Uncover the ancient mysteries and modern marvels of Egypt and see why this classic destination inspires millions of travelers each year during Egypt tours. With an action-packed itinerary that is purpose built for families, this authentic Egypt experience blends all the must-see highlights with plenty of adventurous, off the beaten-track activities. So whether you’re cruising the Nile in a Felucca through Egypt Nile Cruise, sitting down to dinner with a Nubian family, or hopping on a camel, this relaxing, exciting, and always enlightening is sure to fill the photo album and keep you reminiscing around the dinner table for years to come.
There is a fair amount of walking involved in exploring the pyramids, and it can get very hot in the summer. Be sure your family has appropriate clothing, sun protection and plenty of water to drink. Evenings can get quite cool, so it’s best to bring warm clothes too. Wearing layers is the best way to deal with the disparity in day and night temperatures. Cruising down the Nile on a felucca is an amazing experience in Egypt travel packages, but keep in mind that facilities will be basic. You’ll sleep outside under the stars on a simple mattress. There is a nice clean toilet on board. Book now your Egypt family tours with us.
Our representative will meet and greet you at Cairo International Airport and help you handle your procedures through passport control, luggage area, and customs formalities. Then our driver and representative will take you to your hotel in a private air-conditioned vehicle.
Overnight: in Cairo.
After breakfast at the hotel, get ready to start your Cairo day tour. Our driver and Egyptologist guide will be waiting for you and your family to explore the amazing Pyramids of Giza, which have stood tall for 4,500 years and stand in amazement.
Afterward, make your way to the Egyptian Museum, home to one of the world's great collections of antiquities. Wander the treasure-filled halls of the Museum. You'll have plenty of time to explore the sites today (approximately 3 hours for the pyramids and 3 hours for the museum).
In the evening, you will board a train to the southern city of Aswan (approximately 13 hours).
Overnight: in Aswan.
Arrive in Aswan in the morning. Here the Nile runs deep and fast between granite rocks as the desert encroaches on the river. Even to travelers in ancient times, Aswan was known as the legendary gateway to the kingdom of Nubia. Today it is still a frontier town where the Arab Middle East meets Africa.
Visiting the packed bazaar is highly recommended in Aswan day tours; you'll find exotic spices, carpets, leather goods, and countless other wares there. Enjoy the sights of donkey carts and men in flowing robes and turbans. In the afternoon, there may be time to visit the Temple of Isis at Philae (optional).
There are many other sites to be seen around Aswan, and your Egyptologist will organize some excursions for you, a camel ride or a trip to the Unfinished Obelisk.
In the evening, you will take a trip across the river to a Nubian village and enjoy dinner at one of the local houses.
Overnight: in Aswan.
Rise for an early visit to the magnificent Temple of Abu Simbel. Later in the day, you and your family will board feluccas (traditional wooden boats with broad canvas sails) to spend a day on the Nile River and enjoy your night under the stars. Watching the sunset aboard our Egypt Nile Cruise is unforgettable, and this part of the trip will be highlighted.
Your Nubian sailing crew on the Felucca will prepare all meals. While there's no cabin or enclosed section on the Felucca, a canopy offers shade and protection from the elements. Conditions are basic, and you will sleep outside on the deck on a mattress. While blankets are provided, a sleeping sheet is recommended. There is a very clean toilet on board. During the colder months (October to March), it can get very cold at night (as low as 5C), so a sleeping bag is highly recommended.
Overnight: aboard the Felucca.
After a delicious breakfast on board the Falucca, you will visit the Temple at Kom Ombo. The temple is indeed dedicated to two gods: Haroeris (Horus the Elder) and the crocodile-headed Sobek, the Egyptian god of the Nile. Check out the many mummified crocodiles on display.
On the East Bank around Kom Ombo, reclaimed land is fed by canals to keep the desert at bay. It supports not only crops of sugar cane but also a large Nubian community displaced from their homeland by the rising waters of Lake Nasser.
Transfer by bus to Luxor (approximately 4 hours), tracing the path of the Nile northward. Upon arrival, we'll have the chance to explore the town's mesmerizing monuments and museums. And for those who want to experience the magic of history in a unique way, we'll have the option to witness the breathtaking sound and light show at Karnak Temple (optional tour extra).
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Overnight: in Luxor
After breakfast at the hotel, our driver and guide will take you to the ancient tombs of the pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings. Rising early, cross the Nile and drive to the secluded valley where 63 pharaohs were buried as part of their journey to the afterlife.
