Festive King Tut

9 Day Small Group Tour from Cairo to Cairo with On The Go Tours

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on On The Go Tours 9 Day Festive King Tut. Discover the ancient wonders of Egypt this Xmas or New Year. Visit the legendary Pyramids of Giza, sail the River Nile and discover ancient temples and tombs in Aswan and Luxor. Topped off with plenty of sunshine and festive cheer!

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1 Cairo
Welcome to Egypt and the start of a great festive Egyptian adventure. Arrive Cairo airport and included transfer to our hotel.
2 Pyramids & Saqqara
Cairo - Aswan. A big day out with a visit to the famous pyramids of Giza, sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World. Later we continue to Saqqara to tour King Zhoser's step pyramid - the first known pyramid ever built. Later there is time for dinner before travelling on the overnight sleeper train to Aswan. (B)
3 Philae Temple
Arrive into Aswan and check into our hotel. We take a leisurely boat trip to the romantic Temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis and rescued under an enormous UNESCO effort in the 1970s to save the temple from the rising waters of the High Dam. As night falls, free time to shop in the colourful souqs or simply relax and watch an amazing sunset. (B)
4 Sailing the Nile & Optional excursion to Abu Simbel
Aswan - Nile Felucca cruise. Optional early morning excursion to the magnificent rock-cut Temples of Abu Simbel, built by mighty King Ramses II optional excursion is undertaken by road. This afternoon, we board our Nile felucca for a 2 night voyage downstream on the River Nile. Relax, top up your tan and chat with new friends as the felucca gently plies its route. Stops are made en route for swimming and visiting local villages.

If sailing by felucca is not your style, navigate the River Nile on board a 5 star Nile Cruiser with our Nile Cruise Upgrade. offering a private cabin and ensuite bathroom. (B/L/D)
5 Felucca Sailing & Kom Ombo
Nile Felucca Sailing - Kom Ombo. Relax, go for a swim or just chill out in the sun on deck. Let your troubles melt away, as the felucca plies its route. In the afternoon we dock near Kom Ombo and take a motorboat to visit the temple before returning to the felucca for the night. (B/L/D)
6 Luxor
Kom Ombo - Luxor. This morning we disembark and drive to Luxor. Checking into our 5 star hotel the afternoon is free for swimming or relaxing by the pool. Home of the legendary Valley of the Kings and Queens and the gigantic Temple of Karnak, 4000 year old Luxor is ancient Egypt at its best. Tonight, we have the opportunity to visit Luxor Temple with dinner afterwards. Built by Amenophis III, Luxor Temple looks stunning at night when it's illuminated by hundreds of lights. Book/pay locally. Remainder of the evening is at leisure. (B)
7 Valley of the Kings
Luxor - Cairo. This morning we venture to the tomb strewn Valley of the Kings. Highlights of the visit include the Colossi of Memnon, a massive pair of statues that stand silent against the backdrop of history, the Valleys of the Kings and the awesome ramped and colonnaded Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

The Valley of the Kings is studded with often highly decorated tombs, constructed to once house the regal sarcophagi enclosed mummies of the mighty pharaohs awaiting passage into the after-life. This afternoon after lunch and time to relax we visit the colossal Temple of Karnak. Lose yourself in the stone-columned Hypostle Hall and go crazy with your camera. This is ancient Egypt . Tonight we return by overnight sleeper train to Cairo. (B)
8 Egyptian Museum
This morning we arrive into Cairo and check into our hotel. Later we enjoy a guided tour of the famous Egyptian Museum. See the priceless funerary treasures of King Tutankhamun, including his legendary solid gold death mask. Enjoy the remains of the day shopping and exploring Cairo. (B)
9 Cairo
Our tour concludes after breakfast and onward departure transfer to the airport. (B)

On The Go Inclusions

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Sightseeing Highlights
  • Cairo - marvel at the legendary Pyramids of Giza, explore the Necropolis of Saqqara and see King Tut's treasures at the Egyptian Museum
  • Luxor West Bank - discover exquisite tombs in the Valley of the Kings, the towering Colossi of Memnon and the beautiful Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Luxor - roam around the colossal Temple of Karnak and take an optional tour of the beautifully illuminated Luxor Temple at night
  • Aswan - take leisurely boat trip to Agilika Island to explore the romantic Philae Temple and wander around the colourful souqs
  • Nile felucca cruising - sail the River Nile on board a traditional felucca and spend two nights sleeping under a blanket of stars
  • Kom Ombo - visit the Nile side Temple of Kom Ombo
Trip Inclusions
  • Airport arrival and departure transfer day 1 and day 9
  • Touring of Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Aswan & Luxor
  • Escorted by an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology
  • All relevant transfer and transportation
Included Meals
  • Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 2 dinners are included on this tour
  • 4 nights 4 - 5 star hotels
  • 2 nights aboard felucca (open deck)
  • 2 overnight trains: Cairo - Aswan and Luxor - Cairo (Private 2 berth sleeper cabin)
  • Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx (Cairo)
  • Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi (Cairo)
  • Helnan Aswan (Aswan)
  • Felucca Cruise (Felucca Cruise)
  • Steigenberger Nile Palace (Luxor)
  • Sonesta St. George Hotel (Luxor)
  • Steigenberger Hotel el Tahrir (Cairo)
Trip Exclusions
  • A budgeting guide is provided in your Trip Notes (see link below) for payments that are excluded from the trip price and are required to be paid locally when you arrive at your destination.
  • Excludes Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$5 - 7 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Excludes International flights and visa
  • Excludes Entrance Fees: USD$105-115, paid in local currency
Read Trip Notes
  • Trip Notes outline what's included, visa information, important notes, how to get to your accommodation, packing checklist, optional activities, travel insurance requirements - pretty much everything you need to know about this adventure and more. Please take time to have a read through, and contact us if you have any questions. View Trip Notes

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Trip Notes
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