12 Days Egypt New Year Trip Cairo, Giza, Luxor, Aswan and Alexandria
Incredible 12 Days Egypt New Year Trip Enjoy your opulent 12 Days Egypt New Year Trip, visiting Cairo, Giza, Luxor, Aswan, and Alexandria. Visit the most well-known locations in Egypt over the holiday season. Following your arrival in Cairo and your tour to the Great Pyramids of Egypt, we take you to Alexandria for a wonderful vacation where you can unwind on the soft beaches of the most luxurious hotels. Contact us straight away.
|Trip Duration:||12 Days / 11 Nights|
|Trip Theme:||Egypt Cultural Tours - Egypt Educational Tours|
|Cities to Visit:||Cairo - Giza - Luxor - Aswan - Alexandria|
|Available for Handicap:||yes|
|Group Size:||2 to 10 persons|
|Style:||Style - Comfort - Educational - Cultural|
- Day 1
Arrival to CIA
With our prepared pick-up service catered to the arrival time of your flight, you will be welcomed to the land of the pharaohs. With a sign that reads "Egypt United Tours," our airport representative is ready to meet and greet you. After finishing all airport formalities, relax as a kind driver drives you in a private A/C vehicle to your accommodation. Overnight in Cairo
- Day 2
Giza Pyramids Plateau- Egyptian Museum
The day begins with a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Then, after meeting you in the hotel lobby, your own Egyptologist will transport you to see the pharaonic treasures. It's time to approach the Giza Pyramids, which, among other enigmatic hints, reflect the pharaohs' immortality in awe-inspiring way.
To learn fascinating details about the splendor of the Chephren and Menkaure Pyramids and to decipher enigmatic secrets, you first visit the Cheops Pyramid. There are also six smaller pyramids honoring the queens; three are in front of the Cheops Pyramid and the others are in front of the Menkaure Pyramid.
The fact that you can enter one of those six pyramids is the surprise aspect. The Great Sphinx then welcomes you with its power to transport you to its awe as the pharaonic mysteries encircle it.
Museum of Egypt
After that, your Egyptologist will drive you to a dining establishment where you can eat lunch while taking in views of the Giza Pyramids. You then visit the Egyptian Museum, which is brimming with enormous, priceless statues, distinctive monuments, and brilliant pharaonic artefacts.
Proceed to your hotel to spend the night in Cairo after that.
- Day 3
East Bank of Luxor
Breakfast In order to go to Cairo Domestic Airport and catch a flight to Luxor, you must first meet your tour guide and driver at your hotel. After that, fly into Luxor Domestic Airport and find your coordinator there. He is given access to a personal air-conditioned automobile. About to begin is the voyage that will fundamentally alter Egyptians' lives. With the remainder of your tour group, visit Luxor's East Bank to see the magnificent Luxor Temple and the enormous Karnak Temple complex, two of the most significant ancient remains in the entire world. This city has a 2,000-year history as a temple-filled metropolis.
Transfer to your Nile Cruise after that to get help checking in and spend the night in Luxor.
- Day 4
Luxor West Bank
West Bank Tour of Luxor
Start with enjoying a lavish breakfast on board a cruise ship on a beautiful morning while breathing in the fresh Nile air. Your Egyptologist takes you in a luxurious air-conditioned car to the west bank of Luxor.
The tunnels beneath the Valley of the Kings are thought to be the pharaohs' afterlife region, where they journey as potential gods. According to Egyptian mythology, this is.
Then, in the midst of a mountain, a magnificent temple appears. Egypt's most ruthless empress is honoured in the Hatshepsut Temple. Two pharaonic giants known as the Colossi of Memnon miraculously appear as you make your way back to the boat.
You'll then be treated to a delicious supper before boarding the cruise ship and setting sail for Esna Lock.
Enjoy afternoon tea and other beverages in the lounge as you cruise to Edfu.
Last but not least, enjoy a great dinner while cruising off the coast of Edfu.
