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11 Day | Royal Egyptian Tour

Country Egypt
Theme City Touring | Culture
Time of Year January-December | High Season: Feb-Mar & Oct-Nov | Savings Season: May-Sep
Budget From $4,495
Duration 11 Days

Itinerary Description

This Royal Egyptian Tour is an opening to the cradle of Egypt's culture and history. In ancient times it was the Nile people who were the most civilized and most famous and who developed the civilization along the Nile River.

AAC has two options to choose from, the Premier or Classic Tour, each features PRIVATE Egyptologist guiding, a 4-night Nile cruise and an excursion to Abu Simbel.

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Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01+02

Cairo

Depart USA on overnight flight to Cairo. On arrival you will be met by representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Mena House.

Day 03

Cairo

Today with your private driver and Egyptologist you will have a full day of sightseeing. Your day will include a visit to the Pyramids of Giza with entrance Cheops and the Sphinx, Menphis and Sakkarra. Overnight Mena House.

Day 04

Cairo

Today with your private driver and Egyptologist you will have a full day of sightseeing. Your day will include a visit to the Egyptian Museum housing the richest collection of antiquities ever discovered including the fabulous burial treasure of King Tutankhamen, the Citadel of Salah El Din, Mohammed Ali Mosque, and Sultan Hassan Mosque. This afternoon you will drive through old Cairo and the old Bazaar for sightseeing and shopping. Overnight Mena House.

Day 05

Cairo/Luxor - Nile Cruise

Morning transfer to the Cairo Airport for your flight to Luxor where you will board your boat for the Nile cruise. After lunch, depart with your private Egyptologist to tour Luxor’s West Bank – Thebes. Sightseeing includes the Valley of the Kings, and the Valley of the Queens. Overnight – Premier Option: Sun Boat IV or Nile Adventurer Cruise Ship or Classic Option: Sonesta St. George 1 Nile Cruise Ship.

Day 06

Luxor/Esna - Nile Cruise

Following breakfast visit the Karnak and Luxor Temples. This afternoon, set sail to Esna. Enjoy lunch onboard followed by a tour of the Temple of Khnum at Esna. Ship sails to Edfu. Overnight – Premier Option: Sun Boat IV or Nile Adventurer Cruise Ship or Classic Option: Sonesta St. George 1 Nile Cruise Ship.

Day 07

Edfu/Komombo - Nile Cruise

This morning you will visit Edfu’s Temple of Horus (built in 237BC), to honor the Falcon God. Sail to Kom Ombo where you will tour its temple along the Nile River. The ship sails to Awan this evening. Overnight – Premier Option: Sun Boat IV or Nile Adventurer Cruise Ship or Classic Option: Sonesta St. George 1 Nile Cruise Ship.

Day 08

Aswan - Nile Cruise

This morning tour the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple, overnight on the ship in Aswan. Overnight – Premier Option: Sun Boat IV or Nile Adventurer Cruise Ship or Classic Option: Sonesta St. George 1 Nile Cruise Ship.

Day 09

Aswan/Abu Simbel

This morning you will transfer to the airport for your flight to Abu Simbel. At Abu Simbel you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the temple of Ramses II and his favorite wife Nefertari. Fly back to Aswan where you will enjoy a private felucca ride on the Nile River. Overnight: Premier Option: Old Cataract Hotel (Palace Cataract Suite) or Classic Option: Old Cataract Hotel (Palace Luxury Room).

Day 10

Cairo

After breakfast, enjoy the morning at leisure. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel where you will have the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight – Premier Option: Four Seasons Nile Plaza or Classic Option: InterContinental City Star Cairo.

Day 11

Cairo

Transfer to the airport this morning for your international flight.

Safari Pricing Details

2023 Land Arrangements

All rates are per person sharing a room

PREMIER OPTION - Based on 2 People Traveling

Jan 07- Mar 24

From $8,995

Mar 29-Apr 25 / Sep 29-Nov 29

From $10,550

Apr 30-Sep 26

From $7,450

PREMIER OPTION - Based on 4 People Traveling

Jan 07- Mar 24

From $8,250

Mar 29-Apr 25 / Sep 29-Nov 29

From $9,750

Apr 30-Sep 26

From $6,650

CLASSIC OPTION - Based on 2 People Traveling

Jan-Apr / Oct-Nov

From $5,550

May-Sep

From $4,895

CLASSIC OPTION - Based on 4 People Traveling

Jan-Apr / Oct-Nov

From $5,150

May-Sep

From $4,495

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#1 Africa-Only Travel Company

Industry Leaders in Customizable Safaris

The Africa Adventure Company was one of the first boutique travel agencies to offer customizable Africa travel itineraries. Together we can create a trip that includes the experiences and destinations most important to you, your family, or your group.

Value-Added
Adventures

Many travelers expect private and independent safaris to be unaffordable, but our clients are delighted to discover they do not have to join a group of strangers in order to experience a customized safari adventure.

Security &
Safety-Focused

We work with people who will take care of you. Our guides, travel consultants, and tour operators understand the complicated and complex nature of travel in Africa and have decades of experience to ensure your safety at every leg of your trip.

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