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Adventures By Disney

Egypt

10 Days/9 Nights

Cairo, Aswan, Nile River Cruise, Luxor, Sharm El Sheikh

Take an epic Adventures by Disney vacation to Egypt, where you’ll marvel at the gilded treasures of King Tutankhamun and the Great Pyramids at Giza, explore the sprawling capital of Cairo, visit magnificent destinations along the Nile River and bask on the beaches at Sharm El Sheikh along the Red Sea. You’ll be awed by the storied history of the people, places and cultures of this ancient country.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

Discover the Treasures of Cairo
Join an Egyptologist in Cairo's Egyptian Museum of Antiquities for a privately guided tour of the treasures discovered in King Tutankhamen's tomb — while Junior Adventurers play an Art Detective game.

The Great Pyramid, Sphinx, and More!
An Egyptologist will guide you through an unforgettable visit to the Great Pyramid. Next you'll see the pharaoh's ancient "sun boat" at the Khufu Boat Museum. Then, you'll travel though the Giza plateau for unparalleled views of the pyramids as well as the iconic Sphinx.

Abu Simbel and Nile Cruise
Fly to magical Abu Simbel, which features a UNESCO World Heritage Site with two of the most magnificent temples in the world—the twin monuments of Nubia! Then, spend 3 nights on the Nile River, sailing from Aswan to Luxor aboard the luxury ship, the M/S Tulip, including visits to the Temples of Philae and Edfu.

Kom Ombo Temple Visit
Tour this structure with an Egyptologist who will share the history fo this unique and unusual "double" temple.

Valley of the Kings
Explore this world-famous archaeological site that is home to the tombs of pharaohs, including King Tutankhamun.

Snorkeling in the Red Sea
Cruise on a private yacht to Ras Mohamed National Park where you'll snorkel among the marine life in Red Sea coral reefs.

Adventure Dates

2021

  • December 21-December 30, 2021
  • December 28-January 6, 2022

2022

  • Feb 15, 2022 - Feb 24, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Feb 22, 2022 - Mar 3, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Mar 8, 2022 - Mar 17, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Mar 15, 2022 - Mar 24, 2022
  • Mar 22, 2022 - Mar 31, 2022
  • Mar 29, 2022 - Apr 7, 2022
  • Apr 12, 2022 - Apr 21, 2022
  • Apr 19, 2022 - Apr 28, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • May 3, 2022 - May 12, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • May 10, 2022 - May 19, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • May 17, 2022 - May 26, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • May 24, 2022 - Jun 2, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • May 31, 2022 - Jun 9, 2022
  • Jun 7, 2022 - Jun 16, 2022
  • Jun 14, 2022 - Jun 23, 2022
  • Jun 21, 2022 - Jun 30, 2022
  • Jun 28, 2022 - Jul 7, 2022
  • Jul 5, 2022 - Jul 14, 2022
  • Jul 12, 2022 - Jul 21, 2022
  • Jul 19, 2022 - Jul 28, 2022
  • Jul 26, 2022 - Aug 4, 2022
  • Sep 20, 2022 - Sep 29, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Sep 27, 2022 - Oct 6, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Oct 4, 2022 - Oct 13, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Oct 11, 2022 - Oct 20, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Oct 18, 2022 - Oct 27, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Oct 25, 2022 - Nov 3, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Dec 20, 2022 - Dec 29, 2022
  • Dec 27, 2022 - Jan 5, 2023

2023

  • Feb 14, 2023 - Feb 23, 2023: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Feb 21, 2023 - Mar 2, 2023: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Mar 7, 2023 - Mar 16, 2023: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Mar 14, 2023 - Mar 23, 2023
  • Mar 21, 2023 - Mar 30, 2023
  • Mar 28, 2023 - Apr 6, 2023

Adventure Daily Itinerary

Day One

Arrive in Cairo

‘Ahlaan Wasahlaan Bikum! Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, Adventures by Disney Guests will be escorted to a VIP lounge while your passports are processed and your luggage is reclaimed. You will then be taken to your waiting vehicles for transfer to the hotel, The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo.

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

Bask in the elegance that surrounds you in this luxury hotel that offers world-class services and amenities that are fit for a pharaoh. Pamper your senses with lavish, Cleopatra-inspired spa treatments, delicious meals at distinctive restaurants and an Olympic-sized swimming pool with deluxe cabanas. The well-appointed guest rooms offer outstanding views of the Nile River.

