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Reviews of Classic Egypt Nile & Cairo

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Classic Egypt Nile & Cairo by KB13, 6 May 2019
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Wonderful holiday with Discover Egypt

My husband & I (late 40’s) did the 10 night break - 3 nights Cairo & 7 nights Nile Cruise with Discover Egypt and wow!! we had a brilliant holiday. They take care of all the arrangements, the Egyptologists are super-knowledgeable and really help you to understand all the history & keep it fun too. We stayed on the Steinenburger Legacy & were very happy with the boat. Good food, with plenty of choices. Excellent service all around. Rooms good ...

My husband & I (late 40’s) did the 10 night break - 3 nights Cairo & 7 nights Nile Cruise with Discover Egypt and wow!! we had a brilliant holiday. They take care of all the arrangements, the Egyptologists are super-knowledgeable and really help you to understand all the history & keep it fun too. We stayed on the Steinenburger Legacy & were very happy with the boat. Good food, with plenty of choices. Excellent service all around. Rooms good with full sliding doors/views. Very clean. Entertainment a bit lacking but you don’t go on this type of river cruise expecting full-on ship cruise entertainment. We were super happy with the whole holiday & experience & met some great, likeminded holiday pals. Would certainly recommend Discover Egypt & wouldn’t hesitate to travel with them again.

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Would certainly recommend Discover Egypt - everything was organised & taken care of - just what you need in Egypt & felt safe at all times. The Egyptologists on our tours were amazingly knowledgeable & added so much to our trip. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

Classic Egypt Nile & Cairo by Slainte Y'all, 4 Mar 2019
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Cairo and Dahabiya Nile Cruise 10 night vacation

After planning and anticipating this trip for over 6 months, we spent 10 days in Egypt in February and our holiday surpassed all our expectations. We were a group of five, with three of the group traveling from the USA and the other two traveling from Ireland. We were met in the airport, helped through the visa controls and then escorted to a welcome van. We were even helped through the check in process at our hotel, the Marriott Mena House...

After planning and anticipating this trip for over 6 months, we spent 10 days in Egypt in February and our holiday surpassed all our expectations. We were a group of five, with three of the group traveling from the USA and the other two traveling from Ireland. We were met in the airport, helped through the visa controls and then escorted to a welcome van. We were even helped through the check in process at our hotel, the Marriott Mena House. The Mena House was lovely and tranquil, with an amazing view of the Giza Pyramids. I want to go back to Egypt just to stay there again. Each morning in Cairo we were met promptly by our driver with the van and our guide. Raham, who was so much more for us than a tour guide - mostly guide, but also group photographer, shopping director and culture interpreter - was fabulous. Our transportation to the Cairo Airport for our flight to Aswan, was also seamless, and we were met at the Aswan Airport without incident. A Dahabiya is a small boat. Ours, the Sonesta Amarit, had a total of five regular cabins and two suites. Our group, along with another couple who had booked with Discover Egypt, had our own guide along for the cruise. Assem, just as our guide in Cairo had been, was excellent. He was very accommodating for our group, and unselfishly shared the history and his love for his country with us. He went out of his way, at every turn, to ensure that we were enjoying our holiday. The crew on the Dayabiya was amazing. They were polite and always eager to do anything that would make our holiday more memorable. The trip was planned for my birthday. When a member or our party told our guide, Assem, he worked with the boat crew to arrange a birthday celebration and a gorgeous cake. I can't recommend Mena House, Sonesta Amarit or Discover Egypt enough. This was truly an amazing vacation.

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We booked with Discover Egypt because they offered the combination package of Cairo and a Nile Cruise on a Dahabiya. Discover Egypt worked tirelessly on the planning and the logistics and making sure that we were able to squeeze in every sight we wanted to see along the way. Our experience with Discover Egypt was, from start to finish, simply amazing. We won’t hesitate to book with them again when we start planning our next vacation.

