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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Visit Memphis, the old capital of the Egyptian empire
  • See the lesser-known Saqqara necropolis with its Step Pyramid
  • Explore Dendara, one of the best-preserved temple complexes in Egypt
  • Spend a half day at Abydos temple

Abu Simbel

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2373 2679 3086 3697 39102 41106 41106 40104 39102 3697 2984 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 948 1050 1457 1966 2373 2577 2577 2577 2475 2170 1559 1152
Sunshine hours 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity H VH E E E E E E E VH H H
UV 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 7/H 6/H
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Alexandria (Egypt)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 2170 2475 2781 2984 3086 3086 3086 2781 2475 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 948 948 1152 1457 1661 2068 2272 2373 2170 1763 1457 1050
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 9 10 12 12 11 10 9 8 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 552 261 131 50 10 0 0 0 10 100 291 542
Rainy Days 10 8 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 9
Humidity M M H VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 2170 2475 2679 2781 2781 2577 2373 2068

Aswan

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2373 2679 3086 3595 38100 41106 41106 40104 39102 3697 2984 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 948 1050 1457 1966 2272 2577 2679 2577 2475 2068 1559 1050
Sunshine hours 10 10 10 11 11 12 12 12 11 10 10 9
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 14 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity N N M H VH VH VH E VH H M N
UV 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 5/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Cairo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1966 2170 2475 2984 3290 3595 3595 3595 3391 3086 2577 2170
Min temp (C)(F) 846 948 1152 1457 1763 2068 2170 2170 2068 1763 1355 1050
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 9 10 12 11 11 10 9 8 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 50 30 20 10 10 0 0 0 0 10 30 40
Rainy Days 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Humidity N N N L H VH VH VH H M L N
UV 4/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Dahab

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2170 2475 2984 3391 3697 3799 3697 3595 3086 2577 2170
Min temp (C)(F) 948 1050 1355 1763 2068 2373 2475 2475 2373 1966 1559 1152
Sunshine hours 8 9 9 10 11 13 13 12 11 10 9 8
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 40 30 20 20 0 0 0 0 30 20 50
Rainy Days 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
Humidity N N N L M H H VH H M L N
UV 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2170 2373 2577 2679 2882 2882 2882 2781 2577 2373

Hurghada

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2170 2272 2577 2882 3188 3391 3493 3493 3290 3086 2781 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1152 1457 1763 2170 2475 2577 2679 2475 2068 1661 1254
Sunshine hours 9 10 10 10 11 12 13 12 11 10 9 9
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 14 14 13 12 12 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity M H VH E E E E E VH VH H M
UV 5/M 7/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 2373 2272 2272 2373 2475 2679 2781 2882 2781 2781 2679 2475

Luxor

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2475 2984 3493 38100 40104 40104 39102 38100 3493 2882 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 643 745 1152 1661 2068 2272 2373 2373 2170 1763 1152 745
Sunshine hours 9 10 10 10 11 12 12 12 11 10 10 9
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 14 14 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity N N L H VH VH E E VH H M N
UV 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 6/H 5/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Cairo

Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Cairo

Day at leisure. Relax at your hotel or take an optional tour to visit Cairo’s bazaars. (B)

Day 3: Cairo

Board the Mövenpick MS Darakum. for an 11-night cruise. Overnight in Cairo. (B, D)

Day 4: Giza

Morning tour of Giza to see the Great Pyramid and Sphinx. Return to the boat for lunch before visiting the Egyptian Museum in the afternoon. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Memphis • Cairo

This morning visit Memphis, the old capital of the Egyptian empire to see its Step Pyramid. After lunch, continue to Islamic Cairo and visit the Hanging Church, the Coptic museum and Jewish synagogue. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Cairo • Beni Suef

Day at leisure as you sit back and enjoy a full day of sailing to Beni Seuf. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Beni Suef • Minya

Another day at leisure with a full day of sailing to Minya. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Minya

Early morning visit to the necropolis of Tuna el-Gebel and the museum at El Ashmunein. This afternoon visit the tombs of Beni Hassan, rich with hieroglyphics. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Minya • Asyut

Sail early this morning to the archaeological site of el-Amarna, before sailing to Asyut. (B, L, D)

