Taste of Egypt


The Great Temple of Abu Simbell, Egypt

Tour Highlights: Full day sightseeing of Cairo and Giza, including the Pyramids, the Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum of Antiques, 3 day luxury cruise of the Nile River including sailing around Elephantine Island, visiting the High Dam, the Temple of Philae, the Valley of the Kings and the Colossi of Memnon


Departures: All Year Round

Duration: 7 Days and 6 Nights

Cost: From $424.00 (per person twin share)


DAY 1

Upon arrival into Cairo, you will be met by one of our representatives, assisted through formalities and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 2

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel for a full day sightseeing tour of Cairo & Giza.Marvel at the three ancient Pyramids, the majestic Sphinx. Visit the Citadel of Saladin, the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, and take in the most magnificent ancient treasures at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. In the afternoon, try your hand at haggling with the locals in the colourful old bazaars of Khan El Khalili. Overnight in Cairo. (B)

DAY 3

After breakfast this morning, transfer to Cairo airport for your onward flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, you will be immediately taken to your 5-star vessel to begin your cruise along Egypt’s famous Nile River. Today, sail around Elephantine Island, Agha Khan Mausoleum and the beautiful Botanical Gardens by local felucca. Overnight Aswan. (BLD)

DAY 4

After breakfast, visit the High Dam, (one of the greatest engineering feats of our time), the Old Dam, Granite Quarries and the Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Philae. Sail to Kom-Ombo after lunch, and visit the Temple of the Gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail on to Edfu. Overnight Edfu. (BLD)

DAY 5

Visit the magnificent Temples of Edfu, dedicated to the God Horos. Sail onto Esna, cross the lock and onto Luxor. Overnight Luxor. (BLD)

DAY 6

After breakfast this morning, visit the Valley of the Kings, the Colossi of Memnon and marvel at the ancient burial tombs for the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs and Royalty. You will also visit the Temple built in honour of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most highly revered Queens of ancient Egypt. In the afternoon, transfer to Luxor airport for your return flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. (B)

DAY 7

Transfer to Cairo airport for your departure (B).

 

Departures

For the most up to date departure information please contact your local travel agent.

 

Tour Inclusions

  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan
  • 3 nights in Cairo at your chosen hotel or similar
  • Breakfast daily
  • 4 days/3 nights aboard 5 star cruise ship
  • Full board daily during cruise
  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Cairo visiting Pyramids, Sphinx, Citadel of Saladin,
  • Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • All sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • English-speaking guide throughout
  • Transportation by deluxe A/C vehicles
  • All entrance fees, service charges, portage, taxes & VAT
  • Domestic flights within Egypt included

Programme may be reversed with same inclusions, depending on day of arrival.

 

How to Book

Please contact your local travel agent to make tour arrangements.

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