Egypt 5-Day Tours & Itineraries

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The Great Sphinx of Giza
Map of Egypt Cultural Tour From Cairo - 5 Days
Egypt Cultural Tour From Cairo - 5 Days

This five-day trip is anchored in Cairo and takes you to Egypt's top cultural highlights. Begin with major attractions in the capital city, touring the Egyptian Museum to see the King Tut exhibit. Then, detour to Giza to visit the iconic pyramids and the Sphinx and day-trip to Alexandria to explore ancient Roman ruins. Finish the trip back in Cairo, where you'll learn about Islamic traditions and go for a dinner cruise on the Nile River.

The Colossi of Memnon
Map of Highlights of Ancient Egypt: Cairo & Luxor  - 5 Days
Highlights of Ancient Egypt: Cairo & Luxor - 5 Days

This 5-day tour takes you to ancient Egypt's most iconic sites, from mysterious pyramids to ancient temples. You'll base yourself in Cairo, taking a domestic flight to and from Luxor to see as much as possible. Check out pharaohs' treasures and the King Tut exhibit at Cairo's Egyptian Museum, behold the massive Colossi of Memnon statues in Luxor, tour the impressive Karnak Temple, and view the famous pyramids of Giza.

Yachts in the harbor at Hurghada
Map of Ancient Egypt & Red Sea Getaway - 5 Days
Ancient Egypt & Red Sea Getaway - 5 Days

On this whirlwind tour through Egypt, you'll see diverse destinations ranging from the busy capital city to a beach resort by the Red Sea. Starting in Cairo, visit the Egyptian Museum and the King Tut exhibit, detour to the pyramids of Giza, and see the ancient temples of Luxor and Karnak. Then head for the coast, spending the last few days in Hurghada, swimming in the ocean and enjoying a desert safari tour.

Exploring ancient temples on a Nile River cruise
Map of Nile River Cruise: Luxor, Edfu & Aswan - 5 Days
Nile River Cruise: Luxor, Edfu & Aswan - 5 Days

This short but exciting cruise down the Nile River offers travelers a fantastic introduction to the wonders of ancient Egypt. After exploring Luxor, board a boat for several days of sightseeing along the waterway. You'll explore the awe-inspiring temples of Abu Simbel, wander around the Valley of the Kings, discover the antiquities of Edfu in a horsedrawn carriage, and ride to the archeological ruins of Elephantine Island in a traditional wooden sailing vessel.

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