Yout Christmas vacation in Egypt has to start with Cairo, the main capital of Egypt.
As you are in Cairo, of course, you have to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza which is one of the seven wonders in the world, then the ancient site of Saqqara and the ruins of the Ancient City of Memphis to feel the greatness of the ancient Egyptians.
During this tour in Cairo, you shouldn’t be missing the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, the Citadel of Saladin and especially the Old Cairo Area.
Further Reading: Travel Guide to Cairo
After finishing your tour in Cairo you will fly directly to Aswan City, they call Aswan as the city of gold which makes it the second amazing part of your vacation in Egypt.
Your tour in Aswan will be separated for two parts, the first part on the land, you will proceed to visit the marvelous city of Abu Simbel where you can visit the two temples of king Ramses II.
Then your second part will start which is on a Nile Cruises ship. During your ride in the longest river in the world, you will enjoy the best views ever, and at the same time, you will enjoy the services available on board the cruise ship.
This Nile cruise has a very interesting program that begins with the main highlights of Aswan, like visiting the High Dam, the Temple of Philae, and the Unfinished Obelisk.
You will also have the chance to sail by Felucca (a sailing boat) around the Agha Khan Mausoleum and the wonderful islands of this magical city.
Further Reading: Aswan Egypt Travel Guide
Very close to Aswan city there is a very wonderful city called Luxor which has almost 1/3 of the world’s monuments. This makes it a treasure for historical sites. Also, all the archaeological tours to Egypt must include Luxor as ancient Thebes, served as the capital of Egypt for a very long period of ancient Egyptian history and it really flourished during the ruling period of the New Kingdom.
In any Luxor tour, you will cover the highlights of the city, including the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, the Karnak Temples Complex, and of course Temple of Luxor.
Further Reading: Luxor Egypt Travel Guide
After finishing your amazing journey in Luxor and Aswan, you will fly back to Cairo for a small rest before heading to the missing parts of this wonderful vacation in Egypt.
Then your next destination will be to Alexandria city for a relaxing tour beside the Mediterranean sea.
Alexandria city with its Greek touch will be a great place to have an awe-inspiring one day tour and enjoy all the amazing Greek and Roman monuments.
These Alexandria tours will include private visits to the Library of Alexandria, the Pompey’s Pillar, the Roman Amphitheater and the amazing Qaitbay fortress then the journey will end by returning back to Cairo.
Further Reading: Alexandria Tour Guide
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