Egypt and Red Sea

from $3000
Duration: 11 Days
Type: Private Tour
Run: Every Day
Destinations: Cairo, Aswan, Kom, Edfu, Luxor, Hurghada
Overview:

If you are looking for tours To Egypt and the Red Sea from USA, Around Egypt Tours will arrange everything for you starting from your international flight from/to USA, your accommodation, Cairo tours, and Nile cruise tours. We will help you explore the history of ancient Egypt from Cairo Pyramids then enjoy the relaxation on The Red Sea shores during these 11-days. It's really a spectacular experience that mixes modern-day luxury with ancient history. Travel in style and luxury with Around Egypt Tours.

Included:

•    Meet and greet services by our representatives at the airports with a nominative sign at the passport control area
•    Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
•    All transfers by a private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
•    International Flights to and from Egypt with Egypt Entry Visa
•    Domestic Flight from Cairo to Aswan- Hurghada to Cairo
•    Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe Bus.
•    4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on Half Board, the hotel earned the “Hygiene Safety” certificate for operation
•    3 Nights accommodation on a Nile cruise on full board, the cruise earned the “Hygiene Safety” certificate for operation
•    2 Nights accommodation in Hurghada (Hard All inclusive), the hotel earned the “Hygiene Safety” certificate for operation   
•    Private English speaking Egyptologist tour guide
•    All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary
•    All sightseeing tours are private tours
•    Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
•    Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary at healthy restaurants
•    Bottled water during the trips
•    All service charges and taxes
•    Free alcohol sanitizer bottle will be provided every day in your tour

Excluded:

•       Any optional tours
•       Tipping kitty
•       Personal Spending

Itinerary:

Day 1: Fly from Home/ Egypt Tours from USA

Fly from NYC to Cairo 10 Hours 35 Minutes.

Day 2: Your Dream Egypt and Red Sea Tours Come true

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt
Around Egypt Tours representative will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport, and he will accompany you to your hotel by an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, the representative will assist you to check-in and review your tours to Egypt tours itinerary to confirm the pick-up times for each tour.
Welcome Drink.

Meals Included :
• Dinner

Day 3: Giza Pyramids

After your breakfast at the hotel, you will move to the famous Giza Plateau to visit the only remaining wonder from the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - the Great Pyramids of Khufu (called Cheops by the Ancient Greeks). On the plateau are the pyramids of Khafre (Chephren) and the smallest Pyramid Menkaure (Mykerinos). The plateau is as famous for the mysterious structure 'the Sphinx' for the Pyramids, where you will visit the Valley Temple. Later on, you will be transferred back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Note - There is an additional charge to enter inside any of the Pyramids and the Solar Boat Museum. Please speak with your Tour Guide if you wish to purchase tickets.

Included Activities :
• Cairo- The Great Pyramids of Giza
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Optional Tours :
• Cairo- Sound and Light show

Day 4: Cairo Sightseeing

After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your private guide to the Egyptian Museum, where the boy king Tutankhamen's treasures await you. Later, you’ll head back to the hotel and stay overnight in Cairo.

Included Activities :
• Cairo - Egyptian Museum
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 5:Aswan – Nile Cruise

Check out from your Hotel in Cairo, and then you will be transferred to Cairo Airport Domestic Terminal for your flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan, you will be met by your Tour Guide and commence your day of Aswan tours Cross by boat to Angilika Island, to see the Temple of Isis at Philae, which is one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s long colonnades, towers, and reliefs, including the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt. Later on, you will be escorted back to your Nile cruise before lunch.

Afternoon, Our tour guide will pick you up from your Nile cruise in Aswan to sail on the Nile by a motorboat to the Nubian Village, that is located on West Bank of the River Nile in Aswan, and just opposite to Soheil Island, and near the Aswan Dam passing by the First Cataract of Aswan. This fantastic tour to the Nubian Village lets you meet and impact a Nubian family and learn about their simple lifestyle, culture, and traditions. Then you be transferred back to your hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan. Overnight on Nile cruise Aswan.

Included Activities :
• Aswan - Temple of Philae
• Aswan - Tour to Nubian Village
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 6: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

By the morning, you will enjoy Sailing to Kom Ombo while getting breakfast on board. Arrive Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Back to your Nile boat to sail to Edfu with lunch on board, On arrival at Edfu, your Tour Guide will escort you to Edfu Temple by a Kalesh ride ( horse and carriage) for an exploration of the huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus at Edfu, which is the most complete and best-preserved of the Egyptian Temples, consisting of many columns, halls, chambers, and chapels. Two statues of Horus flank the twin-towered entrance gate, and inside, one of the interesting inscriptions lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library Dinner on board and overnight on your Nile Cruise Ship in Edfu. Enjoy an afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Overnight on board.

