Mystical Cairo – Pyramids, Bazaars, and Nile Enchantment
Standard DreamTrip Embark on an exhilarating journey through Cairo's ancient wonders, exploring Historic Cairo, the Egyptian Museum, the Great Sphinx, and the Giza Pyramids, topped off with a dazzling nighttime dinner cruise on the Nile. Book by May 1.
Setting out on an exhilarating DreamTrip through Egypt, one becomes immersed in a captivating tapestry of history and culture. Marvel at the majestic Saladin Citadel and the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha in Cairo before exploring the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, including the legendary artifacts of King Tutankhamun. Following a delectable lunch, venture to the Giza pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Valley Temple of Khafre. Engage your senses with the scents of essential oils, explore vibrant markets, and navigate the historic Khan el-Khalili souk, brimming with the tales of Old Egypt. As night descends, let the enchanting Nile River be your guide on a magical dinner cruise, featuring Tanoura and belly dancing against the dazzling city lights. This extraordinary journey promises to etch the richness of Egypt's cultural legacy into your heart, crafting enduring memories to last a lifetime.
What we love:
The majesty of the Giza pyramid complex, home to the Great Pyramid of Giza, Pyramid of Menkaure, Pyramid of Khafre, the iconic Great Sphinx, and more.
Exploring the vibrant chaos of Cairo's legendary Khan el-Khalili bazaar, a bustling hub of trade for over 600 years, where history meets commerce.
The cultural delights of the Cairo Opera House, from grand operas and ballets in its opulent performance hall to intimate recitals in the enchanting open-air theater.
Your DreamTrip includes 4 days and 3 nights* in Cairo, Egypt, as well as:
Full-day tour of Cairo and Pyramids; includes lunch, entrance fees, transportation and an English-speaking guide.
Dinner cruise on Nile River; includes dinner, entertainment and transportation.
Welcome reception at the hotel with snacks and 1 complimentary glass of wine, beer or soda.
Shared round-trip airport transfers, with the submission of flight details.
A host, whose goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips experience from landing to liftoff — they host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more. (Please note: A host will be provided only on trips with bookings of 10 or more adults.)
A convenient “Know Before You Go” guide, with details of your trip and other helpful travel information; will be emailed to you within a week of your travel start date.
*Want to stay an extra night or two? Make the most of your trip with our specially negotiated prices for pre- and post-night stays! Click select, then choose from the options available at the bottom of the “Check Availability” section.
The closest commercial airport to the hotel is Cairo International Airport (CAI), approximately 16 miles (26 kilometers) away.
Shared round-trip airport transfers are included (with submission of flight details) only for the following airport(s), dates and times:
Cairo International Airport (CAI), to the hotel on June 27, timing based on flight details provided.
The hotel Cairo International Airport (CAI), on June 30, timing based on flight details provided.
To arrange your airport transfer, please submit flight detailsHERE by May 8.
Airfare is not included in the trip price.
Transfers are provided for the above airport and date listed only.
Transfers may also be provided for additional dates if your DreamTrips booking reflects pre- or post-night stays. Pre|post-night transfer must be confirmed with the DreamTrips Team Planner. (Subject to availability)
Transfers are not included for pre- or post-nights booked separate from your original DreamTrips booking (not listed on the booking for this trip) and/or via a third-party provider.
Registration with the Department of Tourism:
In order to attend tours included with this trip, as well as facilitate the check-in process for this DreamTrip, please complete the Passport details form HEREby May 8.
Requirements for Traveling to Egypt:
Passport: Must be valid for 6 months, starting from the date of arrival.
Tourist e-Visa: Completed ONLINE APPLICATION at least 7 -10 days before arrival – or – obtain upon arrival by visiting an approved bank kiosk (before the immigration counters) within the CAI airport arrival halls. Approximate cost is about $25 USD.
We highly advise completing your visa application in advance, online, as this will ensure you have an approved e-Visa prior to traveling (rather than run the risk of being denied at the airport upon arrival).
Please see Additional Information for Visa Application details.
Check into the hotel at any time after 2 PM. 1-6 PM: Visit the welcome table in the hotel, located on the 1st floor. 7-8 PM: Welcome reception at the hotel’s first floor with snacks and 1 complimentary glass of wine*, beer* or soda. The rest of the evening at your leisure. Dinner is at your own expense.
6:00-7:45 AM: Buffet breakfast at the hotel. 8 AM – 7 PM: Full-day Cairo and Pyramids tour; includes lunch, entrance fees, transportation and English-speaking guide.
7:45 AM: Meet at the hotel lobby entrance; begin boarding bus.
8 AM: Depart from the hotel.
See Saladin Citadel of Cairo and Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha.
Visit Egyptian Museum that features several items related to King Tutankhamun.
12-1 PM: Savor lunch at a local restaurant. (*drinks are not included.)
