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
For a price quote based on
alternative accommodation standards or flight
options, or a cruise-only price, please call 020
7808 6784 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This tour departs every Saturday from
2 January 2016 to 25 March 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...
Mövenpick MS Hamees, part of the Mövenpick fleet, is a 4-star vessel with 72 guest cabins. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a bath,
satellite television, safe and minibar and feature views of the Nile through large panoramic windows. The ship's facilities include a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, sundeck with bar, library, reading room, gift shop, beauty clinic, laundry and internet access. Evening entertainment varies, but can feature a reception cocktail party, Galabeya evening and Nubian dancers and singers. The MS Hamees operates the 'long cruise' Upper and Lower Nile itinerary between Cairo and...
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.
Considered to be the most picturesque of all
Egypt’s towns, spend additional nights here to
relax at the end of your tour. Visit the renowned
Nubian Museum and the Temple of Kalabsha,
built during the reign of Emperor Augustus
and moved to its new location during the
construction of the Aswan High Dam. Take high
tea on the terrace at Hotel Sofitel Legend Old
Cataract to fully appreciate the views of the
Nile.From £210 per person including 2 nights’
accommodation at the Basma Hotel, private
transfers and a full-day guided tour of the
Nubian Museum and the Temple of Kalabsha.
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
Extend your stay at a hotel of your choice and
add a tour of the Pyramids in Saqqara and
Dahshur, which offer excellent examples of how
the first Pyramids were constructed. Alternatively
visit Coptic Cairo, the oldest quarter of the city,
which contains early Christian churches and
Africa’s first mosque. In the evening, enjoy the
sound and light show at the Sphinx, which tells
the story of ancient Egypt.From £180 per person including 2 nights’
accommodation at the Conrad hotel, private
transfers and a full-day guided tour of Saqqara
and Dahshur or Coptic Cairo.
One of the highlights of any trip to Egypt is
a stay in Luxor. Its renowned East and West
Banks are home to the temples and burial
chambers of the Pharaohs. Extend your stay to
visit these sights and many more that may not
have featured on your cruise itinerary. On the
West Bank, go beyond the Valley of the Kings
and visit the Valleys of the Nobles, the Queens
and the Artisans, and on the East Bank discover
the incredible artefacts on display in the Luxor
Museum.From £220 per person including 2 nights’
accommodation at the Sonesta St George
hotel, private transfers and an extended full-day
tour, either of the West Bank including the
Valley of the Queens, Howard Carter’s house
and the Tomb of the Nobles; or of the East
Bank including the Luxor Museum and the
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
EGT2016: 10 Nights
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This tour offers a privileged insight into
the secrets of ancient Egypt. Travel with
expert Egyptologist Jocelyn Gohary to
Cairo, Giza, Luxor and Aswan to uncover
the history of the pyramids, th...
Reopened in 2012 after 15 years,
this cruise from Luxor to Cairo offers
passengers the chance to visit the lesserknown
archaeological sites of the Lower
Nile. A cruise is the ideal way to...
This luxurious journey features some
fascinating additional visits in Cairo,
including the Royal Mummy Room at
the Egyptian Museum and the Solar
Boat Museum in Giza. Stay at Cairo’s
Land of the Pharaohs and home to such
magical man-made wonders as the
Pyramids, Egypt is a fascinating country
whose history is immersed in the lifegiving
waters of the Nile. On this group