Egypt and Beyond Blog

TOURS FOR AMERICANS is all about "Connecting Cultures". Our mission is to connect the American culture with primarily the Egyptian culture. We created our blog where you have the opportunity to read articles, updates, information, and news about Egypt & Beyond. If you are interested in learning, reading about Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and getting inspired to tour Egypt & Beyond, you may check this page regularly.

Sample Itineraries

Duration

9 Days

From

$2,419

Travel to many of Egypt's most influential sites on this nine-day Egypt 2021/2022 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.

Duration

12 Days

From

$3,579

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.

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