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Taste of Egypt Tour


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Taste of Egypt Tour

Only have one week to see the best history has to offer? No problem! The Taste of Egypt Tour has 7000 years of history packed into 7 days! Youll have a chance to tour the Pyramids, see King Tuts Golden Mask and cruise down the Nile, all included in this great tour!


Day 1 (Wednesday Oct 5, Oct 12, Oct 19, or Oct 26) - Meet & Assist


Youll be met and assisted by our representative at the airport and escorted to your hotel for a relaxing night in and a good sleep.


Overnight:

Hotel in Cairo

Transportation:

All transfers included

Day 2 (Thursday) Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum


Wake up and have your breakfast at the hotel, followed by a 9:00 am drive to one of the great wonders of the world: the Giza Pyramids. The three pyramids are: Cheops (the biggest) followed by Khefern (the middle pyramid) and last, but definitely not least, Mankura (the smallest of the lot). Whilst in Giza, you'll also get to see the legendary Sphinx truly a sight to remember. You'll then be driven to necropolis Sakkara and see the Step Pyramids of king Zoser and the tomb of queen Tee, this will be followed by a lovely lunch of oriental food in a 5 star local restaurant. After lunch, you'll be taken to visit the old capital of Egypt, Memphis, and the alabaster statue of king Ramses the second. After lunch, youll visit the magnificent Egyptian Museum which holds over 25,000 monuments from ancient Egyptian times. Here you'll have the opportunity to come face to face with ancient artifacts, and if you're lucky enough, you'll even be able to see the infamous Golden Mask of King Tut. After concluding your visit to all the major sites in Cairo, you'll be transferred to the railway station where you'll take the 8:00 pm overnight, sleeper train on half board accommodation to Aswan.

Overnight:

Sleeper train to Aswan

Site entrance fees:

Included

Guide:

Included

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3 (Friday) - Aswan Nile Cruise


Your breakfast will be served on the train, after which you'll be met at the Aswan railway station by one of our representatives. Your trip will start at 10:00 am with a visit to the unfinished obelisk the largest known ancient obelisk, followed by the High Dam of Aswan also the biggest dam in the world, and finally a visit to Elephantine Island and Philae temple. After concluding your sightseeing for the day, you'll check in to your Nile Cruise, have lunch on board where you'll spend the night.


Overnight:

Nile cruise Aswan

Site entrance fees:

Included

Guide:

Included

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 (Saturday) - Kom Ombo


Breakfast will be served on board as we set sail to Kom Ombo, stop off at Kom Ombo and then start sailing to Edfu where we dock and you have a good night's rest.


Overnight:

Nile cruise Edfu

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 (Sunday) - Esna Lock to Luxor


Breakfast served on board as we sail via Esna Lock to Luxor where we dock for the night and you sleep aboard the ship.


Overnight:

Luxor Nile cruise

Meals included:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6 (Monday) - Luxor to Cairo



Breakfast will be served on board, then youll be checking out of the Nile Cruise and then visit the Luxor temple (on the East Bank of the Nile), the Karnak temple, the Valley of kings (on the West Bank), the Valley of queens, the Hatshepsut temple and finally, the Colossi of Memnon. Youll then be transferred to the railway station and start on your journey back to Cairo aboard the overnight, sleeper train.


Overnight:

Sleeper train to Cairo

Site entrance fees:

Included

Guide:

Included

Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 7: Tuesday

Youll wake up on the train where youll have breakfast. Upon arrival, youll be met at the Giza Railway Station by one of our representatives, and then youll be escorted to the airport where you will head back home with warm feelings, unforgettable memories and a promise to return!


Transportation:

All transfers included

Meals included:

Breakfast

Unforgettable memories:

Included

Tour Including:

  • Meet and assist at the airport and departure.

  • All forms of transportation taken throughout the program will be in the latest, clean and AC equipped mini vans and buses.

  • English speaking tour guides.

  • 1 nights in a 4* hotel in Cairo (BB).

  • 3 nights in a 5* Nile cruise (FB).

  • 2 nights sleeper train (HB).

  • Entrance fees and English Egyptologist guide.

  • Lunch on day tours.

  • All service charges and taxes

Tour Excluding:

  • Egypt entry visa ($15)

  • Tips

  • Drinks and any personal expenses

  • Entrance fees to special archaeological sites like such as the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum- Inside one of the Pyramids Tutankhamen Tomb at Valley of the Kings


Price: $980

*Supplement of $150 for the October 19th tour


Who are we?

Tour Egypt aims to offer the ultimate Egyptian adventure and intimate knowledge about the country. We offer this unique experience in two ways, the first one is by organizing a tour and coming to Egypt for a visit, whether alone or in a group, and living it firsthand. The second way to experience Egypt is from the comfort of your own home: online.