It is a must in Egypt to use Egyptian pounds in buying the admission fees, so be prepared !
The Egyptian currency is the Pounds which is referred to as L.E stands for Livre Egyptien, or EGP stands for Egyptian pound.
Total of the entrance fees of a regular highlights program covers Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Abusimbel sightseeing is as following
All in Egyptian pounds
Giza pyramids 80
Sakkara pyramids 80
Cairo museum 75
Citadel of Saladin 60
Child or student is Half ticket!
Karnak temples 80
Luxor temples 60
Hatshepsuet temple 52
Valley of the Kings 104
Kom Ombo temple 40
Edfu temple 60
Philae temple 60 (and a fee for the motor boat - 50 L.E for all the group)
The High Dam 30
The unfinished obelisk 40
Abusimbel temples 115
This is almost $140 USD (Total of all entrance fees)
The sleeper train ticket is $160 round ticket ($80 one way)
SO: The price for a classical highlights trip would cost
$140 entrance fees
$160 sleeper train tickets
$350 for 7 nights stay (5 stars)
this is total of $650/person excludes
tours' transportation cost
pick ups & drop-off services
SO: please, generally speaking, when request for a tour quotation, please do your calculations in regards of all the above points, add to them the special permits that could be required from the police and not for free, any additional services, and add the fee of any special request that you might ask for...
One of the most common reasons why people prefer private tours other than group tours is that they can always customize it, and having the full freedom to choose what to see and what to skip, is a great option.
Planning a trip could be something easy for an Egypt Expert who knows what to search for on the web, knows whom to contact, and easily get the info needed for such an important stage. We in Egypt Fun Tours help both Experts and non experts to plan a great trip to Egypt, however being an Expert knowing the steps you should step to achieve the plan is something ESSENTIAL, as experts can spend more time in NEGOTIALTING the options and even sometimes come up with great ideas for the tour agencies to follow.
For the non Experts we always make sure they can get the info needed and the full Egypt Guide through our websites, and just make them feel that it is just a matter of spending a couple of hours on the web to make the perfect plan for their Egypt trip.
So many things are involved in planning your trip to Egypt such as knowing the attractions to see, the admission fees, how long it takes to see each place, what to skip if the time is short, or the most important is the local perspectives.
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