Egypt in Depth

On your 14 Egypt in Depth tour, discover the ancient wonders of Egypt on this roundtrip tour from Cairo. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and Temples of Abu Simbel. Follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions as you cruise leisurely up the Nile and discover ancient wonders and timeless villages along its banks. Everything in Egypt seems to be on an impossibly grand scale – history spanning thousands of years, majestic temples, gigantic monuments and vast deserts. Flowing through the centre is its eternal lifeblood, the mighty Nile. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and stand in awe before the staggering façade of the Temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari at Abu Simbel. Learn about more recent history at the World War II memorials in El Alamein and relax on the shores of the sparkling Red Sea.

Planning your holiday is easy, or speak to our friendly Consultants.

Day 1: Giza (Cairo)

Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a three night Special Stay at your iconic hotel with views of the Great Pyramids from your balcony. Please book flights to arrive into Cairo by 2pm.

Day 2: Giza

Be amazed by the magnitude of the Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500BC. Marvel at the 20 metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and entertaining show at the Pyramids.

Day 3: Giza

Freechoice: Visit the site of one of World War II’s defining battles, El Alamein or visit the ancient sites of Saqqara and Memphis.

Tonight enjoy a barbeque dinner at 139 Terrace.

Day 4: Giza – Aswan

Fly early to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments, the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam.

Fly to Aswan where you will be ensconced in luxury during your two night Special Stay and admire the views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony.

Day 5: Aswan

Freechoice: Visit a Nubian village or the beautiful but often-overlooked Kalabsha Temple on the shores of Lake Nasser. Alternatively, take a motorboat ride to the upper reaches of the Nile and explore the Nubian museum.

Discover the history of the hotel as you enjoy pre dinner drinks at The Terrace, followed by an elegant dinner at restaurant 1902.

Day 6: Aswan – Nile Cruise

Embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Discover the granite quarries of ancient Egypt, learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Later, enjoy traditional felucca cruise on the Nile.

Toast the start of your Nile cruise and enjoy a display of Nubian dancing.

Day 7: Nile Cruise

Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise north. Explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank. A fun night awaits on board with a colourful Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing.

Day 8: Nile Cruise

Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and admire the colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut and the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. At the vast temple complex of Karnak marvel at the enormous pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner.

Day 9: Luxor

Disembark and join a walking tour through the local produce markets. Later, relax in the beautiful gardens of your overnight Special Stay in luxury rooms overlooking the gardens. Late this afternoon discover the fascinating antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by the treasures of Luxor Temple.

Balloon Flight – Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight. Additional cost, please book on tour.

Relax in the gardens of the hotel and enjoy a barbeque dinner Egyptian style.

Day 10: Luxor – Red Sea

Travel to the temple complex of Dendera and marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple. Drive through the desert moonscape to reach your luxurious resort, the Kempinski Soma Bay, set on the shores of the Red Sea.

Day 11: Red Sea

Relax and enjoy a day at leisure on the sparkling shores of the Red Sea. Your resort features a daily activity program or you can just relax pool or beachside.

Raise your glass as you watch the play of colours across the dramatic desert and sea landscapes.

Day 12: Red Sea – Cairo

This morning is at your leisure before flying to Cairo for your two night stay.

Day 13: Cairo

Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo and Khan el Khalili Bazaar or explore Old Cairo and the Hanging Temple of Babylon. Alternatively, visit the old Egyptian Museum and a selection of Royal Mummies.

Tonight join your Tour Director for a farewell to Egypt dinner.

Day 14: Cairo

Say farewell as you transfer to Cairo airport.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
January: 12, 19, 26$10,295.00Price on Application
February: 02, 16$10,295.00Price on Application
March: 22$10,295.00Price on Application
March: 29$10,695.00Price on Application
April: 05, 12, 19, 26$10,695.00Price on Application
May: 10, 17$9,695.00Price on Application
August: 23$9,695.00Price on Application
September: 13, 20$9,695.00Price on Application
September: 27$10,695.00Price on Application
October: 04, 11$10,695.00Price on Application
November: 01$10,695.00Price on Application
Cruise Upgrades
Luxury Cabin - Promenade Deck: From $300.00Price on Application
Presidential Suite: From $900.00Price on Application
Royal Suite: From $1,200.00Price on Application
Inclusions 
Meals: 13 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
Transport:Airport transfers & Travel by luxury coach & Cruise
Flights: Flight Ticket: Giza - Abu Simbel - Aswan / Red Sea - Cairo
Accommodation:10 nights accommodation & 3 nights cruise
Guide:Services of a Travel Director, certified Egyptologist & knowledgeable local guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Treasures of Egypt

Ancient Treasures of Egypt! The explorer in you will rejoice over what is arguably the biggest concentration of ancient wonders in the world. Pyramids, tombs and temples – Egypt’s glorious past is yours to discover. At Giza Plateau gaze upon the marvels of the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx, then in Luxor stand amongst ancient temples, tombs and monuments. Travel in the footsteps of the pharaohs on a luxury cruise along the Nile, Egypt’s lifeblood, and discover monumental temples before relaxing in iconic luxury at Aswan. Stand in awe before the extraordinary temples of Abu Simbel, relics of ancient times and a legacy to modern engineering feats, and uncover the treasures of the Egyptian Museum in bustling Cairo.

Planning your holiday is easy, or speak to our friendly Consultants.

Day 1: Arrive Giza (Cairo)

Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a two night special stay. You’ll be able to soak up the magnificent view of the Great Pyramids right from your balcony. Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the magnificent Pyramids.

Day 2: Giza

Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500BC before marvelling at the 20 metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and entertaining show at the Pyramids.

Day 3: Giza – Luxor

Fly to Luxor and relax in the beautiful gardens of your hotel, your Special Stay for tonight. Discover the antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by a walk through the colourful local markets.

