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- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
- Hot Air Balloon
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Family Best of Egypt
- Day 5: Feel the thrill of excitement & adventure at the tombs of ancient Egyptian rulers in famous Valley of the Kings
- Day 8: Relax and enjoy the sun shining on the white beaches of Hurghada at the waters of the beautiful Red Sea
- Day 3: Learn about the fascinating culture of the Nubians during a visit to a local village for a new perspective
- Make the best out of your trip by fitting it exactly to your family's wishes with many different optional tours
The family vacation of a lifetime awaits you in enchanting Egypt! Take your loved ones and get ready for a trip all of you will remember forever and explore the very best of Egypt. From bustling Cairo with the legendary Giza Plateau and Pyramids all the way to the Red Sea with fantastic Hurghada and its beaches, this trip is the perfect mix of fascinating sights and ultimate family fun. See the mystique of ancient Egypt at Luxor, get to know local culture at Aswan and marvel at the beauty of Egyptian landscape as a family on this best of Egypt family trip.
- 9 nights accommodation as per itinerary (8x hotels, 1x overnight sleeper train)
- 9x breakfast, 2x lunch, 1x dinner
- All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle, including to/from airport
- English speaking tour guide for private sightseeing tours
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in itinerary
- Bottled water during the trip
- Free WiFi on board of vehicles
- Loaned mobile phone for the length of the stay with 30 minutes of local calling
- Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Entry visa to Egypt
- Optional tours
- Personal expenses
- Beverages with meals
- Additional entry tickets beyond main entrance
- Tour can be conducted alternatively by domestic flight (Cairo/Aswan-Hurghada/Cairo) with extra charge
- Hotel in Hurghada can be upgraded to half board or soft all inclusive basis upon request and subject to additional fees
- Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza
- Cairo Nile Dinner Cruise and Show
- Felucca Ride on the Nile
- Day Tour of Aswan with Philae Temple, Obelisk and High Dam
- Tour of the East Bank in Luxor
- Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple
- Hot Air Balloon Ride in Luxor
- Hurghada Bedouin Desert Safari by 4x4 Jeep
- Snorkeling Trip to Giftun Island
- Snorkeling at Mahmya Island from Hurghada
- Submarine Tour in Hurghada
Example Trip to customize
Into the land of pyramids and pharaohs
Grab the kids and get ready for an adventure for the whole family on this fantastic tour through magical Egypt! Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be met by our friendly representative who will accompany you and your loved ones safely through the hustle and bustle of megacity Cairo on the way to the hotel. Not just the kids might be pressing their noses against the windows to catch a glimpse of the impressive capital of Egypt. Once at the hotel, you can discuss the details and itinerary of your family vacation with your assigned tour leader over a delicious welcome drink, who will be the point of contact for you throughout the whole trip. After this, it's all family time, as you have the remainder of the day at your disposal. Explore the hotel with the kids or dip your toe into Cairo itself, it is up to you. If you want to start this memorable family trip with a bang right away, why not do an optional excursion to the Sound and Light show at Giza Plateau, right by the magnificent Pyramids at Giza.
Today, your family is in for a treat, because it is time to see a true wonder of the world, and the only remaining one from the original Seven of the Ancient World: The Great Pyramid of Khufu (or Cheops) at the legendary Giza Plateau. Of course this epicenter of ancient Egyptian culture holds more than that, it is home to many more fascinating pyramids to admire with the kids: The Pyramid of Khafre (Chephren) and smaller Menkaure (Mykerinos) Pyramid and don't forget the mysterious Sphinx structure. Feel over 4000 years of history and explore some of the mysteries of these ancient miracles of architecture. If you look for a fun way for your family to explore the Plateau, you might want to opt for available camel and horse rides to make some great family memories and pictures. After this tour of one of the most famous sites in the world, you and your loved ones leave Cairo and Giza behind. Enjoy dinner aboard a night train and then spend the night uniquely on board of a comfortable sleeper train in private compartments on the way all the way south to Aswan for the next part of your jouney through Egypt.
Standard Accommodation: Egyptian Railway Sleeper Train
Comfort Accommodation: Egyptian Railway Sleeper Train
Luxury Accommodation: Egyptian Railway Sleeper Train
Embrace the south of Egypt today in Aswan and get a taste of the fascinating local culture during an eye-opening and rewarding experience for your whole family at a Nubian village. Discover the colorful style of the friendly Nubians and sip some delicious hot tea, smell exotic spices and come across crocodiles and camels. After this unique insight into one of the world's oldest civilizations, you can explore more of Aswan with some optional tours during free time such as a visit to the impressive Aswan High Dam or an outing to the dusty quarrels containing the famous Unfinished Obelisk. Or simply hang back and relax with the family back at the hotel for some quality time. Whatever you chose to do, Aswan will show you a fun time.
