11 Days Egyptologist Holiday to Egypt

Egyptologist Holiday to Egypt Tour Package gives you the chance to go around the cradle of civilization, where you can see the Pyramids of Giza. Then you can move to the origin of the story in Dahshur to find the secret in two pyramids. One of which is bent, and the second is true.

You will see in Dahshur other forms of pyramids to be familiar with the idea of ​​those royal tombs in full. Then sail across the Nile to the new pharaonic kingdom to go through traces of the Great amid charming nature and unique culture in Luxor and Aswan.

You will want to return time after time to explore everything more about Egypt.  

from $1420/ Person

Trip Summary

Tour Starts: Cairo
Tour Ends: Cairo
Trip Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
Accommodation: Included
Tour Category: Egypt Standard Tours - Nile Cruise Tours
Trip Theme: Egypt Cultural Tours - Egypt Educational Tours - Egypt Private Tours
Cities to Visit: Cairo - Giza - Luxor - Aswan - Abu Simbel - Fayoum
Tour Difficulty: Easy
Available for Handicap: Yes
Group Size: 10 to 15 persons
Style: Comfort - Educational - Enjoyment- Culture

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    First day of arrival to Cairo

    Egypt is in a warm welcome for your visit! Here, you are standing in the cradle of civilization, where you can travel back in time and discover yourself in ancient times. Ancient Egyptian masterpieces were created by the pharaohs to describe historical events for you as an egyptologist. It allows you to get up close and personal with them.

    Firstly, we'll have a member of our team waiting for you at the airport to assist you with airport processes such as immigration and Egypt Visa applications as well as customs formalities and luggage receipts. Leave the airport in a calm mood and follow your assistance. Fronting the airport, a luxurious, air-conditioned car awaits your arrival.

    You'll be inspired to discover more about Egypt's culture and traditions; Similarly, as you pass through Cairo's streets on your route from the airport to your hotel. Assist with checking into the hotel.

    Finally, spend the rest of your day at leisure and a lovely night-stay in Cairo.

  • Day 2

    Great Pyramids and Cairo City tour

    Cairo Day Tour, Giza Pyramids – Egyptian Museum 

    There is a great breakfast waiting for you at the hotel, where your Egyptologist tour guide will greet you. A world-renowned tourist attraction will allow you to see footprints of pharaohs today. Only one of seven ancient world wonders is still surviving today. Pyramids on the Giza Plateau are what they are called.

    Great Pyramids and Sphinx visit

    Firstly, start your Egypt Holiday with a private luxury car that brings you to Giza; It's where you are greeted by the Pyramid of Khufu. Because of this, we know what it's like to stand in front of this architectural marvel!! While walking by the Solar Ship Site with your Egyptologist tour guide, learn more about the pharaohs. Visit Chephren and Menkaure Pyramids.

    Moreover, you have the opportunity to tour six other Queens Pyramids. In addition, you will enjoy the Sahara Desert view.

    A visit to The Pyramids Panorama offers a breathtaking picture of the three main pyramids. Also, you will have a great view of the six small pyramids all in one place. Imagine yourself as part of the story that led to this grandeur.

    Many years ago this royal cemetery was here under the protection of an enormous statue of an Egyptian pharaoh with a lion body and a human head on top of its head. It shows the Great Statue of the Sphinx. Ancient Egyptians mummified the remains of kings and queens in the Temple of the Valley.

    Continue to the Pyramids Area for a lunch break.

    Egyptian Museum Tour

    Lastly, it's time to peruse through the glistening, shiny riches that are housed in a genius-built museum. This Museum was designed to house King Tut's Treasure and other 100.000 spectacular Pharaonic antiques, among others. A magical ambiance permeates the Grand Egyptian Museum.

    Finally, your tour guide and driver will transfer you back to the hotel for some free time at the hotel in Cairo and a night-stay.

  • Day 3

    Red and Bent Pyramids - Memphis Tours

    Cairo Tours to Pyramids of Dahshur – Memphis Tours – Travel for Luxor Tours from Cairo

    Surely, this day will be no less spectacular than the previous one; You will also visit historical treasures that illustrate how pharaonic architectural theories grew up to the construction of the Giza Pyramids.

    Bent and Red Pyramids visit

    Meet your Egyptologist tour guide and travel 30 miles south of Cairo to the Bent Pyramid; It's where you'll learn about history's first efforts at creating a pyramid, as well as seeing the first actual pyramid ever built. Dahsour's Red Pyramid. Your Holiday to Egypt won't be complete without entering a pyramid to observe how the ancient Egyptians painted them from within and shaped their holy texts.

    Take a break and have a delicious lunch meal.

