Luxury Egypt Tours

Introduction to Egypt
(9 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise

Highlights of Egypt
(10 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Aswan & Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise

Private Land Tour of Egypt
(8 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Aswan & Abu Simbel, Luxor

Egypt in a Week
(7 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Luxor

Best of Egypt
(11 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Sharm El-Sheikh

Traditions of Egypt
(13 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Luxor, dahabiya cruise, Abu Simbel, Aswan

Family Tour of Egypt
(8 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River cruise

Cairo in Depth
(5 days)

Luxuries of Egypt
(11 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River Cruise, Abu Simbel

Essence of Egypt
(12 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Aswan & Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Alexandria

Insider Journey Through Egypt
(17 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Alexandria, Marsa Matruh, Siwa Oasis, Luxor, Nile River dahabiya cruise, Aswan & Abu Simbel

Multi-country Tours

Best of Egypt & Jordan
(14 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Highlights of Israel & Egypt
(16 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River cruise, Tel Aviv

Journey Through Egypt, Israel & Jordan
(18 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Best of Dubai & Egypt
(12 days)
Dubai & Arabian Desert, Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise

Cairo to the Cape: Egypt & South Africa
(17 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, Nile Cruise (Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna, Luxor), Cape Town, Sabi Sand Reserve

Highlights of Egypt & Morocco
(14 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh

Journey Through the Middle East
(21 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Dubai & Arabian Desert

Highlights of Egypt & Morocco

(14 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh

This exclusive private tour features the highlights of Egypt and Morocco. Experience iconic sites, sophisticated cities, touring with escort guides in both countries, luxury resorts and a luxury Nile River cruise.

Begin in Cairo with a private excursion to the Pyramids of Giza, a world-renowned and UNESCO-listed burial complex that includes pyramids, tombs, temples, the Solar Boat and the Great Sphinx. Also visit the even older pyramids of Dahshur and Saqqara. If desired, enjoy a camel ride by the Pyramids of Giza, and perhaps see the interiors of the Great and Bent pyramids. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange VIP experiences such as exclusive access to well-preserved tombs that are not open to the public and after-hours private tours of major sites such as the Egyptian Museum and the Pyramids of Giza.

Continue to Aswan, considered Egypt's loveliest city. During private touring with your Egyptologist guide, learn about Nubian life, history and crafts at the excellent Nubian Museum. Also visit highlights such as the stunning Temple of Philae, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk. One day, visit Abu Simbel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and two spectacular monumental temples commissioned by Pharaoh Ramses II and carved into sandstone cliffs.

Next, enjoy a luxury Nile River cruise. Tour extraordinary archaeological sites such as the Temple of Horus (Edfu) and the Temple of Kom Ombo. Around Luxor, visit Luxor Temple and the Karnak complex, Medinet Habu, the Colossi of Memnon, and the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, including the tombs of King Tut and Ramses VI. We will also arrange access to the spectacular tombs of Seti I and Queen Nefertari. Throughout the cruise, Artisans of Leisure will arrange private shore excursions with your own Egyptologist guide.

Return to Cairo to continue private touring. Visit the most interesting cultural attractions in the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, such as the Citadel, the Egyptian Museum and the Hanging Church. Tour our favorite neighborhoods, which are filled with beautiful Fatimid, Islamic, Mameluk, Ottoman, Coptic and Art Deco architecture. See well-preserved medieval residences formerly occupied by wealthy merchants. Walk through fascinating markets such as the renowned Khan al-Khalili bazaar.

Depending on your travel dates, this cruise is also available in reverse, from Luxor to Aswan.

Next, fly to Morocco and begin in the Atlas Mountains at Kasbah Tamadot, one of Morocco's most acclaimed luxury resorts. Designed like a traditional Moroccan fort, the hillside resort has beautiful grounds and spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. During private touring, enjoy activities such as village visits, hiking, tours of local Berber markets, and visits to local craft cooperatives.

Continue to Marrakesh, a beautiful city of pink buildings, bustling souks (markets), and upscale shops and restaurants. During private touring, explore exquisite Moorish gardens and architectural highlights such as Jardin Majorelle, the Saadian Tombs and the Bahia Palace. See important historic monuments and districts, including the Jewish quarter, Koutoubia Mosque, and Ali ben Youssef Mosque and Madrassa. Also visit museums such as Dar Si Said Museum of Moroccan Arts, the Palmeraie Museum and the Yves Saint Laurent Museum. Take an insider tour of the massive souks where shops offer local products such as Berber carpets, lanterns, trays, tilework, argan oil, and Moroccan slippers. Also visit the spice souks, which are stocked with locally harvested saffron, cumin and other ingredients. Also explore Djemaa el-Fna, the city's lively main square. Relax with a glass of Moroccan mint tea at one of our favorite spots, and enjoy reservations at elegant restaurants in restored ryads (guesthouses). If desired, visit the best boutiques and galleries in Gueliz and other parts of Marrakesh. One evening, enjoy an exclusive excursion into the nearby Agafay Desert for a sunset camel ride, traditional Berber entertainment, and a private candlelit dinner under the stars. There will also be time to enjoy your luxurious resort, one of the most exclusive hotels in Morocco.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Cairo, Egypt

