Prices & Departure Dates
Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price.
If you are happy to be paired up with another single traveller of the same sex on your tour, this can be arranged, thus avoiding the single person supplement.
All our scheduled tour departures are guaranteed subject to a minimum of 2 travellers.
|Pre Tour Accommodation - Cairo
|Post Tour Accommodation - Cairo
|Party with the Pharaohs - 6 days Go Guide
: :Check out the go guide for details of the tour, info on visas, climate, money, what to bring and more!
Make the most of your time away! Listed below are the optional activities that are available on this trip. Please note that you will need to book these prior to travel as we cannot always guarantee availability of these activities once you are on holiday.
||Carry on your Egyptian affair before or after your tour, with a day tour (with lunch) to amazing Alexandria on the Mediterranean Coast. Founded by Alexander the Great, Alexandria boasts wonderful beaches and an impressive seafront corniche, along which are dotted cafes and restaurants, as well as catacombs, souks and relics from a bygone age.
||On our Jewel of the Nile, Family tours and many tailor-made itineraries we include the Sleeper Cabin Train as part of your journey. On all other tours (taking the Nefertiti Seater Train) we offer the option to upgrade to a sleeper cabin on the Sleeper train. Cabins are lockable, equipped with 2 bunk beds, linen, washbasin and towel, allowing passengers to relax and stretch out.
If you are interesting in trips with similar experiences to this one, then check out some of the ones we've listed below.
||Take a magical hot air balloon ride over Luxor in Egypt, drifting silently over temples, ancient sites and ruins or float over the dramatic and lunar-like landscape of Cappadocia in Turkey. Up, up and away!
||Shop til you drop and experience a myriad of different sights, sounds and souvenirs in bustling bazaars around the world. Soak up the atmosphere in the souks of Marrakech, barter for bargains at the ginormous Grand Bazaar in Istanbul or lose yourself in Beijing's Silk Alley Markets. Visit the old covered market in Damascus or get some great souvenirs in Otavalo the handicraft market in Ecuador.|
||Sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World, the amazing pyramids at Giza are the planet’s oldest tourist attraction! Known as Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus, the pyramids were already more than 2,000 years old when Herodotus the Greek historian visited them (5th century BC).|
Highlights & Inclusions
Below is a list of key highlights and what is included on this tour. Further, where appropriate, we have listed the items that are not included in the tour price.
- Cairo - Pyramids & Sphinx at Giza Plateau
- Egyptian Museum
- Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
- Necropolis of Saqqara
- Luxor - Temple of Karnak
- Breakfast daily
- 2 nights train: Cairo - Luxor - Cairo (seater train). Upgrade possible!
- Airport arrival and departure transfer day 1 and day 6
- All relevant transfer and transportation in private modern air-conditioned vehicles
- 3 nights 4 - 5 star hotels
- Touring of Cairo, Giza, Saqqara and Luxor
- Escorted by an Egyptian tour leader/guide degree qualified in Egyptology
What's Not Included
- Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow $3 - 5 USD per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
- Entrance Fees: $55-65 USD
- International flights and visa
- Tipping Kitty: $25-35 USD
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.
Just a stone's throw from the Pyramids, the Oasis Hotel is a classic Egyptian hotel with beautiful expansive gardens. Rooms are very spacious with comfortable beds and fantastic en suite facilities. Wi-Fi is available and the buffet breakfast offers a good spread. In the evening the outdoor pool and fountains are lit up making the restaurant and bar the perfect place to spend an evening sipping on a cold glass of beer.
Well located in Giza on the Cairo-Alexandria Road. The pyramids and Sphinx are all close by.
|Our Rating : Superior —
Local Rating: 4 Star Hotel
A grand and classical hotel, the Sonesta is luxurious, ensuring you a comfortable stay. The hotel has a sweeping terrace with fantastic views of the Nile, a grand entrance of polished marble and handsomely appointed furnishings with exquisite detail and a beautiful health spa.
The hotel is located on the East Bank of the Nile, 12 kilometres from Luxor International Airport and just a few minutes away from Luxor Temple and Luxor Museum.
|Our Rating : Deluxe —
Local Rating: 5 Star Deluxe Hotel