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.
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Fly from London to Cairo. Transfer to Mena House hotel or
the Four Seasons Nile Plaza for 3 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Giza to see the Great Pyramid,
the Sphinx and the Solar Boat Museum.
Afternoon at leisure or optional excursion to the
stepped pyramid at Saqqara (payable locally). (B)
Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum including
entry into the Royal Mummy Room. Afternoon
exploration of the Khan el-Khalili bazaar and
Early morning flight to Luxor (flying time approx.
1 hour). 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)
Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, the
Mortuary Temple of Ramses III and the Colossi
of Memnon. Afternoon visit to Dendera temple
complex. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Tombs of the Nobles, Deir
el-Medina and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
on Luxor’s West Bank. Afternoon 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 Aswan. Afternoon visit to the Aswan High
Dam and the Temple of Philae. (B, L, D)
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 at leisure. Optional visit to Abu Simbel
(payable in advance – please request at the time
of booking). (B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning. Transfer to Aswan
airport for flight to Cairo (flying time approx.
1.5 hours). Overnight at the Intercontinental
Citystars Hotel (Club room). (B)
Transfer to the airport and fly 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, transfers and excursions relevant to
that cruise are operated as a group with other
passengers who may or may not be Cox & Kings
A reverse cruise itinerary operates from Aswan
to Luxor, departing London on alternate
Saturdays. A detailed itinerary 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 Info@CoxandKings.co.uk
This tour departs every Saturday
from 13 January to 15 December 2018. The cruise
will not sail from 29 May to 16 July as it will be in
drydock for annual maintenance.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
EZC2018: 11 Nights
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