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10 Days

Egypt Explorer - Felucca cruise & Red Sea

【10 Days】Egypt Explorer - Felucca cruise & Red Sea

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Kenya – Cairo

Nile Valley

Cairo – Kenya

+5 Destinations

Highlights

  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza and see the mythical Sphinx
  • Enjoy the scenery as you sail along the Nile on felucca
  • Explore the stunning Aswan and the West Bank of Luxor
  • Go sightseeing in Cairo and experience the open market

Prices

Single Room

$1,450
Ksh 147,900

Double Room PP

$1,275
Ksh 130,000

All Rates Are Per Person
For Children Rates Please Contact Us

Age Range 

1 to 99 Years

Travel Style

Private Vehicle

For Information On Travelling With Children Please Contact Us

Start and end in Cairo! With the in-depth cultural tour Egypt Explorer – Felucca cruise & Red Sea, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 5 other destinations in Egypt. Egypt Explorer – Felucca cruise & Red Sea is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

Itinerary

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Introduction

Discover this ancient civilization steeped in the history of the grand temples of the Gods and their tales of the past. This journey through Egypt packs in awe-inspiring culture and adventure in ten energetic days.

But still manage to relax, at the Red Sea. Dive deep into the clear, warm waters.

Day 1: Kenya to Cairo, Egypt

Arrive at Cairo airport where you will be met by our representative who will assist you through the formalities. Transfer to your hotel to meet your guide for a briefing explaining the tour itinerary. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.

Day 2: Cairo – Giza Pyramids – Aswan 

After breakfast we start the tour by visiting the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at the Giza Plateau, before heading to Sakkara to visit the Step Pyramid – the first completed pyramid in Egypt – as well as ancient Pharonic tombs. Overnight on A/C bus to Aswan. Breakfast included. *Optional extra: upgrade to flight from Cairo to Aswan   

Day 3: Aswan

  Arrive in Aswan. You will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. We begin the day with a tour of the romantic Philae Temple – perched atop a picturesque island, its beautiful location is reached by small motor boat, making a truly magnificent approach to the site. Overnight stay at your hotel in Aswan.

Day 4: Felucca Cruise

  After breakfast, step aboard your Nile Felucca. Watch the world go by as you sail down the Nile observing rural life on the shores and taking in the changing landscape of the mighty river. Overnight on the Felucca. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. *Optional extra: Visit Abu Simbel – the stupendous Sun Temple of Ramses the Great, located at the southernmost tip of ancient Egypt’s borders.    

Day 5: Kom Ombo, Luxor

After breakfast we travel on an A/C bus to the city of Luxor, often described as the world’s greatest open-air museum and home to some of the grandest monuments that have survived from ancient Thebes. On the way we visit the temple of Kom Ombo – its perfectly symmetrical twin entrances overlook the spectacular riverside; In the afternoon we tour of the East Bank of the Nile. Here you will experience the immense Karnak Temple, considered by some as Egypt’s most important Pharonic site – the country’s powerhouse of ancient times; as well as the magnificent Luxor Temple where visitors are greeted by the impressive Avenue of Sphinxes. Overnight stay at your hotel in Luxor. Breakfast included.  

Day 6: Luxor to Hurghada, Red Sea

After breakfast we explore the West Bank of Luxor, starting the tour with the world famous Valley of the Kings, the richest archaeological site on earth. Then on to the breathtaking Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahri), built for the only woman to reign over Egypt as pharaoh. Finally we visit the great Colossi of Memnon – the last remains of Amenophis III’s temple. We then take the A/C bus to Hurghada, Red Sea. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada. Breakfast and dinner included.    

Day 7: Hurghada, Red Sea

  This is a free day to be spent at your leisure. With snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink available you will find much to do; or simply relax and enjoy the sun. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included    

Day 8: Hurghada, Red Sea

  This is another free day to be spent at your leisure. With snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink available you will find much to do; or simply relax and enjoy the sun. Overnight on A/C bus to Cairo. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 
Day 9: Back to Cairo
  Arrive in Cairo where you will be transferred to your hotel. Today we tour the City of Cairo, beginning with the Egyptian Museum where you may view the treasures of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. From there we head to the Coptic area of old Cairo to visit the hanging church, so named as it is suspended above two Roman gate towers. Then on to the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, also known as the Alabaster Mosque, which sits majestically on the summit of the Citadel of Saladin. Afterwards we make our way to the old Cairo Bazaar, Khan El Khalili, with its maze of intriguing alleyways that are home to numerous souvenir stalls and coffee shops. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo. Breakfast included.

