Around Egypt 19 Days / 18 Nights Tour Package

Around Egypt 19 Days / 18 Nights Tour Package

Tour program

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If you are one of Egypt admirers and have dreamt about visiting it repeatedly to dive more at its history, geography and ethnology. Sharm Smile Tour is proud of offering this tour package which will not make you lose even the small details about Egypt.
Tour around Egypt from the North to the South and from the West to the East. Visit and explore the different cultures and the legacy of the ancient civilazions. Sail on the Nile and experience the pure life. Enjoy the beauty of charming beaches and live the adventure. All of this is in one tour package. it is recommended for all ages.  A journey of self-discovery and spiritual awakening.
In this tour we will take you to Cairo, Alexandria, Alamein (WW II), Marsa Matrouh, Western Desert, Luxor, Aswan, Sharm El Sheikh and even more .... For more details please see below!

Day 1

Upon arrival to Cairo Airport our Sharm Smile Tour representative will be waiting for you to pick you up to start your program by visiting the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities then taking your lunch at quality restaurant before going to the hotel (which is near the pyramids) to make your check-in and take your room. Afternoon (if it would be available otherwise it could be done on the last day) you will be picked up again to the Pyramids of Giza. Firstly, you will see the largest pyramid of Khufu (Cheops), known as the Great Pyramid, is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the World that still survives. Next to the Great Pyramid are the pyramids of the son Chephren and the grandson Mycarinous, you'll be able to take a close up look at the Sphinx, the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of King Chephren, the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, the place where the priests mummified the dead body of King Chephren, owner of the second pyramid.. In evening it will be free time & overnight in Cairo. The hotel accommodation in Cairo is based on B&B. Meals: Lunch.

Day 2

After breakfast .... Our Egyptologist guide will pick you up to Saqqara (the necropolis of the Ancient Egyptians) of 30-minutes' drive to view the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest large-scale stone monument. There you will learn why it was built. You'll enjoy lunch at a nice local restaurant, then proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, which Situated on the summit of the Citadel of Salah El Din (constructed in 1183 AD), this Ottoman mosque is the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century, and the most visible mosque in Cairo. Continue driving to the area Old Cairo; first stop will be the Hanging Church which, built in the 7th century, this old church takes its name from its location: sited above a gateway in the old Roman fortress. Admire the courtyard and interior with its screens, marble pulpit and icons, and hear about its long history. Then proceed to visit Abu Serga church, where the holy family is said to have found refuge. Then, take a look at the Ben Ezra Synagogue, once a Christian church. Then proceed to visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. By end you will be taken back to your hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3

After breakfast and making your check-out from the hotel .... Our Egyptologist guide will pick you up to Alexandria of 2 & half hours' drive. you'll enjoy personalized attention on your private tour of Alexandria. Your first stop in this historic city will be the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa which are the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt. Moving on to visit Pompey's Pillar, which dates back to the 3rd century. The column is the last of the remaining relics of the Seraphim Temple during the Greco-Roman period, it is the biggest memorial column in egypt. Then, you will go to get a photo stop at Qaitbey's Citadel, which is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. The Citadel is situated at the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Then enjoy having lunch at fish market restaurant. You will end your amazing tour by visiting the Modern Alexandria Library (visit its open court + free museums). After this trip our representative will take you to 4 star hotel in Alexandria to make your check-in and stay for one night. The hotel accommodation in Alexandria is based on B&B. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 4

After breakfast and making your check out .... Sharm Smile Tour representative will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria, then drive to Alamein, about one hour drive. At Al Alamein, you will enjoy the site where the great battle took place during Second World War, and visit the WW II Museum and the Commonwealth Cemetery. Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister at the time, said after the war "Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein, we never had a defeat." Then drive on to the beautiful bay of Marsa Matrouh on the Mediterranean Coast of 2 hour trip from Alamein to make your check-in and stay for one night at a 4 star hotel. The hotel accommodation in Marsa Matruh is based on B&B. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 5

