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

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

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Overview
Itinerary
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10 stops
Day 1
Arrive into Cairo, transfer to...
Day 2
Cairo, Pyramids, Sphinx & Museum...
Day 3
Arrive in Aswan, Nubian Village,...
Day 4
Aswan, Abu Simbel option,...
Day 5
Felucca, Edfu, Luxor temple
Day 6
Luxor, West Bank tour, free time
Day 7
Luxor, Karnak temple
Day 8
Cairo, optional tours, back...
Day 9
Cairo, departure transfer to the...
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Departure Point
Cairo International Airport, Oruba، Road، El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Duration
9 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • All transport and transfers in private AC vehicles
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
  • Overnight sleeper train in private twin-berth cabins (flight upgrades available)
  • Sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary
  • Services of a local Egyptologist guide for all sightseeing tours
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Exclusions
  • International flights (available on request)
  • Visa fees (available on arrival for most nationalities)
  • Travel insurance (compulsory, available on request)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees (allow approx. US$105)
  • Tipping kitty (allow US$45)
  • Drinks, snacks, guide tips and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • Hotel gala dinners (see Tour notes)
  • Any other items not mentioned above
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • You MUST confirm and where necessary obtain any visa requirements prior to departure. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler
  • Minimum numbers apply (2). There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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John J wrote a review Feb 2020
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At first we were nervous go to Egypt for vacation. After a couple days,we felt so safe in Egypt.Every hotels we stayed were truely international 5-stars standard,exceeding my expectation.We love the experience that sleep on the Felucca. Hahaha for one night is good enough, more
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from SimpsonMichael, Marketing at 9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Responded 22 Feb 2020
Dear We are very happy with this review! Thank you very much for taking the time to post your feedback. This is exactly the type of experience we aim to give our clients. We're so glad that you loved Egypt– we'd love to travel with you on a tour to one of our many other destinations in the future!
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James P wrote a review Feb 2020
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One word: AWESOME. Well worth the money given the excellent itinerary. You see all of the major monuments, temples, museums, markets and culture. The tour guide had a doctorate in the Egyptian archeology with over 20 year experience. There wasn’t one question from the group
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from SimpsonMichael, Marketing at 9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Responded 22 Feb 2020
Dear jamespJ3313CF, Thank you for your review. We're very glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in Egypt with us, and that you felt that the tour was good value for money. This is exactly what we aim to provide. We hope you'll join us again soon!
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MudFlower wrote a review Feb 2020
Atlanta, Georgia12 contributions18 helpful votes
I've been on many guided tours throughout the years and this was by far the most enjoyable. Our tour guide Super Mo (short for Mohammed) is an Egyptologist and brought all the of ancient mythology to life, including having us act out a short play that explained the genesis of
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Date of experience: February 2020
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PYHL wrote a review Feb 2020
Raleigh, North Carolina2 contributions3 helpful votes
Visiting Egypt has been a childhood dream and after years of solo travel I booked this tour with Encounters and it exceeded expectations! It was a complete opposite of what I had experienced with tour groups from my childhood in that Encounters organized the itinerary
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from SimpsonMichael, Marketing at 9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Responded 22 Feb 2020
Dear PYHL, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. We always appreciate detailed feedback, which we’re sure will be helpful to other travellers. We’re absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us in Egypt, and that we were able to provide you with such a wonderfully memorable experience. We’re also very glad to receive your wonderful comments about Super Mo, who always receives positive feedback from travellers. We’ll be sure to pass on your review to him. We hope to see you on another tour with us again soon!
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Raphael P wrote a review Feb 2020
Athens, Georgia2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our guide Mohamed AKA Super Mo made this trip beyond amazing, everything was taken care of from transportation to accommodations. There was not a day that went by that Super Mo didn't teach us something new such as haggling for better prices to life and culture of the ancient
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from SimpsonMichael, Marketing at 9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Responded 22 Feb 2020
Dear RaphaelP107, Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad to receive your positive feedback, especially with regards to your guide, Super Mo. We know that a good guide is an essential part of any tour, and we are very proud of ours, who regularly receive similar positive reviews. We'll be sure to pass on your wonderful comments to Mo and the rest of the team. We hope to welcome you onto another tour in the future!
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Key Details
  • Cairo, Cairo, and 7 more
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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