13 Days of Luxor's Solar Eclipse Egypt, Cairo, Luxor & Red Sea

Egypt total solar Eclipse | Pyramids, Nile Cruise & Red Sea Paradise

Egypt, Cairo
Duration

13 Day

Tour Type

Private Tour

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Everyday

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Overview

Enjoy the magical beauty of the Red Sea

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Luxor is about to take center stage for a spectacular event as it gets ready to host the big one, the Egypt total solar eclipse of 2027, Experience the climax of your 13-day Egyptian adventure when daylight turns into an eerie darkness, lit only by the ethereal glow of the sun's corona, Our well-experienced guides will take you through this celestial phenomenon safely and provide the right equipment to make it clear and immersive. Be ready to witness a rare wonder of a moment as the skies align in a breathtaking spectacle over the ancient city of Luxor. Take the 13-Day Eclipse Tour of Luxor, which is meticulously designed to meet the fullness of this experience and delight.

Embark on a journey that will take you to fascinating cities whether it be the pulsating wonder of Cairo or the tranquil scenery surrounding Aswan cityt,Take a Egypt Nile cruise down this majestic setting, surrounded by the timeless Nilotic beauty of its vistas and classic villages. Embark now on the path of the heavenly alignment, as Luxor hosts the 2027 total solar eclipse, With expert guides to keep you safe and enlightened, witness day turning to night and appreciate this beautiful wonder happening in nature. And save the best for last: unwind in the beautiful setting of Sharm El-Sheikh day tour , a coastal paradise with breathtaking beaches and coral reefs that are irresistible to visit, So do not miss this chance to flee for a tour that fabulously combines history, nature, and astronomy for moments that will be unforgettable. 

 Highlights of the 13-Day Luxor Eclipse Tour

Cairo Landmarks: Observe the magnificent Pyramids of Giza, the enigmatic Sphinx, and the enthralling Egyptian Museum housing antiquities.
Solar Eclipse phenomenon in Luxor: Observe from Luxor in December 2027, one of the many extraordinary astro-events of the solar eclipse when the moon intercepts the rays of the sun to bring an exceptional shadow to the land in an event rarely experienced by man.
Nile Cruise Adventure: Embark on a Nile cruise, starting from Luxor to Aswan, where you cruise along the fabled river and visit the ancient temples, including the magnificent Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings.
Exploration of Luxor and Aswan: Know the history and culture of these two important towns while seeing historical sites like the Temple of Philae, the Aswan High Dam, the Colossi of Memnon, and so much more.
Relaxation in Sharm El-Sheikh: Be charmed by Sharm El-Sheikh's beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs—the stuff a great setting for relaxation and rejuvenation is made of.
Insightful Guided Tours: Join default guided excursions with local guides who will give you intrigues into the ancient civilization, history, and culture of Egypt at every stop.
Picture Opportunities: Capture excellent views of monuments, landforms, and breathtaking solar eclipses in Egypt to preserve an expedition like this in memory.
Memorable Adventure: Experience the journey of a lifetime that merges mysticism from ancient Egypt with the rarity of a solar eclipse—a moment incomparable and unique to be etched in memory forever, With Deluxe Tours.

Included
  • You will have the meet-and-assist service on both arrival and departure.
  • The transfers will be private air-conditioned vehicles per the program.
  • You will spend 4 nights in Cairo at a 4-star standard hotel on a bed-and-breakfast basis
  • 1 night in Luxor at a 4-star standard hotel on a bed-and-breakfast basis.
  • You will stay onboard a 4-star standard ship on a full board basis during your 4-night Nile cruise
  •  5-star standard hotel on an all-inclusive basis during your 3 nights in Sharm El-Sheikh.
  • During your trip, you will be offered 31 meals: 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, and 7 dinners. You will be picked up from your hotel and dropped off
  • in addition to the entrance fee to all the places and attractions on your itinerary.
  • Included are domestic flights and the services of an expert Egyptologist tour guide.

All service charges and local taxes are included.

