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The perfect introduction to the
highlights of Egypt, this trip combines
a stay in Cairo with visits to the
Pyramids and Egyptian Museum,
with a 4-night Nile cruise, taking in
the celebrated sights of Upper Egypt
including the Valley of the Kings, the
Temple of Karnak and the immense
Aswan High Dam.
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Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Holiday Inn
CityStars for 2 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Giza to see the Pyramids and
the Sphinx. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)
Early morning flight to Luxor. On arrival,
transfer to the MS Mirage for a 4-night cruise.
Afternoon visit to the temples of Luxor
and Karnak. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Luxor
Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings,
the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the
Colossi of Memnon. 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. In
the afternoon, take a felucca trip on the River
Nile. (B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning. Optional visit to
Abu Simbel. Fly to Cairo and transfer to the
Holiday Inn CityStars / InterContinental
CityStars* for 1 night. (B)
Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum.
Transfer to Cairo airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based
on 4-star hotel accommodation in Cairo and
the cruise vessel MS Mirage.
While on board
the Nile cruise, transfers and excursions are
operated as a group with other passengers
who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
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
This tour departs every Saturday
from 5 January 2019 to 21 December 2019.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
AFI2019: 7 Nights
Visits to the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, Temples of Hatshepsut, Karnac and Luxor, and the Egyptian Museum at Cairo were a 'not to be missed' lifetime experience. The Mirage 1 was a clean and efficient boat with a colonial style and the staff were very attentive and friendly. Everyone was amazingly attentive, punctual and friendly. One of our best holidays ever. Really it was a great adventure - thank you Cox & Kings. Mr Michael Sumpster
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