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Exploring Egypt with Abu (Shoestring program) – Code PSNV 2

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Duration

11 Days /10 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people

Languages

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Overview

Enjoy a trip along the Nile valley to discover Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor highlights.

Start your journey with Cairo. Face the greatness of Ancient Egypt, the Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara. Lose yourself in the great Egyptian Museum where you can admire several mummies and of course the most important and beautiful treasure of king Tutankhamen. The magnificent religious buildings will make you feel the spiritual vibes of this city. enjoy walking in El Moez street and the medieval, but still operating, the souk of Khan El Khalili. No doubt that the Islamic and Coptic Cairo will deep you straight into the Middle Ages. 

Travel to Aswan, and make the most of this city with an excursion to Philae Temple and the High Dam. 

Board a traditional Felucca boat and start one of the most unique adventures. Sail to Kom Ombo and enjoy the scenery and the landscapes that surround you. then visit the extraordinary Ancient temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu. 

Arrive at the magnificent Luxor, the ancient Thebes. All the temples and ancient monuments scattered on both banks of the Nile river make this city a real open-air museum. The temple of Hatshepsut, The valley of the Kings, and the Karnak temple.

Then travel to the Red Sea, enjoy the sun, sandy beaches, wonderful coral reefs relax or enjoy the hustle in the nightlife, are so many wonders that will not fail to impress you.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relax with comfortable Modern air-conditioned transportation
  • Giza pyramids and Sakkara, The great Egyptian museum.
  • Citadel of Salah El-Den, Khan El Khalili, El Moez street.
  • Philae temple, High Dam
  • God Sobek temple, Horus and Osiris temple .
  • Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut temple, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temple.
  • Ancient legends that bring the sites back to live
  • Experience tailored to your preferences on a private tour
  • Qualified Egyptology Guide with real Egyptology Degree
  • Enjoy beautiful scenery with a wide desert view and see the market, colour, faces, beautiful buildings, different types of food and much more...

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 1 1 1 -456
2 2 2 2 -160
3 3 3 3 -170
4 4 4 4 -88
5 5 5 5 -49
6 6 6 6 -39
7 7 7 7 -23
8 8 8 8 0

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Welcome to Egypt

Magic carpet's representative will meet you at Cairo International Airport and accompany you to your hotel overnight. The representative will assist you with the check-in procedure.

Day 2 : Pyramids & Saqqara

Start your private tour with Magic Carpet Travel by discovering the last remaining ancient wonder of the world, the Pyramids of Giza. enjoy the unique view of the Pyramids emerging from the golden sand of Giza. It’s the moment to take pictures of your life! Before leaving the site, let’s greet Abu El Hol, the 3000 years old great Sphinx.

At the end of the day, you will go back to your hotel to relax and be ready for the next day in Cairo.

Day 3 : Egyptian Museum, Salah el din citadel, The Hanging Church, then take Train to Aswan

Reach now the second tour in Cairo of your journey, Visiting the great Museum of Cairo which contains the most beautiful artefacts of Ancient Egypt, royal mummies, and the amazing treasure of King Tutankhamun.
Travel back to time by visiting the Citadel built-in 1183 by sultan Salah El-Dine in order to defend the city against the army of the Crusaders. This fortress used to be the residence of Egyptian rulers for 700 years, nowadays it hosts many mosques and museums.

Finish your day by strolling along El Moez street and admire the medieval buildings, madrassas (Koran schools), mosques, and traditional houses.

Here ends your tour in Cairo, you will be transferred to Cairo train station to travel to Aswan. The trip takes about 12 hours.

Day 4 : Arrive Aswan/ Visit the Highlights

Your tour guide will pick you up from the train station in Aswan to take you to the first step of your trip, Philae temple, one of the most important sites of Nubia and was a centre of the cult of Isis. Enjoy a motorboat ride to reach this temple which is located on Agilika Island.

Leave Agilika Island and get to the High Dam. Built across the Nile, the Hight Dam allows Egyptians to enjoy permanent agriculture instead of depending on the seasons. The construction of the dam threatened a lot of houses and tourist sites.
You will be escorted by vehicle to check in your hotel and stay overnight.

Day 5 : Check in Felucca

At 12:00 pm, your guide will accompany you to check in your Felucca sailing boat for an amazing cruising on the Nile toward Kom Ombo. Enjoy the peace granted by the river and contemplate the unique scenery that nature offers you. Spend the night onboard the Felucca.

Day 6 : Car to visit Komombo and Edfu/ Chick in Luxor Hotel

After your breakfast, you will be driven to visit God Sobek temple in Kom Ombo with your Egyptologist guide. Then drive to Edfu in order to visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus, Osiris’ vengeful son, in Edfu

After this tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu, you will be driven to Luxor where you will join your hotel overnight.

