Group Size: Based on Minimum of 2 passengers
Experience some of the fascinating highlights of Egypt with this tour to Cairo, Luxor and Aswan. Time in Cairo, the gateway to Egypt, is a must on any visit, with its blend of ancient and modern. Combine this with Luxor, rich in myths, mysteries and monuments, and Aswan with the beautiful Philae Temple and the famous High Dam.
Day 1 - Cairo
On arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
A stay at the five star Sonesta Cairo Hotel will leave a lasting impression. The Sonesta Cairo’s 409 spacious guest rooms and suites, offer a variety of luxurious amenities. A room on the executive floor offers an exclusive lounge.
Day 2 - Cairo
Buffet breakfast at Hotel. Meet your tour coordinator and your Egyptologist guide in the hotel lobby and start your guided tour to visit the Pyramids, Sphinx and Museum. (BL)
Pyramids and Sphinx: Your private English speaking Egyptologist will meet you at the hotel this morning to escort you on an unforgettable tour to the Great Pyramids of Giza. The only present-day survivors of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, they are among the world’s greatest tourist attractions and never lose their ability to inspire and overwhelm visitors. Enter the temple of the mysterious Sphinx, an ancient figure shrouded in legend and mystery. Your Egyptologist will enthrall you with the tales told of this fascinating figure.
Museum: After lunch, your Egyptologist will escort you on a tour of 7,000 years of Egyptian history with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which includes the world-famous golden treasures from King Tutankhamen‘s tomb.
Day 3 - Luxor
This morning you will be met and transferred from your hotel to Cairo Airport for your flight to Luxor. (B)
Flight from Cairo to Luxor (Flight included).
On arrival in Luxor you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Five star grandeur on the banks of the Nile awaits at the Sonesta St. George Hotel Luxor. The hotel features 212 standard rooms and 118 Royal Club rooms and suites, redefining luxury in a contemporary style. All rooms feature flat screen television, luxurious linens and individual climate control. The furnishings of the Royal Club rooms are even more lavish, featuring butler service; private baths with spa including steam and Jacuzzi water massage; private lounge; and elegant finishes and amenities throughout.
Day 4 - Luxor
Enjoy a full day of privately guided sightseeing of the East and West Banks with your Egyptologist. (BL)
Day 5 - Aswan
Today transfer by road to Aswan with visits to Edfu and Kom Ombo enroute. (B)
The Helnan Hotel in Aswan has an excellent location with magnificent views of the Nile and is ideal for romantic getaways, honeymoons or those fascinated by the marvels and mysteries of ancient Egypt in addition to large conferences and incentives. This five star property lies in the heart of what was the ancient frontier of Pharaonic Egypt, from where the stones to build the Pyramids came, You can still see traces of these 3,000 year old quarries in the cliffs and by the roadsides today.
Day 6 - Cairo
This morning you will be met and transferred to the Aswan Airport for your flight to Cairo. (B)
Flight from Aswan to Cairo (Flight included).
On arrival at Cairo Airport you will be transferred to your Cairo hotel.
Day 7 - End of Best of Egypt Tour
This morning you will be met at the and transferred to Cairo International Airport for your onward flight. (B)
Dates and Pricing
- 18 Aug 18 - 30 Sep 18 $1,255 $1,480
- 01 Oct 18 - 18 Dec 18 $1,500 $1,920
Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included.