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This is the perfect introduction to the
highlights of Egypt, combining a stay in
Cairo including visits to the Pyramids
and the Egyptian Museum, with a 4-night
Nile cruise, taking in the celebrated
sights of Upper Egypt including visits to
both the East and West Bank to see 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 renowned
pyramids complex and the Great Sphinx of
Giza. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)
Early morning flight to Luxor. On arrival,
transfer to the MS Acamar for a 4-night cruise. Afternoon visit to
the temples of Luxor and Karnak, on the East
Bank. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the West Bank to see the Valley
of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
and the Colossi of Memnon. Sail to Edfu via
Esna lock. (B, L, D)
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 Nile.
(B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning. Optional visit to
Abu Simbel. Fly to Cairo and transfer to the
Holiday Inn 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.
The Standard tour is based
on 4-star hotel accommodation in Cairo and
the cruise vessel MS Acamar.
This tour departs every Saturday
from 4 January to 26 December 2020
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.
A reverse 3-night cruise itinerary operates from
Aswan to Luxor, departing every Wednesday.
A detailed itinerary 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
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
AFI2020: 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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