Arrive at Cairo airport, our representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identiﬁcation & portage will greet you. From the airport, you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Overnight: Cairo (No Meals)
After breakfast, check out it’s a time to enjoy our sightseeing journey. Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx that large statue which is one of the most famous monuments in the whole world (including Camel ride for 20 minutes). Lunch (your own cost). Afternoon visit to the Egyptian Museum where you ﬁnd the greatest Collections of
Egyptian antiquities in the world and the Home of King TUT treasures. And Khan El-Khalili bazaar.
Back to the hotel. (B)
Breakfast, In the morning, transfer to Cairo airport to ﬂy to Luxor, where you’ll board your luxurious cruise ship comfortably in time for lunch at 1 pm. In the afternoon, explore highlights of Luxor’s bustling East Bank: the vast complex of Karnak Temple, and the almost equally mighty Temple of Luxor. By 5:30 pm you’ll be back on board for afternoon tea, followed by a belly dance show at 7:30 pm, and dinner. (B, L D)
Optional Hot Air Balloon over the West Bank, The day begins with an early breakfast before you depart for Luxor’s West Bank at 7 am to visit the Valley of the Kings, where Theban royalty was buried in brilliant coloured tombs. (Please note there is an extra charge for admission to some tombs.) You’ll drive to the vast, cliff-cut Temple of Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh who portrayed
herself as a man. At 11 am, set sail for your next stop, Esna, where you’ll enjoy lunch, afternoontea, a welcome cocktail party, dinner, and a disco. (B, L, D)
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast any time before 10 am, as your ship sails the tranquil Nile to Edfu: you’ll disembark at noon to explore the massive facade and echoing halls of the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon-headed god, Horus. At 2:30 pm, enjoy a late lunch and the leisurely cruise to Kom Ombo. Afternoon tea is at 5 pm, followed by dinner at 8 pm. After dinner, enjoy a Nile cruise classic: the galabeya party, where everyone dons traditional Egyptian galabeya gowns. (B, L, D)
The last full day of your cruise is action-packed, beginning with a 6 am wake-up call for breakfast, and a 7 am tour of Kom Ombo temple, dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus. By 8 am, you’re back on board for the journey to Aswan, the tranquil Nile-side city that’s the capital of Nubian culture. After an early lunch, disembark at 1:30 pm for a tour of Aswan’s highlights: the High Dam that stopped the Nile ﬂooding, the granite quarries with their Unﬁnished Obelisk, and the Temple of Philae on an island in the Nile. Afternoon tea is at 5 pm, with dinner at 7:30 pm. After dinner, immerse in Nubian culture with a Nubian folklore show. (B, L, D)
Your wake-up call is at 7 am. Breakfast, Then, you’ll disembark at 8 am and transfer to Aswan airport for your ﬂight to Cairo, where you’ll have the day at leisure to explore the city or relax in your hotel. Should you wish, an optional extra is a day trip to the rock-cut temples built by Ramses II at Abu Simbel, around 185 miles (300 kilometers) south of Aswan: transport is by domestic ﬂight with air-conditioned private transfers and personal guide. Whichever option you choose, you’ll stay
overnight in Cairo (B)