Egypt Tours and Trips

Ancient wonders. Hidden treasures. Endless seas and golden sand. Make lifelong memories on our award-winning Egypt tours.

Once a land of dynasties and decadence; now a land where time stands still. An On The Go Tours Egypt trip sets you in the shadows of history. At the foot of the legendary Great Pyramids. In the heart of the tomb-strewn Valley of the Kings. Or before the mighty temples of Abu Simbel.

That's not all. Our tours to Egypt offer what money can't buy. Like once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Rare experiences. And life-long friendships with your fellow travellers.

But don't just take our word for it. Our experiences are award-winning. And our Egypt group tours win British Travel Awards year after year.

Please see here for the latest Egypt travel updates.

Upcoming Egypt Trips in 2020 & 2021

Trip NameStartsDepartingPriceMap
King Ramses - 13 days Cairo, Egypt 13 Mar 2020 AUD $1,248 was $2,495 2-for-1 King Ramses - 13 days Map
Classical Egypt & Nile Cruise - 11 days Cairo, Egypt 15 Mar 2020 AUD $1,498 was $2,995 2-for-1 Classical Egypt & Nile Cruise - 11 days Map
Festive King Ramses - 13 days Cairo, Egypt 18 Dec 2020 AUD $1,298 was $2,595 2-for-1 Festive King Ramses - 13 days Map
Jewel of the Nile - 10 days Cairo, Egypt 03 Apr 2020 AUD $2,596 was $3,245 20% off Jewel of the Nile  - 10 days Map
Best of Egypt for Teenagers - 8 days Cairo, Egypt 28 Jun 2020 AUD $956 was $1,195 20% off  Best of Egypt for Teenagers - 8 days Map
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Egypt Group Tours

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Cairo to Luxor Explorer

6 days | FROM AUD $1,095

Take in the highlights of Cairo and Luxor on this compact 6 day tour...

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King Tutankhamun

10 days | FROM AUD $1,745

Explore the legendary Pyramids of Giza, see King Tutankhamun's famous...

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Jewel of the Nile

10 days | FROM AUD $2,595

Embark on a five star Egyptian adventure. Stay in one of Cairo's...

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Treasures of the Nile

10 days | FROM AUD $3,245

Discover the very best of ancient Egypt, from the Pyramids of Giza to...

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Classical Egypt & Nile Cruise

11 days | FROM AUD $2,995

Discover the ancient wonders of Egypt and cruise the River Nile in...

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Egypt Uncovered

11 days | FROM AUD $1,895

Take in the best of ancient Egypt, from the Pyramids of Giza to the...

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King Ramses

13 days | FROM AUD $2,495

Visit the towering Pyramids of Giza, relax on a felucca as you cruise...

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Alexandria & Ancient Egypt

13 days | FROM AUD $2,645

Take in the best of Egypt on this 13 day tour which combines...

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Camel trekking | The Pyramids | Giza | EgyptTurkey & Tutankhamun - 16 days Map

Turkey & Tutankhamun

16 days | FROM AUD $3,345

From Ottoman Istanbul, the battlefields of Gallipoli, Roman ruins, the...

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Cairo, Cruise & Coast

13 days | FROM AUD $2,895

Discover the best of Egypt and its ancient wonders on this 13 day...

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Temples, Tombs, Treasury

14 days | FROM AUD $3,145

Experience the best of Egypt and Jordan on this 14 day adventure....

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Pyramids to Petra

15 days | FROM AUD $3,695

Take in the highlights of Egypt and Jordan including the legendary...

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Road To Jordan

16 days | FROM AUD $3,495

Discover the wonders of Egypt and Jordan on this 16 day adventure....

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The Treasury | Petra | Jordan	Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land - 19 Days Map

Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land

19 Days | FROM AUD $5,495

Travelling from Cairo to Tel Aviv, take in the highlights of Egypt,...

