Ultimate Egypt


The Ultimate Egypt tour showcases the archaeological sites of Cairo including the great Pyramids at Giza and their guardian the Sphinx before flying to Abu Simbel for a guided tour of the two temples built by the Egyptian King Ramses II. From there you will fly to Aswan where you will board your luxury four night cruise and travel the Nile in style. While on the cruise you will visit some of Egypt’s most famous attractions such as the Valley of the Kings.



On arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and transferred by air-conditioned vehicle to your overnight accommodation. Two nights at the FAIRMONT NILE CITY. (B)


After breakfast, you will be taken on a tour to visit the most famous sight in Egypt – the great Pyramids at Giza and their guardian the Sphinx. After lunch you will travel to Memphis to see the statue of Ramses II and Sakkara where you will be able to view the Step Pyramid of Zoser I. (B, L)


Early this morning you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport, where you will board your onward flight to Luxor. On arrival, you will be taken to board your 5-star vessel and commence your Nile Cruise. After lunch onboard, you will have an afternoon trip to the Karnak and Luxor Temple. In the evening, enjoy a belly dance show. Spend the next four nights ON-BOARD. (B, L, D)


Today you will have an early start to explore the Valley of Kings on the West Bank, the final resting place of many
famous Egyptian rulers such as Hatshepsut, Tutankhamun, and Ramses III. In the evening, enjoy the Captain’s Welcome Cocktail Party. (B, L, D)


After breakfast you will visit the Edfu Temple, also known as the Temple of Horus (the falcon-headed God). Return to the ship for lunch before visiting Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile-headed god and Horus the falcon-headed god. You will have the opportunity to take part in a Galabeya Party on board the ship. (B, L, D)


After breakfast onboard, you will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae. Enjoy lunch onboard before you briefly disembark to sail on a Felucca (a traditional Egyptian sailboat) around Kitchener’s Island and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. In the evening, enjoy a Nubian folkloric show before dinner onboard. (B, L, D)


This morning you will be transferred to the airport to board your domestic flight to Cairo. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Two nights at the FAIRMONT NILE CITY. (B)


After breakfast, your Egyptologist guide will take you on a fascinating tour at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities where you can reflect on 7,000 years of Egyptian history. After lunch in a local restaurant, you will have a guided tour of Islamic Cairo including the Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Bazaar where you will have a chance to buy some souvenirs. (B, L)


This morning you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your onward flight. (B)


• 4 nights accommodation in a 5-star hotel in Cairo

• 4 nights on-board 5-star cruise from Luxor to Aswan

• Meals as indicated (B, L, D)

• Sightseeing with an English speaking guide

• All transfers

• Domestic flights Cairo to Luxor, Aswan to Cairo.

NOTE: Based on minimum 2 passengers travelling together.

Cruise departs Luxor on a Monday.

Please contact African Travel Specialists for details.

Subject to change without notice.

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On the banks of Nile River, Fairmont Nile City offers elegantly decorated luxury accommodation in Cairo with views of the Pyramids in the distance. There are 531 rooms and suites, and upgraded rooms and suites add private seating areas with river views and kitchenettes. Guests can choose from seven on-site food and beverage venues, including a gourmet Asian restaurant and a California-style grill restaurant. Hotel amenities include a sky pool, a beauty salon, a fitness centre, a night club, a spa and wellness centre.