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Mosque of Muhammad Ali
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TOUR OVERVIEW

  • This 15 days Egypt tour package is very proper to cover all the main attractions of Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan and Luxor.
  • Explore the best of Egypt attractions. Trace the history of Egypt from the farthest North to the farthest South with your private Egyptologist guide.
  • Stay in Cairo and Alexandria in elegant hotels and spend 8 days, 7 nights onboard a 5-star maximum comfort Nile cruise.
  • Stare at the gigantic pyramids of Giza and wander around the treasures of King Tut in the Egyptian museum.
  • Learn about the history of Alexandria and its major attractions and enjoy a visit to military museum and memorials of Al Alamein.
  • Visit all the major temples and tombs in Luxor and Aswan, and then visit the world heritage temples at Abu Simbel.
  • Your Egypt Tours staff will help and assist you from start to finish.
The representative of Your Egypt Tours will meet and assist you at Cairo international Airport, then handle all your procedures through passport control, luggage area and customs’ formalities at ease. Then move to your Cairo hotel. Overnight in Cairo

n luxury holidays to Egypt, feel relaxed with your personal guide and enjoy an excursion to the Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mykerinus, as well as the Sphinx and Valley Temple. Lunch at local restaurant. Then visit the ancient capital of Memphis and the oldest pyramid in Egypt known as the Step Pyramid at Sakkara. Overnight in Cairo.

After breakfast in the hotel, then proceed to visit Cairo’s famous Egyptian Museum houses 165,000 Egyptian artifacts, but the priceless treasures of King Tutankhamen are the highlights. His six gilded coffins dominate the main hall, while his magnificent death mask is the star attraction.. Moreover, discover the Citadel of Salah el Din where Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque stays, continuing to Khan el Khalili Bazaars Enjoy free time to stroll through the maze of streets and try your luck bargaining with the shop owners for a souvenir of your trip to Egypt. (Optional tour) Cairo nights; Egyptian Cultural Dinner Nile cruise and Show, overnight in Cairo.

Enjoy a day tour to the second capital of Egypt, Alexandria visiting Qaitbay Citadel, built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay on the spot of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse. Then move on to the new and much acclaimed Alexandria Library. Also, visit the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, the Catacomb. Return to Cairo and overnight. Note :The library of Alexandria is closed on Fridays and Saturdays

Carry on visiting the other attractions of Alexandria. Today you will visit the Pompey Pillar and the Roman Amphitheatre and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Muntazah park

Your tour guide will pick you up from the hotel. After that, you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to relish a day trip to El Alamein, approximately 110 Km away from Alexandria. Proceed to World War II remains and cemeteries,( WW II Cemetery). El Alamein Battle was one of the most significant confrontations of this War. Your first stop during the will be at the Military Museum including displays of weapons, military garb, and tanks. Descriptions of the actions of Montgomery, Rommel, and the others who participated in the battle are also on display. Lunch break then continue to visit the WW II Cemeteries, located on the west of the town, on a small peninsula overlooking the sea. The citadel like cemeteries is the final resting place for Commonwealth, Greek, Italian and German soldiers. Drive back to Cairo and drop off at the hotel.

 

