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

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    Visit the Pharaonic sites of Egypt on our fun packed 9-day tour. Enjoy all the most important historical sites including the world renowned Egyptian Museum in Cairo and the awe-inspiring Sphinx and Great Pyramid at Giza.
    Next travel to Aswan to visit the romantic temples of Philae and the massive Aswan High Dam, leaving time for you to explore the mazy souks and markets. An optional trip to Abu Simbel is available before you board a traditional felucca sailboat for an unforgettable cruise down the Nile River. Arriving in Luxor, you will experience the monumental temples and famous tombs of the Valley of the Kings.
    Finishing the tour in Cairo, there is plenty of time to explore the capital city at your leisure, or join us on an optional city or desert tour.
    DAY 1 Arrive into Cairo
    DAY 2 Cairo. Museum & Pyramids tour
    DAY 3 Arrive in Aswan
    DAY 4 Aswan. Abu Simbel option
    DAY 5 Nile felucca cruise
    DAY 6 Kom Ombo and Edfu Temple tours
    DAY 7 Luxor. East and West Bank tours
    DAY 8 Cairo. Free Day
    DAY 9 Cairo. Departure transfer to the airport
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    Reviewed 11 July 2019 via mobile

    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 memorable, and I am...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    SimpsonMichael, Marketing at Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    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!

    Reviewed 27 June 2019

    I had the most amazing time in Egypt with Encounters and Big Mo. Everything was organized and efficient. I was able to see so much of the amazing country! Highly recommend it!

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Reviewed 14 June 2019 via mobile

    This trip was extraordinary! My sister and I traveled on this trip together and I only have great things to say about it. Egypt is beautiful and if you are hesitant about going, you definitely should not be. I felt extremely comfortable and safe the...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    SimpsonMichael, Marketing at Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2019

    Dear Briget McBennett, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your trip to Egypt with us. We hope that you will travel with us again in the future!

    Reviewed 7 June 2019

    First let me say, if you are hesitating to visit Egypt, DON'T. Just go, it is safe, they are waiting to show you their country and the incredible history documented there. Security is everywhere and as a solo traveling female, I felt as safe as...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Reviewed 5 June 2019

    If you've been wanting to go to Egypt but you've been hesitating --- stop. And just go! This tour is perfect for a pretty comprehensive introduction to the country and most importantly to all that will whet your appetite about Ancient Egypt. It covers all...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Response from lwilson_10 | Reviewed this property |
    The train was an experience. I didn't eat the food but my husband did. He didn't complain. We had some food supplies with us. There is a toilet that opens up onto the train tracks - not western style! We went on this... More
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    Response from Scott G | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there, honestly I think she would do very well. Other than the optional climbing/entering the pyramids there wasn't an awful lot of strenuous activity. You will walk through all of the sites for hours, but it is at your... More
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