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Staffing: Services of representatives and local guides.
Transport: Private air-conditioned transport, 5 star Nile cruise boat, 1st class sleeper train, hydrofoil, horse-drawn carriage, donkeys, camel and jeep.
Accommodation: 6 night’s tourist class hotels, 3 nights on board 5 star Nile cruise boat, 1 night 1st class sleeper train, 1 night desert camping on Sinai trek.
Activities: Donkey ride to the Valley of the Kings, climb up Mt Sinai, overnight Sinai desert trek, camel ride and jeep safari in Baharyia.
Meals: As per itinerary (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, and D-Dinner). Breakfast is provided on every day of the tour, Please allow US$10-15 per day for additional meals.
Entrance fees: Included for all sites listed as part of the itinerary. Egypt also has a wealth of other historical sites and museums which you may wish to visit. If you intend visiting a wide range of different sites you should allow up to approx. US$275 for this.
Tipping: To avoid embarrassment and save your money all tours operate a tipping kitty. Please allow US$18 - 27 per week of the tour for this.
Itinerary (11 nights / 12 days)
Day 1: Cairo
Meet & assist at the airport, and check into your hotel. Later we enjoy Sound & Light Show at Pyramids plateau (optional). Overnight hotel. (No Meals)
Day 2: Cairo
In the morning we visit the great Pyramids & Sphinx at Giza where we enjoy a guided tour. Later this afternoon we visit the Egyptian Museum with the chance to see the famous mummies, then we board the first class sleeper train for a journey to Aswan. (BD) Approx 10 hrs train journey.
Day 3: Aswan - Nile Cruise
On arrival to Aswan you will be transferred for check on the 5 star deluxe Nile Cruise. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city or take a ride on a felucca (optional). (BLD)
Day 4: Nile Cruise
This morning there is an opportunity to take an excursion to Abu Simbel by flight before we start cruising up the Nile towards Luxor. We stop en route at Kom Ombo where we will visit the riverside temple, before we continue to Edfu. (BLD)
Day 5: Nile Cruise
In the morning, we visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu before we continue sailing to Luxor. (BLD)
Day 6: Luxor
After breakfast we disembark from our Cruise to ride sturdy donkeys to the Valley of the Kings. Our route back offers magnificent views of the Nile Valley and passes the Colossi of Memnon. Later in the afternoon we get our horse drawn carriages to Karnak for a guided tour. Overnight at a hotel in Luxor. (B)
Day 7: Luxor - Hurghada
After breakfast you will be escorted by our air-conditioned bus to the Red Sea resort of Hurghada. The rest of the afternoon is free. Overnight hotel. (B) Approx. 5 hrs driving
Day 8: Hurghada
Rise early to board the Hydrofoil from Hurghada to the Sinai, then transfer to St Catherine where we spend the night near the foot of Mt Sinai. Overnight hotel. Approx 8 hrs in total. (BD)
Day 9: St Catherine
We get up early to climb Mt Sinai in time for sunrise. The views from the top over the Sinai Mountains are absolutely magnificent. Later we will drive to the trek point where we will meet our Bedouin crew and start our trek in the Sinai desert. (BLD)
Day 10: Sinai Trek
We will be accompanied by our local Bedouin crew till we meet our bus and transfer to Dahab where we spend the night. (B)
Day 11: Dahab
Day at leisure to relax on the beach or snorkel in the Red Sea. In the afternoon we drive back to Cairo check in to your hotel. (B)
Day 12: Dahab - Cairo
Tour Ends after breakfast. (B)
973 $ Per Person (Min 2 Clients)
• Airport arrival transfer
• 6 nights tourist class hotels
• 3 nights onboard a 5 star Nile cruise boat
• 1 night camping on Sinai trek
• 1 night 1st class sleeper train
• Sightseeing excursions as per itinerary, this does not include optional excursions
• Entrance fees for sites listed as part of the itinerary (excluding option excursions)
Price does not include:
• International flights and taxes
• Visa costs
• Border Taxes
• Drinks, tips, laundry and other items of a personal nature
• Meals other than those listed
• Tipping Kitty
• Abu Simbel tour
• Felucca ride
• Departure Transfer
The itinerary and supplementary information has been compiled with care and provided in good faith. However it may be subject to change, and does not form part of a contract between the client and Royal Dream Tours.