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Egypt Group Trip MArch 2023

Join us for an adventure through Egypt in March 2023!

Limited spots available. Apply to join now!

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Overview

Dates: March 8 - 16, 2023

10-12 spots available on a first come, first served basis!

Apply to join now!

Our 9-day, 8-night tour of Egypt will take you to some of the country's most legendary sites, including the Pyramids of Giza, the bustling streets of Cairo, and the shores of the Nile in Luxor. We'll also journey to the beautiful and truly unique Siwa Oasis in the Sahara Desert.

You'll travel with Doug as well as highly experienced, professional Egyptian tour guides.

The tour will visit: Cairo, Giza, Luxor, & Siwa Oasis

Itinerary

March 8

Arrive to Cairo International Airport, pre-arranged transfer to hotel, rest, and enjoy free time to explore.

Meals included: None

Overnight: Giza (Cairo)

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Inclusions & Price

Included:

  • 6 nights hotel lodging (shared twin & triple rooms), 2 nights comfortable overnight bus

  • 12 meals (7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners)

  • Airport transfers

  • All tours, tour guides, & entry fees

  • Flights to & from Luxor

  • Ground transportation throughout the tour

Excluded:

  • International flights

  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary

  • Optional activities (Camel ride, felucca ride)

  • Visa (see more info)

  • Travel insurance

  • Souvenirs, snacks, etc.

  • Tips

Price: $1,700

How to Join

There are limited spots available on this trip!

 

To apply for the trip, please send an email to dougbarnardtrips@gmail.com.

A $500 deposit will be required to reserve your spot. This deposit is non-refundable in lieu of extraordinary circumstances.

Visa information

If you are a citizen of one of the following countries, you can obtain a Visa On Arrival to Egypt: United States, United Kingdom, European Union, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine. Citizens of these countries are also eligible to apply ahead of time for an e-visa, which may save time at the airport.

Citizens of many other countries are eligible to apply for an e-visa to Egypt.

If you're unsure whether or not you need a visa to visit Egypt, please get in touch with us and we'd be happy to help you out.

FAQ

Who should come on this trip?

Anyone and everyone is welcome on this trip. Egypt is a beautiful and exciting country with so much to experience. Those interested in joining us on this trip should come with an open mind and be ready to immerse themselves in a culture that may be very different from their own. This tour is designed to emulate the experiences you may have seen in Doug's YouTube videos. There will be light physical activity involved throughout the trip (climbing stairs, monuments, etc.), but nothing overly strenuous. In March, Temperatures in Egypt typically range from 13° - 23° C (55° - 74° F). We will send a detailed recommended packing list to confirmed participants.

Is Egypt safe?

Egypt welcomes millions of tourists every year, and is generally a very safe place to visit. As in any country, visitors should follow common sense guidelines in order to have the best experience possible (keep valuables secure, avoid flashy clothing/accessories, etc.). Throughout the duration of the trip, you will be accompanied by experienced American and Egyptian guides. If you have more specific questions about safety & security in Egypt, get in touch with us.

Who are the guides?

The tour will be led by American and local Egyptian tour guides.

Doug Barnard is an American traveler and YouTuber. He has significant experience traveling throughout Egypt and the Arab world, and recently led his first group trip to Iraq in October 2022. See his experience in Egypt on his YouTube channel.

We'll be traveling with iEgypt, one of Egypt's most reputable tour companies, for the duration of our trip. iEgypt employs the most knowledgable, fun, and experienced guides in Egypt.

What are the hotels like?

We will be staying in a variety of accommodations during our trip. These accommodations range from four star hotels, to quaint but well equipped local "camps". All accommodations include beds, bathrooms, and breakfast. Rooms will be shared doubles and triples. If you would like to have your own room, we can arrange this at an additional cost.

What is the food like?

Egyptian food is delicious and we'll be eating a lot of it! You can expect a mix of meat and vegetarian dishes. Included in the trip price are 12 group meals - the rest are independent. We feel this gives you the best opportunity to try as many different foods as you'd like, while also keeping the trip price affordable. Many meals in Egypt can cost as little as a few dollars. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies so we can accommodate you!

 

Have more questions? Email dougbarnardtrips@gmail.com and we'll get back to you ASAP!

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