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13-Day Nubians and Beaches Tour from Cairo

  • 13-day round-trip Egypt tour from Cairo, including a minimum of 4-star hotel accommodation and all transport
  • Visit the Great Pyramids and Egyptian Museum in Cairo, and ride the overnight sleeper train to Aswan
  • Visit Aswan’s top attractions and enjoy an optional trip to ancient Abu Simbel
13-Day Nubians and Beaches Tour from Cairo
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13-Day Nubians and Beaches Tour from Cairo
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Experience the best of Egypt before relaxing by the Red Sea on this 13-day tour from Cairo, with accommodation and transport included. After visiting the Great Pyramids and Egyptian Museum in Cairo, ride the overnight sleeper train to Aswan. Visit top Aswan attractions, choose an optional trip to Abu Simbel, and enjoy a 'felucca' sailboat cruise to Luxor to see Karnak, the Valley of the Kings and more. Then, enjoy three days’ relaxation in Hurghada. Sunbathe on the sands, snorkel or dive in the Red Sea — the choice is yours!
What to Expect
Over 13 days you will explore the secrets of Egypt on this comprehensive tour. Taking in the key historical sites of Cairo, including the Sphinx and Great Pyramid at Giza, you will then travel to Aswan to explore the beautiful and romantic temples of Philae and the impressive Aswan High Dam, leaving you time to also wander around the exciting souks and markets. There is an optional trip to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Abu Simbel to see the amazing temples built by Ramses II. Your traditional felucca cruise (with toilets, showers and massage deck) takes you down the Nile River, visiting key temples before arriving in Luxor where you will experience the incredible temples and world famous tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the impressive temple complex at Karnak, as well as the less visited Medinat Habu on the West Bank and the Colossi of Memnon. We then set off for some fun and relaxation by the sandy beaches of Hurghada on the Red Sea. Here you can scuba dive or snorkel, quad bike or kiteboard, windsurf or go fishing, and even ride a camel! It is your choice whether to then depart from Hurghada or travel back to Cairo.

DAY 1 Arrive into Cairo. Transfer to hotel
DAY 2 Cairo. Museum & Pyramids tour
DAY 3 Arrive in Aswan. Tour of Philae Temple
DAY 4 Aswan. Abu Simbel option. Start felucca cruise
DAY 5 Nile felucca cruise
DAY 6 Kom Ombo and Edfu Temple tours. Arrive in Luxor
DAY 7 Luxor. East and West Bank tours
DAY 8 Luxor to the Red Sea at Hurghada
DAY 9 Hurghada. Free time
DAY 10 Hurghada. Free time
DAY 11 Hurghada. Free time
DAY 12 Hurghada to Cairo
DAY 13 Cairo. Departure airport transfer
Reviews (7)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed October 29, 2018
Egypt old and new in perfect safety.

We chose Encounters Travel due to its commitment to local development ,, environmental issues and use of only Egyptian guides. The holiday was superbly organised under the supervision of Mohamed Karim our guide who proved to be not only a verssive balloony knowledgeable egyptologist but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank francetrek
Reviewed May 15, 2018
2nd Tour with Encounters and it was just incredible!!

This was a trip I'll never forget and Encounters could not have done a more amazing job of making it an enjoyable, unforgettable experience. My tour guide Big Mo (trained Egyptologist) was friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodated the group in a way he should be proud...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Patrick W
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Simply the best! I decided to celebrate my birthday by booking a family trip to this beautiful country that is Egypt. We were picked up from the airport by lovely Waleed who assisted us at the immigration desk and also offered to help with our...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Sanae S
Reviewed March 28, 2018
Best trip of my life

The best trip ever.The best value for money 5-star hotels personal tour guide all day activity well planed with a lot of it nice experience plus very friendly staff which attend to your need but make sure not to miss any experience.we got more than...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Joita-ciobanu A
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Encounters Travel fulfilled #1 on my travel bucket list. 2018 is a great time to visit Egypt. The Arab Spring has long passed and tourism will continue to grow. You know the news media always makes events seem scarier than they actually are. I'm so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MarylanddJak
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