Splendor of Egypt

Splendor of Egypt Tours

Now visiting Egypt AND Israel is possible: Cairo, pyramids, Sphinx, Nile river, Luxor, Karnak, then footsteps of Exodus to Mount Sinai & Red Sea and on to Israel. Ask Zack Shavin

Great pyramids of Giza: Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren), & Menkaure

Pyramids: One of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world

Splendor of Egypt Tour
Discover Egypt cradle of civilization:
• Great pyramids of Giza & Sphinx
• Old Cairo & Khan el Khalili bazaar
• Saladin Citadel & Cairo Museum
• Memphis & Djoser pyramid at Saqqara
• Luxor & Karnak temples (ancient Thebes)
• Valley of the Kings &Queens
• Aswan High Dam & Unfinished Obelisk
• Felucca sail to Elephantine island
• Land of Goshen: Pithom & Ramses

Feluccas sailing on Nile river Aswan Upper Egypt

Aswan & Nile River

2-days: Cairo & Pyramids (from Israel)
DAY 1 Early transfer from Tel Aviv or Eilat to Cairo. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Valley Temple, & Papyrus Institute. Overnight Cairo
DAY 2 After breakfast visit the Cairo Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Old Cairo with Khan El Khalili open air bazaar.  Return to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, or Eilat

Great Sphinx of Giza of Pharaoh Khafra (Chephren)

Great Sphinx of Giza

3-days: Cairo & Pyramids (from Israel)
DAY 1 Early transfer from Tel Aviv or Eilat to Cairo. Visit Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley Temple, overnight Cairo
DAY 2 Visit Memphis & Stepped Pyramid at Saqara, Old Cairo, Saladin’s Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque, Papyrus Institute, overnight Cairo
DAY 3 Cairo Museum, Khan Khalili bazaar, return Tel Aviv, Eilat, or Cairo Airport

Trajan's Temple formerly at Philae in Upper Egypt

Magnificent Nile temple of Trajan originally at Philae in Upper Egypt & moved to Agilkia Island

8-days: Cairo, Pyramids, & Nile Cruise
DAY 1 Depart Tel Aviv for Cairo & overnight
DAY 2 Memphis, Sakkara, Pyramids, Valley Temple, Papyrus Institute, night train to Aswan.
DAY 3-6 Cruise 4 days/3 nights visiting Aswan, Komombo, Esna, Luxor, Valleys of Kings & Queens, Karnak & Luxor Temples
DAY 6 Flight Luxor-Cairo, dinner & overnight.
DAY 7 Old Cairo & Museum, Saladin Citadel, Khan Khalili Bazaar, Mohammed Ali Mosque, overnight Cairo.
DAY 8 Transfer to Tel Aviv or Cairo airport

Ramesses II pharaoh of Egyptian Empire and Exodus

Ramses II pharaoh of the Exodus

9-days: Pyramids, Luxor, Goshen, & Sinai
DAY 1 Arrival in Cairo, transfer & overnight
DAY 2 Memphis, Saqara, Pyramids, Sphinx, Papyrus Institute, overnight train to Aswan.
DAY 3 Temple of Philae, Aswan High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, felucca sail to Elephantine Island & Aga Khan Mausoleum, o.n. Aswan.
DAY 4 Drive along Nile to Esna, Edfu Temple of Horus, Kom Ombo, overnight Luxor
DAY 5 Valley of Kings, Valley of Queens, Karnak & Luxor Temples, train to Cairo
DAY 6 Old Cairo, Citadel of Saladin, Mohammed Ali Mosque, Ibn Ezra synagogue, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, overnight Cairo
DAY 7 Goshen to Mount Sinai: Heliopolis (biblical On), Wadi Tumilat, biblical storage cities of Pithom (Tell Maskhutah), & Ramses (Tell el Kantir), overnight Mt. Sinai.
DAY 8 Climb Mount Sinai, St. Catherine’s Monastery, overland to sandstone Pilgrim Valley, Ain Hudra oasis (Hatzerot of Exodus), overnight. Red Sea
DAY 9 Swim & snorkel colorful coral reefs of Red Sea. Return to Israel

10-days: Pyramids, Luxor, Nile Cruise, Mt. Sinai, & Red Sea
DAY 1 Depart for Cairo, dinner & overnight.
DAY 2 Memphis, Sakkara, Pyramids, Valley Temple, Papyrus Institute, Aswan.
DAY 3-6 Board cruise ship in Aswan and sail 4 days/3 nights along the Nile visiting Aswan and surroundings, Komombo, Esna, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, overnight train to Cairo
DAY 7 Cairo Museum, Old Cairo, Citadel of Saladin, Mohammed Ali Mosque, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Ibn Ezra synagogue, overnight Cairo
DAY 8 Land of Goshen to Mount Sinai: Heliopolis (biblical On), Wadi Tumilat, biblical storage cities of Pithom (Tell Maskhutah) and Ramses (Tell Kantir), overnight Mount Sinai
DAY 9 Climb Mount Sinai, St. Katherine’s Monastery, continue overland via sandstone valley of Bikat Hajaj and Ein Hudra oasis (possibly Hatzerot of the Exodus), overnight Red Sea
DAY 10 Swim and explore the Red Sea’s colorful coral reefs. Depart to Tel Aviv

Contact Zack Shavin
For more info about visiting Egypt or combining with a trip to Israel contact Zack Shavin, veteran guide & biblical archaeologist at Land of Israel Tours.

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