Egypt & Red Sea Private Tour

from $1250
Duration:
9 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Every Sunday, Friday & Tuesday
If you are looking for a Private Tour in Egypt with the very best Hotels in the best locations to include the wonderful sights of Egypt, then this Egypt Tour Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and the Red Sea this option is definitely for you. Pamper yourself at fascinating Hotels and Resorts and locations including Cairo, Luxor and Aswan and a super Nile Cruise and more.
Included:
  •     Meet and assisted at Cairo International Airport upon arrival and departure by our Representative.
  •     Expert assistance and guidance during your stay by our Personnel, including all tours mentioned.
  •     All airport transfers by private deluxe A/C vehicle.
  •     Domestic flight tickets from Hurghada to Cairo.
  •     Accommodation for 2 nights at the Pyramids Park Resort Cairo including buffet breakfast (or similar)
  •     Accommodation for 1 night aboard Sleeper Train on half board basis.
  •     Accommodation for 1 night at the Pyramisa Isis Island Aswan including buffet breakfast (or similar)
  •     Accommodation for 3 nights onboard the Radamis II on a full board basis (or similar)
  •     Accommodation for 2 nights at the Three Corners Sunny Beach Resort including buffet breakfast (or similar)
  •     All sightseeing tours in Cairo as mentioned are Private tours.
  •     Day tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley Temple and the Egyptian Museum
  •     All shore excursions as mentioned will join small group tours whilst cruising
  •     Day tour to the Aswan High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Temple of Philae
  •     Day tour to Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
  •     Day tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon.
  •     Day tour to Karnak  and Luxor Temples 
  •     Lunch meals during tours in Cairo and Giza.
  •     Professional English-speaking Tour Guide.
  •     Admission fees to the sights throughout the tours.
  •     Bottled water during the tours
  •     Applicable taxes for all hotels and Nile cruise included in the price.
  •     Loan of a mobile phone or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device from the length of your trip (30 minutes local calling/5 minutes international included

Notes: The Egyptian Railway Authority has designed and equipped sleeper trains quite comfortable according to Egyptian standards. They take about 14 hours from Cairo to Aswan. Nevertheless, if you do not enjoy long journeys, you can take an internal flight with an addition $ 85 per person.

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: Arrive Cairo ‘Welcome to Egypt’

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met by your Memphis Tours Representative who will accompany you to your hotel in Cairo for check-in and a free welcome drink. There you will be introduced to your Tour Manager for the trip, who will explain what to expect on your vacation to Egypt and will be your point of contact throughout the whole trip. He and will give you details of how to contact him at any time whilst in Egypt under the care of Memphis Tours. Throughout your Cairo Nile Cruise Red Sea holiday, in addition to the Tour Manager, you will meet a variety of English-speaking Tour Guides, who have been chosen for their expertise on each of the areas you are visiting. After check-in, you are free to spend the rest of the day/evening at your leisure. There is a wonderful opportunity to do an optional excursion to the Sound & Light Show on Giza Plateau, by the magnificent Pyramids.
Welcome drink

Day 2: Cairo Tours - Sleeper Train to Aswan

Check-out after breakfast where your private Tour Guide will accompany you for a day tour in Cairo to visit the famous Pyramids in the area. you will begin with the famous Giza Plateau to visit the only remaining wonder from the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - the Great Pyramid of Khufu (called Cheops by the Ancient Greeks). Also on the plateau are the pyramids of Khafre (Chephren) and the smallest Pyramid Menkaure (Mykerinos). The plateau is as famous for the mysterious structure 'the Sphinx' as it is for the Pyramids, where you will visit the Valley Temple. Then you will visit the world-renowned Egyptian Museum in Cairo that was built in neo-classical style and designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The museum's vast collection of over 120,000 artifacts ranges from pre-dynastic era, through the Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period of Egypt. Amongst the most famous items which you may see are the funerary treasures of the child King Tutankhamun, the colossal statues of the heretic king, Akhenaten, and the only surviving image of Khufu, creator of Egypt's Great Pyramid. Visiting the Egyptian Museum is a great introduction to learning about the ancient Egyptian civilization, including their famous art of mummification. After that, you will visit the famous Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, a major souk in the Islamic district of Cairo, the bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. This full-day ends with dinner during an overnight trip to Aswan by a Sleeper Train.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Enjoy breakfast with sunrise views from the train before arriving Aswan, where you will be met then escorted by your Egyptologist tour guide for a day tour in Aswan. You will begin by visiting the Aswan High Dam, built in the 1960s to provide the much-needed electricity and irrigation for Egypt. Nubia, the area that was flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has known. Then we go to see 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 Angelika Island, to see Philae Temple, 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. Finally heading back to your hotel spending an overnight in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Tour to the magnificent Abu Simbel Temples

