Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise

9 days from $2,574 per person*
  • Embark on a four-night River Nile cruise with private excursions.
  • Visit the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, and King Tut’s Tomb.
  • With a private guide, discover the Great Pyramids of Giza.
  • Ride into the sunset on a camel or horse trek in the desert.
  • Enjoy luxurious hotels.
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Ride a camel into the desert, visit the Valley of the Kings and cruise down the Nile on this bestselling journey through Egypt's highlights.

Step into a land of history and wonder, where pharaohs once ruled, and ancient architectural phenomena still stand strong. With an expert private Egyptologist guide, you’ll gaze at the mysterious and awe-inspiring Great Pyramids, marvel at the half-man-half-lion Sphinx, and walk the streets and bazaars of the thousand-year-old city of Cairo. Venture into the desert by camel or horseback and witness the sun set over the Pyramids of Giza. Sail the River Nile on a multi-night cruise, exploring both the East and West Bank, with Luxor, Thebes and Aswan. Stand at the foot of ancient temples, synagogues and mosques, amidst the Valley of the Kings. Indulge in flavorful Egyptian cuisine and explore Cairo’s busting night bazaars. These are just a taste of the adventures you'll have on this incredible journey through Egypt.

Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance. Featuring elegant & exotic hotels in the finest locations, private Egyptologist guide, driver, traditional Egyptian cuisine, all internal flights, and much more. ... Show More »

NOTE: Travel in Egypt often involves early-morning starts, designed to avoid crowds and the hottest midday hours. It can be hot, especially in June, July and August, but there is virtually no humidity and evening temperatures cool off dramatically. Egypt is a moderate secular state, well used to hosting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. While you will want to avoid revealing clothing, loose shorts and short-sleeved shirts are fine for both genders. « Show Less

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Cairo
    Cairo
    • Airport Assistance and Visa Service - Representative
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • At Leisure
  • Day 2 Cairo
    Cairo
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Pyramids, Saqqara, Memphis, Solar Boat Tour - Vehicle/Guide/Driver/Entrance to Chephren Pyramid
    • Lunch at a Local Restaurant - Vehicle/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Sunset Desert Trekking with Dinner (Private Transfer - Shared Service) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver/Camel
  • Day 3 Cairo to Luxor to Nile
    Cairo to Luxor to Nile
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Cairo - Luxor [Direct (1 hr) - Morning Flight] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Embarkation (Noon)
    • Lunch on Board
    • Tour - Private - Half Day East Bank Tour (Karnak and Luxor Temples) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Ship-based - Cruise entertainment
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 Luxor to Nile
    Luxor to Nile
    • Tour - Private - Half Day West Bank Tour I (Valley of Kings & Queens, Hatshepsut Temple, Memnon Colossi with King Tut - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Sail to Edfu via Esna
    • Lunch on Board
    • Ship-based - Cruise entertainment
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Nile
    Nile
    • Tour - Private - Half Day Edfu Horus Temple Tour - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Lunch on Board
    • Tour - Private - Half Day Kom Ombo Temple Tour - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Dinner on Board
    • Sail to Aswan
    • Ship-based - Cruise entertainment
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 Aswan to Nile
    Aswan to Nile
    • Tour - Private - Half Day Kitchener Island and Aga Khan Tour - Sailing Trip
    • Tour - Private - Half Day High Dam, Philae, Obelisk Tour - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Ship-based - Cruise entertainment
    • Overnight at Port
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 Aswan to Cairo
    Aswan to Cairo
    • Disembarkation
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Aswan - Cairo [Daily - Direct (1.5hr)] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Old Cairo (5-6hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Lunch at a Local Restaurant - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 8 Cairo
    Cairo
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Egyptian Museum Tour with Mummies Room - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Lunch at a Local Restaurant - Vehicle/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Cairo by Night with Dinner - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 9 Cairo
    Cairo
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Cairo

You will be met in the tunnel by an airport representative who will facilitate the visa process (included) and escort you through customs and immigration. Continue on to the baggage claim hall and finally to the passenger pick up. Here, connect with a representative associate who will arrange an airport transfer to your hotel.

A transfer in private vehicle with English speaking driver between Cairo and the airport is provided.

