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Egypt Experience

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Egypt Experience - Intrepid Travel
Egypt Experience - Intrepid Travel
Excellent
71 reviews
Starts
Cairo
Destinations
+3
Ends
Cairo
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Highlights

  • Experience the Land of the Pharaos
  • See the Pyramides up close
  • Sightseeing on a Nile River cruise
  • Visit tombs in the Valley of the Kings
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Stateroom / Suite, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Ship, Boat, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
Start and end in Cairo! With the in-depth cultural tour Egypt Experience, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 3 other destinations in Egypt. Egypt Experience is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

71 Reviews

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  • C
    Written on April 8, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Hany was the best tour leader I've ever had, from any company I've travelled with. We saw so much on this trip and the standard of accommodation was much higher than I was expecting. Egypt is still relatively quiet, and we felt safe the whole time, so it is a good idea to go now before it gets back to pre-2011 tourist levels.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Claire, thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. We’re glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in Egypt, and you’re right, now is definitely the time to go! We’ll pass along your kind comments to Hany as well. Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • CO
    Written on February 5, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Our guide, Hamy Moustaffa, made all the difference: he was throughly professional, incredibly hard working--and he had a great sense of humour! The tombs, temples and pyramids of Egypt were all that I imagined, and more [I added the tomb of Nefartari as well as Dendara; both were really worth the money, and Intrepid might consider them as options]. My only caveat--and it's really outside of what Intrepid can control--is the terrible air pollution affecting Cairo. It made driving in Cairo literally painful. What Intrepid might recommend are really heavy duty masks with valves--we will look like dorks, but at least we will be able to breathe.
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  • HM
    Written on February 3, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Egypt Experience: Absolutely amazing! I've been on many group tours, but this was my first time going with Intrepid, and now I can't imagine using anyone else. Our tour guide Hany Mostafa was incredible: he treated us like family, was a phenomenal problem solver with grace under pressure, and there's nothing about ancient Egypt he doesn't know. If you've always wanted to go to Egypt but have been afraid because of the terrorism situation, I can tell you I never felt less than safe, even when I was on the streets at night with other women. The people are so warm and friendly and the sites are mind-blowing. Highly recommend!
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  • JR
    Written on November 26, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I went on Explore Egypt. It was amazing!
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  • A
    Written on January 15, 2011
    3.0 - Average

    Not really a fan of Egypt as a whole

  • A
    Written on January 11, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Sameh\'s knowledge and enthusiasm of his country was inspiring, as well as his desire to help out with any requests we had. It was great to be shown local eating spots and it was a highlight for our group to eat together with the locals.

  • A
    Written on January 11, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very positive experience. Wide range of content. Travel aspects well managed. Accommodation above expectation. Food good.

  • A
    Written on January 5, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent trip -- well organized, well paced, terrific leader.

  • A
    Written on January 4, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The optional extra tours arranged by Egypt 7000 have a profit mark-up of at least 100% and are cheapier and as easy to arrange in each location you visit.

  • A
    Written on December 29, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Walid, our guide, was phenominal! He knew so much about Egypt and loved to share--we were very well looked after.

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Cairo
  2. Day 2: Cairo
  3. Day 3: Alexandria
  4. Day 4: Alexandria
  5. Day 5: Aswan
  6. Day 6: Nile Cruise
  7. Day 7: Nile Cruise
  8. Day 8: Nile Cruise
  9. Day 9: Luxor
  10. Day 10: Luxor
  11. Day 11: Cairo
  12. Day 12: Cairo

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  • May 1, 2016

    Looking through the reviews and someone mentioned this trip was actually from a company called Egypt 7000 and not Intrepid. How does this work?

    While Intrepid is the tour operator, they partner with local companies in order to offer in-depth, exciting optional excursions for the tour during the free time periods. The tour itself is operated by Intrepid and you will be accompanied by a professional Intrepid guide with you for the duration of the tour.

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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
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 August 2018 the full payment of $2,261 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2261 for Egypt Experience, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,710 km.
  • Cairo (Egypt)
  • 180 km
  • Alexandria (Egypt)
  • 845 km
  • Aswan (Egypt)
  • 181 km
  • Luxor (Egypt)
  • 504 km
  • Cairo (Egypt)

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