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 EGYPT JOURNEY

 Cairo and Cruise I

  10 Days / 9 Nights

 

Information

What this holiday includes:

 

:: Bed and Breakfast in 3*, 4* or 5* accommodation.
:: 5* Full Board on all Nile Cruises.
:: Exclusive services of expert Tour Guide and qualified Egyptologist.
:: All local transfers in Egypt - e.g. airport, train stations etc.
:: Private transport to and from sites of antiquities, museums etc.
:: Entry fees to sites of antiquities, museums etc, as listed below.
:: Return flights from UK airport of your choice.

 

What you will see:
(Sites and tours included in the price of this holiday.)

:: Pyramids of Giza - Khufu, Khafra, Menkaura; The Sphinx;

 The Tombs of the Nobles; The Sphinx Temple; The Valley Temple

of Khafra; The Egypt Museum; Tutankhamen's Treasure.

 

:: Luxor - Luxor Temple; Karnak Temple; The Vally of the Kings;

The Colossi of Memnon; The Temple of Hatshepsut.

 

 

:: During Nile Cruise - Edfu Temple; Kom Ombo Temple; Philae

 Temple (not always visited depending on timing of cruise); Pass

through Essna Lock; Aswan High Dam; Unfinished Obelisk

 (depending on timing of cruise).

 

This holiday does not include:

 

~ Airport tax, fuel surcharge and price differences between airports.
~ Local tips and gratuities.
~ Lunch, Dinner and Drinks (unless on Nile Cruise)
~ Entry Visa for Egypt

 

 

 

Days

Time

Description

1st Day

PM

 

Cairo
:: Arrival and Check-in at hotel.
:: Your room will be prepared ready for your arrival where you may freshen up before retiring to bed or spend a little time exploring your locality (depending

upon timing of flights and your arrival).

 

2nd Day

AM

:: Enjoy a leisurely morning in your hotel and surrounding area where you

will have time to prepare for your first visit.
Giza Plateau
:: Pyramids of Khufu, Khafra and Menkaura.
:: The Great Sphinx and the Sphinx and Valley Temple of Khafra.
:: Tombs of the Nobles.

PM

 

:: Afternoon Free - at leisure
:: Opportunity to take part in an optional excursion.

 

3rd Day

AM

:: Morning Free - at leisure
:: Opportunity to take part in an optional excursion.

PM

 

  Egyptian Museum - Cairo
:: Visit to the Egyptian Museum - A guided tour of the museum that leads

 you through the wealth of treasures from the Old, Middle and

New kingdoms and where you will discover for yourself the treasures of Tutankhamen.
:: There will be opportunities to buy souveniers and works of art throughout

the day.  Travel By sleeping train to Luxor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Days

Time

Description

 4th Day

AM

Luxor
:: Embarkation before Lunch

PM

 

:: Visit Karnak Temple
:: Overnight in Luxor

 

5th Day

AM

Luxor / Esna
:: Cross to West Bank. Visit the Valley of Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

 at El-Deir El-Bahari and Colossi of Memnon.

PM

 

:: Sail to Esna & Cross the Lock
:: Captain’s Cocktail Reception.
:: Sail to Edfu & Overnight.

 

6th Day

AM

Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan
:: Visit the Temple of Horus, one of the most complete pieces of architecture in

 Egypt dedicated to the Egyptian god Horus son of Osiris.

PM

 

:: Sail to Kom Ombo & continue to Aswan.
:: Oriental Galabaia Party.
:: Overnight in Aswan.

 

7th Day

AM

 

Aswan
:: Visit the Temple dedicated to Isis on Philea Island then visit High Dam

passing by the Old Dam of Aswan.

PM

 

:: Free at leisure.
:: Overnight in Aswan.

 

8th Day

AM

Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu
:: A chance for the optional tour to ABU SIMBEL.

PM

 

:: Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple shared by the two Gods;

Sobek and Horus.
:: Continue sailing to Edfu.
:: Overnight in Edfu.

 

9h Day

AM

Edfu / Esna / Luxor
:: Sail to Esna, Cross the Lock and continue to Luxor.

PM

 

:: Belly Dancer or Nubian Show.
:: Arrive to Luxor & overnight.

 

10h Day

AM

Luxor
:: Disembarkation after breakfast

Travel to Cairo

PM

 

Journey to Airport