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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
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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.
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.
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: ...
Low season from £3,895 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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