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EGYPT, VALLEY OF THE KINGS

Priced From $3,780

10 Days | 9 Nights

Egypt remains one of the most fascinating travel destinations. Throughout history, its ancient wonders have attracted travelers and archaeologists world over. From the famous sites of ancient Aswan and Luxor to the bustling bazaars of Cairo, this fascinating 10 day journey takes you back in time. Indulge in a bit of downtime and sail in to the sunset on a 4 night Nile cruise. Embark on this incredible journey to the very heart of Egypt – its ancient sites and historical secrets will be etched in your heart forever.

3 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo

4 nights aboard Philae Cruise 

Overnight sleeper train to Luxor and Aswan 

Comprehensive sightseeing with an Egyptologist guide 

Daily breakfast

Visit world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces 

Step back in time to see Pyramid of King Djoser,  Teti Pyramid, the colossal statue of Ramses II and famous Giza Plateau

Visit Karnak Temple and the majestic Luxor temple built more than two thousand years ago by generation after generation of pharaohs

Meander the streets of Cairo and shop in the bustling bazaars

 

 

Day 1: Arrival, Cairo Egypt

Arrive in Cairo to discover the contrasts of this ancient city. Your Sky Vacations ambassador will meet and assist you with your Egyptian entry visa, and then accompany you to your hotel hotel for check in. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore Cairo. 

Day 2: Ancient Cairo Tour

After breakfast meet your private Egyptologist guide will take you to Sakkara. Later you will be transferred to Memphis, the ancient Capital of Egypt to visit the colossal statue of Ramses II and nearby a still half-buried Hathor Temple. Lunch is included followed by a drive to the famous Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s greatest attractions – The Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos and The mysterious Sphinx. Great shopping opportunity available with your guide and driver through the famous Bazaars later on you will be transferred back to your hotel for some leisurely free time and overnight in Cairo.  

Day 3: City Sights of Cairo / Sleeper Train to Luxor 

Begin your day with your private Egyptologist tour guide to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques that was built in neo-classical style which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces. Then you will also visit the Citadel of Saladin that is overlooking the city and Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside that was built in Turkish style and very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey and simply considered to be one of the landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of old Cairo. Lunch at a local Egyptian restaurant and then drive to Coptic Part of Cairo to visit the Hanging church. Transfer to Giza railway station to catch the sleeper train to Luxor with dinner and overnight stay aboard train. 

Day 4: Luxor / Nile Cruise Tour 

Enjoy breakfast aboard the train before arriving Luxor to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. After some free shopping time, you will be transferred to your Nile cruise ship in Luxor for embarkation with lunch afternoon tea, dinner and overnight stay in Luxor aboard Nile cruise. 

Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Tour

Breakfast onboard the Nile cruise in Luxor, and then you will be accompanied by your expert guide and driver to enjoy a visit to the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered. You will also have the chance to visit the Hatshipsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshipsut the only female pharaoh that rises out of the desert plain. Back to the cruise to sail to Edfu. Afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and overnight stay 

Day 6: Nile Cruise Tours 

Leisurely breakfast aboard your Nile cruise while enjoying the amazing sunrise while sailing to Edfu. Transfer by a horse drawn carriage to visit the famous Edfu temple also known as the temple of Horus & Haroeris, the falcon-headed solar War God is the largest and most perfectly preserved of all the Nile temples, back to the Nile cruise by the same way to sail to Kom Ombo to visit the temple the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world and then return to your Nile cruise vessel to take a relaxing sail to Aswan with lunch, afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and an overnight stay 

Day 7: River Nile Cruise Tours 

Breakfast aboard your Nile cruise ship in Aswan followed by an exciting tour to the world famous High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. A motor-boat to island of Egilka to visit the majestic Philae temple that was dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. Return to your Nile cruise ship for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner and  leisurely free time in Aswan and overnight stay aboard the cruise

Day 8: Aswan / Abu Simbel Excursion 

Enjoy your breakfast aboard your Nile cruise in Aswan: Today is your day for leisure in Aswan with amazing optional excursion to Abu Simbel temples to discover the magnificent monuments and the majestic two temples of the Abu Simbel that were built by Egypt’s great Pharaoh Ramses II one is of the Great Pharaoh. Return back to Aswan with free time at leisure and then you will be transferred to Aswan train terminal to board your first class sleeper train to Cairo with dinner and overnight stay.

Day 9: Cairo /Alexandria Excursion 

Breakfast onboard before arriving at Cairo, where you will be met by your Sky Vacations ambassador and then transfered to your hotel. Free time at leisure and overnight in Cairo 

Day 10: Cairo/Home 

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. Enjoy some free time before your transfer to Cairo international airport for your onward journey.

