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Nairobi to Cairo
- 2012-01-01 - 2013-12-31
Tour Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on a trip from Nairobi to Cairo
Travel to Africa and embark on a grand adventure across Africa's north-east from Nairobi to Cairo. From the rolling savanna and lush highlands of Kenya, through the Horn of Africa's deserts and mountains, to the marvels of ancient Egypt and Nubia, this is an amazing journey you won't soon forget. Along the way, encounter lively Sudanese market vendors, Ethiopian Rastafarians, friendly Nubian oasis dwellers, Kenya's proud Samburu warriors and the rarely visited tribes of the Omo Valley. See ancient temples, churches and monasteries; spy rare members of the animal kingdom; and be immersed in the traditions, language, cuisine and culture of each new destination. This is a memorable Overland tour through Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.
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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.
El Kharga Oasis is home to many monumental sites, including the Temple of Hebes, as well as beautiful handicrafts and unspoilt springs.
With verdant cultivated areas and a great wall of rose-hued rock across the northern horizon, a feast for the eyes awaits at Dakhla Oasis.
The windswept dunes and bizarre rock formations of the White Desert make this one of the most amazing and beautiful landscapes on the planet.
Situated in Egypt's Great Western Desert, Bahariya has long served as gateway between Libya and Egypt, and today it's still home to hot springs, palm groves and numerous ancient sites.
The site of a famous battle fought during the Western Desert campaign of World War II, El Alamein's cemeteries and museum are a poignant reminder of the cost of war.
With its extraordinarily lush vegetation and relaxed atmosphere, the desert oasis of Siwa seems a world away from the bustle of the cities.
Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria is packed with architectural and cultural wonders, both ancient and modern.
Wonderfully chaotic and always colourful, Cairo's dazzling array of museums, mosques and markets are a fascinating mixture of modern city and ancient wonders.
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