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Take a Luxury 12-Day Tour of the Red Sea and Egypt

12 days in Egypt
age: 18+
maximum group size: 20
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12-Day Red Sea Tour Description

Immerse yourself in luxury as you journey through Ancient Egypt on this prestigious 12-day Egypt tour from Cairo across the Nile to the Red Sea. Our remarkable 12-day Egypt itinerary commences with a visit to the Pyramid of Djoser, a marvel from the Third Dynasty, which stands as the oldest complete stone building complex in history. Traverse through the monumental pyramids of the Old Kingdom, each narrating a chapter of ancient Egyptian history at Saqqara, where the Imhotep Museum showcases artifacts spanning eras. Then visit the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid in Dahshur. Unveil the treasures of the Grand Egyptian Museum, a colossal repository housing an array of rare archaeological marvels. Delve into the iconic Giza Plateau in Cairo, exploring firsthand the enigmatic Sphinx and gaining special access to the Great Pyramid of Khufu.

Embark on an escapade to the enchanting Abu Simbel Temples, an enduring tribute to Ramses II and his consort that rivals the splendor of the Giza Pyramids. These imposing rock temples at pharaonic Egypt's southern border echo ancient civilizations' grandeur during your Red Sea and Nile River odyssey. Setting sail from Aswan to Luxor on a deluxe 5-star Nile cruise, cherish moments exploring exquisite temples, and royal tombs alongside an English-speaking Egyptology Expert as a tour guide. Step back in time at Luxor's Valley of the Kings, the grand Colossi of Memnon, the elegant Temple of Hatshepsut, and the majestic Karnak Temple Complex embellished with colossal columns and statues.

As the cruise culminates in Luxor, proceed to Hurghada, and start your Red Sea vacation. Bask in the allure of pristine islands, interconnected lagoons, vibrant coral reefs, and sun-kissed beaches teeming with watersports and culinary delights. Engage in thrilling diving, snorkeling expeditions, and deep-sea fishing amidst the city's vibrant marine ecosystem. Hurghada beckons with a tapestry of vivid coral reefs and vibrant aquatic life, capturing the imagination of globetrotters and water enthusiasts alike.

Concluding the enthralling Red Sea tour, return to Cairo for a captivating excursion encompassing the Citadel of Salah Din, an imposing fortress commanding a panoramic vista of Old Cairo. The citadel stands as a testament to medieval grandeur, exuding an aura of awe and defense against potential invaders. Conclude your Cairo escapade with a foray into the lively El-Khalili Bazaar, a bustling marketplace steeped in history and heritage. Our seasoned guide will illuminate the bazaar's significance, offering a profound insight into Old Cairo's vibrant past and the market's pivotal role in the city's cultural tapestry. Embark on a journey unlike any other, where historical splendor, natural beauty, and cultural immersion converge to create an unforgettable 12-day Egypt tour through the heart of Egypt.

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Why Go on a Vacation of the Red Sea and Egypt

  • Enjoy exclusive access and a personalized experience at iconic ancient Egyptian landmarks with private tours of the Giza Plateau, the Great Pyramid, and the Great Sphinx.
  • Immerse yourself in a tranquil exploration of magnificent temples and tombs during a deluxe 3-day Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor guided by an Egyptology Expert.
  • Delight in a 3-day Red Sea tour, where you can indulge in the splendor of beautiful beaches, vibrant coral reefs, and thrilling watersports in Hurghada.
  • Gain insights into Cairo's medieval charm and vibrant marketplace by exploring the Citadel of Salah Din and the lively El-Khalili Bazaar, ensuring a fulfilling and unforgettable travel experience on this 12-day Egypt tour combining the best of the Red Sea and Egypt.

Our 12-Day Egypt Itinerary featuring the Red Sea

DAY
1

Arrival - Beginning of 12-day Egypt tour

DAY
2

Saqqara and Dahshur

DAY
3

The Grand Egyptian Museum, Giza Plateau- With Private Access to the Great Pyramid & the Great Sphinx

DAY
4

Nile River: Flight to Abu Simbel, the Abu Simbel Temples & the Temple of Philae

DAY
5

Nile River: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

DAY
6

Nile River: Luxor, The Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon, Optional Medinet Habu

DAY
7

Luxor: Karnak Temple Complex, Hurghada Red Sea

DAY
8

Hurghada - Red Sea Vacation

DAY
9

Hurghada - Red Sea Vacation

DAY
10

Flight to Cairo

DAY
11

Egyptian Museum Cairo - Citadel of Salah Din - Historic Cairo - Khan el-Khalili bazaar

DAY
12

Departure - End of the 12 day Egypt tour

12-DAY EGYPT TOUR PACKAGE PRICING

Price:

  • Per guest, based on 2 people sharing a double room: from $5,695
  • Single Supplement in a private room for sole use: $2,115

Payment Terms:

Initial Deposit: $1,000 per person to confirm the booking

Final Payment: Due 90 days prior to your 12-day trip to Egypt

If your departure date is less than 90 days when placing the booking, full payment is then due to confirm the booking.