Day 4 – Luxor – Nile Cruise

Optional Balloon Flight – Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight for a fascinating bird’s-eye view of the ancient sites. Additional cost, please book on tour.

Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and be astounded by the well-preserved, colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut, then admire the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. Return to Luxor and embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Late afternoon tour the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak, and be awed by the enormity of the pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall.

Raise your glass and toast the start of your Nile cruise with drinks and canapés.

Day 5: Nile Cruise

Today travel to Dendera. Marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple before returning to Luxor and visiting the impressive Luxor temple. This evening’s entertainment will delight with the colours of the whirling dervishes and the mesmerising moves of a Nubian dancing performance.

Day 6: Nile Cruise

Follow the course of the ancient Pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise south where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the river against the backdrop of the desert. This afternoon explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank and dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. A fun night awaits on board with a lively and colourful Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing.

Day 7: Nile Cruise

Cruise south to reach charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then visit the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. A leisurely afternoon awaits as you savour your last moments on board and take a felucca cruise on the Nile. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner.

Day 8: Nile Cruise – Aswan

Freechoice: Visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant Nubian Museum.

Be ensconced in luxury during your Special Stay, admire the sweeping views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony.

Enrich: Discover the history and famous faces of the hotel before picturing yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you enjoy pre dinner drinks at The Terrace, followed by an elegant dinner at restaurant 1902.
Day 9: Aswan – Cairo

Fly to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments, the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Later, fly to bustling Cairo for your two night stay.

Day 10: Cairo

Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb and a selection of Royal Mummies.

Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo or explore Old Cairo. Alternatively, visit the ancient site of Saqqara.

This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner.

Day 11: Depart Cairo

Say farewell as you transfer to Cairo airport.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
January: 10, 17$9,095.00Price on Application
February: 14$9,095.00Price on Application
March: 27$9,095.00Price on Application
April: 03, 24$9,095.00Price on Application
May: 22$8,595.00Price on Application
August: 21$8,895.00Price on Application
September: 11, 18$9,095.00Price on Application
October: 02, 16$9,395.00Price on Application
November: 06$9,395.00Price on Application
Cruise Upgrades
Luxury Cabin - Promenade Deck:From $300.00Price on Application
Presidential Suite: From $900.00Price on Application
Royal Suite:From $1,200.00Price on Application

Inclusions 
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
Transport:Airport transfers & Travel by luxury coach & Cruise
Flights: Flight Ticket: Giza - Luxor / Aswan - Cairo
Accommodation:6 nights accommodation & 4 nights cruise
Guide:Services of a Travel Director, certified Egyptologist & knowledgeable local guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Splendours of Egypt

Egypt’s vast wealth of antiquities take centre stage here on this 12 Day Splendours of Egypt tour. Marvel at Karnak, the Pyramids and Sphinx, Tutankhamun’s treasure, and the ubiquitous hieroglyphics.

Planning your holiday is easy, or speak to our friendly Consultants.

Day 1: Arrive in Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, a timeless land of the Pharaohs and Pyramids. On arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest up before your journey begins tomorrow.

Day 2: Fly to Luxor, Cruise the Nile

This morning, fly to Luxor and visit the huge temple complexes of Luxor and Karnak. Located on the east bank of the Nile, Luxor Temple was built by the New Kingdom Pharaohs Amenhotep III and Ramesses II. It is known as ipet resyt “the southern sanctuary. Walk through the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes to stand among the columns of the Hypostyle Hall before transferring to your cruise ship. One of the most luxurious vessels on the Nile, it will be your home for the next six nights. After lunch on board, visit the Luxor Museum to see many ancient artefacts from Luxor Temple and two royal mummies. In the evening, get to know your Travel Director, a professionally trained Egyptologist, as well as fellow guests over a Welcome Drink at the hotel.

Hotel: MS Medea (or similar), 7 nights

Day 3: Exploring Dendera and Edfu

Later, visit Luxor Temple. Located on the east bank of the Nile, it was built by the New Kingdom Pharaohs Amenhotep III and Ramesses II. It is known as ipet resyt “the southern sanctuary.

Day 4: Edfu to Aswan

You will start the day with breakfast as you cruise along the Nile to Kom Ombo and continue on to the city of Aswan. Famous for its archaeological sites such as the Philae Temple Complex and the Temple of Isis, Aswan is a vibrant destination that portray an agreeable mix of ancient and contemporary Egypt. In the evening, enjoy a fun-filled Egyptian dinner and galabeya party.

Day 5: Aswan’s High Dam & Temple of Isis

Today’s sightseeing includes a visit to Aswan’s High Dam and Granite Quarries to see the enormous Unfinished Obelisk. Travel by motorboat to the Temple of Isis, rising from the waters of the Nile on the Island of Philae. The rest of the day is free to relax and enjoy the facilities on your cruise ship. Ask your Travel Director for recommendations on things to do onboard or perhaps ask for more insights into Egypt’s fascinating history.

Day 6: Feluccas and High Tea

Throughout your journey you’ll have seen many feluccas sailing along the Nile. Now it’s your time to explore one for yourself. On this traditional vessel, you’ll meet a local sailor who will teach you about the art of sailing this ancient craft. As the sun starts to fade, enjoy colonial-style high tea at the historic Old Cataract Hotel, just like Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie once did before you. The hotel is rumoured to be where Christie wrote her bestselling novel, “Death on the Nile”.

Day 7: Free time and on to Kom Ombo

With the morning free, perhaps join the optional experience of travelling to the temples of Abu Simbel by air? These temples overlook Lake Nasser and are made up of the Great Temple of Ramsses II and the Temple of Hathor. Located in a village in Nubia, they are found in Upper Egypt. Later, sail to Kom Ombo to visit the only double temple of Egypt, dedicated to two gods: the crocodile-headed Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus the Elder.

