Ancient Wonders Of Egypt
7 NIGHTS GUIDE PRICE £3,600

If you only have a week to escape and are seeking maximum adventure, 7 days in Egypt including a stop over in Cairo to see the pyramids before embarking on a Nile cruise to visit world-renowned locations such as Luxor and Aswan is sure to fit the bill!

Overview

Guide Price & Inclusions

3 nights Cairo, 1 night Aswan and 3 nights cruise £3,600 per adult and £1,850 per child under 12 sharing including flights, transfers, tours and accommodation (Breakfast in hotels and Full Board on the cruise).

Rates subject to travel dates and hotel selection

Suggested Extensions

Why not add a few nights by the Red Sea to relax after your early morning starts and explore another side of Egypt?

Best Time to Travel

Due to Summer heat, which doesn’t mix well with sight seeing in the open, the best time to travel is October through to Easter.

Tips for Families

Be prepared for some early mornings to miss the crowds, so plan downtime at home before school if you are not heading to the Red Sea for R&R.

Highlights

  • Visit the world renowned Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo
  • Explore vibrant markets
  • Sail down the river Nile on a Cruise Boat or traditional Felucca
  • Visit the ancient Temple of Luxor and the nearby Valley of the Kings
  • Snorkel pristine reefs off soft sand beaches

Itinerary

Day 1 | Fly to Cairo

Take your daytime flight to Cairo, a very reasonable 5 hours from London airports and from there transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 | Explore the ancient wonders of the City

Set off after breakfast for your day trip around the City – take in the colossal pyramids of Giza, the mysterious Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum.

Day 3 | Fly to Aswan and afternoon tour

Take a flight from Cairo in the far North to the city of Aswan in the far South, after checking into your hotel take the opportunity to visit the High Dam and the Temple of Philae.

Day 4 | Visit Abu Simbel and join your cruise boat

Head off very early into the desert to visit Abu Simbel, two iconic Temples carved into a rock-face, from there head back to Aswan to join your Cruise Boat and relax.  Please note it’s a 3 hour journey each way, but considered a highlight!

Day 5 | Cruise Aswan to Esna via Kom Ombo and Edfu

After you your cruise down to Kom Ombo, visit the temple once shared by the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed god Horus, before sailing on to Edfu to visit the Temple before continuing to Esna for your overnight dock.

Day 6 | Sail to Luxor and Explore

This morning sail into the famous city of Luxor, once known as Thebes. From there visit the Valley of the Kings, where Tutankhamen’s famous Tomb resides, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the colossi of Memnon on the West Bank of the Nile.  We recommend visiting Luxor Temple at night in order to see its impressive structures illuminated.

Day 7 | Visit the Temple of Karnak and fly to Cairo

In the morning visit the Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple in the day light.  From here take your flight to Cairo, perhaps visiting the famous souk, Khan el-Khalili, in the later afternoon or evening to collect some memorabilia of your trip!

Day 8 | Fly home

After breakfast set off for the Airport for your flight home.

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Regions You Will Be Visiting

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Luxor, Luxor City, Luxor, Egypt

Aswan, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

Hurghada, Egypt

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