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Cairo, Luxor and Aswan
 
Holiday Length: 8 days
Departs: Daily
Start/End City: Cairo
Type of Holiday: Flexi Holiday
A feast of Upper Egypt sightseeing, with a unique rail experience along the Nile, as well the best of Cairo's many highlights.



 ITINERARY  
 Day 1
   

Cairo
Arrival transfer to your Pyramids area hotel.

   
 Day 2


Cairo
A day to remember! - the ancient capital of Memphis, the enduring monuments of Sakkara, the awesome Pyramids of Giza plus the fabulous & mysterious Sphinx. (B)

   
 Day 3


Cairo – Luxor
Fly to Luxor & transfer to your hotel. Later visit the Mummy Museum with its fascinating & rather freaky displays.(B)

   
 Day 4




Luxor
Today cross the Nile to the Valley of the Kings where so many fabulous tombs have been uncovered, including those of Ramses II and Tutankhamun. Also visit the Temple of Queen Hatchepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Later see the immense temples of Luxor and Karnak, plus the Avenue of the Sphinxes. (B)

   
 Day 5



Luxor - Aswan
Today depart on a fascinating train trip (in First Class) along the banks of the River Nile - an ideal opportunity to see local villages and the often stark contrast between the Egyptian desert and lush lands of the riverside.(B)

 

 Day 6

 

 

Aswan
Morning excursion to the Old & High Dams on Lake Nasser, followed by a visit to the beautiful Temple of Philae and the "Unfinished Obelisk".This afternoon enjoy a leisurely felucca sail to Kitchener's Island with its unique botanical garden.(B) Option to take a "Kingdom of Nubia Cruise".
   

 Day 7

 

Aswan - Cairo
Fly to Cairo and transfer to your city hotel. Later marvel at Tutankhamun's glittering treasures in the Egyptian Museum. Then experience the glorious hustle & bustle of Khan El Khalili bazaar.(B)

   
 Day 8

Cairo
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.(B)

TOUR INCLUSIONS


* All transfers * Choice of Super Deluxe, Deluxe, First or Tourist Class hotels with private facilities * Flights Cairo/Luxor + Aswan/Cairo * Train Luxor/Aswan * Breakfasts *  Sightseeing * Entrance fees * Professional guides * Travel Notes
   
FLEXI HOLIDAY



This tour can be customised to suit your specific holiday requirements. For instance, if you wish to have more time to explore the colourful bazaars of Cairo or to savour the unique atmosphere of Luxor or Aswan - then please ask Ancient Kingdoms for assistance in creating your very own dream holiday.
   

EGYPT IN SOUND &    LIGHT



See these spectacular, multi-media performances in the unique settings of the Pyramids of Giza (Cairo), Karnak Temple (Luxor), Philae Temple (Aswan) and Abu Simbel. These concerts can be added to any Ancient Kingdoms Egyptian itinerary and complimentary transfers are provided to & from your hotel, except in Abu Simbel.
   
OPTIONAL SIGHTSEEING





ABU SIMBEL
HALF DAY TOUR, EX-ASWAN includes return flights Aswan/Abu Simbel/Aswan, transfers, entrance fees & local guide. 
Egypt's Taj Mahal or Eiffel Tower. The spectacular temples of Ramses II are a striking testimony to the greatness of the Pharaohs and the ancient Egyptian civilisation

   

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