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Cairo, Luxor & Aswan

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Experience the wonders of Egypt over 9 days on this special tour. Taking in the key historical sites of the world renowned Egyptian Museum in Cairo and the Sphinx and Great Pyramid at Giza, you will then travel to Aswan to explore the romantic temples of Philae and the Aswan High Dam, leaving time for you to wander around the fascinating souks and markets. Optional trips to Abu Simbel are available before your traditional felucca cruise takes you down the Nile River, through the Nile Valley to Luxor where you will experience the incredible temples and world famous tombs of the Valley of the Kings. Finishing back in Cairo, you will be able to further explore this incredible city at your leisure, or join us on an optional city or desert tour.

Arrival location:

EG Cairo, Luxor & Aswan

Departure Location:

EG Cairo, Luxor & Aswan

Included in your experience:

  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • All transport and transfers with a local driver
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
  • Services of a local tour guide/leader throughout
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

Not included in your experience:

  • International Flights and visa fees
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance Fees, allow approx. US$95
  • Entry to the Mummies room at the Egyptian Museum
  • Drinks, snacks, and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • Tour guide tips and group tipping kitty
  • Hotel Gala Dinners (if charged by the hotels on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
  • Any other items not mentioned above

    None Available for this package
DAY 1 Arrive into Cairo. Transfer to hotel
Upon arrival our staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel close to the Pyramids for the start of your trip. They will help you settle in, introduce you to the local area, and explain tomorrow’s arrangements.
OVERNIGHT
Cairo – 4 star hotel
EXTRAS
Extra night - pre-tour, Single Room Supplement - Egypt

DAY 2 Cairo. Museum & Pyramids tour
Our tour of Egypt begins with a trip to the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo. Home to the fantastic Tutankhamun exhibit the museum hosts many other ancient Egyptian artefacts. Following on from the museum we then make the short trip to Giza to visit the Sphinx and the great pyramids of Egypt. This evening we transfer to the station for the overnight train to Aswan (1st class carriage, reclining seats - sleeper train upgrade available).
OVERNIGHT
On board train
MEALS
Breakfast

DAY 3 Arrive in Aswan. Tour of Philae Temple
This morning we arrive in Aswan and transfer to the hotel. We then start our tour of Aswan with a trip to the island temple complex of Philae visiting the impressive Aswan High Dam en-route. The Philae temple remains one of Egypt’s most romantic and picturesque sites having been completely relocated following work on the Dam. The rest of the day is free to explore the colourful souks and markets found in the town or watch the sunset over the river Nile.
OVERNIGHT
Aswan - 4 star hotel
MEALS
None
EXTRAS
Nile Cruise Upgrade, Nile Dababiya upgrade

DAY 4 Aswan. Abu Simbel option. Start felucca cruise
This morning we have the option of taking an early start for the drive to the UNESCO world heritage site at Abu Simbel. These amazing temples built by Ramses II are one of Egypt's main highlights and attractions. Those not visiting Abu Simbel can explore Aswan's markets this morning, or visit the Nubian Museum which has a fascinating collection covering the development of the Nubian people in the region. In the afternoon we then board a traditional felucca boat and start our leisurely cruise along the Nile towards the temple at Kom Ombo. In the evening our facilities boat will join us with its welcome toilet and showers, and our Nubian crew will prepare a delicious evening meal.
OVERNIGHT
On board felucca
MEALS
Breakfast, Dinner
EXTRAS
Abu Simbel overland

DAY 5 Nile felucca cruise
Wake up today on board your traditional felucca and let yourself unwind as we make our way downriver. Whether you feel the urge to take a swim or just sunbathe on deck there is no better way to experience life on the river Nile.
OVERNIGHT
On board felucca
MEALS
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6 Kom Ombo and Edfu Temple tours. Arrive in Luxor
After a leisurely breakfast on-board we bid farewell to our felucca this morning and visit the nearby temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu before continuing on north to Luxor. In the evening we have the chance to enjoy a walking tour of the beautiful Luxor Temple.
OVERNIGHT
Luxor – 4/5 star hotel
MEALS
Breakfast

DAY 7 Luxor. East and West Bank tours
We cross over the river Nile early this morning to begin our tour of Luxor’s West Bank. Home to the Valley of the Kings, the dusty tombs in this ancient burial site are still revealing their secrets today and so it remains one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Our tour inclues several of these Pharaonic tombs, as well as the temples of Queen Hatchepsut and Medinat Habu, and the huge Colossi of Memnon. We return to the hotel for some free time before visiting the enormous temple complex at Karnak on the East bank of the Nile later in the afternoon. Finally we head to the station to catch the overnight train back to Cairo (1st class carriage, reclining seats. Sleeper upgrade available).
OVERNIGHT
On board train
MEALS
Breakfast

DAY 8 Cairo. Free Day
We arrive back into Cairo this morning and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore Cairo as you choose or you may join us on our optional Cairo city tour. This tour visits the Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque as well as the bustling market streets of Khan El Khalili bazaar.
OVERNIGHT
Cairo 4 star hotel
MEALS
None
EXTRAS
Alexandria day trip, Cairo city tour, Nile Dinner Cruise in Cairo (deluxe), Wadi Rayan day trip (Valley of the Whales)

DAY 9 Cairo. Departure transfer to the airport
Free day. Transfer to the airport for departure flight.
OVERNIGHT
N/A
MEALS
Breakfast
EXTRAS
Extra night - post-tour
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