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Best of Egypt Tours

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Duration

10 days, 9 nights

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

16 people

Languages

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Overview

Best of Egypt tours is a multi-day tour is a well-chosen package to cover many different destinations. Start from Cairo, which is the capital of Egypt and the Arabic world. There is the taste of the past from ancient Egypt to modem life.

The second capital of Egypt is Alexandria with its beauty on the Mediterranean Sea. With best of Egypt holiday visit Luxor where the ancient capital of Egypt and the burial locations of the kings and the queens.

Best of Egypt Tours

Marvel at Egypt’s sightseeing and explore best of Egypt tours. From the pyramids of Giza to Valley of the kings in Luxor then to Aswan city. Visit the temple of Philae and enjoy such a wonderful tour in the Nile.

What’s Included

  • Pick up from airport and drop off
  • Hotel accommodation in Cairo based on 4*
  • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • Sleeper train to Aswan
  • Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor based on Full board
  • Flight ticket from Luxor to Cairo
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Options
  • Tipping
  • Sound and light shows
  • Any other meals not in the program
  • Personal expeses
  • Photography in the valley of the kings
  • Tomb of Tutankhamun
  • Tomb of Seti
  • Photography in the museum
  • Mummy room
  • Extra ticket for entering the pyramid

Please Note

  • Pass required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At least XX persons are required per booking
  • The above prices in $ can be paid in $ or in an equivalent currency
  • Child rate from 4 to 11 years
  • The confirmation is subject to availability and will be sent by e-mail
  • Prices in $ per person per package Based on 4 * resorts

What do I need to bring

  • Suitable shoes
  • Sun cream
  • Sunglasses
  • Money
  • Passports
  • Hats

Cancelation Policy

  • We charge a cancellation fee of 50% if the booking is canceled 3 weeks before the event

Live tour guide

  • English

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Small group 5 9 12%
2 Group starts from 10 people 10 16 15%

Itinerary

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Day 01: Cairo
Day 01: Cairo

  • Arrive at Cairo international airport meet & greet by our representative who will be waiting for you.
  • Transfer to hotel, the balance of the day at Leisure & overnight. Start your holidays from Cairo and enjoy best of Egypt tours

Day 02: Cairo Sightseeing
Day 02: Cairo Sightseeing

  • Buffet Breakfast around 08.30. Visit Sakkara. It is famous for the Step Pyramid and the oldest known of Egypt's 97 pyramids.
  • Continue visiting Memphis that dates back to 3100 BC to be the legendary city of Menes. Visit the Great Pyramids the only remaining wonder of the world's 7th wonders and the three largest and best of  Pyramids of Egypt
  • Visit the mighty Sphinx represents King Chefren with a human head and lion body. End of the tour then return to the hotel & overnight (B/L)

Day 03: Cairo/Alexandria Sightseeing / Cairo
Day 03: Cairo/Alexandria Sightseeing / Cairo

  • Buffet Breakfast around 08.00. Private A/C Coach (220 Km / 3 hours) to Alexandria visiting the Roman Theater / Alexandria Amphitheater.
  • City tour along the corniche of the Mediterranean of about 25 km. Your guide will explain to you the history of that beautiful coastal city and the second-largest city in Egypt.
  • Visit the Citadel of Qaitbay (1468-1496 AD). The Citadel locates at the entrance of the eastern harbor where is the place of Ancient Light House. Enjoy the grand view of the eastern harbor then Lunch.
  • Proceeds for a photo stop viewing the New Library (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) which is in the same place as the great library of the ancient world. It opened in 2002 and has shelf space for 8 million books.
  • Later visit Montazah Gardens and Ex-Royal family summer palaces, the original Salamlek Palace was built in 1892 by Abbas Hilmi Pasha, King Fuad built a larger palace and called it the Al-Haramlik Palace which became the official summer residence of the former royal family. Back to Cairo, arrive & overnight. (B/L)

Day 04: Cairo Sightseeing / Sleeper Train To Aswan
Day 04: Cairo Sightseeing / Sleeper Train To Aswan

