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Egypt Uncovered - 11 days
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Mixed Groups | Age range: 18-70

10 Days / 9 Nights Trip to Egypt

Egypt Uncovered - 11 days

Take in the best of ancient Egypt, from the Pyramids of Giza to the exquisite temple of Dendera and Luxor's tomb strewn Valley of the Kings, combined with three days of blissful Red Sea relaxation by the beach in Hurghada.
Join an adventurous group of travellers on a journey that fires the imagination and draws you back in time, as you explore iconic places such as the Great Pyramid and the Valley Of The Kings, walking in the steps of legendary pharaohs and the subjects they ruled.

You’ll also shop in local bazaars, eat traditional dishes, and mingle with locals, getting a glimpse of modern Egypt along the way, and enjoying the camaraderie of your new friends throughout.
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  • Duration
    11 Days
  • Starting From
    $968
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    On The Go Tours
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.

Trip highlights

Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza
Highlight #1
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza
Sure, you’ve seen the photos as a child and dreamt of visiting for years – but you’ll still pinch yourself when you finally see them in real life.
Go hot air ballooning in Luxor!
Highlight #2
Go hot air ballooning in Luxor!
Climb into the basket and floating upwards, take in an unbeatable birds-eye view of temples and the glittering Nile far below.
Would you climb inside a pyramid? 
Highlight #3
Would you climb inside a pyramid? 
It’s challenging but not many can claim to have climbed into the Great Pyramid itself, where the Pharaoh's burial chamber awaits - quite the adventure!
Video

Clearing Bucket lists in Egypt with Niky

Clearing off the bucket lists at Egypt with Niky. Take a look at this cool video to find out how the ladies had a great time with their trip leader Niky. They did lot's of fun stuff which they had in their bucket lists. We at Byond are glad that we were able to give you some entertained hours.

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Itinerary

Cairo

Sunday. Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival at Cairo airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax or those arriving early can opt to join an optional Backstreets of Cairo tour which departs the hotel at 10am. At 7pm this evening meet your guide and the rest of the group at a Welcome Meeting. 

 Note: If you would like to extend your stay we offer an Alexandria Day Trip on the Saturday before your tour starts or on the final day and can arrange pre/post tour accommodation upon request. 

  Hotel:  None

Pyramids of Giza

Today see the incredible pyramids and the iconic Sphinx at The Giza Plateau. Perhaps opt to ride a camel. Later we travel to Saqqara, to explore the myriad of tombs and temples at the site and see Zhoser's step pyramid - constructed by Imhotep, the pharaoh's chief architect in 2700 BC. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Egyptian Museum

Cairo - Luxor. We take a guided tour of the vast new Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza this morning. In this incredible 490,000 sq.m complex we'll discover a mind-boggling array of relics and antiquities from almost every period of ancient Egyptian history, including the treasures of King Tutankhamun. The afternoon is free to relax at the hotel or independently explore before we board the overnight sleeper train to Luxor this evening. Note: The Grand Egyptian Museum is set to open in 2020. An official date has yet to be released. If travelling prior to the opening of the new facility we'll visit the Egyptian Museum this morning.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Luxor

We arrive into Luxor this morning and drive to Dendera which is one of Egypt's best preserved temple complexes, located 60km north of Luxor. This vast complex covers 40,000 square meters and its temples, chapels and shrines were gradually built over thousands of years. Dendera's crowning glory is the 2000 year old Temple of Hathor with its exquisitely decorated ceiling. After our guided tour of this incredible site we return to Luxor where the afternoon if free to spend at leisure. Take a stroll around town or enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool and soak up the sunshine. 

 This evening there is an optional visit to view the beautiful Temple of Luxor at night. Book and pay locally. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Luxor

4000 year-old Luxor is ancient Egypt at its very best and this morning we tour the West Bank. Our first stop is the famous Valley of the Kings, which is home to many beautifully decorated pharaohs' tombs. After exploring this incredible site we travel on to visit the beautiful limestone, colonnaded Temple of Hatshepsut, who was one of only three Egyptian ruling queens. We'll also see the imposing 18m-high Colossi of Memnon, which are all that remains of the temple of the hedonistic Amenophis III. 

 Returning to the hotel at around midday there's time to have lunch and relax by the pool before we visit the colossal Temple of Karnak later this afternoon. More than a temple, Karnak is a spectacular complex of sanctuaries, pylons, chapels, halls and obelisks, all dedicated to the Theban gods and to the greater glory of Egypt’s Middle and New Kingdom rulers. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Luxor

Today is free for you to spend at leisure in Luxor. Relax and soak up the sunshine by the hotel pool or explore Luxor on foot, following the waterside corniche and maybe stopping for drink and a bite to eat at one of the many Nile side cafes and tea houses. Alternatively, there is an optional tour of the Luxor Museum that can be booked locally. The Luxor Museum is located on the corniche and contains a fascinating array of Egyptian antiquities. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Hurghada

Luxor - Hurghada. Departing Luxor we head east to Hurghada on the beautiful Red Sea Riviera for three days by the beach. The next two days are free for you to explore Hurghada or simply relax. There's an optional day trip to Giftun Island for swimming and snorkelling, which can be booked locally. 

 Hurghada is one of the most popular Red Sea resorts. Hotels and expanded infrastructure provide holidaymakers with excellent aquatic facilities for sail boarding, yachting, deep-sea fishing, SCUBA diving and snorkeling and Hurghada’s central location provides a gateway to prime offshore reefs, which are some of the finest in the world. Hurghada also has plenty of restaurants and late night bars for evening entertainment. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Hurghada

Luxor - Hurghada. Departing Luxor we head east to Hurghada on the beautiful Red Sea Riviera for three days by the beach. The next two days are free for you to explore Hurghada or simply relax. There's an optional day trip to Giftun Island for swimming and snorkelling, which can be booked locally. 

 Hurghada is one of the most popular Red Sea resorts. Hotels and expanded infrastructure provide holidaymakers with excellent aquatic facilities for sail boarding, yachting, deep-sea fishing, SCUBA diving and snorkeling and Hurghada’s central location provides a gateway to prime offshore reefs, which are some of the finest in the world. Hurghada also has plenty of restaurants and late night bars for evening entertainment. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Cairo

Hurghada - Cairo. This morning we depart Hurghada and drive back to Cairo. The rest of the day is free for you to relax by the pool, independently explore or perhaps opt to visit the famous Khan el Khalili bazaar to buy some souvenirs. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Cairo

Wednesday. Hotel check out and included onward transfer to airport. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Inclusions

 Breakfast daily

 9 nights 4 - 5 star hotels 

 1 overnight train: Cairo to Luxor (Private 2 berth sleeper cabin)

 Touring of Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Luxor, Dendera and Hurghada

 Airport arrival and departure transfer, day 1 and day 11

 Services of an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology

 All relevant transfer and transportation in private modern air-conditioned vehicles 

 3 days in Hurghada - Red Sea Stay

 Meals and Accommodation

Not Included

 Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$5 - 7 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture

 International flights and visa

 Entrance Fees: USD$70-90pp, paid in local currency

 Additional 5% GST

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Dates and prices

Start date

04 Oct 2020

End date

14 Oct 2020

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11 Days / 10 Nights

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