Included Activities :
• Kom Ombo - the Temple shared by two gods Sobek& Haeror
• Edfu - the Horus Temple
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 7: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

In the early morning, you will sail to Luxor with enjoying your breakfast on board, then set out from your cruise, where you will be taken to the West Bank of Luxor. Start your tour by visiting the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, in the Valley of the Kings (the original resting place of the world-famous boy King Tutankhamun) after that; you will move to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (the only Female Pharaoh) at El Deir EL Bahari, which was built in the 15th century BC, and the two towering statues of the Colossi of Memnon. (The three tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government to preserve them from the large flow of visitors; therefore, they are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs before your visit). After the tours, you will return to your Nile Cruise for an overnight stay. Enjoy an afternoon tea in the winter palace hotel, then return to Nile cruise for Dinner on board and Overnight in Luxor.

Included Activities :
• Luxor - The Valley of the Kings
• Luxor - Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
• Luxor - the Colossi of Memnon
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Optional Tours :
• Luxor- Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple
• Luxor - City Tour by Horse Carriage

Day 8: Luxor East Bank / Hurghada

Enjoy an amazing hot air balloon trip before breakfast on board, Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast. Then you will be guided for a wonderful exploration of the East Bank of the Nile in Luxor to Karnak Temple, the world's largest ancient religious site.
The hypostyle hall, with its colossal granite columns, is one of Egypt’s famous landmarks. There will be free time to explore the different parts of the huge complex built during various Pharaoh's reigns. Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor Temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. In the afternoon, transfer to Hurghada on the Red Sea. From Luxor to Hurghada is about a 04-hour drive. Overnight in Hurghada


Included Activities :
• Luxor - Karnak Temples
• Luxor - Luxor Temple
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 9: Hurghada / Orange Bay Island

Enjoy an exciting day, relax on the powdery white sand beach of Orange Bay Island, and work on your tan.Take a refreshing swim or head out on a short boat ride to the reef to snorkel and experience the colorful undersea environment.

Included Activities :
• Hurghada - Orange Bay Island
Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 10: Fly back to Cairo from Hurghada

Breakfast, and then you will be accompanied by your tour representative to Hurghada Airport for your flight back to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted, and then transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Meals Included :
• Breakfast
• Dinner

Day 11: Final Departure. End of your Egypt tour from USA

Breakfast at your hotel, then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure to USA.

Meals Included :
• Breakfast
Prices:
Hotels
 Double OccupancySingle Occupancy
MAY- SEPT $ 3000 $ 3900
OCT- APRIL $ 3200 $ 4100
Notes:

• Prices

 Tour prices are quoted in US dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays; however, you can pay in Euro or GBP. Moreover, we always update our prices to ensure that you receive the lowest price possible. Once your tour is confirmed, no change to the rates is guaranteed from our part.

• Domestic flights

There are two domestic flights included on this trip. We usually use Egypt Air or Nile Air for this service. Baggage allowance is as follows:
Checked-in   - 1 Bag, max 23kg
Hand luggage - 1 bag, max 7kg

• Tips for the final departure

On your last day, we would recommend not booking any outgoing international flight until after 3.00 pm, or consider spending an extra night in Cairo. Our Tour Manager can assist with additional services like accommodation and transfers.

• Children Policy

0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 5.99 pay 25% of the tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
If your tour package includes airfare, extra charges for your children may be applied.

•    Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to confirm the desired travel package. Spaces will be secured as well as Your request will be confirmed upon receiving a deposit of 25 % of the required payment.
During the peak season (X-Mas, New Year), the required deposit will 50%of the required payment. This deposit forms part of your final payment. The remaining balance should be paid up to a week before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival.

• Installments policy

Around Egypt Tours offers you a new payment plan that allows you to pay your booked tours in monthly installments.
You will pay 10% of the amount determined every month to pay the deposits in 6 monthly installments leading up to your arrival. You will pay the balance upon your arrival to Egypt in cash or by credit/debit cards, or you can pay the full cost in monthly installments before your arrival to Egypt.
    
•    Additional Entry Tickets

All our Egypt tour packages and programs don't include the entrance fees to the specific archaeological sites such as entering one of the Pyramids inside, to visit the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to visit the Solar Boat Museum at the Pyramids area or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

•    Tipping

It is a customary attitude for expressing one’s satisfaction with good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this will be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

Cancellation Policy

• In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:
From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 10% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 60 and 31 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 14 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be charged.
 Additionally, there are cancellation fees on all domestic flights within Egypt. If you cancel a tour at any time, you will be subject to any fees according to the airline’s cancellation policy.

• Emergency Cancellation Policy

Around Egypt Tours offers a highly flexible cancelation policy in case your government or the airline cleared a travel warning from/to your departure country and Egypt. If that happened, we would be refunding you the amount paid for the booked tour, or in some cases, your payment will be a credit for future travel. You have the flexibility to apply this amount towards new travel services booked within 12 months. Reservations will be adjusted to reflect these travel credits automatically. Only the change/cancellation fees will be applied for flights according to the airline's terms and conditions.
 

We as Around Egypt Tours prioritize your well-being, health, and safety. For that reason, we've amended our cancellation policy; also, we've modified our procedures to develop the global health and safety protocols to match the recommendations (WTTC), to reflect our interests and values towards our Guests.

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