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Egypt On the Full

18 Days / 17 Nights

Cairo + Western Desert Safari + Nile Cruise + Hurghada on Res Sea

Day 01
Arrival arrival

Welcome to Cairo! Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you through immigration and customs formalities. After you have collected your luggage he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle, to your Cairo hotel.

Day 02
Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full day tour. In the morning you will be taken to see the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx: the most famous monuments of not only ancient Egypt, but of the entire ancient world! These massive stone structures were built around 4,500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile. After the visit, you will be driven to the Papyrus Institute where you will see how the ancient Egyptians made this forerunner to today's paper; have a go at making it yourself; and get the opportunity to look at some fantastic examples of papyrus art, with no obligation to buy.

After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be driven to Sakkara to see the very first pyramid ever built; the Step Pyramid of Djoser. You will also get the chance to see some fantastic mastabas, including the mastaba of Mereruka, the largest one built in ancient Egypt. You will then be able to marvel at the Pyramid Texts inside the Pyramid of Teti before heading off to the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis. The Colossus of Ramses II dominates the museum here!

After this amazing trip through Egypt's pharaonic past you will be driven back to your hotel.

Day 03
Bahariya Oasis cairo

After breakfast it is time to set off on your Oasis safari in our air-conditioned 4X4 vehicles. You will first of all head to the Bahariya Oasis, stopping en route to visit the village of El-Bawiti, to see the remains of a Roman triumphal arch and two temples (one dating to the reign of the Late Kingdom pharaoh Apries (589-570 BCE) and the other to the time of Alexander the Great). From here it is a short drive to see the valley of the Golden Mummies before arriving at El-Qasr, the capital of Bahariya in the Pharaonic periods. After lunch the journey continues through Ain El-Bishmu, to see the Roman spring, and Ain El-Muftillah to see the chapels. In the mid to late afternoon it will be time to stop and make camp; yes tonight will be under canvas, all camping equipment supplied, and erected, by us.

Day 04
Bahariya Oasis And The White Desert

After breakfast it will be time to pack away all the camping equipment and head to the district of Hayz (35 km from El-Bawiti), which was a very prosperous area during the Roman period. After lunch you will drive to the White Desert, a paradise for rock hounds and amateur geologists, with its impressive limestone formations shaped like giant mushrooms or animals. Once again, camp will be set up in the mid to late afternoon.

Day 05
Farafra And Dakhla Oases cairo

After breakfast, and the dismantling of the camping equipment again, you will have a short drive to Farafra Oasis where you will visit the village of Qasr El-Farafra to see its quaint museum of local art. You will then head towards the Dakhla Oasis, with a lunch break en route, to visit El Qasr, the old capital of the Oasis, with its picturesque ancient Islamic buildings built over the foundations of a Roman city. No camping tonight, you will check-in to a hotel in the Dakhla Oasis.

Day 06
Kharga Oasis

After breakfast you will drive to El-Muzawaqa and its frescoes, which are over 300 tombs dating back to the first & second century, decorated with colourful wall paintings. You will then continue onto the Kharga Oasis, with a break for lunch en route, visiting the villages of Balat and Bashandi. You will then check-in to a hotel in the Kharga Oasis.

Day 07
Kharga Oasis cairo

After breakfast, you will visit the temple of Hebis, the best-preserved temple in the Western desert. Later, you will visit the domed mausoleums of Bagawat, one of the best preserved early Christian cemeteries in the world. After lunch, it will be time to visit Qasr El-Ghueita, a well-preserved sandstone temple built by Darius I. Once more you will check-in to a hotel in this Oasis.

Day 08
Luxor

After breakfast it will be time to leave the Western Desert and you will drive directly to Luxor, checking in to your hotel upon arrival. The rest of the day is free to do what you wish, though removing the Sahara sand from your luggage may be top priority.

Day 09
Nile Cruise: Luxor

After breakfast you will check out and our representative will transfer you to your cruise boat: your floating hotel for your next 5 days.

After lunch, which you will have on board, you will visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples. Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is complete you will return to the boat for your dinner.

Day 10
Nile Cruise: Luxor cairo

A new day, your first breakfast on board, and then it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon.

After this visit to the Theban "City of the Dead" you will be taken back to your boat for your lunch, and then you can watch as it departs Luxor and sails for Esna. As the Nile flows gently underneath you, dinner will be served.

Day 11
Nile Cruise: Edfu And Kom Ombo

You can enjoy your breakfast watching as the cruise boat crosses the Esna lock then sails onward to Edfu, home of the best preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus. Your guide will then return you to your cruise boat for dinner as the boat sails majestically towards Kom Ombo.

Day 12
Nile Cruise: Aswan cairo

Your last day of sailing starts with breakfast, and then a visit to the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. Afterwards it is back to the boat for lunch and the sail to Aswan. Once ashore you will be driven to see the High Dam, the worlds largest rock filled dam, and the Temple of Philae, moved to the island of Agilika after the waters of Lake Nasser flooded its original location. It is then back to Aswan for your last dinner on the boat.