After making your check out at noon .... Sharm Smile Tour representative will pick you up from your hotel in Marsa Matruh, then drive to Siwa, of 4 hour drive, to make your check-in and stay for two nights. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 6

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the Old City of Siwa (Shali). Then transfer to see the Alexander Temple, at Aghurmi Village which is dedicated to the God Amon- 26 Dynasty and then see Amun Ra Temple at Um Ubeyda. After that transfer to Cleopatra Spring (Ein Guba). Head to see the Siwa House Museum. After that visit The tombs inside the Mountain of the Dead ( Gabal El Maouta ) enjoying watching some interesting tombs like SI Amon, MSW Isis, Crocodile Tomb. After that see Dakrour Mountains. In the afternoon transfer to enjoy the unique Sunset view at most of the guide books at Fitnas Island. Overnight in Siwa. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

After breakfast, you will be transferred by a comfortable air conditioned vehicle to Bahariya a 06 hour journey. Lunch served during your trip to Bahariya. Dinner and overnight in Bahariya Oasis. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 8

After breakfast, enjoy local tours to the hill top ruins of the English House. Then transfer to see the valley of Golden Mummies, Alexander Temple, Temple of Ain Meffetla. Lunch in Bahariya. Head to the White Desert, passing through the Black Desert and the Valley of El Haize with its famous spring. Stop off to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, the rocky formation in the Valley of Agabat. Dinner and overnight camping in White Desert. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 9

Drive to Farafra Oasis where you can enjoy hot springs at Bir Sitta (the sixth well) as well as local artist Badr Abdelmoghany's unique mud brick museum. From Farafa to Dakhla is about 03 hours driving. Upon arrival, enjoy a trip to the Roman temple Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings and the Roman burial ground Mezzawaqqa. Then pay a visit to Islamic Village of Al Qasr, about 35km from Mut, houses ruins of an Ayyubid mosque. Overnight in Dakhla at Oasis Style Hut. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 10

After breakfast move onto Kharga Oasis of 2 hour drive to visit Qasr El Labkha - a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis' ethnic museum. After that visit the Roman Temple of Hibis & Nadura from outside as well as the early Christian cemetery with its chapels painted with murals at Bagawat, nearby. Move onto the Temple of Dush, dedicated to Isis and Serapis. Overnight camping in Kharga Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 11

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Luxor of 5 hour drive. to start your program as following: * 13:00 Board the Nile Cruise. * Lunch on board. * Visit The East Bank of Luxor after Breakfast(Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple). * Dinner on board. * Overnight in Luxor.

Day 12

* Breakfast on board. * Morning: Visit the West Bank of Luxor (Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon). * Lunch on board. * Noon : Sail to Edfu, on route passing via Lock of Esna. * Dinner on board. * Evening: Enjoy the night activities on board. * Overnight in Edfu.

Day 13

* Breakfast on board. * Morning : Visit of Edfu Temple (Horus temple) then Sail to Kom Ombo. * Lunch on board. * Afternoon: Visit of Kom Ombo Temple then sail to Aswan. * Dinner on board. * Evening: Enjoy the night activities on board. * Overnight in Aswan.

Day 14

* Breakfast on board. * Morning: Visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. * Lunch on board. * Afternoon: Felucca tour around Aswan Islands. * Dinner on board. * Overnight in Aswan.

Day 15

* 8:00am Check-out. * Breakfast on board. * Morning : Opportunity of optional tour to the Great Temple of Abu Simbel built by the king Ramses II (additional cost). * Noon : you will be transferred to Aswan domestic airport to fly to Cairo airport then to Sharm El Sheikh. Upon your arrival to Sharm El Sheikh you will met by our cute representative who will take you to your hotel to make check-in and take your room. The hotel accommodation in Sharm for 4 nights is based on Soft All-Inclusive. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 16

