Egypt Photo Tour – Egypt

Egypt Photo Tour – Egypt

Cairo

Cairo is a city with a rich cultural and historical heritage, attracting millions of tourists each year. The city boasts an array of places of interest, from the ancient pyramids of Giza to the bustling bazaars of Islamic Cairo. The Al-Azhar Mosque, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world, is also located in Cairo, as well as the Egyptian Museum, which holds some of the world’s most valuable treasures from ancient Egypt. Whether you’re interested in history, culture, or simply want to soak in the vibrant atmosphere, Cairo has something for everyone.

Aswan

With its stunning natural beauty and numerous places of interest, Aswan is a must-visit destination for travelers exploring Egypt. From the ancient monuments of the Nubian culture to the stunning Aswan High Dam, Aswan is a feast for the eyes and a treasure trove of historical and cultural attractions. Whether you are interested in history, architecture, or simply soaking up the beauty of this magnificent city, Aswan is sure to delight and inspire.

Luxor

Luxor, located in the Upper Nile Valley of Egypt, is one of the world’s most fascinating and historically rich cities. It is widely known as the “City of Temples” and has an array of places of interest that will leave visitors in awe. From the towering columns of the Luxor Temple to the grandeur of the Karnak Temple complex, and the vastness of the Valley of the Kings, there is no shortage of marvels to discover in this ancient city. Whether it is exploring the monuments and temples of ancient Thebes or gazing upon the beautiful murals in the tombs of the Valley of the Kings, Luxor is a place that truly transports visitors back in time.

The trips offered by UNUSUAL EXPEDITION are renowned for their efficiency in delivering a wealth of experiences in a brief amount of time. The excursions are designed to condense a variety of themes into a single journey. The upcoming tour will follow this same approach. The daily photography locations will be determined based on the weather and lighting conditions on each day.

Photography Tour

Tour Price

Single Room

Price Per Person*

$9950

Singapore Dollars

Share Room

Price Per Person*

  • Twin sharing based on same gender
  • Subject to availability 

$8875

Singapore Dollars

Tour Duration

11 Days

Tour Start

December 11, 2023

Tour End

December 21, 2023

Tour Status

Available

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Itinerary

Day 1
CAIRO

Our Egypt tour will be running simultaneously with our Jordan photo tour. Each tour is on it's own, and you have the flexibility to combine them. This means that you have the opportunity to join us in exploring the wonders of both countries in one seamless experience. You will be able to witness the unique history and culture of Egypt and capture stunning photos of the iconic landmarks in Jordan.

 


 

Upon arriving at the Cairo International Airport, a group transfer will be arranged to take you to the hotel.

After a comfortable journey, you will reach the hotel and check in to your room. Once you are settled in, it's time to explore the city! Get your camera ready, as you'll want to capture the beautiful and diverse streets and neighborhoods of Cairo. You will be able to walk around and take pictures of the iconic landmarks, bustling markets, and vibrant locals, capturing the essence of this vibrant city. This is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Meals: Dinner
Day 2
CAIRO

Today we are visiting two of the most important historic sites in Cairo - the Mosque of Ibn Tulun and the Citadel of Sultan Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi (Saladin). The Mosque of Ibn Tulun is considered to be the second oldest mosque in Egypt and is a magnificent example of Islamic architecture. Our tour of the mosque will be a chance to learn about its history, admire its beauty, and appreciate its significance.

After our visit to the mosque, we will head to the Citadel of Sultan Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi (Saladin), which is one of the most iconic monuments in Islamic Cairo. This defensive fortress dates back to the Middle Ages and is considered to be one of the most impressive fortresses from that period. Our visit to the citadel will be an opportunity to explore its history, marvel at its architecture, and appreciate its defensive capabilities.

