Annual Egypt (KMT) Tour – Jul 31 – Aug 13, 2021

(Updated Itinerary!)

Dr. Runoko Rashidi, Historian & Lecturer

Annual Tour to Egypt (KMT)
July 31 – August 13, 2021


DAY 1: Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 – Departure
  • Depart New York Kennedy airport via Egypt Air flight 986 at DEPART 6:30 p.m.
  • Check-in – TERMINAL 4 starts at 2:00p.m. In-flight meals and movies
DAY 2: Sunday, Aug 01, 2021 – Cairo


  • Arrive Cairo airport at 11:00 AM
  • You are met by the local tour guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in and to recuperate
  • Afternoon lecture by Dr. Rashidi
  • Evening: Dinner cruise on the Nile with entertainment
  • Overnight:  in Cairo hotel
  • L/D
DAY 3: Monday, Aug 02, 2021 – Cairo
  • Breakfast
  • Depart for visit to Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, Solar Boat
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Afternoon visit to the Bazaars for shopping – jewelry, perfume shops, and Papyrus
  • Overnight: in Cairo hotel
  • B/L/D
DAY 4: Tuesday, Aug 03, 2021 – Cairo
Colossus of Ramses II (statute)
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Sakkara, Dahshour, Memphis, Medom Pyramids
  • Lunch at a restaurant
  • Overnight:  in Cairo hotel
  • B/L/D
DAY 5: Wednesday, Aug 04, 2021 –Cairo
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum
  • Lunch
  • Overnight:  in Cairo hotel
  • B/L/D
DAY 6 : Thursday, Aug 05, 2021 – MINYA
  • Breakfast
  • Drive to Minya, Tall El-Amarna, Beni Hassan Tombs
  • Dinner
  • Overnight in Minya hotel
  • B/L/D
DAY 7: Friday, Aug 06, 2021 – Minya – Abydos – Dandera
  • Breakfast
  • Depart for full day tour to the magnificent temples of Abydos and Dendera located on the West Bank of the Nile
  • Dinner
  • Overnight:  in Luxor hotel
  • B/L/D
DAY 8 : Saturday, Aug 07, 2021 – Luxor
  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to visit the fabulous Luxor Temple -Karnak
  • Luxor museum
  • Overnight:  in Luxor hotel
  • B/L/D
DAY 9: Sunday, Aug 08, 2021 – Luxor
Queen Hatshepsut's Temple
  • Breakfast
  • Visit includes: West Bank, Valley of Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut’s temple, Tomb of Nobles
  • Overnight:  in Luxor hotel
  • B/L/D
DAY 10: Monday, Aug 09, 2021 – Luxor
  • Breakfast
  • Visit habu temple, Asassef, Colossi of Memnon, Ramseum
  • Lecture by Dr. Rashidi.
  • Overnight:  in Luxor hotel
  • B/L/D
DAY 11: Tuesday, Aug 10, 2021 – Luxor / Aswan
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Edfu, visit Kombo
  • Overnight:  in Aswan hotel
  • B/ L Box/D
DAY 12: Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021
Philae Temple
  • Breakfast
  • Philae temple,
  • High Dam
  • Unfinished Obelisk
  • Nubian museum
  • Overnight:  in Aswan hotel
  • B /L/D
DAY 13: Thursday, Aug 12, 2021
Abu Sembel
  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to visit Abu Simbel by bus
  • Nubian village
  • Fly back to Cairo
  • Overnight:  in Cairo hotel
  • B/L/D
DAY 14: Friday, Aug 13, 2021 – DEPARTURE
  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to the airport for departure on Egypt air flight 985 at 10:25 a.m.
  • Arrive New York 4:15p.m.


  • Per person sharing a double room -$4,236.00USD
  • Single room supplement – $865.00
  • Rates quoted are NET per person based on double occupancy
  • Roundtrip air transportation from JFK, New York
  • Roundtrip transfers airport/hotel/airport and baggage handling
  • Experience English Speaking Egyptian local Tour Guide
  • Hotel accommodations throughout your trip
  • Meals as outlined :B – breakfast, L – Lunch and D-dinner
  • hotel taxes and service fees
  • All tours as outlined in the itinerary
  • Lectures by Dr. Rashidi
  • Domestic flight Aswan to Cairo
  • US and Egypt departure taxes
Not included:
  • Passport and visa fee
  • Travel insurance highly recommended
  • Tips to drivers/guides
  • Excess baggage
  • Snacks are NOT included

Updated Reservation Form



  1. I would love to join your tour, however, it would work for me if you offer the same Tour next year 2021

    • Greetings Jabulani Taifa. The 2021 tours are still in the planning process. Please stay tuned to this page for all upcoming tours. Thanks so much!

