UNUSUAL EGYPT TOUR

12 DAYS ESCORTED TOUR TO EGYPT - CAIRO, NILE CRUISE, ALEXANDRIA & HURGHADA

TOUR PACKAGE

Private Tour Package

From 1 JUL 2017 TO 31 DEC 2017

Prices are valid during this period except in Christmas

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Pyramids, Cairo Attractions, Alexandria, Luxor Aswan Nile Cruise and Hurghada.

Book 12-day escorted tour to Egypt to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and cruise the Nile while relaxing on board a 5-star Nile Cruise ship. See the most wonderful monuments and temples along the Nile from Aswan to Luxor. Visit Alexandria in over day trip from Cairo then travel to Hurghada to enjoy the Red Sea Riviera for 4 days.

 

The tour will be private with an expert Egyptologist tour guide and all transportation will be by a deluxe private air-conditioned vehicle. Sleeper train tickets, domestic flight, and accommodation included.

  • Pickup Time: According to arrival time in Cairo
  • Trip Runs:
  • Tour Duration: 12 Days, 11 Nights
  • Tour Guide: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese
  • Children: Can join the tour

811 $ / Person

  • Hassle free
  • Free Cancellation up to 1 day in advance
  • Pay only 25% of the tour price to save your booking and the rest of payment on the spot at the hotel.
  • Book more than one tour and pay only one before arrival.

INCLUDED AND NOT

  • ACCOMMODATION FOR 4 NIGHTS IN CAIRO WITH DAILY BREAKFAST YES
  • ACCOMMODATION FOR 3 NIGHTS IN HURGHADA ON SOFT ALL INCLUSIVE BASIS YES
  • ACCOMMODATION FOR 3 NIGHTS AT NILE CRUISE ON FULL BOARD BASIS YES
  • ACCOMMODATION FOR 1 NIGHT AT SLEEPER TRAIN ON HALF BOARD BASIS YES
  • SLEEPER TRAIN TICKET CAIRO-ASWAN YES
  • DOMESTIC FLIGHT TICKET HUR-CAI YES
  • ALL SIGHTSEEING TOURS IN CAIRO AND ALEXANDRIA (PRIVATE) YES
  • NILE CRUISE SIGHTSEEING TOURS (PRIVATE) YES
  • ENTRANCE FEES TO ALL SIGHTSEEING AS MENTIONED IN THE ITINERARY  YES
  • AIRPORTS PICK-UP & DROP-OFF YES
  • ALL TRANSFERS BY A PRIVATE AIR-CONDITIONED VEHICLE YES
  • FREE WIFI DURING AIRPORT TRANSFERS IN CAIRO  YES
  • AN EGYPTOLOGIST ENGLISH-SPEAKING TOUR GUIDE YES
  • LUNCH AT LOCAL RESTAURANT DURING THE TOURS IN CAIRO AND ALEXANDRIA YES
  • BOTTLED WATER DURING THE TOURS AND TRANSFERS YES
  • ALL SERVICE CHARGE AND CURRENTLY APPLIED TAXES  YES
  • TIPPING KITTY NOT
  • OPTIONAL TOURS NOT
  • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE NOT
  • ANY BEVERAGE WITH MEALS NOT

PACKAGE DETAILS

DAY 1 - WELCOME TO CAIRO

After the landing of your plane at Cairo International airport, you will find our tour representative waiting for you at the airport with a sign to help you with your procedures and luggage.  Then you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel. Free wifi available at your private car. In your way to the hotel, you will enjoy our welcome drink. Once you arrived the Hotel our tour representative will help you with the hotel check-in. You can relax at the hotel the rest of the day to be ready for the next day adventure at the pyramids.

