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Exploring Egypt
10 days
10 locations
age 10+
availability 25
100% safety
Description

Discover the beauty of Egypt in just 10 days – The great 4 city tour

Is ten days long enough to have a wonderful vacation & see all of the sights?

Inside Egypt will give you the opportunity to take a quick tour with an amazing adventure.

This program will cover all of the major sights of 4 cities in Egypt (Alexandria, Cairo, Luxor, Aswan). You will visit the most famous monuments in the world including the Giza Plateau to discover the three pyramids with a rare entry inside the magnificent Great Pyramid. The tour will also take you to the Islamic part of Egypt to visit the mosques and to learn about the ancient and modern history.

During the middle of the tour you will live a Royal experience at The Royal Abdeen Palace, with a presidential visit and lunch. With us at Inside Egypt, you will be experience Egyptian food & a local coffee shop, following a legendary shopping trip to Khan Khalil Bazaar. You will travel from Cairo to Alexandria to spend a special day at the beautiful Egyptian seaside with highlights of Alexandria monuments and enjoy fresh seafood with a gorgeous sea view!

Then to the best of the best by visiting Luxor and Aswan whilst staying onboard a luxury Nile cruise ship. You will feel like you are in heaven when sailing along the Nile. Let’s make lots of memories that will live in your heart forever.

 

Why this trip?
  • Visit the major cities of Egypt taking in the culture, history & modern day highlights
  • A rare opportunity to go inside one of the wonders of the world
  • An insight into Islamic Cairo & be treated like royalty at the Abdeen palace
  • Living like a local with Egyptian cuisine & a shopping trip to remember at Khan el Khalili
  • Relaxing on a cruise ship along the River Nile
  • Visit the breathtaking Abu Simbel temples
  • See where the kings were laid to rest & spend time at the magnificent Karnak temple
DAY
1
Arrival to Cairo
DAY
2
Saqqara & Dahshour
DAY
3
The Egyptian Museum & Abdeen Palace
DAY
4
Alexandria
DAY
5
The Giza Plateau & the Citadel of Salah Din & the legendary Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
DAY
6
Flight to Abu Simbel Temples
DAY
7
Kom Ombo Temple & Edfu Temple
DAY
8
Luxor - West Bank
DAY
9
The Karnak Temple Complex & flight to Cairo
DAY
10
Departure
PRICING

2785 USD per person in a twin/double room (Our low deposit is just 500 USD!). If you are traveling alone, that’s no problem. We can allocate you a shared room with another tour member. If you would like to have a room to yourself, the single supplement will be 450 USD.

Payment Schedule:
- $500 deposit to confirm the booking. Payable when booking.
- Remaining balance will be due two months before the tour.

Payments can be made via bank transfer or credit card. We accept Visa and MasterCard with 3-D Secure.

Price Includes:
Five Star Accommodation - 5 nights in Five Star hotels in Cairo; 3 nights onboard a Five Star Deluxe Nile Cruise Ship; Domestic flights during the tour (Cairo - Abu Simbel; Luxor - Cairo); 3 meals a day – breakfast, lunch and dinner; All sightseeing tours; bottled water during the sightseeing; English speaking guide; English speaking tour leader; Transfers in air-conditioned buses; Airport meet and greet; Airport Arrival & Departure transfers; Government taxes; Private entrance to the Great Pyramid of Khufu; Special entrance to the Sphinx Enclosure; Health Insurance. 

Not Included:
International flights to/from Cairo in Egypt (we can help you with booking); Visa cost (visa is only $25 and issued on arrival at Cairo airport).

Helpful pre-trip info
ACCOMMODATION

The option to upgrade your room, whether in the hotels in Cairo or on the cruise ship, is available upon request. Information regarding upgrade availability and prices will be provided before you begin your trip. Please note the upgrade availabilities will be limited. 

Guests who are traveling alone should consider sharing a room with another tour member to avoid paying an extra charge for a single room. If you would like to share a room with another traveler, please choose the ‘Share’ option when booking your tour. You will always be matched with a guest of the same gender and we will attempt to place you with a guest of the same age group.

If you and another guest on the tour would like to share a room, but have booked your tours separately, please contact us with both names and let us know you would like to share a room. 

If you are booking for two guests and choose one room, you will automatically be allocated the same room as the person you are booking with. 

If you are arriving a few days before the start of the tour or staying a few more days after the tour ends, please let us know so we can make the necessary arrangements for your hotel accommodation and airport transfers.

