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Dreams of Egypt

  • Duration

    11 days
  • Tour Type

    Group Tour
  • Tour Style

    Classic
  • Price From

    £3,090pp
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Host to two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Egypt is a country steeped in history and legend, all waiting to be explored. This tour offers famous monuments and temples, a cruise along the world’s longest river and many bazaars to perfect your bargaining skills.

Tour Highlights

Our Dreams of Egypt tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Fly to Cairo

    Day 1: Fly to Cairo

    Fly to Cairo, arriving late the same day. You will be met and transferred to your hotel

    • Dinner
  • Day 2

    Pyramids of Giza

    Day 2: Pyramids of Giza

    Today's touring starts with the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, followed by the Egyptian Museum. In the afternoon you will visit the famous Khan El Khalili bazaar where your bargaining skills will be put to the test.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 3

    Old Cairo

    Day 3: Old Cairo

    This morning you will visit the Old Cairo churches, the Coptic Museum to view the world’s largest collection of Egyptian Christian artefacts as well as Sakara, an ancient burial ground with numerous pyramids, the most famous of which is the Step Pyramid – tomb of the third dynasty ruler. Dinner will be at the top of the Cairo Tower.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4

    Explore Alexandria

    Day 4: Explore Alexandria

    Depart after breakfast for Alexandria via the desert road. On arrival you will be taken on a city tour that includes the Roman theatre, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa and you will visit the Qaitbay Citadel, a defensive fortress located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5

    Train to Luxor

    Day 5: Train to Luxor

    Once you have checked out of your hotel continue your journey back to Cairo, stopping en-route at El Alamein, visiting the military museum and WWII cemeteries. Continue to Cairo where you will board your first-class sleeper train to Luxor.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6

    Cruise the Nile River

    Day 6: Cruise the Nile River

    On arrival in Luxor you will transfer to the port to embark on your Nile cruise. This afternoon visit Luxor’s East Bank, which will include the Temple of Luxor and the Temple of Karnak, an impressive complex of buildings dedicated to the Egyptian pharaohs

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7

    Explore West Bank

    Day 7: Explore West Bank

    Start the day with a visit to Luxor’s West Bank, one of the most stunning landscapes in Egypt. Touring will include Colossi Memnon statues, the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir-el-Bahari and the Valley of the Kings.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8

    Kom Ombo

    Day 8: Kom Ombo

    Continue this morning to Edfu, south of Esna, visiting the Temple of Edfu. Sail to the agricultural town of Kom Ombo visiting the Temple of Kom Ombo, famous for its twin temples and then continue to Aswan.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9

    Discover Aswan

    Day 9: Discover Aswan

    This morning you will tour the town of Aswan. You’ll visit the 3600 metre long High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the majestic Temple of Philae. This afternoon, enjoy a felucca tour around the area, viewing Elephantine Island, Kitchener’s Island and the botanical gardens

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10

    Giza Sound & Light Show

    Day 10: Giza Sound & Light Show

    After disembarking you have the morning free to explore as you wish. Why not take a stroll through Aswan market before transferring to the airport for your flight to Cairo? On arrival in Cairo transfer to your hotel before attending the Sound and Light show at Giza, this evening.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11

    Fly Cairo to UK

    Day 11: Fly Cairo to UK

    After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

    • Breakfast
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