4.9
22 reviews
Essential Egypt - 9 days - On The Go Tours
9 days

Essential Egypt - 9 days

From Cairo to Cairo
Tour Operator:
On The Go Tours
Max group size:
32
Age range:
18 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
118675
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Highlights

  • Marvel at the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza
  • Hunt for treasures in Cairo's Khan el-Khalili bazaar
  • Sail the Nile aboard a traditional Egyptian felucca
  • Visit King Tut’s Tomb in the Valley of the Kings

Itinerary

Start and end in Cairo! With the in-depth cultural tour Essential Egypt - 9 days, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 8 other destinations in Egypt. Essential Egypt - 9 days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Cairo
  2. Day 2: Pyramids of Giza
  3. Day 3: Cairo
  4. Day 4: Luxor
  5. Day 5: Aswan
  6. Day 6: Aswan
  7. Day 7: Aswan
  8. Day 8: Luxor
  9. Day 9: Cairo
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
7 nights
Sleeper Train
1 night

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.2
  • 4.7
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  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    Tour was amazing, it was everything I wanted to see. Our tour guide Amir was incredible, I cannot find the words to describe what a unique, patient, kind, considerate and understanding man he is. He made the trip worth while and his knowledge on all the... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
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  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    This was the trip of my life, absolutely awesome, from getting into the ancient pyramids, walking around the funerary temple of Saqqara, visiting the Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel, Karnak and all the amazing ancient temples plus viewing the mummies of... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by On The Go Tours
  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    The Tour guide was excellent. He was perfectly organised and his knowledge of Egyptology is very impressive, and the way he spoke of Egypt so passionately, it was engaging and made the experience all the more enjoyable.
    Trip date: February 2019
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  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    Over all it was fantastic experience. Our amazing guide explained the history very well and showed a great deal of passion in his profession. It was our guide that made a huge difference to our holiday.
    Trip date: July 2019
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  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    Not only was the tour itself well selected, visiting many of the historical and cultural highlights that gives Egypt its well deserved reputation as a must on any travel list, but the logistics and organisation were extremely well handled: from the... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
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  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    Nader was excellent! We all liked him very much. He couldn't do enough to please us, he was so helpful, and funny, personable, responsible, efficient and knowledgeable.
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    Mahmoud was unbelievable. He went above and beyond for us and I would highly recommend him to any traveller. The tour was fantastic, well planned and good value and topped off with Mahmoud's exceptional knowledge and passion for his career. Had a great... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
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  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    I really enjoyed this trip to Egypt and would recommend it as a female traveller. I am glad we paid the Tip Kitty and Entrance fees upfront, making this a hassle free holiday. We were provided with great service throughout and made some great friends... Show more
    Trip date: February 2019
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  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    I really enjoyed the whole trip. It was well organised and informative. The tour guide had sound knowledge of all the sites visited and locations we passed through. The fact that we all were about to ask questions, and so many of them was great. All the... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
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  • A
    · January 17, 2020
    I loved this tour. It was absolutely amazing. Overall everything that you read online or on the brochure is pretty much accurate. We went to the pyramids, valley of the kings, Luxor, Aswan. Everyone in the group was fun. I also went to Alexandria for... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
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Dates & Availability

9 days
Essential Egypt - 9 days
From Cairo to Cairo
No credit card fees
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FAQs

    • Is tipping required for the guide?

      Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture. We recommend you allow $3 - 5 USD per day, per traveller.

    • What is the transport like?

      All relevant transfer and transportation are in private modern air-conditioned vehicles and 1 overnight train from Luxor to Cairo in Private 2 berth sleeper cabins.

    • Will we have a tour guide on this trip?

      You will be escorted by an Egyptian tour guide with a degree qualified in Egyptology

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    Good to Know

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      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

      Vaccines

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Egypt. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 17 September 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 17 September 2020, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with On The Go Tours. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and On The Go Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for On The Go Tours : Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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