This 8 day Classic Egypt tour includes all the highlights of Egypt including a three night cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Visit the Temples of Edfu, Karnak and Luxor. Furthermore, visit the pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo, as well as the world famous Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. This is an ideal tour for those wanting to see Egypt but are limited with time.
On arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your overnight accommodation. Overnight at the CAIRO MARRIOTT.
After breakfast you will be taken on a tour of ancient Memphis where you will see the Colossus of Ramses II. From there you will continue to Saqqara to view the Step Pyramid of Djoser I, finishing the day visiting the most famous site in Egypt: the Great Pyramids of Giza and their guardian the iconic Sphinx. (B)
After breakfast at the hotel you will be taken on a full day excursion that includes one of the most famous museums in the World: the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities (entrance to the Royal Mummy Room not included). In the afternoon you will visit the Cairo Citadel, the Mohamed Ali Mosque and the Khan El Khalili Bazaar. (B)
Day 4Cairo - Aswan
This morning after breakfast, you will fly to Aswan where you will be met and transferred to the cruise terminal to check in for your Nile cruise. After lunch on board, visit the Aswan High Dam, the island
temple of Philae and the mysterious Unfinished Obelisk. Three nights ON BOARD Luxury Nile Cruise Vessel. (B, L, D)
Day 5Kom Ombo – Edfu
Early this morning you will set sail to Kom Ombo were you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. After lunch, you will continue your cruise to Edfu. (B, L, D)
Day 6Edfu – Luxor
After breakfast on board, you will be taken on a morning visit to the temple of Edfu. In the afternoon, you will sail on to Luxor where, on the east bank you will visit the impressive Karnak and Luxor temples. (B, L, D)
Day 7Luxor – Cairo
After an early start this morning, you will see a magical sunrise over the west bank before embarking on a full morning of sightseeing taking in the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon, transfer to your flight to Cairo. Overnight at the CAIRO MARRIOTT. (B)
After breakfast you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your onward flight. (B)