At the early morning, a Memphis Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan in a modern air-conditioned coach starting your small group tour in AbuSimbel. Kicking off with The two uniquely styled Temples of Abu Simble rightfully considered as masterpieces of ancient Egypt. .Starting with the first of the Abu Simble temples, the Temple of Ramsses II that was dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and Ramsses II himself. Finally, we conclude the day with a visit to the Temple of Queen Nefertari is alsoCalled Temple of Hathor, you will be escorted back from Abu Simbel to your Cruise in Aswan to continue your wonderful journey.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 5: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

After enjoying breakfast onboard your cruise ship in Aswan you sail to see the unique Temple of Kom Ombo. Of all the ancient Temples in Egypt, this is the only one which is divided into two, to reflecting it’s a dedication 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 you 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. Two statues of Horus flank the twin-towered entrance gate and inside, one of the interesting inscriptions lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library. The rest of the day is spent at leisure and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Relax while watching daily life on the banks of the Nile as you sail to Luxor. En route, you will pass through the lock at Esna, where you are likely to be entertained by the local traders trying to sell their wares from rowing boats. During the cruise, you will learn more about the art and architecture of Ancient Egypt as well as the mysteries of the Pharaohs and their fascinating culture. At Luxor with your Guide, you will visit Karnak Temple, which is the world's largest ancient religious site. The hypostyle hall with its colossal granite columns is one of Egypt’s famous landmarks. There will be free time to explore the different parts of the huge complex built during the reigns of various Pharaohs. Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor Temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun and you may wish to take advantage at night, of the optional evening ‘Sound and Light Show’ which tells the story of Luxor and Karnak. ( Highly recommended).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Optional Tour : (Add these to your tour when you book)
Hot Air Balloon Ride Trip - From $129.00

A spectacular early morning sunrise adventure in this hot air balloon ride over Luxor with breathtaking views over the Valley of the Kings.

Day 7: Luxor Nile Cruise - Transfer to Hurghada Red Sea

After enjoying a leisurely breakfast on board the Nile cruise boat, your expert Tour Guide will take you on a fascinating Nile journey to the West Bank of the River Nile to experience the original resting place of the world-famous boy King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings along with discovering the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (the only Female Pharaoh) at El Deir EL Bahari and the two towering statues of the Colossi of Memnon. (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). For the rest of the day you will have free time to spend at leisure in Luxor to experience the traditional culture of the Upper Egyptians before transferring to Hurghada (approximately 4 hours drive), the exciting resort destination, located on the pristine beautiful Red Sea, check into the hotel with free time at leisure and overnight stay.
Please Note: There is an additional charge to enter the Tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses VI.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Hurghada, Red Sea Free day at Leisure

Breakfast at the hotel, and enjoy a free day relaxing on the Beach
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 9: Fly Hurghada to Cairo - Fly Back Home

After breakfast, you will be met by our representative, who will transfer you to Hurghada Airport for the flight to Cairo International Airport where you will take your flight back home.

Accommodation :
Prices & Accommodation
Pyramids Park Resort Cairo
Pyramisa Isis Island Aswan
Radamis || Nile Cruise
Three Corners Sunny Beach Resort
MAY-SEPT
$ 1250 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1290 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1875 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1399 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1440 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2040 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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