After breakfast .... Our representative is going to pick you up to revel in the sparkling waters and sunshine of the Red Sea on this full-day (8:30-17:00) Tiran Island cruise and snorkeling trip from Sharm el Sheikh. Aboard a comfortable boat, cruise to Tiran, an island in the southern Gulf of Aqaba famous for its beautiful corals, lagoons and marine life. On arrival, kick back and sunbathe, swim , snorkel and dive (optional) in the translucent waters as you wish. Float over multi-colored reefs, watch for exotic fish, rays and turtles, and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on deck midway through before your return to Sharm. Towards the end of the afternoon, settle back on deck and return to dock at Sharm el Sheikh. Your experience then finishes with a drop-off at the start point. Evening ... Enjoy the night activities at your hotel! Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 17

Refresh the entire day till the sunset at the beach or the swimming pools of your hotel. Enjoy a cold drink or a light meal a few steps from the Sea. In the evening after dinner .... you will be picked up by Sharm Smile guide on a 16-hour overnight trip from Sharm El Sheikh towards Mount Sinai & St. Catherine Monastery. Walk alongside a Bedouin guide and follow in Moses' legendary footsteps; as you hike a narrow path to the mountain summit; watch the sun illuminate the Sinai Desert's arid peaks and jumbled hills. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 18

After watching the sunrise ... You will have around 30 minutes at the top before your walk down to the monastery Then a short guided tour of about 45 minutes around the monastery of St. Catherine whose high walls and devoted monks shelter Byzantine and Crusader art, ancient manuscripts and the the world's oldest working library, and of course the Burning bush & Moses' well!!!. Enjoy a traditional breakfast then our guide will then make sure that you are all on board the vehicle before making the transfer back to Sharm. This is probably the best time to catch a little sleep and your return to the hotel will be around 2pm. Evening we will take you in a tour of 4-hours to discover Sharm El Sheikh in an informative, safe, convenient and fun way! City Tour shows you the city like you've wanted ... including free time for walking and shopping. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 19

After breakfast and making check-out from your hotel you will be transferred to Sharm El Sheikh domestic airport to fly back to Cairo airport where you will be met by Sharm Smile Representative to say good bye then to take your flight back home safely from the same airport. * In case of some place has been missed from the first day (due to international flight delay, something out of control .. etc). It could be done on this day or any other day after a prior coordination with Sharm Smile Tour Customer Services Department for more details. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.


* Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure.
* 2 night accommodation in Cairo at 4 star hotel on B&B basis.
* 1 night accommodation in Alexandria at 4 star hotel on B&B basis.
* 1 night accommodation in Marsa Matruh at 4 star hotel on B&B basis.
* 2 night accommodation in Siwa in Eco Lodge on Full Board Basis.
* 1 night accommodation in Bahariya at 3 star hotel on B&B basis.
* 1 night accommodation in Dakhla at 4 star hotel on B&B basis.
* 1 night Campsite in White Desert.
* 1 night Campsite in Kharga Oasis.
* 4 nights accommodation on board 5 star Nile Cruise on full board basis.
* 4 night accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh at 5 star hotel on All Inclusive basis.
* Sightseeing as per itinerary, including entrance fees.
* Professional English speaking Egyptologist tour guides.
* Flight tickets Aswan / Cairo / Sharm / Cairo.
* Police permissions.
* All service charges and taxes.


* International airfare.
* Entry visa to Egypt.
* Any optional tours not mentioned above.
* Scuba Diving in Sharm El Sheikh.
* Extra expences
* Tipping for Cruise crew, tour guides and drivers.

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* Modest dress will be preferred when visiting towns and villages.
* Heavy clothes during the winter season.
* Swimming wear.
* Sunglasses & Sun lotion.


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* Child is up to 11.99 years old.

* 0 - 01.99 Free of Charge.

* 2 - 5.99 pay 35% of tour price.

* 6 - 11.99 pay 70% of tour price.

* 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

* Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person minimum of two persons, and not including Christmas, New Year, Egyptian Mid Term & Easter holidays.

* Reservations should be preferred as early as possible specially during the high seasons.

* Spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25%, and during the high seasons the required deposit is 50%.

* Itinerary items can be edited upon special requests.

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