Wonders of the Nile

12 Day Guided Tour & Nile Cruise from Cairo to Cairo with Scenic

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 12 Day Wonders of the Nile. Explore the ancient wonders of the cradle of civilisation while being ensconced in 5-star luxury. No amount of picture postcards will prepare you for the majesty of the Great Pyramids of Giza, while the colossal statues of Ramses II and Queen...read more

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Guided Tour
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1 Giza (Cairo)
Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a two night Special Stay. You’ll soak up stunning views of the Great Pyramids right from your balcony. Please book flights to arrive into Cairo by 2pm. Sundowners: Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the magnificent pyramids. (D)
2 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 2500BC, before marvelling at the 20 metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. Visit the ancient site of Saqqara in the afternoon. At dusk, prepare for an exclusive night of historical discoveries as the doors of the new Grand Museum open just for you, long after they have closed to the general public. (B/L)
3 Giza - Aswan
Fly to Aswan. Freechoice: Visit a Nubian village or the beautiful but often-overlooked Kalabsha Temple on the shores of Lake Nasser. Alternatively, take a motorboat ride to the upper reaches of the Nile. Be ensconced in luxury during your Special Stay and admire the sweeping views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony. Discover the history of the hotel and follow in the footsteps of icons like Princess Diana, Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie as you enjoy pre dinner drinks at The Terrace, before dining at restaurant 1902. (B/D)
4 Abu Simbel - Nile Cruise
Fly early to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments, the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. This evening enjoy a display of Nubian dancing. (B/L/D)
5 Nile Cruise
Discover the granite quarries of ancient Egypt, learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Later, enjoy a traditional felucca cruise on the Nile, then discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae. Follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise north. (B/L/D)
6 Nile Cruise
Cruise north along the Nile where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the river against the backdrop of the desert. This afternoon, explore Kom Ombo Temple, perched high on the east bank and dedicated to Sobek, the Crocodile God. Arrive into Luxor and discover the antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by a walk through the colourful local markets. A fun night awaits on board with a lively and colourful Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing. (B/L/D)
7 Nile Cruise
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. Late in the 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. (B/L/D)
8 Nile Cruise
Relax on the Sun Deck 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. This evening’s entertainment will delight you with the colours of the whirling dervishes. (B/L/D)
9 Nile Cruise
Cruise south to return to charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. A leisurely afternoon awaits as you savour your last moments on board. Tonight, join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner. (B/L/D)
10 Nile Cruise - Cairo
Fly to bustling Cairo for your two night stay. Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb and a selection of the Royal Mummies.  (B/L)
11 Cairo
Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo or explore Old Cairo. This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner. (B/D)
12 Cairo
Say farewell as you transfer to Cairo airport. (B)

Scenic Inclusions

Scenic Luxury Experience
Scenic Luxury Experience
At Scenic, we've combined the ease of luxury travel with a selection of journeys that offer you a true insight into the wonders of the Middle East. Read more
Scenic Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice
You can choose between a vast range of activities and sightseeing experiences to ensure you only see what you want to see, at a tempo that suits you. Read more
Scenic Special Stays
Scenic Special Stays
Throughout your journey, you'll stay in the most unforgettable accommodation. Our selection of handpicked luxury hotels will ensure that your holiday becomes just that little bit more extraordinary. Read more
Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
Scenic's seasoned Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of unique experiences that will be among the highlights of your journey. Read more
Scenic Nile Cruising
Nile 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. Read more
The nth Degree
The nth Degree
When you travel with Scenic you can be confident that we’ll go a little further to ensure that every aspect of your journey has been considered. Read more

Deck Plans

Luxury Cabin
Nile Deck (Level 1)

Cabin Types

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 17 sq m
  • 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 and spacious wardrobe
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and hairdryer
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception

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