Best of Egypt, 8 days, Cairo to Cairo

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Best of Egypt

8 days, Cairo to Cairo

This journey through Egypt packs in awe-inspiring culture and adventure in eight energetic days. Explore the ancient sites along the Nile and discover the most famous of them all, the Great Pyramid of Giza. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you sample some traditional fare with a Nubian family in a local village. Feel the buzz of vibrant bazaars in Aswan and Luxor, but still manage to relax and watch life unfold as you sail the Nile in a traditional felucca.


Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 08

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

From USD 1'100

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Day 1 Cairo

Arrive at any time.

Inclusions: Your Welcome Moment Meet Your representative.

Day 2 Cairo| Aswān

Tour the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner.

Day 3 Aswān

Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Local Living Moment Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner.

Day 4 Aswān

Spend the day exploring Aswan.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5 Aswān| Kom Ombo

Sail the Nile on a traditional felucca. Sleep onboard under the stars.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner.

Day 6 Kom Ombo| Luxor

Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak.

Meals included: Breakfast.

Day 7 Luxor

Visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Local Living Moment Lunch with a Local Family

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch.

Day 8 Luxor| Cairo

Fly back to Cairo where the tour ends upon on arrival to the Cairo International Airport in the morning.

Meals included: Breakfast.

Prices

FROM USD 1'100

Available extras

(Add these to your tour when you book)

Temple of Abu Simbel - From $110.00

Part historic monument and part modern marvel, Abu Simbel is one of Egypt’s grandest temples. Built during the rule of Ramses the II this structure was almost swallowed by the Nile, but now stands safe and sound thanks to some crafty archaeologists and UNESCO. Travel through Egypt’s rugged landscapes and the towering figures of Ramses himself, Ra-Horakhty, Amun, and Ptah will all be waiting to welcome you.

My Own Room - From $249.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Highlights

INCLUDED

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your representative.
  • Your Local Living Moment: Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswān.
  • Your Discover Moment: Aswān.
  • Your Local Living Moment: Lunch with a Local Family, Luxor.
  • Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx guided tour.
  • Egyptian Museum guided tour.
  • Felucca overnight sailing excursion with support boat.
  • Karnak and Kom Ombo temples guided tour.
  • Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings guided visit.
  • Colossi of Memnon visit.
  • All entrance fees to included monuments.
  • Internal flights.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

EXCLUDED

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Gratuities for Tour Guides, Felucca crew and drivers.

Accommodations

  • Simple hotels (5 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt).

Meals

  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Allow USD150-195 for meals not included.

Transportation

  • Private air-conditioned van, train, felucca, plane, walking.

Staff & experts

  • Certified tour guides throughout.

Route

  1. Cairo
  2. Aswan
  3. Luxor
  4. Cairo