12 days

From £5,595

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Summary

The monuments of ancient Egypt are unmissable, but the best-known can be teeming with visitors. This tour takes you ‘off the beaten track’ to rarely-visited sites. Still spectacular, these sites are of the utmost archaeological importance. Geographically, culturally and historically comprehensive, this tour will take you all the way from Cairo to Aswan.

Tour highlights:

  • Explore Pharaonic, Graeco-Roman, Coptic and Islamic Egypt, ideal for a first visit to Egypt or if you are returning
  • A rarely-done road trip, stopping off at fascinating sites such as Tuna el- Gebel, El-Tod and Gebel el-Silsila
  • Visit the remains of the ancient capital city of the intriguing ‘heretic’ Pharaoh Akhenaten at Amarna
  • Discover the finest art of ancient Egypt created during the reign of Seti I, showcased in his temples and glorious tomb

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Today's Price
£5,595

Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £860

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Lucia Gahlin

Guide Lecturer

Lucia Gahlin is a specialist in the archaeology of Ancient Egypt and has been leading archaeological tours to Egypt for over 20 years. She is an Honorary Research Associate at University College London’s Institute of Archaeology.

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Panorama of Aswan
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
26 September 2021 AEBT210926 26 September 2021 (Sunday) 7 October 2021 (Thursday) Lucia Gahlin £5,495
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£850 Book Now
9 October 2021 AEBT211009 9 October 2021 (Saturday) 20 October 2021 (Wednesday) Lucia Gahlin £5,495
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£850 Book Now
20 February 2022 AEBT220220 20 February 2022 (Sunday) 3 March 2022 (Thursday) Lucia Gahlin £5,595
(inc. flights)
£500 £860 Book Now
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