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Encounters Travel - Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, River Nile, and Giza

Tour of Egypt. Price is per Person, Based on Two Guests per Room. Buy One Voucher per Person.

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See Egypt’s Ancient Temples and Pyramids and Sail on the River Nile

Flights & Transportation:

  • Round-trip airfare from
    • New York (JFK)
    • Chicago (ORD)
    • Washington, DC (IAD)
    • Los Angeles (LAX)
  • All transport and transfers in private AC vehicles
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
  • For additional departure airports/pricing, contact Encounters Travel at (877) 260-3950
  • Airline & flight times determined at time of booking

6-Night Cairo & Luxor Tour Hotels (6 nights + 1 overnight flight)

  • 1 night of accommodations at the 5-star Steigenberger Pyramids Resort or similar in Cairo
  • 1 night of accommodations in a private twin cabin aboard a sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor (flight & hotel upgrade available)
  • 2 nights of accommodations at the 5-star Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel or similar in Luxor
  • 1 night of accommodations in a private twin cabin aboard a sleeper train from Luxor to Cairo (flight & hotel upgrade available)
  • 1 night of accommodations at the 5-star Cairo Sheraton Hotel or similar in Cairo

7-Night Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & River Nile Tour Hotels (7 nights + 1 overnight flight)

  • 1 night of accommodations at the 3-star Zayed Hotel in Cairo
  • 1 night of accommodations at Nubian guesthouse in Aswan
  • 3 nights of accommodations at the 4-star Aracan Eatabe Luxor Hotel or similar in Luxor
  • 1 night of accommodations aboard a felucca sailboat on River Nile (hotel upgrade available)
  • 1 night of accommodations at the 3-star Zayed Hotel in Cairo

Attractions & Meals

  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary included in the package price
  • Services of a local Egyptologist guide for all sightseeing tours

Tour Itinerary at a Glance

Built with an estimated 2.3 million limestone blocks totaling more than 6.5 million tons, the massive pyramids of Giza have withstood the sands of time. They’re among the oldest tourist attractions on the planet and the only remaining of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. These tours take you to explore both the Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo, and then head south to Aswan and Luxor to explore more amazing historic sites, discover different sides to modern Egyptian culture, and sail on the Nile.

8-day Budget Tour

  • Day 1: Arrive in Cairo and transfer to 3-star hotel.
  • Day 2: See the pyramids and the Sphinx at Gisa before heading to Luxor
  • Day 3: Follow the Nile to Aswan and spend a night in a Nubian village.
  • Day 4: Optional tour to the amazing temples built by Ramses II at Abu Simbel. Take a boat to Philae Temple, dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Isis. Overnight on board a traditional felucca sailboat
  • Day 5: Felucca sailing, drive to Luxor.
  • Day 6: Tour the West Bank sites of the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatchepsut Temple, and Deir El-Medina in Luxor. Enjoy free time or take an optional tour to Karnak temple or Luxor Museum
  • Day 7: Explore the less-visited ancient sites of Dendara and Abydos while following the Nile back to Cairo.
  • Day 8: Explore Cairo on your own or take an optional tour. Depart for the US.

7-day Premium Tour

  • Day 1: Arrive in Cairo and transfer to a 5-star hotel.
  • Day 2: See the famous King Tut exhibit, and explore the Pyramids and Sphinx at Gisa before boarding an overnight sleeper train to Luxor (flight & hotel upgrade option available)
  • Day 3: Arrive in Luxor and tour the West Bank sites of the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatchepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon and Deir El-Medina.
  • Day 4: Visit the huge temple complex of Karnak. An optional hot air balloon flight is available in the morning.
  • Day 5: Spend a day at leisure in Luxor. Further optional tours are available before boarding the overnight sleeper train to Cairo (flight & hotel upgrade option available)
  • Day 6: Arrive in Cairo, where more optional tours are available before you walk through the back streets and markets of the Khan-el-Khalili bazaar.
  • Day 7: Spend free time in Cairo before flying home.

Call Encounters Travel at (877) 260-3950 for Questions About:

  • Flying from any airport not listed here
  • Extending your trip or traveling on dates not listed here
  • The availability of your desired travel dates
  • Traveling with kids; all travelers, including kids, must purchase a voucher
  • Booking optional tours and upgrades

Optional Tours & Upgrades

  • 8-day Budget Tour

  • Single room supplement (all nights except felucca) - $200
  • Abu Simbel tour from Aswan ($120/person)
  • Upgrade from felucca to hotel in Aswan ($60/person for twin/double, $80/person for single)
  • Hot air balloon flight in Luxor ($120/person)
  • Luxor Museum tour ($50/person)
  • Karnak temple tour in Luxor ($50/person)
  • Cairo city tour ($60/person)
  • Saqqara, Dashour, and Memphis tour ($75/person)
  • Nile dinner cruise in Cairo ($75/person)

  • 7-day Premium tour

  • Single room supplement ($375/person)
  • Hot air balloon flight in Luxor ($120/person)
  • Cairo city tour ($60/person)
  • Nile dinner cruise in Cairo ($75/person)
  • Cairo-Luxor or Luxor-Cairo flight & hotel instead of sleeper train ($135/person each way)
  • Saqqara, Dashour, and Memphis tour ($75/person)

What You Get

How to Book

  • Choose your package from the drop-down menu.
  • After purchasing this deal, follow the instructions on your voucher to book your trip with Encounters Travel no later than 11/15/19.

Know Before You Go

  • Additional taxes & fees: $375 fee for 6-night tour to travel solo, please contact Encounters Travel for 7-night solo fee.
  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S.
  • Passports must be valid for at least six months after the date of travel, and contain at least two blank visa pages. US citizens can currently obtain a visa on arrival for $25.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department’s website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.
  • Official language: Arabic
  • Currency: Egyptian pound

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The Fine Print

  • Book by 11/15/19 or promo value expires
  • Limit 1 per person, may buy 6 additional as gifts
  • Reservation required, inclusions/airfare/airline subject to availability
  • Maximum refund on cancellation of $250: 55-42-day cancellation required for $175 refund; 28-41-day cancellation required for $125 refund; 14-27-day cancellation required for $62.50 refund; 14-day to departure for no refund
  • Airfare nonrefundable and nonchangeable after booking
  • Must be 18+ to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Baggage fees may apply and vary by carrier
  • Airfare includes carrier and government taxes & fees
  • Not all tours are handicapped accessible, please contact Encounters Travel at (877) 260-3950 to confirm
  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S
  • Check the State Department’s website for entry/exit requirements
  • Travelers are responsible for holding a valid passport with at least 6 months validity after their return home
  • Travel insurance is mandatory, purchase from Encounters Travel or arrange your own
  • Hotels listed are preferred properties but alternatives of the same standard may be used on some dates
  • Encounters Travel's [booking conditions apply](https://www.encounterstravel.com/us/p/booking-conditions) to all bookings after vouchers are redeemed
  • Same-sex room shares with another traveler may be available on request
  • $375 fee for 6-night tour to travel solo
  • Please contact Encounters Travel directly for more information about the 7-night solo fee
  • Entrance fees to sites visited are not included - budget $85 for 6 night Premium tour or $65 for 7 night Budget tour
  • A tipping kitty is collected at the start of the tour - budget $30 for 6 night Premium tour or $45 for 7 night Budget tour.
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