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Egypt Explorer – 10 days, 9 nights, felucca cruise & Red Sea
Qualified English speaking Egyptologist
Two nights at a 4* star hotel in Cairo
One Nights at a 4* star hotel in Aswan
One Night on a traditional felucca sailing boat
One Night at a 4* star hotel in Luxor
Two nights at a 4* hotel in Hurghada
Two way overnight travel in an A/C bus: Cairo – Aswan; Hurghada – Cairo
8 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
*** Flight upgrade to Aswan *** Abu Simbel tour
Entrance fees to sites visited (allow approx. US$80)
Flights (airfare)- Visa- Travel insurance (compulsory)
Tipping kitty (allow US$30)
Tour guide tips
Arrive at Cairo airport where you will be met by our representative who will assist you through the formalities. Transfer to your hotel to meet your guide for a briefing explaining the tour itinerary. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
After breakfast we start the tour by visiting the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at the Giza Plateau, before heading to Sakkara to visit the Step Pyramid - the first completed pyramid in Egypt - as well as ancient Pharonic tombs. Overnight on A/C bus to Aswan. Breakfast included. *Optional extra: upgrade to flight from Cairo to Aswan, Please note, the flight from Cairo to Aswan will depart either on Sunday evening or Monday morning depending on availability.
Arrive in Aswan. You will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. We begin the day with a tour of the romantic Philae Temple - perched atop a picturesque island; its beautiful location is reached by small motor boat, making a truly magnificent approach to the site. Overnight stay at your hotel in Aswan.
After breakfast, step aboard your Nile Felucca. Watch the world go by as you sail down the Nile observing rural life on the shores and taking in the changing landscape of the mighty river. Overnight on the Felucca.
*Optional extra: Visit Abu Simbel - the stupendous Sun Temple of Ramses the Great.
After breakfast we travel on an A/C bus to the city of Luxor. On the way we visit the temple of Kom Ombo - its perfectly symmetrical twin entrances overlook the spectacular riverside; In the afternoon we tour of the East Bank of the Nile. Here you will experience the immense Karnak Temple, considered by some as Egypt’s most important Pharaonic site; as well as the magnificent Luxor Temple. Overnight stay at your hotel in Luxor. Breakfast included.
After breakfast we explore the West Bank of Luxor, starting the tour with the world famous Valley of the Kings, the richest archaeological site on earth. Then on to the breathtaking Temple of Hatshepsut. Finally we visit the great Colossi of Memnon - the last remains of Amenophis III's temple. We then take the A/C bus to Hurghada, Red Sea. Overnight stay at your hotel.
This is a free day to be spent at your leisure. With snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink available you will find much to do; or simply relax and enjoy the sun. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
This is another free day to be spent at your leisure. With snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink available you will find much to do; or simply relax and enjoy the sun. Overnight on A/C bus to Cairo. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Arrive in Cairo where you will be transferred to your hotel. Today we tour the City of Cairo, beginning with the Egyptian Museum. From there we head to the Coptic area of old Cairo to visit the hanging church. Then on to the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, which sits majestically on the summit of the Citadel of Saladin. Afterwards we make our way to the Khan El Khalili. Overnight at your hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport. Take the memories of your adventures with you on your flight home. Breakfast included.