Egypt Tour for Women | Nile Sailing Cruise from Cairo and Aswan

Egypt Insider: An All-Women Journey Along the Nile


A Guided Trip to Egypt, from Cairo to Aswan

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Egypt Insider: An All-Women Journey Along the Nile


Group Travel | 13 Days
  • Ancient and modern Egypt, with two expert leaders and a female perspective
  • Five-night Nile cruise by top-notch dahabeya exclusively for this small group
  • Special access to archaeological sites
  • Time with local women, from artists to dancers to home cooks
  • Guided walks through Cairo’s historic Old City and Aswan’s souk

Egypt is an ancient land of incredible archaeology and fascinating history, but its contemporary side is also a delight to explore. On this special journey, a small group of women (no more than 10 travelers) joins two sensational Egypt experts to explore the country’s ancient past and modern heart. From Cairo’s pulsing streets and Luxor’s mesmerizing temples to the long-and-winding Nile River, we take in magnificent monuments, enjoy special access to age-old tombs, visit antiquity-filled museums, cruise the Nile by exclusive dahabeya, and meet local artists and residents—all while gaining a uniquely female perspective on it all.

Trip Overview


Day
1 – 3

Discover Cairo's storied history, wandering its ancient alleys and architecture At Giza, delight in a private opening of the Great Pyramid's Queen Burial Chamber.

Day
4 – 5

Explore the many treasures of the famed Museum of Egyptian Antiquities before flying to Luxor Meander among colossal statues of pharaohs and columned halls in the astonishing temple complexes at Luxor and Karnak.

Day
6 – 10

Change perspective with a sunrise hot-air balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings and Queens, then descend into burial chambers with special tomb visits   Embark on a leisurely Nile cruise aboard an amenity-filled dahabeya   Savor scenes of river life, relish animated conversations with guides and fellow travelers, and stop to explore the temple wonders of Esna, Edfu, and Kom Ombo.

Day
11 – 12

Landing in Aswan, marvel at the Temple of Philae and the Assam High Dam, both impressive feats of engineering Fly to Abu Simbel, home to two massive rock temples relocated block-by-block with help from UNESCO.

Day
13

Final farewells before flying to Cairo for a late afternoon or evening departure.

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MEET YOUR TRIP LEADER

Sylvie Franquet

Longtime GeoEx trip leader, Sylvie lived in Cairo for six years, studying Arabic and working as a translator and guide. She has traveled widely throughout the Middle East and North Africa and has written and contributed to guide books on Syria, Lebanon, Tunis, and Egypt.

Meet Your Egyptologist

Dina Taalat

A native Egyptian and modern mother of two, Dina has long been a GeoEx favorite who elevates each trip with her engaging personality, passion for her culture, and three decades of experience as an expert Egyptologist.

Carvings of Egyptian gods on the outer walls of Edfu Temple in Egypt

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Dates & Prices


Dates

11/04/20 – 11/16/20  

Pricing

From $17,625 per person (All-Women Group Trip)

Inclusions

  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Services of two GeoEx trip leaders, drivers, and other staff
  • All gratuities
  • Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • Most meals
  • Bottled or filtered water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance

A Journey Built Just For You

Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. GeoEx's destination specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what's possible.

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