Dinner On Your Own in Cairo

Take in the beautiful décor and scenery while dining on a wonderful array of flavors from the Middle East and beyond at one of the hotel’s renowned restaurants.

Meals included: None


Day Two

Welcome Breakfast and Orientation at the Hotel

Greet your fellow Adventurers with a hearty "sabah alkhyr" (good morning) as you enjoy a delicious breakfast and an orientation with your Adventure Guides.

Egyptian Museum with Egyptologist & King Tut Collection Viewing

Tour this esteemed museum, dedicated to preserving the past 7,000 years of Egyptian history, with an Egyptologist who will give you insight to the museum's exhibits. Your private tour includes a viewing of the spectacular Pharaoh Tutankhamun Collection, which features a breathtaking array of treasures discovered in the tomb of the young boy who became Pharaoh at the age of 9. While the adults continue to delve into the King Tut exhibit, Junior Adventurers will learn more as they participate in a fun, interactive King Tut Scavenger Hunt.

Lunch in Al Azhar Park

Dine in a gorgeous oasis in the urban desert where you will find yourself surrounded by traditional Islamic landscapes ripe with a variety flora, intersecting waterways, sunken gardens and bold Islamic geometric design. The park, which was a gift from Agha Khan IV, an ancestor of Cairo’s founders, is listed as one of the world’s 60 great public spaces by the Project for Public Spaces.

Old Cairo Tour with an Egyptologist

Led by a local Egyptologist, this excursion will take you to to some of the most iconic and historic monuments in the city. Highlights of this fascinating tour include:

  • The Saladin Citadel of Cairo - a medieval fortification located near the center of Cairo which contains 3 main mosques. Also known as the Cairo Citadel, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali - located atop the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman mosque was built between 1830 - 1848 in honor of the memory of Tsun Pasha, the eldest son of Egypt’s then-ruler, Muhammad Ali.

Welcome Dinner at the Hotel with Local Entertainment

Share stories from your day with your fellow adventurers as you enjoy a delicious dinner at the hotel. You’ll also be immersed in the culture as you enjoy Egyptian music performed by a local entertainer.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Three

Breakfast at the Hotel

Wake up to a tasty breakfast before beginning your day of Egyptian exploration in Giza.

Visit Giza with an Egyptologist

Learn about the history of this wondrous land from a local Egyptologist who will tell you about the surrounding sites of the Giza pyramid complex. Highlights include:

  • Great Pyramids - Stand in awe as you take in the sights of these archaeological feats, which includes the Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest and largest of the 3 pyramids, as well as the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence.
  • Solar Boat Museum - Home to the Khufu solar ship, a preserved, full-sized vessel that was discovered in a sealed pit at the foot of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
  • Scenic Photo Stop - Snap a perfect pyramid pic to remember your amazing adventure to Giza.
  • Great Sphinx of Giza - Among the world’s largest sculptures, this mythical part-human, part-lion creature was carved from a single piece of limestone and measures 240 feet (73 metres) long and 66 feet (20 metres) high. Guests will have VIP access, which offers a private, uncrowded opportunity to see the Sphinx that is typically only available to visiting dignitaries.

Lunch at the Mena House Hotel

Savor a tasty buffet lunch at this luxury hotel that offers amazing views of the majestic Pyramids.

On Your Own Time at the Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

Enjoy all of the outstanding amenities the hotel has to offer, including a spa, gym and Olympic-size pool with private cabanas.

Dinner at Naguib Mahfouz Restaurant in Old Cairo
Soak up the atmosphere at this restaurant located amid the Khan al-Khalili bazaar. Named after Egypt’s most celebrated novelist, the restaurant serves a selection of traditional Egyptian dishes.

Night Stroll Through Khan El Khalili Market

No trip to Cairo is complete without a visit to Khan el-Khalili, a major souk, or marketplace, that was established in the 14th century. This Old Cairo landmark has beautiful examples of medieval Islamic architecture. Aside from the myriad of merchandise-from silverware to gold artifacts to ancient pharaonic souvenirs and so much more-you'll find a bevy of old cafes, one of which dates back to 1797. It's the perfect place to hunt for souvenirs for tonight's White Elephant Game on board the ship.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Four

Breakfast at the Hotel

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel with your fellow Adventurers before departing for Aswan and Abu Simbel.