In the afternoon, our focus will shift to the streets of Cairo. Our photography tour will take us to El-Moez Street, starting from Bab Al-Futuh in the north and ending at Bab Zuweila in the south. This street is one of the most important in Cairo and its northern part extends from the Al-Hakim mosque to the spice market in Al Azhar Street, while its southern part extends from the Ghuriya complex to the Bab Zuweila. Our tour of the street will allow us to experience the hustle and bustle of Cairo, see its vibrant street life, and capture some amazing photographs.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
CAIRO

We will be embarking on a unique and exciting journey to explore the ancient and magnificent pyramids of Giza. Our first stop will be to witness the breathtaking sunrise and take advantage of the beautiful early morning light for some stunning photography opportunities. Our knowledgeable cameleer guide will accompany us and lead us through the various sites, allowing us to capture the essence of the area in all its glory. We will visit the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx and the Giza Plateau for a chance to admire these magnificent structures up close. Our guide will also provide us with special access to areas that are not typically open to the public, giving us an even more in-depth experience.

In the afternoon, we will have the opportunity to view all 6 pyramids during the sunset and capture the warm glow of the setting sun as it illuminates the ancient monuments. This is a rare opportunity to see the pyramids in a different light and make memories that will last a lifetime. We will leave no stone unturned in our quest to make the most of this once in a lifetime opportunity, and our guide will be on hand to answer any questions and provide us with a wealth of knowledge about the area.

By the end of the day, we will have captured some truly spectacular images and gained a deeper appreciation for the beauty and wonder of the pyramids of Giza. We will then make our way back to Cairo, having experienced an unforgettable adventure and a rich cultural experience.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
CAIRO | ASWAN

We will embark on an exciting journey to Aswan with an early morning flight. Upon arrival, we will be greeted by a warm transfer to our van that will take us to Abu Simbel. This stunning temple, located on the western bank of Lake Nasser, is a magnificent work of ancient engineering and will be the focus of the group's photographic adventures for the day. As the sun sets and the temple is bathed in the warm glow of the late afternoon sun, our group will have the opportunity to capture the essence of this magnificent structure with our cameras. As the day comes to a close, we will experience the unforgettable Sound and Light show, which will bring the temple to life with a stunning display of lights and music. This unforgettable experience is sure to leave a lasting impression and will be one of the highlights of our journey to Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
ASWAN

Our exciting adventure in Aswan will begin after a nourishing breakfast. We will embark on a journey in a comfortable van, taking in the beautiful scenery and capturing moments along the way of the local people and villages. This will be an ideal opportunity for photographers to snap pictures of the unique cultures and ways of life in this region. In the late afternoon, we will embark on a unique experience, taking a Felucca or motorboat ride to a Nubian village. This will be an excellent opportunity to interact with the local community and capture images of their homes, crafts, and traditions. As the sun sets, we will head over to the Temple of Isis in Philae to witness a magical sunset. This temple, located on an island, is a testament to the rich history and culture of this region. To conclude our day, we will enjoy a delicious dinner at a Nubian restaurant, sampling the local cuisine and experiencing the warm hospitality of the locals. This will be a day filled with beautiful memories, fascinating experiences, and delightful moments that we will cherish forever.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
ASWAN

Today's adventure will take us on a journey through the bustling markets of Aswan. We'll start the day with a hearty breakfast before making our way to Daraw to visit the camel market. Here, we'll witness the lively trade of these majestic creatures, with vendors haggling over prices and buyers inspecting their potential purchases. The locals are always happy to pose for photos, so don't be shy to snap some pictures! However, it's worth noting that the covered women are generally more reserved. After our visit to the camel market, we'll return to Aswan to continue our exploration of the city's street markets and backstreets. Here, we'll discover a wealth of spices and foodstuffs on offer, with vendors calling out their wares and tempting customers with their delicious offerings. Finally, we'll return to our hotel for a well-deserved rest. Overall, today promises to be a fascinating and immersive experience, allowing us to delve into the heart of Aswan and its vibrant markets.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
ASWAN | LUXOR

