Adventure on the Nile & Cairo

9 Nights in Egypt
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Solos Board

What you can expect

Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx

Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx

Land of the Pharaohs

Experience the ‘Land of the Pharaohs

River Nile

Travel along one of the worlds most renowned river

Valley of the kings

Visit The Valley of the kings

About the trip

For years Egypt and its ancient historical sites have been depicted in numerous books and films, but to truly appreciate its magnificence and splendour you have to experience it first-hand. Join us on an unforgettable adventure along the longest river in the world – the Nile and visit the Great Pyramids of Giza.

What's included?

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes and charges
  • 7 nights Cruise main deck twin/double cabin for single use on full board basis
  • 2 nights at hotel in Cairo double/twin room for single use with breakfast
  • Guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx and Egyptian museum. Lunch during the tour in included
  • Welcome drink
  • Farewell dinner on the last night
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected

Itinerary

  • London – Luxor
  • Luxor
  • Edfu
  • Edfu - Aswan
  • Aswan
  • Aswan - Edfu
  • Luxor
  • Luxor - Cairo
  • Cairo
  • Cairo - London

Extras

  • Insurance click here
  • Egyptian visa – currently $25
  • Drinks & tips
  • Upgrade to a Higher Deck, please contact us for more details.

What you’ll be doing

DAY 1

London – Luxor

Welcome to amazing Egypt! Upon arrival at Luxor Airport, we’ll proceed through immigration, collect our luggage and transfer to our ship on the Nile.

  • Overnight in Luxor
  • 4 * Presidential Nile Cruises or similar
  • Dinner Included
DAY 2

Luxor

After breakfast and our welcome meeting we will begin our sightseeing of some of the amazing East Bank sites: the wonderful Temple of Luxor with its giant columns and avenue of sphinxes and the enormous complex of Karnak, as seen in James Bond, ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ amongst many other films.

  • Overnight in Luxor
  • 4 * Presidential Nile Cruises or similar
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
DAY 3

Edfu

Today we will have an early visit to the West Bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon which are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Dynasty XVIII.

In the afternoon we will sail to Edfu City via Esna lock.

  • Overnight in Edfu
  • 4 * Presidential Nile Cruises or similar
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

 

DAY 4

Edfu - Aswan

This morning we will have a free time whilst we sail from Edfu to Kom Ombo.

In the afternoon we will visit the temple of the Crocodile God Sobek known as the temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to falcon and crocodile gods. After the visit we will continue our sailing to Aswan.

  • Overnight in Aswan
  • 4 * Presidential Nile Cruises or similar
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

 

DAY 5

Aswan

This morning we will visit the temple of Temple of Isis (Philae) and enjoy the view of the High Dam in Aswan.

In the afternoon we sail on a felucca boat. Feluccas are simple, traditional Egyptian sailboats that have plied the mighty Nile since ancient times.

  • Overnight in Aswan
  • 4 * Presidential Nile Cruises or similar
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

 

DAY 6

Aswan - Edfu

Today morning is free at leisure or you can take an optional tour to Abu Simbel by land.

  • Overnight in Edfu
  • 4 * Presidential Nile Cruises or similar
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
DAY 7

Luxor

Today is free at leisure. We will sail back to Luxor.

  • Overnight in Luxor
  • 4 * Presidential Nile Cruises or similar
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

 

DAY 8

Luxor - Cairo

After breakfast we will transfer to the Luxor Airport for our flight to Cairo.

After arrival to Cairo Airport we will transfer to our hotel in Cairo.

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • 4 * Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel or similar
  • Breakfast Included

 

DAY 9

Cairo

After breakfast we will have a tour of the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx and the old Egyptian Museum. The Giza Pyramids, built to endure an eternity, have done just that. The monumental tombs are relics of Egypt’s Old Kingdom era and were constructed some 4,500 years ago. Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human. Facing directly from West to East, it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt. The face of the Sphinx is generally believed to represent the Pharaoh Khafre.

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DAY 10

Cairo - London

Departure to Cairo airport for our flight home.

  • Breakfast Included

 

Accommodations

Presidential Nile Cruises or similar 4*

Presidential Nile Cruises owns and operates 6 boats with a capacity ranging from 65 to 75 cabins. All the boats are air-conditioned. Impressive from the outset, our ship is elegant, personal and luxurious. Sit back and relax as we are entertained on board.

 

Facilities Include

Extensive facilities to enjoy when we are not out sightseeing include a bar and lounge, restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, sun deck with swimming pool and pool bar, table tennis, jewellery and gift shop, massage, laundry service and internet (charges may apply for some services). Afternoon tea is also served on the sun deck. There is no WiFi on the ship but the front desk offers sim cards for sale for approximately GBP 20 with 3GB of included data but mobile phone needs to be unlocked to be able to use local sim card.

Room Includes

Our cabins are located on the main deck and all feature large panoramic windows, private facilities, air-conditioning, satellite TV, mini fridge and safe. There are no hairdryers in the cabins so you do need one, please take your own or spare hairdryers can be borrowed from front desk.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January 19 °C 10 °C
February 21 °C 11 °C
March 24 °C 13 °C
April 29 °C 16 °C
May 33 °C 19 °C
June - August 35 °C 23 °C
September 34 °C 22 °C
October 30 °C 19 °C
November 25 °C 15 °C
December 21 °C 11 °C

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