Nile Discovery 2019-20

from R 19,000* per person


On our Nile Discovery trip, you’ll swing past Egypt's most important historic sites – with a 5-star Nile cruise thrown in for good measure! A qualified Egyptologist will unlock the secrets of ancient Egyptian history at every major site, including Abu Simbel, Luxor, Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, the Pyramids and Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and more. Ready to soak up some history? Yeah, you are!

Destination: Middle East

Travel Dates: From 05/05/2019 to 30/03/2020

Duration: 9 days

Company: Topdeck

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Inclusions

  • Visit a Nubian village
    Egyptology tours at major sites (entrance fees not included)
    See the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza Plateau
    Visit the Egyptian Museum
    Visit Coptic Cairo and Khan el-Khalili market
    5-star cruise on the Nile
    Visit the Temples of Abu Simbel, Kom Ombo and Edfu
    Visit the Temples of Luxor and Karnak
    Visit the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut
    Also Included
    7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners 2 nights in 4 star hotels (twin-share), 3 nights in cabin accommodation on a 5 star cruise ship, 2 nights aboard an overnight coach Arrival and departure transfers included Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle & Nile cruise ship Awesome English-speaking Trip Leader
    Group Size
    Maximum 30
    Transport
    Air-conditioned minibus, Nile cruise ship

More Information

Day 1 Cairo, Egypt
Hello, city of a thousand minarets! Go for a solo explore, settle into your hotel room or simply sit back and watch the madness of Cairo’s traffic jams from a coffee shop before shimmying over to tonight’s welcome meeting. Time to meet your new friends!

Included today:
-Airport transfer
Day 2 Cairo to Aswan via Overnight Coach
After breakfast, it’s over to Coptic Cairo for a meander around the area’s historic buildings. Then: check out the view from Cairo Citadel before getting your haggle on in Khan el-Khalili market.

Included today:
-Visit Coptic Cairo
-Visit Khan el-Khalili market

Meals:
-Breakfast
Day 3 Aswan to Nile Cruise Ship
First up: a felucca sailboat ride and a culture lesson in a brightly coloured traditional village. Then: it’s all aboard our five-star cruise ship for a taste of life finer than the pharaohs could have ever imagined. This baby comes kitted out with a rooftop pool, a bar and plenty of sun loungers for you to rest your weary heads on. Oh – and did we mention you can also get involved with an optional camel ride or traditional Nubian dinner today?

Included today:
-Felucca boat ride
-Visit a Nubian village

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch
-Dinner

Optional activities:
-Camel ride
-Nubian dinner
Day 4 Nile Cruise Ship
Come face to face with awe-inspiring Abu Simbel, presided over by four gigantic statues of Rameses II. After that, we’ve got a quick question for you: what’s cooler than Kom Ombo Temple? Answer: the fact 300 mummified crocodiles were found nearby.

Included today:
-Visit Abu Simbel
-Visit Kom Ombo Temple

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch
-Dinner
Day 5 Nile Cruise Ship
Heads up: the eye of Ra is watching you today as we pay a visit to the Temple of Edfu. Get acquainted with the falcon-headed sky god Horus, then kick back on deck and drink in the beauty of the Nile.

Included today:
-Visit Edfu Temple

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Lunch
-Dinner
Day 6 Nile Cruise Ship to Luxor
Today our cruise ship journey will take us to Luxor, which was once the capital of ancient Egypt. We’ll show you around Karnak Temple (the largest religious building ever made) and Luxor Temple, one of the best preserved of all of Egypt’s ancient monuments.

Included today:
-Visit Karnak and Luxor temples

Meals:
-Breakfast
Day 7 Luxor to Cairo via Overnight Coach
Take a walk through the shadow of the Valley of Kings and pay a visit to the Temple of Hatshepsut before we hop on the overnight coach back to Cairo.

Included today:
-Visit the Valley of the Kings
-Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut

Meals:
-Breakfast
Day 8 Cairo
Today we’ll check off King Tutankhamun’s treasure chest at the Egyptian Museum, see the legendary Great Pyramid of Giza (and the Sphinx to boot), AND take a whirl around the necropolis of Saqqara. What. A. Day.

Included today:
-Visit the Egyptian Museum
-See the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza Plateau

Meals:
-Breakfast
Day 9 Cairo
Shisha! Is the trip over already? If your inner explorer has been awakened, stay on to uncover more of Cairo’s coolness. We’re outta here after breakfast.

Included today:
-Airport transfer

Meals:
-Breakfast

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