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Egypt: Boats & Bazaars

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8 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners
Transport
Transport
Private air-conditioned van, train, felucca, walking
Accomodation
Accommodation
Simple hotels (4 nts, twin-share), overnight sleeper-train (2 nts), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt)
Staff
Staff
Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout

You will visit

Cairo

Trip Comfort

Basic

Age requirement

18 to 39 years old
This compact adventure offers maximum Egypt at minimum cost. Stare in amazement at the pyramids and float down the Nile on a felucca. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you dine on traditional fare with a local family in a Nubian village. You'll enjoy basic accommodation and transport to the best sights. Walk through the Valley of the Kings or explore Karnak — it's your call. Don't just dream of Egypt, wake up in the Land of the Pharaohs and open your eyes to adventure.
Egypt: Boats & Bazaars
Starts
Cairo
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8 Days
Ends
Cairo

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time. What better way to kick off your travels than by getting to know your CEO and group over a few drinks? Take a short taxi ride to a favourite local restaurant and bar in a trendy part of Cairo. Kick back, relax, and bask in the excitement of your journey’s beginning.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Take an orientation tour through the narrow alleys of the Khan el-Khalili bazaar, with free time for shopping or people watching from a shisha café. Overnight train to Aswan.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Free morning to explore Aswan. Opt to wander through the souk at your own pace, take a guided tour of the city, or visit the famous Philae Temple, it's your choice. In the afternoon, board a boat and cruise down the Nile. Visit a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with locals.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Spend the day exploring Aswan.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep on board under the stars.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Visit Kom Ombo Temple on the way to Luxor. Opt to visit Karnak Temple or discover Luxor at your own pace. The choice is yours!
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy free time to explore Luxor before an overnight train back to Cairo.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Tour ends upon arrival.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
Trip ID: dpge