Day 8: Cruising the Nile to Luxor

Your cruise continues along the bustling waters of the Nile. Enjoy your facilities on board and have your cameras at the ready for the sites as you leisurely make your way to Luxor. In the evening, on arrival in Luxor there will be free time. Ask your Travel Director for tips on where to explore.

Day 9: Explore Luxor and fly to Cairo

This morning, disembark from your cruise and travel by coach to the west bank of the Nile. See the Colossi of Memnon and visit both the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings, where many Pharaohs, including Hatshepsut, Amenhotep I and Tutankhamun were buried. Experience the renowned local hospitality of Egyptians during a visit to the village of Geziret Bahirat. Connect with the community and share bread with the Bahirat family whilst they regale guests with their fascinating stories of daily life. Later, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo.

Hotel: Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino, 3 nights

Day 10: Cairo and the Pyramids of Giza

Today you’ll head to Memphis, the famous capital of the ancient world. See the colossal statue of Ramses II and the Great Alabaster Sphinx. Continue to Sakkara, to see the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the oldest pyramid in the world, dating back to 2,700 BC. In the afternoon, it’s on to Giza with your Egyptologist to explore the magnificent pyramids, where you’ll come face-to-face with the enigmatic Sphinx. During your visit, venture inside one of these ancient wonders to see the chambers where the pharaohs were sent to meet their Gods in the afterlife. Later, drive to the pyramids to witness the magical Sound & Light Show – an unforgettable introduction to the world of Ancient Egypt.

Day 11: Cairo Sightseeing

This morning, ascend to the Citadel, for breathtaking views over the city. While here visit the Alabaster Mosque, otherwise known as the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, regarded as the founder of modern Egypt. Continue to Tahrir Square, the focal point of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, and the Egyptian Museum. Among the many exhibits found here, are the fabulous artefacts recovered from the tomb of King Tutankhamun.

Day 12: Depart Cairo

It’s time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers as your journey comes to an end. A transfer will take you to Cairo International airport for your onward flights.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
April: 22$5,050.00Price on Application
April: 29$5,025.00Price on Application
May: 06, 13, 20, 27$5,025.00Price on Application
June: 03, 10, 17, 24$5,025.00Price on Application
July: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29$5,025.00Price on Application
August: 05, 12, 19$5,025.00Price on Application
August: 26$5,095.00Price on Application
September: 02, 09, 16, 23$5,125.00Price on Application
September: 30$5,195.00Price on Application
October: 07, 14, 21, 28$5,195.00Price on Application
November: 04, 11, 18, 25$5,150.00Price on Application
December: 02, 09$5,150.00Price on Application
December: 16$5,275.00Price on Application
December: 23$5,750.00Price on Application
December: 30$5,450.00Price on Application
2021 Dates & Prices
January: 06, 13, 20, 27$5,150.00Price on Application
February: 03, 10, 17, 24$5,150.00Price on Application
March: 03, 10. 17$5,150.00Price on Application
March: 24$5,275.00Price on Application
March: 31$5,325.00Price on Application
April: 07$5,195.00Price on Application
April: 14, 21$5,150.00Price on Application
Inclusions: 
Meals: 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
Transport:Airport transfers & Travel by luxury coach & Cruise
Flights: Flight Ticket: Cairo - Luxor- Cairo
Accommodation:4 nights accommodation & 7 night Nile Cruise
Guide:Services of a Travel Director & certified Egyptologist
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Nile in Style

Ancient Egypt comes to life on this perfect introduction to the world’s oldest travel destination. Explore the highlights of exotic Cairo in the company of an expert Egyptologist immersing yourself in history both ancient and modern. Discover the dazzling temples and ancient tombs along the river on a luxury cruise between Luxor and the southern city of Aswan aboard the newly refurbished Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, one of the finest small ships on the river.

Planning your holiday is easy, or speak to our friendly Consultants.

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Receive a warm A&K welcome on your arrival into the Egyptian capital and transfer privately to your luxury hotel on the banks of the River Nile. Spend time orientating yourself with a leisurely walk around the tree-lined streets of the Garden City neighbourhood, admiring celebrated local artworks in the lobby or simply meandering along the waterfront Corniche.

Hotel: Four Seasons Cairo at Nile Plaza, 3 nights

Day 2: Cairo

Wander through 7,000 years of history accompanied by your private Egyptologist at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and uncover the treasures of Tutankhamun and the Mummy Room. Designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, the Egyptian Museum is home to more than 120,000 ancient artifacts including the funerary mask of Tutankhamun made from 11kg of solid gold, discovered by Howard Carter in 1925. Cairo has so much more to offer: ancient monuments, glittering mosques, imposing citadels, a labyrinthine bazaar and old Coptic churches. This afternoon, choose a walking tour of Islamic Cairo and an adventure in the Khan El Khalili bazaar; or a visit to old Cairo including the Coptic Museum.

Day 3: Cairo

Journey south of Cairo to the necropolis of Saqqara and the impressive Imhotep Museum located at the foot of the complex. In addition to the famous Step Pyramid of Djoser, (also known as Saqqara Pyramid), and the step tomb built during the reign of the Third Dynasty, Saqqara is home to different monuments and burial sites. There were 16 royal pyramids here and some still remain. The Imhotep Museum houses relics from the Saqqara area including a Ptolemaic mummy discovered during the excavation of the Pharaoh Teti’s pyramid complex and a large double statue that was found near the causeway of the Unas complex. The statue depicts the 19th Dynasty High Priest of Mut, Amenemopet, and his wife. Continue to the 4,500-year old Pyramids of Giza, built for Pharaohs Cheops, the oldest and largest, Chephren and Mycerinus, the smallest.

