Egypt highlights trip details: you are going to This excursion through Egypt packs in remarkable culture and experience in eight enthusiastic days. Explore the ancient destinations along the Nile and find the most well-known of all, the Great Pyramid of Giza. Embrace the way of life and meet amazing people as you test some conventional fare with a Nubian family in a Nubian Village. Feel the buzz of energetic Markets in Aswan and Luxor, but still manage to loosen up and watch life unfold as you sail the Nile in a traditional felucca.
Important pre-departure information
To assist you to prepare for your trip, please make sure you understand the newest travel and health requirements and restrictions by destination, for both directions of travel, which can change frequently.
There are no planned activities until you meet your guide in the evening.
Your opportunity to meet your local tourguide and the group, and learn more about your tour.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum before a visit to the good Pyramid of Giza and therefore the Sphinx. Catch an overnight train to Aswan.
Visit the Egyptian Museum then head to the pyramids and soak within the history of these majestic structures.
Then, In the evening, board an overnight train to Aswan. The overnight train may be a modern air-conditioned sleeper, with twin-berth beds. There is no shower within the cabin, but each cabin does have a sink. The shared toilet is at the top of every carriage. A basic airline-style tray meal for dinner and breakfast is included. Attendants can serve drinks in your compartment at extra cost or there’s a bar car for socializing.
- Egyptian Museum
- Great Pyramid of Giza and Sphinx Tour
- Overnight Train ( twin-berth beds)
With over 10,000 pieces from every period of Egyptian history, including the treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun, this massive museum could also be an incredible place to seek out out about the country. There is much free time for you to explore on your own. Please note, there’s a further 50 EGP fee to require photos within the museum.
Enjoy a tour of the glorious great pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx. No matter how multiple pics or features you have seen, the first glimpse of these flashes of the ancient world will take your breath out. As a qualified Egyptologist, your tourguide has all the information about these massive structures.
Later, In the evening, head to the train station and get some well-earned rest en route to Aswan city.
Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner
Explore the busy Aswan market and visit the beautiful Philae Temple, before visiting a Nubian village and enjoying a home-cooked dinner with a local family.
The train is due to arrive in Aswan early in the morning, but, trains can hourly be delayed. Enjoy some free time within the morning to browse the souk or walk along the Nile.
Thereafter, board a boat to reach one of the multiple Nile islands and visit a Nubian village. Walk around the small community, either enjoy a traditional dinner at a local home.
- Upon Arrival
- Motor Boat ride to Nubian Village
Enjoy your free time and Explore the city
Board a local boat, to take a trip along the majestic Nile, with views of the Aga Khan Mausoleum and Kitchener Island. Stop on one of the inhabited Nile islands in this region, to explore a local Nubian village. Walk through the village and fields and learn further about the life of the Nubian people before enjoying a tasty traditional dinner at a local home.
- Explore The Souk Absoloutly Free
- Philae Temple Tour 40 USD per person
Sail across the Nile to the excellent island of Agilkia and investigate the Greco Roman history of the Temple of Philae, constructed as a devotion to the Goddess Isis. This sanctuary complex was moved from its unique area on the Island of Philae after the flooding of Lake Nasser, the word”Philae” meaning”the line or the end” concerning this current island’s position on what was once the southernmost boundary of Egypt.
Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner
Go through the day exploring Aswan.
One of the most interesting sights in the city is the Temple of Abu Simbel. Later, decide on a half-day visit through the Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam, and Philae Temple. Visit the new Nubian Museum to study Aswan’s local people.
- Temple Of Abu Simble Tour 110 USD per person
Part historic monument and part modern marvel, Abu Simbel is one of Egypt’s grandest temples. Built during the rule of Ramses the II this structure was almost swallowed by the Nile, but now stands safe and sound because of some crafty archaeologists and UNESCO. Travel through Egypt’s rugged landscapes and therefore the towering figures of Ramses himself, Ra-Horakhty, Amun, and Ptah will all be waiting to welcome you.
- Sound and light show-Philae temple 55 USD per person
As the sun goes down, sail across the Nile to Philae island. Watch the Philae Temple turn into a time machine through a massive sound and light display.
