Egypt Upgraded

Classic, Cairo to Cairo

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Encompassing Egypt’s greatest highlights and a three-day Nile cruise, this adventure enhances a wide variety of included activities with the expertise of our Chief Experience Officers (CEOs), through whom you’ll gain a greater appreciation of the region’s history and archaeological finds. Discover the secrets of the Great Pyramids and explore the Valley of the Kings, then meet local people and share a traditional meal. A combination of air-conditioned transport and domestic flights will get you to the sights (and your comfortable accommodations) quickly and conveniently. From ancient history to bustling modern Cairo, embark on an incredible journey to the very heart of Egypt.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Boat ride to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswān Your Local Living Moment: Lunch with a Local Family, Luxor
  • Arrival transfer
  • All entrance fees to included monuments
  • Guided tour of the Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Visit the Library of Alexandria, catacombs, and Pompey’s Pillar
  • Guided visit of the Egyptian Museum
  • Tour of Abu Simbel
  • Three-night Nile cruise
  • Tour of Kom Ombo Temple
  • Visit the Colossi of Memnon
  • Excursion to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, Luxor and Karnak Temples
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Visit some of the most revered wonders of the ancient world with a certified egyptologist
  • Marvel at the pyramids of giza and the temples of abu simbel
  • Savour a traditional nubian dinner in a local village
  • Bargain with the locals in bazaars and markets

Itinerary

Cairo Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Cairo/Alexandria Embark on a guided tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Continue to the historic Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
Alexandria Spend the day exploring this ancient seaside city, including Pompey's Pillar, the catacombs, and the new Alexandria Library.
Alexandria/Cairo Head back to Cairo with a tour inside the monasteries of Wadi Natrun en route. Visit the Egyptian Museum with the option to see the mummy room.
Cairo/Aswān Catch an early morning flight to Aswan. Opt to explore the busy Aswan market. Later, take a scenic felucca ride on the Nile to a Nubian village and enjoy a home cooked dinner with locals.
Aswān Early in the morning, drive to the famed temples of Abu Simbel for a guided tour. Later, board our river cruise ship for the night.
Aswān/Kom Ombo Spend 2 days floating down the Nile on a luxury river boat with a guided tour of Kom Ombo Temple en route. Relax on the outside decks with a drink, watching the passing desert sands and enjoying the scenery
Kom Ombo/Luxor Continuing cruising the Nile, relaxing and taking in the desert scenery while observing daily life along the river. Arrive to Luxor in the evening.
Luxor Visit the Colossi of Memnon and enjoy guided tours of the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Hatshepsut followed by lunch with a local family.
Luxor Enjoy an excursion to the magnificent temples of Karnak and Luxor. In the afternoon, use free time to explore the Bazaar or museums.
Luxor/Cairo Catch a flight back to Cairo and opt to visit the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, tour Coptic Cairo, or enjoy a dinner on a floating restaurant on the Nile.
Cairo Depart at any time.
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