Egypt Express 2019-20

from R 13,900* per person


All aboard the Egypt Express! If you’re looking for an awesome, affordable trip through Egypt that starts and ends in Cairo, you’re in the right place. See the pyramids and sphinx in Giza, sail on the Nile in a traditional felucca boat, shop in Luxor’s gold markets and tour the Valley of the Kings with a qualified Egyptologist. This is an Egypt experience you’ll never forget. Seriously.

Destination: Middle East

Travel Dates: From 18/05/2019 to 30/03/2020

Duration: 10 days

Company: Topdeck

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Inclusions

  • Felucca sailing on the Nile
    Egyptology tours at major sites (entrance fees not included)
    See the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza Plateau
    Visit the Egyptian Museum
    Visit the Temples of Abu Simbel and Kom Ombo
    Visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon
    Also Included
    8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners 3 nights in 3 star hotels (twin/triple share), 1 night in a tourist class hotel (twin/triple share), 2 nights aboard a felucca sailboat, 2 nights aboard an overnight coach Arrival and departure transfers included Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle and felucca sailboat Awesome English-speaking Trip Leader
    Group Size
    Maximum 45
    Transport
    Air-conditioned minibus, felucca sailboat

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Day 1 Cairo, Egypt
Take 17,190 people per square kilometre, a whole heap of traffic jams and, of course, a pyramid or two, and you’ve officially arrived in Umm al-Dunya. After you’ve dropped your bags at the hotel, join the gang for a welcome meeting.

Included today:
-Airport transfer
Day 2 Cairo
Rise and shine – it’s time to take on Cairo! Not sure where to start? We’ve got two optional activities for you. Take a tour of the Islamic Quarter and check out Red Road, or head out on a day trip to the port city of Alexandria.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Guided tour of the Islamic Quarter
-Alexandria day trip
Day 3 Cairo to Aswan via Overnight Coach
Before we hit the road to Aswan on our overnight coach, there’s plenty of time to do your own thing in Cairo. Optionals? We’re glad you asked. Take a look around Coptic Cairo or get your barter on at Khan el-Khalili market.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Visit Coptic Cairo
-Visit Khan el-Khalili market
Day 4 Aswan
After this morning’s visit to a traditional ahwa (that’s ‘coffee shop’ to you and me) we’ve got optional activities a-gogo. Choose from a camel ride, a trip to the Insta-worthy Philae Temple or a visit to a Nubian village. Here, you can even opt in to chow down on a traditional dinner. Hungry?

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch

Optional activities:
-Visit the Philae Temple
-Visit a Nubian village
-Camel ride
-Nubian dinner
Day 5 Aswan to Felucca Sailing
After a temple-filled day at Abu Simbel, we’ll climb aboard a traditional felucca sailboat and hit the Nile. Pull up a cushion – the adventure’s just beginning!

Included today:
-Visit Abu Simbel
-Felucca sailing (sleeping bag required)

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch
-Dinner
Day 6 Felucca Sailing
Imagine: The sun on your back, the wind in your cotton sails and the best people you could ever hope to meet sharing stories, food and music in one cushion-strewn love-in.

Included today:
-Felucca sailing (sleeping bag required)

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch
-Dinner
Day 7 Felucca Sailing to Luxor
Today it’s bye-bye to the boat – we’re stepping off in Luxor, aka the world’s largest open-air museum. But first: a pit stop at Kom Ombo and an optional look at the Karnak and Luxor Temples.

Included today:
-Visit Kom Ombo Temple

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Visit Karnak and Luxor temples
Day 8 Luxor to Cairo via Overnight Coach
Lose yourself in the Valley of the Kings, give a silent high five to Queen Hatshepsut (who ruled ancient Egypt for 20 years) and snap a selfie at the Colossi of Memnon before we hit the road back to Cairo.

Included today:
-Visit the Valley of the Kings
-Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut
-Visitthe Colossi of Memnon

Meals:
-Breakfast
Day 9 Cairo
See King Tutankhamun's treasures at the Egyptian Museum, get goosebumps at the ancient pyramids and play ‘got your nose’ with the Sphinx (never gets old). Then: check out the necropolis of Saqqara.

Included today:
-Visit the Egyptian Museum
-See the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza Plateau
-Visit the Saqqara Step Pyramid

Meals:
-Breakfast
Day 10 Cairo 
Just getting into the groove of this 24-hour city? The adventure may be over after breakfast, but feel free to stick around!

Included today:
-Airport transfer

Meals:
-Breakfast

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