On the Footsteps of Egypt Early Travelers

For the renewed interest in ancient Egypt as a result of the extensive scientific study of ancient Egyptian remains and culture inspired by legendary Egyptologists such as Zahi Hawas, Mustafa Waziri, Khaled Anani, and many other great people, Egypt Classic Tours offer comprehensive travel packages in the footsteps of the early travelers, excavators, and Egyptologists to explore the top attractions of Cairo, Luxor, Alexandria, & Aswan, such as Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, Karnak Temple complex, the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, and all other great sites Egypt has to offer. Read MoreThe ancient Egyptians built their civilization on the banks of the majestic Nile River! This is what you shall witness during your classic Tour of Egypt whether you board our Luxury Nile Cruise boats, or go overland and stay in our luxurious hotels. Detouring from Cairo down north to see the wonder Alexander the great created at Alexandria is a breathtaking experience where you enjoy the breath of the Mediterranean & the unrepeated mixture of Egypt and Europe in one single great city. There is no doubt Egypt Classical Tours are the best to choose from. Read Less


Egypt Classic Tours


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FAQs

The classic tour package is referring to the tours along the Nile valley to the historical Egyptian ancient cities like Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan. Also Cruising the Nile is a classical way of exploring these cities and attractions.

We are the local experts, all our team members including managers are local expert Egyptologist tour guides who know well how the tours are run, which makes travelers extremely satisfied and happy. With Egypt Fun Tours, you always get more than what you pay for.

Ideally it is from 8 to 12 days to be able to take in all what the classical cities have to offer.

For most nationalities, Egypt entry visa is purchased upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, however, you should check with the authorities if it is required before arrival or not.

We only use the best hotels and the top deluxe Nile Cruise ships to make sure you feel comfortable like home.

The fixed deposit amount is 25% of the tours total price Except for Egypt Christmas tours, new years and other peak seasons where the deposit goes up to 50%.

We provide private tours, so yours is mostly going to be private, however, sometimes we bring people together in small groups to minimize the cost if you wish to.

From the experts’ point of view, Egypt is great to travel all year round! priorities judges! If you are looking for the best climate, it is winter time when it is not too cold and not hot, just perfect (around 25 Celcius), while in the summertime it is a little warm, but sites of interest would be quite empty and great to explore. We would recommend avoiding only July and August as it is hot.

Egyptian food is yummy and delicious, we recommend Falafel & Kushari. Falafel is fried mashed fava beans presented in pita bread or in dishes. Egyptian food is yummy and fresh, we recommend Falafel & Kushari. Falafel is fried mashed fava beans presented in pita bread or in dishes. Kushary is a dish of Pasta, rice, brown lintel, chickpeas, vinegar, garlic, noodles, fried onion rings, and tomato sauce, all mixed together in a charming blend


General Info

Tips

  • The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound, The value of the Pound is effectively fixed at the rate of 0.056 LE to 1 USD, Credit cards are widely used in Egypt.
  • In restaurants, be sure to tip the servers 10% by handing it to them directly.
  • The metro is one of the best ways to go from one place to another within Cairo.
  • Arabic is the official language, English is widely used as a second language.
  • Try “Fuol” & Ta’mia, Egyptian beans, and “Kushary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish.
  • Try Kebab and Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.
  • Local SIM card is important so you can make cheap phone calls.
  • It is very safe for a solo female to travel to Egypt.
  • Official Holidays are Friday and Saturday
  • Keep a local person to your side to fully enjoy your stay

Highlights

  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and valley temple which belongs to king Chephren.
  • See Luxor temple, Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings and Karnak temple in Luxor.
  • Admire the wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Discover the magic of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya
  • Dive or snorkel in Sinai or cities situated on the Red Sea.
  • Going on a Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vise versa.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili touristic market in Cairo.
  • Visit Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Visit Saint Catherine Monastery in Sinai.
  • Exploring Islamic Cairo on foot.
  • 7 Days Egypt Tour Package is ideal to take-in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan sites with Nile Cruise experience.
  • 10 Days Egypt Tour package is a perfect time frame to explore Egypt classic cities and attractions