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Egypt Explored

Egypt Explored

10 nights / 11 days

05 nights in Cairo + 01 night in Alexandria + 04 nights on Nile cruise

Including: transportation, sightseeing, domestic flights and private Egyptologist tour guides as per program's itinerary.

Starting from $1925 USD per person in a double room 

Cairo: Arrival
DAY
1

Cairo: Arrival

Welcome to Cairo airport! The first day of your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will meet you and assist you through immigration and customs formalities upon your arrival. After you have collected your luggage, he will then take you in our deluxe vehicle to your hotel in Cairo. Hotel check-in and overnight. 

Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara, Memphis
DAY
2

Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara, Memphis

Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full day tour. In the morning you will be driven to see the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx: the most famous monuments of not only ancient Egypt but of the entire ancient world! These massive stone structures were built around 4,500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile.

 

After lunch you will be driven to Sakkara to see the very first pyramid ever built; the Step Pyramid of Djoser. You will also get the chance to see some fantastic mastabas, including the mastaba of Sakkara Mereruka, the largest one built in ancient Egypt.

 

You will then head off to the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis and you will visit the Colossus of Ramses II dominates the museum here!

 

At the end of this exciting day, you will be driven back to your hotel.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Cairo: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo Religions Complex (Churches, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Amr Ibn El-Aas Mosque), Dinner Cruise
DAY
3

Cairo: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo Religions Complex (Churches, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Amr Ibn El-Aas Mosque), Dinner Cruise

After breakfast you will be taken to the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask; stare upon the mummies of some of Egypt's ancient pharaohs (optional); lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artifacts are awaiting your visit.

 

After lunch, you will be taken on a tour of Old Cairo, where the three religions of Egypt meet together: 

- You will visit famous Churches, including The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo's oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, it is said, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave, with the church being erected her to commemorate this. This whole area is a world famous destination for Pilgrims.

- You will also visit the most famous synagogue of Ben Ezra as well as Mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas, which is the first mosque built in Egypt and whole Africa.

 

In the evening there is a Nile cruise dinner, which lasts for 2 hours, sailing on the Nile with Folkloric Shows and Belly Dancers. At the end of this cruise, you will be driven back to your hotel.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Catacombs, National Museum, Qaitbay Citadel
DAY
4

Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Catacombs, National Museum, Qaitbay Citadel

Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by a 2.5-hour drive, in our air-conditioned vehicle, to Alexandria where you will check-in at your hotel upon arrival.

 

After check-in it is time to start your first tour in this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, including a trip to the New Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandrina), inaugurated on October 16, 2002, with shelf space for eight million books, with the main reading room on eleven levels; next is a visit to the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried; the Alexandria National Museum, built in a former palace and now houses almost 2000 artefacts which tell the story of the city, including the recent finds from the sunken part of the city; the Citadel of Qaitbay, where about 1480 AD the Mameluke Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay fortified the site, which held the ruins of the Alexandria Lighthouse.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Alexandria: Montazah Gardens, Transfer to Cairo
DAY
5

Alexandria: Montazah Gardens, Transfer to Cairo

After breakfast, you will be taken to the Montazah Gardens, a private park where world leaders often meet, 150 acres of numerous trees, palms, and flowers which overlook many bays and beaches.

Then you will be driven back to Cairo.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Cairo: Islamic Museum, Azhar Park, Moez Street Monuments, Khan Khalili Bazaar
DAY
6

Cairo: Islamic Museum, Azhar Park, Moez Street Monuments, Khan Khalili Bazaar

Breakfast and then off to the Museum of Islamic Art, which is one of the most important museums in the world because of its presious collection. 

 

Then, you will be taken to the El-Azhar Park, a modern botanical garden in Cairo founded by Agha Khan Foundation, where you will take your lunch and enjoy the wonderful view of Cairo and the Citadel with Mohamed Ali mosque.

