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One-Week Capturing the Essence of Egypt in Cairo, Luxor, & Aswan
8 Day Custom Tour
Adventure across Egypt’s coveted cities of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan for one week delving into Ancient Egypt and the majesty of the Nile. Handpicked to include tours of each destination’s mesmerizing highlights, from the Great Pyramids to the Valley of the Kings, the temples of Abu Simbel, and Cairo’s Citadel, this brief but brilliant vacation to Egypt will capture the essence of its millennia-old heritage.
Slow-Paced Exploration of Egypt Tour
10 Day Custom Tour
Cruise around the ancient highlights of Egypt on this 10-day tour handcrafted for senior travelers. Enjoy a slow pace as you discover highlights all along the Nile, from the Valley of the Kings to laid-back Aswan. Including a three-day Nile cruise and fly-in excursion to Abu Simbel, you’ll uncover 5000 years of history at your own pace.
Classic Egypt Itinerary for First Timers
10 Day Custom Tour
On this 10-day tour of Egypt you will escape into antiquity and celebrate the country’s icons. From the pyramids to Tutankhamen’s tomb, the bustling old lanes of Cairo to Abu Simbel temples, you will explore all of Egypt’s classic old sites. History comes alive as you are immersed in the remarkable world of the pharaohs. Private travel to Egypt will be wonderfully serene, epitomized by a boutique cruise up the River Nile and a day in the desert oasis of Aswan.
Exploring Egypt & The Nile: A Luxury Tour
10 Day Custom Tour
Bask in the grandeur of pharaohs during your customizable tour of Ancient Egypt, combining museum treasures, the splendor of ruins, and the luxuries of the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence where guests are welcomed with legendary Four Seasons hospitality. Cruise down the Nile River on a five-star, Sonesta Star Goddess Cruise as you follow in the footsteps of legendary architects and royalty while traversing the Avenue of the Sphinxes. Experience the thrill of discovery while in the home of the tomb of Tutankhamun. From the colossal statues of Ramses II to the labyrinthine lanes of Cairo’s souks, the captivating artifacts in the Nubian Museum to riding a camel across desert sands, your tour immerses you in the wonder and uniqueness of Egypt.
Excellence of Egypt's Wonders Tour
12 Day Custom Tour
Discover where myth meets history and ancient wonder meets modern luxury during this 12-day best of Egypt tour. Private tours and high-end accommodations provide exclusive access to the inspiring grandeur of the Great Pyramids and iconic Sphinx. From the Boy King to Queen Hatshepsut and from the revered Valley of the Kings to the artisans inside the Valley of the Nobles, this Egypt tour will showcase wonder beyond the Nile River.
Ultimate Egypt Food and Culture Tour
9 Day Custom Tour
Experience a more authentic side to Egypt with nine days of food and culture, from contemporary Cairo to Nubian, Berber and Saharan specialities. With gastronomy as the guide you’ll discover a local side to life, as well as exploring Egypt’s famous antiquity. Expect neighborhood food tours, personal cooking classes, unusual gastronomy, and a deep insight into Egypt, both then and now.
Classic Luxury Egypt Tour for Seniors
10 Day Custom Tour
Ancient Egypt’s sights are legendary but the experience is not purely visual. From the Great Pyramids to Luxor and Abu Simbel, the icons of the past emanate an ethereal atmosphere. As you travel at a leisurely pace on this handcrafted tour, you will absorb all the details, from the smells of the tombs in the Valley of the to the soft oasis sounds in Aswan. Tailored for senior travelers, this route will include all of Ancient Egypt’s major sites along with a luxury Nile cruise and some unique extras.
Luxury Egypt: Legendary Historical Highlights & Opulent Red Sea Escape
12 Day Custom Tour
Egypt’s highlights come in numerous forms. Journey into an unrivaled heritage and explore icons like the pyramids and Valley of the Kings. Escape into the serenity of the Red Sea and its private beaches. Cruise along the Nile River on a dreamy five-star vessel, disembarking to astonishing temples with 3,000 years of history. Handpicking the country’s ultimate five-star residences, this luxury Egypt itinerary combines the highlights, from legendary attractions to coastal getaways.
