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G Adventures
Cairo to Cairo
16 days
Tour code: DPAE

Highlights

Visit ancient monuments, dine with local families, spend the night on a traditional felucca, camp under desert skies, explore ancient mudbrick towns

Dig deep and discover the riches of Egypt's geography, culture and, of course, archaeology, on this epic adventure. Step into a world filled with giant statues, temples, and legendary pyramids. Take it easy as you float along the Nile on a traditional felucca or take a dip in Cleopatra's pool. Our CEOs and local experts will share an intriguing combination of the region’s attractions and hidden secrets. Meet the gaze of the Sphinx and get into the spirit of bygone times travelling by donkey to the Valley of the Kings.

What's included?

Staff & experts

Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

Meals

15 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners

Transport

Private van, train, donkey, felucca, 4x4

Accommodation

Hotels (12 nts), sleeper train (2 nts), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt).

Included activities

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswān Your Discover Moment: Aswān Your Discover Moment: Luxor. Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx entrance and guided tour. Egyptian Museum entrance and guided tour. Nubian village visit and traditional dinner. Felucca overnight sailing excursion with support boat. Karnak and Kom Ombo temples entrance and guided tour. Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings guided visit and donkey ride. Colossi of Memnon visit. Traditional meal with local family (Luxor). Siwa Oasis bicycle tour (entrance fees not included). 4x4 excursion with picnic lunch (Siwa). Alexandria guided tour. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Itinerary

Day 1
Cairo
Arrive at any time. If this is your first visit to Cairo, we highly recommend that you book an airport transfer (please refer to the joining instructions section of tour dossier for more information).

Included activities: Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2
Cairo - Aswān
Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan.

Transport: Overnight Train (beds)

Included activities: Great Pyramid of Giza and Sphinx Tour, Egyptian Museum Visit

Optional activities: Solar Boat Museum Visit

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 3
Aswān
Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoy a home cooked dinner with a local family.

Included activities: Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal

Optional activities:

  • Souk Visit
  • Camel Ride at the West Bank
  • Philae Temple Visit

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 4
Aswān
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Opt to pre book a visit to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.

Optional activities:

  • Nubian Museum Visit
  • Camel Ride at the West Bank
  • Philae Temple Sound and Light Show
  • Philae Temple Visit
  • Abu Simbel Visit (Bus)

Meals: breakfast

Day 5
Aswān - Kom Ombo
Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars.

Included activities: Felucca Overnight Sailing Excursion

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 6
Kom Ombo - Luxor
Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Kom Ombo Temple Visit, Karnak Temple Visit

Optional activities:

  • Horse and Carriage Ride
  • Bazaar Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 7
Luxor
Travel by donkey and visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Opt to visit the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Museum. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile. If you have pre-booked the Valley of the Kings Hot Air Balloon Ride you will be flying today.

Transport: Donkey

Included activities: Colossi of Memnon Visit, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon Visit

Optional activities:

  • Valley of the Kings Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Camel Ride
  • Luxor Temple Visit
  • Mummification Museum
  • Tomb of Tutankhamun Visit
  • Karnak Temple Visit

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 8
Luxor - Cairo
Enjoy a free day in Luxor to explore more sites of this historical town. Later, catch an overnight train to Cairo.

Transport: Overnight Train (beds)

Optional activities:

  • Camel Ride
  • Abydos and Dendarah Visit
  • Tour of the East Bank
  • Karnak Temple Visit

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 9
Cairo - Alexandria
Transfer from the train station to Alexandria. Soak in the European feeling of this Mediterranean city.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Meals: breakfast

Day 10
Alexandria
Take a guided tour of Catacombs, the National Museum, Pompey's Pillar, and Qaitbay Fort. With free time, opt to check out the city's cafés or dine on fantastic seafood.

Included activities: Alexandria Guided Tour

Optional activities: Montazah Summer Palace Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 11
Alexandria - Sīwah
Journey to the hidden Oasis of Siwa. Upon arrival, visit the Al Alamein World War cemeteries.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Meals: breakfast

Day 12
Sīwah
Bike to the Mountain of the Dead and the Temple of the Oracle. Opt to take a dip in Cleopatra's bath or travel by donkey cart for a perfect desert sunset. Bike tour includes a guided bicycle ride between sights. Entrance fees to the sights are not included.

Included activities: Siwa Oasis Bicycle Tour

Optional activities:

  • Cleopatra's Bath Visit
  • Hot Springs and Dunes Drive
  • Mountain of the Dead Visit
  • Temple of the Oracle Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 13
Sīwah
Enjoy a 4x4 excursion to the sand dunes. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the desert.

Transport: 4x4

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 14
Sīwah - Cairo
Journey back to Cairo.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Meals: breakfast

Day 15
Cairo
Enjoy a guided tour of Islamic Cairo, then visit Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.

Included activities: Islamic Cairo Guided Tour, Khan el-Khalili Bazaar Visit

Optional activities:

  • Dinner Cruise on the Nile
  • Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids

Meals: breakfast

Day 16
Cairo
Depart at any time.

Meals: breakfast

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