Experience adventure in Egypt for less than a day’s worth of your UK mortgage payment!
G.A.P Adventures, the world’s leading small group adventure tour operator, announces a two-fold expansion of its Egyptian small tour programme for 2008-9.
“Thanks to excellent value for money throughout our range no adventure is out of reach and travellers may find out that it is cheaper to travel abroad with G.A.P Adventures than to stay home!” says Bruce Poon Tip, CEO of G.A.P Adventures. “Egypt is a real treasure on our doorstep and the real find is that the cost of one day on tour is less than a day’s worth of the average UK mortgage payment, proving that the Great Pyramid isn’t the only Wonder of Egypt”.
With airline fuel surcharges at an all-time high, G.A.P Adventures’ Egyptian programme is designed for travellers seeking authentic adventure close to European shores. Diversified as well as expanded, G.A.P Adventures’ new Egyptian range caters for all travellers by offering a variety of service levels: ‘Superior’ provides comfort, inclusions and upscale service to help people find their adventure while ‘Basic’ taking care of logistics, accommodation and some major sites offers the freedom to those who want to make their own adventure.
G.A.P Adventures is also pleased to offer travellers the opportunity to save 10% off of all new 2009 Egypt trips booked until November 15, 2008 for travel by May 31, 2009. Please quote the promo code when booking: New Egypt trips 2009.
New Egypt tours include:
The White Desert Adventure
The 13 day White Desert Adventure takes the traveller from chaotic Cairo through the oases of the desert to the rock temples of Abu Simbel. Travellers will follow the Nile back to Cairo, not before experiencing a night of camping in the White desert, the sunrise and sunset in the Sahara and the ruins of Alexander the Great’s temple in the Bahariya Oasis. The tour stops at the Roman sandstone temple of Deir el-Haggar, and also affords a snapshot experience of an Old Kingdom village, the beautifully preserved 6th Dynasty settlement of Ain Asil.
Price: 579 GBP + 300 USD local payment
56 GBP per day – less than a concert ticket
For more information: http://www.gapadventures.com/tour/DPWD
Egypt on a Shoestring
This 12 day trip reveals the highlights of Egypt, but allows the traveller greater independence to tailor their trip to a budget. Accommodation and local transport are taken care of along the journey which includes visiting the Pyramids at Giza, a chance to worship crocodiles at Kom Ombo and a dreamy dine and sleep trip by Felucca sail boat down the Nile. End the adventure with a relaxing stay at the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, where its famous reefs offer some of the best diving experiences in the world.
Price: 339 GBP + 250 USD local payment
38 GBP per day – instead of a night out in London have a day and night in Luxor
For more information: http://www.gapadventures.com/tour/DPES
The Temples of Egypt
‘The Temples of Egypt’ tour is a 14 day excursion exploring the unforgettable ancient sites and temples along the banks of the longest river in the world – the Nile. As well as the famed temples at Luxor, Edfu, and Al-Faiyum, travelers will experience seldom-visited sites that also make up the cultural tapestry of this special journey.
Price: 519 GBP + 300 USD local payment
47 GBP per day – follow the Nile for less than the cost of a tank of gas
For more information: http://www.gapadventures.com/tour/DPTE
Egypt in Style
Find “Egypt in Style’ on a 15 day luxury serviced adventure stretching from Alexandria on the Mediterranean to the beautiful resort of Hurghada on the Red Sea. Included in this tour will be two internal flights to transport travellers to their stunning destinations. Enjoy the temple trails, taking in several of Egypt’s famed ancient sites followed by a languid cruise along the Nile. Top off the whole experience at the beautiful Red sea resort of Hurghada affording an array of marine based activities, or just the perfect relaxing end to the adventure.
Price: 1559 GBP – no local payment
103 GBP per day – less than the average London hotel
For more information: http://www.gapadventures.com/tour/DPIS
*Tour prices listed are before discount, land only and do not include international airfare.
For a full list of new trips, please visit http://www.gapadventures.com/new.
About G.A.P Adventures
G.A.P Adventures is a world leader in the adventure travel industry offering small group adventures on all seven continents and beyond to more than 85,000 travellers from all over the world. The award-winning trips, which focus on culture, nature and active travel, are ideal for those with a sense of adventure – people who want to leave the beaten path and authentically immerse themselves in a local culture or environment to experience the real world in a sustainable manner. Demonstrating its ongoing cultural, social and economic commitment to responsible tourism, G.A.P Adventures established the Planeterra Foundation, as a way the company and its passengers can give back to the communities visited. For more information, please visit www.gapadventures.com and www.planeterra.org.