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Cairo 3 Day Tour – Cairo City Break

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3 Days 2 Nights
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One of our best tours is a 3 day trip to Cairo. You will see how great Cairo really is and get to know some of the most famous buildings in the world. Visit the ancient Coptic churches and Islamic mosques in the city, and then go see the impressive Pyramids of Giza. The Egyptian Museum is a great place to visit. Shop at Khan El Khalili Bazaar. All this and more will be part of your 3-day Cairo tour Package.
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Cairo Short Break: 4-Day Cairo Tour

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4 Days 3 Nights
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Our tour packages in Cairo for 4 days will provide you with an opportunity to see the most beautiful tourist attractions in Cairo, you will get to explore the charming attraction of Coptic and Islamic monuments and visit the great pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the city of Memphis, the Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel, Khan Al-Khalili and many more. Don't miss out and book with us now.
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5 Day Tour of Cairo – Explore Cairo Like a Local

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5 Days 4 Nights
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Enjoy your 5 days Cairo tour, visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, then go to the Royal Necropolis of Saqqara to see the oldest pyramid ever found, the Step Pyramid of Djoser. Visit the huge Egyptian Museum that contains more than 100,000 ancient items, such as mummies, found in tombs and temples across the country. Finally, get ready to shop like you've never shopped before and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of one of the oldest markets in the world.
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5 Day Cairo and Luxor Tour Package

From$840Start From
5 Days 4 Nights
Availability : Everyday
Welcome to your 5-day tour of Egypt, the land of the Pharaohs, from Cairo to Luxor. Start your trip in Cairo, where you can see some of the most famous places in the world. Step into the famous Pyramids of Giza, stand between the legs of the powerful Great Sphinx, see the amazing Egyptian Museum, and then visit the Valley of the Kings that includes the tomb of King Tutankhamun and more than 60 other royal tombs. Explore the ancient city of temples at Karnak, where you can see Luxor Temple, Hatshepsut Temple, and much more.

6 Day Cairo, Luxor and Aswan with Abu Simbel

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6 Days 5 Nights
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Join us on a six-day tour of Cairo, Luxor and Aswan with Abu Simbel where you will see the most important archaeological sites. From the pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo to the tomb of King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor to the huge temples of Abu Simbel carved into the rocks in Aswan. And see other archaeological sites that you will not forget.
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7 Day Cairo with Nile Cruise Tour Package

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7 Days 6 Nights
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With our 7-day trip to Cairo and a cruise to Luxor and Aswan, you will witness the grandeur of Egyptian history throughout the ages. Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo before taking a trip to Aswan and Luxor to start your Nile cruise. On a luxury cruise, you can see the impressive ruins and beautiful scenery before returning to Cairo for departure.
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8 Days Cairo with 3 Nights Nile Cruise by Flight

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8 Days 7 Nights
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With an 8-day Luxor and Aswan cruise from Cairo, you can see the most important historical sites in Cairo, visit Aswan, and sail in style to Luxor. You can walk inside the famous pyramids of Giza, visit Saqqara to see the oldest pyramid ever found, and then travel to Aswan to see the Temple of Philae, which was saved from the rising waters of Lake Nasser when the Aswan High Dam was built. Sail to Luxor to see its sights and other attractions.

8 Days Cairo & 3 Nights Cruise by Sleeper Train

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8 Days 7 Nights
Availability : Everyday
On an 8-day cruise, you can see Cairo's famous historical sites and sail between Aswan and Luxor. Explore one of the wonders of the ancient world in Cairo, then go to Aswan by train to see its beautiful sights, such as the famous Philae Temple. As you sail down the Nile to Luxor to see its wonderful sights, you will see many things.
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8 Days Cairo and 4 Nights Cruise with Abu Simbel by Flight

From$1,390Start From
8 Days 7 Nights
Availability : Everyday
Discover how beautiful Egypt really is on this 8-day Cairo tour with a cruise from Luxor and Aswan to Abu Simbel Temple. In the beginning, you see the pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum and the rest of Cairo's wonderful landmarks. Then fly to Luxor and check-in for the scenic Nile cruise to Aswan. Along the way, you'll see the ancient wonders of Luxor, Aswan, and everywhere in between. Visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun in Luxor, the tomb temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Edfu, and the Temple of Philae in Aswan before returning to Cairo to catch the flight back home.

