Start: Cairo Finish: Cairo
Physical rating: Low
Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans, Halal
Tour code: LAE14
Look at Egypt Tours
Group size: 2 - 11
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Essential Egypt Tour –Discover the highlights of Egypt in 8 days tour. Exquisite and charming, this tailor-made 8 days budget package tour in Egypt displays its major highlights in just 8 days of activities, from sunrise at the Great Pyramids of Giza to sunset cruising on the Nile with fabulous historical wonders in between. Ancient Egypt’s extravagance comes alive as you hop between the iconic sites of Egypt with your Private Egyptologist guide, avoiding the tour bus crowds while also uncovering many secret sights lost in the desert. This is the best of Egypt tour for those short on time and looking to see more. Book Now for the best deal.Important Note: this tour is flexible to be customized according to your travel dates and the itinerary of the tour could be re-arranged ( you can start with the cruise or some days in Cairo before your cruise etc) this to can make the tour working with your travel date anytime, any day of the week and any time of the year nothing will be missing just re-arranged.
Meals: No Meals
Upon arrival Look at Egypt tours team will be waiting with a sign by your name they will assist you to finish all formalities then you will be transferred to your hotel, overnight at hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Lunch, Breakfast
After your breakfast at your hotel, begin your discovery of this timeless Egypt with a visit to the iconic Pyramids of Giza and enigmatic Sphinx, explore the great Pyramids of Giza that built 4500 years ago and Khufu Pyramids that considered the only existing Wonder of the Ancient Seven Wonders of The World enjoy the demo of your professional guide about the Mysteries of the Pyramids then move to the Panoram point to take a stunning photos to the great Pyramids and the Sahara desert after that move to Sphinx and the Valley temple after your visit move to Sakkara the home of the oldest pyramid in Egypt and some an amazing tombs of the Nobles, Sakkara is an open book of the ancient history of Egypt and needs days to explore but you will visit the highlights of the Necropolises of Sakkara after that have lunch at very traditional restaurant enjoy the real Egyptian food then visit the oldest Capital of Egypt Memphis and see the biggest man-made statue of King Ramses II after this cultural and historical day back to your hotel.
you will have some shopping stop in between sights you ca get authentic Egyptian products.
After breakfast, your guide will take you to explore Cairo Start by the legendary Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square and see the masterpieces of the ancient civilization thousands of fin arts awaits, see the ancient Egyptian art from the Old Kingdom and New Kingdom and the treasures of Yuya & Tyua the grandfather and Grandmother of King Tutankhamun then have lunch at a local restaurant then visit the Old Cairo churches that blessed by the Holy Family end your day by visiting Islamic Cairo and the Bazaar and see Al Azahar mosque the oldest mosque in Cairo and the Old Bazaar after that back to your hotel overnight at Cairo.
Meals: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast
Breakfast at the hotel, board your plane for a morning flight across to Aswan. cross the Nile by motorboat to the well-preserved Philae temple complex, moved stone-by-stone to its current location following the construction of the High Dam. this temple was the cult center of the Mother Goddess Isis the goddess of Love and mother of Gid Hours the temple contains the last hieroglyphic text and from this temple, many obelisks were stolen and now in the USA and European cities take stunning photos to the Nile and the temple, after that check-in your Nile cruise fro the following three nights full board all meals included.
Location: Kom Umbu
Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
After breakfast on board, your Nile cruise will arrive at Kom Ombo temple or the Crocodile temple, visit a very unique temple on the bank of the Nile dedicated to God Sobek the Crocodile.
Visit also the Crocodile Museum it is the only museum for the Mummies of the Crocodiles.
Back to your cruise for Lunch then continue sailing towards Edfu city visit the falcon temple
Dedicated to one of the most famous God in ancient Egypt God Hours the falcon.
after this trip to Edfu temple back to your Nile cruise rest to the end of the day.
Dinner on board , overnight on board.
A new day in your adventure in Egypt from your cruise to visit the Valley of the Kings at the west bank of Luxor the burial place of the ancient Pharaohs, visit the colorful tombs of the great Pharaohs you will visit 3 tombs at the Valley of the Kings the tombs open by rotating system and most of them are similar you can buy on the spot a ticket for Tutankhamun tomb after that visit the temple of queen Hatshepsut and Memnon statues.
