Stay in Cairo for 3 nights before a
leisurely 4-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 to Cairo and 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
4-night cruise to Aswan. Afternoon visit to Karnak
temple complex and Luxor Museum. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, Dier
el-Medina and the Colossi of Memnon. This
afternoon, sail to Esna where the boat will
overnight. (B, L, D)
Sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus before
continuing on to Kom Ombo. This evening, visit
the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris. (B, L, D)
In the early morning, continue sailing to Aswan.
On arrival, visit Aswan High Dam and the
Temple of Philae. Lunch will be served on board
the ship before an afternoon visit to the Nubian
Musuem by motor boat. (B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning and transfer to
Aswan airport for a flight to Cairo and an
onward flight home. (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.
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 6-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 3930 5211 or email
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
EPM2018: 7 Nights
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