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MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE 15 pax

Our Egypt Holiday Package is your ticket to an amazing 12 days tour in Egypt. Visit the most extraordinary ancient sites in Egypt.

Accommodation:

Visit:

  • Giza: Pyramids & Sphinx, Enjoy Camel riding with panoramic view for the three Pyramids
  • Cairo: Egyptian Museum, Cairo Citadel & Alabaster mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque, Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • Sakkara: Step Pyramid
  • Dahshur: Red & Bent Pyramids
  • Luxor: Temples of Karnak & Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple
  • Edfu: Temple of Horus
  • Kom Ombo: Kom Ombo Temple & Crocodile Museum
  • Aswan: Isis temple, Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan High Dam
  • Abu Simbel: Temples of Abu Simbel, Sound & Light Show by Lake Nasser

Tour Highlights:

  • Available for Solo travelers
  • Fully guided & escorted tour
  • Flexible change according to your international flight schedule

1 Person (Single Supplement included):  3605 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Sedan

2 People: 1476 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Micro coach (H1 or Hi Ace)

3 People:  2230 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Micro coach (Hi Ace)

4 People: 2107 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Micro coach (Hi Ace)

5-6 People: 2035 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Micro coach (Hi Ace)

7-8 People: 2011 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

9-10 People: 1951 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

11-12 People: 1912 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

13-14 People: 1885 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

15 People: 1866 USD Per Person Type of Vehicle: Mini coach (Coaster)

 

  • Single room Supplement-----$489
  • Peak period Supplement per package-----$276
  • *Reduction for Child under 12 (incl. coach, extra bed, meals, entrance fees) -----$480
  • *Reduction for Child under 6 (incl. coach, meals, entrance fees)----- $768
  • *Tour fee for Child under 2 (excl. coach, meals, entrance fees, incl. domestic ticket but seat)----- $90

Reservation & Payment schedule

  • Passport data of all participants is required upon reservation
  • Deposit per person required within 14 days after booking request: 25 % of the tour fee
  • Final payment is due 30 days prior to arrival during normal season and 60 days prior to arrival during peak season
  • Final itinerary is issued within 3 days after final payment

Cancellation Policy (Except for Peak Period)

Cancellation requests should be sent via fax or emailed to provide the company with written confirmation that your reservation should be cancelled.

 In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:

  • 61 days prior to arrival (or more): Free Cancellation
  • 60 – 31 days prior to arrival: 25 % of Tour fee
  • 30 – 15 days prior to arrival: 50 % of Tour fee
  • 14 – 8 days prior to arrival: 75 % of Tour fee
  • 7 days prior to arrival (or less): 100 % of Tour fee

Peak Period:

Christmas & New Year: from 20 December 2020 till 07 January 2021

Easter: from 28 March 2021 till 11 April 2021

Cancellation Fees for Peak period

  • 91 days prior to arrival (or more): Free Cancellation
  • 90 – 61 days prior to arrival: 25 % of Tour fee
  • 60 – 31 days prior to arrival: 50 % of Tour fee
  • 30 – 15 days prior to arrival: 75 % of Tour fee
  • 14 days prior to arrival (or less): 100 % of Tour fee

Additionally, airlines charge cancellation fees for both domestic and international flights are subject to the airlines terms and conditions at the time of the booking.

THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

  • Airport meet & assistance for arrival and departure
  • Domestic Air-Tickets: Aswan-Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel-Aswan, Aswan-Cairo
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • All sightseeing in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan
  • Entrance fees to all sites as per itinerary.
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Accommodation:
  • Giza: 2 nights B&B (Pyramids Park Resort or similar)
  • Sleeper Train: 1 night HB (from Giza to Luxor)
  • Nile Cruise: 4 nights Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)
  • Abu Simbel: 1 night Seti Abu Simbel (by Lake Nasser)
  • Cairo: 2 nights B&B (Ramses Hilton  or similar)
  • All Transportation in private Vehicle
  • Lunch: During the tour as mentioned per itinerary
  • Bottle of water for each person everyday
  • All service charges and taxes

 THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

  • International Flights
  • Tipping
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any Extras not mentioned

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Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival (Welcome to Egypt)

• Upon your arrival, Egyxotic Tours staff will meet and assist you for airport checkout (visa & customs), then guide you to your vehicle which will transfer you to your hotel. Spend the night at hotel in Cairo. Have a rest & get ready to the adventure starting next day.

