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EGYPT WORLD HERITAGE TOUR

Experience the ultimate Egyptian adventure. From exploring deserts and the Nile to marveling at the wonders Egypt has to offer, a unique experience awaits.

Travel Style

Cultural

Start

Cairo

Finish

Cairo

Trip Code

EWHT100

Countries

1

Number of countries visited

Days

17

Duration of the trip

Pace

3

Pace level 3: Average
$

Price

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Itinerary

EGYPT WORLD HERITAGE TOUR
Trip Code: EWHT100

This itinerary can be modified to meet your travel needs.

  • Overview

    About this Trip

    • Operator: Epik Escapes
    • Countries: Egypt
    • Style: Cultural (Discovery)
    • Duration: 17 days
    • Pace: 3 (Average)
    • Price:  Inquire about a price
    • Visit 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Egypt (* Denotes a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
    • Explore deserts and the Nile
    • Marvel at the wonders of ancient Egypt
    • Explore Egypt's early Christian heritage
  • Cairo

    Day 1

    Upon arrival in Cairo, you will be transferred to your hotel.

  • Cairo

    Day 2

    Explore the Sphinx, Great Pyramids of Giza and visit the Egyptian Museum. Optional camel rides (additional cost) in Giza.

  • Giza

    Day 3

    Full day excursion to visit Memphis*, Saqqara* and the Pyramids of Dahshur*.

  • Cairo

    Day 4

    Explore Historic Cairo* including Khan al-Khalili Bazaar.

  • Abu Simbel • Nile Cruise • Aswan

    Day 5

    Short flight take you to visit the temples of Abu Simbel* and Aswan, where you board a Nile cruise ship. Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries, the Temple of Philae* and sail the Nile on a traditional felucca.

  • Nile Cruise: Edfu • Esna

    Day 6

    Cruise to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek and continue sailing until Edfu, where you will visit the Horus Temple by horse carriage and then sail through to Esna.

  • Nile Cruise: Esna • Luxor

    Day 7

    Sail to Luxor to explore the Necropolis of Ancient Thebes* on the West Bank of the Nile with visits to the Colossi of Memnon, the Valley of Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Optional Sound & Light show in Karnak.

  • Luxor • Sharm El Sheikh

    Day 8

    Visit the Karnak Temple Complex and the Temple of Luxor before your transfer to the airport for your flight to Sharm El Sheikh.

  • Sharm El Sheikh • St. Catherine

    Day 9

    Spend the day relaxing at this world-class resort before your night journey to St. Catherine.

  • St. Catherine • Sharm El Sheikh

    Day 10

    Begin your Mount Sinai hike to catch the sunrise. After your descent, visit the Monastery of St. Catherine* and return to Sharm El Sheikh. Afternoon free.

  • Cairo

    Day 11

    Flight to Cairo followed by an exploration of Coptic Cairo and the Ben Ezra Synagogue.

  • Bahariya Oasis

    Day 12

    Travel to Bahariya Oasis to visit the Golden Mummies Museum and the surrounding temples and tombs, ending your day with a bath in the hot water springs.

  • Black Desert • White Desert

    Day 13

    Explore the Black Desert, White Desert and the Crystal Mountain.

  • Wadi Al-Hitan • Faiyum Oasis

    Day 14

    Drive to Wadi El Rayyan and continue to the valley of Wadi Al-Hitan*, one of the world's most important paleontological sites. Your day ends in Faiyum Oasis.

  • Faiyum Oasis • Alexandria

    Day 15

    Visit the Karanis archaeological site and the Pyramid of Medium, the Monastery of the Syrians in Wadi el Natrun, before your arrival in Alexandria. Evening free.

  • Alexandria

    Day 16

    Visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, Pompey's Pillar and the Roman Amphitheatre, Quaitbay Fortress, Montazah Park and the new Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the early Christian holy city of Abu Mena* (subject to permit). Evening free.

  • Cairo

    Day 17

    You are transferred to the airport for your flight back home.


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