The Great Pyramid of Giza (Pyramid of Cheops) is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence and you’ll have privileged access into the tomb. Just to the east lies the legendary Great Sphinx rising from the Giza plateau. Having inspired the imaginations of emperors, poets, artists, scholars and travellers for centuries, it remains a truly enigmatic feature of Cairo. Continue to the Solar Boat Museum to view the re-assembled funerary boat of King Cheops, one of the most important archaeological finds in Egypt since the Tomb of Tutankhamun.

Day 4: Cairo – Luxor

Set off on your morning flight south to Luxor where you are met and transferred to the private riverside dock to board Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, your luxurious home afloat the River Nile.

Upon arrival, you have an opportunity to visit the strikingly, graceful Temple of Luxor. After lunch on board, join your Egyptologist on a tour of the West Bank of Luxor to explore the Valley of the Kings, most famous for the tomb of Tutankhamun, with its legendary treasures, discovered by Howard Carter in 1922.2 There are 63 tombs here, with different ones open each day. You also have the chance to visit at least one tomb in the Valley of the Queens and visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. On your way back to the river pass by the famed Colossi of Memnon, the two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep II. This evening on board enjoy drinks, dinner and a cultural performance.

Cruise: Sanctuary Sun Boat IV or Sanctuary Nile Adventurer, 4 nights

Day 5: Luxor – Edfu

After breakfast on board, begin your day with a visit to the Temple of Karnak, the world’s largest religious site. Spread over 200 acres, this complex of ruined temples, pylons, sacred lakes and chapels is breath-taking and an insight to the extraordinary achievements of the pharaohs. Lunch is served in the lounge whilst you sail to Esna.

After lunch, explore the Greco-Roman Temple of Khnum at Esna. The beautifully-preserved Great Hypostle Hall was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Claudius; it was excavated from the silt that had accumulated through centuries of annual Nile floods and is about nine meters lower than present-day street level.

Back on board enjoy afternoon tea and later dinner as the ship cruises to Edfu.

Day 6: Edfu – Aswan

Following breakfast, explore the extraordinary Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved shrines in Egypt. To reach the temple, board a horse drawn-carriage through town.

Back on board, lunch is served as you cruise to Kom Ombo. Venture ashore to the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek. The temple stands at a bend in the Nile where, in ancient times, sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the riverbank. Later, afternoon tea is served in the lounge and you have the chance to take part in an Egyptian cooking lesson as you sail to Aswan, a bustling market town in the south. Tonight, an Egyptian themed event is planned on board with traditional entertainment and local cuisine.

Day 7: Aswan

A breakfast buffet is served on board and the morning is at leisure.

After lunch, board a motorboat for the short ride to the Island of Agilika where you visit the majestic Philae Temple, a beautiful shrine dedicated to the goddess Isis, which was rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam in the 1960s and rebuilt stone by stone on higher ground. Next stop is the Granite Quarries, which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in their pyramids and temples, here you will also see the Unfinished Obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries.

You will also have a chance later today for a short cruise on a felucca (a typical Egyptian sail boat) around Elephantine Island, Lord Kitchener’s Botanical Gardens and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. Tonight, there will be a farewell dinner.

Day 8: Aswan – Abu Simbel – Cairo

Disembark this morning and before returning to Cairo, a short flight takes you to one of Egypt’s most awe-inspiring sights – the colossal temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari at Abu Simbel. Built by Ramses the Great on the edge of his empire to impress his might and power upon all those entering Egypt through the southern border, these massive temples were moved stone by stone in 1964 to higher ground to escape the rising waters of Lake Nasser. Following your visit fly back to Cairo where you are met and transferred to the hotel with the rest of the day at leisure.

Hotel: Four Seasons at Nile Plaza

Day 9: Depart Cairo

Bid farewell to Egypt and transfer to the airport for your onward journey. 

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Cairo: From $7,440.00Price on Application
Inclusions: 
Meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 4 dinners
Transport:Airport transfers & Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle
Flights: Flight Ticket: Cairo - Aswan / Luxor - Cairo
Accommodation:4 nights accommodation & 4 night Nile Cruise
Guide:Services of an A&K Egyptologist
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Treasures of Egypt & The Nile

Peel back millennia as you traverse the Nile, the longest river in the world, aboard the MS Royal Lily on this 8 Day Treasures of Egypt & The Nile journey. Visit the ancient temples of Abu Simbel, Luxor, Karnak and more on this Egypt tour and river cruise.

Planning your holiday is easy, or speak to our friendly Consultants.

Today marks the beginning of your Treasures of Egypt and The Nile adventure as you arrive in Cairo. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception and meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

Hotel: Marriott Cairo Hotel, 3 nights

This morning, we’ll visit Giza where we’ll see the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. With the head of a human and body of a lion, the mythical Sphinx is the most recognisable statue associated with ancient Egypt. Later, we’ll walk through the emerald green gardens of Al Azhar Park before enjoying lunch overlooking the views of Cairo. This afternoon, the choice is yours, with a range of select experiences on offer. Perhaps take in a tour of Coptic Cairo, including the Church of St. Sergius – believed to be built upon a shelter the Holy Family used during their time in Egypt. Or, choose to dine like a local at a traditional restaurant, from falafel, to Mahshi (vegetables stuffed with rice), and shawarma.

Day 3: Cairo

This morning is yours to continue your discovery of Cairo. Perhaps explore the Old Kingdom with a tour through Memphis and Sakkara. Later, set off on a Cairo city tour which includes admission to the Egyptian Museum. Home to the world’s most extensive collection of pharaonic artefacts, with more than 160,000 pieces on display, come face-to-face with genuine Tutankhamen treasures and antiquities. Later, take a stroll through the colourful Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, where you may stumble upon memorable keepsakes.

