Sphinx Adventure 8 Nights

5-star hotels Cairo ~ Luxor ~ Aswan 

Your private, escorted adventure takes you through 5,000 years of mysteries and antiquities in 11

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Luxor temple

unforgettable days. You’ll visit treasures, tombs and temples throughout the length of the Nile. You travel by private car, by horse drawn calesche, camel, donkey, felucca and jet aircraft. Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and much more with almost everything included. Departures are guaranteed daily. The group size is just you, minimum 2 persons.

 

 

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1 This Tour starts and ends at the Cairo Airport. You will be met at the Cairo airport by our tour representative and driver.  You will be met as you enter the terminal and after Immigration.  Our representative assists you with your luggage and Customs, then take you to your hotel for the evening. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2  Start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum in the morning. In the afternoon visit the Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Mohammed Ali and Coptic Cairo including the Hanging Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. If you wish, your escort will drop you off at the Khan Al Khalili bazaar. Overnight in Cairo. (B)

Day 3  The entire day will be devoted to antiquities. Memphis, Saqqara, The Pyramids and The Sphinx. You will even ride camels at the Pyramids, if you wish. Overnight in Cairo. (B)

Day 4  You will be awakened early for the early morning flight to Aswan where your full day of touring will start with a Felucca tour around the islands in the Nile, including a view of the Nilometer and the Agha Khan Mausoleum, then visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Overnight in Aswan. (B)

Day 5  Day at leisure in Aswan. (B).

Day 6  Today starts with a drive by private car or minibus to Luxor with stops at Edfu and Kom Ombo on the way. The afternoon will be free in Luxor. Overnight in Luxor. (B)

Day 7  An early morning  across the Nile to the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings. The full day tour will include the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, The Ramasseum and an alabaster factory. Overnight in Luxor. (B)

Day 8  A half day visit to Karnak and Luxor Temple by calesche (horse drawn carriage) and then the afternoon at the Luxor Museum. Later you will be taken to the airport for your return flight to Cairo and overnight in Cairo. (B)

Day 9  Transfer to the airport for your departure.

 

 Trip Costs

Sphinx Adventure 8 Nights Land Only, Per Person Based on 2 travelers, double room occupancy Land Only based on 1 traveler single room occupany
Shoulder Season
1 Oct to 22 Dec 2017
5 Jan to 24 Mar 2018 & 
7 to 30 Apr 2018
US$2199 US$3299
Peak Holidays
23 Dec 2017  to 4 Jan 2018
25 Mar to 6 Apr 2018
US$2494 US$3699
Off Peak Summer Rates
1 May-30 Sep 2018
US$2079 US$2999

Discounts for 3 or more traveling together – please enquire. Discount if take overnight sleeper train to or from Aswan.

Be a Pharaoh! Upgrade to Premium Accommodations.

Stay at some of Egypt’s classic, historic, famous, palace hotels.

  • Cairo Marriott built for the French Empress Eugenie to commemorate the opening of the Suez canal.
  • The Mena House  located in the shadow of the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo.
  • Winter Palace Luxor, built in 1886 on the Nile banks.
  • Reopened in 2012!  The refurbished Old Cataract Aswan hotel.Upgrade your rooms to Nile Views, Suites or at Le Meridien  Pyramids, a Pyramid View room. Please ask for pricing and more details.

 

English* speaking Professional Licensed Guide/Egyptologist.

5 star hotels . All hotel taxes and service charges. (Hotels include Le Meridien Pyramids, Steigenberger Nile
Palace, Movenpick Elephantine Island).

Complete sightseeing program including all site admissions.

Double or twin bed rooms with en suite facilities and breakfast daily.

All airport transfers and ground transportation by private, air conditioned, vehicle & driver.

Flights within Egypt.

Services and assistance of our offices in Cairo, Luxor, Alexandria.

Other languages available upon request*.

Meals not mentioned.

International airfare. Departure taxes.

Tips for Egyptologist guide(s) and driver(s).

Visa.

Travel Insurance (strongly recommended)

Extras and items of a personal nature.

Single Travelers – We offer this Private Tour Itinerary for Single Travelers also

Pre- and Post-Tour Nights and Extensions – If you arrive one or more days before your tour or depart one or more days after it ends we can provide excellent accommodations in Cairo. We also have an excellent selection of Extensions to your tour. After all, you’ve come all this way, you may as well see and do more.

Travel Insurance –  We strongly recommend the purchase of Travel insurance. This coverage protects you financially if you should have to cancel or interrupt your trip due to an unforeseen circumstance or if you need to seek medical attention while traveling. The price is approximately 6% of the total.

International Flights – Flights to and from Cairo are not included in our prices. We are happy to research airfares and schedules for you. International air is only available with purchase of the Egypt land package. Click here for Special Fares .

Private Tour means
Private – Your “group” is only those family members and friends with whom you have booked.
Personal – Attention is individualized, every question is answered…you are treated as the honored guest you are.
Guided – By some of the finest Egyptologists/ Archaeologists in Egypt, who are committed to your complete satisfaction.
Pace – Tour and sightseeing as it suits you.

Departures – Tours can start any day or time you may wish.   You will be greeted at the airport.  The Itinerary may vary slightly from the above to accommodate flight schedules, cruise timings and availability, and other factors. All sight seeing and services as stated will be included.

Gratuities – It is customary in Egypt to provide tips for your Guide, Driver, porters and others who will provide services for you. We provide guidelines when booking with us.

Options Available to be Added to your Private Tour – please ask.

  • Sound & Shows including transfers – Pyramids, Karnak Temple Luxor, Philae Temple Aswan.
  • Cairo Floating Restaurant Dinner Cruise on the Nile in Cairo.
  • Sunrise Balloon Ride near The Valley of the Kings.
  • Day Trip to Abu Simbel by Air (if not included in your tour).
  • Extra hotel nights can be added at any point on your Private Tour.
  • See here for other Add On’s to enhance your Tour!

 

 

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