 

Excluded
  • Overseas flights.
  • Visa upon arrival. Trip coverage.
  • Tips.
  • Uncovered meals and beverages.
  • Any additional excursion.
  • 01
    Day 1 : Arrival Cairo , Welcome to the land of ancient civilization

    The atmosphere is filled with excitement upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, This is the real beginning of a special 13-day Luxor eclipse tour, building up to witness the outstanding Total Solar Eclipse in Luxor, Egypt.

    Egypt Best Vacations welcomes you upon your arrival, Our friendly representative will await you with your name on a sign at the arrival hall, helping you get through all airport procedures with ease. Visa requirements and the retrieval of your luggage will be so smooth as a guide that you will be able to fully put out your anticipation.

    You will then be greeted by your reflection in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to chauffeur you to your hotel in Cairo, Relax and freshen up before diving into this teeming historic city.

  • 02
    Day 2 : Giza Pyramids and Sphinx Tour

    Experience Egypt in style as your experienced guide greets you at your Cairo hotel, an exciting start to your 13-day escapade, Get ready for the unforgettable journey to the legendary Great Pyramids of Giza standing with grace against the backdrop of the desert. Be mesmerized by the enigmatic 'Lion Body with Human Head', the Sphinx, the timeless guard of ancient mysteries.

    Visit the Giza Plateau for the very essence of Egypt's pyramid tradition. Witness the grandeur of the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure unbelievable architectural feats. Your guide will divulge to you the captivating account associated with their construction and the enigma of what they were for and how old they are. Stand face-to-face with these colossi of yore and lose yourself in time.

    Go south to Saqqara, the ancient cemetery that holds the history of the earliest rulers of Egypt. Visit the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, a proto-type that gave way to the design and building of some of the iconic pyramids that followed. The listing of Saqqara by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site validates its importance; ancient wisdom beckons to be discovered.

    Enjoy a great lunch at one of the fine local restaurants before returning to the hotel and highlighting the awesome sights viewed thus far.

  • 03
    Day 3 : Arriving Alexandria - The Pearl of The Mediterranean Sea

    Take a journey back in time today into Alexandria, the splendor jewel of Greco-Roman Egypt for ancient mysteries and timeless charm await. Depart in the footsteps of pharaohs and philosophers as the 13-day Luxor eclipse tour continues.

    Your itinerary includes exploring the famous Roman Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa. These are immense Egyptian burial chambers and royal graveyards influenced by both the Ptolemaic and Roman cultures. The Catacombs of Kom-El-Shoqafa rank among the largest Roman burial grounds in Alexandria and all of Egypt. The catacombs were originally a private tomb for a single wealthy family; eventually, they became a public cemetery with more than 300 tombs.

    From the catacombs, you will proceed to the famous Pompey's Pillar. Although ancient historians left very little regarding the monument, they indeed did describe the buildings surrounding it that are now no longer extant. The current site of the pillar was topped, long before the Romans' times, with temples and houses, among which was the Citadel of Rhakotis. A temple in honor of Osiris-Serapis was also built on this mountain.

    This shall be followed by a visit to the Citadel of Qaitbay. Cases in Alexandria is a major defensive fortress along the Mediterranean seacoast of Egypt, built on the exact site of the Pharos Island Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay to fortify the area from Ottoman/ Turkish attacks.

    Your tour in Alexandria will end with a view of the Library of Alexandria from the outside. Lunch will be at a local restaurant, then back to Cairo.

  • 04
    Day 4 : The Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel, and Khan El-Khalili

    After a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, delve into the vibrant tapestry of Cairo. First, get mesmerized by the many treasures that lie within the Egyptian Museum, Take a stroll among gilded mummies with eyes ever-watchful. Let your Egyptologist guide a modern-day decoder of hieroglyphs—unravel for you the mysteries of Tutankhamun's tomb or Cleopatra's legendary allure.

    Then ascend to the Citadel of Saladin, a fortress cut against the sky. Its ramparts whisper tales of valiant battles and whispered intrigues. Stand where sultans once held court. Before you lies the view of Cairo, sprawled below in an intricate mosaic of tangle streets and ancient minarets.