    Saqqara and Memphis Tour

    Transfer to The Step Pyramid Complex in Saqqara; Visit King Zosar Pyramid and High Official Tombs.

    On the other hand, more exploration of this magnificent civilization will lead you to a Pharaonic metropolis, which is also Egypt's first capital. The Alabaster Sphinx and King Ramses' Colossi can be seen in this open-air pharaonic museum in Memphis.

    It is then that you are accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide to the Giza Railway Station; This is where you will board a First-Class Train trip to Luxor. Dine on board the sleeper train, then settle for the night.

  • Day 4

    Luxor East Bank Tour

    Day Tour to Luxor from Cairo (Karnak Temple - Luxor Temple )

    Breakfast is ready prior to meeting with the Egyptologist tour guide. you go to Theba, which is currently the Egyptian city of Luxor. It is the world's largest open museum; One-third of the world's monuments exist in this one city alone!

    Karnak Temple Visit

    Meanwhile, you leave Luxor station, a private luxury vehicle will be waiting for you; Start to transport you to the largest temple in ancient Egyptian culture, Karnak Temple. Approximately 30 different eras of pharaohs are accessible here; In Karnak, you will visit monuments from the Middle Kingdom through the Ptolemaic Kings.

    Luxor Temple Visit

    Take a break for lunch and then head to the Temple of Luxor. The decorations of this temple are here to tell you the complete tale of Amenhotep III. Travel through the reigns of Tutankhamun (1336-27 BC), Horemheb (1323-1295 BC), and Rameses II (1352 BC) to experience pharaonic life (1279-13 BC).

    Your tour guide will take you to the Luxor hotel. To ensure a good night's sleep, he/she assists you with the hotel check-in process.

    Spend a lovely evening enjoying your time in Luxor and your Egypt Holiday.

  • Day 5

    Luxor West Bank Tour - Embark Nile Cruise

    Begin Nile Cruise Luxor to Aswan 4 Nights (Theban Necropolis - Free Night at Luxor Streets)

    Tour to Kings' Valley 

    Visit the pharaonic afterlife with your Egyptologist tour guide after breakfast at your hotel. Pharaohs used this secret path in Egypt's Valley of the Kings.

    Visit Hatshepsut Temple

    Mummified Pharaohs can be seen here, surrounded by shimmering treasure and beautiful decor that tells the story of mummification and burial. Sculpted statues and columns convey the narrative of this great queen who ruled Egypt from a mountain's core. Hatshepsut's temple can be seen in the distance atop a three-tiered hill.

    Visit the 20-meter-high Colossi of Memnon, it's just a few feet away from Amenhotep III temple.

    Lunch on West Bank; then proceed to the enchantment of Luxor and explore the period's details (1183 - 1152 BC). You may be wondering where you may find military vessels. Habu Temple is the location.

    Start another highlight of your Holiday to Egypt on board a Nile Cruise; Your Egyptologist assists you with the check-in process and the lunch will be served on board.  Prior to boarding your Nile Cruise for the evening, spend the evening at leisure in Luxor Street and the bazaars.

  • Day 6

    Nile Cruise Sail Down The Nile River

    Sailing to Edfu Temple – Isna Lock – Arrive At Kom Ombo Temple

    Enjoy a Nile Cruise in the morning, which will transport you back in time to the ancient Egyptian era. There will be a breeze blowing in from the Nile's banks as you eat your breakfast on our sundeck.

    Escort by your Egyptologist tour guide to visit one of these historical sites while you're having a fun Holiday in Egypt in the middle of the Nile. Edfu Temple is what you see. It's Egypt's second-largest temple after Karnak and one of the finest pharaonic masterworks.

    Your Egyptologist will accompany you on a horse-drawn carriage ride to the Temple. Then, return to your Nile Cruise for lunch and a rest before continuing your voyage sailing the Nile to Esna Lock; It's where your cruise entertainment culminates in Kom Ombo. Afterward, head to the restaurant to enjoy dinner.

  • Day 7

    Sailing to Aswan

    Kom Ombo Temple Visit – Sailing to Aswan Sightseeing Tours

    When you've finished breakfast, you'll meet your personal Egyptologist and head to the temple of Kom Ombo. In this temple for the Crocodil God Sobek, you'll encounter your first Nubians. Find out what messages were written on the temple's walls during your visit. See the Medical Instrument Palet and The Nilo Meter.

    Your Nile Cruise will be waiting for you when you arrive back home. In the afternoon, having lunch is a beautiful piece to chill. You'll be sailing to Aswan at the moment.

    Come back to your Nile Cruise for a Nubian celebration and dinner after spending the night on Aswan streets enjoying your Egypt Holiday.

