Wonders of Ancient Egypt (Nov-Mar)

12 Day Winter Tour from Cairo to Cairo with Trafalgar

Read 2 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Trafalgar's 12 Day Wonders of Ancient Egypt (Nov-Mar). The enduring buzz of Cairo's bustling city streets and imposing Great Pyramids of Giza launch your discovery of ancient Egypt. Cruise down the Nile to Kom-Ombo, past Luxor,...read more

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Winter Tour Starts In
Starts In
Cairo
Winter Tour Ends In
Ends In
Cairo
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 Star
48
Max Group Size
48
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
River Cruise
Trip Style
River Cruise
Winter
Trip Style
Winter
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Egypt
Trip Operated By:
Trafalgar
Trafalgar
864 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
5.0 out of 5
2 Reviews
Trip Code:
WEGW

Itinerary

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1 Arrive Cairo (2 Nights)
Delve into the antiquities of Egypt on this epic journey which begins in Cairo. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for a day at leisure. Stay: Le Méridien Pyramids
2 Cairo – Pyramids Excursion
Immerse yourself in a history that spans millennia during a full-day excursion to the old kingdom of Egypt. See the Colossus of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx at Memphis. Visit the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, then marvel at the Great Pyramid of Giza and the mighty Sphinx. This evening, watch as the walls of these feats of man are lit up in a dazzling Sound and Light Show. (B)
3 Cairo – Luxor - Nile Cruise (7 Nights)
We fly to Luxor this morning and embark on a guided tour of the Karnak Temple Complex, before boarding our cruise in time for lunch. Later this afternoon, marvel at Luxor's Great Temple and visit Luxor Museum to see an astounding collection of archaeological treasures, including items from Tutankhamun's tomb. (B/L/D) Stay: Nile Cruise: MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Sapphire (or similar cruise ship)
4 Nile Cruise: Dendera – Luxor
Pay tribute to the Goddess Hathor at the well-preserved Dendera Temple by bus, then travel back to Luxor. (B/L/D)
5 Nile Cruise: Aswan
Sail on today to Aswan, arriving in time for dinner. (B/L/D)
6 Nile Cruise: Aswan
Continue today, to the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, then view the Unfinished Obelisk, lying semi-carved from the solid bedrock, and visit the High Dam in Aswan. (B/L/D)
7 Nile Cruise: Aswan – Philae
This morning, consider joining a once in a lifetime Optional Experience to Abu Simbel. Later, sail in a felucca to the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island. (B/L/D)
8 Nile Cruise: Aswan – Kom-ombo
Consider joining a once in a lifetime Optional Experience to Abu Simbel. Later, we'll visit the roofless Temple of Kom-Ombo, worshipping two gods. (B/L/D)
9 Nile Cruise to Luxor
Watch how the river gives life to an arid landscape and the people who live within it as you sail down the Nile to Luxor. (B/L/D)
10 Disembark Luxor – Cairo (2 Nights)
We disembark at Luxor, Connect With Locals' as you enjoy a traditional 'Be My Guest' bite to eat of freshly baked bread with honey and mint tea. Explore the fascinating complex of mortuary temples and tombs, including Queen Hatshepsut's Temple, the Colossi of Memnon and the Valley of the Kings. We take a return flight to Cairo where we'll enjoy an evening at leisure to soak up the buzzing atmosphere for which the city is famous. This evening consider an evening meal on board a floating restaurant with some lively Egyptian entertainment. (B/BMG) Stay: Ramses Hilton
11 Cairo Sightseeing
Your sightseeing tour through Cairo will include a visit to the Hanging Church of St. Mary and the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Old Cairo, see the ancient Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque and the Egyptian Museum. (B)
12 Depart Cairo
Our expedition at its end, take a transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)

Trafalgar Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist in Luxor and Cairo
  • Visit the temples of Karnak, Luxor Museum, the temple dedicated to Goddess Hathor at Dendera, Luxor Temple, the Temple of Isis on the island of Philae, the Temple at Kom-Ombo, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • View the Step Pyramid in Sakkara, the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island, the Citadel, Alabaster and Sultan Hassan Mosques in Cairo
  • See the Ramses II statue and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis, the Sound and Light show in Giza
  • SAIL in a felucca across the Nile
Trip Inclusions
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Seven-night luxury Nile Cruise
  • Return flight from Cairo to Luxor
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional experiences (Additional Cost) and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Escorted by one of Trafalgar's English-speaking Egyptologists / Travel Directors
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights
Included Meals
  • 11 breakfasts
  • 7 cruise lunches
  • 7 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

Reviews (2)

12 Day Wonders of Ancient Egypt (Nov-Mar) reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Wonders of Ancient Egypt”
- VIC, Australia Jan 2020 3 Helpful Votes

This was the holiday I had always wanted to go on and it certainly did not disappoint. Yvonne was as always fabulous with arranging my travel arrangements. Trafalgar were excellent with the Egyptologist, Khaled, the best one could hope for. Cairo was hectic but the Trafalgar people who meet you at the airport guide you through the process. The River Nile Cruise is a highlight. The MS Miriam is an older style ship which is totally renovated and has absolute charm. The staff are fabulous and the...read more

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“Great tour director”
- QLD, Australia Mar 2019 3 Helpful Votes

Ramadan was simply an excellent tour leader. His knowledge of hieroglyphics, history and all-things Egyptian was great and he imparted this in a clear, friendly and professional way. He highlighted the most important things we were viewing and experiencing during this jam packed tour. The hotels and river boat were all great; very comfortable, good food choices and helpful workers.
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