10 Days Egypt Special – 2018 Volunteer & Tours

Explore ancient Egypt, explore pyramids, temples and the Valley of the Kings, combined with days of blissful Red Sea relaxation and volunteering.

Egypt Special travel package includes a 2 days stay at one of our community development projects, giving you a chance to make a difference.

Egypt Special is a group tour organized by Go Volunteer Africa. It’s a 10 days 9 nights Egypt vacation package to Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Alexandria


Description

Although Egypt is a year-round vacation destination, summer months can be particularly hot, especially towards the south of Egypt in Luxor and Aswan. The best time to visit Egypt is from September through to April. So at the moment, we organize two trips a year –. It’s wise to book early.

Trip Dates:

Start: 9th – April- 2018, End: to-18th April-2018

Trip Price: USD$ 1765 PP

This packaged trip includes all accommodation in 3star and 4 star hotels, Airport transfers, Sightseeing trips, excursions, volunteer program, and all adventure filled expeditions.

Prices Quoted Per Person in Double Occupancy in American dollar ($)

3 Stars Hotel and 4 Stars Hotel depending on location

Single Occupancy Pay 20% Extra

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Private guided Tour package
  • Volunteering & Making a difference (Responsible Tourism)
  • Visit Best attractions & sites in Cairo
  • Visit Best attractions in Alexandria
  • Visit Best attractions in Luxor & Aswan
  • No Hidden Costs
  • Hassle Free

WHAT`S INCLUDED?

  • All accommodation and Meals on Tour
  • All transfers in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Aswan
  • Tours and Excursions
  • Camel ride at the Pyramids area
  • Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide
  • Guides at all destinations
  • Entrance fees to sightseeing sites

WHAT`S EXCLUDED?

  • Visa Entry for Egypt.
  • Tipping
  • Any Optional tours
  • Flights and Insurance
  • Personal Spending
  • Optional meals out of tour plan
Pyramids in Egypt - Go Volunteer Africa
Pyramids in Egypt – Go Volunteer Africa

Itinerary:

Day 1:

Upon arrival at the airport, our representative will be waiting for you (please give us the right flight details). From the airport you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo

Meals: N/A, Accommodation: Yes

Day 2:

After Breakfast, you will meet your guide to start your Egypt Special program. The program will start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Visit Giza Pyramids the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx – a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner on the train

Day 3 and 4:

Volunteering! For many people, visiting Egypt and taking a selfie with the Great Pyramids is enough. But we are different and you’re different. We want you to dive in, learn the culture, the language, and volunteer in Egypt.

We may be biased, but we love volunteering and giving back! We’re fortunate enough to see the effect volunteering can have on not only an individual but the community at large.

Pyramids in Egypt - Go Volunteer Africa
Visit Egypt – Go Volunteer Africa

All our volunteer vacation packages minimize negative social, economic and environmental impacts. They generate greater economic benefits for local people and enhance the well-being of host communities.  This is what Responsible tourism is all about! Read More about the Volunteer Project

Our projects focus on community development, environment, or teaching. Regardless of what program you choose and how you volunteer your time and energy, spending real time in Egypt will be a life-changing experience you’ll never forget.

Meals: Yes, Accommodation: Yes

Day 4: Evening

At around 1900hrs, Transfer to the train station for your overnight Sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner on the train. Overnight in Sleeper Train.

Day 5:

Your breakfast will be served on the train, after which you’ll be met at the Aswan Railway Station by one of our representatives. Your trip will start at 10:00 am with a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk – the largest known ancient obelisk, followed by the High Dam of Aswan – also the biggest dam in the world, and finally a visit to Elephantine Island and Philae Temple. After concluding your sightseeing for the day, you’ll check in to your Nile Cruise, have lunch on board where you’ll spend the night.

Meals: Full Board Starting With Lunch

Day 6:

Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party. Overnight in Luxor.

Meals: Full Board

10 Days Egypt Special - Go Volunteer Africa
10 Days Egypt Special – Go Volunteer Africa

Day 7:

Breakfast on board. Cross to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, on the Eastern bank. Crossing the Nile, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenophis III facing the Nile and visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Lunch on board. Afternoon free at leisure. Afternoon Tea. Overnight in Luxor.

Meals: Full Board

Day 8:

Breakfast on board. Full Day Tour: East Bank to visit the Karnak and Luxor Temple Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by carriage or bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples, built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypo style Hall with it’s 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake..

Around 19:00 pm Transfer to the train station for your overnight sleeper train to Cairo. Dinner on the train. Overnight Sleeper Train

Meals: Breakfast & dinner on the train

Day 9:

Breakfast on the train. Arrival to Cairo then transfer to Alexandria. Start our Trip Visiting the Roman Theater (A theater with marble seats up to 800 spectators, Galleries, Section of mosaic flooring & a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas & baths). Then visit Pompay’s Pillar, Followed by visit to the Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa (Tombs on three levels, also contains The Triclinium where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast the dead, a center with relieves of bearded serpents. Inside, there are 2nd Century AD statues of Sobec & Anubis wearing Roman Armor). Followed by Visiting Elsawary, montaza Garden Alexandria Library& Also from outside you will Visit Qaytbay Citadel & El Mursi Abu Elabas. Overnight stay in Alexandria

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Day 10:

Breakfast, Check out, transfer to Cairo. Depending on your flight, our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities. You’ll head back home with stories and memories of all the unforgettable moments you spent in Egypt.

END OF TOUR