Conveniently, Egypt's most famous sights are also world heritage sites.
Egypt has 7 UNESCO sites, 6 cultural and one natural, and we planned our itinerary around them.
Your international flight will most likely land in Cairo.
Cairo is an overwhelming, crazy city, so we recommend making your way to your hotel and relaxing for a while.
This UNESCO site holds hundreds of whale skeletons as well as dramatic rock formations that challenge the imagination.
Scientists say the desert had been an ocean at one time. We believe the whales were marooned there as the waters receded from the Great Flood.Click here to see what's available in Egypt.] If you're visiting a series of destinations and only have a week to see Egypt, here's the itinerary we would recommend.This is basically the same itinerary we did ourselves.Also be sure to see the Valley Temple, which is connected to the Pyramid of Khafre. Walking all the way around the base or climbing the steps will give you a clear sense of a pyramid’s massive size.Makes you wonder, Related tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx and Sakkara – Private Full Day Tour Afternoon: Memphis, the ancient capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, was founded by King Menes.Expect local accommodation, cuisine, and transport to connect you with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife.An alternative is to make your own lodging arrangements and book a series of day trips.Afternoon: After lunch, climb Mudawara Mountain for a spectacular view.The two gigantic freshwater lakes you'll see are connected by Egypt’s only waterfalls. Even if you're not a museum fan, we suggest you begin your Cairo tour with the Egyptian Museum.Not being familiar with Arab culture, we chose to let a local company show us around.Private tour companies can create a custom itinerary tailored to your interests.