Tour a land of Feluccas and Pharaohs and witness Egypt’s most iconic sites
Uncover the ancient mysteries and modern marvels of Egypt and see why this classic destination inspires millions of travellers each year. With an action-packed itinerary that is purpose built for families, this authentic Egypt experience blends all the must-see highlights with plenty of adventurous, off the beaten-track activities. So whether you're cruising the Nile in a Felucca, sitting down to dinner with a Nubian family or hopping on a camel, this relaxing, exciting and always enlightening family tour of Egypt is sure to fill the photo album and keep you reminiscing around the dinner table for years to come.
Egypt is home to some of the world's most amazing ancient icons. Explore the Pyramids, Sphinx and Valley of the Kings with expert local guides
There are so many chances to interact with the locals and experience their culture. Lose yourself in Cairo's colourful Khan al-Khalili bazaar and dine with Nubian village folk in a house in Aswan
Sleep under the stars, feast on hearty cuisine and be dazzled by the riverside scenery on a felucca sailing trip down the Nile
The overnight train from Cairo to Aswan is a fun activity for the whole family, with comfortable sleeping quarters and good food – not to mention the thrill of waking up in an exciting new destination
An Egypt adventure wouldn't be complete without a donkey ride, and you'll also travel by horse and cart to Karnak – sure to be a hit with the young ones
Finishing in Hurghada, you have plenty of time to unwind at the end of your adventure. Snorkel the coral reefs of the Red Sea or simply relax on the beach
This trip is for solo parents travelling with their children only. If you're planning to travel on your own with your child, this trip might be just what you're looking for. It will give you a chance to travel with other solo parents!
There is a fair amount of walking involved in exploring the pyramids, and it can get very hot in the summer. Be sure your family has appropriate clothing, sun protection and plenty of water to drink.
Evenings can get quite cool, so it's best to bring warm clothes too. Wearing layers is the best way to deal with the disparity in day and night temperatures.
Cruising down the Nile on a felucca is an amazing experience, but keep in mind that facilities will be basic. You'll sleep outside under the stars on a simple mattress. There is a nice clean toilet on board.
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our Egypt Family Holiday for solo parents trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you.
Solo Parents: This trip can only be booked with parents travelling solo with their children
Many foreign countries require additional specific documentation to be carried by parents travelling alone with one (or more) child. We recommend that all passengers check the entry requirements for children before travelling by contacting the embassy or consulate of the country you plan to visit.
Minimum age for children on this trip is 5 years old.
A discount of 10% applies on this trip to children 17 years and under at time of travel.
Following recent safety incidents we recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest information on travelling in Egypt before your departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas of your itinerary. We have links to prominent government travel advisories and regular updates on issues affecting this trip on our Travel Alerts page - www.intrepidtravel.com/au/travel-alerts.
2019 TRIP ITINERARY CHANGES:
In 2019 this trip will become a 8 day itinerary as follows. Due to passenger feedback we will be dropping Hurghada from the itinerary, adding an additional day in Aswan and a return flight to Cairo. So the trip will start and finish in Cairo.
Day 1: Cairo- Arrival day
Day 2: Overnight train
Day 3: Aswan
Day 4: Aswan
Day 5: Overnight Felucca
Day 6: Luxor
Day 7: Cairo
Day 8: Cairo - Departure day