After lunch continue to see the Giza complex of pyramids, including the Great Sphinx of Giza and Valley Temple of Khafre that faces the Sphinx.
Next, stop to see Egyptian essential and aromatherapy oils and colored-glass perfume bottles or visit an Egyptian carpet-making village; depending on the time and traffic.
Before you end the tour explore Khan el-Khalili souk.
7 PM: Return to the hotel.
The rest of the evening at your leisure. Dinner is at your own expense.
6-10:30 AM: Buffet breakfast at the hotel. The rest of the morning and afternoon at your leisure. Lunch is at your own expense. 6:30-11 PM: Dinner cruise on Nile River; includes dinner, entertainment and transportation.
6:15 PM: Meet at the hotel lobby entrance; begin boarding bus.
6:30 PM: Depart from the hotel.
8 PM: Enjoy a buffet style dinner sailing on the Nile River. (*drinks are not included.)
While onboard, watch Tanoura and belly dancing performances.
10 PM: Return to the hotel.
11 PM: Arrive back at the hotel.
The rest of the evening at your leisure.
6-10:30 AM: Buffet breakfast at the hotel. The rest of the morning at your leisure until checkout and your flight. Check out of the hotel by noon.
*The minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years. Age is determined at the time of travel.
Located in the heart of Cairo Governorate with stunning views of the Nile River, Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir offers the perfect base for exploring the city's top attractions, including the world-famous Egyptian Museum, El Tahrir Square, Koshary Abou Tarek, and the beautiful Cairo Opera House.
1 restaurant, 1 lobby bar, 1 poolside bar and 24-hour room service.
1 outdoor pool.
Spa with sauna and massage rooms (at an additional cost).
Accessible units available for guests who require assistive facilities and amenities.
Within walking distance of Cairo Tower, Qasr el-Nil Bridge and Abdeen Palace.
Nearby Sadat Metro Station.
Parking facilities available (at additional cost).
Superior City View Room accommodations with:
1 queen-size bed. Please note: Bedding type is subject to hotel availability. Child pricing is based on sharing existing bed(s).
Maximum occupancy 3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child.
Minimum occupancy 1 adult.
Safe deposit box.
Coffee- and tea-making facilities.
Minibar (contents vary and may be at an additional cost).
Check-in: 2 PM. Checkout: noon. Minimum check-in age is 18.
Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo 2, Kasr El Nil Street Down Town, Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt
Pricing for children for this hotel may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click SELECT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Terms and Conditions section for further details.
Hotel Check-in Requirements:
By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card.
I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia.
We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance to protect your travel investment in case of unexpected cancellation. Travel can be unpredictable and country restrictions change regularly. Please understand that the cancellation policies listed in the Terms and Conditions will apply, and you are highly encouraged to purchase travel protection for your trip.
To get the best possible coverage, check out travel insurance soon after booking your trip. Some coverage plans may be time sensitive. Reminder: If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other travel documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.
At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.
This DreamTrip experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If this DreamTrip is canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you will be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
Gratuities are not included. We suggest providing gratuities at your own discretion.
The following information is needed to complete e-Visa application:
Type of Visa: Tourism Company
Host Name: Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo
Address: 2, Kasr El Nil Street / Down Town, Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt
Phone: +20 2 257 50 777
Host email: email@example.com
Reason for travel: Tourism
The following documents are required for your entry to Cairo (on arrival). Please bring them with you:
Passport valid for at least 6 months from arrival date.
Hotel bookings/details about places of stay/visit.
Must be an Active Member in Good Standing to Travel:
You understand and acknowledge that participating in DreamTrips is a benefit of DreamTrips Membership; therefore, your monthly membership fees must be current and paid in full at the time of travel. If you book a DreamTrips package and cancel your membership, or your membership is in inactive status at the time of travel, you understand and acknowledge that your trip will be cancelled and subject to refund as outlined in the cancellation policy for your particular trip.
Travel is unpredictable and country restrictions due to COVID-19 change regularly; please understand that the policies below apply and you are encouraged to purchase travel protection.
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel 66 days or more before the start date of your trip, you will get a refund less a fee of up to US$100. If you cancel within 65 days of the start date of your trip, your trip will not be refunded. All fees are applicable on a per-person basis.
*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based. In the event of conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in supplier booking terms, the more restrictive of the two terms will prevail.
Name Change Policies:Name changes are not permitted for the DreamTrips Member(s) who booked this trip and are only allowed for people who are traveling with said booking member. Name changes must be done no later than May 8 and are subject to a fee of up to US$100. Name changes after this date are not allowed.
Transfer Policies: Booking transfers from one member to another member are not allowed on this trip.
The price shown above is subject to change based on promotional pricing availability, room type(s) booked, taxes, etc.
Pricing shown is for each person and is based on 2 adults per room.
Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.
In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.
Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up to date before you leave! It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.
Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.
Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.
Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.