 

After lunch you will be driven to El-Moez Street, which was the heart of Fatimid Cairo, where you will visit some islamic monuments from different eras, such as: the Complex of Qalaoun, the Madrassa of Farag Ibn Barqouq, the Sabil of Soliman Agha, the Bath of Inal and the enclosure wall of Old Cairo with its two remained gates (Bab El-Fotouh & Bab El-Nasr). 

 

At the end you will have the chance in Khan El Khalili Bazaar to experiment with your haggling skills.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cairo: Flight to Luxor, Nile Cruise: Luxor (Eastbank: Karnak & Luxor)
DAY
7

Cairo: Flight to Luxor, Nile Cruise: Luxor (Eastbank: Karnak & Luxor)

After breakfast, you will check out and our representative will escort you to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, you will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your cruise boat: your floating hotel for your next 3 nights.

 

After lunch, which you will have on board, you will visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples.

 

Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is complete you will return to the boat for your dinner.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Nile Cruise: Luxor (Westbank: Kings Valley, Queens Valley, Hatshepsut Temple, Memnon Colossi)
DAY
8

Nile Cruise: Luxor (Westbank: Kings Valley, Queens Valley, Hatshepsut Temple, Memnon Colossi)

A new day, your first breakfast on board, and then it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the tombs of princes in the Valley of the Queens; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon.

 

After this visit to the Theban "City of the Dead" you will be taken back to your boat for your lunch, and then you can watch as it departs Luxor and sails for Esna. As the Nile flows gently underneath you, dinner will be served.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Nile Cruise: Edfu
DAY
9

Nile Cruise: Edfu

You can enjoy your breakfast watching as the cruise boat crosses the Esna lock then sails onward to Edfu, home of the best-preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus.

 

After your visit to this temple, your guide will return you to your cruise boat for dinner, while the boat sails majestically onwards towards Kom Ombo.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Nile Cruise: Kom Ombo, Aswan (High Dam, Philae)
DAY
10

Nile Cruise: Kom Ombo, Aswan (High Dam, Philae)

Your last day of sailing starts with breakfast, and then a visit to the Temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. Afterward, it is back to the boat for lunch and the sail to Aswan.

 

Once ashore you will be driven to see the High Dam, the worlds largest rock filled dam, and then a short sail to the Temple of Philae moved to the island of Agilika after the waters of Lake Nasser flooded its original location. It is then bac

to Aswan for your last dinner on the boat.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Nile Cruise: Aswan (Botanical Garden), Flight to Cairo, Final Departure
DAY
11

Nile Cruise: Aswan (Botanical Garden), Flight to Cairo, Final Departure

You will have your final breakfast on the boat before you have to check out. You will then be taken to the Botanical Gardens by felucca.

 

After this visit, you will be transferred to Aswan airport for the flight back to Cairo (flight duration is about 75 minutes). Upon arrival at Cairo, you will be met by our representative who will help you with your luggage before your final departure.

 

Meals: Breakfast

Prices & Departure Dates

Tour Package Price

  • For   (January - February - March - April )
Per Person at 5 Star Hotels5 Star Deluxe Hotels
Double Room$2150 USD$ 2500 USD
Single Room Supplement$660 USD$740 USD

 

  • For  (May - June - July - August - September )
Per Person at 5 Star Hotels5 Star Deluxe Hotels
Double Room$ 1925 USD$ 2275 USD
Single Room Supplement$660 USD$740 USD

 

 

  • For  ( October - November - December)
Per Person at 5 Star Hotels5 Star Deluxe Hotels
Double Room$2300 USD$ 2650 USD
Single Room Supplement$ 660 USD$ 740 USD

 

 

PAYMENT POLICY:

Inquiries for the tours has to be made first to book your desired Egypt trip, then spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 10 % which will be deducted from your overall bill. 

-All our Tour Prices are per person based on two persons sharing one room. 

-All Credit Card Booking fees are included in tour price.

-All credit card transactions are handled securely via 3D secured Visa and Mastercard Transactions.

