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8 Days Egypt Package Cairo to Sahara Desert

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    Tour Details

    • Tour LocationCairo / Alexandria / White Desert
    • Duration8 day
    • Pickup & Drop off PointCairo airport
    • AvailabilityEvery day
    • Tour TypePrivate & Historical tour & Heritage tours & Photographer tour

    Best of Cairo and visiting the Black and White Desert in Egypt

    Tour Includes

    • Meet and greet service at the airport.
    • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
    • Accommodation in Cairo at 5* hotel for 7 nights including breakfast
    • 1 night in camp with full board
    • Drive in the Bahariya oasis in an off-road vehicle
    • Private Egyptologist guide (language you selected )
    • Lunch meal as indicated in the above itinerary.
    • Bottled water during your trip.
    • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
    • All taxes & service charges.

    Price Excludes

    • Entry visa to Egypt.
    • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Option tours
    • Tipping.

    Tour Highlights

    • The Pyramids of Giza
    • Egyptian Museum
    • Khan el-Khalili
    • Baron Empain Palac
    • Babylon Fortress
    • Abu Sarga Church
    • Hanging Church
    • Ben Ezra's Synagogue
    • Mosque of Amr ibn al-As
    • Bahariya Oasis
    • Black desert
    • The white desert
    • Crystal Mountain
    • The Valley of Agabat
    • Citadel of Qaitbay
    • The Library of Alexandria
    • Church of St. Mark
    • Abu al-Abbas mosque
    • El Nabi Daniel Mosque
    • Montaza Gardens
    • Fayum Oasis
    • The pyramid of Meidum
    • Lake Qarun

    Tour Itinerary

    Day 1Arrival Cairo

    Arrive at Cairo International Airport you will be met and assisted by vacations in Egypt representative who will then escort you in a luxurious air-conditioned vehicle to your 5-Star hotel in the city.
    Once you arrive at your hotel, our representative will assist you so that you will help with your check-in then you review your tour itinerary and establish tour pickup times.

    Enjoy free time in your hotel.

    Day 2Tour to Egyptian Museum & Giza Pyramids

    In the Morning your Vacations in Egypt tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to start your incredible tour to visit as follow…

    Pyramids of Giza

    The pyramids of Giza are the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still preserved today and therefore one of the most famous buildings in the world. The pyramids of Giza include the three main pyramids, the Pyramid of Cheops, the Pyramid of Chephren and the Pyramid of Mykerinus.

    The queen Pyramids
    some other smaller secondary pyramids, in which for example the women of the pharaohs were buried, as well as workers villages, temples, and cemeteries.

    The Sphinx of Giza
    The Sphinx Giza is the largest Egyptian sculpture. It was carved out of the limestone rock of the Giza Plateau and represents a lying lion with a human head and the so-called Nemes headscarf. Originally, the sphinx was painted with reddish ochre and also had a chin beard, but this fell off in ancient times.

    Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
    you will continue your excursion with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, where there are antiques from the Pharaonic period. The museum exhibits a rare collection of 5000 years of art, considered to be the most valuable collection of Egyptian art in the world. More than 25,000 antiquities are on display, including an exhibition devoted to Tutankhamen’s Treasure, furniture and jewelry, kept in his tomb for more than 3,500 years before Howard Carter discovered them in 1922. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.

    Lunch
    We will take a break and take the opportunity to eat and recharge. Lunch will be at a restaurant and Egyptian food (drinks not included).

    Bazaar khan el khalili
    After visiting the Egyptian Museum go see the beautiful Khan El-Khalili famous souq Cairo main market. Its always crowded with tourists and locals alike. It is the beating heart of the Egyptian metropolis. Lose yourself in the various bazaars where you will really find everything and buy some nice local handicrafts.

    After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel.

    Day 3Kept Secrets of Cairo tour

    Enjoy your Final Day for your 11 days all inclusive Egypt, In the Morning your Vacations in Egypt tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to start your incredible tour to visit as follow…

    Baron Empain Palace
    If you like the very old architecture, you should go to Baron Empain Palace This reinforced concrete palace in Hindu style and inspired by the temple of Angkor Wat detonates in the Cairo landscape. Designed by a French architect, it was inhabited by a Belgian industrialist who came to Egypt for a railway project. Many stories surround this residence and it is said that it is still haunted by the baron. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.

    Babylon Fortress
    The Babylon Fortress date of foundation is unknown, although it is known that it already existed a hundred years before Christ
    The walls of the fortress, reinforced by the Roman emperors, are 3 meters thick and the towers are 10 meters high and 31 meters in diameter.

    Hanging Church
    Hanging Church is the most famous church in the Coptic Quarter. it’s known as the Hanging Church because it is built over one of the gates of the Roman fortress, The wooden dome of the church is in the shape of Noah’s Ark, as described in the Old Testament.

    Abu Sarga Church
    It’s the oldest church in Egypt. It was built in the 5th century over the cave where it is believed, the Holy Family took refuge for several days. It is dedicated to Saints Sergius and Bacchus, part of whose relics are kept in this church.

    Saint Barbara Church
    It is a church of great historical importance, which was originally dedicated to Saint Cyrus and Saint John. From the 13th century onwards it was dedicated to Saint Barbara as her relics came to this church. It houses some of the oldest and rarest icons of Coptic art.