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The Sphinx | Giza | EgyptFestive King Tut - 10 days Map

Festive King Tut

10 days | FROM AUD $2,045

Christmas & New Year Tour: Classic Egypt at its best - ancient...

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Festive King Ramses

13 days | FROM AUD $2,595

Christmas & New Year Tour: Escape to sunny Egypt this festive...

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Festive Road to Jordan

16 days | FROM AUD $3,995

Christmas & New Year Tour: Discover the wonders of Egypt and...

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World Wonders Tour - 31 Days Map

World Wonders Tour

31 Days | FROM AUD $10,995

Tick off the Seven New Wonders of the World on this 31-day...

Egypt Budget Group Tours

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Traditional felucca boat | EgyptFelucca Explorer to Luxor - 8 days Map

Felucca Explorer to Luxor

8 days | FROM AUD $645

Travelling from Cairo to Luxor, take in the highlights of ancient...

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Felucca Explorer - 9 days Map

Felucca Explorer

9 days | FROM AUD $875

Take in the highlights of ancient Egypt, from the legendary Pyramids...

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On The Go Tours group at Queen Hatshepsut Temple | Luxor | EgyptEssential Egypt - 9 days Map

Essential Egypt

9 days | FROM AUD $925

A value-packed adventure into ancient Egypt. Essential Egypt is a...

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Felucca Explorer & Red Sea

13 days | FROM AUD $1,545

From the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza to King Tut's tomb in the...

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An On The Go Tours group at the Pyramids of Giza | Egypt | On The Go ToursEssential Jordan & Egypt - 14 days Map

Essential Jordan & Egypt

14 days | FROM AUD $3,345

Travelling from Amman to Luxor, discover the ancient wonders of Petra,...

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The Roman Ruins of Jerash | JordanJordan & Felucca Explorer - 15 days Map

Jordan & Felucca Explorer

15 days | FROM AUD $3,395

Step back in time exploring the incredible archaeological treasures of...

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Camel trekking | Wadi Rum | JordanJordan & Egypt Discovered - 19 days Map

Jordan & Egypt Discovered

19 days | FROM AUD $3,995

From the lost city of Petra to the Pyramids of Giza, take in two...

Egypt Family Holidays

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Egyptian Express for Families

8 days | FROM AUD $1,445

A one week family holiday with camel riding, boating on the Nile, a...

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Best of Egypt for Teenagers

8 days | FROM AUD $1,195

Take in the highlights of Egypt with your family on this 8 day tour...

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Egyptian Family Adventure

9 Days | FROM AUD $1,945

Pharaohs, pyramids, tombs, camel riding, boating on the Nile and a...

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Egypt & the Red Sea For Teenagers

12 days | FROM AUD $1,945

Discover Egypt on this 12 day group tour for families with teens aged...

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Egyptian Family Adventure & Red Sea

13 days | FROM AUD $2,495

Enjoy a fun and educational family adventure in ancient Egypt. Explore...

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Abu Simble at Night

Egypt Festival Tours

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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.

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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.

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Sphinx and Pyramids

Egypt Private Tours

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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.

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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.

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Egypt Short Stays

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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.

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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.

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Abu Simbel, Egypt

Tailor-made Holidays

We tailor our experiences around what you want to see - just tell us what's on your bucket list. We'll do the legwork. And our expert guides will help you along the way. That means you can explore Egypt on your own terms, in your own time, without any stress. It means you can focus on making every second of your adventure count.

Click here to begin planning your Tailor-made trip to the Land of the Pharaohs.

Egypt Day Tours and Excursions

Maximise your time in Egypt with our range of day tours. Take in the city sights of the capital Cairo, admire the incredible Pyramids of Giza, snorkel in the Red Sea at Hurghada or explore the ancient temples and tombs of Luxor.