Acceptable payment methods include bank transfers or credit card transactions. Visa and Mastercard payments are accepted with 3-D Secure authentication. For wire transfers, any associated fees are the responsibility of the Traveler.

Our 12-day Egypt vacation includes: Premium VIP Experiences outlined in the schedule; Deluxe Accommodations specified in the program; All guided tours and admissions detailed in the itinerary; Designated meals according to the 12-day Egypt itinerary; Expert English-speaking Egyptologist as your guide; Proficient English-speaking Travel Concierge; Internal flights; Complimentary bottled water during tours; Transfers via air-conditioned coaches; Welcoming reception and airport shuttles on standard arrival and departure days; Taxes.

The 12-day Egypt tour package does not include: International airfare (assistance provided for booking if required); a $25 entry visa (obtainable and payable in cash upon arrival at Cairo International Airport); Travel insurance; Gratuities; Soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages; Personal expenses.

For more information on our Nile and Red Sea vacation and an unparalleled 12-day trip to Egypt, we're here to assist you in arranging your travel needs seamlessly. Feel free to reach out for assistance with our Egypt packages from the USA or other origins.

Gratuity Suggestions for your Egypt and Red Sea tour: As a token of appreciation for the exceptional service provided by the staff during your journey, we suggest offering a $250 tip per person to your tour leader at the beginning of the trip. This gesture acknowledges the hard work and dedication of all individuals involved in ensuring you have a remarkable experience, encompassing the Nile cruise, hotel stays, dining venues, and transportation team.

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HELPFUL PRE-TRIP INFO FOR TRAVELING ON THE RED SEA COAST

ACCOMMODATION & INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SERVICES

Should you desire to elevate your accommodations while visiting Cairo, Hurghada, or aboard the cruise ship, we offer room upgrades upon request. Information about available upgrades and associated costs will be communicated to you prior to your 12-day Egypt vacation. Please keep in mind that the availability of upgrades is limited.

Your 12-day Egypt itinerary kicks off with a welcome day reserved for guest arrivals. Our team will be at the airport throughout the day to greet you and assist with your transfer to the hotel. For a smooth start, we suggest booking a morning or afternoon flight to allow ample time for settling in and unwinding before your evening meal.

Conversely, the final day of your 12-day trip to Egypt will focus on departures, with hotel checkout scheduled for noon. Transfers from the hotel to the airport will be coordinated to align with your international departure time for your convenience.

It is essential for all guests to organize their international flights to and from Egypt. In order to streamline your airport transfers, please furnish us with a copy of your finalized flight itinerary. Should you require assistance with booking your international flights, feel free to reach out to us for guidance.

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EXTRA TOUR OPTIONS

While our 12-day Egypt tour package already presents a comprehensive exploration of the country's key highlights, we understand the allure of additional adventures. For those seeking to elevate their 12-day Egypt itinerary, we offer a selection of supplementary excursions that seamlessly complement the main itinerary.

PYRAMIDS SOUND & LIGHT EXPERIENCE - $75 PER GUEST

Step back in time with the mesmerizing Pyramids Sound and Light Show, a magical journey into Egypt's ancient history. This enchanting experience unfolds against the backdrop of the majestic pyramids, weaving tales of pharaohs, pyramid construction, and the enigmatic Sphinx. Transport yourself to a bygone era as the Sphinx narrates the legends of Egypt's rulers like Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, casting a captivating spell on all who bear witness.

HOT AIR BALLOON EXCURSION - $175 PER GUEST

Embark on a breathtaking hot air balloon adventure over Luxor and the picturesque Nile River, offering a fresh perspective of this historic city and its iconic temples. As the sun rises, painting the landscape in golden hues, capture stunning aerial views that encapsulate the grandeur of ancient Egypt. This serene journey promises unforgettable moments and unparalleled photographic opportunities for a truly memorable experience.

MEDINET HABU - $95 PER GUEST

Escape the crowds and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the well-preserved Medinat Habu temple complex in Luxor. Admire its striking architecture, intricate hieroglyphics, and vibrant wall paintings that provide fascinating glimpses into Egypt's rich history and culture. Explore this site of significant archaeological importance for a unique and memorable addition to your Luxor itinerary.

ASWAN CAMEL TREK - $90 PER GUEST

Embrace Egypt's traditional heritage with a camel caravan adventure in Aswan, offering a unique perspective of the desert terrain and the scenic Nile River. Enjoy panoramic views of Aswan and the Nile, capturing unforgettable moments atop your trusty camel companion. Conclude your adventure with a leisurely break, savoring traditional Nubian tea in a charming riverside setting.

INSIDE THE ARTIFICIAL MOUNTAIN OF ABU SIMBEL - $390 PER GUEST

Embark on an exclusive exploration of the artificial mountain housing the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. Step behind the scenes to discover the intricate efforts undertaken to relocate and preserve these architectural wonders. Delve into this hidden world within the mountain, gaining rare insights into the meticulous preservation of Abu Simbel's remarkable complex.