Meals included: Breakfast
Sail the Nile on a conventional felucca. Rest on board under the stars.
Board the felucca and use whatever remains of the outing on the waterway and a night under the stars.
Feluccas are an essential, traditional Nile boat and make for an incredibly unwinding and pleasant approach to go down the river. You rest, outdoors on the deck of the boat (beddings and covers are given, yet on the off chance that you lean toward something among you and the covers, you should bring a rest sheet/hiking bed liner of your own.
- Felucca Excursion in The Nile
Enjoy a relaxing ride on a felucca ( traditional Nile sailboat) and travel down the river, watching the scenery pass. At night, sleep on the sundeck under the stars (mattresses and cover-ups are provided). Enjoy yummy meals on board.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
After breakfast, you drive to Enjoy a visit to Kom Ombo Temple prior to heading to Luxor. A guided tour will be providing. Once you arrive in Luxor, visit the Temple of Karnak.
- Kom Ombo Temple Tour
Enjoy a tour of this temple located on a phenomenal spot, right on the banks of the Nile. The temple was dedicated to the crocodile god (Sobek), and you can still see the remains of an ancient mummified crocodile that was worshipped here thousands of years ago.
Please note, there is an additional 50 Egyptian pound fee to take photos in the Crocodile museum.
- Karnak Temple Tour
Enjoy an informative tour in Karnak Temple, which was once the main center of all religious life in ancient Egypt. Founded and extended by successive generations of great Kings, admire the amazing architecture, massive columns, gigantic statues, and painted hieroglyphs.
In the afternoon enjoy exploring the city.
Enjoy a guided tour within the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and therefore the Colossi of Memnon. On the West Bank of the Nile Enjoy lunch with a local family.
Cross to the West Bank. Descend down the narrow corridors and inspect the tombs of the pharaohs at the Valley of the Kings. The Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut literally seems to rise out of the encompassing limestone outcrops. Then visit the huge 18m (59ft)-high Colossi of Memnon, which is all that is still of an ancient temple.
Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile then explore Luxor at your own pace.
- Colossi of Memnon, Hatshibsut’s temple, valley of the kings
Enjoy your breakfast and cross the Nile to the West Bank, passing through farmers’ fields on the way to the valley of the kings.
Descend the narrow, rock-hewn corridors and absorb the magnificent decoration and styles of the tombs of the pharaohs. while the priceless treasure has now all gone, the royal tombs contain the incredible paintings of the lifetime of their incumbent and stories from the ‘Book of the Dead’.
Continue on to go to the impressive Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which seems to rise out of the encompassing limestone outcrops – a reminder of the facility women held in the Ancient Kingdom. End your day with a short stop at the two mammoth statues of Amenophis II at the Colossi of Memnon.
Please note, there’s a further 300 EGP fee to require photos within the Valley Of Kings.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch
Fly back to Cairo where the tour ends upon arrival at the Cairo International Airport.
We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to completely explore this vibrant city.
If you decide to book the Memphis and Sakkara Excursion, please make sure you allow enough time to return from the activity when planning your onward journey.
- Memphis and Sakkara tour75 USD per person
Travel through desert and farmer’s fields to Sakkara and Memphis where the Ancient Egyptian civilization. Enjoy a visit to the first Pyramid that was ever built in the world. Delve into the history of one of Egypt’s most magnificent and old archeological sites before continuing on to explore the first capital of Ancient Egypt, Memphis.
Meals included: Breakfast
You are going on This excursion through Egypt packs in remarkable culture and experience in eight enthusiastic days. Explore the ancient destinations along the Nile and find the most well-known of all, the Great Pyramid of Giza. Embrace the way of life and meet amazing people as you test some conventional fare with a Nubian family in a Nubian Village. Feel the buzz of energetic Markets in Aswan and Luxor, but still manage to loosen up and watch life unfold as you sail the Nile in a traditional felucca.
- Enjoy an authentic meal
- Explore ancient temples, tombs, and massive monuments
- Delve into bazaars
- Sail in the Nile & Sleep beneath the stars on a felucca
- Explore the narrow alleys of the Nubian village.
