9 Day Best of Egypt

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

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Trafalgar's 9 Day Best of Egypt. Awaken your inner explorer on this expedition through Egypt. Cruise the Nile past Luxor to Aswan. Your voyage will also take you to the mystical Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.
Overview
Operator: Trafalgar
Type: Tour & Nile Cruise (Premium)
Style: Country Explorer
Max Group Size: 51
Duration: 9 Days
From: Cairo to Cairo
Tour Code: EGBO
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Egypt
Our Price From:
$ 3,207
Per Person ($AU)
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Day By Day
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1
Arrive Cairo
Embark on an expedition to the land of the Pharaohs. On arrival at Cairo Airport, transfer to your hotel and relax after your journey. Stay: Hilton Heliopolis
2
Cairo - Luxor - Nile Cruise (4 Nights)
Fly to Luxor this morning and connect with the remnants of ancient Thebes during a visit to the Temple of Amun and imposing Avenue of the Sphinx. Board your cruise ship in time for lunch, then visit the Grand Temple of Luxor before returning to your cruise ship for dinner. (BB/L/D) Stay: Nile Cruise MS Medea, MS Miriam, MS Nile Sapphire or similar
3
Nile Cruise: Luxor - Edfu
Journey to the final resting place of Egypt's Pharaohs, immersing yourself in the ancient history of Egypt's Valley of the Kings. Visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Later, sail to Edfu. (BB/L/D)
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Nile Cruise: Edfu - Kom-Ombo
Pay homage to the falcon god Horus at Egypt's best-preserved cult temple in Edfu, then sail upstream to Kom-Om, where life remains much as it was a thousand years ago. Donning our galabeas, we enjoy a traditional Egyptian dinner on board this evening. (BB/L/D)
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Nile Cruise: Kom-Ombo - Aswan
Tour the Temple of Kom-Ombo before continuing to Aswan, where we'll set sail on a traditional felucca across the mighty Nile to see the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island. As the dipping sun sets the sky on fire, admire the silhouette of feluccas plying the river's waters. (BB/L/D)
6
Disembark - Aswan - Cairo (3 Nights)
Explore the Aswan Dam, built to curb the periodic flooding of the Nile. Our next stop is the Temple of Isis, followed by a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the solid bedrock. Consider an Optional Experience to the Sun Temple of Abu Simbel before flying back to Cairo this afternoon. (BB) Stay: Ramses Hilton
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Cairo Sightseeing
Embark on a sightseeing tour through the cacophony of Cairo's busy streets. Visit the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Old Cairo and see the ancient Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque and Tutankhamen's priceless treasures at the Egyptian Museum. (BB)
8
Cairo - Pyramid Excursion
The Great Pyramids of Giza beckon today and we have an opportunity to embark on a soul-stirring encounter with its treasures - the Colossus of Ramses II, the Step Pyramid of Sakkara and the enigmatic Great Sphinx. Enjoy some free time this evening or consider joining a Nile dinner cruise. (BB)
9
Depart Cairo
Our epic journey at its end, we say farewell to newfound friends and transfer to the airport. (BB)
Trafalgar Inclusions
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Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Luxor and Cairo
  • SAIL in a felucca across the Nile
  • SEE the Ramses II statue and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis and the Step Pyramid in Sakkara
  • VIEW the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, the Citadel, Alabaster and Sultan Hassan Mosques in Cairo and the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza
  • VISIT the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the temples of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor, the Temples at Edfu and Kom-Ombo and the temple of Isis on the island of Philae
Trip Inclusions
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Four-night luxury Nile Cruise
  • Flight from Aswan to Cairo
  • Flight from Cairo to Luxor
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • The services of a professional English speaking Egyptologist / Travel Director throughout your journey
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
Included Meals
  • 8 buffet breakfasts
  • 4 cruise lunches
  • 4 cruise dinners
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included
Trafalgar
Trafalgar Reviews: (760)
Tours on Sale: 229
Accommodation: 4-4.5 Star
Average Age: 45-60+ years
Types: Coach Tours & Small Group Tours
Max Group Size(s): 51
Budget: Premium
Destinations: Africa, Asia, Canada & Alaska, Europe, South & Central America, UK & Ireland and USA
Prices & Dates
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Repeat Travellers
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