Take an included flight from Cairo to Luxor and embark the MS Royal Lily. Enhancing the sights of your Nile River cruise, you will enjoy an intimate experience with great service. After settling in and enjoying lunch, this afternoon you will discover Karnak Temple, the largest religious building ever constructed. You’ll also explore the impressive Luxor Temple. Constructed in approximately 1400 BC and once the capital of Egypt, Luxor Temple was dedicated to the veneration of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu and held Egypt’s most important religious festival – the annual Opet Festival. Tonight, indulge in a Captain’s Welcome Reception on board.

Cruise: MS Royal Lily – Deluxe Cabins, 4 nights

Today, visit the monumental Colossi of Memnon statues before taking in the West Bank of the Nile, the world’s largest open-air museum. Here, you’ll journey to the Valley of the Kings and Queens, and the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Also known as the “Gateway to the Afterlife”, the Valley of the Kings and Queens was once a royal burial ground for pharaohs, queens, priests, and chosen elects. Relax in comfort, with afternoon tea, as you sail to Edfu via Esna.

On the banks of the Nile this morning, be escorted to the Temple of Edfu by stepping aboard a horse-drawn carriage, a distinctly unique mode of transport. A sandstone temple dedicated to the falcon god Horus, this temple is fabled to be the site of historic festivals and celebrations. You’ll then cruise onwards to Kom Ombo, where you’ll enjoy lunch on board. Afterwards, visit the Kom Ombo Temple, an unusual double temple dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god and Horus, the falcon god. Back on board, enjoy afternoon tea en route to Aswan. Tonight, you’ll attend a Galabeya party. Popular in the Egyptian culture, you’ll enjoy authentic music and food while perhaps wearing traditional pharaonic attire

 

Today in Aswan, bid farewell to the MS Royal Lily before taking in the High Dam, Philae Temple and the unfinished Obelisk. Later, board your included flight back to Cairo for your onward flight home.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
September: 25$4,495.00$5,345.00
October: 09, 16, 23, 30$4,495.00$5,345.00
November: 06. 20. 27$4,495.00$5,345.00
2021 Dates & Prices
January: 22, 29$4,495.00$5,345.00
February: 05, 12, 19$4,495.00$5,345.00
March: 05, 12$4,495.00$5,345.00
Cruise Upgrades
Royal Suite: $780.00$1,575.00

Inclusions: 
Meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
Transport:Airport transfers & Travel by luxury coach & Cruise
Flights: Flight Ticket: Cairo - Luxor / Aswan / Cairo
Accommodation:3 nights accommodation & 4 night Nile Cruise
Guide:Services of a Tour Director and local guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
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Wonders of Ancient Egypt

Marvel at The Great Pyramids of Giza or capture the buzz of Cairo on this Cruise, Rail and Combos trip. Marvel at The Great Pyramids of Giza or capture the buzz of Cairo on this Cruise, Rail and Combos trip. The enduring buzz of Cairo’s bustling city streets and imposing Great Pyramids of Giza launch your discovery of ancient Egypt. Cruise down the Nile to Kom-Ombo, past Luxor, and explore the Valley of the Kings.

Planning your holiday is easy, or speak to our friendly Consultants.

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Delve into the antiquities of Egypt on this epic journey which begins in Cairo. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for a day at leisure.

Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids, 2 nights
Day 2: Cairo – Pyramids Excursion

Immerse yourself in a history that spans millennia during a full-day excursion to the old kingdom of Egypt. See the Colossus of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx at Memphis. Visit the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, then marvel at the Great Pyramid of Giza and the mighty Sphinx. This evening, watch as the walls of these feats of man are lit up in a dazzling Sound and Light Show.

Day 3: Cairo – Nile Cruise: Luxor

We fly to Luxor this morning and embark on a guided tour of the Karnak Temple Complex, before boarding our cruise in time for lunch. Later this afternoon, marvel at Luxor’s Great Temple and visit Luxor Museum to see an astounding collection of archaeological treasures, including items from Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Cruise: Nile Cruise: MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Sapphire or similar, 7 nights
Day 4: Nile Cruise: Dendera – Luxor

Pay tribute to the Goddess Hathor at the well-preserved Dendera Temple by bus, then travel back to Luxor.

Day 5: Nile Cruise: Edfu – Aswan

Sail on today to Aswan, arriving in time for dinner.

Day 6: Nile Cruise: Sail towards Aswan

Continue today, to the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, then view the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the solid bedrock, and visit the High Dam in Aswan.

Day 7: Nile Cruise: Aswan – Philae

This morning, consider joining a once in a lifetime Optional Experience to Abu Simbel. Later, sail in a felucca to the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener’s Island.

Day 8: Nile Cruise: Aswan – Kom-Ombo

Consider joining a once in a lifetime Optional Experience to Abu Simbel. Later, we’ll visit the roofless Temple of Kom-Ombo, worshipping two gods.

Day 9: Nile Cruise to Luxor

Watch how the river gives life to an arid landscape and the people who live within it as you sail down the Nile to Luxor.

Day 10: Disembark Luxor – Cairo

We disembark at Luxor, Connect With Locals’ as you enjoy a traditional ‘Be My Guest’ bite to eat of freshly baked bread with honey and mint tea. Explore the fascinating complex of mortuary temples and tombs, including Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple, the Colossi of Memnon and the Valley of the Kings. We take a return flight to Cairo where we’ll enjoy an evening at leisure to soak up the buzzing atmosphere for which the city is famous. This evening consider an evening meal on board a floating restaurant with some lively Egyptian entertainment.

Hotel: Ramses Hilton, 2 nights

Day 11: Cairo Sightseeing

Your sightseeing tour through Cairo will include a visit to the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Old Cairo, see the ancient Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque and the Egyptian Museum.

