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King Tutankhamun - 9 days - On The Go Tours
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Jessica "I cannot fault the service provided by on the go. We were met at Cairo airport as soon as we got off the plane. This was fantastic as the airport is quite over whelming. Our guide Mahmoud was amazing and made the trip what it was. He is very knowledgable and without him it wouldn't have been the same. The hotels, Nile cruise and all included excursions are amazing. I will recommended everyone to o..."
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Starts
Cairo
+4 Destinations
Nile Valley
Ends
Cairo
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Highlights

  • Gaze in awe the famous pyramids at the Giza Plateau
  • Enjoy a Nile felucca cruise
  • Discover ancient Luxor and the Valley of the Kings
  • Check out the treasures of King Tutankhamun
Age range
28 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
28
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Start and end in Cairo! With the discovery tour King Tutankhamun - 9 days, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 4 other destinations in Egypt. King Tutankhamun - 9 days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • MJ
    Written on October 16, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Wow! What a tour! Right from the moment I touched down in Egypt I was made to feel safe and welcome by the On The Go team. The arrival transfer made the whole process easy, it was nice to be met by a representative inside the terminal so that we could quickly pass through immigration. Haytham (Sam), our guide, was incredible - from the first meeting until our final ‘family’ meal he made everyone feel welcome and a part of the group. As this was my first group trip I was a little nervous about traveling solo but any worries were quickly put at ease once we had set off on our adventures. Sam’s knowledge and passion for the country and all the places that we visited really shone through and he was always smiling and cheery (even at 3:30 in the morning!) He really was the best tour guide we could have wished for! Egypt is an unbelievably interesting country with epic history, great food, and friendly people, thanks to On The Go I was able to experience it for myself.
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  • VW
    Written on October 1, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    From start to finish, we were so well looked after,, how amazing to spend my birthday on the Nile Cruise, Momo Saiid, you are a credit to your country and profession, thank you for making my birthday do special with our group, my cake was incredible and so unexpected. Egypt is everything and so much more and we will be back to see more of your incredible sites, thanks also to Fussy Russel who was our guide on the cruise, such an incredible 3 days cruising Mother Nile, she is an amazing river... lots of awesome memories ♥️
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  • JL
    Written on May 18, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    From the moment I arrived in Cairo (April 21) until departure (May1), ON THE GO Tours was with us. Mido took care of everything - quickly navigating the airport and on to the first hotel while giving a guided tour and providing information about Cairo on the way. The accommodations were fine, the sleeper train was probably my least favourite, but made it all part of the adventure. I only wish that the visit to the museum was at the beginning vs the end of the tour. I think it would have meant more, giving a taste of what was to come. This was a trip of a life-time for me and it ended up being a "million" times better than I had expected! What made it so were the Tour Guides! Dino was outstanding and took care of us up until the Nile Cruise and then Aamer took over. I was actually disappointed that Dino was going with the Felucca group. However, Aamer was amazing as well. Both were very passionate when speaking about their history. Their enthusiasm and love of what they do drew me in and made my experience more special. They were friendly and helpful, answered all questions and gave more than I hoped for. They both went above and beyond! We met up again with Dino for our last day before heading back to Cairo. We had a group dinner and it was a great experience with new friends. I would recommend this tour to anyone interested in getting to see the main historical hi-lites of Egypt. I felt perfectly safe no matter where our group travelled. There were never any delays and everything ran seamlessly. I should mention that we had a full day before our flight left and decided to add on a day trip to Alexandria. Again, Mido took care of the details. It ended up being just myself and my travel friend with the Tour Guide Galal and driver Ahmed. It was another amazing day, completely safe and VERY interesting. The add-ons: Abu Simbel, upgrade of Nile Cruise, hot air balloon ride, seeing the extra tombs in the Valley of the Kings…ALL WORTH IT! I’ve recommended ON THE GO Egypt Tour to all of my friends, really anyone who asks! 5 plus stars!!!!!
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  • EB
    Written on February 25, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    The organisation of 'On The Go Tours' was superb! We were looked after from the moment we stepped off the plane till the moment we left again. They were made to feel 100% safe and secure. The guides very very knowledgeable and friendly. We stayed in luxury hotels and cruiseboot. The only 'event' we did not like was the sleeper train. Perhaps this could be replaced by a plane ride.
    On The Go Tours commented on this review
    Dear Elisabeth Beckeringh, Thank you for taking the time to send through the review of your recent tour to Egypt. We are glad you enjoyed your time in Egypt and you felt 100% safe and secure. Haytham is one of our longest standing guides and has been working with On The Go for many years. It is great to hear that the experience you received travelling with him was exactly as we would have hoped. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the hotels and the cruiseboat and appreciate your feedback on the sleeper train. Please be assured that this has been passed on to our Egypt product team. We look forward to welcoming you back on tour with On The Go Tours in the future. Best regards, On The Go Tours
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  • TO
    Written on November 26, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    My experience with On the go tours was absolutely exceptional. My mum and I travelled from South Africa to Egypt on their King Tutankhamun tour from 29 October 2016- 6 November 2016. From the moment we arrived to the moment we departed I can guarantee that our trip was perfect. Our guide Mohammed Radwan (Dino) exceeded our expectations throughout the entire trip, first of all he is extremely friendly and let us know the moment he met us that we can ask him absolutely anything and he will do everything he can to help and guide us throughout our tour. At every single site or monument that we visited prior to visiting he gave us the entire history based on that particular site or monument, he even went above and beyond and informed us of any other alleged theories or stories relating to that monument or site. At every single place we visited I as well as others from our group noticed that while Dino was informing us about the place and history several patrons from other tour groups would stop and also listen to him. We had quite a large group and by Day 2 of our tour he knew all our names, I mean that's insane. When we were at any potential markets or encountered stalls he would tell us what we can expect, what to avoid, and what we should actually pay for items based on their actual worth. Honestly we expected their to be some danger to our trip because of everything we've heard on the news etc but I've honestly felt more safe walking around in egypt than I do in my own country and my mum feels just the same. I honestly feel that Dino is the best and no 1 guide in Egypt based on my and my mums experience and from how I've seen other guides interact with their groups. He feels more like a friend and it's only through him that our group became so close to each other and have built up friendships with each other even though we've all returned home. His hospitality is incredible and theres no doubting his passion and love for Egypt, it truly knows no bounds. I confidently believe that he deserves this recognition and so much more.
    On The Go Tours commented on this review
    Dear Talia, Thank you for comments about your tour to Egypt with Dino. We are glad your experience was exceptional and that it exceeded your expectations. We understand how important it is to bond with your group and tour guide and we thank you for your comments about Dino. Please be assured that this feedback has been passed onto Dino, his manager's and also our product team. We look forward to you travelling with us again in the future. Best regards, On The Go Tours
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  • J
    Written on December 31, 2015
    4.0 - Good

