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Egypt Upgraded

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12 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Transport
Transport
Private air-conditioned van, felucca, Nile cruise boat, plane, walking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Hotels (8 nts), Nile cruise boat (3 nts).
Staff
Staff
Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

You will visit

Cairo

Trip Comfort

Moderate

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
Encompassing Egypt’s greatest highlights and a three-day Nile cruise, this adventure enhances a wide variety of included activities with the expertise of our Chief Experience Officers (CEOs), through whom you’ll gain a greater appreciation of the region’s history and archaeological finds. Discover the secrets of the Great Pyramids and explore the Valley of the Kings, then meet local people and share a traditional meal. A combination of air-conditioned transport and domestic flights will get you to the sights (and your comfortable accommodations) quickly and conveniently. From ancient history to bustling modern Cairo, embark on an incredible journey to the very heart of Egypt.
Egypt Upgraded
Starts
Cairo
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12 Days
Ends
Cairo

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
  • Embark on a guided tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Continue to the historic Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Spend the day exploring this ancient seaside city, including Pompey's Pillar, the catacombs, and the new Alexandria Library.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Head back to Cairo with a tour inside the monasteries of Wadi Natrun en route. Visit the Egyptian Museum with the option to see the mummy room.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Catch an early morning flight to Aswan. Opt to explore the busy Aswan market. Later, take a scenic felucca ride on the Nile to a Nubian village and enjoy a home cooked dinner with locals.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Early in the morning, drive to the famed temples of Abu Simbel for a guided tour. Later, board our river cruise ship for the night.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Spend 2 days floating down the Nile on a luxury river boat with a guided tour of Kom Ombo Temple en route. Relax on the outside decks with a drink, watching the passing desert sands and enjoying the scenery
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Continuing cruising the Nile, relaxing and taking in the desert scenery while observing daily life along the river. Arrive to Luxor in the evening.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Visit the Colossi of Memnon and enjoy guided tours of the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Hatshepsut followed by lunch with a local family.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Enjoy an excursion to the magnificent temples of Karnak and Luxor. In the afternoon, use free time to explore the Bazaar or museums.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Catch a flight back to Cairo and opt to visit the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, tour Coptic Cairo, or enjoy a dinner on a floating restaurant on the Nile.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Depart at any time.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
Trip ID: dpee