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Egypt Tours for Seniors

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Egypt tours designed for senior travelers capture the majesty of the ancient world at an enjoyable pace. Immerse yourself in the stunning oases along the banks of the Nile, explore the marvels of standing pyramids to epic temples, and embrace the distinctive culture that has captured hieroglyphs and designed elaborate mosques. Zicasso travel specialists can help plan your trip by using your preferences, goals, and needs. Use our sample itineraries to find inspiration for your Egypt trip before speaking with the right travel specialist for you.

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Tailor Made Itineraries

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Sphinx alley in Karnak temple complex, Luxor, Egypt

One-Week Capturing the Essence of Egypt in Cairo, Luxor, & Aswan

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,875

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.

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Family of camels near pyramids of Giza in Egypt.

Slow-Paced Exploration of Egypt Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

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.

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Hot air ballon over Nile river in Egypt

Classic Egypt Itinerary for First Timers

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

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.

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Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt

Exploring Egypt & The Nile: A Luxury Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From $7,995

Bask in the grandeur of pharaohs during your customizable 10-day tour of Ancient Egypt, combining museum treasures, the splendor of ruins, and luxurious accommodations.  Glide down the Nile River on a five-star cruise as you follow in the footsteps of legendary architects and royalty. From the colossal statues of Ramses II to the labyrinthine lanes of Cairo’s souks, your tour immerses you in the wonder and uniqueness of Egypt.

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Temple of Karnak, Luxor, Egypt

Excellence of Egypt's Wonders Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

From $2,875

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.

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Egyptian breakfast

Ultimate Egypt Food and Culture Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,155

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.

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Ancient burial tomb in the Valley of Kings, Egypt

Classic Luxury Egypt Tour for Seniors

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

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.

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View of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Luxury Egypt: Legendary Historical Highlights & Opulent Red Sea Escape

12 Day Custom Tour

From $2,875

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.

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Sunset at Harissa in Lebanon

Ode to History: An In-depth Egypt and Lebanon Tour

13 Day Custom Tour

From $3,115

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.

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Luxor Temple in Egypt

Grand Luxury Tour of Egypt: Red Sea, Nile Cruise & Antiquities

14 Day Custom Tour

From $11,195

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.

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The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha at the Citadel of Saladin in Cairo, Egypt

Exploring the History of Ancient Egypt With a Relaxing Resort Escape

12 Day Custom Tour

From $3,115

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.

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Philae Temple Complex in Aswan, Egypt

Wonders of Egypt & the Great Pharaohs: 11-Days for History Buffs

11 Day Custom Tour

From $8,355

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.

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More About Travel to Egypt

Egypt Travel Guide
Entrance to Karnak temple in Luxor, Egypt with alley of ram headed sphinxes
Egypt Travel Guide

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.

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Travel Guide for Senior Citizens
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Travel Guide for Senior Citizens

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.

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Best Time to Visit Egypt
Hot air balloon over Asasif Valley and the Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor, Egypt
Best Time to Visit Egypt

Egypt is vibrant, colorful, and esteemed no matter the time of year with the scenery enhancing the treasures left by history.

Heritage is not just displayed but decorates the halls and open-air galleries with elements of tangible culture from the lapping waves of the Red Sea to remnants of ancient buildings, the soaring Pyramids of Giza to the colossal statues of the Ramses II.

Egypt is evocative with timeless grandeur adjacent to contemporary. The following information is meant as a guide for you to better understand Egypt’s best time to visit.

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15 Best Places to Visit in Egypt for Seniors
Stone statue of Ramses II at Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt
15 Best Places to Visit in Egypt for Seniors

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.

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Why You Should Plan Your Trip To Egypt
Dendera Temple, Egypt
Why You Should Plan Your Trip To Egypt

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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