 

CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS:

AskAladdin accepts all types of Visa, Mastercard & American Express. We take payments online.  For online payments for deposits and trip, we will email you a link you can click on to pay via our secured Payment gateway.   image

 

CHILDREN POLICY:

Children are subject to charges as per hotel and cruise rules;

price per age:
Age: 0 - 2 years -  Free of package Charge.
Age: 2 - 6 years- pays 10% of tour package price.
Age: 6 - 11.9 years -  pays 50% of tour package price.
Age: above 12+ years - pays full tour price as per adult person in double room.

 

NOTES:

Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents.

If your tour package includes domestic airfare then extra charges for your children may apply.

 


DOCUMENTATION:

All documents relating to our Private Escorted Tour of  Egypt will be sent to you via e-mail.

 


CHANGE / REVISION FEES:

There are no extra fees for name changes. If you require a room type change from double to twin or vice versa, there are no fees but it is subject to availability.


Changing a different tour date is possible 90 days or more days before your holiday start date & if the new tour date has availability. There are no administration fees but you would have to pay the difference if the new dates are more expensive as per our prices section. It is not possible to change the dates of your holiday within 30 days of the start date.

 

PARTICIPANT CANCELLATIONS:

All cancellations must be advised in writing (by e-mail) to us prior to your departure during our business hours (9:00 am to 6:00 pm -  Mondays through Fridays).

Cancellations are subject to the following penalties:

  • 45-31 days before tour starts– 30% of the total booking cost.
  • 30-10 days before tour starts – 60% of the total booking cost.
  • Less than 10 - 03 days before tour start date –  full 100% resulting in no refund.

 

NOTE FOR REPEATED TRAVELERS:


If you are returning to Egypt again and do not want to see the same sites that you have already visited before, please do not be afraid to ask for any changes to be made. Just let us know, when making your booking and alternative visits will be suggested to you. Once again, our itineraries are not ‘set in stone’; this is your holiday/vacation and we will fill any request; if it is possible!


CHECK HERE OUR TOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Highlights

List of key highlights included in this tour package: 

 

  • Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Great Sphinx of Giza
  • Sakkara
  • Memphis
  • Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
  • Citadel with Mohamed Ali Mosque
  • Old Cairo (Churches, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Amr Ibn El-Aas Mosque)
  • Museum of Islamic Art
  • El-Azhar Park
  • Moez Street Monuments (Qalaoun Complex, Farag Ibn Barquq Madrassa, Sabil of Soliman Agha, Bath of Inal, Old Cairo Enclosure Wall and its two gates)
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar District
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Catacombs
  • Citadel of Qaitbay
  • National Museum of Alexandria
  • Montazah Gardens
  • Temples of Karnak & Luxor
  • Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahary
  • Valley of the Kings 
  • Valley of the Queens
  • Memnon Colossi
  • Edfu Temple of Horus
  • Kom Ombo Temple of Horus and Sobek
  • Philae Temple of Isis
  • The High Dam 
  • Botanical Garden on Lord Kitchener Island
  • 05 nights accommodation in Cairo at a 5-star hotel on bed and breakfast basis 
  • 01 nights accommodation in Alexandria at a 5-star hotel on half board basis (breakfast and dinner)
  • 04 nights accommodation on board a Nile cruiser on a full board basis (all meals) 
  • All transfers as per above-mentioned program
  • Private English speaking Egyptologist guides as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for all sightseeing
  • All applicable taxes
  • Private and deluxe air-conditioned vehicle for all transportation
  • Meals: 10 breakfasts + 9 lunches + 6 dinners
  • 01 Dinner Cruise in Cairo
  • Domestic flights: Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • Arrival/departure assistance
  • Luggage handling at airports and hotels
    • Tipping for guides, driver, Nile cruise crew, etc…
    • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone calls, etc...)
    • Beverages during meals
    • Entry Visa
    • Personal Travel Insurance
    • Any other items which are not included in the above package

      Optional Trips & Exentions

      Abu Simbel Trip By Road
      Price $150

      Abu Simbel Trip By Road

        Inclusions

        • Transportation by private A/C vehicle
        • All Temple Entrance Fees
        • Tour Guiding and a cost during the Visit

      05:00 am: our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, to start your overland 3 hours trip to Abu Simbel where you will be able to gaze in amazement at these phenomenal rock-cut temples built by Ramses II. During your 2 hour stay here you will be able to enter both temples; the Temple of Ramses and the Temple of Nefertari. Please note that photography is not allowed inside the 2 temples.