Day 12: Depart Cairo

Our expedition at its end, take a transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
July: 07, 14$4,650.00$5,650.00
July: 21, 25$4,550.00$5,550.00
August: 04, 11, 18, 25$4,550.00$5,550.00
September: 01, 08, 15, 22$4,550.00$5,550.00
September: 29$4,750.00$5,750.00
October: 06, 13, 20, 27$4,750.00$5,750.00
November: 03, 10, 17, 24$4,650.00$5,650.0
December: 01, 08$4,650.00$5,650.00
December: 15$4,695.00$5,695.00
December: 22$5,175.00$6,175.00
December: 29$4,975.00$5,975.00
2021 Dates & Prices
January: 05, 12, 19, 26$4,650.00$5,650.00
February: 02, 09, 16, 23$4,650.00$5,650.00
March: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30$4,650.00$5,650.00
April: 06, 13$4,650.00$5,650.00
April: 20, 27$4,575.00$5,575.00
May: 04, 11, 18, 25$4,550.00$5,550.00
June: 01, 08, 15$4,550.00$5,550.00
June: 22, 29$4,650.00$5,650.00
July: 06, 13$4,650.00$5,650.00
July: 20, 27$4,550.005,550.00
August: 03, 10, 17, 24, 31$4,550.00$5,550.00
September: 07, 14, 21$4,550.00$5,550.00
September: 28$4,750.00$5,750.00
October: 05, 12$4,750.00$5,750.00
Inclusions: 
Meals: 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
Transport:Airport transfers & Travel by luxury coach & Cruise
Flights: Flight Ticket: Cairo - Luxor - Cairo
Accommodation:4 nights accommodation & 7 night Nile Cruise
Guide:The services of a professional English speaking Egyptologist / Travel Director throughout your journey
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Wonders of Egypt

Incredibly, after gazing upon the illustrious pyramids, this trip only gets better. Further up the Nile, your cruise ship is poised to take you to royal tombs and breathtaking temples.

Planning your holiday is easy, or speak to our friendly Consultants.

Day 1: Welcome to Cairo

Welcome to Egypt. A country rich in wonders and mystery, you’ll start in vibrant Cairo. A representative will meet you at the airport, before you are transferred to your hotel. Later, you will meet your Travel Director who is a qualified Egyptologist, as well as fellow travellers for a welcome drink.

Day 2: Fly to Luxor, Cruise the Nile

In the morning, fly to Luxor and visit the huge temple complex of Karnak. Walk through the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes to stand among the columns of the Hypostyle Hall. Later, transfer to your cruise ship. One of the most luxurious vessels on the Nile, it will be your home for the next four nights. After lunch on board, take a walk through the Luxor museum and witness ancient artefacts and two royal mummies. The evening is yours at leisure, enjoy dinner on the ship before relaxing in its lounge or in the comfort of your room.

Cruise: MS Medea, 4 nights

Day 3: Valley of the Kings to Edfu

This morning, disembark from your cruise and travel by coach to the west bank of the Nile. See the Colossi of Memnon and visit both the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings, where many Pharaohs, including Hatshepsut, Amenhotep I and Tutankhamun were buried. Experience the renowned local hospitality of Egyptians during a visit to the village of Geziret Bahirat. Connect with the community and share bread with the Bahirat family whilst they regale guests with their fascinating stories of daily life. Visit Luxor Temple which was unearthed by Mariette in the 1860s, before returning to your cruise ship and sail via the Esna Lock to Edfu for your overnight stay.

Day 4: Kom Ombo to Aswan

In the early morning sail to Kom Ombo to visit the only double temple of Egypt dedicated to two gods: the crocodile-headed Sobek and falcon-headed Horus the Elder. In the evening, enjoy a fun-filled Egyptian dinner and galabeya party on board your ship.

Day 5: Aswan’s High Dam and Nile Felucca

In the morning, visit the Aswan High Dam and Granite Quarries to see the enormous Unfinished Obelisk. Travel by motorboat to the Temple of Isis. Rising from the waters of the Nile on the Island of Philae, it was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Later, on a traditional Nile Felucca, meet a sailor and learn the art of sailing this ancient craft. As the sun starts to fade, enjoy colonial-style high tea at the historic Old Cataract Hotel. The likes of Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie have stayed at this pretty venue, and Christie supposedly wrote “Death on the Nile” from the hotel itself.

Day 6: Aswan and Back to Cairo

In the morning, disembark your cruise ship and enjoy time at leisure in Aswan. Why not join an optional experience by air to the magnificent Temples of Ramesses II at Abu Simbel? These temples overlook Lake Nasser and are made up of the Great Temple of Ramesses II and the Temple of Hathor. Located in a village in Nubia, they are found in Upper Egypt. Otherwise, spend the morning as you wish. There are many points of interest to enjoy; the Botanic Gardens, Elephantine Island, the Aga Khan Mausoleum, or soak up the African atmosphere in the Nubian bazaar. Later, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo for the night.

Hotel: Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino, 3 nights

Day 7: The Egyptian Museum and Citadel

Begin your city sightseeing with your Egyptologist at the world-famous Egyptian Museum. Starring among its attractions is the amazing treasure recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb. Sightseeing continues at the Citadel where you will enjoy breathtaking views over the whole city. Salah El-Din started the Citadel in the 12th century, but it owes its present outline to Mohammed Ali, whose Great Alabaster Mosque is the next stop. Later, you will have free time to enjoy as you wish. In the evening, take your seats at the magical Sound & Light Show at the Great Pyramids which literally illuminates the history of Giza — an unforgettable introduction to the world of ancient Egypt.

Day 8: The Great Pyramids of Giza

Gain a deeper understanding of the last remaining Wonder of the Ancient World during a visit to Giza with your Egyptologist. Meet the enigmatic Sphinx crouching at the foot of Chephrenís Causeway and venture inside one of the magnificent Pyramids. Nearby lies Memphis, capital of the Old Kingdom, where you can see the colossal statue of Ramesses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx. Continue to Sakkara to view the Step Pyramid of Zoser, which dates back 2686 B.C., making it the oldest in the world. Enjoy free time in the afternoon.

