Visit the spectacular Pyramids of Giza
Enjoy the verdant scenery of the Nile Valley
Discover tombs & temples on Luxor's West Bank
Explore lesser known temples at Edfu & Kom Ombo
Stay in luxury in both Cairo and on your Nile cruise
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Day 1 Cairo
Day 2 Cairo
Day 3 Cairo
Today's excursion includes a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities with your own private Egyptologist, plus a visit to the ancient citadel on top of the hill overlooking Cairo (with a wonderful view of the city), the beautiful Mohammed Ali mosque, and the intricate and labyrinthine souqs of the Khan el Khalili.
Day 4 Luxor
After your flight to Luxor, you will be picked up and taken to your Nile cruise. Enjoy lunch on board before taking a guided excursion of Luxor and Karnak Temples. This afternoon sail north to Qena, passing one of the most picturesque sections of the Nile.
Day 5 Luxor
Day 6 Luxor
This morning you have an early start for your excursion to the Valley of the Kings and other sites on the West Bank. Return to the boat for lunch before sailing to the town of Esna, where you moor for the night.
Day 7 Luxor
Day 8 Luxor
Day 9 Aswan
After breakfast you disembark the Steamship Sudan. You will be collected from the boat and taken to your hotel for your stay in Aswan. This afternoon you will have a trip by felucca to the beautiful Botanical gardens on Kitchener's Island. This evening you could visit the museum of Nubian Life in Aswan, which shows some interesting aspects of Nubian life as well as superb Phaoroanic exhibits.
Day 10 Aswan
Today you have the opportunity to visit the superb temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel. You have a short flight down Lake Nasser, where you are met and transferred to the archeological site with your guide, who will explain the history of the monuments to you before you enter the temples themselves. After flying back to Aswan, you have the afternoon at leisure to relax or explore Aswan's souqs.
Day 11 Return home
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