Adventure Egypt

from $931/per person

NO LOCAL PAYMENT! An adventure full of history, wonders and the complete Nile experience on a Felucca!
Start off visiting with the marvellous desert landscape and ancient ruins of Fayoum. Have a taste of the Sahara in Egypt before posing with the Pyramids and giving the Sphinx a kiss. Kick back and relax on a Felucca with ancient wonders at your backdrop while embracing the Nubian lifestyle. Chase down lost treasures in Cairo markets.

Duration
11 Day
Destination(s)
Egypt
Starts in / Ends in
Cairo / Cairo
Departs on
Thursdays
Hotel Rating
5-4 Star
35-40

Sight Visited

  • Aswan
    Aswan

    Sunniest city of Egypt and a popular touristic stop for many cruises. The local market here is an excellent place to do some shopping and the best place to find Egyptian fresh spices.

  • Cairo
    Cairo

    With the Great Pyramids of Giza, ancient temples, magnificent monuments, and the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Cairo offers an experience of a lifetime.

  • Edfu
    Edfu

    Edfu has the most complete and best-preserved temple in Egypt, the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, which was constructed between 237 BC and 57 BC

  • Fayaum
    Fayaum

  • Giza
    Giza

    The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the only one still remaining to this day. An absolute must see.

  • Komombo
    Komombo

    Kom Ombo means ‘hill of the gold’ crowned with Temple of Komombo. The temple is unusual as one side is dedicated to the god Haroesis and the other side to Sobek.

  • Luxor
    Luxor

    A top travel destination in Egypt with a wealth of historic monuments and buildings bringing Egypt’s fabled past to life. Luxor is called the world’s greatest open air museum.

  • Philae Temple
    Philae Temple

    This beautiful temple complex is one of the most picturesque in all of Egypt. It sits on Aglika Island just south of the old Aswan Dam.

  • Unfinished Obelisk
    Unfinished Obelisk

    The 42m long obelisk was left unfinished when some cracks appeared, but had this obelisk been completed, it would have been the heaviest, weighing nearly 1100 tons!

