Egypt has attracted travelers with its remarkable history since ancient times. The legacy of the pharaohs interwoven with contemporary culture, the richness of the underwater world of the Red Sea, the vast desert with its green oases, and the hospitality of the Egyptians. These are just some of the many reasons why you should travel to Egypt from Australia and take part in one of our Egypt tours from Australia.
We offer several Egypt holiday packages from Australia with a professionally prepared itinerary and different durations, including visits to the most important Egyptian highlights. Inside Egypt are experts in all things Egypt, you will visit sites we know very well, such as museums, temples, tombs, pyramids, well known streets, the oldest bazaar of Old Cairo, and much more, guaranteeing you a successful and safe trip of a lifetime. All our Egypt tours from Australia have a few things in common. Luxury Egypt tours from Australia organized by Inside Egypt are limited to a maximum of 20 participants. Small, intimate groups allow for an exclusive and comfortable tour of Egypt distinguishing us from the standard mass tours offered by other travel agencies.
Our Egypt holiday packages from Australia have been created to give you a trip full of memories and experiences exceeding your expectations. During our Egypt tours from Australia you will have unparalleled access to the wonders of ancient Egypt and you will be offered special entries to sites that are off-limits to the general public. These are exclusive VIP experiences that only Inside Egypt can provide. Our very knowledgeable English speaking guides will take you back in time, and share lots of interesting stories that you won't find in the best travel guides. They will also be great travel companions.
During our Egypt tours from Australia you will stay in the best five-star hotels in Egypt with a great location and join a deluxe ship cruise on the Nile which is a floating 5-star hotel. All of the accommodations that are included at are of the highest standard, with professional service and services provided at the highest level. These places are also distinguished by a prestigious atmosphere. Our luxury Egypt tours from Australia consist of interesting tours and trips, in which active exploration of attractive places in Egypt is combined with relaxation and rest on a luxury ship during a cruise on the Nile. During our Egypt tours from Australia you will get to know the fascinating cultures and diverse customs, as well as the wonderful Egyptian cuisine and its unique flavors.
Inside Egypt allows you to travel safely, comfortably, quickly, and in style.We provide comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles with experienced drivers. We will cover all long distances between northern and southern Egypt by plane (in both directions). We also provide transfers from the airport on the day of arrival and departure. You can extend each of our luxury Egypt tours from Australia with our Jordan 5-day add-on and do both Egypt and Jordan tours from Australia. This is an amazing opportunity to visit two unique countries of the Middle East rich in ancient monuments in just one trip.
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Our signature Egypt Vacation takes you on an enthralling 14-day Egypt tour from Cairo to visit Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Au Simbel, and back again, exploring Egypt's most iconic landmarks. Vacation the Egypt pyramids ahead of the crowds and enjoy a peaceful moment to drink in the atmosphere of the Pyramid tours of Khufu and the Great Sphinx at the Giza Plateau before tourists are admitted for the day. You’ll also discover the country’s hidden gems with exclusive access to rooms and locations normally off-limits to the public, and sail down the Nile in style aboard our well-appointed cruise ship to delve further into the mysteries of Southern Egypt. Our 14 day Egypt pyramids vacation offers the most in-depth experience of our Egypt vacation tour packages.
This 10 day Egypt travel pacage vacation offers a unique tour of Egypt that is custom designed to highlight the attractions of four Egyptian cities: Cairo, Giza, Luxor, and Aswan. See the Step Pyramid, Egypt’s first pyramid; tour some of the most notable monuments on Earth at the Giza Plateau; enjoy a comfortable 4-night stay on our exquisite cruise ship as it sails down the Nile; explore ancient temples; and marvel at the stunning artifacts that chronicle a compelling history at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. You’ll enjoy all the exclusivity and luxury of our signature Egypt trip tours on a briefer timetable.
