Trip Type : Private Guided
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Egyptian Sojourn

Travcoa
By Travcoa
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Travel Style: A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury - 5 star
8 days
From: $ 3,895 $ 487 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • Visit the monuments at Abu Simbel
  • Cruise the Nile in a Presidential Suite on the Sonesta St. George I, with an onboard Egyptologist
  • See the ancient sites at Memphis and Giza with a private guide
  • Enjoy a camel ride around the Pyramids of Giza

Short Description

Journey through ancient Egypt and see some of the most revered monuments in the world. Stand before the mysterious Sphinx and the mammoth Great Pyramids of Giza. Feel the grandeur of the imposing statues at Abu Simbel. Delve into incredibly well-preserved underground tombs in the Valley of the Kings, and gaze upon the ancient symbols carved in stone at the temples at Luxor, Kom Ombo and Edfu. Lose yourself in the collection of riches at Cairo's Egyptian Museum. And cruise the life-giving waters of the great Nile - traveling like ancient royalty in your luxurious Presidential Suite. An Egyptologist-Guide accompanies you throughout your journey, to provide historical insight that will make your journey come alive.

Private tours give you the undivided attention of a guide, and often involve special access to sites and unique experiences not available to larger groups. This is a great option for families, couples, and small friend groups. Expect to pay a bit more for the extra service.
Trip Type Private Guided
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Lodging Level Luxury - 5 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Cairo
End City Cairo

Trip Includes

  • Accommodations as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • All transfers and sightseeing provided in a private deluxe vehicle when possible
  • Local English-speaking guide for sightseeing
  • Entrance fees per final scheduled itinerary
  • Airport porterage, where available (2 bags per person)
  • Local taxes
  • Emergency evacuation insurance and assistance plan

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Itinerary

Day 1 & 2: Cairo, Egypt

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Mena House

You are met on arrival and escorted to your luxury accommodations with a pyramid-view room. On Day 2, awake to the sunrise showcasing one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Tour the pyramids’ funeral chambers, the iconic Sphinx, the Solar Boat Museum, Memphis, and Sakkara—site of the Step pyramid. Later, explore the famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar with your private guide.

Day 3: Aswan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Movenpick Aswan

Your local guide will escort you to the worldrenowned Egyptian Museum which includes the remarkable Tutankhamun collection and the Mummies Room. Also visit the Citadel, one of the world’s greatest monuments to medieval warfare. In the afternoon, visit the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, also known as the Alabaster Mosque because of the extensive use of the translucent materialthroughout its interiors. Next, fly to Aswan and settle into your hotel.

Day 4 – 6: Abu Simbel & Nile Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Sonesta St. George I

On Day 4, fly from Aswan to see the remarkable monuments at Abu Simbel and enjoy a felucca cruise to visit Lord Kitchener’s beautiful Botanical Garden. This afternoon, board the luxurious Sonesta St. George I and settle into your Presidential Suite. Sail to Kom Ombo, then to Edfu, for a visit to the Temple of Horus, considered the best preserved temple in Egypt. Next, visit Esna and the remains of an ancient temple dedicated to the Egyptian god, Khnum. Visit the sprawling Temple of Karnak, the largest temple complex ever built, and the magnificent Temple of Luxor.

Day 7 & 8Luxor, Cairo & Depart for Home

Meals: 2 Breakfast and 1 Lunch

Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza

After breakfast aboard the ship, disembark and visit the Valley of the Kings and Queens and the tomb of King Tutankhamun. Next, fly back to Cairo. The evening is yours to explore at leisure. On Day 8 you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home or on to your next destination.

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Price Per Day: $ 487 per day
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Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

Group Size:

Intimate Group - 12 max

Trip ID#:

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Trip Excludes

  • International Flight
  • Personal expenses

Meals Included:

7 Breakfast, 5 Lunch and 3 Dinner

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