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
Start/Finish City: Cairo to Cairo
Service Level: Standard
Fitness level: 2 – light
Trip Type: Classic
- The Local Tour guide fees
- Transportation to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal in Aswān
- Lunch with a Local Family, Luxor.
- Sphinx and pyramids of Giza guided tour.
- Egyptian Museum guided tour.
- Felucca overnight sailing excursion
- Karnak and Kom Ombo temples guided tour.
- Valley of the Kings guided tour and temple of Hatshepsut.
- Colossi of Memnon visit.
- All entrance fees to included sites.
- All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
- Any extras or optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entry fees inside the Pyramids, and the Solar.
- Boat on the Giza plateau.
- Traditional family meal
- Ancient temples and monuments
- The famous Khan el-Khalili souk.
- Nubian village
- Felucca ride in the Nile
The information in this trip details document has been collected with care and is handed in straightness. Still, it’s subject to change. Sometimes our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from other travelers, comments, and our own research. Our goal is to deliver you with the foremost satisfying experience.
There’s a relatively amount of inflexibility built into the itinerary and formerly in a while, it’s going to be required, or desirable to form differences. The itinerary is brief, as we never know precisely where our journey will take us. Due to our style of trip and the areas we visit, travel can be changeable. Our tour details are only a general guide to your journey and therefore the visited regions and any mention of specific destinations is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Any of the travel times listed within the itinerary are approximations only and will be subject to vary because of regional circumstances.
If you arrive a day or two early in Cairo and want to do some optional excursions, we recommend that you wait until you get to the hotel and talk to our local guide for more information on available optional activities and excursions. Unfortunately, Tourists are frequently over-charged for tours bought from vendors on the street or at the airport.
- ESSENTIAL TRAVEL DAYS
Please remember that on this tour are some long driving days. You can refer to the detailed trip itinerary for more details on estimated travel times. Please note that any times mentioned are approximations only to offer you a thought of the journey lengths and therefore the actual time taken will depend upon factors like public transport timetables and road conditions, or even region circumstances. A mix of private and public transport is used throughout this tour.
Please note that Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the globe, during which period the followers of Islam shouldn’t eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. during Ramadan, there could also be disruptions to schedules and some limitations to services, but generally, our tours still operate effectively during this period and food is out there to non-Muslims throughout the day. It is vital to display increased cultural sensitivity during Ramadan. Please wear loose-fitting clothes, that cover knees, and shoulders, and check out to avoid eating, drinking, or smoking publicly out of respect for those that can’t at that point.
US Dollars that are series 1996 or earlier are not accepted and are very difficult to change in Egypt.
Feluccas are an essential, traditional Nile boat and make for an incredibly unwinding and pleasant approach to go down the river. You sleep on the deck of the boat Please note that mattresses and blankets are provided, but if you favor something between you and therefore the blankets, you’ll need a sleep sheet/sleeping bag liner of your own. The Felucca itself does not have toilets or showers, however, some of them are built to have a simple toilet. Small toilet but enough not to do it behind the bushes, right?!. Feluccas are subject to the unpredictability of weather, and river traffic conditions on the Nile. We will do our best to follow published itineraries, but they need to be considered tentative altogether cases. We reserve the proper to switch or cancel any sailing itinerary as conditions warrant. In case of weather, insufficient wind, danger or difficult river traffic conditions on the Nile or through the Nile locks, we reserve the proper to move passengers between some sites by car, or a motor vehicle, in order to be able to keep up with the itinerary.
Looking to add to your experience? Check out our optional activities! Specially designed for travelers with unique interests, Optional activities are optional add-ons to your Egyptiva tour that make your adventure more you-centric. These optional activities can be booked prior to departure, or upon arrival. please see more details in our optional activities field of this tour.
The main goal of our tour guide is to take the hassle out of your trip and to assist you to have the best holiday possible. He will provide information on the places, and the sites you are traveling through. Offers suggestions for activities to do and things to see. Also, recommends great local eating venues, and introduces you to our local friends. Also, you’ll expect our guides to possess a broad general knowledge of the places visited on the trip, including cultural, historical, religious, and social aspects. Additionally, we work with local guides where we expect more specific knowledge will increase the enjoyment of the places we are visiting.
