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Gods of Egypt

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Gods of Egypt - Encounters Travel
Gods of Egypt - Encounters Travel
Starts
Cairo
+5 Destinations
Nile Valley
Ends
Cairo
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Highlights

Start and end in Cairo! With the discovery tour Gods of Egypt, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 5 other destinations in Egypt. Gods of Egypt is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Resort
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Boat
Travel style
Discovery, Christmas & New Year
  • julieortenblad's review about another Encounters Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    We bought the tour on a groupon and what a deal it was. I have done Viking River Cruises before but this was also an outstanding trip. I absolutely loved Egypt and felt very safe there. Our tour guide was the best and really showed us a great experience.... Read more

  • Nazia Kayani's review about another Encounters Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    The Discovery Egypt tour has been well put together covering the best of Egypt in 9 days. The trip itinerary is well thought out, full of wonderful adventures and fabulously hosted. The tour starts with the most pioneering feats of engineering the great... Read more

  • LouDaniello's review about another Encounters Travel tour
    4.0 - Good

    Train was disappointing

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Itinerary

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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: Abu Simbel option, Board Nile cruise, Aswan tours
  4. Day 4: Nile Cruise to Komombo and Edfu
  5. Day 5: Edfu temples, Karnak Temple in Luxor
  6. Day 6: Luxor West Bank tour. To Hurghada
  7. Day 7: Red Sea at Hurghada. Free day
  8. Day 8: Fly to Cairo, Khan-el-Khalili bazaar, Al Guri Sufi show
  9. Day 9: Cairo. Free time. Departure transfer to the airport

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

Questions & Answers

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

    • Are we going to be on a Nile cruise boat for this trip?

      A specific Nile cruise boat is not guaranteed on this tour as we work with a number of different cruise operators.

      In Egypt, tourist numbers are a bit low at the moment, which is why many companies won't guarantee sailings until closer to the travel date, when they have their final booking numbers.

      If booking numbers aren't sufficient, then cruises are consolidating bookings onto fewer ships, rather than sailing with lots of half empty boats. All of the boats we use are of 5-star level though and include en-suite cabins, swimming pool and all meals whilst onboard.

    • What boat is used for the Nile river Cruise?

      The Nile Cruise boats we use are a good 5* standard boats, like M/S Hames or similar. The have large windows but no balcony. There is the option to upgrade to a different boat with a balcony.

    • Can you please confirm that we should book flights to Cairo if we want to join this tour?

      The tour definitely starts and ends in Cairo and you should book flights into Cairo.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

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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
    Start and end in Cairo.
    Trusted
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 April 2019 the full payment of $1,677 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 $1677 for Gods of Egypt, but the deposit of $99 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
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,478 km.
    • Cairo (Egypt)
    • 684 km
    • Aswan (Egypt)
    • 49 km
    • Komombo (Egypt)
    • 52 km
    • Edfu (Egypt)
    • 84 km
    • Luxor (Egypt)
    • 210 km
    • Hurghada (Egypt)
    • 399 km
    • Cairo (Egypt)

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