Egypt For Americans
Best Egypt tours for Americans... the authentic food to indulge, the awe-inspiring sights to explore, the amazing history to learn, and the locals to mingle with. Your trip to Egypt from the USA is made by Americans for Americans. Our Egyptian tours' expert is based here in the US to guide you for a life time tour experience in Egypt.
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Visit and tour Egypt 2020/2021 with EGYPT FOR AMERICANS
Explore Egypt's two largest cities on this six-day land adventure Egypt 2020/2021 tour from USA for Americans. See the magnificent Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara while discovering the great Islamic and Christian monuments in Cairo. Enjoy life on historic Egyptian streets where the locals tend to mingle with the visitors. Then travel to the city of Alexandria to see the Roman and Greek influences. We can't leave Alexandria before we acknowledge its great contribution to the area of academics through its magnificent library.
Explore Egypt's famous sites in this seven-day land Egypt 2020/2021 tour adventure from the USA . This 7 days Egypt tour adventure begins in Cairo by visiting the last remaining Wonder of the Ancient World--the Pyramids of Giza. We spend time interacting with the locals at the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. We will then wonder the famous el-Moez Street as well as spend time with Egyptian artifacts at the world-famous Cairo Museum. You reach your next stop by a short flight to Luxor where we will visit ancient temples, necropolises, and the Valley of the Kings. As we take some time enjoying the landscape, we drive toward Aswan--home to the Philae Temple and awe-inspiring Abu Simbel. Once we've enjoyed our trip to Upper Egypt, we will return to Cairo for our final adventure.
Travel to many of Egypt's most influential sites on this eight-day Egypt 2020/2021 land and river tour adventure from America. Start your vacation in the bustling city of Cairo where you'll visit the Great Pyramids, Serapeum, and Coptic Cairo. Then, take a short flight to the magnificent town of Luxor to explore Karnak, Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, and the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Board a ship and sail on the Nile, stopping at Edfu and Kom Ombo before arriving at the beautiful city of Aswan. Venture to Abu Simbel and be amazed by this lasting monument to human ingenuity before returning to Cairo for a final adventure.
Give yourself the chance to visit most of Egypt's star-studded sites on this 12-day Egyptian land and river adventure with EGYPT FOR AMERICANS. Visit the Pyramids of Giza, explore the tunnels of the Serapeum, and see the early attempts at pyramid building. Take a day trip to the beautiful Qaroon Lake in Fayoum where you will see farms, lakes, and ancient whale bones. Fly to Luxor where you'll visit Karnak, Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hathshepsut's Temple before you set sail for Aswan. Enjoy stops at Edfu and Kom Ombo then get prepared to see the incredible Abu Simbel, and the picturesque Philae Temple. Once the cruise concludes, return to Cairo to experience many more wonders: museums, Islamic and Christian monuments, and the bustling Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. This trip would not be complete without heading too the Mediterranean to visit Egypt's second largest city--Alexandria.
Why Tour Egypt with EGYPT FOR AMERICANS ?
EGYPT FOR AMERICANS is an American/Egyptian US based tour company. We create exceptional travel experiences specially catered for our fellow Americans. We have over sixteen years of experience creating, operating, managing, guiding, and directing tours on the ground. Egypt and Beyond tours from USA is all we do. We do it authentically...the food to indulge, the awe-inspiring sights to explore, the locals to mingle with, and the Egyptologists tour guides escorting you through the footsteps of these amazing ancient cultures. Through our American and Egyptian heritage, we believe we have the best of both worlds. Not only will we provide deep insights into the region's history and culture, but we will also provide the perfect bridge between all these cultures.
We have over 16 years working in the Egyptian tourism business—designing trips to Egypt, giving tours, coordinating schedules and itineraries, and running tour groups throughout Egypt. As an American-Egyptian family business, we enjoy providing our fellow Americans with authentic experiences that cater to their needs. Our Egypt tours from USA are designed, handled, and operated exclusively for Americans. Travelers living in different countries often differ from Americans in how they like to travel. As a result, we want a company that focuses on Americans and their traveling preferences. We are also based in the US, so we are easily able to answer questions quickly while we also maintain our great relations with hotels, cruise companies, guides, and other vendors in Egypt. This allows us to provide a truly wonderful Egypt vacation for Americans.
