Egypt Grand Discovery: A Luxurious 11-Day Journey

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Duration

11 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people

Languages

Deutsch, English, Espanol, Francais

About this tour

Embark on a magnificent journey with Discovery Tours to explore the exotic wonders of Egypt. This 11-day adventure will lead you through ancient temples, monumental pyramids, and the vibrant culture of this captivating destination. From the bustling streets of Cairo to the tranquil waters of the Nile, you’ll uncover Egypt’s rich history and timeless treasures.

Highlights

  • Explore the exotic wonders of Egypt's ancient temples, monuments, and vibrant culture.
  • Visit Alexandria, one of the oldest centers of knowledge.
  • Discover the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.
  • Embark on a comfortable 5-day Nile Cruise.
  • Uncover the mysteries of the Valley of the Kings and Luxor Temple.
  • Experience the unique traditional feluccas on the Nile.
  • Marvel at the temples of Abu Simbel.
  • Enjoy guided tours of Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, and more.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo

Your journey begins in Cairo, where you'll be warmly welcomed and transferred to the Crown Plaza Cairo West (or similar) hotel. In the afternoon, meet your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a welcome meeting in the hotel lobby. Enjoy an evening of authentic Egyptian cuisine at a group dinner. Hotel: Crown Plaza Cairo West (or similar) Meals: Dinner Included: Group Dinner

Day 2: Cairo, Alexandria

Travel alongside the Nile to Alexandria, stopping to explore the Coptic Monasteries at Wadi el Natrun (if open). In Alexandria, you'll have the opportunity to stroll through the vibrant streets, savor local seafood, and immerse yourself in this ancient city's history. Hotel: Hilton Alexandria Corniche 5* Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Included: Wadi El Natrun

Day 3: Alexandria, Cairo

Delve into Alexandria's historical significance as you visit the ruins of the Great Library and Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Your Tour Director will guide you through a walking tour of this lively port town, showcasing ancient acropolises and the Roman Amphitheatre. Later, return to Cairo with leisure time to explore at your own pace. Hotel: Crown Plaza Cairo West (or similar) Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Included: Alexandria Sightseeing

Day 4: Cairo

Prepare for an exceptional day of cultural discovery as you stand before the glorious Pyramids and the enigmatic Sphinx at the Giza plateau. Explore the cultural, historical, architectural, and aesthetic hotspots of Cairo, and have the freedom to continue your exploration at your own pace. Hotel: Crown Plaza Cairo West (or similar) Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Included: Giza Pyramids

Day 5: Cairo, Luxor (by flight), Nile Cruise

After a hearty breakfast, fly to Luxor and begin your exploration of the marvelous monuments along the Nile. Walk the Avenue of the Sphinx, visit the Temple of Amun, and then embark on a 5-star Nile Cruise with premium facilities. Explore the Luxor Museum and enjoy a sound and light show at Karnak Temple. Hotel: Steigenberger Legacy Nile Cruiser or MS Tulip Nile Cruiser Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Included: Temple of Amun, Luxor Museum Optional: Sound & Light Show

Day 6: Nile Cruise

Wake up to the gentle breeze of the Nile and the option to take a hot air balloon ride over Luxor valley. Explore the Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Set sail for charming Edfu. Hotel: Steigenberger Legacy Nile Cruiser or MS Tulip Nile Cruiser Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included: Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple Optional: Hot-air Balloon Ride

Day 7: Nile Cruise

Start your day by discovering the treasures of ancient Edfu. Sail upstream to Kom-Ombo, where time seems to have stood still for a thousand years. Stroll through the charming village and savor local delicacies over a traditional dinner onboard. Hotel: Steigenberger Legacy Nile Cruiser or MS Tulip Nile Cruiser Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included: Edfu, Kom-Ombo

Day 8: Nile Cruise

Sail in deluxe style to Aswan, experiencing traditional feluccas that have been used for centuries on the Nile. Change to a charming felucca in Aswan and set sail to explore the Kitchener Islands, Aswan Dam, and other splendid monuments. Enjoy an authentic evening, including an optional Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple. Hotel: Steigenberger Legacy Nile Cruiser or MS Tulip Nile Cruiser Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included: Felucca Cruise, Aswan Sightseeing, Kitchener Islands, Philae Temple Optional: Traditional Nubian Village Visit, Philae Temple Sound And Light Performance

Day 9: Nile Cruise, Abu Simbel, Aswan, Cairo (by flight)

Explore the magnificent Abu Simbel on an optional excursion. Marvel at the two massive temples carved into the bedrock to honor Pharaoh Ramesses II. Then, transfer to Aswan airport and fly back to Cairo for a well-deserved rest after your astounding cultural adventure. Hotel: Crown Plaza Cairo West (or similar) Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Optional: Abu Simbel Excursion

Day 10: Cairo

After a relaxing rest, continue your in-depth discovery of Cairo with a local guide. Visit the Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, Hanging Church, and the bustling Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. Enjoy your last evening in Cairo at your own pace. Hotel: Crown Plaza Cairo West (or similar) Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Included: Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, Hanging Church & Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

Day 11: Cairo

Your epic adventure into the wonderland of Egyptian culture concludes with breakfast. Exchange farewells with newfound friends before checking out of the hotel. Complimentary airport transfers are available all day, ensuring a safe and smooth journey home. Meals: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • Accommodation in comfortable hotels and a 5-star Nile Cruise.
  • Local and expert Egyptologist Travel Director.
  • Meals: 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 9 dinners.
  • Flights: Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo.
  • Deluxe air-conditioned transportation.
  • Entrance fees to all cultural, historical, and natural sites.
  • Seamless baggage handling.
  • Tips, taxes, and porterage fees.
  • Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi where available.
  • International flights to and from Cairo.
  • Visa fees.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses, optional activities, and additional meals.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Optional excursions not mentioned in the itinerary.

Multi-Day Tour Durations

11 Days - 10 Nights

Language

Deutsch
English
Espanol
Francais

Frequently asked questions

No, international flights to and from Cairo are not included.

Yes, you will need to arrange a visa for entry into Egypt separately.

Yes, there are optional activities such as a hot air balloon ride and the Abu Simbel excursion.

No, travel insurance is not included, but it is highly recommended to ensure a smooth trip.

Tour's Location

Egypt

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