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Egypt on a Shoestring

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Egypt on a Shoestring - G Adventures
Egypt on a Shoestring - G Adventures
Excellent
6 reviews
Starts
Cairo
+3 Destinations
Nile Valley
Ends
Cairo
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Highlights

Start and end in Cairo! With the in-depth cultural tour Egypt on a Shoestring, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 3 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
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Operator
G Adventures

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Cairo
  2. Day 2: Cairo/Aswān (1B, 1D)
  3. Day 3: Aswān (1B, 1D)
  4. Day 4: Aswān (1B)
  5. Day 5: Aswān/Kom Ombo (1B, 1L, 1D)
  6. Day 6: Kom Ombo/Luxor (1B)
  7. Day 7: Luxor/Cairo (1B, 1D)
  8. Day 8: Cairo (1B)

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

6 Reviews

Excellent
67%
Good
33%
Average
0%
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  • GD
    Written on December 16, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Saad was the best tour guid I’ve ever had! His enthusiasm, passion and love for his job and his country was very obvious. He went above and beyond the duties of a tour leader and went at midnight with me to the airport to help me get my late baggage. I... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    "...enthusiasm, passion and love for his job..." So happy to hear this. Thanks Gabrielle.
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  • Egypt on a Shoestring reviewer 2
    Written on December 4, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Highly recommend this one! Our guide Mo was very knowledgeable and a lot of fun. We visited some of the most incredible places on earth and added in some of our own adventures while we were at it. Great value for money! Lots of free time is given but we... Read more

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  • Egypt on a Shoestring reviewer 3
    Written on November 13, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip was amazing - the right amount of historical sightseeings and great cultural experience (especially food!). I loved the meals in families' houses, the temples, the markets and other experiences, such as the hot air balloon and the camel ride. I'd... Read more

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  • S
    Written on November 13, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip was amazing - it had just the right amount of historical sightseeings and a great taste of the local culture (especially food!). I loved the lunchs and dinners cooked by local families, the temples and all the activities on this trip. Our CEO,... Read more

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  • S
    Written on November 13, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip was amazing - it had just the right amount of cultural and historical sightseeings, but also offered a great taste of the local culture (especially food!). I would definitely recommend this tour and, overall, Egypt. Mudi, our CEO, ensured we made... Read more

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  • NT
    Written on March 30, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    So much fun, great tour group, helpful guide, cool places.. What more could you want

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Questions & Answers

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

    • Is there any age limit for this tour?

      As this is one of their YOLO style trips, it is specifically designed for travels aged 18-39. If you are outside of this age group, G Adventures recommends their Best of Egypt tour which has a very similar itinerary. You can check out the details of this trip on our website.

    • Does the price include a flight from Nairobi,Kenya?

      We specialise in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare before confirming your tour.

    • Any advice about tipping?

      A guideline for tipping is about 3-5 USD per day, depending on the quality of the service.

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    About the countries

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    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
    Start and end in Cairo.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 25 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 25 October 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with G Adventures. 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 65 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.
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    Payment methods
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,371 km.
    • Cairo (Egypt)
    • 684 km
    • Aswan (Egypt)
    • 45 km
    • Kom Ombo (Egypt)
    • 138 km
    • Luxor (Egypt)
    • 504 km
    • Cairo (Egypt)

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