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FLIGHTS

The first day of the tour is dedicated to arrivals as our guests will be arriving throughout the day. We recommend you try to book a flight that arrives in the afternoon to allow you time to unpack and rest before dinner. 
The final day of the tour (Day 14) will be dedicated to departures and the check-out time at the hotel is at 12pm.

All guests will be greeted by an Inside Egypt representative at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Transfers from the hotel to the airport are also provided for departures.

Guests are responsible for booking their international flights to and from Egypt. Please make sure to send us a copy of your flight itinerary so we can arrange your airport transfers. Feel free to contact us if you need assistance booking your international flights.

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OPTIONAL TRIPS

Our tour itinerary includes all of the major attractions and is sure to please you. Additional excursions are available for guests who would like to add on to our standard itinerary. 
The additional excursions are scheduled around the main itinerary to avoid any conflicts should you choose to add them to your trip. 
Below is a list of sites and excursions you can add to your trip. 

Hot air balloon trip over Luxor and the Nile river - 155$

For unbeatable views of Luxor's famous temples, take a hot-air balloon trop over the River Nile's West Bank. Away from the crowds in the peaceful glow of dawn, your sunrise flight over Egypt's ancient monuments promises to be a highlight of your visit. The hot air balloon trip will give you the opportunity to take the most stunning photographs.

Camel caravan – 90$

Join us for an hour-long camel ride through the golden desert in Sahara City. Enjoy beautiful sunset views with the Pyramids of Giza in the background as we experience traditional Egyptian folklore and learn of customs and stories of a past civilization. The expedition will be an astounding way to begin your adventure in Egypt. Following the early evening ride, we will return to the hotel for dinner. 

Entrance to the man-made mountain of Abu Simbel - 390$

With Inside Egypt you will have an opportunity to see this temple from a completely different perspective. View the temple from the inside of a man-made mountain  erected to support the temple of Abu Simbel in its new location. You can go inside the mountain of Abu Simbel itself to see the dome and construction of the temple and learn more about the behind-the-scenes work of archaeologists on this unique complex. The site has been closed to tourists for almost 20 years.

Payment for these additional excursions can be via credit card or cash during the tour. Credit card payments include a 2.0% processing fee charged by the bank system. 
Please inform your tour leader upon arrival if you would like to take part in any of these optional excursions.

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Optional 1-day add-ons

Fayoum 1-day add-on organized on the standard arrival day (day 1)

The optional additional tour to Fayoum is a full-day trip. It will begin in the morning following breakfast and the journey will take approx. 2 hours in an air-conditioned coach.

You will visit Lahun pyramid & Wadi El Hitan (Whale Valley) - UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then you will go to the Magic Lake where you will enjoy lunch before continuing to Quaroun Lake - the third largest lake in Egypt called "Breqet Qalun”.

Returning back to Cairo, you will enjoy your dinner at the hotel.  The additional tour price includes an extra night in a hotel in Giza.

Price: $345 per person for a double room or $420 for a single room.

 

Beni Hassan & Tuna El Gebel 1-day add-on organized on the standard departure day (day 10)

If you are still eager for more exploring….

Join this exciting trip with a new type of archaeological site at Beni Hasan & Tuna El-Gebel.

After breakfast you will move to Al Minya governorate, located in Middle Egypt, 2 hours drive from Cairo. You will start the visit at Tuna El Gabal, originally named the “Towns” for the kings’ area it’s the necropolis of Khnum. The first monument you will visit there is Akhenaton’s boundary Stelae, it shows the king with his wife “Queen Nefertiti during the worshipping the God Atun “God of Sun”. Then the guide will show you the Catacombs of Tuna El Gabal, the house of mummies.

After lunch you will visit Beni Hassan Tombs, the tombs for the nobles “ministries of the Kings”.

Your guide will share with you a different type of tomb and details of how the nobles created their tomb a little bit like the kings’ tombs, but you will see the difference in the decoration because the tombs of Beni Hassan will show the normal daily life, agriculture, food, dance etc. of the ancient Egyptians, not a funerary decoration like the kings’ tombs.

Returning back to Cairo, you will enjoy your dinner at the hotel. The add-on’s price includes an extra night in a hotel in Giza.

Price: $297 per person for a double room or $297 for a single room.

 

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Exploring Egypt
Price
$2,785
per person
Book your tour!
02-03-2021 - 02-12-2021
03-03-2021 - 03-12-2021
10-06-2021 - 10-15-2021
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