Best of Egypt Trafalgar Tours

Best of Egypt

Embark on a fantastic adventure as you walk in the footprints of pharaohs on this 9 Day, Best of Egypt vacation. Begin this journey in Cairo, sail on the Nile River, visiting Luxor, Kom-Ombo, Edfu, and Aswan. Explore museums, iconic sites, witness wonderfully preserved man-made wonders, enjoy a delightful cruise along the Nile River, dine on local specialties and gain insight into this fascinating country with the guidance of local specialists.

Visit the Temple of Amun and stroll through the incredible Avenue of the Sphinx in ancient Thebes. See remarkable artifacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun, the royal mummy of Pharaoh Ramesses I and a reconstructed wall from the Temple of Karnak. Embark on a delightful 4-night Nile River cruise. While exploring Egypt’s Valley of the Kings in Edfu, witness Queen Hatshepsut’s mortuary temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Dine on delicious traditional Egyptian meals. Sail around Aswan Botanical Garden on Kitchener’s Island in a traditional felucca. Learn about and tour the Temple of Isis. Pass through the busy streets to visit the Hanging Church of St. Mary and Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan in Cairo’s historic district. The spectacular Great Pyramids of Giza are another highlight on this epic adventure as you marvel at the iconic Great Sphinx, Step Pyramid of Sakkara and Colossus of Ramses II. This incredible Egypt tour will have you checking many items off your bucket list.


9 Daysfr. $2,750

  • SIGHTSEEING TOUR with a Local Specialist in Luxor
  • GUIDED TOUR in Cairo
  • SAIL in a felucca across the Nile
  • SEE Ramses II statue and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis
  • VIEW the Step Pyramid in Sakkara
  • LEARN at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • TOUR the temples of Karnak in Luxor
  • EXPLORE Luxor's Valley of the Kings
  • MARVEL at Queen Hatshepsut's Temple in Luxor
  • TAKE A TOUR of Luxor's Colossi of Memnon
  • VISIT the Temple of Kom-Ombo in Philae
  • DELVE INTO the Temple of Isis on the island of Philae
  • VIEW the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan
  • SEE the Citadel, Alabaster and Sultan Hassan Mosques in Cairo
  • ADMIRE the Great Pyramids Giza
  • MARVEL at the Sphinx at Giza
  • SEE the Aswan Botanical Garden on Kitchener's Island
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation unless otherwise noted. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your tour director, local hosts, guides, and drivers are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
8 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • Hilton, Heliopolis in Cairo, Egypt (1 night)
  • Nile Cruise, Egypt: MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Sapphire (or similar cruise ship) (4 nights)
  • Ramses Hilton in Cairo, Egypt (3 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Trafalgar Tours reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE CAIRO Location Information Description

Cairo, Egypt

Embark on an expedition to the land of the Pharaohs, starting your journey in Egypt’s effervescent capital, Cairo. On arrival at Cairo Airport, you’ll be transferred to your hotel and have time to relax after your journey. Refreshed and ready to embrace the intoxicating energy of this ancient and modern city, you’ll be thrilled with the many treasures that will give you a preview of what’s about to come – an incredible encounter with antiquities you’ll be sharing with friends for years to come.

Hilton Heliopolis

CAIRO - LUXOR - NILE CRUISE Location Information Description

Luxor, Egypt

Fly to Luxor this morning and connect with the remnants of ancient Thebes during a visit to the Temple of Amun and the imposing Avenue of the Sphinx.

Location Information Description

Nile River Cruise, Egypt

Board your cruise ship in time for lunch, then visit the Luxor Museum before returning to your cruise ship for dinner.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Sapphire (or similar)

NILE CRUISE: LUXOR - EDFU Location Information Description

Edfu, Egypt

Journey to the final resting place of Egypt's Pharaohs, immersing yourself in the ancient history of Egypt's Valley of the Kings. Visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon and the Grand Temple of Luxor.

Location Information Description

Luxor, Egypt

'Connect With Locals' as you enjoy a traditional 'Be My Guest' bite to eat of freshly baked bread with honey and mint tea in the archaeological paradise that is Luxor's West Bank.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Sapphire (or similar)

NILE CRUISE: EDFU - KOM-OMBO Location Information Description

Kom Ombo, Egypt

Sail upstream to Kom-Ombo, where life remains much as it was a thousand years ago. Standing at the threshold of the imposing Temple of Kom-Ombo on the banks of the Nile, you’ll imagine visitors over the centuries arriving to pay homage to the gods Horus the Elder and Sobek. Tour the Temple, learning all about its ‘double’ and perfectly symmetrical design for the duo of gods – one side dedicated to the crocodile god, the other to the falcon god. After a captivating encounter with the ancients, we enjoy a traditional Egyptian dinner on our cruise boat. Watching the sun set over the shimmering Nile, don your galabeas and toast to legends of the past and new friends.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Sapphire (or similar)

NILE CRUISE: KOM-OMBO - ASWAN Location Information Description

Aswan, Egypt

Set sail on a traditional felucca across the mighty Nile to voyage around the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island. On arrival explore the Aswan Dam, built to curb the periodic flooding of the Nile.

