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THE EGYPT EXPERIENCE

March 14-21, 2020

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • Non-stop Flight from New York (Optional)

  • 4 Star Hotel Accommodations

  • Roundtrip Airport to Hotel Transporation

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Welcome Dinner

  • Private, English Speaking Tour Guide

  • Transportation to all activities

  • Activities and Excursions

  • Farewell Luxury Nile Cruise Dinner

  • Bucket List Box (a vacay swag bag in a box delivered to your home 1 month before departure)

  • Customer Service & Travel Guides

  • Options to choose how you want to experience Egypt

AIRFARE

We are ONLY offering an economy flight option from New York City, NY. This is a non-stop flight from JFK airport to Cairo International Airport. Here is the flight information:

 

Airline: EgyptAir

Departing Flight | March 14, 2020

6:30PM New York City, NY (JFK) --> 11:00AM Cairo, Egypt (Arrive on March 15th)

 

Returning Flight | March 21, 2020

9:30AM Cairo, Egypt --> 3:15PM New York City, NY (JFK)

 

If you do not live in/near NYC and want to add this flight to your package, it will be your responsibility to book your flight to New York City, NY. 

 

ITINERARY

DAY 1 | LEAVE NEW YORK CITY

You will arrive at JFK airport at 3PM and we will check in together, go through customs, and find our gate. We will board together and make our way to Cairo!

DAY 2 | ARRIVE IN CAIRO

We will land in Cairo at 11AM. Our tour guide will meet us at the exit gate and escort us to our hotel. Once you check-in, you can unwind and take it all in. In the evening, we will have a welcome dinner to celebrate and get to know one another. 

Meal included: Dinner

DAY 3 | THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA 

After a hearty breakfast, we experience the Spinx and Pyramids of Giza, visit the Egyptian Museum that houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts featuring the famous Tut collection, and go shopping at the Kan Khalili Bazaar.

Meal included: Breakfast

DAY 4&5 | CHOOSE YOUR EXPERIENCE

You can choose how you want to experience Cairo. No matter if you want to learn about the history of Egypt's dynasties, go sandboarding in the desert, or do your own thing; we have a package that is perfect for you. You can choose between: 

 

1) DYOT (Do Your Own Thing)

2) Experience Cairo

3) Overnight Desert Safari

 

Details about each package is below

Meal included: Breakfast

DAY 6 | FREE DAY

We all need to have a day of leisure every now and then. On this day, you can lay at the poolside, explore the city on your own, or whatever makes you happy. 

 

Meal included: Breakfast

DAY 7 | NILE RIVER CRUISE

During the day you are free to do as you please, so if that's doing some last minute shopping or visiting parts of the city for an epic photo that's totally fine. But in the evening we are ending our trip with dinner party Nile cruise. We will share our memories over the last few days and celebrate!

 

Meal included: Breakfast and Dinner

DAY 8 | ARRIVE IN NEW YORK CITY

Such a bittersweet day. After an epic night on the Nile, we will be heading back to New York. Our tour guide will escort us to the airport. We came on this trip as strangers from all walks of life and we leave great friends and travel buddies.

Meal included: Breakfast 

HOTEL: RAMSES HILTON

Overlooking the Nile River, this 4.5-star hotel is in the heart of Cairo and has a reputation for impeccable service and modern amenities. PLUS this hotel has a pool overlooks the Nile, multiple restaurants, a casino an more!  

 

ROOM TYPE: DELUXE NILE VIEW WITH BALCONY

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds

HOTEL: BYOUM LAKESIDE HOTEL

Byoum Lakeside Hotel is a 4-star hotel located on the shores of Lake Quran in the city of Fayoum, the oldest city in Egypt. PLUS this hotel has a large outdoor swimming pool with a children’s pool, indoor and outdoor dining, two bars. This hotel is only available for those who are booking the overnight desert safari.

 

ROOM TYPE: DELUXE ROOMS WITH BALCONY

Occupancy limits: 2 adults

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds

CHOOSE YOUR EXPERIENCE

OPTION 1: DYOT (DO YOUR OWN THING)

 

This package is perfect for people who want to explore Egypt on their own and make their own travel plan like visiting neighboring cities like Aswan or Alexandria because you'll have 2 free days.

 

 

 

OPTION 2: EXPERIENCE CAIRO

This package is perfect if you want to learn about the history of Egypt by exploring Cairo's iconic neighborhoods, monuments, churches, and mosques. 

 

DAY 4: COPTIC CAIRO

After breakfast, you will take a full day walking tour of Coptic Cairo and visit some of the most iconic churches from the Hanging Church of Babalyon to the Cave Church of the Zabbaleen. Then you will stop for lunch at a local restaurant and return to your hotel.

Meal included: Breakfast & Lunch

 

DAY 5: ISLAMIC CAIRO

After breakfast, you will explore Old Cairo and visit the historical mosques such as Qalawun Complex, Muhammad Ali Mosque, and more. Then you will stop for lunch at a local restaurant and return to your hotel.