  • Day 8

    Abu Simbel From Nile Cruise

    Aswan to Abu Simbel Tour - Abu Simbel Tour to Cairo

    In Aswan, your Egyptologist guides you so that you can catch a local aircraft to Abu Simbel from Aswan. Your steps are in a region that has was holy place for the pharaohs; This is even before the construction of the Abu Simbel temples one of the top highlights of your Holiday to Egypt.

    This gorgeous temple has been mysteriously carved into a mountain, and the enormous statues you see from a distance are real. Yes, they are. In this dazzling masterwork, the sun's rays travel down a unique path to illuminate beautiful monuments honoring Ramses II; The King used giant monuments to intimidate his adversaries. Enjoy The Temple of Ramses II and The Temple of Queen Nefertari.

    Retire to your Nile Cruise after your day trip to Abu Simbel, enjoy lunch and fresh up

    Start a Felucca Sailing journey takes you to an oasis full of exotic trees, fruit trees, lovely flowers, odd plants, and flocks of birds, it's Kitchener's Island. No matter how many gorgeous buildings pass you by on the Nile, this magical view will remain in your memory. Mausoleum of Aga Khan is there. There is a Nile cruise waiting for you.

  • Day 9

    Disembark Nile Cruise - Aswan Tour

    Isis Temple of Love, High Dam, and Unfinished Obelisk Tour 

    Breakfast on board the Nile Cruise is ready, and you farewell the Nile Cruise and begin another suspenseful chapter. your Egyptologist tour guide assists you with the check-out process.

    A wonderful morning surrounded by nature and culture. Aswan's magic is waiting for you as you finish your meal. Follow your Egyptologist tour guide by private premium vehicle to the Aswan High Dam, where hydroelectric power is generated and water runs 111m high, 3.5km long, and 1km wide to irrigate every Egyptian home. Most Importantly, you will understand that there are few mega-projects that have had as much impact on Egyptian society as this one. View the massive artificial lake called Nasser Lake. Finally, stop to see the Lotus Symbol of Friendship and 1st Nile Cataract.

    Visit the Temple of Love on Isis Island

    Osiris' procession path came here by water boats from Philae harbor. Pharaohs, their kings, queens, and noblemen awaited with keen anticipation. As you visualize this wonderful scene, the temple diamond will sparkle brightly in your thoughts. Philae's Temple is in view. You may enjoy both the beauty of nature and the brightness of history at this spectacular temple.

    The Unfinished Obelisk Tour

    There is a big structure at each temple that receives the sun's beams and spreads light throughout the temple in a magnificent way. The obelisk is the subject. It is the object. To mark the entrance to each temple, Pharaohs erected these magnificent columns. On the pharaonic engineering site to create the obelisks, you can see all of that in plain sight when you look at The Unfinished Oblisk.

    Lunch is ready for you, and then you can rest before boarding your aircraft to Cairo. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be waiting for you at the airport to assist you with your airport procedures upon your return to Cairo.

    A comfortable night's sleep awaits you when you follow your Egyptologist tour guide to a Cairo hotel. Finally, transfer to the hotel and assist you with check-in. 

    Your Holiday to Egypt is getting close to an end so use this day to get a more memorable visit.

  • Day 10

    Old Cairo day Tour

    Sightseeing Tours Old Coptic Christian and Islamic Cairo

    View amazing times within magnificent historical constructions during your day at a spot collecting many epochs. Get up and have breakfast at the hotel, then join your Egyptologist tour guide to Masr El-Adima. As you enter the enormous ancient gate of the Babylon Fortress, you'll find yourself in the midst of the second century AD, surrounded by the tiled tiles of Egypt's first capital since the Islamic invasion. Enjoy this dazzling work of art by an Islamic artist. Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque is Egypt's first mosque. In Egypt, they sought refuge from Roman oppression by walking in their footsteps. The Holy Family is waiting for you inside the enchantment of St. Sergius and Bacchus Church.

    Coptic Christian Cairo Tour

    One of the world's most ancient religious monuments was built on the ruins of the Babylon Fortress in a unique fashion to take on the shape of a hanging edifice, which is said to have been the site of important historical events. It's the Church of the Hanging Cross. Time to find Jewish secrets at the Ben Ezra Synagogue, a Christian church with Islamic design.

    The International Museum of Egyptian Civilization

    You should take a break and have lunch at a local restaurant.. To find the a new building, proceed to Old cairo. There is no doubt in your mind that you would like to spend more time with the pharaohs. There are almost 10 royal mummies that tell you a story about each of the three pharaonic kingdoms. The International Museum of Egyptian Civilization is here.

