Excel Travel DMC Egypt

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Excel Travel has been operating successfully since 2004.  We have separate departments for MICE, leisure and outgoing travel and in fact we have separate offices for the departments. We are in the top 5 of Destination Management Companies in Egypt and have leading Egyptian investors as our backing. Our specialised Mice Department would be delighted to be your partner in Egypt. We have multi-lingual professionals who will be with you every step along the way. We are Venue Finding experts and have excellent negotiation skills which we alway apply. We handle small and large events, in fact last year we organised a splendid wedding event for 900 people to full satisfaction.  We hope to welcome you to Egypt.

Short Bio George Fawzi

I am the President and CEO for Excel Travel in Cairo since 2004. I graduated from Faculty of Science, Cairo University. From 1977 – 1998, I worked at Emeco Travel as Vice President Tourism (Inbound Leisure Tourism; Retail , Meetings, Incentive, Conference and Events (MICE) and Transportation. I then moved to American Express Travel as Director of Tourism & Retail, Outbound Tourism; Inbound Leisure Tourism; Retail and Meetings, Incentive, Conference and Events (MICE), where I worked until 2003. I was awarded the Grand Award / Worldwide Great Performance for American Express, New York 2001.  I am member of the Rotary Club of Egypt since 1990, American Chamber of Commerce, British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA), Global DMC Partners, SITE (Society of Incentive and Travel Executive) and WATA.

On behalf of Excel Travel, a warm welcome to Egypt

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Excel Travel DMC
68 El Merghany,
Heliopolis,
Cairo
Phone +2 02 2413 6100
Phone:+968 2 456 6274

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Testimonial

 Testimonial Egypt

"Dear Team ,
Thank you thank you thank you. From what i hear from my colleague Bel EXCEL were just outstanding and I want to thank so much for working with us and making the conference the great success it was."

Groote Schuur Hospital – Observatory

Dear Excel Travel Team,
You are amazing in every way. I really enjoyed working with you. It was fantastic and a great testament that made Imagine Cup in Egypt a great success! Thanks again....and cheers to you!"

Microsoft International
International Feedback

We have many more testimonials that we would be happy to share with you

What makes Egypt such a great destination

Why Egypt

Our country holds one of the oldest and most amazing Wonders of the World - the ancient pyramids of Giza and it one of the Wonders that is still mostly intact. They form a gorgeous backdrop for incentives and events.

Egypt holds many more treasures, the sand covered tombs, filled to the brim with treasures of the pharaohs who departed from this world. The treasures have long been looted or displayed in museums around the world, but who knows, you might stumble yourself over a stone in the Valley of the Kings and unearth a new archeological find, Egypt is filled with them.

Landscapes in Egypt lend itself very well to adventures in the desert, river cruises on the long river Nile - an Agatha Christie setting,snorkeling and diving in the Red Sea where the desert meets the ocean, white sand beaches, and Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments.

We would be delighted to put together a wonderful program of Egypt for you and your clients.

Incentive program idea

Program idea Egypt

We have added a DMC incentive program for Egypt. Please have a look at it if you are curious about the possibilities for events and incentives in Egypt. If you have specific questions, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Why Egypt you may ask:

  • The History
  • Its ages of great ancient history that speak louder than any book or pictures do.
  • The people, Egyptians are known for their open homes and open hearts.
  • The weather: Great climate all year round
  • The Magic
  • Many enjoyable leisure activities all over our country

Luxor:

Luxor is a city full of magic and mystery, ready and waiting to be explored. You will be transported through time, from the days of the ancient pharaohs until today. As you walk through the streets of Luxor, history is tangible; you can almost smell it in the air.

Luxor is really three different areas, consisting of the City of Luxor on the East side of the Nile, the town of Karnak just north of Luxor and Thebes, which is on the west side of the Nile

Cairo

Cairo has probably never been described as dull, it is worth spending more than just a couple of days. There is a lot to see in Cairo. You can enjoy the numerous historic buildings of the city's many rulers - Arab, Roman, Greek, Turkish, British, French - spanning over five millennia. And of course there are the Pyramids and the Sphinx in Giza.

It is the city where past and present meet, on its east side stands the evidence of 2000 years of Islamic, Christian Coptic, and Jewish culture still flourishing to this day. On its west side lays the Ancient Egyptian city of Memphis Giza, the renowned capital of the Old Kingdom and the site of the Pyramids, the only wonder surviving of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Day 1 - Arrival and welcome

Arrival at Cairo International Airport,
Transfer to the hotel in Cairo
Check In.

Dinner at Abou El Sid restaurant in Cairo & overnight at the hotels in Cairo.

Abou El Sid Cairo:

Authentic Egyptian cuisine. A sumptuous Orientalist fantasy of a restaurant/bar, Abou el-Sid serves traditional Egyptian food hanging in the middle of lamps, pillows and large brass tables. This is an excellent place to try the famous Egyptian dishes such as chicken stuffed with pigeon or molokhiyya, followed by coffee and shisha.