Day 9: Depart Cairo

It’s time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers as your journey comes to an end. A transfer will take you to Cairo International airport for your onward flights.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
April: 22$4,125.00Price on Application
April: 29$4,095.00Price on Application
May: 06, 13, 20, 27$4,095.00Price on Application
June: 03, 10, 17, 24$4,095.00Price on Application
July: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29$4,095.00Price on Application
August: 05, 12, 19$4,095.00Price on Application
August: 26$4,150.00Price on Application
September: 02, 09, 16, 23$4,195.00Price on Application
September: 30$4,250.00Price on Application
October: 07, 14, 21, 28$4,250.00Price on Application
November: 07, 14$4,195.00Price on Application
December: 02, 09$4,195.00Price on Application
December: 16$4,250.00Price on Application
December: 23$4,375.00Price on Application
December: 30$4,595.00Price on Application
2021 Dates & Prices
January: 06, 13, 20, 27$4,195.00Price on Application
February: 03, 10, 17, 24$4,195.00Price on Application
March: 03, 10, 17$4,195.00Price on Application
March: 24$4,325.00Price on Application
March: 31$4,375.00Price on Application
April: 07$4,250.00Price on Application
April: 14$4,195.00Price on Application
Inclusions: 
Meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Transport:Airport transfers & Travel by luxury coach & Cruise
Flights: Flight Ticket: Cairo - Luxor / Aswan - Cairo
Accommodation:4 nights accommodation & 4 night Nile Cruise
Guide:The services of a professional English speaking Egyptologist / Travel Director throughout your journey
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Best of Egypt

Cruise through Egypt’s ancient culture on this 9 Day Best of Egypt trip, which takes in Luxor and Aswan. Awaken your inner explorer on this expedition through Egypt. Cruise the Nile past Luxor to Aswan. Your voyage will also take you to the mystical Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.

Planning your holiday is easy, or speak to our friendly Consultants.

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

Embark on an expedition to the land of the Pharaohs. On arrival at Cairo Airport, transfer to your hotel and relax after your journey.

Hotel: Hilton Heliopolis
Day 2: Cairo – Luxor – Nile Cruise

Fly to Luxor this morning and connect with the remnants of ancient Thebes during a visit to the Temple of Amun and imposing Avenue of the Sphinx. Board your cruise ship in time for lunch, then visit the Luxor Museum and see an astounding collection of archaeological treasures, including items from Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Cruise: Nile Cruise MS Medea, MS Miriam, MS Nile Sapphire or similar, 4 nights

Day 3: Nile Cruise: Luxor – Edfu

Visit the final resting place of Egypt’s Pharaohs, immersing yourself in the ancient history of Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon and Luxor Temple. Later, sail to Edfu.

Day 4: Nile Cruise: Edfu – Kom Ombo

Sail upstream to Kom-Om, where life remains much as it was a thousand years ago. Tour the Temple of Kom-Ombo. Donning our galabeas, we enjoy a traditional Egyptian dinner on board this evening.

Day 5: Nile Cruise: Kom Ombo – Aswan

This morning continue to Aswan, where we’ll set sail on a traditional felucca across the mighty Nile to see the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener’s Island. On arrival explore the Aswan Dam, built to curb the periodic flooding of the Nile. Our next stop is the Temple of Isis, followed by a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the solid bedrock. As the dipping sun sets the sky on fire, admire the silhouette of feluccas plying the river’s waters.

Day 6: Disembark – Aswan – Cairo

Enjoy a day at leisure or perhaps join an Optional Experience to the Sun Temple of Abu Simbel before flying back to Cairo this afternoon.

Hotel: Ramses Hilton, 3 nights

Day 7: Cairo

Embark on a sightseeing tour through the cacophony of Cairo’s busy streets. Visit the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Old Cairo and see the ancient Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque and Tutankhamen’s priceless treasures at the Egyptian Museum.

Day 8: Cairo – Pyramid Excursion

The Great Pyramids of Giza beckon today and we have an opportunity to embark on a soul-stirring encounter with its treasures – the Colossus of Ramses II, the Step Pyramid of Sakkara and the enigmatic Great Sphinx. Enjoy some free time this evening or consider joining a Nile dinner cruise.

Day 9: Depart Cairo

Our epic journey at its end, we say farewell to newfound friends and transfer to the airport.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
July: 01, 08, 15$3,825.00$4,605.00
July: 22, 29$3,725.00$4,505.00
August: 05, 12, 19, 26$3,725.00$4,505.00
September: 02, 09, 16, 23$3,725.00$4,505.00
September: 30$3,850.00$4,630.00
October: 07, 14, 21$3,875.00$4,655.00
October: 28$3,825.00$4,605.00
November: 04, 11, 18, 25$3,795.00$4,575.00
December: 02, 09$3,795.00$4,575.00
December: 16$3,825.00$4,605.00
December: 23$3,950.00$4,730.00
December: 30$4,175.00$4,955.00
2021 Dates & Prices
January: 06, 13, 20, 27$3,795.00$4,575.00
February: 03, 10, 17, 24$3,795.00$4,575.00
March: 03, 10, 17, 24$3,795.00$4,575.00
March: 31$3,825.00$4,605.00
April: 07, 14, 21$3,825.00$4,605.00
April: 28$3,750.00$4,530.00
May: 05, 12, 19, 26$3,725.00$4,505.00
June: 02, 09, 16, 23$3,725.00$4,505.00
June: 30$3,825.00$4,605.00
July: 07, 14$3,825.00$4,605.00
July: 21, 28$3,725.00$4,505.00
August: 04, 11, 18, 25$3,725.00$4,505.00
September: 01, 08, 15, 22$3,725.00$4,505.00
September: 29$3,850.00$4,630.00
October: 06, 13$3,875.00$4,655.00

Inclusions: 
Meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Transport:Airport transfers & Travel by luxury coach & Cruise
Flights: Flight Ticket: Cairo - Luxor / Aswan - Cairo
Accommodation:4 nights accommodation & 4 night Nile Cruise
Guide:The services of a professional English speaking Egyptologist / Travel Director throughout your journey
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Handpicked Egypt

This popular 9 Day Handpicked Egypt Journey takes in the true wonders of Egypt; from the Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza to the ancient temples of Luxor; from cruising along the Nile to the amazing vast rock temples at Abu Simbel. This trip is a comprehensive experience that will leave you with a lasting impression of Egypt’s most exceptional historical sights.

