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Explore the incredible treasures of Egypt on an exquisite two-week journey!
Roam the bustling bazaars and astounding museums of Cairo before witnessing the mighty Pyramids. Soak in the marvellous wonders scattered along the Nile as you sail in style on a 5-star Nile Cruiser for 4 days. Fly to Sharm el-Sheikh for a relaxing break in Dahab on the Red Sea.
This small group tour of Egypt is carefully planned to include sightseeing of all the must-see attractions, but also allows time to explore at your leisure. Travel in comfort and be looked after by an English-speaking Egyptologist tour guide, who will help you learn more about the wonders of Egypt!
- Small group tour up to 12 people per departure & suited to travellers 35+ years
- 5-star hotels throughout and 5-star Nile River cruise
- Visit the Pyramids, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel & more
- Felucca cruise, Kitchener Islands, Philae Temple
- Dahab boat trip to great snorkelling spots
- Travel with an expert Egyptologist guide
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Arrive in Cairo
Our fascinating journey into the depths of Egyptian culture and history begins at the vibrant capital, Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a representative at the airport. In the afternoon, join the welcome meeting at the hotel lobby with your fellow travellers and Tour Director. Savour the exotic and delicious Egyptian cuisine tonight on the optional group dinner.
Prepare your lenses for an exceptional moment of cultural discovery, it’s time to soak in the glorious Pyramids and the Sphinx at the Giza plateau. Take a mental picture to engrave this unique sight in your memory and continue your adventure through the heart of Cairo frequenting all the hot-spots of cultural, historical, architectural and aesthetic importance. Following our comprehensive discovery, you can enjoy personal time to relax or continue your in-depth journey at your own pace.
Cairo, Luxor (by flight), Nile Cruise
Following a hefty breakfast, transfer to the airport for a seamless journey to Luxor, where you will start your discovery of marvellous monuments of various civilizations of the Nile. Walk the remnants of much-fabled ancient Thebes through the Avenue of the Sphinx and visit Temple of Amun nearby Luxor. Embark your 5-star Nile Cruise – with premium facilities including an outdoor pool on-board – and continue your discovery at the remarkable Luxor Museum. Here you can find an astonishing display of artefacts and items from various era, including pieces from Tutankhamun’s famed tomb. Your comfortable room aboard awaits you tonight as we dock at Luxor, where you may enjoy a sound & light show at Karnak Temple.
Rising up to the breeze of the Nile, you will have the chance to float over Luxor valley in a hot air balloon today! Discover the stunning Valley of the Kings and savour the extravagant efforts to honour pharaohs of Egypt in eternity. Enjoy a locally prepared meal by our crew on board. Diving deep into ancient history, uncover the remnants of eras that have shaped the fertile banks of the Nile as we visit the Luxor Temple, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Board your premium cruise to sail towards charming Edfu. Optional Experiences: Hot-air Balloon Ride
Start the day by discovering the treasures of ancient Edfu. Sail upstream to where time almost hasn’t moved for a thousand years, Kom-Ombo. Experience the traditional architecture and way of living as you stroll the charming village with your Travel Director. We will sample local delicacies over a traditional dinner on board our cruise.
Sailing to Aswan in deluxe style, it is time to experience the unique traditional feluccas that were used for transport on the Nile for centuries. Changing to our charming felucca in Aswan, we set sail toward the impressive Kitchener islands to visit the lifeful Botanical Gardens, mighty Aswan Dam and the splendid monuments scattered around. Sampling sights as the Temple of Isis – the divine mother of the pharaohs, the semi-carved Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple, we dock ashore for an authentic evening. Watch the sun set behind the shimmering reflections of feluccas on the Nile. Join the optional Sound and Light Show at the stunning Philae Temple. Prepare for a unique dining experience served by the locals, accompanied by live music.
Optional Experiences: Traditional Nubian Village Visit, Philae Temple Sound And Light Performance
Nile Cruise, Abu Simbel (by flight), Aswan, Cairo (by flight)
Explore the marvellous Abu Simbel on a fantastic excursion. Referred to as a must-see for all history and archaeology enthusiasts, discover the two massive temples carved into the bedrock in impressive detail to honour the rule of Pharaoh Ramesses II. Transfer to the airport and fly off to Cairo in comfort, leaving you time to rest following your astounding cultural adventure.
After a relaxing rest, we continue our in-depth discovery into vibrant Cairo and its countless treasures - allowing plenty of time for you to savour your adventure at ease. Stroll the city with our expert local guide on the second leg of our sightseeing tour. Visit the immense collection of ancient artefacts at the Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, Hanging Church, and the buzzing famous bazaar of Khan el-Khalili. Late in the afternoon, you may discover the city on your own terms to have a final visit to your preferred sights and cement your favourite moments. Your seat for dinner is reserved at your hotel in the evening.
