Wonders of Egypt - 9 Day | Egypt Tours | Ciconia Travel

Reveal the incredible wonders of Egypt and the lifegiving Nile over 9 days in comfort and style.

 

Journey from the buzzing heart of Cairo to the breath-taking Pyramids and the Sphinx. Fly to Luxor to save much valuable time. Explore amazing monuments and temples scattered along the banks of the Nile. Savour the local lifestyle on a traditional felucca boat before flying back to Cairo. Sample the authentic cuisine and create memories of a lifetime.

9 Days
4 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. Then 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. In the evening enjoy a sound & light show at Karnak Temple.  

Hotel

Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

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

Today, 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. 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.

Hotel

Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

Meals

Breakfast, 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

Aswan

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.

Hotel

Mövenpick Resort Aswan

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Sightseeing of Edfu
Sightseeing of Kom Ombo

Aswan

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

Mövenpick Resort Aswan

Meals

Breakfast, 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. Then transfer to Aswan 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

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 and between Aswan & Cairo

5 Star Nile Cruiser

5-star Hotels

Exceptional Authentic Dining

8 Breakfasts, 7 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.

Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

Luxor

Facing the West Bank, our resort rests on the edge of the River Nile, less than seven kilometers from central Luxor.

Mövenpick Resort Aswan

Aswan

Located near main tourist attractions with spectacular views over the River Nile, the 5 star Mövenpick Resort Aswan offers a truly luxury stay

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.
DEPARTURE
RETURN
STATUS
TWIN ROOM
SOLO ROOM

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$2024

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3239

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1879

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3007

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1566

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2506

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1566

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2506

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1566

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2506

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1879

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3007

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1943

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3109

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$2024

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$3239

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.

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!