In the company of our expert guide, you will explore some of the exquisitely decorated tombs of these rulers of long ago. It is here that the burial site of the boy-king, Tutankhamun, discovered by British archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922, can be found.
This visit to the Valley of the Kings brings to life much of what you saw in the Egyptian Museum. If you'd like to organize a visit to King Tuts' tomb today, this can be arranged with advance notice. Ask your guide for details.
On your way back to the river, you can see the funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt's first female ruler, and you'll spend about an hour here. This afternoon you are free to explore Luxor or relax by the hotel pool.
Overnight: in Luxor.
Early this morning, take a horse-drawn carriage to the historic Temple of Karnak, which you will explore with our guide. Explore the magnificent Karnak Temple, perhaps the most impressive of all the ancient Pharoah's monumental works.
In the afternoon, bid farewell to the Nile and drive east to Hurghada. The green Nile valley is soon left behind as you head out into the barren Eastern Desert. Passing through rocky hills, the glittering waters of the Red Sea soon come into view, and the rugged bulk of the Sinai Peninsula looms through the haze on the opposite shore. A vibrant beach resort, Hurghada is by no means a typical adventure destination, and snorkeling here is a great way to round off your Hurghada day tour.
Overnight: in Hurghada.
Set sail this morning on a thrilling adventure to the offshore reefs, where an enchanting underwater paradise awaits. Swim and snorkel among a kaleidoscope of colorful marine life that calls these waters home, and experience the magic of this aquatic world for yourself. With four hours to explore, you'll have ample time to discover the hidden treasures beneath the waves and create memories that will last a lifetime.
After a morning of aquatic exploration, take some time to unwind and relax. If you're feeling adventurous, why not explore the bustling town? The northern part of town is the perfect place to immerse yourself in authentic Egyptian culture. Wander through the vibrant souq and mingle with the friendly locals to gain an insight into their daily way of life.
Overnight: in Hurghada.
Your adventure comes to an end. No activities are planned for the final day, and you can depart from your hotel accommodation anytime. Please check the Finishing Point Hotel section for checkout times and luggage storage possibilities.
A child traveling with two accompanying adults will pay the following:
Notes: Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing a parent's room). If 2 children, they will stay in another room connected or next to the parents' room.
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Egypt has many historical sites that you can visit and enjoy. Each tour is different and unique. If you go on a Nile cruise, you can visit Abu Simbel, Aswan, and Luxor in the South and enjoy the temples, tombs, and the treasures of the Nile. In the North, enjoy the Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum, Sakkara. Mosques, churches in Cairo, and many landmarks located in the city of Alexandria. On the East, Enjoy a beach tour for diving, snorkeling, and swimming in the Red sea. Every city has its charm, history, and flavor where you can do many tours and activities.
Your Egypt Tours is one of the leading and pioneer travel agencies in the Egyptian tourism industry. We offer very special care and personal touch to our clients making them feel at home with their family. Great and high-quality service to ensure that your trip with us is one of a lifetime. In addition, the commonly known reasons such as our customers’ feedback and testimonials, competitive prices - excellent customer service, punctuality and. Most important of all, our customers safety and enjoying every minute in your trip are our priorities. With us, you are in a safe hand.
It usually varies according to the type of tourist trip in Egypt, but the average cost for spending one week in Egypt is 1600 USD including visiting alot of tombs and temples and sailing on a 4 or 5 stars Nile cruise.
Don't drink the tap water - it is highly chlorinated. However, with enough time in Egypt, you could potentially grow accustomed to the water. This doesn't mean that the tap water is polluted, it simply means that you are not used to it, and you might get stomach problems. This happened to most people when they visit a country for the first time. They were simply not used to water there. It's a similar situation here. It is advisable to drink Bottled water during your entire holiday. That is why it is strongly advisable that you don't drink the tap water, and use it only for washing and brushing your teeth.
Enjoy Egypt Tours From September until March. It is the perfect time when the weather is good and mild. From September until mid-November, when it is very nice and the temperatures are pleasant for all activities - around 25 C to 15 C. mid-Nov until the end of February is wintertime when temperatures during the day are around 12 or 15 C, and at night can drop to about 7 or 8 C. In March and April, the weather is still so nice and travelers can enjoy the Easter vacation. From May to September is the summer season. Spending summertime in a desert climate does not appeal to most travelers. Average daytime temperatures hover in the high 80s and low to mid-90s, although they can jump up into three digits in the South as in Luxor and Aswan. Summer is really hot here, prices go down and it is a good chance for travelers with a tight budget.
