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Cairo, The Pyramids & Nile Cruise

  • Cairo
  • Nile Cruise
  • 7 nights from
  • £1,695 per person
  • Trip Code: CR-1247

Holiday Overview

Cairo, The Pyramids & Nile Cruise

 

A fantastic holiday to see the highlights of Egypt, commence in Cairo one of Africa’s biggest cities, explore its bustling souks and of course the Great Pyramids of Giza> Venture south to Luxor, often referred to as the "world's greatest open-air museum" and board your cruise – destination Aswan. En route see the temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo. An unforgettable journey.

Cairo, The Pyramids & Nile Cruise includes:

  • International and domestic flights.
  • Transfers
  • 3 nights accommodation Cairo
  • 4 nights Nile Cruise
  • Sightseeing as listed
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Day 1 - Cairo

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport and will then escort you to your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. After check in at the hotel, your tour manager will take you through the tour itinerary to confirm details and pick-up times

Featured accommodation

Hilton Pyramids Golf

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Marriott Mena House

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Day 2 - Cairo

After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your personal guide to the Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world: the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus; along with the famous Sphinx and Valley Temple. Then, head out to the Egyptian Museum.  Continue to Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s oldest and most alluring bazaar, before heading back to the hotel. Evening at leisure.

Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Featured accommodation

Hilton Pyramids Golf

Enhance your experience

Marriott Mena House

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Day 3 - Cairo - Luxor

After your check-out from the hotel in the morning, you’ll be transferred to the Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor, where you will be greeted and taken by air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile Cruise. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.  Dinner on board the ship.

Overnight on the cruise in Luxor. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Featured accommodation

MS Salacia

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Day 4 - Cruise the Nile

After an early breakfast onboard, head out to visit the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings. Next is a visit to the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BC. Followed by a visit to the Colossi of Memnon.  After lunch, the boat will set sail to Edfu, enjoying a leisurely dinner on board.

Overnight aboard your cruise in Edfu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Featured accommodation

MS Salacia

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Day 5 - Cruise the Nile

After breakfast on board, go onshore for a visit to the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. The structure is dedicated to Horus, the falcon god. Then sail to Kom Ombo to encounter the twin temple of Kom Ombo, and learn about the crocodile god, Sobek, and the falcon god, Horus, whose monuments decorate each half of the temple.  Enjoy lunch back onboard the ship and sail onwards to Aswan. Dinner onboard.

Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Featured accommodation

MS Salacia

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Day 6 - Cruise the Nile

After breakfast onboard, enjoy a day of sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and then visit the Unfinished Obelisk in the stone quarries of ancient Egypt - the largest obelisk yet discovered. Then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Philae, devoted to the two goddesses, Isis and Hathor.  Enjoy dinner on board.

Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Featured accommodation

MS Salacia

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Day 7 - Aswan - Cairo

Disembark the cruise boat after breakfast and transfer to Aswan Airport for your return flight to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted at the airport and then taken to your hotel. Time for leisure.

Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast.

Please note there is an option to take an excursion to Abu Simbel today, just ask your consultant for details.

Featured accommodation

Hilton Pyramids Golf

Enhance your experience

Marriott Mena House

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Day 8 - Depart Cairo

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel followed by free time, after which you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast.

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