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Spend seven nights on board the small and luxurious Dahabeya, taking you back in time as it graciously sails on the Nile from Luxor to Cairo. This unique cruiser replicates the sailing vessels used during the elegant days of the monarchy between the 1920s and 1940s, when aristocrats and sophisticated travellers sailed the Nile in style. After the cruise, spend two nights in Cairo exploring the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before visiting the fascinating Egyptian Museum.
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Fly to Cairo and transfer to the InterContinental Citystars Cairo for 1 night. (N)
Early morning flight to Aswan. On arrival, transfer to the luxurious Sonesta Dahabeya for a 7-night cruise. (D)
Morning visit to the Aswan High Dam and the Temple of Philae. Afternoon sailing towards Kom Ombo. (B, L, D)
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of Philae. Overnight mooring beside a Nile island. (B, L, D)
Morning sailing to Edfu to visit the well-preserved Temple of Horus at Edfu. Overnight mooring beside a Nile island. (B, L, D)
Day at leisure sailing. Pass Esna lock before mooring overnight beside a Nile island. (B, L, D)
This morning you will sail to Luxor. Visit the Karnak temple complex and Luxor Temple. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III and the Colossi of Memnon. (B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning. Transfer to Luxor airport for a flight to Cairo. On arrival, transfer to the Kempinski Hotel for 2 nights. (B)
Morning tour of Giza to see the Great Pyramid and Sphinx. Afternoon private tour of the Egyptian Museum. (B)
Early morning transfer to Cairo airport. Fly to London. (B)
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or for a cruise-only price, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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DFA2020: 11 Nights
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