 

Welcome Drink

DAY 2 - EGYPT TOURS - PYRAMIDS, MEMPHIS AND SAKKARA

You will meet your qualified Egyptologist guide at the lobby of the hotel around 8:00 Am. Then we will take you by a private A/C vehicle to the Pyramids area to visit the Pyramids of CheopsChephren, and Mycerinus. Afterward, you’ll see the wonder of the Great Sphinx at the Giza Plateau. You will have free camel ride for 10 minutes around the pyramids area. You can enter one of the Pyramids with additional fees.You will also have a tour to the Valley Temple belonging to the Pyramids of Chephren. Your tour guide will take you to a Papyrus Institute to see how the famous artwork is made. Tour including lunch at a local restaurant between visits.

 

After your visit to Giza Pyramids, you will continue your day tour to Sakkara complex to visit the Djoser Step Pyramid. It’s the most important pyramid in pyramids construction evolution in the pharaonic history. Your last stop will be at Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt. You will see artifacts from many of the great rulers of Egypt, including the fallen statue of Ramses II and two small sphinx statues. Back to your hotel.

 

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 2 - EGYPTIAN MUSEUM, CITADEL, OLD CAIRO AND KHAN EL KHALILI

Enjoy your breakfast, then meet your qualified Egyptologist guide at the lobby of the hotel to spend your day visiting the top important landmarks and Islamic sights in Cairo. Your first stop is the Egyptian Museum to see the largest remarkable collection of Egyptian antiquities and artifacts which are dating back to the Pre-Dynastic, Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods. You will have a tour inside the treasure room of the child King Tut. The tour does not include the entry to Royal Mummies room.

 

Take lunch at a local restaurant, then you will head with your guide to the Citadel of Salah el-Din. You will visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, the most important mosque in Cairo. If you are lucky and the sky is clear you can see much sightseeing from the top of the citadel like the pyramids of Giza and Cairo Tower. Continue driving to the area of Old Cairo to tour the Hanging ChurchBen Ezra SynagogueChurch of St. BarbaraChurch of Abu Serga. At the end of the day, you will be guided to an old Arab souk, Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Free time for shopping. After the tour ends, transfer to the train station in Giza to take the sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and overnight at Sleeper train.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 4 - CRUISE EMBARKATION - ASWAN SIGHTSEEING

Take your breakfast on the train then you will meet our tour representative at the train station in Aswan. Transfer to your cruise ship for check in and lunch before start your day tour at the High Dam of Aswan, the engineering miracle in the new centuries. Your guide will take you to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan, where you will learn how the obelisks were carved in the ancient world. This obelisk abandoned due to a crack. No completed visit to Aswan without a tour to the temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Take a short motorboat ride to the temple, where you will listen to the grand myth of Isis and Osiris. Back to your cruise ship for dinner and overnight.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 5 - EDFU & KOM OMBO TEMPLES

Sail to Kom Ombo in the early morning, where you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world. The temple is located on a high hill overlooking the River Nile. Back with your guide to the cruise to enjoy your lunch and continue sailing to Edfu.

You will take a horse carriage ride with your guide to Temple of Edfu, dedicated to Horus which is considered the second largest temple in Egypt after Karnak and one of the well-preserved cult temple in Egypt. At each site, your Egyptologist tour guide will give you historical information about the temple. Back to your Nile cruise ship for dinner and overnight. Continue sailing to Esna.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 6 - VALLEY OF THE KINGS, HATSHEPSUT'S TEMPLE AND MEMNON COLOSSI

Sail to Luxor in the early morning and take your breakfast on board. You will meet your guide then move by a private air-conditioned vehicle to the Valley of the Kings, where you will visit the tombs of the most famous pharaohs in Egypt (3 tombs included per ticket). King Tut’s tomb with extra supplement. Continue the tour by visiting the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you the most famous stories about this temple and Queen Hatshepsut. In your way, you will stop to take some memorable photos for the Colossi of Memnon (King Amenhotep III Status). Back to your Nile cruise ship for dinner and overnight.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 7 - KARNAK & LUXOR TEMPLES - TRAVEL TO HURGHADA

Take the breakfast at your hotel in the morning before your check out (Maximum by 12:00 P.M.). Your guide will wait for you at the lobby of your hotel. You will be transferred by a deluxe A/C Vehicle to the East Bank of Luxor to visit the Karnak and Luxor Temples with your Egyptologist tour guide.

