Cairo, St Catherine, Sharm El Sheikh, Luxor & Aswan cruise, and Alexandria 15 days \ 14 nights

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Price 3705
Duration 15 Days
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Overview Tour

This trip for two weeks is to explore the beauty of Egypt. You will enjoy its waters


from the Nile, the Red Sea, and the Mediterranean.


Start with the capital, Cairo, explore its diverse cultures within, then have the adventure of your life by climbing Mount Sinai at Saint Catherine, then enjoy some beach fun under the sun in Sharm El Sheikh. We will take a Nile cruise and sail between Luxor and Aswan. After that head to Alexandria, the great.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at all airports in Egypt.
  • 5 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 1 night accommodation in st.Catherine with breakfast.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh with breakfast.
  • 4 nights accommodation on the Nile cruise with all meals.
  • 1 night accommodation in Alexandria with breakfast.
  • 2 full-days tour in Cairo with an excellent tour guide.
  • 1 full day guided tour in Alexandria
  • Domestic flight tickets (Sharm/LXR – ASW/CAI).
  • All visits while on the cruise with our tour guide.
  • All entrance fees to all archeological sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 30 minutes of local calling sim card during your stay in Egypt.
  • A small bottle of water per day during tours.

Excluded

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visas to Egypt. (can be issued on the spot at the Airport for some nationalities, Not All).
  • Any visit not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any kind of tips: (guide, representative, drivers,…etc).
  • Extra drinks and meals not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside: the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

Cairo, this is your first destination. Our representative will meet you at the airport as soon as you arrive to help you through passport control.

We will transport you to the hotel to check-in, enjoy your welcome drink, and have a quiet night.

   

Good morning. Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, and get ready.

The Great Pyramids of Giza is our first big stop. The tombs of the three kings Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus, they age more than 4000 years old. They are one of the seven wonders of the world, and they make you wonder indeed from their greatness. They are guarded by the famous nose less Sphinx.

You'll find Memphis nearby, the oldest capital of ancient Egypt, and used to be the seat of power of the former Kingdom.

One more pyramid to visit before you go. Zoser Pyramid, known as the Step Pyramid, at Sakkara Complex, the first pyramid ever built, created by the architect Imhotep during the Third Dynasty.

Return to the hotel, eat your dinner and have a good night.

   

Enjoy your delicious breakfast at the hotel.

Cairo still has a lot more to show us. We will start with the Egyptian Museum. It beholds more than 100,000 pieces of antiquities, telling us more about the ancient lives of the pharaohs, including the treasure of the famous King Tout Ankh Amen.

Our next visit will be a more recent part of history goes back to the Islamic dynasty. Salah El Din Citadel, built on top of a hill, it used to protect Egypt from the invaders, built by Salah El-Din, the establisher of the Ayyubid dynasty in 1176. It was from where they ruled for nearly 700 years from the 13th to the 19th century. You will find Mohamed Ali Mosque near the citadel, established in the 19th century, an Islamic architectural masterpiece that goes back to the Ottoman Empire.

Then we will go to the center of Old Cairo to take a tour of the historic streets and buy souvenirs from the famous open market of Khan El Khalili.

Then we will return to the hotel for dinner. Have a good night.

   

Wake up early, eat your breakfast, and then check-out.

We will take the bus to Saint Catherine (about 480 Km), where you will have a fantastic experience. You will see Mount Sinai, which is known by Mount Moses.

When we arrive at the hotel, you'll check-in and eat dinner, then prepare for tomorrow's big adventure.

   

Wake up extra early for extra experience. We will start climbing Mount Sinai even before sunrise. The Mountain is 1,586m high, climbing it is a real challenge, but the view from up there is defiantly worth it, especially at dawn. It's a common belief in the three religions, the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic, that Moses was able to speak with God from that Mountain.

Then we will go down. You'll eat breakfast first because you'll need it after this adventure, later check-out from the hotel.

We will visit Saint Catherine's Monastery before we leave to Sharm El Sheikh (about 3 hours driving). A UNESCO world heritage site, it is one of the oldest working monasteries in the world. It contains the world's oldest operating library that has a collection of unique books.

Upon arrival at Sharm El Sheikh, you will check-in at the hotel and begin the relaxation portion of your trip.

   

Eat your breakfast, and get ready for beach time.

Nothing is more relaxing than sitting on the beach enjoying the warm sun, getting a tan, and enjoying a swim in the red sea with its amazing colorful fish.

You can never get enough of the water with all of the activities you can do, maybe even a yacht trip for diving or snorkeling.

   

You have one more day of fun and relaxation.

If you missed any water activity on the first day, don't worry, you still have another day to do what you missed from diving or snorkeling, you name it, and you'll find it.

   

Enjoy your breakfast, then check-out from the hotel.

You'll fly to Luxor from Sharm El Sheikh Airport.

When you arrive, we will visit the Great Temple of Karnak, the city of temples; it was built gradually over the centuries, starting in the Middle Kingdom until the Ptolemaic period, and dedicated to Amen, Mut, and Khonsu.

