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Experience the real Egypt

Map of ByRoads' Egypt Tour

Egypt Tour | 13 Days - Starting Cairo | 4 Nov 2024 & 3 Nov 2025

Discover the timeless wonders of Egypt, where the ancient civilization and modern marvels come alive along the great Nile River. This journey uncovers Egypt’s rich history, from the temples and tombs of Pharaohs to contemporary feats like the Suez Canal and the Aswan High Dam, and honours the losses of WWll at the El Alamein War Cemetery.

Starting in Cairo visit the highlights - think the Egyptian Museum, the magnificent Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, the vibrant Khan al-Khalili Bazaar and Ibn Tulun Mosque.

Take an overnight sleeper train to Luxor, where Karnak Temple and the tombs in the Valley of the Kings await. Embark on a luxury 4-night cruise to Aswan, with stops at the temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo and overnight in a Nubian Village. In Aswan discover the Philae Temples and the High Dam, sail on a felucca, and then fly to witness the grandeur of Abu Simbel.

Return to Cairo, and drive to Ismailia to marvel at the Suez Canal. Explore Alexandria’s stunning Library, ancient catacombs, and old fort. The journey includes a visit to the WWll cemetery in El Alamein and a glimpse of the fertile Nile Delta on this unforgettable Egyptian odyssey.

Steve Mortimer – Byroads Owner and Tour Facilitator

Your host, Steve Mortimer

My goal at Byroads is to use my 35 years of travel experiences in over 120 countries to provide you with an amazing and unforgettable holiday experience. I craft our holidays with this goal and you in mind. With just a limited number of tours each year, I select only the best times of the year to travel to our destinations, and it’s a thrill to travel with you and ensure your Byroads adventure is truly wonderful, with memories that will last a lifetime.

Bronny Nicholas – Tour Facilitator

Like Steve, I share a love for the world, its people, and have an unrequited passion for adventurous journeys. With a wealth of travel experience to some of the world’s most fascinating destinations, I look forward to the opportunity of sharing a Byroads adventure with you.

Why travel with Byroads?

Byroads is a travel company with a well-established pedigree. Small group tours are all we do. So we do them well. Hosted by either Steve or Bronny and accompanied by an expert guide- born and raised in the region, the Byroads’ traveller can be assured of an unforgettable travel experience.

We specialise in a select range of destinations, offering small group tours that cover not only the A-list sights, but many of the lesser-known attractions too. Our immersive tours run at the very best time of the year and wonderful, experiential accommodation truly adds to your holiday experience. A ‘byroad’ is a road less travelled, and this encapsulates the spirit of these tours.

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