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✈ 8- or 10-Day Egypt Guided Tour with Hotels and Air from Encounters Travel - Premium Collection - Hurghada

✈ 8- or 10-Day Egypt Guided Tour with Hotels and Air from Encounters Travel - Premium Collection

from $1,499
  • 14 days 19:35:07

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See Egypt’s Ancient Temples and Pyramids and relax by the Red Sea

Flights & Transportation:

  • Round-trip airfare from
    • Chicago (ORD)
    • New York (JFK)
    • Los Angeles (LAX)
  • All transport and transfers in private, air-conditioned vehicles
  • For additional departure airports/pricing, contact Encounters Travel at (877) 260-3950.
  • Airline & flight times determined at time of booking

6-Night Package Hotels (6 nights + 1 overnight flight)

8-Night Package Hotels (8 nights + 1 overnight flight)

Attractions & Meals

  • Meals: 6 night option - 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Meals: 8 night option - 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary included in the package price
  • Services of a local Egyptologist during sightseeing

Tour Itinerary at a Glance

During a 8-Day Pharaonic Encounters Tour or 10-day Sands & Seas small-group tour from Encounters Travel, you’ll see ancient Egyptian wonders including the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Tutankhamun’s mask and tomb treasures, the Valley of the Kings, and Karnak Temple. Both options include premium hotels and guided excursions, as well as free time to go sightseeing on your own. The longer tour then offers the opportunity to spend a few days relaxing in a luxury resort by the Red Sea with various snorkelling, scuba-diving and other water sports activities available.

8-Day Pharaonic Encounters Tour
  • Day 0: Board an overnight flight to Egypt.
  • Day 1: Arrive in Cairo. In the evening, opt to take a Nile cruise with dinner or take part in a sound and light show at the pyramids (to be booked locally on arrival).
  • Day 2: Tour the King Tut exhibit in the world-famous Egyptian Museum, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Sphinx before boarding an overnight sleeper train to Luxor (flight and hotel upgrade available).
  • Day 3: Visit the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs were buried, plus many other sites on the west bank of the Nile. Visit Luxor Temple in the evening.
  • Day 4: Tour the huge Karnak Temple Complex and enjoy free time in Luxor or an optional tour
  • Day 5: Spend the day at leisure in Luxor, relaxing at your hotel on the banks of the Nile, taking an optional tour or exploring the markets. Then take an overnight sleeper train to Cairo (flight and hotel upgrade available).
  • Day 6: Optional tours are available in Cairo before you take a guided walk through the back streets of Cairo’s bustling Khan-el-Khalili bazaar, the perfect place for a final souvenir
  • Day 7: Spend free time in Cairo before flying home.
10-Day Sands & Seas Tour
  • Days 0–4: Same as the 8-day tour.
  • Day 5: Depart for Hurghada, a famous Red Sea resort known for snorkeling and diving opportunities. Accommodation is on a soft all-inclusive basis (meals and drinks but no alcohol).
  • Day 6–7: Use these free days in Hurghada for optional excursions like snorkeling or scuba-diving in the Red Sea or relax by the pool or on the beach.
  • Day 8: Return to Cairo and take a guided walk through the back streets of Cairo’s bustling Khan-el-Khalili bazaar
  • Day 9: 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

  • Cairo-Luxor or Luxor-Cairo flight & hotel upgrade in place of the sleeper train ($135/person each way)
  • Hot air balloon flight in Luxor ($120/person)
  • Cairo city tour (see more of Cairo including Coptic Cairo and the Citadel) ($60/person)
  • Saqqara, Dashour, and Memphis tour (learn and see more about the history of pyramid building) ($75/person)
  • Luxor museum tour (guided visit through this excellent museum in Luxor) ($50/person)
  • Extra West Bank tour in Luxor (taking in the Valley of the Queens, the Ramesseum and Medinat Habu temple) ($80/person)

Prices include all transfers, entrance fees, and guiding. Apart from the balloon flight prices are based on a minimum of two travelers with solo traveler supplements available on request

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 2/7/20.

Know Before You Go

  • Additional taxes & fees: $335 (6-night package) or $465 (8-night package) fee to travel solo.
  • 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.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department’s website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.
  • Official language: Modern Standard Arabic
  • Currency: Egyptian pound

Customer Reviews

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6 ratings2 reviews
November 2, 2019
They have been great speaking to me about my future travel plans: both online and over the phone.
3 ratings1 reviews
April 2, 2019
Royal Air Moroc was a great airline. As far as the rooms booked for this trip. I was not pleased at all. The rooms were extremely small. Our shower did not work. There was no air conditioner and the list goes on. I would not recommend encounter to anyone.
1 ratings1 reviews
September 27, 2017
Great price and customer service
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The Fine Print

  • Book by 2/7/20
  • Amount paid never 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 non refundable and non changeable after booking
  • Must be 18+ to check in, 12+ to travel
  • 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
  • US citizens may obtain their Egypt visa on arrival in Cairo airport for US$25
  • Travel insurance is mandatory, purchase a comprehensive policy from Encounters Travel for $79 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]( to all bookings after vouchers are redeemed
  • Same-sex room shares with another traveler may be available on request
  • $335 (6-night package) or $465 (8-night package) fee to travel solo.If you would like your own room or a room share is not available

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