- Day 5
Nile Cruise Sailing
First and foremost, this day trip is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Enjoy the cruise ship breakfast first. Then, your Egyptologist will take you in a horse-drawn carriage to the Edfu Temple, where Horus is said to have lived. The temple appears to be in excellent condition, which suggests that it was just recently constructed.
then explore the colourful memorials to historical events. As you and your Egyptologist board the Nile Cruise, your amazing excursion to Kom Ombo will come to a close.
After that, hop on a tranquil Nile boat that is surrounded by lush flora. Take advantage of the cruise's afternoon tea and gourmet lunch while you're sailing to Aswan.
Spend the night in Aswan, Egypt, while on a cruise, replete with a Galabia celebration and a magnificent brunch. On a free walking tour, you can view the fiery open-air market in Aswan, which will astound you with its distinct atmosphere.
Dinner is the cruise's last meal.
- Day 6
Visit the Abu Simbel Temples
The lodging serves breakfast. You can get help from your tour guide, who is an Egyptologist. Visit the temples in Abu Simbel with him or her. Before any temples were built, the land you travelled through was revered. It was constructed in honour of the regional goddess Hathor, a long-extinct Egyptian deity.
Ramses II decided to build his temples here because of the scenic surroundings and convenient access to the Nile River. One can view the stunning scene from a distance. Your escorts to the temple entrance are four enormous Ramsis II sculptures that are buried deep within a huge mountain. Without a doubt, the temple was carved out of the rock.Ramses II frightened his adversaries when the sun twice a year passed the temple.He emphasized the beauty of ancient Egyptian civilizations in Egypt.They allowed the sun to pass through the temple on two precise days each year, lighting up three statues.Ramses II will be allowed to commemorate both his birthday and the day he overcame Egypt in his temple, according to the narrator's words, who claims the sun made this promise to him.Finally, transfer back to your Nile Cruise and overnight in Aswan.
- Day 7
Before beginning your day's travel, savour the cosy ambiance and stunning natural surroundings of Aswan. After a delicious breakfast on board your Nile Cruise, your Egyptologist will take you to the High Dam, a colossal construction project that is regarded to be one of the major mysteries of the twentieth century. The largest artificial lake in the world, Nasser Lake, is visible there.
After that, Osiris will take you by boat to the Philae Temple, where Isis resides. Your Egyptologist will take you by water taxi to the Philae Temple, where you will first come into contact with the Nubians.
After that, relax and have lunch at a nearby restaurant.
Exotic fruit trees, rare flowers, and old trees that are home to beautiful birds may all be found on Kitchener Island, where the Aga Khan Mausoleum, a magnificent Fatimid edifice, is located.
Transfer to the domestic airport in Aswan to catch a flight back to Cairo. Arrive at Cairo Domestic Airport, where you will be met by your tour guide and driver. They will help you check in and spend the night there.
- Day 8
Old Cairo Tour
9:00 a.m. The hotel breakfast is ready; we kindly request that you partake of this delicious fare. Meet your driver and tour guide because Cairo will be the main focus of today's journey. Don't forget to request assistance when you are paying.
Christians Cairo Tours
The first stop on today's agenda is one of Cairo's oldest churches, which is Coptic Christian. Be in the Holy Cryot of St. Sergius Church, where Jesus and the Virgin Mary hid from the Romans.
Learn more about the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Babylon Fortress, and the Hanging Church with the assistance of your tour guide.
1:00 P.M. Visit a restaurant of your choice for a break during your lunch hour. Options come in both domestic and foreign varieties.
Egyptian Islamic Sightseeing
As you journey to Saladin's Citadel to visit Mohamed Ali's Alabaster Mosque and the Green Mosque with your driver and tour guide, get ready to experience the most breathtaking perspective of Cairo city. Transfer to Al Moaz and Khan El-Khalili streets for a free wander after that.
4:30 p.m. Return to your hotel to spend the night in Cairo.
