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CAIRO, NILE & ALEXANDRIA

  • Explore Alexandria, Alexander the Great's capital
  • Discover Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings
  • Visit Cairo's Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Cruise along the Nile from Aswan to Luxor
  • 12 DAYS
    12 DAYS
  • TAILOR-MADE OR GROUP TOURS
    TAILOR-MADE OR GROUP TOURS

Trip Overview

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Alexandria, Alexander the Great's capital
  • Discover Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings
  • Visit Cairo's Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Cruise along the Nile from Aswan to Luxor

KEY DETAILS

  • Duration
    12 days
  • Travel style
    Tailor-made or Group Tours

Itinerary & Accommodation

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DAY 1
Cairo
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Aracan Pyramids Hotel
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Barcelo Cairo Pyramids
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Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
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DAY 2
Cairo
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Sleeper Train
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Sleeper Train
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Sleeper Train
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DAY 3
Aswan
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Citymax Aswan
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Pyramisa Isis Island
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Mövenpick Resort Aswan
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DAY 4
Abu Simbel
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MS Nile Dolphin
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MS Nile Dolphin
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Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus
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DAY 5
Nile Cruise
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MS Nile Dolphin
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MS Nile Dolphin
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Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus
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DAY 6
Nile Cruise
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MS Nile Dolphin
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Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus
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DAY 7
Luxor
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Emilio Hotel
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Aracan Eatabe Luxor
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Sonesta St. George Hotel
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DAY 8
Luxor
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Emilio Hotel
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Aracan Eatabe Luxor
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Sonesta St. George Hotel
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DAY 9
Cairo
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Aracan Pyramids Hotel
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Barcelo Cairo Pyramids
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Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
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DAY 10
Alexandria
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Egypt Hotel
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Alex Avenue Hotel
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Sheraton Montazah
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DAY 11
Alexandria / Cairo
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Aracan Pyramids Hotel
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Barcelo Cairo Pyramids
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Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
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DAY 12
Cairo
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Aracan Pyramids Hotel
Aracan Pyramids Hotel

Situated between downtown Cairo and Giza, the Aracan Pyramids Hotel has 140 rooms and is conveniently located for visiting all of the main tourist sites.

Property Facilities: Pool, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Disabled Rooms (on request), Hair Dryer, Mini Bar, Safe - In Room, Television, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Sleeper Train
Sleeper Train

The Watania Sleeper Train travels along the Nile River and is a good alternative to flying as you can enjoy the views along the way.

Train Facilities: Catering, Air Conditioning, Sink (Private), Toilets (Shared), Electrical Outlets

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Citymax Aswan
Citymax Aswan

Located on the banks of the Nile River, the Citymax Hotel offers 69 rooms and is ideally located for exploring the sites of Aswan.

Property Facilities: Gym, Pool, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Safe - In Room, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary)

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MS Nile Dolphin
MS Nile Dolphin

Cruise along the Nile River and enjoy the panoramic views from MS Nile Dolphin.

Boat Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Restaurant, WiFi (Fee)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Mini Bar (on request), Safe - In Room, Television

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Emilio Hotel
Emilio Hotel

Overlooking the River Nile and Luxor Temple, the Emilio Hotel consists of 101 rooms and is centrally located for exploring the sites of Luxor.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, Safe Deposit Box - Front Desk, WiFi (Fee)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck (on request), Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Safe - In Room, Television

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Egypt Hotel
Egypt Hotel

Centrally located, the Egypt Hotel offers basic air-conditioned rooms and is within walking distance to the beach and city attractions.

Property Facilities: Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Electrical Outlets, Television

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Barcelo Cairo Pyramids
Barcelo Cairo Pyramids

Located on one of the most famous streets in Egypt, the Barcelo Cairo Pyramids Hotel has 236 rooms and is well suited for exploring the sites of downtown Cairo and Giza.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Restaurant, Sauna, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Safe - In Room, Television, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Sleeper Train
Sleeper Train

The Watania Sleeper Train travels along the Nile River and is a good alternative to flying as you can enjoy the views along the way.

Train Facilities: Catering, Air Conditioning, Sink (Private), Toilets (Shared), Electrical Outlets

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Pyramisa Isis Island
Pyramisa Isis Island

Positioned in the middle of the Nile River, the Pyramisa Isis Island Aswan offers 450 rooms and suites with wonderfully landscaped gardens and superb river views.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe - In Room, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary)

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MS Nile Dolphin
MS Nile Dolphin

Cruise along the Nile River and enjoy the panoramic views from MS Nile Dolphin.

