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Explore Egypt

From £895 for 15 days
Trip Overview
Travel to Egypt and experience the history and culture on a tour that explores Cairo, cruises along the Nile and visits Luxor, Alexandria and the coastal town of Hurghada. Be humbled by the grandeur of the pyramids, step back in time at magnificent pharaonic tombs, let cares melt away while cruising the Nile in a felucca. Explore all that Egypt has to offer - both its major sights and its tucked-away 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: IXERA
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Egypt
What's Included

Meals

14 Breakfasts included
4 Lunches included
5 Dinners included

Transport

Felucca,Overnight sleeper train,Private mini bus

Accommodation

Felucca (1 night),Homestay (1 night),Hotel (11 nights),Overnight sleeper train (1 night)

Trip Highlights

•   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 is a place like no other; a rambling metropolis of sand-beaten colours, and you'll have plenty of time to lose yourself in the colours and aromas of this fascinating city

•   Bask in the unique atmosphere of Aswan and experience not only the warmth and charm of Nubian hospitality, but also some delicious traditional cuisine on a homestay

•   Set sail on one of the world’s most iconic rivers with an included felucca trip down the Nile. Relax and soak up the landscapes and scenes of everyday Egyptian life

•   Get laidback in the vibrant beach resort of Hurghada and explore the extraordinary ecosystem of Giftun Island in the Red Sea

•   Uncover one of the greatest cities of antiquity – Alexandria, reborn as Egypt’s alternative capital

Dates & Availability
Start date
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Price
Availability
Departing: 7th Sep 2019
Returning: 21st Sep 2019
£960pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 12th Sep 2019
Returning: 26th Sep 2019
£1,035pp
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 14th Sep 2019
Returning: 28th Sep 2019
£1,045pp
G
Limited Availability
1 space
Departing: 19th Sep 2019
Returning: 3rd Oct 2019
£1,045pp
G
Limited Availability
1 space
Departing: 21st Sep 2019
Returning: 5th Oct 2019
£1,085pp
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 26th Sep 2019
Returning: 10th Oct 2019
£985pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Sep 2019
Returning: 12th Oct 2019
£1,075pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 3rd Oct 2019
Returning: 17th Oct 2019
£1,055pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Oct 2019
Returning: 19th Oct 2019
£1,125pp
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Fully Booked
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Egypt's capital. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask the hotel reception where it will take place. 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. 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.

Additional Activities

Cairo - The Citadel (Entry, Transport, Guiding)
400 EGP
Cairo - Coptic Museum (Entry, Transport, Guiding)
350 EGP
Cairo - Islamic Art Museum (Entry, Transport, Guiding)
350 EGP
Urban Adventures - Downtown Cairo Tour
45 USD
Urban Adventures -Half Day Pyramids Adventure
67 USD
Urban Adventures - Islamic Cairo in Depth Tour
45 USD
Urban Adventures - Saqqara and Memphis
73 USD
Urban Adventures - Treasures and Tut Tour
65 USD
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