Secrets of EGYPT Tour

Egypt has been a popular holiday destination for European for years, but not so much for Americans. I’ve first visited Egypt in 2007 and revisited it again this year, exploring even more of it.

Due to a popular demand, I decided to run a small group trip to Egypt. Why? Because it’s a fascinating destination and totally safe!

I want to introduce everyone to the beauty of solo travels. I’ll take care of all arrangements for the trip and will be leading the tour together with some local guides. This isn’t a big bus tour where you’ll be chaperoned from one tourist attraction to the other, surrounded by a ton of other tourists. I want to show you more private and local way.

I hope you’ll experience the culture of Egypt, learn some history, meet friendly locals, eat traditional food, and most importantly – enjoy yourself. I’ll be also giving photography tips and teach photo editing.

TRIP LEADERS: Anna Lysakowska Karsten (myself!) & local guides
SIZE: max. 8 people (the trip will run with 5+ participants)

Week 1:
October 20 – October 29 (EGYPT HIGHLIGHTS)
Extension: October 29 – November 1 (EGYPT UNCOVERED)

PRICE: $1350 + option Extension $400
INCLUDING: ground transportation, accommodation (rooms are shared unless a single supplement is purchased), meals listed in the itinerary, domestic flights, all entrance fees, photography permits, professional photos.
NOT INCLUDING: international airfare, insurance, tips, alcohol.

If you’d like me to book your flights to Egypt, I’ll be happy to do so for no additional fee.

(!) PLEASE NOTE (!): This tour focuses on both mid-budget and traditional experience. While some accommodation will be standard and we’ll be eating at some local places.


    • Walk around the only remaining site of the 7 Ancient World Wonders – Pyramids of Giza
    • Visit Abu Simbel.
    • Get to know mummies from the Egyptian Museum.
    • Explore well-preserved Valley of the Kings.
    • Learn about ancient surgery from images at Kom Ombo Temple.
    • See Karnak Temple at night.
    • Fly a hot-air balloon.
    • Swim with dolphins (wild, not captive).
    • Drive through Egyptian desert.
    • …and much more!


Day 1: (Cairo) Arrival Cairo & transfer to hotel for overnight & Sounds & Light Show at the Pyramids.
Day 2: (Cairo to Hurghada) Visit of Pyramids, Sphinx & Saqqara. Afternoon visit to the Egyptian Museum. Flight to Hurghada.
Day 3: (Hurghada) Snorkeling with dolphins (wild, not captive), afternoon desert ATV trip.
Day 4: (Hurghada to Luxor) Morning relax at the hotel. Afternoon transfer to Luxor.
Day 5: (Luxor) A trip to West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Medinet Habu & more…). Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple. Overnight in Luxor.
Day 6: (Luxor) Early morning hot-air balloon flight. Visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Afternoon relaxing felucca.
Day 7: Domestic flight to Cairo for those finishing the tour here.

Day 7-10: (Aswan) Transfer to Aswan from Luxor. Visits to Edfu, Kom Ombo & Abu Simbel Temples. Exploration of Aswan’s highlights: Nubian museum, High Dam & the unfinished obelisk. Late flight to Cairo.
Day 11-12: Tour to the Bahariya Oasis and white sand desert, therapeutic hot and cold springs, Gebel al-Ingleez, Gebel Dist and The Temple of Alexander the Great.
Day 13: Final departure from Cairo. For those leaving in the afternoon a visit to Hanging Church and Saladin Citadel.


Is there an age limit for the tour?

I’ll welcome anyone at any age over 18.

I’m vegetarian, can I come for the tour?

Sure, just please be comfortable with other people eating meat around you.

EMAIL to register:

(subject: Egypt Tour)

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I’ll contact you with details for non-refundable deposit payment ($500) to secure your spot.


  1. Mar 17, 2018 / 9:41 pm

    Was looking forward to this but can’t support the dolphin swim. I’m assuming it uses dolphin in captivity? If not, please clarify the details.

    • Anna
      Mar 17, 2018 / 10:05 pm

      No no, absolutely NOT! I’m so sorry I should have specified that these are wild dolphins and we’ll be going on a boat to look for them (90% chance of seeing them) and snorkel with them, but touching them isn’t allowed. My sincere apologies for the confusion!

      • Jenn
        Mar 18, 2018 / 1:03 am

        So happy! Thank you for clarifying! Glad I was wrong 🙂

  2. Mar 24, 2018 / 12:28 am

    I’m going on my honeymoon during that time but I hope you do more of these! I’d love to go next year!! 💙

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