Egypt Uncovered - 15 Day | Egypt Tours | Ciconia Travel

Discover Egypt’s exotic wonderland of ancient temples and monuments, unparalleled culture and diverse unique experiences.

 

Travel the wonders of Egypt on a comfortable journey fit for Cleopatra herself. Soak in the unforgettable sight of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before discovering the bustling bazaars of Cairo. Fly to Luxor to embark on a deluxe Dahabiya to cruise the wondrous temples along the banks of the Nile. Save much valuable time on the way by flying to Cairo and the seaside paradise of Dahab. Recharge by the sandy beaches and turquoise waters of the Red Sea while discovering its cultural treasures for 5 days.

15 Days
6 Cities
1 Country
Discovery
5 Star Hotels
Max 20 People
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Welcome to Egypt

Our fascinating journey into the depths of Egyptian culture and history begins at the vibrant capital, Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a Ciconia representative at the airport. In the afternoon, join the welcome meeting at the hotel lobby with your fellow travellers and Tour Director. Savour the exotic and delicious Egyptian cuisine tonight on a group dinner.

Hotel

Crown Plaza Cairo West

Meals

n/a

Optional Experiences

Group Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Group Dinner ( Optional Activity )

Cairo

Prepare your lenses for an exceptional moment of cultural discovery, it’s time to soak in the glorious Pyramids and the Sphinx at the Giza plateau. Take a mental picture to engrave this unique sight in your memory and continue your adventure through the heart of Cairo frequenting all the hot-spots of cultural, historical, architectural and aesthetic importance. Following our comprehensive discovery, you can enjoy your personal leisure time to relax or continue your in-depth journey at your own pace.

Hotel

Crown Plaza Cairo West

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Sightseeing of Giza Pyramids
Sightseeing of Sphinx

Fly to Luxor

Following a hefty breakfast, transfer to the airport for a seamless journey to Luxor, where you will start your discovery of marvellous monuments of various civilizations of the Nile. Walk the remnants of much-fabled ancient Thebes through the Avenue of the Sphinx and visit Temple of Amun nearby Luxor. Embark your 5-star Nile Cruise – with premium facilities including an outdoor pool on-board – and continue your discovery at the remarkable Luxor Museum. Here you can find an astonishing display of artefacts and items from various era, including pieces from Tutankhamun’s famed tomb. Your comfortable room aboard awaits you tonight as we dock at Luxor, where you may enjoy a sound & light show at Karnak Temple.

Hotel

Sunrise Semiramis Nile Cruiser

Hotel

MS Tulip Nile Cruiser

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Optional Experiences

Sound & Light Show - $35

Sightseeing Activities

Sightseeing of Temple of Amun
Luxor Museum visit
Karnak Temple Sound & Light Show - $35 ( Optional Activity )

Luxor

Rising up to the breeze of the Nile, you will have the chance to float over Luxor valley in a hot air balloon today! Discover the stunning Valley of the Kings and savour the extravagant efforts to honour pharaohs of Egypt in eternity. Enjoy a locally prepared meal by our crew on board. Diving deep into ancient history, uncover the remnants of eras that have shaped the fertile banks of the Nile as we visit the Luxor Temple, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Board your premium cruise to sail towards charming Edfu.

Hotel

Sunrise Semiramis Nile Cruiser

Hotel

MS Tulip Nile Cruiser

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Experiences

Hot-air Balloon Ride - $124

Sightseeing Activities

Sightseeing of Luxor Temple
Sightseeing of Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Hot-air Ballooning - $124
Sightseeing of Colossi of Memnon

Luxor

Start the day by discovering the treasures of ancient Edfu. Sail upstream to where time almost hasn’t moved for a thousand years, Kom-Ombo. Experience the traditional architecture and way of living as you stroll the charming village with your Travel Director. We will sample local delicacies over a traditional dinner on board our cruise.

Hotel

Sunrise Semiramis Nile Cruiser

Hotel

MS Tulip Nile Cruiser

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Sightseeing of Edfu
Sightseeing of Kom Ombo

Aswan

Sailing to Aswan in deluxe style, it is time to experience the unique traditional feluccas that were used for transport on the Nile for centuries. Changing to our charming felucca in Aswan, we set sail toward the impressive Kitchener islands to visit the lifeful Botanical Gardens, mighty Aswan Dam and the splendid monuments scattered around. Sampling sights as the Temple of Isis – the divine mother of the pharaohs, the semi-carved Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple, we dock ashore for an authentic evening. Watch the sun set behind the shimmering reflections of feluccas on the Nile. Join the optional Sound and Light Show at the stunning Philae Temple. Prepare for a unique dining experience served by the locals, accompanied by live music.

