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8 days,Cairo to Cairo

Enjoy a traditional family meal, Explore ancient temples and monuments, Barter in bazaars, Sleep beneath the stars on a felucca, Visit a Nubian village, Explore the famous Khan el-Khalili souk.

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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.

What's Included

  • Transport and guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx and Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples. Felucca sailing trip (with support boat). Orientation walk through Cairo's Khan el-Khalili bazaar. Dinner in a Nubian home (Aswan). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners. (Allow USD145-190 for meals not included)
  • Simple hotels (4 nts), overnight sleeper train (2 nts), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt)
  • Private air-con van, train, felucca, walking
  • Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.
Day 1 Cairo

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Cairo (1B,1D)

Guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. 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 sleeper train to Aswan.

Days 3-4 Aswan (2B,1D)

Visit a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with locals. Optional trip to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.

Day 5 Nile River (1B,1L,1D)

Enjoy felucca sailing with a support boat, spend overnight on board.

Days 6-7 Luxor (2B,1D)

Visit Kom Ombo and Edfu on the way to Luxor. Opt to visit Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings. Included visit to a Planeterra-supported library and community education centre. Overnight sleeper train back to Cairo.

Day 8 Cairo (1B)

Tour ends upon arrival.

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