Egypt on a Shoestring
Egypt: Boats & Bazaars
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 accommodation 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.
Enjoy a traditional family meal, explore ancient temples and monuments, barter in bazaars, sleep beneath the stars on a felucca, visit a Nubian village, explore the famous Khan el-Khalili souk.
Simple hotels (4 nts), overnight sleeper-train (2 nts), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt)
Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
Group Size Notes
Max 16, avg 12.
7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners
Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
Your Local Living Moment: Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswan
Your Discover Moment: Aswan. Guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Orientation walk through Cairo’s Khan el-Khalili bazaar. Free time in Aswan. Felucca Overnight Sailing Excursion including support boat. Kom Ombo Temple visit. Free time in Luxor. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.