06 days / 05 nights - Cairo / Luxor / Alexandria
Ful sightseeings in Cairo, Luxor, and Alexandria.
Arrival in Cairo international airport, Meet & Assist at the airport and After going through Immigration, Baggage Claim and Customs,
Transfer to your Cairo hotel and overnight.
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.
After breakfast you will be taken to the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask. 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.
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; 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, and with successive improvements it now stands as a very prominent Citadel on the Mediterranean coastline; and the Roman Amphitheatre, which every town in the ancient Roman Empire had. Somewhere in the middle of this exciting day, we will find time to give you lunch at a local restaurant and at the end of the day you will be returned to your hotel for dinner
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. After lunch, you will be driven back to Cairo in time for your dinner.
Breakfast at the hotel then off to your visit of 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.
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.
Tour Package Price
|Per Person at||5 Star Hotels|
|Double Room||$ 900 USD|
|Single Room Supplement||$ 250 USD|
|Per Person at||5 Star Hotels|
|Double Room||$ 880 USD|
|Single Room Supplement||$ 400 USD|
|Per Person at||5 Star Hotels|
|Double Room||$950 USD|
|Single Room Supplement||$ 550 USD|
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 traveling on a budget. Obviously, this is something that companies who only offer large group visits cannot offer.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS:
AskAladdin accepts all types of Visa, Mastercard & American Express. We take payments online. For online payments for deposits and trip, we will email you a link you can click on to pay via our secured Payment gateway.
All our Tour Prices are per person based on two persons sharing one room.
The 5-star standard packages are the same as the deluxe package in everything except the upgrade of the accommodation to 5 star superior hotels, check here Difference of the 5-star Hotel 5-star deluxe Hotel.
Children are subject to charges as per hotel and cruise rules;
price per age:
Age: 0 - 2 years - Free of package Charge.
Age: 2 - 6 years- pays 10% of tour package price.
Age: 6 - 11.9 years - pays 50% of tour package price.
Age: above 12+ years - pays full tour price as per adult person in double room.
Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents.
If your tour package includes domestic airfare then extra charges for your children may apply.
All documents relating to our Private Escorted Tour of Egypt will be sent to you via e-mail.
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 90 days or more days before your holiday start date & if the new tour date has availability. There are no administration fees but you would have to pay the difference if the new dates are more expensive as per our prices section. It is not possible to change the dates of your holiday within 30 days of the start date.
All cancellations must be advised in writing (by e-mail) to us prior to your departure during our business hours (9:00 am to 6:00 pm - Mondays through Fridays).
Cancellations are subject to the following penalties:
45-31 days before tour starts– 30% of the total booking cost.
30-10 days before tour starts – 60% of the total booking cost.
Less than 10 - 03 days before tour start date – full 100% resulting in no refund.
NOTE FOR REPEATED TRAVELERS:
If you are returning to Egypt again and do not want to see the same sites that you have already visited before, please do not be afraid to ask for any 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!
CHECK HERE OUR TOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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.
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.
If you want to capture the beautiful memories with your family members & friends then enjoy your vacation by sightseeing scenario of Egypt trips.