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Egypt Christmas & New Year Vacations

Tinsel, Tombs and Temples on this wondrous Christmas and New Year 2018/19 Egyptian Adventure! Enjoy all the festivities at Christmas and New Year holidays in Egypt on board one of our 5 Star Nile Cruise boats whilst sailing peacefully along the Nile taking in all the scenery and stopping off to visit all of the famous Temples and sights between Luxor and Aswan in Egypt. Feast yourselves on the sumptuous delights and enjoy the party atmosphere whilst soaking up the sun in Egypt and the lively on board entertainment programme every night. After feasting on the Nile, enrich your knowledge with tours in Cairo of the Ancient sites at the spectacular Pyramids and more, or relax with Egypt tours of fun and adventure to the Red Sea for diving, safaris or just total relaxation. Egypt Packages and Tours at Christmas and New Year holidays to suit all tastes.

9 Tours
from $769
4 Days
Small Group Tour
23 & 30 Dec 2019

What better way to celebrate the New Year 2019 by cruising down the River Nile in Egypt aboard one of our Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise, taking in the magnificent scenery, touring Ancient Luxor (old City of Thebes), Temples along the Nile and colourful Aswan with its Nubian culture. All of this along with a wonderful Gala dinner and Party with glamour and entertainment.

from $1019
5 Days
Small Group Tour
Thursday 26 Dec 2019

Festivities, Pharaoh’s and Feluccas on this Egypt Nile Cruise is the best way to describe this 5-day festive delight to include celebrating the New Year along with exploring the mystical magical world of Ancient Egypt.

from $1679
8 Days
Small Group Tour
20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29 Dec 2019

Enjoy a festive Christmas tour in Egypt with an insight into the amazing Pyramids, cruising the Nile on a 5-star Nile cruise whilst enjoying the festivities on board with a sumptuous Christmas dinner and Party.

from $1899
8 Days
Private Tour
21 & 22 Dec 2019

A delightful opportunity at the Christmas Holidays 2018/19 to sample a wonderful 8 Day Cairo to Luxor Cruise exploring the Pyramids and cruising the Nile from Luxor to Aswan by Mövenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise.

from $995
4 Days
Small Group Tour
27 Dec 2019

An absolutely amazing way to celebrate the New Year 2019 in Egypt on this wonderful Mayfair Nile Cruise. A delightful party and dinner onboard the Cruise before arriving in colourful Nubian Aswan.

from $1895
10 Days
Small Group Tour
Dec 21, 22, 28 & 29 Dec

A most enjoyable and all round exploration of EgyptA sumptuous Christmas Eve Gala dinner and Party in Cairo with time to celebrate the New Year in Hurghada Red Sea before you travel home.

from $1330
5 Days
Small Group Tour
Dec.23 & Dec.30 2019

A simply delightful 5 day Christmas Nile Cruise in Egypt aboard the 5 Star Mayfair Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan enjoying the party atmosphere on Christmas Eve with a festive menu and entertainment on board the Nile Cruise.

from $1489
6 Days
Small Group Tour
Dec 21. 22. 28 & 29 2019

Our New Year Tour Egypt is a perfect ‘getaway’ for New Year with all the wondrous sites of Egypt along with New Year celebrations on this 7 Day Cairo and Nile Cruise tour. Enjoy a wonderful Gala Dinner and New Year party on board the Nile Cruise.

from $879
5 Days
Small Group Tour
Dec. 19. 2018

A fascinating Nile Cruise Ship in Egypt during Christmas holidays for 5 days aboard the Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise. Discover the ancient sights in Luxor and Aswan and experience a different Christmas holiday.

