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Tour of Egypt

Tour Description
Itinerary
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Highlights

  • This wonderful tour takes you from historical places like the Great Pyramids in Giza which we will tour it in depth as we will take you inside Cheops Pyramid then to the Solar Boat Museum, the famous Sphinx and the wonderful valley temple of Chephren.
  • Later on we move the world's biggest museum of Luxor where you will meet the famous king of Tut Ankh Amoun before we move to the stunning resorts on the Red Sea starting with Hurghada ending by Sharm El Sheikh, then we go spiritual by visiting St. Catherine where we climb the mountain to enjoy the view and later on visit the Monastery

Included

  • 17 nights stay at S Grade Hotels & Nile Cruise
for detailed information about hotel’s grade, please view the hotel grades section above
  • 17 breakfast, 16 lunch and 16 dinner
  • All entrance fees to all attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers & meet and assist services mentioned in attached itinerary with our tour representative or guide
  • Domestic flight for the here-under mentioned route
Cairo / Abu Simbel / Aswan
  • Professional guiding in your preferred language
  • Luggage handling at all Hotels & Airports
  • One bottle of mineral water per day
  • All tipping to porters, assistants & drivers
  • All Taxes and service charges

Excluded

  • International flight (if you wish we can arrange it as well)
  • Entry visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping to your guide & Cruise staff
  • All personal expenses like drinks, souvenirs... etc.

Please Note

  • All our tours are based on private departure, so it can easily be customized to fit your preferred travelling date
We have prepared a detailed “What to Take” & "Practical Information" lists which will be sent to you after you have booked the trip

Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Cairo
Welcome to Egypt land of history. Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met by our warm and professional airport representatives who will arrange your ground transportation to the hotel.

Day 02: Ben Ezra Synagogue, Hanging Church, Coptic Museum, Abu Serga Church, Saladin Citadel and Khan El Khalili
Start your day off with a delicious breakfast at the hotel then go sightseeing in Old Cairo, discover the Ben Ezra synagogue, the Hanging Church with its unique design and wooden roof that mimics Noah’s Ark. Then tour the Coptic Museum and visit Abu Serga Church a landmark believed to be the place where Mary & Joseph last stayed in Egypt with baby Jesus. Stop by the Citadel a magnificent structure that has acted as a fortress for Cairo against enemy attack. Then experience Khan El Khalili, a large marketplace or souk in Cairo. Soak up the sounds of sellers calling buyers to their stalls, get anything from jewelry, spices, T-Shirts, or souvenirs at the Khan and leave with the perfect gift then return to the hotel for dinner and the reminder of the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: Memphis, Saqqara and Dahshur
It’s another day of discovery in Egypt visit the open air museum at Memphis and marvel at the massive statues craved out of limestone and granite of Egyptian gods and pharaohs. Then stop by Saqqara famous for its step pyramids and history of building the first pyramids in all of Egypt. While there visit the Pyramids of King Zoser, Titi and others and the many tombs of kings and great officials. Enjoy a mixed grill lunch before visiting the town of Dahshur known for its Bent and Red Pyramids. Then return to the hotel for the reminder of the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Abu Simble Temples and Felucca sailing
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and then fly to Abu Simble, tour the magnificent Abu Simble Temples carved out of solid rock. Take a short flight to Aswan, then enjoy a sumptuous lunch . Later on go sailing on a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sail boat around Kitchener Island & Nubian village. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple
While in Aswan enjoy one of the most memorable tours of the city, get a bird’s eye view of the city at the High Dam. Here you will see a view like no other a top the 364ft tall structure. Stop by the Unfinished Obelisk whose construction was abandoned by Queen Hatshepsut. Check-in the luxurious Nile Cruise and enjoy a delicious lunch on board the Nile Cruise. Then visit Philae Temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis with its many shrines and sanctuaries. Overnight on-board while sailing to Kom-Ombo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Kom-Ombo Temple and Horus Temple
After breakfast, tour the Temple of Kom Ombo which is actually two temples built in one. With one side dedicated to the crocodile god and the other to falcon head god. Continue cruising on the Nile to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus said to be the best preserved temple in Egypt and only second to Karnak in its grandeur. Enjoy dinner on board the Nile Cruise where you will dine & spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
Wake up to a warm Egyptian breakfast for a day of exploration and discovery. Visit the Valley of Kings which is a massive burial ground for Pharaohs, kings and the elite. Explore the tombs of world famous Pharaohs from the Old Kingdom. Visit the tomb of Tutankhamun more popularly called King Tut, Hatshepsut Temple and learn about the first female Pharaoh. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon two huge statues around 17m high that guarded the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Enjoy lunch and dinner on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple and Local Market
Enjoy breakfast on-board and check-out the Nile Cruise and go to tour the breath taking Karnak Temple, the largest temple complex built by man covering approximately 200 acres with individual temples built for various gods. It is a massive complex of columns, statues, halls and courts which tell a story of its former grandeur and splendor. Then tour the impressive Luxor Temple dedicated to Amun, built by two Pharaohs Amenophis III and Ramses II. Magnificent in its own right, the temple features enormous gateways, shrines and sanctuaries. Have lunch then tour the local market place in a horse drawn carriage. Later board the Nile Cruise where you will dine & spend the remainder of the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: Drive to the Red Sea - Hurghada
Start your day with a delicious breakfast before driving to the luxury resort town of Hurghada. With its pristine waters and coastline, Hurghada is an aquatic heaven for the snorkeler, beach bum or the adventurous. Check into your beautiful resort where you will spend the night.
Please review our optional day tours in Hurghada
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Free day at your leisure in the Pearl of the Red Sea - Hurghada
Enjoy a full day at your own leisure, relax or be entertained by the many activities we offer in Hurghada, go for a submarine trip or a dolphin show or even go to swim with the dolphins.
Please review our optional day tours in Hurghada
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Desert Safari
Wake up to a delectable breakfast at the hotel and enjoy all Hurghada has to offer. Go swimming, windsurfing, glass bottom boating, snorkeling or just relax on the beach. Return to the resort for lunch then go on a dessert safari and explore the laid back Bedouin Village. Return to the hotel for the remainder of the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Travel to the Egyptian Riviera - Sharm El Sheikh-
Enjoy Breakfast in the hotel and take the Red Sea Ferry Boat to the luxurious resort of Sharm El Sheikh. full day at your own leisure at the hotel, relax or be entertained by the many activities and amenities the hotel has to offer.
Please review our optional day tours in Sharm El Sheikh
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Free day at your own leisure in Sharm El Sheikh
Enjoy the all-inclusive meal plan and spend your day at your own leisure, optional tours are available upon your request. Spend the night at the hotel.
Please review our optional day tours in Sharm El Sheikh
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Free day at your own leisure in Sharm El Sheikh
Enjoy the all-inclusive meal plan and spend your day at your own leisure, optional tours are available upon your request. Spend the night at the hotel.
Please review our optional day tours in Sharm El Sheikh
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: South Sinai & Saint Catherine
After a hearty breakfast the adventure continues with a drive to St. Catherine a town rich in history and mystery. Enjoy authentic Egyptian cuisine and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Check into the hotel where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16: Cairo and the Sound & Light Show at Giza
Wake up to a warm Egyptian breakfast and drive back to Cairo. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and witness an amazing Light and Sound show with enchanting music. Return to the hotel the where you will spend the night.
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17: Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum
Wake up to a delectable breakfast and drive back to Cairo jet start a day of sight-seeing and exploration of the Great Pyramids of Giza. Step back in time as you tour the Pyramids of Khafre and Menkaure popularly referred to as the second and third pyramids. Enjoy sumptuous Egyptian cuisine for lunch at one of Cairo’s local restaurants as you continue your tour of the awe-inspiring Cairo Egyptian Museum, famous for the Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun. Return to the hotel for fine dining where you would spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18: Departure from Cairo International Airport
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel as you prepare for your return flight home. If you have a late departure let us know as special arrangements can be made for you.
Meals: Breakfast

