Home » Africa » Egypt » Highlights of Egypt Tour Package
Highlights of Egypt Tour Package
View Gallery »

Highlights of Egypt Tour Package

Please, note! This tour offer has expired. For similar tour offers currently available search here.

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 - 15 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 50 people
Destination(s): Egypt  
Specialty Categories: Sightseeing   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 960 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 960 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival Cairo, Egypt. Arrival to Cairo and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in the hotel. No Meal Included + 2 Mineral Water Bottles.

ay 2: Alexandria Tour. Breakfast and leave for a day tour to Alexandria by Car. Visit the Bibliotheca, Catacombs, Roman Amphitheatre and Montzah Gardens. Back to Cairo and Overnight stay in the hotel. Meal Included: Breakfast+ 2 Mineral Water Bottles.

Day 3: Giza Tour – Sleeping Train to Aswan. Full day tour visit the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Day visit to Memphis and Sakkara, Papyrus Institute, Perfume Factory, Jewellery Shop, transfer to the train station, take the sleeper train to Aswan dinner in the train. Mean included: Breakfast & Dinner+ 2 Mineral Water Bottles.

Day 4: Arrive Aswan – Nile Cruise Tour. Arrival at Aswan) Then you will be transferred to embark your Nile River Cruise ship in Aswan, where we will enjoy the next 4 days/3 nights deluxe Nile cruise holiday between Aswan and Luxor. Afternoon time you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist guide for an exciting tour to the world famous High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. It contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops; continue to the granite quarries which supplied the ancient Egyptian pharaohs with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples.

The quarries still hold the famous Unfinished Obelisk and then you will be taking by motor-boat to island of Egilka visit the majestic Philae temple that was dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. With final optional evening excursion will offer the sound and light show at the Temple of Philae Return to your ship for dinner free time at leisure in Aswan and overnight stay aboard the cruise. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner + 2 Mineral Water Bottles.

Day 5: Nile Cruise – Kom Ombo – Edfu. Before breakfast aboard your Nile cruise you may enjoy the amazing sunset view from your river cruise in Aswan with free time at leisure in Aswan and then sail to Kom Ombo to visit the temple the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world and then return to your cruise vessel to sail to Edfu where you will be transferred by horse drawn carriage to visit the famous Edfu temple also know as the temple of Horus & Haroeris, the falcon-headed solar war god is the largest and most perfectly preserved of all the Nile temples, back to the Nile cruise by the same way to sail to Luxor with lunch, afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and overnight stay. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner + 2 Mineral Water Bottles.

Day 6: Nile Cruise – Luxor Tour. Breakfast onboard the Nile cruise, and then you will be moved into the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshipsut temple at El Deir ElBahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it then back to the cruise for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and overnight stay Tonight, if you wish, enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Temple of Karnak. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner + 2 Mineral Water Bottles.

Day 7: Nile Cruise Luxor – Sleeping Train to Cairo. Early Morning Hot air balloon trip in Luxor (included). Breakfast onboard the cruise, and then you will accompanied by our English Egyptologist expert guide to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars. Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun with free time for shopping in Luxor and then you will be transferred to Luxor airport to fly to Cairo with direct transfer to your hotel for free time at leisure with overnight stay. Meal included: Breakfast and Dinner+ 2 Mineral Water Bottles.

Day 8: Cairo Tour. Pick up from the train station in Cairo by our representative to Visit the Egyptian Museum, Old part of Cairo (Hanging Church and Amr Ebn El Aas Mosque and Ben Ezra synagogue)Transfer to Hotel in Cairo for Overnight stay. Sound and light show at the Pyramids (included). Meal included: Breakfast + 2 Mineral Water Bottles.

Day 9: Cairo – Home. Free time at your hotel in Cairo, Opportunity for last minute shopping and souvenirs. Transfer to Cairo airport to fly back home.

Price Includes:
- 3 Nights’ accommodation in 3* hotels
- 3 Nights accommodation on 5* Nile Cruise (Aswan to Luxor)
- 2 Night on sleeper train
- 1 Mineral Water Bottle Per Day Per Person
- Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the above itinerary
- All meals included as mentioned in the above itinerary
- All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus with a professional driver
- A Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide
- All transfers as mentioned in the above itinerary
- All tours as mentioned in the above itinerary
- The service of meet and assist at all your destinations
- All applicable taxes included
- Sound and Light show at Pyramids
- Hot Air Balloon Ride in Luxor.

Price Excludes:
- Visa Entry for Egypt
- Any additional requests
- Gratuities (tipping) $3/person/day
- Items of personal nature
- Any other items not mentioned.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price is per person in USD.

Out-Of-The-Ordinary Ranking
Please take this quick survey and tell us, in your opinion, how original is this trip?
  See results

Also see tour packages in:
Africa   Egypt   Local Culture   Sightseeing   Cultural Journey