    The tour and holiday was amazing. The sights spectacular. Our tour guide was awesome. Knowledgeable, kind and helpful. Great group. Fab time. Thank you
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  • J
    Written on December 31, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    I cannot fault the service provided by on the go. We were met at Cairo airport as soon as we got off the plane. This was fantastic as the airport is quite over whelming. Our guide Mahmoud was amazing and made the trip what it was. He is very knowledgable and without him it wouldn't have been the same. The hotels, Nile cruise and all included excursions are amazing. I will recommended everyone to on the go to everyone looking to book a guided tour
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  • I
    Written on December 31, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    On the Go was organised with well planned itineraries!
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  • K
    Written on December 31, 2015
    4.0 - Good

    This 9 day tour was able to include the essential historical highlights of Egypt in a very busy "on the go" itineray. Excellent guides, great group with mixed age groups but majority 25 -40 with some exceptions. Highlights, Felucca sailing, Luxor temple by night, Valley of the Kings and Abu Simbel. Great tour option if you are short on time and want to tick this off your Bucket list.
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  • A
    Written on April 25, 2008

    This was undoubtedly the best trip I've done so far. Egypt lived up to my expectations and delivered a few spectacular surprises. The tour was booked through On The Go and the organisation was flawless. We turned up to the airport om Cairo and were greeted by and On the Go rep who sorted out (within minutes) visas for anyone who didn't have them already. We were bundled into the bus and shuttled directly to the hotel. The tour guides spoke perfect English and were always happy to answer questions and give a bit more background. The group was predominantly Aussies. There were one or two Kiwi's and the same number of Brits. The age group was about 26 years old. Obviously this was a trip packed with awesome architecture and unimaginable beauty but there were two exceptionally good parts to this trip. Firstly, the Abu Simble ad-on (definitely worth doing). We got up at about 3am to go and meet the group to fly from Aswan to Abu Simbel to see it at sunrise. It was breathtaking. The second exceptional part was the felucca trip (2 nights). Nothing quite compares to sailing up the Nile in a 'traditional Egyptian sailing boat' with only 11 other people - it's an experience not to be missed (pack really good mozzie repellant though!) All in all, it was a fantasic trip. Nothing can really prepare you for the size and grandeur of the pyramids and the temples (Edfu was enormous) or for the stunning colour in the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. This is definitely a trip I would recommend - On the Go organised it beautifully (we crossed paths with a couple of other tour groups and they didn't seem to have the same level of organisation) and we didn't have to worry about a single thing for the entire 9 days.

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Cairo
  • Day 2: Pyramids & Saqqara
  • Day 3: Philae Temple
  • Day 4: Felucca sailing & Optional excursion to Abu Simbel
  • Day 5: Felucca Cruise
  • Day 6: Kom Ombo & Luxor
  • Day 7: Valley of the Kings
  • Day 8: Egyptian Museum
  • Day 9: Cairo

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Questions & Answers

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    • July 22, 2017

      What hotels do you use for the "King Tutankhamun" Tour?

      The hotels listed below are ones which On The Go frequently use on this tour. Please note that On The Go reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.

      - Oasis Hotel, Cairo
      - Helnan Aswan, Aswan
      - Felucca Cruise, Felucca Cruise
      - Steigenberger Nile Palace, Luxor
      - Sonesta St. George Hotel, Luxor
      - Radisson Blu Hotel, Cairo
      - Le Meridien Heliopolis, Cairo

    • December 1, 2016

      Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

      Yes, you will be able to get a room to yourself at an additional charge, and it includes airport transfers. Please contact us to arrange this.

    • November 1, 2016

      What vaccines and Visas are required for this tour?

      TourRadar is unable to give visa advice due to the vast number of nationalities which our customers represent. Some nationalities can travel freely over borders, where others require advance permission to enter. There are also changes in requirements from time to time. We recommend checking your local embassy or consulate's website for the latest up to date information.
      The same goes for vaccines, unfortunately, we can not advise our travellers on them and we recommend meeting with your local physician before taking part in this tour.

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      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 1,373 km.
      • Cairo (Egypt)
      • 684 km
      • Aswan (Egypt)
      • 49 km
      • Komombo (Egypt)
      • 52 km
      • Edfu (Egypt)
      • 84 km
      • Luxor (Egypt)
      • 504 km
      • Cairo (Egypt)

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