Historical Palaces in Egypt

Spend your vacation in the most historical hotels in Egypt that belong to the XIX century, starting from the Mena House Hotel or the Marriot in Cairo passing by the Winter Palace in Luxor till arrive to the Old Cataract in Aswan.

  • Itinerary

    Day 1 : Cairo

    Arrive at Cairo International Airport, meet and assist service by Travel Corner representative, then transfer with AC modern vehicle  to one of both historical hotels in Egypt:

    A-Mena House Palace Hotel

    The Mena House was built in 1869 in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza and initially was as a hunting  royal lodge and rest house in the desert  for Khedive Ismail, king of Egypt, who received the world's kings and emperors in this hotel in the opening of the Suez Canal 1869 ( The most emblematic  invited leaders was Emperor  Napoleon III and the Empress Eugenie of France).

    The hotel is very unique with its own rich and colorful history. Surrounded by 16 hectares of verdant green gardens so that a lot of famous personalities of the twenty century chose Mena House palace for their accommodation in Egypt such as Winston Churchill, Roosevelt, Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Sadat, Manahem Beguin, Reza Bahlwy, Agha khan, Agatha Cristie, Omar Al-Sharif, Jane Fonda and Charlie Chaplin.

    B-Marriot Palace Hotel

    The Cairo Marriott Hotel is a large hotel located in the Zamalek district on Gezira Island, situated on the Nile, and just west of Downtown Cairo, Egypt. The central section was once the Gezirah Palace built for the Khedive Ismail Pasha in 1869 for the inauguration of Suez Canal. The purpose of that palace was to host the French Empress Eugénie who was invited along with her husband the French Emperor Napoleon III. The architecture and construction of this ancient palace reflect Khedive Ismail’s passion for neoclassical style popularized in Europe.

    Day 2. Cairo

    Breakfast at the hotel, then start our early morning visit to the Three Pyramids of Giza, considered of the ancient  Seven Wonders of the world, constructed by Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerionos, the Sphinx and explore the Valley Temple of Chephren which was part of the funerary complex including along with the pyramid.

    Optional: An excursion to Sakkara archeological site where the famous Step Pyramid of King Djoser then moves to Memphis, the former capital city of ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom.

    Day 3. Cairo/Luxor:

    Breakfast at the hotel and start our day tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Largest Museum of Egyptian Ancient Antiquities in the world, then transfer to explore Old Cairo, the Coptic neighborhood with its narrow cobbled streets contain the Religious Compound, full of churches including the Hanging Church (dedicated to the Virgin Mary and still in use), the oldest synagogue in Egypt, then visit Citadel of Salah El Din and the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque.

    At the end of the tour, you can take a walk through the historical market and bazaar of Khan al Khalily

    After that transfer to the hotel, check out and move to Cairo Airport for your scheduled domestic flight to Luxor. Arrival to Luxor, chick in at Winter Palace Hotel, one the, most historical hotels in the world. This hotel also known as the Old Winter Palace Hotel is a historic British colonial-era 5-star luxury resort hotel located on the banks of the River Nile. Since 1886, this hotel has been the choice destination for luminaries and dignitaries like Egyptologist Howard Carter, who in 1922 discovered the intact tomb of Tutankhamun and the famous writer Agatha Cristie who her novel "Death on the Nile" in the hotel.  This opulent hotel was the winter host of the royal Egyptian family.

    Day 4.Luxor

    Breakfast then across the Nile to the west bank to visit the famous Theban Necropolis to discover the Valley of the Kings where the tombs of the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt), then move on to explore the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, with its unique architecture style as the temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.  A stop after that to see the towering Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, they are the only remains of the large temple of Amenhotep III.  Return to the hotel rest and overnight.

    Day 5. Luxor/Esna/ Edfu/Kom Ombo/ Aswan

    Breakfast at the hotel, check out, start the day with a visit of Ramses II temple in Edfu dedicated to God Hours, then continue towards Kom Ombo where you will visit the temple of the god Horus and Sobek. After that move on to Aswan, chick in at the prestigious Old Cataract, rest and overnight.

    This 19th-century Victorian palace on the Nile sits on a pink granite cliff opposite Elephantine Island, this stylish property blends Pharaonic treasures with French art de recevoir. Discover sophisticated interiors by Sybille de Margerie in the historic Palace, a world of Moorish arches, ruby red chandeliers, plush Persian carpets, soft armchairs, and hand-carved furnishings.

    In this hotel, you can step into the 21st-century Egypt with the Nile Wings contemporary reinterpretation of traditional culture.

    Day 6. Aswan

    Breakfast at the hotel then Felucca Ride to see The Botanical Garden, Elephantine Island,  Agha Khan Mausoleum (FROM THE NILE NO ENTRY) and Aswan Dam. Return to the hotel, rest and overnight.

    Day 7.Aswan / Cairo

    Breakfast at the hotel and directly to the bus for a trip to Abu Simbel, then transfer to Aswan Airport for the domestic flight to Cairo. Arrival and move on to the hotel, chick in , rest and overnight.

    Day 8.Cairo

    Breakfast at the hotel, then pick up and transferred to Cairo International Airport for your return flight.


Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports. All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including breakfast. Accommodation for 2 nights in Luxor including breakfast. Accommodation for 2 nights in Aswan including breakfast. Private English-speaking guide in the whole tour. All sightseeing tours on the cruise - privately guided tours. All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary. Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary. Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary. All service charges and applicable taxes included.


International & domestic Airfare. Entry visa to Egypt. Any optional tours. Personal Spending & Tips.
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Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till 2019/2020, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy:

0- 01.99 Free of Charge.

2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price.

6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price.

12+ pay full tour price as per adult person

If your tour includes airfare then an extra charge for child rate may apply.

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15% of full payment will be required when confirming your booking and the rest of the payment will be paid, when arriving to Egypt, by credit or debit card.

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