EGYPT FOR AMERICANS provides value-driven experiences. This means we will include more sites and activities in your original itinerary than other companies. Some of the inclusions in our itineraries are Abu Simbel, Deir el Medina, Serapeum, St. Simon Cathedral, and Coptic Cairo. Other companies will list them as extra tours while you are in Egypt. Our Egypt tours from USA for Americans provide a complete Egyptian travel experience from the food you indulge to the sites you explore. We know your trip to Egypt will most likely be a once in a lifetime experience. That said, we want you to leave Egypt knowing you have fully immersed yourself in the Egyptian culture. EGYPT FOR AMERICANS constantly is looking for unique but significant experiences to include in our itineraries as we deliver our value promise.
You have more choices when traveling to Egypt with EGYPT FOR AMERICANS on any of our Egypt private tours. First, you choose when your Egyptian adventure begins and ends, so you do not have to stick with set departure for a group itinerary. If you have a specific date you want to travel, a specific number of days you can only spend on your vacation, we will accommodate it . EGYPT FOR AMERICANS wants you to see Egypt when you want to, not like other companies, when they want you to go.
In addition, you can choose if you would like a private Egypt tour or a group tour to Egypt. If you prefer a private tour, we will personalize the best Egypt vacation for you and your party. If you prefer to meet fellow American travelers on your journey, you will get to choose any of EGYPT FOR AMERICANS' small group tour dates. We run our private Egypt tours as small as a single traveler and as many as 8 travelers, and for our group tours as small as 10 travelers and as many as 20 travelers in one tour to insure you the best Experience in the beautiful Egypt.
In addition, should you wish to add an experience or a destination to one of our tours, tweak our itineraries a little bit, or even use customize your own tour page, we will gladly work with you. We want you to do everything you wish. The sky’s the limit when you plan and travel to Egypt with EGYPT FOR AMERICANS.
It is vital when you travel to Egypt that you have an expert in Ancient Egyptian history and architecture. This expert can help explain and interpret the Ancient Egyptian mystery and sites. That's why you are in Egypt, isn't it? When you are touring Egypt with EGYPT FOR AMERICANS, we provide you with highly qualified Egyptologists who are capable of sharing and teaching you about the splendors of Egypt.
When you visit Egypt with EGYPT FOR AMERICANS, you will be assigned one of our local office representatives. They will take care of you every step of the way, and they are our quality insurance personnel on the ground. They will check on you daily, and they will be on call 24/7 for your assistance.
We know one of the best ways to enjoy a trip to Egypt is to stay in a place where you feel safe and secure. EGYPT FOR AMERICANS also makes sure the hotels in Egypt are up to the US standards. As a result, our private tours in Egypt from USA for Americans are 5-star accommodations, and are centrally located to provide all our travelers in Egypt an opportunity to enjoy the Egyptian local life.
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Khan El Khalili Bazaar | Cairo, Egypt | Mingle with real local Egyptians in the region’s oldest Souk dates back to 1382.
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque | Abu Dhabi | UAE | The third place winner for Best Landmarks in the World
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One day in 1900, a man was maneuvering his donkey-drawn cart down the road. As he did, he received quite a shock when his cart fell into a pit. This unforeseen accident led others to an astounding archaeological find—the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa. The history of Kom El Shoqafa Catacombs The Catacombs were likely…READ MORE
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“Oh little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie…” Today, Bethlehem is a bustling little town that holds the beautiful memories of Jesus’ birth. 25,000 people live within the city limits of Bethlehem, and the city looks forward to those people who are on a pilgrimage to visit Christ’s birthplace. Located inside the…READ MORE
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A visit to Mount Nebo is a must when visiting Jordan. The Hebrew Bible mentioned this site. It is the location where Moses looked in on the Promised Land. He was forbidden to enter, but from here, Moses was able to see the Jordan River Valley with views of the Dead Sea, Jericho, Bethlehem, and the…READ MORE
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Who designed and implemented the plans to build the Ancient Egyptian structures | WORKERS IN ANCIENT EGYPT
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