Experience a lifetime Egyptian trip to explore the splendors of Egypt, starting with a tour to Giza plateau where you will discover the legendary relics of the ancient world the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx and Valley Temple. Then visit the masterpiece of Tahrir Square, the Egyptian Museum. After that you will enjoy a tour to the amazing religious landmarks of Old Cairo. On the next day, you will travel to Aswan to embark on an exceptional voyage on the Nile where you will witness an extraordinary beauty of Egyptian nature and admire the marvels of ancient Egyptians. Then arrive to the magnificent city of Luxor where you will enjoy the most amazing historical sites such as the largest temple in the world, Karnak temple. Then enjoy your last night in Cairo with a day tour to the Pyramids of Sakkara and Memphis.
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.
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. Your tour leader will assist you with hotel check in and review your holiday itinerary with you to Prepare and confirm pick-up times for each tour.Overnight in Cairo.
After Breakfast, check out from the hotel, then your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle to transfer you to 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, and 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 and then you will be transferred to enjoy the Egyptian Museum where you can see the collection of Tutankhamen amongst other splendid pharaonic artefacts which is said to exceed more than 120,000 items on display. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant. After that you will be transferred to enjoy a spiritual tour in Old Cairo to the Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque, and Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Abu Srga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then your tour leader will transfer you to the Cairo train station for departure to Aswan.
Breakfast on the sleeper train. Upon arrival at Aswan train station, your qualified Egyptologist will transfer you with a modern air conditioned vehicle to visitsignificant construction which 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. Then move to visit the spectacular Philae Temple, which was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. Continue Sailing to KomOmbo.Lunch and Dinner on board.
After Breakfast on Nile cruise, Enjoy visiting the two temples of KomOmbo which consisting of a Temple to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris. Then Sail to visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu.Lunch and Dinner on board.
After Breakfast on Nile cruise. Enjoy 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 IIwhich was built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon, are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III.Lunch and Dinner on board.
After Breakfast on board, disembark the Nile cruise, thenenjoy a tour tothemarvelousKarnnak, which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. And Luxor Temple, which was founded in 1400 BCE. Proceed to the splendour Luxor Museum, is very modern and with an uncluttered layout. Top exhibits include pink granite and black basalt statues from many dynasties. Then your tour leader will transfer you to Luxor train station for departure back to Cairo.
Breakfast on the sleeper train.Upon your arrival to Cairo train station, your qualified Egyptologist will escort you with a modern air conditioned vehicleto Sakkara area to visit the Pyramids of Sakkara which includingthe world famous Step pyramid of Djoser. Move to Memphis, the old kingdom’s capital and famous Necropolis. Move to the Step Pyramids and Ben Pyramids which is an ancient Egyptian pyramid located at the royal necropolis of Dahshur.
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.
- Meet & Greet upon arrival at Cairo International Airport
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo Hotel
- Accommodation for 3 nights on Nile Cruise
- Hotel accommodation is on bed and breakfast basis
- Nile Cruise accommodation is on Full Board 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
- Egypt Entrance Visa ($25 per person)
- Sleeper Train Tickets
- Beverages, room bills or food extra to programme>
- Personal Expenses
- Tipping / Gratuities (client’s discretion)
- Medical Insurance
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!
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”.
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.
- 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.