Day 2 - Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo

The Pyramids & Sphinx in Cairo

The bases of the three Pyramids of Giza together cover more than a million Square feet (90,000 square meters) roughly nine mid town Manhattan blocks and these pyramids are old, they were ancient even before the Greeks or Romans had a word for ancient, when the Chinese first started lying the great wall, the Great Pyramid of Khufu, far right, had already stood for, 800 years "Man fears Time," says an Arab proverb, "But time fears the Pyramid".

Luxor temple in Luxor

In the middle of the city of Luxor you find Luxor temple. Although maybe the most excavated temple in the world, just by chance some few years ago it was here found several statues that had been placed under earth in Pharaonic times. The statues is so well preserved and unique that they got an own hall in Luxor Museum. Still the temple lie here in middle of the town, and one may wonder when next time it will reveal some more of its secrets).

Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo.

08h00-10h00 Half day guided visit of the Pyramids.

Transfer Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor after the visit.

Check in at the hotel in Luxor

Dinner in the Garden of the Winter Palace.

In the heart of Luxor, in an extensive lush garden, you will find the Winter Palace built in 1886. It is the finest example of Victorian architecture from the late nineteenth century.

Day 3 Full day Full day visit of the west bank

Valley of the kings

The Egyptian belief that "To speak the name of the dead is to make him live again" is certainly carried out in the building of the tombs. The king's formal names and titles are inscribed in his tomb along with his images and statues. Beginning with the 18th dynasty and ending with the 20th.

Hatshepsut temple

Hatshepsut Temple, the only woman ever to rule as a Pharaoh, set up her own mortuary temple and followed her father's example of having the temple built to better secure her body. The temple was built during the 18th Dynasty on the west bank at the north end of the necropolis, about 6 kms from the river, and consists mainly of three terraces linked by ramps.

 Day 4 Option / Hot Air Ballon excursion in luxor. Maximum capacity : 40 pax per day.

Early breakfast on board of the balloon, which gives you amazing views.

05:00 am Pick up time from the hotel
05:10 am Transfer by motor boat to West bank.
05:30 am Arrival at the west bank
05:45 am Balloon take off
06:30 am Balloon land

Breakfast at the hotel .

 Visit of Karnak temple
Lunch on board of Felucca in Luxor
Felucca Lunch

After the visit, transfer to the Nile dock & embark on board of Feluccas (typical Egyptian sailing boats) where lunch will be served while sailing on the Nile for 2 hours. (capacity is 12 persons per felucca)

Visit of Luxor Souk
Splendid dinner in Luxor

Day 5 Cairo

Early breakfast at the hotel in Luxor.

Option : Hot Air Ballon Trip.

Check out from the hotel in Luxor & transfer to Luxor Airport for flight back to Cairo.

 lunch at Studio Misr restaurant located in the Azhar Park.
Al Azhar Park:

Located in the heart of old historical Cairo and commanding stunning panoramic views of the world's most intriguing city, Al-Azhar Park offers every visitor a glimpse into the captivating past. Lush green landscaped gardens are an enjoyable sojourn away from city's major tourist attractions. Embracing valuable history, the park is home to the newly discovered Ayubid wall, constructed by Salah El Din more than 800 years ago.

Gala dinner near the pyramids under a BEDOUIN TENT
The Bedouin Oriental tent is the real deal and is used for many occasions in Egypt. It is colorful, primitive and beautiful and fits perfectly in the desert décor.

The lighting inside the tent is with candles and spot lights.
The Bedouin tent is set on wooden poles that we cover with the same Bedouin tent material.
The entrance to the tent will be from the front where guests will be amazed with the view Pyramids in front of them.
We will have a stages inside the tent for the performance .
The set-up inside the tent will be banquet style with round tables (of 8/10 persons each), table cloth and banquet chairs with covers. We can have them white or in the colors of your corporate client.
Outside the tent since the weather is beautiful, we will have an outside lounge area with low brass tables , low chairs and oriental carpets.

Day 6 - Departure
Check out

Departure transfer to  International airport
Excel Travel  Assistance at Departure
Excel Travel organizers will assist the guests with departure proceedings and be with the group up to departure to provide assistance for any issues that
may arise.

 

More about our company

 More about Excel Travel

At Excel Travel we have experience with large groups, small groups of VIPs, large conferences, events and incentives. Our team receives continuous training and stays abreast of the latest hotels, restaurants and activities in Egyupt.

We are your reliable partner in Egypt. We help you with site inspections, and are superb on the ground where you need us to be. Our people will keep a clos eye on all aspects of the event or incentive and will work with you to make it perfect.

We specialise in MICE, VIP Groups, Special Groups, Luxury Travel, Conferences, Meetings, Special Interest Groups, Cruises, Shore Excursions, Corporate Travel, Hotel Bookings, Gala dinners and Fine Dining in Egypt.

Travel facts Egypt

Travel facts Egypt

Currency Egyptian Pound
Language Arabic, English and French
Local time GMT (London) + 3.00hours
Public holidays Public Holidays in Egypt link
Climate in Egypt Weather in Egypt link
Passport and visa information Egypt Passport and visa information Egypt link

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