Tour overview

Cairo/Alexandria/Fayyoum/Aswan/Abu Simbel/Nile Cruise/Luxor/Hurghada/Cairo

Included

  • Meet and Assist at the airport
  • All transfers
  • Baggage Transfers
  • Deluxe A/C transport throughout
  • Hotels with Breakfast, Hotel taxes and service
  • Lunches & dinners as indicated (L,D)
  • Felucca/Launch Ride
  • Abu Simbul with sightseeing
  • Sightseeing with entry fees as mentioned
  • Services of an English Guide/Egyptologist
  • Nile Cruise with Full Board
  • Lunches & dinners as indicated (L,D)
  • Sleeper Train Cairo/Aswan on H/B Basis

Not Included

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Entry Visas
  • Gratuities for Driver and Guide
  • Incidental Tips Housekeeping etc.
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks of any kind
  • Any additional requests
  • Optional Evening Nile Dinner Cruise $48 US per person
  • Optional 2 Light and Sound Shows at Karnak & Giza $45 US per person per show

Day 1

Arrive in Cairo
Meet and greet and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2

Cairo
Visit to the Pyramids/Sphinx/Valley Temple, later we visit a Papyrus Institute and a Perfumery crafts for the days of the Pharaohs.

Day 3

Cairo - Sakkara/Memphis
Today we visit the step Pyramid Complex at Sakkara, then onto Memphis to see the Alabaster Sphinx and a huge Statue of Ramses the II. On return to Cairo we stop to see local children weaving carpets at a carpet school - opportunity for souvenirs of carpets and wall hangings of all kinds.
Lunch at a local countryside restaurant.

Day 4

Cairo - Sakkara/Memphis
Today we visit the step Pyramid Complex at Sakkara, then onto Memphis to see the Alabaster Sphinx and a huge Statue of Ramses the II. On return to Cairo we stop to see local children weaving carpets at a carpet school - opportunity for souvenirs of carpets and wall hangings of all kinds.
Lunch at a local countryside restaurant.

Day 5

Cairo - Fayyoum Oasis
Travel to the Fayyoum Oasis, natural lakes, springs, water wheels,greenery - an oasis in the middle of the desert.

Day 6

Cairo
Visit The Egyptian Museum and Islamic & Coptic Cairo - The Citadel/the Mohammed Ali and Green Mosques/ Palace/Coptic Christian Churches/Khan el Khalili Bazaar - overnight sleeper train to Aswan.

Day 7

Aswan
After Breakfast on the Train we arrive in Aswan and start our sightseeing with a Felucca (small sailing boat) or Launch ride to the botanical gardens,on Elephantine Island..
Check into our Cruise Ship for Lunch.
Later we visit the High Dam and the Philae Temple.
Evening at leisure to stroll the quaintstreets and the local spices market of Aswan.

Day 8

Aswan - Abu Simbul
An early departure by road (3 hours each way) for Abu Simbul and the greattemple of Ramses and Nefertari.
On return we sail for Luxor with a stop at Kom Ombo temple.

Day 9

Nile Cruise
Relaxing day sailing along the fertile Nile Valley with a stop at Edfu Temple.

Day 10

Luxor
Today we arrive in Luxor and start our sightseeing of the West Bank - The Colossi of Memnon/Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)/Temple of Queen Hatshipsuit.
Later take the time to walk around this quaint city.

Day 11

Luxor - Hurghada
Today we visit the Luxor and Karnak Temples, after lunch we leave by air-conditioned vehicle for Hurghada.

Day 12

Hurghada
At leisure in Hurghada - options for sightseeing and water sports.

Day 13

Cairo - Home
Airport Transfer.