Egypt Private Journey

Secrets of the Pharaohs

Trip Cost

Prices are for 2020
$4795 (4-6 members)
$4995 (2-3 members)
Single supplement: $2390
Internal airfare: $740 (subject to change)
Holiday season surcharge (April 11-18, Dec 20-30): $750
Optional upgrade to private guide entire trip: $830 per person (with groups of 4 or more)

Make it Your Trip!

The prices above are for the ready-to-book adventure outlined in this Detailed Itinerary, a popular option that has been handcrafted by our Area Specialists to include the best of every destination. While many travelers choose to book this tour as is, our Area Specialists are also happy to work with you to customize this Private Journey to suit your specific interests and style of travel. We can arrange for longer or shorter stays, or add an extension to additional places of interest. We can even add special activities or customize excursions depending on your interests. We invite you to contact us to discuss your options!


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Extension Costs

Alexandria Extension: from $1290
Jordan: Petra and Wadi Rum Extension: from $3295

When to go

January to December

For our Private Journey trips, you choose your own group and your preferred dates—there are no set departure dates. Private Journeys are available to groups as few as two people or as large as you like. Contact us for availability, questions, or to book your adventure!

Trip Cost Includes

  • Two nights at the Mena House Hotel (garden section with pyramid view), one night at the Four Seasons (standard room)
  • Three nights aboard 5-star Nile cruise ship
  • All meals included except 1 lunch and 2 dinners
  • Mineral water, tea, and coffee with every meal aboard the ship
  • Afternoon tea, coffee and finger foods served each day aboard the ship
  • Tours and sightseeing as described, private English-speaking Egyptologist in Cairo, resident shared boat guide during cruise
  • Airport transfers as noted, ground transportation as noted

Trip Cost Does Not Include

International airfare, internal flights, any meals not specified after each itinerary day in the Detailed Itinerary, beverages at restaurants and hotels (excluding those mentioned above during cruise), any activities described as optional, porterage at airports and hotels, airport departure taxes, optional tipping or gratuities to Egyptologist, representatives (in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan), drivers, cruise staff, entry fee for the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo (approx. $17), entry fee for the solar boat museum (approx. $10), and entry fee for the Great Pyramids (approx. $20, subject to availability); additional hotel nights made necessary by airline schedule changes or other factors, pre-trip expenses such as medical immunizations (if any), travel insurance, or passports and visas; and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).

Trip Payment Schedule*

At time of reservation: 25% of trip cost
90 days prior to departure: Balance

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.

Cancellation and Transfer Fee Schedule*

Minimum fee: 25% of trip cost
90 days or less: 100% of trip cost

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.

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