After the visit, you'll be taken to the Nile Cruise to check-in and spend the night.

   

Good morning, eat your breakfast, and get ready for a day full of visits.

We will start the tour by the west bank.

Valley of the Kings, where you'll find the tombs of the greatest Kings, prepared for their afterlife, the valley got more than 62 tombs that have been discovered so far, you are allowed to visit 3 of them. -excluding the tomb of the famous boy-King Tout Ankh Amen-.

Temple Of Queen Hatshepsut, located at El Deir el-Bahari, took 15 years to build, and it is considered to be the Queen's greatest achievement.

The two Colossi of Memnon, two stone statues of the pharaoh Amenophis III, were the guardians of a mortuary complex that used to lie behind them but disappeared throughout the ages.

We will make our way back to the ship to have lunch and sail toward Edfu.

Enjoy your dinner on the ship, and spend the night.

   

Eat your breakfast, and get ready for the day's visits.

We will start with Edfu Temple, dedicated to the falcon-headed God Haroeris, the son of Isis and Osiris; it was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom.

Return to the ship to have lunch and rest.

Next, we will visit Kom Ombo Temple, a very uniquely designed temple dedicated to God Haroeris, the falcon and God Sobek, the crocodile.

Back on board for dinner, and have a good night.

   

In the morning, we'll sail to Aswan, enjoy your breakfast and the view.

We have a couple of visits prepared for you.

The High Dam, its importance lies in the disasters it is preventing from floods and drought. It was constructed between 1960 and 1971.

Philae Temple moved to Agilkia Island stone by stone; it was built by Taharqa, dedicating it to Goddess Isis.

Return to the boat to have lunch.

Enjoy the sunset in a felucca ride in the Nile between the magical Islands.

Then return to the boat for dinner and spend the night on board.

   

After you finish breakfast, check-out, and we will head to the airport to fly to Cairo.

We will transport you to the hotel to check-In and recharge your energy.

Back to Cairo, you have the rest of the day to explore the capital on your own. It has a lot more to show you, try different food, and wander around the city like a local; you are your personal guide this time.

Make sure to make it back to the hotel for dinner and have a good night.

   

Finish your breakfast and check-out. We will be heading to Alexandria, an exceptional city, and close to the hearts' of the Egyptians.

As soon as you arrive at the hotel, check-in and rest for a while.

Time for you to explore the city and have a walk by the beach, enjoy the view of the sun setting in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea.

   

Good morning, enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, then check-out. We have a busy day waiting for you.

The city that was created by Alexander the Great in 332 BC to be the most significant Greek City on Egypt's coast and carry his name. It is the largest city in the Mediterranean; it remained the capital of Egypt for almost 1,000 years. We will take you on a tour of the most iconic parts of the city.

Bibliotheca of Alexandria: built in the location of the ancient library. This ancient one acted as a center of science and culture for many centuries. It was rebuilt in the late 80s of the 20th century.

Kom El Shoqafa Catacombs, a historical archaeological site, merges between the Roman, Greek, and Egyptian cultural points. It is one of the seven wonders of the middle ages. Fun fact about the site is that it was rediscovered accidentally by a donkey in 1900.

Citadel of Qaitbay: was built by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay in 1477 to be a defensive fortress. It was built in the place of the legendary Pharos lighthouse that had fallen into ruins by the 14th century.

visit Montazah Palace, a massive garden, a palace, and a museum, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It was built in 1892 by Khedive Abbas II.

We will drive back to Cairo after it to check-in in the hotel and have a goodnight.

   

Enjoy your last breakfast before you check-out from the hotel and be transported to Cairo International Airport to fly back home.

They say good times fly fast. We hope you have a good time and have a safe flight.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
cairo sheraton Sheraton Cairo
st catherine Saint Catherine
movenpick ssh Movenpick SSH
hilton alexandria Hilton Alexandria
Prices
$ 5505 Per Person in Single Room
$ 3705 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3685 Per Person in Trible Room
Children Policy

Child under 06 years old will be charged by 25% of the adult total package rate Under from 06 – 11.99 years old will be charged by 50% of the adult total package rate All children of 12 years or older are considered adults and will be charged with a full package rate.


If your tour package includes flights, an extra supplement for your child may apply.

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the requested holiday. The confirmed tour will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25% of the full price. The deposit will be increased to be 50% during Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays and all packages including flight issues. This deposit will be a part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). The rest of the full payment should be paid within 7 days from receiving your booking confirmation.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation should be sent toTripidays Egy Tours by email, also an acknowledge email should be resent from Tripidays to the clients reconfirming receiving the cancellation and the following cancellation fees will be applied on the total package price:


From 45 to 30 days before your arrival, 25% of the total package price will be charged.

From 29 to 15 days before your arrival, 50% of the total package price will be charged.

From 14 to 07 days before your arrival, 75% of the total package price will be charged.

From 06 days and less, 100% of the total package price will be charged.


All cancelation conditions will be changed during Christmas, New Year & Easter periods


All domestic flight canceled within your program will be subject to the airline cancellation policy

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