9 Day Cairo City & Nile Cruise and Alexandria by Flight

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9 Days 8 Nights
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With a 9-day Luxor and Aswan cruise starting from Cairo and then a trip to Alexandria, you can see the most important historical sites in Cairo, cruise to Aswan, and sail in style to Luxor. You can walk inside the famous pyramids of Giza, go to Saqqara to see the oldest pyramid ever found, then go to Aswan to see the Temple of Philae, which was saved from the rising water level of Lake Nasser when the Aswan High Dam was built. . For a trip to Alexandria you'll never forget, sail to Luxor to see the sights and other attractions there. After that, you can go back to Cairo to search for gold.

9 Day in Cairo & Nile Cruise and Hurghada

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9 Days 8 Nights
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With a 9-day Luxor and Aswan cruise starting from Cairo and then a trip to Hurghada, you can see the most important historical sites in Cairo, cruise to Aswan, and sail in style to Luxor. You can walk inside the famous pyramids of Giza, go to Saqqara to see the oldest pyramid ever found, then go to Aswan to see the Temple of Philae, which was saved from the rising water level of Lake Nasser when the Aswan High Dam was built. . For a trip to Hurghada you'll never forget, sail to Luxor to see the sights and other attractions there. After that, you can go back to Cairo to search for gold.
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10 Day Cairo, Alexandria and Nile Cruise with Abu Simbel by Flight

From$1,480Start From
10 Days 9 Nights
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On this 10-day Cairo tour that includes a cruise from Luxor and Aswan to the Abu Simbel Temple, you'll see how beautiful Egypt really is. At the start, you can see the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, and other great Cairo landmarks. Then, fly to Luxor and check in for an amazing Nile cruise to Aswan. You'll see the ancient wonders of Luxor, Aswan, and all the places in between. Visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun in Luxor, the tomb temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Edfu, and the Philae temple in Aswan before going back to Cairo and going to Alexandria to see its wonderful sights.

10 Day Cairo City &Nile Cruise and Hurghada

From$1,380Start From
10 Days 9 Nights
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See Cairo's most important historical sites, cruise to Aswan, and sail in style to Luxor on a 10-day cruise starting in Cairo and ending in Cairo. You can walk inside the famous pyramids of Giza, go to Saqqara to see the oldest pyramid ever found, then go to Aswan to see the Temple of Philae, which was saved from the rising water level of Lake Nasser when the Aswan High Dam was in place. place. building. Sail to Luxor to see the sights and other attractions there for a trip to Hurghada you'll never forget. Then you can go back to Cairo and search for gold there.

11 Day Cairo City & Nile Cruise and Hurghada

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11 Days 10 Nights
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On an 11-day cruise starting and ending in Cairo, you can see the most important historical sites in Cairo, sail to Aswan, and sail in style to Luxor. You can walk inside the famous pyramids of Giza, go to Saqqara to see the oldest pyramid ever found, then go to Aswan to see the Temple of Philae, which was saved from the rising water level of Lake Nasser when the Aswan High Dam was built. Location, building. Embark on a Hurghada trip you'll never forget by sailing to Luxor for sightseeing and other attractions there. After that, you can return to Cairo to search for gold there.

12 Day Cairo & Nile Cruise and Bahariya Oasis

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12 Days 11 Nights
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On this 12-day Cairo tour which includes a cruise from Luxor and Aswan to Abu Simbel Temple, you can see how beautiful Egypt really is. In the beginning, you can see the pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum and other great landmarks of Cairo. Then fly to Luxor and check-in for an amazing Nile cruise to Aswan. You will see the ancient wonders of Luxor and Aswan and all the places in between. Visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun in Luxor, the tomb temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Edfu, and the Temple of Philae in Aswan before embarking on a scenic excursion to Alexandria from Cairo.

