Central Holidays

EGYPT'S SPECTACULAR JOURNEY

Experience Cairo, Luxor, Abu Simbel, And Alexandria On This In Depth Egypt Tour Package

Africa & West AsiaEgypt Escorted Programs

Embark on an in-depth Egypt tour package exploration of Cairo, Luxor, Abu Simbel, and Alexandria – from ancient antiquities, to culinary treasures, to music and dance, and more on this spectacular Egypt sojourn with Central Holidays. See the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. Experience ol...Read More

  • Day 1

    Friday - Cairo

    Arrival in the Land of the Pharaohs. At Cairo International airport you will be welcomed and assisted through immigration and customs by our representative, then escorted to your hotel.

  • Day 2

    Saturday - Cairo

    Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which includes the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts. Stop for lunch then drive to the Citadel of Saladin and visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Overnight at hotel. (B,L)

  • Day 3

    Sunday - Cairo

    Drive to Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt. Saint Sergius Church. Stop for lunch at Local Restaurant and enjoy a walking tour of the largest 13th century covered oriental market, Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Overnight at hotel. (B,L)

  • Day 4

    Monday - Cairo | Luxor

    After breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, transfer to your luxury Nile cruise ship for a 4-night cruise. Accommodation onboard your cruise ship will consist of a Beethoven suite with private facilities. Visit the Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor followed by afternoon tea. This evening, transfer to Karnak for a Sound & Light Show. Dinner is followed by a belly dancer show onboard. Overnight in Luxor. (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Tuesday - Luxor | Esna

    After breakfast, visit the West Bank including the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Sail to Esna before lunch; afternoon tea, Captain’s welcome cocktail and dinner on board. Overnight in Esna. (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Wednesday - Esna | Edfu | Kom Ombo

    Morning at leisure with breakfast and lunch onboard while sailing to Edfu. Upon arrival in Edfu, travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, considered the best-preserved ancient temple in Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Kom Ombo. Afternoon tea and dinner followed by a Gallabeya Party. Overnight in Kom Ombo. (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    Thursday - Kom Ombo | Aswan

    After breakfast, visit the Temple of Sobek & Haroeris in Kom Ombo, then sail to Aswan. Lunch on board. In Aswan, visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries & Philae Temple. Afternoon tea and dinner followed by a Nubian Folkloric Show. Overnight in Aswan. N.B: – Nile Cruise itinerary may change in sequence but not in visits. (B,L,D)

  • Day 8

    Friday - Aswan | Abu Simbel | Cairo

    Disembarkation and transfer to Aswan airport for your flight to Abu Simbel. Visit the Great Temple of Ramses II and of his beloved queen, Nefertari. After visiting this magnificent site, you will be transferred back to Abu Simbel airport for your flight to Cairo via Aswan. Relax and enjoy the facilities of your hotel in Cairo. (B)

  • Day 9

    Saturday - Cairo | Alexandria | Cairo

    Enjoy an early breakfast, then start your full-day excursion to Alexandria by private air-conditioned vehicle, accompanied by an English-speaking Egyptologist. Visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shugafa and Qait Bay Fort. Stop for lunch at the Fish Market then proceed to the National Museum and Alexandria Library “Bibliotheca Alexandrina”. Transfer back to Cairo. Overnight at hotel. (B,L)

  • Day 10

    Sunday - Cairo

    After breakfast, a scenic drive will take you to explore the Pyramids & Sphinx of Giza, which have stood for the last 5000 years. Complete your visit to Giza with a tour of the Solar Boat Museum. Enjoy lunch at the Mena House Hotel, then continue to the ancient city of Memphis, the first capital of United Upper and Lower Egypt followed by a visit to Sakkara, site of the Step Pyramid of Zoser. This evening, there is dinner with entertainment onboard a Nile cruising restaurant. (B,L,D)

  • Day 11

    Monday - Cairo to USA (or extend your stay)

    After breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport for your flight back to USA. (B)