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Egypt Explored

Egypt Explored

Price: $1490 USD per.person in a double room.

11 days 10 nights

Cairo + Luxor + 4 nights nile cruise + Aswan.

Cairo
DAY
1

Cairo

Arrival at Cairo international airport, Meet & Assist at the airport and After going through Immigration, Baggage Claim and Customs, Transfer to the hotel Overnight.

Cairo
DAY
2

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. After lunch you will be taken 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.

Next, 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 Sakkara Mereruka, the largest one built in ancient Egypt. You will then head off to the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis and you will visit the Colossus of Ramses II dominates the museum here!

Cairo
DAY
3

Cairo

After breakfast 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 artifacts are awaiting your visit. After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be taken 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". From here 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.

Cairo / Alexandria
DAY
4

Cairo / Alexandria

Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by a 2.5-hour drive, in our air-conditioned vehicle, to Alexandria where you will check-in at your hotel upon arrival. After check-in it is time to start your first tour in this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, including a trip to the New Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandrina), inaugurated on October 16, 2002, with shelf space for eight million books, with the main reading room on eleven levels; next is a visit to the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried; 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; the Citadel of Qaitbay, where about 1480 AD the Mameluke Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay fortified the site, which held the ruins of the Alexandria Lighthouse.

Alexandria / Cairo
DAY
5

Alexandria / Cairo

After breakfast, you will be taken 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.

Then you will be driven back to Cairo.

Cairo
DAY
6

Cairo

Breakfast and then off to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar to experiment with your haggling skills. In the evening there is a farewell Nile cruise dinner, which lasts for 2 hours, sailing on the Nile with Folkloric Shows and Belly Dancers. At the end of this cruise, you will be driven back to your hotel.

Luxor / Nile cruise
DAY
7

Luxor / Nile cruise

After breakfast, you will check out and our representative will escort you to the airport for your flight to Luxor( flight not included ). Upon arrival, you will be met and assisted by our representative who 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.

Nile cruise
DAY
8

Nile cruise

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.

Nile cruise
DAY
9

Nile cruise

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

Nile cruise
DAY
10

Nile cruise

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. Afterward, 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 then a short sail to 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.

Final departure
DAY
11

Final departure

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). Upon arrival at Cairo, you will be met by our representative who will help you with your luggage before your final departure.

Prices & Departure Dates

Tour Package Price

Package price 

 

Per Person In

5 Star Hotels and Cruise

Double Room

$1490 USD

Domestic flight 

$250 USD

Highlights

 

     

     

    • 05 night's accommodation in Cairo at a 5-star hotel on bed and breakfast basis 
    • 01 night's accommodation in Alexandria at a 5-star hotel on half board basis (breakfast and dinner)
    • 04 night's accommodation on board a Nile cruiser on a full board basis (all meals included) 
    • All transfers as per above-mentioned program
    • Private English speaking Egyptologist guides as per the itinerary
    • Entrance fees for all sightseeing
    • All applicable taxes
    • Private and deluxe air-conditioned vehicle for all transportation
    • Meals: 10 breakfasts + 9 lunches + 6 dinners
    • Domestic flight: Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
    • Arrival/departure assistance
    • Luggage handling at airports and hotels
      • Tipping for guides, driver, Nile cruise crew, etc…
      • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone calls, etc...)
      • Beverages during meals
      • Entry Visa
      • Personal Travel Insurance
      • Any other items which are not included in the above package

        Optional Trips & Exentions

        Abu Simbel Trip By Road
        Price $150

        Abu Simbel Trip By Road

          Inclusions

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

        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
        Price $125

        Alexandria Over Day Trip

          Inclusions

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

        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
        Price $330

        Luxor Over Day Trip

          inclusions

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

        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.

        Trip To The Nubian Museum & Nubian Village
        Price $50

        Trip To The Nubian Museum & Nubian Village

          Trip Details

          • Availability: Runs on daily basis
          • Hotel Pickup: 08:30 AM
          • Hotel Return: 03:00 PM


          Tour available with languages(Tour guide)  

           English, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Italian

          Payment Policy:

          Full payment is required, as you will pay tour cost by credit card

        We will pick you up from your hotel by air-conditioned bus to see the great Nubian Museum in Aswan Egypt which was opened in 1997.

        This museum displays thousands of antiquities that would have been lost under the waters of Nasser Lake.

        Moreover you will enjoy scenes of Nubian life demonstrated with a range of life-size displays, then you will move to sail by motorboat to the Nubian restaurant for a tasty Nubian food and then continue sailing to the Nubian Village which is situated after the first cataract of the Nile River in Egypt to discover the simple and natural life of the very kind and hospitable Nubian people. Then you will transfer back to the hotel in Aswan.

        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 downtime 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 the package, and children under 12 years of age, at the end of the package, have a price reduction of 50%.

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