Travelling with a group of no more than 12 people, our new Small Group trips provide you with more space for your comfort and pleasure. Soak in all the marvels and wonders of Egypt in this packed 9-day Essential Egypt tour. Witness the last remaining ancient wonder of the world, the Pyramids. Discover breathtaking ancient temples while you dig deep into history and mythology, and barter your way through chaotic Bazaars.
Connect with locals while listening to stories of Nubians and hunting for antique treasures at the chaotic Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
Tag along with your expert Egyptologist Guide visiting some of the world’s most impressive historic sites
Discover the fascinating highlights of Egypt and ride along the banks of the Nile
Shape your adventure with options for hot-air ballooning over Luxor, discovering Abu Simbel and camel trekking upon golden sands
Experience the Nubian lifestyle with a Felucca trip and sail to the lovely Kitchener Islands of the Nile
Welcome to Egypt! At the Cairo terminal keep your eyes peeled for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members. Afterwards you have free time to start exploring vibrant Cairo or board a cruise for an optional group dinner.
Group Dinner on Cruise - 450 EGP
Accommodation Name: Steigenberger Nile palace Hotel – 5 Star
Prepare your lenses for the breath-taking, world-famous Pyramids and the Sphinx at the Giza Plateau. Face all their 4,600-year glory and embrace the only remaining Ancient Wonder of the World. After everyone had their dose of awe, we head out to Sakkara for sightseeing. The first capital of ancient Egypt is famous for the step pyramid built in 2700 B.C. Later in the afternoon, board the bus to Luxor and check into our premium hotel by the Nile River.
Sightseeing of Giza Pyramids
Sightseeing of Sphinx
Sightseeing of Sakkara Pyramid
Giza Pyramids/Sphinx - 200 EGP
Sakkara Pyramid - 180 EGP
After breakfast, depart for the vast Karnak Temple Complex, one of the most important religious centres of ancient Egypt with its marvellous Obelisk and temples. Your Egyptologist guide will enlighten you with the most intriguing stories and mythologies fuelling such creations for millennia. In the afternoon drive to Aswan for overnight stay.
Sightseeing of Karnak Temple
Nubian Dinner - 26 USD
Karnak Temple - 200 EGP
Accommodation Name: Tolip Hotel - 5 Star
Time to explore Aswan, famed for its skilled artisans and the Unfinished Obelisk. Take a short motorboat ride to reach the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, the divine mother of the pharaohs. The temple is set beautifully on an island in the middle of the Nile. Early in the morning you can join the optional trip to the gorgeous Abu Simbel, an iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a must-do for all keen on history and mythology.
Sightseeing of Aswan and Philae Temple
Abu Simbel - 94 USD
Philae Temple - 180 EGP
Time to relax and enjoy the cool breeze of the Nile. Jump on-board a traditional Felucca sailboat, bound for the Elephantine and Kitchener Islands on the Nile. After our river excursion, the rest of the day is yours to wander around Aswan as you wish.
Sailing on the Felucca
Accommodation Name: Steigenberger Nile palace Hotel – 5 Star
A day full of amazing wonders and ancient beauties. Start off with a visit to the Kom Ombo Temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. Next stop will be Edfu, home to one of the largest and best-preserved temples in Egypt. Dedicated to the falcon god Horus, the temple was built over 180-years from 237 BC to 57 BC. As you get your dose of marvel, ride to Luxor and check into the hotel. After a refreshing break, brace for the Luxor Temple, dedicated to the great god Amun. The temple was built on top of a smaller structure dating back to 14th century BC!
Sightseeing of Edfu Temple
Sightseeing of Komombo Temple
Sightseeing of Luxor Temple
Edfu Temple - 180 EGP
Komombo Temple - 140 EGP
Luxor Temple - 160 EGP
The West Bank of the Nile awaits with the incredible Valley of the Kings. Also known as “City of the Dead”, it's home to fancy royal tombs carved into desert rocks and filled with treasures for the Pharaoh afterlife. As you’d expect, here lied the famous mummy of Tutankhamun III. Rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is the next stop. As you try to break the spell of ancient wonders, drive to Cairo for overnight stay.
Sightseeing of Valley Of The Kings
Sightseeing of Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Hot Air Balloon - 124 USD
Valley Of The Kings - 244 EGP
Queen Hatshepsut - 142 EGP
The journey continues with one of the most important museums dedicated to the ancient world. Egyptian Museum of Cairo houses around 120,000 ancient Egyptian relics and antiquities. Then roam around Cairo stopping by the Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, the Hanging Church and the world-famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar. Make sure to wear your haggling hats and brace for the mayhem!
Sightseeing of Cairo
Sightseeing of Egyptian Museum
Sightseeing of Citadel of Saladin
Sightseeing of Mohammed Ali Mosque
Sightseeing of Hanging Church
Sightseeing of Bazaar Khan El- Khalili
Egyptian Museum - 220 EGP
Citadel of Saladin - 180 EGP
Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates. Check-out of the hotel in Cairo (11:00am) and catch the transfer to the airport at the end of your tour. Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk!
Airport Transfers at Destination
Arrival and departure transfers. See "Airport Transfer" under Overview section for details.
5 and 4 star hotels
Services of experienced Eqyptologist guides
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For sights and museums
Other services not stated in the itinerary
Items of a personal nature
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