Welcome to Egypt For Americans
Explore Egypt's two largest cities on this six-day land adventure. 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 adventure. We begin the adventure 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 and the famous el-Moez Street as well as spend time with Egyptian artifacts at the world-famous Cairo Museum. We'll then take 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 land and river adventure. 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. 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 the second largest city--Alexandria.
Why Egypt for Americans?
We are an American/Egyptian US based Tour Company. We create exceptional travel experiences, specially catered for our fellow Americans. We have over fifteen years of experience creating, operating, managing, guiding, and directing tours on the ground in the Middle East. Egypt & Beyond are all we do, and we do them authentically from the food you eat, the sights you see, the locals you meet to the Egyptologists and guides escorting you through the footsteps of these amazing ancient cultures. Through our American and Middle Eastern heritage, we believe we have the best of both worlds. Not only will we provide deep insights into the Middle East history and culture, but we will also provide the perfect bridge between these cultures.
We have over 15 years working in the Egyptian tourism business—designing trips, 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 an authentic experience that caters to their needs. Our tours 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 Egyptian vacation.
We provide 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 tours provide a complete Egyptian experience from the food you eat to the sites you see. 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 Egyptian culture. We constantly are looking for unique but significant experiences to include in our itineraries as we deliver our value promise.
You have more choices when traveling with us. 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 . We want 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 or a group tour. If you prefer a private tour, we will personalize the best Egypt vacation for you and your party. If you prefer to meet fellow travelers on your journey, we will work with you to make this happen. We run our tours as small as a single traveler and as many as 12 travelers in one tour to insure 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 with us.
It is vital when you travel to Egypt that you have an expert in Ancient Egyptian history and architecture who can help explain and interpret the Ancient Egyptian mystery and sites. That's why you are in Egypt, isn't it? When you are sightseeing with us, we provide you with highly qualified Egyptologists who are capable of sharing and teaching you about the splendors of Egypt.
While you are in Egypt, 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 is to stay in a place where you feel safe and secure. We also make sure hotels are up to the US standards. As a result, our tours are 5-star accommodations, and are centrally located to provide all our travelers an opportunity to enjoy the Egyptian local life.