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Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours

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Address: Cairo, Egypt
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20 8451304849
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
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We specialise in imaginative, adventurous, small group tours and...

We specialise in imaginative, adventurous, small group tours and travel-goers. What they have in common is a passion to go-a passion to encounter the vast diversity of our planet for real.We are a UK registered company, with full bonding and financial protection through ATOL and IPP. Our owners and directors have over 50 years of experience between them of arranging this type of travel, from driving overland expeditions and running travel companies both here in the UK and on the ground.

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US$719.00*
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9-Night Small-Group Sands and Sea Tour from Cairo

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Splendours of the Nile indeed

Having visited Egypt for my father's birthday we had a wonderful time, made so by the brilliant guides. They were knowledgeable, interesting and entertaining. We learnt so much... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having visited Egypt for my father's birthday we had a wonderful time, made so by the brilliant guides. They were knowledgeable, interesting and entertaining. We learnt so much from our trip and came back with nothing but praise for the what we saw and experienced. It was so fantastically organised we didn't have to worry about anything, meaning we were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow, what an amazing trip, everything was just perfect, from the accomodation, with amazing well informed guides. They could not do enough to ensure that our trip was amazing. We felt safe the whole time, and would highly recommend this company to anyone to travel the world. Can not fault one thing from this amazing company, and what an amazing... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the second tour I booked with Encounter travel. The first one was in Egypt and we had such a fantastic experience that my family and I went directly to them again for Southeast Asia. Our agent was Anthony... he was organized, attentive and very patient with us for all our questions, concerns and requests. He always responded in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just got back from Egypt with Encounter tours . They did a outstanding job. We were totally taken care of from beginning to end. We had 3 guides all were wonderful. Sheriff was with us most of the time he was knowledgeable and funny,his enthusiasm was infectious.The site are so spectacular it take your breath away The hotels were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just got back from a tour in Egypt. Incredible experience but what made is so great was our wonderful guides - Ahmed Kamouna in Cairo, Ahmed Ansary in Aswan and Luxor, and Mohammed in Hurghada - great trip & awesome guides!! That you guys! We loved Egypt!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time exploring the beauty Egypt has to offer. From the pyramids in Cairo, the temples in Luxor, the Nubian village in Aswan, and the beaches in Haurghada. Our guide Wael was very knowledgeable and friendly. Him, along with his staff made this trip a memorable one. Thank you Encounters and your reps in... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from our trip and felt very ripped for what we paid for the trip and what the actual cost and prices of the trip was. Right now, the exchange rate for the USD is very good and everything is extremely cheap in Egypt for Americans. Now that we know the exchange and the strong value of the... More 

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Danniell S, Director of Marketing at Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, responded to this review

Dear Isabelle, Thank you for your review. I’m sorry if you considered that some aspects of the tour to be overpriced. We consider it to be good value overall, and general feedback tends to agree. There are a lot of local staff involved in making everything run smoothly for you, from the Egyptologist guides, local reps in each city, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Trip arranged by Amanda at Egypt Uncovered(NZ) through Encounters. Amanda did a spectacular job of creating a customised tour for us. It was spot on what we were looking for from the Mena House Hotel (Cairo) to the train south to Luxor then via the "Sea Goddess" to Aswan. She nailed the level we were after and the itinerary was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Everyone should go to Egypt at least once in their lifetime. This is the cradle of all our civilisations; its treasures are extraordinarily preserved and accessible; its climate is gentle and its people warm and welcoming. It is a fascinating place for the enquiring traveller. It is also safe. We joined a group tour with Encounters Travel starting in Cairo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I don't even know where to start as this trip was amazing. I did this tour as a single female and I traveled with Encounter Travel for a nine days and from the start to finish of the tour things could not have gone better. I was so impressed with the pickup service at the Airport and I never had... More 

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