Temples at the Nile
Valley of the Kings
The great pyramids and the SphinxDe luxe Nile Cruise
What you can expect
A fast and comfortable solution to see the most historical sights in Egypt
4 nights in a luxury cruise ship
Round trip flight to Abu Simbel
All sightseeing with transportation in a private A/C vehicle and English speaking Egyptologist
Meet, assist and escort during your trip to Egypt.
All Taxes & Services Charges.
Day 1: You will be met at Cairo airport and transfer to your selected hotel. You will have the remainder of day at leisure. Overnight Cairo.
Day 2: After breakfast, your holiday in Egypt begins with an early flight to Aswan and further to Abu Simbel to the magnificent temples of Ramses II and Nefertari. Flight back to Aswan.Transfer to you selected hotel. The remainder of the day at your disposal. Overnight hotel Aswan.
Day 4: A breakfast buffet will be served on board, followed by a short motorboat ride to visit the romantic and majestic Philae Temple on the Island of Agilika. This will be followed by a visit to the Granite Quarries, which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and temples, and still hold a huge unfinished obelisk.Later, an Egyptian cooking lesson will be presented on board. Enjoy lunch, while you cruise to Kom Ombo and visit the magnificent Temple of Kom Ombo – dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek. Afternoon tea will be served while you cruise to Edfu. Tonight will be an “Egyptian Night” costume party for all guests, with a chance to dress up in traditional Egyptian “galabeyya”. Dinner will be a lavish buffet of Egyptian specialties, followed by oriental music and dancing for everyone.
Day 5: A breakfast buffet will be served on board. This morning, explore the extraordinary Temple of Horus.
Day 7: Early disembarkement. Transfer to Luxor Airport to reach early morning flight to Cairo.Visit to the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Your Giza tour includes a short camel ride. You will continue on to visit the stepped pyramid of Dzoser at Saqqara, the oldest stone structure in the world. You will complete your tour with a visit to the former capital at Memphis. Overnight Cairo.
Day 8: Visit the Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili Market, the oldest market in Egypt. Overnight Cairo.
Day 9: Breakfast at your hotel, and the rest of the day is free to explore on your own. You will then be transferred to Cairo airport for your flight back home.
All entrance fees are included in the price of this tour