Egypt Family - Feluccas & Pharaohs

Egypt Family - Feluccas & Pharaohs information and booking

from
$905
  • Duration
    9
    days
  • Physical rating
    4
  • Culture Shock
    10
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Schedule Details

Departs from
Cairo
Accommodation
Felucca, Hotel, Overnight sleeper train
Group Size
Maximum of 16 travellers per group
Transportation
Felucca, Horse-drawn carriage, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train
Important Notes
Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you. Age restrictions apply to this trip: minimum age 5. A discount of 10% applies on this trip to children 11 or younger at the time of travel.

Highlights

Gaze across the legendary Pyramids of Giza , Stare into the eyes of the Great Sphinx, Snorkel above coral reefs in the Red Sea, Meet a mummy at the Egyptian Museum, Enjoy a hearty meal with a Nubian family, Cruise down the Nile on a Felucca, Search for tombs in the Valley of the Kings, Be wowed by the splendid architecture of Karnak, Shop up a storm in one of Cairo’s many bazaars

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Uncover the ancient mysteries and modern marvels of Egypt and see why this classic destination inspires millions of travellers each year. With an action-packed itinerary that is purpose built for families, this authentic Egypt experience blends all the must-see highlights with plenty of adventurous, off the beaten-track activities. So whether you're cruising the Nile in a Felucca, sitting down to dinner with a Nubian family or hopping on a camel, this relaxing, exciting and always enlightening family tour of Egypt is sure to fill the photo album and keep you reminiscing around the dinner table for years to come.

Itinerary

Days 1-2 Cairo/Overnight Train
Wonderfully chaotic and always colourful, Cairo's dazzling array of museums, mosques and markets are a fascinating mixture of modern city and ancient wonders.
Day 3 Aswan
Situated on the banks of the Nile, the Nubian city of Aswan has been Egypt's southern gateway to Africa and an important trading centre since ancient times.
Day 4 Nile Felucca
Once the lifeblood of an ancient civilisation, cruise the iconic Nile on a traditional felucca and spend a night sleeping on deck under the stars.
Days 5-6 Luxor
From the spectacular temple complex of Karnak to the extraordinary hieroglyphs of the Valley of the Kings, Luxor is full of wonderfully preserved reminders of the Pharaohs.
Days 7-8 Hurghada
Set on the glittering waters of the Red Sea, Hurghada is vibrant beach resort with superb snorkelling amid the vividly coloured marine life that inhabits its offshore reefs.
Day 9 Hurghada
This morning the trip ends after Breakfast.