Best of Egypt & Greece

Best of Egypt & Greece


Tour Features

  • 4 nights at the deluxe Hilton or Sheraton in Cairo or similar ( 1st class at Flamenco or Safir or similar)

  • 5 days/4 nights on board of a deluxe Nile cruise presidential or similar in outside cabins with three meals daily and all shore excursions (1st class on Romantica or similar) (cruise commence from either Aswan or Luxor) .

  • 5 nights at the Royal Olympic hotel in Athens or similar (1st class president or similar)

  • All sightseeing with entrance fees and transfers as per itinerary .

  • 25 meals (13 breakfast, 8 lunches & 4 dinners)

  • Service of professional Egyptologists tour guides and field coordinators.

  • Domestic flights on Egypt Air Cairo/Aswan - Luxor/Cairo or v.v.

  • Include International flights from JFK or Canada

Best of Egypt & Greece

1 : Depart Canada

Departure from Toronto, Montreal or New York on our overnight flight to Cairo. (In-flight meals)


2 : Cairo

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport we will be met and assisted through immigration and customs then transferred to our hotel.

Cairo, Egypt     

3 : Cairo

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     

4 : Cairo

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     

5 : Aswan

This morning we are transferred to Cairo Airport for our flight to Aswan. (Optional trip by air to Abu Simbel *). Then we will be escorted to embark on the Nile cruise ship-our floating hotel for the next five days. After lunch, we sail by 'felucca' a traditional Nile sailing boat, to view Kitchener Island and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan. (BLD)

Aswan, Egypt     

6 : Kom Ombo / Edfo

Today we visit the impressive Aswan High Dam and its huge lake, and the Temple of Philae. Then we cruise to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by the Gods Sobek & Haroeris. Tonight we enjoy a special costume party featuring Native Egyptian and pharaonic style. Overnight in Edfo. (BLD)

Edfo, Egypt      Kom Ombo, Egypt     

7 : Esna / Luxor

This morning we explore the Temple of Horus, the falcon god. Then we sail to Esna and continue sailing to Luxor. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)

Luxor, Egypt      Esna, Egypt     

8 : Luxor

Today we explore the wondrous Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut's Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon. This afternoon we visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)

Luxor, Egypt     

9 : Luxor / Cairo

Today we will be transferred to the airport for our flight back to Cairo. (Optional Day-Tour Alexandria) Overnight in Cairo. (B)

Luxor, Egypt      Cairo, Egypt     

10 : Cairo / Athens

Today we will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for our flight to Athens. Upon arrival , we will be met & assisted then transferred to our hotel. Time to rest or to start exploring the Hellenic capital.

Athens, Greece      Cairo, Egypt     

11 : Athens

Today we visit the Acropolis and its fascinating museum, Panathenian Stadium and Temple of Olympian Zeus. In the evening an optional tour to Sound and Light show followed by dinner in a Greek taverna in the old Plaka with the sound of bouzouki music and folk dances. (B)

Athens, Greece     

12 : Hydra / Poros / Aegena

Today we enjoy a delightful one day cruise in the Saronic Gulf, sail to the Island of Hydra and enjoy swimming, strolling or shopping. Lunch is served on board on our way to the picturesque island of Poros. Afternoon arrival in Aegina. Optional tour our visit the temple of Aphaia. Evening arrival in Athens and transfer to our hotel. (BL)

Aegena, Greece      Poros, Greece      Hydra, Greece     

13 : Delphi

Today we drive through the spectacular sites of Boetia, Thebes, Levadia and arrive at Arahova , known for its colourful rugs and carpets. Proceed to Delphi, once known as the centre of earth. We will visit the Temple of Apollo and the museum, exhibiting amongst other masterpieces, the ancient Greek sculpture of the Bronze Charioteer. Lunch will be served at a taverna in Delphi. Evening return to Athens. (BL)

Delphi, Greece     

14 : Athens / Cairo

Today we will be transferred to the airport for our flight to Cairo for overnights. (B)

Athens, Greece      Cairo, Egypt     

15 : Depart Cairo

Today we will be transferred to the airport for our flight back home. (B)

Cairo, Egypt