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Wonders of the Pharaohs – 5* Cruise

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9 Days
Availability : From Dec 18’
Cairo
Cairo
Min Age : 16+
Max People : 37
Tour Details

Step into a world filled with giant statues, temples, and legendary pyramids. Meet the gaze of the Sphinx and get into the spirit of bygone times when travelling to the Valley of the Kings; Then to a welcome beach break on the shores of the Red Sea at Hurghada.

Departure & Return Location

Cairo

Price Includes

  • Qualified English speaking Egyptologist
  • 2 Nights at a 4* star hotel in Cairo
  • 3 Nights aboard a 5* Nile Cruise
  • 4 Nights at a 4* hotel in Hurghada
  • Two way flights from Cairo - Aswan; Hurghada - Cairo
  • Guided tours of the Pyramids and Cairo city
  • Guided tours of Aswan; Valley of the Kings; Kom Ombo and Luxor Temples
  • Airport pickup and transfers
  • Transportation in A/C bus
  • Two way flights from Cairo - Aswan; Hurghada - Cairo
  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Entrance fees to the sights

Price Excludes

  • Flights (airfare)
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Tipping kitty (allow US$30)
  • Tour guide tips
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
Highlights
  • Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Sphinx & the Giza Plateau
  • Nile Cruise
  • Philae Temple
  • Karnak Temple
  • Luxor Temple
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Hurghada,, Red Sea
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Old Cairo Bazaar - Khan El Khalili
Itinerary

Day 1Airport pick up to hotel in Cairo

Arrive at Cairo airport where you will be met by our representative who will assist you through the formalities.
Transfer to your hotel to meet your guide for a briefing explaining the tour itinerary. Overnight stay at your hotel in
Cairo.

Day 2Cairo

After breakfast we start the tour by visiting the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at the Giza Plateau,
before heading to Sakkara to visit the Step Pyramid – the first completed pyramid in Egypt – as well as ancient
Pharonic tombs. Overnight on A/C bus to Aswan.
Breakfast included.
*Optional extra: upgrade to flight from Cairo to Aswan

Day 3Aswan

Arrive in Aswan. You will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. We begin the day with a
tour of the famous High Dam of Aswan. Next we visit the romantic Philae Temple – perched atop a picturesque
island, its beautiful location is reached by small motor boat, making a truly magnificent approach to the site.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Aswan.

Day 4Nile Cruise, Kom Ombo, Edfu

Sail down the Nile in style, relaxing on deck whilst observing rural life on the shores and taking in the changing
landscape of the mighty river. Today we visit the temple of Kom Ombo – its perfectly symmetrical twin entrances
overlook the spectacular riverside; followed by the best preserved Graeco-Roman temple in Egypt – Edfu. Continue
along the Nile towards the city of Luxor, often described as the world’s greatest open-air museum and home to
some of the grandest monuments that have survived from ancient Thebes. Overnight on your 5* Nile Cruise.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
*Optional extra: Visit Abu Simbel – the stupendous Sun Temple of Ramses the Great, located at the southernmost tip
of ancient Egypt’s borders.

Day 5Nile Cruise to Luxor

After breakfast, we arrive in Luxor, beginning the day with a tour of the East Bank of the Nile. Here you will
experience the immense Karnak Temple, considered by some as Egypt’s most important Pharonic site – the country’s
powerhouse of ancient times; as well as the magnificent Luxor Temple where visitors are greeted by the impressive
Avenue of Sphinxes. Overnight on your 5* Nile Cruise.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 6Luxor to Hurghada, Red Sea

After breakfast we explore the West Bank of Luxor, starting the tour with the world famous Valley of the Kings, the
richest archaeological site on earth. Then on to the breathtaking Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahri), built for the
only woman to reign over Egypt as pharaoh. Finally we visit the great Colossi of Memnon – the last remains of
Amenophis III’s temple. We then take the A/C bus to Hurghada, Red Sea. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada.

Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 7Hurghada, Red Sea

This is a free day to be spent at your leisure. With snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink
available you will find much to do; or simply relax and enjoy the sun. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 8Cairo

Early morning flight from Hurghada to Cairo. Today we tour the City of Cairo, beginning with the Egyptian Museum
where you may view the treasures of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. Afterwards we make our way to the old Cairo
Bazaar, Khan El Khalili, with its maze of intriguing alleyways that are home to numerous souvenir stalls and coffee
shops. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
Breakfast included.

Day 9Cairo - Pharaonic Village

After breakfast you will visit the Pharaonic Village – a living museum of Egyptian history. Here you will be taken on a
fantastic journey to the days of the Pharaohs, brought to life by actors in Pharaonic costumes depicting the daily life
of ancient Egyptian people. Sail along a network of canals past replicas of ancient villages watching craftsmen at
work and explore a recreation of the Tutankhamun’s tomb and all its treasures. Afterwards, the rest of the day is
free for you to spend at your leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.

Day 10Cairo airport transfer

After breakfast, transfer to the airport. Take the memories of your adventures with you on your flight home.
Breakfast included.

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