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  • 8 Days 7 Nights
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This tour will lead you to where many wish to go – the Red Sea coast with its thriving fauna and flora of corals, the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings and the ancient city of Thebes with its many temples. A felucca sail on the Nile, and an optional snorkelling session in the Red Sea.
 

Departure & Return Location

Cairo International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Tour Highlights

Cairo, the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, the Luxor Temple, the Karnak Temple, the West Bank, the Valley of the Kings, and more.

Tour Overview

  • Day 1 : Cairo | Arrival Cairo, meet, assist and transfer to hotel
  • Day 2 : Cairo | The Pyramids, Sphinx ; sleeper train to Luxor
  • Day 3 : Luxor | Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple . (Optional) the Mummification Museum
  • Day 4 : Luxor | West Bank tour :Valley of the Kings, the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, a donkey ride and felucca trip
  • Day 5 : Hurghada | Transfer to Hurghada . Enjoy the ride!
  • Day 6 : Hurghada | Free day at leisure and optional water activities.
  • Day 7 : Cairo | Flight back to Cairo, visit Egyptian Museum
  • Day 8 : Cairo | Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure.

Price Includes

  • Meet and Assist upon arrival
  • Arrival transfer from airport to hotel in Cairo
  • Drop off transfer from chosen hotel to Cairo International Airport
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cairo - 4-star hotel
  • 2 nights accommodation in Luxor - 4-star hotel
  • 2 nights accommodation in Hurghada - 4-5-star hotel
  • 1 night sleeper train (Cairo-Luxor) including dinner
  • Entrance fees for the above-mentioned sights
  • Relevant transfers mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned above: (B) breakfast, (L) lunch, (D) dinner
  • Relevant transfers as stated in the itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide during sightseeing
  • English speaking representative for transfers
  • Air-conditioned vans
  • Applied taxes & service charges
  • Domestic flights - Economy class Hurghada / Cairo
  • Tipping including for all the involved during the tour excluding the tour guide and the tour leader
  • Published rate is based on 4-star accommodation during normal dates for Min. 2 persons
  • 5-star Accommodation is available upon request
  • Domestic flights price & class are subject to change on the day of the booking due to incidental taxes imposed

Price Excludes

  • Entry visa
  • International flights
  • Tipping for the tour guide and the tour leader
  • Meals , drinks, snacks, tips and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • High and peak dates
  • Services which is not listed above
Day By Day Itinerary

Day 1Highlights of the day: Cairo | Arrival Cairo.

Once you arrive at the airport, one of our representatives will welcome and assist you before accompanying you on your transfer to your hotel.

Overnight: Hotel in Cairo.
No Meals.

Day 2Highlights of the day: Cairo | Giza Pyramids, Sphinx , Sleeper train to Luxor.

This morning you will be met at your hotel by your guide for a full-day touring the pyramids at Giza and Sphinx.

At the end of your tour, your private driver will take you to board your sleeper train to Luxor.

Overnight: onboard sleeper train.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 3Highlights of the day: Luxor| Karnak and Luxor Temple

Once you arrive in Luxor, your private vehicle will take you to the East bank of the river Nile – here, you’ll enter the Karnak Temple Complex, a vast area of temples, chapels, pylons, and the Great Temple of Amun. Walk down the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes that connect the Precinct of Mut, the Precinct of Amun-Re, and the Luxor Temple.

Overnight at your chosen Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4Highlights of the day: Luxor| Valley of the Kings and Queens, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon.

This morning, get ready for an early start to avoid the noontide heat of the Valley of the Kings.

Today, your guide will take you on a tour to explore several Tombs – the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut in the Valley of the Queens, and the Colossi of Memnon where each of these sites still stands tall and is well preserved especially Valley of the kings that will just give you chills when you enter the colorful tombs.

Later, in the afternoon, you will get a chance to have some rest before boarding a traditional felucca.

Overnight at your chosen Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5Highlights of the day: Hurghada| Arrival Hurghada, Red Sea.

Today, we head to thhe resort town of Hurghada. We will travel along the Nile Valley down to Qena. Then take a turn into the Eastern Desert and drive through a dramatic range of mountains down to the Red Sea coastal resort town of Hurghada.

Check-in and enjoy the rest of your free day.

Overnight: Hurghada Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 6Highlights of the day: Hurghada| Free Day.

Today is free, We offer a wide range of optional activities to choose from. We recommend joining a group for a snorkeling trip to nearby islands or reefs.

Overnight: Hotel in Hurghada.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 7Highlights of the day: Cairo| Arrival Cairo, Egyptian Museum.

After breakfast, your driver will escort you to Hurghada Airport from where you will fly back to Cairo. Once you arrive, we’ll head straight to the Egyptian Museum where you’ll stand in communion with magnificent treasures such as Tutankhamun’s Gold Mask.

