. Comfortable accommodations, private A/C transportation, and insightful explorations ensure a comprehensive and unforgettable experience.


  • Explore the iconic Giza Pyramids Complex, including the majestic Great Pyramid, the enigmatic Sphinx, and the ancient mysteries of the Valley Temple.
  • Immerse yourself in Egypt's rich history at the Grand Egyptian Museum, home to a remarkable collection of artifacts spanning 5,000 years.
  • Witness the architectural marvel of Abu Simbel, a testament to Ramses II's legacy, as you journey to Southern Egypt on this captivating 5-day tour of Cairo, Luxor, and Abu Simbel.


  • Flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and from Luxor to Cairo.
  • 2 Nights accommodation at a 5-star hotel in Cairo.
  • 1 Night accommodation at a 5-star hotel in Aswan.
  • 1 Night accommodation at a 5-star hotel in Luxor.
  • Meet and assist services at Cairo Airport.
  • Private professional Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all the places in the itinerary.
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle for all your transfers.
  • All taxes and charges.
  • International airfare.
  • Tipping (gratuities).
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Any optional tours or activities.


Day 1: Arrival in Cairo Upon your arrival at Cairo Airport, our professional delegate will be there to provide you with a warm welcome and assist you with all necessary formalities, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free entry to Egypt. From the airport, you'll be escorted to your luxurious 5-star hotel in Cairo, where you'll be staying for the night. After checking in and settling into your accommodation, take some time to relax and freshen up. In the evening, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy a delightful dinner at the hotel or a nearby restaurant, where you can savor delicious Egyptian cuisine while taking in the mesmerizing views of the bustling city of Cairo. As the day comes to an end, you'll return to your Cairo hotel for a comfortable and restful overnight stay, preparing you for the exciting adventures that await in the days to come. Meals: Dinner Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Your second day in Egypt begins with a delicious breakfast at your hotel, preparing you for a day of exploration and discovery in Cairo. Your expert tour guide will meet you at the hotel, and together, you'll embark on a journey to explore some of Cairo's most iconic tourist attractions. Giza Pyramids Complex: Your first stop will be the awe-inspiring Giza Pyramids Complex, a golden necropolis that dates back to 2600 BC. Here, you'll stand in awe before the Great Pyramid, the last remaining wonder of the ancient world, built in 2570 BC. Explore its grand hall, Queen's Chamber, and King's Chamber, all masterpieces designed by Khufu's vizier, Hemiunu. Marvel at the enigmatic Sphinx, guarding its secrets, and delve into the history of the Valley Temple, where the royal families of the 4th dynasty were preserved and eternalized through the mummification and purification process known as the "ceremony of the opening of the mouth." The Grand Egyptian Museum: Your journey through ancient history continues at the Grand Egyptian Museum, a treasure trove of artifacts spanning 5,000 years of Egyptian history. Here, you'll have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness archaeological marvels, including the Hanging Obelisk, King Ramses II Statue, 10 Statues of King Senusert, the Grand Staircase, Statues of Ptolemaic Kings and Queens, the Victory Column of King Merneptah, the Royal Regalia, and the Grand Atrium & Gift shop. Don't forget to inquire about the VIP ticket, which grants access to additional artifacts and exhibitions. Lunch: After an exhilarating morning of exploration, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor Egyptian cuisine and recharge for the rest of your day. The Egyptian Museum: Continue your journey into Egypt's rich history at the legendary Egyptian Museum, located in the heart of downtown Cairo. Established in 1901, this museum showcases the miraculous nature of ancient Egyptian civilization by displaying historical treasures that span 5,000 years of heritage. Explore the countless artifacts and relics that offer insights into the remarkable achievements of this epic civilization. In the late afternoon, you'll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival in Aswan, our representative will assist you in checking into your 5-star hotel, where you'll enjoy beautiful views and a comfortable overnight stay. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Flight: From Cairo to Aswan Overnight: Aswan Hotel

Your third day of the Cairo, Luxor & Abu Simbel tour begins with a hearty breakfast at your hotel in Aswan. It's time to check out from the hotel as your exciting journey continues. Abu Simbel Temples: After checking out, you'll join your guide for a special tour to Abu Simbel, a highlight of your trip. Abu Simbel is home to the impressive temples built by the great Pharaoh Ramses II between 1264 BC and 1244 BC. These temples are a masterpiece of glory and wonder, showcasing the grand legacy of Ramses II. The main temple is dedicated to Ramses II himself and is known as the Temple of Ramesses, beloved by Amun. It was constructed to commemorate his victory at the Battle of Kadesh, honor his wife Nefertari, and pay tribute to the gods Amun-Ra, Ra-Horakhty, and Ptah. The colossal statues and intricate carvings in the temples are a testament to the remarkable architectural and artistic achievements of ancient Egypt. Lunch: After exploring the magnificent Abu Simbel temples, you'll have lunch at a local restaurant in Aswan, where you can savor delicious Egyptian cuisine. Overnight in Luxor: Following lunch, our representative will escort you to the train station in Aswan, where you'll board a private air-conditioned vehicle for your journey to Luxor. The scenic train ride will take you through the picturesque landscapes of Egypt. Upon arriving in Luxor, you'll be checked into your luxurious 5-star hotel, where you'll spend a memorable and comfortable night. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Overnight: Luxor Hotel

