Cairo / Luxor / Kom Ombo / Aswan / Abu Simbel

Experience includes :

  • 4 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • 4 Nights on board Nile Cruise M/S Sonesta St George
  • Visit to the Egyptian museum before opening hours
  • Dinner hosted by an Egyptian family
  • Private visit to the paws of the Sphinx
  • Cairo by Night – dinner on a private Felucca *hosted by d. Ashraf Mohey el Dine, head of the pyramid district and respected Egyptologist.

ACCOMODATIONS

CITY NIGHTS HOTELS
Cairo 4 Fairmont Nile City Hotel*****
Nile Cruise 4 Sonesta St. George*****
DAY 1
Arrival in Cairo

Upon arrival in Cairo you will met and be transferred to your hotel. The day is yours to unwind or explore the city. Tonight, enjoy a typical dinner hosted by a local family.

DAY 2
Cairo

It’s an early morning as we have a full day ahead of us! Begin your day by departing for the Egyptian Museum by taking a water taxi on the Nile. You will have VIP access, before opening hours, to experience the museum without crowds. From here, we’re off to Giza where our visit includes the pyramids, the Solar Boat Museum and a private visit to the paws of the Sphinx. No visit to Egypt would be complete without a camel ride, which will be followed by lunch in the garden of the world-famous Mena House Hotel. This evening, a light and sound show will be followed by a private felucca dinner on the Nile. (B,L,D)

DAY 3
Cairo | Luxor

Today transfer from your hotel to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor where we set sail on our Nile cruise. Today’s ports of call include Karnak and Luxor Temples. (B)

DAY 4
Luxor

Our cruise today brings us to The Valley of the Kings and Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Tonight, the captain invites you to his cocktail reception followed by dinner and music in the lounge! (B,L,D)

DAY 5
Edfu | Kom Ombo

Cruise highlights today include the Temple of Horus in Edfu and Kom Ombo. (B,L,D)

DAY 6
Aswan

We sail to Aswan today visiting the High Dam and Philae Temple. After lunch on board, sail on the Nile by felucca before returning to the ship for afternoon tea, dinner and an Egyptian Folkloric Show. (B,L,D)

DAY 7
Aswan | Abu Simbel | Cairo

Transfer to the Aswan airport for a flight to Abu Simbel where we will visit what many consider to be second only to the Great Pyramids. Return to Cairo where the balance of the day is at leisure. (B)

DAY 8
Cairo

A unique day is ahead. Cairo is a city of many faiths and cultures and today we experience some of the historical and cultural sites that make this city unlike any other. Visits include the Mohamed Ali Mosque, Coptic Cairo and the Khan El Khalili Bazaar. A late lunch will be served at the famous Zooba Restaurant before returning to our hotel. (B,L)

DAY 9
Depart Cairo

Today you’ll bid farewell to Egypt. Transfer from your hotel to the airport for your departing flight or possibility to extend your stay. (B)

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