Black History Studies

The Best of Egypt Black History Month Tour

Experience the best of Egypt in 10 days during the 
school half term holiday in October


Friday 19th October 2018 – Monday 29th October 2018

We are delighted to offer you this superb tour of Egypt. It comprises of a 10 day study tour to visit many of the regions, major and the less well known monuments in Cairo, Aswan and Luxor.

We will cruise down the Nile on a 5* ship and relax between excursions to the breathtaking historical sites. We will also drive down to the coastal region of Hurghurdaby the Red Sea for some much needed rest and relaxation.

This trip is more than just a tour, it is more than just a journey, it is an experience of a lifetime not to be missed!

 

Pay As You Go Offer

We have a fantastic package for those who want to be in control of their tour.

For just £449.00 (based on 2 people sharing)£585 (single supplement) you can travel with us and be a part of our historic tour, but instead of being tied to places because of pre-payment, you will be allowed to ‘Pay As Yo Go’. So if for example; you’re not interested in a certain temple or you’d rather relax on the cruise ship instead of being part of an excursion, then you can do that.

When it comes to accommodation, the internal connecting flight and your meals on the cruise ship and at Huguharda, we will take care of that. All you have to do is book your return flight to Cairo International Airport and then decide how you want to spend your time on the tour and then ‘Pay As You Go’

What’s Included:

  • 7 nights accommodation in twin rooms (single travellers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room), 
  • 3 nights on-board 5-star Nile cruise ship
  • All taxes and local payments (excluding entrance fees)
  • 5 Experiences (including guided walking tours, orientation walks, driving tours of cities plus other exciting experiences)
  • Full meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) daily excluding drinks.
  • Modern air conditioned bus transport
  • Internal flight from Cairo-Aswan with transfers

Payment plans are available.

 

All Inclusive Tour

If you don’t want to worry about booking flights and budgeting for the excursions, an all-inclusive trip is the perfect choice.

Our extra special half term price for this tour is £1499.00 (based on two sharing) Early bird price until 15th June 2018) £1549.00 per person thereafter.

Want to go to Egypt but have no one to share with? If you’re happy to share a room with a fellow traveler of the same sex, we’ll try and match you up. 

For a single supplement booking, the price is only £1729.00 (Early bird price until 15th June 2018) £1779.00 per person thereafter

Children aged 5-11 years welcome, the price is only £1129 per child.

A deposit secures your booking. Payment instalment plans are available. 

Our very competitive price also includes: 

  • Return flights to Cairo from a London Airport 
  • 4 nights in 4 star Cairo Hotel 
  • 3 nights on board 5 Star Nile Cruise 
  • 3 nights in 4 star hotel in Hurghada 
  • Internal Flight from Cairo to Aswan 
  • Modern air conditioned bus transport 
  • Egyptologist tour guide 
  • Guided tours of the Sphinx, Giza Pyramids, Sakkara, Abu Simbel (optional) Valley of the Kings, Temples of Philae, Karnak, Kom-Ombo, Edfu, Luxor and Hatshepsut and much more…. 
  • Entrance fees to all sites and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo 
  • All transfers and pick ups (including airport meet and greet transfers) 
  • Full meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) daily excluding drinks.

To avoid disappointment, please register your interest as early as possible by calling 0208 881 0660 or 07951 234233 or emailing info@bhstours.com 

WHAT DID YOU ENJOY THE MOST ABOUT THE TOUR?

“Abu Simbel was excellent! The sheer scale of this structure was mesmerising. Fantastic!”

“I enjoyed the jeep safari. The experience of riding through the desert unconventionally and I had the opportunity to climb a mountain.”

“I enjoyed visiting all the temples and the opportunity to go snorkelling”

“I had a chance to see many historical sites and artefacts that was part of my history. I have met many friends that I hope to meet up with again. I have learned a lot about Egyptian History and will continue my personal study to learn more”

“I absolutely loved the Nile cruise – fantastic experience cruising!”

