***UPDATED*** Annual Egypt (KMT) Tour – August 01 – 14, 2021

Dr. Runoko Rashidi, Historian & Lecturer

Annual Tour to Egypt (KMT)
August 01 – 14, 2021


DAY 1: Sunday, Aug 01, 2021 – Departure
  • Depart JFK, NY Terminal 4 via Egypt Air flight 986 at 6:30 PM
  • Check-in starts at 2:00 PM
DAY 2: Monday, Aug 02, 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: Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel in Cairo
  • B/D
DAY 3: Tuesday, Aug 03, 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: Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel
  • B/L
DAY 4: Wednesday, Aug 04, 2021 – Cairo
Colossus of Ramses II (statute)
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Sakkara, Dahshour, Memphis, Medom Pyramids
  • Lunch at a restaurant
  • Overnight: Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel
  • B/L
DAY 5: Thursday, Aug 05, 2021 –Cairo
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum
  • Lunch
  • Overnight: Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel
  • B/L
DAY 6 : Friday, Aug 06, 2021 – MINYA
  • Breakfast
  • Drive to Minya, Tall El-Amarna, Beni Hassan Tombs
  • Dinner
  • Overnight in Minya
  • B/D
DAY 7: Saturday, Aug 07, 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: Steigen Berger Hotel
  • B/D
DAY 8 : Sunday, Aug 08, 2021 – Luxor
  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to visit the fabulous Luxor Temple -Karnak – Luxor museum
  • Overnight: Steigen Berger Hotel
  • B/D
DAY 9: Monday, Aug 09, 2021 – 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: Tuesday, Aug 20, 2021 – Luxor
  • Breakfast
  • Visit habu temple, Asassef, Colossi of Memnon, Ramseum
  • Lecture by Dr. Rashidi.
  • Overnight: Steigen Berger Hotel
  • B/D
DAY 11: Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 – Luxor / Aswan
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Edfu, visit Kombo
  • Overnight: Movenpick Hotel Aswan or similar
  • B/ L Box
DAY 12: Thursday, Aug 12, 2021
Philae Temple
  • Breakfast
  • Philae temple, Nubian museum, Nubian village
  • Overnight: Movenpick Hotel or similar
  • B /L
DAY 13: Friday, Aug 13, 2021
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: Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel in Cairo
  • B/L
DAY 14: Saturday, Aug 14, 2021 – 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 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 London..how 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!

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