Another World Adventures

Nubian Adventure

Duration: 9 days
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Immerse your senses in the wonders of Egypt over 9 days on a thoughtfully crafted cultural tour along the Nile valley. 

Journey along the Nile Valley, visiting the Pyramids & Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings, Philae Temple and also includes an overnight Felucca cruise.

Discover Egypt’s fascinating past as you take in the key historical sites of the world renowned Egyptian Museum in Cairo and the Sphinx and Great Pyramid at Giza, you will then travel to Aswan to visit a local Nubian village and to explore the romantic temples of Philae, leaving time for you to wander around and barter your way through the fascinating souks and markets.

Optional trips to Abu Simbel are available before an overnight cruise on a traditional felucca sailboat takes you down the Nile River, through the Nile Valley to Luxor where you will experience the incredible temples and world famous tombs of the Valley of the Kings.

Finishing back in Cairo, your last day has some free time or optional tours before you walk through the back streets of the Khan-el-Khalili bazaar.

Why you'll love this adventure

  • Visit the Sphinx and the three great pyramids of Egypt
  • Sail on a traditional Nile Felucca
  • A chance to find your way through the bustling back streets and bazaars in central Cairo
Start
Cairo, Egypt
Finish
Cairo, Egypt
Trip Duration
9 Days
Group Size
2-18
Private Departure
N/A
Activity
Culture, Explorer, Mixed Activity
Style of Travel
N/A

Dates

From

Saturday

6 February 2021

To

Sunday

14 February 2021

From

Saturday

20 February 2021

To

Sunday

28 February 2021

From

Saturday

6 March 2021

To

Sunday

14 March 2021

From

Saturday

20 March 2021

To

Sunday

28 March 2021

From

Saturday

3 April 2021

To

Sunday

11 April 2021

From

Saturday

17 April 2021

To

Sunday

25 April 2021

From

Saturday

1 May 2021

To

Sunday

9 May 2021

From

Saturday

15 May 2021

To

Sunday

23 May 2021

From

Saturday

29 May 2021

To

Sunday

6 June 2021

From

Saturday

12 June 2021

To

Sunday

20 June 2021

From

Saturday

26 June 2021

To

Sunday

4 July 2021

From

Saturday

10 July 2021

To

Sunday

18 July 2021

From

Wednesday

14 July 2021

To

Sunday

1 August 2021

From

Saturday

7 August 2021

To

Sunday

15 August 2021

From

Saturday

21 August 2021

To

Sunday

29 August 2021

From

Saturday

4 September 2021

To

Sunday

12 September 2021

From

Saturday

18 September 2021

To

Sunday

26 September 2021

From

Saturday

2 October 2021

To

Sunday

10 October 2021

From

Saturday

16 October 2021

To

Sunday

24 October 2021

From

Saturday

30 October 2021

To

Sunday

7 November 2021

From

Saturday

13 November 2021

To

Sunday

21 November 2021

From

Saturday

27 November 2021

To

Sunday

5 December 2021

From

Saturday

11 December 2021

To

Sunday

19 December 2021

From

Saturday

18 December 2021

To

Sunday

26 December 2021

From

Tuesday

28 December 2021

To

Wednesday

5 January 2022

This trip can be tailor made for your perfect travel dates. Please make a booking enquiry for more information.

Itinerary

You'll begin your journey in the Egyptian Capital Cairo, before embarking on an adventure along the Nile Valley. You'll travel south by Sleeper train to the riverside city of Aswan. Whilst here you'll visit Philae Temple and have the option to visit the ancient temple of Abu Simbel. Next you'll begin heading north by Felucca sailboat which you'll spend the night on. After arriving in Luxor, ancient Thebes, you'll visit the ancient temples and Valley of Kings before returning to Cairo by sleeper train.

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What's included

  • 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

Not included

  • 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 on 24 and/or 31 Dec (budget up to $180 p/p, see Tour notes)
  • Any other items not mentioned above

Trip notes

Price

From £849 - prices vary depending on travel date and any extras requested. Please make an enquiry for full details.

Min age

6

Accommodation

The hotels and accommodations listed below are the ones used most often on this tour. From time to time the operator may exchange these for similar properties at the same level. In general, specific hotels cannot be guaranteed on this operator’s group tours, but you may select your preferred options if you are booking a tailor-made trip.

  • Cairo – Steigenberger Cairo Pyramids Hotel. It features two pools, several restaurants and bars, free WiFi, a spa and fitness centre, and both classic and family rooms. The rooms overlook the gardens and feature air-conditioning, TVs, safes, and minibars. The hotel offers an airport shuttle.
  • Sleeper train – Cairo-Aswan & Luxor-Cairo. On the sleeper train you have a private twin-berthed cabin, which features two large seats; fold down beds with mattress, sheets, pillow, blanket; storage locker and wash basin. An airline style evening meal and breakfast are included.
  • Aswan – Tolip Aswan Hotel. Tolip Aswan Hotel overlooks the Nile and sits close to several tourist sites. Rooms have en-suite bathrooms, TVs, minibars, WiFi, and balconies with river views. Facilities include a pool, bar, gym, and sauna.
  • Aswan – Felucca. Feluccas are very basic traditional Nile sailboats and make for an extremely relaxing and enjoyable way to travel down the river.
  • Luxor – Steigenberger Nile Palace. This hotel, formerly Le Meridien Luxor, is a modern hotel built in 2001. It is ideally situated right on the banks of the Nile and is within easy reach of all the major sites of Luxor.

Meals

  • Breakfasts – 8
  • Lunches – 2
  • Dinners – 3

Who is this trip for?

Anyone with an interest in history, archaeology, ancient cultures, beautiful desert scenery, and in exploring really special destinations that very few other people get to experience or visit.
You don’t need to be physically fit, beyond general walking for sightseeing purposes. The tour is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Additional notes

Detailed health and safety protocols, enhanced hygiene measures and reduced group sizes have been implemented during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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