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Day 10: Final Departure
 
After breakfast, transfer to the airport. Take the memories of your adventures with you on your flight home.
Breakfast included
 
Arrive In Kenya

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Whats Included

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Return Flights 

  • 2 Nights at a 4* star hotel in Cairo
  • 1 Night at a 4* hotel in Aswan
  • 1 Night on a traditional felucca sailing boat
  • 1 Night at a 3* star hotel in Luxor
  • 2 Nights at a 4* hotel in Hurghada
  • Two way overnight travel in an A/C bus: Cairo – Aswan; Hurghada – Cairo
  • Qualified English speaking Egyptologist
  • Guided tours of the Pyramids and Cairo city
  • Guided tours of Aswan; Valley of the Kings; Kom Ombo and Luxor Temples

Meals

Rated Good by past passengers
 
 
 
  • 8 Breakfasts
  • 3 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners

This tour offers Vegetarian, Vegan and Halal food options on request. Simply let our Customer Support team know the food option that you prefer.

Not Included

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  • Insurance
  • Travel insurance

 Letter for obtaining a VISA can be issued upon request for customers who have booked our  Tours. 

A letter from Journey Genius will only act as a supporting document, however, the letter does not guarantee a VISA. 

 The issuance of VISA is at the discretion of the embassy/consulate. Journey Genius cannot be held responsible for VISA rejections.

  • Entrance fees to sites visited (allow approx. US$80)
  • Tipping kitty (allow US$30)
  • Tour guide tips
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)

 Sound and Light show at the Giza Pyramids area

ALF LILA W LILA

Safari

‪Tiran Islands

Royal Sea coupe

Dolphin show

Hurghada city

Alexandria Tour

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,548 km

  • Cairo (Egypt)
  • 4 km
  • Giza (Egypt)
  • 681 km
  • Aswan (Egypt)
  • Kom Ombo (Egypt)
  • 181 km
  • Hurghada (Egypt)
  • 382 km
  • Cairo (Egypt)

About The Countries

Useful Things To Know Before You Go

Currencies

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Pound

Egypt

Plugs And Adapters

Egypt

Egypt Visa

We can process your Egypt visa application for you or you can do it yourself directly. If you choose for us to process your visa we charge a fee. For either option the application and requirements are the same please see below:

Egypt Visa Requirements

Visa requirements for Kenyans visiting Egypt

1. A valid original passport with a validity of at least 6 months with 2 blank visa pages 
2. A completed visa application form with signature 
3. One recent passport size colour photo 
4. A detailed flight itinerary showing applicant’s full name (We will provide this after you have booked our Egypt Tour)
5. Have proof of accommodation (We will provide this after you have booked our Egypt Tour)

Visa Application Form

Please note when completing the visa application form, an incomplete or incorrect completion of the visa application form can cause delays, in certain cases you may be required to complete a new visa application form.

Passport

Please ensure your original passport has a validity of at least 6 months with a minimum of 2 blank visa pages. This will avoid any complications at the airport check-in, customs and immigration checkpoints.

Photo

You need to provide a recent passport size colour photo taken within the last 6 months. The photo size must be 35mm(Width) x 45mm(Height)

Flight Itinerary

You are required to provide a copy of your flight itinerary showing your full name, with details of your entry and exit dates.

Visa Validity and Duration

Egypt visas are valid for 6 months from date of issue and you are allowed a maximum stay of up to 1 month stay from date of arrival into Egypt.

When to Apply

It is recommended to apply for your Egypt visa within 1 month before your date of arrival into Egypt.

How and where to Apply

The Egypt travel visa may be acquired by visiting the Egyptian Embassy: Othaya Road Off Gitanga Road, Kileleshwa, Lr.3734/358. P.O.Box 3028500100GPO Nairobi, Kenya

You may also send an inquiry to eg.emb_nairobi@mfa.gov.eg or  eg.emb.nairobi@gmail.com.

E-Visa

Below is a list of the countries eligible for the Egyptian e-Visa:

For Electronic Visa, Kindly Click here
  • The Egypt e-Visa is not required for visitors from the US, the EU or the UK who are traveling to (and remaining in) Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba, and Taba. As long as their trip is under 15 days they can travel visa-free.

How much does a visa cost?

When you apply for a visa  you must pay a fee. The application fee are as follows:

  • Egypt Visa adult or child. Ksh 3,200

If you apply for the visa yourself directly the application fees above will be the only cost.