It is usually hot and sunny. winter falls between November and January, and the peak of the summer months is between June and August. Winters are generally mild, although temperatures can fall below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) at night. In the Western Desert. Cairo and areas of the Nile Delta may experience a few rainy days during winter. Summers can be unbearably hot, especially in the desert and other areas of the country's interior. In Cairo, average summer temperatures regularly exceed 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius), while the record high for Luxor and Aswan, popular tourist destinations on the banks of the River Nile, is 110 degrees Fahrenheit (45 degrees Celsius).
Safety and security are our first and foremost concerns! Egypt is a very safe country with a low crime rate. Now with the coronavirus outbreak, accommodations and sightseeing nationwide have finalized sterilization and disinfection in light of the Egyptian government's efforts to implement precautionary measures against the COVID-19. In addition, our company has followed the same procedures to make all our staff, guides, and drivers are well-trained with the current events to prevent and stop the spread of this outbreak. Traveling the world is a joyful experience and we want to do our part to keep the anticipation stress-free.
There are many things to do in Egypt during your visit depending on your interests and character. Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan Nile cruise must be your first priority if you are a history and culture lover. You must visit the pyramids of Giza, enjoy a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan and enjoy visiting the most important tourist attractions in Luxor and Aswan. You can visit the city of Hurghada, Marsa Alam, or Sharm el-Sheikh Red Sea for relaxation and enjoy many activities there such as diving, snorkeling, sunbathing, or swimming. You may like to go on a safari trip in the western desert if you are an adventurer. Many other activities are available in every single Egyptian city
The high season for tourism is all year with winter and spring being peak season for cultural travels with lots of sightseeing. Weather in Egypt is perfect for many kinds of tourism, and if coming in June, July, and August, head for the seaside resorts. Those months are very warm with temperatures that can reach around 45C. and the humidity is about 70 to 80%, but it is bearable with the sea and large swimming pools nearby. So the period of the high summer season is also a bit busy as hotels fill up with tourists from all over the world looking for a bargain, lots of sunshine, diving, snorkeling, etc. It is also a primary vacation time in Europe. If you come in the deep summer season you can still enjoy it because you can always sightsee early in the morning and go again at night when the sunsets. You will definitely need good sunscreen and a lot of liquids to drink with a nice hat on your head. Summer is a good time for people looking for good rates in accommodation and other services.
Egypt is a Muslim country and the dress code is towards the conservative side, especially for women. That being said, we are used to seeing travelers from all over the world. My suggestion would be to wear light clothes and not to wear short shorts, short skirts and alike to avoid the occasional unwanted stare. But it's really up to you. When you visit religious places (synagogues, churches, and mosques) you do need to cover your shoulders and wear over the knee dresses, if you are planning to wear one of course. If you plan to attend the Nile dinner cruise, there is no need for formal wear unless you want to make that night a special night! Also, you will be sharing this experience with other travelers so you can dress however you feel most comfortable.
You can get your visa when you arrive at Cairo Airport. It is an easy process for USA, UK, Canadian, Australian and European citizens. The visa is simply a stamp (like a mail or postage stamp) that you buy from the visa office, at the port of entry just before the immigration booth. The visa will cost you $25 US Dollars and after buying it; you just stick it on any empty page on your passport. Once you have bought your visa you then stand in line to get your passport stamped by the immigration officer. You can also apply for E-Visa via the official electronic visa portal: www.visa2egypt.gov.eg
Your Egypt Tours travel agency recommends two weeks so that you can enjoy the temples and tombs of Luxor and Aswan, explore the sights of Cairo, and relax in the Red Sea islands and nature reserves.
There are many Nile cruises. Not to name one but your choice depends on many things to put in mind such as the number of nights you want to spend on the cruiser, your budget, and the standard of the Nile cruise. We recommend you choose a 5-star luxury Nile cruise, and if you are looking for a private Nile River cruise you can choose Dahabiya cruises, it is only for the small-group tour, about 15 people. Most cruises have. There is another way of cruising the Nile, which is the Felucca boat. It is traditional and charming but it is cheap as long as it will be ok to sleep on the deck exposed to mosquitos and most of these boats do not have a toilet
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