    Lunch will be enjoyed at one of the local restaurants, after which we visit Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, where bicycle rickshaws and donkey carts vie for its narrow streets. Be enchanted by the incredible variety of spices, perfumes, gold jewelry, and Lambert and Laura jewelry on offer. Haggle over souvenirs in its maze of shops. Allow yourself to get lost in this kaleidoscope of colors and textures that is this bustling marketplace. So, this is not just a souk—Khan El-Khalili is nothing less than a living testament to Cairo's indomitable spirit, whereby history and commerce become an unforgettable dance: an eternal whirl of color and sound.

    Driven to Cairo Airport to board your Luxor-bound flight, you'll soar above the golden sands, reckoning minute by minute for that very moment when the sun itself will succumb to the moon's embrace in the longest solar eclipse of the century.

  • 05
    Day 5 : Experience the 2027 Solar Eclipse at Karnak Temple

    Treat yourself to a leisurely breakfast at your hotel; it is, after all, the experience of a 2027 Solar Eclipse. Soon enough, your transport will be ready to transfer you to the Karnak Temple, This is an ancient monument reverberating with the echoes of pharaohs, stones steeped in history.

    Among these imposing halls of Hypostyle and towering pylons to the sun god Amun-Ra, be prepared for a natural phenomenon that will eclipse even these towering walls of antiquity. During this graceful obscuration of the sun by the moon, the world around you is going to be transformed into a breathtaking canvas of colors at twilight time. Stars will pop out across the daytime sky; the corona, an astonishing ring of fire, will circle the silhouette of the moon.

    Left Eye will stand still for six minutes and twenty-three seconds as you become swaddled by this heavenly display. Take time to embrace this deep silence; let it enfold you and etch on your soul the cosmic connection. An experience unlike any other, forever redefining wonder.

    After witnessing the eclipse, you'll drive onto the breathtaking Luxor Temple, yet another architectural wonder, bathed in the golden light of Luxor's late afternoon sun,Your Egyptologist guide will bring alive the temple walls adorned with hieroglyphs telling stories of pharaohs and gods, triumphs and festivities.

    Begin your 4-night Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

  • 06
    Day 6 : Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon

    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast on board your ship before preparing for an exploration of Luxor's west bank. First, visit the Valley of the Kings, wherein such resplendent tombs lie pharaohs whose stories of life and death are inscribed on eternal walls in hieroglyphs. Your Egyptologist guide is, in his way, their modern counterpart to the priesthood that millennia ago was entrusted with the celestial visions Dengel has passed down to you. He shares with you stories of these long-lost rulers, whose glories and wishes were entombed in the Vale of the Kings.

    Rise next onto the levels of Hatshepsut's Temple, a spectacular architectural wonder carved into the cliffs. Feel on your skin the desert sun where the "Female Pharaoh" once set the norms by ruling in wisdom and elegance. Take in the nice view that lay before her and let the echoes of her reign transport you across the ages.

    When the sun is high, seek shade in the shadow of the gigantic guardians of ancient Thebes—the Colossi of Memnon. After that, via the Lock of Esna, you'll cruise to Edfu. Overseas stay in Edfu.

    Optional activity: Sunrise Hot Air Ballooning over Luxor.

  • 07
    Day 7 : Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

    After breakfast on board, begin with preparations for your visit to the west bank of Luxor. Start with a visit to the Valley of the Kings, where you can see these magnificent pharaohs' tombs, whose lives have been so intricately depicted on the walls. Your Egyptologist guide will tell you about the history of these very ancient rulers whose activities, aspirations, and hopes had been immortalized in the Valley.

    Next, visit the magnificent, cliff-carved Hatshepsut's Temple & Kom Ombo Feel the warmth of the desert sun in the very place where the "Female Pharaoh" had made her wisdom and grace in rule. Enjoy breathtaking views that she once had commanded, and feel the resonating effect of her reign through the ages.

    At noon, seek shade in the giant presence of the Colossi of Memnon, massive guardians of ancient Thebes. After lunch, rejoin your Luxor &  Aswan Nile cruise for sailing to Edfu via the Lock of Esna. Overnight in Edfu.

