Classic Egypt

from $1125
Duration:
8 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Saturday. Sunday. Thursday

Classic Egypt from UK is an all accommodations covering all of Egypt’s most precious ancient sites and more, indulging in the best accommodations that Egypt has to offer on a Nile Cruise and the best Hotels.

Included:
  • Meet and assist at Cairo Airport upon arrival and departure by our Representative.
  • Assistance by our Personnel during your stay, tours, and excursions.
  • All airport transfers by private deluxe A/C vehicle with Free WiFi.
  • Internal flight tickets from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights at the Pyramids Park Resort Cairo on a bed and breakfast (or similar)
  • Accommodation for 4 nights onboard  the Radamis || Nile Cruise on a full board basis (or similar)
  • Accommodation  for 1 night at the Hotel Le Meridien Heliopolis Cairo with bed and breakfast (or similar)
  • Tour to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx and Valley Temple.
  • Tour to Egyptian Museum.
  • Tour to the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Temple of Philae in Aswan.
  • Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
  • Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples.
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
  • Lunch meals during tours in Cairo.
  • Bottled water during all tours.
  • Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary
  • English-speaking Tour Guide during tours in Egypt
  • All Nile Cruise tours with Memphis Tours group
  • Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours.
  • Free loan of mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 3 min. international calls.
Excluded:
  • International airfare.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Personal spendings.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Tipping for Guides and Nile Cruise crew.
 
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Fly UK to Egypt - Arrive Cairo ‘Welcome to Egypt’

On this Tour to Egypt, Starting with a meet and assist with your Tour Manager at Cairo International Airport then escort you to your hotel by exclusive air-conditioned comfortable vehicle. At the Hotel your Tour Manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your Cairo & Nile Cruise tour establishing and confirming pick-up times for each tour through your Egypt Tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Giza Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

After a relaxing breakfast at in Cairo, you will be accompanied by your private tour guide and driver to start your Pyramids and Nile Cruise tour by visiting the famous Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s greatest attractions to visit The Great Pyramids, which is one of the old Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, middle pyramids of Khephren and the smallest pyramid of Mykerinos and The Mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, this tour includes visit to the Valley Temple facing the great sphinx. Enjoy your Lunch before moving on to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period in Egypt. Afterwards, enjoy a shopping tour at the famous and lively Bazaar Khan El Khalili and old market where you can browse and purchase the wonderful array of handcrafted Egyptian souvenirs and gifts. Enjoy your free time in Cairo, and then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Fly Cairo to Luxor - Nile Cruise Tour

After a finger-licking lovely breakfast, your Tour Guide will transfer you to Cairo Airport for your flight to Luxor. On arrival, you will be met by your Representative to check into your Nile Cruise in Luxor. After this, you will head off with your Tour Guide to explore Karnak Temple, which is the world's largest ancient religious site. A Testimonial of Egyptian architecture The hypostyle hall with its colossal granite columns is one of Egypt’s infamous landmarks. There will be free time to explore the different parts of the huge complex built during the reigns of various Pharaohs, then moving to Luxor Temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals that was dedicated to the God Amon and you may wish to return in the evening for the highly recommended optional tour, the Sound and Light show which tells the glorious Pharaonic historical story of Luxor and Karnak. Return to your Nile cruise and Overnight in Luxor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Breakfast is served on board in Luxor following your transfer by your Guide to cross to the West Bank of the Nile to the sites of Ancient Thebes, overall one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the impressive collonaded and terraced Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri, nested in a high cliff face and has graphics telling the story of Hatshepsut’s expeditions to the mysterious land of Punt. Venturing onward to The Valley of the Kings to see a selection of the beautifully decorated rock-cut tombs, many of which still display vibrant color and breathtaking detail of deities and scenes from the Book of the Underworld with a visit to 3 tombs. (The three 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 before your visit). The most visited tombs have walkways and electric lighting, and the internal walls are protected by glass. Sailing to Edfu via Esna Lock dinner and overnight stay onboard the Nile cruise vessel.

Please Note: There is an additional charge to enter the Tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses VI.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

After enjoying a champions breakfast onboard your Nile cruise ship in Aswan you will set sail to see Kom Ombo Temple. Of all the ancient temples in Egypt, it is Distinctly divided into two, to reflect that it is dedicated to two Gods: Sobek, the Crocodile God of fertility; and the falcon-headed Horus, God of the sky. Kom Ombo is also famous for the depictions of surgeon's instruments, giving us an early record of medicine and surgery in Ancient Egypt.
In the afternoon, sailing down the Nile to visit the huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu, which is the most complete and best-preserved of the Egyptian Temples, consisting of many columns, halls, chambers, and chapels. flanked by statues of Horus from each side at the twin-towered entrance gate; and inside, one of the interesting inscriptions lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library. Back to your Nile cruise for dinner, afternoon tea is served on the sundeck with dinner sailing to Aswan for an overnight stay onboard the cruise.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

After enjoying breakfast onboard your cruise ship in Aswan you will be met by your Guide visiting the Aswan High Dam which was built in the 1960s 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. Then moving on to witness the ‘Unfinished Obelisk’ which still lies in the granite quarries which provided ancient Egypt with building materials. It would have been the largest piece of stone ever handled but when a crack was discovered it was abandoned where it was being hewn. Cross by boat to Angilika Island, to see Philae Temple which is one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s marvelous design of long colonnades, towers and reliefs which include the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt. Return to your Nile cruise ship for lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and leisurely free time in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Fly Aswan to Cairo


Breakfast on your Nile Cruise boat, then you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Aswan Airport for your flight back to Cairo. Overnight in your Hotel in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Fly Back to UK

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your flight back home.
Meals: Breakfast
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Extend your Journey :


Pre or After - Tour Extention: Jordan 4 Days from 395 GBP: Learn More
Accommodation :
Prices & Accommodation
Hotel Le Meridien Heliopolis Cairo
Pyramids Park Resort Cairo
Radamis || Nile Cruise
MAY-SEPT
$ 1125 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1160 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1530 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1240 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1275 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1700 One Person Traveling Alone
  • Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved.

  • 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. Current prices are valid until the 30th of April 2020 excluding Easter and Christmas Holidays.

 

  • Children Policy:

Up to 2 years: FREE

Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price

Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price

Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

 

  • Notes: 

Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents.If your tour package includes airfare then extra charges for your children may apply.

 

  • 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. Packages and vacations which include International flights will require the full flight cost and deposit (25% or 50%) due to the regulations of the Airlines who require full payment

 

  • 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 for the latest design and technology.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Travelling with Children:

Children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Memphis Tours offers packages to suit all ages with excellent combined multi-location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea Resorts.

 

  • 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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