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Egypt Unearthed

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Egypt Unearthed - Geckos Adventures
Egypt Unearthed - Geckos Adventures
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3 reviews
Starts
Cairo
+5 Destinations
Nile Valley
Ends
Cairo
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Highlights

Start and end in Cairo! With the in-depth cultural tour Egypt Unearthed, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 5 other destinations in Egypt. Egypt Unearthed is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
18 to 29 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure

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  • RG
    Written on January 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic tour! Would do it again
    Geckos Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Rajna, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us in Egypt! Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon. Kind regards, Geckos
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  • Egypt Unearthed reviewer 2
    Written on May 21, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    An incredible combination of must see tourist spots like the pyramids/sphinx/Abu Simbel and local experiences like riding a Feluca on the Nile and eating with a Nubian family. Family friends and the media warned me not to go but I felt safe the entire time. I even ventured out at night with just my roommate to explore! Now is the time to go to Egypt because there are hardly any tourists which means you get perfect pictures at each sight!
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  • A
    Written on December 28, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    The main highlight of this tour was our awesome guide who organised everything perfectly. There were plenty of opportunities for cool and unique experiences, too.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Cairo
  2. Day 2: Cairo – Pyramids – Sphinx
  3. Day 3: Aswan
  4. Day 4: Aswan
  5. Day 5: Nile Felucca
  6. Day 6: Luxor
  7. Day 7: Luxor - Valley of the Kings
  8. Day 8: Cairo
  9. Day 9: Cairo

What's included

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      The tour concludes on Day 9, at The King Hotel in Cairo. After a final breakfast with the group you are free to depart at any time, or take the day to explore the city and tick off some of the suggested optional activities!

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of the tour is an arrivals day, so you can arrive in Cairo at any time. This gives you the opportunity to explore your surroundings and get settled into your hotel. In the evening there will be a welcome meeting, where you will get to know your fellow travellers and review the tour details with your guide. Your hotel reception will have the details of this meeting so please check with them upon arrival. Please be aware that the meeting point is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are not included in the tour price, however we would be happy to help with arranging your transfers!

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    • James12th May 2018
      I was able to sort through the various trips until I found a couple I wanted to take. After I booked I misjudged the travel time between when one tour ended and when I had to get to the next one (I didn't realize there were no evening flights where I was). TourRadar was great in connecting me with the tour operator and they were in turn great with helping me change the itinerary so I could do both trips without any extra hassle.

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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 Geckos Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm this Geckos Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 September 2018 the full payment of $638 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 $638 for Egypt Unearthed, but the deposit of $100 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,820 km.
    • Cairo (Egypt)
    • 684 km
    • Aswan (Egypt)
    • 232 km
    • Abu Simbel (Egypt)
    • 316 km
    • Edfu (Egypt)
    • 84 km
    • Luxor (Egypt)
    • 14 km
    • Valley of the Kings (Egypt)
    • 490 km
    • Cairo (Egypt)

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