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Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Marriott Mena House or the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza for 3 nights. (N)Day 2: Giza
Morning tour of Giza to see the Great Pyramid and the Sphinx. Afternoon at leisure or optional excursion to the stepped pyramid at Saqqara (payable locally). (B)Day 3: Cairo
Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum, with its celebrated exhibition of Tutankhamun’s treasures. The visit includes entry into the museum’s Royal Mummy Room. Afternoon exploration of the Khan el-Khalili bazaar and citadel. (B)Day 4: Fly to Luxor
Early morning flight to Luxor (flying time approx. 1 hour). Transfer to the luxury Oberoi Philae for a 4-night cruise to Aswan. Afternoon visit to Karnak temple complex and Luxor Museum. (B, L, D)Day 5: Luxor • Esna
Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, Dier el-Medina and the Colossi of Memnon. This afternoon, sail to Esna, where the boat will moor overnight. (B, L, D)Day 6: Edfu • Kom Ombo
Sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus before continuing on to Kom Ombo. This evening, visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris. (B, L, D)Day 7: Aswan
In the early morning, continue sailing to Aswan. On arrival, visit the Aswan High Dam and the Temple of Philae. Lunch will be served on board the ship before an afternoon visit to the Nubian Museum by motor boat. (B, L, D)Day 8: Fly home via Cairo
Disembark in the morning and transfer to Aswan airport for a flight to Cairo and an onward flight home. (B)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Luxury tour
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.Single supplement
Available on request.Departures
This tour departs on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11 Jan to 26 Dec 2020. The cruise will not sail from 2 Jun to 3 Jul 2020, as it will be in dry dock for annual maintenance.Non-exclusive cruise:
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.Other cruise options & tailor-made travel:
A reverse cruise itinerary operates from Aswan to Luxor, or join a 6-night cruise from Luxor. A detailed itinerary for both cruises is available on request. 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.
The Oberoi Philae, the latest addition to the Oberoi Group's portfolio, cruises between Aswan and Luxor in Egypt (and vice versa) as part of a 4-night or 6-night itinerary, offering unrivalled views of the River Nile as guests experience the legendary Oberoi service and explore 5,000 years of Egyptian culture, with English-speaking Egyptologists on board. The ship features 22 spacious cabins and suites, some of the largest on the Nile today, each with large French doors that offer picturesque views of the Nile and its changing landscapes. Cabins offer plush furnishings, a sitting area and a marble-finished bathroom with a vanity counter and a separate glass-panelled rain shower. The upper deck features a temperature controlled swimming pool and a poolside restaurant where snacks and light meals are served. Other culinary options are available in the Oberoi Philae's restaurant, which serves Middle Eastern, western and Asian cuisine against a backdrop of uninterrupted views ...
Located in the shadow of the Great Pyramid of Giza, this beautiful character property is one of the most famous hotels in Egypt and a favourite for visitors drawn by the rich heritage of Egypt's mosques, churches and temples. Originally built in 1869, the hotel is just 700 metres from the towering pyramid of Cheops and is surrounded by 16 hectares of landscaped gardens. It is approximately 1 hour from the international and domestic airports and 30 minutes from the city centre. The Marriott Mena House has rooms and suites in the Palace and Garden wings, and Cabana style rooms by the swimming pool. Whether you choose to stay in the modern Garden Wing or in the original Palace Wing, we would recommend upgrading to a Pyramid View room. All rooms and suites are lavishly appointed with traditionally inspired furnishings. There is a selection of dining options to choose from including Khan ...
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 £3045 per person
High season from £4145 per person
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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.
*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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