Accommodation:
Pyramids Park Resort or similar

Meals:
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Day 2

Full Day Giza Pyramids & Sphinx, Camel Riding & the Egyptian Museum

• Enjoy healthy breakfast, then head to the Pyramids area.
• The pyramids area is too wide to explore on foot, therefore the vehicle is necessary to move inside the area.
• Begin by stopping in front of the Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops). After listening to your Egyptology tour guide’s talk about the Pyramid, you will take free time (25 minutes in case you enter the pyramid, & 15 minutes in case you won’t).
• Then return to your vehicle, move to the Panorama point where you can take one photo for the three pyramids, and enjoy camel riding (if you wish)
• Return to your vehicle again and move toward Sphynx (the largest one rock sculptured statue in world’s history).
• Move to Restaurant to enjoy Egyptian cooking for Lunch.
• After lunch, head to the Egyptian Museum, the house of the treasures of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun, as well as thousands of fascinating pieces of art.
• Overnight at hotel.
• After your visit to the pyramids, and if you wish, you have a chance to visit a papyrus gallery, where you can enjoy the staff’s talk on how ancient Egyptians could manage to manufacture Papyrus and listen to the explanation on the symbolic meaning of some famous illustrations copied on papyrus from murals of temples or tombs. Shopping is also available at the same place (100% guaranteed)

Accommodation:
Pyramids Park Resort or similar

Meals:
Breakfast (Hotel), Lunch (Local restaurant)

Day 3

Dahshur, (Red & Bent Pyramids), Memphis (Old Capital & Open Museum), Sakkara (Step Pyramid)

• Enjoy healthy breakfast at hotel’s buffet restaurant, then start your second day tour.
• Head toward Giza & move a little bit to the south of the Giza Pyramids (nearly 20—24 Kms) to visit three archeological sites: Dahshur, Memphis, & Sakkara. There you will find out that Giza still has a lot to reveal.
• By visiting Dahshur you will be surprised to know that Egypt has other 2 great pyramids built 4600 years ago by King Seneferu (Cheops’s father). One of them is the bent pyramid, the other is the Red pyramid.
• Then move by vehicle to Memphis (the oldest capital in world’s History). An open-air museum is now standing in the same spot that used to embrace the temple dedicated to the ancient deity Ptah, which was worshiped as the god of art and sculpture during the ancient times. Memphis’s open-air museum is famous mainly for having the magnificent statue of Ramses II as well as the Alabaster Sphynx (second biggest sphinx statue in Egypt).
• Proceed to Sakkara by your air-conditioned vehicle to see the oldest pyramid in Egypt (step pyramid) built by King Zoser. During the past few years, Sakkara’s name has been echoing worldwide due to the successive discoveries of ancient tombs containing well preserved mummies placed inside colorful coffins.
• Enjoy delicious Egyptian cuisine lunch at a local village restaurant.
• During the sightseeing, and if you wish, you can take a break at one of the carpet schools located near Sakkara area. There, you can enjoy watching the process of weaving hand-made silk, wool, or even camel dander. Shopping is also available at the same place (100% guaranteed)
• In the evening, your air-conditioned vehicle will take you to the rail way station to take the sleeper train to Luxor. Dinner on board sleeper train.

Accommodation:
Sleeper Train
Meals:
Breakfast (Hotel), Lunch (Local Restaurant), Dinner (On board of Sleeper train)

Day 4

S.S. Karnak & Luxor temples, Embarkation of Nile-Cruise

• Breakfast on board sleeper train.
• Upon arrival at Luxor rail station, you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide for sightseeing of Luxor east bank (Karnak & Luxor temples).
• Dedicated to (Amun Raa) the main deity of Luxor & Egypt during ancient times, the complex of Karnak temples is known for being the biggest temple all over the world, moreover, it is the only temple which took 2000 years to be built.
• Proceed by your air-conditioned vehicle to Luxor temple to enjoy ancient architecture left by Ramses II (3300 years ago) and Amenhotep III (3400 years ago).
• After finishing this day’s sightseeing, the vehicle will take you to the Nile-Cruise for check-in & lunch.
• After lunch you will be free to have a nap until dinner, or go for a walk by the Nile, or even both.

