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Lead Price
From £4795pp
Duration
13 days & 12 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
Cruises
Tour Highlights

Nile Cruise & Lake Nasser

This journey recalls the golden age of the Grand Tour, when travellers would explore the world’s most fascinating places in style. Begin with a few days in Cairo to explore the sites before continuing on to enjoy cruises on both the Nile and Lake Nasser. This comprehensive tour visits Lower Egypt, Upper Egypt and Lower Nubia, and is ideal for those wishing to see Egypt’s greatest sites in comfort.

Itinerary

YEAR:
DAY 1: Fly to Cairo
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Fly to Cairo

Fly direct from London to Cairo. Transfer to the Intercontinental Semiramis for 2 nights. (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

DAY 2: Cairo
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Cairo

Full-day tour of the Egyptian Museum, citadel and bazaar. (B)

DAY 3: Fly to Luxor
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Fly to Luxor

Transfer to Cairo airport for an early morning flight to Luxor. On arrival, transfer to the MS Mövenpick Royal Lily for a 4-night cruise. Afternoon visit to the temples of Luxor and Karnak. (B, L)

DAY 4: Luxor
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Luxor

Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings and Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Sail to Edfu via Esna lock. (B, L, D)

DAY 5: Edfu - Kom Ombo
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Edfu - Kom Ombo

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)

DAY 6: Aswan
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Aswan

Morning visits to the Aswan High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. Afternoon felucca trip on the Nile. (B, L, D)

DAY 7: Fly to Abu Simbel
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Fly to Abu Simbel

Transfer to Aswan airport for the flight to Abu Simbel. On arrival, board MS Prince Abbas for a 3-night cruise. In the afternoon, visit the Abu Simbel temple complex, and return in the evening for the sound and light show. (B, L, D)

DAY 8: Qasr Ibrim
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Qasr Ibrim

Sail to Qasr Ibrim. Visit the Temple of Amada, an 18th-dynasty temple, the rock-cut Temple of Derr and the Tomb of Penout. (B, L, D)

DAY 9: Wadi El Sebua
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Wadi El Sebua

Morning visit to the Temple of Wadi El Sebua. Afternoon cruise to Aswan. (B, L, D)

DAY 10: Aswan - Fly to Cairo
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Aswan - Fly to Cairo

Disembark in the morning, visit the Temples of Kalabsha and transfer to the airport for a flight to Cairo. On arrival, transfer to the Intercontinental Semiramis for 3 nights. (B)

DAY 11: Giza
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Giza

Tour of Giza to see the pyramids and the sphinx (B)

DAY 12: Alexandria
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Alexandria

Day trip to Alexandria (B). 

DAY 13: Fly to London
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Fly to London

Early morning transfer to Cairo airport.  Fly to London. (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Tour the temple and tombs of Lake Nasser
  • View exquisite carved reliefs at the temples of Kalabsha & Abu Simbel
  • Visit the iconic Pyramids of Giza
  • Sail on a felucca boat from Aswan

What's included

  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
  • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Important information

Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Tailor-made travel
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 enquire online.
Guideline prices
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin/double-room. Single supplement available on request. Pricing is indicative and may be subject to change due to external factors such as variable flight prices.
Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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