Start Point
Cairo
End Point
Cairo
Ages
18 - 65
Transport
Private minibus
& more
Accommodation
4* hotels, felucca cruise

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Summary

Experience the best of Egyptian culture, history and landmarks on one of our top Egypt tours! Discover ancient marvels and breathtaking natural splendour. Explore the famous pyramids and Great Sphinx at Giza and the temples of Luxor, Karnak and the option to visit Abu Simbel - these ancient sites are must-sees on tours in Egypt! Hop aboard an Egypt cruise and sail along the Nile in a traditional felucca. Relaxation awaits during an all-inclusive stay at a Red Sea resort. Our Egypt tours and Nile River cruises are filled with fun and adventure. This is your chance to explore Egypt!

Nile Adventure
Accommodation
  • 7 nights' hotel accommodation in twin rooms with private en-suite facilities, 1 night on a traditional wooden felucca boat
  • Single travelers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room (excluding the night on the felucca)
Meals
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 dinners
    *Vegetarian options available for all meals on request
Transport
  • Modern air-conditioned private minibus/coach
  • Internal flight from Cairo to Aswan
  • Traditional wooden felucca boat
Extras
  • Services of your Egyptologist tour leader, who will be on hand with advice and tips to ensure that you get the most from your trip
11 Experiences!

Accommodation

We use a variety of hotels in each destination, so you may stay in a hotel different to that listed here. Hotels are selected closer to departure date; you will receive a confirmed list one week prior to your departure date.

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Oasis Hotel Oasis Hotel
Oasis Hotel Oasis Hotel
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Isis Corniche Hotel Isis Corniche Hotel
Isis Corniche Hotel Isis Corniche Hotel
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Lotus Hotel Lotus Hotel
Lotus Hotel Lotus Hotel
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Traditional Felucca Traditional Felucca
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Grand Seas Resort Grand Seas Resort
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Start Point
Cairo AirportCairo, Egypt
any time on Day 1
Oasis HotelAlexandria Desert Road, 12556, Egypt
from 14:00 hrs on Day 1
End Point
Oasis HotelAlexandria Desert Road, 12556, Egypt
10:00 hrs on Day 9
Cairo AirportCairo, Egypt
any time on Day 9
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Optionals

On Tour Excursions
All optional excursions are booked on tour and paid in cash to your tour leader, unless stated otherwise. Please note, certain optional excursions are subject to availability and could change as a result.
Transfers

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Accommodation

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Why this tour

Explore Egypt with us for the best prices of affordable, fun and convenient group tours. Best prices for Nile cruise with accommodation, transport, most meals and several activities included! The ideal duration of Nile cruises is to spend 9 days in Egypt and see a number of world-famous ancient wonders and attractions to visit; including the pyramids and the Great Sphinx of Giza - and cruise along one of the world’s oldest waterways on captivating Nile tours. 

You’ll embark on a round trip from Cairo, along the Nile, to the Red Sea Coast. 

Highlights of the trip:

  • Get an on-site ancient history lesson on a guided visit to the Giza Pyramid Complex with an Egyptologist.
  • You’ll get to experience Egyptian culture, bucket-list sites and beautiful scenery first-hand. 
  • Your felucca sailing trip along the Nile River is a huge highlight of this tour of Egypt River cruise. You’ll sail along the river over two days and visit many different types of sites of interest along the way. Enjoy meals and spend the night on a felucca - a traditional wooden sailing boat. This is a safe and unique way to experience the Nile River.
  • Our Egypt Nile cruise packages are the perfect opportunity for Egypt enthusiasts and adventurers to discover the highlights of this ancient destination. 
  • During your cruise, you’ll get to admire temples including the Philae Temple of the High Dam of Aswan, the Luxor Temple and the Karnak Temple Complex. On top of this, enjoy time to explore the Valley of the Kings and the Colossi of Memnon. 
  • Enjoy free time to choose your own Egyptian adventure. After your Nile quest, you’ll be treated to two nights at an all-inclusive Red Sea resort. This is your chance to relax by the water and even do some snorkelling and scuba diving. The coral reefs here are teeming with beautiful marine life! The choice is all yours. 

Is this trip right for me?

Whether you are friends travelling together, family looking for a fun and fascinating vacation, older travellers looking for Egyptian Nile tours, or solo travellers looking for adventure holidays in Egypt - if you enjoy bucket-list worthy sites, unique culture and beautiful scenery, this is the best trip for you. 

  • Travelling on a felucca is a unique Eqyptian experience. The deck area is covered with comfortable mattresses that will be used for relaxation while cruising along the Nile. They are also used for sleeping over night. Spending the night like this on the Nile will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Enjoy the nighttime ambience of the river and starry sky before turning in for the night. Sleeping on a spot near the outer mattress area will allow for some extra space.  
  • As this is ancient Egypt, walkways around many Egyptian ruins can be dusty, and rocky. Be sure to bring comfortable walking shoes and be prepared to get a bit dusty! (You can look forward to a shower at the hotel afterwards).
  • Some hotels in Egypt don’t have lifts so you may need to carry your bags up stairs. It can help to avoid overpacking and bring a bag that you can maneuver easily. Or keep an eye out for hotel staff who can help with luggage. You may even have some helpful fellow travellers who can assist!
  • Temperatures in Egypt can be extremely hot. Travel during slightly cooler times, to avoid the heat of high summer and enjoy more pleasant sightseeing conditions. If you do travel in summer, be sure to pack sunscreen, wear light and airy clothing and stay hydrated.

Expat Explore Egypt tours offer insightful locally guided excursions and unforgettable activities. Travel by comfortable coach as well as by traditional felucca boat for an authentic Egypt trip experience! Explore Egypt with us, it's safe to book in advance to secure your seat, then you know you are set for an affordable, fun and convenient group tour experience! 

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