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9-Night Small-Group Sands and Sea Tour from Cairo

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US$ 1,429.00
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    What to Expect
    A 10-day tour exploring both the historical sites and beautiful beaches of Egypt. Visiting all of the main historical sites in Cairo, including the world-renowned Egyptian Museum, Great Pyramid and the Giza Plateau.

    You will then travel south to Luxor with a free day to explore Luxor Temple and the local markets before then experiencing the incredible temples and world famous tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the enormous temple complex at Karnak.

    Next, you will head to the sandy beaches of Hurghada on the Red Sea for a few days where you can enjoy scuba diving, snorkelling, windsurfing and quad biking, sample the delicious local seafood and take a ride on a camel. It is your choice whether to then depart from Hurghada or travel back to Cairo.

    DAY 1 Arrive into Cairo

    DAY 2 Cairo. Museum & Pyramids tour

    DAY 3 Arrive in Luxor

    DAY 4 Luxor. East and West Bank tours

    DAY 5 Luxor to the Red Sea at Hurghada

    DAY 6 Hurghada. Free time

    DAY 7 Hurghada. Free time

    DAY 8 Hurghada. Free time

    DAY 9 Hurghada. Transfer to Cairo

    DAY 10 Cairo. Departure transfer to the airport
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cairo airport
    Departure Time
    Depending on your flight's arrival time
    10 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All accommodation in min 4-star hotels
    • Overnight sleeper train in private twin-berth cabins (flight upgrades available)
    • All transport and transfers in AC vehicle with a local driver
    • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
    • Services of a specialist Egyptologist guide for all tours
    • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners)
    • Egypt visa fees (available on arrival for many nationalities)
    • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
    • Entrance fees, allow approx. US$55
    • Drinks, snacks, and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
    • Hotel Gala Dinners (if charged by the hotels on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
    • Any other items not mentioned above
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers 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
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    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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