Planning your holiday is easy, or speak to our friendly Consultants.

Day 1: Arrive Cairo

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 2: Cairo

Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza – followed by Memphis and Sakkara. Memphis was once the capital of ancient Egypt and Sakkara yields a huge cemetery and active burial ground nearby (entrance fee to enter the Pyramids is additional).

Day 3: Cairo – Luxor

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Join your cruise to begin your Nile journey to Aswan. In the afternoon, visit Luxor’s East Bank including the Temple of Luxor and Temple of Karnak, an impressive complex of buildings dedicated to the Egyptian Pharaohs.

Day 4: Luxor – Esna

This morning visit Luxor’s West Bank, one of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in Egypt. Today’s half day tour includes the 18m high Colossi of Memnon statues, the limestone cliff cut Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of Kings, home to the tombs of ancient Egyptian Kings. This afternoon set sail to the farming town of Esna.

Day 5: Esna – Kom Ombo

Continue this morning to Edfu to visit the Temple of Edfu, one of Egypt’s best preserved relics. Sail to the agricultural town of Kom Ombo to dock for the night. In the afternoon visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, famous for its twin temples, aligned in perfect symmetry.

Day 6: Kom Ombo – Aswan

Sail to Aswan and take a motorised felucca to see the once central Elephantine Island, Kitchener’s Island, the Botanical Gardens and then on to glimpse the pink granite mausoleum of Agha Khan. Enjoy high tea at the iconic The Terrace at the Sofitel Old Cataract Hotel.

Day 7: Aswan – Abu Simbel – Cairo

This morning visit the impressive temple of Abu Simbel. On your return to Aswan disembark the ship before touring Aswan. Tour includes the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Later today fly back to Cairo.

Day 8: Cairo

See the ancient sites of the city. Visit the famous Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Saladin, the alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali and the old bazaar of Khan el Khalili (entrance fee to mummies room at the museum is additional).

Day 9: Depart Cairo

Your journey ends with a transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Cairo Tuesdays, Thursday & Saturdays:From $3,935.00Price on Application
Inclusions: 
Meals:8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 5 dinners
Transport: Airport transfers & private air-conditioned vehicle & cruise
Flights: Flight Ticket: Cairo - Luxor / Aswan - Cairo
Accommodation: 4 nights accommodation
Cruise: 4 nights Nile cruise
Guide:Local English Speaking Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Egypt

A diverse land of ancient history and some truly stunning landscapes, Egypt offers a completely unique travel experience.

Egypt has made a triumphant comeback in recent years, re-establishing itself as an alluring, exciting, and friendly travel destination. Surround yourself with contemporary comforts, outstanding cuisine, and mesmerising sights as you holiday in one of the world’s oldest and most vibrant nations, a favourite of intrepid travellers from ancient times to the modern era.

Glide along the Nile River and experience breathtaking desert landscapes aboard a luxury river cruisers, or discover the eerie underground catacombs of Alexandria’s Kom El Shoqafa and the iconic Pyramids of Giza.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.



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From $3,725.00 per person

Cruise through Egypt's ancient culture on this 9 Day Best of Egypt trip, which takes in Luxor and Aswan. Awaken your inner explorer on this expedition through Egypt.

From $3,935.00 per person

This popular 9 Day Handpicked Egypt Journey takes in the true wonders of Egypt; from the Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza to the ancient temples of Luxor; from cruising along the Nile to the amazing vast rock temples at Abu Simbel.  

From $4,095.00 per person

Incredibly, after gazing upon the illustrious pyramids, this 9 Day Wonders of Egypt trip only gets better. Further up the Nile, your cruise ship is poised to take you to royal tombs and breathtaking temples.



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From $4,495.00 per person

Peel back millennia as you traverse the Nile, the longest river in the world, aboard the MS Royal Lily on this 8 Day Treasures of Egypt & The Nile journey.

From $4,550.00 per person

Marvel at The Great Pyramids of Giza or capture the buzz of Cairo on this Cruise, Rail and Combos trip. Marvel at The Great Pyramids of Giza or capture the buzz of Cairo on this Cruise, Rail and Combos trip.

From $5,025.00 per person

Egypt’s vast wealth of antiquities take centre stage here on this 12 Day Splendours of Egypt tour. Marvel at Karnak, the Pyramids and Sphinx, Tutankhamun’s treasure, and the ubiquitous hieroglyphics.



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From $7,440.00 per person

Ancient Egypt comes to life on this perfect introduction to the world’s oldest travel destination. Explore the highlights of exotic Cairo in the company of an expert Egyptologist immersing yourself in history both ancient and modern.  

From $8,595.00 per person

Ancient Treasures of Egypt! The explorer in you will rejoice over what is arguably the biggest concentration of ancient wonders in the world. Pyramids, tombs and temples – Egypt’s glorious past is yours to discover.

From $9,695.00 per person

On your 14 Egypt in Depth tour, discover the ancient wonders of Egypt on this roundtrip tour from Cairo. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and Temples of Abu Simbel. Follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions as you cruise leisurely up the Nile.

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