DESTINATION : Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Nile Cruise

No. of Days : 8 days


Tour Code : EGY


Day 1:
ARRIVE CAIRO
Upon arrival in Cairo and after clearing immigration and baggage claim, our friendly representative will meet you at the airport arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel. Rest of day is free at leisure.
Dinner
Note:Check in time at hotel is after 15:00 hrs.

Day 2:
CAIRO
Today you will explore Egypt’s main highlight - the Great Pyramid of Giza. For over 3,800 years Khufu’s Pyramid was considered the tallest man-made structure in the world. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Later we visit the “Egyptian Museum”, home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:
CAIRO - ASWAN - NILE CRUISE
Early morning after breakfast transfer to Cairo airport to board your flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan, we transfer to board the Nile Cruise (Subject to availability of rooms). Visit of Philae Temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis. This sacred site was venerated from the Pharaonic era up to the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods with each ruler adding their own stamp onto the stones. Later enjoy a Felucca ride in the Nile, and have free time to visit Aswan Markets by night.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 4:
KOM OMBO & EDFU - NILE CRUISE
Set sail to Kom Ombo for the unusual double Temple of Kom Ombo constructed during the Ptolemaic Dynasty and dedicated to two gods - Sobek and Horus. Sail to Edfu and visit the remarkably well preserved Temple of Edfu dedicated to the Falcon God Horus.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 5:
LUXOR - NILE CRUISE
Early morning to avoid the noontide heat of the West Bank, we visit the Valley of the Kings with its numerous tombs and chambers. Only fifteen tombs out of 63 are open for public, among them are those granted to Tutankhamen, Ramesses I and Seti II. You will pass by the village of ancient workers at Deir El Madina, the Temple of Madinet Habou dedicated to Ramesses III and massive twin statues depicting the Pharaoh Amenhotep III was widely known as the Colossi of Memnon. Proceed to the Valley of the Queens to explore the collonaded Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, where you can learn the tale of the divine birth of the first female king.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 6:
LUXOR - CAIRO
This morning we check out. We first visit the East Bank to see Karnak Temple Complex and Luxor Temple erected by Amenhotep III and completed by Tutankhamen. Later fly back to Cairo.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 7:
CAIRO
Today you have the day free for leisure activities. Alternatively, you may choose an optional tour (subject to minimum passengers). Either go on a half day tour to Saqqara, Dashour and Memphis to learn more about the history and evolution of pyramid buildings or a full day trip to Alexandria, where you will be taken to see Pompey’s Pillar, Roman triumphal column - which is among the world’s largest monolithic columns, then later head to the rock-carved Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Finally visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, built in the 15th century.
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 8:
DEPART CAIRO
Time to pack up your most wonderful memories of Egypt. Check out and transfer to airport for your flight back home.
Breakfast
Note:Check out time from hotel is 1100 hours.


The Star Difference
  • Stay at charming 5* star hotels
  • 5* Nile Cruises
  • Tips and service charge included
  • Early Bird Offer
  • Book 8 weeks in advance and get £30 OFF per adult and child
  • Book 6 weeks in advance and get £25 OFF per adult and child

  • Tour Highlights
    CAIRO
  • Giza Pyramids (except entrance inside Pyramid).
  • Sphinx.
  • Egyptian Museum (except entrance inside mummies room/private room at Egyptian museum).

  • ASWAN
  • Philae Temple with entrance.
  • Felucca Ride with entrance.

  • KOM OMBO & EDFU
  • Kom Ombo Temple with entrance.
  • Edfu Temple with entrance.

  • LUXOR
  • Karnak Temple with entrance.
  • Luxor Temple with entrance.
  • Valley of the Kings with entrance.
  • Queen Hatshepsut Temple with entrance.

  • Price Includes
  • 4 nights accommodation in 5* hotels with breakfast.
  • 3 nights accommodation on board 5* Nile Cruise (Aswan– Luxor).
  • All transfers by air conditional coaches/vehicles..
  • Entrance to sightseeing as mentioned in the tour highlights.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (Indian Meals in Cairo only).
  • Professional English speaking Egyptologist..
  • All transport and transfers in private AC vehicles.
  • Domestic flights from Cairo to Aswan & Luxor to Cairo.
  • All tips & service charges.
  • Professional services of Star Tours Representative / local representative.

  • Price Does Not Includes
  • International airfare tickets.
  • Visa charges and insurance charges.
  • Anything not mentioned in the tour price include columns.

  • Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
  • For additional pre/post night accommodation the price will be £90 per double room (excludes airport transfers). Airport transfers one way to hotel or vice-versa will be £20 per person (based on minimum 2 person)


  • Departure Dates & Prices
    DEPARTURE DATES ADULT CHILD(2-11 Years) SINGLE
    Feb – 09, 23 £870 £680 £1050
    Mar – 08, 22 £870 £680 £1050
    Apr – 06, 19 £870 £680 £1050
    May – 03, 17, 25 £870 £680 £1050
    Jun – 14, 28 £870 £680 £1050
    Jul – 12, 26 £870 £680 £1050
    Aug – 09, 24 £870 £680 £1050
    Sep – 13, 27 £870 £680 £1050
    Oct – 11, 25 £870 £680 £1050
    Nov – 08, 22 £900 £710 £1080
    Dec – 06, 20 £970 £780 £1150
  • Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a room.
  • Child 2 - 11 years must share a room with 2/3 adults.
  • Infants 0 - 23 months price is £60 for a seat in coach only.
  • Max occupancy per room is 3 person (excluding infants).

  • Departure Dates & Prices
    EXCURSION ADULT / CHILD
    Sound & Light Show £35
    Day trip to Alexandria with Lunch £90

    Note: On occasions, due to large events, traffic and availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However all aspects of the itinerary will be covered.
    On selected dates the Nile cruise will operate from Luxor to Aswan.

    Extension to Hurgada & Sharm El Sheikh

    Day 8:
    ARRIVAL - HURGADA/SHARM EL SHEIKH
    On arrival at Hurgada / Sharm El Sheikh, proceed to hotel for check in. Evening is free explore and for shopping.
    Breakfast

    Day 9:
    HURGADA/SHARM EL SHEIKH
    Full day at Leisure.
    Breakfast

    Day 10:
    HURGADA/SHARM EL SHEIKH
    Full day at Leisure.
    Breakfast

    Day 11:
    DEPART - HURGADA/SHARM EL SHEIKH
    This morning, transfer to the airport for the return flight.
    Breakfast


    HOTEL CATEGORY ADULT CHILD (2-11 Years) SINGLE
    Based on 4* hotel £210 £170 £325
    Based on 5* hotel £265 £215 £410
    Price Includes
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast.
  • Return Airport transfer in private A/C vehicle.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Please Note
  • Extensions does not include internal flight tickets.
  • Extensions can be customized as per requirement.