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Best of Egypt

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8 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
Transport
Transport
Private air-conditioned van, train, felucca, plane, walking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Simple hotels (5 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt).
Staff
Staff
Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

You will visit

Cairo

Trip Comfort

Budget

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
This journey through Egypt packs in awe-inspiring culture and adventure in eight energetic days. Explore the ancient sites along the Nile and discover the most famous of them all, the Great Pyramid of Giza. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you sample some traditional fare with a Nubian family in a local village. Feel the buzz of vibrant bazaars in Aswan and Luxor, but still manage to relax and watch life unfold as you sail the Nile in a traditional felucca.
Best of Egypt
Starts
Cairo
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8 Days
Ends
Cairo

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Tour the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Spend the day exploring Aswan.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Sail the Nile on a traditional felucca. Sleep onboard under the stars.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Fly back to Cairo where the tour ends upon on arrival to the Cairo International Airport in the morning.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
Trip ID: dpbe