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€commodation 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.
Day 1 Cairo
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Cairo/Aswān (1B, 1D)
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 cafÉ. Overnight train to Aswan.
Day 3 Aswān (1B, 1D)
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 boat and cruise down the Nile. Visit a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with locals.
Day 4 Aswān (1B)
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Pre book an optional trip to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.
Day 5 Aswān/Kom Ombo (1B, 1L, 1D)
Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep on board under the stars.
Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor (1B)
Visit Kom Ombo Temple on the way to Luxor. Opt to visit Karnak Temple or discover Luxor at your own pace. The choice is yours!
Day 7 Luxor/Cairo (1B, 1D)
Enjoy free time to explore Luxor before an overnight train back to Cairo.
Day 8 Cairo (1B)
Tour ends upon arrival.
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