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  TREASURES OF THE NILE  


With 3 nights in Cairo and 4 nights on the river, this classic journey combines Egypt’s ancient highlights with affordable comfort. After a chance to explore Cairo’s cultural landmarks you will fly to Luxor to board the Radamis II, a fantastic base from which to discover Luxor and the Nile Valley. Over the following days you will then take in the Nile landscapes and the bustling delights of Aswan, before returning to Cairo for a final evening.

Treasures Of the Nile

9 Days (9 nights) Itinerary

Day 1
Fly non-stop on EgyptAir from London Heathrow to Cairo (4 hours 40 minutes). On arrival in the Egyptian capital you will be met by your Tour Manager, a trained Egyptologist, and transferred to the Movenpick Cairo-Pyramids Park Resort at Giza, located close to the Pyramids.
Meals: Inflight
Hotel: Movenpick Cairo-Pyramids Resort

Day 2

A morning visit to the magnificent Museum of Antiquities in the centre of Cairo affords the opportunity to gaze upon the unique treasures of Tutankhamun himself, before a free afternoon to enjoy some of the city’s myriad treasures. You may like to visit the mosques and churches of Old Cairo, including a trip up to the 19th century Mohammed Ali Mosque in the iconic and dominating confines of the Citadel.
Meals: B
Hotel: Movenpick Cairo-Pyramids Resort

Day 3

Surely one of the highlights of your journey, the Great Pyramids of Giza have been amazing visitors for millennia and this morning you will explore these timeless monuments, together with the Sphinx, whose true significance remains a mystery even today. This afternoon there is the option to visit the ancient remains of Memphis and Saqqara.
Meals: B
Hotel: Movenpick Cairo-Pyramids Resort

Day 4

Flying to Luxor (1 hour 5 minutes) and embark on the Mövenpick Radamis II in time for lunch. After lunch cross the Nile to the West Bank and the spectacular mortuary complexes of the Valleys of the Kings and Queens. Returning via the elegant Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari, you pass the Colossi of Memnon en route back to the boat. Return to the Mövenpick Radamis II for a welcome reception and dinner. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: B, L & D
Hotel: Moevenpick Radamis II

Day 5

Early morning visit the superbly preserved XVIIIth Dynasty Luxor Temple and the astounding Temple at Karnak. Luxor Temple was built over 4000 years ago, and represents the epoch of the once mighty city of Thebes and the worship of the god Amun. Karnak Temple was built over 4,000 years ago, Karnak’s immense Hypostyle Hall alone contains the phenomenal sight of 134 towering columns of intricate stonework. Return to the boat and sail to Edfu via Esna and take a leisurely lunch en-route. This afternoon visit the temple of Horus at Edfu before sailing toward Kom Ombo where you’ll moor for the night. Tonight enjoy a traditional Gallabia party whilst taking dinner.
Meals: B, L & D
Hotel: Moevenpick Radamis II

DAY 6
A morning visit to Kom Ombo the Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the two gods Sobek and Horus, from where there is also a fine view over the river. Return to your boat and sail down to Aswan whilst lunch is served. Upon your arrive in Aswan you will be taken on a guided tour of the High Dam, The Unfinished Obelisk and then continuing to the beautiful Temple of Philae, rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser when the dam was constructed. Belly dancing will be the evening entertainment tonight before your dinner, overnight in Aswan.
Meals: B, L & D
Hotel: Moevenpick Radamis II

DAY 7
Morning at leisure in Aswan. This afternoon sail on the Nile by Felucca around Kitchener’s island. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: B, L & D
Hotel: Moevenpick Radamis II

DAY 8
This morning disembark after breakfast, with an opportunity to visit the spectacular temples of Abu Simbel by air, before the EgyptAir flight back to Cairo (1 hour 25 minutes). Built by Ramses II, the setting of this magnificent structure, besides the shores of Lake Nasser, makes it one of the most spectacular of Egypt’s ancient sites. Please advise at the time of booking if you would like to take this excursion (please see ‘Pre Bookable Option Excursions’ below). Return to Cairo where upon your arrival you’ll be transferred to the Sonesta Cairo Hotel and Casino.
Meals: B
Hotel: Sonesta Cairo Hotel & Casino

DAy 9
A morning flight on EgyptAir takes you back to London today, arriving at Heathrow early this afternoon.
Meals: B & Inflight

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Guide prices are per person in £. Please note that itineraries are subject to change.

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Please note that there maybe child age restrictions on this cruise.

*Throughout June the cruises will be sailing from Esna to Aswan and back to Esna, a number of the excursions will be by road. This is due to the Esna Lock being closed*

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