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Pharaohs’ wonders discovery in 6 days

Cairo

Destination

Cultural

Tour Type

6 Days 5 Nights

Duration

Every Day

Runs on

From $ 540

Per Person

Tour Overview

Enjoy a fascinating vacation in Cairo starting with visiting the Giza plateau where you will marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza and the funerary complex of Valley temple then head to explore the masterpiece of Tahrir Square, the Egyptian Museum. On the following day you will fly to Aswan where you will start your trip to witness an extraordinary beauty of nature. You will be guided to the most amazing sites of Aswan, and then continue your trip by train to the glorious city of Luxor where you will admire the marvels of the ancient Egyptians. You will fly back to Cairo to enjoy a trip to Sakkara Pyramid and Memphis. You will continue your tour to Old Cairo to explore the amazing religious landmarks as Salah El Din Mosque, the Hanging Church Ben Ezra Synagogue.

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 1Arrival 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. Overnight at Cairo 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 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 artefacts which is said to exceed more than 120,000 items on display. Overnight at Cairo hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to the Cairo International Airport for departure flight to Aswan. After arrival at Aswan airport, your qualified Egyptologist will escort you with a modern air conditioned vehicle to 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. Then move to visit the spectacular Philae Temple, which was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant. Then you will enjoy a relaxing felucca ride to visit the botanical garden. Transfer to your hotel in Aswan. Overnight at Aswan hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to the Aswan train station for departure to Luxor. Upon arrival at Luxor train station, your qualified Egyptologist will transfer you with a modern air conditioned vehicle to the most amazing historical sites in Egypt.Starting with 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. Move to MedinetHabu, the name commonly given to the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon, are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant. Then Move to Luxor to visit the marvellousKarnnak, which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. And Luxor Temple, which was founded in 1400 BCE. Proceed to Luxor Museum, is very modern and with an uncluttered layout. Top exhibits include pink granite and black basalt statues from many dynasties. Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor. Overnight at the hotel.

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 to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo airport, your qualified Egyptologist will transfer you with a modern air conditioned vehicleto Sakkara area to visit the Pyramids of Sakkara which includeingthe world famous Step pyramid of Djoser. Move to Memphis, the old kingdom’s capital and famous Necropolis, Overnight in Cairo. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant, then continue 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. Transfer to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight at Cairo hotel.

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 1 night in Luxor Hotel
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan Hotel
  • Hotels 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 Airfare Tickets
  • 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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