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Cairo, Aswan & Luxor by air


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Destination

Cultural

Tour Type

8 Days 7 Nights

Duration

Every Day

Runs on

From $ 400

Per Person

Tour Overview

Experience the most exciting vacation trip by exploring Egypt’s most famous ancient relics, and enjoy spiritual tours to its sacred sites; continue your adventure in the charming city of Aswan to visit the magnificent Phiale Temple. Continue to Kom Ombo to visit the famous two temples and move to Edfu to visit the Temple of Horus. Then enjoy wandering through Luxor and explore its magnificent temples on the East and west banks of the Nile.

Itinerary

Our Itinerary in Discovery travel is simply a detailed tour plan for a journey which includes list of places – sites and activities plus Accommodation -Food & Beverage -Transportation -Fun are experienced on daily basis by our dear guests.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1The Citadel, Old Cairo & Khan El Khalili

Your tour leader will meet you inside the arrival area; he will assist you through the airport formalities (arrival procedures) and then transfer you by private air conditioned vehicle to your hotel. After checking in at the hotel, you will be escorted to enjoy a spiritual day tour to the Salah El Din where Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside, Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Abu Srga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. After that you will discover one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East which is called Khan El Khalili.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to some of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy the civilization of the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus of Giza which are erected on a rocky plateau on the west bank of the Nile River near Giza in Cairo. In ancient times they were included amongst the Seven Wonders of the World, Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of pharaoh with a lion’s body, which dates from the time of Chephren, the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the great statue. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant and then you will be transferred to enjoy the Egyptian Museum where you can see the collection of Tutankhamen amongst other splendid pharaonic artifacts which is said to exceed more than 120,000 items on display. Later you will be transferred to Cairo train station for departure to Aswan. Dinner is served on the sleeper train.

After Breakfast at the hotel, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to the Cairo airport for departure flight to Aswan. Upon arrival to Aswan, your tour leader will transfer you to your hotel for check in. Then you will be escorted to enjoy visiting the significant construction which is called the High Dam, Known as Saad el Aali in Arabic Aswan High Dam is one of the greatest engineering miracles of this world. Constructed in 1960’s, was built to control the annual flood of the Nile River. Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk, one of the most popular sites in ancient Aswan and provides immense insight into the stone working methods employed by the ancient Egyptians. Then move to visit the Nubian museum which displays the ancient history and culture of Nubia.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle, and then you will be escorted to enjoy a traditional felucca ride along the Nile. Proceed to visit the famous Botanical gardens then move to visit the spectacular Philae Temple, which was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. Overnight at the hotel.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to one of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy visiting the two temples of Kom Ombo which consisting of a Temple to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris. Then move to visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu.

After Breakfast, check out and then your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle and transfer you to Luxor. Upon arrival your tour leader will transfer you to your hotel for check in then you will be escorted to visit the Valley of the Queens, a place in Egypt where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. Move to Hatshepsut Temple, dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra and is located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II which was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty. Move to Medinet Habu, the name commonly given to the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon, are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amehotep III.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to one of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy the marvelous Karnnak, which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. And Luxor Temple, which was founded in 1400 BCE. Proceed to visit Luxor Museum. Top exhibits include pink granite and black basalt statues from many dynasties. Later you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for your flight back to Cairo. Later you will be transferred to Luxor train station for departure to Luxor. Dinner is served on the sleeper train.

After Breakfast at the hotel, free time before your flight, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to the Cairo International Airport  for departure flight.

Included

  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Cairo International Airport
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo Hotel
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Aswan Hotel
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor Hotel
  • Hotel accommodation is on bed and breakfast basis
  • Internal transfers from airports to hotels and vice versa
  • Sightseeing tours include a qualified Egyptologist
  • Entrance Fee’s as per the itinerary/programme listed above
  • All ground transportation and transfers as per itinerary
  • Company representative accompanying transfers
  • Modern air conditioned vehicles

Excluded

  • Egypt Entrance Visa ($25 per person)
  • Domestic Air Flights
  • Beverages, room bills or food extra to programme>
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tipping / Gratuities (client’s discretion)
  • Medical Insurance

Prices / Plan A

Individual

PricePer Person

Rooms May : Sept Oct : April
Single 1000 USD 1100 USD
Double 800 USD 850 USD
Child with bed 400 USD 450 USD
Child w/o bed 300 USD 300 USD

Prices / Plan B

Individual

PricePer Person

Rooms May : Sept Oct : April
Single 1000 USD 1100 USD
Double 800 USD 850 USD
Child with bed 400 USD 450 USD
Child w/o bed 300 USD 300 USD

All prices are quoted above in a selection of currencies and these are a based on the US Dollar at the rate of exchange when published. Prices are per person per trip and are valid until the 30th April 2021, except during peak seasons such as Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays. Single room occupancy is available against the supplement stated above; sometimes it may be a different rate when not travelling as part of a group. Please contact us anytime to check!

Children Policy

As you will be able to see from the table show above we operate a simple children’s price policy as detailed below; please note that any discount does not always apply to any holidays that involve an airfare, we will inform you when you enquire.
00 : 01.99 years Free of Charge 02 : 05.99 years 25% of Adult Price
06 : 11.99 years 50% of Adult Price 12+ years Full Adult Price
It is important that the ages above refer to the age when travelling.

Tipping & Gratuities (Clients Discretion)

Throughout all our tour pages you will see the words “tipping & gratuities” always shown within the excluded section of the tab on “specifics”.  It is customary in Egypt to express ones satisfaction of the service received from the staff that have looked after him throughout his trip. It is not obligatory however it is well received amongst the staff that will be looking after you; our personal motto is “tip little but often”.

Payment Policy

It is advisable to reserve your Egypt trip as early as possible, thus ensuring that you can relax with the knowledge that you have secured the best trip for you. To ensure the trip is reserved and secured with Discovery Tours Egypt we will request a deposit of 25% from the total amount due, as you can appreciate this deposit counts towards your final payment. Discovery Tours Egypt is able to accept payment by Credit Cards, Bank Transfer and/or Western Union. We are also able to accept PayPal .

Egypt Entrance Visa

Upon arrival to Egypt you need to hold a valid passport with at least 6 months validity beyond your scheduled date of departure. Most countries have the ability to obtain a visa upon arrival for US Dollars 25 per passport. It is suggested that you check with your local Egyptian Consulate before departure if you can obtain a visa on arrival or not.

Additional Information

  • Please note hotel check-in is available from 2pm
  • Please note that hotel check-out is 12 noon
  • Once domestic flights are booked they are non-refundable

Extra’s To Program

All our Egypt tours include the sites as per the program however we do not include the special sites within these; such as entering inside the Pyramids, the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum, enter Tomb of Tutankhamen and others. There should always be sufficient time to visit these sites; please liaise with your Egyptologist at the beginning of the tour. They will try their best to provide you with the accurate information advise you of the extra costs and obtain the tickets for you.
All rates published on our website are correct at the date of creating this package. Please appreciate that some rates can change, as well as itineraries, entrance fees and much more. Therefore please contact us today for the best possible rate.

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