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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.
Highlights of Egypt in a Week Tour: Giza, Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
8 Day Custom Tour
Exquisite and enchanting, this handcrafted Egypt tour showcases its major highlights in just a week of travel, from sunrise at the Great Pyramids of Giza to sunset cruising on the Nile, with fabulous historical wonders in between. Ancient Egypt’s extravagance comes alive as you hop between the icons with private Egyptologist guides, avoiding the tour bus crowds while also uncovering many secret sights lost in the desert. This is the best of Egypt for those short on time.
Family-Friendly Tour of Egypt: Camel Rides, King Tut & The Red Sea
11 Day Custom Tour
Egypt excites with its history and monuments, but the experience isn’t about connecting the famous photos. This three-destination 11-day family tour is hands-on and interactive, with private guides breathing life into the antiquities, revealing the mysterious secrets that enchant all ages. Featuring camel rides, Red Sea relaxation, King Tut, and lessons with master craftsmen, this handcrafted tour reveals the very best of Egypt from a family-focused perspective.
Two-Week Romantic Egypt Tour: Legacy of Cleopatra & Antony
14 Day Custom Tour
The winds of romance flutter exotically by on this romantic Egypt tour as you follow the legacy of Cleopatra and Marc Antony. Sailing the River Nile in a traditional dahabeya for four days with a luxurious suite and a four-posted day bed on the wooden upper deck will be like a dream as you ride out to the pyramids and find yourselves alone with monuments that celebrate romantic mystique. Lounge on the sand with sapphire Red Sea waters filling the panorama for a beach escape that has mesmerized star-crossed lovers since ancient times.
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.
Signature Five-Star Egypt and Jordan Tour
12 Day Custom Tour
Old-world glory and modern glamour fuse together on this signature Egypt and Jordan discovery tour. Your two weeks of handcrafted vacation has you relaxing in the region’s finest five-star establishments and exploring the extravagant highlights of ancient dynasties. Enter the atmosphere of another era while indulging in modern luxuries. Bask in Cairo’s celebrated Marriott Mena House Hotel, a favorite among celebrities and dignitaries for over 150 years where many of the rooms boast views of the Great Pyramid. Glide down the Nile on a lavish sightseeing cruise, and relish the private excursions tailored to your requests. Witness Petra by candlelight, take in the pyramids, admire ancient temples, and explore lost villages. There is so much to take in, and you can find even more inspiration here.
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.
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.
Famous History of Egypt Tour
12 Day Custom Tour
Egypt’s mesmerizing history will immerse you in 5000 years of narrative, from the earliest pyramids to the new library in Alexandria. Handcrafted to traverse centuries and stories, this Egypt history tour will reveal Egypt from the inside. You’ll travel from ancient Cairo to Luxor, then cruise the River Nile to Aswan and Abu Simbel, before a day in Alexandria completes your handcrafted tour.
Romantic Allure of Egypt: Ideal Tour for Couples
11 Day Custom Tour
Evoking the enchantment of yesteryear, this romantic 11-day Egypt tour is a journey for two to pyramids, temples, oases and beaches. Featuring iconic extras like a carriage ride to Horus Temple, you’ll spend 11 days exploring antiquity, while reveling in the country’s most amorous accommodation. Just sit back and allow Egypt to impress its hand-in-hand charm.
Best of Upper and Lower Egypt in Two Weeks Itinerary
14 Day Custom Tour
Egypt’s evocative attractions are scattered across the desert and range from famous pyramids to forgotten temples, ancient dynasties to 6th-century cities and desert oases. This two-week vacation will explore them all with private Egyptologist guides and incorporate the both the icons and the hidden wonders. Intimate and individualized, this itinerary includes a boutique five-star cruise, excellent hotels, mesmeric history, and a seductive charm that will surprise you in Egypt. Find more itineraries to see how many options there are for this incredible region.
Exclusive Sinai Camel and Scuba Diving Safari
9 Day Custom Tour
Escapist and enchanting, this exclusive camel and scuba diving safari will celebrate the wild beauty of the Sinai. As you cross the dunes by camel to access rarely explored dive sites, you will savor the serenity of a Bedouin camp, and dive in the legendary Red Sea sites around Dahab. Handcrafted as a private adventure, on this nine-day journey silence will reign and nature’s beauty will compel you both above and below the water. Desert and diving is where you will experience wild Egypt at its best. Explore the underwater wonderland of Egypt's Red Sea on this off-the-beaten-track diving safari. Spend a few days diving in Dahab, and travel through the Sinai Desert by camel to more remote dive sites. A Learn to Dive Course can be arranged on request prior to this safari.
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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.
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.
Egypt boasts an impressive array of monuments and museums, and the number of ancient wonders to explore is endless.
Ancient heritage shapes contemporary life, and sweeping desert views lead to glistening seas that capture essential things to do during your Egypt trip.
Whether winding through the Pyramids of Giza, sampling traditional Nubian cuisine, scuba diving to find sunken ancient treasures, or searching for Coptic history, explore the essential things to do on your Egyptian vacation.
Visiting Egypt is like opening up a storybook where ancient heritage and contemporary history blend into thrilling adventures and cultural treasures.
Whether you want to visit the desert expanse in search of the pyramids or travel to surprisingly famous scuba diving spots, cruise the Nile River or wander through enticing tombs, you will discover Egypt’s endless collections of must-see places.
Whether visiting the metropolis of Cairo, winding along the delta branches around Aswan, or setting a course to Abu Simbel, traveling in Egypt has a particular ambiance of its own, connecting you to ancient monuments or seaside getaways.
You can discover the history and culture with plenty of transportation options that fit your preferred style and timeframe. A Zicasso Egypt travel specialist ensures that you can explore in an immersive and comfortable way that makes the logistics of transportation easy to navigate.
The following guide offers more information on transportation options in Egypt.
Egypt is a long and lingering dream of culture, history, and heritage that can take you from ancient life to natural grandeur throughout the year to show you more than you could ever imagine.
From the Red Sea’s surprising opulence, the preserved architecture of medieval Islam, and continued Coptic Christian traditions, Egypt is full of endless marvels in which you can participate and enjoy.
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