Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe Summer 2021 V2

The enduring buzz of Cairo's bustling city streets and imposing Great Pyramids of Giza launch your discovery of Ancient Egypt. Cruise down the Nile to Kom-Ombo, past Luxor, and explore the Valley of the Kings.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Explore Luxor and Cairo with a Local Specialist
  • Visit the temples of Karnak, Luxor Museum, the temple dedicated to Goddess Hathor at Dendera, Luxor Temple, the Temple of Isis on the island of Philae, the Temple at Kom-Ombo, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • View the Step Pyramid in Sakkara, the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island, the Citadel, Alabaster and Sultan Hassan Mosques in Cairo
  • See the Ramses II statue and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis, the Sound and Light show in Giza
  • Sail in a felucca across the Nile
  • Connect With Locals On the banks of the Nile, join the El Boerey family for a Be My Guest experience in their village home. You will enjoy mint tea and freshly baked local bread with honey while they share stories revealing what life is like in a typical Luxor village near the ancient temples and tombs. (Day 10)
  • Dive Into Culture Enjoy a visit to Cairo's Egyptian Museum, home to a remarkable collection of Egyptian antiquities including the world-famous 'Mask of Tutankhamun'. (Day 11)
Dining Highlights
  • 11 breakfasts
  • 7 cruise lunches
  • 7 cruise dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Seven-night luxury Nile Cruise
  • Return flight from Cairo to Luxor
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Escorted by one of Trafalgar's English-speaking Egyptologists / Travel Directors
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer valid through 3/31/2022
12 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1CairoWelcome to Cairo: Delve into the antiquities of Egypt on this epic journey which begins in Cairo. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for a day at leisure.
Ramses Hilton
Day 2GizaAdmire the Wonders of Giza: Immerse yourself in a history that spans millennia during a full-day excursion to the old kingdom of Egypt. See the Colossus of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx at Memphis. Visit the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, then marvel at the Great Pyramid of Giza and the mighty Sphinx. This evening, watch as the walls of these feats of man are lit up in a dazzling sound and light show.
Day 3LuxorFly to Luxor and Embark on Your Nile Cruise: We fly to Luxor this morning and embark on a guided tour of the Karnak Temple Complex, before boarding our cruise in time for lunch. Later this afternoon, marvel at Luxor's Temple and visit Luxor Museum to see an astounding collection of archaeological treasures.
Nile Cruise: MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Sapphire (or similar cruise ship)
Day 4DenderaExplore Ancient Dendera: Pay tribute to the Goddess Hathor at the well-preserved Dendera Temple by bus, then travel back to Luxor.
Day 5AswanJourney to Aswan: Sail on today to Aswan, arriving in time for dinner.
Day 6AswanThe High Dam and More in Aswan: Continue today, to the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, then view the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the solid bedrock, and visit the High Dam in Aswan.
Day 7Philae and Kitchener's IslandOnwards to Philae and Kitchener's Island: This morning, consider joining a once in a lifetime Optional Experience to Abu Simbel. Later, sail in a felucca around the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island.
Day 8Kom-OmboOff to Ancient Kom-Ombo: Today, we'll visit the roofless Temple of Kom-Ombo, worshipping two gods.
Day 9LuxorSail to Stunning Luxor: Watch how the river gives life to an arid landscape and the people who live within it as you sail down the Nile to Luxor.
Day 10CairoDisembark and Fly to Cairo: We disembark at Luxor, Connect With Locals as you enjoy a traditional Be My Guest experience with freshly baked bread, honey and mint tea. Explore the fascinating complex of mortuary temples and tombs, including Queen Hatshepsut's Temple, the Colossi of Memnon and the Valley of the Kings. We take a return flight to Cairo where we'll enjoy an evening at leisure to soak up the buzzing atmosphere for which the city is famous. This evening consider an evening meal on board a floating restaurant with some lively Egyptian entertainment.
Ramses Hilton
Day 11CairoDiscover Colourful Cairo: Your sightseeing tour through Cairo will include a visit to the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Old Cairo, see the ancient Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque. This afternoon, Dive Into Culture when you visit the Egyptian Museum.
Day 12CairoFarewell Cairo: Our expedition at its end, say a fond farewell to your newfound friends. Find out more about your free airport transfer at

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
01/18/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/25/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/01/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/08/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/15/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/22/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/01/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/08/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/15/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
03/22/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/29/2022$3,425.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/05/2022$3,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/12/2022$3,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
Please note: Cruise itineraries on the Nile may vary occasionally according to seasonal circumstances. Visits to sights and highlights will not be affected.

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