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Visit ancient monuments, dine with local families, spend the night on a traditional felucca, camp under desert skies, explore ancient mudbrick towns
Dig deep and discover the riches of Egypt's geography, culture and, of course, archaeology, on this epic adventure. Step into a world filled with giant statues, temples and legendary pyramids. Take it easy as you float along the Nile on a traditional felucca or take a dip in Cleopatra's pool. Our CEOs and local experts will share an intriguing combination of the region’s attractions and hidden secrets. Meet the gaze of the Sphinx and get into the spirit of bygone times travelling by donkey to the Valley of the Kings. Encounter another side of Egypt at Siwa Oasis and spend an unforgettable night camping under the stars of the White Desert.
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Arrive at any time.
Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan.
Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoy a home cooked dinner with a local family.
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Opt to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.
Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars.
Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Edfu.
Travel by donkey and visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Opt to visit the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Museum. After, visit the Planeterra-supported library and community education centre – feel free to bring along books in English or Arabic to donate. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile.
Head through the desert to the Dakhla Oasis. Wander the narrow alleyways or opt for a soak in the hot springs.
Visit the fascinating old village of Al-Qasr before camping out overnight amongst the spectacular rock formations of the White Desert.
Continue on to Bahariya Oasis, enjoying the dramatic scenery along the way.
Enjoy a free day to explore the area. Opt to visit the Golden Mummies, English Mountain, or hot springs. Choose to explore the nearby Bawiti village.
Take 4x4s through the desert to Siwa Oasis. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the desert.
Bike to the Mountain of the Dead and the Temple of the Oracle. Opt to take a dip in Cleopatra's bath or travel by donkey cart for a perfect desert sunset.
Journey along the coast to Alexandria. Soak in the European feeling of this Mediterranean city.
Take a guided tour of Catacombs, Graeco-Roman Museum, Pompey's Pillar, and Qaitbay Fort. With free time, opt to check out the city's cafés or dine on fantastic seafood.
Return to Cairo where the tour ends on arrival.
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