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EGYPT TOURS

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If you want to explore the main tourist sites in Egypt or discover locations off the beaten track, then our Encounters Travel Egypt tours have it covered. Egypt has been an inspirational travel destination for centuries and its allure continues to this day. Home to some of the world's most iconic monuments and ancient civilisations which date back millennia, any trip to Egypt is certain to create lasting memories. Whether you want to visit the Pyramids in Cairo or the temples of the Nile Valley, explore beautiful desert landscapes or relax and unwind in one of the many Red sea resorts, Egypt has something for every traveller.

Note: Following UK Foreign Office travel advice we are are not currently running any tours to the Sinai peninsular or to Egypt's western deserts. All our tours through Cairo, the Nile Valley, and to the Red Sea at Hurghada are runnning as normal. From 1 Jan 2016 all our tours that were based on the overnight 'sitting train' are now using the overnight sleeper train. More information on current travel to Egypt...

Sightseeing and Adventure Tours of Egypt

We have always had a great passion for travel in Egypt and several of our sales staff have lived and worked in Egypt. Combined with a great local team managed directly from Egypt by one of our directors, we're confident we have the knowledge and experience to provide an unbeatable service before, during and after our tours to Egypt. So, why not join one of our small group tours or day tours as we explore the sites of ancient Egypt in and around Cairo and the Nile Valley. Many of our tours feature time spent cruising along the Nile between Aswan and Luxor, while others explore Egypt's deserts and beaches, or cross into the neighbouring country of Jordan to visit Petra and the Dead Sea. We also run a wide range of private and tailor-made tours in Egypt.

TOP Egypt TRAVEL DEALS & UPCOMING TOURS

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Gods of Egypt Small Group 9 23rd of Nov 2019
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Gods of Egypt Small Group 9 28th of Dec 2019
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Discover Egypt Small Group 9 23rd of Nov 2019
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Nile Family Adventure Family 9 21st of Dec 2019
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Cairo City Break Tailor-made 4 4th of Aug 2019
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Abu Simbel Sun Festival Small Group 9 19th of Oct 2019
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Ancient Encounters Small Group 16 2nd of Nov 2019
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Small Group Egypt TOURS

Pharaonic Encounters

This short 6-day Egypt tour covers the Giza Plateau in Cairo including the famous Great Pyramid and Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and sites on both the east and west banks of the Nile in Luxor.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

6

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$769


Nubian Adventure

Discover the secrets of Egypt with this 9-day adventure tour which includes the Pyramids in Cairo, and takes you on a felucca cruise along the Nile to enjoy the Pharaonic wonders of Upper Egypt.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

9

From

$1099


Sands & Seas

This 10-day tour takes in so much of what Egypt has to offer, covering many of the main historical sites in Cairo and Luxor before finishing with a relaxing beach break on the shores of the Red Sea at Hurghada.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

10

From

$1349


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Shoestring Egypt TOURS

Egypt on a Shoestring

This 9-day tour explores Egypt's Nile Valley on a budget, staying in 3-4 star hotels and enjoying 2 nights on a Nile felucca sailboat while touring Pharaonic sites, and exploring Egypt's modern day culture, food and entertainment.

Type

Days

Price

Shoestring

9

From

$899


Jordan & Egypt on a Shoestring

This comprehensive Jordan & Egypt tour covers Petra & Jerash in Jordan, and the Pyramids, Sphinx and Karnak temple in Luxor. Other highlights include a jeep safari & camp in Wadi Rum, Dead Sea swim and a Nile felucca cruise.

Type

Days

Price

Shoestring

14

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$1499


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Tailor-made Egypt TOURS

Cairo City Break

This simple city break tour covers all the main attractions in Cairo, including the Pyramids, Sphinx & step-pyramid at Saqqara, the huge Egyptian Museum, bustling Khan al Khalili bazaar, and a dinner cruise on the Nile.

Type

Days

Price

Tailor-made

4

From

$509


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Family Egypt TOURS

Egyptian Family Adventure

This fun family adventure tour of Egypt includes the famous Pyramids & Sphinx in Cairo, the spectacular temples & tombs in Luxor, a short camel ride, beach time by the Red Sea, and a traditional felucca cruise along the Nile.

Type

Days

Price

Family

12

From

$1849


Nile Family Adventure

This short family adventure tour is great introduction to Egypt. It includes visits to the wondrous Pyramids & Sphinx, the iconic Cairo Museum, a fun camel ride, a visit to a school and a memorable felucca cruise along the Nile.

Type

Days

Price

Family

9

From

$1309


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TAILOR-MADE Egypt TOURS

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Our tailor-made tours seek to create a personalised experience – one that is completely exclusive to you. By taking all your interests and requests into consideration, we design an itinerary that ticks off your specific boxes. If you are after adventurous exploration, cultural immersion, a relaxing escape or a balanced blend of everything, we can make it happen.

A highlight of our tailor-made tours is that the itinerary is flexible and incorporates plenty of free time – so you can do some exploring on your own. Our local, friendly guides, experts in their country’s history and culture, will be happy to adjust the activities or your schedule as you travel.

If you are a group of friends, a large family or a company, our tailor-made tours are an ideal, stress-free option. You can even select your own hotels or make use of our recommended accommodation. We have a varied selection of sample holiday itineraries to choose from, either as they stand or as a base for inspiration.

TOUR REVIEWS

There was a lot of communication from the beginning. The encounters staff was very responsive and the tour guide was great and very accommodating. Encounters was also able to help me with last minute changes to my itinerary while I was on the trip.

I have dealt with Anthony Horrobin on a number of occasions and it is like talking to an old friend on the phone. Anthony is super-efficient and will always go the extra mile to create the perfect trip.

I was pleased and impressed with the experience in booking and obtain all necessary documents in a timely manner. I am looking forward to my tour and hope the ground experience it just as good. This trip is my dream/bucket list trip.

Conscientious in early communication; knowledgeable, humorous and caring tour guides; an exemplary itinerary that was well organized yet flexible; an overall extraordinary experience. I'd recommend them enthusiastically.

Trip booked through Groupon at a Great offer price - Encounters was nothing but professional from the start. I even purchased insurance - extra days and got the best flights from my local airport- Great experience

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Everything you need to know about the Abu Simbel Sun Festival

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Want to see the Abu Simbel Sun Festival in Egypt? This handy guide will provide you with everything you need to know about this unique event.

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Egypt: Smooth sailing

In Egypt

We glide listlessly aside from a gentle about-turn each time we approach the river.

 

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