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King Tut Tour
14 days
12 locations
age 10+
availability 35
100% safety
Description

Visit the Land of the Pharaohs and unveil Tutankhamun’s secrets together with the most famous archaeologist in the world – Dr. Zahi Hawass. You will have an opportunity to delve yourself in a fascinating story of the legendary Golden King, learn more about his life, and explore all the important sites linked to one of the most recognizable rulers of Egypt. 

To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, the Ministry of Antiquities and archeology experts prepared the largest international exhibition of 150 authentic artifacts found in his tomb. For the first time ever, in cooperation with King Tut’s exhibition organizers, Inside Egypt and Archaeological Paths will take you on the most comprehensive King Tut Tour ever offered. Our companies have gained the exclusive rights to promote our in-depth tours to Egypt at King Tut’s exhibition.

Why this trip?
  • On the King Tut Tour you will see the most iconic places in the Land of the Pharaohs. You will also have access to places that are usually not seen by tourists. You will explore Tuna El-Gebel, Abydos and Dendera.
  • The King Tut Tour offers a private entrance to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo where Dr. Zahi Hawass will personally show and tell you more about the most important artifacts from King Tut’s collection.
  • During this carefully designed tour you will stay at the best Egyptian hotels, taste delicious local cuisine, and discover the captivating beauty of the Land of the Pharaohs.
DAY
1
Arrivals / Check-in in the Mena House Hotel
DAY
2
Saqqara / Exclusive lecture by Dr. Zahi Hawas
DAY
3
Giza Plateau / Cairo Museum – private sightseeing with Dr. Zahi Hawass
DAY
4
Departure to the Middle Egypt / Beni Hasan
DAY
5
Tuna El-Gebel / Tel El-Amarna
DAY
6
Abydos & Dendera temples / Departure to Luxor
DAY
7
Karnak / Luxor temples
DAY
8
Hatchepsut temple / Medinet Habu / Valley of the Kings with Dr. Zahi Hawass
DAY
9
Luxor museum & Library / Check-in on the Cruise Ship / Cruise to Edfu
DAY
10
Edfu & Kom Ombo temples
DAY
11
Aswan sightseeing – Philae temple & Unfinished obelisk
DAY
12
Abu Simbel Temple / Nubian village / Check-in to a 5-star hotel in Aswan
DAY
13
Flight to Cairo. Cairo Citadel & Old and Islamic Cairo
DAY
14
Departure from Cairo or *1-day add-on to Alexandria
PRICING

Price per person: 
5985 USD for double room (deposit is only 800 USD during booking!).
If you are traveling alone, you can share a room with another tour member. If you would like to have a single room, the single supplement costs an extra $1270 USD.


Payment Schedule:
- 800 USD deposit - during booking.
- Full payment is due two months before the tour

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


Included:
Dr. Zahi Hawass as our special guest; 4/5-star accommodation, 5-star deluxe Nile cruise ship; domestic flight during the tour (Aswan – 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; reception at Cairo International Airport; airport arrival & departure transfers; Government taxes; Private entrance to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo;  Private entrance to the King Tutankhamun’s tomb; Health & Travel Insurance.


Not Included:
International flights to/from Cairo (we can help with booking your flights to Egypt); Egyptian visa (visa costs only 25 USD and is issued on arrival at the Cairo airport).

Helpful pre-trip info
ACCOMMODATION

The option to upgrade your room, whether in the hotel 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 Add-ons

Fayoum 1-day add-on (1st day of the tour – standard arrival day):
The add-on tour to Fayoum is a full-day trip. It will start in the morning after breakfast with a 2 hour journey in an air-conditioned coach and then we will go by jeep to Qasr Qarun Temple & the Waterfalls of Wadi El-Rayan. After lunch you will have a possibility to swim in the Magic Lake. Next, we will visit Wadi El Hitan (Whale Valley) - UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Price: $195 per person + the additional night in the hotel.

Alexandria 1-day add-on (14th day of the tour – standard departure day): 
The sightseeing includes Alexandria Library, the catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa, the harbor of Alexandria and the place where the famous Pharos Lighthouse used to stand. The lighthouse was one of The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The price of the add-on includes 1 extra night in the hotel in Giza. 
Price: $345 per person in a double room or $395 in a single room.

JORDAN 5-day add-on (day 15-19, after the main Egypt Tour)
Tour includes the legendary city of Petra, UNESCO World Heritage Site; beautiful Wadi Rum Desert with mysterious prehistoric petroglyphs and ever-changing landscape of otherworldly rock formations. You will take a relaxing swim in the Dead Sea and visit Mount Nebo from which Moses saw the Promised Land. See our travel brochure for the Jordan add-on: CLICK HERE.
Price: $2790 per person for double room (deposit is only $400 during booking; full payment is due two months before the tour). The single supplement is an extra cost of $470.

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King Tut Tour
Price
$5,985
per person
Book your tour!
01-13-2019 - 01-26-2019
03-24-2019 - 04-06-2019
10-27-2019 - 11-09-2019
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+1 (203) 418-2078