What’s Included in Your February 2019 Egypt Tour
And Some of What Makes Our Tours Different
Traveling as a small group means that we can take very good care of our travelers!
American Tour Leader Ruth Shilling has hosted more than 50 tours of Egypt since her All One World Egypt Tours company began in 1999. Having personal relationships with people in Egypt makes our tours run smoothly, while at the same time, her understanding of the cultural differences gives our travelers a more pleasing experience.
Giza: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa or similar, 3 nights
Luxor: Sonesta St. George or similar, 1 night
Nile: Dahabeya Nebyt Grand Luxe or similar, 7 nights
Cairo: Steinberger Tahrir or similar, 2 nights
Day 1, Feb 17: Dinner only.
Days 2-13, Feb 18-March 1: All meals are included. Buffet Breakfast at the hotel or on the dahabeya, Lunch, and Dinner.
Day 14, March 2: Buffet Breakfast only.
Bottled water is provided at all meals and during sightseeing.
Tea & Coffee is provided with breakfast.
Note that any other drinks are not included.
Cairo/Luxor on Day 4
Aswan/Cairo on Day 12
The only flights available within Egypt are with Egypt Air. This airline is owned by the government.
Note that your international flights to/from Egypt are not included.
All transportation is by private A/C buses.
You will be met at the Cairo Airport by a professional representative.* He will escort you to our hotel by private van.
*Note that this tip for the rep and driver is not included, as we will not be with you at that time.
PORTERS/MOVING YOUR BAGS
There will be porters who will move your bags from place to place, both inside and outside the hotels. This is included.
Ruth Shilling is your American Tour Leader/Guide
Ehab Mahmoud is your Egyptologist Tour Guide
Tipping is an integral part of the Egyptian culture. This can be both confusing and frustrating for travelers. For this reason, we have included almost all the tips in your tour cost.
-airport rep’s (except upon your arrival in Egypt)
-waiters at meals
-hotel staff: baggage, waiters, kitchen, housekeeping, reception desk
-boat staff: sailors, porters, cooks, maintenance, hosts
-antiquities guards at the sites, ticket sellers
-police, any escorts we may have
*Note the tip for the Egyptologist is not included.
All the entrance fees are included as per the day-by-day itinerary, unless otherwise noted.
-Special Permit for a private visit for our group in the Great Pyramid
-Tomb of Ramesses VI at the Valley of the Kings (extra ticket)
-Sound & Light Show at the Giza Pyramids & Sphinx
-Dashur Pyramids (Red & Bent)
-2nd or 3rd Pyramid
-Solar Boat Museum
-Sphinx & Valley Temple
-Kagemni Tomb at Saqqara
-Unas Pyramid (if open)
-Deir El Bahari
-Karnak Open Air Museum
-Silsila Quarries & Horemheb Temple
-Kom Ombo Temple
-Abu Simbel Temples
-Cairo Egyptian Museum
If you arrive before Feb 17 or depart after March 2, your hotels for those nights are not included. Contact Us if you need additional hotel nights.
Day 1, Feb 17: Meals before dinner are not included.
Drinks, other than water, are not included (coffee and tea are included at breakfast).
Your international flights to/from Egypt are not included.
SERVICES DONE FOR YOU PERSONALLY
Any services you require that are not part of the group tour.
Examples: laundry, phone calls, internet fees, room service, spa treatments.
WC/bathroom attendants will expect a small tip each time you use one (except in the hotels).
-Airport rep and van driver upon your arrival in Egypt (because we are not with you)
-Waiters, if you go to the lounge or bar for a drink
-Hotel staff: anything you ask to have brought to your hotel room (room service, laundry, etc)
-Antiquities guards that take your picture for you or if you take a photo of them
-A tip for our Egyptologist/Guide. This is given at the end of the tour.
-Balloon Ride over the West Bank of Luxor
-Mummy Room at the Cairo Museum
-King Tut tomb in the Valley of the Kings (if it is open)
You will have opportunities to shop under the care of our Egyptian guide, as well as in the bazaars.