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Egyptian Legacy - Encounters Travel
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8 days

Egyptian Legacy

Start and end in Cairo
Tour Operator:
Encounters Travel
Ship capacity:
18
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
24055
Private available:
From
US $1,595
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Highlights

  • Discover sunny Egypt, Africa's hidden gem
  • Enjoy a spectacular hot air ballon ride
  • Explore the Philae temples of Aswan
  • Visit the magnificent Pyramids of Giza

Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in Cairo! With the River Cruise tour Egyptian Legacy, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 4 other destinations in Egypt. Egyptian Legacy includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive into Cairo. Transfer to hotel
  2. Day 2: Cairo. Pyramids & Saqqara tour
  3. Day 3: Luxor. West bank tour. Luxor temple
  4. Day 4: Luxor. Karnak Temple. Sail to Edfu
  5. Day 5: Edfu. Cruise to Kom Ombo & Aswan
  6. Day 6: Aswan. Philae Temple, Aswan Dam
  7. Day 7: Cairo, Egyptian Museum & optional tours
  8. Day 8: Cairo. Departure transfer to the airport
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
3 nights
Berth / Cabin
1 night

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.1
  • 4.6
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  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    Encounters Travel was much easier and responsive compared to the tour company we used last year. We will definitely share our positive experience with family and friends back home.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your Egypt holiday and we hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: June 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    All of it was great.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your feedback. We are happy to know that you enjoyed our Egyptian Legacy tour and we hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: March 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    Other than the traffic in Cairo, it was a great tour.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your Egyptian Legacy holiday and we hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: March 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    Everything was perfect. Loved the Valley. Of the Kings.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your Egyptian Legacy holiday and we hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: March 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    Everything was wonderful! Although didn’t enjoy the early morning so much.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your Egyptian Legacy holiday and we hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: March 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    Our guide, Ayman, was outstanding and went the extra mile.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your Egyptian Legacy holiday with Ayman as your guide. We hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: March 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    We were fortunate to have an excellent guide who was knowledgeable, sensitive, and caring. We felt safe and well cared for by the Encounters Travel team.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your Egyptian Legacy holiday with Ayman as your guide. We hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: March 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    Our tour guide, Ayman, was amazing. A truly fantastic experience.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your Egyptian Legacy holiday with Ayman as your guide. We hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: March 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    If you are lucky, you will get the tour guide, Ayman. He was so friendly, open, and accesible. It felt like you were travelling with a friend.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your Egyptian Legacy holiday with Ayman as your guide. We hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: March 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • R
    · October 17th, 2019
    I highly recommend this trip. We were a small group and had an excellent experience because of our Egyptologist guide, Mohamed Abd El Karim. He’s very knowledgeable and funny too. From the time we arrive and left Egypt, Mr. Anass was there fo assist us.... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Rowena, We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed going on tour with us– we hope to travel with you again!
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    Trip date: September 2019

Dates & Availability

8 days
Egyptian Legacy
From Cairo to Cairo
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is it guaranteed that this cruise will be using the Nile Quest?

    This is a small group tour, we can't guarantee a particular cruise boat, as the boat will only be confirmed within 2 weeks of the travel date. We will be using a boat such as the Nile Quest - or similar depending on cruise availability, but we don't guarantee the Nile Quest. A 5-star deluxe boat will be used and we would confirm the exact boat within 2 weeks of the departure date.

  • How big is the tour group?

    This tour has a maximum capacity of 18, however the average group sizes tend to be no more than 10. The tour would go ahead with a minimum of 2 passengers.

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Good to Know

  • Currency
    £
    Egyptian Pound
    Egypt
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Egypt
    Type E
    Egypt
    Type F
    Egypt
  • Vaccines
    • 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.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before June 12th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 12th, 2021, a minimum payment of $50 is required to confirm your booking with Encounters Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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