S-Grade
Cairo: Pyramids Park Resort, Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort, Movenpick Cairo Pyramids Hotel, Grand Nile Tower, Le Meridien Heliopolis, Le Passage Cairo Hotel & Casino
Aswan: Helnan Aswan Hotel, Pyramisa Isis Island Hotel & Resort
Nile Cruise: Al Jamila Nile Cruise, Al Kahila Nile Cruise, Swiss Inn Radamis II Nile Cruise, M/S Nile Goddess, M/S Amwaj Livingstone
Hurghada: Movenpick Resort Hurghada, Time Suites Azzura
Sharm El Sheikh: Hilton Fayrouz ResortHilton Sharks Bay Resort, 
Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort, Tropitel Neama Bay Sharm El SheikhNovotel Sharm El Sheikh

D-Grade
Cairo: Fairmont Nile City, Fairmont Towers Heliopolis, Kempenski Nile Hotel, Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino, Royal Maxim Palace Kempiniski Cairo, JW Mariott, Dusit Thani Lake View Cairo, Le Meridien Cairo Airport
Aswan: Movenpick Resort Aswan
Nile Cruise: Sonesta San George, Sonesta Moon GoddessM/S DarakumM/S Hamees Nile CruiseM/S SunRay Nile Cruise
Hurghada: Kempiniski Hotel Soma Bay, La Residence des Cascades Resort, Premier Le Rève, Hurghada Marriot Red Sea Resort
Sharm El SheikhSharm El Sheikh Mariott ResortBarcelo Tiran SharmHyatt Regency Sharm El SheikhRenaissance Sharm El Sheikh Golden View Beach Resort, The Cleopatra Luxury Resort

L-Grade
Cairo: Four Seasons at First Residence, Four Seasons at Nile plaza, Mena House Hotel, The Nile Ritz Carlton
Aswan: Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
Nile Cruise: S/S Misr, Alexander the Great Yacht, M/S Star Goddess, The Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise Hurghada: Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh, La Maison Bleue
Sharm El SheikhThe Four Seasons Sharm El Sheikh, Rixos Seagate Sharm
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