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. Take 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. Check out the local bazaar, or visit the Mummification Museum. 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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