Egypt is simply one of the most awe-inspiring countries in the world, overflowing with architectural treasures and magical sights. Not only does this unmissable tour include four nights' accommodation at a 5* hotel in Cairo, but you’ll also enjoy the journey of a lifetime as you cruise the magical River Nile, as well as a visit to the Pyramids at Giza!
YOUR HOLIDAY ITINERARY
DAY 1. Join the direct flight to Cairo. Upon arrival we will transfer you to your well located 5* hotel for a two night stay.
DAY 2. After a buffet breakfast at the hotel we include a fabulous full day guided tour, with lunch and all entrance fees. We will take you first to experience the unique and fascinating Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a marvel of engineering that has puzzled archaeologists over the ages. Few archaeological sites can rival our second destination today, the fascinating 4-mile burial site at Saqqara, with a history that spans almost 3,000 years.
DAY 3. After breakfast we will transfer to the airport for the short flight to Aswan. After a spot of sightseeing in the city we will
board the 5* Beau Soleil for the start of our
memorable three-night Nile Cruise.
DAYS 4 - 5. These days will be spent cruising the Nile. Sightseeing highlights on these days include the High Dam which holds back the waters of the largest reservoir in the world - Lake Nasser. Also included are visits to the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the Goddess Isis, the Temple of Kom Ombo and the Ptolemaic Temple at Edfu, renowned as the best preserved in Egypt.
DAY 6. This morning we arrive at Luxor. After disembarkation, you will enjoy a visit to the impressive Luxor Temple, as well as Karnak Temple. Also included is a trip to the fabulous Valley of the Kings, the most famous necropolis on earth, where the tomb of Tutankhamen was discovered in 1922. Later this evening, we will transfer to Luxor Airport for the flight back to Cairo.
DAY 7. Today we include a fascinating full day tour of Cairo.
DAY 8. Today we must bid farewell to our hosts and transfer to the airport in time for the return flight to the UK.
Return scheduled flights to Cairo
5* hotel in Cairo for four nights, with buffet breakfast each morning
Three night 5* Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor – full board
All internal flights and transfers
Full sightseeing itinerary
Services of an experienced Tour Manager in Egypt