My 2 Weeks of Travelling in Egypt
If you are an adventure lover and only have two weeks in your hand to make a journey, you should definitely consider Egypt as the perfect destination. Even though the place has about 5000 years old history, Tours for Egypt still allow you to view its major landmarks within a period of only between 10 and 14 days. The best thing about Egypt is that it has 7 different UNESCO listed sites, among which 6 are cultural sites and a natural site, which is obviously the strong reason to entice worldwide tourists.
Itinerary to Follow for Egypt Tour in 2 Weeks
Day 1-Arrival at Cairo
If you are an American citizen and want to experience Tours for Egypt, you have to arrive at the international airport of Cairo in Egypt. Cairo is a crazy and an overwhelming city. Hence, it is essential for you to rest in your booked hotel and relax for some time.
Day 2-Cheops in Khafre, Valley Temple, Memphis and Step Pyramid
Today, you should with your tour to Egypt from Giza. Here, you will come across three enchanting pyramids of Cheops in Khafre. Later on, you should look ahead to reach nearby the Great Sphinx. After this, you will visit the Valley Temple connected with the Khafre Pyramid. Now, during the afternoon, Tours for Egypt will take you to the ancient capital of Old Egypt named Memphis. In addition, you will view Step Pyramid of Saqqara designed by the chancellor of King Djoser named Imhotep.
Day 3-Journey to Wadi Al-Hitan
On the third day, tourists will visit a famous UNESCO listed site named Wafi Al-Hitan, known as Valley of Whales. The site has more than hundreds of whale skeletons and dramatic formation of old rocks. After this, during the afternoon, you will climb the famous Mudawara Mountain and thereby, get spectacular views. Especially, you will find two gigantic freshwater lakes connected with Wadi El Rayan waterfalls of Egypt.
Day 4-Sightseeing Tour at Cairo
Today, you will enjoy the beauties of Historic Cairo, a UNESCO site. Particularly, you will visit the Egyptian Museum to view the famous Tutankhamun treasures and about 120,000 fascinating artworks. On the same day, you will enjoy Ben Ezra Synagogue and Hanging Church famous sites at the Old Cairo. Moreover, you should spend spare time at an old Middle East Bazaar named Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
Day 5-Amazing Trip to Alexandria
Now, your Egypt tour will take you to Alexandria, where your first stop will be Pompey Pillar and then visits Catacombs, recognized as the biggest Cemetery of the Roman period. Later on, you will view Qaitbay Citadel set up on the ancient Alexandria Pharos site.
Day 6-Visit to Karnak and Luxor Temples
You will start your day by taking a flight to Luxor and follow a cruise journey to take a tour to Luxor and Karnak Temples at Luxor.
Day 7-Sightseeing at Luxor West Bank
Today, you will make a visit to ancient temples and tombs at Luxor West Bank i.e. Colossi of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple, known as Valley of famous Kings.
Day 8-Tour to Horus Temple and Kom Ombo’s Double Temple
The day will start with your visit to Horus Temple located at Edfu and then sail to make a visit to an unusual double temple dedicated to the crocodile God named Sobek and falcon God i.e. Haroeris at Kom Ombo.
Day 9-Visits to Aswan High Dam
Today, you will visit the famous Aswan High Dam that controls flooding of the worldwide largest river named River Nile.
Day 10-Trip to Abu Simbel
Before flying back to Cairo, you will visit another UNESCO site in Egypt i.e. Abu Simbel.
Day 11-Fly Back to Cairo
You will end your entire tour to Egypt by flying back to the Cairo international airport and move to your native place in the United States.