Trafalgar Tours | 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.

Tour Operator: Trafalgar Tours
  • What's Included

    • 11 breakfasts
    • 7 cruise lunches
    • 7 cruise dinners
  • Pricing

      • Start Date
      • End Date
      • Price
      • 6 Oct 20
      • 17 Oct 20
      • $4,995
      • 13 Oct 20
      • 24 Oct 20
      • $4,995
      • 20 Oct 20
      • 31 Oct 20
      • $4,995
      • 27 Oct 20
      • 7 Nov 20
      • $4,995
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  • Itinerary

    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.


    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.


    Day 3 - Cairo – Luxor - Nile Cruise (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, marvel at Luxor’s Great Temple and visit Luxor Museum to see an astounding collection of archaeological treasures, including items from Tutankhamun’s tomb.


    Day 4 - Nile Cruise: Dendera – Luxor

    Pay tribute to the Goddess Hathor at the well-preserved Dendera Temple by bus, then travel back to Luxor.


    Day 5 - Nile Cruise: Aswan

    Sail on today to Aswan, arriving in time for dinner.


    Day 6 - Nile Cruise: Aswan

    Continue today, to the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, then view the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the solid bedrock, and visit the High Dam in Aswan.


    Day 7 - Nile Cruise: Aswan – Philae

    This morning, consider joining a once in a lifetime Optional Experience to Abu Simbel. Later, sail in a felucca to the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island.


    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.


    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.


    Day 10 - Disembark Luxor – Cairo (2 Nights)

    We disembark at Luxor, Connect With Locals' as you enjoy a traditional 'Be My Guest' bite to eat of freshly baked bread with honey and mint tea. 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.


    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, see the ancient Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque and the Egyptian Museum.


    Day 12 - Depart Cairo

    Our expedition at its end, take a transfer to the airport for your onward journey.


    Wonders of Ancient Egypt
*Terms and Conditions
Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are per person share twin based on best available tour price, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Tour deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions may apply. Food fund and airfares may be additional. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry.
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