Egypt: Boats & Bazaars

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Cairo to Cairo

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

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.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends Your Local Living Moment: Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswān Your Discover Moment: Aswān
  • Guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Orientation walk through Cairo's Khan el-Khalili bazaar
  • Free time in Aswan
  • Felucca Overnight Sailing Excursion including support boat
  • Kom Ombo Temple visit
  • Free time in Luxor
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Enjoy a traditional family meal
  • Explore ancient temples and monuments
  • Barter in bazaars
  • Sleep beneath the stars on a felucca
  • Visit a nubian village
  • Explore the famous khan el-khalili souk.

Itinerary

Cairo Arrive at any time. What better way to kick off your travels than by getting to know your CEO and group over a few drinks? Take a short taxi ride to a favourite local restaurant and bar in a trendy part of Cairo. Kick back, relax, and bask in the excitement of your journey’s beginning.
Cairo/Aswān 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.
Aswān 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 boat and cruise down the Nile. Visit a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with locals.
Aswān Spend the day exploring Aswan.
Aswān/Kom Ombo Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep on board under the stars.
Kom Ombo/Luxor Visit Kom Ombo Temple on the way to Luxor. Opt to visit Karnak Temple or discover Luxor at your own pace. The choice is yours!
Luxor/Cairo Enjoy free time to explore Luxor before an overnight train back to Cairo.
Cairo Tour ends upon arrival.
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