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be driven to Cairo Airport to take your flight to Luxor. Once in Luxor Airport, you will be met and assisted by your Egyptologist guide who will take you to check in and embark on your Nile cruise for the next 8 days, 7 nights. Following this, you will go on a tour of the Valley of the Kings where the magnificent tombs were carved into the desert rocks and filled with treasures for the afterlife by generations of pharaohs. Here you will visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun. Thereafter, you will visit the Valley of the Queens where you will tour the tombs that were built for the Queens. You will then visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, which is one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Your guide will introduce you to the history of the temple and the story of Queen Hatshepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne. You will have free-time to explore at your leisure as you wander the large courtyards and admire the intricate hieroglyphic decorations. After the conclusion of your tour, you will be driven back to your cruise ship for drop-off. Overnight on board the Nile cruise.
After breakfast on board the Nile cruise, you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist guide to visit the Karnak Temples, which is the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name “Ipet-isut” means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than 2,000 years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, you will find the great “Hypostyle Hall” which is an incredible forest of giant pillars. Thereafter, you will visit the Luxor temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for rituals and festivals and is dedicated to the god Amen. After the conclusion of your tour, you will be driven back to your cruise ship for drop-off. You will continue sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board the Nile cruise.
After breakfast on board the Nile cruise, you will go on a tour of the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Gods Horus at Edfu. After returning to your cruise ship, you will sail to Kom Ombo. Once you arrive in Kom Ombo, you will visit the Temple of Sobek, which is dedicated to the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world. Following this sightseeing tour, you will have lunch on board your cruise. You will continue sailing to down to Aswan. Following afternoon tea on the cruise ship, you will have free-time at leisure. Dinner and overnight on board the Nile cruise.
After breakfast on board the Nile cruise, you will enjoy a day of sightseeing in Aswan. Your Egyptologist guide will take you to an exciting tour of the world famous High Dam, which is an engineering miracle, built in the 1960s. Thereafter, you will visit the Unfinished Obelisk, which shows the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians to cut obelisks. This obelisk is believed to belong to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tutmosis II. You will then proceed to visit the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is dedicated to the goddess Isis. After your sightseeing tour, you will sail around Elephantine Island on a local Felucca boat (a traditional Egyptian sailing boat). In the afternoon, you will visit a Nubian village to gain greater insight into the Nubian culture and lifestyle. You will have traditional lunch with a Nubian family. After the conclusion of your tour, you will be driven back to your cruise ship for drop-off. Dinner and overnight on board the Nile cruise.
After breakfast on board the Nile cruise, you will fly to Abu Simbel. Once you arrive in Abu Simbel, you will go visit the impressive Temples of Ramses II in Abu Simbel. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments," which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan). The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh, and to intimidate his Nubian neighbors. However, the complex was relocated in its entirety in 1968, on an artificial hill made from a domed structure, high above the Aswan High Dam reservoir. The relocation of the temples was necessary to avoid their being submerged during the creation of Lake Nasser, the massive artificial water reservoir formed after the building of the Aswan High Dam on the Nile River. Abu Simbel remains one of Egypt's top tourist attractions. With your qualified Egyptologist as your guide, you will enjoy a personalized visit to the temples of Abu Simbel. With its four rock-hewn pharaohs, your guide will explain the history behind this magnificent site, including how the temples were discovered by accident in 1813. Due to the large number of visitors to Abu Simbel, guides are not permitted inside either of the two temples you will visit to avoid overcrowding. Following your visit of Abu Simbel, you will return to Aswan. Once you arrive in Aswan, you will be taken back to your cruise ship. Dinner and overnight on board the Nile cruise
Aswan, Edfu Today you will enjoy the pleasant trip back from Aswan back to Luxor, via Edfu and Esna. You will enjoy free-time at leisure and/or enjoy your cruise ship amenities. Dinner and overnight on board the Nile cruise. We would like to go to the Temple of Khnum at Esna when we stop there.
day tour to Dendara, Abydos After breakfast on board the Nile cruise, you will enjoy an excursion by private vehicle to Dendara where you will visit the Temple of Hathor, before continuing for an afternoon of sightseeing in Abydos, home to "The Cult of Osiris." It is a place where most ancient Egyptians would have made a pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime. Your first stop will be Dendara. The approach path to the Temple of Hathor is between two Roman fountains that end at the massive entry gate. Hathor was the goddess of motherhood and peace and was generally shown as a cow, or a woman with a cow's head. The enclosure walls are mud-brick and date back to the Roman era. Within the walls are the temple, two birth houses, a Coptic Basilica, a sanitarium, a sacred lake and the Temple of the Birth of Isis. The temple has a long history with evidence that Pepi I (Old Kingdom) rebuilt the temple, while other texts refer to reconditioning by Thutmose III, Amenhotep III and Ramses II and III (New Kingdom). Additions were made during the Greek, Roman and Ptolemy periods. Your final stop will be Abydos which is located in Middle Egypt. It is an ancient holy place and burial ground of the rulers of the late prehistoric kingdom, as well as the first attested kings of the politically unified Egyptian state. Buildings constituting the settlement area in northern Abydos date back to predynastic times have been found around Kom es-Sultan, while recent excavators have found an Old Kingdom residential area to the south-east which contains a street of mud brick houses with courtyards and a faience workshop with its kilns. Abydos is home to "The Cult of Osiris," the god of the dead. It is said the head of Osiris was buried at the site after he was murdered by his brother. After the conclusion of your tour, you will drive back to your cruise ship for drop-off. Dinner and overnight on board your Nile cruise.

 

After breakfast, you will check out and disembark from your cruise ship. You will then fly to Cairo, and attend your last dinner at an Egyptian home.

Following breakfast, transfer to the airport to connect to your flight home

Number of persons 1- person 2-4 person 5-8 person 9-16 person
Prices per person $ 6500 $ 4750 $ 4500 $ 4200

PRICES POLICY

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2023. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.

 

CHILD POLICY

Up to 2 years: FREE
Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
Ages 12 and up: adult price.

Notes:

Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room).
If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

what's include

departure location
Cairo International airport
Return Location
Cairo International airport
price includes
  • Meet-and-assist services upon arrival and departure •
  • All transfers on an air-conditioned van •
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, Abu Simbel and Alexandria, including Egyptologist guide, entrance fees and transfers on modern air-conditioned van •
  • Bottled water •
  • Accommodations in Cairo at 5-star hotel (Kempinski Nile hotel with Nile view deluxe room), breakfast included •
  • Accommodations in Alexandria at 5-star hotel (Steigenberger Cecil hotel Alexandria with sea view room), breakfast included •
  • Accommodation on 5-star deluxe cruise ship (Mayflower cruise with full board basis) for 8 days, 7 nights •
  • Internal flights (Cairo–Luxor; Aswan-Abu Simbel-Aswan; Luxor-Cairo) •
  • Portage when needed •
  • All taxes and service charge..
Price does not include
  • Gratuities (recommended).
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Camel ride
  • Personal expenses.
  • Optional tours.
  • International airfare •
  • Entrance fees: to the burial chambers of the pyramids ; the tomb of King Tutankhamen
  • Any optional tours not mentioned in the itinerary •
  • Meals except where indicated

additional

  • Please note that the tour itinerary and order may change.
  • This tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance of your travel date.
  • Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.
  • The duration of the tours are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.

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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 Egypt are our priorities. With us, you are in a safe hand.

When visiting Egypt, 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 in Egypt. 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.

The best time to visit Egypt is 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 in Egypt 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.

Egypt has a desert climate and 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 in Egypt 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

Egypt has many historical sites that you can visit and enjoy. Each tour of Egypt 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 in Egypt has its charm, history, and flavor where you can do many tours and activities.

If you are looking for great tours of Egypt and the perfect vacation, 5 to 8 days is a perfect period for a great vacation in Egypt. This number of days will be enough to see the main attractions of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. You can visit the Pyramids of Giza, the museum and enjoy the Nile cruise tour between Luxor and Aswan.

There are many Egypt 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 a 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