Egypt Tours and Holidays

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. At the foot of the legendary Great Pyramids. In the heart of the tomb-strewn Valley of the Kings. Or before the mighty temple of Abu Simbel.

That's not all. We 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 tours win British Travel Awards year after year.

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Egypt Group Tours

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Luxor | EgyptCairo to Luxor Explorer - 6 days Map

Cairo to Luxor Explorer

6 days | FROM NZD $1,195

This tour encompasses the major highlights of Egypt. Uncover the...

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King Tutankhamun - 10 days Map

King Tutankhamun

10 days | FROM NZD $1,995

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

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5-star Nile Cruise Boat | EgyptJewel of the Nile  - 10 days Map

Jewel of the Nile

10 days | FROM NZD $2,775

PREMIUM TOUR: Embark on a five star Egyptian adventure. Stay in...

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Treasures of the Nile - 10 days Map

Treasures of the Nile

10 days | FROM NZD $3,425

PREMIUM TOUR: Discover the very best of ancient Egypt, from the...

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Classical Egypt & Nile Cruise

11 days | FROM NZD $3,405

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

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Colourful marina of Hurghada | EgyptEgypt Uncovered - 11 days Map

Egypt Uncovered

11 days | FROM NZD $2,165

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

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King Ramses

13 days | FROM NZD $3,105

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

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Alexandria & Ancient Egypt - 13 days Map

Alexandria & Ancient Egypt

13 days | FROM NZD $3,165

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

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Hurghada | EgyptCairo, Cruise & Coast - 13 days Map

Cairo, Cruise & Coast

13 days | FROM NZD $3,465

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

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Visit the Monastery in Petra on our Jordan toursTemples, Tombs, Treasury - 14 days Map

Temples, Tombs, Treasury

14 days | FROM NZD $3,355

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

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The Treasury | Petra | JordanPyramids to Petra - 15 days Map

Pyramids to Petra

15 days | FROM NZD $3,815

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

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Road To Jordan

16 days | FROM NZD $4,075

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

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

Turkey & Tutankhamun

16 days | FROM NZD $3,765

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

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

Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land

19 Days | FROM NZD $5,545

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

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Festive King Tut

10 days | FROM NZD $2,755

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TOUR: Classic Egypt at its best -...

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Festive King Ramses

13 days | FROM NZD $3,405

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TOUR: Escape to sunny Egypt this festive...

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Festive Road to Jordan

16 days | FROM NZD $4,275

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TOUR: Uncover the wonders of Egypt and...

Egypt Private Tours

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The Pyramids | Giza | EgyptClassical Egypt - 9 Days Map

Classical Egypt

9 Days | FROM NZD $3,425

PREMIUM PRIVATE TOUR: Discover the incredible wonders of...

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Philae Temple | Aswan | EgyptCruise Lake Nasser - 11 days Map

Cruise Lake Nasser

11 days | FROM NZD $4,255

PREMIUM PRIVATE TOUR: Cross the Tropic of Cancer, cruising Lake...

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Abu Simbel | EgyptCairo, Cruise & Red Sea - 13 Days Map

Cairo, Cruise & Red Sea

13 Days | FROM NZD $4,105

PREMIUM PRIVATE TOUR: Discover the amazing highlights of Egypt,...

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Abu Simbel | Egypt | On The Go ToursCairo to Amman - 15 days Map

Cairo to Amman

15 days | FROM NZD $6,705

PREMIUM PRIVATE TOUR: Discovering some of the world's best...

Egypt Family Holidays

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The Pyramids of Giza and a real highlight of our Egypt toursEgyptian Express for Families - 8 days Map

Egyptian Express for Families

8 days | FROM NZD $1,595

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

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 Best of Egypt for Teenagers - 8 days Map

Best of Egypt for Teenagers

8 days | FROM NZD $1,485

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

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Karnak Temple | Luxor | Egypt	Egyptian Family Adventure - 9 Days Map

Egyptian Family Adventure

9 Days | FROM NZD $2,225

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

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Diving in the Red Sea | EgyptEgypt & the Red Sea For Teenagers - 12 days Map

Egypt & the Red Sea For Teenagers

12 days | FROM NZD $2,675

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

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Family tours | Egypt	Egyptian Family Adventure & Red Sea - 13 days Map

Egyptian Family Adventure & Red Sea

13 days | FROM NZD $3,025

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

More Egypt Tours

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Egypt Sun 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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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

Got a few hours to spare in Egypt? Why not 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 4.86 out of 5 based on 237 recent reviews — See All Egypt Reviews

This tour was truly surreal and Sherif our Egyptologist Tour Guide was AMAZING, his knowledge, timing, organization and all the extra details he gave to our group was beyond expectations. So many laughs and special memories made. Ty Sherif for teaching us all about your beautiful country and culture!”  

Ludwig Walter • Submitted 4 Dec 2021

Sharif was outstanding. Highly personable; eminently knowledgeable; utterly professional; well organised; and most importantly, kind and considerate. We are most grateful to him. ”  

Linda Soekoe • Submitted 29 Nov 2021

Our guide had excellent knowledge about all of the locations on our tour. Not only did we learn all about modern life in Egypt we learned intricate details about ancient Egyptian history from our guide. He really made what we saw come to life. I would highly recommend our guide Sherif to any future Egypt travelers. ”  

Kendall Knoke • Submitted 28 Nov 2021

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 Egypt holidays have been departing as scheduled ever since the initial travel ban that surrounded the 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 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?

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 on our Egypt holidays, 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.
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.