Elegance of the Nile

from 

AU$12,635

per person
 
Duration: 10 Nights
Destination: Cairo, Egypt
Region: Africa & Middle East
Deal Code: PA1LLTWU

 

 

Description

See the best of Egypt on this 11-day guided tour. Enjoy an afternoon in Cairo before joining an Egyptologist for an exclusive visit to the Pyramids of Giza, where you’ll walk inside one of its caverns and see the Sphinx. At the Egyptian Museum, gaze upon priceless treasures taken from the tomb of the country’s most famous pharaoh, Tutankhamun. See the Temple of Luxor during a VIP, after-hours visit, exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site free from other tour groups. See the Valley of the Kings, where Tutankhamun is buried. Choose to sail the Nile on a felucca, a traditional wooden boat, or visit Aswan Market for a shopping spree. Sip on tea at the Cataract Hotel, where Winston Churchill once dined. And visit the Esna Temple, a striking waterfront structure.The Activity Level of this tour is Leisurely, meaning there is 1 to 2 miles of walking per day on primarily flat surfaces with some stairs.


Cruise the River Nile with a complimentary cruise deck upgrade! Book by 31 July 2024.


Your Holiday Package Includes:

  • $2500 flight credit per person
  • 10 night Elegance of the Nile guided tour with Luxury Gold, Cairo return

Includes:

  • Exceptional dining – breakfast, lunch & dinner daily
  • 5-star hotel accommodation
  • Domestic return flight from Cairo to Luxor
  • Nile River cruise onboard the deluxe all-suite River Tosca
  • Giza Pyramid visit with an Egyptologist
  • Nile Cruise Dinner with Galabeya Party
  • Old Cataract Hotel Afternoon Tea
  • Door-to-door transfers
  • Travel concierge
  • Full-service porterage
  • Local expert guides
  • In-room porterage
  • Taxes & tipping
  • Airport transfers
  • Complimentary WiFi (where available)

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 28 September – 08 October 2024

Solo traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details

Alternative travel dates available, surcharges apply


Itinerary:

Day 1 / Cairo at Leisure

Your private chauffeur awaits to take you to Cairo’s five-star Mena House Hotel. Conclude your day toasting to your Egypt luxury tour.

Day 2 / Giza Sightseeing

Embarked on a coveted experience to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the great Pyramids of Giza. Step inside to visit their guardian Sphinx and admire the hieroglyphs etched on the walls while your Travel Concierge, a knowledgeable Egyptologist, guides you through their fascinating history. Continue your travels through the lands of the ancients at Sakkara to see the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the first pyramid the Egyptians built more than 4,700 years ago. At nearby Memphis, the famous capital of ancient Egypt, stand beneath the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx.

Day 3 / Join your Cruise in Luxor

Delve into Egypt’s history in Karnak. Stroll the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes to the columns of the Hypostyle Hall. Board the River Tosca for your luxury Nile cruise.

Day 4 / The Temple of Hathor and Luxor Cruise

Visit the Temple of Hathor. Join a yoga class or meet the River Tosca's Captain. Visit the Temple of Luxor for an after-hours VIP tour.

Day 5 / The West Bank and Valley of the Kings

Venture to the Colossi of Memnon and Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings. Watch a local family bake traditional sun bread which you’ll savour over Egyptian tea. Tonight, join a galabeya party.

Day 6 / A Felucca Around Kitchener’s Island

Visit the double-temple of Kom Ombo. Enjoy a private sail around Kitchener's Island or shop Aswan Market. Sit down for afternoon tea at the famous Old Cataract Hotel before tonight’s belly dancing performance.

Day 7 / Aswan and High Dam

Marvel at the Aswan High Dam, ancient Granite Quarries and the Philae temple complex. Tonight, dine on Egyptian classics before a mesmerising Sound and Light Show in Philae Temple.

Day 8 / Relax upon the Nile Relaxed Start

Relish a relaxing morning on board or opt to view Abu Simbel’s fabulous temples. Learn about the powerful women in Egypt’s history from an Egyptologist or how to make the perfect Egyptian cocktail.

Day 9 / From Esna to Luxor Relaxed Start

A local historian unveils Egypt’s treasures at Esna Temple before you set sail to Luxor. Enjoy your last evening aboard the River Tosca.

Day 10 / Luxor to Cairo

Visit the Alabaster Mosque and the Citadel of Salah El-Din. Tempt your senses at Khan El Khalili bazaar and view treasures recovered from the Tomb of Tutankhamun at the Old Egyptian Museum.

Day 11 / Depart Cairo

Your luxury tour from Cairo ends in style with a private transfer to Cairo Airport.


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Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person twin share in AUD based on [Departure Date] departure. Trip prices and dates are correct as of 11-07-2024 but subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of booking. Prices are tour only and do not include international flights, but can be added, please speak to your travel consultant for further details.

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