Day 7 : Luxor West Bank/overnight Luxor

Start an unforgettable excursion in the West Bank of Luxor. Discover first the valley of the Kings, a symbol of pharaohs’ glory. The site contains 63 tombs excavated in the rock of the mountain, the most famous one is that of King Tutankhamun. Continue your visit with the temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Arriving at the site, the impressive cliff will not miss captivating your eyes. But it’s at the foot of this masterpiece of nature that remains the real wonder, Hatshepsut temple. The external architecture matches perfectly with the refined cliff, the building seems to have been sculpted into the rock. Once inside you will notice that many statues and engraving have their face destroyed, your expert guide will explain the strong history behind this.
Reach now the last step of your day, the Colossi of Memnon. Massive, proudly standing, and the gaze fixed toward the Nile, the two colossi of Memnon were the guardians of the vast and sumptuous Amenhotep Temple.

At the end of the day, you will go back to your hotel to relax and be ready for the next day in Luxor.

Day 8 : Luxor East Bank / travel to Hurghada

Reach now the last Day of your tours in Luxor, visit the East bank to explore Luxor Karnak Temple. For more than 2000 years, about thirty Pharaohs have contributed to the construction of the building, making it unique by its size, degree of elaboration, and diversity of styles.

After finishing the tour, you will travel to Hurghada and check in at your hotel.

Days 9 & 10 : Free day at your hotel in Red Sea

Enjoy the sun, sandy beaches, wonderful coral reefs relax or enjoy hustle in the nightlife before travelling back.

Day 11 : Final Departure

Magic Carpet's representative will meet You and be escorted by a private air-conditioned vehicle to Hurghada International Airport for final departure.

Included/Excluded

  • Meeting & assistance in Cairo Airport.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Budget 2 stars hotel with private bathroom B/B.
  • First-class train tickets Cairo – Aswan.
  • Egyptology guide during the whole trip.
  • Felucca sailing boat with Full board.
  • Taxes and services.
  • Bottled water during all days tours.
  • Snacks/Soft drinks.
  • International flights.
  • Visa to Egypt.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Transfer from Hurghada to Cairo.
  • Any domestic flights.
  • Any meals not mentioned.
  • Tipping.

Tour's Location

FAQs

How Can I book?
1- You can directly access our website, Request quotes, view our offers, and book online also you can contact us via
E-mail: info@magiccarpetegypt.com or
WhatsApp: (+20554999050) 24/7.

2- In both cases, you will be assisted by our expert team of Magic Carpet tour operators who will tailor your itinerary and you will find all the information you need to make your reservation quick and smooth.
Why You Should Book with Us?
Magic Carpet's expert staff consists of a motivated group of specialists in Flights booking, Hotels and Nile Cruise reservations, Qualified Tour guides, and Tour consultants, we assure you a unique and unforgettable experience.
How Much the Deposit?
The fixed deposit amount is 20 % of the tour's total price.
Cancellation Policy?
Free cancellation until 7 days prior to the trip, after 7 Days the deposit is nonrefundable.
More Than 8 Person?
If your party is more than 8 People, Kindly Contact us via
E-mail: info@magiccarpetegypt.com or
WhatsApp: (+201554999050) 24/7.
to get a higher discount
Safety & Security?
1- We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, cash, and other valuable items.

2- During the Day Trip please keep your valuable stuff with you, not in the car, Your personal belongs it’s your full responsibility.

3- Please make sure to not listen or accept any invitation for a drink or so from a stranger in the street, it always ends up with a problem, In case you would like to buy something or make shopping please get the best advice from your Tour operator or your Tour guide to avoiding any misunderstanding.
Entrance Fees?
1- Regarding the entrance fees the payment should be done in Cash in EGP they don`t accept credit cards or to pay with any other currency.
2- Child 6-12 Years get discount of 50%
3- If you have an international student card (ISIC), you will get a discount of 50%.
4- You can include the entrance tickets when you make the reservation and we will buy the tickets for you in advance, so you can skip the line with no extra fee.
Tipping?
1- Tipping is standard practice in Egypt. If you’re happy with services provided by Tour Guides, Drivers, Waiters, and other workers, it`s a way of saying thank you for all types of services. It is definitely NOT obligatory but it is absolutely expected everywhere you go, Tipping can be in Dollars, Euro, or Egyptian notes but not coins as foreign coins cannot be exchanged or used to buy anything.

2- We believe these to be some fairly sensible tipping guidelines:
• Driver full day approx. 50 - 75 LE
• Guide full day approx. 100-120 LE
• Waiter approx. 10 LE
• Restrooms approx. 1 -2 LE per person
• Airport representatives approx. 50 LE
Customer Support?
Your Tour Operator is 24/7 with you if there’s anything you are not happy about or needs any assistance please let him/her know immediately via this number +201554999050
Feedback?
After you get back home safely, we would appreciate very much hearing from you, Your feedback is so important to us to be able to improve our service’s quality to the next friend or family, Please take a few moments to give us your feedback and help other travellers with your experience just by sending us an email on Info@magiccarpetegypt.com and let us know what to improve in which point.
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Extras
  • Optional: Abu Simbel Day Tour($65.00)
  • Entrance fees (adult)($136.00)
  • Entrance fees (student)($70.00)
  • Karnak Sound-Light Show($35.00)
  • Pyramids Sound-Light Show($45.00)
  • Philae temple Sound-Light Show($45.00)
  • Dinner Cruise($55.00)
  • Hot air balloon($45.00)

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