Egypt tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.87 out of 5 based on 538 recent reviews — See All Egypt Reviews

Everything was amazing! I could not highly recommend On the Go Tours enough. What a superb, tour. Everything was just so well organised. We were treated to 5-star accommodation and the internal flights were excellent. We had a small group of 8 in all plus our archeologist! We all just got along so so well which made the trip even more memorable. The knowledge from our tour guide Yasser was brilliant and he looked after us so well. There was absolutely nothing that I could honestly say was negative. We were treated so respectfully and at every stage of the trip, someone was there to either walk us through security at the airport, sort our visas, organise our transport to hotels and to various sites we visited. It really was a dream come true to visit Egypt and On the Go Tours made the experience seamless. I never thought I was a tour person, however, after this experience, I would definitely use them again for those countries that can be tricky to do on your own. I also thought it was great value for money. The Nile River cruise was excellent. The food was brilliant and varied every night. One thing I would say was I am so thrilled we requested to fly to Luxor and fly from Aswan to Cairo. The others did the sleeper train and I believe it was not a great experience. Luckily we made that request! I hope this feedback is helpful. ”  

Michaela and Dean Nicol • Submitted 25 Feb 2020

It was a life changing experience. All the things we saw and experienced were amazing and we fell in love with the country and would love to return.

Momo is the best tour guide one can wish for. He is extremely knowledgeable, has a great personality and we really enjoyed his enthusiasm and passion for his job and the tourists.”  

Rietha Matthee • Submitted 18 Feb 2020

Travelling to Egypt with On the Go Tours was truly an outstanding experience! When we landed in Cairo, we were greeted by an On the Go rep who made the visa/customs process a breeze.

From wandering the back streets of Cairo, seeing mummies at the Egyptian Museum, learning about the Gods of Ancient Egypt at Philae Temple, cruising down the Nile on a luxurious cruise ship, and being awestruck by Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings, and Karnak Temple Complex, this adventure was truly a trip of a lifetime.

We also came to appreciate various uniquely Egyptian goods by visiting a perfume factory, Papyrus Museum, Egyptian Cotton store, spice market, local jeweller, and Alabaster workshop.

And for the most important part, our guide and Egyptologist, Momo! Treating us like his “family,” Momo did an outstanding job at sharing his immense knowledge and contagious passion for his country and its history. Always finding ways to get us excited, appreciate the culture and even treating us to authentic Egyptian cuisine, Momo really made this the incredible experience that it was!

Heading into the trip, we certainly received concerns from friends and family who were shocked to hear our choice of destination and questioned the safety of the country. This made us feel a bit apprehensive upon departure, but now reflecting back on the experience we had, there was absolutely no need for this! At no point during the trip did we feel unsafe. Traveling with a tour group like On the Go and a guide like Momo alleviated any concerns we might have had.”  

Vicki B • Submitted 18 Feb 2020

Frequently asked questions about our touring holidays in Egypt

Will I see the Great Pyramids?

You most certainly will. The world's last remaining ancient wonder has attracted travellers to Egypt throughout the ages and we include this must-see attraction on all our tours. You'll also see the famous Sphinx with the option to ride a camel close to the Pyramids and enter the interior of Khufu. The day of sightseeing also includes the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, home to Zhoser’s step pyramid.

What options do you offer to cruise the Nile River?

On our tours that travel as far south as Aswan, we include a two night felucca cruise as standard. Feluccas are traditional wooden sail boats with mattresses on the deck where you'll sleep at night. A support vessel accompanies the felucca with an on-board toilet and shower. There is always the option to upgrade to a 5 star Nile cruise, which offers well–appointed, outward facing cabins with air-conditioning and private bathrooms. Alternatively, our Jewel of the Nile tour features a 5 star, three night cruise as standard.

Is it safe to visit Egypt?

It's impossible to deem a country safe when you have no control over events but our tours have been departing as scheduled ever since the initial travel ban that surrounded Arab Spring. Recent events have not been directed at tourists and the popular sightseeing area along the Nile has no travel restrictions in place. The FCO advises that there is a heightened risk of terrorism in Egypt but that same advice is also applied to Belgium and France. In other words, Egypt is no unsafer than European destinations during these uncertain times. Consult our Egypt Travel Advice page for up-to-date information on the security situation in Egypt.

