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This journey recalls the golden age of
the Grand Tour, when travellers would
explore the world’s most fascinating
places in style. Begin with a few days
in Cairo to explore the sites before
continuing on to enjoy cruises on
both the Nile and Lake Nasser. This
comprehensive tour visits Lower Egypt,
Upper Egypt and Lower Nubia, and is
ideal for those wishing to see Egypt’s
greatest sites in comfort.
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Fly from London to Cairo with British Airways.
Transfer to the Four Seasons First Residence
for 2 nights. (N)
Full-day tour of the Egyptian Museum, citadel
and bazaar. (B)
Transfer to Cairo airport for an early morning
flight to Luxor. On arrival, transfer to the
MS Mövenpick Royal Lily 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 and
Queens, and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
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.
Afternoon felucca trip on the Nile. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Aswan airport for the flight to Abu
Simbel. On arrival, board MS Prince Abbas for a
3-night cruise on Lake Nasser. In the afternoon,
visit the Abu Simbel temple complex, and
return in the evening for the sound and light
show. (B, L, D)
Sail to Qasr Ibrim. Visit the Temple of Amada,
an 18th-dynasty temple, the rock-cut Temple of
Derr and the Tomb of Penout. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Temple of Wadi El Sebua. Afternoon cruise to Aswan. (B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning, visit the Temples
of Kalabsha and transfer to the airport for
a flight to Cairo. On arrival, transfer to the
Intercontinental Citystars hotel for 1 night.
Tour of Giza to see the Pyramids and the
Early morning transfer to Cairo airport. Fly to
London with British Airways. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals
While on board the
Nile cruise, the transfers and excursions are
operated as a group with other passengers
who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
This tour departs every Saturday
from 4 January to 12 December 2019.
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
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EGT2019: 10 Nights
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