A 12-day tour of the Nile: Cairo, Luxor, Esna, Edfo, Kom Ombo, Aswan
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, then off to Luxor to board the Nile Cruise ship, and tour the Temples of Egypt.
Departure from Toronto, Montreal & New York (JFK) on our overnight flight to Cairo.
(In-flight meals)Cairo, Egypt
Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport we will be met and assisted through immigration and customs then transferred to our hotel.Cairo, Egypt
Today we visit the great Pyramids of Giza and their guardian Sphinx, Memphis - first capital of the ancient kingdom to see the statue of Ramses II then to Sakkara to see the Step pyramid. Overnight at our hotel (BL)Cairo, Egypt
This morning we visit the Egyptian Museum which houses the treasures of King Tut then to the Citadel of Salah Eldien and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Overnight at our hotel. (BL)Cairo, Egypt
This morning we are transferred to Cairo Airport for our flight to Luxor where we will be escorted to embark on the Nile cruise ship our floating hotel for the next seven days. After lunch we visit Karnak Temple which has no equal among the national shrines of Egypt then Luxor Temple. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)Luxor, Egypt
This morning we visit the Temple of Horus, the Falcon of God. We continue sailing to Kom Ombo to visit the temple shared by two gods - Sobek and Haroeris. Kom Ombo’s Ptolemaic Temple offers beautiful murals and unforgettable views of the river Nile. This afternoon we will cruise to Aswan for overnight. Tonight we enjoy a Costume Party. (BLD)Edfo, Egypt     Kom Ombo, Egypt      Aswan, Egypt
This morning we visit the impressive Aswan High Dam and its huge lake and the magnificent Temple of Philae. This afternoon we view the Agha Khan Mausoleum and Elephantine Islands by “Felucca”, a traditional Nile sailing boat. Overnight in Aswan. (BLD)Aswan, Egypt
This morning is free at leisure. (Optional trip by air to Abu Simbel *). After lunch, we sail to Kom Ombo and stop to view the Temple.Overnight in Edfo. (BLD)Edfo, Egypt     Kom Ombo, Egypt      Aswan, Egypt
This morning we sail to Esna to visit the temple of God Khnum, continue sailing to Luxor. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)Luxor, Egypt      Esna, Egypt     Edfo, Egypt
Today we will be transferred to the airport for our flight back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo. (B)Cairo, Egypt      Luxor, Egypt
Today we will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for our flight back home.
(B & in-flight meals)Cairo, Egypt