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Egypt Experience

From £1724 for 12 days
Trip Overview

Travel to Egypt and experience the 'Land of the Pharaohs' on this exciting trip. Be immersed in the history, grandeur and culture of ancient Egypt on a journey from Cairo, through the fascinating cities of Alexandria and Aswan, to Luxor. For action and adventure that doesn't stray too far out of the comfort zone, this is the perfect introduction to Egypt's famous treasures. Before booking on this trip we recommend that you read the ‘Safety’ section in the trip notes regarding special safety considerations for Egypt trips.

Essential Info
Starts: Cairo
Ends: Cairo
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery, Culture & Festivals
Trip Code: IXEKI
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Egypt
What's Included


11 Breakfasts included
3 Lunches included
5 Dinners included


Private vehicle,Plane,Cruise boat,Felucca,Overnight sleeper train


Comfortable hotel (7 nights),Cruise ship (3 nights),Overnight sleeper train (1 night)

Trip Highlights

•   Set sail on one of the world’s most iconic rivers with a cruise down the Nile. Relax in comfort and soak up the landscapes and scenes of everyday Egyptian life

•   Explore the marvels, mythology and mystery of Ancient Egypt, including the Pyramids at Giza and the tombs of iconic pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings

•   Cairo's Khan al-Khalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience – lose yourself in the colours and aromas of this fascinating marketplace

•   Stand at the feet of Abu Simbel’s monumental temples and marvel at the sheer scale of these stunning structures

•   Discover the delights of Cairo, the chaos and contrasts of a rambling metropolis of sand-beaten colours

•   Wander the treasure-filled halls of Cairo’s Egyptian Museum and seek out the riches of Tutankhamun

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Departing: 22nd Feb 2019
Returning: 5th Mar 2019
Fully Booked
Departing: 24th Feb 2019
Returning: 7th Mar 2019
Fully Booked
Departing: 27th Feb 2019
Returning: 10th Mar 2019
Limited Availability
1 space
Departing: 1st Mar 2019
Returning: 12th Mar 2019
Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 3rd Mar 2019
Returning: 14th Mar 2019
Availability: Good
Departing: 8th Mar 2019
Returning: 19th Mar 2019
Fully Booked
Departing: 10th Mar 2019
Returning: 21st Mar 2019
Availability: Good
Departing: 13th Mar 2019
Returning: 24th Mar 2019
Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 15th Mar 2019
Returning: 26th Mar 2019
Fully Booked
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Itinerary & Notes
Salaam Aleikum! Welcome to Egypt. You'll be met on arrival at Cairo airport and transferred to your hotel. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6pm on Day 1. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask the hotel reception where it will take place. If you can't arrange a flight that will arrive in time, you may wish to arrive a day early so you're able to attend. We'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability). If you're going to be late, please inform the hotel reception. We'll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please have these on hand. Cairo is one of the great cities of antiquity and its history can be symbolised by two imposing landmarks – the Pyramids of Giza and the Mosque of Mohammed Ali. In free time perhaps get out and explore the busy streets of this city of contrasts, where you can see donkey carts and expensive cars, medieval slums and modern shopping malls. If you have time, perhaps travel along the river by felucca (a traditional wooden boat with broad canvas sails) or head out to explore the markets. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle, the Christian Coptic sector is well worth a visit. Notes: Complimentary transfers are only applicable if you arrive on Day 1 of your Intrepid trip or have booked pre-tour accommodation through Intrepid. Please advise flight arrival details (flight number and time) at least 14 days prior to departure if you wish to have this transfer provided.

Additional Activities

Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
Included in Price
Cairo - The Citadel
100 EGP
Cairo - Coptic Museum
100 EGP
Cairo - Islamic Art Museum
100 EGP
Urban Adventures - Downtown Cairo Tour
45 USD
Urban Adventures - Saqqara and Memphis
73 USD
Urban Adventures - Treasures and Tut Tour
65 USD
Cairo - Sufi dance performance at Khan al-Khalili
50 EGP
Cairo - Pyramid of Saqqara
120 EGP
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