12 Day Cairo City & Nile Cruise and Hurghada City

From$1,750Start From
12 Days 11 Nights
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See Cairo's most important historical sites, sail to Aswan and then to Luxor on a 12-day cruise starting and ending in Cairo. You can see the pyramids of Giza and go to Saqqara to see the oldest pyramid ever found, then go to Aswan to see the Temple of Philae and then start a trip from Hurghada that you will never forget by taking a boat to Luxor to see the sights and visit other places of interest there. Then you can return to Cairo.

14 Day Cairo City & Alexandria & Nile Cruise and Hurghada

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14 Days 13 Nights
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On a 14-day cruise starting and ending in Cairo, you can see the most important historical sites in Cairo, sail to Aswan and Luxor. You can see the pyramids of Giza and the oldest pyramid found in Saqqara. Then in Aswan, you can see the Temple of Philae and the incomplete obelisk, then go to Luxor and see the wonderful sights there from the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Temple of Karnak, and others. Then the beaches of Hurghada and back to Cairo again.

14 Day Cairo City & Alexandria City & Nile Cruise and Sharm El Sheikh

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14 Days 13 Nights
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See Cairo's most important historical sites, sail to Aswan, and then sail to Luxor on a 14-day cruise. You can see the pyramids of Giza and go to Saqqara to see the oldest pyramid ever found. Then you can go to Aswan to see the Philae Temple, which was saved from the rising water level of Lake Nasser when the Aswan High Dam was built. Location and structure. Placement and construction. Start a great trip to Sharm El Sheikh by taking a boat to Luxor for sightseeing and other things. Then you can go back to Cairo to search for gold there.

Top Safari Egypt Tours 2024/2025

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Get ready to experience the vastness of Egypt’s deserts in a thrilling desert safari

A Full-Day Safari trip to Bahariya Oasis from Cairo by Car

From$100Start From
Approx 12 Hours
Availability : Everyday
A safari day tour at Bahariya Oasis is an exhilarating way to explore the stunning desert landscape of Egypt. Visitors can take a guided tour through the vast dunes, stopping to admire natural wonders like the Black Desert and Crystal Mountain. The tour also includes a visit to a hot spring and a chance to interact with local Bedouin communities. This adventure-filled day trip is a must-do for anyone looking to experience the natural beauty and cultural richness of Egypt's western desert.

2 Days Safari Trip to Bahariya Oasis from Cairo

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2 Days 1 Nights
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A 2-day safari to Bahariya Oasis offers an exciting adventure in the Western Desert of Egypt. Bahariya Oasis is known for its stunning landscapes, hot springs, and ancient history. On this safari, visitors can explore the White Desert and its unique rock formations, visit the Black Desert and Crystal Mountain, and relax in the hot springs at Bahariya Oasis. The trip also includes visiting the Museum of Golden Mummies, which displays mummies from the Greco-Roman era found in the area. At night, travelers can experience sleeping under the stars in a traditional Bedouin-style camp. A 2-day safari to Bahariya Oasis provides a perfect escape from the city's hustle and bustle and a unique opportunity to experience Egypt's natural beauty and rich history.

3 Days Safari Trip at Bahariya Oasis from Cairo

From$695Start From
3 Days 2 Nights
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A 3 days trip to Bahariya Oasis from Cairo is a beautiful opportunity to explore the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Western Desert of Egypt. Visitors can take a guided tour through the desert landscape, marveling at unique geological features like the Black and White Deserts and relaxing in natural hot springs. The trip also includes visits to ancient sites like the Valley of the Golden Mummies and the Tombs of the Nobles, providing insights into the region's history and traditions. This compact itinerary is ideal for travelers who want to experience the best of Bahariya Oasis in a short amount of time.

