2020 - Egyptian Highlights Tour

Start: Cairo Finish: Cairo

Visiting: Cairo, Luxor - Harbour, Edfu - Harbour, Aswan - Harbour


Duration: 7 Nights

Physical rating: Low

Tour code: EGLE

Tour operator: Fez Travel

Group size: 2 - 20

Age range: 8-99

Tour operated in: English


Prices From: $1690

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Tour Overview

This 8 day tour, starts and ends in Cairo, Egypt. This classic tour introduces you to the main sites of Egypt while spoiling you with 5-star hotels in Cairo and a 5-star Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan. You see the pyramids, sphinx, Egyptian Museum.

Highlights

  • iconLuxor - Valley of the Kings
  • iconLuxor - Valley of the Artisans (Deir El-Medina)
  • iconLuxor - Karnak Temple
  • iconAswan - Temple of Philae
  • iconLuxor - Queen Hatshepsut Temple
  • iconCairo - The Sphinx
  • iconKom Ombo Temple
  • iconCairo - Memphis - Ramses II statue
  • iconEdfu Temple of Horus
  • iconLuxor - Valley of the Kings - Tutankhamen's Tomb (Optional)
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icon Day 1 : Cairo

Location: Cairo

Accommodation: Steigenberger Pyramids Resort (5 star)

Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival our staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel close to the Pyramids for the start of your trip. They will help you settle in, introduce you to the local area, and explain tomorrow's arrangements.

icon Day 2 : Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis & Sakkara

Location: Cairo

Accommodation: Steigenberger Pyramids Resort (5 star)

Meals: Breakfast

Our tour of Egypt starts with a visit to the Giza Plateau, home of Egypt's world famous Great Pyramids, proclaimed by the Greeks to be among the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. We visit the great Pyramids of Giza and their guardian Sphinx, Memphis-first capital of the ancient kingdom to see the statue of Ramses II, then to Sakkara to see the Step pyramid.

icon Day 3 : Fly to Luxor, West Bank tour, Luxor Temple

Location: Luxor - Harbour

Accommodation: Nile Cruise Boat (Deluxe Cruise Cabin)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning we transfer to Cairo airport for an early flight to Luxor. We begin our tour of the West bank of the Nile starting at the Colossi of Memnon we then get to explore the dusty Pharaonic tombs located at the world famous Valley of the Kings. We also visit the Temple of Queen Hatchepsut, Valley of the Artisans (Deir El-Medina) before crossing back into Luxor. Your afternoon is free to relax on board your 5-star Nile cruise boat or to explore Luxor's markets. In the evening we take a walking tour of the beautiful Luxor Temple which is spectacularly lit up at night.

icon Day 4 : Luxor, Karnak Temple, sail to Edfu

Location: Edfu - Harbour

Accommodation: Nile Cruise Boat (Deluxe Cruise Cabin)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning you have the chance to take a spectacular sunrise hot air balloon flight over the West bank of the Nile. After breakfast, our tour of Luxor today is to the huge temple complex of Karnak which features towering columns and numerous temples and structures - rightly justifying Luxor's reputation as the largest open air museum in the world! In the afternoon the boat starts sailing up the Nile, through the lock at Esna and on to Edfu where we overnight.

icon Day 5 : Edfu, cruise to Kom Ombo & Aswan

Location: Aswan - Harbour

Accommodation: Nile Cruise Boat (Deluxe Cruise Cabin)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast we visit the nearby Edfu Temple which is dedicated to the god Horus. We then continue upriver towards Kom Ombo, watching traditional rural Egyptian life pass us by on the banks of the Nile. You may want to enjoy a relaxing soak in the plunge pool on the boat's sun deck. The cruise then continues onwards to Aswan.

icon Day 6 : Aswan & Philae Temple

Location: Aswan - Harbour

Accommodation: Nile Cruise Boat (Deluxe Cruise Cabin)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We start our tour of Aswan with a trip to the island temple complex of Philae, passing the impressive Aswan High Dam en-route. The Philae temple remains one of Egypt's most romantic and picturesque sites having been completely relocated following work on the Dam. The rest of the day is free to explore the colourful souks and markets found in the town or watch the sunset over the River Nile.

icon Day 7 : Fly to Cairo, Egyptian Museum & optional tours

Location: Cairo

Accommodation: Cairo Sheraton (5 star)

Meals: Breakfast

This morning we transfer to Aswan airport for a flight back to Cairo. We start our tour of Cairo with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Accompanied by your certified Egyptologist, you'll stroll through the halls highlighting each historical period of this ancient land. The afternoon if free to enjoy at your leisure or to take some optional half day tours visiting not-to-be-missed the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar, abuzz with activity and offering a priceless perspective on Cairo's oriental character or discover Cairo's churches and synagogues by taking the old Cairo Coptic.

icon Day 8 : Cairo

Accommodation: ()

Meals: Breakfast

Your time is free today until we transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. Extensions are available to add onto the end of the tour to spend some time by the Red Sea, add some day trips to Alexandria or Wadi Rayan and the Valley of the Whales, or to take a jeep safari into Egypt's Western Deserts.

What's Included

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    Meals

    7 breakfasts, 4lunches, 4dinners

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    Professional English-speaking tour guide/ Egyptologist for all sightseeing tours

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    Domestic flight between Aswan and Cairo and transfers

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    Domestic flight between Cairo and Luxor and transfers

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    Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle

What's Not Included

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    Hotel gala dinners (if charged by the hotels on 24 & 31 Dec, see 'Notes' section)

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    Entrance fees

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    Egypt Tipping kitty (allow US$45)

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    Visas, border or port taxes

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    Suggested optional activities

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    Tips - Driver and Guide

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    Compulsory Travel Insurance

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    Low Deposit

    Fez Travel requires a deposit of 150 GBP to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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