- Day 9
Alexandria Attractions City Tour
Alexandria Day Tour
Get your breakfast and meet your tour guide at 8:00 a.m. after spending a leisurely evening at your hotel.
Help you with check-out and luggage storage, then meet your knowledgeable driver to start your 3-hour trip to Alexandria, which includes a motorway stop.
Transfer to your hotel in Alexandria at this time, where everything will be set up for your check-in.
Spend an hour relaxing in your hotel room to recharge.
After that, go to a Mediterranean seafood restaurant for a delicious lunch with your tour guide and driver.
Your tour guide and driver will transport you to the Quitbay Citadel after lunch so you can explore the beautiful stronghold and take in the mesmerising views of the Mediterranean.
Visit Alexandria's most well-known location, the Catacomb of Kom El Shokafa, afterwards to explore the tomb's numerous passageways and tunnels.
After that, proceed to your hotel in Alexandria to check in and spend the night there.
- Day 10
Alexandria Day Tour and Returning To Cairo
You are currently spending your second day in the wonderful city of Alexandria. At 8:00 a.m., head downstairs for breakfast before meeting your tour guide, who will assist you with check-out.
After that, you'll be picked up by our knowledgeable driver in Alexandria to start another full-day adventure.
Then, unwind and enjoy your tour guide and driver's company as you see the Roman Amphitheatre, Pompey's Pillar, and Alexandria Library.
Then, at Sea View Restaurant, a delightful luxury meal awaits you before you continue your journey back to Cairo.
When you arrive in Cairo, a representative from our hotel will meet you there to complete the check-in procedure.
Finally, spend an afternoon at leisure exploring Cairo before going back to the hotel.
- Day 11
Saqqara and Memphis Tour
Day trip to Saqqara and Memphis
Meet our tour guide and driver to start your Saqqara and Memphis Tour at 8:00.
You will see three of Egypt's most significant sites on this day, including Saqqara, where you may see the Step Pyramid. After that, you'll drive to Memphis to witness the first capital of ancient Egypt. Dahshur is the last location, where you can see the Red and Bent Pyramids.
Tour of Saqqara
Our air-conditioned private vehicle will take you on a 30-minute panoramic ride through the Giza countryside to start your journey. Enjoy the rural location and the contrast between the desert and the green. Arrive at Saqqara and get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Step Pyramid of King Zoser.
See the finest limestone walls in the world, which date back 4,500 years, at the Pyramids Complex. You'll be shown the copra statues and deep holes by your tour guide. In a similar spirit, learn about the construction of the Step Pyramid with the aid of your Egyptologist tour guide. Both the Courtyard of the Pyramids and the Northern Star Statue are worthwhile attractions.
After that, proceed to the village of Mit Rahina to see Egypt's Oldest Capital at the Memphis Open-Air Museum. Visit the enormous colossi of King Ramses II and the Sphinx made of alabaster by Queen Hatshepsut. To reach the Granit Sarcophagus, which is decorated with Book of the Dead ceremonies, follow your Egyptologist tour guide. Enjoy Memphis City's stunning view as well as the sporadically placed statues of the Kings and Gods of ancient Egypt.
Return to your hotel to end the day and spend the night in Cairo.
- Day 12
After breakfast, meet our driver at your hotel for the return trip to the Cairo Airport. Our airport consultant will assist you with every element of your departure during our 12 Days Egypt New Year Trip so that you can go for home after an amazing trip to the Land of Civilization.
This 12 Days Egypt New Year Trip Includes;
- Meet and Assist at Cairo Airport during all arrivals and departures.
- All Transfers as mentioned in the above tour itinerary in our Private A/C Coach.
- All Airports Transfers as mentioned in the above tour itinerary in our Private A/C Coach.
- Accommodation in Cairo for 06 Nights.
- 4 Nights on board a cruise boat with full board.
- Accommodation in Alexandria for 01 Night.
- Domestic flights tickets (Cairo/Luxor- Aswan/Cairo)
- All Day Tours as mentioned in our above itinerary.
