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Stay in Cairo for 3 nights before a leisurely 4-night cruise up the Nile. In Cairo, choose from either a stay at Mena House or the Four Seasons Nile Plaza, both renowned for their luxury. After 2 full days exploring Cairo and the breathtaking Pyramids in Giza, board your luxury Nile cruise. The Oberoi Philae is one of the most prestigious Nile cruise vessels.
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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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Disembark in the morning and transfer to Aswan airport for a flight to Cairo and an onward flight home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.
Available on request.
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.
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.
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
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EPM2020: 7 Nights
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