4 Days Safari Trip at Bahariya Oasis including Djara Cave

From$695Start From
4 Days 3 Nights
Availability : Everyday
A four-day trip to Bahariya Oasis offers an immersive and comprehensive desert adventure experience. Travelers can explore the unique geological formations of the Black and White Desserts, relax in hot springs, visit ancient temples and tombs, and learn about local culture and traditions. The itinerary allows for a more leisurely pace, with ample time to enjoy the region's natural beauty and interact with local communities. This four-day trip is perfect for those who want to fully immerse themselves in the Western Desert and experience everything Bahariya Oasis offers.

5 Days Oasis Circle Tour from Cario

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5 Days 4 Nights
Availability : Everyday
This 5-day Oasis Circle tour provides a comprehensive experience of the stunning natural scenery and ancient history of the Oasis Circle. It includes visits to Bahariya Oasis, Farafra Oasis, Dakhla Oasis, Kharga Oasis, the Black Desert, the White Desert National Park, Agabat Valley, and the Necropolis of al-Bagawat. The tour also includes opportunities for relaxation and stargazing in the desert.

Why Book All Inclusive Egypt Tours

There are many reasons why booking an all-inclusive Egypt tour can be a great idea

Egypt Wonders at Budget Prices

Explore iconic pyramids, temples, and tombs without breaking the bank.

Luxurious Resorts for Less

Indulge in all-inclusive resorts, and stunning beaches at affordable rates.

Unbeatable Value

We offer exceptional value with accommodations and activities.

Best Snorkeling Spots

Red Sea offers the best diving and snorkeling spot for all divers.

Year-Round Sunshine

Soak up the sun in Egypt’s warm climate, perfect for any season.

Vibrant Culture & History

Dive into the Egyptian culture with its lively markets, and delicious cuisine.