Start your day with an impressive breakfast at your hotel in Luxor. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be ready to accompany you on a fascinating journey to explore some of Luxor's most renowned attractions. Valley of the Kings: Your first stop is the famous Valley of the Kings, an underground labyrinth situated in the central core of the Theban Necropolis. This extraordinary site houses a collection of 63 rock-cut tombs belonging to nobles and kings of the New Kingdom (1570 – 1050 BC). These tombs are adorned with epic examples of ancient Egyptian art that offer insights into the historical, mythological, and religious beliefs of this immortal civilization. Hatshepsut Temple: Next, you'll visit the majestic Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, often referred to as "Djeser-Djeseru," meaning "Holy of Holies." This temple is a golden attraction that showcases exceptional beauty and architectural excellence. It stands as a testament to the reign of Queen Hatshepsut (1473–1458 BC) and her devotion to the great god Amun. Carved into the blessed stone cliffs of Deir El Bahari, this temple is a remarkable historical and artistic achievement. Colossi of Memnon: Your journey continues to the enchanting twin temples known as the Colossi of Memnon. These colossal statues were carved in the likeness of Pharaoh Amenhotep III and date back to around 1350 BC. Standing at an impressive height of 18 meters (60 feet), these statues are meant to immortalize Amenhotep III's legacy and family. During the Greco-Roman period (20 AD to 250 AD), various inscriptions and myths were added to the statues, including associations with the Greek mythological figure Memnon. Lunch: It's time for a well-deserved lunch at a local restaurant in Luxor, where you can enjoy delicious Egyptian cuisine. Karnak Temple: In the afternoon, you'll continue your exploration by visiting the magnificent Karnak Temples Complex. This heavenly archaeological site is one of Egypt's most revered attractions and served as a religious capital in the heart of Thebes. The construction of the Karnak Temples spanned an incredible 2000 years, from the Middle Kingdom in 1971 BC to the Ptolemaic Kingdom in 30 BC. The complex features epic architectural projects, including the Precinct of Mut, the Precinct of Montu, the Precinct of Amun-Re, the Avenue of Sphinxes, and the Hypostyle Hall. Overnight in Cairo: After a full day of exploring Luxor's famous attractions, you'll be transferred to Luxor Airport for your flight back to Cairo. Once in Cairo, you'll check into your comfortable hotel for a relaxing overnight stay. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Overnight: Cairo Hotel

On the final day of your incredible Cairo, Luxor & Abu Simbel Tour, you'll enjoy a delightful breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. Afterward, our representative will be at your service to assist you with the check-out process. Meals: You'll savor a delicious breakfast at your Cairo hotel before continuing with your departure preparations. Departure: Our team will ensure a smooth transfer from your hotel to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. As you bid farewell to Egypt, you'll carry with you the memories of an unforgettable journey through the land of pharaohs, ancient wonders, and timeless treasures. This marks the conclusion of your remarkable 5-day adventure with Discovery Tours, where you've explored Egypt's rich history, iconic landmarks, and architectural marvels. We hope you've been awe-inspired and fulfilled by this journey through history, culture, and the enchanting essence of Egypt. Meals: Breakfast

Multi-Day Tour Durations

5 Days - 4 Nights



Frequently asked questions

Yes, we offer the flexibility to tailor the itinerary to your preferences or add optional activities. Our travel experts are here to assist you in creating a personalized experience.

Yes, meals as specified in the itinerary are included. You can expect a variety of delicious Egyptian and international dishes, providing a culinary exploration of the region's flavors.

For your comfort and convenience, we have carefully selected a range of esteemed accommodations to ensure a pleasant stay throughout your journey in Egypt. In Cairo, guests will be accommodated in hotels such as Steigenberger El Tahrir and Hilton Heliopolis, or similar reputable establishments, renowned for their quality services and hospitality. When in Aswan, accommodations like Movenpick and Pyramisa ISIS, or equivalent, offer guests a delightful stay with their exceptional amenities. Luxor's stay will be equally comfortable at hotels like Hilton Resort & Spa, ensuring a relaxing experience. All hotels are booked on a bed and breakfast basis, unless stated otherwise, providing a perfect start to your day with a hearty breakfast.

This tour is suitable for travelers of various ages and fitness levels. However, some attractions may involve walking or climbing stairs. Please let us know if you have any specific concerns, and we'll do our best to accommodate your needs.

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Cairo, Egypt


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