The afternoon is all yours – make the most out of it is your last day in the buzzing capital!

Overnight in Cairo Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 8Highlights of the day: Cairo| Final Departure.

Get ready to bid your farewell to Egypt. Our agent will take you to Cairo International Airport for your departure back home.

Meals: Breakfast

Map

Our expert team suggests the following optional tours. You can book in advance with your tour operator or decide later and book on the spot with your tour leader.
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Optional Tours

  • Day 1
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7

Nile Cruise Dinner: 

Depending on your arrival time, you can add a Nile Dinner Cruise to your schedule. Your driver will transfer you to board a 5-star standard or deluxe Nile Cruise depending on your preference. 

Sound and Light Show:

Depending on your arrival time, you can attend the Sound and Light show – the show is exhibited on the Giza Pyramids Plateau itself.

Sunrise Hot-Air Balloon ride over the ancient wonders of Luxor:

Enjoy the splendours of the historical sights of Luxor from the air. See this spectacular landscape from the unique viewpoint that only hot air ballooning can provide. 

Feel the adrenaline with our Motto safari to go to and back from Bedouin-camp to annoy a sunset BBQ Dinner.

Red Sea Water Activities:  

Discover the underwater world of the beautiful turquoise blue.

  • Full day Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling trip at Giftun Island
  • Glass bottom boat

Cairo by Night

This evening, take a trip to the old Cairo where you can stroll through the narrow streets of Mosques, Cafes, Arabesque Unique Architectures until you reach the Khan Kalili Bazaar – the largest bazaar in the Middle East.

ForeCast

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Frequently Asked Questions

I WANT TO TRAVEL TO EGYPT IN A TOUR GROUP AND STAY AT THE CHEAPEST HOTELS?

Egypt offers a wide variety of 3-star hotels. The prices range from $12 to $20 per person per night in a double room. I would suggest you check hotel directories for rates and locations. Backpacker services are not popular in Egypt, although a few are available.

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME (PEAK SEASON) TO VISIT EGYPT ON HOLIDAYS?

The best time to visit Egypt is from October to May. It is the peak travel season, temperatures are milder though comparatively warmer than in the northern hemisphere. This is our High-Season with its two busiest periods: the Christmas/New Year period and the Easter Period, whereby hotels and cruises will put their prices up. This can mean that some hotels become really expensive, so making your reservations very early, even for the budget hotels, is strongly advised. The other 4 months are the low-season so to speak. May to September are the height of Egyptian summer, with very high temperatures, especially in Upper Egypt (Luxor and the southern parts of the country). However, this is the time for you to see Egypt in virtual peace and quiet, giving you the advantage of seeing the sites without any hassle either from school children or crowds of tourists.

WHAT IS THE BEST BUDGET WAY TO TRAVEL AROUND EGYPT?

Even though we arrange tours… the best BUDGET way is to do it yourself.
It is easier to sit back, have someone make all arrangements for you and just zip, worry-free from place to place (and some people wouldn’t do it any other way; it is a vacation after all LOL). But if you’re willing to put in the work, are flexible, easily adaptable, easy going and you’re willing to deal with haggling etc. it is not impossible to do Egypt without an operator.
In 10 days you can definitely visit three cities. You can even add Aswan in there. For most first-time visitors, 2 days in Cairo is enough. It is an overwhelming city, especially if you’re going about on your own.
If you’re going to do this yourself, I suggest at least securing ground transportation for the day. That can be a hired private car or taxi but you don’t want to be wasting time flagging down and haggling with taxis at every turn. Having pre-arranged transport will take lots of the hassle out of doing things yourself. Having a good guide book is essential but if you can, book a guide or two to break up the monotony and really help with understanding the sites and bringing them to life. There are many good budget hotels in Luxor, Cairo and Aswan, which can be booked on sites such as hostelworld.com. You pre-pay 10% of the booking when it’s made and then pay the rest on arrival. The hostels do tours as well.
If you’re a student, be sure to bring your ISIC card for 50% discount on tickets to the sites.
If you decide you need help arranging all or part of the trip, don’t hesitate to contact us.

WHAT ARE THE BEST TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS FOR DISCOVERING EGYPT?

Spend a couple of nights in Cairo, take the sleeper-train to Aswan, spend another two nights there while visiting Abu Simbel and the Philae Temple, maybe Kom Ombo too. Then you can take a cruise down the Nile to Luxor, spend two nights visiting the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the Karnak Temple Complex. Then you can return to Cairo and from there head to a Red Sea resort, either on the Sinai Peninsula or the coast, for a few nights.

WHEN ARE PRICES AT THEIR LOWEST TO VISIT EGYPT?

The high-season is October to May, making June to September (the summer months and the hottest) the low-season and therefore prices are at their lowest.

IS IT SAFE FOR WOMEN TO TRAVEL ALONE?