What our customers are saying about us

Excellent
Based on 11 reviews
Filler R
Filler R
2024-05-08
Amazing Giza Pyramids Tour Egypt Planners provided an unforgettable half-day tour of the Giza Pyramids for our group. From the moment we were taken to the hotel, everything went smoothly. The booking process was very simple, our guide Sarah was friendly and informative, and we were able to see everything we wanted to see. Big Thank you, for a day we will never forget!
Honeymooner
Honeymooner
2024-05-04
Super tour with great guiding :-) This was a great experience! We went with our baby boy and the driver and guide was very thoughtful and considerate and adapted well to our needs. Great guiding experience and many cool photos as a result :-) Highly recommend!
Dimon S
Dimon S
2024-04-29
Best Egypt Vacation Ever! Our experience with Maro and Egypt Planners was amazing! Maro was incredibly cool. He made sure we had everything we needed and facilitated our visits to all the main sites in Cairo such as the pyramids and museums, and we did not feel any hassle on the way despite some congestion. Maro also handled all of our belongings, making us feel completely safe. The car was clean and comfortable. Our driver Ahmed was excellent, his calm demeanor was crucial in managing the traffic. It was fun spending time with Maro; He even offered fresh mango juice during our travels. I highly recommend Egypt Planners and would not hesitate to use their services again!
Prabhu C
Prabhu C
2024-04-03
Wonderful travel experience.. I was thoroughly impressed with this tour company! They exceeded my expectations in every way. From their warm and welcoming attitude to their commitment to delivering on their promises, they made me feel like a valued customer. The guides were not only informative but also showed a genuine care for our group, ensuring that everyone had a fantastic time. Despite a minor hiccup with a flight delay, they quickly adapted the itinerary to make sure we didn't miss out on any experiences. I would highly recommend this tour company to anyone looking for a memorable and hassle-free travel experience.
Morgan G
Morgan G
2023-10-18
Best Tour Operator Ever! I had the most incredible experience with Egypt Planners on my recent trip to Giza Pyramids. The tour was very organized, and our guide Sara, was amazing. From start to finish, they exceeded my expectations. Our driver Ahmed was very professional and kind. I can't recommend Egypt Planners enough for an unforgettable journey through ancient history!
David p
David p
2023-10-15
Unforgettable Half-Day Giza Pyramids Tour with Egypt Planners I recently enjoyed taking a half-day Giza Pyramids tour with Egypt Planners, and I cannot recommend it more highly. Our tour guide, Sarah, was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the pyramids and Egyptian history. He made the tour informative and enjoyable, and he was always happy to answer our questions. Sarah took the time to explain the site's significance and answer our questions. The camel ride was a unique and memorable experience. Transportation was efficient, and I felt well taken care of. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Cairo.
Debora C
Debora C
2023-10-04
Best tour around Cairo! Our experience with Ahmed and the Egypt Planners was amazing! Ahmed was so attentive, friendly, helpful and kind. Everything we needed and anywhere we wanted to go, Ahmed took care of us and made sure we went around Cairo and all the major sightseeings passing through the best and more scenic routes, helped us with all our stuff and made us feel very safe. The car was very clean and comfortable as well. Ahmed is an excellent and calm driver which is definitely required to navigate throughout Cairo’s crazy traffic. Ahmed was fun to hang around and even provided us with fresh mango juice every time we rode with him. I would hire Ahmed and Egypt Planners services again in a heart beat!
Amelia T
Amelia T
2023-10-04
A Spectacular Giza Pyramids Tour As a solo female traveler, my top priorities are safety and a memorable experience. Egypt Planners delivered both flawlessly on my recent Giza Pyramids tour. Sarah was a knowledgeable guide, and funny and seamless organization made it a 5-star adventure I'll cherish forever. Highly recommended!
Shiloh L
Shiloh L
2023-09-22
Once in a lifetime experience! A fantastic experience with a knowledgable and fun tour guide! Zizzou knew all the history behind the pyramids and escorted me around the whole site. Not the mention the photography as well!
Thomas H
Thomas H
2023-09-05
Exceptional Giza Tour with Egypt Planners My recent tour with Egypt Planners to the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, camel ride and entrance fee was absolutely amazing! From the moment I made my reservation, their professionalism and communication were top notch. Our guide, Sarah, was a wealth of knowledge and brought the history of these famous sites to life. Riding the camels around the pyramids was a unique thrill and Egypt Planners made sure we were safe and comfortable at all times. Including the entrance fee saved us time and hassle, and the transportation provided was comfortable and convenient. I cannot recommend Egypt Planners enough for an unforgettable adventure in Giza. Thank you for an incredible experience!

Things to know about Egypt Tours

What is the best time to visit Egypt?

The best time to visit Egypt is between October and April, during the country’s mild winter. The temperatures are pleasant during the day, ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit (about 18-30 degrees Celsius), and more relaxed at night. This is also the peak tourist season, so expect larger crowds and higher prices.

Visiting Egypt from May to September can be a good option if you prefer to avoid crowds and endure hotter temperatures. Temperatures during this time can reach up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) or higher, but this is also the low season so you may find better deals on tours and accommodations.

It’s also important to note that Ramadan, the month-long Islamic holiday of fasting and prayer, can affect travel to Egypt. During Ramadan, many businesses and tourist sites have reduced hours or may be closed altogether. The dates of Ramadan change each year based on the Islamic calendar, so it’s essential to check the dates before planning your trip.

In summary, the best time to visit Egypt is during the winter season, between October and April, but if you don’t mind the heat and want to avoid the crowds, visiting during the summer months can also be a good option.

Is Egypt Tours good for all-inclusive?

Are you thinking about going to Egypt for your next all-inclusive vacation? Stop looking! Egypt is an excellent choice for a trip that includes everything. Let’s look at why Egypt is a beautiful place for holidays that include everything.

First, Egypt has some of the most incredible ancient places in the world. Egypt’s old buildings, like the Pyramids of Giza and the temples of Luxor and Karnak, are a must-see for any tourist. Many all-inclusive deals include trips to these places, so you can see the wonders of old Egypt without worrying about the details.

Egypt is known for its past, but it has some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and resorts. One famous place for all-inclusive beach holidays is the coast of the Red Sea. Many locations offer deals that include food, drinks, and access to a private beach, so you can chill out and enjoy the sun.