Don’t let an expedient schedule prevent you from getting a premium Cairo Egypt vacation to experience of the best of this mystical realm. This 8 day Egypt tour and vacation to Egypt is planned with efficiency in mind. You’ll wander through the halls of the Egyptian Museum, see awe-inspiring views of Cairo, and try your hand at bartering with local merchants before spending 3 nights abroad on a first-class trip down the Nile to see historic temples and the Valley of the Kings. Upon returning to Cairo, you’ll tour the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and enjoy an intimate visit to the Giza Plateau before it’s open to other tourists, drinking in the majesty of the Sphinx and the great pyramids with every comfort our luxury Egypt vacation have to offer.
If you are planning to travel to Egypt from Australia or you're looking to join one of our Egypt tours from Australia, you are probably wondering how to get a flight to Egypt from Australia. Is there a direct flight to Egypt from Australia and how much are the airline tickets?
Our Egypt holiday packages from Australia, unfortunately do not include your flight to Egypt from Australia, but the team at Inside Egypt is happy to help you with booking flights to Egypt from Australia, if needed. We will check the offers of various carriers especially for you, and present you the best air connections at the best prices.
However, we know from experience that there are no direct flights to Egypt from Australia. With airlines such as Emirates, Etihad Airways, Oman Air and Qatar Airways you can fly to Cairo, Egypt from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth with just one stop. It is possible to join a flight to Egypt with a minimum of two stops from other Australian airports.
Our team at Inside Egypt can share with you a few proven tricks to make the most of airline promotions to get the best price for your flight to Egypt from Australia. We suggest how to search for them below.
Do research - make friends airlines websites and flight search engines. Experienced travelers are advised to not only be up to date with current promotions and articles but also to look at the archival ones. By doing such research, you can find out when the promotions appear most often, when there is a time of increased discounts, what occasions are most often liked by airlines or when given destinations are cheaper
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Keep your finger on the pulse - watch the social media of airlines and flight search engines, subscribe to the newsletters, search for connections on various comparison websites, on airlines websites, and via special programs (eg Azuon).
A popular and effective way to significantly reduce the cost of your flight to Egypt from Australia is a ticket purchased 2 - 6 months in advance. It can reduce the flight price several times! When choosing this way of making a saving, it is worth planning your Egypt tour from Australia early.
The price of a flight to Egypt from Australia will not always be the same everywhere. Sometimes promotional prices are only available on the airlines websites. Sometimes flight search engines organize their own promotions. Special promotions are also directed to regular customers via the newsletter.
Whichever option you choose for your flight to Egypt from Australia, you're sure to have an amazing experience with us on our Egypt tours from Australia!
The prices of our Egypt tours from Australia are very attractive and are quoted in US dollars. You can pay for your luxury Egypt tours from Australia safely online with a Visa or Mastercard with 3-D Secure credit or debit card. The total amount will then be converted from Australian dollars to US dollars. You can also pay for the Egypt tours from Australia by international bank transfer in US currency, however, you must then cover all the transfer costs.
To book one of our Egypt holiday packages from Australia you only need to pay a deposit of $ 1000 and the remaining amount will then be due 90 days before you travel to Egypt from Australia. If the date of your Egypt tour from Australia is less than three months, you will need to pay the full amount upon confirmation.
Our three best Egypt tours from Australia:
The price of our 14 Days in Egypt Tour (Egypt holiday package from Australia) is $ 4895 and it includes: 7 nights in 5-star hotels in Cairo in a twin / double room; 6 nights on board a 5-star deluxe Nile cruise ship in a twin/double room; Domestic flights during the tour (Cairo to Luxor; Luxor to Cairo); 3 meals a day - breakfast, lunch and dinner; All sightseeing tours and entrances included in the Egypt tour itinerary; Exclusive VIP Experiences such as private entry to the Giza Plateau, the Great Pyramid and special access to the Great Sphinx enclosure; Bottled water while sightseeing; English-speaking guide; English-speaking tour leader (concierge travel); Transfers in air-conditioned buses; Reception at the airport and airport transfers on standard arrival and departure days; Government taxes. If you are traveling alone and you would like to have a room to yourself, the single supplement for this would be $ 1550.