LOCATION NUMBER OF NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION
Cairo 3 Sofitel Cairo
Nile Cruise 4 Philae Cruise
Sleeper Train To Luxor and Aswan 2 Sleeper Train

Prices are land only per person based on double occupancy. Restrictions apply. For our complete terms and conditions, click here.

3 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo

4 nights aboard Philae Cruise 

Overnight sleeper train to Luxor and Aswan 

Comprehensive sightseeing with an Egyptologist guide 

Daily breakfast

Visit world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces 

Step back in time to see Pyramid of King Djoser,  Teti Pyramid, the colossal statue of Ramses II and famous Giza Plateau

Visit Karnak Temple and the majestic Luxor temple built more than two thousand years ago by generation after generation of pharaohs

Meander the streets of Cairo and shop in the bustling bazaars

 

 

Day 1: Arrival, Cairo Egypt

Arrive in Cairo to discover the contrasts of this ancient city. Your Sky Vacations ambassador will meet and assist you with your Egyptian entry visa, and then accompany you to your hotel hotel for check in. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore Cairo. 

Day 2: Ancient Cairo Tour

After breakfast meet your private Egyptologist guide will take you to Sakkara. Later you will be transferred to Memphis, the ancient Capital of Egypt to visit the colossal statue of Ramses II and nearby a still half-buried Hathor Temple. Lunch is included followed by a drive to the famous Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s greatest attractions – The Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos and The mysterious Sphinx. Great shopping opportunity available with your guide and driver through the famous Bazaars later on you will be transferred back to your hotel for some leisurely free time and overnight in Cairo.  

Day 3: City Sights of Cairo / Sleeper Train to Luxor 

Begin your day with your private Egyptologist tour guide to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques that was built in neo-classical style which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces. Then you will also visit the Citadel of Saladin that is overlooking the city and Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside that was built in Turkish style and very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey and simply considered to be one of the landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of old Cairo. Lunch at a local Egyptian restaurant and then drive to Coptic Part of Cairo to visit the Hanging church. Transfer to Giza railway station to catch the sleeper train to Luxor with dinner and overnight stay aboard train. 

Day 4: Luxor / Nile Cruise Tour 

Enjoy breakfast aboard the train before arriving Luxor to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. After some free shopping time, you will be transferred to your Nile cruise ship in Luxor for embarkation with lunch afternoon tea, dinner and overnight stay in Luxor aboard Nile cruise. 

Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Tour

Breakfast onboard the Nile cruise in Luxor, and then you will be accompanied by your expert guide and driver to enjoy a visit to the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered. You will also have the chance to visit the Hatshipsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshipsut the only female pharaoh that rises out of the desert plain. Back to the cruise to sail to Edfu. Afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and overnight stay 

Day 6: Nile Cruise Tours 

Leisurely breakfast aboard your Nile cruise while enjoying the amazing sunrise while sailing to Edfu. Transfer by a horse drawn carriage to visit the famous Edfu temple also known as the temple of Horus & Haroeris, the falcon-headed solar War God is the largest and most perfectly preserved of all the Nile temples, back to the Nile cruise by the same way to sail to Kom Ombo to visit the temple the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world and then return to your Nile cruise vessel to take a relaxing sail to Aswan with lunch, afternoon tea and dinner aboard your cruise and an overnight stay 

Day 7: River Nile Cruise Tours 

Breakfast aboard your Nile cruise ship in Aswan followed by an exciting tour to the world famous High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. A motor-boat to island of Egilka to visit the majestic Philae temple that was dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. Return to your Nile cruise ship for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner and  leisurely free time in Aswan and overnight stay aboard the cruise

Day 8: Aswan / Abu Simbel Excursion 

Enjoy your breakfast aboard your Nile cruise in Aswan: Today is your day for leisure in Aswan with amazing optional excursion to Abu Simbel temples to discover the magnificent monuments and the majestic two temples of the Abu Simbel that were built by Egypt’s great Pharaoh Ramses II one is of the Great Pharaoh. Return back to Aswan with free time at leisure and then you will be transferred to Aswan train terminal to board your first class sleeper train to Cairo with dinner and overnight stay.

Day 9: Cairo /Alexandria Excursion 

Breakfast onboard before arriving at Cairo, where you will be met by your Sky Vacations ambassador and then transfered to your hotel. Free time at leisure and overnight in Cairo 

Day 10: Cairo/Home 

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. Enjoy some free time before your transfer to Cairo international airport for your onward journey.

Prices are land only per person based on double occupancy. Restrictions apply. For our complete terms and conditions, click here.

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