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Featured Trip :: The Sphinx Is Waiting: Ladies Get-Away To Egypt

The Sphinx Is Waiting: Ladies Get-Away To Egypt is a 7 Days and 6 Nights Trip to explore ancient Egypt.

If you wish to join us for this trip, the price is calculated per person. Please note that this is a LAND ONLY Package. The trips, activities, accommodation and meals included are outlined on the itinerary below. We can also assist in finding flights from your original destination, just let me know and we can provide you flight quotes.

*We are booking 15 spots for this trip.

Important Dates To Remember:

  • July 27, 2018 – full payment and final registration
  • September 27- October 3, 2018 – trip dates

 

 

Here’s the complete The Sphinx Is Waiting: Ladies Get Away to Egypt Itinerary:

Day 1 - Arrival

  • Welcome at the airport, one of our Tour Egypt Club staff will be there to meet and assist you in securing your Egypt visa on arrival ($25). Watch out for the gentleman with the Tour Egypt Club sign.
  • You will be transported from Cairo Airport to Marriott Mena Hotel where you will be staying for 6 nights (daily breakfast from Sept 28-Oct 3 provided).
  • Upon arrival at the Marriott Mena Hotel, you will be welcomed by the Tour Coordinators, Nasser Gebril and Rosette Obedoza , they will assist you in checking in and provide you the schedule for your first evening and the rest of the tour.
  • Optional Tour: Pyramid Light and Sound Show $35 per person

***Marriott Mena Hotel - https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g294202-d302723-Reviews-Marriott_Mena_House_Cairo-Giza_Giza_Governorate.html

Day 2 - Pyramids of Giza and Authentic Egyptian Cooking Experience

  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your personal guide who will accompany you to the Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue.
  • Optional Tour: Camel Ride Around the Pyramids for the perfect photo op of the Great Pyramids $25 per person.
  • You will then be lead for your authentic Egyptian cooking experience. Learn, prepare and taste the dishes you will be making in this class!
  • Optional Tours: Bedouin Camp Dinner $40 per person OR Pyramid Light and Sound Show $35 per person

Day 3 - Sakkara + Farmers Area Visit + Belly Dancing Class (Session 1 of 2)

  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
  • You will be picked up your Tour Egypt Club staff for your trip to Sakkara and Memphis. At Sakkara, visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Afterwards, the tour goes to Memphis which was founded by King Menes and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom. Memphis was considered to be the center of rule and culture for over 3000 years, the first capital of Egypt, and here you will see the Statue of Ramses II and the alabaster Sphinx of Memphis.
  • Live like a local and visit an Egyptian Farmers Area. Lunch at a quality restaurant.
  • Experience the art of Belly Dancing during this two 1-hour class instruction.
  • Free evening

Day 4 - Egyptian Museum + Felucca Ride + Old Cairo (Coptic Cairo) + Belly Dancing Class (Session 2 of 2)

  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Visit the new Egyptian Museum with a certified Egyptologist and scholar, the museum features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was discovered.
  • Optional tour: Section for the mummies, extra fee is required.
  • Visit Salah El Din Citadel, constructed in 1183 AD, and Mohamed Ali Mosque, built inside the castle in the 19th century. Tour Old Cairo, the site of a city that pre-dated Cairo with many historic churches and a Roman fort.
  • Felucca Ride On The River Nile. Enjoy a relaxing experience of a felucca ride in the River Nile, where you can discover the amazing view of Cairo at night or enjoy the sunrise and the warm sun during the day. We can also arrange your birthday party while sailing across the Nile (just let us know!).
  • Lunch at a quality restaurant.
  • Belly Dancing Class (last session)
  • Free evening

Day 5 - Alexandria

  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Alexandria is the pearl of the Mediterranean and Egypt’s mean port on the north. It has a long history and deep cultural heritage which yielded lots of the beautiful monuments and make Alexandria excursion one of the most popular destinations. Tour Egypt Club offers you to visit the highlights of Alexander the Great’s city with the Greco-Roman architecture, famous library, and includes the famous Catacomb tombs Pompey’s Pillar, Roman Amphitheatre, and Qaitbey fortress. To walk off our lunch and while having an ice cream treat walk by the bay and enjoy the sights of the city.
  • This day trip is between 6-8 hours long.
  • Free evening

Day 6 - Pharonic Village + Bazaar + Dinner Cruise on the Nile River

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Travel back in time at the Pharonic Village.
  • Shopping at the Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old Bazaar.
  • Lunch at a quality restaurant.
  • To end our final evening in Egypt, a dinner cruise on the Nile River and show off your new found skill in Belly Dancing.

Day 7 - Departure

  • Breakfast
  • Departure for all flights. Our Tour Egypt Club staff and driver will take you to the Cairo International airport to board your flight back home.

EXCLUDED:

  • Egypt Visa Entry fee of $25 per person
  • Tipping (see the Tipping Guide from http://www.touregyptclub.com/en/travel/Egypt-info-Tourist-sightseeing-holidays/egypt-travel-info)
  • Meals other than the ones included on the itinerary.
  • Beverage during the included lunch and dinner (example: tea, soda or juice).
  • International airfare
  • Optional Tours
  • Personal spending/shopping

INCLUDED:

  • Meet and greet by our Tour Egypt Club staff at the airport upon arrival.
  • Transportation to the Cairo International Airport on your day of departure.
  • English-speaking guide, Egyptologist for the museum tour, Driver and Tour Coordinator.
  • 24/7 ‘around the clock’ emergency contact and assistance during the trip.
  • Prepaid Egyptian SIM card (data plan) for your personal unlocked mobile device.
  • All attraction tickets and entrance fees as outlined on the itinerary.
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary.
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • Bottled water during your tours.

TRIP PRICING (Land Only Package) Per Person & HOW TO PAY:

Early Bird Package: April 16 – June 16, 2018 (save $200):
Double Occupancy $1,375 (Available until July 3rd)
Single Occupancy $1,795 (Available until July 3rd)

Twilight Package June 17 –July 27, 2018:

Double Occupancy $1,575 (Available until July 30th)
Single Occupancy $1,995 (Available until July 30th)

Trip Notes:

**For Air Travel, please let me know and we will check air fare ticketing for you as well.

***In the event that you must cancel your trip, JULY 27th is the last day to send us a written cancellation notice in order to receive a 75% refund of the cost of the land only package. Otherwise, after July 27th, there will be no refund for all cancellations.

**** We are more than happy to assist you with pairing you up with a travel buddy for the double occupancy package –just reach out to let us know.

 

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