“I enjoyed the people on this tour. We moved as a family and we enjoyed being ourselves. I have visited Egypt before but this time it came alive for me”

“The pyramids were my favourite site. I have always dreamt about going to them and I totally enjoyed being there after years of hoping , my dream came true”

FAVOURITE PLACES VISITED 

“It was a dream to visit Egypt so I have achieved my goal to see first-hand the work of the Ancient Egyptians. There are many highlights, too many to put in an order of preference as each day my mind was blown away by yet another amazing site. The Great Pyramids, the Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel, The Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the trip to Alexandria and so on was equally amazing. I could write more. I would like to go again and bring my family to witness the greatness of these Ancient people”

“Abu Simbel and Luxor Temple was like walking with giants. Incredible experience. The research I did online did not give the same feeling as witnessing this with your own eyes. Seeing is truly believing. I would recommend this tour to all. It was excellent value”

“My favourite place that I visited was Valley of the Kings. I got very emotional when I visited the tombs. I started crying upon exiting the very first tomb. I was just in complete awe. I found it all very emotional, overwhelming and magnificent. I felt so proud and humbled”

“The Valley of the Kings, entering the tombs and analysing the carvings and artwork- awesome!”

“I enjoyed Abu Simbel Temple despite the early start in the morning. The sites were amazing. This reinforced to me that the Egyptians were extremely intelligent and very creative people. The statues were gigantic”

OVERALL FEEDBACK

“An amazing opportunity to see the main sites of Egypt”

“As a first ambassador of this tour, I am very privileged to be part of this group. I have had a wonderful and beautiful holiday, experienced so much and met great people”

“We covered a lot in the 10 days. A memorable tour. I liked the unexpected surprises. When the tour guide took us to the museum and showed us the map of Egypt, I was blown away by how many places we visited on the map with Black History Study Tours”

“The experience surpassed my expectations for commentary, relaxation and a sense of family. This is priceless and a unique selling point for Black History Study Tours. Excellent opportunities for learning and personal growth throughout”

“Fun filled, active and engaging. Just what I expected from this tour”

“I have thoroughly enjoyed this trip and considering doing it all again next year. I loved meeting new people and seeing Egypt in a different way from my first time before 5 years ago. I will be reading up on all the different sites visited to help cement what I have learned”

“The Egypt tour with Black History Study Tours and Timeless Tours has given me an introduction to Egyptian history. Although the itinerary was busy, it was worth it to see the sites that we have seen. I have been amazed and proud at the scale of the achievements of the Ancient Egyptians”

“This experience was made special by the companions from the Black History Study Tours group. I have met many like-minded people with vibrant personalities and caring natures. Also a good spirit and attitude towards a group. “I did not know what to expect so I enjoyed all of the tour”

“For the first Black History Study Tour of Kemet, it was a success! Many different places to visit, expected and unexpected, accommodation in different formats and a general warm energy”

“I thoroughly enjoyed my tour of Egypt. I have always wanted to travel to Egypt to see the history. I had great expectations of the tour but my expectations was exceeded by what I saw. The sites were magnificent. I did not realise how much history Egypt held. Michael our tour guide was exceptional, he made everyone feel welcome, was very professional at all times and answered all of our questions. I felt safe in Egypt despite what the media portrayed.”

“The dedication of Michael, he went that extra mile to make sure everyone was happy and contented, explaining everything thoroughly and helping in every way he could”

“The guide made it an experience to remember. His knowledge was second to none and made me feel totally relaxed through the tour. A very good experience” Various forms of transport, historical information and great weather all helped to create an everlasting memory”

“Mark, what can I say is an excellent organiser! He is an excellent promoter and tour guide, big character and knows how to keep spirits high. I had a great experience and a fabulous time with the tour to Egypt.”

“It was exciting! All the accommodation that I stayed at were excellent, above what I expected. Accommodation is an important part of a holiday. Transportation was very good too. Given the amount of traveling we had to do, the transportation was spot on. The camel ride was unexpected too. Everything was great. Thank you so much!”

“Well done! I enjoyed my time on the tour as I have always wanted to go to Egypt. I will be recommending this tour and expressing how much places we had seen in a short space of time. All your hard work has paid off so keep up with the excellent work!” 

 

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