(RESCHEDULED ***NEW DATES*** AUG 1 – AUG 14, 2021) Annual Egypt Tour – October 22 – November 4, 2020


Dr. Runoko Rashidi, Historian & Lecturer

Annual Tour to Egypt
October 22 – November 4, 2020


DAY 1: Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 – Departure
  • Depart JFK, NY Terminal 4 via Egypt Air flight 986 at 6:30 PM
  • Check-in starts at 2:00 PM
DAY 2: Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 – 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: Le Meridien Pyramids or similar
  • D
DAY 3: Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 – 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: Le Meridien Pyramids or similar
  • B/L
DAY 4: Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 – Cairo
Colossus of Ramses II (statute)
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Sakkara, Dahshour, Memphis, Medom Pyramids
  • Lunch at a restaurant
  • Overnight: Le Meridien Pyramids or similar
  • B/L
DAY 5: Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 –Cairo
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum
  • Lunch
  • Overnight: Le Meridien Pyramids or similar
  • B/L
DAY 6 : Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 – MINYA
  • Breakfast
  • Drive to Minya, Tall El-Amarna, Beni Hassan Tombs
  • Dinner
  • Overnight in Minya
  • B/D
DAY 7: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 – 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: Steigen Berger Hotel
  • B/D
DAY 8 : Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 – Luxor
  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to visit the fabulous Luxor Temple -Karnak – Luxor museum
  • Dinner
  • Overnight: Steigen Berger Hotel
  • B/D
DAY 9: Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 – Luxor
Queen Hatshepsut's Temple
  • Breakfast
  • Visit includes: West Bank, Valley of Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut’s temple, Tomb of Nobles
  • Overnight: Steigen Berger Hotel
  • B/D
DAY 10: Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 – Luxor
  • Breakfast
  • Visit habu temple, Asassef, Colossi of Memnon, Ramseum
  • Lecture by Dr. Rashidi.
  • Overnight: Steigen Berger Hotel
  • B/D
DAY 11: Sunday, Nov. 01, 2020 – Luxor / Aswan
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Edfu, visit Kombo
  • Overnight: Ovenpick Hotel or similar
  • B/ L Box
DAY 12: Monday, Nov 02, 2020
Philae Temple
  • Breakfast
  • Philae temple, Nubian museum, Nubian village
  • Overnight: Ovenpick Hotel or similar
  • B /L
DAY 13: Tuesday, Nov. 03, 2020
Abu Sembel
  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to visit Abu Simbel by bus, high dam, unfinished obelisk
  • Depart Aswan on Egypt Air on flight 150 at 4:55 pm arrive Cairo at 6:20 pm
  • Overnight: Le Meridien Pyramids or similar
  • B/L
DAY 14: Wednesday, Nov. 04, 2020 – DEPARTURE
  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to the airport for departure on Egypt air flight 985 at 9:25 a.m.
  • Arrive New York 3:25p.m.


  • Per person sharing a double room -$4,230.00USD
  • Single room supplement – $865.00
  • Roundtrip air transportation via Air Airlines from N Y
  • Transportation with an air conditioned vehicles during all the tour
  • A fluent English speaking tour guide
  • Hotel accommodation, as outlined in itinerary
  • Meals as described in the program B = Breakfast L= Lunch D = Dinner
  • All tours as outlined in the itinerary
  • All entrance fees.
  • Mineral water in the bus during the tour
  • Roundtrip transfer and baggage handling
  • Departure taxes
  • Hotel accommodation:
5* Hotel in Cairo Like: -Meridien Pyramids Or Similar. – 5 nights
5* Hotel in Lxr Like :- Steigen Berger Lxr Or Similar – 4 nights
5* Hotel in Asw Like:- Movenpick Asw Or Similar – 2 nights
One night – MINYA
  • U.S. and Egypt departure taxes
Not included:
  • VISA fee at the airport – $30 per person
  • Drinks during meals
  • Personal expenses, excess baggage, passport and visa fees
  • Tips to driver and guides
  • Meals not included in itinerary
  • Insurance



  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 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.

  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.

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