This 8-day tour is the perfect
introduction to the highlights of Egypt.
The trip combines a stay in Cairo, home
of the pyramids and the Egyptian
Museum, with a 4-night cruise on the
Nile, taking in the celebrated sights of
Upper Egypt including the Valley of the
Kings, the Temple of Karnak and the
Aswan High Dam.
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Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Holiday Inn
Fairmont Nile City for 2 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Giza to see the Pyramids and
the Sphinx. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)
Early morning flight to Luxor. On arrival, transfer
to the MS Sonesta Star Goddess
for a 4-night cruise. Afternoon visit to the
temples of Luxor and Karnak. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, the
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of
Memnon. 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. In
the afternoon, take a felucca trip on the River
Nile. (B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning. Optional visit to Abu
Simbel. Fly to Cairo and transfer to the InterContinental CityStars for
1 night. (B)
Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum. Transfer
to Cairo airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
tour features upgraded hotel accommodation
While on board
the Nile cruise, transfers and excursions are
operated as a group with other passengers who
may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
A reverse 3-night cruise itinerary operates from
Aswan to Luxor, departing every Wednesday. A
detailed itinerary is available on request. For a
price quote based on alternative accommodation
standards, to discuss flight options or for a cruiseonly
price, please call 020 3930 5211 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk
The Fairmont Nile City is one of Cairo's newest hotels, taking up the third tower of the prestigious Nile City office and retail complex in the center of Cairo. It is situated in a prime location overlooking the river Nile and just 30 minutes from the Sphinx and Great Pyramids at Giza. The interior architecture perfectly reflects the building's modern combination of luxury and tranquillity. With modern rooms and an array of restaurants and leisure facilities including a rooftop pool this luxurious property is one of Cairo finest hotels.
The hotel has 567 luxury rooms and suites including three luxurious Fairmont Gold Floors. Each Fairmont Gold room offers the added benefits of an exclusive floor, private lounge and reception area, high speed internet access, complimentary coffee and tea, morning newspaper, overnight shoe shine and twice daily housekeeping services.
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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 Sonesta Star Goddess is the most luxurious vessel in the Sonesta cruise portfolio. Each of the 33 spacious suites on this contemporary, all-suite
vessel has a separate sitting area as well as a private balcony. The elegant dining room offers buffet lunches and a la carte evening meals, while the sundeck features an infinity pool. There is a spa and fitness centre on board, with gym, sauna and steam bath. The Sonesta Star Goddess sails on a 4-night itinerary between Luxor and Aswan, and on the reverse journey from Aswan to Luxor with 3-nights'...
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.
AFJ2018: 7 Nights
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...