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Accommodation: Mena House Hotel (5*)

The Mena House Hotel stands tall, yet guarded by the mighty heights of the Great Pyramids of Cairo. Fascinating guests since 1869, the property has continuously held the attention of royalty, political thinkers, and celebrities over time. Located only 700 meters from the pyramids, the hotel offers unmatched views. A range of continental dining and Egyptian specialty restaurants and bars satisfy even the most critical of appetites. The Mena House grants guests the opportunity to relax or stay active by checking out its golf courses, horse and camel stables, and extensive fitness options. Forty acres of jasmine-scented gardens will leave their scent on those who depart the hotel. It’s hard to leave this embellished haven of lush furnishings, oriental prints, and hand-woven fabrics.

Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Mighty Sphinx
The Mighty Sphinx
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Mena House Hotel
Mena House Hotel

Day 2: Cairo

Enjoy this tour which explores the relics of past ages, and includes visits to the ancient Memphis, Saqqara, the Solar Boat, Chephren Pyramid or Cheops Pyramid and the Great Pyramids of Giza. Already millennia old by the birth of Christ, the elaborate statues and astonishing scale of these sites will amaze all who visit. This tour also features the famous Sphinx, whose constructor still remains unknown, but its sheer beauty and allure has mystified the likes of Alexander the Great and Napoleon Bonaparte. This tour includes a private vehicle, a driver, a trained Egyptologist. Be aware that a limited number of people are allowed inside the Grand Pyramids daily.

Enjoy a buffet lunch at a great local restaurant.

You will be picked up before sunset from your hotel and transferred to the desert to meet your guide. The guide will lead you out into the desert on your choice of camel or horse, where you can enjoy watching the sunset with a panoramic view of the Pyramids of Giza. This evening includes a stop for dinner at a Bedouin restaurant adjacent to the desert before returning to your hotel.

Accommodation: Mena House Hotel (5*)
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ancient Egyptian Sphinx of Giza
Ancient Egyptian Sphinx of Giza
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Camel Ride
Camel Ride

Day 3: Cairo - Luxor - Nile

A transfer in private vehicle with English speaking driver between Cairo and the airport is provided.

Take your flight from Cairo to Luxor. The flight duration is approximately 1 hour.

An airport transfer with a private vehicle and English-speaking driver in Luxor is provided.

Welcome aboard!
Take some time to get settled in to your stateroom and to explore the length of your ship.

This evening you'll overnight at port in Luxor.

Enjoy a private tour with a qualified Egyptologist guide exploring the East Bank of Luxor. Visit the most impressive temples of Karnak and Luxor, while learning about ancient Egyptian history from your own personal guide. Start your day with a visit to the Temples of Karnak. Walk along the Avenue of Sphinx to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed. Continue to Luxor Temple which was once joined to the Temples of Karnak by a two-kilometre long Avenue of Sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to the temple. Your private guide will offer interpretation and guide you through the most important parts of the temples.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment including local music.

Accommodation: Sonesta Star Goddess

The first step aboard the Sonesta Star Goddess may be overwhelming, as you traverse time and envision the days when pharaohs and peasants used this river to cultivate, motivate, and spiritualize a civilization. The Sun Deck overlooks the water, while serving light meals and a variety of cocktails. In between stops at different land sites along the way, there are plenty of activities. Entertainment includes a discotheque, themed parties, and dance performances. The new Sonesta Star Goddess Nile Cruise Ship sails on the Nile River for three-, four- and seven-night cruises between Aswan and Luxor. All units are spacious suites, each with a private balcony and named after famous composers, giving it a touch of elegance and sophistication.  After guided tours of ancient sites, guests relax in the ship's swimming pool, enjoy a massage in the full-service spa or run on the ship's jogging track. Fine dining awaits in the restaurant and nightly entertainment caps off a memorable day. 

Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Nile
Nile
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sonesta Star Goddess
Sonesta Star Goddess

Day 4: Luxor - Nile

This morning you will meet up with your guide and explore some of the most incredible sites of the country. You will visit the Valley of the Kings where you will have the chance to explore three tombs including the famous Tutankhamun Tomb (King Tut's Tomb). For a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the kings and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt). The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite modern Luxor. Then it's off to the nearby Valley of the Queens and also the recently renovated mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut was the second pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of Ancient Egypt. She is generally regarded by Egyptologists as one of the most successful pharaohs, reigning longer than any other woman of an indigenous Egyptian dynasty. The tour includes a visit to the huge Colossi of Memnon which are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

Today you'll sail to Edfu, via Esna.  Overnight at port in Edfu.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment including local music.

