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Egypt tour: escorted small group history & cultural tour of Egypt

Visiting Egypt

Our small group program for senior and mature couples and solo travelers takes us to contemporary feats such as the Aswan Dam and also to current crucibles of the Egyptian experience such as Tahrir Square. Proof, were it needed, that Egypt’s role as the pivot of civilisation is far from ended. There is the opportunity to visit our Morocco, Jordan or Iran tours before embarking on this tour of Egypt.

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Articles

Discover Cairo: The City Victorious and Mother of the World

Discover Cairo: The City Victorious and Mother of the World

Article for mature and senior travellers, couples and solo travellers provides expertise about the city of Cairo, the former historic capital of Egypt. Learn about the history and relationship to the pyramids and to Alexandria and more before joining a small group tour to Egypt.

11 Jan 21 · 12 mins read
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Philae Temple

Philae Temple

Egypt's Philae Temple is one of the most picturesque in the country and the complex is one of the most fascinating ancient sights in the world.

1 Jan 20 · 5 mins read
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River Nile at Luxor in Egypt

Nile River Cruise

The Nile River is the longest river in the world at 6695 kilometres long. Flowing from Uganda, through eleven countries, through to Egypt, it empties into the Mediterranean Sea.

1 Jan 20 · 4 mins read
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Egyptian small group tour

The Pyramids and the Sphinx

Egypt is home to one of the only remaining wonder of the Ancient World: The Great Pyramids of Egypt. The pyramids are monumental tombs for pharaohs from the 4th dynasty and relics of Egypt's Old Kingdom era, constructed around 4,500 years ago.

1 Jan 20 · 5 mins read
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Egypt, Pyramids, Cairo, Camel

Uncovering Ancient Egypt: What we can learn from Egyptologists

In this article, we will discover some of the pioneers of Egyptology, the great archaeologists, excavators and linguists who have helped us explore, understand and protect Ancient Egypt and its heritage.

22 Nov 19 · 16 mins read
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Cairo, the old capital

From Cairo to the NAC: Egypt Builds a New Capital City

From Cairo to the NAC: Egypt Builds a New Capital City On July 11, 2018 Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi laid the first stone of what was to become Egypt’s new capital. The city is…

20 Nov 19 · 9 mins read
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Karnak Egypt

Questions about Egypt for senior travellers.

A small group tour to explore what remains of ancient Egypt. Visit Cairo, Luxor and the valley of the King and Queen plus Alexandria. A tour for senior and mature travellers.

13 Aug 19 · 2 mins read
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Egyptian linen treasures

Egyptian linen treasures

Egyptian linen treasures Egypt has long held a place in the imagination of curious travellers. Many of us were introduced to the stories of pyramids, pharaohs and buried treasure as children, and since then, books…

22 Jan 19 · 8 mins read
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Ancient History of Egypt

Discover Egypt with ten great books

Discover Egypt with ten great books Egypt captures the imagination and heart of us all. It is often our introduction to ancient history, and the mysteries of the pyramids and myths of pharaohs remain alive…

14 Mar 18 · 2 mins read
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Ancient History of Egypt

Cairo development site reveals ancient statue

History of Egypt revealed in ancient statue found in Cairo In March 2017 Egyptian and German archaeologists in Cairo discovered a large quartzite bust buried 2 m below ground level […]

16 Mar 17 · 2 mins read
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Sphinx and Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt

The Time to Visit Egypt is Now

The Time to Visit Egypt is Now Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt Egypt, the travel and tourism industry is doing it tough. Not only has inflation bitten hard into the earnings in Egyptian…

9 Mar 17 · 3 mins read
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