10 day Egyptian tour
(10 days – 9 nights)
Sharm el Sheikh – Aswan – Luxor – Dahab – Cairo
- 4 nights accommodation in Budget hotels
- 2 nights accommodation with full board, on a felucca
- 1 night at the train Cairo\ Luxor.
- 1 night in the bus Luxor \ Dahab.
- 1 night in the bus Dahab\ Cairo.
- First class overnight train from Cairo to Aswan.
- First class overnight bus from Luxor to Dahab.
- First class overnight bus from Dahab to Cairo.
- English speaking guide at all sights (except at areas where guides are not allowed)
- All transportation from the start (airport) till the end (airport again), including A/C buses and minibuses
- Meet and greet by English speaking tour leader at Cairo airport
Day 1 – Cairo: Arrival in Cairo and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free. Possibilities to visit Islamic Cairo, Khan el Khalili market, The Citadel or some Nile cruises.
Day 2 – Cairo: Today we visit the Egyptian Museum, with its more than 100,000 relics. Your guide will be with you for two or three hours, after which you are free to roam the museum yourself. After lunch we will visit the Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza. In the evening we will board our first class train to Aswan.
Day 3 – Aswan: Arrival in Aswan in the early morning. Later in the day we will visit Philae
Day 4 - Aswan: This morning, we will board our local felucca to visit Kitchener and Elephantine Islands. In the afternoon we will begin our two night cruise down the Nile on board the felucca We spend the afternoon lying in the sun before the chef prepares dinner.
Day 5 - Felucca: The day is free to lie in the sun. We will spend the night near the sight of Kom Ombo, on board the felucca.
Day 6 - Felucca: Early morning visit to Kom Ombo, the dual temple of Sobek and Haroeris. We then visit Edfu to see the Temple of Horus. After that, we travel to Luxor. In the afternoon we will visit the East Bank and see Luxor Temple built by Amenhotep III and Karnak Temple.
Day 7 - Luxor: Today we visit the West Bank, Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. We will have the opportunity to visit 5 tombs with our guide or you are free to choose yourself. We may also visit the tombs of Tutankhamum or Nefertari (optional). We can also visit the Colossie of Memnon and the Temple of Hatshepsut. In the afternoon we take the overnight bus to Dahab.
Day 8 – Dahab: Early morning arrival in Dahab. We relax and enjoy our day before an afternoon nap to prepare for our trip to Mount Sinai. We will leave the hotel at 11 in the evening, climb 2285 meters to the summit and wait for a magnificent sunrise.
Day 9 - Dahab: After we’ve seen the sunrise, we climb down the mountain and visit the Monastery of St. Catherine, dedicated to the legendary martyr of Alexandria. We return to Dahab for a well earned rest. The rest of the day is free. . In the evening we will transfer to the bus for the overnight journey to Cairo.
Day 10 - Cairo: Arrive in the morning to Cairo and transfer to hotel until the time of your departure to be Transfer to the airport for our onward journey.
512 Euros per person