It has never been a problem, however you have to put up sometimes with annoying verbal harassment and this happens to Egyptian women as well. The best thing is to ignore and go on. It can sometimes get really irritating but reacting does not work. There is nothing forbidden in Egypt. You do not need to cover up or anything of the sort, yet to avoid drawing unnecessary attention to yourself, do please cover your shoulders and cleavage and do not wear shorts. It is just a matter of feeling comfortable and fitting in. Best footwear are sneakers as there is a lot of walking and it is dusty and sometimes the streets are in poor condition and dirty.

DO I NEED ANY SPECIAL VACCINES FOR EGYPT? WHAT HEALTH GUIDELINES DO WE NEED TO FOLLOW?

The ones recommended are: Yellow Fever (common to most parts of Africa), Tetanus and Hepatitis. Otherwise, just take the usual precautions when travelling to hot parts of the world. Drink bottled water, avoiding ice and unless you are in a well-known hotel and restaurant, avoid eating uncooked greens. Avoid roadside food stands. Bring a good insect repellent as the evenings might be full of mosquitoes. At all cost, avoid contact with street dogs, rabies is still a risk in Egypt. Make sure you have condoms on you, they are also available in all pharmacies. Carry a small medical kit for your needs, with painkillers and diarrhea tablets at hand at all times. We also advise you to carry a travel insurance.

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FOR EGYPT? ON ORGANIZING YOUR TRIP

On Organizing your Trip – Alone or in a couple or with friends and you wish to organize everything yourself, please let the hotel know of your plans before leaving. Should you get lost, the hotel will be able to act on your behalf. Also arm yourself with hotel address and telephone number, always, as you may need it. Be aware that you might be ripped-off. Like many tourist destinations, Egypt has its “wolves”, preying on unsuspecting, trustful travelers. Often the total cost will be more than if you had arranged it through a travel agent or your hotel and a lot less enjoyable.

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FOR EGYPT? ON INDEPENDENT TRAVEL?

On independent travel, for a first timer it is not advised. It much better to take a guide. You don’t need to book a package tour, groups can be arranged here. First and foremost, prepare yourself for a culture shock. Many seasoned travelers arrive and find it is unlike any other country they have previously visited.

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FOR EGYPT? ON DINING OUT?

On Dining Out, first time travelers are at a loss. It is best to seek out a hotel chain or a well-reviewed restaurant (ask around if you can) then you can be assured to get good, clean food. The price will be worth it. Never drink tap water! Wash and shower with it, but do not drink it.

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FOR EGYPT? ON EGYPTIAN

On the Egyptian Language- Learn the basic words: La’ (no) and shukran (thank you). You will be needing them.

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FOR EGYPT? ON TRANSPORTATION

On Transportation – Taxis are a problem as they do not have a counter and pricing can be very tricky. Best is to use Uber or Careem or else have your hotel get you a cab and negotiate the price before you go on your ride.

In general, always take a bottle of water on your expedition. The heat will get to you.

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FOR EGYPT? ON MONEY

Always carry local currency as it will make your life easier, especially when paying for groceries, taxis, touristic venues, museums and souvenirs. In big shops, restaurants and hotels you may use your credit cards.

On Tips – If you feel generous enough to tip one child, then expect to be followed by a hoard of others expecting to be tipped as well. Make sure you have a lot of small bills for such ventures as tipping is sort of expected and even the smallest bill (one pound) will be welcomed.

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FOR EGYPT? ON PHOTOGRAPHY

On Photography – Taking photos inside many temples is restricted, so please follow the advice of your guide and the keeper of the sites. In some places, please be aware that the government will charge you for taking photographs. Due to new policies put in place by the Ministry of Tourism, cameras are not permitted at all in the Valley of the Kings. Please exercise caution and respect when taking photographs of anything other than tourist sites. It is forbidden to take photographs of the police, anything of a military nature or indeed bridges, airports and public works. Respect should be given to Egyptian women, use discretion. Always ask permission before taking photos of people and expect to be asked for a tip in return.

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FOR EGYPT? ON CLOTHING

On Clothing – Upon visiting mosques, please dress conservatively, i.e. half/long sleeved shirt and no shorts. In public areas, this would also be our advice. However, in some touristic areas such as the seaside, it perfectly fine to wear shorts and sleeveless shirts. Please remember to remove your footwear upon stepping into a mosque.

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FOR EGYPT? ON HEALTH

On Health – Bring a supply of your medication if you take any on a regular basis as well as a copy of your prescription. However, please be assured that your hotel or our staff will find you a specialized doctor should the need arise.

WHICH AIRLINES FLY TO EGYPT?

Egypt’s national airline is Egypt Air. Most major international airlines fly to Cairo.
Please check with your travel agent or your favourite travel website for more
information.

VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAVELERS TO EGYPT?

Please visit https://visacentral.com/egypt-visa
Please note your passport should be valid for 6 months after the end date of your visa.

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