Discover the incredible history of Egypt and ancient city of Petra Jordan in 10-day travel package. Visit Cairo main historical sites, Giza Pyramids and cruise the Nile between Luxor and Aswan. Have a time for relaxation in Sharm El Sheikh and enjoy a tour to the amazing Petra in Jordan to explore its beauty.
Day 1: Arrival Cairo
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids / Museum
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3:Cairo/ Aswan Nile Cruise
Check out from hotel in the morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight with to Aswan then you will be transferred by a private A/C vehicle to your Nile Cruise ship for embarkation in Aswan before lunch. Enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, the beautiful located Temple of Philae on Isis Island ,the Granite Quarries and the Unfinished Obelisk. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Kom Ombo / Edfu Temples
Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu, lunch on board after that visit the well preserved Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Luxor Sightseeing
Have your breakfast on board during your sail to Luxor, then visit the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings, The temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board proceeding visiting East Bank ( Karnak and Luxor Temples). Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Have your dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Luxor / Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast on board, disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, and then you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for flight to Sharm. Upon arrival at Sharm Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Sharm and overnight.
N.B: Most flight from Luxor to Sharm is indirect flight via Cairo Airport.
Day 7: Sharm El Sheikh
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to Ras Mohammed National Park which is both a terrestrial and an aquatic nature reserve. The 480 square kilometer protected area lies where the Gulf of Suez meets the Gulf of Aqaba in Sinai's southern extremity. The arid desert terrain of sand dunes, gravel plains, fossilized corals and granite mountains is home to a number of rare mammal species: Dorcas gazelle, Nubian ibex and red fox. Easier to spot are the resident birds like terns, herons, gulls and ospreys. Thousands of white storks pass through Ras Mohammed each year, heading south during September/October and back north during April/May. About 85 flora species live in the park, including mangroves. Overnight in Sharm.
Day 8: Sharm El Sheikh / Petra by Ferry
Our representative will pick you up from your Hotel at 2:30 am You will be transferred from your hotel in Sharm El Shiekh to Taba via a modern air-conditioned bus.Then you will be met and assisted at Taba and you will take the boat to Aqaba then you will move directly to Petra for a full day visit, to the red rose rock city, the city of the Nabateans, the lost city carve all in the mountains, riding on a horse to the Siq (canyon) which is a natural crack in the rocks, the Nabateans developed it into their structure elements, walking through the 1.2 km canyon and enjoying the beautiful carvings of statues, idols and niches. On the way to the Treasury, you will be wondering about the time the Treasury will appear to you behind the corner that has been standing there for over than 2000 years, and then continue along the facades street to the Roman Theatre, Royal Tombs, the Roman Colonnaded Street and Qasr Al-Bent, Lunch, then back to Aqaba city for a short city tour and free time for shopping, back to Taba port, drive back to Sharm El Shiekh. Overnight in Sharm.
Meals: Breakfast box, Lunch
Day 9: Fly back to Cairo
Day 10: Final Departure
Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure.
- Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
- Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Domestic flight (Cairo/Aswan -Luxor/ Sharm – Sharm / Cairo)
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast
- Accommodation for 3 nights on a 5 star superior cruise on full board
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Sharm El Sheikh including bed & breakfast
- All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private guided tours
- All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group
- Ferry boat tickets Taba - Aqaba - Taba including taxes
- Short horse ride in Petra (incl. in ticket)
- Local English speaking guide in Petra from the entrance for about 2/3 hours
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
- Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
- Portage when needed
- 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
- All service charges and taxes
- International Airfare
- Entry visa to Egypt
- Any optional tours
- Personal spendings
- Petra tour requires considerable walking, the number of horses in Petra is limited.
- Incase the ferry boat from Taba to Aqaba has been canceled for any force majeure, you will cross the borders to Aqaba Jordan via Israeli borders. There is a fee to cross from Egypt through the Israeli Border into Jordan (approximately $32) and a taxi fee from the Israeli Border to Jordan (approximately $25). Once through the crossing, you will be met and assisted at Jordan by a Representative.
- - Mena House Hotel Cairo
- - MS Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
- - Sheraton Hotel Sharm El Sheikh
- - Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel
|Double||$ 1795||$ 1895|
|Solo||$ 2590||$ 2790|
PricesPrices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 30.2015, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.
Children Policy0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.
Payment PolicyReservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union
Egypt Entry VisaYou need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Egypt and you can obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Egypt airports against USD 25 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.
Sleeper Trains in EgyptSleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan is about 14 hours and sleeping train from Luxor to Cairo is about 11 hours.
Additional Entry TicketsAll our Egypt tour packages and programs don't include entrance fees to special 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.
TippingIt is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
Best Time to Visit Egypt
An all year round destination with winter season being the coolest with still good average temperatures between 21- 26 degrees in the Red Sea resorts and Upper Egypt (Luxor/ Aswan) between 23 - 29 degrees
Flying to Egypt
Cairo for comfort and quality - EgyptAir and Delta Airlines (Scheduled Airlines only)
11 hours 50 minutes direct from New York
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
No mandatory vaccinations
Respectful attire in Luxor, Cairo and Alexandria on tours - More relaxed clothing in the Red Sea areas like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh