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What Does an Egypt Travel Itinerary Look Like?

If you're planning a trip to Egypt and want to better understand what an Egypt travel itinerary looks like, we've put together an adventure plan for you.

Arriving in Aswan

Jonny's final blog from his recent trip to Egypt concludes with a visit to The Aswan Dam and the spot 'Death on the Nile' was written. So after four wonderful days exploring both the contemporary and ancient lives of ‘Upper Egypt’ on the Nile, we arrived in the country’s southernmost town of Aswa…

Life on the Nile: An Alternative Cruise

Wild Frontiers MD Jonny saw in the New Year sailing along the Nile on our Slow Boat to Aswan itinerary. View our all our group tours to Egypt plus our tailor-made holidays there. Rarely does the title of a tour explain so accurately a trip as A Slow Boat to Aswan. We have been on board our wonder…

Luxor and the Valley of the Kings

Wild Frontiers MD Jonny Bealby is currently enjoying New Year in Egypt and offers this despatch from a deserted Valley of the Kings. When you’ve travelled as much as I have it’s all too easy to imagine you’ve seen most of the world’s great sites. But then you find yourself in a place that makes …

A Night Walk in the Egyptian Desert

Arriving after dark in the picturesque little cove we would call home for the night, we were all getting our beds made up and cosy ahead of another slap up meal, lovingly prepared by our cook, Ibrahim. But when Steven, our guide, sidled up to me saying, "I have an idea", I was all ears. "How do you …

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in the Egyptian Desert

It’s New Year’s Eve, the sun has just dropped behind a now russet coloured sand dune, leaving the sky stained crimson red – suitably picturesque for the last sunset of 2014. We’re nearing the end of our sunset walk in the deserted Nubian Black Desert, named so because of the ancient black volcanic d…

Living Aboard a Safari Boat on Lake Nasser

There can’t be a better way to wake up than being gently nudged by the rising sun, creeping its way over the hills to celebrate a new morning. We’re in Nubian Egypt, seeing in the last days of 2014 from our safari boat on Lake Nasser. A lake so big you feel as though you're at sea. Set within the…

Holly in Egypt

In a country through which millions of tourists traipse every year, we are trying to go beyond the hard beaten tourist track. On our first morning, as the sun coloured the sky, a group of WF hikers made their way up the sandstone mountains that hide the treasures of the Valley of the Kings. They pas…

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