Explore the treasures of Cairo and Aswan, start your vacation trip with a tour to the Pyramids of Giza and Sakkara, and then visit the Islamic sites and Khan El Khalili bazaar in Old Cairo. Continue your trip in Aswan where you will witness an extraordinary beauty of nature and admire the marvels of Ancient Egypt. Then enjoy a tour to the Egyptian Museum where you will see the stunning collection of King Tutankhamen and discover Coptic landmarks of Old Cairo.
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.
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, 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. Lunch is served at a good quality local restaurant. Proceed to visit Sakkara area to visit the Pyramids of Sakkara which includes the 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, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. Enjoy a spiritual day tour to a spiritual day tour to the Islamic sites in Cairo starting with Salah El Din Citadel where Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside, aslo Al Gowhara palace which built by Mamluks ans Ottmanian. Then proceed to lbn Toulon Mosque, the oldest mosque in the city surviving in its original form, and is the largest mosque in Cairo in terms of land area. After that you will discover one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East which is called Khan El Khalili. After that you will be transferred to Cairo train station for departure to Aswan. Dinner on the sleeper train.
Breakfast on sleeper train. Upon arrival to Aswan, check in at your hotel then the Egyptologist will be guiding you to enjoy visiting the significant 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. 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 spectacular Philae Temple, which was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus.
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 at your hotel, check out and then 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 City in Egypt. Enjoy visiting the two temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered the masterpieces of ancient Egypt, the great sun temple of RamsesII and the temple of queen Nefertari, Ramses II built the temple mostly to honor himself as inside there is a mural depicting his famous victory at Qadesh battle where his army defeated his enemies. Nefertrai Temple which was built by Ramses II to his favourite wife queen Nefertai among other 200 wives and concubines. After that you will be transferred to Aswan train Station for departure back to Cairo. Dinner on the sleeper train.
ABreakfast on sleeper train. Upon arrival to Cairo, your tour leader will transfer you by air conditioned vehicle to your hotel. Then 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. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Abu Srga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue.
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 3 nights in Cairo Hotel
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Aswan 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
- 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.