Cairo to Luxor Explorer - 6 days

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This tour encompasses the major highlights of Egypt. Uncover the treasures of Egypt at the Egyptian museum, explore the tomb strewn Valley of the Kings, take in the sights & smells wandering through the Khan el Khalili Bazaar, gaze in awe at the mighty pyramids & sphinx & discover the Temples of Hathor, Queen Hatshepsut & Karnak in 6 incredible days.

  • Cairo - Marvel at the legendary Pyramids of Giza and explore the Necropolis of Saqqara
  • The Egyptian Museum - Uncover the treasures of King Tutankhamun
  • Luxor - Roam around the colossal Temple of Karnak and take an optional tour of the beautifully illuminated Luxor Temple at night
  • Luxor West Bank - Discover exquisite tombs at the Valley of the Kings, see the towering Colossi of Memnon and explore the beautiful Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Dendera - Explore the beautifully preserved Temple of Hathor with its exquisitely decorated ceiling
Age Policy
16 + if accompanied by an adult. Where a tour includes an overnight felucca the minimum age to travel by felucca is 18 yrs. We accept aged 16+ on the Nile Cruisers.
  • Egypt
  • Middle East
Tour Types
  • Small Group
Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your amazing holiday! Arrive Cairo and included transfer to hotel. Welcome meeting at 7pm.

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza

Visit the legendary Pyramids of Giza and iconic Sphinx today, before continuing on to Saqqara to see Zhoser’s step pyramid.

Day 3: Egyptian Museum
( overnight in Sleeper Train)
Take a guided tour of the vast new Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza today. Spend the afternoon at leisure before we board the overnight sleeper train to Luxor. Note: The Grand Egyptian Museum is set to open in 2020. An official date has yet to be released. If travelling prior to the opening of the new facility we'll visit the Egyptian Museum this morning.

Day 4: Luxor

Arrival and transfer to Dendera to explore the temples, chapels and shrines of this vast complex covering 40,000 square meters. Transfer back to Luxor and the afternoon is free for you to explore or relax. Tonight an optional excursion to Temple of Luxor is offered - booked locally.

Day 5: Luxor

Today we explore the West Bank - the Colossi of Memnon, the extraordinary Valleys of the Kings, the colonnaded Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the colossal Temple of Karnak.

Day 6: Luxor

Bidding farewell to our guide and fellow travellers, we transfer to Luxor airport to meet our onward travel arrangments.

  • Breakfast daily
  • 4 nights 4-5 star hotels
  • 1 overnight train from Cairo to Luxor (Private 2 berth sleeper cabin)
  • Touring - Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Luxor and Dendera
  • Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 6
  • Services of an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology
  • All relevant transfer and transportation in private modern air-conditioned vehicles

NB - the following are not included:

-International flights and visa
-Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$5-7 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
-Entrance Fees: USD$70-90pp, paid in local currency

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Touring with On The Go Tours

From a first foray into Egypt in 1998, On The Go Tours have expanded their operations to more than 60 countries, offering award-winning small group tours to destinations around the world. Their Middle East and North Africa portfolio now includes Jordan, Israel and Morocco, whilst other regions include Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Indian Subcontinent. From Machu Picchu in Peru to the extravagant Taj Mahal in India, On The Go Tours get you to the main sights of whichever destination you choose to visit. There’s also a range of special festival tours, Christmas and New Year adventures and much more, from overland adventures to luxury cruises. They always uncover some hidden gems too, be it canoeing to a local home for lunch in Sri Lanka or riding a rickshaw around the maze of Hutongs in Beijing, China.

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