Ode to History: An In-depth Egypt and Lebanon Tour
13 Day Custom Tour
Both Lebanon and Egypt are dominated by some of the world’s most astonishing ancient monuments. In one country, they are world famous with pyramids, temples, and valleys where the ancient kings are laid to rest. But few people visit the wonders in Lebanon, some of the largest and best-preserved Roman legacies throughout the country. This in-depth luxury tour to Egypt and Lebanon celebrates the old civilizations, vibrant local atmospheres with modern charm and intimate sightseeing punctuated by a luxurious cruise up the Nile.
Grand Luxury Tour of Egypt: Red Sea, Nile Cruise & Antiquities
14 Day Custom Tour
Elegant and exotic, Egypt’s enchanting story blends the best of antiquity with the serenity of today. Celebrating the country’s kaleidoscope of adventures, this luxury 2-week luxury tour includes the famous experiences, from the Red Sea to the splendors of Luxor and the Great Pyramids of Giza. It also unravels the hidden side of the country, with private guides, contemporary splendor, and monuments lost in the desert. This is the grand luxury tour, enhanced with a tranquility that always surprises.
Exploring the History of Ancient Egypt With a Relaxing Resort Escape
12 Day Custom Tour
Escape to the sweeping desert sands of Egypt to unearth the country’s incredible ancient history during this 12-day exploration of the heritage highlights of Cairo, phenomenal spiritual culture of Luxor, majestic oasis of Aswan, and comfortable resort destination of Sharm El Sheikh. This customizable vacation combines favorites for history buffs and experiences for travelers searching for a sensational setting featuring magnificent views of North Africa’s sandy lands and the Red Sea.
Wonders of Egypt & the Great Pharaohs: 11-Days for History Buffs
11 Day Custom Tour
Cross the sands of Egypt from Cairo to Luxor for 11 days lavishly exploring the wonders of Egypt and the great pharaohs. Uncover the sacred burial grounds of nobles of the New Kingdom, admire the awe-inspiring and mysterious construction of the Great Pyramids, and sail the shimmering azure waters of the Nile River from Aswan during tours of its emerald islands and royal fortresses.
More About Travel to Egypt
Getting a genuine experience requires genuine knowledge, whether you want to explore ancient cultures, get connected with the stunning landscapes, or uncover modern gems. Equip yourself with the information that will help you create your own custom itinerary by exploring the Egypt Travel Guide.
When you are ready to begin your trip planning process to Egypt, get connected with a top specialist by submitting a Trip Request. From here, a specialist can help with the logistics and best experiences according to your preferences.
With so many kinds of travel experiences and endless choices on where to travel, finding the right combination of destinations, activities, tours, and times to visit can feel overwhelming.
The Zicasso Senior Travel Guide provides helpful information on the top senior destinations and other considerations you may have as you look ahead to your trip.
As you find more possibilities for your perfect experience, connect with a travel specialist to create an itinerary designed just for you.
The best time to visit Egypt is between October and April, when the temperatures are cooler but still ideal for outdoor experiences across the desert regions.
Your preferred travel goals, what you would like to see and do, and who you decide to travel with will all affect the best time for your visit. You may wish to explore the millennia of heritage exuding from the Pyramids of Giza to the colossal statues of the Ramses II with your family or wallow in the lapping waves of the Red Sea with your partner.
The following information can help you understand Egypt’s best time to visit and highlights some of the essential experiences to look forward to.
With natural wonders and ancient majesty to discover, the top 15 destinations for seniors to visit in Egypt will connect you with the most remarkable feats of nature and humanity, with tangible heritage.
From cultural identity in Cairo to unforgettable architecture rising out of the desert landscape, a sea of rolling sand dunes to the graceful flow of the mighty Nile River, Egypt is not just a place to visit, but a destination where timeless adventure becomes a reality.
Whether a history enthusiast or a lover of stories, a bucket-list traveler or an amateur Egyptologist, your senior Egypt trip can give you the perfect blend of exploration and information as you find the right destinations to visit for you.
Egypt is a long and lingering dream of culture, history, and heritage that can take you from ancient life to natural grandeur, with new ways to explore and possibilities abounding.
The ancient past unfolds like a storybook in Egypt, with each page revealing a new, inspiring wonder, from the grand tip of the pyramids cracking the sky to the serene banks of the Nile River.
From the Red Sea’s surprising opulence, the preserved architecture of medieval Islam, and continued Coptic Christian traditions, Egypt is full of endless marvels you can enjoy.
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