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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Arrive Cairo airport and transfer to Cairo hotel . Afternoon is yours to relax at your hotel.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

After breakfast set off on your full day tour of Pyramids, Sphinx, Solar boat and Sakkara, guided by an English speaking guide.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

Enjoy breakfast the embark on a full day tour including Alexandria library, Catacomb, Pompay’s Pillar and Montazah gardens once again guided by an English speaking guide.

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 4: Cairo - Nile Cruising

Check out after breakfast and transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor. Arrive Luxor and transfer to the Nile cruise. In the morning visit the west Bank of Luxor: Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Hatshepsut temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch will be onboard then visit Luxor and Karnak Temples. Enjoy dinner and overnight on the Nile Cruise.

Looking across the Nile

Day 5: Nile Cruising

A lovely breakfast on board in the morning and sailing to Esna then passing the lock. Savour the lunch onboard then sail to Edfu. Dine onbard for dinner.

Kom Ombo

Day 6: Nile Cruising

Breakfast on board then visit the temple of Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo and enjoy lunch on board. Visit the temple of Kom Ombo and then sail to Aswan. Again enjoy dinner and overnight on board in Aswan.

Sailing the Nile

Day 7: Nile Cruising

After breakfast visit the High Dam, the unfinished Obelisk and the temple of Philae. After lunch experience a felucca on the Nile. Enjoy dinner and overnight on board in Aswan.

Day 8: Nile Cruising - Cairo

Disembark the boat after breakfast and get ready to experience Abu Simbel. The massive rock-cut temple of Abu Simbel never fails to impress. It's possibly the most awe-inspiring temple of all ancient Egypt, with its gargantuan intricately carved facade, created to revere the mighty pharaonic ruler King Ramses II. Transfer to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel for a well reserved rest!

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 9: Cairo

Time to say goodbye for your onward journey! After breakfast transfer to Cairo airport for your onward flight.

 

 

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Egypt Spotlight
Luxor Temple at night

Luxor

As the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, 4000-year old Luxor has frequently been characterised as the "world's ...

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