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DPGE - Egypt on a Shoestring

This compact adventure offers maximum Egypt at minimum cost. Stare in amazement at the pyramids and float down the Nile on a felucca. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you dine on traditional fare with a local family in a Nubian village. You'll enjoy basic accommodation and transport to the best sights. Walk through the Valley of the Kings or explore Karnak it's your call. Don't just dream of Egypt, wake up in the "Land of the Pharaohs" and open your eyes to adventure.

Inclusions

Local Living: Felucca Sail to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswan
Guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
Orientation walk through Cairo's Khan el-Khalili bazaar
Free time in Aswan
Felucca Overnight Sailing Excursion including support boat
Kom Ombo Temple visit
Free time in Luxor
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
8
Price From
AUD $917
Start Location
Cairo, Egypt
End Location
Cairo, Egypt
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Basic
Tour Themes
Fast and Fun, Small Group, Young Adventurer (18-39)
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
09 Jun 201816 Jun 20186AUD $917
23 Jun 201830 Jun 20186AUD $1,019
14 Jul 201821 Jul 20184AUD $1,019
11 Aug 201818 Aug 20186AUD $1,019
25 Aug 201801 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $917 
08 Sep 201815 Sep 201812AUD $1,019
22 Sep 201829 Sep 20188AUD $1,019
06 Oct 201813 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $917 
13 Oct 201820 Oct 20187AUD $1,019
27 Oct 201803 Nov 201811AUD $1,019
17 Nov 201824 Nov 201816AUD $949
08 Dec 201815 Dec 20189AUD $949
22 Dec 201829 Dec 201812AUD $1,059
12 Jan 201919 Jan 201915AUD $949
26 Jan 201902 Feb 201916AUD $949
09 Feb 201916 Feb 201916AUD $949
23 Feb 201902 Mar 201916AUD $949
02 Mar 201909 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $917 
16 Mar 201923 Mar 201916AUD $949
23 Mar 201930 Mar 201915AUD $949
06 Apr 201913 Apr 201916AUD $949
20 Apr 201927 Apr 201914AUD $949
11 May 201918 May 201916AUD $1,019
18 May 201925 May 201916AUD $1,019
08 Jun 201915 Jun 201916AUD $1,019
22 Jun 201929 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $917 
13 Jul 201920 Jul 201916AUD $1,019
10 Aug 201917 Aug 201916AUD $1,019
24 Aug 201931 Aug 201916AUD $1,019
07 Sep 201914 Sep 201916AUD $1,019
21 Sep 201928 Sep 201916AUD $1,019
12 Oct 201919 Oct 201916AUD $1,019
26 Oct 201902 Nov 201916AUD $1,019
09 Nov 201916 Nov 201916AUD $949
23 Nov 201930 Nov 201916AUD $949
07 Dec 201914 Dec 201916AUD $949
21 Dec 201928 Dec 201916AUD $1,059
Itinerary
Day 1 - Cairo
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Cairo/Aswan
Enjoy a guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Take an orientation tour through the narrow alleys of the Khan el-Khalili bazaar, with free time for shopping or people watching from a shisha caf . Overnight train to Aswan.
Day 3 - Aswan
Free morning to explore Aswan. Opt to wander through the souk at your own pace, take a guided tour of the city, or visit the famous Philae Temple, it's your choice. In the afternoon, board a felucca and sail down the Nile. Visit a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with locals.
Day 4 - Aswan
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Take an optional trip to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.
Day 5 - Aswan/Kom Ombo
Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep on board under the stars.
Day 6 - Kom Ombo/Luxor
Visit Kom Ombo Temple on the way to Luxor. Opt to visit Karnak Temple or discover Luxor at your own pace. Choose from taking a horse and carriage ride, to checking out the local bazaar, or visiting the Mummification Museum. The choice is yours!
Day 7 - Luxor/Cairo
Enjoy a free time to explore Luxor before an overnight train back to Cairo.
Day 8 - Cairo
Tour ends upon arrival.