9 Days Amazing Egypt
Cairo, Egypt - Cairo, Egypt
Over view of the Nile River in Egypt

Start Time: 18:00

Details

9 Days | 8 Nights

Tour Type: Group Tour
Runs: Wednesday
Accommodation: 3* Hotel, Sleeper Train, Felucca
Minimum Age: 18

Tour Description


Discover the ultimate adventure through this amazing Egypt tour! A nine-day tour that gives you a combination of planned activities, sightseeing, and serene moments. The group leader will take you to the Pyramids, Luxor, and the local downtown of Cairo where you can try Egyptian street food Koshari. Try kayaking at the Nile River and spend a night on a traditional felucca.

Highlights

  • Visit the majestic Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Experience Kayaking on the Nile River
  • Explore the crowded stalls at Aswan bazaar
  • Learn to write your name in Hieroglyphs

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Cairo    

Ahlan Wa Sahlan – welcome to Egypt! Arrive in Cairo at any time. Cairo is a fascinating city and home to the mighty Nile, the longest and the most vital river in the world. If you arrive early, you can try to check some floating restaurants, river cruise boats, or experience the lively Khan El Khalili Bazaar on your own. In the evening, you will meet your tour leader and the rest of the group. Proceed to local downtown in Cairo to try some local street food like Koshari. Overnight in Cairo.


AraCan Pyramids Hotel or similar
Dinner

Day 2: Pyramid - Sphinx - Travel from Cairo to Aswan    

After breakfast, you will be picked up by our representative at your hotel and transferred to enjoy a 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. You have the option to ride a camel at the Pyramids or visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities later in the afternoon, all for an extra cost. In the evening, hop in a sleeper train bound to Aswan.


Sleeper Train
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3: Aswan - Kayak in Nile - Dinner with Local Family - Aswan    

Arrive in Aswan in the morning and you will have a free day of leisure on your own to enjoy and explore other historical sites or add an optional tour. In the afternoon, paddle along the Nile River by kayaking adventure and enjoy the serene moments. In the evening, join a Nubian family to have some local home-cooked meals. Overnight in Aswan.


Hapi Hotel Aswan or similar
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4: Aswan Free Day    

Another free day of leisure in Aswan. If you opt to visit Abu Simbel for an additional cost, be ready to start your day very early. You will travel 3 hours to go there and explore for about 2 hours. Then travel back to Aswan for another 3 hours. Overnight in Aswan.


Hapi Hotel Aswan or similar
Breakfast

Day 5: Nubian Village - Nile Felucca    

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 breathe some fresh air. In the afternoon, take a walk in the colorful Nubian village and see how the locals live their everyday life. Enjoy a leisurely dinner and overnight on board.


Felucca
Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Nile Felucca to Luxor    

Breakfast on board felucca and disembark. Drive to Luxor where you have free leisure to visit the sites on East Bank such as the Luxor and Karnak Temples in your own phase. Overnight in Luxor.


Pyramids Hotel Luxor or similar
Breakfast

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

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. Next visit is 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. If you have more energy left, you have the option to visit the Temple of Hatshepsut. In the evening, hop in again in a sleeper train for your return to Cairo,


Sleeper Train
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 8: Old Cairo City - Khan el-Khalili    

Upon arrival in Cairo, continue to Old Cairo which has the remains of old Babylon's fortress walls partially surrounding the Coptic Quarter with its fascinating churches, the convent of St. George, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. The tour will end by visiting Cairo’s most famous open-air market, the Khan El Khalil Grand Bazaar, located in the old area of Al-Qahira. Here you can buy souvenirs such as silverware, faux antiques, stained glass lamps, incense, and more. Overnight in Cairo.


AraCan Pyramids Cairo
Breakfast

Day 9: Depart in Cairo    

After breakfast, your tour ends today. Depart in Cairo at any time.


Breakfast

Inclusions


  • 5 nights hotels, 2 nights overnight train, and 1 night Felucca
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • Journey by train, private vehicle, felucca and on-foot
  • Included activities: Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx, kayak in Aswan, bazaar visit in Aswan, visit 3 tombs in Valley of the Kings and Khan el-Khalili

Exclusions


  •  International flights 
  •  Optional tours 
  •  Visa in Egypt 
  •  Tips to the driver or guides 
  •  Any personal expenses 
  •   Others not mentioned in 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.
- 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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