Depart Cairo for Aswan and Abu Simbil

Journey on 2 short flights from Cairo to Aswan, and then from Aswan to Abu Simbel.

Abu Simbel Temples Tour

Tour these massive, iconic rock temples located on Lake Nasser near a Nubian village in Upper Egypt. The temple complex, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments," contains twin temples carved out of the mountainside in the 13th century BC. The temples were created as monuments to the Pharaoh Ramesses II and his queen, Nefertari, as a commemoration of his victory at the Battle of Kadesh.

Depart to Aswan

Following your tour of Abu Simbel, take a short flight back to Aswan and arrive in time for lunch.

Lunch at Old Cataract Hotel

Dine in true Nile style on the edge of the Nubian Desert at this luxury hotel wrapped in a 19th-century Victorian palace.

Transfer to The M/S Tulip

Check-In to the M/S Tulip, the ship you will be sailing down the Nile River—and your home for the next 3 nights. Cruise the Nile in style as you enjoy deluxe staterooms with French balconies, 3 dining venues, a sundeck swimming pool and a fitness center complete with sauna, Jacuzzi and massage room!

Felucca Sailing on the Nile River

Board a felucca-a traditional wooden sailing boat used in the protected waters of the Red Sea and eastern Mediterranean—and set sail for Elephantine Island where you’ll sail to the first cataract, a shallow length of the Nile River where a series of massive, elephant-shaped boulders jut out of the river bed.

Dinner On Board the Ship

Join your fellow Adventurers for your first meal aboard the M/S Tulip.

White Elephant Game & Nubian Folkloric Show

Kick off a fun Nile River cruise with a White Elephant Game with the souvenirs you got at the Khan el-Khalili market. Plus, immerse yourself in local cultures with a performance by a Nubian Folkloric group and treat yourself to a traditional henna hand tattoo.

Meals Included: Breakfst, Lunch, Dinner


Day Five

Breakfast on the Ship

Have a hearty breakfast to get energized for the adventure-filled day ahead.

Temple of Isis at Philae Visit with Egyptologist

Take a guided tour, along with the local Egyptologist, to the Temple of Isis at Philae, which honors the goddess Isis, an important figure who was known as the giver of life. You will also visit the Aswan stone quarry which is home to the unfinished obelisk, the largest known ancient obelisk which was never erected due to a large crack in the stone.

BBQ Buffet Lunch on the Ship

Have a delicious BBQ lunch aboard the ship with your fellow Adventurers.

Junior Adventurer Hieroglyphics Activity

Junior Adventurers will head to the ship's lounge where they will learn to write their name using hieroglyphics.

Kom Ombo Temple Visit with an Egyptologist

Discover Kom Ombo Temple, built between 180 - 47 BC and was unique due to its “double” design that featured rooms, courts, halls and sanctuaries for 2 gods. The northern half of the temple was dedicated to Horus, the falcon god, while the southern half was dedicated to the crocodile god, Sobek.

Adult Dinner

Adult Adventurers can relax and enjoy the company of fellow adults to bond over a delicious meal and shared tales of adventure.

    Junior Adventurers Dinner at Private Venue

    Junior Adventurers can spend some time together to trade stories about all the amazing things they’ve done while digging into a child-friendly meal.

Disney Movie Night in Ship's Lounge

Everyone is invited to the ship's lounge to relax and watch a Disney movie with new friends and family.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Six

Breakfast on the Ship

Start the day with a tasty breakfast before you begin your day of adventures along the Nile River.

Egyptian Cooking Class with Chef

While sailing on the Nile, learn how to cook traditional Egyptian dishes using fresh, local ingredients in this chef-led class.

Lunch on the Ship

Enjoy a tasty lunch on board the ship-featuring recipes from the Egyptian cooking class-before heading out for the afternoon.

Karnak Temple with an Egyptologist

Walk through the world's largest ancient religious site with an Egyptologist who will share stories of the decaying temples, massive pillars, avenues of sphinxes and towering 97-foot tall obelisk that makes up the Karnak Temple Complex.

Dinner on the ship

Sit down for a delightful dinner with your family and fellow Adventurers.