The price of a 10-day tour of Egypt (Egypt tour package from Australia) is $ 4385 and it includes: 6 nights in 5-star hotels in Giza; 3 nights onboard a 5-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 and entrances included in the itinerary; bottled water during the sightseeing; English speaking guide; English speaking tour leader (concierge travel); Transfers in air-conditioned buses; Airport meet and greet; Airport Arrival & Departure transfers; Government taxes; Exclusive VIP Experiences, such as special access to Abdeen Palace in Cairo and Montaza Palace in Alexandria. If you would like to stay in a single room, the supplement for this is $ 1180.
The price of the 8 day Egypt tour (luxury Egypt tour from Australia) is $ 3495 and includes: 4 nights in 5-star hotels in Giza in a twin/double room; 3 nights onboard a 5-star deluxe Nile cruise ship in a twin/double room; Domestic flights during the tour (Cairo - Abu Simbel; Luxor - Cairo); 3 meals a day - breakfast, lunch and dinner; All sightseeing tours and entrances included in the itinerary; Exclusive VIP Experiences, such as private entry to the Giza Plateau, the Great Pyramid & special access to the Great Sphinx enclosure; Bottled water during the sightseeing; English speaking guide; English speaking tour leader (concierge travel); Transfers in air-conditioned buses; Airport meet and greet; Airport Arrival & Departure transfers; Government taxes. The single supplement for this tour if you would like a single room is $ 940.
Our Egypt tours from Australia don't include: International flights to/from Cairo; travel insurance; Egyptian visa (the visa costs $ 25 and is issued on arrival at Cairo International Airport); tips ($ 200 per person); soft and alcoholic beverages; personal expenses.
Each of our Egypt tours from Australia can be expanded with the Jordan 5-day add-on and you can take the Egypt and Jordan tours from Australia. The Jordan 5-day add-on tour costs $ 2885 per person for a double room (deposit is $ 500 per person during booking and the final balance is due three months before the tour). If you would like to have a room to yourself, the single supplement for this would be $ 625.
The prices of our Egypt tours from Australia and our Egypt and Jordan tours from Australia are really attractive and affordable in relation to the amazing experiences that they include. Thanks to our luxury Egypt tours from Australia you will explore Egypt like a pharaoh at rates that don't require a king's ransom!
One of the many experiences that the participants of our Egypt tours from Australia gain is getting to know the local cuisine and traditional Egyptian dishes. Egyptian cuisine is as important to understanding the country's culture as the architecture, traditions, music, and many other factors. Therefore, sampling original Egyptian cuisine is a key aspect of each of our luxury Egypt tours from Australia. Egyptian dishes are extremely diverse, and the sophisticated palette of flavors takes participants of our Egypt tours from Australia into a world full of interesting aromas and spices.
During our Egypt tours from Australia, our guests will eat breakfast and dinner in 5-star hotels with a buffet or set menu. When sightseeing, our customers will eat lunch in the best local restaurants situated close to the sites we will visit. During these meals on our Egypt tours from Australia there will be an opportunity to sample typical Egyptian dishes for lunch such as kofta, macaroni bechamel, rice-stuffed vegetables and grape leaves, hummus, baba ganoush, shawarma, kebab, lentil soup, and molokhia soup.
During the Nile cruise, all three main meals will be served aboard the luxury ship. There will be a huge selection of gourmet food on the ship. In addition to a choice of international dishes, there will be an opportunity to eat Egyptian ful medames and falafel for breakfast. For lunch, you will be able to enjoy the traditional Egyptian koshary or fish baked with vegetables and oriental spices. Dinner can be completed with a set of Egyptian desserts and cakes, including kunafa, basbousa, or om ali.
Traditional Egyptian beverages are also worth mentioning when on one of our Egypt tours from Australia, such as: coffee with cardamom prepared in a kanaka pot and served in small cups, cold or hot karkade, anise tea or hot fenugreek drink. You'll also find a whole selection of fresh seasonal fruit juices such as guava, orange, mango, pomegranate, and even sugar cane. Please note that all drinks except bottled water are an extra charge.
