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 from London to Cairo with Egyptair. Transfer
to the Conrad Hotel for
2 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Giza to see the pyramids and
the Sphinx. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)
Transfer to Cairo airport for early morning flight
to Luxor. On arrival, transfer to the MS Mayfair* 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 Nile.
(B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning. Optional visit to Abu
Simbel. Fly to Cairo and transfer to the InterContinental CityStars for 1
Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum.
Afternoon transfer to Cairo airport. Fly to
London with Egyptair. (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
When 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.
We can offer a reverse 3-night cruise itinerary
that operates from Aswan to Luxor, departing
every Wednesday. A detailed itinerary 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
This tour departs every Saturday from
2 January 2016 to 25 March 2017.
The Conrad International is located on the Nile in downtown Cairo, an ideal location for visiting the Egyptian Museum and the shops. The well-appointed rooms all have private balcony, en-suite bathroom, satellite television, a safe and mini bar. The majority of rooms have views of the Nile. Other facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, health club and a choice of...
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...
MS Mayfair is a luxury cruiser, with exceptional service and friendly, attentive staff. On-board facilities include a swimming pool, jacuzzi, spa centre, restaurant, lounge bar, library, business centre, gift shop and hairdresser. Cabins are decorated with a striking mix of dark hardwood and cream furnishings, and are equipped with flatscreen televisions, tea / coffee making facilities, safes, minibars, air conditioning, internet connections, telephones, bath tubs, hair dryers and large panoramic windows. The Mayfair sails weekly between Luxor and Aswan (4 nights) and on the reverse journey between Aswan and Luxor (3...
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.
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