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Egypt tour and oasis safari tour, visit Cairo sights, Luxor and Aswan highlights including a Nile cruise tours with Egyptian adventure to Bahariya Oasis, Dakhla Oasis, Farafra Oasis, Kharga Oasis in the Western Desert

Itinerary:
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Day1:Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) after luggage and customs holding a sign reflects your name or our company name (Memphis Tours) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist you to check-in smoothly and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2:Pyramids / Museum

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then at 09:00 AM you will be met and accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then head to the Egyptian Museum, enjoying 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 hotel. Overnight in Cairo. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3:Cairo/ Bahariya Oasis

Breakfast at hotel, check out from your hotel in Cairo at 06:00 AM, met by our representative and then travel by a modern air conditioned vehicle to Bahariya Oasis about 4 hours drive from Cairo. Upon arrival, enjoy local tour to the hill top ruin ‘the English House. Then transfer to see Museum of Golden Mummies, Tombs of the Nobles, Alexander Temple, and Temple of Ain Meffetla. Back to your hotel and overnight in Bahariya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:Black Desert / White Desert

After Breakfast, move to the White Desert passing through the Black Desert and the El Haize Village with its natural spring. Stop off to see the Crystal Mountain and the volcanic rocks and petrified wood in the Valley of Agabat. Upon arrival at the White Desert, tour to the amazing rock formations, watch the sunset and camp under the stars in this paradise of tranquility. Bedouin dinner in the desert. Overnight in a camp.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 5:Farafra & Dakhla Oases

Breakfast, then drive to Farafra Oasis where you can enjoy Bir Setah hot spring as well as local artist Badr's unique mud brick museum. Drive from Farafa to Dakhla for about 3 hours to see the Roman Temple Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings and the Roman burial ground Mezzawaqqa. Then pay a visit to Islamic Village of Al Qasr, about 35km from Mut, houses ruins of an Ayubid mosque. Overnight in Dakhla.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6:Kharga Oasis

After breakfast move onto Kharga Oasis to visit Qasr El Labkha - a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis' ethnic museum. After that visit the Roman Temple of Hibis & Nadora from outside as well as the early Christian cemetery with its chapels painted with murals at Bagawat, nearby. Move onto the Temple of Dush, dedicated to Isis and Serapis. Overnight camping in Kharga.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 7:Kharga to Luxor

After breakfast, you will be transferred by vehicle to Luxor; it takes about 6 hours drive. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8:Embarkation/ Luxor East Bank

After breakfast, transfer to embark your 5 star Egypt Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9:Luxor West Bank

After breakfast on your Nile cruise, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC. Proceeding to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight on board Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10:Edfu / Kom Ombo

After breakfast on Nile Cruise, visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. Lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board you deluxe Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11:Aswan Sightseeing

After breakfast on Nile cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, then on to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Dinner and overnight on board deluxe Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12:Disembarkation / Cairo

Disembarkation after breakfast. Free time at leisure in Aswan on your own Or Optional Tour to visit Abu Simbel Tour from Aswan by Land. Transfer to Aswan train station for departure to Cairo by sleeper train. Dinner and overnight on train.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13:Arrive Cairo

Breakfast aboard the train and then arrive Giza train station. Meet and assist by your tour manager and transfer to your hotel. You will arrive at Giza station about 06:00 am and I will do my best to do early check in for you. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 14:Final Departure

Enjoy breakfast with free time at your hotel before checking out at 12:00 PM, then you will be picked you up by our representative who will transfer you to Cairo international Airport for final departure.    
Meals: Breakfast

What's Included:
  • Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport upon arrival & departure.
  • All transfers to / from airport / station & hotels by an A/C vehicle.  
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Bahariya on half board.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in White Desert camping on full board.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Dakhla on half board.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Kharga camping on full board.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 5* superior Cruise on full basis.
  • Accommodation for 1 night on sleeping train on half board.
  • Camping equipment like sleeping bags, camel blanket and tents.
  • Transfers from Cairo to Bahariya by a private A/C vehicle.
  • All transfers inside the Oases by jeep 4x4.  
  • Transfers from Kharga to Luxor by a private A/C vehicle.
  • Private English-speaking tour guide in Cairo and Oases.
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Oases as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
  • Bottled Water & soft drinks daily during camping in the deser
  • Bottled water during your trips.
  • 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.
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Tipping

Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan:
  • Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • International Hot Spring Hotel
  • Camping in the White Desert
  • Al Dehoos Hotel Dakhal Oasis
  • Camping in El Kharga Oasis
  • M/S Alyssa Nile Cruise
  • Sheraton Luxor Resort
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 1775 $ 1975
Solo $ 3100 $ 3435
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2015, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.

  • Children Policy

    0 - 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 Policy

    Reservations 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 Visa

    You 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 Egypt

    Sleeper 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 Tickets

    All 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.

  • Tipping

    It 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.

  • What to Bring

    Hats, sun glasses, sun cream
    Passport valid for 6 months
    Comfortable shoes
    Sweatshirts and trousers for night time
    Shorts and t-shirts for mornings
    Scarf
    Photo/Video Camera

  • Distances of Western Desert

    Cairo - Bahariya 370KM
    Cairo - Siwa 750 KM
    Siwa - Bahariya 490 KM
    Bahariya - White Desert 160 KM
    Farafra - Dakhla 280 KM
    Dakhla - Kharga 190 KM
    Kharga - Luxor 390 KM
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14 Days/ 13 Nights
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Saturday, Monday, Thursday
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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)
Flying Time
11 hours 50 minutes direct from New York
Time Difference
GMT +2 hours
Visas
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Clothing
Respectful attire in Luxor, Cairo and Alexandria on tours.
More relaxed clothing in the Red Sea areas like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh
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