Egypt Experience

from $3945
14 Day
Small Group Tour
Every Sat, Sun, Mon From MAY to SEPT 2018
Treat yourself to the one that is perfect for you and book our superb 14-day luxury vacation to Egypt staying at the 5 star Four Seasons hotel in Cairo, and cruising the Nile aboard the Oberoi Zahra Nile cruise before having a delightful time to relax at the luxurious Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh resort Red Sea.
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • Entry Visa for Egypt provide upon arrival Cairo Airport
  • Domestic flight Cairo/Luxor – Hurghada/Cairo
  • All airport transfer by private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle with Free WIFI
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in the Four Seasons Hotel at the First Residence including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 7 nights on board Oberoi Zahra Nile cruise on full board basis
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in the Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh Resort including breakfast
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo - privately guided tours
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing cruise group
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide during your tours
  • Lunch at good quality local restaurants
  • Bottled water during your tours and transfers
  • Free WiFi service at hotel, Nile cruise and abroad vehicle
  • All service charges and applicable taxes included
  • International Airfare to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping Kitty
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Day 1: Arrive Cairo ‘Welcome to Egypt’

Your Tour Manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport then escort you to your Hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the Hotel your Tour Manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your Cairo and The Nile Tour with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour through your Egypt Tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Giza Pyramids and Sakkara

After breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo you will visit Sakkara, the first Pyramid ever built in Egypt followed by the Step Pyramid of King Djoser and the Teti Pyramid. After Sakkara, you will travel to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, to visit the Colossal statue of Ramses II. Then on to explore the Giza Plateau to see the Great Pyramids of Giza, Great Pyramid of Cheops, Middle pyramids of Chephren and the smallest Pyramid of Mykerinos. Included will be a visit to the mysterious Sphinx and the Valley Temple with an optional visit to the Solar Boat Museum to admire the boat that was used to carry the Pharaoh’s mummified corpse across the Nile then buried at the foot of the Pyramid for his use in the afterlife. Transfer back to your hotel for a peaceful overnight stay in Cairo.
Please Note* There is an additional charge for entering inside the Pyramids and also the Solar Boat Museum. Please speak with your tour guide should you wish to purchase a ticket to enter one of these sites.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Cairo Sightseeing Tours

Breakfast at the hotel then a visit the Museum of Egyptian Antiques which exhibits a collection of over 120000 masterpieces ranges from Pre-Dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess. Following this,a visit to the Citadel of Saladin Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque built in Turkish style and very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey, simply considered to be one of the landmarks of Cairo due to it’s high location and spectacular views. Then proceed to visit Old Coptic Cairo including the hanging Church,then finally transferred to Khan El Khalili Bazaar for shopping then and then back to your Hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Please note* There is an additional charge to enter the Mummies Room at the Museum. Please speak with your tour guide should you wish to purchase a ticket to enter one of these sites.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 4: Fly Cairo to Aswan - Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise

Breakfast then transfer to Cairo Airport to board your flight to Aswan where you will be met and assisted by a Representative who will transfer you to embark and check in to your Oberoi Zahra Luxury Nile Cruise, then enjoy lunch onboard. In the afternoon, you will be escorted by your expert Egyptologist Tour Guide to start your tours beginning with the famous Aswan High Dam, built in the 1960’s to provide the much needed electricity and irrigation for the country. Nubia, the area that was flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has ever known. After this, you will be guided to explore Philae Temple which is one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s long colonnades, towers and reliefs which include the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt. Back to your luxury Nile cruise boat for overnight in Aswan with dinner onboard. Time to explore Aswan City with it’s colourful market and aromas of spices and incense.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Aswan Nile Cruise - Sound and Light Show

Today you have the option of relaxing onboard or taking one of several optional tours. Recommended is the wonderful Temples of Abu Simbel ( the second most visited Pharaonic site after the Pyramids). An awe inspiring colossal Monument, moved during the flooding of the Nile River with two Temples, that of the great Rameses II and the Temple of his Beloved wife Nefertari. Other optional tours available on request. Plenty of time to take a relaxing Spa onboard with all meals and afternoon tea. At Sunset, your Guide will accompany you to visit the lovely Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple. Back onboard for overnight stay in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Sail to Kom Ombo Temple - Back to Aswan

Enjoy breakfast onboard whilst sailing along the tranquil Nile enroute to Kom Ombo. On arrival, you will explore Kom Ombo Temple with your Guide. He will tell you the story of the Temple (the only Temple in Egypt dedicated to two Gods) Sobek the God of fertility, and Haroeis, the Falcon Headed God known as Horus the Elder. Once the tour is finished, back onboard for sailing back to Aswan for lunch with spa time onboard whilst sailing. In the afternoon you will be taken on a delightful sail by a traditional felucca boat to visit the Botanical Gardens, known as Kitchener’s Island, named after Lord Kitchener as a reward for his services in the Sudan Campaign of 1896-1898. Further Spa time in the afternoon with a cocktail party and dinner in the evening. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Sail to Edfu Temple

After breakfast, a relaxing day sailing with Spa time in the morning and afternoon with lunch and afternoon tea onboard. You will arrive in Edfu by late afternoon and be escorted with your Guide to the Temple of Edfu. An awe inspiring Temple dedicated to the God Horus (falcon headed God), one of the best preserved Temples along the Nile. Evening overnight in Edfu with dinner onboard.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Sail to Luxor - Nile Cruise Shore Excursions

Breakfast onboard whilst sailing on to Luxor. You will have the morning to relax with Spa time and lunch onboard. In the afternoon, you will be taken into Luxor to visit the very informative and fascinating Luxor Museum of Antiquities, hosting an array of ancient artifacts,a collection of masterpieces of pharaonic art with several galleries devoted to spectacular groups of statues found in 1989 hidden beneath the floor of the Luxor Temple. A new annex is dedicated to Egypt's Golden Age (the New Kingdom, ca. 1550-1070 BC) and includes two Royal Mummies. A visit to explore Karnak Temple in all it’s magnificence and was the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means ‘The Most Sacred of Places’. The Temple or more correctly, the complex of Temples, was built over more than two thousand years ago by generation after generation of Pharaohs. Within the complex, the great ‘Hypostyle Hall’ is an incredible forest of giant pillars. Back to your Nile cruise boat for Spa time, dinner, and if you wish, time to explore Luxor City or attend the optional Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 9: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours - Sail to Dandera Temple

An early breakfast to enable you to have ample time to explore the West bank of Luxor, the most famous excavational sites in the world known as the Valley of the Kings (the Royal Cemetery to 62 Pharaohs) where the magnificent Tombs were discovered including the famous boy King Tutankhamun (included in your visit). These Tombs were carved deep into the desert rock,richly decorated and filled with treasures from the afterlife of the Pharaohs.(The tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve them from the large flow of visitors, therefore are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs prior to your visit). A visit to the Temple of Madinat Habu then on to the two enormous and impressive Colossi of Memnon, the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III. Back to your Nile cruise boat for lunch, spa time, and sailing to Qena. Once arrived in Qena, you will be taken to explore the Temple of Dendera, dedicated to the Goddess of Music, love and joy. Dinner onboead and overnight in Qena.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 10: Luxor Nile Cruise Shore Excursions

A leisurely breakfast aboard your luxury cruise boat before being guided to the West Bank of Luxor to visit Valley of the Noble’s tombs, Dier El Madina, a very special workman’s village where the original craftsmen built and decorated the tombs of the Pharoahs. Lunch back onboard with Spa time, then a further visit to Luxor Temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. Back onboard for dinner and a farewell reception and music in the club lounge. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise - Transfer to Red Sea

Final breakfast onboard Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise, then you will be escorted by your Representative to an air conditioned vehicle for the short (approximately) 3 hour drive to Sahl Hashish, taking in the sights of the dry and sometimes mountainous landscape of the sand cliffs. On arrival at Sahl Hashish, you will check in to your luxury Oberoi Hotel in Resort for a relaxing day and evening. The Sahl Hasheesh Oberoi Hotel is in the best location for total relaxation, pampering and sheer luxury at this 5 star retreat. Only 30 minutes from Central Hurghada, it is close enough for day trips and adventures, yet at the same time a good distance away for peace and quiet. Quite literally, the Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh is one of Memphis Tours finest and newest partner Hotels with a wonderful record of guest satisfaction.Your deluxe hotel includes spa and fitness facilities along with swimming pool, sundecks and sea views. Overnight at your Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 12: Sahl Hashish Red Sea Optional Tours

A full day of relaxation at this peaceful upmarket resort with many things to do in and around the Hotel as well as optional tours. You can opt for diving and snorkeling experiences ( famous in the Red Sea), to canyon and cave adventures out in the sandy desert region. Jeep Safaris and Quad Biking tours are available during the daytime. A highly recommended evening excursion is into Hurghada to see the A Spectacular evening of Dance, Music, sound and lighting in this incredible and traditional evening of pure entertainment! Tonight you will go for amazing Arabian Night ‘Alf Leila Wa Leila’ (means ‘1001 Nights’),in a unique setting of oriental architecture of colorful domes, high pillars and towers, huge gates, fountains, marble paths, and the never ending fantasy of Egyptian charm. An informative evening where you will discover more about the life of the Pharaohs and Bedouins, and also about customs and traditions of the region.Overnight at Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 13: Sahl Hashish Red Sea Optional Tours

Another full day after breakfast to enjoy your upmarket surroundings of Sahl Hashish with relaxtion or a further optional Tour. Overnight at your Hotel
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 14: Red Sea - Cairo Airport - Fly Back Home

Last day to enjoy the sea resort scenery and prepare to transfer back to Cairo via Hurghada. You will be transferred to Hurghada Airport ( less than 30 Minutes) from Sahl Hashish by air conditioned vehicle then flown to Cairo International Airport where you will be escorted to the International Terminal for your flight home.
Meals: Breakfast
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  • Prices - Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge.

  • Payment - Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50%. forming part of your final payment.

  • Children Policy - Children under the age of seven (7) are not allowed. Children must occupy a separate cabin which will be charged at the normal rate.

  • Transportation - Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air conditioned vehicles by road.Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles of the latest design and technology.

  • Food and drinks - Nile Cruise Boats offer lunch on arrival and breakfast on your departure. On board, all meals are included along with certain drinks. Alcoholic drinks served at the bar and restaurants are at an additional cost

  • Excursions - Included are the sites enroute including Luxor: Luxor and Karnak Temples, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon,along the Nile to Aswan including Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples.In Aswan,High Dam, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk

  • Tour Guides - Are available to assist you with transfers to and from Airports, Hotels assisting at Airports with Visa, tickets, luggage. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide.

  • Wheelchair Travellers - Specially adapted Nile Cruise boat MS Amarco 1 has all amenities for wheelchairs and special assistance customers on the boat and disembarking for tours. Assistance from the Boat Crew and Tour Guides are always ready and available.

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