Sailboat on Nile River in Aswan, Egypt.

Explore Egypt’s Treasure Trove of History

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Egypt

Places Visited

Cairo, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Luxor...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Explore a treasure trove of history on this 14-day Egypt adventure that brings you to the remarkable ancient sites standing in the desert sands. Discover the distinct blend of history and modernity in Cairo, wander along the Nile banks of Aswan, before you cross the sand seas to Abu Simbel, delve into the spirit of Luxor, and more on this customizable tour that’s perfectly suited to history buffs.

Customizable Itinerary

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Trip Highlights

  • Embrace the significance of the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, and Saqqara Necropolis as you cross the sands of time and capture remarkably cinematic images
  • Trace the origins of Cairo’s deep cultural and spiritual roots as you explore the Citadel of Cairo and the Khan el-Khalili bazaar
  • Wander to the diverse spiritual sites of Cairo, including the Hanging Church, the Abu Serga Church, the Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue
  • Sail across the shimmering Nile waters that flow around Aswan on a breathtaking Felucca sunset cruise
  • Traverse the golden sands of Egypt to the Abu Simbel temple grounds, an enormous pharaonic site of impeccable and grand proportions
  • Enjoy the pleasures of Philae Temple on an island in the Aswan Low Dam before you immerse yourself in the Nubian village’s colorful culture and town
  • Head for the unique Temple of Kom Ombo, a fascinating and unusual historic complex built during the Ptolemaic Dynasty
  • Witness the resting places of ancient pharaohs and Egyptian empirical figures on a tour of the impressive features that veil the Valley of the Kings
  • Discover the charms of Luxor on a city tour that brings you to the Ancient Temple of Luxor and the Karnak Temple Complex
  • See Luxor from the sky on a sunrise hot-air balloon ride over the city and the sweeping yellow desert sands

Starting Price

$7,793 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Reviews of this Travel Agency

4.93 stars based on 175 reviews.

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