There are so many local delicacies to discover on our Egypt tours from Sydney. Eating and drinking Egyptian specialties made from local ingredients and eaten at traditional local restaurants is part of the holistic process of discovering the real Egypt. During our tours to Egypt from Melbourne, we urge you to try also to eat what Egyptians eat. Not only that, we will take you for lunch exactly where the locals are dining to make the most of your experience on our Egypt tour packages from Australia.
Throughout the Egypt tours from Australia you will stay in the finest and historic 5-star hotels in Egypt. These facilities have a great location, spacious rooms, service at the highest level, and also provide unique experiences that enhance all "five senses", giving the feeling of privacy and balance for your body and mind through their luxury spa services, fitness center, as well as exceptional cuisine. In addition, these hotels have heated outdoor swimming pools, well-kept greenery, and shops and ATMs onsite. Also, the ship where our guests will be accommodated during the Nile cruise is a practically floating 5-star hotel with air-conditioned cabins overlooking the Nile and personalized service of a high standard. What better way to spend your luxury Egypt tours from Australia.
The 5-star Marriott Mena House Hotel has the best location in Giza, guaranteeing outstanding views of pyramids. Even if you do not book a special room with a view of the Great Pyramid, you will be able to see it from many other places in the hotel, such as the garden or the main restaurant. The layout of the gardens and pool are spacious and comfortable. The rooms are large and classically furnished, and the hotel service is to a high standard.
5-star Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence
The hotel is perfectly situated on the bank of the River Nile. The interior of the hotel is phenomenal with beautiful flower arrangements. The rooms are beautiful, large and well equipped with great views of the river and the pool area. The staff are friendly and professional and the facilities throughout the hotel are beautiful and elegant. The meals in the restaurants are fabulous. Guests can enjoy the spacious pool area, and an incredible onsite spa. The botanical and zoological gardens are nearby, as well as the First Mall and the casino.
5-star Nile Cruise ship MS La Fayane or another similarly appointed ship
The cruise on a 5-star Nile Cruise ship is one of the best experiences you will have in Egypt. After a day full of sightseeing, our participants of the Egypt tours from Australia will be able to relax in comfort and style, surrounded by the ever-changing natural beauty of the Nile. They can enjoy all the comforts that our 5-star cruise ship has to offer - the sun deck, the pool and the bars and restaurant while cruising up the Nile.
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Egyptian life has been focused invariably around the Nile for centuries - it's on its shores that both nature and human settlements are concentrated. During our Egypt tours from Australia you will join a romantic cruise on the Nile, which is reminiscent of tourism in the past Victorian times. Along the way you will admire great historical places like Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, and the ancient cities of Egypt: Kom Ombo, Edfu and Aswan. You will also get to see tiny local villages, whose inhabitants from the river bank will wave to you in greeting.
Inside Egypt offers luxury Egypt tours from Australia, so the luxury cruise on the Nile will take you on a deluxe cruise ship, which is basically a floating 5-star hotel, with comfortable air-conditioned cabins overlooking the Nile, delicious meals and personalized service. However, a cruise on the Nile is not only visit to the monuments located along the river, it also allows you time in the afternoon to relax on the upper deck of the ship, admiring the beautiful nature and amazing Egyptian sunsets on the Nile. The evenings are filled with entertainment, live music, shows of Nubian dances, belly dancing and local folklore.
Guests on our Egypt tours from Australia can also use the gym, Jacuzzi, and Spa, where you can enjoy a massage onboard. You can also visit the Egyptian souvenir shops located on the ship to buy some great souvenirs to take home with you. These are just some of the amenities that await you during the cruise.
During our Egypt holiday packages from Australia, Nile cruise ships usually depart from Luxor and head up the Nile to Aswan, or vice versa. Depending on which Egypt tour package from Australia you choose, the Nile cruise may last from 3 to 7 days. The Nile Cruise is an attraction in itself and a very important part of each of our Egypt tours from Australia.
Travel to Egypt from Australia and join us on one of our Egypt tours from Australia. Enjoy the wonderful Nile cruise for yourself!
