Ancient wonders. Hidden treasures. Endless seas and golden sand. Make lifelong memories on our award-winning Egypt trips.
Once a land of dynasties and decadence; now a land where time stands still. We'll take you into the shadows of history with our Egypt tour packages.
Egypt is home to more ancient wonders than you can possibly see in one visit - though we'll give it a good go on our trips! From the iconic Pyramids of Giza in Cairo to Luxor's Valley of the Kings, you'll never run out of things to see if you come back to Egypt time and time again.
Discover the tombs of pharaohs in Luxor, one of the world's greatest open-air museums, and head south to the awe-inspiring temple of Abu Simbel. Cruise the mighty Nile by traditional felucca sailing boat, or by luxury Nile cruiser. For those in need of some sun, sea, and sand, many of our tours visit the popular resort of Hurghada, which is ideally located on the Red Sea with plenty of water-based activities to keep you entertained.
As a leading operator in Egypt, we offer a wide range of trips, from our award-winning guided group tours to Tailor-made holidays and unique adventures that take in the Sun Festival at Abu Simbel.
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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.Read More
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.
Egypt Short StaysView 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.Read More
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.
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 tour reviews
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.85 out of 5 based on 156 recent reviews — See All Egypt Reviews
Sherif is an amazing guide who was really knowledgeable and keen to answer our many questions.
His sunny personality brought our group together as a family from day one and we had the most wonderful time exploring the wonders of ancient Egypt with a super group of people.”
Lovely trip enjoy it very much.”
The tour was fabulous and what increased the value was the guide. Sherif was very knowledgeable, kind and truly cared about his group. If someone was separated from the group, he immediately doubled back to be sure all was ok. He was helpful not only at the historic sites but also when we snorkeled. He is a perfect ambassador for Egypt. I will definitely be sending people your way. Nice pace too. Busy day followed by a little less busy day. The venues were fabulous. Great job! ”
Frequently asked questions about our touring holidays in Egypt
Will I see the Great Pyramids?
What options do you offer to cruise the Nile River?
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?
There are rarely any dangerous events in Egypt these days and these are not directed at tourists. 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 some parts of Egypt but that same advice is also applied to Belgium and France. We do not visit anywhere deemed unsafe by the British Foreign Office on our tours.
In other words, Egypt is no less safe 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?
How big are your tour groups and what is the age of your travellers?
What is the standard of hotels on your trips?
What sort of transport do you use?
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?
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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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.
Our Signature group tours place local interaction and authenticity at the heart of your travel experience.
For our Signature range, we maximize your days with excitement and then bring you home to specially selected accommodation with extra character, convenience and comfort, whether that's a five-star river boat on the Nile or a traditional Japanese Ryokan. Accommodation in this range features comfortable western standards, air-conditioning, WiFi and, where appropriate, a swimming pool.
On a Signature holiday, you’ll be escorted throughout your trip by our qualified English-speaking local guides who’ll show you all the must-see attractions and even the lesser-known sights.To further add to that special touch, the group sizes in our Signature range are mid-sized: small enough to be intimate, but large enough that you can bond with new friends over common interests.
Our Essentials range offers incredible experiences at a great price. You can squeeze the most out of your destination, without worrying about your wallet. As well as guided sightseeing of the key sites, there’s free time to explore independently or take part in optional excursions so you can focus on doing just the things that suit you. We’ve given you the flexibility to eat where you want too, with just breakfast included so you can save your pennies and eat falafel all trip or splurge the money you saved on your tour at a fancy restaurant; we won’t judge!
Although we’ve kept costs down, these trips are far from slumming it, providing comfortable 3-4 star accommodation and private air-conditioned transportation. With a maximum group size of 40 our Essentials range brings like-minded travellers together for a once in a lifetime holiday.
On our Tailor-made trips, we give you the flexibility and choice to do things just the way you want, all alongside the great service we’re famous for.
Whether you’re travelling solo, with a partner, family, extended family or as group of friends we’ll customise your arrangements to suit your exact needs and budget. Our Tailor-made trips are designed for your needs and you don't have to join other travellers like you would on a group tour. Just tell us what you’d like to see and when you’d like to go, and we’ll design the perfect holiday for you.
The Tailor-made itineraries we've suggested are designed to give you an idea of what you could do with us, they can be booked as they are, or adapted to suit you. If you'd like to change any aspect of the trips you see, please get in touch. If you aren’t quite sure of what you want to do, that’s no problem either! One of our experienced travel consultants can make suggestions then together you can tweak until it’s the perfect fit.