If you would like us to process your Egypt  visa we charge Ksh 5,000 (Excluding application fee)

How long does it take?

In most cases, you will be informed within 15 calendar days whether your application has been successful. Sometimes it can take up to 30 days if more time is needed, and up to 60 days in exceptional cases, for example if extra documents are required.

Cancellations Due To Visa Rejections

For customers who have availed the VISA letter from Journey Genius and wish to cancel the tour due to VISA rejection:

  * 45 Days (or) more – 16 Days prior to tour departure date — The tour cost will be refunded post deducting service fee of USD 70. Subject to if Airline tickets have been booked then the cost of the airline tickets will be non refundable

  * 15 – 07 Days (or) lesser prior to tour departure date — The entire tour cost will be forfeited & no-refund will be available

*Letter of VISA rejection issued by the embassy/consulate along with Journey Genius Cancellation Request Form form has to be emailed to info@journeygeniustravel.com  no later than 16 days prior to the tour departure date. Without which the cancellation request will not be processed.  

*Cancellation request will not be accepted if tour departure date is less than 16 days.

Cancellations For Personal Reasons After Receiving Visa Supporting Documents

For customers who have availed the VISA letter from Journey and wish to cancel the tour due to personal reasons post VISA being granted:

  * 45 Days (or) more – 16 Days prior to tour departure date — 75 % of tour cost paid will be refunded. If airline tickets have been booked then the cost of the airline tickets will not be refunded.

  * 08-15 Days prior to tour departure date — 50% of tour cost paid will be refunded. If airline tickets have been booked then the cost of the airline tickets will not be refunded

  * 07 Days (or) lesser prior to our departure date — The entire tour cost will be forfeited & no-refund will be available

*Copy of VISA issued by the embassy/consulate along with “Journey Genius Cancellation Request Form” form has to be emailed to info@journeygeniustravel.com. Without which the cancellation request will not be processed.  

*Cancellation request will not be excepted if tour departure date is less than 08 days.

Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy

1. Cancel or change an order

The following terms apply to the refund policy when canceling or changing an order

1) Reducing the number of travelers

2) Canceling the entire order

3) Change to a different tour

* Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date.

* Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.

4) Rescheduling tour departure date

* This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 07 days or lesser.

* Subject to availability of seats

* Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges. 

* If any airline tickets have been booked the cost of the airline ticket will be non refundable over and above cancellation charges. 

Cancellation Made Within

Refund Policy

31 Days (or) more prior to tour departure date

90% of tour cost paid will be refunded

15-30 Days prior to tour departure date

75% of tour cost paid will be refunded

08-14 Days prior to tour departure date

50% of tour cost paid will be refunded

07 Days (or) lesser prior to tour departure date

The entire tour cost will be forfeited & No-Refund

2. Modify an order

Charges to modify an order apply for the following:

1) For requests to add more number of travelers

* Subject to availability of seats.

2) For requests to change to a different tour

* Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date.

* Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

3) For requests to reschedule tour departure date

* This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 07 days or lesser.

* Subject to availability of seats.

* Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

* Subject to airline modification fees if accepted by airline.

4) For requests to change name of passengers. Only Possible if Airline tickets have not been booked. Subject to individual airline policy and the airlines fees for change of name.

Modification Notice Period

Service Charge

Requests made from the date of booking until 07 day prior to the tour departure date

US $ 70 will be charged for each order

Requests made 07 days (or) lesser from the date of tour departure

No requests will be accepted & No Refund

3. Notes

1) We recommend all our passengers to avail “Travel Insurance” to protect themselves against personal / natural / man made exigencies of all kind (including medical & family emergencies, accidents, flight delays, traffic delays, theft or personal- acts of terrorism, natural calamities etc.) that may affect you from participating in our tours (OR) arise while on tour.

2) Journey Genius will take no responsibility for matters as stated above under personnel / natural / man made exigencies.

3) No part / full refund / compensation will be offered to passengers who miss taking our tours (OR) for any un-utilized services, as per the date / time scheduled on the E-Voucher because all services are reconfirmed and prepaid for Charges as mentioned in our “Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy” would be applicable.

4) All cancellation & tour modification requests should be emailed to info@journeygeniustravel.com.

5) We will not accept any cancellation / modification requests made through local tour provider / tour guide (OR) verbal requests made over the phone to our customer support staff / by voice mail

6) Cancellation request emails will not be accepted unless they have a complete, signed and attached “Journey Genius Cancellation Request Form“.

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