Felucca Odyssey & Red Sea

Journey through bustling markets of Cairo, amazing wonders along the Nile and the popular sea resort of Dahab. Witness some of the most astounding sites from the old world while chilling as you sail on a traditional felucca. Follow the footsteps of pharaohs, fly over the Luxor valley. In the end, relax in the cooling waters of the Red Sea to cap off your amazing Egypt tour.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

12 Days

Egypt

Cairo / Cairo

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

5-4 Star

13-35 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

Departs On

4.9

46 reviews

Discovery,Sailing

All Year Round

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • A perfect balance of seaside relaxation, bustling city atmosphere and ancient wonders. This 12-day tour with all breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners included is the perfect Egyptian fix!
  • This trip includes a domestic flight between Dahab and Cairo to save on transit time.
  • Start and finish your trip in Egypt’s capital, exploring the mayhem of the chaotic Khan el-Khalili Bazaar and beautiful Citadels, Mosques and busy streets on guided Cairo city tour.
  • Pack your swimsuit for an extended 3-night stay in Dahab! This seaside paradise is the perfect place to slow things down with sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling in the Red Sea.
  • Travel with your local expert Guide to Egypt’s most impressive wonders, including the Great Pyramids and Sphinx, Valley of the Kings, the Karnak Temple complex, Luxor Temple and more!
  • Get set to sail the Nile with a 2-night stay on board a traditional Felucca sailboat with access wc facilities available.
  • Shape your holiday the way you like with optional extras, including hot-air ballooning over Luxor, camel-trekking on the beach, scuba-diving and water-sports in Dahab, quad-biking and snorkelling the Blue Hole.

Sights Visited on This Tour

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 to find Egyptian fresh spices.

Cairo

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

Dahab

“Gold” in Arabic, the city’s name was inspired from the golden sands by the Red Sea coast. Dahab offers Oceanside dinners and crystal-clear waters for diving and snorkeling.

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

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

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

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.

Sakkara

Sakkara Pyramid is the oldest complete stone building complex in the history it was built as Djoser's step pyramid and it is located in Sakkara area.

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!

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

5 and 4 star hotels, traditional Felucca.

Meals

11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

Transportation

A/C, modern coach or mini-bus and Felucca.

Airport Transfer(s)

Arrival and departure transfers on first and last day of the trip

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Eqyptologist guides

Train ( Sleeper Cabin )

2 overnight trains from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo (Private 2 berth)

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personel nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.  

The below rates are for solo travellers, the 2 FOR 1 deal will be applied when you select 2 or more travellers during the booking process.

The below rates are for solo travellers, the 2 FOR 1 deal will be applied when you select 2 or more travellers during the booking process.

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$1859 $1022

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Budgeting for This Tour

Cairo

Giza Pyramids/Sphinx

EGP 200

Sakkara Pyramid

EGP 180

Egyptian Museum

EGP 220

Citadel of Saladin

EGP 180

Aswan

Philae Temple

EGP 180

Edfu Temple

EGP 180

Komombo Temple

EGP 140

Luxor

Luxor Temple

EGP 160

Hatshepsut Temple

EGP 142

Valley Of The Kings

EGP 244


EGP 1826 ( Approx. GBP 85 )

The Egyptian Pound (EGP) is the currency of Egypt.

Please find below approximate prices in USD to give you an idea.

- Coffee: USD 0.20

- Sandwiches: USD 0,80 - 2

- A bottle of beer: USD 1

- Mid-range restaurant meal: USD 3-5

With windy, vibrant streets with hidden souks, diverse smells, sights, sounds and plenty of shops, Egypt ensures that your shopping experience will be an exciting adventure.

Cairo offers plenty of markets, bazaars and flea markets where everything from jewellery and clothes, to spices and meat, to furniture and crafts are sold. What’s more, haggling is all part of the fun and buying process so brush up on your bartering skills to get the best price.

How to budget
Entrance Fees To The Sights

Giza Pyramids/Sphinx : EGP 200

Sakkara Pyramid : EGP 180

Egyptian Museum : EGP 220

Citadel of Saladin : EGP 180

Philae Temple : EGP 180

Edfu Temple : EGP 180

Komombo Temple : EGP 140

Luxor Temple : EGP 160

Hatshepsut Temple : EGP 142

Valley Of The Kings : EGP 244

Total: EGP 1826

(Approx. GBP 85)

How to budget
Optional Activities

Hot Air Ballooning: USD 124

Nubian Dinner: USD 26

Abu Simbel: USD 94

Group Dinner: USD 10-15

How to budget
Daily Personal Spending

The Egyptian Pound (EGP) is the currency of Egypt.

Please find below approximate prices in USD to give you an idea.

