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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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.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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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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