Best of Egypt

Company : G Adventures
Activity: Tours
Country: Egypt
Duration: 1 week to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 500 to 1000 £ Pound (UK)

Enjoy dinner with a local family, spend the night on a felucca, explore ancient temples and monuments, hunt for deals in the bazaars, gaze at the pyramids and mysterious Sphinx

 

Itinerary
 

Day 1 Cairo

Arrive at any time.

 

Day 2 Cairo

Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Overnight train to Aswan.

 

Days 3-4 Aswan

Visit a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family. Opt to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.

 

Day 5 Nile River

Sail the Nile via felucca with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars.

 

Days 6-7 Luxor

Guided visit to Edfu and Kom Ombo temples. Donkey ride and guided tour of the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Hatshepsut. Option to visit the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Museum. Included visit to a Planeterra-supported library and community education centre – feel free to bring along books in English or Arabic to donate. Lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile.

 

Day 8 Cairo

Fly back to Cairo where the tour ends on arrival. Onward travel can be booked after 2pm. We highly recommend pre- or post-accommodation to fully explore this vibrant city.

 

 

What's Included

  • Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx entrance and guided tour. Egyptian Museum entrance and guided tour. Nubian village visit and traditional dinner. Felucca overnight sailing excursion with support boat. Edfu and Kom Ombo temples entrance and guided tour. Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings guided visit and donkey ride. Colossi of Memnon visit. Traditional meal with local family (Luxor). Planeterra-supported library and community centre visit. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners. (Allow USD150-200 for meals not included)
  • Simple hotels (5 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt).
  • Private air-con van, train, felucca, donkey, plane
  • Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12

 

 

Trip Specifics

  • Cost: Prices from £639 (available in other currencies)
  • Start/Finish: Cairo to Cairo
  • Trip Code: DPBE
  • Duration: 8 days

 

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