Around Egypt

8 Days, 7 Nights

Around Egypt trip, Express 8-days/7nights trip: on board train trip takes you through Cairo, Aswan, Luxor. walk through Bazars and enjoy the Sleeper train. this tour included most attractive destinations in Egypt, and this trip is filled with joy and happiness. Join us and live the joy.

  • Duration: 8 Days, 7 nights
  • Start/Finish City: Cairo to Cairo
  • Tour Starting Point: Cairo, Cairo International Airport. (ME-WONDERS representative meets and greets you then pick you by private vehicle to your hotel)
  • Attraction Sites:  Cairo, Giza Pyramids, Aswan and Luxor
  • Package Price includes: Accommodation, Transportation, mentioned meals, entrance fees and licensed tour guide.
  • Group Size: Small group (Up to 12 People)
  • Service Level: Standard
  • Age Requirement10+ (All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult)

Meal Plan

 7 breakfasts and 3 dinners are included.

Is This Trip Right for You?

This active program covers a good amount of ground each day. Walk and capture the moment! In this trip, 3 to 4 hours per day as a walking period with an average physical rating expected to be experienced. Also, we might walk on some uneven surfaces, so a comfortable shoe is recommended. To avoid the rush hours, we sometimes start early in the morning. Traffic congestion and delays are common, particularly in downtown Cairo. This trip includes several different modes of transportation, Private vehicle, train, and Felucca trip.

Day 1: Arrival Day to Cairo

ME-WONDERS representative meets and helps you as soon as you arrive in Cairo. They will personally give assistance through the visa and passport control. Your ME-WONDERS representative ensures that you meet your private vehicle pickup to bring you to your hotel. That evening, your ME-WONDERS Tour Leader will meet you for a trip kick-off and introduction where they review the schedule and details.

We encourage all group members to meet before, however if the meeting is missed, your ME-WONDERS Tour Leader will be sure to leave you a note with the details.

 Overnight Location: Cairo
Overnight: Barceló Cairo (4* Hotel) or Similar
Optional: Welcome group dinner
TransportationAirport hotel pick up arranged

Day 2: Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx and Saqqara

We will explore the great Pyramid of Giza and discover the grandeur of ancient Egypt. There are panoramic views as we are passing through the dunes which will then lead us to the miraculous Sphinx. After, we will visit Saqqara, which has the oldest pyramid, and the first stone building to exist, which gives us the opportunity to look over the ancient tombs.  In the evening,  stop by a Carpet School, Stop by a Papyrus institute before we proceed to the train station to board our twin-berth cabin train to Aswan where you start a new experience.

Inclusive Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Private vehicle/Sleeper Train
Camel ride (15 USD per person.
Overnight Location: on Sleeper Train while heading Aswan
Overnight: Sleeper Train

Day 3: Good Morning Aswan!

Arrive to Aswan in the morning, we will start our day tour by visiting the High Dam and the Philae temple then we go directly to our hotel for check-in and relax, then we make a Felucca tour.

Inclusive Meals: Breakfast
Private vehicle
Nubian village including lunch/Dinner (30 USD per person).
Overnight Location: Aswan
Overnight: Tolip Hotel (4* Hotel) or similar

Day 4: Abu Simbel Temples

Adventure calls in Aswan city or doing the Optional Activity  to Abu Simbel visiting the temples of Ramses and Neferatari that were saved by the UNESCO during the era of construction the High Dam.

Inclusive Meals: Breakfast
Private vehicle
Abu Simbel temples (120 USD per person)
Overnight Location: Aswan
Overnight: Tolip Hotel or similar

Day 5: Luxor Temple

Let’s drive towards Luxor temples, glut of Ancient Egypt’s giant-sized temples and tombs lined with vibrant wall paintings, an open-air museum, while if there are only so many monuments you can cope with. The views of the surroundings are breathtaking.

Inclusive Meals: Breakfast
Private vehicle
Guided tour to Visit Karnak Temple (28USD Person)
Overnight Location: Luxor
Overnight: Ibrotel Luxor (4*) or similar

Day 6: Valley of Kings, Queen of Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon, Heading off to Cairo

Start your morning by exploring tombs in the Valley of Kings. Then to Queen Hatshepsut’s temple and the two gigantic statues, Colossi of Memnon. As soon as we are done, Fly back to Cairo.

Inclusive Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Private vehicle/Sleeper Train
Hot air balloon (115 USD per person)
Overnight Location: on Sleeper Train while heading Cairo
Overnight:Barceló Cairo Hotel (4* Hotel) or Similar

Day 7: Egyptian Museum, Hanging Church and Bazaars

Visit the Egyptian Museum, one of the most famous filled with treasures and artifacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun. The ancient mummies tell a story, and this is a once in a lifetime place to hear more about Egypt and its history. We will then site see to the hanging church and enjoy the bazaars where there are local goods and souvenirs.

