From the halls of Versailles to the mountains of Lebanon, these local travel companies will take you on a wild summer adventure
Summer is in full swing. With that cute swimsuit waiting ever so patiently for you in your online shopping cart, it’s time to put on that sunscreen and set off on your next beachside adventure. To help you on your way, we’ve curated a list of the hottest August excursions to some of the most stunning destinations in the world courtesy of local travel organisers…
PARIS & BARCELONA | 8 Days, 7 Nights
🗓️: August 4th – August 12th
💵: EGP 57,300
This eight-day trip will start you out at the ethereal beauty of Paris’s Sacre-Coeur Basilica, before letting you live out your childhood dreams at Disneyland Paris. Then, swig yourself a glass of sangrias in the bustling streets of sweet Barcelona, and make a quick stop at Bruges to gorge on Belgian chocolates.
ROME, FLORENCE, VENICE, ZURICH & PARIS | 13 Days, 12 Nights
🗓️: August 19th – September 1st
💵: EGP 73,800
Ever dream of roaming Italy with a Vespa before having a sweet moonlit dinner with your amore like Tanya in The White Lotus? Or getting lost in the beauty of Versailles and tasting the heavenly goodies of the world’s most famous French patisserie, Cedric Grolet? Or perhaps you would rather soar over the mountains of Zurich? This trip will make all of these midnight dreams of yours come true.
CENTRAL EUROPE | 10 Days, 9 Nights
🗓️: August 11th – August 21th
💵: EGP 59,000
This trip will bring you through the magical architecture of Central Europe’s cities. Over ten days you will be able to share a drink with your buddies in Munich, wander through the halls of Vienna’s Romanesque St. Hippolyte’s Church and Prague Castle, and go on a cruise in Salzburg, the city of Mozart.
PARIS, AMSTERDAM, BRUSSELS & BRUGES | 8 Days, 7 Nights
🗓️: August 23rd – August 31st
💵: EGP 53,500
This trip will start you off with a city tour of Amsterdam, where you can sail along its marvellous canals and taste the stars in a flute glass all Hazel Grace & Augustus Waters style. Come morning you will indulge in hot poutine in Brussels, and before you know it you will be at the back of The Louvre to admire some fine art.
LEBANON | 6 Days, 5 Nights
🗓️: August 11th – August 16th
💵: EGP 23,200
Stamps’ all-encompassing trip will take you on the road through Lebanon’s natural and cultural wonders with your besties. Get ready to have one too many mano’ushes and feast your eyes upon the verdant views of the country.
CYPRUS | 7 Days, 6 Nights
🗓️: August 1st – August 8th
💵: EGP 27,800
Legend has it that the birthplace of the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, is in Cyprus – right along the coast between Paphos and Limassol. With its fascinating ancient history, charming old towns, Blue Flag beaches and vibrant nightlife scenes, the island is a sanctuary for all those seeking Mediterranean serenity.
KENYA ROAD TRIP | 7 Days, 6 Nights
🗓️: August 25th – August 31st
💵: EGP 36,500
To all the adrenaline junkies out there, you better warm up those legs and live out your Africano’s Sakka dreams as you explore the land of the Masai tribes, just in time for the wildebeest migration.
LONDON | 6 Days, 5 Nights
🗓️: August 11th – August 17th
💵: EGP 56,600
Let’s get something straight here, we all love a London boy who’d take us walking through Camden Market in the afternoon and then dancing in a nightclub in Brixton. This London trip may be just the thing to pull on those invisible strings tying you to that mystery lover (if he isn’t too busy watching rugby with the lads that is).
GEORGIA ROAD TRIP | 10 Days, 9 Nights
🗓️: August 25th – September 3th
💵: EGP 25,300
From gorgeous botanical gardens to historical buildings housing untold stories, this trip will immerse you in a sweet blend of cultures with a side of mouthwatering traditional dishes.
MOROCCO ROAD TRIP | 8 Days, 7 Nights
Organisers: Dune Raider
🗓️: August 25th – September 1st
💵: EGP 28,600
Spellbound by Marrakech, the late Yves Saint Laurent said, “The city opened my eyes to colour.” This curated road trip by Dune Raider has made its mission to make you fall even deeper in love with the country.
BALI YOGA RETREAT | 10 Days, 9 Nights
Organisers: Wellness & Yoga Tour
🗓️: August 15th – August 25th
💵: EGP 68,700
This is your cue to pull out a swift move of “I’m sorry the old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now” and find your zen on this holistic yoga retreat amidst the natural sights of Bali.