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Wonders of Ancient Egypt

Duration 12 days

Destinations visited :
  • Egypt
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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.

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DAY 1

Arrive Cairo (2 Nights)
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.
Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids
Meal:

DAY 2

Cairo – Pyramids Excursion
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.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 3

Cairo – Nile Cruise: Luxor (7 Nights)
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, visit Luxor Museum to see an astounding collection of archaeological treasures, including items from Tutankhamun’s tomb. We’ll board our cruise ship and settle in to our home for the next seven nights.
Hotel: Nile Cruise MS Medea, MS Miriam, MS Nile Sapphire or similar
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

DAY 4

Nile Cruise: Dendera – Luxor
Pay tribute to the Goddess Hathor at the well-preserved Dendera Temple, then travel back to Luxor to visit its Grand Temple on the banks of the Nile.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

DAY 5

Nile Cruise: Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan
Set sail early bound for Kom Ombo with its dual temple dedicated to two gods, then continue to Aswan, arriving in time for dinner.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

DAY 6

Nile Cruise: Sail towards Aswan
Spend the day at leisure relaxing on-board your cruise ship.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

DAY 7

Nile Cruise: Aswan – Philae
View the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the solid bedrock, and visit the High Dam in Aswan. Continue to the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, then sail in a felucca to the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener’s Island, sharing the Nile waters with locals plying their fishing trade.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

DAY 8

Nile Cruise: Aswan – Kom-Ombo
Consider joining a once in a lifetime Optional Experience to Abu Simbel. Later, we’ll visit the roofless Temple of Kom-Ombo, worshipping two gods.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

DAY 9

Nile Cruise to 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.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

DAY 10

Disembark Luxor – Cairo (2 Nights)
We disembark at Luxor and travel to the West Bank, journeying back in time to 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.
Hotel: Ramses Hilton
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 11

Cairo Sightseeing
Your sightseeing tour through Cairo will include a visit to the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Old Cairo, the Alabaster Mosque and the Egyptian Museum.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 12

Depart Cairo
Our expedition at its end, take a transfer to the airport for your onward journey.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

Sightseeing Highlights

  • CITY TOUR in Luxor and Cairo
  • 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

Dining Highlights

  • 11 buffet 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
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • Escorted by one of Trafalgar’s English-speaking Egyptologists / Travel Directors
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
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Wonders of Ancient Egypt

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.