2 Weeks In-Depth Egypt
Cairo International Airport, Egypt - Cairo, Egypt
Diving at the Red Sea in Hurghada, Egypt

Start Time: 14:00

Details

14 Days | 13 Nights

Tour Type: Group Tour
Runs: Saturday
Accommodation: 3* Hotel, Sleeper Train, Felucca
Minimum Age: 15

Tour Description


An adventure for two weeks awaits you in Egypt! The excitement starts in Cairo through visiting the Pyramids in Giza, spending a night in a felucca boat, discovering the Aswan area, before you go on to Luxor to marvel at the Valley of Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut and the tour ends with free days in Hurghada at the Red Sea.

Highlights

  • Discover ancient temples and monuments
  • Marvel with the majestic Pyrmaids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Stay overnight on a felucca boat
  • Stroll along the historical city of Alexandria
  • Enjoy and relax at the Red Sea

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Cairo    

Ahlan Wa Sahlan – welcome to Egypt! Arrive at any time in Cairo and overnight. Cairo is a fascinating city and home to the mighty Nile, the longest and the most vital river in the world. Try to check some floating restaurants, and river cruise boats, or experience the lively Khan El Khalili Bazaar.


AraCan Pyramids Hote or similar

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza - Egyptian Museum - Travel from Cairo to Aswan    

Breakfast at the hotel. You will be picked up by our representative and transferred to enjoy a tour of Giza Pyramids. Khufu's pyramid is the northernmost and largest of the three. In classical antiquity, it was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and is the only one to have survived. Khephren's monument can be easily identified by the casing stones that still cling to its pointed top. The much smaller pyramid of Mycerinus had not been completed by the time of the king's death. The Great Sphinx is part of the funerary complex of Khephren. Tour to the Valley Temple. Proceed to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities near Tahrir Square in Cairo. It houses the world’s largest, most precious, and rare collection of genuine artifacts, over 250,000 pieces are displayed dating back to 5000 years. In the evening, hop in a sleeper train bound to Aswan, travel time is approximately 13 hours.


Sleeper Train
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3: Philae Temple, Aswan - Dinner with Nubian Family - Aswan    

Opt to explore the busy Aswan market or visit the beautiful Philae Temple, before visiting a Nubian village and enjoying a home-cooked dinner with a local family. Our train is due to arrive in Aswan early in the morning, but, trains can often be delayed. Enjoy some free time to browse the souk, walk along the Nile or opt to book the 'Philae Temple Excursion'. Later, board a boat to reach one of the many Nile islands and visit a Nubian village. Walk around the small community, then enjoy a traditional dinner at a local home. Accommodation: Hapi Hotel Aswan or similar Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Hapi Hotel Aswan or similar
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4: Aswan Free Day    

Spend the day exploring Aswan. One of the most fascinating sights in the area is the Temple of Abu Simbel. Later, opt for a half-day tour of the Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam, and Philae Temple. Visit the modern Nubian Museum to learn more about Aswan's local people. Accommodation: Hapi Hotel Aswan or similar Meals: Breakfast


Hapi Hotel Aswan or similar
Breakfast

Day 5: Sail from Aswan to Kom Ombo - Overnight on a Felucca Boat    

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Board the felucca boat. You’ll start an overnight trip along the Nile River aboard a felucca or Egyptian traditional sailboat. Enjoy your lunch and be amazed by the beauty of the Nile River and breath some fresh air. Enjoy a leisurely dinner and overnight on board.


Felucca Boat
Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Kom Ombo - Karnak Temple - Luxor    

Breakfast at the hotel. The tour begins by visiting the double temple of the Hellenistic period on the eastern bank, the Temple of Kom Ombo. You’ll learn about the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus, whose monuments decorate each half of the temple. Continue to visit Karnak Temples, which are the largest structures ever built in the history of mankind. The principal building is that of the god Amun Ra, which is the melting pot of religion and politics. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor, check-in, and overnight.


Pyramids Hotel Luxor or similar
Breakfast

Day 7: Valley of the Kings - Temple of Hatshepsut - Colossi of Memnon - Luxor    

Breakfast at the hotel. Tour starts by crossing the River Nile to Luxor West Bank. Come and see the magnificent Valley of the King. The most concentration of royal tombs in Ancient Egypt. It is where cut in rocks tombs for 62 famous kings of the New Kingdom, all are highly decorated and filled with priceless artwork. Continue to visit the Hatshepsut temple built and named after the powerful Queen Hatshepsut the only woman who ascended the throne of Egypt in ancient times. This temple is located at Deir el-Bahari, a steep cliff in the shape of a horseshoe forms a natural background to two monumental buildings standing side by side, each belonging to a different period. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West bank of the Nile. The last stop is to pay a visit to Colossi of Memnon. The first monument one encounters on a visit to the west bank of Luxor is the site of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. The temple itself has all but completely disappeared, but the colossal twin statues of the king, which once stood proudly in front of the entrance to the temple, are still there to greet the visitor. Back to hotel in Luxor and overnight.


