Best of Egypt
8 days with G Adventures Rating:
Day 1 Cairo
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Cairo/Aswan
Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan. (1B, 1D)
Day 3 Aswan
Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family. (1B, 1D)
Day 4 Aswan
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Opt to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. (1B)
Day 5 Aswan/Kom Ombo
Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars. (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor
Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak. (1B)
Day 7 Luxor
Travel by donkey and visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile. (1B, 1L)
Day 8 Luxor/Cairo
Fly back to Cairo where the tour ends on arrival in the afternoon. (1B)
All This Included
This journey through Egypt packs in the best of culture and adventure in eight energetic days. Explore the ancient sites along the Nile and discover the most famous of them all, the Great Pyramids of Giza. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you sample some traditional fare with a Nubian family in a local village. Feel the buzz of vibrant bazaars in Aswan and Luxor, but still manage to relax and watch life unfold as you sail the Nile in a traditional felucca.
Simple hotels (5 nts)
Sleeper train (1 nt)
Felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt)
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