Your next stop is the Temple of Isis, followed by a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the solid bedrock. As the dipping sun sets, the sky on fire, admire the silhouette of feluccas plying the river's waters.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Sapphire (or similar)

DISEMBARK - CAIRO Location Information Description

Cairo, Egypt

Enjoy a day at leisure or perhaps purcase an Optional Experience to the Sun Temple of Abu Simbel before flying back to Cairo this afternoon.

Breakfast

Ramses Hilton

CAIRO SIGHTSEEING Location Information Description

Cairo, Egypt

Embark on a sightseeing tour through the cacophony of Cairo's busy streets. Visit the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Old Cairo and see the ancient Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque and Tutankhamun's priceless treasures at the Egyptian Museum.

Breakfast

Ramses Hilton

CAIRO - PYRAMID EXCURSION Location Information Description

Cairo, Egypt

The Great Pyramids of Giza beckon today and we have an opportunity to embark on a soul-stirring encounter with its treasures - the Colossus of Ramses II, the Step Pyramid of Sakkara and the enigmatic Great Sphinx.

Enjoy some free time this evening or consider purchasing a Nile dinner cruise.

Breakfast

Ramses Hilton

DEPART CAIRO Location Information Description

Cairo, Egypt

Your epic journey at its end. Say farewell to newfound friends and transfer to the airport.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Wed, Oct 27, 2021 – Wait-list
$2,825.00
Wed, Nov 03, 2021 – Wait-list
$2,825.00
Wed, Nov 10, 2021 – Wait-list
$2,825.00
Wed, Nov 17, 2021 – Wait-list
$2,825.00
Wed, Nov 24, 2021 – Wait-list
$2,825.00
Wed, Dec 01, 2021
$2,825.00
Wed, Dec 08, 2021 – Wait-list
$2,825.00
Wed, Dec 15, 2021
$2,825.00
Wed, Dec 22, 2021
$2,895.00
Wed, Dec 29, 2021
$3,125.00
Wed, Jan 05, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, Jan 12, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Jan 26, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Feb 02, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Feb 09, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Feb 16, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Feb 23, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 02, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 09, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 16, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 23, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 30, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Apr 06, 2022
$2,895.00
Wed, Apr 13, 2022
$2,925.00
Wed, Apr 20, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, Apr 20, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, Apr 27, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Apr 27, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, May 04, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, May 04, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, May 11, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, May 11, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, May 18, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, May 18, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, May 25, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, May 25, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Jun 01, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Jun 01, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Jun 08, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Jun 08, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Jun 15, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Jun 15, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Jun 22, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Jun 22, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Jun 29, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, Jun 29, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Jul 06, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, Jul 06, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Jul 13, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, Jul 13, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Jul 20, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Jul 20, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Jul 27, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Jul 27, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 03, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Aug 03, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 10, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Aug 10, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 17, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Aug 17, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 24, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Aug 24, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 31, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Aug 31, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Sep 07, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Sep 07, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Sep 14, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Sep 14, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Sep 21, 2022
$2,795.00
Wed, Sep 21, 2022
$2,750.00
Wed, Sep 28, 2022
$2,875.00
Wed, Sep 28, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, Oct 05, 2022
$2,925.00
Wed, Oct 05, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, Oct 12, 2022
$3,071.00
Wed, Oct 12, 2022
$2,850.00
Wed, Oct 19, 2022
$2,875.00
Wed, Oct 26, 2022
$2,875.00
Wed, Nov 02, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Nov 09, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Nov 16, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Nov 23, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Dec 07, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Dec 14, 2022
$2,825.00
Wed, Dec 21, 2022
$2,895.00
Wed, Dec 28, 2022
$3,125.00
Wed, Jan 04, 2023
$2,850.00
Wed, Jan 11, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Jan 18, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Jan 25, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Feb 01, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Feb 08, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Feb 15, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Feb 22, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 01, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 08, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 15, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 22, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Mar 29, 2023
$2,825.00
Wed, Apr 05, 2023
$2,950.00
Wed, Apr 12, 2023
$2,950.00
Wed, Apr 19, 2023
$2,950.00
Wed, Apr 26, 2023
$2,950.00
Wed, May 03, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, May 10, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, May 17, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, May 24, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, May 31, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Jun 07, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Jun 14, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Jun 21, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Jun 28, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Jul 05, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Jul 12, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Jul 19, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Jul 26, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 02, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 09, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 16, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 23, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Aug 30, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Sep 06, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Sep 13, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Sep 20, 2023
$2,750.00
Wed, Sep 27, 2023
$2,850.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60 days or more prior to departure the deposit is non-refundable
  • 59-16 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 15-8 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 90% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $200 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
  • For complete terms and conditions please visit the Trafalgar Terms & Conditions for more information.
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