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Nubian Adventure - Encounters Travel
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9 days

Nubian Adventure

Start and end in Cairo
Tour Operator:
Encounters Travel
Max group size:
18
Age range:
6 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
24071
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
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Highlights

  • Stand in the presence of the ancient Pyramids
  • Dream of ancient Egypt as you drift down the Nile
  • Gaze at King Tut's golden mask and other treasures
  • Shop for spices and jewels in Cairo’s bustling Bazaars
  • Sample Kushari and experience the Al Guri Sufi show

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Itinerary

Start and end in Cairo! With the Adventure tour Nubian Adventure, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 5 other destinations in Egypt. Nubian Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive into Cairo. Transfer to your hotel
  2. Day 2: Cairo, Pyramids, Sphinx & Museum tour
  3. Day 3: Aswan, Nubian Village, Philae Temple
  4. Day 4: Abu Simbel option, Nile felucca cruise
  5. Day 5: Edfu temple & Karnak Temple in Luxor
  6. Day 6: Luxor, West Bank tour, free time
  7. Day 7: Luxor, Karnak temple
  8. Day 8: Cairo, optional tours. Back streets of the Khan-el-Khalili bazaar
  9. Day 9: Cairo. Departure transfer to the airport
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
5 nights
Berth / Cabin
1 night
Sleeper Train
2 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.3
  • 4.6
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  • Nubian Adventure reviewer 1
    · January 28th, 2020
    A tip for all Americans. PLEASE STOP BEING SO NAIVE ! For me it's incredible how easily my fellow travel mates were fooled into going to "local" places with prices at least 5 times bigger than the rest, even ten times once. Please pay more attention to... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Cristian, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your recent experience on our Nubian Adventure Tour. Firstly, I'm pleased to hear that you were happy with the local tour arrangements and found that the tour was... Show more
    Trip date: January 2020
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    · December 30th, 2019
    The heat was unbearable but great tour nonetheless!
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your Egypt holiday (despite the melting sun) and we hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: June 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
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    · December 30th, 2019
    Great experience with the hot air balloon ride being the best part of the trip
    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 with Mahmoud. The hot air balloon in Luxor is definitely one for the books! We hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: June 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
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    · December 30th, 2019
    Mahmoud was a great tour guide that is very friendly and knowledgable. He made the trip more enjoyable.
    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 with Mahmoud. We hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: June 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    Mahmoud, our tour guide, was extremely helpful and knowledgable and made the tour fun and enjoyable.
    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 with Mahmoud. We hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: June 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    Mahmoud is an excellent tour guide and person with great attention to detail. My experience with Encounters Travel was beyond excellent.
    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 with Mahmoud. We hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: June 2019
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    There was too much free time and no suggestions of what we could do during the that time.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback about your Nubian Adventure holiday. We hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: June 2019
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  • A
    · December 30th, 2019
    Really enjoyed the pyramids and 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 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
    This trip was amazing. Best ever.
    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
    We loved our guides - so kind and attentive.
    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

Dates & Availability

9 days
Nubian Adventure
From Cairo to Cairo
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Does overnight on coach means we sleep on the coach for the night?

      This tour doesn't include any overnight coach journeys but does include 2 overnight train journeys onboard the Sleeper Train. On this train you'll be allocated a private 2 birth cabin with fold down beds. The cabins have their own wash basin inside and shared toilets at the end of each carriage. There aren't any showers onboard the train unfortunately.

    • Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

      Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

    • Can I possibly share a room with same sex?

      If you'd like to have a same gender shared room, it can be arranged, please contact us for this.

    • I was wondering if the trips are customisable. I already have my flights and could not complete a full 9 day tour. but would be interested to know my options for departing from it early.

      Unfortunately our group tours start and end on specific days. We can however offer you a private tour based on your arrival and departure flights. Please contact us to arrange this.

    • Can you advise of the hotel for each city? We also prefer 5 star hotels, otherwise at least 4 star.

      On the Nubian Adventure tour, they make use of good 4-star and a 5-star hotel. These are always subject to change, but they are currently having the Oasis Hotel in Giza, Isis Corniche in Aswan, and Nile Palace in Luxor.

      On the group tours, they make use of two-way sleeper train journeys and group transport during the daily sightseeing. Flight upgrades are also available.

    • What should we expect from the walking acitivities?

      You should expect at least 3-4 hours walking per day for sightseeing, with rest and driving in between.

    • What is the maximum group size for this tour?

      The maximum group size on this tour is 19.

      If we have more than 19 passengers book for any particular departure date, then the tour will be split into 2 separate groups, each with their own tour guide.

    • What is included on this tour?

      Included in this tour is:
      All accommodation, all transport and transfers, overnight train in 1st class carriage, 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service and some meals as indicated in the itinerary.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
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      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 October 2nd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 2nd, 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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