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Egyptian Red Sea And Nile Cruise Tour

The best of both worlds; we explore the Nile Valley by riverboat, visit the fabled treasures and sites of Luxor and Aswan and relax on the Red Sea coast. Here we unwind and enjoy the unique beauty of the coral reefs and azure waters and finally revisit the treasures of Cairo.

Tour Highlights

  • Cairo - Marvel at the majestic Pyramids and Sphinx, then tour the Egyptian Museum
  • Luxor - Take a horse drawn 'calesh' to Karnak Temple; explore the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple
  • Nile cruise boat - Cruise from Luxor to Aswan via the temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo on board the 5 star MS Mirage
  • Safaga - Relax at this Red Sea resort or take a boat trip to snorkel over the colourful coral reefs

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour Cairo

  • 2
    In Cairo; visit the Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum

  • 3
    Free day in Cairo to explore, overnight train to Aswan

  • 4
    In Aswan; optional St Simeon's Monastery and Philae Temple visits

  • 5
    Enjoy Aswan; optional Abu Simbel tour, board cruise

  • 6
    Cruising down the Nile River, Egyptian cooking lessons on board

  • 7
    Visit Edfu temple and Kom Ombo

  • 8
    Arrive in Luxor; visit Karnak Temple with optional sound and light show

  • 9
    Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings; free time to explore

  • 10
    Transfer to Safaga by road

  • 11
    Optional snorkelling in the Red Sea

  • 12
    Free day in Safaga

  • 13
    Transfer to Cairo by road

  • 14
    Free day in Cairo

  • 15
    Tour ends in Cairo

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Nile Cruise and the Red Sea
EGR_2016_Map
Included meals 14 3 4
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Train, Boat
Accommodation
9 nights Hotel
1 night Standard Overnight Train
1 night Standard Hotel
3 nights Standard Boat
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16