Amazing Egypt

from $801/per person

NO LOCAL PAYMENT! Amazing Egypt is filled with unparalleled history, ancient wonders and legends. Discover the famous city of Alexandria and visit the Great Lighthouse and the Great Library. After roaming vibrant Cairo bazaars, soak in the Pyramids and all their 4,600 year glory before you meet the Sphinx. Hop on board a traditional felucca for a complete Nile experience while sailing by temples and obelisks. Fly over Luxor valley and hail the pharaohs at the Valley of the King.

Duration
10 Day
Destination(s)
Egypt
Starts in / Ends in
Cairo / Cairo
Departs on
Fridays
Hotel Rating
5-4 Star
35-40

Sight Visited

  • Alexandria
    Alexandria

  • Aswan
    Aswan

    Sunniest city of Egypt and a popular touristic stop for many cruises. The local market here is an excellent place to do some shopping and the best place to find Egyptian fresh spices.

  • Cairo
    Cairo

    With the Great Pyramids of Giza, ancient temples, magnificent monuments, and the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Cairo offers an experience of a lifetime.

  • Dahab
    Dahab

    “Gold” in Arabic, the city’s name was inspired from the golden sands by the Red Sea coast. Dahab offers Oceanside dinners and crystal-clear waters for diving and snorkeling.

  • Edfu
    Edfu

    Edfu has the most complete and best-preserved temple in Egypt, the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, which was constructed between 237 BC and 57 BC

  • Giza
    Giza

    The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the only one still remaining to this day. An absolute must see.

  • Komombo
    Komombo

    Kom Ombo means ‘hill of the gold’ crowned with Temple of Komombo. The temple is unusual as one side is dedicated to the god Haroesis and the other side to Sobek.

  • Luxor
    Luxor

    A top travel destination in Egypt with a wealth of historic monuments and buildings bringing Egypt’s fabled past to life. Luxor is called the world’s greatest open air museum.

  • Philae Temple
    Philae Temple

    This beautiful temple complex is one of the most picturesque in all of Egypt. It sits on Aglika Island just south of the old Aswan Dam.

  • Unfinished Obelisk
    Unfinished Obelisk

    The 42m long obelisk was left unfinished when some cracks appeared, but had this obelisk been completed, it would have been the heaviest, weighing nearly 1100 tons!

