The Sphinx Is Waiting: A Women Only VIP Tour of Cairo, Egypt

Capstone World Travel has started to host women-only tours and we are pleased to offer a memorable trip to ancient Egypt with the collaboration of our in-country partner, Tour Egypt Club. Each year, the tour will be scheduled during the Fall season. We wish to keep a small group of women travelers to keep it intimate and a more personalized experience.

Mr. Camel Guy will take you to the most scenic spot to have the best view of the pyramids. (Photo by GCO)

Trip Duration: 7 Days and 6 Nights

The trips, activities, accommodation, and meals included are outlined on the itinerary below.  We can also assist in finding flights from your original destination, just let me know and we can provide you flight quotes. We are booking 15 spots for this trip.

Here’s the complete The Sphinx Is Waiting: A Women Only VIP Tour of Cairo, Egypt:

Day 1 Arrival

  • Welcome at the airport, one of theTour Egypt Club staff will be there to meet and assist you in securing your Egypt visa on arrival ($25). Watch out for the gentleman with the Tour Egypt Club sign.
  • You will be transported from Cairo Airport to your hotel (4-5 star rating) where you will be staying for 6 nights (daily breakfast included).
  • Upon arrival at your hotel, you will be welcomed by the Tour Coordinators from Capstone World Travel and Tour Egypt Club, they will assist you in checking in and provide you the schedule for your first evening and the rest of the tour.
  • Optional Tour: Pyramid Light and Sound Show 

Day 2 Pyramids of Giza and Authentic Egyptian Cooking Experience

  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your personal guide who will accompany you to the Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue.
  • Optional Tour: Camel Ride Around the Pyramids for the perfect photo op of the Great Pyramids 
  • You will then be led for your authentic Egyptian cooking experience. Learn, prepare and taste the dishes you will be making in this class!
  • Optional Tours: Bedouin Camp Dinner OR Pyramid Light and Sound Show 

Day 3 Sakkara + Farmers Area Visit + Belly Dancing Class (Session 1 of 2)

  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
  • You will be picked up by a Tour Egypt Club staff for your trip to Sakkara and Memphis. At Sakkara, visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser.
  • Afterward, the tour goes to Memphis which was founded by King Menes and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom. Memphis was considered to be the center of rule and culture for over 3000 years, the first capital of Egypt, and here you will see the Statue of Ramses II and the alabaster Sphinx of Memphis.
  • Live like a local and visit an Egyptian Farmers Area. Lunch is at a quality restaurant selected for you.
  • Experience the art of Belly Dancing during this two session, 1-hour class instruction.
  • Free evening

Day 4 Egyptian Museum + Felucca Ride + Old Cairo (Coptic Cairo) + Belly Dancing Class (Session 2 of 2)

  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Visit the new Egyptian Museum with a certified Egyptologist and scholar, the museum features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was discovered.
  • Optional tour: Section for the mummies, extra fee is required.
  • Visit Salah El Din Citadel, constructed in 1183 AD, and Mohamed Ali Mosque, built inside the castle in the 19th century. Tour Old Cairo, the site of a city that pre-dated Cairo with many historic churches and a Roman fort.
  • Felucca Ride On The River Nile. Enjoy a relaxing experience of a felucca ride in the River Nile, where you can discover the amazing view of Cairo at night or enjoy the sunrise and the warm sun during the day. We can also arrange your birthday party while sailing across the Nile (just let us know!).
  • Lunch at a quality restaurant selected for you.
  • Belly Dancing Class (last session)
  • Free evening

Day 5 Alexandria

  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Alexandria is the pearl of the ‎Mediterranean and Egypt’s mean ‎port on the north. It has a long ‎history ‎and deep cultural heritage ‎which yielded lots of the beautiful ‎monuments and make Alexandria ‎excursion one of ‎the most popular destinations. Tour Egypt Club offers you to visit the highlights of Alexander the Great’s city with the Greco-Roman architecture, famous library and includes the ‎famous Catacomb tombs Pompey’s ‎Pillar, ‎Roman Amphitheatre,  and Qaitbey ‎fortress.  To walk off our lunch and while having an ice cream treat to walk by the bay and enjoy the sights of the city.
  • This day trip is between 6-8 hours long.
  • Free evening

Day 6 Pharaonic Village + Bazaar + Dinner Cruise on the Nile River

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Travel back in time at the Pharaonic Village.
  • Shopping at the Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old Bazaar.
  • Lunch at a quality restaurant selected for you.
  • To end your final evening in Egypt, a dinner cruise on the Nile River and show off your new found skill in Belly Dancing by joining the festivities.

Day 7 Departure

  • Breakfast
  • Departure for all flights. Our Tour Egypt Club staff and driver will take you to the Cairo International airport to board your flight back home.

TRIP EXCLUSIONS:

TRIP INCLUSIONS:

  • Meet and greet by our Tour Egypt Club staff at the airport upon arrival.
  • Transportation to the Cairo International Airport on your day of departure.
  • English-speaking guide, Egyptologist for the museum tour, Driver and Tour Coordinator.
  • 24/7 ‘around the clock’ emergency contact and assistance during the trip.
  • Prepaid Egyptian SIM card (data plan) for your personal unlocked mobile device.
  • All attraction tickets and entrance fees as outlined on the itinerary.
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary.
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • Bottled water during your tours.

If interested in joining us for our next scheduled The Sphinx is Waiting: A Women Only VIP Tour of Cairo and related trips to Egypt, please reach out to rosette@capstoneworldtravel.com and we are more than happy to answer your inquiries.

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