There are currently no travel restrictions when you travel to Egypt from Australia for Australian citizens. Australians visiting Egypt don't need Covid PCR tests or current Covid-19 vaccinations for Egypt from Australia from June 17, 2022. However, when you plan to travel to Egypt from Australia you should make sure that your passport is valid for at least six months from the date of your planned return from Egypt and you must purchase a visa for Egypt from Australia.
An Egyptian tourist visa costs $25 (single entry) and $60 (multiple entry). Tourist visas are issued for 30 days. A tourist visa can be purchased upon arrival at the airport in Egypt. This should be done at the bank counter before immigration. To purchase the visa you will need US dollars in cash. If you buy a visa at the airport, upon arrival in Egypt, you will receive a sticker in your passport confirming its purchase. This is the easiest way to get a visa to join our Egypt tours from Australia.
You can also purchase a visa at the Egyptian Embassy in Australia or online through a dedicated website. In the latter case, just go to: https://www.visa2egypt.gov.eg/, register and fill out the form. You will be asked to provide, among others: date and purpose of travel, passport number and information on previous visits to Egypt and planned accommodation. After completing the application and making the payment, a link to download the e-visa will be sent to the email address provided. Please print this out and take it with you on the Egypt tours from Australia. However, this must be done in advance. At least one week before your flight to Egypt from Australia.
For more information before your Egypt tour from Australia, see our Egypt travel tips. This will make sure that you're fully prepared to travel to Egypt from Australia.
If you are planning a trip to Egypt from Australia and are joining our luxury Egypt tours from Australia, you are surely wondering are any vaccinations for Egypt from Australia required?
Egypt does not require any compulsory vaccinations from Australian tourists traveling to Egypt on vacation. However, before you go on vacation to Egypt, you should check the validity and effectiveness of the vaccinations that you have. Vaccinations against diphtheria, tetanus and polio are especially important. If you have immunity, everything is fine, if you have lost it, you should get an updated vaccination.
Doctors recommend the following vaccinations before traveling to Egypt from Australia: vaccination against COVID-19, vaccination against hepatitis A and B, tetanus vaccination, vaccination against typhoid, and vaccination against meningitis. This will save you stress during the holidays and allow you to enjoy your Egypt vacation instead of worrying about your health.
The most common health problems facing Australians in Egypt are stomach problems. Different food, bacterial flora and water containing microorganisms can contribute to abdominal pain and diarrhea. You must have a supply of activated charcoal in your first aid kit. Never drink water from the tap, even after boiling, and buy bottled water. Be careful when shopping for groceries on street stalls.
Another common problem that makes life difficult for tourists in Egypt is the strong sun. Sunstroke and sunburn can occur if we are not protected from the sun. Therefore, on Egypt tours from Australia, you should take airy, bright, body-covering clothes and headwear. Cover the exposed parts of your body every few hours with a cream with a sunscreen of at least 15, but the highest factor is recommended. Good sunglasses with both UVA and UVB filters will also be useful.
To avoid mosquito bites on your Nile cruise, as well as mosquito-borne diseases, use insect repellent. It is best to stock up on such specifics before traveling to Egypt from Australia.
Avoid contact with wild dogs and cats when on Egypt tours from Australia. Especially when these animals are not skittish and approach people on their own.
Over-the-counter or prescription drugs in Australia may also be available over the counter in Egypt and pharmacies in Egypt are very well stocked. However, some medications may even be considered illegal or controlled substances in Egypt, even when prescribed by a physician in Australia. If you plan to bring medication for your own use, take only enough medication for your trip to Egypt from Australia. If you take any medications that would raise concerns of Cairo airport staff, carry a copy of your prescription or a letter from your doctor stating that these are for your own use while you're on the Egypt tours from Australia.
Be sure to purchase comprehensive travel insurance for when you travel to Egypt from Australia as the level of health care in Egypt varies greatly. Private hospitals and clinics are of a good standard but are very expensive. On the other hand, the level of public health service may deviate from the norm. If you do not have your own funds, you will not receive any medical care if you fall ill or have an accident while on the Egypt tours from Australia.
