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Grand tour of Egypt's history
16 days from CAD9,225pp
Discover the Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara and Dashur
Explore the temples and tombs of Luxor
Fly to Abu Simbel to see this impressive temple complex
Take in the wonderful treasures of Cairo Museum
Visit Philae Temple and relax in Aswan
Enjoy the Mediterranean ambience of Alexandria
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Day 1 Cairo
Day 2 Cairo
Day 3 Alexandria
Day 4 Alexandria
Day 5 Cairo
Day 6 Cairo
Day 7 Cairo
Today's excursion includes a guided tour of the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities with your private guide plus a visit to the ancient citadel - its hilltop location offers wonderful views over the city. You will also explore Mohammed Ali mosque, and the labyrinthine souqs of the Khan el Khalili bazaar.
Day 8 Cairo
Day 9 Luxor
Day 10 Luxor
This morning you will be transferred to your cruise and will enjoy an excursion to the magnificent temple of Karnak. After lunch visit the West Bank to explore the picturesque tombs in the Valleys of the Kings and Queens, as well as the modernist-looking temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.
Day 11 Luxor
You will sail to Qena early this morning where you will visit the fabulously preserved Temple complex of Dendera. Enjoy lunch on board as you gently cruise to Luxor where you will visit the famous Luxor Temple.
Day 12 Luxor
Visit Edfu temple this morning and take part in a fabulous Egyptian cookery lesson. You will have a chance to visit the crocodile god Sobeks temple at Kom Ombo before your lavish 'Egyptian Night' dinner.
Day 13 Luxor
Day 14 Aswan
Today you have the opportunity to visit the superb temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel. After a short flight down Lake Nasser, you will be met and transferred to the archeological site with your guide, who will explain the history of the monuments, 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 15 Cairo
After a leisurely morning before catching your flight to Cairo, where you will be collected and taken to your airport hotel for your last night in Egypt.
Day 16 Return home
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