    Ben Ezra’s Synagogue
    it was originally a church, but in the 9th century, it was sold to Abraham Ben Ezra, who gave it his name, to get the money needed to pay the high taxes demanded by the Roman government.

    Mosque of Amr ibn al-As
    The Mosque of Amr ibn al-As in the oldest mosque on the African continent. Its origins date back to the year 642 when the territory of Cairo was occupied by Fustat, the capital of Egypt which at that time had been recently founded.

    After this, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.

    Day 4Black and white desert from Cairo

    Your Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo to be transferred to Bahariya Oasis about 355 km from Cairo. once you arrive enjoy your lunch. Then explore all the famous historical sightseeing to visit…Start your tour to experience the desert by JEEP 4X4 and head to the Black Desert, Visit the Black Desert. Drive offroad through the desert area of the Valley of Agabat (already part of the White Desert National Park).

    Overnight in Bahariya Oasis.

     

    Day 5Bahariya Oasis trip & return to Cairo

    Your Egyptologist guide will pick you up to start your tour to the White Desert via Magic Spring. Extensive exploration of the White Desert. Visit the Crystal Mountain.

    In the end, driving back to Cairo or Giza hotel.

    Day 6Cairo Free day

    Free day in Cairo.
    Kindly note if you want to add any excursions upon arrival in Cairo. Check our Cairo day tours which are a wide variety of activities in Cairo.

    Day 7Alexandria trip from Cairo

    This is a private tour, We will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo in a private vehicle and drive you to Alexandria. the second most important city in Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC, and which was one of the most important cultural and commercial centers of antiquity.
    We will start our tour by visiting…

    Alexandria library
    we will visit the new Alexandria Library, whose design refers to the god Amon Ra and the Alexandria Lighthouse. In addition to several libraries, there is a planetarium, three museums, a laboratory and a printing press.

    Note: The library is closed both on Friday and Saturday (can only be seen from outside).

    Abu al-Abbas mosque
    We will also pass by the beautiful Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque, a marvel of architecture built between the years 1929-1945 influenced by the buildings of ancient Egypt in Cairo. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.

    Lunch
    After midday we will take a break and have lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean, to replenish our energy. The meal usually consists of Egyptian dishes and options that include dishes with meat, rice, and salads (drinks are not included)

    Citadel of Qaitbay
    From outside we will also see the Citadel of Qaytbay which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs ( Light House ) of Alexandria, a defensive fortress built in 1480 by Ashraf Abu Al-Nasr Saif El-Din Qaitbay, a slave who became a sultan.

    El Nabi Daniel Mosque
    The mosque of the Prophet Daniel, whose establishment and name have long been a mystery as long as scholars and researchers in history have been puzzled, among many woven accounts among the public.
    The mosque, which was established in the eighteenth century, is currently located on a street bearing its name connecting the two areas of Raml Station and Egypt Station in the center of Alexandria.

    Church of St. Mark
    Saint Mark came to Alexandria in the year 61 AD during the reign of the Roman Nero, he was credited with establishing the first church in all of Egypt in Alexandria as he established the Alexandria Theological Seminary and is considered the first theological institute in the history of Christianity, as well as facing pagan thought and various philosophies.

    Montaza Gardens
    Montaza Gardens, commonly known as the Love Garden (all romantic couples and families go there) you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens. On your way back you will stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria.

    After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel in Cairo.

    Day 8Transfer to Cairo airport for Final departure

    Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

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    What to pack for vacation list

    • Hat.
    • Camera.
    • Umbrella.
    • Medication.
    • Comfortable shoes.
    • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
    • Warm clothes in winter.
    • Cotton clothes in summer.
    • Passport valid for 6 months.

    Privacy & Policy

    Payment Policy

    Tour Packages:

    We offer a low-down payment of only 20% to secure your space on the tour, including the hotel room, the cruise ship cabin, the domestic flight ticket and other travel-related services. The rest of the money can be paid up to two days before the arrival date or in cash at the arrival to your travel manager, so your reservation will be a risk-free investment.

    Methods of Payment: The company accepts all kinds of secure payment methods such as Visa, Master Card, Direct Bank Transfer, PayPal, Western Union and we can provide you with the details about each one of them if ever needed.

    Note: Please inquire for the current pricing over Christmas, New Year, Easter, and 2020 Holidays to get the best possible rate.

    Children Policy

    Children Policy, room sharing with a child and parents

    for packages, Nile cruises, and hotels

    • Children under 2 years: free
    • Children under 6 years old: 25% of the total cost of the tour for an adult
    • Children under 12 years old: 50% of the total cost of the tour for an adult
    • All children 12 years or older are considered adults.

    If your tour package includes flights or sleeping train an additional supplement may be applied for your child.

    Our services
    the provided services will be luxury services from A to Z, with luxury transportations, and experts qualified tour guides. and we take pride in doing our best so you can enjoy your vacation and just please note that its a private tour so you can change or modify as you like ( total flexibility to meet your requests)
    Vacations in Egypt: Safety and Health during COVID-19
    • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.
    • Hand sanitizer provided for travelers and staff.
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Face masks provided for our travelers, tour guides, reps, and drivers during tours.
    • Guides, reps, & drivers are required to regularly wash hands.
    • Accommodations are licensed to meet the general regulations for hotels & tourism resorts with a maximum of 50% of its total capacity.
    • 24/7 Follow up with our guests & staff in case of any symptoms appeared and immediately take the necessary actions.

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