- Coffee: USD 0.20

- Sandwiches: USD 0,80 - 2

- A bottle of beer: USD 1

- Mid-range restaurant meal: USD 3-5

How to budget
Shopping

With windy, vibrant streets with hidden souks, diverse smells, sights, sounds and plenty of shops, Egypt ensures that your shopping experience will be an exciting adventure.

Cairo offers plenty of markets, bazaars and flea markets where everything from jewellery and clothes, to spices and meat, to furniture and crafts are sold. What’s more, haggling is all part of the fun and buying process so brush up on your bartering skills to get the best price.

Accommodation

THE OASIS HOTEL PYRAMIDS
Cairo
4 Star

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
5 Star

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
5 Star

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, also free wi-fi access.

DAHAB PARADISE HOTEL
Dahab
4 Star

This beautiful hotel located by the Red Sea features an outdoor pool and a panoramic view of the Sinai Mountain. All of the rooms are air-conditioned and have balcony with a spectacular view.

FELUCCA BOAT
Aswan
Superior Felucca

Feluccas are basic, traditional sailing boats that have been used on the Nile for centuries. They are very simple sailing boats without engines.Felucca experience is an essential highlight of trips in Egypt!

SLEEPER CABIN TRAINS
Cairo to Aswan & Luxor to Cairo
Sleeper Cabin Train

Privacy, a comfortable bed in which to sleep, a fine dinner and excellent service are the hallmarks of Egypt's sleeper trains. The twin share cabins are equipped with bunk beds.

Accommodation
Cairo
THE OASIS HOTEL PYRAMIDS
4 Star
Accommodation
Luxor
STEIGENBERGER HOTEL
5 Star
Accommodation
Aswan
HELNAN HOTEL
5 Star
Accommodation
Dahab
DAHAB PARADISE HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Aswan
FELUCCA BOAT
Superior Felucca
Accommodation
Cairo to Aswan & Luxor to Cairo
SLEEPER CABIN TRAINS
Sleeper Cabin Train

Tour Reviews

At Travel Talk we do not only strive to provide excellent value for premium adventures but also to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.2% customer satisfaction rate in 2019. Thanks to the invaluable feedback of our incredible travellers, we are continuously working to improve ourselves and the communities we touch, year after year.

4.9/5 46 reviews
  • Accomodation 4.63
  • Transportation 4.46
  • Value for Money 5
  • Guide 4.93
  • Overall 4.89

Pieter Ens

Great guide, very fun, enthusiastic and gave great info. Very happy with the portion of the tour.

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Carla Franzo

I have had an amazing time while on this tour. I would like to thank Yuki for being an amazing tour guide.

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Scott O'Donnell

Quality of the hotels were at a high standard. These were greatly appreciated at the end of each long day. -Semsem was a very good tour guide and will recommend other travellers to request him in the future.

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Sarah Raymond

Sam was an amazing guide and we all had so much fun. He was extremely informative and really knows his stuff. The felucca were also wonderful and the food was great! Thank you for a great trip!

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Alec Sim

Sam was a fnatastic guide, and i had a ton of fun with all the other travelers. Sam was fun and still conveyed all the pertinent info. The transportation was great, and the hotel in Luxor was fantastic. Thanks for everything!

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Nicola White

Our guide is very approachable, friendly and funny. Good commentary on the bus. Great sights visited. Guide very informative.

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Kathryn & Lee Webb

Everything was great. Tour Guide, very professional and catered well for a diverse group of people.

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Jun Ye

The guide service is very very good. I am so happy with it. I will join Travel Talk next time.

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Daniell Reilly

Had the best time! Easily best tour I have done. SemSem was an excellent guide, cannot speak more highly of him. I will be recommending Travel Talk to all my friends. Thank you for the great experience!

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Monica Robinson

Thoroughly enjoyed it! Activities, pace, hotels, guide advice was excellent. SemSem our guide was fantastic!

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • A perfect balance of seaside relaxation, bustling city atmosphere and ancient wonders. This 12-day tour with all breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners included is the perfect Egyptian fix!
  • This trip includes a domestic flight between Dahab and Cairo to save on transit time.
  • Start and finish your trip in Egypt’s capital, exploring the mayhem of the chaotic Khan el-Khalili Bazaar and beautiful Citadels, Mosques and busy streets on guided Cairo city tour.
  • Pack your swimsuit for an extended 3-night stay in Dahab! This seaside paradise is the perfect place to slow things down with sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling in the Red Sea.
  • Travel with your local expert Guide to Egypt’s most impressive wonders, including the Great Pyramids and Sphinx, Valley of the Kings, the Karnak Temple complex, Luxor Temple and more!
  • Get set to sail the Nile with a 2-night stay on board a traditional Felucca sailboat with access wc facilities available.
  • Shape your holiday the way you like with optional extras, including hot-air ballooning over Luxor, camel-trekking on the beach, scuba-diving and water-sports in Dahab, quad-biking and snorkelling the Blue Hole.

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