Egypt is known for its warm, friendly people, beaches, and historical places. Egypt has the best politeness in the world, and many all-inclusive deals include chances to meet locals and learn about their culture.

If you’re worried about safety, you can rest easy knowing that Egypt is a safe and friendly place for tourists. The government and tourist industry have put in a lot of work to ensure visitors are safe and secure. Many all-inclusive deals include transportation and guides to ensure visitors have a stress-free and fun trip.

Egypt is an excellent place for a holiday that includes everything. Egypt is a top travel spot for people worldwide, and it’s easy to see why. It has great historical sites, beautiful beaches, friendly people, and safety measures. So, why don’t you do it? Book your trip to Egypt that includes everything now, and prepare to have experiences that will last a lifetime.

How much does a Egypt trip cost?

Are you going to Egypt? “What is the average cost of a tour of Egypt?” is a question that often arises. The answer varies depending on several things, such as the type of tour you choose, how long you stay, and how you like to travel. Let’s look more closely at what can change the price of a tour in Egypt.

First, let’s think about what kind of tour it is. Egypt has a lot of different types of tours, from individual tours to group tours, from cheap tours to expensive ones, and everything in between. Private tours are usually more costly, but you get a committed guide and a unique experience. Group trips are cheaper and give you the chance to meet other tourists.

Second, the price of your tour will also depend on how long you stay. More extended tours will cost more than shorter ones, but they may allow you to learn more about Egypt and its sights and sights and sights.

Third, the cost of your tour will also depend on how you like to travel. Luxury tours with five-star accommodations and private transportation will cost more than cheap trips with shared accommodations and public transport. But it’s important to note that Egypt is a very affordable place to visit, and even luxury trips can be pretty cheap compared to other sites.

So, how much should a tour of Egypt cost? On average, a standard five-day tour of Egypt can cost between $500 and $1,000 per person, while a more luxurious trip can cost up to $5,000 per person. These are, of course, just rough figures, and the actual cost will depend on the things listed above.

In conclusion, the price of an Egypt tour will depend on the type of trip, how long you stay, and how you like to travel. But Egypt is an excellent place for tourists of all budgets because it has so many things to do, and the cost of living is reasonable. So start planning your trip to Egypt right now, and prepare for an adventure you’ll never forget.

How many days are enough for Egypt?

Egypt is an exciting place with a lot to learn about its history, culture, and natural beauty. But with so many things to see and do, how long is the best trip to Egypt? The answer depends on what you want to do, how much money you have, and how you like to travel. Let’s look at the different things that can change how long your trip to Egypt should be.

If you’re interested in Egypt’s ancient history, you should give yourself plenty of time to visit the country’s museums and historical sites. Cairo is home to many famous places, such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, and the Citadel of Salah El Din. Luxor in southern Egypt is also a must-see for history fans with its marvelous temples and tombs.

Second, if you’re interested in natural beauty, add time for things like diving in the Red Sea or visiting the Western Desert. These places are a beautiful contrast to Egypt’s old buildings and should not be missed.

Third, consider taking a shorter trip if you are on a tight budget. Egypt is a relatively inexpensive place to visit, but the cost of a more extended trip can add up quickly. Even if a trip is shorter, it can still be a great way to see the best of the country without breaking the bank.

So, how long should a trip to Egypt last? We suggest spending at least 7–10 days in Egypt to see the main sights, and it will allow you to visit Cairo, Luxor, and maybe even Aswan or Alexandria.

If you have more time and want to see places that aren’t as well-known or spend more time on each site, we suggest a 14–21-day trip. It will allow you to learn more about Egypt’s past and culture and better understand what makes this country unique.

In conclusion, the best time for your trip to Egypt depends on what you want to do, how much money you have, and how you like to travel. Egypt is a great place to visit, whether you have a week or a month. It offers much, from old history to beautiful natural scenery and modern culture. So start planning your trip to Egypt immediately, and prepare for an adventure you’ll never forget.