 

Karnak Temple is the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. It was constructed from the beginning of the Middle Kingdom to the Graeco-Roman Kingdom. You will see at Karnak Temple the Sphinx Avenue, the famous Hypostyle Hall, Queen Hatshepsut’s Obelisk and Temple of Amon.

 

Luxor Temple was built by Amenhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty. You will see the Obelisk of Ramses II in front of the first Pylon. Free time to take memorable photos. After the tour, drive to Hurghada (about 3 hours and a half). Check in and overnight.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 8 - FREE DAY TO ENJOY HURGHADA

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Free time to enjoy your day at your hotel or you can book one of our optional trips in Hurghada. Book a snorkeling trip to Giftun Island to explore the underwater world of the Red Sea or book an adventure sunset safari at the desert by Quad Bike. Dinner and overnight in Hurghada.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 9 - FREE DAY TO ENJOY HURGHADA

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Free time to enjoy your day at your hotel or you can book one of our optional trips in Hurghada. Book a unique entertaining semi submarine trip to see the different species of colored fish and coral reefs. Dinner and overnight in Hurghada.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 10 - FLY TO CAIRO

Take the breakfast at your hotel in the morning before your check out (Maximum by 12:00 P.M.) Late check out available upon request with supplement. You will be transferred to Hurghada International Airport to take your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will meet our tour representative then transfer to your hotel in Cairo. Check in and a free day to relax or you can explore Cairo by night or book an optional Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza. For an hour, you will enjoy the sound and light show at Giz pyramids area. The ancient Egyptian history is re-told by the Sphinx, telling you about the ancient world secrets. Go back in time thousands of years ago to see how they were built the pyramids! The show would reveal the history of the most famous pharaohs, their mysteries, myths, and secrets of ancient history.

 

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11 - ALEXANDRIA DAY TRIP FROM CAIRO

You will meet your Egyptologist tour guide at the lobby of your hotel in Cairo. Then transfer to Alexandria (around 2 hours) to visit the Pompey’s Pillar then continue to the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa, consists of a series of tombs, statues and archaeological objects of the Pharaonic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman influences.

 

Between the visits, take your lunch at a good quality local restaurant then continue your day trip by visiting El Montazah Gardens before head to the Qaitbay Citadel, the defensive fortress at the 15th century. Your guide will give you a lot of information at each site you visit. At the end, you will take free time to explore the citadel on your own and take some memorable photos before driving back to Cairo. Back to your hotel.

 

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 12 - FINAL DEPARTURE

Take the breakfast at your hotel in the morning before your check out (Maximum by 12:00 P.M.) Late check out available upon request with supplement. You will be transferred to Cairo International Airport to take your flight back home.

 

Meals: Breakfast

PRICES PER PERSON

  • Mövenpick Pyramids (Pyramids View Room)
  • MS Amwaj Nile Cruise or MS Amarco Nile Cruise or MS Concerto Nile Cruise

Single

Double

Triple

 $ 1399

$ 881

 $ 811

 Child From 6 ~11.99 Child From 2~5.99 Infant From 0~2

$ 405

$ 203

Free

  • Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa (Pyramids View Room)
  • Mövenpick M/S Royal Lily Nile Cruise or Mövenpick M/S Sun Ray Nile Cruise or Mövenpick M/S Moon Goddess Nile Cruise

Single

Double

Triple

 $ 1577

$ 994

 $ 950

 Child From 6 ~11.99 Child From 2~5.99 Infant From 0~2

$ 475

$ 238

Free

  • Mena House Hotel (Pyramids View Room)
  • Mövenpick M/S Star Goddess Nile Cruise

Single

Double

Triple

 $ 2121

$ 1365

 $ 1285

 Child From 6 ~11.99 Child From 2~5.99 Infant From 0~2

$ 643

$ 321

Free

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