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Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours

Cairo, Egypt
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We specialise in imaginative, adventurous, small group tours and travel-goers. What they have in common is a passion to go-a passion to encounter the vast diversity of our planet for real.We are a UK registered company, with full bonding and financial protection through ATOL and IPP. Our owners and directors have over 50 years of experience between them of arranging this type of travel, from driving overland expeditions and running travel companies both here in the UK and on the ground.
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

7-day excursion to the four royal cities of Morocco. Excellent introduction to Morocco. Booked online and all contact with Encounters Travel was via email but they were very responsive to all questions. The tour was as promised, we were met at the Casablanca airport, delivered...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful trip!! 9 days in Egypt with BIG MO and rep WALED ALI. Their English was great. They felt lake family to us, taking care of all the details and sharing knowledge - Egyptologist every step of the way. They were amazing as...More

Thank MicheleMMeservy
Danniell S, Director of Marketing at Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review Michele, we really appreciate it and I have let everyone know how much you enjoyed your trip with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I looked for package tours to Israel online, but I am not very confident booking anything online unless I have a local phone number to call and speak to a person. We finally found our tour with a travel agent who had...More

Thank solsken18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour of Egypt through Encounters Travel was truly an awesome experience. Everything and every tour was well planned and worked like clockwork. Our guide Sheriff and Khalifa, the man behind the scenes made sure we were comfortable, cared for and treated well throughout the...More

Thank 879cassandraw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Along with my "family members" who already reviewed below, I also recently completed the 9 day Discover Egypt tour with Encounters Travel. From the start the trip came together smoothly, with excellent communication by Ant in the UK office. I arrived into Cairo at 11PM...More

Thank willowrose028
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from my Discover Egypt Tour. Met some wonderful people, learned so much history. The accommodations the Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada and on the Nile Cruise were 5 star, our tour guide Sharif was fabulous, so informative and fun, and Khalif working tirelessly behind the...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an awesome trip. Our tour guide Sherif was a wealth of information. He made "learning" fun. But more importantly he catered to our needs and wants. There wasn't any detail of the trip that was not attended to. Khalifa was the force behind...More

Thank djcfnp97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved Egypt! !! This is the most interesting country I've ever been. Everything is so amazing. The tour guides did everything in their power to make everyone in my group, happy. We felt so safe and cared by them. I didn't have to think...More

Thank Juparise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I just came from the Egypt Uncovered trip and it was above and beyond my expectations. The trip was amazing and so exciting. Prior to the trip, Mariska made sure we were clear about all of the options for the trips and...More

Thank Gae L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a marvelous time. Our guides from Encounter were most knowledgeable, caring and special. They made sure our group was extremely pleased with the journey every single day. Caring and provided us the a wonderful and unforgettable experience. I have travelled a lot and...More

Thank Daniela R
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Can you tell what the 3 day cruise boat on The Nile was like(size, etc.). I like the idea of 1 day Felucca but 3 days instead of 1 day driving is tempting. Thanks. Yvonne
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Danniell S | Property representative |
Hi Yvonne, Thanks for your interest in our tours to Egypt, we hope you decide to join us! We’ve actually just changed the way in which we offer upgrades from the Felucca and moving forward we’ll no longer be offering the... More
Ora M
Are there any military discounts
December 7, 2016|
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Response from Danniell S | Property representative |
Hi Ora M, Thanks for reaching out. We dont have a policy in place however if you let us know which tour, planned date and how many people its for I am sure we can sort something out for you. Thanks Dan
I am interested in you 8 day Egypt tour from NewYork...I dont walk very well and use a mobility scooter...are you able to accommodate me or should I pass on this one
September 17, 2016|
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Response from Danniell S | Property representative |
Hi there, I’m afraid that we don’t have vehicles available in Egypt that would accommodate a mobility scooter. Also many of the sites we visit include lots of steps and rough ground. I’m very sorry then, but I think this... More