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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

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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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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Your Egyptian adventure begins in Cairo. Airport to hotel transfers included
  2. Day 2: A visit to the Great Pyramids, Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum
  3. Day 3: Exploring Aswan, a Nubian Village & the Philae Temple
  4. Day 4: A felucca cruise on the Nile River
  5. Day 5: Relaxing on the Felucca
  6. Day 6: Exploring the Luxor and Karnak Temples
  7. Day 7: Free time in Luxor. Optional activities available
  8. Day 8: Back to Cairo
  9. Day 9: Free time in Cairo. Airport to hotel transfer included

Travel guide

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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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  • Jennifer, 59 years old26th September 2018
    The only problem I have with Tour Radar....is that I didn't discover them sooner! Excellent, polite, personal service at great prices & a huge range of amazing tours.

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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.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 February 2019 the full payment of $921 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 $921 for Egypt on a Shoestring, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

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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