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Booking a journey to an iconic location, like Egypt, can be an interesting process to say the least.
Cairo is an African city of 15 million people. It is hot, hot-headed and frenetic with bustle, bazaars and traffic chaos.
Re-capture the by-gone era of the Nile. Royalty, British Aristocrats and Celebrities alike, cruised the Nile by Dahabiya during the British Colonisation of Egypt, which lasted from 1882 until 1952.
Hurghada has transformed in recent years from a small Red Sea fishing village into a vibrant tourist hot-spot.
Encounters Travel's Jarred Manasse recently went hot air ballooning over the Egyptian city of Luxor, which is often dubbed 'the worlds greatest open air museum'
Guide to attractions you can see on an Encounters Travel tour of Egypt, including the Pyramids, Sphinx, Luxor and a felucca cruise along the Nile.
On most Egyptian tours, the long overnight train journey from Cairo down the Nile to Luxor or Aswan is unavoidable. This journey can be taken in two ways.
I reach Dahab in the early afternoon after an eight-hour road journey from Cairo.
If you have an opinion on this, it will usually be a strong one.
Having worked in the UK reservations office for the last four months and from my training and research into this tour, I thought that I knew all there was to know.