On the east bank of the Nile, Aswan is one of the driest inhabited places in the world – there was no rain between 1995 and 2001, and the most recent rain was a thunderstorm in May 2006.
Save up to £250 and/or receive a free excursion. Based on Jun 5, 2013 departures, offer based on Feb 2, 20, Apr 10 and 20, 2013 departures.
This Highly Commended outstanding-value tour unravels the legacies of ancient Egypt and the 5,000-year-old culture of the pharoahs.
Packed with great destinations and unmissable sights. So that you get to see as much as possible, on these well-paced tours you'll travel further and may stay in a few more hotels. There could be a greater degree of walking too, sometimes over difficult terrain.
Depart the UK in the afternoon for your flight to Egypt.
Begin this fascinating tour in the lively capital of Cairo spending three nights at the Pyramisa Hotel (4Q).