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Egyptian Archaeology Adventure

 
9 days,Cairo to Cairo
DPEAD

Exploring Egypt with an expert Egyptologist guide, Enjoying a traditional Nubian dinner in a local family's home, Learning Egyptian ancient history and archaeology on location, Tasting popular traditional foods in local restaurants.

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As you cross the sands into the shadow of the Sphinx, you’re reminded that Egypt is perfect for those that delight in mysteries. Feel the thrill of discovery as you pursue treasures through the halls of the Egyptian Museum and gems of a different sort in the Khan el-Khalili bazaar. In Abu Simbel, witness the glory of Ramses II and the modern engineering that saved it from ruin. Then, for a real taste of Egyptian culture, visit a Nubian village and share a traditional dinner with a local family. Embrace your inner archaeologist and discover the Land of the Pharaohs. Let’s go!

What's Included

  • Arrival transfer - Welcome gift - Tour the Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara and Dahshur - Entrance into Khafre pyramid - Visit to the Sphinx - Felucca ride on the Nile - Visit to a Nubian village and dinner with a local family - Tour of Abu Simbel with flight - Tour of the High Dam, Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk quarry - Tour of Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples - Walking tour of Karnak and Luxor Temples and visit to the Mummification museum - Enjoy dinner in a local family's home - Tour of the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple - Visit the Colossi of Memnon - Tour the Egyptian Museum - Walking tour of Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners (Allow USD150-200 for meals not included)
  • Comfort hotels (8 nts)
  • Van, minibus, plane, felucca, walking.
  • Certified Egyptologist as Discovery Adventures guide throughout
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
Day 1 Cairo

Arrive at any time and catch your included transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 Cairo (1B)

Learn on site about the Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara and Dahshur, entrance into Khafre Pyramid and visit to the Sphinx. Option to take a camel ride in Giza.

Day 3 Aswan (1B,1D)

Catch our flight to Aswan where we enjoy a felucca boat ride on the Nile, visit to a traditional Nubian village and dinner with a local family.

Day 4 Abu Simbel/Aswan (1B)

Flight to and guided tour of Abu Simbel, tour of the High Dam, Philae Temple and unfinished obelisk quarry.

Day 5 Luxor (1B)

Travel to Luxor with visits and lectures at the Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples with our Egyptologist.

Day 6 Luxor (1B,1D)

Walking lecture/tour of the famed Karnak and Luxor temples and visit to the Mummification Museum. Experience dinner in a local family's home.

Day 7 Valley of the Kings/Luxor/Cairo (1B)

Tour of the Valley of the Kings where we explore some of the tombs and observe archaeologists at work. Visit the Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon. Option to visit the Tomb of Tutankhamun. Evening flight back to Cairo.

Day 8 Cairo (1B,1L)

Tour the Egyptian Museum including the treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun with an option to visit the mummy room. Sample kushari, an Egyptian speciality, for lunch in a local restaurant and take an orientation walk of the famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar with time for shopping.

Day 9 Cairo (B)

Depart at any time.