Classic Egypt Nile & Cairo by DebbieT, 29 Nov 2018
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Perfect tailor made holiday

We organised a tailor made holiday to Egypt with an emphasis on travelling to sites that aided our study of Egyptology. We had amazing guides and drivers who provided us with the flexibility we needed to enjoy the sites in our own timescales. Perfct hotels added to an enjoyable holiday.

We organised a tailor made holiday to Egypt with an emphasis on travelling to sites that aided our study of Egyptology. We had amazing guides and drivers who provided us with the flexibility we needed to enjoy the sites in our own timescales. Perfct hotels added to an enjoyable holiday.

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Discover Egpyt and especially Philip Breckner who worked with us to arrange everything to meet our needs was fantastic. He listened to what we wanted and provided the perfect itinerary for us and a very reasonable cost. Discover Egypt was so good at arranging our tailor made holiday we are doing something similar next year with them.

Classic Egypt Nile & Cairo by Gus, 26 Nov 2018
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10-Day Nile Cruise

We had a great time on our Egypt tour. We never had a problem and everything from meet & greet to hotels, cruises and tours were all looked after and properly arranged. Our Cairo guide, Mrs. Amal (Hope), was very helpful and amazingly knowledgeable. She interacted with the group and was very pleasant and sociable, even after those long, long days. The love for her job and pride for Egypt was evident. Our guide in Luxor, Mohamed Fouad, was equally ...

We had a great time on our Egypt tour. We never had a problem and everything from meet & greet to hotels, cruises and tours were all looked after and properly arranged. Our Cairo guide, Mrs. Amal (Hope), was very helpful and amazingly knowledgeable. She interacted with the group and was very pleasant and sociable, even after those long, long days. The love for her job and pride for Egypt was evident. Our guide in Luxor, Mohamed Fouad, was equally up to the task! Mr. Fouad was always available to resolved issues and went out of his way to accommodate our wishes...even going off the tourist path to experience some amazing Turkish coffee at local coffee houses. His knowledge of the sites are exceptional, his kindness refreshing, his professionalism outstanding. Combining all of the above, from the time we set foot in Cairo, to the time we lifted it in Luxor, we can truly say we have discovered Egypt!

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For booking something last minute on the internet, through a tour operator I knew nothing about, to go to a place I have never been...the process could not have gone eaiser. I used the live chat and Philip answered right away. Philip answered my questions and put me at ease. I then checked a few more sites, but soon realized dicovery egypt was heads over the rest. Once I decided, I had everything booked in 20 minutes. Everything from the flights to the meet & greet was right on plan.

Classic Egypt Nile & Cairo by CP, 23 Nov 2018
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Well organized great value

Excellent advice from Philip and David so itinerary what we asked for. Transfers well organized without stress. Good guide and superb facilities on Ms Tulip for Nile cruise. High standard of hotels in Jordan.

Excellent advice from Philip and David so itinerary what we asked for. Transfers well organized without stress. Good guide and superb facilities on Ms Tulip for Nile cruise. High standard of hotels in Jordan.

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Classic Egypt Nile & Cairo by coatesy89, 23 Nov 2018
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Fantastic tailormade tour from Discover Egypt

We had a fantastic 15 days in Egypt! Every detail or reccommendation that Discover Egypt organised was fantastic, from their hotel suggestions, to the boat they recommended and they even saved us money! The boat, cruise, hotels and transfers were fantastic, clean, organised and discover egypt reps were ever present! Highly impressed.

We had a fantastic 15 days in Egypt! Every detail or reccommendation that Discover Egypt organised was fantastic, from their hotel suggestions, to the boat they recommended and they even saved us money! The boat, cruise, hotels and transfers were fantastic, clean, organised and discover egypt reps were ever present! Highly impressed.

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We were really able to tailor our holiday and from when we arrived in Egypt until when we left there was always discover Egypt staff were always there to make sure we had a great holiday. During the quotation stage they gave great advice and helped us save money and every tweak they suggested were fantastic (such as a different hotel to which I had picked). We travel 6-8 weeks per year, and it was one of the most organised holidays, with seamless transfers that I have ever experienced. I would highly recommend them!