Essential Egypt

Encompassing Egypt’s greatest highlights and a three-day Nile cruise, this adventure enhances a wide variety of included activities with the expertise of our tour guides, through whom you’ll gain a greater appreciation of the region’s history and archaeological finds. Discover the secrets of the Great Pyramids and explore the Valley of the Kings, then meet local people and share a traditional meal. A combination of air-conditioned transport and domestic flights will get you to the sights (and your comfortable accommodations) quickly and conveniently. From ancient history to bustling modern Cairo, embark on an incredible journey to the very heart of Egypt.


  • 8 Nights accommodations
  • 3 Nights Nile cruise
  • Private air conditioned transportation
  • Breakfast each morning
  • 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • English speaking guide throughout
  • Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal
  • Lunch with a Local Family
  • Arrival transfer
  • All entrance fees to included monuments
  • Guided tour of the Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Visit The Library of Alexandria, catacombs, and Pompey’s Pillar
  • Guided visit of the Egyption Museum
  • Tour of Abu Simbel
  • Three-night Nile Cruise
  • Tour of Kom Ombo Temple
  • Visit the Colossi of Memnon
  • Excursion to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, Luxor and Karnak Temples
  • Internal flight Cairo to Aswan


**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.



Double Occupancy – $3639 CAD per person (sharing a room) – approx. $2700 USD
Single Occupancy – $4418 CAD per person (your own room) – approx. $3300 USD

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don’t have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy may be limited. CAD = Canadian dollars. USD = United States of America dollars. Conversion to USD is approximated by current exchange rates and subject to change. You will be charged in CAD and your bank may charge a slightly different rate or fees.

Payment of $350 due at time of booking.
Final Payment due – January 11, 2023

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions. Prices are subject to change and availability.

Booking Deadline

Bookings on request only basis and space may be limited.  Tour is a guaranteed departure.

Activity Level

Moderate Activity
This is a fairly relaxed tour. Some walking while visiting areas.

Roommate Matching Policy

Roommate matching is done as a courtesy and while most matches result in wonderful friendships, success is not guaranteed. If during the tour you decide you would no longer like to share a room with your roommate you will need to request (and pay for) a single room at all accommodations. This can be shared between the two people in the room if it is a mutual decision. If you are a very light sleeper or snore you may want to consider getting your own single room.

Group Size

Minimum – 8 member
Maximum – 12 members


  • International Airfare
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel
  • Tour Host
  • Departure Transfer

Flight Information

The Women’s Travel Club recommends booking flexible/refundable air tickets when possible. This is a guaranteed departure.
Arrive to Cairo International Airport CAI – at any time on or before first day of tour.
Depart from Cairo International Airport CAI – at any time on last day of the tour.
If you would like assistance booking international flights for your tour please use the form below. The Women’s Travel Club Flight Desk will work with you to arrange the best options.
Our Flight management fee is CAD 100.00 + HST, per tour.
Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.

Insurance Quote


Safir Hotel Cairo

Authentic Egyptian hospitality nestled in the heart of Cairo. Ideally located in Dokki, a short 10-minute stroll will have you snapping pictures by the River Nile, or ready to board the metro to your next destination.  Unwind in spacious, air-conditioned rooms that include a work desk, balcony, and complimentary Wi-Fi – the perfect retreat after a day of adventure.

Citymax Hotel Aswan

Step back to an ancient frontier while enjoying modern comforts when you stay at Citymax Hotel Aswan. Located on the banks of the River Nile in Egypt and in close proximity to the airport Citymax Hotel is the perfect base for excursions to the temples, ancient quarries and towering dams. The City Café and 24-hour Coffee Shop make sure you are never short of fuel whilst 69 Rooms offer guests a choice of Superior, Junior Suites & Executive Suites.

Cherry Maryski Grand Royal Hotel

Cherry Maryski Grand Royal Hotel is located in the downtown area in a unique location in the heart of Alexandria in Raml Station, where history and beauty. Where you can enjoy Alexandria old features. Located 200 m from Alexandria’s waterfront on the Mediterranean Sea.

Iberotel Crown Empress Nile Cruise

Iberotel Crown Empress is the perfect blend of elegance and intrigue. Enjoy the spell-binding view of the Nile while relishing the gourmet cuisine. Relax and rejuvenate by our body massages and sauna offered by our professional staff on-board. Groove to the tunes of the live show of entertainment and retire to the warmth of our soothing cabins. Our cabins are equipped to always entertain you with a range of features like TV through marine satellite, minibar and free Wi-Fi. Our Crown Empress is a true ode to the love for river Nile – an irresistible cruising experience.

Steigenberger Resort Achti

Discover the city of the 100 gates. Steigenberger Resort Achti offers the best panoramic views of the Nile and Luxor. The hotel is located in a quiet and secluded 1.2-hectare tropical garden in the heart of Luxor on the east bank of the Nile. The resort is located just 11 km from the airport and a few minutes from the city center. Steigenberger Resort Achti is an ideal base from which to explore the Nile and the surrounding countryside. Explore the Valley of the Kings, float over the city on a hot-air balloon, or take a felucca ride on the Nile to discover the ancient ruins. Enjoy every moment of your day at the Steigenberger Resort Achti.

** Occasionally, due to situations beyond our control, specific hotels may change. Any accommodation changes will be to a similar hotel.


Through our own clients and networking clubs we have realized a general desire for women to travel but they don’t always have a companion. We developed the Women’s Travel Club for these women to have a fun and safe group to travel with. We offer a wide range of destinations, so that there is something for everyone.

We have women of all ages, with the average being 45 to 65 years. However, we do have regular travelers anywhere from 30 years to over 80 years of age.

We do not include international flights in the price of our tours. Not including the cost of international flights in the cost of the tour allows members the flexibility to get the flight schedule, price and class of service that best suits them. The Women's Travel Club flight desk will be happy to help arrange your international flights.

Yes, we always negotiate the best possible single supplement rate for our trips. Single spots fill quickly and may be limited so we suggest you book early for a single spot.

Yes, each of our booking forms has an area for you to request to be matched with a roommate. We get some general information that will help us match you with a great new friend.

If you are travelling to Egypt with a regular Canadian or US passport, you may obtain a tourist visa at an Egyptian airport upon arrival. You may also apply for a tourist visa online via the official website of the Egyptian government. E-Visa Portal – Government of Egypt

March in Egypt is sunny and warm. You can expect daytime temperatures reaching as high as 89°F (32 Celsius) and nighttime temperatures reaching 60°F (16 Celsius).

Mar 26 - Apr 06 2023

Tour Level: Essential Tours,
Tour Type: Sightseeing Tours,