19-Day Egypt Discovery: King Tut & Mummies Expedition


Embark on a mesmerizing 20-day journey through the rich tapestry of Egypt’s history and culture. This comprehensive tour combines the wonders of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Hurghada, and Alexandria, offering a blend of ancient marvels, scenic cruises along the Nile, and relaxing beach time. From iconic landmarks like the Pyramids and Sphinx to the serene waters of the Nile, this itinerary ensures an immersive experience of Egypt’s diverse landscapes and heritage.


  1. Cairo’s Treasures: Explore the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx, and the vibrant Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
  2. Nile Cruise: Sail on the majestic Nile, visiting Luxor, Aswan, and captivating ancient temples along the way.
  3. Valley of Kings: Uncover the secrets of ancient pharaohs with visits to the Valley of Kings and King Tut’s tomb.
  4. Historic Cities: Discover the historical significance of Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan through archaeological wonders.
  5. Local Cuisine: Delight in an Egyptian food tour, savoring authentic dishes and discovering hidden culinary gems.
  6. Fascinating Museums: Immerse yourself in history at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa.


  1. Expert Guides: Benefit from knowledgeable English-speaking guides providing in-depth insights.
  2. Cruise Experience: Enjoy a luxurious Nile cruise, combining relaxation with historical exploration.
  3. All-Inclusive: The tour covers accommodations, domestic flights, entrance fees, and most meals, ensuring a hassle-free experience.
  4. Diverse Activities: From camel rides by the Pyramids to hot air balloon rides in Luxor, the tour offers varied and memorable activities.
  5. Customization Options: Tailor the experience with optional tours, such as a visit to Abu Simbel or a hot air balloon ride.
  6. Cultural Immersion: Engage with local culture through visits to markets, mosques, churches, and historic landmarks.


Day 1: Arrive in Cairo Upon arrival at Cairo airport, our representative will meet you and facilitate your transfer to the hotel in an air-conditioned car. Overnight stay in Cairo.

Day 2: The Pyramids & Civilization Museum Tour – Mummies Experience After breakfast, embark on a tour to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, showcasing over 50,000 artifacts spanning Egypt’s history. Explore the Royal Mummies Hall, a dedicated area preserving mummies of ancient kings and queens. Continue to the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions, and the Sphinx. Enjoy a camel ride for panoramic views. Optional evening Sound & Light show at the Pyramids. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Sakkara & Dahshour Tour Following breakfast, our guide will take you to the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the oldest major stone structure. Visit Memphis, the ancient capital, and the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Citadel & Old Cairo Tour After breakfast, explore Salah El Din Citadel and the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Visit Old Cairo, including the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Church of Abu Serga. Conclude the day with shopping at Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 5: Luxor East Bank Tour – Nile Cruise Transfer to the domestic airport after breakfast. Fly to Luxor and start the tour with Luxor Temple and Karnak. Board the cruise, have lunch on board, and overnight in Luxor.

Day 6: Luxor King Tut’s Tomb – Valley of Kings Visit the Valley of Kings, including King Tut’s tomb. Explore the Temple of Deir El Bahari of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board, sail to Esna, and overnight in Esna.

Day 7: Esna – Edfu Explore the Temple of Esna after breakfast. Sail to Edfu, visit the Temple of Horus, and continue to Kom Ombo. Enjoy afternoon tea and a disco party on board. Overnight in Kom Ombo.

Day 8: Aswan Tour After breakfast, visit the High Dam and Philae Temple. Sail by motorboat to Agilkia Island and explore the Temple of Isis. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 9: Aswan – Felucca Ride (Optional) Morning visit to the Temple of Abu Simbel or a private tour by A/C car. Afternoon felucca ride around Kitchener’s Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.

Day 10: Kom Ombo – Luxor Sail to Kom Ombo, visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, and continue to Edfu. Lunch on board and sail to Luxor. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 11: Luxor West Bank Tour 2 (Optional) Hot Balloon ride over Valley of Kings. Explore the West Bank, including the Remseum, Medinet Habu, and Workers Village. Dinner on board, overnight in Luxor.

Day 12: Disembarkation – Dandara & Abydos Tour After breakfast, disembark and explore Abydos and the Temple of Hathor in Dandara. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 13: Luxor – Hurghada Depart for Hurghada after breakfast. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 14-15: Hurghada Free days to relax and explore Hurghada. Overnight stays in Hurghada.

Day 16: Hurghada – Cairo Another free day in Hurghada. Transfer to the domestic airport, fly to Cairo, and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 17: Cairo – Alexandria After breakfast, transfer to Alexandria by an A/C vehicle. Overnight in Alexandria.

Day 18: Alexandria Archaeological Tour Explore the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, Roman Amphitheater, Pompey’s Pillar, and the library of Alexandria. Visit St. Mark’s Church, El Nabi Daniel Mosque, and enjoy optional lunch. Explore Abbo Elabbas Mosque, old harbor, and Quaitbay Castle. Visit Montaza Gardens. Return to Cairo for overnight stay.

Day 19: Cairo Food Tour Embark on a food tour, exploring local Egyptian cuisine and cultural landmarks. Capture the evening skyline through a night photography tour. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 20: Cairo – Departure After breakfast, our representative will assist you with the airport transfer for your departure.


  • Hotel accommodation as specified
  • Cruise accommodation with full board
  • Domestic flights (Cairo/Luxor & Hurghada/Cairo)
  • Guided tours with entrance fees
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan
  • English-speaking expert guide
  • Taxes and services


  • Visa entry for Egypt
  • International flights
  • Personal items
  • Tipping
  • Optional tours
  • Drinks during meals

Tour Prices:

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room2910 $3010 $3510 $
Solo traveler4520 $5020 $5420 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room3980 $4280 $4580 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler5840 $6040 $6340 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room6160 $7230 $
Solo traveller8520 $9120 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room8260 $8810 $
Solo traveller10400 $10800 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Clothing: Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites. Comfortable footwear is essential for exploring archaeological sites.
  2. Hydration: Carry a water bottle to stay hydrated, especially in the desert climate.
  3. Currency: Have local currency (Egyptian Pounds) for small purchases. Credit cards are widely accepted in major cities.
  4. Sun Protection: Use sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from the sun during outdoor activities.
  5. Photography: Capture the beauty but respect local customs; ask for permission before photographing people.
  6. Optional Tours: Consider adding optional tours for a more personalized experience, such as the Sound & Light show or a hot air balloon ride.
  7. Local Etiquette: Learn a few basic Arabic phrases and be respectful of local customs and traditions.


  1. Is Egypt safe for tourists?
    • Yes, Egypt is generally safe for tourists. Follow local guidelines and travel with reputable tour operators.
  2. What’s the best time to visit Egypt?
    • The cooler months from October to April are ideal, avoiding the extreme heat of summer.
  3. Are meals included in the tour?
    • Most meals are included, offering a taste of authentic Egyptian cuisine. Special dietary needs can be accommodated with advance notice.
  4. Is tipping customary in Egypt?
    • Yes, tipping is common. It’s customary to tip guides, drivers, and cruise staff. Check with your guide for appropriate amounts.
  5. Can I customize the itinerary?
    • Yes, the itinerary can be customized. Consult with your tour operator to add optional tours or adjust the schedule.
  6. What clothing is appropriate?
    • Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites. Comfortable, breathable clothing and sturdy footwear are recommended for excursions.
  7. Do I need a visa for Egypt?
    • Yes, most travelers require a visa for Egypt. Check with the Egyptian embassy or consulate in your country for specific requirements.