Discover Egypt Overview
Travel to Egypt and discover the land of the Pharaohs, from the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo and Luxor's Valley of the Kings, to the tranquil shores of the Red Sea.
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Travel from Cairo to the Red Sea and discover enchanting Egypt
Travel to Egypt and discover the stark desert beauty of the country, home for centuries to the monumental legacies left behind by the great pharaohs. Visit Egypt's iconic Pyramids of Giza in Cairo and discover the secrets of Luxor's Valley of the Kings. Discover Egypt's bewitching history and captivating culture as you cruise the Nile,and relax on the sun-swept beaches lining the Red Sea.
TRIP CHANGES 2015
This trip will not run in 2015 and will be replaced by the XESH - Highlights of Egypt
What's included in this trip
Discover Egypt SummaryAdd to Shortlist
Wonderfully chaotic and always colourful, Cairo's dazzling array of museums, mosques and markets are a fascinating mixture of modern city and ancient wonders.
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. Painstakingly relocated during the construction of the Aswan High Dam, the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel were originally built by Ramses II to intimidate Egypt's southern neighbours with their imposing facades.
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.
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.
Set on the glittering waters of the Red Sea, Hurghada is vibrant beach resort with superb snorkelling amid the vividly coloured marine life that inhabits its offshore reefs.
Back in Cairo, enjoy a walk through Coptic and Islamic Cairo, and bargain up a storm in the labrinthine Khan al-Khalili market
Discover Egypt Reviews
Our Discover Egypt trips score an average of 4.84 out of 5 based on 25 reviews in the last year.
Discover Egypt, April 2014
Overall the tour was great. This was my second Intrepid Trip and my mums first. The tour Guide Mahmoud Fahmy was very knowledgeable,friendly and went out of his way to assist the group members.
Review submitted 03 May 2014
Discover Egypt, April 2014
Kyung Chul Park
The experience was great. Although I researched deeply about the trip and Egypt, I came across some hard times being clean. Showering/bathing during the felucca trip was challenging. Overall, the experience was unbeatable. I was able to see the culture and lifestyle of Egypt that cannot done be done without traveling and seeing the country. Intrepid did an excellent job in organizing the trip to be comfortable and eye-opening for all of us.
Review submitted 20 Apr 2014
More trips like this...
Our small group style of travel means you’ll stay under the radar, travel the local way, eat the local way and sleep the local way.
Small groups, big adventures.
Create your account today to manage your subscriptions and user preferences in one place.
Your travel home online.
Log in here
For groups of all sizes, organise a special departure of one of our pre-existing adventures, or tailor-make an itinerary to one of our destinations around the world.