ITINERARY

1
Day 1: Cairo
Welcome to Egypt! At the Cairo terminal keep your eyes peeled for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members. Afterwards you have free time to start exploring vibrant Cairo or board a cruise for an optional group dinner.
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner on Cruise
  • Meals: -
2
Day 2: Cairo, Alexandria, Cairo
Rise and shine, we’re travelling back in time to the home of ancient knowledge. Depart for Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt and walk the ruins one of the largest and most significant libraries ever on earth. The Great Library of Alexandria stood for decades as the universal capital of knowledge and learning for all ancient scholars. Stand where the Lighthouse of Alexandria once stood, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the tallest structure men has seen for centuries. Alexandria is a must-see for all travellers alike! Once you get your daily dose of history and ancient culture, return to Cairo for overnight stay.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Alexandria
  • Meals: Breakfast
3
Day 3: Cairo City Tour, Luxor
Prepare your lenses for the breath-taking, world-famous Pyramids and the Sphinx. Face all their 4,600-year glory and embrace the only remaining Ancient Wonder of the World. After everyone had their dose of awe, we head out to Sakkara for sightseeing. The first capital of ancient Egypt is famous for the step pyramid built in 2700 B.C. Later in the afternoon, board the bus to Luxor and check into our premium hotel by the Nile.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Pyramids & Sakkara
  • Meals: Breakfast
4
Day 4: Luxor, Aswan
After breakfast, depart for the vast Karnak Temple Complex, one of the most important religious centres of ancient Egypt with its marvellous temples. Your Egyptologist guide will enlighten you with the most intriguing stories and mythologies fuelling such creations for millennia. In the afternoon drive to Aswan for overnight stay.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Temple of Karnak
  • Optional Activities: Nubian Dinner
  • Meals: Breakfast
5
Day 5: Aswan, Felucca Cruise
Time to explore Aswan, famed for its skilled artisans and the Unfinished Obelisk. Take a short motorboat ride to reach the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, divine mother of the pharaohs. The temple is set beautifully on an island in the middle of the Nile. Early in the morning you can join the optional trip to the gorgeous Abu Simbel, an iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a must-do for all keen on history and mythology. Later in the afternoon, embark your felucca to cruise on the Nile.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Aswan & Philae Temple
  • Optional Activities: Abu Simbel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
6
Day 6: Felucca cruise on the Nile
Today is a chill-day sailing down the Nile, watching beautiful scenery and waving to the locals swimming and fishing. Whilst absorbing the stunning temples along the coast, sit back and enjoy the relaxing breeze. Have a dip in the Nile, play beach-ball with locals and prepare for a locally-prepared feast.
  • Included Activities: Sailing on the Felucca
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
7
Day 7: Felucca cruise on the Nile, Edfu, Komombo, Luxor
Time to bid farewell to our lovely felucca. Start off the day with a visit to the Kom Ombo Temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. Next stop will be Edfu, home to one of the largest and best-preserved temples in Egypt. Dedicated to the falcon god Horus, the temple was built over 180-years from 237 BC to 57 BC. As you get your dose of marvel, ride to Luxor and check into the hotel. After a refreshing break, brace for the Luxor Temple, dedicated to the great god Amun. The temple was built on top of a smaller structure dating back to 14th century BC!
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Edfu & Kom Ombo, Luxor Temple
  • Meals: Breakfast
8
Day 8: Luxor, Cairo
The West Bank of the Nile awaits with the incredible Valley of the Kings. Also known as “City of the Dead”, it's home to fancy royal tombs carved into desert rocks and filled with treasures for the Pharaoh afterlife. As you’d expect, here lied the famous mummy of Tutankhamun III. Rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is the next stop. As you try to break the spell of ancient wonders, drive to Cairo for overnight stay.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Optional Activities: Hot Air Ballooning
  • Meals: Breakfast
9
Day 9: Cairo City Tour
The journey continues with one of the most important museums dedicated to the ancient world. Egyptian Museum of Cairo houses around 120,000 ancient Egyptian relics and antiquities. Then roam around Cairo stopping by the Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, the Hanging Church and the world-famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar. Make sure to wear your haggling hats and brace for the mayhem!
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Cairo, Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, Hanging Church & Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • Meals: Breakfast
10
Day 10: Cairo
Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates. Check-out of the hotel in Cairo (11:00am) and catch the transfer to the airport at the end of your tour. Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk!
  • Meals: Breakfast
Start
Price ($)
Fri 3 Jan 2020
$801
Fri 10 Jan 2020
$801
Fri 17 Jan 2020
$801
Fri 24 Jan 2020
$801
Fri 31 Jan 2020
$881
Fri 7 Feb 2020
$801
Fri 14 Feb 2020
$801
Fri 21 Feb 2020
$801
Fri 28 Feb 2020
$801
Fri 6 Mar 2020
$881
Fri 13 Mar 2020
$881
Fri 20 Mar 2020
$881
Fri 27 Mar 2020
$881
Fri 3 Apr 2020
$881
Fri 10 Apr 2020
$881
Fri 17 Apr 2020
$881
Fri 24 Apr 2020
$881
Fri 1 May 2020
$881
Fri 8 May 2020
$881
Fri 15 May 2020
$881
Fri 22 May 2020
$881
Fri 29 May 2020
$881
Fri 5 Jun 2020
$801
Fri 12 Jun 2020
$801
Fri 19 Jun 2020
$801
Fri 26 Jun 2020
$801
Fri 3 Jul 2020
$801
Fri 10 Jul 2020
$801
Fri 17 Jul 2020
$801
Fri 24 Jul 2020
$801
Fri 31 Jul 2020
$801
Fri 7 Aug 2020
$801
Fri 14 Aug 2020
$801
Fri 21 Aug 2020
$801
Fri 28 Aug 2020
$801
Fri 4 Sep 2020
$881
Fri 11 Sep 2020
$881
Fri 18 Sep 2020
$881
Fri 25 Sep 2020
$881
Fri 2 Oct 2020
$881
Fri 9 Oct 2020
$881
Fri 16 Oct 2020
$881
Fri 23 Oct 2020
$881
Fri 30 Oct 2020
$881
Fri 6 Nov 2020
$881
Fri 13 Nov 2020
$881
Fri 20 Nov 2020
$881
Fri 27 Nov 2020
$881
Fri 4 Dec 2020
$881
Fri 11 Dec 2020
$881
Fri 18 Dec 2020
$911
Fri 25 Dec 2020
$991

The tour price covers the following services:

Accommodation

5 and 4 star hotels, traditional felucca boat.

Airport Transfer

From Cairo Airport to the Cairo Hotel on day one and return transfer.

Meals

9 Breakfasts | 2 Lunches | 2 Dinners

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus | Donkey (Valley of the Kings)

Guide

Services of experienced Egyptologist guides

What is not included in the tour price?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

THE OASIS HOTEL PYRAMIDS - CAIRO


The hotel is located very close to Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum and Great Sphinx. Hotel offers a sundeck, swimming pool, tennis court, gym and fitness center.

STEIGENBERGER HOTEL - LUXOR


This 5 star hotel, located in the heart of Luxor by the Nile River, provides an outdoor pool, fitness centre and sauna. All rooms feature air-conditioning and satellite TV.

HELNAN HOTEL - ASWAN


This 5 star hotel overlooking the river, offers a pool, nightclub and spa centre. Air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a minibar and a satellite TV.

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