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Dreams of Egypt

  • Duration
    13 days
  • Tour Type
    Group Tour
  • Tour Style
    Classic
  • Price From
    $9,730pp

Host to two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Egypt is a country steeped in history and legend, all waiting to be explored. This tour offers famous monuments and temples, a cruise along the world's longest river and many bazaars to perfect your bargaining skills.

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 10 , Lunches: 11 , Dinners: 10
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    10 nights in 3+ star accommodation
  • Hassle Free Visa
    Exclusive to Wendy Wu Tours
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 18
  • Physical Rating 1Learn More
    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Highlights

Our Dreams of Egypt tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Authentic Experiences

Our Dreams of Egypt Tour has been thoughtfully designed and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Tour Itinerary

  • Days 1-2
    Fly To Cairo
    DAYS 1-2 : Fly To Cairo

    Fly overnight to Cairo. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 3
    Pyramids of Giza
    DAY 3: Pyramids of Giza

    Spend today exploring the Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx, followed by the Egyptian Museum, filled to its brim with an extensive collection of statues, mummies and treasures. Improve your bargaining skills this afternoon when you stroll through the Khan El Khalil Bazaar, where you will find local souvenirs and food stalls.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4
    Cairo Tower
    DAY 4: Cairo Tower

    View the world's largest collection of Egyptian Christian artefacts, old churches and the ancient burial ground of Sakkara. This evening's dinner is at the famous Cairo Tower where you'll taste local dishes while the restaurant rotates giving you spectacular views of Cairo at night.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5
    Explore Alexandria
    DAY 5: Explore Alexandria

    Begin today travelling north to Alexandria where you will explore the city. Visit the Roman Amphitheatre, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, which are sure to be a highlight, and view the defensive fortress of Qaitbay Citadel on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6
    El Alamein
    DAY 6: El Alamein

    This morning, visit El Almein, site of two key battles in World War II. visit the military museum and war cemeteries before travelling south back to Cairo. Stop en route to visit the historic Monaster of St Macarius, continuously inhabited by Coptic Orthodox monks since the 4th century AD. Tonight, stay in a hotel close to Cairo Airport

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7
    Cruise The Nile River
    DAY 7: Cruise The Nile River

    Take a short one-hour flight from Cairo to Luxor, where you will transfer to the port to and board your Nile cruise ship for a four night cruise. Refresh yourself before this afternoon's visits to Luxor's East Bank. Begin at the Temple Complex of Karnak, famed for the majestic Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic stone columns, along with the Avenue of the Sphinxes and the Sacred Lake.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8
    Explore West Bank
    DAY 8: Explore West Bank

    There's no better start to the day than exploring Luxor's West Bank, one of the most stunning landscapes in Egypt. Today you get to see the Colossi of Memnon statues, the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari, and the famous Valley of Kings, home to the tombs of ancient Egyptian rulers. Relax as you set sail to the farming town of Esna.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9
    Visit Kom Ombo
    DAY 9: Visit Kom Ombo

    This morning, continue sailing south of Esna to the city of Edfu where you'll visit the ancient Temple of Edfu. Then sail to the agricultural town of Kom Ombo and explore the popular Temple of Kom Ombo, famous for its unique twin temples, before sailing a further 40 kilometres to Aswan where you will dock for the next two nights.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10
    Discover Aswan
    DAY 10: Discover Aswan

    A tour of Aswan town starts the day off. You will be visiting the man-made 3,600-metre High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the majestic Temple of Philae. A relaxing, traditional felucca ride around the area with views of Elephantine Island, Kitchener's Island, and the botanical gardens, end this busy day.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11
    Abu Simbel
    DAY 11: Abu Simbel

    Disembark the ship and journey southwest to the iconic twin temples of Abu Simbel, at Egypt's furthest edge. This dramatic temple complex, perhaps the greatest in Egypt, is dedicated to Ramesses II, often considered the greatest pharoah of the New Kingdom. Admire it's many halls and imposing statues before returning to Aswan for your flight back to Cairo.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Days 12-13
    Fly Cairo To New Zealand
    DAYS 12-13: Fly Cairo To New Zealand

    Fly to New Zealand, arriving home the following day.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
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Places Visited: Cairo (3N + 1N) - Alexandria (1N) - Luxor - Nile Cruise (4N) - Aswan

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Tour Dates & Prices

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Take a peak into fascinating Egypt Egypt is a destination full of adventure. From the desert plains and ancient temples which conjure images of Indiana Jones searching for long-lost treasures, to the balmy haze and non-stop bustle of Cairo, this diverse country offers a travel experience unlike anywhere else in the world. Those with a […] More
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