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Egypt & Petra

20 Days / 19 Nights

Cairo + Aswan + 4 Night Nile Cruise + Luxor + Petra in Jordon

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 driven 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.

In the afternoon you will be taken to 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. At the end of this exciting day you will be driven back to your hotel.

Day 03
Cairo cairo

It is said that Egypt is full of Pyramids and after breakfast you will get the opportunity to visit some more of them. You will be taken, in an air conditioned vehicle, to Dashur where you will see the two pyramids built by the Pharaoh Snefru. Not only will you be able to look at the Red Pyramid, the worlds first true pyramid, you will also have the opportunity to go inside it and gaze at the phenomenal corbelled ceilings in the 3 separate rooms. Next you will be able to stare at the wonder of the "Bent Pyramid", so called due to the change in angle caused by the architect wanting to relieve the weight which was causing it to subside. In the near distance you will also see the Black Pyramid of Amenemhat III, inaccessible due to it being on army land.

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 day of exploring Old Kingdom pyramids you will be driven back to your hotel.

Day 04
Luxor

After breakfast you will check out and our representative will escort you to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. After check-in you will visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples.

Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is completed you return to your hotel

Day 05
Luxor

After breakfast our air-conditioned vehicle will take you on your visit 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.

Once your visit to these ancient Theban Tombs and Temples is completed you will be returned to your hotel.

Day 06
Dendara and Abydos cairo

Today you will visit Dendara to see the Temple which was dedicated to the goddess Hathor, goddess of love and joy. Built in the time of the Ptolemy rulers of Egypt, around 125 BCE, it still has an intact roof where you can marvel at the beautiful ceiling that depicts the hours of the night and day, as well as the journey of the sun, the moon and the stars across the sky: one ceiling even has a plaster cast depiction of the signs of the zodiac.

Abydos, where the ancient Egyptians believed Osiris, lord of the underworld, was buried. Here you will visit the Temple of Seti I, which was built during the reign of Seti I and completed by his son, Ramses II. The paintings and reliefs on the walls of this temple are reckoned to be the best, and most beautifully, preserved in Egypt.

At the end of these visits you will be driven back to your Luxor hotel.

Day 07
Cairo and 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 4 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 08
Nile Cruise: Luxor

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 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 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 09
Nile Cruise: Edfu and Kom Ombo cairo

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. After your visit to this superb temple your guide will return you to your cruise boat for dinner, while the boat sails majestically onwards towards Kom Ombo.

Day 10
Nile Cruise: Aswan

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 11
Aswan cairo

YYou 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 your Aswan Hotel. The rest of the day is leisure time for you.

Day 12
Aswan

After breakfast you will enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a felucca ride as you travel to see the Nubian Village, which is situated at the bottom of Elephantine Island. After lunch you will return to Aswan to see the Nubian Museum that was opened in 1997. Here you will see thousands of artefacts that could have been lost under the waters of Lake Nasser once the High Dam was completed.

Once this tour is completed you will be taken back to your Aswan hotel.

Day 13
Aswan and Abu-Simbel cairo

After an early breakfast it will be time to start your overland mini-bus 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 and the rest of the day is leisure time.

Day 14
Aswan

After breakfast you will again enjoy the pleasure of a felucca sail as you are taken to visit the botanical gardens on Kitchener's Island. You will follow this visit with a sail over to Elephantine Island to see the sights there. You will then sail back to Aswan and then be driven to your Aswan hotel.

Day 15
Aswan and Cairo

After breakfast you will check out and then 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 16
Cairo

After breakfast you will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches, including: The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo's oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, it is said, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave, with the church being erected her to commemorate this. This whole area is a world famous destination for Pilgrims.

Day 17
Egypt and Jordan cairo

After breakfast you will check-out and then be transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Amman. Upon arrival at Amman Airport you will be met and assisted through immigration by our Jordan representative. He will then help you with your luggage and transfer you to your hotel in Amman.

Day 18
Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Kerak and Petra

After breakfast it is time to check-out and then start your journey to Petra. En route you will visit Madaba, the city of Mosaics, which has the oldest known mosaic map of the holy land. After that you will view the Jordan Valley from the famous Mount Nebo. Next it is time to visit Kerak and see its magnificent castle, finally arriving in Petra where you will check-in to your hotel.

Day 19
Petra and Amman cairo

You will check-out after breakfast and then set off to visit Jordan's Jewel, "Petra", a city that was fully carved out of the mountainsides. Upon arrival, you will taken on a a horseback ride through the Siq, the only access to this city. After this fantastic visit you will be driven to your hotel in Amman.

Day 20
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
Double Room $ 3400 USD
Triple Room $ 3350 USD
Single Room Supplement $ 1250 USD

  • Above prices are WITHOUT international airfare
  • Above prices are applicable all year: except for the Easter and Christmas periods.
  • A private tour with private guide and private transportation

At 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:

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. Once again, our itineraries are not ‘set in stone’; this is your holiday/vacation and we will fill any request; if it is possible

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 Diffrence of the Five star Hotel Five star deluxe Hotel prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' 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.


Price policy:

Our Egypt package prices net and best gurennted and estimated according to the season of travel, and the chosen hotel/cruise category. We basically quote all out travel programs based on 4, 5 and 5 star deluxe accommodation we dont offer 3 star accomdation for hygine purposes prices are applicable all year around, except for the Easter and Christmas peak periods, where is peack period supplimnet negoiccatied at the time of booking.


Payment Policy:

A deposit of 50% of tour cost per person , required at the time When the booking is confirmed to secure and and guarantee your tour booking. Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 50 %. 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:


1-By Credit card payment

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 depoists

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2- By Wire Transfer

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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 + Aswan + 4 Night Nile Cruise + Luxor + Petra in Jordon

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What's Included

  • 5 night's accommodation in Cairo at a 5 star hotel on bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 night's accommodation in Luxor at a 5 star hotel on bed and breakfast basis
  • 4 night's accommodation in Aswan at a 5 star hotel on bed and breakfast basis
  • 4 night's accommodation on board a 5 star Nile Cruise on full board basis (all meals included) including all above shore excursions
  • 3 night's accommodation in Alexandria at a 5 star hotel on bed and breakfast basis
  • 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
  • Private and deluxe air conditioned vehicle for all transportation
  • Arrival/departure assistance
  • Domestic flights: Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • International flight: Cairo to Amman
  • 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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