Accommodation:
5 star Nile Cruise

Meals:
Breakfast (On board of Sleeper Train), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise)
Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 5

Luxor West Bank - Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, & Colossi of Memnon,

• The first visit of the day will be for the gigantic colossi of Memnon (better to take its photo during the morning before the sun moves toward the west and faces your camera). These two 18 meters high statues used to stand in front of the gate of King Amenhotep III’s funerary temple. Now, the temple has collapsed into ruins, and only these two statues are remaining.
• Next, your air-conditioned vehicle will take you to Thebes Necropolis, the Valley of the Kings, where the mummies of the kings of the new kingdom were enshrined. 62 tombs were discovered until now, among them the famous tomb of Tutankhamun. Considering having been painted more than 3000 years ago, the colored murals are breathtaking. Your ticket allows you to enter 3 tombs except: Tutankhamun, Seti I, and Ramses VI, which require extra ticket for each.
• Then you will go to visit Queen Hatshepsut’s terrace shaped, three floors, and uniquely designed funerary temple. On the walls of 2nd floor’s chapel, you will be able to see the world’s oldest record for a missionary to a foreign country.
• Finally you will be transferred to your cruise-ship.
• After having lunch on board, you have free time until dinner. The cruise-ship will start sailing toward the south.

Accommodation:
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)

Meals:
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise)
Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 6

Experience the glory of ancient Egyptian Architecture: The Temples of Edfu & Kom Ombo

• Enjoy healthy breakfast, then, you will take the horse carriage for 10 minutes to visit Horus temple (aka Edfu temple). Dedicated to Horus the Falcon, this temple is considered to be the only temple that could safely reach our time with almost no damage, almost no missing parts. Starting by the Pylon (the gate), going through the court, first and second hypostyle halls, ending by the Holy of the Holies, almost intact.
• After your 2 hours visit, your cruise-ship will start sailing to Kom Ombo. Your schedule is free until lunch. Various activities could be performed during your free time; enjoy watching beautiful sceneries on both east & west bank of the Nile while sailing, book a massage session, swim in sundeck’s pool etc…
• After lunch, you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Kom Ombo temple (aka Subek temple). This temple is very famous for having The Crocodile Mummies Museum, also for the Calendar relief and Medical/Surgical tools relief.
• The tea time will be either before or after lunch, where you can enjoy hot tea or coffee served with cakes and cookies as a complimentary from the cruise stuff.
• Dinner will be onboard. After dinner enjoy some entertainments at the lounge bar while the boat continues sailing to Aswan.

Accommodation:
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)

Meals:
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise)
Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 7

Aswan Sightseeing Philae Island & Unfinished Obelisk

• Enjoy healthy breakfast, then, your guide will accompany you to visit the unfinished obelisk located inside the ancient granite quarry.
• Next, you will be transferred by coach to the temple of Isis (aka Philae temple). Along with the pyramids of Giza and the temples of Abu Simbel, the island which embraces this temple is thought to be one of the prettiest touristic spots all over Egypt.
• Back to your cruise to have lunch, rest until dinner, enjoy dinner and entertainment offered by the cruise after dinner.

Accommodation:
Full Board 5 Star Nile Cruise (Princess Sarah or Similar)

Meals:
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (On board of Nile Cruise)
Dinner (On board of Nile Cruise)

Day 8

Cruise Disembarkation - visit Aswan High Dam, Fly to Abu Simbel, Sound & Light Show by Lake Nasser

• Enjoy Breakfast, then disembarkation of Nile Cruise.
• Egyxotic’s representative will accompany you to Aswan Airport to take the flight to Abu Simbel.
• On the way to the airport you will pass by Aswan High Dam. From the middle point above the Dam, you can take photos of both Nile’s upper-stream (South) and lower-stream (North).
• At the airport, Egyxotic’s representative will help you with boarding-pass and luggage check-in procedures, and finally guide you to the security gate before departure hall.
• After nearly 40 minutes flight, you will arrive at Abu Simbel Airport. There, Egyxotic’s representative will be waiting for you to guide you to your vehicle which will transfer you to the hotel. (Seti Abu Simbel, Cottage-Style hotel overlooking Lake Nasser)
• Enjoy Lunch at hotel.
• Enjoy free time until departure for Sound & Light Show (Best Sound & Light Show in Egypt).
• Enjoy Sound & Light Show at Abu Simbel Temple (nearly 40 minutes), then back to hotel for dinner & accommodation.

