Day 1 Cairo
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Cairo/Aswan
Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan. (1B, 1D)
Day 3 Aswan
Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family. (1B, 1D)
Day 4 Aswan
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Opt to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. (1B)
Day 5 Aswan/Kom Ombo
Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars. (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor
Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak. (1B)
Day 7 Luxor
Travel by donkey and visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile. (1B, 1L)
Day 8 Luxor/Alexandria
Fly to Cairo and transfer to Alexandria. Soak in the European feeling of this Mediterranean city. (1B)
Day 9 Alexandria
Take a guided tour of Catacombs, the National Museum, Pompey's Pillar, and Qaitbay Fort. With free time, opt to explore the city, check out the city's cafés, or dine on fantastic seafood. (1B)
Day 10 Alexandria/Siwah
Journey to the hidden Oasis of Siwa. Visit El Alamein Cemetery and Memorial en route. (1B)
Day 11 Siwah
Bike to the Mountain of the Dead and the Temple of the Oracle. Opt to take a dip in Cleopatra's bath or travel by donkey cart for a perfect desert sunset. (1B)
Day 12 Siwah
Enjoy a 4x4 excursion to the sand dunes, followed by a picnic lunch in the desert. (1B, 1L)
Day 13 Siwah/Cairo
Journey back to Cairo. (1B)
Day 14 Cairo
Depart at any time. (1B)
Explore ancient temples and monuments
Gaze at the pyramids and mysterious Sphinx
Spend the night on a felucca
Connect with history on the streets of Alexandria
Visit the impressive Qaitbay Fort
Take a tour of the Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa
All This Included
Dig deep and discover the riches of Egypt's geography, culture and, of course, archaeology, on this epic adventure. Step into a world filled with giant statues, temples, and legendary pyramids. Take it easy as you float along the Nile on a traditional felucca or enjoy a home-cooked meal with a local family. Our CEOs and local experts will share an intriguing combination of the region’s attractions and hidden secrets. Meet the gaze of the Sphinx and get into the spirit of bygone times by travelling by donkey to the Valley of the Kings.
Local Living: Felucca Sail to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswan Local Living: Lunch with a Local Family, Luxor
Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx entrance and guided tour
Egyptian Museum entrance and guided tour
Nubian village visit
Felucca overnight sailing excursion with support boat
Karnak and Kom Ombo temples entrance and guided tour
Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings guided visit and donkey ride
Colossi of Memnon visit
Alexandria guided tour
4x4 excursions with included lunch in Siwa Oasis
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Simple hotels (10 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt).
13 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners.
Transportation: Private air-con van, train, felucca, donkey, plane, 4x4, walking.
Accommodations on this Tour
Simple hotels (10 nts)
Sleeper train (1 nt)
Felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt)
Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12.
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package, at the price quoted.