Day 13
Aswan and Cairo

You will have your final breakfast on the boat before you have to check out. You will then be taken to the Botanical Gardens by felucca. After this visit you will be transferred to Aswan airport for the flight back to Cairo (flight duration is about 55 minutes). Once there our representative will meet you and assist you with your luggage before transferring you to your hotel for check-in.

Day 14
Cairo and Hurghada luxor

Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a tour of the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask; stare upon the mummies of some of Egypt's ancient pharaohs (optional); lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artefacts are awaiting your visit. This is followed by a visit to the Citadel of Saladin, the fortress built between 1176 and 1183 AD, to protect Cairo from the Crusaders and rebuilt by Muhammad Ali Pasha, whose mosque is a "must see".

In the mid-afternoon our representative will transfer you to Hurghada in our air-conditioned vehicle. Upon your arrival, at the hotel, he will assist you with your check-in.

Day 15
Hurghada

A full day for sunbathing, exploring, shopping, or taking up some of the many water sport activities available to you.

Day 16
Hurghada luxor

Almost another day like the previous one, but in the afternoon it is time to check-out, and then you will be driven back to Cairo in our air-conditioned vehicle. Once back in Cairo you will check-in at the hotel and the rest of the day will be yours.

Day 17
Final Departure

Your final day starts with breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out. You will then be transferred to the airport for your final departure.


Prices & Departure Dates

Tour Package Price:

Per Person In 5 Star Package 5 Star Deluxe Package
Double Room $ 2650 USD $3250 USD
Triple Room $2550 USD $ 3230 USD
Single Room Supplement $ 950 USD $ 950 USD

  • Above prices are WITHOUT international airfare ( Addtional )
  • Above prices are applicable all year: except for the Easter and Christmas periods.
  • This is a private tour with private guide and private transportation.
  • Check here Difference of the Five star Hotel Five star deluxe Hotels

Travel on your own Schedule:

Because all of our packages are all privately arranged whereas you will get a private tour with private guide and private transportation, there is NO fixed start or finishing dates, you can do it at your own schedule. If we have to, we will simply alter the itinerary so that it fits with the cruise embarkation, ensuring that no planned visits are missed, just rescheduled somewhere else. This allows you to get the best available flights, which is a huge asset if you are travelling on a budget. Obviously this is something that companies who only offer large group visits cannot offer.

  • All of our packages are private, which means that only those who accompany you will be in your party. NEVER will you be expected to join in with another group nor will others be expected to join with you.

Repeated Travellers:

  1. - If you are returning to Egypt and do not want to see the same sites that you have already visited, do not be afraid to ask for changes to be made. Just let us know, when making your booking and alternative visits will be suggested to you.
  2. - Once again, our itineraries are not ‘set in stone’; this is your holiday/vacation and we will fill any request; if it is possible!
  3. - The 5 star standard packages is the same as the deluxe in everything except the upgrade of the accommodation to 5 star superior hotels, check here Difference of the Five star Hotel Five star deluxe Hotel

Price Policy:

  • - Our Egypt package prices are net and best guaranteed and estimated according to the season of travel, and the chosen hotel/cruise category.
  • - We basically quote all out travel programs based on 5 and 5 star deluxe accommodation and we don’t offer 3 star accommodation for hygiene purposes
  • - Prices are applicable all year around, except for the Easter and Christmas peak periods, where is peak period supplement negotiated at the time of booking.
    • - All prices shown are per person sharing in 'Twin/Double room'
    • - Prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room.
    • - The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price.

 

Payment Policy:

  1. - A deposit of 50% of tour cost per person, required at the time When the booking is confirmed to secure and guarantee your tour booking.
  2. - Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 50 %.
  3. - This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits may be made by US Dollar, English money or Euros by Credit card payment or by one of the following methods:

By Credit Card Payment:

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We accept all types of credit card payments, We have a safe and secured Credit card payment gateway for all of those who wish to pay deposits for our packages online. We also accept Pay Pal payments and partial depoists

 

Highlights & Inclusions

Below is a list of key highlights and what is included on this tour. Further, where appropriate, we have listed the items that are not included in the tour price.


Trip Highlights:

Cairo + Western Desert Safari + 4 Night Nile Cruise + Hurghada

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What's Included

  • 4 night's accommodation in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 night's accommodation in the Western Desert "under canvas" on a full board basis (breakfast and dinner supplied), including all camping equipment
  • 1 night's accommodation in the Dakhla Oasis on a half board basis (breakfast and dinner supplied)
  • 2 night's accommodation in the Kharga Oasis on a half board basis (breakfast and dinner supplied)
  • 1 night's accommodation in Luxor on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 4 night's accommodation on board a Nile cruiser on a full board basis (all meals included)
  • 3 night's accommodation in Hurghada on a half board basis (breakfast and dinner upplied)
  • All transfers as per above mentioned program
  • Private and personalized sightseeing shore excursions for 4 nights on the cruise
  • Private English speaking guides as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for all sightseeing
  • All applicable taxes
  • All monument fees as per the current rates
  • Private and deluxe air conditioned bus for all transportations, including 4X4's for the desert
  • Meals: 17 breakfasts + 11 lunches + 12 dinners
  • Arrival/departure assistance
  • Luggage handling at airports and hotels

What's Not Included

  • Tipping for guides, driver, Nile cruise crew, etc…
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone calls, etc...)

