EGYPT

ANCIENT EGYPT - 8 Days / 7 Nights

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ANCIENT EGYPT - From £950

At Star Tours, we are dedicated to providing tailor-made luxury holidays that exceed your expectations. We handpick quality accommodation ranging from 3* to 5* and provide meals as per your request. 

Tailor Made Options:

Below is a suggested itinerary which is the most popular one; however we are able to customise this holiday to suit your requirements. We are able to add or remove excursions as well change the number of night you wish to stay for. We have a great selection of hotels ranging from 3 stars to luxurious 5-star.

Price Includes:

  •    4 nights accommodation in 3*/4*/5* hotels with breakfast
  •   3 nights accommodation on board 5* Nile Cruise (Aswan-Luxor) 

  •   All transfers by air conditional coaches/vehicles 

  •  Entrance to sightseeing as mentioned in the tour highlights 

  •  Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (Indian Meals in Cairo only) 

  •  Professional English speaking Egyptologist 

  •  All transport and transfers in private AC vehicles 

  •  All tips & service charges 

  • Professional services of local representative 

Price Excludes:

  • International Flights
  • Domestic flights from Cairo to Aswan & Luxor to Cairo 
  • Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips & Portage
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Anything not mentioned in the tour price include columns

Note: Extension to Hurgada & Sharm El Sheikh available on Tailor made options, please contact our sales team for the same.


Tour Highlights

CAIRO: Giza Pyramids (except entrance inside Pyramid) | Sphinx | Egyptian Museum (except entrance inside mummies room / private room at Egyptian museum)
ASWAN: Philae Temple with entrance | Felucca Ride with entrance
KOM OMBO & EDFU: Kom Ombo Temple with entrance | Edfu Temple with entrance
LUXOR: Karnak Temple with entrance | Luxor Temple with entrance | Valley of the Kings with entrance | Queen Hatshepsut Temple with entrance

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1/8 ARRIVE CAIRO

Upon arrival in Cairo and after clearing immigration and baggage claim, our friendly representative will meet you  at the airport arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel. Rest of day is free at leisure.

Breakfast X   Lunch X  Dinner Y

Day 1/8
Day 2/8 CAIRO

Today you will explore Egypt’s main highlight - the Great Pyramid of Giza. For over 3,800 years Khufu’s Pyramid  was considered the tallest man-made structure in the world. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Later we visit the “Egyptian Museum”, home to an extensive collection  of ancient Egyptian antiquities. 

Breakfast Y  Lunch Y  Dinner  Y

Day 2/8
Day 3/8 CAIRO - ASWAN - NILE CRUISE

Early morning after breakfast transfer to Cairo airport to board your flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan, we transfer  to board the Nile Cruise (Subject to availability of rooms).  Visit of Philae Temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis. This sacred site was venerated from the Pharaonic era up to the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods with each ruler adding their own stamp onto the stones. Later enjoy a Felucca ride in the Nile, and have free time to visit Aswan Markets by night

Breakfast Y  Lunch Y  Dinner Y

Day 3/8
Day 4/8 KOM OMBO & EDFU - NILE CRUISE

Set sail to Kom Ombo for the unusual double Temple of Kom Ombo constructed during the Ptolemaic Dynasty and dedicated to two gods - Sobek and Horus. Sail to Edfu and visit the remarkably well preserved Temple of Edfu dedicated to the Falcon God Horus 

Breakfast Y  Lunch Y  Dinner Y

Day 4/8
Day 5/8 LUXOR - NILE CRUISE

Early morning to avoid the noontide heat of the West Bank, we visit the Valley of the Kings with its numerous tombs and chambers. Only fifteen tombs out of 63 are open for public, among them are those granted to Tutankhamen, Ramesses I and Seti II. You will pass by the village of ancient workers at Deir El Madina, the Temple of Madinet Habou dedicated to Ramesses III and massive twin statues depicting the Pharaoh Amenhotep III was widely known as the Colossi of Memnon. Proceed to the Valley of the Queens to explore the collonaded Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, where you can learn the tale of the divine birth of the first female king.

Breakfast Y  Lunch Y  Dinner Y

Day 5/8
Day 6/8 LUXOR - CAIRO

This morning we check out. We first visit the East Bank to see Karnak Temple Complex and Luxor Temple erected by Amenhotep III and completed by Tutankhamen. Later fly back to Cairo. 

Breakfast Y  Lunch Y  Dinner Y

Day 6/8
Day 7/8 CAIRO

Today you have the day free for leisure activities. Alternatively, you may choose an optional tour (subject to minimum passengers). Either go on a half day tour to Saqqara, Dashour and Memphis to learn more about the history and evolution of pyramid buildings or a full day trip to Alexandria, where you will be taken to see Pompey’s Pillar, Roman triumphal column - which is among the world’s largest monolithic columns, then later head to the rock-carved Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Finally visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, built in the 15th century 

Breakfast Y  Lunch N  Dinner Y

Day 7/8
Day 8/8 DEPART CAIRO

Time to pack up your most wonderful memories of Egypt. Check out and transfer to airport for your flight back home. NOTE: Check out time at hotel is 11:00 hours.. 

Breakfast Y  Lunch X  Dinner X

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