Day 10: Asyut • Sohag

Full day of sailing to Sohag, where the boat will moor overnight. (B, L, D)

Day 11: Sohag • Naga Hammadi

This morning visit Abydos to see the Great Osiris Temple and the temple of Seti I. Return to the boat to sail to Naga Hammadi via Naga Hammadi Bridges. Overnight in Naga Hammadi. (B, L, D)

Day 12: Dendara • Luxor

Early morning sailing to Qena, then drive to the city of Dendara with its well-preserved temple complex. Sail to Luxor. (B, L, D)

Day 13: Luxor

Morning visit on the West Bank, to the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This afternoon, visit the East Bank and the Luxor and Karnak temples. Overnight on board. (B, L, D)

Day 14: Luxor • Fly to Cairo

Disembark this morning and transfer to Luxor airport for a flight to Cairo. On arrival, transfer to the InterContinental Citystars Cairo for 1 night. (B)

Day 15: Fly home

Early morning transfer to Cairo airport and fly home. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Non-exclusive cruise:

When on board the Nile cruise, transfers and excursions relevant to that cruise are operated as a group with other passengers who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Other cruise options & tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Mövenpick M/S Darakum
    Mövenpick M/S Darakum

    There are 52 cabins on the Mövenpick Darakum including Superior cabins and suites. All feature a large panoramic window and are comfortably furnished with an en suite bathroom. Leisure facilities include an outdoor swimming pool with sunbeds for relaxation - an ideal place to watch the Nile pass by. There is also a gift shop selling souvenirs and a small fitness centre. The main restaurant serves a mixture of traditional and international cuisine. A buffet breakfast is served daily. Lunch and dinner are either a buffet or a set menu with a choice of starters, mains, soups and desserts. Afterwards, retire to the lounge bar for a post-dinner aperitif. There is also a sun deck bar with cabanas for afternoon drinks and snacks, offering wonderful panoramas of the river.

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  • InterContinental Citystars Cairo
    InterContinental Citystars Cairo

    The InterContinental Citystars Cairo is a comfortable property with spacious guestrooms offering luxury furnishings. It is adjacent to Cairo's largest retail and leisure complex with an access corridor to 550 shops, an exhibition centre, 16 cinemas and a family entertainment centre. There are a variety of dining options at the hotel including Japanese, Lebanese, Italian and authentic Egyptian cuisine. The hotel is approximately a 10 minute drive from Cairo International Airport. Features: 824 rooms & suites, 6 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges, fitness centre, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, spa, casino. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.

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  • Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza
    Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza

    Occupying 30 storeys of the prestigious Nile Plaza, the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza enjoys a great location on the banks of the Nile. The fifth floor of the hotel is dedicated to well-being, fitness and leisure, where guests can indulge in a little pampering at the spa, the largest in Cairo, or relax on the hotel's pool deck. The guestrooms and suites are generously-sized and reflect the vibrancy of contemporary Cairo, with bright interiors, natural wood finishes and chic comfortable furnishings. All guestrooms offer panoramic views, whether across the Nile to the island of Zamalek and beyond, or towards the 12th-century Citadel. The spacious marble bathrooms incorporate Four Seasons signature features: a deep soaking tub, separate glass-enclosed shower, large vanity unit and, in a separate alcove, WC with telephone. Features: 365 rooms & suites, 5 restaurants, 3 bars/ lounges, indoor swimming pool & 2 outdoor swimming pools. Room amenities: ...

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Dates & prices

LEC2020

Guideline Prices

Low season from £3,895 per person

High season from £4,995 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • 5-star accommodation
    • International & internal flights
    • Private arrival & departure transfers
    • 11-night cruise in an en suite cabin
    • All meals included during cruise
    • Shared cruise excursions as detailed
    • Accompanied by a qualified Egyptologist guide throughout

Destinations on this tour

    https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/egypt/cairo
  • Cairo

    Cairo - the Triumphant City - is the glorious capital of Egypt, the cradle of...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/egypt/cairo
  • Cairo

    Cairo - the Triumphant City - is the glorious capital of Egypt, the cradle of...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/middle-east/egypt/cairo
  • Cairo

    Cairo - the Triumphant City - is the glorious capital of Egypt, the cradle of...

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