Max 12 in each group.
7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
Eating is a big part of traveling. Traveling with Egyptiva you witness the vast array of amazing food that’s available out in the world. Generally, meals aren’t included in the trip cost when there’s a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in choosing where what and with whom to eat. It also gives you further budgeting flexibility, though generally, food is inexpensive. While our groups tend to eat together to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other’s company. However, there’s no obligation to do so. Your tour guide will be qualified to suggest favorite restaurants during your trip.
Please note that any times mentioned are approximations only to offer you a thought of the journey lengths and therefore the actual time taken will depend upon factors like public transport timetables and road conditions, or even region circumstances.
On this trip we will use a mixture of the felucca, private van, and overnight train, For more information see the detailed itinerary.
All local flights are included in the expense of your tour unless else noted. To process the flight tickets It’s important that we’ve your passport information at the time of booking the tour. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and can be given to you before the flight departure.
Domestic carriers for internal flights in Egypt are going to be Egypt Air or Nile Air. Flight details will not be available until a couple of days prior to the tour departure. The domestic flight max weight allowance is 20 kg.
Standard and Comfortable Accommodations
We largely recommend that you book an airport transfer If this is your first visit to Cairo. Unfortunately, there are relatively a number of hustles and scams awaiting to greet new arrivals, and they begin at the airport.
We recommend that you exit the airport before finding a cab and negotiate directly with the cab driver. authorized airport cabs cost about 250 to 280 EGP but you should be capable to find a regular cab to take you for between 150 to 200 EGP (approx USD 17-20). The drive journey can take anywhere between 20 minutes and 1 hour depending on the time of day and subsequent traffic conditions. Taxis don’t have meters and you should expect to bargain with the driver and make sure you set a price before you get into the cab and set off. Don’t pay more than the agreed price (unless it’s a small tip for good service).
yet, our representative will be at the airport to meet you holding a sign with your name on it, If you have paid in advance for an arrival transfer. They will meet you inside the airport before immigration as they’re all licensed airport representatives. There could be multiple signs at this hangout point, so please check precisely for your name.
though, please make your way to the hotel via taxi, If you’re unable to make contact for whatever reason. Please check that your driver knows the hotel you’re going to. If in uncertainty CHANGE it to another cab.
While day 1 is an arrival day and no excursions have been planned for that day other than your meeting with our representative or tour guide, so you can arrive at any time. Also, the last day is a departure day during which no activities have been planned.
Our Representative will organize a short meeting soon after arrival, during which you’ll receive information about general and specific aspects of the trip.
We recommend using a backpack for your comfort, or a medium-sized traveling bag if you care. A daypack is so all-important for carrying everyday particulars. Space is limited on transportation, so there’s a limitation to one main piece of luggage per person. You’ll be liable for carrying your own luggage.
It’s important to pack clothes for warm to hot days and cool nights. A set of smart casual clothes is also recommended.
• Long-sleeved shirts or sweater
• Warm gloves
• Warm cap
• Warm layers
• Modest attire that covers knees and shoulders ( Long pants, long skirts, shirts that cover shoulders)
.• Shawl or scarf (for church or mosque visits)
• Flight documents ( needed) (Printouts of tickets could also be needed at the border)
• Insurance documents ( needed) (With photocopies)
• Passport ( needed) (With photocopies)
• Needed visas or vaccination certifications ( needed) (With photocopies)
• Validations and pre-departure information ( needed)
• Binoculars ( voluntary)
• Camera, (spare memory cards and batteries will be a good idea)
• Cash, credit, and debit cards
. • Day pack ( Used for day-to-day excursions or short overnights)
• first- aid kit (should contain ointment with sunscreen, sunscreen, whistle, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, bandaids/ plasters, tape,anti-histamines, antibacterial gel/ wipes, antiseptic cream, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, rehydration powder, water purification tablets or drops, insect repellant, sewing kit, extra prescribed medicines you will be taking)
. • Flashlight/ torch (Headlamps are ideal)
• jacket top/ sweater
• Locks for luggage
• Long pants/ jeans
• Money belt
• Outlet adapter
• Personal entertainment ( Music player, play cards, reading and writing materials, etc.)
