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Duration: 10 Days Route: Cairo to Cairo Style: Adventure Tours Price: US$1,999.00

Egypt

Some of the very best of Egypt's natural wonders along with her famous archaeological sites are thoroughly covered during this short but exciting tour. After getting to grips with Cairo, its organised chaos and ancient pyramids, drift down the mighty Nile aboard a luxury cruise, stopping regularly to visit wonderful temples and ruins that pepper the Nile's banks on the way to Aswan.

 

Outline Itinerary

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Day 1 Arrive Cairo 2-3 We take a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. We also visit the Pyramids and the Sphynx at Giza from Cairo 4 Arriving at Luxor we visit the Valley of the Kings. This afternoon we board our Nile 5 star cruiser and sail to Luxor Temple 5 Today we visit Thebes and the Temple of Karnak spending the night on the Nile Cruiser 6 Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, a unique riverside temple, spending the night back on the Nile Cruiser 7 Sail to Agilika Island and visit Philae Temple relocated to higher ground in 1972 8 Explore the beautiful shoreline of Aswan 9 Pick up some last minute souvenirs in Cairo 10 Depart Cairo

Please note: Due to FCO warnings, this tour may be operating on a slightly different itinerary. Click here for more information.

What's Included

  • Egyptian Museum

  • Pyramids & Sphinx

  • Saqqara

  • Valley of the Kings

  • Hatshepsut Temple

  • Karnak Temple

  • Edfu

  • Kom Ombo

  • Philae Temple

  • Aswan High Dam

  • Arrival & Departure Transfer

  • 3 nights in hotels, hostels & guesthouses, 2 nights on overnight trains, 4 nights on Nile River Boat

  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners

  • Travel by Arrival Transfer, Overnight Train, Felucca, Private Vehicle

  • Group Tour Leader, English-speaking local guide(s) on included excursions

What's not Included

  • Tipping kitty of USD$35-90 payable at the start of your tour and administered by your tour leader.

  • Entrance fees to some national parks and sites.

  • International flights and departure taxes

  • Domestic flight taxes if applicable

  • Visas, travel insurance, personal items and single rooms.

  • Spending money – budget for meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras

  • Optional excursions - Please see our optional excursions guide on the dossier page for a comprehensive list of optional activities and excursions available on this tour.

Highlights

  • The Pyramids

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Customer Reviews

Elizabeth

"One of the best ways to do South America! Stunning sights, unbelievably knowledge tour and local guides and time well spent with lifelong friends. An experience like no other."

Received March 2014

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