FAQs
Can we consider Egypt as a safe destination?
According to Forbes, Egypt has a very low crime rate in comparison with the USA and the UK. Besides, The Egyptian government does all that it takes to ensure safety everywhere in Egypt.
Why choose Memphis Tours Egypt?
There are plenty of reasons to trust traveling with Memphis Tours Egypt. The company has been operating excellent tours in Egypt since 1955. Therefore, we have a great experience in operating personalized tour experiences with the best quality and reasonable prices. These long years of experience enabled us to extend our network all over Egypt. Thus, we are capable to offer you the same quality of service anywhere in Egypt and beyond it.
Do you provide a discount for private groups traveling with Memphis Tours?
Yes, Memphis Tours Egypt offers reduction rates for private trips for large groups. To get a discount rate, the group should consist of at least ten people, and the rate varies according to the type and the length of the trip. As for groups of at least fifteen people, you will be offered higher discount rates.
How much should be the deposit? How it can be paid?
In order to confirm your trip, you will have to pay a deposit of 25% of the total cost of the tour. However, during peak seasons during the winter, especially in December, the deposit rate becomes 50% of the total cost. This payment can be installed through a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). In addition, you can order a direct bank transfer to Memphis Tours Egypt. For further information or help, you can contact our representatives anytime.
Is there any additional fees if I paid using a debit or credit card?
No, Memphis Tours Egypt does not add any further fees or surcharges for using credit or debit card transactions.
How can I acquire my Visa in order to travel to Egypt?
A traveler should possess a passport valid for at least 6 months after their arrival to Egypt. However, for some nationalities, they can only need a one-month entry visa and these nationalities include: Canada, Australia, Croatia, Republic of Korea, European Union, Georgia, Ukraine, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Russian Federation, Serbia, United Kingdom and United States.
What are the available kinds of transportation to move in Egypt?
There are many transportation options in to move in Egypt. The easiest one to find everywhere are the taxis. However, it is recommended to avoid the black and white taxis and to use the white ones instead, as the first ones do not stick to the meters, and they may charge you for extra fare. Another way of transportation is the metro. Metros are the cheapest yet the fastest kind of transportation to use if you want to reach the Central Cairo during the rush hours.
Do Egyptians only speak Arabic?
Normally, Egyptians can understand and express few English words beside Arabic. However, there are Egyptians who are proficient English, French, Spanish, Italian and German speakers. Almost all the professionals working in the tourism sector are proficient in at least one foreign language, and they are chosen based on the needs of the travelers.
Is it recommended to give tips in Egypt?
Service charges included on your bill do not go to waiter, yet they go the restaurant itself instead. Therefore, you can tip the servers directly in hand with a 10% in addition.
Will I need to learn Arabic in order to deal with Egyptians during my visit?
It is advisable to learn a few words in Arabic in order to express greetings or thanks, especially if you are willing to visit non-touristy places.
Are there different categories of hotels available in Egypt? And what is the check-in-time system?
There are many options and varied categories to accommodate in Egypt, starting from the most luxurious hotels to the simplest hostels. This variety allows you to spend a nice vacation in Egypt with any budget you might fix. According to the check-in-time, it is usual at 12:00 PM - 13:00 PM.
Is it allowed to take pictures in the monuments of Egypt?
In Egypt, photography is permitted in most museums and historical landmarks. However, some historical places impose some extra charges for taking your camera. There are few historical places ban you from entering your camera and ask you to leave it at the entrance, such as the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
Is it allowed to bring a supply cigarettes and alcohol when heading to Egypt?
It is preferable to buy them upon arrival from the duty-free shops. There are many duty-free shops selling a rich variety of cigarettes and alcohol in the airports of Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh. It is permitted to purchase up to 3 liters of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes.
How should we dress in Egypt while visiting a mosque?
When you visit a mosque, it is a have to choose a modest outfit. In some mosques, women have to cover their hair, arms and legs as a gesture of respect to this holy place. Moreover, both genders will be entitled to take off their shoes before entering any mosque in Egypt.
Are there any health tips to consider when heading to Egypt?
When heading to Egypt, especially during the summer, you may suffer from sunburn or heat stroke. However, you can easily avoid these issues by simply hydrating continuously, carrying sunscreen and sunglasses with you wherever you go.
When do the shops and stores open in Egypt during the day?
Normally, shops start to open from almost 10 AM until 10 PM. However, many cafes, supermarkets, shops and restaurants stay open 14 hours, especially the ones that are not situated into malls.
When do the monuments open during the day in Egypt?
Generally, historical landmarks and museums in Egypt open starting from 9 AM to 5 PM. The Pyramids of Giza and all the open-air landmarks open their gates from 8 AM until sunset. As well as, there are a few museums open for two shifts: a morning shift starting from 9 AM to 4 PM and an evening shift from 5 PM to 9 or 10 PM. It is notable that during Ramadan, these schedules change according to the circumstances of this holy month.
Are there any tips for women while traveling in Egypt?
It is recommended to wear comfortable modest outfits especially in non-touristy places. Women are entitled to avoid exaggerated tight clothing, and to cover their shoulders and knees, and avoid too opened front necklines. Thus, travelers can wear whatever they want but in respect with the Egyptian culture. It is important to note that there is a separate car for women in metros, and it is preferable for women to use it especially during rush hours.
How much should I pay as tips?
If you are in a restaurant, it is common to hand, an average of 5 and 10% tip directly to the waiter. It is optional to give a few Egyptian pounds when carrying luggage or parking a car or to the person who is responsible for cleaning bathrooms, with a maximum amount of 5 Egyptian pounds. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is optional; however, you should consider it in case you were satisfied with his service. If you are willing to tip, you are very free to give the amount of money you think it is convenient with the quality of your experience.
What are the most recommended experiences to try in Egypt?
Egypt has a variety of experiences to try. If you are planning to visit Egypt, you can never miss tasting the authenticity of Cairo, the capital and the heart of this country. In Cairo, you will get to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, Cairo Citadel, the Egyptian Museum and you will take a tour in the historical Al-Moez street. If you are seeking for an unforgettable relaxing vacation in Egypt, you will have to experience Egypt Nile Cruises. Pick one of Nile cruise boats and cruise in the Nile river of Egypt. When experiencing A Nile River Cruise, you will get to explore the Ancient Egyptian history and you will relish fascinating natural landscapes. Luxor Aswan Nile Cruises are one of the most enjoyable trips in Egypt. Many travelers tend to enjoy beaching in Egypt, as Egypt possesses some of the most beautiful beaches of the world along the shores of the Red Sea. You can go for a trip to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada if you want to feel summer vibes during winter.
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