Ancient Egypt 14 nights from London (4 Nt Nile Cruise – 6 Nt Marsa Alam – 4 Nt Cairo)

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US$2205/person -$2295
Location: Luxor, Egypt Duration: 15 Days
Package Code :
Country:
Egypt
City:
Luxor
Duration:
15 Days /14 Nights
Tour Type:
Activity Level:
Easy
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Itinerary

Day 1 : Monday - Luxor

Depart the UK to Luxor. You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your chosen cruise boat (transfer time approx 30 minutes). Overnight in Luxor

 

Day 2 : Valley of the Kings

Today cross over to the West Bank of the Nile for the first excursion, The Valley of the Kings. Afterwards there is a visit to the enormous statues of the Colossi of Memnon. Drive to the East bank to visit the Temple of Karnak - an enormous complex of three temples dedicated to the Theban Gods. Afterwards explore the magnificent Temple of Luxor which was once connected to the Karnak Temple by an avenue of sphinxes Lunch is served back on board the boat. Set sail upstream to Esna and pass through the Lock. Overnight in Esna​​

 

Day 3 : Edfu and Kom Ombo

Early morning visit to the Temple of Horus at Edfu. The cruise continues upstream to Kom Ombo where there is a late afternoon visit to the Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to the gods Haroeris and Sobek. Afterwards still sailing upstream the boat will arrive in Aswan where you will remain for two nights

 

Day 4 : Optional trip to Abu Simbel, Felucca ride

The morning can be spent at leisure to roam Aswan some more or alternatively join the optional excursion to Abu Simbel to see the four colossal statues of Ramses II which for many will be the highlight of the cruise, After lunch board a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailing boat for your included cruise down the Nile and around the picturesque Kitchener Island before returning for dinner.​​​

 

 Day 5 : Aswan tour / Marsa Alam: Aswan

Today is spent exploring the delights of Aswan. Sightseeing includes a visit to the High Dam, the Old Granite Quarries, the Unfinished Obelisk and then by boat to the Temple of Philae on Agilika Island. Then transfer from Aswan to Marsa Alam “329 km - 5 Hour driving”, Arrival, Check into Hotel, Dinner and Overnight

 

Day 6 : Marsa Alam

Opportunity to relax and enjoy the facilities of the hotel and resort. Take advantage of your additional days in Marsa Alam with a host of optional excursions to enjoy, Snorkelling and diving tours​​​

 

Day 7 : Marsa Alam

Opportunity to relax and enjoy the facilities of the hotel and resort. Take advantage of your additional days in Marsa Alam with a host of optional excursions to enjoy, Snorkelling and diving tours​

 

Day 8 : Marsa Alam

 Opportunity to relax and enjoy the facilities of the hotel and resort. Take advantage of your additional days in Marsa Alam with a host of optional excursions to enjoy, Snorkelling and diving tours

 

Day 9 : Marsa Alam

Opportunity to relax and enjoy the facilities of the hotel and resort. Take advantage of your additional days in Marsa Alam with a host of optional excursions to enjoy, Snorkelling and diving tours

 

Day 10 : Marsa Alam​​​

Opportunity to relax and enjoy the facilities of the hotel and resort. Take advantage of your additional days in Marsa Alam with a host of optional excursions to enjoy, Snorkelling and diving tours

 

Day 11 : Fly to Cairo

Transfer to Marsa Alam airport for the flight to Cairo. On arrival transfer to your hotel for a stay of 4 nights

 

Day 12 : Tour Pyramids, Saqqara and Memphis tour

After breakfast meet your guide and driver to start your tour of Giza. Travel to the West Bank of the Nile to visit the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx. Next, we'll drive south to Saqqara, the step pyramids of King Zoser. Visit Memphis if time permits, and then drive back to your hotel

 

Day 13 : Cairo City tour Egyptian museum, Citadel, Coptic Cairo and Khan El Khalili Old market

After breakfast, you'll start your tour in Cairo along the East Bank of the River. First we'll visit the Egyptian Museum where you can see the collection of King Tut. You have the option of seeing the royal mummy exhibit (admission not included).Then we'll visit the oldest part of Cairo where you can see the Hanging Church. From here we'll explore the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the oldest market in Cairo, and walk through Al Muiz Street. Back to your hotel

 

Day 14 : Cairo Free day - Optional day tour to ALexandria​​​​​​​ 

 Cairo Free day - Optional day tour to ALexandria

Day 15 : Cairo - Departure

Morning at leisure before transferring to the airport for the return flight to the London Heathrow​​

 

 

 

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