Inclusive Meals: Breakfast
Private vehicle
Overnight Location: Cairo
Overnight: Barceló Cairo Hotel (4* Hotel) or Similar

Day 8: Departure Day

Check out from hotel before 12 pm. Say Good bye to Egypt! Take all the memories with you.

Inclusive Meals: Breakfast

What's Included

Pick up- from Cairo International Airport
Mentioned meal plan
Accommodation in double bedroom (twin-shared or king sized bed).
Transportation as per itinerary.
Licensed and English-speaking ME-WONDERS Tour Leader
Entrance fees to all mentioned Sites.
Flight from Luxor to Cairo

What's Excluded

Optional Activities
Drop off to Cairo International Airport.
Tips to service providers (drivers, and guides or hotel staff).
Travel insurance.
Egypt Visa fees – 25 USD per person - (please be up-to-date with visa requirements).
Extra Meals not mentioned in the meal plan.
Any fees not mentioned in the including list.
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Travel to Egypt during COVID – 19

Your safety is our top priority. Not only do we take extra measures before to ensure the safety of our tour group and staff, but we also continuously keep precautions on our priority list by recommending physical distance, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated and sanitized, avoiding crowds and close contact, and washing hands regularly. Checking local advice often before traveling to Egypt is highly recommended.


Most nationalities can obtain visas to Egypt upon arrival. You are responsible for arranging your visa. Please, stay up to date regarding new regulations that may be applied before you travel.

Visa fee is 25 USD or the equivalent to your currency. You will have the option to pay for the visa with US Dollars (USD), the British Pound (GBP) or in Euro’s (EUR).  Please note that Egyptian pounds and credit cards are not accepted as payment methods when obtaining your Egyptian entry visa.


ME- WONDERS offers tour packages worldwide and welcomes travelers from any country and place. Roundtrip airfare is not included, and we recommend booking your flights when your tour is booked and confirmed.

Within the tour, some flights are included such as:

  • Egypt & Jordan Combo Trip
    • Domestic flight from Luxor to Cairo
    • International flight from Cairo to Amman
  • Around Egypt Plus
    • Domestic flight from Luxor to Cairo
  • Egypt Comfort Tour
    • Domestic flight from Cairo to Aswan
    • Domestic flight from Hurghada to Cairo

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory on all our trips for all travelers from other countries. We require that at minimum to be covered for medical expenses including emergency repatriation and Covid-19 treatments. We strongly recommend all travelers to have a policy that also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage or personal effects in international trips.

Pick up/drop off   from/to Cairo International Airport

Pick up: When you arrive at Cairo International Airport, our helpful ME-WONDERS representative meets you and helps you with your visa and passport control. A private vehicle to your hotel will be arranged, it takes between 45 minutes to 1.5 hours depending on traffic conditions. Your ME-WONDERS representative will take you to the place where your vehicle is.

Drop off: ME-WONDERS offers a transfer to the airport, if chosen (Drop off) while booking in advance. It will be arranged based on request. Your ME-WONDERS Tour Leader will arrange this for you and provide you further details.

Starting point; Egypt

Starting point for all Egyptian tours is Cairo International Airport. Your ME-WONDERS representative will meet you after you depart your gate, welcome you to Egypt and help assist you throughout the airport for the visa and passport control areas.


Our prices are based on double bedrooms (twin-shared or king sized bed). which means that if you book as a solo traveler, ME-WONDERS will arrange for you to share with a person of the same gender. For couples, we ensure the accommodation is together. If you have any requests, please specify at the time of booking.

ME-WONDERS committed to the described accommodations hotel names, unless hotels are not possible to occupy, hotels can be changed, in all cases hotels stay at the same quality level or upgraded.

Accommodations of the Egypt Tours depends on your selection. Please see below for the different options based on the different Egypt Tours we have.

 Around Egypt & Around Egypt Plus

  • Cairo– Barceló Cairo Hotel (4* Hotel) or similar
  • On the way to Aswan– Sleeper train
  • Aswan– Tolip Hotel (4* Hotel) or similar
  • Luxor- Ibrotel Hotel (4* Hotel) or similar

Egypt Comfort Tour *The Luxury Experience

  • Cairo:  Movenpick Media city Hotel (5* Hotel) or similar.
  • Aswan: Movenpick Hotel (5* Hotel) or similar
  • Aswan/Luxor: Cruise ship
  • Harghada: Tropitel Sahl Hasheesh Hotel (5* Hotel) or similar.
  • Alexandria:  Hilton Cornish Alexandria Hotel (5* Hotel) or similar.

