11 Day The Treasures of Egypt

Scenic Tour & Nile Cruise starting in Cairo and finishing in Cairo

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 11 Day The Treasures of Egypt. The explorer in you will rejoice over what is arguably the biggest concentration of ancient wonders in the world. Pyramids, tombs and temples - Egypt's glorious past is yours to discover.
Overview
Operator: Scenic
Type: Tour & Nile Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 11 Days
From: Cairo to Cairo
Tour Code: MEEE.1
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Egypt
Our Price From:
$ 8,727
Per Person ($AU)
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Day By Day
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Giza (Cairo)
Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a two night special stay at your iconic hotel. You’ll be able to soak up the magnificent view of the Great Pyramids right from your balcony. Please book flights to arrive by 2pm. Sundowners: Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the Pyramids. (D)
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Giza
Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500 BC before marvelling at the 20-metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and entertaining show at the Pyramids. (B/L)
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Giza - Luxor
Fly to Luxor and relax in the beautiful gardens of your Special Stay hotel for tonight. Discover the antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by a walk through the colourful local markets. (B/L/D)
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Luxor - Nile Cruise
Balloon Flight - Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight for a fascinating bird’s-eye view of the ancient sites. (Additional cost, please book on tour.) Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and be astounded by the well-preserved, colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut, then admire the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. Return to Luxor and embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Late afternoon tour the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak and be awed by the enormity of the pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall. Sundowners: Raise your glass and toast the start of your Nile cruise with drinks and canapés. (B/L/D)
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Nile Cruise
Relax on one of the Sun Decks and catch a glimpse of daily life along the banks of the Nile as you cruise to Dendera. Marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple before returning to Luxor and visiting the impressive Luxor temple. This evening’s entertainment will delight with the colours of the whirling dervishes and the mesmerising moves of a belly dancer. (B/L/D)
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Nile Cruise
Follow the course of the ancient Pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise south where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the river against the backdrop of the desert. Discover the Temple of Horus at Edfu, the most completely preserved complex in Egypt. This afternoon explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank and dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. A fun night awaits on board with a lively Galabeyya party themed with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing. (B/L/D)
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Nile Cruise
Cruise south to reach charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then visit the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. A leisurely afternoon awaits as you savour your last moments on board and take a felucca cruise on the Nile. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner. (B/L/D)
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Nile Cruise - Aswan
Freechoice: Visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant botanical gardens. Be ensconced in luxury during your Special Stay and admire the sweeping views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony. Enrich: Watch the sun set and picture yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine during a private dinner at The Terrace. (B/L/D)
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Aswan - Cairo
Fly to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments. Marvel at the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Later, fly to the bustling city of Cairo for your two night stay. (B/L)
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Cairo
Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo or explore Old Cairo. Alternatively, visit the ancient site of Saqqara. Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb and the collection of Royal Mummies. This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner. (B/D)
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Cairo
Say farewell as you transfer to Cairo airport taking a lifetime of memories with you. (B)
Scenic Inclusions
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Journey Highlights
  • Scenic Freechoice - Choose from a range of sightseeing activities that interest you most, from guided tours, spa treatments or cruising the Red Sea - they're all included.
  • Scenic Enrich - Handpicked exclusive experiences, from a private visit to the Royal Automobile Museum to sampling Mediterranean cuising at a private dinner at The Terrace.
  • Special Stays - Stay in a range of iconic hotels, known for their location & heritage such as the Mena House Hotel, nestled in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza.
  • Cruising - Cruise the majestic Nile River on our exclusive private charter on board Sanctuary Sun Boat III between Luxor and Aswan, catering to just 36 guests.
  • Game Drives - Enjoy stays at the finest lodges in some of Africa's most sought after spots and look forward to game excursions in modified open top Toyota Land Cruisers.
  • The Nth Degree - We've thought about the details so you don't have to, from airport transfers, first-class transport, internal flights and local guides. All tips and gratuities are included.
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
Scenic
Scenic Reviews: (17)
Cruises on Sale: 308
Budget: Luxury & Premium
Airport Transfers: Included
Types: Tours, River Cruises & Small Ship Cruises
Average Age: 60+ years
Destinations: Worldwide
Sun Boat III Deck Plans
Luxury Cabin
Presidential Suite
Royal Suite
Nile Deck
Promenade Deck
Tower Deck
Sun Deck
Sun Boat III Cabin Types
Luxury Cabin
Luxury Cabin   Luxury Cabin

Luxury Cabin

Luxury cabins are all beautifully appointed with old fashioned four poster beds, draped with Egyptian linens. The shutters are the traditional focal point of the cabin and are a striking design element. The warm colours of the cabin and traditional tones evoke the glamour of the 1930s.

  • Stateroom size 17m²
  • Nile views
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and haridyer
  • A spacious wardrobe
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception
Presidential Suite
Presidential Suite   Presidential Suite

Presidential Suite

Indulge in this spacious, elegant suite decorated in cool calm tones that will leave you in absolute serenity. Comfort and style are reflected in all corners of the presidential suite to give a naturally astonishing look. There are two presidential suites.

  • Stateroom size 29m²
  • Nile views
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and haridyer
  • A spacious wardrobe
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception
Royal Suite
Royal Suite   Royal Suite

Royal Suite

Discover the essence of tranquility and elegance during your luxury Nile cruise in our two Royal Suites. The lavish Royal Suites also boast private balconies from which to witness your magnificent surrounds.

  • Stateroom size 32m²
  • Nile views
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and haridyer
  • A spacious wardrobe
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception
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Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
Nile Deck (Luxury Cabin)  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Promenade Deck (Luxury Cabin) $ 200
Promenade Deck (Presidential Suite) $ 700
Tower Deck (Royal Suite) $ 1,000
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