Travel to the land of the Pharaohs on our range of tours or discover Egypt's ancient treasures on that special tailor-made holiday. Be sure to plan ahead with our handy Egypt travel guide.
Home to one of the world’s first great civilisations and more ancient wonders than you can shake a stick at, Egypt needs little introduction. With world famous pyramids, tomb strewn Valley of the Kings and the mighty temples of Abu Simbel, Egypt has attracted travellers since classical times. But there's more to Egypt than pharaohs, mummies and hieroglyphics. Take a luxury cruise or sail aboard a felucca on the longest river in the world - the Nile, or experience world class diving and snorkelling in the Red Sea.Read More
As a leading operator in Egypt, we offer a wide range of trips from guided group and private journeys that cover the most popular spots to tailor-made holidays and special itineraries that take in the Sun Festival at Abu Simbel.
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Top Egypt Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From USD||Deal||Map|
|Pharaohs Adventure - 6 days||Cairo, Egypt||05 Sep 2017||USD $942||was $1,345 30% off|||
|Jewel of the Nile - 10 days||Cairo, Egypt||29 Sep 2017||USD $1,451||was $1,935 25% off|||
|King Ramses - 13 days||Cairo, Egypt||02 Sep 2017||USD $1,340||was $1,675 20% off|||
|Egypt Unplugged - 10 days||Cairo, Egypt||12 Sep 2017||USD $1,188||was $1,485 20% off|||
|Road to Jordan - 15 days||Cairo, Egypt||16 Sep 2017||USD $2,291||was $2,695 15% off|||
Egypt Group Tours
Discover the spellbinding sights and rich ancient culture of Egypt on one of our group tours, all escorted by experienced Egyptian guides qualified in Egyptology to degree level. With carefully planned itineraries that cover as much as is comfortably possible, weekly guaranteed departures and 4-5* accommodation with swimming pools for a spot of downtime each day, we’ve got Egypt well and truly covered. And if you would like to combine Egypt with neighbouring Jordan and Israel, or even Turkey, we have a selection of holidays that offer just that too.
Egypt Festival Tours
For a holiday in Egypt that's out of the ordinary, consider one of our unique tours that combine the highlights of ancient Egypt with a special dawn visit to Abu Simbel to witness a true spectacle. Our Sun Festival trips coincide with the birthday (21 October) and coronation day (21 February) of King Ramses II when the temple's inner sanctum is illuminated by the sun's ray. With incredible architectural precision, Ramses II had his entire temple carefully angled and oriented for this precise event. read more
The architectural brilliance of the ancient Egyptians: The original Abu Simbel temple was built in the 13th century BC by King Ramses II. With four separate statues depicting Ramses at various stages of his adult life at the temple's entrance, it’s an impressive monument before one even enters. Carved out of the mountainside, the temple’s inner sanctum also has four statues; three of which - Amun-Re, Re-Herakhte and Ramses the god - are illuminated by the sun’s rays twice a year on the sun festival, whilst the statute of Ptah (the god of darkness) remains in the shadows. But the wonders don’t stop there. In the late 1960s, the shoreline of Lake Nasser was in danger of eroding the temple foundations and damaging it permanently. Engineers relocated the temple further up the bank, which means it now aligns with the sun a day later than it did in Ramses' day.
Egypt XMAS and New Year Tours
Discover the delights of ancient Egypt this festive season on one of our special Christmas and New Year holidays. Journey across Arabian lands packed with adventure, exotic sights & sounds and plenty of Christmas cheer. These itineraries are designed so that Xmas Day and New Year’s Eve are celebrated at some of Egypt's top locations either sailing down the Nile by felucca or topping up your tan and snorkelling in the Red Sea. read more
With over 15 years of experience running tours in Egypt including our special Christmas & New Year departures, you can rest assured of a high quality festive holiday in the sunshine with top hotels and local guides booked a year in advance.
Egypt Family Holidays
Our family holidays in Egypt cater for parents with youngsters as young as five years old whilst our two with teens trips are perfect for parents travelling with teenagers. Our family-friendly itineraries include a range of cultural, historical and active experiences to captivate children and teens alike, whether it’s riding a camel at the Pyramids, exploring the myriad of tombs at the Valley of the Kings or sailing onboard a felucca in Aswan. read more
Hotels on our family vacations have been specifically chosen for their family-friendly facilities. All the hotels have a swimming pool ensuring kids and teens are kept entertained during free time and allowing parents and guardians time to relax too. All excursions have been carefully planned and there's plenty of free time on tour to take it easy or head off and do your own thing. For a relaxing end to your holiday, our Pharaohs & Beaches and Egypt Unplugged with Teens itineraries include a 3-night beach stay on the Red Sea at Hurghada so you'll have plenty of seaside fun with some great snorkelling around the fabulous reefs too.
