This journey recalls the golden age of
the Grand Tour, when travellers would
explore the world’s most fascinating
places in style. Staying in some of the
country’s finest accommodation, this
comprehensive tour visits Lower Egypt,
Upper Egypt and Lower Nubia, and is
ideal for those wishing to see Egypt’s
greatest sites in comfort.
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Fly from London to Cairo with British Airways.
Transfer to the Four Seasons First Residence for
2 nights. (N)
Full-day tour of the Egyptian Museum, citadel
and bazaar. (B)
Transfer to Cairo airport for an early morning
flight to Luxor. On arrival, transfer to the MS
Mövenpick Royal Lily for a 4-night cruise (please
refer to p45 for details). Afternoon visit to the
temples of Luxor and Karnak. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings and
Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Sail to Edfu via Esna lock. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Temple of Horus. Afternoon
cruise to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of
Sobek and Haroeris. Cruise to Aswan. (B, L, D)
Morning visits to the Aswan High Dam, the
Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae.
Afternoon felucca trip on the Nile. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Aswan airport for the flight to Abu
Simbel. On arrival, board MS Prince Abbas for
a 3-night cruise. In the afternoon, visit the
Abu Simbel temple complex, and return in the
evening for the sound and light show. (B, L, D)
Sail to Qasr Ibrim. Visit the Temple of Amada,
an 18th-dynasty temple, the rock-cut Temple of
Derr and the Tomb of Penout. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Temple of Wadi El Sebua.
Afternoon cruise to Aswan. (B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning, visit the Temples
of Kalabsha and transfer to the airport for
a flight to Cairo. On arrival, transfer to the
Intercontinental CityStars hotel for 1 night. Tour
of Giza to see the pyramids and the Sphinx. (B)
Early morning transfer to Cairo airport. Fly to
London with British Airways. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort.
accommodation in Cairo and an upgraded
cruise vessel. Please
When on board the Nile
cruise, the transfers and excursions relevant to
that cruise are operated as a group with other
passengers who may or may not be Cox & Kings
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements.
Please call 020 3930 5211 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
This tour departs every Saturday from
7 January to 23 December 2017
Set on the west bank of the Nile, 30 minutes from the pyramids at Giza, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence sets the standard for luxury hotels in the capital. Close to the shops and restaurants of Cairo's prestigious downtown area, it has impressive views of the Great Pyramids and the Nile. The high standards and exemplary levels of service maintained by the hotel have helped it become the favoured destination of Cox & Kings' clients in Cairo.
The 269 guest rooms and suites, among the largest in Cairo, take full advantage of the diverse setting and dramatic views. The rooms are classically styled, offering luxurious comfort and every modern convenience expected in a five-star hotel.
The hotel serves delicious cuisine at its Mediterranean/North African restaurant, which has fantastic views of the Nile. The Thai restaurant is excellent, offering truly authentic food...
The InterContinental CityStars Hotel has direct access to the 'Stars Centre', one of the largest and most modern retail and leisure complexes in the Middle East with over 500 shops, an exhibition centre, 16 cinemas and a family entertainment centre. The hotel is approximately 10 minutes drive from Cairo airport. Downtown Cairo is 15 km from the hotel, while the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx are approximately 35 km away.
The hotel has 790 rooms offering various accommodation options from suites to garden wing poolside rooms and InterContinental Residence Suites. Club InterContinental rooms have the added benefit of upgraded facilities and amenities. All rooms include air conditioning, cable / satellite TV, mini bar, internet access, telephone, in room safe and tea / coffee making facilities.
The hotel offers a choice of dining options including Japanese teppanyaki, Italian fine...
The Mövenpick Prince Abbas, which sails between Aswan and Abu Simbel, is a modern boat with 43 well-equipped cabins. All rooms feature en suite shower, individually controlled air conditioning, a television, minibar and choice of twin or double beds. On-board facilities include a swimming pool, jacuzzi, gym, library and spacious sundeck with a bar. The stylish restaurant offers internationalcuisine and local specialities. A spacious oriental
lounge bar is situated on the salon deck with a shady canopied...
The Mövenpick MS Royal Lily is the flagship vessel of the Mövenpick Nile cruise range, sleek and modern in style with light, airy interiors. The 56 cabins are spacious and contemporary with individually controlled air conditioning, a choice of double or twin beds, plus a television, minibar and shower room. The Royal suites feature a lounge area, panoramic windows and a fully fitted bathroom. Leisure facilities include a large sun terrace with a plunge pool and jacuzzi, a small gym and large saloon bar with panoramic windows. The MS Royal Lily sails between Luxor and Aswan on a 4-night itinerary, and returns to Luxor from Aswan on a 3-night...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
EGT2018: 10 Nights
Next to the Pyramids of Giza, Abu Simbel is perhaps the most recognized monument of...
Cairo - the Triumphant City - is the glorious capital of Egypt, the cradle of...
Luxor is a modern city, full of the monuments of both ancient Egyptian and other, more...