ITINERARY

1
Day 1: Cairo
Welcome to Egypt! At the Cairo terminal keep your eyes peeled for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members. Afterwards you have free time to start exploring vibrant Cairo or board a cruise for an optional group dinner.
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner on Cruise
  • Meals: -
2
Day 2: Cairo, Fayoum Oasis
Prepare for an adventure in the magical lands of Faiyum. As if from a science fiction novel, you will feel like walking on Mars in a breath-taking setting in the desert! One of the oldest Egyptian cities, Fayoum was the heart of the cult of crocodile god Sobek/ Hence the reason ancient Greeks called it “Crocodile City”. Modern city of Fayoum is also known for its large bazaars, moques and the two bridges over the river.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Fayoum Oasis
  • Meals: Breakfast
3
Day 3: Fayoum Oasis, Cairo
As you get your dose of amazement and other-worldly adventure, head back to Cairo. Spend your time wisely and remember to haggle! It's a must in Egypt. Then roam the vibrant markets and souks, and try out some local tastes.
  • Meals: Breakfast
4
Day 4: Cairo City Tour, Luxor
Prepare your lenses for the breath-taking, world-famous Pyramids and the Sphinx. Face all their 4,600-year glory and embrace the only remaining Ancient Wonder of the World. After everyone had their dose of awe, we head out to Sakkara for sightseeing. The first capital of ancient Egypt is famous for the step pyramid built in 2700 B.C. Later in the afternoon, board the bus to Luxor and check into our premium hotel by the Nile.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Pyramids & Sakkara
  • Meals: Breakfast
5
Day 5: Luxor, Aswan
After breakfast, depart for the vast Karnak Temple Complex, one of the most important religious centres of ancient Egypt with its marvellous temples. Your Egyptologist guide will enlighten you with the most intriguing stories and mythologies fuelling such creations for millennia. In the afternoon drive to Aswan for overnight stay.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Temple of Karnak
  • Optional Activities: Nubian Dinner
  • Meals: Breakfast
6
Day 6: Aswan, Felucca Cruise
Time to explore Aswan, famed for its skilled artisans and the Unfinished Obelisk. Take a short motorboat ride to reach the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, divine mother of the pharaohs. The temple is set beautifully on an island in the middle of the Nile. Early in the morning you can join the optional trip to the gorgeous Abu Simbel, an iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a must-do for all keen on history and mythology. Later in the afternoon, embark your felucca to cruise on the Nile.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Aswan & Philae Temple
  • Optional Activities: Abu Simbel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
7
Day 7: Felucca cruise on the Nile
Today is a chill-day sailing down the Nile, watching beautiful scenery and waving to the locals swimming and fishing. Whilst absorbing the stunning temples along the coast, sit back and enjoy the relaxing breeze. Have a dip in the Nile, play beach-ball with locals and prepare for a locally-prepared feast.
  • Included Activities: Sailing on the Felucca
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
8
Day 8: Felucca cruise on the Nile, Edfu, Komombo, Luxor
Time to bid farewell to our lovely felucca. Start off the day with a visit to the Kom Ombo Temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. Next stop will be Edfu, home to one of the largest and best-preserved temples in Egypt. Dedicated to the falcon god Horus, the temple was built over 180-years from 237 BC to 57 BC. As you get your dose of marvel, ride to Luxor and check into the hotel. After a refreshing break, brace for the Luxor Temple, dedicated to the great god Amun. The temple was built on top of a smaller structure dating back to 14th century BC!
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Edfu & Komombo, Luxor Temple
  • Meals: Breakfast
9
Day 9: Luxor, Cairo
The West Bank of the Nile awaits with the incredible Valley of the Kings. Also known as “City of the Dead”, it's home to fancy royal tombs carved into desert rocks and filled with treasures for the Pharaoh afterlife. As you’d expect, here lied the famous mummy of Tutankhamun III. Rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is the next stop. As you try to break the spell of ancient wonders, drive to Cairo for overnight stay.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Optional Activities: Hot Air Balloning
  • Meals: Breakfast
10
Day 10: Cairo City Tour
The journey continues with one of the most important museums dedicated to the ancient world. Egyptian Museum of Cairo houses around 120,000 ancient Egyptian relics and antiquities. Then roam around Cairo stopping by the Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, the Hanging Church and the world-famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar. Make sure to wear your haggling hats and brace for the mayhem!
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Cairo, Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, Hanging Church & Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • Meals: Breakfast
11
Day 11: Cairo
Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates. Check-out of the hotel in Cairo (11:00am) and catch the transfer to the airport at the end of your tour. Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk!
  • Meals: Breakfast
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Price ($)
Thu 2 Jan 2020
$931
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Thu 23 Jan 2020
$931
Thu 30 Jan 2020
$1024
Thu 6 Feb 2020
$931
Thu 13 Feb 2020
$931
Thu 20 Feb 2020
$931
Thu 27 Feb 2020
$931
Thu 5 Mar 2020
$1024
Thu 12 Mar 2020
$1024
Thu 19 Mar 2020
$1024
Thu 26 Mar 2020
$1024
Thu 2 Apr 2020
$1024
Thu 9 Apr 2020
$1024
Thu 16 Apr 2020
$1024
Thu 23 Apr 2020
$1024
Thu 30 Apr 2020
$1024
Thu 7 May 2020
$1024
Thu 14 May 2020
$1024
Thu 21 May 2020
$1024
Thu 28 May 2020
$1024
Thu 4 Jun 2020
$931
Thu 11 Jun 2020
$931
Thu 18 Jun 2020
$931
Thu 25 Jun 2020
$931
Thu 2 Jul 2020
$931
Thu 9 Jul 2020
$931
Thu 16 Jul 2020
$931
Thu 23 Jul 2020
$931
Thu 30 Jul 2020
$931
Thu 6 Aug 2020
$931
Thu 13 Aug 2020
$931
Thu 20 Aug 2020
$931
Thu 27 Aug 2020
$931
Thu 3 Sep 2020
$1024
Thu 10 Sep 2020
$1024
Thu 17 Sep 2020
$1024
Thu 24 Sep 2020
$1024
Thu 1 Oct 2020
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Thu 8 Oct 2020
$1024
Thu 15 Oct 2020
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Thu 22 Oct 2020
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Thu 29 Oct 2020
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Thu 5 Nov 2020
$1024
Thu 12 Nov 2020
$1024
Thu 19 Nov 2020
$1024
Thu 26 Nov 2020
$1024
Thu 3 Dec 2020
$1024
Thu 10 Dec 2020
$1024
Thu 17 Dec 2020
$1041
Thu 24 Dec 2020
$1121

The tour price and the local payment cover the following services:

Accommodation

5 and 4 star hotels, traditional felucca boat.

Airport Transfer

From Cairo Airport to the Cairo Hotel on day one and return transfer.

Meals

10 Breakfasts | 2 Lunches | 2 Dinners

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus | Donkey (Valley of the Kings)

Guide

Services of experienced Egyptologist guides

What is not included in the tour price and local payment?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

THE OASIS HOTEL PYRAMIDS - CAIRO


The hotel is located very close to Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum and Great Sphinx. Hotel offers a sundeck, swimming pool, tennis court, gym and fitness center.

STEIGENBERGER HOTEL - LUXOR


This 5 star hotel, located in the heart of Luxor by the Nile River, provides an outdoor pool, fitness centre and sauna. All rooms feature air-conditioning and satellite TV.

HELNAN HOTEL - ASWAN


This 5 star hotel overlooking the river, offers a pool, nightclub and spa centre. Air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a minibar and a satellite TV.

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