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Feluccas & Pharaohs - Family Holiday

Trip type: 
Family - Cultural
Adventure level: 
3. Moderate
Max group size: 
16
Avg user rating: 
4.6
Egypt | 9 days
Trip code: 
XEFG
Family Holidays | Min age 5yrs
What's included: 

Transport - Minibus, train, felucca, calesh (horse-drawn carriage), boat, on foot,

Accommodation - Comfortable Hotels (6nts), sleeper train (1nt), felucca (1nt).

Meals - 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 5 dinners.

Trip Highlights: 
Discover pharaohs' mummies in their secret chambers
Sail the peaceful Nile waters on your overnight felucca cruise
Explore the underwater world of the Red Sea
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Extensions & Extras

If you would like to opt for your own single room or other extras on offer for this holiday you will need to add this to your booking by filling out the online booking form - options to add all extras and extensions available to this tour will be made available.
Private Departures

Add Extras to your trip

Abu Simbel by plane

From £186 per person

Discover Abu Simbel, just 50 kilometres from the border with Sudan, via a 40min flight, subject to weather conditions This outstanding temple of the great king Ramses and his wife was saved from being submerged by the Nile overflooding and it took 5 years for the Nubean to move it to a safer location.
Price per person and includes flight, guide and entrance fee.

Single Room

From £184 per person

Single Room Option - available for part of tour

Extend your adventure

From £169
Bahariya Oasis Extension

Extend your stay in the White Desert, hunt for dinosaur fossils, scramble through canyons, climb sand dunes.

Day
+1
Al Bahariya

Al Bahariya

Today you bid farewell to those of your group who are not going to the desert and take a charter bus to Al Bahariya Oasis, in the middle of Egypt Western Desert(approx 4 hours), and enter the White Desert. Once you arrive you will have the rest of the afternoon free to relax after the journey and begin to explore the surroundings. Set in a depression, Bahariya Oasis is surrounded by black hills made of quartzite and dolerite. The white desert is so called due to its white sands and chalk rock formations.
Ahmed Safari Camp - 1 night (BLD)

Day
+2
Desert

Desert

After a free lazy morning you transfer to the White desert by jeep and observe the Mushroom rocks and continue on a jeep tour of the Oasis and hot springs via sand dunes and Bishmo.
Desert Camp - 1 night (BLD) 

Day
+3

Oasis - Al Bahariya

Today you will jump on your jeep for a tour of the oasis and hot springs via the sand dune and continue to Ain El Bishmo (Roman Spring), before to head back to Al Bahariya.
Ahmed Safari Camp - 1 night (BLD) 

 

Day
+4
Back to Cairo

Back to Cairo

This morning you drive back to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you head to your hotel where you can relax for the rest of the day or enjoy the last chance for shopping before to go home.
Hotel Grand Pyramid - 1 night (B)

Day
+5

Flight home

The tour ends for land only passengers at the hotel after breakfast. Those on our group flights will be transferred to the airport (30km/45 mins) for your flight home. (B)

From £285
Alexandria

Extend your stay in Alexandria, the Pearl of the Mediterranean, the second largest city in Egypt. Visiting King Farouk Palace, Catacombs and Citadel.

Day
+1
Alexandria

Alexandria

Today you bid farewell to those of your group who are not going to Alexandria and take a charter bus to your destination (approx 4 hours). Once you arrive you will have the rest of the afternoon free to relax after the journey and begin to explore this city. You will discover more of a Mediterranean feel than a Middle Eastern one here. Hotel (AAA) - 2 nights (BLD)

Day
+2
Explore Alexandria

Explore Alexandria

Today take a guided tour of Alexandria including the King Farouk Palace, Catacombs and Citadel. You will be delighted by the famous lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the world Seven Wonders. The afternoon is free.

Day
+3
Back to Cairo via El Alamein

Back to Cairo via El Alamein

This morning you drive back to Cairo. Visit the El Alamein, the site of one of the most important battles of WWII, with its army museum and Commonwealth Cemeteries. Upon arrival in Cairo you head to your hotel where you can relax for the rest of the day or enjoy the last chance for shopping before to go home.. Hotel - 1 night (B)

Day
+4

Flight home

The tour ends for land only passengers at the hotel after breakfast. Those on our group flights will be transferred to the airport (30km/45 mins) for your flight home. (B)