5 nights and 6 days: Fishing safari only starts on a Sunday and ends on a Friday
(1) Make your own arrangements to reach Aswan to join this safari. You will be met at the airport, your hotel or Nile cruise ship and then transferred to and from the safari start point on the lake.
7 nights and 8 days: with hotel package starts on Saturday and ends on a Saturday
(2) Come on a 7 nights & 8 day package which include all your arrangements (not flights) from your arrival in Egypt until you board your homebound flight.
Saturday: Book a flight to Cairo and if possible a connecting flight on to Aswan the same day you arrive. On arrival in Aswan an African Angler tour coordinator will meet you and transfer you to the Basma hotel for bed & breakfast.
If there is no onward connecting flight you can spend the first night at the Novotel Cairo airport and then connect with an early morning flight to Aswan the next day. You will be met at Cairo airport by an American Express representative who will transfer you to and from the Novotel and Cairo airport.
Sunday: Start Safari. If you are flying into Aswan from Cairo arrange for an early flight arriving in Aswan no later than 8.30 or 9.30am to avoid missing valuable fishing time.
You will be collected from Aswan airport or the Basma Hotel and transfered to the safari start point where you will be welcomed by your guide. Lunch & dinner are served on safari.
On Safari: Six days are spent fishing; you can use your fishing boat for up to 7/8 hours per day, combined with shore fishing close to the camp, at night you can ledger for catfish, which means you can fish for 24 hours…. if you have the energy? All meals and hot beverages are included on Safari.
Friday: The safari ends at 4pm and you will be transferred you back to Aswan for overnight at the Basma hotel. Breakfast and lunch are served on safari.
Saturday: Transfer to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo to connect with your international flight from Cairo homebound.
The cost of your safari will depend on the number of people who book on the same date. Each safari has a lead in price for only one boat booked then, when a second boat is booked and deposits paid, everyone pays less including you.
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