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.
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, at a local restaurant, you will be taken 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 and then head off to visit the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis, where you will see the Colossus of Ramses II.
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; you will get the opportunity to look at some fantastic examples of papyrus art, with no obligation to buy. After this amazing trip, you will be driven back to your hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by another full day tour, but this time you will spend the forenoon at the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask; and 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. At the end of this exciting day, you will be driven to visit the old market of Cairo (Khan El-Khalili) to test your haggling skills, and then to your hotel to check-out before being transferred to Ramses railway station where you will board the night sleeper service to Aswan, which departs at 2025.
Dinner is served onboard the train.
0815 and you have now arrived at Aswan station. Here you will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel for check-in and overnight. In the afternoon you will get a view of Elephantine Island as you pass by it on a felucca (sailing boat) and then you will visit The Aga Khan Mausoleum from outside.
Back to your cruise and overnight.
Breakfast at hotel and check out, then you will be transferred to your Nile cruise: your floating hotel for the coming 3 days. Then you will visit the High Dam, the world's 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 to the region your cruise and as the Nile laps gently underneath you, lunch is served. After lunch, the boat sails majestically towards Kom Ombo, where you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. After the visit, you will be taken back to your cruise boat for your dinner while it sails onward to Edfu.
Edfu, home of the best-preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus. This is the temple you will be visiting after breakfast, and afterward, your guide will return you to your cruise boat for lunch as the boat sails Karnak majestically towards Esna. Once you reach Esna you will watch as it sails through the Esna locks. Once through the locks, the boat continues on its course towards Luxor, which it will reach after you have had dinner
An early breakfast 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 lunch, which you will have back 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
Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by checkout. Afterward, you will be driven, in our air-conditioned vehicle, for the 3 hour trip to Hurghada, where you will check-in at your hotel upon arrival. The rest of the day belongs to you, but there will be opportunities for snorkelling, diving and other water sport activities
A full day for sunbathing, exploring, shopping, or taking up some of the many water sport activities that Hurghada has to offer
Another full day of free-time, perhaps some sunbathing, exploring, shopping, or taking up some of the many water sports activities that Hurghada has to offer.
Another full day of free-time, perhaps some sunbathing, exploring, shopping, or taking up some of the many water sport activities that Hurghada has to offer, until it is time to check-out and then you will be driven to Hurghada airport for your flight back to Cairo (or direct to Alexandria if a flight is available). If the flight is to Cairo you will be met there by our representative who will assist you in transferring to Alexandria by our air-conditioned vehicle. (If the flight is direct to Alexandria, our representative will meet you at the airport).
You will then be taken to your hotel for check-in.
Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by a visit to some of the sites that this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, has to offer. These include a trip into the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried; Pompey's Pillar, the biggest memorial column in Egypt, made of red granite and standing about 28 meters high, with a base diameter of 2.7 meters. During the reign of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, the Roman ruler of Egypt, between 284 and 305AD, erected this memorial column in his honour, as a sign of gratitude; and 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 be returned to your hotel for dinner.
After breakfast the second part of your tour of Alexandria starts with a visit to the Citadel of Qaitbay, where, about 1480AD, the Mameluke Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay fortified the site, which held the ruins of the Alexandria Lighthouse, and with successive improvements it now stands as a very prominent Citadel on the Mediterranean coastline, which is followed by a visit to the Greco/Roman museum where 21 rooms contain about 40,000 valuable relics dating from as early as the 3rd century BCE. You will then have lunch at a seafood restaurant before being transferred back to 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 for check in and overnight.
After breakfast, you will be transferred directly to Madaba, where to find the famous mosaic 6th-century map of Palestine in St. George's church. Short ride to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. After we proceed to the Dead Sea, with 400 meters below sea level, the lake is the lowest point on earth, where ever since the days of Herod the Great, people have flocked to in search of its curative secrets. Free time to float and enjoy the salty waters, check-in, and overnight.
After breakfast, we drive 3 hours to the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundation of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. With the guide pass the canyon, the so called Siq, to see the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. The guide says farewell to you at the restaurant area; free time to explore Petra on your own, before walking the same way back to the entrance. Overnight Petra.
Breakfast at hotel, latest check out from room is 12:00 noon. According to departure time we drive 3 hours to Amman Airport to board your flight.
Tour Package Price
|Per Person In||5 Star Hotel and Nile Cruise|
|Double Room||$3760 USD|
|Single room supplement||$500 USD|
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CHANGE / REVISION FEES:
There are no extra fees for name changes. If you require a room type change from double to twin or vice versa, there are no fees but it is subject to availability.
Changing a different tour date is possible 180 or more days before your holiday start date & if the new tour has availability. There are no administration fees but you would have to pay the difference if the new dates are more expensive. It is not possible to change the dates of your holiday within 180 days of the start date.
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60-31 days before tour start date – 50% of the total booking cost
30-15 days before tour start date – 80% of the total booking cost
Less than 15 days before tour start date – 100%
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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.
06:30 am our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, you will be transferred to Aswan Airport to take an 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 the flight back to Aswan, followed by transfer to your hotel in Aswan.
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.
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.
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.
Tour available with languages(Tour guide)
English, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Italian
|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.
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. 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%.
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.