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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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Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4410

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival we will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel for the evening.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo - Aswan

This morning visit the three great pyramids and Sphinx at the Giza Plateau. Explore this area on foot and then on camel back! In front of the pyramids sits the immense Sphinx. Located just a stone's throw from Giza, we visit the tomb-strewn Saqqara. Later you will be transferred for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival into Aswan you will be transferred to your hotel.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 3: Aswan - Dahabeya cruise

Today you will be transferred to your Dahabeya - MS Amoura or similar. Sightseeing aboard the Dahabeya will be done with your fellow Dahabeya passengers at the captains itinerary. Cruise itineraries may be changed without prior notice due to navigational circumstances may be in sequences but not in visits. Today you will have a guided tour of the High Damn and Philae Temple.

Day 4: Dahabeya cruise

Today you will visit with your fellow passengers Kom Ombo - a masterpiece of Greco – Roman art in Egypt. This twin temple is dedicated to two distinct divinities, the falcon God and Sobek the crocodile God. Each of the two gods has their own entrance, court, chambers colonnade and sanctuary in this unusual double temple with its perfect symmetry.

Day 5: Dahabeya cruise

Today you will visit with your fellow passengers the legendary Temple of Horus, which is the largest and most completely preserved pharaonic, albeit Greek-built, temple in Egypt and one of the last monumental temples built on a large scale.

Day 6: Dahabeya cruise - Luxor

Today you will visit with your fellow passengers through the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon and Karnak Temple. Later we will transfer you to your hotel for the evening.

Valley of the Kings

Day 7: Luxor

Today is free for you to explore independantly or simply relax. This evening you will get to visit Luxor Temple beautifully illuminated at night!

Entrance to a tomb

Day 8: Luxor - Cairo

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival into Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 9: Cairo

Today you will have a guided tour of the Egypitan Museum where you can see the treasures of King Tutankhamen. The museum is home to the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities in the world.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 10: Cairo

Today is a free day for you to explore independantly or simply relax.

Sunset at Siwa oasis

Day 11: Cairo

Your final day in Egypt with your departure airport transfer.