Stay in Cairo for 3 nights before a
leisurely 6-night cruise up the Nile. In
Cairo, choose from either a stay at the
celebrated Mena House, or the Four
Seasons Nile Plaza, both renowned for
their luxury. 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 Mena House hotel or
the Four Seasons 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
famous 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
6-night cruise to Aswan. Afternoon visit to Karnak
temple complex and Luxor Museum. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, the
Temple of Medinet Habu, Dier el-Medina and
the Colossi of Memnon. Sail to Qena. Afternoon
visit to Dendera temple complex. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Temple of Abydos.
Afternoon sail to Luxor and visit to Luxor
Temple. (B, L, D)
Sail to Edfu. Late afternoon visit to the Temple
of Horus at Edfu. (B, L, D)
Sail to Kom Ombo. Morning visit to the Temple
of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo. Afternoon
sail to Aswan and visit the Nubian Musuem by
motor boat. (B, L, D)
Morning optional visit to Abu Simbel (Payable in advance – please
request at the time of booking). Afternoon visit
to the Aswan High Dam and the Temple of
Philae. (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.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort.
Featuring some of the most
luxurious accommodation throughout the tour.
When on board the Nile
cruise, the transfers and excursions relevant to
that cruise are operated as a group with other
passengers who may or may not be Cox & Kings
We can offer a reverse cruise itinerary that
operates from Aswan to Luxor or a 4-night cruise
from Luxor to Aswan. A detailed itinerary for
both cruises is available on request. For a price
quote based on alternative accommodation
standards or flight options, or a cruise-only
price, please call 020 3930 5211 or email
This tour departs every alternate
Sunday from 8 January 2017 to 31 March 2018.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
EPG2018: 9 Nights
I just wanted to say thank you to you for arranging my recent trip to Egypt. It was a wonderful holiday and I felt really taken care of from beginning to end. Your advice regarding the extra day was excellent and the upgrade to a pyramid view room worth every penny.Mr. Patterson
Brilliant, you are wonderful, never had such an efficient travel consultant before. Very many thanks Shameem.Mr.Hammerton
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