Egypt Adventure Overview

Visit Egypt and adventure along the River Nile through the land of the pharaohs, from the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo to Luxor's Valley of the Kings.

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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Egypt Adventure.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Adventure along the Nile through Egypt's fascinating history and culture

Travel to Egypt and follow the path of the River Nile as you revel in a taste of Egypt's history, beauty and colour on this short but action-packed trip along the longest river in the world. Cruise the Nile on a felucca, discover the largest and most impressive pharaonic temples, chat and dine with interesting locals and live it up in this country of deserts, bazaars, monuments and good old-fashioned adventures.

  • Be amazed by the Temples of Karnak
  • Explore Luxor's Valley of the Kings
  • Go bargain hunting in Cairo's souqs
  • Travel by camel to visit the Sphinx and Pyramids
  • Dine with Nubian locals in a traditional village
  • Cruise the Nile on a felucca

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cairo, Egypt
  • Finish:

    Cairo, Egypt
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Felucca (1 nt), Hotel (4 nts), Overnight sleeper train (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Camel, Felucca, Overnight sleeper train, Van
  • Included activities:

    Camel ride at the Pyramids, Colossi of Memnon, Donkey ride (seasonal - not in summer), Egyptian Museum, Intrepid Foundation Project visit - ACE (Animal Care in Egypt), Karnak Temple, Khan al-Khalili bazaar visit, Overnight felucca sailing trip, Pyramids and Sphinx, Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    260kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This trip starts on Day 1 in Cairo at 4pm. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip, please see trip notes for details. 3. Please arrange for departing flights after 3pm on day 8

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Days 1-2 Kairo

Wonderfully chaotic and always colourful, Cairo's dazzling array of museums, mosques and markets are a fascinating mixture of modern city and ancient wonders.

Days 3-5 Assuan/Nil Bootsfahrt

Situated on the banks of the Nile, the Nubian city of Aswan has been Egypt's southern gateway to Africa and an important trading centre since ancient times. Once the lifeblood of an ancient civilisation, cruise the iconic Nile on a traditional felucca and spend a night sleeping on deck under the stars.

Days 6-7 Luxor

From the spectacular temple complex of Karnak to the extraordinary hieroglyphs of the Valley of the Kings, Luxor is full of wonderfully preserved reminders of the Pharaohs.

Day 8 Kairo

With such iconic sights as the Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx to explore, Cairo offers a visual masterclass of ancient Egyptian architecture.
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