9 days from RM1,672/pax
- ValidityMay 12 - Apr 13
- Trip startsCairo, Egypt
- Trip endsCairo, Egypt
- Trip codeHTEEP
- Countries visitedEgypt
Day 1- Cairo
Arrive at Cairo International Airport. A transfer from the airport to the hotel is included.
Day 2 - Cairo - Aswan
In the morning we visit the Egyptian Museum housing over 100,000 relics including the magnificent treasures of King Tutankhamun. On the Giza plateau, we view the Great Pyramids and the mighty Sphinx. In the evening, we transfer to the train station to board the second-class overnight train to
Day 3 - Aswan
This afternoon we have the opportunity to see the Philae Temple. There is an option to visit a Nubian Village for dinner to learn about the lifestyle and customs of the original inhabitants of this region. (B)
Day 4 - Aswan
This morning we have a very early departure to Abu Simbel to see the incredible temple built by Ramesses II. We also visit the Temple of Hathor, built in honour of the Goddess of Love and Music and Ramesses’ wife, Queen Nefertari. On returning to Aswan we board our felucca sailboat to head off down the Nile in the traditional way. (B,L,D)
*Please ensure you bring a sleeping bag with you
Day 5 - Felucca Journey
A full day of sailing! Our Nubian crew cook and sail, giving us the chance to do as much or as little as we wish. (B,L,D)
Day 6 - Luxor
We stop at Kom Ombo temple where we visit with an Egyptologist and then we continue to the ancient capital of Luxor. There is an optional trip to the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. There is also time to visit the famous gold and silver markets of Luxor.
Day 7 - Luxor
A highlight for all visitors to Egypt is the guided tour of the Valley of the Kings, which after the Pyramids of Giza, is the most famous site in Egypt. We also visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the evening we board our second class train for an overnight trip to Cairo. (B)
Day 8 - Cairo
A free day to explore Cairo and shop amongst the markets. (B)
Day 9 - Cairo
Our trip ends at the hotel after breakfast. (B)
- Fellow travellers
Sharing your travel experiences with like-minded people is one of the best parts of the journey. You'll be surrounded by soon-to-be friends with the same aim: enjoying a trip of the a lifetime.
If you're travelling alone it's no problem, a large percentage of our passengers do and it's a great way to meet people from many parts of the world. Better still, there is no single supplement to pay.
- Hassle free travelling
No one enjoys struggling with a heavy backpack, while rushing to catch a train in a country where you can't speak the language. With Topdeck, their experts take the hassle out of travelling.
- Free time
At Topdeck we always remember that no two passengers are the same. All our trips seek to strike a balance between included sightseeing and free time, giving the flexibility to explore at your own pace.
- Passionate staff
The crew is really what Topdeck is all about and they are what makes them unique. They are there to do all they can to help you realise your dreams. Your trip leader will provide interesting insights whilst ensuring the trip runs efficiently.
Frequently asked questions
- When are you open?
You can call us on Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.
- Do you offer insurance?
We offer comprehensive insurance coverage with all our tours. However you can opt for your own coverage if you wish.
- Can I organise this trip myself?
We understand it is expensive for young people to travel the world. Anyone who has crunched the numbers can tell you it's impossible to travel at the same standard of accommodation and eating the same quality food for anywhere near the price of Topdeck's trips.
There are many advantages to travelling with Topdeck as you'll get the services of a fully trained Trip Leader and Driver so there's no way you will miss any of the best places to visit.