Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Preview Europe and Britain 2022

Awaken your inner explorer on this expedition through the lush river valleys and golden desert landscapes of Egypt. Cruise the Nile past the pharaonic temples of Luxor to the Nubian treasures of Aswan. Your voyage will also take you to the mystical Pyramids of Giza, Tomb of the Nobles and the Sphinx.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Explore Luxor and Cairo with a Local Specialist
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the temples of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor, the Temple of Kom-Ombo and the temple of Isis on the island of Philae
  • View the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, the Citadel, Alabaster and Sultan Hassan Mosques in Cairo and the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza
  • See the Ramses II statue and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis and the Step Pyramid in Sakkara
  • Sail in a felucca across the Nile
Dining Highlights
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 4 cruise lunches
  • 4 cruise dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Four-night luxury Nile Cruise
  • Flight from Aswan to Cairo
  • 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
  • The services of a professional English speaking Egyptologist / Travel Director throughout your journey
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights

Call 866-547-5362 for more information or to book today! Mention code 16103044

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Duration
9 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CairoWelcome to Cairo: Embark on an expedition to the land of the Pharaohs. On arrival at Cairo Airport, transfer to your hotel and relax after your journey.
Hilton Heliopolis
Day 2LuxorFly to Luxor and Embark on Your Nile Cruise: Fly to Luxor this morning and connect with the remnants of ancient Thebes during a visit to the Temple of Amun and the imposing Avenue of the Sphinx. Board your cruise ship in time for lunch, then visit the Luxor Museum before returning to your cruise ship for dinner.
Nile Cruise MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Giselle or similar
Day 3LuxorA Day to Explore the Valley of the Kings: Journey to the final resting place of Egypt's Pharaohs, immersing yourself in the ancient history of Egypt's Valley of the Kings. Visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon and the Grand Temple of Luxor. Connect With Locals as you enjoy a traditional Be My Guest bite to eat of freshly baked bread with honey and mint tea in the archaeological paradise that is Luxor's West Bank.
Day 4Kom-OmboJourney to Ancient Kom-Ombo: Sail upstream to Kom-Ombo, where life remains much as it was a thousand years ago. Tour the Temple of Kom-Ombo. Donning our galabeas, we enjoy a traditional Egyptian dinner on board this evening.
Day 5AswanOnwards to Aswan: Set sail on a traditional felucca across the mighty Nile to voyage around the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island. On arrival explore the Aswan Dam, built to curb the periodic flooding of the Nile. Our next stop is the Temple of Isis, followed by a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the solid bedrock.
Day 6CairoDisembark and fly to Cairo: Enjoy a day at leisure or perhaps join an Optional Experience to the Sun Temple of Abu Simbel before flying back to Cairo this afternoon.
Ramses Hilton
Day 7CairoDiscover Colourful Cairo: Embark on a sightseeing tour through the cacophony of Cairo's busy streets. Visit the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Old Cairo and see the ancient Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque and Tutankhamun's priceless treasures at the Egyptian Museum.
Day 8Admire the Wonders of GizaAdmire the Wonders of Giza: The Great Pyramids of Giza beckon today and we have an opportunity to embark on a soul-stirring encounter with its treasures - the Colossus of Ramses II, the Step Pyramid of Sakkara and the enigmatic Great Sphinx. Enjoy some free time this evening or consider joining a Nile dinner cruise.
Day 9CairoFarewell Cairo: Our epic journey at its end, we say farewell to newfound friends. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
04/20/2022$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/27/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/04/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/11/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/18/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/25/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/01/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/08/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/15/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/22/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/29/2022$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/06/2022$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/13/2022$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/20/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/27/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/03/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/10/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/17/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/24/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/31/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/07/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/14/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/21/2022$2,795.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/28/2022$2,875.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/05/2022$2,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/12/2022$2,925.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
  
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