11 Days Egypt Highlights

Day 1: Arrival And Hotel Transfer
holiday resort EgyptOn arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met and received by your driver guide from African Crane Safaris who will then brief you as he transfers you to your hotel for overnight (depending on your arrival time).

Day 2: Cairo City Tour – Aswan
After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred for a half day city tour of Cairo, visit the pyramids of Giza, the famous Sphinx, the Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque. After this day’s tour of Cairo you will be escorted to the Cairo Railway Station to board the sleeper train to Aswan, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 3: Aswan/Nile Cruise
This morning on arrival at Aswan train station, you will be met and received by African Crane Safaris representative who will then transfer you for your Nile cruise for next three nights. Embarkation and check in before lunch on board. In the afternoon, you will visit the High Dam, unfinished obelisk and the beautiful Temple of Philae. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 4: Nile Cruise
After an early morning breakfast on board, sail to Kom Ombo visiting the temples of Sobek and Horus. Lunch on board. Relax as you admire the beautiful scenery along the Nile while sailing to Edfu. In Edfu, take a tour by horse-drawn carriage to visit the Temple of Horus. Back on board and sail to Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 5: Nile Cruise
After an on board breakfast, depart to the West Bank visiting the Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Queen Hatchepsut and three tombs in the Valley of the Kings. Lunch on board. Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor.

Day 6: Nile Cruise
After your breakfast on board; check out and depart to the East Bank visiting the Karnak and Luxor Temples. This will see you transfer to Luxor Railway Station to board the sleeper train to Cairo, dinner and overnight on the sleeper train.

Day 7: Cairo
On arrival at Cairo, you will be transferred to Visit the famous Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili the oldest bazaar in Cairo where you can shop for souvenirs, transferring later to your hotel for overnight.

Day 8: Cairo – Alexandria
After breakfast, transfer to the Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Arriving to have lunch then visit the famous Catacombs, Bombay Pillar, Citadel, Alexandria Library and the beautiful Muntaza Gardens for your relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Alexandria – Cairo.
After your breakfast, you will transfer back to Cairo at ease as you explore this Mediterranean City, arriving in Cairo later in the day for a transfer to your hotel, relax or take a free walk around the City, dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Free At Laisure/Visit an Area of Your Interest
On this, you will take time to just relax freely or be transferred for an excursion of your choice. Dinner and overnight.

Day 11: Airport Transfer
On this day, depending on your departure time, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight back home.

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