Accommodation: Sonesta Star Goddess
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hatshepsut Temple
Hatshepsut Temple

Day 5: Nile

Visit the Nile-side Temple of Horus, the falcon god, built in 230 BC by Ptolemy III. The Temple of Horus in Edfu (also known as the Temple of Edfu) is considered the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt. This is partly because it was built later than most: in the Ptolemaic era from 237 to 57 BC. Despite its later date, it reflects traditional pharaonic architecture and so provides an excellent idea of how all the temples once looked. Edfu is also very large: the second largest in Egypt after Karnak Temple.

Visit a unique Greco-Roman temple dedicated to two gods: Sobek, the crocodile god, and Haroeris, the sun god. The Temple in Kom Ombo (also known simply as Kom Ombo Temple) dates from about 180 BC, during a period known as the Ptolemaic era, and had some additions built on to it during Roman times. It stands right on the bank of the Nile between Edfu and Aswan. The temple is unusual in that it is a double temple, with one side dedicated to the god Haroesis and the other side to Sobek. The design is almost perfectly symmetrical, with two side-by-side sanctuaries and two parallel passageways leading through the outer parts of the temple. The right side is dedicated to Sobek-Re (the crocodile god combined with the sun god Re), along with his wife (a form of Hathor) and their son Khonsu-Hor. Sobek is associated with Seth, the enemy of Horus. In the myth of Horus and Osiris, Seth and his followers changed themselves into crocodiles to escape. The ancient Egyptians believed that by honoring the fearsome crocodile as a god, they would be safe from attacks. The left side is dedicated to Haroeris, the "Good Doctor" (a form of the falcon-headed god Horus the Elder) along with his consort Ta-Sent-Nefer, the "Good Sister" (another form of Hathor).

Continue cruising onward to Aswan, where you'll overnight at port this evening.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment including local music.

Accommodation: Sonesta Star Goddess
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Temple of Horus
Temple of Horus
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Kom Ombo Temple
Kom Ombo Temple

Day 6: Aswan - Nile

Enjoy a Nile adventure as you sail aboard a traditional, non-motorized felucca around Kitchener's Island, the Aga Khan Mausoleum and botanical gardens.

This half day tour begins with a visit to the impressive Aswan High Dam. The water which was collected behind created Lake Nasser, the world's largest artificial lake. View the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the Goddess Isis, on the island of Agilika, stopping at the “unfinished obelisk,” a practical demonstration of the methods used by ancient craftsmen to create impressive monuments.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment including local music.

Tonight you'll overnight at port in Aswan.

Accommodation: Sonesta Star Goddess
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Feluccas on the Nile
Feluccas on the Nile
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Temple of Philae on the island of Agilika
Temple of Philae on the island of Agilika

Day 7: Aswan - Cairo

This morning you'll disembark from your ship and bid farewell to the crew.

An airport transfer with private vehicle, and driver is provided.

Take a flight from Aswan to Cairo. The flight duration is approximately 1.5 hours.

A transfer in private vehicle with English speaking driver between Cairo and the airport is provided.

Begin the day with a tour of one of the most ancient ruins in Cairo; explore the remains of the Fortress of Babylon. First built by the Persians around the 6th century BC, these ruins are indeed Cairo’s oldest original structure. Within the confines you will find the Church of St. Sergius, where the Holy Family is reported to have stayed, and the Hanging Church, the seat of the Coptic patriarchate for centuries. Visit the Church of Saint Barbara, a charming monument commemorating a 4th century local saint. End the day with a visit to the Coptic Museum.

Enjoy a buffet lunch at a great local restaurant.

Accommodation: Fairmont Nile City (5*)

The Fairmont Nile City Hotel provides guests with a delightful series of contrasts, from its Ancient Egyptian inspired styling and furnishings to the most advanced architectural designs and technological equipment and amenities, the ideal accommodation choice to serve the needs of the discerning traveler.  The hotel is intimately attuned to its surroundings, due to its dynamic location on the banks of the famed Nile River and its situation in the city center renowned for its Egyptian culture and commerce.  The properties guest rooms boast sweeping view of the Nile River and of the Giza pyramids complex in the distance, allowing guests to keep Cairo’s natural beauty and history within their sight. All of the rooms at the Fairmont Nile City offer interactive TV, complimentary coffee/tea, 24-hour on call butler service, and access to an executive business meeting room.  Added to this array of wonders are some truly special features including some wonderful culinary adventures at the hotels and city’s finest restaurants, an opportunity to bask in the sun on the rooftop by the poolside sky bar and the pampering indulgence provided by the full-service treatments at the Willow Stream Spa.  The Fairmont Nile City will ensure that your stay in Cairo is certain to be an experience that is memorable and utterly magnificent.    

Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hanging Church
Hanging Church
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City
The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City

Day 8: Cairo

Delve into the historical background of Egypt on a full day private tour with a trained Egyptologist guide through the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and its Mummy Room, which houses a priceless treasure of archaeological finds. This location holds the tomb of the King Tut, Egypt's most famous teenage king! Entrance to the mummies’ room is included.

Enjoy a buffet lunch at a great local restaurant.

During this evening tour, enjoy a delicious Egyptian dinner at Naguib Mafouz, located in the heart of the Khan Khalili bazaar in Cairo. Stroll down the Al Moaz Street and view the largest concentration of medieval architectural treasures from the Islamic world. If you wish, visit Beit El Seheimy (entrance included). Normally, this location would be closed to the public during the evening, but this exclusive tour provides access. This tour includes a private vehicle, driver and English speaking guide.

Accommodation: Fairmont Nile City (5*)
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Egyptian Museum: Home of King Tut
Egyptian Museum: Home of King Tut
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Khan Khalili Bazaar
Khan Khalili Bazaar

Day 9: Cairo

A transfer in private vehicle with English speaking driver between Cairo and the airport is provided.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
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Mena House Hotel (5*): Cairo

The Mena House Hotel stands tall, yet guarded by the mighty heights of the Great Pyramids of Cairo. Fascinating guests since 1869, the property has continuously held the attention of royalty, political thinkers, and celebrities over time. Located only 700 meters from the pyramids, the hotel offers unmatched views. A range of continental dining and Egyptian specialty restaurants and bars satisfy even the most critical of appetites. The Mena House grants guests the opportunity to relax or stay active by checking out its golf courses, horse and camel stables, and extensive fitness options. Forty acres of jasmine-scented gardens will leave their scent on those who depart the hotel. It’s hard to leave this embellished haven of lush furnishings, oriental prints, and hand-woven fabrics.

Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Mena House Hotel
Mena House Hotel
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Mena House - Swimming Pool
Mena House - Swimming Pool

Sonesta Star Goddess: Nile

The first step aboard the Sonesta Star Goddess may be overwhelming, as you traverse time and envision the days when pharaohs and peasants used this river to cultivate, motivate, and spiritualize a civilization. The Sun Deck overlooks the water, while serving light meals and a variety of cocktails. In between stops at different land sites along the way, there are plenty of activities. Entertainment includes a discotheque, themed parties, and dance performances. The new Sonesta Star Goddess Nile Cruise Ship sails on the Nile River for three-, four- and seven-night cruises between Aswan and Luxor. All units are spacious suites, each with a private balcony and named after famous composers, giving it a touch of elegance and sophistication.  After guided tours of ancient sites, guests relax in the ship's swimming pool, enjoy a massage in the full-service spa or run on the ship's jogging track. Fine dining awaits in the restaurant and nightly entertainment caps off a memorable day. 

Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sonesta Star Goddess
Sonesta Star Goddess
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Upper Deck
Upper Deck

Fairmont Nile City (5*): Cairo

The Fairmont Nile City Hotel provides guests with a delightful series of contrasts, from its Ancient Egyptian inspired styling and furnishings to the most advanced architectural designs and technological equipment and amenities, the ideal accommodation choice to serve the needs of the discerning traveler.  The hotel is intimately attuned to its surroundings, due to its dynamic location on the banks of the famed Nile River and its situation in the city center renowned for its Egyptian culture and commerce.  The properties guest rooms boast sweeping view of the Nile River and of the Giza pyramids complex in the distance, allowing guests to keep Cairo’s natural beauty and history within their sight. All of the rooms at the Fairmont Nile City offer interactive TV, complimentary coffee/tea, 24-hour on call butler service, and access to an executive business meeting room.  Added to this array of wonders are some truly special features including some wonderful culinary adventures at the hotels and city’s finest restaurants, an opportunity to bask in the sun on the rooftop by the poolside sky bar and the pampering indulgence provided by the full-service treatments at the Willow Stream Spa.  The Fairmont Nile City will ensure that your stay in Cairo is certain to be an experience that is memorable and utterly magnificent.    

Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City
The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City
Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Entrance
Entrance

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Tami Grafe — August 14, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    Oh my goodness the trip was unbelievable. The guides were exceptional and very kind and accommodating let alone the knowledge they had. It was a trip of a life time. I loved every minute of the trip. Kensington Tours is exceptional

  • Devon Vaughan — August 14, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    This was such an amazing trip. We greatly appreciate how informative our host Mohamed and all of the guides we had were. Our host met with us every day except for when we were on the boat and gave us a rundown of what we were doing that day, etc. We never once waited on the guides or van drivers, everything in our tour went exceptionally smooth! We could not have asked for better tour guides. Hala, Mohamed Saad and Mohamed Mekkay are very knowledgeable guides, they offered so much information on everything that we saw and were able to answer all of our questions. We absolutely loved them. Thank you so much for such a great experience!

  • Josee Johnson — August 14, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    The trip overall was fantastic. The guides were great and very knowledgeable and the sites were amazing. The accommodations were excellent especially the Four Seasons Hotel and the Fairmont Hotel. The boat was very nice, the food was great and the on board shows were very good.

  • Patricia Smart — May 23, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    The guides were spectacular. They answered my questions, they took an interest as what to see & do into our most consideration. They were very helpful. They watched out for me & my safety at all times, took to me to places to buy things from the locals, like real alabaster,real oils, real food, real gold and silver jewelry. They gave me insight of the culture & the world the locals lived in. The drivers were awesome. They picked us up when we called, waited for us, and got us to where we were going. Gareth Smith, our travel consultant was phenomenal in getting me the right package deal on catering to my needs & what I wanted to see & do. All in all one, spectacular vacation from start to finish

  • Szilvia L. — July 15, 2016 — Egypt & Middle East

    Loved the whole tour, every day of it was fantastic! The Egyptologists and tour guides, Mohamed Gamal, Mohamed Saad, Wael Magdy Tito, are very knowledgeable and helpful. We felt very safe and protected. Our drivers, especially Yasser, were the best drivers. Cairo traffic is crazy but they managed every situation. We are experienced travelers but this trip was the one we will cherish the most. Let's not forget our security personnel as well. They were discreet and vigilant everywhere we went. Egypt is a beautiful country with beautiful people and wonderful food. History is amazing and Kensington Tours made a long time life dream come true for us! Thank you Roudayna for planning our trip!

  • John D. — July 15, 2016 — Egypt & Middle East

    Interesting places, great guide, wonderful hotel.

  • Gabriele L. — June 27, 2016 — Egypt & Middle East

    The trip was seamless, from the airport to the boat to the excursions along the Nile, all of the events were coordinated perfectly. Guides with great knowledge and arrived promptly.

  • Mark C. — June 08, 2016 — Egypt & Middle East

    Everything about the trip was fantastic!!

  • Gary P. — May 19, 2016 — Egypt & Middle East

    This was our first experience using Kensington. Their online reviews were positive, the website was helpful listing numerous points of interests and options. Our itinerary was based on our list of things we wanted to see and do. All our interests were covered from being met upon arrival, helped through the visa/entry process to check-in for our departure. Our accommodations at Winter Palace, onboard Royal Lilly and the Fairmont Hotel were first rate. The guides exceeded our expectations, one was actually an Egyptologist, my wife loves history and was impress with the accuracy of these men.

  • Megan E. — May 19, 2016 — Egypt & Middle East

    This was an amazing trip! Our coordinator Mohammed and guides Sam and Tito were world-class guides. They were well educated on Egyptian history and balanced the trip so we saw the sites but didn't get overwhelmed. No detail was overlooked by Tito and Mohammed. They had wifi hotspots for us, SIM cards, greeted us with a platter of local desserts and went to any lengths to meet requests all while making it look effortless. I mentioned that I love sushi so they took us to a sushi place just for me! Tito surprised us with Turkish coffee and stuffed camels for my nieces without me even asking and he wouldn't accept payment. They were incredibly gracious and welcoming and felt like family members by the time we left. One last thing- regarding security. Most have questioned the safety while I was there but I never once felt unsafe. Having Tito as a guide taking us everywhere made us feel safe. Even as we toured two famous mosques, Tito timed it so that we were there between the calls to prayer to minimize our presence there. This was my first vacation tour and I will definitely consider Kensington again. It was so nice not to have to worry about coordinating all the minute details of a trip which enabled me to relax and just enjoy. Thank you! Mena Tours in Egypt represented Kensington very well.

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