We Use the Following Hotels:

For Cairo stay when applicable

Fairmosnt hotel
- Heliopolis
Semiramis Inter Continental
Le Méridien Pyramids Resort
The Mövenpick Resort - Cairo Pyramids
InterContinental Citystars
Sonesta Hotel Tower & Casino

For Alexandria stay when applicable

Sheraton Hotel Montazah
Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria
Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza
Helnan Palestine Hotel
The Radisson Blu Hotel
Cecil Sofitel Hotel

For Luxor stay when applicable

Sonesta St George Hotel Luxor
Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor
Iberotel Luxor
Sheraton Luxor Resort
Maritim Jolie Ville - Island Resort

For Aswan stay when applicable

Sofitel legend Old Cataract Hotel
Movenpick Hotel Elephantine Island Aswan
Pyramisa Hotel Aswan
The Basma Hotel
Iberotel Aswan Hotel

For Hurhgada stay when applicable

Hurghada Marriott Red Sea Resort
Hilton Hurghada Resort
Steigenberger Al Dau Club
Iberotel Aquamarine Resort
Jaz Makadi Star
Sheraton Soma Bay Resort
Coral Beach Rotana Resort Hurghada

For Sharm El-sheik stay when applicable, we use the following hotels :

Sol Y Mar Sharks Bay
Sonesta Club Sharm el Sheikh
MaritimJolie Ville Golf Resort
Marriott Sharm El Sheikh Resort
Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort
Domina Coral Bay Aquamarine
Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino
Hilton Sharks Bay Resort
Domina Coral Bay Aquamarine

 

Optional Trips & Exentions

Abu Simbel Trip
by Flight

Inclusions

  • Transportation by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Guidance
    (Private tour guide)

Description

06:30 am our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, you will be transferred to Aswan Airport to take internal flight to Abu Simbel, where you will be able to gaze in amazement at these phenomenal rock-cut temples built by Ramses II. During your 2 hour stay here you will be able to enter both temples; the Temple of Ramses and the Temple of Nefertari. Please note that photography is not allowed inside the 2 temples.

Once your visit here is over you will be transferred to Abu Simbel Aiport for flight back to Aswan, followed by transfer to your hotel in Aswan.


Abu Simbel Trip
by Road

Inclusions

  • Transportation by private A/C vehicle
  • All Temple Entrance Fees
  • Tour Guiding and a cost during the Visit

Description

05:00 am: our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, to start your overland 3 hours trip to Abu Simbel where you will be able to gaze in amazement at these phenomenal rock-cut temples built by Ramses II. During your 2 hour stay here you will be able to enter both temples; the Temple of Ramses and the Temple of Nefertari. Please note that photography is not allowed inside the 2 temples.

Once your visit here is over you will be driven back to Aswan.


Alexandria
Over Day Trip

Inclusions

  • Transportation by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Guidance (Private tour guide)

Description

08:00 am, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, drive to Alexandria. Your visit to this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, includes a trip into the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried; the Roman Amphitheatre, which every town in the ancient Roman Empire had; the Alexandria National Museum, built in a former palace and now houses almost 2000 artefacts which tell the story of the city, including the recent finds from the sunken part of the city; and finally a visit to the Montazah Gardens, a private park where world leaders often meet, 150 acres of numerous trees, palms, and flowers which overlook many bays and beaches.

Lunch will be supplied at a local restaurant in the middle of this exciting tour, and at the end of the day you will have a tired, but fulfilled, drive back to Cairo.


 

Luxor
over Day Trip

Inclusions

  • Transportation by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Guidance (Private tour guide)

Description

07:00 am, pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, our representative will escort you to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative who will start your full day tour with a trip to the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the tombs of princes in the Valley of the Queens; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be taken to the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples.

Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is complete you will driven back to Luxor airport for your flight back to Cairo, where our representative will take you to your hotel.

 

Package Travel Experiences

If you want to capture the beautiful memories with your family members & friends then enjoy your vacation by sightseeing scenario of Egypt trips.


Our private Egypt tours are designed that we understand that children (and adults!) need a mix of included activities and down time for rest and relaxation while they're on vacation.

So day-by-day itineraries are crafted with all ages in mind. On a Private and escorted Family tour, all of your sightseeing arrangements are made in advance, so there's no chance that shows will be sold out or you'll miss anything important. Egypt family tour

You don't need to worry about picking up maps, figuring out directions or determining which attraction to visit first.

We make every effort to ensure that all travel arrangements and services, connected with the tour, will be carried out as specified All of our packages are private, which means that only those who accompany you will be in your party. NEVER will you be expected to join in with another group nor will others be expected to join with you All our Tour Prices are per person based on two persons sharing one room. Children are subject to charges as per hotel and cruise boat rules; i.e. there is no charge for children under 2 years of age at the end of package, and children under 12 years of age, at the end of the package, have a price reduction of 50%.

 

 

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