See the Sphinx!

Highlights of Egypt

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13 Nights
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Travel through time!

Uncover Egypt's treasures of history, culture, and geography. Visit ancient sites, be dwarfed by towering temples, and explore the pyramids you've been imagining for years. On this trip, you'll get to visit popular attractions, connect with the locals, and sail iconic waters. With a satisfying mix of scheduled itineraries and free time, this trip is one that will go down in history!

What's Included
  • Roundtrip economy class airfare to Cairo (CAI)
  • Accommodation as listed below, or similar:
    • 1 night in Cairo at the Santana Hotel
    • 1 night in an overnight sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan
    • 2 nights in Aswan at the Nile Hotel
    • 1 night on the Nile River on a felucca (traditional Nile sailboat)*
    • 3 nights in Luxor at the Susanna Hotel
    • 2 nights in Hurghada at the Elysees Hotel
    • 2 nights in Alexandria at the Egypt Hotel
    • 1 night in Cairo at the Santana Hotel
  • Sightseeing as described in the itinerary, including the following:
    • Visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx Egyptian Museum
    • Tour Boat ride to Nubian Village with traditional meal cooked by a local family
    • Guided visit to Kom Ombo Temple
    • Temple of Karnak Excursion to Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut
    • Boat trip on the Red Sea and snorkeling excursion around Giftun Island
    • Monasteries of Wadi Natrun Visit
    • Alexandria sightseeing including Pompey’s Pillar, Catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa, Fort Qaitbay & the National Museum
    • Visit to El Alamein Memorial
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Services of a group leader throughout the tour
  • One-way economy class flight from Hurghada to Alexandria
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned van

*Please Note: While on the felucca, you will be sleeping on deck under the stars. Mattresses and blankets are provided, but you are welcome to bring additional sheets if you prefer. The Felucca does not have toilets or showers, however, there will be a private support boat, traveling alongside the felucca. This support boat is equipped with toilets and a shower (please bring a towel) and an area to eat your meals, leaving you stress-free to enjoy this tranquil and traditional experience on the Nile.

Please Note: As per the land operator’s policy, travel insurance is required in order to participate in this escorted trip. With this being said, you will not be permitted to join the group until proof of travel insurance has been verified by your tour leader. When selecting a travel insurance policy, please bear in mind that you must have medical coverage, and you must have a minimum coverage of $200,000 USD in case of repatriation and/or emergency rescue. While the policy offered to you by Great Value Vacations does meet the coverage requirement, please note that you are not required to have travel insurance from any particular provider.

We think this small group escorted tour is an amazing experience and we hope you will too!  However, we want you to be aware that some of the accommodation included in this package may not have the same amenities you’d normally expect from one of our escorted vacations. For instance, some lodges may not have air-conditioning, television, Wi-Fi, or an English speaking staff. In some areas you will stay in simple accommodations or homestays and so the rooms, toilet facilities and showers may be shared with other travelers.

The minimum age for this tour is 12 years old. All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Great Ways to Explore
  • Connect with history on the streets of Alexandria.

  • Explore the coral gardens of the Red Sea.

  • Gaze at the pyramids and mysterious Sphinx

  • Spend the night on a felucca.

  • Take a tour of the catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa.

Package Overview

This is an escorted tour. It’s perfect if you prefer not to do your own driving and want to see as many sights as you can during your vacation. 

This 2-week exploration of Egypt brings you to the most famous and most beloved attractions of Egypt. 

Start off with a night in Cairo to meet your travel group and prepare for the excitement ahead. A few nights in Aswan will give you time to see the Great Pyramid of Giza. You'll visit a Nubian village, and spend some free time on your own.

Next, you'll have a brief stop in Aswan before boarding a traditional felucca to cruise the Nile in Kom Obo. In Luxor, you'll see the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Plunge into the Red Sea in Hurghada before seeing the Catacombs, the National Museum, Pompey's Pillar, and Qaitbay Fort in Alexandria. Your trip will circle back to Cairo before it comes to a close. 

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Please note that some package inclusions may be restricted or unavailable at time of travel. We will substitute them with similar options of equivalent value, as available.

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