After a delicious breakfast in Aswan, we will embark on a journey to Luxor. The drive from Aswan to Luxor is approximately three hours long and will be filled with breathtaking views of the Nile river and the surrounding desert landscapes. Upon arrival in Luxor, we will visit the iconic Luxor temple. This temple is considered to be one of the most magnificent structures in ancient Egypt and is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in history and architecture. The temple is a combination of temples and shrines that date back to the New Kingdom and was dedicated to the gods of ancient Egypt. You will be able to explore the temples, walk through its grand halls, and admire the stunning columns and carvings. The visit to Luxor temple will be an unforgettable experience that will provide a unique glimpse into the rich cultural and architectural heritage of ancient Egypt.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
LUXOR

After a satisfying breakfast, we will embark on a journey to the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This temple, built in the 15th century BC, was dedicated to the memory of the great Pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut, who was one of the most powerful and successful female rulers in ancient Egyptian history. The temple is situated on the West Bank of the Nile River in Luxor and is a testament to the prosperity and power of the Queen during her rule. The temple is surrounded by lush greenery and is a beautiful example of the magnificent architecture of ancient Egypt. As we tour the temple, we will marvel at the intricate carvings and hieroglyphics that adorn its walls, which tell the story of the Queen's reign and her achievements.

Our next stop will be at the Medinet Habu, which was a temple dedicated to the god Amun-Ra. This temple was also built during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut and was one of the largest and most impressive temples in ancient Egypt. The temple is famous for its beautiful carvings, which depict scenes from the life of the Queen and her ancestors, as well as battles and religious ceremonies. The temple is also renowned for its large columns and walls that have been well-preserved, making it a popular tourist attraction.

Together, we will delve into the rich history of ancient Egypt as we visit these two magnificent temples. It is sure to be a day filled with inspiration, wonder, and learning.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9
LUXOR

After a delicious breakfast, we will set off to visit the Valley of the Kings and Queens in Luxor. This valley is a breathtaking sight that showcases the beauty and richness of ancient Egyptian history. It is home to several tombs of Pharaohs, queens, and nobles, which were carved into the rock cliffs of the valley. The intricate designs, paintings, and carvings in the tombs are a testament to the skill and creativity of the ancient Egyptians. As we explore the valley, we will take in the rich history and marvel at the beauty of the monuments. We will also have the opportunity to take some photographs, capturing the memories of our visit to this amazing place. This will be a truly unforgettable experience that will remain in our minds and hearts forever.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10
LUXOR | ASWAN | CAIRO

After breakfast in Luxor, we will embark on a journey back to Aswan. Along the way, we will take the opportunity to capture the stunning architecture of the Karnak complex, the bustling and colorful markets of Luxor, and the beautiful surroundings of the town. The Karnak complex, one of the largest temple complexes in the world, is a must-visit for anyone interested in ancient Egyptian history and architecture. The Luxor markets, on the other hand, offer a glimpse into the everyday life of the locals and are perfect for those looking to buy souvenirs or try local food.

After these excursions, we will then make our way to the airport in Aswan where we will board a flight to Cairo. The flight back to Cairo will give us a chance to relax and reflect on the incredible experiences we have had in Aswan and Luxor. Upon arrival in Cairo, we will spend the night in an airport hotel, giving us a comfortable and convenient place to rest before our onward journey.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11
CAIRO

Our schedule for the day is to depart after having breakfast, with a free and easy itinerary until it is time to take the flight back home. You will have some leisure time to do as you please, whether it be exploring the surroundings, shopping, or just relaxing. The flight back home will bring a close to this wonderful trip. Enjoy the day until it's time to take the flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tour Notes

Tour Includes

Hotel accommodation

Tour guide

Entrance fees

Land transportation in destination

Group transfer to airport

All meals as stated in itinerary

Tour Excludes

Return International Air Ticket

Return Domestic Air Ticket (If Any)

Guide & Driver Tips

Any Private Expenses, Room Service, Porter Service

Visa Fees (If Applicable)

Beverages / Alcohol Drinks during Meals

Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory – Self Purchased)

Photography Setup Fee (If applicable)

Registration

Tour can be combine with

Tour Start

December 11, 2023

Tour End

December 21, 2023

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