Trafalgar - 11 Night Deluxe Tour Package11-Nights Wonders of Ancient Egypt

Tours offered from June 8th, 2021 - October 12th, 2021

Starting from only $3,295.00 (USD)


Tour Overview

Wonders Of Ancient EgyptThe 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, and explore the Valley of the Kings.Sightseeing HighlightsExplore Luxor and Cairo with a Local SpecialistVisit 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 CairoView 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 CairoSee the Ramses II statue and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis, the Sound and Light show in GizaSail in a felucca across the NileDining Highlights11 breakfasts7 cruise lunches7 cruise dinnersFirst class travel HighlightsAudio Headsets for flexible sightseeingDaily breakfast and up to half your evening mealsLuxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)Seven-night luxury Nile CruiseReturn flight from Cairo to LuxorCherry-picked hotels, all tried and trustedOptional Experiences and free timeAll porterage and restaurant gratuitiesMust-see sightseeing and surprise extrasAn expert Travel Director and professional DriverEscorted by one of Trafalgar's English-speaking Egyptologists / Travel DirectorsAll hotel tips, charges and local taxesHandcrafted Highlights

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Trafalgar Tours: Wonders of Ancient Egypt

Day 1 - Welcome to Cairo
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.
Accommodations: Le Meridien Pyramids


Day 2 - Admire the Wonders of Giza
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.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Fly to Luxor and Embark on Your Nile Cruise
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 Temple and visit Luxor Museum to see an astounding collection of archaeological treasures, including items from Tutankhamun's tomb.
Accommodations: Nile Cruise MS Miriam, MS Medea or MS Giselle or similar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Explore Ancient Dendera
Pay tribute to the Goddess Hathor at the well-preserved Dendera Temple by bus, then travel back to Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Journey to Aswan
Today, we sail to tranquil Aswan, arriving in time for dinner.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - The High Dam and More in 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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Onwards to Philae and Kitchener's Island
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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Off to Ancient Kom-Ombo
Today, we'll visit the roofless Temple of Kom-Ombo, worshipping two gods.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 - Sail to Stunning 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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 - Disembark and Fly to Cairo
We disembark at Luxor, Connect With Locals as you enjoy a traditional Be My Guest experience with freshly baked bread, 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.
Accommodations: Ramses Hilton
Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest

Day 11 - Discover Colourful Cairo
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.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 - Farewell Cairo
Our expedition at its end, say a fond farewell to your newfound friends. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.
Meals: Breakfast

Tour Dates & Pricing

  • Tuesday June 8th, 2021 - Saturday June 19th, 2021
    from $3,350.00
  • Tuesday June 22nd, 2021 - Saturday July 3rd, 2021
    from $3,350.00
  • Tuesday July 6th, 2021 - Saturday July 17th, 2021
    from $3,350.00
  • Tuesday July 20th, 2021 - Saturday July 31st, 2021
    from $3,350.00
  • Tuesday August 3rd, 2021 - Saturday August 14th, 2021
    from $3,350.00
  • Tuesday August 17th, 2021 - Saturday August 28th, 2021
    from $3,350.00
  • Tuesday August 31st, 2021 - Saturday September 11th, 2021
    from $3,350.00
  • Tuesday September 14th, 2021 - Saturday September 25th, 2021
    from $3,350.00
  • Tuesday September 28th, 2021 - Saturday October 9th, 2021
    from $3,295.00
  • Tuesday October 5th, 2021 - Saturday October 16th, 2021
    from $3,338.00
  • Tuesday October 12th, 2021 - Saturday October 23rd, 2021
    from $3,338.00