Payment for optional activities can be made via credit card or in cash during your stay in Egypt, with a 2.5% processing fee applicable for credit card transactions. Simply inform your tour leader upon arrival in Egypt of your interest in participating in any of these additional excursions, and they will make the necessary arrangements for you to ensure a seamless experience.

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ENHANCE TOUR EXPERIENCES

Enrich your Red Sea and Egypt escapade with our exclusive tour add-ons designed to immerse you in ancient wonders.

Embark on a captivating journey on day 1, the standard arrival day, with a visit to the Egyptian Museum & the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization for $195 per participant. Delve into the treasures of these iconic museums, showcasing ancient artifacts, mummies, and exhibits unveiling the daily life, art, and technological advancements of ancient Egypt. This immersive experience offers a profound insight into Egypt's rich history and cultural heritage, spotlighting artifacts that have defined the nation's identity across generations.

Ensure your participation by expressing interest during the booking process and securing an extra night's accommodation at the Hyatt Regency Cairo West for seamless travel arrangements.

Discover the wonders of Alexandria on day 12, the standard departure day, with a one-day tour priced at $355 per participant. Explore key attractions such as the Library of Alexandria, the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, and the Greco-Roman Museum, culminating in a delightful seafood lunch overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Note that an additional night at the Four Seasons Cairo Hotel at First Residence in Giza is necessary and can be arranged separately.

To reserve your spot for these exceptional tour enhancements, communicate your interest during the booking process and arrange for an extra night's stay in Cairo. For further details or inquiries regarding these premium tour options, feel free to reach out to us. Elevate your Egyptian journey with these extraordinary add-ons, promising an unforgettable exploration of ancient marvels.

 

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ELEVATE YOUR JOURNEY WITH OUR JORDAN EXTENSION!

Unleash the full potential of your tour of Egypt with red Sea adventure by embarking on a spectacular 5-day escapade to Jordan, aptly known as the gem of the Middle East. Jordan beckons with a tapestry of extraordinary experiences set against ancient cities, breathtaking desert vistas, and the soothing embrace of the Dead Sea. Immerse yourself in the allure of Petra's ancient city and bask in the serenity of Amman, the vibrant capital of Jordan.

Experience the mystique of Wadi Rum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dubbed the "Valley of the Moon," offering surreal landscapes of red-pink sands, natural arches, and ancient rock carvings. Surrender to the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea, where a unique floating sensation awaits, enveloping you in unparalleled tranquility.

Day 1: Departure to Amman; begin your journey with a flight from Cairo to Amman, where a dedicated guide will welcome you upon arrival and ensure a seamless transfer to your hotel. Indulge in a delightful dinner and unwind with a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 2: Amman Exploration; kickstart your day with a scrumptious breakfast before embarking on an enriching city tour of Amman. Unveil the historical treasures of the Roman Theater, Citadel of Amman, Temple of Hercules, and Umayyad Palace, immersing yourself in ancient wonders. Delight in a flavorful lunch at a local eatery before departing for the legendary city of Petra, where a memorable dinner and overnight stay await.

Day 3: Wadi Rum Wonders; awaken to a hearty breakfast and set out on an exhilarating exploration of the captivating Wadi Rum desert, renowned for its unique rock formations and Bedouin heritage. Embark on an exciting SUV safari to encounter the desert's wildlife and cultural richness. Return to the hotel for a delectable dinner and a tranquil evening.

Day 4: Petra Marvels; energize your morning with breakfast before traversing the iconic Petra, a treasury of ancient rock-carved temples and tombs dating back millennia. Discover the secrets of this ancient city, including the iconic Treasury, Shobak Castle, St. George's Church in Madaba, and the breathtaking Mount Nebo with panoramic views of the Dead Sea.

Unwind at the Dead Sea Hotel, marveling at the world's lowest land elevation and indulging in a unique floating experience in the saltiest lake. Conclude your day with a lavish dinner and a restful night.

Day 5: Departure - after breakfast, transfer to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman for your departure flight.

Included in the Package:

  • Hotel transfer in Cairo to the airport
  • One-way flight from Cairo to Amman
  • Airport pickup and transportation to your hotel in Amman
  • Private transportation
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Luxurious 5-star hotel accommodations
  • Entrance fees to all attractions
  • 2-hour 4x4 tour in Wadi Rum
  • Three meals daily
  • Bottled water
  • Jordan visa (upon submission of full passport details)

Not Included:

  • Beverages
  • Gratuities

Price: $3655 per person for a double room based on 2 people sharing (deposit: $500 per person during booking; full payment due 90 days before the tour). Single supplement: $1265.

Immerse yourself in this extraordinary journey, where a blend of history, nature, and relaxation promises to craft unforgettable memories in the heart of Jordan.

For those intrigued by our optional Jordan 5-day add-on, express your interest during the booking process for the Red Sea and Nile River tour on our website. Additionally, arrange for an extra night's stay in a Cairo hotel post the culmination of the 12-day Egypt tour using our website's booking form for a seamless extension of your adventure.

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