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Egypt on a Shoestring

Egypt on a Shoestring - Encounters Travel
Egypt on a Shoestring - Encounters Travel
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Starts
Giza
+8 Destinations
Nile Valley
Ends
Cairo
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Highlights

Start in Giza and end in Cairo! With the discovery tour Egypt on a Shoestring, you have a 9 day tour package taking you from Giza to Cairo and through Giza, Egypt and 9 other destinations in Egypt. Egypt on a Shoestring includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Berth / Cabin, Sleeper Train
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Boat
Travel style
Discovery, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Encounters Travel

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: 2019 - Your Egyptian adventure begins in Cairo. Airport to hotel transfers included
  2. Day 2: 2019 - A visit to the Great Pyramids, Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum
  3. Day 3: 2019 - Exploring Aswan, a Nubian Village & the Philae Temple
  4. Day 4: 2019 - A felucca cruise on the Nile River
  5. Day 5: 2019 - Relaxing on the Felucca
  6. Day 6: Exploring the Luxor and Karnak Temples
  7. Day 7: 2019 - Free time in Luxor. Optional activities available
  8. Day 8: 2019 - Back in Cairo
  9. Day 9: 2019 - Free time in Cairo. Airport to hotel transfer included
  10. Day 1: 2020 - Arrive into Cairo, transfer to hotel
  11. Day 2: 2020 - Cairo, Pyramids & Sphinx at Giza. To Luxor
  12. Day 3: 2020 - Luxor to Aswan. Overnight in Nubian village
  13. Day 4: 2020 - Aswan, Abu Simbel option, Philae Temple & felucca cruise
  14. Day 5: 2020 - Felucca sailing, to Luxor. Optional Luxor temple at night
  15. Day 6: 2020 - Luxor, West Bank tour. Optional Karnak temple tour
  16. Day 7: 2020 - Dendara and Abydos, to Cairo
  17. Day 8: 2020 - Cairo, Optional City & Museum tour. Departure airport transfer

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

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    Written on March 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    My husband and I took the 10 day encounters tour of Egypt in February 2017. Waleed was our tour leader, friend, brother, teacher, host and by the end of our trip, he was family. Waleed spent every minute of our trip sharing his vast knowledge and caring for... Read more

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  • Brandon14th June 2019
    The website is very user friendly and the selection of tours far exceeded that of traditional travel agents. I wanted to visit 3 specific countries that are close to each other and one of the only places I could find such a tour was through tourradar.

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About the countries

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Egypt

Visa

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.

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.

Policies

Location
Giza is the starting point and Cairo is the endpoint.
Trusted
Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 20 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 20 October 2019, a minimum payment of $250 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 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
Cancellation policy
TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Encounters Travel. Please familiarise yourself with the Encounters Travel payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Payment methods
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,868 km.
  • Giza (Egypt)
  • 687 km
  • Philae (Egypt)
  • 7 km
  • Aswan (Egypt)
  • 232 km
  • Abu Simbel (Egypt)
  • 271 km
  • Kom Ombo (Egypt)
  • 55 km
  • Edfu (Egypt)
  • 98 km
  • Valley of the Kings (Egypt)
  • 11 km
  • Karnak (Egypt)
  • 4 km
  • Luxor (Egypt)
  • 504 km
  • Cairo (Egypt)

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