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Egyptian Escape with Nile Cruise
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9 Days / 8 Nights Trip to Egypt

Egyptian Escape with Nile Cruise

Get ready for a binge of fun and adventure featuring ancient pyramids, mummies and pharaohs.
Join an adventurous group of travellers on a journey that fires the imagination and draws you back in time, as you explore iconic places such as the Great Pyramid and the Valley Of The Kings, walking in the steps of legendary pharaohs and the subjects they ruled.


You’ll also shop in local bazaars, eat traditional dishes, and mingle with locals, getting a glimpse of modern Egypt along the way, and enjoying the camaraderie of your new friends throughout.
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  • Duration
    9 Days
  • Starting From
    $1,439
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    Escapes by Globus
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.

Trip highlights

Travel 3000 years back in time
Highlight #1
Travel 3000 years back in time
Experience 3000 years of history during this epic journey, walking in the steps of legendary pharaohs and the commoners they ruled.
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza
Highlight #2
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza
Sure, you’ve seen the photos as a child and dreamt of visiting for years – but you’ll still pinch yourself when you finally see them in real life.
Experience Nile Cleopatra-style
Highlight #3
Experience Nile Cleopatra-style
By far the most romantic way to sail the Nile, sit back, relax and listen to the gentle water lapping as you ride the iconic felucca down the river.
Shop like Egyptians do
Highlight #4
Shop like Egyptians do
Stroll through bazaars studded with hundreds of shops that sell a myriad of items: colourful lamps, small marble statues, jewellery and a range of little souvenirs.
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Itinerary

ARRIVE IN CAIRO

Welcome to Cairo! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

CAIRO

Guided sightseeing in and around Africa’s largest metropolis starts at the EGYPTIAN MUSEUM. See Tutankhamun’s fabulous treasures, an exciting first encounter with the splendor of three millennia of Egyptian civilization. Next, depart for GIZA. Take a close-up look at the enigmatic SPHINX and the daunting Great Pyramids. Cheops, with an original height of 496 feet, is the most colossal pyramid ever built.

CAIRO–LUXOR. EMBARKATION

Board your flight to Luxor, where you will embark your cruise ship to enjoy lunch. In the afternoon, guided sightseeing features visits to KARNAK TEMPLE and LUXOR TEMPLE.

CRUISING: LUXOR–EDFU

This morning, guided sightseeing focuses on the VALLEY OF KINGS & QUEENS on the West Bank of the Nile, where generations of pharaohs and nobles were buried in great splendor in crypts cut into the cliffs. Sixty-two royal tombs have been uncovered so far, of which only the tomb of Tutankhamun was largely undisturbed when discovered in 1922. Visit DEIR EL-BAHRI, Queen Hatshepsut’s monumental rock temple, before returning to your ship where a Captain’s welcome cocktail party awaits you. Sail to Edfu.

CRUISING: EDFU–KOM OMBO–ASWAN

In Edfu, visit the TEMPLE OF HORUS with its menacing black stone statue of the falcon god. Built in the time of Cleopatra about 2,000 years ago, it is recent by Egyptian standards and beautifully preserved. Have lunch on board and continue your leisurely cruise down Egypt’s river of destiny. Dock at Kom Ombo for a short walk to visit its bluff-top TEMPLE dedicated to the crocodile and falcon gods. You can haggle for bargains in the local market. This evening, enjoy a Galabeya party on board.

CRUISING: ASWAN

Marvel at the gigantic Aswan HIGH DAM, completed in 1970. Next, stop at the ancient GRANITE QUARRIES to see the famous unfinished obelisk and visit the PHILAE TEMPLE OF ISIS, transplanted from the submerged island of Philae. Highlight is Globus Local Favorite a FELUCCA SAIL around Kitchener’s Island and the Mausoleum of Aga Khan. A Nubian Folklore Show is the perfect way to celebrate your Nile Cruise.

DISEMBARKATION. ASWAN

After disembarkation, enjoy some free time in Aswan. An optional excursion to stunning Abu Simbel is available.

ASWAN–CAIRO

Board your flight to Cairo. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel.

CAIRO

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Inclusions

 Motorcoach, flight Cairo-Luxor, Aswan-Cairo, Nile cruise. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Full buffet breakfast daily; 4 lunches; 6 three-course dinners: welcome and farewell dinner in Cairo

Not Included

 Additional 5% GST

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