    Evening Walking tour

    In the evening, Transfer to Bab El-Futuh. As you travel past these magnificent historical towers of Bab El-Futuh, the gate that separates them, lets your feet contact the unique Fatimid tile paving. Amber and jasmine combine beautifully with fragrance to create a delightful aroma. Antiques are displayed in these humble shops, while lanterns light the way to El-Muizz Street, where you will appreciate the wonderful Islamic architecture.

    With oriental music accompanying you, your guide will lead you down to El-Muizz Street and then through the Khan-Al-Khalili Bazaar, the largest open-air Islamic museum in the world.

    Spend the night at your hotel, where you will be comfortable and well-rested after a lovely holiday to Egypt.

  • Day 11

    Departure Day from Cairo

    Cairo International Airport

    Have breakfast on your last day in Cairo after creating beautiful memories in the country of civilization to return home after having a great and unforgettable time in the embrace of the great Pharaonic history and civilization.

Inclusions

  • 2 Airport Transfers with meet, assist in all airport procedures and escorting.
  • Transfering with luxury private vehicles to all sites along your tour in Egypt.
  • 4 Accommodation nights in Cairo Hotel with Breakfast.
  • Nile Cruise Accommodation with Full-Board. Four nights & five days.
  • 1-night Accommodation at Luxor Hotel with Breakfast.
  • One night on board first Class Sleeper Train (Cairo-Luxor).
  • Domestic flight ticket (Aswan/Cairo).
  • Expert Egyptologist tour guide (well-English spoken) accompanying during all your tours in Egypt.
  • 10 Breakfast meals, 9 Lunch meals, and 6 Dinner meals.
  • Bottled water, Dinner & Lunch meals in High-quality local Restaurants during your tours and transfers.
  • Taxes and Services Charges.

Exclusions

  • Entrance Fees for All Sightseeing.
  • Any meal is not mentioned in the above itinerary.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt on Arrival.
  • Drinks of any kind.
  • Any Optional tours not mentioned in this itinerary.
  • Personal spending.
  • Any kind of drinks.
  • International Flight Tickets from home.
  • Items of Personal Nature, souvenirs internet and phone calls, etc.

Tour Attractions and Highlights

Package Price

Start from $1420$1650  / Person

Package Prices

Tour starts every Tuesday and Thursday on a weekly regular basis.

The above rate is based on a group tour of a minimum of 10 persons and a maximum of 15 persons.

Traveling during Xmas, New Year, and Easter with the supplement of 20%.

For privately escorted tours please contact us to tailor your trip.

Rates and Prices above are quoted in US Dollars per person in Double occupancy, Due to Covid 19 Triple Rates are not available.
Single Supplement is 40% extra on double rate.

Rates Policy for Children

  • 0 - 2 Years are Free of Charge
  • 2 - 6 Years get 75% discount of adult tour rates.
  • 6 - 12 Years get 50% discount of adult tour rates.
  • 12+ Considered adult person

Notice

  • Our Rates policy for children above are applicable to children sharing rooms with their parents with Maximum 2 children per room.
  • In case your tour to Egypt includes domestic air flights, an additional charge may apply for child according to flight ticket rate.

Important Notes

Egypt United Tours Safety Precautions During Covid 19

  • All Our Staff are wearing face masks during tour and they are all checked daily for negative PCR Test
  • Checking Travelers’ Body Temperature upon arrival and departure.
  • Regular Daily Sanitizing for all our Transportations and vehicles.
  • Complementary Face-mask daily for all travelers.
  • For Accommodation we deal only the licensed hotels, Nile Cruises and tourism resorts which meet with the International health regulation for maximum occupancy of fifty percent.
  • We ensure keeping 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.
  • Follow up with all travelers 24/7 to ensure our clients health and safety.

Recommended things to pack for Egypt Trip

  • Hand Sanitizer - Comfortable Walking Shoes – Hat – Camera or good mobile – Sunscreen Cream – Sunglasses
  • If you plan your tip to Egypt in winter from November till March, a Jacket and worm clothes are a must, rest of the year comfortable cotton summer clothes are OK.
  • Six Month Valid Passport.

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Egypt United Tours Payment Policy

We highly recommend early reservations to guarantee and book preferred selected accommodation. Normal Season We require 25% deposit of full price One Month Prior tour start to secure and guarantee tour space. On High Seasons Christmas, New Year, Easter Vacation and for packages includes airfare we require 50% deposit 2 Months before tour starts.

Tour Deposit could be made by Bank Transfer to our company bank account, Western Union or Credit Card. Balance payment should be received on your arrival to hotel in Egypt.

Tour Tipping

It’s not obligatory to tip every person giving you a service here in Egypt while its now part of Egyptian culture for appreciating your satisfaction for a good service.

Giving and Charities

We make a donation to Egyptian Thalassemia Association ETA for each booking reserved.