Egypt Private Tours
For a more personalised travel experience in Egypt opt for one of our private journeys, beginning with the iconic Pyramids of Giza and the superb Egyptian Museum in Cairo. From here you can explore the best of classical Egypt from Luxor to Abu Simbel and Aswan. Cruise down the Nile or Lake Nasser visiting ancient sites along the way or simply relax under the Arabian sun beside the Red Sea resorts of Hurghada or Sharm el Sheikh. For a short weekend away or flying stopover consider one of our short Cairo city packages.
Egypt Short Stays
Visit ancient Egypt's most impressive sights with our perfectly crafted short stays that include airport transfers, accommodation, daily breakfast and a day of guided sightseeing in one neat package. Marvel at the famed Pyramids of Giza and come face-to-face with the bejewelled death mask of King Tutankhamen at the Egyptian Museum. With our range of three or four day Cairo city stays you can opt for a day at leisure to enjoy Cairo your way and choose to stay at a deluxe hotel located a stone's throw from the Pyramids.
With a treasure chest of ancient wonders and the beautiful Red Sea, Egypt is a wonderful holiday destination. And what better way to explore than on your own bespoke tailor-made holiday? Whatever your interests, our travel consultants will handpick unique sites to see, things to do and places to stay to ensure your holiday to Egypt is one of a kind. From Nile cruising to hot-air ballooning, we'll make sure your holiday is full of the activities that bring a smile to your face.
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Egypt tour reviews
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.85 out of 5 based on 231 recent reviews — See All Egypt Reviews
Wow where do I start! Lost for words about how amazing this tours was! It was well organised! From literally the point I got off the plane to leaving! The tour guides where hands down the best! Special thanks to Ahmer on the Nile cruise for being for hospitality and accomodating our needs! And the knowledge Thank you brother!
And aswell as sam thank u for the time we had with you! And last but not least abdul and the rest of the team that made this trip smooth sailing!
Thank you! ”
The trip definitely exceeded my expectations and the guide momo was spot on the entire time. Seeing the previous reviews I knew I had nothing to worry about. I loved the spots we visited, the food we tried and the people we met. The tour's guides were very nice and helpful with whatever we needed. The rich history of Egypt was definitely brought to life through momo's stories and his clever ways of interacting with the group to help us understand how things were. I would definitely recommend people use this tour if thinking about Egypt.”
A truly fantastic tour packed with lots of history and adventure. The tour guide is very knowledgeable and was very accommodating of the diverse needs of the group. We not only enjoyed the tours from Cairo right through to Abu Simble but we also loved the various modes of transportation e.g sleeper train, felucca, camel ride, horse and carriage and of course cruising on the Luxury Star Goddess. We were greatful for all the On the go representatives that met us at each chang of city/town. Amir the On the go tour leader was amazing in making sure each change went smoothly.. Both On the go reps that sorted us out on arrival and on our departure we're very helpful. Thanks to Theo Porter for sorting out our flights and booking and for your constant reminders. We felt very confident of our safety throughout our tour, which is the most important thing. Thanks, On the go! We will definitely recommend On the go tours to our friends and family. ”
Recent Travel Articles on Egypt
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Discover the remarkable history and incredible sights of Egypt in 2017. From the mighty Pyramids of Giza to the awe-inspiring temples of Abu Simbel, we've got the perfect tour for you with the chance to visit neighbouring Jordan for the Lost City of Petra and the many important religious sites of Israel.
Highlights of our Egypt tours
With so many ancient wonders to choose from, putting together a wish-list of Egypt's sites can be slightly overwhelming but you'll be pleased to know we include all the major highlights on our group tours including these top attractions.
Discover the priceless treasures of the Egyptian Museum, including the solid gold death mask of King Tutankhamun, and visit the world-famous Great Pyramids and Sphinx.
Explore the royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings, gaze upon the Colossi of Memnon, visit the colonnaded Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and get lost in the enormous Temple of Karnak.
Spend a few days at leisure in Egypt's Red Sea Riviera with plenty of sun, sea and sand to enjoy as well as a host of optional watersports from SCUBA diving and snorkelling to windsurfing.