    • OK I would love to go bk to s.egypt I went to luxor Cairo cycled went on river Nile, beautiful.

        • Greetings umar adams lukman. Please contact the Travel Agent for specific questions, and she can advise you on how to join from Ghana. Her contact details are located at the end of the article. Thanks.

    • Greetings Qawi Rahmaan. For the Egyptian tour, no there will not be an extension to Sudan. Thank you!

  2. Peace and blessings, with the present travel bans and so called pandemic. Is the tour still on ? If so and they put a ban on travel to Kemet will all funds be returned

    Thanks in advance

    • Greetings Wali Al Amin. Right now the trip is still on. If you are considering going, you may want to purchase travel insurance just in case. However you should contact the travel agent, who can properly answer all of your questions. Thank you!

  3. Peace greetings.
    I’m in West Africa , Cameroon .if I want to be part if the tour kindly guide or my procedure

    • Greetings Haddi King. Please contact the Tour Company for any special arrangements regarding this trip. Thanks!

  4. Do you offer a deal to join the tour without flights and accommodation as a group of us would like to attend, we would be travelling from London UK

    • Greetings Stella. Please contact the travel agent regarding those travel details. Thanks!

  5. Just emailing to inquire about, if the tour for October 2020 will be postpone due to COVID-19 or is current scheduling still standing?

    • Greetings Renlinda Thompson. I just got word that this trip has been postponed. This Egypt tour has been rescheduled for early August 2021. More details will be coming. Thank you.

    • Hi,
      Please offer this in 2022. Will there be a cruise down the Nile? I greatly enjoyed the cruise when I toured 2 yrs. ago.
      JF Bryant

  6. This would be a perfect tour next year to celebrate my husband’s 70th birthday April 21th, 2021. Will this trip be offered in the Spring, 2021?

    • Greetings Joyce Boyd. Dr. Rashidi said the tour is still planned, but only for the dates indicated (August 2021). However the COVID pandemic has made everyone’s plans tenuous, and the travel industry is no exception. So unfortunately I can’t provide you with any other information.

  7. Please provide updated information regarding the tours for next year when possible

    • Greetings Bess Annette Arnold. Per Dr Rashidi, the two trips (Uganda and Kmt) are still planned for 2021. However, the Covid pandemic is having a great impact, and the travel agent is still trying to confirm the dates; when they get them, it will be posted to this page. So please continue to check back regularly to this site for the updated information.

    • Greetings Mpigani Kweli. The deposit is due asap. Please contact the Travel Agent for specific questions. Her contact details are located at the end of the article. Thanks.

  8. I am keen to be apart of this tour…can it not also include the north part of Sudan?.
    And as I am travelling from can we engage ..with your tour

  9. I am also very interested in joining this tour, I live in The Netherlands, would it be possible for us to arrange our own travel from Europe and meet the party in Egypt (KMT). if so what would be the process for doing this from the tour’s point of view

  10. Hello where is the travel agency information to call about joining the tour

    • Hello Saundra Morris. The agent’s contact is on the Contact Form at the end of the article, at the bottom of the page. Thanks much!

  11. I’ve sent 3 unanswered emails to the travel agent. Who else can I contact for trip information?

    • Greetings Sis Michelle— this is Sis Teresa (from Wo’se) and I administer this website for Dr. Rashidi. I’m sorry you haven’t heard back from the agent; I know Dr. Rashidi is really promoting this tour. So let me reach out to him personally, and also the agent, and see if I can get some answers for you. Peace and Blessings!

  12. Hi Dr. Rashidi,

    What is the cost of the Egyptian tour without airfare? I will be traveling from a different location. Thanks!

    • Greetings Shaila Settles Lewis. Please direct your question to the Tour agent, she is the one who can answer it. Thanks much!

  13. Hello Runoko, I am unable to go on the July trip to Kemet. Will you offer another trip this fall this year?

    • Greetings Berdina Cornish. At this point, the KMT trip is the only 2021 tour scheduled so far. The pandemic has impacted all travel both here and abroad. He is planning his 2022 trips so please continue to check back here for updates on his 2022 tours.

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