Stay in Cairo for 3 nights before a
leisurely 6-night cruise up the Nile. In
Cairo, choose from either a stay at the
celebrated Mena House, or the Four
Seasons Nile Plaza, both renowned for
their luxury. Operating since late 2015
after a 4-year refurbishment, the Oberoi
Philae is one of the most prestigious
cruise vessels operating on the Nile.
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Fly from London to Cairo with British Airways.
Transfer to Mena House hotel or the Four Seasons
Nile Plaza for 3 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Giza to see the Great Pyramid
and the Sphinx. Afternoon at leisure or optional
excursion to the stepped pyramid at Saqqara
(payable locally). (B)
Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum, with its
famous exhibition of Tutankhamun’s treasures.
The visit includes entry into the museum’s Royal
Mummy Room. Afternoon exploration of the
Khan el-Khalili bazaar and citadel. (B)
Early morning flight to Luxor (flying time approx
1 hour). Transfer to the luxury Oberoi Philae for a
6-night cruise to Aswan. Afternoon visit to Karnak
temple complex and Luxor Museum. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, the
Temple of Medinet Habu, Dier el-Medina and
the Colossi of Memnon. Sail to Qena. Afternoon
visit to Dendera temple complex. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Temple of Abydos.
Afternoon sail to Luxor and visit to Luxor
Temple. (B, L, D)
Sail to Edfu. Late afternoon visit to the Temple
of Horus at Edfu. (B, L, D)
Sail to Kom Ombo. Morning visit to the Temple
of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo. Afternoon
sail to Aswan and visit the Nubian Musuem by
motor boat. (B, L, D)
Morning optional visit to Abu Simbel (Payable in advance – please
request at the time of booking). Afternoon visit
to the Aswan High Dam and the Temple of
Philae. (B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning and transfer to
Aswan airport for a flight to Cairo with Egypt
Air, continuing onwards to London with British
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.
Featuring some of the most
luxurious accommodation throughout the tour.
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
We can offer a reverse cruise itinerary that
operates from Aswan to Luxor or a 4-night cruise
from Luxor to Aswan. A detailed itinerary for
both cruises is available on request. For a price
quote based on alternative accommodation
standards or flight options, or a cruise-only
price, please call 020 7808 6784 or email
This tour departs every alternate
Sunday from 10 January 2016 to 25 March 2017.
The contemporary Four Seasons Cairo at Nile Plaza is located on the banks of the Nile, with views to the island of Zamalek and the 12th century Citadel. It is approximately 45 minutes from the international airport and a 15-minute walk from the Egyptian Museum.
The 365 rooms and suites offer bright interiors and natural wood finishes. The marble bathrooms include a deep soaking tub, separate glass-enclosed shower, large vanity unit and, in a separate alcove, a toilet. All rooms and suites offer panoramic views and feature satellite TV, CD and DVD player, Internet access, hair dryer, safe and mini bar.
The hotel has 7 restaurants and 3 lounge bars, each specialising in different cuisine including Italian, Cantonese, Japanese and Lebanese. The Shisha Lounge, located on the upper pool deck, is surrounded by flora and overlooks the hotel's 3 pools. The 5th floor of the hotel is...
The Oberoi Philae, the latest addition to the Oberoi Group's portfolio, cruises between Aswan and Luxor in Egypt (and vice versa) as part of a 4-night or 6-night itinerary, offering unrivalled views of the River Nile as guests experience the legendary Oberoi service and explore 5,000 years of Egyptian culture, with English-speaking Egyptologists on board.
The ship features 22 spacious cabins and suites, some of the largest on the Nile today, each with large French doors that offer picturesque views of the Nile and its changing landscapes. The cruiser also incorporates the latest technology including high-speed Wi-Fi.
The upper deck features a temperature-controlled swimming pool, and a poolside restaurant where snacks, light meals and lunch can be enjoyed. Other culinary options are available in the Oberoi Philae's restaurant, which serves Middle Eastern, western 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.
EPG2016: 9 Nights
I just wanted to say thank you to you for arranging my recent trip to Egypt. It was a wonderful holiday and I felt really taken care of from beginning to end. Your advice regarding the extra day was excellent and the upgrade to a pyramid view room worth every penny.Mr. Patterson
Brilliant, you are wonderful, never had such an efficient travel consultant before. Very many thanks Shameem.Mr.Hammerton
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