Hotel

Sunrise Semiramis Nile Cruiser

Hotel

MS Tulip Nile Cruiser

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Experiences

Nubian Village Visit - $32, Sound & Light Show - $35

Sightseeing Activities

Sightseeing of Kitchener Islands
Sightseeing of Temple of Isis
Sightseeing of unfinished obelisk
Philae Temple Sound And Light Performance - $35 ( Optional Activity )
Traditional Nubian Village Visit - $32 ( Optional Activity )

Fly to Cairo

Explore the marvellous Abu Simbel on a fantastic optional excursion. Referred to as a must-see for all history and archaeology enthusiasts, ride out to discover the two massive temples carved into the bedrock in impressive detail to honour the rule of Pharaoh Ramesses II. Transfer to the airport and fly off to Cairo in comfort, leaving you time to rest following your astounding cultural adventure.

Hotel

Crown Plaza Cairo West

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Optional Experiences

Abu Simbel Tour - $129

Sightseeing Activities

Abu Simbel Excursion - $129 ( Optional Activity )

Cairo City Tour

After a relaxing rest, we continue our in-depth discovery into vibrant Cairo and its countless treasures - allowing plenty of time for you to savour your adventure at ease. Stroll the city with our expert local guide on the second leg of our sightseeing tour. Visit the immense collection of ancient artefacts at the Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, Hanging Church, and the buzzing famous bazaar of Khan el-Khalili. Late in the afternoon, you may discover the city on your own terms to have a final visit to your preferred sights and cement your favourite moments. Your seat for dinner is reserved at your hotel in the evening.

Hotel

Crown Plaza Cairo West

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Egyptian Museum visit
Sightseeing of Citadel of Saladin
Mosque of Mohammed Ali visit
Hanging Church visit
Khan el-Khalili Bazaar visit

Fly to Sharm El-Sheikh

We depart for the airport following breakfast at the hotel and catch our flight to Sharm el-Sheikh. Transferring in comfort to our lovely hotel in Dahab, we will start to enjoy our refreshing break at the Red Sea paradise. Savour the comforts of your resort with access to lovely beaches, cooling waters and an incredible range of activities. Dahab is renowned for being one of the best diving destinations in the region, offering an unforgettable experience to divers of all levels. Personal leisure time after our orientation walk.

Hotel

Le Meridien Dahab Resort

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Dahab Orientation Walk

Dahab

Launch your Dahab break with a marvellous optional experience at the famous diving hotspot, the Blue Hole. Here you can snorkel with experts, swim at your own pace, and savour the diverse sea-life and fascinating coral reefs. Returning to our hotel around noon, you will have personal leisure time to recharge under the sun before dinner at our hotel.

Hotel

Le Meridien Dahab Resort

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Optional Experiences

Snorkelling at the Blue Hole

Sightseeing Activities

Snorkelling at the Blue Hole ( Optional Activity )

Dahab

Following breakfast and a short ride, we discover the beautiful St. Catherine Monastery – one of the oldest working Christian monasteries with 1,500 years of age. Presented with majestic views of the nearby Mount Sinai, it is a most memorable UNESCO World Heritage site. As we return to Dahab in the afternoon, simply relax at endless sandy beaches with the sea breeze cooling the air, book and cocktail at hand – just what you need following an incredible cultural adventure.

Hotel

Le Meridien Dahab Resort

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

St. Catherine Monastery visit

Dahab

Rest under the warm sun and cooling breeze with no worries at mind and share your favourite travel moments with your loved ones. Cherish this day as you please and enjoy the calming pace of your exclusive journey. Alternatively, have a taste of adrenaline through a myriad of activities as snorkelling, paddling, water-skiing, and even camel trekking with real nomads.

Hotel

Le Meridien Dahab Resort

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Optional Experiences

Camel Trekking

Sightseeing Activities

Camel Trekking ( Optional Activity )

Dahab

Following breakfast at the hotel, you can enjoy your personal leisure time, or join our half day boat trip. We will sail from bay to bay for the best snorkelling and swimming spots such as the Napoleon Reef and Shark’s Cave, home to coral reefs, tropical fishes, octopus and various marine life. You will be provided snorkelling equipment and training and guidance by experts. Enjoy your final day at this seaside paradise, completing an epic adventure in style and fully recharged.

Hotel

Le Meridien Dahab Resort

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Dahab Boat Trip

Flight to Cairo

Following breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Sharm el-Sheikh airport for our flight to Cairo, saving much-valuable time and travelling in comfort. As we check into our hotel in the afternoon, the rest of the day is yours to spend wisely. Haggle for precious souvenirs, soak in the incredible Pyramids and the unparalleled cultural treasures of Egypt.

Hotel

Crown Plaza Cairo West

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Goodbye

Our epic adventure into the wonderland of Egyptian culture comes to an end over breakfast with newfound friends. Make sure to bid farewells and exchange numbers before checking-out of the hotel (at 11:00). Complementary airport transfers are available all day, have a safe and smooth journey!

