Egyptology Cultural Discovery


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Trip Code: AEE
Region: North Africa - Middle East
Countries visited: Egypt
Activities: Desert, Archaeology, History
Duration: 14 Days
Difficulty: Leisurely
Profile: Travel by minibus, cruise boat and overnight train.
Meals: All breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners included.
Accomodation: 8 nights 4/5 star hotels, 3 nights 5 star cruise boat, 2 nights sleeper train.
Group: Normally 8 to 20 plus Egyptologist and driver/additional staff as necessary.

Holiday price from: to including flights.

See more archaeological sites with a highly knowledgeable Egyptologist

Inscriptions at the temple of Kom Ombo.

Out of all of our Egypt adventure tours, this trip in particular is a must for those who have ever marvelled at the long history of this unique country. As we take this unforgettable journey, we gain an real insight in to a truly fascinating ancient civilisation. In addition to the classic archaeological sites, we visit places our other itineraries do not: Egypt's largest oasis at Al Fayoum, the impressive workmen's village on Luxor's West Bank and the funerary temple of Ramses III. There is also an optional visit to the temples at Dendara and the vast necropolis of Abydos. With group lectures we are able to get a greater understanding of these special sites and our qualified Egyptologist is always on hand to answer any questions. A trip not to be missed as we bring the ancient Egyptian world back to life.

Holiday Itinerary

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Day 1: Fly to Cairo.Show detailed information

Day 2: Tour of famous Archaeological Museum, Citadel and Old Town of Cairo.Show detailed information

Day 3: A day tracing the evolution of the Pyramids; overnight train to Aswan.Show detailed information

Day 4: Arrive Aswan; visit the rock cut tombs and Elephantine Island.Show detailed information

Day 5: Day sightseeing on Philae and Kalabsha Islands.Show detailed information

Day 6: Optional morning tour to Abu Simbel; board cruise boat.Show detailed information

Day 7: Cruise down the Nile, visiting Kom Ombo and Edfu en route.Show detailed information

Day 8-9: Arrive at Luxor; visit Karnak and Luxor temples.Show detailed information

Day 10: Morning exploration of the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon; free afternoon.Show detailed information

Day 11: A special second visit to the West Bank: visit Medinat Habu and workmens' village.Show detailed information

Day 12: Free time or optional visit to Dandara and Abydos; overnight train to Cairo.Show detailed information

Day 13: To El Fayoum, Egypt's largest oasis and visit pyramid at Maydoum.Show detailed information

Day 14: Fly to London.Show detailed information

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