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Treasures of Egypt
Immerse yourself in Egypt’s fascinating history and plethora of magnificent ancient landmarks during this journey.
- Style: Guided Group Journey
- Duration: 12 days/11 nights
- Starts in: Cairo
Guide Price £2109
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Visit the incredible Pyramids of Giza
- Immerse yourself in Egyptian culture and heritage
- Cruise down the river Nile
- Enjoy a traditional galabeya party
- Explore the Philae Temple
Day 1 Cairo
Step back in time as you arrive in the historic city of Cairo.
Day 2 Cairo
This morning, travel to Giza and meet a local archaeologist who will take you on a guided visit to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world, where you can marvel at the Great Sphinx. In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner overlooking the banks of the Nile.
Day 3 Cairo to Luxor
Spend the morning discovering the remarkable collections of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Later, transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Luxor.
Day 4 Luxor
Cross over to the West Bank of the Nile to begin your day in ancient Thebes, exploring the Valley of the Kings and Queens and the Colossi of Mennon. Tis afternoon, return to the East Bank and visit the Luxor Temple.
Day 5 Luxor & Nile River Cruise
This morning, head to the tombs in the Valley of the Nobles and the well preserved temple complex of Medinet Habu. Later this afternoon board your cruise ship and begin your Nile River adventure. This evening, enjoy the sound and light show at the Karnak Temple.
Day 6 Nile River Cruise
Spend the morning exploring the expansive Karnak Temple, dating back to 2,000 BC. Afterwards, cruise down the Nile towards Esna en route to Edfu. Tonight, enjoy a traditional galabaya party.
Day 7 Nile River Cruise
Explore the well preserved Temple of Horus at Edfu, admiring the endless carvings. After lunch, set sail for Kom Ombo and continue to Aswan, the Nubian City. Following dinner, enjoy a folkloric show featuring a belly dancing performance.
Day 8 Aswan
Discover the Philae Temple, an architectural wonder preserved by a special UNESCO World Heritage project. This afternoon, spend time exploring Aswan at your own leisure.
Day 9 Aswan
Disembark in Aswan this morning, where you may choose to take an optional tour to Abu Simbel. This afternoon, choose to either board a felucca, a traditional wooden boat and sail to Kitchener Island or perhaps you would prefer to experience Nubian cultural past and present during a museum visit.
Day 10 Aswan to Cairo
Take a short flight back to Cairo, where the afternoon is at leisure.
Day 11 Cairo
Venture to the Citadel, a medieval fortification location on a hill overlooking the city. Learn about the city’s rich history on a walking tour of Old Cairo, before free time to shop in the souk of Khan el Khalil. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers.
Day 12 Cairo
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Departs:Selected departures Jan - May & Sep - Dec 2020 & Jan - Apr 2021.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Return airport transfers in Egypt
- 7 nights 4 accommodation and 4 nights Nile river cruise
- 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 7 dinners
- International flights
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Book by 31 Oct 20 & receive a discount of £100/€100 per person on any land only Collette tour (except Australia or New Zealand). Valid 1 Jan 21 - 30 Apr 22.
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