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Egypt Explorer

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the heart of Egypt, where ancient wonders meet bustling modernity. Begin in Cairo, the vibrant capital, where the timeless silhouette of the Great Pyramids stands against the city skyline. Explore the bustling bazaars of Khan el-Khalili, a sensory feast of colors and aromas. Cruise down the majestic Nile to Aswan, where the graceful temples of Philae and the towering High Dam await. Then, venture into the mythical realm of Luxor, where the Valley of the Kings unveils the secrets of pharaohs past. Let Egypt’s rich history and unparalleled beauty captivate your soul at every turn.

9 days / 8 nights

4 & 5 star hotels, sleeper train

Daily breakfast




Overnight sleeper train

Felucca ride on the Nile

Guided tour of the Pyramids

Luxor guided tour

Aswan guided tour

Full day private guide tour to the Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili Old Market

Official English-speaking guide during all visits

Daily breakfast


Travel insurance

Personal expenses, hotel taxes and tips ($45 per person)

International Flights

Extras of any kind: drinks, telephones, etc



Welcome to Egypt! You’ll be greeted at the aiport and transferred to our first hotel. Here we’ll have an informal meeting with the whole group to discuss the adventure we are about to have.

Afterwards you’ll have some free time to explore Cairo and find a beautiful little local restaurant to get your first taste of Egyptian cuisine.

Accommodation: Sonesta Hotel Tower & Casino or similar – 5 Star

Day 2. Cairo, sleep train to Aswan

Your day in Cairo begins with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, fueling you for an extraordinary adventure. Join our expert guide for a tour of the awe-inspiring Giza Pyramids and enigmatic Sphinx. The Great Pyramid of Khufu, a 4,500-year-old marvel, stands as the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, a testament to the ingenuity of the Old Kingdom. Nearby, the Pyramid of Khafre and Pyramid of Menkaure add to the enigma.

We then journey to Sakkara to explore the Pyramid of Djoser, a precursor to the Giza Pyramids, and marvel at the revolutionary Step Pyramid, a 4,700-year-old architectural masterpiece.

As the sun sets, we board a comfortable sleeper train, setting off for Aswan. This itinerary promises a day rich in history and culture, culminating in a night journey towards the serene beauty of Aswan.

Accommodation: Sleeper train

Day 3. Aswan

Awake in Aswan, where an exciting city tour awaits with your knowledgeable local guide. Explore the Unfinished Obelisk, offering insight into the remarkable techniques employed to craft the iconic four-sided monuments adorning Egyptian temple entrances. Wander along the 42-meter-long granite bed and absorb its historical significance from your guide. Next, journey to the enchanting Philae Temple, a tribute to the goddess Isis, revered as the divine mother of the pharaohs. Perched on an island in the midst of the Nile, it’s a sight to behold. Finally, check in at the hotel with the option to partake in a traditional Nubian dinner later in the evening.

Accommodation: Basma Hotel or similar

Day 4. Aswan

Enjoy a day at your leisure to explore Aswan and the banks of the Nile. In the afternoon we’ll have an optional tour to the World Heritage listed Abu Simbel.

Accommodation: Basma Hotel or similar

Day 5. Felucca cruise on the Nile

Embark on a serene Nile adventure as we board a traditional felucca. Drift along the river’s gentle currents to explore Elephantine Island, an ancient and historically rich site. Then, marvel at the lush botanical wonders of Kitchener’s Island, home to a stunning garden. After this tranquil journey, you have the rest of the day to explore Aswan at your own pace. Discover its vibrant markets, uncover Nubian culture, or simply relax and soak in the city’s unique charm. Your day in Aswan offers a perfect blend of relaxation and exploration.

Accommodation: Basma Hotel or similar

Day 6. Edfu, Kom Ombo & Luxor

After rejoining our coach, we head north towards Kom Ombo. There, we’ll explore the fascinating Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. Our next destination is Edfu, known for its exceptionally well-preserved temple honoring the falcon god Horus. This remarkable temple took over 180 years to build, from 237 BC to 57 BC. As the day winds down, we reach Luxor, where we’ll visit the Luxor Temple in the evening, delving into its ancient history dating back to the 14th century B.C., all under the enchanting veil of dim light.

Accommodation: Sonesta St. George Hotel or similar

Day 7. Luxor, Valley of the Kings, sleeper train back to Cairo

Venture into the heart of ancient Egypt with a visit to the renowned Valley of the Kings. Explore the final resting place of pharaohs, where the magnificent tombs, like that of Tutankhamun, reveal remarkable treasures. Admire the grandeur of the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut and the towering Colossi of Memnon. As the day concludes, board a comfortable sleeper train for a memorable journey back to Cairo. This itinerary encapsulates the mystique and grandeur of Egypt’s historical legacy.

Accommodation: Sleeper train or similar

Day 8. Cairo City tour

Discover the vibrant soul of Cairo on a captivating journey. Begin at the Egyptian Museum, where treasures spanning millennia unveil Egypt’s rich history. Then, delve into the bustling streets to immerse yourself in daily life. Savor traditional cuisine at local eateries, explore colorful bazaars, and absorb the city’s dynamic culture. Wander through historic neighborhoods and uncover the hidden gems of this bustling metropolis. This itinerary promises an authentic Cairo experience, celebrating its culture, history, and the culinary delights that define the city.

Accommodation: Accommodation: Sonesta Hotel Tower & Casino or similar – 5 Star

Day 9. Cairo and a fond farewell

On the final day of our enriching Egyptian journey, we reflect on the myriad historical and cultural wonders we’ve uncovered, forging lasting friendships along the way. As this chapter comes to a close, you have a choice: either depart for the airport with our transfer service, or continue your Egyptian adventure, adding your own unique chapters to this captivating story.

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Important Notes

100% money back guarantee for cancellations 31+ days before trip start date.

For cancellations 15 – 30 days or less before the start date your deposit can be transferred to an alternative trip. For cancellations 14 days or less before the trip, payments will be non-refundable and non-transferrable unless our local operators are able to make appropriate arrangements.

Recent Reviews

“Highly recommend“
Armandeep Singh Egypt Explorer Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023
“Good tour, hotels were nice, thought the food selections could've been better selected“
Ross M Egypt Explorer Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023
“The accommodation and tours were just perfect!“
Alexandra Zonda Egypt Explorer Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

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