After that back to your cruise to have lunch break then continue your trip to the Karnak temple the largest temple in the world that dedicated to God Amun the Main God of Thebes in the New Kingdom this temple took about 2000 years to be built and once it has 17 obelisks most of them now in London, Rome & Istanbul enjoy the Hypostyle wall of the Great King Ramses II and the sacred lake then end your day at Luxor temple that dedicated to Goddess Mut the wife of God Amun then back to your cruise for dinner on board.
After breakfast check out from your Nile cruise and our staff will escort you to Luxor airport to fly back to Cairo, upon arrival we will escort you to your hotel in Cairo.
This is the last day for your tour in Egypt, then according to your flight details,our staff will escort you to the airport for final departure.
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary Breakfast every day
Fully guided and escorted tour with Qualified Egyptologist-any language you want
All transfers and transportation in a private vehicle and all DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
Airfare Luxor -Cairo
only at the hotel in Cairo
The entrance fees for all mentioned sights
4- Nights in Cairo in 5 Stars Hotel.
Ramses Hilton Hotel
3-Nights on board of the Luxury cruise.
MS/ Crown Jewel Luxury Cruise
tips not included
international flight not included
Visa assistance upon arrival
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Generally No but occasionally travelers experience some gastric disturbance resulting from drinking tap water or eating from a local restaurant not recommended by their tour guides or the receptionist in hotel. Some travelers might suffer sunburn or heatstroke from the heat and sun during the summer if they are not careful; however, taking the proper precautions and drinking bottled water can eliminate any health risks.
– Are there certain vaccinations to be taken before traveling to Egypt?
– There are no obligatory vaccinations that should be taken before being granted with the visa of Egypt
Is it allowed for non-Muslims to enter mosques in Egypt?
Non-Muslims are generally welcome to visit mosques in Egypt; however, it is always advisable to seek permission before entering mosques outside Cairo and Alexandria where people are less accustomed to tourists. Tourists and foreigners are welcome in almost all mosques in Egypt Tourists are more than welcome to visit most mosques at any time expect when they are being used for prayer, on Friday during the prayer so your visit will be adjusted by your guide.
-Is there any dress code to be followed during visiting a mosque in Egypt?
– There aren’t really special clothes to be put on while visiting a mosque in Egypt; however, modest dress would be highly recommended and in some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque.
– Are tourists allowed to enter the Christian monuments in Egypt?
– In Egypt, churches are treated the same as mosques. Most churches and monasteries welcome tourists and foreigners, except during the Lent. Modest dress is also advisable while visiting Christian monuments in Egypt.
Visitors to Egypt must have a passport valid for at least six months after their arrival and all foreign citizens must obtain a visa to enter Egypt. You can apply for a tourist visa at any Egyptian embassy or consulate around the world.
-Travelers of the following nationalities can purchase a one month entry visa to Egypt upon arrival in Egypt: Australia, Canada, Croatia, European Union, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico. This only takes a few minutes to do at a bank window before you go through customs
it is 100% guaranteed departure
yes all domestic flights
Egypt is has many exciting shopping during your trip top buys include Papyrus ( Ancient Paper) and this you should get it from certified places in each tour the visit to the Papyrus factory is included. Also, you can buy the Egyptian pendants it is Called the Cartouche same like the ancient Pharaohs made their names, you can get your name in Cartouche in Gold or Silver like king Tutankhamun o queen Cleopatra. Cotton shirts and mirrors, backgammon boards, Pharaonic objects fashioned in Alabaster, Egyptian cotton sheets, clothing are very popular for tourists.
Please note that in the certified places and shops you will visit during your trip it is very safe to use your Visa Card.
If you want to visit the Souk Khan Elkhalili it is not recommended to use your Visa Card or buy gold or silver.
Wifi at the hotel
Due to the low salaries of many professionals in Egypt, many people depend on tips, or Baksheesh as it is called in Egypt, as a major part of their income. Therefore, tipping is considered customary in Egypt.
If this still with the Terms and condition will not be any charge to change & we have so much flexibility
Final confirmation and domestic flights, hotles and cruise
All our tour is fully guided & escorted with professional guide and staff
Look at Egypt tours Established 2006
Yes We do , require a single supplement
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