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Egypt Desert Safaris

TEG09: 5 Days Private Tour of Cairo - El Fayoum - Cairo
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Driver: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 5-star handpicked hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
From $1069 per person Free Inquiry
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Day 1 Arrival in Cairo
Welcome to Cairo! Our kindly local representative will pick you up at the airport and then transfer to the comfortable hotel that we have already reserved for you. After checking into the hotel, you can spend the remainder of the day freely on your own. It’s recommended that you take a good rest and prepare for the coming Egypt desert tour.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: InterContinental Cairo Semiramis
Day 2 Cairo Pyramid Tour
After a warm morning greeting, we shall focus on a full-day pyramid themed tour. After picking you up from the hotel lobby, our guide will transfer you to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the world great wonders. Upon arrival, we will see three huge pyramids, which served for pharaohs of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure separately. Later, we will move to the nearby Great Sphinx to appreciate the mottled sculptures with a man’s face and lion’s body. Afterwards, we will drive to the Egyptian Museum, which houses a vast array of historic relics of ancient Egyptian pharaohs, including the grandiose golden mask of Pharaoh Tutankhamun. At the end of the day, we will drive back to your hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
The panorama of the Great Pyramids of Giza
The panorama of the Great Pyramids of Giza
The sculptures in Egyptian Museum
The sculptures in Egyptian Museum
Day 3 Cairo City Tour
In the morning, we will set out for Salah El Din Citadel, which lures visitors with its majestic gateways, high guarding walls, and imposing fortress. We will cross the entrance and first show respect to the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, which was mainly carved out limestone with beautiful inscriptions and relief. Later, we will savour Coptic culture with a leisurely stroll through the old Coptic area. Then, we will marvel at the Hanging Church, which was built on the ruins of two old towers. And then, we will take a short break at the basilica-style Jewish temple - Ben Ezra Synagogue. Later, we will head to the Khan El Khalili Market, a crowded, loud, interesting and colorful bazaar, where we can find various trinkets and spices. Finally, we will board a felucca on the Nile to conclude today’s Cairo city sightseeing.  

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Cairo Desert Tour
Today, we will continue our Sahara desert tour to El Fayoum by a private vehicle. Upon arrival, we will catch a close glimpse of 40 million-year-old whale fossil at Wadi Al-Hitan, aka Valley of the Whales. After ascending the Mudawara Mountains to enjoy the picturesque landscape, we will move onwards to Wadi Al Ryan Water Falls. After finishing the guided desert safari, we will drive back to Cairo and drop you off at your hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Valley of the Whales - the UNESCO World Heritage Site
Valley of the Whales - the UNESCO World Heritage Site
Day 5 Departure from Cairo
After enjoying a hearty breakfast at your hotel, we will transfer you to the airport and help you board your homebound flight. Your desert Sahara tours experience may be over but there will be memories, and photographs to stir them. It is our wish that you travel safely home and perhaps that you will come back again and allow us to plan another memorable trip for you.

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Tour Prices
Travelers2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Year Round
$1149
$1069
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation for 4 nights
  • Private English-speaking guide on land tours
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles as per the itinerary
  • Airport and hotel pick-up services
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Full Board Nile Cruise
  • All service charges and taxes
Price Excludes
  • International airfares and Egypt visa fee
  • Personal expenses (such as insurance, laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
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