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Egypt Adventure

Egypt Adventure - Intrepid Travel
Egypt Adventure - Intrepid Travel
Carmel "Loved the variety of experiences on this tour. There was a good balance of organized activities and optional ones. I really enjoyed sailing the Nile on the felucca, the camel ride to the old monastery, seeing the Sufi dance, visiting a mosque and getting an overview of Islam, the donkey ride in the Valley of the Kings (regardless of a minor complication w/ Egyptian military), having meals prepared..."
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214 reviews
Starts
Cairo
+2 Destinations
Nile Valley
Ends
Cairo
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Highlights

  • Visit Cairo
  • Explore the Pyramids up close
  • Travel to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel
  • Explore Luxor and the magnificent Karnak Temple
Age range
15 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Private Vehicle
Start and end in Cairo! With the in-depth cultural tour Egypt Adventure, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 2 other destinations in Egypt. Egypt Adventure is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • MN
    Written on April 26, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    A must see destination! and the best part was it wasn't crowded at all. My guide Ahmed was one of the best guides i've ever had on any tour. He truly became a friend at the end of this adventure. Also had a great taste in music and shared some of his local favorites! Be sure to go to Abu Simbel - you will regret not going to see it! the group was great! Ahmed really gave us the keys to the country giving us every opportunity to maximize our local interaction. Hotels were great and transportation was efficient. Highlight was definitely the flucca ride up the Nile!!! sleeping under the stars was an unforgettable experience.
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  • Egypt Adventure reviewer 2
    Written on July 23, 2013
    4.5 - Excellent

    This was my first trip with intrepid and I choose them as I was travelling alone. It was an excellent decition. Best trip of my life so far as I'm travelling with Intrepid again in October to Thailand. While the trip has a short duration, It's enough to get to know the main cities and the culture. Our guide was local and he took as to family houses for dinner. Hotels were simple, but clean. Loved the one in Cairo, great location. Loved the night at the feluca, thought that those taking the cruises will never experience something like that. People taking the tour with me was really nice too!
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  • Egypt Adventure reviewer 3
    Written on November 28, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    An absolutely, fabulously magic trip that will stay in my heart for ever. Egypt and its' people were so friendly and couldn't do enough. The trip I completed I could easily do again, in fact right now. But I shall return with Intrepid! Thank you to our tour guide, Walleed, for all of his assistance, his deep and rich understanding of his country and sharing all that he knew with us. He made the journey worthwhile! Thank you most sincerely for a trip of a lifetime! Kindest regards, Ursula Wright
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  • Egypt Adventure reviewer 4
    Written on June 24, 2012
    4.5 - Excellent

    Loved the variety of experiences on this tour. There was a good balance of organized activities and optional ones. I really enjoyed sailing the Nile on the felucca, the camel ride to the old monastery, seeing the Sufi dance, visiting a mosque and getting an overview of Islam, the donkey ride in the Valley of the Kings (regardless of a minor complication w/ Egyptian military), having meals prepared by a local family in Aswan and Luxor, seeing Tutankhamen's mummy in person (while the rest of his tomb artifacts were on tour at the same time in the U.S.)and of course, visiting the animal care facility (ACE) in Luxor. Among the optional tours I took and enjoyed were: a hot air sunrise balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings, a very early morning visit to Abu Simbel (on my birthday!), and a visit to the Temple of Philae. Our lead guide, Ahmed, was great: very professional and knowledgeable. I also enjoyed meeting the local guides at the cities we visited. It's been four years since I took this tour but I still remember it with fondness. I highly recommend this to family and friends.
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  • A
    Written on January 13, 2011
    4.0 - Good

    This trip was a great blend of guided sight seeing with ample free time to explore local spots on your own.

  • A
    Written on January 11, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Brilliant trip- packed a lot in but there was still some down time to catch your breath. Our guide was fantastic- he even organised the rest of our trip in Egypt for us for after our tour had ended. Very generous, lots of fun.

  • A
    Written on January 11, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great! Hoda was a great tour guide. It was a great combination of activities, options and free time.

  • A
    Written on January 10, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    We had a wonderful time on this trip. We were able to see so many incredible sights and travel in so many different ways that really allowed us to connect with the country. If you are able to use Hoda as a guide, I highly recommend it.

  • A
    Written on January 6, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    More than you could ever hope to see independently in 8 days. All the highlights of Ancient Egypt with a taste of modern Egyptian life.

  • A
    Written on January 5, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Well planned and executed. Guide was flexible, able and willing to make changes on the fly. Activities were as described and we were not disappointed.

Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Cairo
  • Day 2: Cairo
  • Day 3: Aswan – Nile Felucca
  • Day 4: Aswan
  • Day 5: Nile Felucca
  • Day 6: Luxor
  • Day 7: Luxor
  • Day 8: Cairo

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  • August 1, 2016

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Egypt. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Egypt. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in Cairo.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 December 2017 the full payment of $1,035 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1035 for Egypt Adventure, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,369 km.
    • Cairo (Egypt)
    • 684 km
    • Aswan (Egypt)
    • 181 km
    • Luxor (Egypt)
    • 504 km
    • Cairo (Egypt)

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