An ideal short tour for vistors with limited time or for returning guests, combining the highlights of Upper Egypt with time in Cairo.
Sightseeing included on this shorter cruise is the same as on a 7 night trip, but on a condensed basis, so you’ll get to see just as much. During your stay in Cairo, you may sightsee independently or prebook excursionss. If you’d prefer an alternative hotel in Cairo, call us for a price.
Depart from the UK to Luxor. On arrival, transfer to your Nile cruise boat for an evening check-in.
Overnight in Luxor.
After breakfast, the morning is free to explore Luxor. In the afternoon, visit the Temples of Karnak and Luxor on the East Bank. Overnight in Luxor.
In the morning, visit the highlights of the West Bank, including the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hapshetsut and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon, sail via Esna
Lock* to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.
In the morning visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu, before continuing on the Nile in mid-morning for Kom Ombo. In the afternoon, visit the Temple shared by Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo, then continue on to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.
After breakfast, check out of your cabin and spend the day exploring the sights of Aswan, with a visit to the High Dam and the Temple of Philae in the morning, and a relaxing trip on a felucca past the Agha Khan Mausoleum and Elephantine Island in the afternoon. In the evening, disembark the boat and transfer to the airport for the short flight to Cairo. On arrival, transfer to your chosen hotel for the next three nights.
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT PRICES
4 NIGHTS NILE CRUISE + 3 NIGHTS CAIRO
7 NIGHTS FROM £985 PER PERSON