Classic Egypt

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7 Nights
8 places to visit
Included Travel

Tour Overview

Take a leisurely 4 nights cruise down the Nile

Discover the awe-inspiring monuments of the Pharaohs, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Temples along the River Nile and the mortuary tombs in the Valley of the Kings & Queens

Visit Egypt's bustling and vibrant capital city, Cairo

 

Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1

Home - Luxor

4 nights Nile Cruise: Luxor - Aswan

Upon arrival to Luxor International Airport, you will be met by a Soliman Travel representative. Private transfer to the embarkation point for the Nile Cruise for a 4 night sail on a full board basis.

Please note the cruise’s itinerary may change due to circumstances beyond our control, depending on the Nile’s water level and lock itineraries. Each day’s itinerary will be confirmed on-board the evening before.

DAY 2

Luxor, Valley of the Kings & Esna

Cross the West Bank to visit the monumental statues known as Colossi of Memnon. Continue on to the Thebes Necropolis, Valley of the Kings, and the magnificent mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari of Hatshepsut. In the afternoon, visit the awe-inspiring Luxor and Karnak Temples on the East Bank of the River Nile. Sail to Esna.

DAY 3

Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Sali to Edfu, passing through Esna Lock, where you will visit the Temple of Horus, the falcon-headed god. Continue upriver to Kom Ombo. Visit the Temple of Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Gods Sobek and Hareoeris.

DAY 4

Visit Aswan

Sail to Aswan. Visit the High Dam at Lake Nasser, the Unfinished Obelisk and the magical Philae Temple on Agilika Island. Afternoon sail by Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat around the islands and cataracts of the Nile, with a view of Agha Khan Mausoleum.

day 5

Aswan - Cairo

Private transfer to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo. On arrival, a representative from Soliman Travel’s Cairo Office will meet you to assist with airport formalities. Private transfer to your hotel for a 3 night stay.

Overnight in Cairo

day 6

Pyramids of Giza & Sakkara

Full day private guided tour to visit to the spectacular Pyramids of Giza, the legendary Sphinx and the Valley Temple. Drive further south to Memphis to visit the Step Pyramid of Sakkara.

Optional evening tour: Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza.

Overnight in Cairo

day 7

Cairo city tour

A full-day private guided tour exploring this wonderful city of contrasts, where the ancient world sits comfortably with the hustle and bustle of the modern world. Start the day wondering through the innumerable ancient artefacts and treasures housed at Egyptian Museum, on the famous Tahrir Square. Continue the day exploring Old Coptic Christian Cairo including the Hanging Church (built high on top of the Old Roman Babylon Fort) and Abu Serga Church. Visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue in the Old Jewish Quarter, followed by the 12th-Century Citadel of Salah El Din and the Mohamed Ali Mosque. Finish the day, exploring Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the world’s oldest markets and the largest in the Middle East.

Overnight in Cairo

day 8

Cairo - Home

Private transfer to Cairo airport for your international flight home.

 

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