8 Days Adventure in Egypt
Cairo International Airport, Egypt - Cairo International Airport, Egypt
The Pyramids in Giza with camels

Start Time: 16:00

Details

8 Days | 7 Nights

Tour Type: Group Tour
Runs: Depends on group schedule
Accommodation: 3* Hotel, Sleeper Train, Felucca
Minimum Age: 15

Tour Description


Travel to Egypt to see where one of the Ancient civilizations was first established. Here you'll get a glimpse of the majestic Pyramids of Giza, sail along the Nile River with a Felucca boat, visit the Philae Temple in Aswan, explore Karnak Temple and go to the underground tombs in the Valley of the Kings.

Highlights

  • See Egypt’s old treasures at the Egyptian Museum
  • Experience a felucca overnight cruise on the Nile
  • Take a tour at the Valley of the Kings and taste a home cooked meal of a local Egyptian family
  • Explore Karnak Temple
  • View the stunning Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo    

Ahlan Wa Sahlan – welcome to Egypt! You have arrived in Cairo. It 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, river cruise boats, or experience the lively Khan El Khalili Bazaar. In the evening you will meet your tour leader and the rest of the group.


AraCan Pyramids Hotel or Similar
1 hour

Day 2: Pyramid of Giza & Sphinx - Egyptian Museum - Travel from Cairo to Aswan    

You will be picked up by our representative at your hotel and transferred to enjoy the tour of the 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. Later in the evening, meet your tour leader and board an overnight sleeper train bound to Aswan. Travel to Aswan is approximately 13 hours.


Overnight Sleeper Train
Breakfast & Dinner
21 hours

Day 3: Arrive in Aswan - High Dam & Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan - Dinner with Local Family    

Our representative will meet and assist you at Aswan. Accompanied by your Egyptologist guide to explore the city of Aswan including the High Dam, Egypt's modern example of construction on a monumental scale. The controversial Aswan High Dam contains 18 times the amount of material used in the Great Pyramid of Khufu and created Lake Nasser, the world's largest artificial lake. Continue to visit the Unfinished Obelisk which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to the god Amun Ra. You'll visit a local Nubian family to have a home-cooked dinner. Overnight at Aswan.


Hapi Hotel or similar
Breakfast & Dinner
11 hours

Day 4: Aswan Free Day    

No other service was provided. You will have free day of leisure on your own to enjoy and explore other historical sites or add an optional tour such as the Abu Simbel tour or you may just relax and stay calm at the hotel. Overnight at Aswan.


Hapi Hotel or similar
Breakfast

Day 5: Nile River in a Felucca Boat    

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Our representative will pick up you at your hotel or cruise in Luxor. 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. Dinner on board and overnight at the felucca boat.


Felucca on board
Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Travel from Aswan to Luxor - Karnak Temple    

Disembark at your felucca boat then continue to Luxor by road and take a wonderful tour to Karnak Temples, which are the largest structures ever build 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 to check in and overnight.


Pyramids Hotel Luxor or similar
Breakfast
6 hours

Day 7: Colossi of Memnon & Valley of the Kings - Travel from Luxor to Cairo    

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Our representative will meet you and the tour starts by crossing the River Nile to Luxor West Bank. First, pay a visit to the 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. Continue to see the magnificent Valley of the Kings. 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. Free leisure in the afternoon at Luxor Museum on your own. In the evening, you will board again an overnight sleeper train from Luxor to Cairo.


Overnight Sleeper Train
Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner
20 hours

Day 8: Departure in Cairo    

Have breakfast and arrive in Cairo where your tour ends. You may depart from Cairo at any time.


Breakfast

Inclusions


  • 4 nights simple accommodation, 1 felucca boat, and 2 nights sleeper train
  • 7 breakfast, 2 lunches , and 4 dinners
  • Private airconditioned vehicles on land tour or transfers
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites in the itinerary

Exclusions


  •  International or domestic airfare 
  •  Visa fee to Egypt (if applicable) 
  •  Any optional tours 
  •  Tips to the driver or guides 
  •  Any personal expenses 
  •  Meals or beverages not mentioned in the itinerary 
  •  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 an alternative and inform you.
- 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 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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