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
7 January 2017 to 31 March 2018.
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...
The MS Mayfair is a Superior Plus cruiser with superb facilities and excellent levels of service. There are 74 cabins on the ship including Executive and Presidential suites. Higher category cabins offer more spacious accommodation and a balcony. All cabins offer either twin or double beds and large panoramic windows. Leisure facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, two jacuzzis, cabanas and sunbeds for relaxation on the sun deck, and a spa featuring a sauna, steam room and massage suites. There is also a gift shop selling souvenirs and a library, which also has board games. The Nile Restaurant offers a fine selection of international and traditional dishes. A buffet breakfast is served daily while lunch and dinner are served à la carte. The Bel Air lounge is the perfect venue to enjoy a glass of wine or cocktail before or after dinner. There is also a pool bar for afternoon...
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.
AFJ2017: 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...