Affordable Egypt VacationAffordable Egypt VacationAffordable Egypt VacationAffordable Egypt VacationAffordable Egypt VacationAffordable Egypt VacationAffordable Egypt VacationAffordable Egypt VacationAffordable Egypt Vacation

Description

Explore the Nile's treasures and see how the great Pharaohs of the past lived in Egypt on your Style Tour. This amazing 11 day vacation includes visits to the Great Pyramid of Giza and the famous Sphinx as well as close encounters with the outdoor bazaars and Nile-side shops where Egyptian trinkets and treasures wait to be uncovered. The Splendors of Egypt vacation package includes 3 nights aboard a luxury cruise ship that glides down the Nile stopping for adventures in Aswan, Edfu and Luxor to tour the temples of the gods, colossal statues and ancient shrines. Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to learn the history behind the various symbols and gems you will find throughout your vacation in the country steeped in myths and mystery.


Itinerary

Day 1 - Thu Cairo

Arrive in the Land of the Pharaohs. Upon completion of immigration and customs formalities at Cairo International Airport, you will be met at the exit by our representative and escorted to your hotel.

Day 2 - Fri Cairo

Start your day with a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which includes the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of King Tutankhamen's tomb. Drive to Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt. Visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue and Saint Sergius Church. After lunch, drive to the Citadel of Saladin and visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Enjoy a walking tour of the largest 13th century covered oriental market, Khan El Khalili Bazaar. (B,L)

Day 3 - Sat Cairo/Luxor

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival transfer to your cruise ship. Accommodation aboard will consist of outside cabins with private facilities. Visit the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple as well as West Bank, including the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. In the evening enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Karnak Temple. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Sun Luxor/Edfu

Affordable Egypt VacationEarly this morning, you will sail to Edfu via Esna where you will pass through the Esna Lock. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Mon Edfu/Kom Ombo/Aswan

Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, considered the best-preserved ancient temple in Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeries before sailing to Aswan. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Tue Aswan

 Egypt Holiday ToursVisit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the temple of Isis at Philae. Sail on board a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat, and view Kitchener's Island Botanical Garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Wed Aswan

Disembark and transfer to your hotel in Aswan. Spend the balance of the day at leisure. In the evening, enjoy optional sound and light show at the Temple of Isis at Philae. (B)

Day 8 - Thu Aswan/Abu Simbel/Cairo

 Egypt Holiday PackagesAfter breakfast, transfer to Aswan Airport for your flight to Abu Simbel. Visit the Great Temple of Ramses II and the temple of his beloved Queen Nefertari. After visiting this magnificent site, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Aswan. Once there, your representative will assist and transfer you to your deluxe hotel in Cairo. (B)

Day 9 - Fri Cairo/Alexandria/Cairo

Start your excursion to Alexandria by air-conditioned private vehicle with an English speaking Egyptologist as your guide. Visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shugafa and Qait Bay Fort. Stop for lunch and then proceed to the National Museum and the Alexandria Library, ?Bibliotheca Alexandrina?. Return to Cairo for the evening. (B,L)

Day 10 - Sat Cairo

 Egypt Vacation PackagesBegin your day on a scenic drive to the Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, which has stood for the last 5,000 years. Complete your visit at Giza with a tour of the Solar Boat Museum. After lunch, continue to the ancient city of Memphis, the first capital of United Upper and Lower Egypt, and then visit Sakkara, site of the Step Pyramid of Zoser. In the evening see an optional sound and light show at the Pyramids. (B,L)

Day 11 - Sun Cairo to USA (or extend your stay)

Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. (B)

Print Egypt in Style details

Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 6 nights 
  • 4 nights on board a Nile River cruise ship 
  • 21 included meals consisting of: 
  • - 10 buffet breakfasts 
    - 7 lunches 
    - 4 dinners 
  • 9 days of touring in an air-conditioned van/minibus/bus 
  • Sightseeing, including licensed Egyptologist and all entrance fees, as follows: 
  • - 2 full days of touring of Cairo including: Pyramids, Sphinx, Solar Boat Museum, Memphis and Sakkara, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and Citadel of Saladin 
    - Full day tour to Alexandria via car 
    - Morning tour to Abu Simbel via (included) air from Aswan 
    - Nile Cruise sightseeing including: Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna and Luxor 
  • All transfers and luggage handling within Egypt 
  • All hotel taxes and service charge 
  • Document holder and luggage tags

Hotels

Aswan

Helnan Aswan Hotel| hotels in Aswan Egypt

Helnan Aswan Hotel

1 Nights / Deluxe
Situated on the Nile River in the downtown, Helnan Aswan Hotel offers beautiful views of the Nile. It features a fully e...

Read more

OR

Helnan Aswan Hotel| hotels in Aswan Egypt

Helnan Aswan Hotel

1 Nights / First Class
Situated on the Nile River in the downtown, Helnan Aswan Hotel offers beautiful views of the Nile. It features a fully e...

Read more

Cairo

Ramses Hilton| hotels in Cairo Egypt

Ramses Hilton

3 Nights / First Class
This five star ultra-modern hotel is the tallest building in Cairo. The Hotel has  836 rooms and 101 suites enjoyin...

Read more

OR

Marriott Cairo| hotels in Cairo Egypt

Marriott Cairo

3 Nights / Deluxe
The magnificent Cairo Marriott Hotel is a harmonious combination of a Royal Palace, built for the opening of the Suez Ca...

Read more

OR

Intercontinental City Stars| hotels in Cairo Egypt

Intercontinental City Stars

2 Nights / Deluxe
InterContinental Cairo Citystars is part of the Middle East's largest retail and entertainment complex, giving you direc...

Read more

OR

The Oasis Hotel| hotels in Cairo Egypt

The Oasis Hotel

2 Nights / First Class
The Oasis Hotel one of the most luxuries first class hotel in Egypt, The best first class hotel award in Egypt by the Mi...

Read more

Excludes

      • Airfare is not included: Call for Rates
      • Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
      • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) 
      • Tips and Personal items 
      • Travel Insurance 
      • Listed optional Tours are not included in the program prices

Notes

  • Minimum of two passengers required to operate the tour. 
  • Prices are per person, land only based on double occupancy and Thursday arrivals
  • Please call for both international and domestic airfares (airfare to Abu Simbel is included). 
  • Please note rates are higher during Easter, Christmas & New Year holidays.

  • STI Travel may use substitute hotels in similar category accommodations

Departures & Rates

Please click here to request a quotation for your preferred dates of travel, or contact your Travel Agent