• Reusable bottle
• Shirts/ t-shirts
• Small trip towel
• Toiletries ( Preferably biodegradable)
• Watch and alarm clock
• Waterproof backpack cover
• Windproof rain jacket
Health & Safety
• Face masks ( needed)
• Hand sanitizer ( needed)
• Rubber gloves
• Sandals/ flip-flops
• skirts / Shorts ( Longer skirts/shorts are highly recommended)
• Sun hat/ bandana
Note it’s recommended to bring warmer layers for your overnight on the felucca during the downtime months (Nov-Feb). you will wish to bring a bag for these months also.
Laundry services are offered by some of our hotels for a charge. There will be times when you may need to or have to do your own laundry so we advise you to bring non-contaminating/ biodegradable soap.
Numerous nationalities including all Western European and Arab countries, the USA, Australia, and New Zealand are qualified to acquire a one-month single entry visa on arrival at Cairo International airport or at the Egyptian land border. On arrival, if you plan to buy an entry visa you must pay in cash. You’ll have the option of paying with US Dollars (USD), the British Pound (GBP), or Euros (EUR). The visa charge is 25 USD or the equivalent to your currency.
Egyptian pounds and credit cards aren’t accepted as payment methods when acquiring your Egyptian entry visa. Please bring USD, GBP, or EUR in cash to pay for the visa. come across windows ( pronounced “banks”) selling these visas in the area where you line up to retain your passport stamped. You need to get the visa before accessing the passport line. The visa is a sticker that you require to stick into your passport before giving it to the authorities for stamping.
All countries need a valid passport (with a minimum of 6 months validity). Contact your original embassy, or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements, or see your travel agent. It’s your own responsibility to have the correct trip documentation. Visa requirements for your trip will vary depending on where you’re from and where you’re going. We keep the following information up to date as far as possible, but rules do change and occasionally without warning. While we deliver the following information in good faith, it’s vital that you check yourself and understand that you’re completely responsible for your own visa requirements.
Egypt now has the Egypt e-Visa, a new electronic travel authorization system for citizens of eligible countries wishing to travel to Egypt for tourism. An e-Visa for Egypt can be acquired through an online application without the need to visit the embassy. Please have a look at the list of nationalities are eligible for the Egypt e-Visa
France, Germany, Greece, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Ukraine, The Vatican. The e-Visa for Egypt is a single or multiple-entry visa, allowing its holder to visit the country for a maximum duration of 30 days. It’s valid to use for a period of 3 months and eligible for tourists wishing to Egypt for tourism purposes.
Every tourist is different and thus spending money requirements will vary. Some tourists may drink more than others while other tourists wish to purchase more souvenirs than most. Consider your own spending habits when it involves allowing drinks, shopping, and tipping. Please also remember the subsequent specific recommendations when planning your trip.
Tipping may be a way of life within the Middle East. Please note that the majority of locals will usually tip anyone who provides them with services. In many cases, people depend upon the ideas they receive to supplement the low salary and wages of the center East region.
While on the tour, it’s customary and even expected to tip small service providers like local guides, restaurants, and van drivers. Tips are considered an important means of supplementing income for those working within the tourism industry.
A guideline for tipping is about $5-10 USD per day, counting on the standard of the service. you’ll pay in US dollars or the equivalent Egyptian pound, most of the locals prefer Egyptian pounds!
– Memphis and Sakkara excursion
– Islamic and Coptic Cairo Tour
– Egyptian Museum
– Pyramid of Giza & Sphynx
– Karnak and Luxor Temples Tour
-The West Bank of Luxor Tour
– Mummification Museum Tour
– Bazaar Visit in Luxor (Free)
– Tomb of Tutankhamun Visit
– Explore the Souk (Free)
– Philae Temple Tour
– Philae Temple Sound and Light Show Tour
– Temple of Abu Simbel Visit Tour
ATMs are found within main cities in Egypt and can generally accept cards on the Visa and Mastercard networks. it’s an excellent idea to travel with both a Visa and Mastercard if, in the least possible as while there’s no hard and fast rule, some banks seem to only work with one brand of card. Please consider, your bank will charge a fee for overseas withdrawals.
