Discover Ancient Egypt
October 9-20, 2023
Starts in Cairo
Ends in Cairo
PLACES VISITED: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Nile River
ACTIVITIES: Sightseeing, Hiking, Camel Ride, Nile River Cruise
GROUP SIZE: 15 people max
PHYSICAL RATING: Level 3: Moderate
The accommodations included in this itinerary are 4* star hotels, an overnight train, and a 5* star luxury river cruise ship.
This tour requires a minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 15 participants in order to ensure he best small group tour experience.
With such a small group, you’ll be able to enjoy activities that would not be accessible with more people.
There is quite a bit of walking involved when visiting Egypt’s historical sites and there is no shade at most. You should be prepared to be on your feet for 3-6 hours per day and you should also be sure to bring a hat, sun protection, and sturdy, comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots.
Temperatures in Egypt in October are milder than the summer.
Temperatures in Cairo, for example, begin around 88°F early in the month but drop to 82°F by the end. The evenings border on chilly, ranging from 60 to 66°F and often requiring a jacket to go out at night. Down south, however, daytime highs remain scorching hot.
A single supplement is available if you’d prefer to not share a room on this trip, but is based on availability.
On this trip, you will be traveling overnight in a sleeper train for two nights. The sleeper cabins are about 6x49ft and are 2 berths. There are 2 beds on top of each other. Pillows, sheets, and blankets are provided. There is also a compartment next to the upper bed for luggage storage and a small sink. Toilets are located at the end of the carriage. Each carriage has 10 cabins which are all lockable from the inside. If you have booked a single supplement you will be assigned to your own berth.
During our Nile River Cruise, you will be traveling on the Princess Sarah II Nile Cruise, which has 5 decks (cabins are situated on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks). There are 66 double cabins, 2 Junior suites, and 2 Presidential suites. Princess Sarah II cruise provides 5* services for accommodation on board and provides large panoramic/ ultraviolet windows facing the Nile with private bath (w/ bath tub), hair dryer, and all cabins are air-conditioned with individual controls. Cabins are non-smoking with a safe in each cabin. Facilities include a lounge bar and discotheque; a restaurant with an international open buffet as well as set menus according to the cruise program schedule; a reading area, laundry, a swimming pool, a sun deck, and internet.
If you desire to extend your stay in Egypt, this trip includes an optional post-trip add-on in Hurghada, a resort town on the Red Sea, October 20-23.
Since things are constantly changing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recommend that you check the Embassy website for the latest travel restrictions and country-specific information at https://nz.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
Your payments (excluding deposits) are refundable or movable to another Trip BEFORE the final payment due date, which is 90 days prior to the start date of the trip. AFTER the final payment due date, payments are non-refundable, non-movable, and non-transferable.
All cancellations must be advised in writing. We calculate your refund on the day we receive written notice of cancellation. The applicable cancellation fees shall be determined with reference to the date on which the request to cancel is received by Adventure People. All refunds will be processed within a few days of your cancellation.
Adventure people and its agents reserve the right to cancel a reservation if payment is not made on time, in which case the cancellation fees above will apply. We highly recommend trip interruption and cancellation insurance to cover any cancellation fees.
In the rare case that we have inadequate participant attendance on a trip, Adventure People reserves the right to cancel trips, in which case all money paid to Adventure People will be fully refunded or you will have the option of receiving a voucher to use for a different trip. Adventure People CANNOT be held responsible for any personal expenses, such as airline tickets due to changes in itineraries or tour cancellations. Please be sure to check with your travel coordinator to confirm the trip status before booking your flight.
Please be advised, that Adventure People reserves the right to decline or accept or dismiss any person as a tour participant should such a person’s behavior, health, or mental condition impede the operation of the trip.
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Want Your Own Room?
Single Supplement is $525
A 25% deposit per person is required to reserve your spot on this trip and payment is due in full by July 11, 2023, but you are free to make payments any way you prefer as long as you are paid in full by the due date.
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