Meals

Breakfast

SERVICES

Ciconia Exclusive Tours include top-class accommodation and services, all entrance fees, breakfasts & dinners, tips, porterage and more.

5 Star Characteristic Hotels

Accommodation in authentic, comfortable and ideally located hotels.

Luxury Transportation

Deluxe air-conditioned coach and domestic flights between Cairo & Luxor,  Aswan & Cairo and Cairo & Sharm El-Sheikh

5 Star Nile Cruiser

5-star Nile Cruise – with premium facilities including an outdoor pool on-board.

Exceptional Authentic Dining

14 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 13 Dinners

Egyptologist Travel Director

Local & Expert Egyptologist Travel Director throughout your trip.

Journey Highlights

Must see sights, hidden gems & authentic experiences. Unique itineraries, more inclusions.

All Entrance Fees To All Sights

Entrance fees to all cultural, historical and natural sites on tour.

Private Airport Transfer

Complimentary private airport transfers on arrival and departure dates.

Baggage Handling

Seamless baggage handling, delivered to your room at every hotel.

All Tips, Taxes And Porterage Charges

Tips at the hotels and restaurants, all taxes and porterage fees.

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

HOTELS

Knowing that your accommodation may separate a great holiday from a perfect one, we take ultimate care whilst hand-picking each location we host you. Only the truly exceptional in terms of comfort, character, amenities, location and service are suitable to our standards. (Hotels are subject to change depending on the group size.)

Crown Plaza Cairo West

Cairo

Located in the entertainment district, Crowne Plaza West Cairo Arkan, an IHG Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Sheikh Zayed City. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at Mayrig, one of 3 restaurants, which serves international cuisine.

Sunrise Semiramis Nile Cruiser

Luxor & Aswan

Enjoy the fascinating scenery on your way from Luxor to Aswan and explore the enchanting culture and history of the Pharaos - where it all began.Enjoy all amenities of a luxurious holiday on our floating hotels.

Le Meridien Dahab Resort

Dahab

Discover shimmering golden sands and swaying palm trees at Le Meridien Dahab Resort in Egypt. Overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba, our upscale hotel in South Sinai offers one of the best locations in the world for kite and windsurfing as well as for diving and snorkeling in the Red Sea.

DATES AND RATES

All prices are per person, based on double or twin room share occupancy. Solo passengers may book a private room subject to a supplement.
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TWIN ROOM

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$3115

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$4050

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3115

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4050

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3115

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4050

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3115

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4050

TWIN ROOM

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$3197

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$4156

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3191

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$5106

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

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$3029

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4846

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3029

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4846

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3029

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4846

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3029

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4846

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3029

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4846

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3110

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$4976

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$3191

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$5106

HIGHLIGHTS

Ciconia’s exclusive journeys in Egypt present the ultimate travel experience with unmatched sights of beauty. Witness some of the greatest monuments on earth and face the ancient glory of the Pyramids and the Sphinx.
Alexandria
Alexandria

Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt, it's more Mediterranean city than middle-east, it was also an important port town during the hellenistic time, most popular tourist attractive mark is it's Library.

Aswan
Aswan

Sunniest city of Egypt and a popular touristic stop for many cruises. The local market here is an excellent place to do some shopping and the best place to find Egyptian fresh spices.

Cairo
Cairo

With the Great Pyramids of Giza, ancient temples, magnificent monuments, and the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Cairo offers an experience of a lifetime.

Dahab
Dahab

“Gold” in Arabic, the city’s name was inspired from the golden sands by the Red Sea coast. Dahab offers Oceanside dinners and crystal-clear waters for diving and snorkeling.

Edfu
Edfu

Edfu has the most complete and best-preserved temple in Egypt, the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, which was constructed between 237 BC and 57 BC

Giza
Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the only one still remaining to this day. An absolute must see.

Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo means ‘hill of the gold’ crowned with Temple of Komombo. The temple is unusual as one side is dedicated to the god Haroesis and the other side to Sobek.

Luxor
Luxor

A top travel destination in Egypt with a wealth of historic monuments and buildings bringing Egypt’s fabled past to life. Luxor is called the world’s greatest open air museum.

Philae Temple
Philae Temple

This beautiful temple complex is one of the most picturesque in all of Egypt. It sits on Aglika Island just south of the old Aswan Dam.

Sakkara
Sakkara

The oldest complete stone building complex in history was built as Djoser's step pyramid and it is located in Sakkara.

Unfinished Obelisk
Unfinished Obelisk

The 42m long obelisk was left unfinished when some cracks appeared, but had this obelisk been completed, it would have been the heaviest, weighing nearly 1100 tons!