Let's go to Luxor
Hit the roads of the desert on today's transfer to Luxor and enjoy the panorama of fascinating landscapes until your arrival in Luxor. This truly ancient hub of Egyptian culture will leave you speechless over its beauty and incredibly rich culture, providing hard-to-beat and up-close experiences about the fascinating Egyptian history. Dubbed as the world's greatest open-air museum it holds many fantastic sights to explore during the remainder of the day on optional tours. Take your family on a memorable half-day tour to visit Karnak and Luxor temples, located on Luxor's East Bank and feel the spirit of an adventurer strolling through the vast area filled with temples, obelisks, statues and so much more. Learn about some of the most legendary Egyptian rulers such as Ramses II at one of the world's most famous historical places of worship. Relax at the hotel later on and look forward to another day full of Luxor's magic on tomorrow's tour.
The curse of the pharaohs
Wake up in Luxor today for another fun day chock-full of amazing places to visit, things to see and memories to make. Today, a unique tour to the West Bank of Luxor leads you to the sites of Ancient Thebes, one of the world's most important archaeological sites. Prepare for a who's who of Egyptian royalty during this visit to legendary Valley of the Kings, home to many fantastically decorated tombs containing many of the most important ancient Egyptian rulers. Feel psyched together with your kids actually stepping into three tombs and get close to those mystical historical god-like figures. Further on today's program are the Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statues of Amenhotep III majestically overlooking the scenery as well as the impressive colonnaded and terraced Temple of Hatshepsut built into a high cliff face. Learn about this important female ruler of Egyptian kingdom and her achievements watching the skillfully produced graphics on the temple. If you still haven't had enough of the beauty of Luxor after this exciting travel through time, return back to the East Bank to optionally witness a breathtaking Sound and Light show back at the Karnak Temple.
Towards the Red Sea
Today, all of you will leave Luxor behind to head out to the fantastic beaches of the Red Sea. However, care for one last incredible look onto Luxor unlike any other? Enjoy an optional hot air balloon tour to rise above Luxor and take a look at this magnificent city from an all new persperctive. Leave the Nile and Luxor behind then and tackle the desert ony our way East to the beautiful beach resort town of Hurghada. Take in the scenery of the Egyptian desert on the way and get yourself ready for some ocean and beach fun to relax with the entire family right ahead of you over the next few days. Check into the hotel and check it out right away upon your arrival in Hurghada and be sure to check your luggage for swimwear before getting a good night's sleep, for you will need it over the next few days.
Beaches or Bedouins
After a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel, you might need to hold a family meeting to vote on today's activity. Who wants to just hang out by the white beach and clear water to laze around in the hot sun and warm water and maybe have a sandcastle building competition? Hurghada's beaches await you for a perfect family beach day. Who wants to have a thrilling desert experience? You can get to know another local ethnic group after the Nubians with the Bedouins during an optional Bedouin Desert Adventure tour by 4x4 jeep. Head out to meet this friendly people and learn their way of life. Get to know them over a delicious lunch in their encampment and taste delicious tea and snacks and ride through the desert on camels for a lovely and authentic experience. You see, the choice is yours, so pick wisely. But be assured, whatever you choose, your family will have fun doing it.
Feel free to just hang back and take a well-deserved break enjoying your vacation at the hotel or beach today again to recharge your batteries and just do not much at all today except spend time together. Hurghada is a perfect place to do just that. But, it is also a perfect place to explore the truly mesmerizing underwater universe of the Red Sea. You can discover this world as a family on several optional tours today such as an amazing Glass Bottom Boat ride sailing out to the islands of the Red Sea for an insight into the ocean's fascinating underwater world of fish, corals and so much more. If you and your kids feel more active, why not try out some snorkeling or diving tours, available for beginners and the more advanced. Either way, you can experience one of the best spots to see marine life and the rich and colorful wildlife of the Red Sea in all its abundance.
Through the desert
Time to say goodbye to this Red Sea paradise this morning, but only after one last delicious breakfast back at the hotel. Afterwards, get ready for another trip through Egyptian landscape on your way back to Cairo. Here, you have many options to get to know this hub of Egypt and its people on many optional tours. Maybe bring your Egyptian journey to a relaxed end during a beautiful Nile Dinner Cruise. Take in the lights of downtown Cairo over a delicious dinner and enjoy a show of belly dancing and Egyptian folklore on a serene cruise. Of course, you are also free to make the best of Cairo on your own or do any other optional tour offered, all of which will bring you closer to loving the beautiful capital. Get a last good night's rest back at the hotel, as this will be your last full day in enchanting Egypt.
Egypt in your heart
What a vacation! Your family will forever remember the things you saw and did and experienced on this incredible journey through mesmerizing Egypt. Cairo's hustle and bustle, the mighty Nile, the legendary Pyramids and tombs, the fascinating cultures of Nubians and Bedouins and of course the fantastic beaches and waters of the Red Sea. This trip sure had it all, so we hope you took a lot of pictures to have captured your family's happy faces under the warm Egyptian sun for the family album back home. Today, your trip comes to an end, so say goodbye to this enchanting country that might have put your family under its spell already. After breakfast, you will safely be transferred back to the airport after some last leisure time and rise into the sky to go back home from beautiful Egypt.