After-Hours Tour of Luxor Temple

Experience a private, uncrowded tour of this magnificent temple, which includes a truly magical view of the temple lights at night. Unlike many other temples, Luxor Temple is not dedicated to a cult god or a king, but rather it is dedicated to the rejuvenation of kingship and it may have been the site where many of Egypt’s kings were crowned.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Seven

Breakfast on the Ship

Prepare for the day’s adventures with a hearty breakfast before saying farewell to the M/S Tulip.

Valley of the Kings with an Egyptologist

Continue your exploration of archaeological wonders with a visit to the Valley of the Kings. The Egyptologist will guide you through the massive landscape that contains 63 known tombs of royalty and privileged nobles, as well as 4 Pharaohs—including King Tutankhamun.

Lunch at the Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

Enjoy the relaxed, contemporary atmosphere of Rosetta at the Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa as you sit down for a sumptuous meal of Egyptian specialties amid the intimate setting inspired by the Rosetta Stone.

Depart for Sharm El Sheikh

Take off on a short flight to continue your adventure in Sharm El Sheikh.

Check-In at Coral Sea Imperial Sensatori Resort Sharm El Sheikh & Welcome Reception

Arrive at the magnificent Coral Sea Imperial Sensatori Resort Sharm El Sheikh-your home for the next 2 nights. This world-class resort has an amazing array of amenities, action-packed activities for all ages, stunning pools, and a luxurious spa. Located on the shore of the Red Sea, the resort’s stretch of beach overlooks the Ras Mohammad National Park. There is also a diverse selection of dining options to please all palates.

At Leisure Dine Around Experience

Choose from one of the 4 restaurants in the Coral Sea Sensatori Resort: Tiran Diner, featuring American cuisine; Marhaba, which offers Lebanese fare; Casa Bianca, serves Italian food; or Fountain View, which features an international buffet.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Eight

Breakfast at the Resort

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast amid the beauty of the fabulous resort before beginning your day of adventure and relaxation.

Private Yacht to Red Sea: Snorkeling the Coral Reefs at Ras Mohammad National Park

Board a private yacht and cruise to the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula where you’ll anchor amid the beautiful scenic surroundings or Ras Mohammad National Park. Dive into the pristine waters for a safely-guided snorkeling experience that will introduce you to myriad species of tropical fish and expanses of colorful corals.

Lunch On the Boat

Take a break from your deep-sea discoveries and have a bite to eat on the boat before you return to snorkeling.

On Your Own Time at the Resort

Upon your return from snorkeling the reefs at Ras Mohammad National Park, spend the afternoon immersed in resort activities, or just relaxing by the pool.

Private Beachside Bedouin-Themed Dinner & Beach Party

Pay tribute to the local Bedouin nomads who call the Middle Eastern deserts home and are famous for their hospitality. Dine on the beach and enjoy the warm ambience of a magical seaside setting and a sky full of stars.

Meals include: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Nine

Breakfast at the Resort

Start your day with a relaxing breakfast at the resort.

On Your Own at the Resort

Strike a pose in a yoga class, jump into a game of volleyball on the beach, get in a workout at the fitness center or just grab a lounger and settle in for a morning of poolside relaxation. You’ll find an activity for every member of your family to enjoy!

Lunch at the Resort

Dine in the resort's main dining venue which features a copious international menu and 4 action stations.

Depart for Cairo

Board your short flight to Cairo to continue with the final leg of your adventure.

Check-In at the Hotel

Head to your room as your Adventure Guides check you into the fabulous Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo.

Private Farewell Dinner at the Hotel

Gather together with your new friends and fellow Adventurers for a private farewell dinner to cap off a wonderful trip, then delight in a fun slide show highlighting all the adventures you had on your amazing Adventures by Disney Egypt vacation!

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Ten

Breakfast at the Hotel

Sit down for a final breakfast in Egypt with your fellow Adventurers before you set off on your journey home.

Transfer to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

Take a flight any time of day from Cairo International Airport (CAI) for your return flight home. Say ma’a salama to Egypt—until you return again!

Meals include: Breakfast

Trip Overview Details

FLIGHT INFORMATION
  • Arrive: Cairo International Airport (CAI)
  • Return: Cairo International Airport (CAI)
    All Internal Flights Included
ACCOMMODATIONS

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo
M/S Tulip
Coral Sea Sensatori Resort

25 MEALS

9 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 8 Dinners

AGES

Minimum Age: 6
Suggested Age: 8+