VIP airport assistance. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights

Day 2 Cairo & Pyramids

Full-day private tour, including the Egyptian Museum and excursion to Pyramids of Giza. Evening sound and light show at the Pyramids

Day 3 Cairo – Abu Simbel – Aswan

Private airport transfer and flight to Abu Simbel. Private touring of temples. Return to airport for flight to Aswan. Embark on Nile River cruise for 4 nights

Day 4 Aswan – Kom Ombo – Edfu
Morning private touring of High Dam, Temple of Philae and other sights around Aswan. Sail to Kom Ombo for afternoon private touring of Temple of Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu for overnight
Day 5 Edfu – Esna – Luxor

Morning private touring of Temple of Horus. Sail through the Esna Lock to Luxor for overnight

Day 6 Luxor

Private touring of Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens, including the tombs of King Tut, Seti I and Queen Nefertari, as well as the Luxor and Karnak temples

Day 7 Luxor – Cairo

Private airport transfer and flight to Cairo. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights

Day 8 Cairo

Full-day private city tour

Day 9 Cairo – Casablanca, Morocco – Atlas Mountains

Private airport transfer for flight (not included in cost) to Casablanca. VIP arrival assistance. Private arrival transfer from airport in Casablanca to resort in the Atlas Mountains for 2 nights

Day 10 Atlas Mountains

Private touring including visits to villages, scenic highlights, option for hiking, Berber market and time to enjoy the resort

Day 11 Atlas Mountains – Marrakesh

Private transfer to resort for 3 nights. Afternoon private introductory tour including visit to the Djemaa el-Fna

Day 12 Marrakesh

Full-day private tour. Evening private dinner excursion to Desert d'Agafay

Day 13 Marrakesh

Continue flexible city touring and shopping, with option for Moroccan cooking class

Day 14 Depart Morocco

Private transfer to airport in Marrakesh or Casablanca. VIP departure assistance


Hotels
Cairo:

The St. Regis Cairo, Four Seasons Nile Plaza or Four Seasons First Residence

Nile River Cruise:

The Oberoi Philae or The Oberoi Zahra

Atlas Mountains: Kasbah Tamadot
Marrakesh: La Mamounia, Amanjena, Royal Mansour or The Oberoi Marrakech

Cost
$23,700  Per person (double occupancy)

Luxury Egypt Tours

Introduction to Egypt
(9 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise

Highlights of Egypt
(10 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Aswan & Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise

Private Land Tour of Egypt
(8 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Aswan & Abu Simbel, Luxor

Egypt in a Week
(7 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Luxor

Best of Egypt
(11 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Sharm El-Sheikh

Traditions of Egypt
(13 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Luxor, dahabiya cruise, Abu Simbel, Aswan

Family Tour of Egypt
(8 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River cruise

Cairo in Depth
(5 days)

Luxuries of Egypt
(11 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River Cruise, Abu Simbel

Essence of Egypt
(12 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Aswan & Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Alexandria

Insider Journey Through Egypt
(17 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Alexandria, Marsa Matruh, Siwa Oasis, Luxor, Nile River dahabiya cruise, Aswan & Abu Simbel

Multi-country Tours

Best of Egypt & Jordan
(14 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea

Highlights of Israel & Egypt
(16 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River cruise, Tel Aviv

Journey Through Egypt, Israel & Jordan
(18 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Best of Dubai & Egypt
(12 days)
Dubai & Arabian Desert, Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise

Cairo to the Cape: Egypt & South Africa
(17 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, Nile Cruise (Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna, Luxor), Cape Town, Sabi Sand Reserve

Highlights of Egypt & Morocco
(14 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh

Journey Through the Middle East
(21 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Dubai & Arabian Desert

Testimonials

We had a phenomenal time in Egypt. The trip was planned perfectly, and our Egyptologist guide was amazing. We loved our itinerary and were blown away by what we saw. Every logistical detail was perfectly organized.
~ J.C., New York, NY

We had a fantastic time in Egypt. The service from Artisans of Leisure was impeccable and we didn’t have to think or worry about anything. Thanks again for all your help.
~ G.J., Milan, Italy

Our Egypt trip was amazing. We met many other travelers, and all were envious of our tour and the fact that we had our own Egyptologist on board with us! 
~ D.R., West Vancouver, B.C.

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