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Trip idea in Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Cost

from £1,290 pp

(ex international flights)

Duration

8 days

Explore beyond the pyramids and discover the ancient pharaonic land of Egypt, visiting many historic sites throughout this journey in Upper Egypt. This trip idea starts with some time in Cairo before you board your Nile cruise taking you from Luxor to Aswan. There are various stops to visit ancient temples, and during your free time you can soak up the atmosphere cruising along one of the world's most famous waterways. Each evening, experience local culture - from traditional Egyptian belly dancing to Nubian folklore. This tour is fully guided throughout so that you can get the most out of your time in this enchanting & ancient North African country.

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Cairo

Day 1 - Cairo

  • Private transfer from Cairo International Airport to your hotel
Cairo, Giza

Day 2 - Cairo, Giza

  • Visit the Egyptian Museum
  • Visit the Pyramids & Sphinx
Luxor

Day 3 - Luxor

  • Private transfer from your hotel to Cairo International Airport
  • Domestic flight from Cairo to Luxor
  • Private transfer from Luxor International Airport to your Nile Cruise
  • Visit Karnak Temple
  • Explore Luxor Temple
  • Belly dance show aboard your Nile cruise
Luxor, Esna

Day 4 - Luxor, Esna

  • Visit the Valley of the Kings
  • Visit the Valley of the Queens
  • Explore Hatshepsut Temple
  • Cruise passing through Esna lock
  • Captain's welcome cocktail party aboard your Nile cruise
Edfu, Kom Ombo, Luxor

Day 5 - Edfu, Kom Ombo, Luxor

  • Cruise from Edfu to Kom Ombo
  • Visit Edfu Temple by horse-drawn carriage
  • Visit Kom Ombo Temple
  • Galabiya party on the Nile cruise
Aswan

Day 6 - Aswan

  • Cruise from Kom Ombo to Aswan
  • Visit the Aswan High Dam
  • Visit Philae Temple
  • Nubian folklore show on the Nile cruise
Cairo

Day 7 - Cairo

  • Private transfer from your Nile cruise to Aswan International Airport
  • Domestic flight from Aswan to Cairo
  • Private transfer from Cairo International Airport to your hotel

Day 8

  • Private transfer from your hotel to Cairo International Airport