Early Arrivals: if you arrived before your trip starts, ME-WONDERS have the options to assure you have a room as soon as you arrive, you can reserve (Extra Pre-nights) in advance.

Late Departure: if you want to stay after you trip ends, ME-WONDERS have the options for you to extends your accommodation in the same hotel, you can reserve (Extra Post-nights) in advance.

My Private Room

We offer an option for Single Travelers, if you book “My Private Room” during booking.  You will have your own single room for Hotel nights and Cruise nights.

Note: ME-WONDERS cannot guarantee single cabinet in Sleeper train nor in Felucca.

Check-in / Check-out time

Hotel check-in time is usually at 2:00 pm and check-out time is before 12.00 pm. If you arrive early on the day or leave in the evening, hotels may be able to accommodate your luggage while you have other plans. More information will be provided by the front desk of the hotel.

Meal Plans

Vegetarian meals can be provided on our tours. We have often meals options that suit both vegetarians and non-vegetarians, based on the traveler’s preference. Once we have been informed about their meal preference, we make sure to arrange that with good-quality and tasty food.

Optional Activities

Optional activities are not included in the prices. We encourage our customers to participate in the optional activities. Your ME-WONDERS Tour Leader will share activity details with you throughout the trip.

Meet and Greet 

At the start of each tour, we want our group to feel comfortable about the plans and details of the trip. Your ME-WONDERS Tour Leader will do a welcome and introduction meeting at 6:00pm where he/she goes over details, schedule, and answers questions. If you are unable to make it, there will be an information page provided later that evening.

Tour Leader

Each tour has a ME-WONDERS Tour Leader. Their goal is to ensure you have a remarkable trip with lifetime memories. Your Tour Leader will show you round attractions such as historic monuments, cultural centers and beauty spots, and provide you with background information to help make the most of your visit.


We offer a variety of different transportation options based on your tour selection. Our bus, sleeper train, felucca, and cruise ship are all private with air condition. Our flights are public and domestically booked.


There will be Wi-Fi services at all hotels.

Emergency Contact

Since each group will have a ME-WONDERS Tour Leader, we suggest exchanging contact information at the welcome meeting on the first day of arrival.

While on the Tour, we know with different time zones and activities there may be a need for assistance outside of our working hours. If you need to contact our office, please leave a detailed message, and your contact information.

You can also contact us locally through your ME-WONDERS Representative (Cairo, Egypt):  email:


Egyptian Pound (EGP).

Money Exchange

There are many offices everywhere in Egypt. ATMs are available within main cities in Egypt. MasterCard and Visa are generally accepted. We recommend contacting your bank before you travel.


Egypt has a semi-desert characterized by hot dry summers, moderate winters and very little rainfall climate.

  1. Summer: 80°F-130°F, c (26°-54°)
  2. Autumn: 70°F-90°F, c (21°-32°)
  3. Winter: 60°F-85°F, c (15°-29°)
  4. Spring: 70°F-90°F, c (21°-32°)


Our native language in Egypt is Modern Standard Arabic. English is widely spoken throughout the country.

Departure Tax

Departure tax is usually included in your air tickets. If you depart from Egypt via Nuweibea’ Port, there is a departure tax of approximately Nine (9) USD.

Attire in Egypt

Egypt’s socially acceptable attire is conservative. You will find that shoulders are covered, and clothing is to the knees. It is not required outside of mosques and important religious sites.


We recommend that you review the guidance that your government provides for the latest information regarding your trip and the suggestions that they provide on how to best be prepared and travel with caution.


Please note that the voltage used in Egypt is 220 volts.

An important Rule

By travelling with us, you agree to adhere to not have or consume illegal drugs. You must comply with the laws, customs, foreign exchange, and drug regulations of all countries you visit. You must agree to travel in accordance with responsible travel guidelines. Illegal drugs is a risk to the whole group and we will take immediate actions to protect the group.


We have created a ME-WONDERS pool of tips so that your Tour Leader can take care of this for the group rather than individually. This saves time, room for discrepancies and covers all service assistance. We kindly ask of {$ 6 USD per person / day} which covers all tips for the service providers we encounter throughout. This is collected on the first day of arrival during the introduction and welcome meeting. This does not include the gratuity for your ME-WONDERS Tour Leader. Our suggested amount {$ 6 USD per person / day} and based on the discretion of the customer.

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