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Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours

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Address: Cairo, Egypt
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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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Discover Egypt

I recently returned from the trip of a lifetime! Our party of eight went on a guided tour... "Discover Egypt" provided by Encounters Tours. The whole experience was fantastic from... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ian D
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently returned from the trip of a lifetime! Our party of eight went on a guided tour... "Discover Egypt" provided by Encounters Tours. The whole experience was fantastic from the time we landed in Cairo and were met by the Encounter's guide (Islam Ahmed Gaber) at the airport. If you are a reluctant traveller, this is the way to... More 

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

Hi Ian D, So glad you enjoyed your time in Egypt with us and the "Family". I have passed your review onto both Waleed and Islam so they both know what an amazing trip you had! Looking forward to organising your next adventure! Encounters Travel More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to vacation in Egypt,see the pyramids/temples, cruise on the Nile, go air ballooning & eat the most amazing food and have the BEST guide ever then Waleed Kamouna is your man from Encounters Travel. The Egyptian people that I met were wonderful, so polite and eager to please visitors to their country. This was truly a trip... More 

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

Hi Elsbeth, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us Elsbeth and we are so happy you enjoyed Egypt with us and Waleed! The Encounters Travel Team More 

Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First - my booking experience. I booked the Discover Egypt tour through The Clymb. From the moment I reached out to Encounters to set up my trip, I was impressed with how responsive and helpful they were. I have worked with other tour companies that ignore your questions or take forever to respond. Even if I sent an email on... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I did the discover egypt trip. Khalifa and Sherif were our guides. In no way at all could I think of a way it could have gone smoother. They were well organized and knowledgeable. I FULLY suggest taking a trip and seeing for yourself.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From start to finish, this was the easiest vacation I've ever booked! My husband and I didn't have to plan anything on our own, the encounters team took care of everything for us. This vacation was ideal for us because there wasn't a chance for us to get bored. Something was planned for us to do at all times during... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found a 9 day trip to Egypt on sale through a sports site I shop with. The price was SO good that I couldn't resist. My daughter and I booked the Encounters Travel 9 Day Discover Egypt Tour for only $650. We bought our own airfare. From start to finish this was an excellent experience. Encounters was very responsive... More 

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coppell, Texas, USA
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's been 2 weeks since we came back from our trip to Egypt and it still seems like a dream come true. Egypt offers spectacular history, sights in so many of its cities. You just have to marvel when you see Abu Simbel, the pyramids at Giza, the temples at Luxor. So lucky us we could see greatest tombs in... More 

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Romney Marsh
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Between my sister and her husband's planning and the organisation of Encounters we had the most amazing holiday in India. I wouldn't have changed a thing, and it was great to feel so confident in all the arrangements.

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is our fifth trip orgainsed by Encounters and the very efficicient and thougtful Anthony Horrobin and his colleages in India. We travelled in Rajastan and the Punjab. All the key sites eg Taj Mahal, Amber Foort etc are amazing of course but sometimes people do not go further afield. You should! Johdpur and Udaipur have beautiful sites and very... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I went on a 10 trip to Egypt with Encounters Travel. They work in Egypt with Discover Egypt. These guys are the best. I was met at Cairo Airport by Anass upon arrival. He also walked me through check ins and security at the airport when departing at the end of the trip. While in Egypt, the tour guides Magz... More 

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