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Explore Egypt

From £808 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
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Price
Availability
Departing: 19th Dec 2019
Returning: 2nd Jan 2020
£950pp
£808pp
Fully Booked
Departing: 21st Dec 2019
Returning: 4th Jan 2020
£1,035pp
Fully Booked
Departing: 24th Dec 2019
Returning: 7th Jan 2020
£985pp
£886pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 26th Dec 2019
Returning: 9th Jan 2020
£985pp
£936pp
G
Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 28th Dec 2019
Returning: 11th Jan 2020
£1,035pp
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 4th Jan 2020
Returning: 18th Jan 2020
£995pp
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 9th Jan 2020
Returning: 23rd Jan 2020
£995pp
G
Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 11th Jan 2020
Returning: 25th Jan 2020
£920pp
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 18th Jan 2020
Returning: 1st Feb 2020
£1,000pp
G
Limited Availability
2 spaces
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Egypt's capital. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. 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.
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Reviews
       

Worked with us and supplier, Intrepid, to coordinate our experience. Clear communication and good suggestions to maximize our costs. Excellent value for money. Other than optional trips and airport transfer, which were overpriced vs doing on own, were reasonable. Totally enjoyed local guide, Mohamed, who was our Leader!

       

Very responsive and timely action on our booking and follow up to questions.

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