Day 1: Arrival
Regular flight to Cairo, to discover its ancient culture and its exuberant art treasures.
Upon arrival in Cairo, welcome by your guide and private transfer to your hotel in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids, Sphinx, Museum
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, our guide will pick you up for an excursion to the pyramids and sphinx. Then you continue to the famous Egyptian Museum.
Lunch is during the tour.
Day 3: Elephantine Island
Transfer to Cairo airport for the flight to Aswan.
Upon arrival in Aswan, a private transfer will take you on board your Nile cruise.
In the afternoon, visit Elephantine Island and the Temple of Kalabscha. Your boat will head towards Kom Ombo.
Day 4: Temple of Kom Ombo
After breakfast, you will visit the temple of Kom Ombo.
Enjoy breathtaking views during your dinner at the boat's restaurant. Then continue the navigation to Edfu.
Day 5: Temple of Edfu
Lunch on board, then visit the temple of Edfu.
Dinner and overnight on board the ship in Edfu. Continue to Luxor.
Enjoy a beautiful landscape full of History all along the Nile River.
Day 6: West Bank of the Nile
Today, you visit the West bank of the Nile: the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens and the temple of Hatshepsut.
In the afternoon, you will visit the temples of Luxor and Karnak. At the end of the afternoon, transfer to your hotel on the Red Sea.
Day 10: Departure
The morning of your return flight, our assistant will take care of all the formalities for you.
Un mélange de cuisine arabe et méditerranéenne.
A mixture of Arab and Mediterranean cuisine.
Typical dishes are Bamya (okra pods), Taamya (falafel), Foul (beans), Kusheri (lentils with pasta and rice), Tomato rice and Aish Baladi (flatbread).
Black tea, Qahwa Sadah (coffee without sugar), Qahwa Mazbouta (coffee with little sugar),
Qahwa Ziadah (sugar coffee), Karkadé (red mallow tea).
There is also a brewery in the country which produces the very popular beer for tourists (Stella Lager). There are also some very good local wines in Egypt.