Meal included: Breakfast & Lunch

OPTION 3: OVERNIGHT DESERT SAFARI

This package is perfect if you are want to have fun, experience something new, and don't mind a little sand. We will head to one of Egypt's overlooked gems, Magic Lake & Tunis Village. 

 

DAY 4: MAGIC LAKE

After breakfast, we will drive to the Lake Qaroun to visit the majestic waterfalls of the desert and go sandboarding down dunes, have a color fight, take a sailboat ride around this saltwater lake ALL WHILE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE  DESERT.

Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch

 

DAY 5: TUNIS VILLAGE

After breakfast and check out, we will head to Tunis Village to take an Egyptian pottery class and horse riding lessons along the lake. We will have lunch and return to Cairo.

Meal included: Breakfast & Lunch

 

NEED A ROOMMATE? SIGN UP FOR OUR BUDDY SYSTEM!

Save your coins and stop begging your friends who aren't ready to travel with you. Just sign up for our buddy system. I created a buddy system that allows people like you who don't have a roommate, find one risk and hassle-free. We pair travelers on a first come first served basis based on a similar age range and gender. 

 

How does it work?

 

1) On your registration form, request to be placed in our buddy system and agree to the terms and conditions

 

2) Pay your deposit

 

3) You will be placed on a waitlist until April 1st.

 

4) On April 1st, we will start the roommate pairing process. 

 

5) By April 15th, we will send you an email letting you know you've been paired with someone and provide you with their email address to connect. If we do not find you a roommate for the trip, we will happily refund your deposit.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Travel insurance, but can be added

  • $25 Egypt Visa that must be paid upon arrival

  • Any meals not mentioned above

  • Any activities not mentioned above

  • Flight assistance, if the client books their flight independently  

  • Personal Expenses

  • Tipping & Gratuities

  • Hotel Services such as room service spa treatments and etc

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Trip insurance is highly recommended. You can add travel insurance when you make your reservation for this trip. Travel insurance will help ensure you don't lose ALL of your money due to the last minute cancellation or any unforeseen event. You can cancel before December 28th and receive a 50% refund. The Cost to add travel insurance is $200 per person. Please Note: You do not need to pay for insurance at the time of your deposit. If you select travel insurance, it will be added to your trip invoice 7-10 business after you pay your deposit. But you must select travel insurance at the time of paying your deposit in order to have travel protection added to your trip.

 

DYOT PACKAGE PRICING

WITHOUT AIRFARE

Single Occupancy: $1750 PER PERSON

Double Occupancy: $1500 PER PERSON

 

WITH AIRFARE

Single Occupancy: $2900 PER PERSON

Double Occupancy: $2600 PER PERSON

 

EXPERIENCE CAIRO PRICING

WITHOUT AIRFARE

Single Occupancy: $1850 PER PERSON

Double Occupancy: $1600 PER PERSON

 

WITH AIRFARE

Single Occupancy: $3000 PER PERSON

Double Occupancy: $2700 PER PERSON

OVERNIGHT DESERT SAFARI PRICING

WITHOUT AIRFARE

Single Occupancy: $1950 PER PERSON

Double Occupancy: $1700 PER PERSON

 

WITH AIRFARE

Single Occupancy: $3100 PER PERSON

Double Occupancy: $2800 PER PERSON

PAYMENT PLAN

$200 DEPOSIT PER PERSON

Registration ends November 22nd

ALL DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE!

 

MONTHLY PAYMENTS

November 28th - $300 per person

December 28th - $300 per person

 

FINAL BALANCE DUE JANUARY 28, 2019

PLEASE MAKE PAYMENTS ON TIME. LACK OF PAYMENT WILL RESULT IN YOUR RESERVATION BEING CANCELLED. PAYMENTS CAN BE EXTENDED UP TO 7 DAYS. A WRITTEN REQUEST MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR ALL EXTENSIONS. 

REGISTER NOW!

Need help with registration? Watch our How To Register Tutorial Videos HERE!

THINGS TO KNOW

 

Passports: You must have a valid passport that will not expire before October 2020. Please take a look at your passport right now to be sure it does not expire before then.

 

Cost of A Passport For First Time Travelers (Age 16+) $145.00

 

To Apply For Your Passport Visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/requirements/forms.html

 

Visa: There is a $25 Visa Fee due upon arriving in Egypt

 

Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations to enter Egypt

 

Language: The main languages are English and Arabic 

 

Currency: US dollars are not widely used in Egypt. You will need to convert your money to Egypt Pound. The current exchange rate is 1 Egyptian Pound = $.065 US dollars  (This is subjected to change)

 

Please provide us with a RELIABLE mailing address. We want to send your bucket list box to you.

 

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS? CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR FAQ PAGE

 

 

CLICK HERE to read the terms and conditions of this trip.