Get to the heart of intriguing ancient Egypt as you visit the displays at the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Witness a spectacular show of Sound and Light, projected onto the mysterious pyramids
Explore the incredible and mysterious Great Pyramids of Giza and discover their fascinating history
Upon arrival at the airport you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Cairo, Four Seasons Nile PlazaDaily :
Enjoy a city tour, including a visit to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, in which entry to the mummy rooms is included. You’ll then visit the fascinating medieval Islamic fortification of Salah El Din Citadel, and take in the colours and bustle of the busy Khan Al-Khalili Grand Bazaar.Daily :
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, board your river ship and settle into your spacious cabin before joining your fellow guests in the dining room for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the East Bank, and discover the fascinating ancient archaeological sites of Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. This area has been home to three different religions over the centuries, with the temples still standing on the banks.
Stay: Four Nights, Oberoi Philae Nile River CruiseDaily :
This morning visit the West Bank of ancient Thebes, one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. This site is home to the Valley of the Kings and Queens, where for a period of nearly 500 years, tombs were constructed for pharaohs and other powerful nobles of the 18th to 20th dynasties of Ancient Egypt. This afternoon relax and sail to Essna and cross the Essna lock. This evening enjoy a cocktail reception before dinner.Daily :
Visit the Temple of Edfu, the best preserved temple of the ancient world, dedicated to Horus the Falcon God. Enjoy lunch on board as we sail to Kom Ombo, and visit the twin temple of Kom Ombo shared by the gods Sobek and Horus.Daily :
After breakfast visit Aswan High Dam, the biggest in Egypt, which collects water from Lake Nasser, one of the largest artificial lakes. Next, discover the Philae Temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis which stands on the island of Agilika. After lunch, board a motor boat ride to the Nubian Museum, home to antiquities from the various ages.Daily :
Leave the Nile River and fly to Abu Simbel. Here you will see the spectacular temples of Ramesses II and his beloved Nefertari, set into the soaring cliffs of the desert. Continue to Cairo, where this evening you’ll see the spectacular Sound and Light show projected onto the pyramids.
Stay: Two Nights: Cairo, Four Seasons First ResidenceDaily :
Visit the breathtaking and mysterious Great Pyramids of Giza today. You’ll then explore the ruins of the ancient capital of Memphis and Sakkara, its ancient burial ground. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner.Daily :
Transfer to the airport.Daily :
Spend four nights cruising the languid Nile River aboard the Oberoi Philae
All tipping, airport transfers, excursions and porterage are included for you
The perfect location to begin and end your Egyptian discovery, stay in Cairo and discover the city's many secrets
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.