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Explore Egypt

Explore Egypt

Cairo + Aswan + 5 Nights Dahabiya + Luxor + St. Catherine + Alexandria + Al-alamain

Arrival
DAY
1

Arrival

Welcome to Cairo! Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you through immigration and customs formalities. After you have collected your luggage he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle, to your Cairo hotel.

Cairo
DAY
2

Cairo

It is said that Egypt is full of Pyramids and after breakfast you will get the opportunity to visit some more of them. You will be taken, in an air conditioned vehicle, to the great pyramid of Dahshur where you will see the two pyramids built by the Pharaoh Snefru. Not only will you be able to look at the Red Pyramid, the worlds first true pyramid, you will also have the opportunity to go inside it and gaze at the phenomenal corbelled ceilings in the 3 separate rooms. After lunch which will be at a local restaurant, 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 Mereruka, the largest one built in ancient Egypt. Drive back to your

Aswan
DAY
3

Aswan

After breakfast you will check out and our representative will escort you to the airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel for check in and overnight

Abu Simble / Dahabiya
DAY
4

Abu Simble / Dahabiya

03:00 a.m. wake up call, breakfast box, check out then joining the 04:00 a.m. convoy to Abu Simble convoy to see these marvellous temples, which were originally carved out of a rocky mountainside by Ramses II. Drive back to Aswan to your Dahabiya boat: your floating hotel for your next 4 days. Lunch will be served on board, then we will sail onwards Kom Ombo. Dinner and overnight onboard Dahabiya.

Dahabiya: Kom Ombo & Gebel El Silsilas
DAY
5

Dahabiya: Kom Ombo & Gebel El Silsilas

A new day and your first breakfast on board, visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. We set off for the relaxing journey to the temple of Gebel el Silsila. Dinner and overnight onboard Dahabiya.

Dahabiya: Edfu & Esna
DAY
6

Dahabiya: Edfu & Esna

Breakfast while sailing onward to Edfu, home of the best preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus. After your visit to this superb temple you will be taken back to the boat in plenty of time before it departs Edfu. Dinner while we gently sail en-route to Esna, Overnight Esna

Luxor
DAY
7

Luxor

Your day starts with your final breakfast on the boat, followed by checkout, visit Esna temple then you will have a land transfer to Luxor, check in your hotel and overnight.

Luxor
DAY
8

Luxor

Breakfast at hotel then you will visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of princes in the Valley of the Queens; Nefertari and Seti tombs. Drive back to your hotel and overnight.

St. Catherine
DAY
9

St. Catherine

Breakfast at hotel and check out, then you will be transferred to Luxor airport for your indirect flight to Sharm El Sheik. Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in St. Catherine. Check in upon arriving, rest. After dinner, you will start your hiking trip to Mousa Mountain. Overnight hiking.

St. Catherine / Cairo
DAY
10

St. Catherine / Cairo

After viewing the sunrise, you will go down the mountain then visit St. Catherine's Monastery before being driven to Sharm El Sheikh airport for domestic flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Alexandria
DAY
11

Alexandria

Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel and check out, followed by a drive in our air-conditioned vehicle to Alexandria. Your visit to this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, includes 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; then go deep into the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried; 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 be transferred to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Alexandria
DAY
12

Alexandria

After breakfast, another day tour in Alexandria Al Morsi abu El Abbas mosque, then visit 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, and with successive improvements it now stands as a very prominent Citadel on the Mediterranean coastline. Next is a visit to Pompey's Pillar, the biggest memorial column in Egypt, made of red granite and standing about 28 meters high. Lunch will be supplied at a local restaurant in the middle of this exciting tour, and at the end of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel and overnight.

El Alamain / Cairo
DAY
13

El Alamain / Cairo

After breakfast and check out, you will be taken in our air-conditioned vehicle to El-Alamein where you will see the war cemetery and museum dedicated to the 2 battles fought here during World War II. Once this visit is completed you will be driven back to Cairo, check in your hotel and overnight.

Cairo
DAY
14

Cairo

Breakfast at hotel is followed by another full day tour, but this time you will spend the forenoon at 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 artefacts are awaiting your visit. Next, you will visit Citadel of Saladin, the fortress built between 1176 and 1183 AD, to protect Cairo from the Crusaders and rebuilt by Muhammad Ali Pasha, whose mosque is a "must see". From here you will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches, including The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George. This whole area is a world famous destination for Pilgrims. Before being driven back to your hotel you will have the opportunity to visit the old market of Cairo (Khan El-Khalili) to test your haggling skills.

Cairo
DAY
15

Cairo

Your final day starts with breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out. You will then be transferred to the airport for your final departure.

Prices & Departure Dates

Tour Package Price

 

Per Person In

5 Star Hotels and Cruise

Double room

3200

 

  • Above prices are  without international airfare
  • A private tour with private guide and private transportation

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    To Book a Trip:  A small deposit is required to ensure your commitment to the trip. 
    Credit Card Booking Fees are included in tour price. All credit card transactions are handled securely via 3D secured Visa and Master card Transitions. 

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    FINAL PAYMENTS:

    Full payment must be made no later than 30 days prior to your arrival in Ireland. AskAladdin Tours accept payment by Visa, MasterCard or Electronic Bank Transfer. If final payment is not received as scheduled your reservation will be automatically canceled and your deposit payment forfeited.

    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 180 or more days before your holiday start date & if the new tour has availability. There are no administration fees but you would have to pay the difference if the new dates are more expensive. It is not possible to change the dates of your holiday within 180 days of the start date.

     

    PARTICIPANT CANCELLATIONS:

    All cancellations must be advised in writing (by mail or e-mail) to AskAladdin prior to tour departure during normal business hours (9:00 am to 5:00 pm GMT, Mondays through Fridays). Cancellations are subject to the following penalties:

    • 60-31 days before tour start date – 50% of the total booking cost

    • 30-15 days before tour start date – 80% of the total booking cost

    • Less than 15 days before tour start date – 100%

     

    TRAVEL INSURANCE:

    AskAladdin Tours do not sell Travel Insurance. We would recommend "Travel Insured" or another insurance company.  AskAladdin however, requires that all passengers have travel insurance.

    TOUR PARTICIPATION:

    To ensure an enjoyable travel experience for all participants, AskAladdin reserves the right to refuse any client whose conduct is incompatible with the interest of the tours.


    CHECK HERE OUR TOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    Highlights

     

    • 5 night's accommodation in Cairo at a 5-star hotel on bed and breakfast basis 
    • 1-night accommodation in Aswan at the guest house with breakfast 
    • 3 night's accommodation on board Dahabiya boat on full board basis (all meals included)
    • 2 night’s accommodation in Luxor at 5-star deluxe  hotel  with breakfast 
    • 1-night accommodation in St. Catherine at a 3-star hotel on bed and breakfast basis 
    • 2 night’s accommodation in Alexandria at a 5-star hotel on bed and breakfast basis 
    • All transfers as per program
    • Private and personalized sightseeing shore excursions for 3 nights on the Dahabiya
    • 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: 14 breakfasts + 9 lunches + 4 dinners
    • Arrival / Departure assistance.
    • Domestic flights: Cairo to Aswan / Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh (Via Cairo) / Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo.
    • 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 Flight
    Price $275

    Abu Simbel Trip By Flight

      Inclusions:

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

    06:30 am our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, you will be transferred to Aswan Airport to take an internal flight 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 transferred to Abu Simbel Aiport for the flight back to Aswan, followed by transfer to your hotel in Aswan.

    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.   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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