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Dreams of Egypt

13 days Fully Inclusive Classic Group Tour

Dreams of Egypt

Steeped in history, romance and legend, a tour of Egypt is one of the grandest adventures a traveller can enjoy. Discover the country from top to toe, from the shores of Alexandria to the immense temples at Abu Simbel, at Egypt’s southernmost edge. En route, be entranced by ancient pyramids, medieval catacombs, Coptic monasteries and colossal statues, and enjoy a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 10 , Lunches: 9 , Dinners: 10
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    10 nights in 4 star accommodation
  • Visas
    Visa fees & processing for Australian passports
  • Cruise
    Nile Cruise
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 24
  • Physical Rating 1
    A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.
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    Walking, some steps and time on your feet.
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Classic Group Tour
13 DAYS
From $10,980PP
Cairo (3N + 1N+1N) - Alexandria (1N) - Luxor - Nile Cruise (4N) - Aswan
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Tour Highlights

Our Dreams of Egypt tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Day by Day Itinerary

Cairo (3N + 1N+1N) - Alexandria (1N) - Luxor - Nile Cruise (4N) - Aswan
  • Days 1-2
    Fly To Cairo
    Dinner
    DAYS 1-2 : Fly To Cairo

    Fly overnight to Cairo. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

    Dinner
  • Day 3
    Pyramids of Giza
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 3: Pyramids of Giza

    Spend today exploring the Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx, followed by the Egyptian Museum, filled to its brim with an extensive collection of statues, mummies and treasures. Improve your bargaining skills this afternoon when you stroll through the Khan El Khalil Bazaar, where you will find local souvenirs and food stalls.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4
    Old Cairo
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 4: Old Cairo

    Spend the morning exploring Cairo's oldest district, the Coptic Quarter, with its impressive churches and the Christian artefact collection at the Coptic Museum. Later, continue to Sakkara, an ancient necropolis famed for its painted catacombs and the Step Pyramid of Djoser.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5
    Explore Alexandria
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 5: Explore Alexandria

    Take the desert road to Alexandria, on the coast. This afternoon, you'll discover Alexandria's many highlights, from the Roman theatre to the atmospheric Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, dating back to the 2nd century. Pause for a photo at the renovated 15th-century Qaitbay Citadel, once one of the most important defensive strongholds of Africa's Mediterranean coastline.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    El Alamein and Monastery of St Macarius
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 6: El Alamein and Monastery of St Macarius

    This morning, we visit El Alamein, the site of two key battles in WWII. The Allied victory in the second battle was instrumental in ending the Axis threat to Egypt. Explore the military museum and war cemeteries before travelling southeast back to Cairo. Stop en route to visit the still-active Monastery of St Macarius, inhabited by Coptic Orthodox monks since the 4th century AD.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7
    Cruise The Nile River
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 7: Cruise The Nile River

    Take a short one-hour flight from Cairo to Luxor, where we transfer to the port and board your Nile cruise ship for our four-night cruise. Refresh yourself before this afternoon's excursions around Luxor's East Bank. Begin at the Temple Complex of Karnak, famed for the majestic Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic stone columns, along with the Avenue of the Sphinxes and the Sacred Lake.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8
    Explore West Bank of the Nile
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 8: Explore West Bank of the Nile

    Explore the West Bank of Luxor, one of Egypt's most stunning landscapes. Admire the mysterious Colossi of Memnon statues en route to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the gigantic funerary complex of Egypt's second-ever female Pharaoh. This afternoon, visit the Valley of the Kings, resting place of many pharaohs of the New Kingdom. Here, visit the tomb of Tutankhamun along with other richly-painted tombs of your choice. Tonight, we sail for Esna.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9
    Visit Kom Ombo
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 9: Visit Kom Ombo

    Enjoy a morning visit to the Temple of Horus at Edfu, one of Egypt's most beautiful and well-preserved temples, dating back to the 3rd century BC. Return to the ship for lunch as you cruise on to the town of Kom Ombo, where we visit the unusual double temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Horus and Sobek. Sail on to Aswan, where we dock for the next two nights.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10
    Abu Simbel
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 10: Abu Simbel

    Rise early and journey southwest to the iconic twin temples of Abu Simbel, at Egypt's furthest edge. This atmospheric temple complex, perhaps the greatest in Egypt, is dedicated to Ramesses II, often considered the greatest pharaoh of the New Kingdom. Admire its many halls and imposing statues before returning to the ship in Aswan.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11
    Aswan
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 11: Aswan

    Discover the many highlights of Aswan on this full-day tour. Visit the 111-metre tall Aswan High Dam, see the Unfinished Obelisk in place at Aswan's ancient quarry, and visit the Temple of Philae on Agilkia Island. After lunch, embark on a felucca (traditional Nile sailing boat) for a leisurely afternoon before our farewell dinner. From here, take a flight back to Cairo.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 12-13
    Fly Cairo To Australia
    Breakfast
    DAYS 12-13: Fly Cairo To Australia

    Fly to Australia, arriving home the following day.

    Breakfast
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City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 10
    18
    14
  • 24
  • Aswan
  • 10
    23
    16
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 10
    19
    14
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 7
    23
    15
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 10
    19
    14
  • 13
  • Aswan
  • 11
    25
    18
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 11
    20
    15
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 9
    25
    17
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 12
    20
    16
  • 2
  • Aswan
  • 15
    30
    22
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 13
    23
    18
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 13
    29
    21
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 14
    24
    19
  • 0
  • Aswan
  • 20
    35
    28
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 15
    28
    22
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 18
    35
    26
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 18
    26
    22
  • 0
  • Aswan
  • 24
    39
    32
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 19
    32
    25
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 22
    39
    31
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 21
    29
    25
  • 0
  • Aswan
  • 26
    41
    34
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 22
    34
    28
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 25
    41
    33
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 24
    30
    27
  • 0
  • Aswan
  • 28
    42
    35
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 23
    35
    29
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 26
    41
    34
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 0
  • Aswan
  • 28
    41
    35
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 24
    35
    29
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 26
    41
    33
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 22
    30
    26
  • 0
  • Aswan
  • 26
    40
    33
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 22
    33
    28
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 23
    39
    31
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 19
    27
    23
  • 1
  • Aswan
  • 22
    36
    29
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 19
    30
    25
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 19
    35
    27
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 15
    24
    19
  • 6
  • Aswan
  • 16
    29
    23
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 15
    25
    20
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 13
    29
    21
  • 0
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Alexandria
  • 11
    20
    15
  • 15
  • Aswan
  • 12
    24
    18
  • 0
  • Cairo
  • 11
    20
    16
  • 0
  • Luxor
  • 9
    24
    16
  • 0

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    • Flight Inclusive rates only: These include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Correct as of 1 August 2023. Please note supplements may apply if lead in economy rates are not available.
    • Customary tipping amount approximately US$160pp (AU$239pp) is paid locally in Egypt.
    • Depending on airline schedules, you may depart and/or arrive on Day 2. Extra nights' accommodation (pre or post tour) or stopovers may be required at an additional cost.
    • Flight Inclusive rates only: Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. Departures from other cities and flight upgrades available on request.
    • Price listed is based on new bookings only

    Group Tour includes

    • International flights and current taxes (excluded if a land only option is selected)
    • All Meals (refer to itinerary)
    • Domestic transportation
    • Touring with guides and entrance fees
    • 3 – 4 star accommodation
    • Visa fees for Australian passport holders

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