  • Breakfast then Check out from the hotel by 08.30 AM.
  • Experience best of Egypt packages and multi-day tours. The Egyptian Museum in downtown.
  • Visit Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt with the remains of the Fortress of Babylon. First built by the Persians around the 6th century BC, these ruins are indeed Cairo’s oldest original structure.
  • Within the confines, you will find the Church of St. Sergius, where the Holy Family stayed, and the Hanging Church, the seat of the Coptic patriarchate for centuries, visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue.
  • Inside this basilica-style temple is the Geniza Documents, a treasure hailed as an unparalleled source of information about life of the Jews in Egypt’s past. Lunch.
  • Continue visiting the Citadel of Saladin & visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, Proceed visiting the new project of  Fatamid Cairo, (Walking Tour) where you can walk and watch the many outstanding example of Islamic architecture belong to different eras since the construction of old Capital Cairo " Al Qaheira
  • Tour along El Moaz St, (admission fees not included to enter inside old houses ) visits Al Aqmar Mosque with its splendid frontage which was later for the frontage of the Coptic Museum and the Al Hakem Mosque  (XI century), Qaluaon Complex, Sabil of Raman Abdel Katkhuda and the El Sehimi  House, Al Futuh gate. Visit Al Azhar Mosque from 970, is one of the oldest mosques of Cairo and the seat of University Al Azhar, the second older university still active in the world.
  • Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar As one wanders through the labyrinth of narrow streets you will find workshops and stalls selling all manner of things from woodwork, glassware and leather goods to perfumes, fabrics and Pharaonic curiositie.
  • End of tour by 18.00, transfer to railways station to board a sleeper train to Aswan (Cabins), dinner on board & overnight. (B/L/D)

Day 05: Aswan
Day 05: Aswan

  • Breakfast on board around 08.30 arrives at Aswan, meet & assist by our representative in Aswan.
  • Visit the Unfinished obelisk and granite quarries from where the huge stones cut to be shipped up north for the great building construction such as pyramids and Luxor huge temples, visiting the High Dam which considers the most outstanding achievement in Modern Egypt history protected the country from the annual Nile flood, transfer to hotel, free at leisure & overnight. (B)

Day 06: Aswan / Abu Simble / Aswan Nile Cruise (Sailing Days: Friday / Monday / Wednesday)
Day 06: Aswan / Abu Simble / Aswan Nile Cruise (Sailing Days: Friday / Monday / Wednesday)

  • Breakfast Box about 04.00 AM. Private A/C Coach, the magnificent Abu Simbel temples built by Ramses II southern borders of Egypt. 
  • Return to Aswan, Felucca tour around the small Islands in the Nile stream and view the Aga Khan Mausoleum, visiting the Botanical Gardens ( Kitchener’s Island), The island is of oval shape and covers an area of 17 acres: 650 meters long and 115 meters large. Return to hotel & overnight. (F.B)

Day 07: Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu Nile Cruise
Day 07: Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu Nile Cruise

  • Breakfast on board, Sail to Kom Ombo, shore excursion visiting the temple shared by two Gods Sobek.
  • Return to cruise, lunch, free at leisure and time to relax onboard the sundeck watching the great scenes on both banks of the Nile watching the daily life of people at Egyptian countryside (Upper Egypt).
  •  Sail to Edfu, dinner served on board, by night enjoy their night of Galabeya Party will be held which people dress in traditional clothes & enjoying the local music, belly dancing as well & overnight. (F.B)

Day 08: Edfu / Luxor Nile Cruise
Day 08: Edfu / Luxor Nile Cruise

  • Breakfast on board, a shore excursion by horse carriage to The temple of Horus in Edfu (best-preserved cult temple in Egypt).
  • Return to cruise & sail to Esna, cross the lock, Lunch, enjoy the beautiful scenes on both banks of the Nile while you enjoy your coffee onboard the sun deck, and experience the sailing upstream the great Nile River, continue sailing  to Luxor dinner served onboard & live entertainment & overnight   (F.B)

Day 09: Luxor / Cairo
Day 09:  Luxor / Cairo

  • Breakfast on board then disembarkation at 07.30.
  • Start a tour, visiting the Necropolis of Thebes at the west bank where the Valley of the kings.
  • Visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut " Deir Al Bahary "
  • Visiting the twin Statues of 18 meters high Colossi of Memnon remains of the funerary temple of Amenophis III, end tour and drive back to the east bank. 14.00 P.M, Transfer to Luxor airport for an internal flight to Cairo (LXR/CAI), arrive, assistance by our representative, transfer to hotel, rest of day at leisure  & overnight. (B)

Day 10: Cairo / Final Departure
Day 10:  Cairo / Final Departure

  • Buffet Breakfast & (Check out from hotel before 12.00) transfer airport for the final departure and time to saying good bay to new friends end of our services.  (B)

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