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9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile

  • 9-day Nile adventure tour from Cairo, led by a qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Marvel at Cairo’s Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum and enjoy free time in Egypt’s capital
  • Ride the sleeper train to Aswan and take an optional trip to see the temples at Abu Simbel
9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile
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9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile
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Discover Egypt’s most illustrious ancient sights in this classic, 9-day Nile adventure from Cairo. Spend two nights in Egypt’s capital and visit the Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum before catching the sleeper train to picturesque Aswan. Enjoy an optional trip to incredible Abu Simbel, take a traditional 'felucca' sailboat cruise on the Nile, and stay in Luxor two nights to explore its East and West Bank antiquities. Finish with a free day in Cairo to explore independently or enjoy optional tours. Hotel accommodation, transport and daily breakfasts included.
What to Expect
Visit the Pharaonic sites of Egypt on our fun packed 9-day tour. Enjoy all the most important historical sites including the world renowned Egyptian Museum in Cairo and the awe-inspiring Sphinx and Great Pyramid at Giza.

Next travel to Aswan to visit the romantic temples of Philae and the massive Aswan High Dam, leaving time for you to explore the mazy souks and markets. An optional trip to Abu Simbel is available before you board a traditional felucca sailboat for an unforgettable cruise down the Nile River. Arriving in Luxor, you will experience the monumental temples and famous tombs of the Valley of the Kings.

Finishing the tour in Cairo, there is plenty of time to explore the capital city at your leisure, or join us on an optional city or desert tour.

DAY 1 Arrive into Cairo
DAY 2 Cairo. Museum & Pyramids tour
DAY 3 Arrive in Aswan
DAY 4 Aswan. Abu Simbel option
DAY 5 Nile felucca cruise
DAY 6 Kom Ombo and Edfu Temple tours
DAY 7 Luxor. East and West Bank tours
DAY 8 Cairo. Free Day
DAY 9 Cairo. Departure transfer to the airport
Reviews (23)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Amazing trip !

Egypt was one of the places I always wanted to visit but due to unrest in the Middle East kept postponing. When we got there all my worries went away ! We felt safe and at ease . People of Egypt very nice and welcoming....More

Thank Svetik7
Reviewed 2 days ago
Seamless From A to Z

Egypt has always been on my list but with the national unrest, I have been hesitant to visit. However, all of those worries simply melted away as soon as we arrived at the Cairo airport and met our first Encounters representative. From that first interaction,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank renata p
Reviewed 3 days ago
AMAZING trip mixing local and traditional tourists experiences!

My husband and I booked this tour and traveled in October of this year. We had THE BEST tour guide via Encounters Travel - Sheriff! Not only was Sheriff extremely knowledgable about everything we saw, he was so much fun and quite the comedian! He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank F B
Reviewed October 31, 2018
A bucket list item checked off

This was an amazing tour. It was fast paced and busy but allowed me to see so many dream items in a short amount of time. All details were taken care of from airport pickups, to food options and transport around Egypt. I did the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Felina H
Reviewed October 25, 2018
Amazing - tour guide a must for this one!

Great Value for an amazing trip. Loved: Big Mo - our tour guide. Hurghada and the red sea. Went diving that was arranged by Muhammad from Encounters in Hurghada. Found us exactly what we were looking for. Sailing down the nile. The beach party after...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank lwilson_10
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November 26, 2018|
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Response from lwilson_10 | Reviewed this property |
The train was an experience. I didn't eat the food but my husband did. He didn't complain. We had some food supplies with us. There is a toilet that opens up onto the train tracks - not western style! We went on this... More
May 9, 2018|
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Response from Scott G | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, honestly I think she would do very well. Other than the optional climbing/entering the pyramids there wasn't an awful lot of strenuous activity. You will walk through all of the sites for hours, but it is at your... More