• The Great Pyramids
  • the Sphinx
  • Luxor Temple

Ancient Egyptian Tombs & More 6-Day Tour (Private)

Private Tour:  USD 824 - 940
Duration: 6 Days(need to book 30 days in advance)
Location: Cairo
Available From:  Sep 1, 2013 to May 31, 2016

Description

Visit the burial sites of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs, including the famous Valley of Kings. You’ll begin in Cairo by soaking in ancient Egyptian culture and history at the Egyptian Museum, a treasure trove of over 120,000 artifacts. Check out the coffins and burial mask of Tutankhamen (King Tut) and discover how ancient Egyptian pharaohs were mummified and entombed in preparation for the afterlife. Next, you’ll explore the Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza just outside urban Cairo before riding an overnight train down the Nile to ancient Luxor. You’ll visit the Valley of Kings on Luxor’s west bank, home to the best preserved ancient tomb in all of Egypt – the burial chamber of King Tut himself! Spend the rest of your time in Luxor visiting the massive Karnak Temple complex and Luxor Temple before catching a flight back to Cairo. You’ll have one final day in Cairo to go wherever and do whatever you want, so take this opportunity to explore at your leisure.
Ancient Egyptian Tombs & More 6-Day Tour (Private)
Location: Cairo
  • N°  travelers
  • Price/person
  • 3-10 people
  • USD 940
  • 11-25 people
  • USD 824
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Start times: between 06:00 and 07:00
  • Pick-up point: Cairo airport pick-up
  • Frequency: Daily
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Itinerary

This six-day tour from Cairo to Luxor is designed take you through ancient Egypt’s most important burial sites and the necropolises of the pharaohs. You will travel between sightseeing destinations in our air-conditioned vehicles and enjoy the comfort of an overnight sleeper train on your way to Luxor. Our highly knowledgeable and friendly multilingual guides will ensure that your trip is a memorable one and are there to assist you from the moment you arrive. Four-star accommodations are provided along with airport/hotel pick-up. We can even help you clear airport customs!
Times shown in the schedule are for your reference only.
Day 1
Step 1: Pick-up and customs assistance at Cairo airport.
Step 2: Transfer by air-conditioned private bus to 4-star hotel in Cairo.
 
Day 2
Step 1: Breakfast at your hotel.
Step 2: Visit the Egyptian Museum.
Step 3: Enjoy lunch at a 4-star restaurant.
Step 4: Explore the Pyramids of Giza.
Step 5: View the Great Sphinx of Giza.
Step 6: Transfer to train station for overnight train to Luxor.
Step 7: Eat 4-star dinner on train to Luxor.
 
Day 3
Step 1: Breakfast on your train.
Step 2: Meet our representatives and transfer to 4-star hotel in Luxor.
Step 3: Visit the Valley of the Kings and the temple of Hatshepsut.
Step 4: Explore the Colossi of Memnon and Alabaster Institute.
Step 5: Cross the bridge back to the East Bank.
Step 6: Lunch at your hotel.
Step 7: Visit Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple at 6:30 pm (additional fees).
Step 6: Dinner and stay overnight at 4-star hotel in Luxor.
 
Day 4
Step 1: Breakfast in your hotel.
Step 2: Visit the Temple of Karnak.
Step 3: Explore Luxor Temple and Obelisk of Ramses II.
Step 4: Lunch at your hotel.
Step 5: Transfer to train station for overnight train to Cairo.
Step 6: Eat 5-star dinner on your train to Cairo.

Day 5
Step 1: Breakfast on your train.
Step 2: Meet our representatives and transfer to 4-star hotel in Cairo.
Step 3: Lunch at restaurant in central Cairo.
Step 3: Free day! Explore Cairo at your leisure.
Step 4: Dinner and stay overnight at 4-star hotel in Cairo.

 
Day 6
Step 1: Breakfast and checkout from Cairo hotel.
Step 2: Transfer to airport with our representative.
Step 3: Representative assists you with airport formalities.

Included In Tour Price

1. Airport pick-up and drop-off services and customs assistance
2. Air-conditioned tour bus
3. 4-star hotel accommodations on double occupancy basis
4. Meals as specified in itinerary
5. All transfers and train tickets
6. Entrance fees
7. Multilingual (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian or Chinese), Egyptologist tour guide

Not Included In Tour Price

1. All additional fees not listed as included in the tour price will be the traveler's responsibility
2. Tips/gratuities for the tour guide and driver
3. Drinks, purchases and any personal expenses

Notes

1. The times listed above may vary due to factors outside the control of the tour guide and driver (e.g. traffic or weather)
2. Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
3. 10% tips or gratuities to guides and drivers are encouraged in appreciation of quality service
4. Children younger than age 3 may participate for free
5. Prices may increase by 30% for trips during Christmas, New Year’s Week, & Easter
6. What to bring: passport valid for 6 months, comfortable shoes, cotton clothes in summer, warm clothes in winter, sunblock, sunglasses

Terms And Conditions

This activity can be changed or canceled without penalty at any time 20 days prior to the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence. If you cancel between 6-19 days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 60%. If you cancel 1-5 days prior to the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 40%.
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