Cash is suggested for times when ATMs aren’t accessible. Euros, US Dollars, and British Pounds are all easy to exchange for the Egyptian pound. Please note that you simply should bring some cash with you for emergency situations but carrying only cash may be a high safety risk. ATM card/s and a few cash is that the ideal mix.
If you’re bringing US Dollars, please confirm that the notes are new and in good shape. mank Notes older than 1996, or with any tears or blemishes might not be accepted. Be fussy together with your bank when buying cash!
Departure tax is typically included in your air tickets. If you depart Egypt via Nuweiba Port, there’s a tax of roughly 9 USD.
- Local Currency: Original Currency The authorized unit of currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (EGP).
- Electricity: Please note that Egypt uses 220V, 50Hz and plugs are two-pronged rounded.
- Language: Arabic (in Egyptian slang) is the official language of Egypt.
- Climate: The winter months are from October to March and are characterized by cold nights and nice days. Summer is from April to September and is characterized by accelerating dry heat and dust. It rains generally only briefly bursts within the period from the start of November until March.
While visiting mosques and other religious monuments you ought to dress modestly, cover your shoulders and you should not wear short shorts or skirts. Outside of capital cities and therefore the more touristic centers, local dress is usually more conservative and as a matter of respect, we ask that both men and ladies are conscious of this and recommend loose-fitting clothes together with your shoulders covered. Ask your tour guide for more specific advice.
DRINKING WATER: it’s advisable to drink bottled water in Egypt.
Please note inoculations could also be required for the country visited. it’s your responsibility to consult your travel doctor for up-to-date medical travel information well before departure.
There are not any specific health requirements for this trip. However, we recommend protection against typhoid, tetanus, hepatitis A, and polio. Though malaria does exist in Egypt, it’s not normally found within the areas where we travel. you ought to consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information before departure. We recommend that you simply carry a primary Aid kit and hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes, also as any personal medical requirements. Please remember that we are in remote areas and far away from medical facilities a few times during this trip, and for legal reasons, our leaders are prohibited from administering any sort of drug including headache tablets, antibiotics, etc.
Like anywhere within the world, major towns have areas safer than others, use sense, be aware of your surroundings and mind your personal stuff.
Many national governments provide a frequently updated advice service on questions of safety involved in international travel. We recommend that you simply check your government’s advice for his or her latest travel information before departure. It’s recommended to use a belt or neck wallet while traveling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travelers’ cheques, cash, and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewelry reception – you will not need it while traveling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is that the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is suggested to keep your luggage secured. When traveling on a group trip, please note that your guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it’s deemed necessary thanks to safety concerns. Your guide will be with you on all included activities. During your tour, you’ll have some extra time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. Please note that any optional activities you undertake aren’t part of your itinerary and that we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the quality of the operators running them. Please use your own logic when selecting an activity in your free time. The cities visited on the road are generally safe during the day. However, there are often risks to wandering throughout any major city in the dark. it’s our recommendation to remain in small groups and to require taxis to and from restaurants, or during nighttime excursions.
Protests and Demonstrations: Protests and demonstrations, even people who are well intended, have the potential to show violence with no warning. Counter protests also can turn violent and security forces may disperse demonstrators and protesters at any time. If you’re in a neighborhood where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo op and leave the place immediately.
Water-based activities have a component of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water-based activities when amid a guide(s). We do our best to make sure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. it’s our policy to not allow our tour guides to form arrangements on your behalf for water-based activities that aren’t amid guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is usually at your own risk.
Illegal drugs won’t be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group in danger. Smoking marijuana and opium may be a part of local culture in some parts of the planet but isn’t acceptable for our travelers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter and especially the local people that make the planet the special place it is. The exploitation of individuals within the sex trade is totally contrary to the present philosophy. Our guide has the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they utilize the services of paid sex workers, in any capacity.
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For this trip and all our trips, the minimum age is 18 years.
Check-in times and baggage allowances/restrictions vary by airline and should change at any time. For the foremost up-to-date information for your flight, please contact your airline. We recommend checking in online before the tour to avoid potential delays at the airport.