Is Egypt a safe destination to Visit?

Egypt is generally considered a safe destination for tourists to visit. The country relies heavily on tourism, and the government has taken extensive measures to ensure the safety of tourists. There are police checkpoints throughout the country, particularly in tourist areas, and security measures are in place at airports, hotels, and major tourist sites.

As with any travel destination, it’s always wise to exercise caution and take commonsense safety precautions. It is advised to avoid large crowds, especially during demonstrations or protests, and always to remain alert and aware of your surroundings. It is also recommended that you follow the advice of your tour guide or travel operator and check with your embassy or consulate for any travel tips before your trip.

Overall, as long as you take the necessary precautions, Egypt is a safe and welcoming destination that offers a wealth of history, culture, and natural beauty for visitors to explore and enjoy.

What are the best places to visit in Egypt?

Egypt is rich in history and culture, with many fascinating places to visit. Here are some of the top destinations that should be on your list when visiting Egypt:

  1. The Pyramids of Giza: The iconic pyramids are one of the most famous landmarks in Egypt and are a must-visit destination. They are located just outside of Cairo and are the last surviving wonders of the ancient world.

  2. Luxor: Known as the world’s most excellent open-air museum, Luxor is home to some of the most impressive ancient Egyptian monuments, including the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple.

  3. Cairo: Egypt’s bustling capital city is a vibrant and chaotic metropolis full of life and energy. Highlights include the Egyptian Museum, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and the Khan El Khalili bazaar.

  4. Abu Simbel: This ancient temple complex, located near the Sudanese border, is one of the most impressive sites in Egypt. The temples were built during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II and are known for their enormous statues and intricate carvings.

  5. Aswan: This laid-back city in southern Egypt is known for its stunning natural beauty and relaxed atmosphere. Highlights include the Philae Temple, the Aswan Dam, and the Nubian Museum.

  6. Alexandria: Located on the Mediterranean coast, Alexandria is a historic city once home to one of the ancient world’s most famous libraries. Highlights include the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, the Citadel of Qaitbay, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

  7. Sinai Peninsula: This rugged and mountainous region is home to some of Egypt’s most beautiful natural scenery, including Mount Sinai and the Red Sea coast.

In summary, Egypt has many incredible destinations to explore, from the ancient monuments of Luxor and the Pyramids of Giza to the bustling streets of Cairo and the natural beauty of the Sinai Peninsula.

What to bring with you on a trip to Egypt?

When planning a trip to Egypt, it’s important to pack the right items to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Here are some things to consider bringing with you:

  1. Sunscreen: Egypt is a desert country, and the sun can be intense, so it’s important to pack sunscreen with a high SPF to protect your skin.

  2. Comfortable walking shoes: Many of Egypt’s top attractions involve a lot of walking, so make sure you bring comfortable shoes suitable for walking on uneven terrain.

  3. Lightweight clothing: Egypt can be hot, so pack light clothing from breathable fabrics like cotton or linen. Packing clothes that cover your shoulders and knees is also a good idea, particularly if you plan to visit religious sites.

  4. Scarf or shawl: Women visiting Egypt may want to bring a scarf or shawl to cover their heads when entering mosques or other religious sites.

  5. Water bottle: Staying hydrated is important in Egypt’s hot climate, so bring a reusable water bottle to refill throughout the day.

  6. Insect repellent: Mosquitoes can be a problem in some regions of Egypt, particularly during the summer, so pack insect repellent to keep them at bay.

  7. Camera: Egypt is a country full of fantastic photo opportunities, so bring a camera to capture all the incredible sights.

  8. Power adapter: Egypt uses European-style power sockets, so if you’re coming from outside Europe, you’ll need to bring a power adapter to charge your electronic devices.

Packaging these essential items will prepare you for a comfortable and enjoyable trip to Egypt.

Tipping or Baksheesh in Egypt

Tipping, or baksheesh, is a common practice in Egypt and is considered a way to show appreciation for good service. It’s important to note that while tipping is not mandatory, it is expected in many situations, and it’s a good idea to carry small bills and change for this purpose.

