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Egypt Travel Packages
/ Wonders of the Nile Tour Vacation
Arrive at any time. There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.
Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan. Head straight to the pyramids and soak in the history of these majestic structures. Later, visit the Egyptian Museum to see more ancient artifacts. In the evening, board an overnight train to Aswan.
Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family.
Enjoy some free time in the morning to browse the souk or walk along the Nile.
Later, board a felucca (local boat) to reach Elephantine Island and visit a Nubian village. Walk around the small community, and then enjoy a traditional dinner at a local home.
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Opt to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.
One of the fascinating sights in the area is the Temple of Abu Simbel.
Later, opt for a half-day tour of the Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam, and Philae Temple. Then visit the modern Nubian Museum to learn more about Aswan’s local people.
Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars.
Board the felucca. Then spend the rest of the day out on the river and a night under the stars.
Enjoy a guided visit to Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, then visit the Temple of Karnak.
Visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Then enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile. Cross to the West Bank. Visit the massive 18m (59ft)-high Colossi of Memnon, which is all that remains of an ancient temple. Descend the narrow corridors and check out the tombs of the pharaohs at the Valley of the Kings. The Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut seems to rise out of the surrounding limestone outcrops. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West bank of the Nile and then explore Luxor at your own pace.
Fly back to Cairo where the tour ends on arrival in the morning.
We highly recommend booking pre- or post-accommodation to explore this vibrant city.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.
Up to 2 years: FREE
Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
Ages 12 and up: adult price.
Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room).
If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.
3 years ago
We took a four night, five day tour starting in Aswan and finishing in Luxor, and it was one of the highlights of our time in Egypt. We were accompanied for all this time by Ashraf, who, as well as being deeply knowledgeable and entertaining on all aspects of ancient Egypt, is also the kindest, most patient, tolerant and flexible guide we've ever travelled with. We were travelling with two 13-year-olds and they thought he was amazing!
We travelled on the Merit dahabiya from Aswan to Luxor - this is a very comfortable and peaceful small boat (8 cabins), with a welcoming crew - the captain was Hossam for our trip - and really delicious food. Cabins were spotlessly clean and the deck areas shady and cool. It was sometimes hard to leave the boat to see the next temple...
Every place we visited was illuminated for us by Ash's comments and perspective, but we also found that he could tell when we wanted time to ourselves to walk around and absorb the atmosphere. Above all, we appreciated his flexibility and the way in which he helped us make the most of our time; for example, in Aswan, we were not interested in seeing the dam and Ash made other suggestions of what to see instead in Aswan - Nubian museum, felucca round Elephantine Island etc; same again in Luxor when we had a couple of hours before our flight and we spent these pleasantly on the Nile and at a little fruit farm on the West Bank.
We had thought that a trip to Upper Egypt, while enjoyable, might be a little stressful, but it was not the case. Because of Ash's help and local knowledge, everything happened smoothly, on time, with plenty of fun, and lots of kindness from everyone we met.
The same is true for the planning of our trip, where Mona Hamdy helped us look at the pros and cons of at least 5 possible itineraries and answered a barrage of questions from us. There is someone working the office 24 hours per day (I hope in shifts!) so replies are immediate.
Your Egypt Tours also helped us to make a last-minute arrangement for a fantastic 1 day tour to Sakkara and Dahshur, which we visited with Ibrahim - this was a very special day going to different pyramids and helped put the Giza pyramids in context.
In summary, it was a wonderful tour and we are already thinking how soon we can go back; of course it would be with Your Egypt Tours!
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