Advice From Local Experts
It is a must in Egypt to use Egyptian pounds in buying the admission fees, so be prepared !
The Egyptian currency is the Pounds which is referred to as L.E stands for Livre Egyptien, or EGP stands for Egyptian pound.
Total of the entrance fees of a regular highlights program covers Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Abusimbel sightseeing is as following
All in Egyptian pounds
Giza pyramids 60
Sakkara pyramids 60
Cairo museum 60
Citadel of Saladin 50
Child or student is Half ticket!
Karnak temples 65
Luxor temples 50
Hatshepsuet temple 32
Valley of the Kings 84
Kom Ombo temple 30
Edfu temple 50
Philae temple 50 (and a fee for the motor boat - 50 L.E for all the group)
The High Dam 20
The unfinished obelisk 30
Abusimbel temples 100
This is almost $140 USD (Total of all entrance fees)
The sleeper train ticket is $120 round ticket ($60 one way)
SO: The price for a classical highlights trip would cost
$140 entrance fees
$120 sleeper train tickets
$350 for 7 nights stay (5 stars)
this is total of $610/person excludes
tours' transportation cost
pick ups & drop-off services
SO: please, generally speaking, when request for a tour quotation, please do your calculations in regards of all the above points, add to them the special permits that could be required from the police and not for free, any additional services, and add the fee of any special request that you might ask for...