Alternative Half-Term Adventure Holidays For Adults-Only
Sunshine And Culture In Egypt And Jordan
For those with a sense of adventure (or for teachers looking to escape the little rascals!), here are some great alternative and adventurous holidays to enjoy from Encounters Travel this October half-term. The perfect mix of sunshine and culture, these small group tours are for adults-only, staying in good quality accommodation with the odd night somewhere really unique to add to the whole ‘experience’. Options include:
EGYPT: An inspirational travel destination for centuries, the alluring charm of a trip to Egypt remains clear today. Home to some of the world’s most iconic monuments and ancient civilisations which date back millennia, any trip to Egypt is certain to create lasting memories.
Nubian Adventure: 10% Off
Encounters Travel (www.encounterstravel.com / 0800 088 6002) has 10 per cent off its eight-night small group adventure tour of Egypt’s pyramids and temples this half-term. Departing 27 October, the price is reduced to £427 per person (saving £48), to include transfers from/to Cairo, eight nights’ accommodation on a mixed board basis staying in four-star hotels, on board a sleeper train and a traditional felucca boat, as well as the services of a fully qualified Egyptologist throughout. The perfect introduction to Egypt, the Nubian Adventure tour starts in Cairo, with a visit to the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx, guests then head off on an overnight sleeper train to Aswan and Luxor in the Nile Valley and enjoy a traditional felucca cruise down the Nile before heading back to Cairo.
JORDAN: Quintessentially Middle Eastern, the desert country of Jordan was previously only accessible to the most intrepid of explorers. Visitors to Jordan today are now able to discover all aspects of the country, including beautiful desert and mountain scenery, lost cities, spectacular ruins and the delights of the Red Sea.
Jordan Encounters: Save 15%
Encounters Travel (www.encounterstravel.com / 0800 088 6002) has 15 per cent off its seven-night small group adventure tour of Jordan’s warm seas, lost cities and spectacular deserts this half-term. Departing 28 October, the price is reduced to £722 per person (saving £128), to include transfers from/to Amman airport, seven nights’ accommodation on a mixed-board basis staying in three and four-star hotels and a night in a traditional Bedouin camp, as well as a local guide throughout. Starting in Amman, highlights of the Jordan Encounters tour include visits to the Red Sea, a jeep safari through the desert exploring Wadi Rum with a night sleeping under the stars in a traditional Bedouin camp, the famous site of Petra, a scenic drive through small villages, Kerak crusader castle, Mt. Nebo with amazing views of Israel, the ancient Roman site of Jerash, floating in the world-famous Dead Sea and finishing with a sunset tour of Amman city.
All international flights exlcuded. Call Encounters Travel (www.encounterstravel.com / 0800 088 6002) for a quote for flights.