Planning your trip

So what would you like to do whilst in Egypt?

There are so many ways to experience the wonders of my Country here in Egypt. You might not be able to see and do everything in one vacation, but we can customise your holiday so that you make the most of your time when you’re here. The choice is yours, but you may need a helping hand to guide you through the possibilites.

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Tempted by these amazing views of Cairo? Then let’s take a look at some of my suggested itineraries and tours below. Hopefully these will inspire you to plan your Egypt experience.

Tour One – ‘Classical Egypt’

Images of Cairo and the surrounding areaCairo / Aswan / Luxor / Cairo
8 Days / 7 Nights
This tour takes you on a classical journey through Egypt. Starting in Cairo with the Pyramids at Giza and Saqqara; then onto Aswan to join our Nile cruise to Luxor. You will encounter the ancient Temples of Karnak, Luxor, Edfu and Kom Ombo. We also visit the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut and then return back to Cairo to explore the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, Old Cairo and The Citadel.

Download the full tour itinerary as an Adobe PDF document (146Kb) below:
Egypt Private Tours – Classical Egypt Tour Itinerary

Tour Two – ‘Egypt Mania’

Views of Egypt in the Egypt Mania TourCairo / Aswan / Luxor / Sharm el-Sheikh / St Catherine / Alexandria
14 Days / 13 Nights
This tour is truly for the Egypt enthusiast. Starting in Cairo, we follow the same itinerary as ‘Classical Egypt’. However, from Luxor you continue on to Sharm el-Sheikh. Here you will have free time for scuba-diving, or simply relaxing in the Red Sea resort. Sightseeing is at St Catherines’ Monastery and Mount Sinai. We then finish our tour with a trip to the old capital of Egypt – Alexandria. We visit the Library, Roman Ampitheatre and the famous Catacombs.

Download the full tour itinerary as an Adobe PDF document (201Kb) below:
Egypt Private Tours – Egypt Mania Itinerary

Tour Three – ‘Christianity in Egypt’

Photographs of Coptic Egypt
Cairo / Alexandria / Suez / St Catherine

8 Days / 7 Nights
The ‘Christianity in Egypt’ tour is designed for those who are curious to find past in the present and to better understand how the old Egyptian ways coexist hand-in-hand alongside modern Islamic Egyptian traditions. We visit the first two monasteries in the world – Saint Paul and Saint Anthony; as well as Mount Sinai and the famous St Catherines’ Monastery.

Download the full tour itinerary as an Adobe PDF document (386Kb) below:
Egypt Private Tours – Christianity in Egypt Itinerary

Tour Four – ‘Desert Safari Adventure’

Photographs of the Western and Sinai Deserts of Egypt

Cairo / Bahariyya Oasis / White Desert / Black Desert / Valley of the Whales / Wadi Rayyan-Fayyoum
4 days / 3 nights
Desert safari adventures can be experienced in two areas of Egypt: ‘The Western Desert’ taking in oases, as well as temples and tombs from the later Pharaonic dynasties; and the ‘Sinai Desert’, experiencing the amazing and colourful mountains of the area and the Bedouin way of life. Your safari would be tailor-made just for you, but this suggested itinerary – taking in the Bahariyya Oasis, The White and Black Deserts, as well as the UNESCO Valley of the Whales, gives you an idea of the adventures that await you.

Download the full tour itinerary as an Adobe PDF document (391Kb) below:
Egypt Private Tours – Western Desert Safari Itinerary

Tour Five – ‘Red Sea Diving Adventure’

Photographs of HurghadaHurghada
5 days / 4 nights
You can combine your sightseeing tours with a Red Sea diving adventure in any of the following resorts; Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh, Dahab, Taba or Marsa Alam. We can arrange as part of your tailor-made tour an excursion for two or more days of scuba-diving. As a qualified instructor, I can take you on an adventure to Hurghada as this itinerary suggests.

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Egypt Private Tours – Red Sea Diving Itinerary

Tour Six – ‘Eco-lodge and Nature Adventure’

Photographs of Wadi el-Gemal National Park
Marsa Alam / Wadi el-Gemal
3 days / 2 nights
There are now many ways to experience eco and environmentally friendly holidays in Egypt. Areas where you can engage with wildlife, experience desert retreats and enjoy the sanctuary of nature and lush green oases. So why not think about an additional excursion if you go diving in the Red Sea resort of Marsa Alam. You can stay for three days or more at the nearby National Park at Wadi el-Gemal and stay in the eco-lodge there. Take a look at this suggested itinerary to see what adventures await you.

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Egypt Private Tours – Eco-lodge Wadi el-Gemal Itinerary

Tour Seven – ‘Bird watching in Aswan’

Photographs of Egyptian birds

3 hours
For bird watching enthusiasts Egypt is an ideal destination for experiencing some of the worlds rarest and most exquisite birds. Herons, Glossy Ibis, Pied Kingfishers,Purple Gallinules, Swallows, Kestrels, Cormorants, Hoopoes, Little Egrets – the listis endless.Whilst it is possible to experience bird watching all over Egypt – in places such asthe Fayoum, Wadi Natrum, Gebel Elba and Suez, the following itinerary takes in anoptional bird watching excursion whilst you are in Aswan.

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Egypt Private Tours – Bird Watching in Aswan Trip Itinerary

Prices for the above tours will be provided on request. Please note that prices will vary depending on the season, number of people and current costs of internal flights.

If you would prefer to hire me on a daily basis as your exclusive Egyptologist and guide, then my daily rates will vary depending on the nature of the tour.

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Escorted student educational tours and trips

I am also experienced in leading educational tour groups for English speaking students from universities and colleges studying Ancient History, Egyptology and Archaeology. Having led both small and large groups I am able to offer my services as a local guide to aid teaching staff while in Egypt. Please get in contact if you are part of a university planning a field / study trip and will need assistance while you’re here in Egypt.

Let’s start planning your Egypt trip

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