When planning to join one of our Egypt tours from Australia or your travel to Egypt from Australia, you will be wondering whether to take Australian dollars to Egypt or if it's better to take another currency with you. We can help you with this.
If you have not purchased an Egyptian tourist visa online before you travel to Egypt from Australia, you will need US dollars in cash to purchase an Egyptian tourist visa for $ 25 at the airport in Cairo following your flight to Egypt from Australia.
In Egypt, when on one of our Egypt tours from Australia, Australian dollars can be used in exchange offices and banks, and changed into Egyptian currency. It is better not to change the Australian currency at the airport in Cairo immediately after arrival, as the exchange rate will be unfavorable. It will be similar in the hotel exchange office. It is wiser to do this at a bank or currency exchange office and transfer to Egyptian pounds from AUD.
The current exchange rate of the Australian dollar against the Egyptian pound according to the National Bank of Egypt can be checked HERE.
You can withdraw cash from an ATM in Egyptian currency - Egyptian pounds. ATMs can be found in most 5-star hotels and large towns. In small towns and villages on your Egypt tours from Australia you may not find ATMs and may struggle to pay by card. It is always worth having a small amount of cash in Egyptian currency with you at all times during your Egypt tours from Australia, just in case you are not close to an ATM or currency exchange.
It is better to tip Egyptians in the local currency or in US dollars during your Egypt tours from Australia. Australian dollars can come as a big surprise to Egyptians, who are used to receiving tips in Egyptian pounds, US dollars, Euros and British pounds. Read our guide on tipping in Egypt where we inform you how much you should tip for different services on your luxury Egypt tours from Australia.
If you travel to Egypt from Australia on one of our luxury Egypt tours from Australia, it is worth thinking about visiting neighboring Jordan as part of your Egypt trip from Australia. This will allow you to make the most of your vacation time in the Middle East on our tours to Egypt and Jordan from Australia. Inside Egypt offers the Jordan 5-day add-on at the end of each of our Egypt tours from Australia, which means you can visit two Middle East countries, and do both tours to Egypt and Jordan from Australia in one trip abroad.
Jordan is not only part of the Holy Land, but is also a country where the paths of many cultures crossed. The most famous of which is the merchant tribe of the Nabataeans, who were responsible for building the amazing rock city in Petra. Jordan is bustling Amman, Crusader castles, priceless Petra and the stunning desert of Wadi Rum. Jordan also offers a typical Middle Eastern, aromatic cuisine that is second to none!
During the Jordan 5-day add-on, our guests will see the rock city of the Nabateans - pink and gold Petra with impressive buildings carved into the rocks! Although it is not included in the List of Ancient Wonders of the World (covering only objects from the Mediterranean Basin), it is undoubtedly one of these wonders, and no trip to Jordan should take place without a visit to the rock city! Jordan is also a country of endless deserts and our clients will visit one of them. The famous Wadi Rum was somehow discovered by Lawrence of Arabia and is considered the most beautiful desert in the world.The jeep safari experience through the desert will surely stay with you for the rest of your life! We will also go to the Dead Sea, the shore of which looks a bit different here than in neighboring Israel. Participants on our tours to Egypt and Jordan from Australia will be amazed by the views of the area from the famous Mount Nebo, get to admire the Byzantine mosaics in nearby Madaba, and explore the ruins of Shobak Castle - a crusade castle.
The Jordan 5-day add-on costs $ 3425 (USD) per person in a twin/double room, based on 2 travelers. If you travel alone and need a single room for yourself, the single supplement costs $995 (USD). Please note that prices are not listed in Australian Dollars, only in US Dollars.
You can easily book your tour to Egypt and Jordan from Australia, just indicate that you want to participate in the Jordan 5-day add-on when you register for one of our luxury Egypt tours from Australia.
Make the most of your trip when you travel to Egypt from Australia and take the opportunity to join tours to Egypt and Jordan from Australia in just one trip abroad!