      Once your visit here is over you will be driven back to Aswan.

      Alexandria Over Day Trip
      Price $125

      Alexandria Over Day Trip

        Inclusions

        • Transportation by private A/C vehicle
        • Entrance fees
        • Guidance (Private tour guide)

      08:00 am, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, drive to Alexandria. Your visit to this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, includes a trip into the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried; the Roman Amphitheatre, which every town in the ancient Roman Empire had; the Alexandria National Museum, built in a former palace and now houses almost 2000 artefacts which tell the story of the city, including the recent finds from the sunken part of the city; and finally a visit to the Montazah Gardens, a private park where world leaders often meet, 150 acres of numerous trees, palms, and flowers which overlook many bays and beaches.

      Lunch will be supplied at a local restaurant in the middle of this exciting tour, and at the end of the day you will have a tired, but fulfilled, drive back to Cairo.

      Luxor Over Day Trip
      Price $330

      Luxor Over Day Trip

        inclusions

        • Transportation by private A/C vehicle
        • Entrance fees
        • Guidance (Private tour guide)

      07:00 am, pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, our representative will escort you to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative who will start your full day tour with a trip to the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the tombs of princes in the Valley of the Queens; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be taken to the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples.

      Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is complete you will driven back to Luxor airport for your flight back to Cairo, where our representative will take you to your hotel.

      Trip To The Nubian Museum & Nubian Village
      Price $50

      Trip To The Nubian Museum & Nubian Village

        Trip Details

        • Availability: Runs on daily basis
        • Hotel Pickup: 08:30 AM
        • Hotel Return: 03:00 PM


        Tour available with languages(Tour guide)  

         English, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Italian

        Payment Policy:

        Full payment is required, as you will pay tour cost by credit card

      We will pick you up from your hotel by air-conditioned bus to see the great Nubian Museum in Aswan Egypt which was opened in 1997.

      This museum displays thousands of antiquities that would have been lost under the waters of Nasser Lake.

      Moreover you will enjoy scenes of Nubian life demonstrated with a range of life-size displays, then you will move to sail by motorboat to the Nubian restaurant for a tasty Nubian food and then continue sailing to the Nubian Village which is situated after the first cataract of the Nile River in Egypt to discover the simple and natural life of the very kind and hospitable Nubian people. Then you will transfer back to the hotel in Aswan.

      Package Travel Experiences

      If you want to capture the beautiful memories with your family members & friends then enjoy your vacation by sightseeing scenario of Egypt trips.

       

       

       

      Our private Egypt tours are designed that we understand that children (and adults!) need a mix of included activities and downtime for rest and relaxation while they're on vacation. 

      So day-by-day itineraries are crafted with all ages in mind. On a Private and escorted Family tour, all of your sightseeing arrangements are made in advance, so there's no chance that shows will be sold out or you'll miss anything important. Egypt family tour 

      You don't need to worry about picking up maps, figuring out directions or determining which attraction to visit first. 
      We make every effort to ensure that all travel arrangements and services, connected with the tour, will be carried out as specified All of our packages are private, which means that only those who accompany you will be in your party.

      NEVER will you be expected to join in with another group nor will others be expected to join with you All our Tour Prices are per person based on two persons sharing one room. Children are subject to charges as per hotel and cruise boat rules; i.e. there is no charge for children under 2 years of age at the end of the package, and children under 12 years of age, at the end of the package, have a price reduction of 50%.

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