- Meals as mentioned above.
- English-speaking professional tour guide.
- All Taxes and Service Charges.
Our 12 Days Egypt New Year Trip Excludes;
- International Flight Tickets from home.
- Entry Visa to Egypt on arrival.
- Entrance Fees to all the sites mentioned in our above itinerary.
- Items of Personal nature (Laundry, Phone Calls…).
- Drinks of any kind, Tipping and Gratuities.
- Covid PCR Test and Any Departure Taxes.
- Any extra activities are not mentioned in our above tour program.
Tour Attractions and Highlights
Start from $4,790$5280 / Person
The above rate is US Dollars per person in twin sharing.
The rate is based on the Summer season from 1st June to 31st August.
5$ reduction per person per night for triple sharing.
Single supplement is 50% over the above rate.
An extra supplement of 30% extra is applicable for travel between 1st Sep to 31st May except for peak periods.
During peak periods of Christmas and New Year from 20th Dec to 10th Jan the supplement increases to 50%.
Rates Policy for Children
- 0 - 1.99 Years are Free of Charge
- 2 - 5.99 Years get a 75% discount from adult tour rates.
- 6 - 11.99 Years get a 50% discount from adult tour rates.
- 12+ Considered an adult person
- Our Rates policy for children above is applicable to children sharing rooms with their parents with a Maximum of 2 children per room.
- In case your tour to Egypt includes domestic air flights, an additional charge may apply for children according to the flight ticket rate.
- On arrival Please look for our Airport Team will be holding a sign with your name on arrival.
- We use modern A/C touristic vehicles, however, we won't guarantee the same vehicle every day as we change it from one city to another.
- In Egypt, drivers are not tour guides and we select the most professional drivers for your trip.
- We only use licensed tour guides "Egyptologists" to grant a good experience for your trip.
- Our tour guides will join you in the vehicle and will escort you to all sites as mentioned above.
- We use a local tour guide in each city and we don't accommodate tour guides at the same hotel or cruise you stay.
- We follow up daily with all travelers 24/7 to ensure our client's health and safety.
Egypt United Tours Safety Precautions During Covid 19
- For your safety, our Team is following the covid precaution, and our staff is checked daily for negative covid PCR tests.
- Egyptian Authorities might check travelers’ body temperature upon arrival and departure.
- Regular daily sanitizing at all accommodations.
- Complementary face-mask daily for all travelers.
- For Accommodation, we deal only the licensed hotels, Nile Cruises, and tourism resorts that meet the International health regulation.
- We ensure to keep social distance during all our tours.
- We provide hand-free sanitizer for your use with all our staff.
- Taking The necessary action immediately for travelers and team in case of any symptoms appears.
Recommended Things To Pack For Your Egypt Trip
- Hand Sanitizer - Comfortable walking shoes – a hat – camera or good mobile – sunscreen cream – sunglasses.
- If you plan your trip to Egypt in winter from November till March, a Jacket and warm clothes are advisable, the rest of the year comfortable cotton summer clothes are OK.
- A six-month valid passport and make sure to keep a printable scan copy.
- A small bag to keep your personal belongings for daily use.
- Make sure to print your trip itinerary to follow with our tour guides.
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Egypt United Tours Payment Policy
We highly recommend early reservations to guarantee and book preferred selected accommodation. During normal season we require a 50% deposit of the full package rate minimum one month prior to your trip starting to secure and guarantee tour space.
On High Seasons, Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays, In addition, the packages that include airfare we require a 75% deposit minimum 2 Months before the tour starts.
Tour Deposit could be made by Bank Transfer to our company bank account or Credit Card.
Balance payment should be received a minimum of 15 days before your arrival in Egypt.
It’s not obligatory to tip every person giving you a service here in Egypt it's now part of Egyptian culture for appreciating your satisfaction with a good service.
Giving and Charities
We make a donation to the Egyptian Thalassemia Association ETA for every reservation.