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Lead Price
From £6695pp
Duration
12 days & 11 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
Cruises
Tour Highlights

Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise

Explore Egypt at a leisurely pace aboard the luxury Oberoi Zahra cruise vessel. Visit remarkable ancient sights scattered along the Nile as well as the Great Pyramid and Sphinx in Giza. Additional museum visits are made to the Solar Boat Museum in Giza, containing a fullsize ancient Egyptian ship, and to the fascinating Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Itinerary

YEAR:
DAY 1: Fly to Cairo
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Fly to Cairo

Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Marriott Mena House or the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza for 3 nights. (N)

Meal basis

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

DAY 2: Giza
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Giza

Morning tour of Giza to see the Great Pyramid, the Sphinx and the Solar Boat Museum, which contains a full-size ancient Egyptian ship that was discovered buried at the foot of the Great Pyramid. Afternoon at leisure or optional excursion to the stepped pyramid at Saqqara. (B)

DAY 3: Cairo
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Cairo

Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum including entry to the Royal Mummy Room. Afternoon tour of the Khan el-Khalili bazaar and citadel. (B)

DAY 4: Fly to Luxor
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Fly to Luxor

Early morning flight to Luxor. Transfer to the luxury Oberoi Zahra for a 7-night cruise to Aswan. Afternoon visit to Karnak temple complex and Luxor Museum. (B, L, D)

DAY 5: Luxor • Dendera
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Luxor • Dendera

Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III and the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon visit to Dendara temple complex. (B, L, D)

DAY 6: West Bank, Luxor
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West Bank, Luxor

Morning visit to the Tombs of the Nobles, Deir el-Medina and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Afternoon visit to Luxor Temple. (B, L, D)

DAY 7: Edfu
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Edfu

Sail to Edfu. Late afternoon visit to the Temple of Horus at Edfu. (B, L, D)

DAY 8: Aswan
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Aswan

Sail to Aswan. Afternoon visit to the Aswan High Dam and the Temple of Philae. (B, L, D)

DAY 9: Kom Ombo • Aswan
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Kom Ombo • Aswan

Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Kom Ombo temple complex. Return to Aswan for an afternoon felucca trip. Evening sound and light show at the Temple of Philae. (B, L, D)

DAY 10: Aswan
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Aswan

Day at leisure. Optional visit to Abu Simbel (payable in advance – please request at the time of booking). (B, L, D)

DAY 11: Fly to Cairo
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Fly to Cairo

Disembark in the morning. Transfer to Aswan airport for flight to Cairo. Overnight at the Intercontinental Citystars hotel in a Club room (or similar). (B)

DAY 12: Fly home
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Fly home

Transfer to the airport and fly home. (B)

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

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • The Royal Mummy Room at the Egyptian Museum
  • Visit the Solar Boat Museum in Giza
  • Explore the Valley of the Kings & the vast Karnak temple complex near Luxor
  • Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu
Low Season
From £6,695 per person
High Season
From £8,895 per person

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

Luxury tour
These are our most comfortable tours and will usually feature 5-star deluxe accommodation throughout.
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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