Egypt: Experience Adventure

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Wyckoff Adventures
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Sep 21 - 30, 2019
Group size: 10 - 45
Egypt: Experience Adventure
Cairo

Wyckoff Adventures
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$2488
Deposit: $700
Sep 21 - 30, 2019
Group size: 10 - 45

About this trip

"Collect memories, not things"


This is not just a "trip" this is an experience.  The goal is to weave together once in a lifetime experiences woven and  relationship with other like minded adventurers, to create lifelong bonds & memories that last a lifetime.  


It's so easy in our western life to get so caught  up in to the day to day, when we finally do get a chance to "vacate" that is exactly what we may do: wander from tourist hotspot to hotspot following the hoards of other "vacationers" to get the same picture as everyone else, eat the same food as all the guidebooks tell you to & pass out every night.  


This is different. Yes you will see epic sites, and you can get a Instagram worthy picture with a  Camel but our goal is to help you have a once in a lifetime experience in this country you've traveled thousands of miles to visit. 


Travel is the best way to invest in yourself. Travel makes you richer and will expand your empathy. It can teach you to yourself, show you the world, and can make history come alive. Travel informs your understanding and helps you learn from the past. 


What can you can take with you, for the rest of your life, no matter where your life leads?


"Collect memories, not things"


Experiences: 


      + Memories of watching the sun set over the Nile


      + The feeling that you get when your standing in a 4000 year old temple


      + Touching thousands of year old hieroglyphics that are still in color, and still tell their stories today. 


      + Walking along pathways couched between 5000 year old columns. 


      + The understanding and empathy you learn from friendships with those in cultures that seem a million miles away from your own


      + Confidence gained from stepping outside your comfort zone to a world with different food, a different language. 


You will: 


      + Have daily adventures, and experience moments each day that will take your breath away.  


      + Experience the fun and mystery of history and learn how insights from history can impact your life today. 


      + Be led by a licensed Egyptologist that is highly educated in Ancient Egyptian history and language. 


      + Have us as your hosts (a couple of comedians/Comedy Couple that excited to share the fun and inspiration of Egypt with you). It's our goal for each of you to end each day with a smile.


      + It won't always be comfortable and easy - you will sleep on overnight trains, may walk in the hot desert, and experience culture outside of your comfort zone - but no real adventure is easy, is it? 



Tour Requirements

Passports
We recommend applying for a passport as soon as you enroll on this experience retreat, as it can take up to eight weeks to process. U.S. citizens traveling abroad must bring a passport that is valid for at least six months after your return and has at least three blank pages. 

Airlines will not permit you to travel if the name on your ticket does not match your passport exactly. Ensure that the name on your EF account matches the passport (including your middle name) or you will be charged a fee to change your name.

For more information, please visit the U.S. government passport website at www.travel.state.gov/passport or call Customer Service at 800-665-5364.

Visa
Depending on where you’re traveling from or if you’re a non-U.S. citizen, you may need a visa. Consult the destinations' and layover destinations' consulates for specific requirements. For more information, please visit travel.state.gov.


Physical Requirements

You should be able to:

  • keep up with the group at all times
  • walk for 5-7 kilometres at a moderate pace with only short breaks
  • stand for a reasonable length of time in galleries and museums
  • tolerate varying climatic conditions such as humidity and heat
  • a reasonable level of physical and respiratory fitness
  • tolerate a diet that can be significantly different from a typical American diet, and where some dietary requirements cannot be met
  • negotiate steps and slopes on archaeological sites or mountain paths, which are often uneven and unstable
  • get on and off a large coach with steep steps, train or boat unassisted, possibly with luggage
  • move your luggage a short distance if required

Travel Insurance 

We require a confirmation document of travel insurance for the dates of the tour, before embarking on the experience.  Travel insurance is an affordable and important element for any trip, as it not only will cover any unexpected or unplanned delays that may affect your travel, it can also protect you in any medical emergencies. 

Make a deposit and pay the rest later!

Instead of having to pay for the full trip now, you can make a nonrefundable deposit (this is included into the full price) and pay in easier installments. This way you can hold your spot now but have some time to pay for the full journey. 

What’s included

  • Hotels
    5 Nights in Cairo hotel. 3 Nights on Cruise ship. 1 Night in Aswan Hotel. 2 Nights in First class train
  • Meals
    5 Breakfast meals ( Cairo hotel ) 12 buffet meals on the Nile cruise.. 1 Breakfast in Aswan hotel.
  • Egyptologist/ Guide
    All guidance and transportation to mentioned sightseeing from an educated Egyptologist
  • Meet & Airport Transfers
    Pickup from Airport, meet and assist in customs. - Transportation to the airport for departure.
  • Guide
    - All guidance and transportation to mentioned sightseeing.
  • Transport
    Train, Cruise, Van Rides
  • Sites
    Entrance fees for included sites
  • Drinks & Some Meals
    any drinks or any meals not mentioned above are not included
  • Excursions
    You may find there are some excursions that are not included. This might be because they are not to everyone's taste or there may be various options of differing value to choose from.
  • Tips
    Tipping to hotels, drivers, cruise ship or tour guide ( optional) is not included
  • Optional Red Sea Add-On
    Spend 4 days/3 nights - Hurghada red sea hotel with options for snorkeling, diving, and more beachy activities. (select Classic Retreat + Red Sea Add-on to book with this option)
  • Visa & Travel Insurance
    We require a confirmation document of travel insurance for the dates of the tour, before embarking on the tour. Travel insurance is an affordable and important element for any trip.
  • Spending money
    budget for meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras is not included
  • International Flights
    International flights to/from the start/end of your tour and departure taxes are not included, but we can help you find an affordable flight with our tips & tricks - email us for help!
  • Tips
    Tips on excursions, visas, travel insurance, personal items and single room supplement is not included. Two single individuals of the same gender may be "roomed" together without a single supplement

Available Packages

Experience Classic Egypt 10 day Retreat
Available until Aug 30, 2019
$2488
Deposit: $700
Classic Retreat + Red Sea Experience
Available until Aug 30, 2019

14 day version that includes adding on the Red Sea! After this action packed tour, take a few days to Snorkle! Dive! Lay by the beach! (Parting of the Red Sea is not included in the price of this trip, we will perform a reinactment if requested) 

$2898
Deposit: $1000

Available options

HOT AIR BALLON RIDE40 left
$160
Pre-Tour Locals Experience + Comedy Show40 left
$80
$2488
Deposit: $700

Experience Classic Egypt 10 day Retreat

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival

If it's a clear day you'll get your first look at the Pyramids of Giza just before landing in the Cairo airport. Upon Arrival to Cairo International Airport, our representative will meet and assist you through customs and formalities. They will drive you to Giza, your hotel where you can sit back and get your first look at the immence City of Cairo and cross the Nile for the first time.


After you check in your hotel in Cairo, rest of day is free.


Your Organizer


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Wyckoff Adventures
We are a couple of comedians that love to travel, have made travel our life, and want to share this love with others. Travel is one of the most enriching and life changing things you can do with your time on earth, we want to help maximize the time you have available to help you collect memories, not things. (although the markets have some pretty cool things)