King Tutankhamun: 9-Nights

Price $2145 $2095 10 Days/9 Nights
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King Tutankhamun: 9-Nights

$2145 $2095 per person


*Prices are CAD per person, based on 2 people sharing.

From Cairo, visit the legendary Pyramids of Giza and the Grand Egyptian Museum before travelling south to Aswan and sailing the Nile. Then discover the ancient wonders of Luxor and the remarkable Valley of the Kings before returning the capital, taking in the wonders of ancient Egypt in 10 days.

What’s Included:

Breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
5 nights 4-5 star hotels, 2 nights aboard felucca (open deck). If booking our Nile Cruise Upgrade: 4 nights 4-5 star hotels and 3 nights 5 star Nile Cruiser (en suite cabin)
2 overnight trains from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo (Private 2 berth sleeper cabin)
Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 10
Touring – Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Aswan and Luxor
Escorted by an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology
All relevant transfers and transportation in private modern air-conditioned vehicles

Not Included:

International flights and visa
Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$8 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
Entrance Fees: USD$100-120pp, paid in local currency
Tipping Kitty: USD$60-80pp, paid in local currency

*MEMBER BENEFIT: $50 off per person, per tour / $100 per couple when quoting TRIPMERCHANT. Combinable with all other offers. Rate shown includes Trip Merchant member savings based on best priced available dates.

Call for assistance: 1-800-481-9739 ext. 1
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Departure Dates

September 29
October 6,13, 20
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 15, 22, 29
January 5, 26
February 9, 23
March 1, 8, 22, 29
April 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
June 14, 21
July 5, 12, 26
August 2, 9, 23
September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Cairo, Egypt
  • Departure City
    Cairo, Egypt
  • Passenger Limit
    Group size is typically 18 with a maximum for 24
Friday. Welcome to Egypt! On arrival at the airport you’ll be transferred to our hotel. Enjoy the rest of today at leisure, or those arriving early may wish to book our Backstreets of Cairo tour which visits lesser known highlights of the capital including Tahrir Square, the hub of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. You may also extend your stay in Cairo with our pre or post tour Alexandria Day Trip.
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi
Meals Provided: None
Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx
Discover Egypt’s main attraction today as we visit the incredible Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. The largest of the pyramids, Cheops, was the tallest man-made building on Earth for 3,800 years. Experts still can’t agree how the ancient Egyptians constructed the pyramids with their limited technology - it remains a mystery. We continue to the necropolis of Saqqara, home to the famous Pyramid of Djoser. This ancient monument dates back to around 2700BC and is surrounded by countless tombs and burial sites. After our tour, we return to Cairo for the evening.
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Cairo Maadia
Meals Provided: Breakfast
The Grand Egyptian Museum
Cairo - Aswan. Today we visit the new Grand Egyptian Museum, which houses a giant exhibition containing the treasures of King Tutankhamun. Many pieces on show are being displayed for the first time and artefacts have been brought together from across Egypt and the world to this one fantastic location. The museum also makes use of new technology including virtual reality. After our visit, the afternoon is free to relax at the hotel, before we board the night train to Aswan this evening.
Accommodation: Sleeper Train
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Aswan & the Philae Temple
We arrive in Aswan and visit the beautiful Philae Temple this afternoon. Take a leisurely boat trip to Agilkia Island in the Nile and explore the site, which is dedicated to the goddess Isis. Enjoy free time this evening to explore Aswan’s vibrant market and shop in the bustling souqs.
Accommodation: Helnan Aswan
Meals Provided: Breakfast

Felucca sailing & Abu Simbel
Aswan - Nile felucca cruise. This morning there’s an optional excursion to Abu Simbel. This famous temple of King Ramses II is guarded by 4 colossal statues of the great pharaoh himself. Later, we board our traditional felucca for a 2 night cruise down the mighty Nile. If sailing by felucca is not your style, consider upgrading to a 5 star luxury Nile Cruise, inquire about pricing. Approximately $1000 more per person.

Accommodation: Overnight Felucca Cruise
Meals Provided: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Felucca Sailing & Kom Ombo
Nile felucca cruise - Kom Ombo. Relax and sunbathe on deck or go for a swim as our felucca sails to Kom Ombo. We’ll explore the famous symmetrical temple, dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus before we return to the felucca and continue our journey downriver.
Accommodation: Overnight Felucca Cruise
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Luxor & optional visit to Luxor Temple
Kom Ombo - Luxor. This morning we disembark our felucca and drive to ancient Luxor, where the rest of today is at leisure. There's an optional excursion to Luxor Temple tonight, when the site is beautifully illuminated by hundreds of lights.
Accommodation: Sonesta St. George Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Valley of the Kings
Luxor - Cairo. Today we visit the famous Valley of the Kings to explore some of the lavishly decorated tombs of important pharaohs. Our tour will also take us to the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the giant Colossi of Memnon. Admire these two towering statues of King Amenhotep III before we continue to Karnak Temple this afternoon. Stroll down the Avenue of Sphinxes and marvel at the towering pillars of Hypostyle Hall as we explore this gigantic complex. The site took more than 1,500 years to complete and around 30 different pharaohs contributed to it in some way. This evening, we board the night train and return to Cairo.
Accommodation: Overnight sleeper train
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Free time in Cairo
Arrive in Cairo this morning for a free day to explore Egypt’s bustling capital. Visit the famous Khan el Khalili bazaar or admire the imposing Citadel of Saladin.
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Sunday. Our Egyptian adventure comes to an end today with an included departure transfer to the airport.
Meals Provided: Breakfast
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