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

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

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Overview
Discover all that Egypt has to offer with this classic 9-day tour. Explore the Great Pyramids in Cairo before travelling to Aswan and Luxor in the Nile Valley to experience a traditional felucca cruise down the Nile.
What to Expect
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt

Stop At: Great Sphinx, Al-Haram, Giza Egypt

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt

Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt

Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt

Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt

Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt

Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt

Stop At: Temple of Horus at Edfu, Adfo, Edfu Egypt

Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 Egypt

Stop At: Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, Uk Office, Cairo 11511 Egypt
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Important Information
Duration
9 days
Inclusions
  • 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)
Exclusions
  • Egypt visa fees (available on arrival for many nationalities)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees, allow approx. US$95
  • Drinks, snacks, and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Gala Dinners (if charged by the hotels on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
  • Any other items not mentioned above
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Additional Info
  • 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
  • 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
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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nadc30 wrote a review Nov 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
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This is my 2nd experience with Encounters. First time was Morocco 2017 Desert Safari Tour & now Egypt - Nubian Adventure Tour. As a Solo traveler at times, I am grateful for Encounters and their top notch service! Very organized form beginning to end, Emails by Mariska to the
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from SimpsonMichael, Marketing at 9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Responded 1 week ago
Dear nadc30, Thank you for providing your feedback. It's great to hear that you had a wonderful time with us, first in Morocco back in 2017 and now again in Egypt. We are especially delighted that having Aboudy as your guide made the experience even better. Aboudy is one of our most experienced guides and is very popular with anyone who travels with him! We'd love to tour with you again as you make your way through your bucket list.
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David Arana wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Our Encounters Egyptian travel trip was phenomenal! The staff were super friendly and they always made sure that we were enjoying our trip and drinking plenty of water during our excursions. Hassan picked us up from the airport and he was such a friendly and funny guy during our
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from SimpsonMichael, Marketing at 9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear David, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. It's wonderful to see your positive feedback, and we're very glad that we were able to provide you with an amazing experience in Egypt. We agree that while the train is not ultra-luxurious, it is all part of the adventure, and truly makes the experience authentic. It's also great to hear that you enjoyed the felucca overnight experience– this is one of our most popular activities and you can see why! We hope to welcome you onto another one of our tours in the future.
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locallinda wrote a review Oct 2019
36 contributions10 helpful votes
We had a perfect experience with Encounters Tours and our outstanding tour guide Waleed Kamouna. Encounters provided a highly organized tour with excellent hotels, transportation, restaurants, and activities. Waleed shared his extensive knowledge of Egyptian history with
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Date of experience: October 2019
My H wrote a review Sep 2019
6 contributions2 helpful votes
I just returned from the Nubian Adventures tour. Encounters was first class with their quality from meeting at the airport to dropping us off at the airport ticket counter. Sol handled everything with professionalism and courtesy. Magz, guide, was simply the best. He was
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Date of experience: September 2019
Abarnes27 wrote a review Jul 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Our trip to Egypt with Encounters was an amazing adventure. Our tour guide, Ahmed Aboudy, was absolutely fantastic! He was extremely knowledgeable about Egyptian history/culture, very well organized, and truly fun to be with. Aboudy made our trip extremely meaningful and
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from SimpsonMichael, Marketing at 9-Day Nubian Adventure Tour from Cairo with a Traditional Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Responded 15 Jul 2019
Dear Abarnes27, Thank you for your wonderful review. We're so pleased that we were able to provide you with a memorable experience in Egypt. We hope to travel with you again soon!
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