Tour of Egypt

The step Pyramids

Nice family photo by the step pyramids

  The Trip is organized and led from Toronto(Or your local airport) all the way through different destinations in Egypt, by Amr Shagara of CAN World Travel, Native Egyptian, to make sure your trip is as comfortable and memorable as possible. Amr has been leading, with great success, tours to Egypt for the past 10 years. The feedback from these trips is very positive and the experience is of a lifetime. Join Amr in this coming tour of Egypt, there is no better way to experience Egypt, than going with a local Egyptian.

Trips are planned every month

To view Photos of each day, please click on the day to see the photos

Itinerary

 Trip Date is set to Mid November, Exact dates will be announced in the upcoming presentation.

Day 1/2 Toronto (or your local Airport)

  • Meet and assist at Pearson International Airport.
  • Arrive at Cairo International Airport.
  • Transfer in the evening to a 5 stars Hotel overlooking Nile or Pyramids view.
  • Check in and stay overnight in Cairo.

Day 3 (Cairo)

  • Have breakfast in the hotel.
    The great Pyramids of Giza

    Our group picture with the Pyramids Panorama

  • Visit Memphis, Sakkara, the Pyramids and the Sphinx.
  • Visit a carpet school and see how they hand-make carpets (and buy nice rugs if interested).
  • Quick Snack
  • Transfer to  dinner at a local restaurant .
  • Go back to the hotel later and stay overnight.

Day 4 (Cairo)

  • Have breakfast in the hotel.
  • Free morning to explore the city and do some shopping
  • Visit a bazaar and old Cairo surroundings.
  • Enjoy an evening sound-and-light show.
  • Have dinner at a nice local Egyptian restaurant.
  • Go back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Citadel, Cairo

The Citadel overlooking old Cairo

Day 5  (Cairo)   

  • Have breakfast in the hotel.
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum.
  • Visit the Saladin Citadel.
  • See the Sultan Hassan and Refaie mosques.
  • Have lunch at a local Resturant.
  • Go back to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 6 (Cairo – Aswan)    

  • Have breakfast in the hotel early morning.
  • Transfer early morning to Cairo airport for a flight to Aswan.
  • Arrive in Aswan.
  • Visit the high Dam and the unfinished Obelisk.
  • Embark on the Princess Sarah Nile cruise or equivalent (Aswan to Luxor, for 3 nights, 4 days 5 stars deluxe).
  • Take an afternoon felucca ride to the Botanical Gardens and get an outer view of the Agha Khan.
  • Have lunch and dinner on the cruise.
  • Trip to a Nubian Village to see real lifestyle.
Aswan Nile

The Nile river at Aswan, Magnificent when the water and the dessert contract

Day 7 (Aswan – Esna)

  • Enjoy all meals on board the Nile Cruise.
  • Sail early morning.
  • Visit Kom Ombo temple.
  • Visit Edfu temple.
  • Overnight in Esna.

Day 8 (Luxor)

  • Enjoy all meals on board the Nile Cruise.
  • Visit the Westbank (Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon).
  • Visit the east bank (Karnak and Luxor temples).
  • Overnight on board.
Karnak Temple, luxor

Karnak Temple, One of the biggest open museums in the world if not the busggest.

Day 9 (Luxor – Sharm El Sheikh)

  • Take out a boxed breakfast.
  • Disembark from the cruise.
  • Transfer to Luxor Airport for an early flight, and fly to Sharm El Sheikh.
  • Transfer from Sharm El Sheikh Airport to 5 stars resort
  • Check in and have free time for leisure and Sports.
  • Have dinner at the hotel.

Day 10  (Sharm El Sheikh)

Professional diving available

  • Have breakfast in the hotel.
  • Enjoy a free day at leisure.
  • Take a day trip on a private yacht for a snorkeling experience at Ras Mohammed or Tiran in the Red Sea.
  • Have dinner at the hotel.
  • Stay overnight.
Sharm Elsheikh , by the Red Sea

The Red Sea colors and fish, breathtaking. Must swim in the Red sea

Day 11  (Sharm El Sheikh)

  • Enjoy a free day of leisure and relaxing.
  • Take part in activities at the hotel or just relax and tan.
  • Have breakfast and dinner at the hotel.

Day 12 (Sharm El Sheikh – Alexandria)

  • Have breakfast in the hotel.
  • Check out and transfer to Sharm El Sheikh Airport for a flight to Alex.
  • Transfer to Alex, Helnann Palestine Hotel, 5 stars hotel, in the previous palace of king Farouk compound “Or Similar”
  • Check in Dinner
  • Stay overnight.
Alexandria City by the sea.

The Roman Theather Alexandria

Day 13 (Alexandria / Cairo)

  • Sightseeing of the lovely Alexandria starts. Alexandria, situated on the Mediterranean, was founded by Alexander the Great. Note the Roman influence during the reign of Queen Cleopatra. Visit the catacombs of Kom El-Shokafa, the Roman theatre.
  • Have lunch at a fish market restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Afternoon ride back to Cairo by bus or train
  • Have dinner at a local restaurant and prepare for the flight home.

Day 14 Cairo -Toronto

  • Transfer to Cairo airport and fly home with wonderful memories.

If you have some interest in the trip please send us an email at info@canworldtravel.com toJoin our obligation free presentation.

 

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At the Pyramids At the Karnak temple in Luxor ALexandria, EgyptNile Cruise Luxor, Egypt

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