Here are some standard tipping practices in Egypt:

  • Tour guides: Tipping your tour guide at the end of your tour is customary. The amount will depend on the length of the tour and the level of service provided, but a good rule of thumb is around 10-20% of the total cost of the tour.
  • Hotel staff: Tipping hotel staff, such as bellhops and housekeeping, is familiar. A small tip of 10-20 Egyptian pounds per day is appropriate.
  • Drivers: If you hire a driver, it’s customary to tip them at the end of your trip. The amount will depend on the length of the journey and the level of service provided, but a good rule of thumb is around 50-100 Egyptian pounds per day.
  • Restaurants: It’s common to leave a tip of around 10-15% of the total bill at restaurants. Some restaurants may include a service charge on the bill, so check before tipping.

In summary, tipping or baksheesh is a common practice in Egypt, and it’s important to have small bills and changes on hand. The amount to tip will depend on the service provided. Still, as a general rule, a tip of 10-20% of the total cost is appropriate for tours and restaurants, while smaller tips of 10-20 Egyptian pounds per day are appropriate for hotel staff and drivers.

Advices for women while traveling to Egypt

Traveling as a woman in Egypt can be a rewarding and exciting experience, but it’s important to take certain precautions to ensure your safety and comfort. Here are some tips for women traveling to Egypt:

  1. Dress conservatively: Egypt is a Muslim country, and it’s important to respect local customs and dress conservatively. It’s a good idea to cover your shoulders and knees when in public places, especially when visiting mosques or other religious sites.

  2. Avoid walking alone at night: It’s best to avoid walking alone at night, especially in quiet or poorly-lit areas. Instead, take a taxi or use a ride-hailing app to get around.

  3. Use a guide or tour group: Using a guide or tour group can be a good idea, especially if you’re traveling alone. This can help you navigate local customs and culture, and can provide an extra layer of safety.

  4. Be cautious with alcohol: Drinking alcohol in public is prohibited in Egypt, and it’s important to be cautious with alcohol consumption. Stick to drinking in licensed bars and restaurants, and avoid getting drunk in public.

  5. Be aware of your surroundings: It’s always important to be aware of your surroundings, especially when traveling in a new place. Be cautious of pickpockets, scams, and other potential dangers, and trust your instincts if you feel uncomfortable or unsafe.

  6. Research local customs and culture: Researching local customs and culture can help you better understand the country and avoid inadvertently offending locals. For example, it’s important to remove your shoes when entering a mosque, and to avoid physical contact with people of the opposite sex in public.

By following these tips and being aware of local customs and culture, women can have a safe and enjoyable experience traveling in Egypt.

Learn Arabic words to enjoy your visit to Egypt

Learning a few Arabic words and phrases can enhance your experience when visiting Egypt, as it shows respect for the local culture and can help you communicate with locals. Here are some Arabic words and phrases to know:

  • Salaam Alaikum: This is a common Arabic greeting that means “peace be upon you.” Locals will appreciate it if you greet them with this phrase.
  • Shukran: This means “thank you.” It’s always polite to show gratitude when someone helps you or does something for you.
  • Sabah Al-Khair: This means “good morning.” It’s a polite way to greet someone in the morning.
  • Masaa Al-Khair: This means “good evening.” It’s a polite way to greet someone in the evening.
  • Laa Shukran: This means “no, thank you.” You can use this phrase when declining an offer or a service.
  • Min Fadlak: This means “please.” You can use this word when making a request.
  • Afwan: This means “you’re welcome.” You can use this word to respond to someone who has thanked you.
  • Aiwa: This means “yes.” It’s a simple way to answer a question in the affirmative.
  • Laa: This means “no.” It’s a simple way to answer a question in the negative.
  • Ma’a Salama: This means “goodbye” or “go with peace.” It’s a polite way to bid farewell.

By learning these basic Arabic words and phrases, you can show respect for the local culture and communicate more effectively with locals during your visit to Egypt.

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