By GAdventures


Egypt on a Shoestring

  • 17 Jun
  • -
  • 24 Jun
  • |
  • 8 days


per person

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    This compact adventure offers maximum Egypt at minimum cost. Stare in amazement at the pyramids and float down the Nile on a felucca. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you dine on traditional fare with a local family in a Nubian village. You'll enjoy basic accommodation and transport to the best sights. Walk through the Valley of the Kings or explore Karnak – it's your call. Don't just dream of Egypt, wake up in the "Land of the Pharaohs" and open your eyes to adventure.

    Day 1

    Day 1 Cairo

    Arrive at any time.

    Day 2

    Day 2 Cairo/Aswān (1B, 1D)

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Take an orientation tour through the narrow alleys of the Khan el-Khalili bazaar, with free time for shopping or people watching from a shisha café. Overnight train to Aswan.

    Day 3

    Day 3 Aswān (1B, 1D)

    Free morning to explore Aswan. Opt to wander through the souk at your own pace, take a guided tour of the city, or visit the famous Philae Temple, it's your choice. In the afternoon, board a felucca and sail down the Nile. Visit a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with locals.

    Day 4

    Day 4 Aswān (1B)

    Spend the day exploring Aswan. Take an optional trip to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.

    Day 5

    Day 5 Aswān/Kom Ombo (1B, 1L, 1D)

    Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep on board under the stars.

    Day 6

    Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor (1B)

    Visit Kom Ombo Temple on the way to Luxor. Opt to visit Karnak Temple or discover Luxor at your own pace. Choose from taking a horse and carriage ride, to checking out the local bazaar, or visiting the Mummification Museum. The choice is yours!

    Day 7

    Day 7 Luxor/Cairo (1B, 1D)

    Enjoy a free time to explore Luxor before an overnight train back to Cairo.

    Day 8

    Day 8 Cairo (1B)

    Tour ends upon arrival.