Cairo, Sharm El-Sheikh (by flight), Dahab
We depart for the airport following breakfast at the hotel and catch our flight to Sharm el-Sheikh. Transferring in comfort to our lovely hotel in Dahab, we will start to enjoy our refreshing break at the Red Sea paradise. Savour the comforts of your resort with access to lovely beaches, cooling waters and an incredible range of activities. Dahab is renowned for being one of the best diving destinations in the region, offering an unforgettable experience to divers of all levels. Personal leisure time after our orientation walk.
Launch your Dahab break with a marvellous optional experience at the famous diving hotspot, the Blue Hole. Here you can snorkel with experts, swim at your own pace, and savour the diverse sea-life and fascinating coral reefs. Returning to our hotel around noon, you will have personal leisure time to recharge under the sun before dinner at our hotel.
Dahab, St. Catherine, Dahab
Following breakfast and a short ride, we discover the beautiful St. Catherine Monastery – one of the oldest working Christian monasteries with 1,500 years of age. Presented with majestic views of the nearby Mount Sinai, it is a most memorable UNESCO World Heritage site. As we return to Dahab in the afternoon, simply relax at endless sandy beaches with the sea breeze cooling the air, book and cocktail at hand – just what you need following an incredible cultural adventure.
Rest under the warm sun and cooling breeze with no worries at mind and share your favourite travel moments with your loved ones. Cherish this day as you please and enjoy the calming pace of your exclusive journey. Alternatively, have a taste of adrenaline through a myriad of activities as snorkelling, paddling, water-skiing, and even camel trekking with real nomads.
Dahab Boat Trip
Following breakfast at the hotel, you can enjoy your personal leisure time, or join our half day boat trip. We will sail from bay to bay for the best snorkelling and swimming spots such as the Napoleon Reef and Shark’s Cave, home to coral reefs, tropical fishes, octopus and various marine life. You will be provided snorkelling equipment and training and guidance by experts. Enjoy your final day at this seaside paradise, completing an epic adventure in style and fully recharged.
Dahab, Sharm El-Sheikh - Cairo (by flight)
Following breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Sharm el-Sheikh airport for our flight to Cairo, saving much-valuable time and travelling in comfort. As we check into our hotel in the afternoon, the rest of the day is yours to spend wisely. Haggle for precious souvenirs, soak in the incredible Pyramids and the unparalleled cultural treasures of Egypt.
Our epic adventure into the wonderland of Egyptian culture comes to an end over breakfast with newfound friends. Make sure to bid farewells and exchange numbers before checking-out of the hotel (at 11:00). Complementary airport transfers are available all day, have a safe and smooth journey!
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Travel with an English-speaking Egyptologist guide on this extensive tour of Egypt. Spend 10 nights in 5-star hotels and 4 nights on a 5-star Nile River cruise. 14 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 13 dinners are included, as well as many sightseeing entrance fees and internal flights. The bonus for single travellers, they can share a room with another solo traveller and pay the twin price, or pay a single supplement to ensure a private room.
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This tour departs Cairo on select dates in 2022:
02, 23 April, 14 May, 04, 25 June, 16 July, 06, 27 Aug, 10, 24 Sept, 08, 22 Oct, 05 Nov
Please ask us for your preferred departure date and we will advise availability.
Tour start time
The start time listed for this tour is 1:00pm but this is a guide only and will be confirmed by our office.
If you book international flights, you will be advised of your flight details and check-in times when your booking is confirmed.
Important to remember...
The day-by-day tour descriptions are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, sea or river conditions, road accessibility, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that are ultimately for the client's benefit. It is essential that travellers are flexible and open minded in this regard.
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New bookings on this tour only need to pay AU$210 per person deposit to confirm your tour reservation.
Flexible Booking: Pay 21 Days Before Departure
The due date for the final balance of payment for this tour is reduced to 21 days prior to the departure date. This gives greater flexibility, reduces risk and means you won't lose your money by locking in a great deal early.
No Change Fees
If you do need to alter your booking, until 21 days before departure there will be no change or penalty fees. Changes can include: the tour, departure date, destination and passenger name changes.
How it works
Notify us in writing at least 21 days before your departure if you are unsure about travelling and you will be given the option to keep any monies paid toward the original booking as Future Travel Credit, usable on a tour departing until 31 December 2022.
If you change to a trip or departure that is more expensive than your original booking, you will need to cover the difference in price. If the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference.
If you wish to make a change with less than 21 days to your departure date, standard Booking Terms & Conditions apply.