    Optional activity: Sunrise Hot Air Ballooning over Luxor.

  • 08
    Day 8 : Abu Simbel Temple

    Take part in a real-time adventure, full of unforgettable experiences, while driving 3.5 hours to the Temples of Abu Simbel, Be dazzled by two colossal monuments etched into the cliffs, which ramble over the memory of Pharaoh Ramesses II. Explore with a guide who brings to life, detailed hieroglyphs and colorful reliefs, ancient battles, and offerings within the temple walls. This journey is a step back in history, enabling one to walk in the footsteps of powerful rulers. Return to your cruise ship with unforgettable memories of this awe-inspiring experience.

  • 09
    Day 9 : From Aswan To Sharm El-Sheikh

     Time to treat your taste buds to a yummy breakfast, freshen up, and enjoy the day in Aswan. The High Dam is going to be the first place to visit, one of the modern wonders which controlled the floods of the Nile into Egypt and saw the country light upon electricity. Be amazed at the gigantic size and try to imagine the incredible engineering that changed the landscape.

    From here, transfer to the Unfinished Obelisk to get a closer look at ancient craftsmanship, This enormous structure in granite was never turned into a completed work, unfinished, and just laid there. Just try to imagine all those skillful craftsmen making this eternal monument, abandoned now for unknown reasons.

    Take a scenic motorboat ride across the shining Nile to the beautiful Temple of Philae. Truly, a jewel of the Ptolemaic period, though once threatened by the tides of the High Dam, was relocated to safer ground by UNESCO. Note the ornate carvings and try to envision old pharaohs in these halls.

    After lunch at a local restaurant, fly to Sharm El-Sheikh via Cairo to continue your Luxor Eclipse tour,On arrival at Sharm El-Sheikh Airport, proceed to your hotel. Log in sometime in the crystal-clear waters, soak up the sun on the beaches, or discover underwater marvels according to your leisure.

  • 10
    Day 10 : Sharm El-Sheikh, Red sea

    Enjoy a Sharm El sheikh day tour, You can choose from activities like diving, glass-bottom boat tours, safaris, snorkeling, and submarine rides by making a request.

  • 11
    Day 11: Sharm El-Sheikh

    Enjoy another day off. Upon request, you can do diving, glass-bottom boat cruises, safaris, snorkeling, and submarine rides.

  • 12
    Day 12 : Fly Back To Cairo

    Travel to Sharm El-Sheikh Airport to fly to Cairo. After reaching Cairo Airport, transfer to your hotel to spend the last night of the 13-day Luxor Eclipse tour. Have a scrumptious lunch in one of the local restaurants.

  • 13
    Day 13 : End Of Your Tour

    This will be followed by a 13-day Luxor Eclipse Tour, after which you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for your final departure. Board your flight and take one last look at the city as you wing your way back home, carrying memories of stunning eclipses, golden tombs, and lively bazaars,Those moments shall forever remain in your heart and mind, representing the essence of eternal Egypt.

    Then savor the essence of world-renowned hospitality through a hearty and scrumptious lunch at one of the local restaurants. This shall not be a simple tour's end, but a lifelong passion beginning, Let Egypt Best Vacations guide you to the stars. Discover this land, old as time itself, bursting with life—experiences as vibrant, full, and deep as whispered secrets of the Sphinx, as much as a desert sunrise.

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip all the Year Except over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

  • 0 to 1,99 years: FREE
  • 2 Years Old and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • 6 Years up to 11.99 years: 50% of adult price
  • 12 and Up: Calculate as an adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 2 Child sharing parent's room some hotels Maximum 1 child sharing parents’ room) If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply. According to Booking Policy.

We are offering the minimum down payment of just 10% to secure your spaces on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel services. The remaining balance can be paid up to four days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your Representative.

In case you cancel your trip, the following of charges will be applied:

  • From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 7% of the tour package price will be charged.
  • Between 60 and 21 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour Package price will be charged.
  • Between 20 and 7 days before your arrival date, 40% of the package tour price will be charged.
  • Between 6 and 1 days before your arrival date, 75% of the tour package price will be applied.
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