I want to include a visit to Petra in neighbouring Jordan - is this possible?

If you want to explore more of the region's ancient wonders, we offer a number of tours that combine Egypt with Jordan and even Israel. Ranging from 12 to 18 days, these multi-country combo tours feature the highlights of both countries including the Rose City of Petra, the otherworldly Dead Sea and the remarkable Wadi Rum. Browse our full collection of Egypt tours for more details.

How big are your tour groups and what is the age of your travellers?

Our average group size is around 14 passengers and you'll be travelling with an eclectic mix of English-speaking internationals. You can expect a wide range of ages from those in their 20s to those in their 60s or even 70s. On average though the age hovers somewhere around the early to mid 40s.

What is the standard of hotels on your trips?

You'll be staying in 4-5 star accommodation in Egypt with a mix of modern properties and grand, classical buildings that are well-known. Our hotels have been chosen for their great locations, amenities and comfort.

What sort of transport do you use?

For transfers between our hotels and the local sites we travel by private, modern air-conditioned vehicles. This includes airport transfers too. You'll also be travelling by 1st class overnight sleeper train between Cairo and Luxor/Aswan. For more information on the sleeper train in Egypt, check out our Top Travel Tips page. Between Luxor and Aswan you'll cruise the Nile by felucca for a taste of navigation that has been used in these parts for centuries.

When is the best time to visit Egypt for general sightseeing?

Visit between September and April for the most comfortable temperatures and ideal sightseeing conditions. Between March and August temperatures are high and the heat dry. You could consider going for the bi-annual Abu Simbel Sun Festival, which takes place in February and October each year. Not only is the weather great at these times of year but it means you can also coincide your trip with this special event. For more information see our best time to visit Egypt page.

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Combine Egypt with Jordan, Israel or Turkey
See the best of both

Discover the remarkable history and incredible sights of Egypt, from the mighty Pyramids of Giza to the awe-inspiring temples of Abu Simbel. Then why not continue to neighbouring Jordan for the Lost City of Petra or Israel for its many important religious sites? Alternatively, you could combine with Turkey for natural wonders and Roman ruins.

Egypt tours and trips highlights

You're headed for Egypt, but where will your adventure begin? Here's what we'd put on our to-do list.

An age old voyage

Felucca sailing and swimming in the River Nile | Egypt

Embark on a journey over 3,000 years old. Sail the Nile on a traditional felucca - or a luxury cruise. Find a tour.

A bustling heart

The impressive mosque stands proud on Cairo's skyline

Wander the vibrant streets of Cairo, Aswan, and Alexandria; where old meets new like nowhere else. Find a tour.

A rich history

Abu Simbel in Egypt is a real highlight of our Middle East tours

Stand beneath the wonders left by one of the world's greatest civilisations. Find a tour.

A relaxing break

By the beach in Hurghada | Egypt

Unwind on Hurghada's pristine beaches and dive in the crystal waters of the Red Sea. Find a tour.

Booking your Egypt tour from Australia

To book your tour to Egypt, please call us on 1300-855-684, email us at or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Egypt with us:

Kingsway Flight Centre

Shop 50 Kingsway Ctiy Shopping Ctr, 168 Wanneroo Rd, Madeley, WA, Perth, Australia
08 92333 111
Treasures of the Nile - 10 days

Ballina Flight Centre Cruise

Shop 31, Ballina Central Shopping Centre, 110 Kerr St , Ballina , NSW, Brisbane, Australia
(02) 6681 5125
King Ramses - 13 days

Yokine Flight Centre

Shop 18, Dog Swap Shopping Centre, Wanneroo Rd City, Yokine, WA, Perth, Australia
08 9229 7622
Treasures of the Nile - 10 days

Forest Lakes Flight Centre

Shop 43, Forest Lakes Shopping Centre , Thornlie, WA, Perth, Australia
08 6467 9000
Festive King Ramses - 13 days