Accommodation
Seti Abu Simbel or similar (Abu Simbel)

Meals
Breakfast (On board of Nile Cruise), Lunch (Hotel), Dinner (Hotel)

Day 9

Visit Abu Simbel Great & Small temples & enjoy Sunrise, Fly to Cairo Via Aswan

• Early wake-up call (one hour before sunrise)
• Your Egyptologist tour guide will accompany you to visit the legendary temples of Abu Simbel, watch the solar disc ascending from the opposite side of lake Nasser, the first rays of the sun touching the gorgeous face of Ramses II’ statues sculptured in front of the temple.
• 3300 years ago, and under precise astronomical calculations, both big temple and small temples were constructed by carving the cliff of a sandstone mountain. During 1960s, and in order not to vanish under the water of High Dam lake resulting from the building of Aswan High Dam, both temples had to be reconstructed over the very same mountain under which they used to be.
• Visit the interior of the temple, enjoy Sunrise, and then back to hotel for breakfast & Check out.
• After having breakfast, your coach will take you to Abu Simbel Airport to take the flight back to Cairo via Aswan.
• At the airport, Egyxotic’s representative will help you with boarding-pass and luggage check-in procedures, and finally guide you to the security gate before departure hall.
• After nearly 40 minutes flight, you will arrive at Aswan Airport. There, Egyxotic’s representative will be waiting for you to guide you to check in to the flight to Cairo.
• After nearly 90 minutes flight, you will arrive at Cairo Airport. There, Egyxotic’s representative will be waiting for you to guide you to your vehicle which will transfer you to the hotel.

Accommodation
Ramses Hilton or similar

Meals
Breakfast (Hotel)

Day 10

Cairo city tour: Old Cairo (District for Ancient Churches), Sultan Hassan mosque & The Citadel & Alabaster Mosque & Khan Bazar

• Enjoy healthy breakfast at hotel’s buffet restaurant, then start your third day tour.
• Being the home for Islamic & Christian monuments, the tour in Cairo obviously carries a taste that is quite different from that of Giza, in spite of being close in distance (just on the opposite side of the Nile).
• Today, tour starts by visiting the district of Old Cairo; the home of old churches. Old Cairo district is well known for being blessed by the visit of infant Jesus & his mother during the time they spent in Egypt. Many old churches are located in this place, among which Mu’allaqah (hanging) church, and St. Sergius (aka Virgin Mary’s) church are the most popular. During your visit to Virgin Mary’s church, you will be able enter the cave of the Holy Family, which is well known for being the place that sheltered lord Jesus and Virgin Mary for two months, when they were hiding from Roman soldiers.
• Next, your vehicle will take you to the citadel of Salah El-Din, constructed 800 years ago to defend Cairo from the crusade invasion. Since then & nearly until the middle of 19th century, it has become the seat of government of Egypt. Inside the citadel lies the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali, which from its western side has a panoramic view the overlooks the entire old city of Cairo.
• Next, Move by vehicle to the Crown Jewel of Islamic Architecture (mosque of Sultan Hassan)
• Next, your air-conditioned vehicle will take you to the restaurant for lunch.
• After lunch your transfer by vehicle to the Bazar (market) of Khan El Khalili, where you can enjoy the atmosphere old market while having an outdoor seat in one of the coffee shops.
• Night Optional tour (Sphynx sound & light show + Dinner) or (2 hours Nile Cruise by night including Dinner & Dancing show).

Accommodation
Ramses Hilton or similar
Meals
Breakfast (Hotel), Lunch (Local restaurant)

Day 11

Final Departure

• Enjoy healthy breakfast, then, Egyxotic’s representative will escort you to the airport for final departure. Hotel departure time is to be set in accordance with you flight details. You can use your room until 12 PM.

Breakfast (Hotel)

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