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Egypt Nile Jewel - 9 Days - Expat Explore Travel
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Egypt Nile Jewel - 9 Days

9 days
4.4
(211)
Start and end in Cairo
Tour Operator:
Expat Explore Travel
Max group size:
51
Age range:
10 to 90
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
14262
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Highlights

  • Indulge on a luxurious 5-star Nile river cruise to Luxor
  • Relax in Hurghada, home to some incredible diving spots
  • Delve into Egypt’s ancient past with an Egyptologist
  • Get your camera ready for the iconic Pyramids of Giza

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Itinerary

Start and end in Cairo! With the In-depth Cultural tour Egypt Nile Jewel - 9 Days, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 5 other destinations in Egypt. Egypt Nile Jewel - 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: Arrive in Cairo
  2. Day 2: Giza Pyramids - Sphinx - Sakkara
  3. Day 3: Aswan - Philae Temple - Nile Cruise
  4. Day 4: Kom-Ombo - Nile Cruise
  5. Day 5: Luxor - Karnak Temple - Nile Cruise
  6. Day 6: Valley of the Kings - Hatshepsut - Hurghada
  7. Day 7: Hurghada: Free Day
  8. Day 8: Hurghada - Cairo
  9. Day 9: Departure
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  • ML
    · April 25th, 2020
    Very good value for what we got we were very happy with the itinerary, the staff and organisation. Thank you, we had a great holiday and can recommend this trip.
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    Trip date: March 2019
  • SZ
    · March 24th, 2020
    It was an awesome trip. We missed out of a lot of the optional excursions due to the weather or the coronavirus, but that was out of our control. There are definitely a lot of minor details that would be very helpful to people from the US, like if you... Show more
    Trip date: March 2020
  • MS
    · March 21st, 2020
    This was my first tour ever and was pleasantly surprised with how much I liked it. Our guide Peter was knowledgeable, personable and funny. He explained in depth at each site then gave us plenty of time to explore on our own.
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    Trip date: March 2020
  • MS
    · February 26th, 2020
    Best experience with an excellent service.Our tour guide Nabil Aka TIGER is Very knowledgable and passionate about the history of Ancient Egypt. the only downside is the Hotel Oasis in Cairo its tired and outdated rooms otherwise the icing of the cake... Show more
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    Trip date: February 2020
  • JD
    · February 25th, 2020
    It’s a great tour, and enjoyable. Comparing to the many early morning departures that mentioned in the previous reviews, it looks like that the schedule has been improved, we only had two very early ones. My only complaint: the tour guide took us to the... Show more
    Trip date: February 2020
  • Egypt Nile Jewel - 9 Days reviewer 6
    · February 22nd, 2020
    Our guide Medhat is very knowledgeable- friendly and kind. He made this adventure one to saviour. The Nile Cruise- the food and friendly staff were 5 star. Exploring all the ancient sites in person was humbling and made one appreciate this civilization... Show more
    Trip date: February 2020
  • Egypt Nile Jewel - 9 Days reviewer 7
    · February 14th, 2020
    The Egypt Nile tour was the best.Medhat was great.as a guide. I will say get ready for early wake up calls, but the tour was amazing.
    Trip date: January 2020
  • BH
    · February 13th, 2020
    It would have been nice to have a more complete timetable before starting this tour. We kept getting surprises, like an early morning meant 3:15 in the middle of the night, and bussing back to Cairo meant having your bags out in the hall at 5 am. Each... Show more
    Trip date: February 2020
  • TL
    · February 11th, 2020
    I had a wonderful trip.
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    Trip date: February 2020
  • RA
    · February 5th, 2020
    very nice experience with alot of stuff to see and learn
    Trip date: January 2020

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Egypt Nile Jewel - 9 Days
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour is an arrivals day, and an included airport transfer will take you to your hotel when you touch down in Cairo. The tour generally starts from Oasis Hotel, however, please be aware the starting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released. Check-in starts at 2 pm and if your flight arrives early enough you will have some free time to explore the Egyptian capital or relax by the hotel swimming pool.

    • What are the additional costs and optional excursions?

      Additional Costs
      Your tour guide will collect a local payment of EGP 550. This covers tipping for all services provided during the tour by drivers, waiters, hotel staff and felucca staff.

      Please note that entrance fees for the following experiences on this tour are not included in the tour price. Please keep them in mind as you budget for your trip:
      Philae Temple - Price: EGP 140
      The High Dam - Price: EGP 50
      Giza Pyramids & The Sphinx - Price: EGP 160
      Pyramid of Djoser - Price: EGP 150
      Egyptian Museum - Price: EGP 160
      Temple of Kom-Ombo - Price: EGP 100
      Edfu Temple - Price: EGP 140
      Karnak Temple - Price: EGP 150
      Luxor Temple - Price: EGP 140
      Hatshepsut Temple - Price: EGP 100


      Optional Excursions
      Please see below the list of optional excursions in local currency, however, please note this is a guideline only and prices are subject to change:
      The Sights of Alexandria - Price: USD$ 90
      Memphis and Dashure - Price: USD$ 45
      El-Mokattam Hill and Monastery of St. Simeon - Price: USD$ 25
      Sound and Light Show at Giza Pyramids - Price: USD$ 36
      Open Buffet Dinner on Nile Cruise - Price: USD$ 36
      Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the West Bank of Luxor - Price: USD$ 130
      Valley of the Kings - Price: E£ 225
      Abu Simbel Temple - Price: USD$ 90
      Dinner in a Nubian House - Price: USD$ 25
      Snorkelling - Price: USD$ 35
      Scuba Diving - Price: USD$ 65

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Unfortunately, Expat Explore can not book your pre/post accommodation for this tour but you are more than welcome to book directly with the hotel yourself.

    • What is the age range?

      This tour is suitable for anyone within the age range of 10 to 90 years old. Due to the nature of the tour and activities involved young children & infants are not able to participate in the tour.
      In some cases, persons over 65 years of age may be asked to provide medical evidence of fitness to travel on certain itineraries.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      Expat Explore does not release the exact list of hotels that will be used on tour until 5 days prior to the departure, however, this is a list of hotels that they typically stay at:

      Oasis Hotel
      5-star Nile Cruise
      Grand Seas Resort or The Three Corners Sunny Beach Resort

      Please be advised that the accommodations are subject to change.

    • Do I need a visa?

      As a tour booking website, TourRadar cannot organise visas for you on your behalf as the visa requirements are regularly being updated and vary for the nationality of one traveller to the next. It is for this reason that we recommend checking with your local embassy or consulate website for the latest up to date information.

    • What is the name of the cruise ship used in the tour?

      The cruise ship used on the tour can vary depending on the departure date so Expat is unable to confirm the name of the ship until closer to the time of the tour departure, however, rest assured it will be a 4-5 star cruising vessel.

    • How many people will be in the group?

      This tour can have a maximum of 51 participants, however, the average group size for the tour is 20 or 25 people usually, so it is rare that the tour will be at maximum capacity.

    • What is the luggage allowance for this tour?

      Passengers can carry a 20 kg piece of luggage as well as a small carry on bag.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
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    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

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    • 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.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • 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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before December 5th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after December 5th, 2021, a minimum payment of 10% is required to confirm your booking with Expat Explore Travel. 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 50 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 Expat Explore Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Expat Explore Travel" 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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