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Magnificence of the Nile & Alexandria

Cairo

Destination

Cultural

Tour Type

7 Days 8 Night

Duration

Every Week

Runs on

From $ 890

Per Person

Tour Overview

Spend 13 days exploring Egypt’s most famous attractions along the Nile River. Start your Egypt vacation trip in the capital, Cairo, and visit the Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara and Memphis then take a tour to the Egyptian Museum. After your trip in Cairo, head to Aswan and visit the magnificent Phiale Temple, and the next day take a tour to the Marvelous Abu Simbel temple. Enjoy a relaxing felucca ride along the Nile and visit the Temples of Kom Ombo before heading to Luxor, where you will see Hatshepsut Temple, colossi of Memnon and the Valley of Kings. After your Luxor tour, head to Hurghada for a short break by the beach then go back to Cairo to visit the Citadel, the Coptic churches and Khan El Khalili bazaar.

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 1 Arrival Day

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 will be served at a good quality local restaurant then continue to Sakkara area to visit the Pyramids of Sakkara which include 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, check out then your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle and transfer you to Hurghada airport for flight back to Cairo. Check in the Cairo hotel upon arrival; then the Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to some of the most amazing historical sites. 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. Overnight at the hotel

Sound & Light show at the Pyramids (Optional)

In the evening, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle and escort you to enjoy an exceptional experience at the Pyramids of Giza with a wonderful audio visual display illustrating the history of the Great Sphinx

After breakfast at your hotel, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to Cairo airport for the flight to Aswan. Upon arrival to Aswan, your tour leader will transfer you to your hotel for checking in; then you will be escorted to visit the Temple of Philae, the Pearl of Egypt, in Nubia, dedicated to the cult of the Goddess Isis since the 3rd Century BC.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle and transfer you to Abu Simbel. Upon arrival, 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 Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to enjoy a 2 hours relaxing boat ride while enjoying some sights of Aswan including the botanical garden and Nubian village, and cruise through the cataracts and rocks. Back to your hotel.

After Breakfast, check out and then your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with an air conditioned vehicle and transfer you to visit the two temples of Kom Ombo which consisting of a Temple to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris. Later, you will be transferred to Aswan airport for departure to Luxor. Check in the Luxor hotel upon arrival.

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. Starting with the Valley of the Kings, whose magnificently decorated tombs tell the afterlife journey of the dead. 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. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon, are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle to enjoy the marvelous Karnnak Temple, which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. And Luxor Temple, which was founded in 1400 BCE

After Breakfast, check out and then your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with an air conditioned vehicle and transfer you to Luxor airport for departure to Hurghada. Upon arrival, check in the hotel, and enjoy a free day for leisure along the city’s dazzling beaches. Lunch and Dinner at the hotel

After Breakfast, check out then your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle and transfer you to Hurghada airport for your flight to Cairo. Check in the Cairo hotel upon arrival, then your Egyptologist will escort you to enjoy a spiritual day tour to the Citadel of Salah El Din where Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque is 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.

Breakfast at the hotel and enjoy a free day. Overnight at the hotel

Nile cruise dinner (optional)

In the evening, your tour leader will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle and escort you to enjoy an exceptional dining experience on board of a Nile boat, sailing for 2 hours while enjoying folkloric shows, belly dancing and oriental music

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 6 nights in a four stars Cairo Hotel
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in a five stars Luxor Hotel
  • Accommodation for 2 night in a four stars Hurghada Hotel
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board five stars Nile Cruise
  • Hotel accommodation is on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Hotel accommodation in Hurghada is on full board 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

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 2019, 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 15 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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