Egypt Meetup Tour
We all learned about Ancient Egypt in school. Growing up day dreaming about mummies, pyramids, temples, and the Nile river. The Egypt Meetup Tour is nothing short of everything that younger you could have dreamed of.
Dive deep into Egypt’s rich history while your textbooks come alive right in front of you. Enjoy the perfect mix of history, luxury, and culture all while eating the best Egyptian food a girl can ask for. From learning hieroglyphics and sailing the Nile to coming face to face with King Ramses III’s mummy, you will never forget your time in in the magical land of Egypt.
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Egyptologist tour guide for the entire journey.
Sunset sailing on the famous upward flowing Nile River.
Valley of the Kings with both a history lesson and solo time.
Home cooked feast with traditional music & dancing at a Nubian woman’s home.
Explore the countryside and take a dip into local culture.
Cruise down the Nile, temple hopping along the way.
Cairo Airport Pickup
Your adventure begins when you are greeted at the airport with our VIP airport escort. Meet the group and relax in our hotel with a view of a lifetime that is just minutes away from the pyramids.
Cairo Great Pyramids
Our Egyptologist tour guide will take us to the oldest pyramid in Egypt: The Step Pyramid of Saqqara. Be captivated by stories of Egyptian beliefs, plus why they built their tombs and how they are so well preserved over 2,000 years later. We’ll take a break with traditional Egyptian lunch at one of our favorite local spots. Snap a photo next to the Sphinx, and step into the mortuary temple of King Khaefraa for your first up-close look of hieroglyphics. Meals: breakfast and lunch
We’ll hop on a plane for a quick 40 minute flight to Aswan. Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, is the temple of beauty and magic. We’ll wander through slowly learning about women’s roles in ancient Egypt. The Nile meets the exit of the temple for stunning views, but before we go, say hello to the many cats hanging out like locals at the cafe. This afternoon, We’ll sail slowly to an optional Egyptian feast at a Nubian woman’s home complete with drummers and dancing. For the next 3 days and nights nights a Nile cruise will be our home, where you’ll watching Egypt float by. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Wake up to lush palms and desert hills as we continue our journey down the river. This morning choose an optional tour of Abu Simbel. Massive figures of King Ramses are etched in into the earth and inside are stories painted in vibrant color! You’ll have the early afternoon to soak up some sun and views by the pool on our cruise boat before Kom Ombo Temple. This temple is best seen in the evening and was built for the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus. You’ll get to see the sacred mummified crocodiles before we start sail towards Edfu City. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
The cruise will be sailing most of the day to get to Luxor, so sit back and relax as you cruise past villages and lush farms. Before the day is over, we head to The Temple of Luxor, which holds some of the most important carvings of ancient Egypt and is beautifully lit up at night. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Watch the colors of the sunrise flood Luxor from up in the sky! Take a hot air balloon ride (optional) over the west bank of Luxor! See temples from above, wave to village kids, and see the striking contrast in landscape where desert abruptly meets lush fields.
We’ll have some solo time to wander through the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the few women who ruled Egypt. Our next stop at Colossi of Memnon is the perfect introduction to the art of sculpture. Local artists will explain how the ancient Egyptians, without our modern tools, used to build such massive, detailed structures. Meals: all inclusive
Explore the quaint, lush countryside of Luxor! Enjoying lunch with a view, waving to little kids as we walk through the winding dirt roads, and even stopping to see fruits and veggies being farmed on the side of the road. The countryside is a way for you to try the local foods, see the kinds of Egyptians and feel the real spirit of the country. Meals: breakfast, lunch.
Explore the resort, lounge by one of the pools, walk down the beach, get a massage, today is up to you. The Red Sea is world famous for scuba diving and snorkeling and both are available at the resort. Explore the desert on an ATV! You’ll drive your own right up to the beach and over the dunes for a thrilling ride through the Sahara. Meals: all inclusive
Soma Bay – Cairo
Our drive today is about 5 hours past desert, through villages, and into Cairo back to our first hotel. Get ready for amazing day tomorrow. Meals: breakfast
Our Egyptologist guide will teach us more about ancient life before you get to wander freely to take it all in. We’ll get a break from the hustle of Cairo at the Mosque of Ibn Tulun, which dates back to the 9th century AD. Just a couple steps inside is strikingly peaceful compared to the street of busy Cairo. Climb the stairs to a look out point or just enjoy the intricate details of this beautiful mosque. We’ll finish the afternoon with the biggest market in Egypt – Khan Elkhalili Market, great for last minute gifts, Egyptian food, and beautiful winding alleys. Meals: breakfast, lunch
We’ll stay in touch until our next adventure together. Meals: breakfast
Our accommodation is hand-picked to give you the best combination of comfort, location, and style. These are photos from our collection of favorite hotels and resorts to give you a sense of the accommodation you can expect with us.
Le Meridiens Pyramids Hotel, Cairo
Pyramid views, a delicious breakfast, and a bar inside make this hotel the perfect escape from the busy city. Plus it is next door to one of our favorite Egyptian restaurants!
Ms Mojito, Aswan - Luxor
It glides so smoothly, you won’t even know you’re on a small cruise boat until you look out your sliding glass door or sip a cocktail by the rooftop bar and see Egypt float by. There’s also a bar, a disco, and a restaurant on board.
Caribbean World Resort, Soma Bay
Located right next to the Red Sea, this resort features multiple restaurants, a shisha bar, a dive/snorkel center, a few pools to choose from, a spa, and more. It’s far enough away from busy Hurghada and close enough to jump on a shuttle to explore.
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