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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 the
Mena House or the Four Seasons Nile
Plaza, both renowned for their luxury. After
two full days exploring Cairo and the breathtaking
Pyramids of Giza, board your luxury Nile cruise.
Operating since late 2015 after a 4-year refurbishment,
the Oberoi Philae is one of the most prestigious
cruise vessels operating on the Nile.
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Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Marriott Mena
House or the Four Seasons Nile Plaza for 3
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
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
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 Aswan High Dam and the Temple of Philae. Lunch will be served on
board the ship before an afternoon visit to the
Nubian Musuem 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.
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.
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
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 for a cruise-only
price please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
This tour departs on Wednesdays
& Saturdays from 2 January to 14 December
2019. The cruise will not sail from 29 May to
1 July 2019 as it will be in drydock for annual
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
EPM2019: 7 Nights
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