Boat Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Restaurant, WiFi (Fee)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Mini Bar (on request), Safe - In Room, Television

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Aracan Eatabe Luxor
Aracan Eatabe Luxor

Boasting river views, the Aracan Eatabe Luxor Hotel has 306 rooms and is centrally located between Luxor Temple and Luxor Museum.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck (on request), Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe - In Room, Television, WiFi (Fee)

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Alex Avenue Hotel
Alex Avenue Hotel

In the heart of Alexandria, the Sunrise Alex Avenue Hotel features 167 rooms and suites, each with a lovely sea view. The hotel is close to the city centre and bibliotheca Alexandria.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Beach, Restaurant, Sauna, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe - In Room, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary), Iron / Ironing Board

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Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa

Overlooking the Great Pyramids in the Giza area of Cairo, Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa offers 544 rooms and suites making for a comfortable stay when visiting the area.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Restaurant, Safe Deposit Box - Front Desk, Sauna, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe - In Room, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary), Iron / Ironing Board

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Sleeper Train
Sleeper Train

The Watania Sleeper Train travels along the Nile River and is a good alternative to flying as you can enjoy the views along the way.

Train Facilities: Catering, Air Conditioning, Sink (Private), Toilets (Shared), Electrical Outlets

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Mövenpick Resort Aswan
Mövenpick Resort Aswan

Uniquely situated on Elephantine Island, the Movenpick Resort Aswan has 404 suites and villas with many offering panoramic river views.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Restaurant, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe - In Room, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus
Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus

Relax and take in the scenery aboard the Movenpick MS Royal Lotus. With 62 cabins and suites, enjoy cruising the Nile between the historic cities of Luxor and Aswan.

Boat Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Restaurant, WiFi (Fee)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Safe - In Room, Television, WiFi (Fee)

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Sonesta St. George Hotel
Sonesta St. George Hotel

On the banks of the Nile, the Sonesta St. George Hotel offers 322 rooms and is within walking distance to the temples of Luxor and Karnak.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Restaurant, Sauna, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning Bathroom (Private), Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe - In Room, Television, WiFi (Complimentary), Iron / Ironing Board

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Sheraton Montazah
Sheraton Montazah

Situated by the beach, the Sheraton Montazah has 288 rooms and suites and is within walking distance to the Montazah Palace and Gardens.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Beach, Restaurant, Safe Deposit Box - Front Desk, Sauna, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe - In Room, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary), Iron / Ironing Board

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Essential Info
3 STAR
4 STAR
5 STAR
    Included
    • Accommodation based on twin room sharing
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Vehicle transfers and overnight train as specified
    • English speaking guide(s) 
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Entrance / Admission fees as per itinerary
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a group basis
    • One-way flight: Aswan to Cairo (Day 9)
    Excluded
    • All flights: international, domestic or regional, unless otherwise specified
    • Airport or departure taxes
    • Personal insurances
    • Any visas or travel permits required
    • Single room supplement
    • Late check out at properties
    • All drinks, unless otherwise specified
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Expenditure of a personal nature
    • Optional excursions and activities
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a private basis

     

     

    General Information

    Climate

    • Egypt has year-round sun and almost no rain, except in Alexandria, which has more of a Mediterranean climate than the rest of the country. Daytime temperatures range from pleasantly warm in the winter to very hot in the summer.
    • Cities such as Cairo and Alexandria in the north are generally a few degrees cooler than places like Aswan and Abu Simbel in the south. Nights in the desert can be cold.

    Language & Currency

    • Arabic is the official language of Egypt. Many Egyptians speak English, and some speak German and French with varying degrees of fluency.
    • The local currency is the Egyptian pound, which divides into 100 piasters. Euros, Pound sterling and US dollars are often accepted, in tourist areas; local currency is best for tipping, small purchases and dining in local restaurants. Larger shops, hotels & restaurants widely accept credit cards. Access to cash machines is available in most major towns, and exchanging currency can be done in banks, foreign exchange bureaus and larger hotels.

    Visa & Access

    • Most foreign nationals will require a visa for entry to Egypt. Please check with your local Egyptian Embassy or our travel team for further information. Many nationalities can obtain tourist visas on arrival, at most ports of entry. The Egyptian government has introduced an online 'e-visa' application system for obtaining tourist visas in advance of travel.
    • There are ten international airports in Egypt with Cairo International (CAI) being the biggest. Other important airports include Alexandria (ALY), Aswan (ASW), Hurghada (HRG), Luxor (LXR), Marsa Alam (RMF) and Sharm El Sheikh (SSH).

    Health

    • At least 6-8 weeks before departure, please visit your local health care provider or travel clinic for any vaccination requirements and to discuss any other potential health risks. All travellers should ensure they have a valid travel insurance policy in place.

    For any further questions on Egypt or your holiday, contact our friendly travel team who will assist you with any information you require.