Pyramids Hotel Luxor or similar
Breakfast & Lunch

Day 8: Luxor Free Day    

Breakfast at the hotel. No other services are provided. You will have a whole day of free leisure to explore the city of Luxor. You can have optional tours or check out some local bazaars. Overnight in Luxor.


Pyramids Hotel Luxor or similar
Breakfast

Day 9: Luxor Hotel - Hurghada Hotel    

Breakfast at the hotel. Then drive for about 4 hours to Hurghada. The rest of the day is free leisure on your own. You may explore the small city of Hurghada and enjoy some water activities or relax along the shore of the Red Sea. Overnight in Hurghada, Red Sea.


Ali Baba Palace Hurghada or similar
Breakfast

Day 10: Hurghada Free Day    

Breakfast at the hotel. No other services are provided. Hurghada is one of Egypt’s main tourist centers. It is a beach resort town stretching for about 40km along Egypt’s Red Sea coast. It is popular for water sports such as scuba diving and snorkeling. Overnight in Hurghada, Red Sea.


Ali Baba Palace Hurghada or similar
Breakfast

Day 11: Flight to Cairo - Alexandria    

Transfer to Hurghada airport and take an early flight back to Cairo. The drive for about 3 hours to Alexandria. Stop en route to visit the monasteries of Wadi Al Natrun. Check-in at the hotel and overnight at Alexandria.


Amoun Hotel Alexandria or similar
Breakfast

Day 12: Alexandria Full Day Tour - Alexandria    

Today we visit the city of Alexandria, also known as the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. It is believed to be Egypt's second most important city after Cairo and one of the top summer resorts for Arab countries and the Middle East. Wander the majestic monument of Pompay’s Pillar; it was established in the honor of Emperor Diocletian by the end of the fourth century. It is originally related to the temple of the Serapis. Visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, it is the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of 3 levels cut in the rock underground tunnel that shows the merger between Roman and Egyptian art. This cemetery has been established originally for one family but expanded to act as a public cemetery. Continue to the Castle of Sultan Qaitbay, built on the same spot as the ancient lighthouse of Alexandria. Overnight in Alexandria.


Amoun Hotel Alexandria or similar
Breakfast

Day 13: El-Alamein - Cairo    

Breakfast at the hotel. The first stop will be at the Military museum including the displays of weapons, military garb, and tanks. Continue to visit the World War II Cemeteries on a small peninsula overlooking at the sea. The citadel-like cemeteries is the final resting place for Commonwealth, Greek, Italian and German soldiers. Drive back to Cairo, check-in at the hotel, and overnight.


AraCan Pyramids Hotel or similar
Breakfast

Day 14: Depart in Cairo    

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart at any time in Cairo. End of service


Breakfast

Inclusions


  • 11 night hotel accommodation, 1 night sleeper train, and 1 night felucca boat
  • Alexandria guided tour
  • Colossi of Memnon visit
  • Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings guided visit
  • Karnak and Kom Ombo temples entrance and guided tour.
  • Felucca overnight sailing excursion with support boat
  • Egyptian Museum entrance and guided tour
  • Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx entrance and guided tour
  • Lunch with a local family tour, Luxor
  • Boat ride to Nubian Village with traditional meal, Aswan
  • 13 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • Service of an English-speaking tour leader
  • Domestic flights: Hurghada to Cairo

Exclusions


  •  Visa to Egypt 
  •  Optional tours 
  •  Tips to the driver or guides 
  •  Others not mentioned in the inclusions  

Practical Info


- The price is calculated for this itinerary. Modified itineraries may result in higher costs.
- Any change in the number of passengers affects the quote.
- The driver/tour guide escorts according to the booked itinerary, he is not 24/7 at your disposal.
- Official check-in time at hotels 15:00 – check-out time at hotels 12:00.
- We do not check the availability of accommodation when planning your trip. Once you booked and any hotel is not available, we search for an alternative and inform you.
- The triple room in Egypt is a double room + extra bed or sofa bed.
- The entry visa to Egypt costs for non-restricted nationalities 25 $USD per person upon arrival.
- Departure taxes at airports cost for international departures 25 $USD per person, for domestic departures 5 $USD per person.
- Minor travelers must be accompanied by adult travelers.
- If you opt to have this tour be private or be customized please let us know so we can send the rates accordingly.

How to Book this Tour


- After booking the tour with us online, one of our consultants will get in touch within 24 hours. You need to pay then a 25% deposit by credit card or by bank transfer. The full payment is due latest 15 days before the tour start.
- Cancellations or changes need to be sent in written form. Charges are as follows:
• 5% of the total price of the trip for cancellations from the date of booking until 41 days before departure.
• 50% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 40 to 15 days before departure.
• 100% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 14 to 01 days before departure or no show.
- For refunds, we do not cover transaction fees charged by credit card companies and banks.
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