    Included
    • Accommodation based on twin room sharing
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Vehicle transfers and overnight train as specified
    • English speaking guide(s)
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Entrance / Admission fees as per itinerary
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a group basis
    • One-way flight: Aswan to Cairo (Day 9)
    Excluded
    • All flights: international, domestic or regional, unless otherwise specified
    • Airport or departure taxes
    • Personal insurances
    • Any visas or travel permits required
    • Single room supplement
    • Late check out at properties
    • All drinks, unless otherwise specified
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Expenditure of a personal nature
    • Optional excursions and activities
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a private basis
    General Information

    Climate

    • Egypt has year-round sun and almost no rain, except in Alexandria, which has more of a Mediterranean climate than the rest of the country. Daytime temperatures range from pleasantly warm in the winter to very hot in the summer.
    • Cities such as Cairo and Alexandria in the north are generally a few degrees cooler than places like Aswan and Abu Simbel in the south. Nights in the desert can be cold.

    Language & Currency

    • Arabic is the official language of Egypt. Many Egyptians speak English, and some speak German and French with varying degrees of fluency.
    • The local currency is the Egyptian pound, which divides into 100 piasters. Euros, Pound sterling and US dollars are often accepted, in tourist areas; local currency is best for tipping, small purchases and dining in local restaurants. Larger shops, hotels & restaurants widely accept credit cards. Access to cash machines is available in most major towns, and exchanging currency can be done in banks, foreign exchange bureaus and larger hotels.

    Visa & Access

    • Most foreign nationals will require a visa for entry to Egypt. Please check with your local Egyptian Embassy or our travel team for further information. Many nationalities can obtain tourist visas on arrival, at most ports of entry. The Egyptian government has introduced an online 'e-visa' application system for obtaining tourist visas in advance of travel.
    • There are ten international airports in Egypt with Cairo International (CAI) being the biggest. Other important airports include Alexandria (ALY), Aswan (ASW), Hurghada (HRG), Luxor (LXR), Marsa Alam (RMF) and Sharm El Sheikh (SSH).

    Health

    • At least 6-8 weeks before departure, please visit your local health care provider or travel clinic for any vaccination requirements and to discuss any other potential health risks. All travellers should ensure they have a valid travel insurance policy in place.

    For any further questions on Egypt or your holiday, contact our friendly travel team who will assist you with any information you require.

    Included
    • Accommodation based on twin room sharing
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Vehicle transfers and overnight train as specified
    • English speaking guide(s)
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Entrance / Admission fees as per itinerary
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a group basis
    • One-way flight: Aswan to Cairo (Day 9)
    Excluded
    • All flights: international, domestic or regional, unless otherwise specified
    • Airport or departure taxes
    • Personal insurances
    • Any visas or travel permits required
    • Single room supplement
    • Late check out at properties
    • All drinks, unless otherwise specified
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Expenditure of a personal nature
    • Optional excursions and activities
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a private basis
    General Information

    Climate

    • Egypt has year-round sun and almost no rain, except in Alexandria, which has more of a Mediterranean climate than the rest of the country. Daytime temperatures range from pleasantly warm in the winter to very hot in the summer.
    • Cities such as Cairo and Alexandria in the north are generally a few degrees cooler than places like Aswan and Abu Simbel in the south. Nights in the desert can be cold.

    Language & Currency

    • Arabic is the official language of Egypt. Many Egyptians speak English, and some speak German and French with varying degrees of fluency.
    • The local currency is the Egyptian pound, which divides into 100 piasters. Euros, Pound sterling and US dollars are often accepted, in tourist areas; local currency is best for tipping, small purchases and dining in local restaurants. Larger shops, hotels & restaurants widely accept credit cards. Access to cash machines is available in most major towns, and exchanging currency can be done in banks, foreign exchange bureaus and larger hotels.

    Visa & Access

    • Most foreign nationals will require a visa for entry to Egypt. Please check with your local Egyptian Embassy or our travel team for further information. Many nationalities can obtain tourist visas on arrival, at most ports of entry. The Egyptian government has introduced an online 'e-visa' application system for obtaining tourist visas in advance of travel.
    • There are ten international airports in Egypt with Cairo International (CAI) being the biggest. Other important airports include Alexandria (ALY), Aswan (ASW), Hurghada (HRG), Luxor (LXR), Marsa Alam (RMF) and Sharm El Sheikh (SSH).

    Health

    • At least 6-8 weeks before departure, please visit your local health care provider or travel clinic for any vaccination requirements and to discuss any other potential health risks. All travellers should ensure they have a valid travel insurance policy in place.

    For any further questions on Egypt or your holiday, contact our friendly travel team who will assist you with any information you require.

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