Day 1, CAIRO: Arrive and check into your hotel. No meals.
Day 2, CAIRO - ASWAN: Guided visit to the Pyramids & Sphinx at Giza. Overnight train to Aswan. (B)
Day 3, ASWAN: A free day to explore this colourful and vibrant Nubian city. (B)
Day 4, ASWAN - FELUCCA CRUISE: A free morning when there will be an opportunity to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. In the afternoon we board our feluccas to sail around the islands of Aswan. Late in the afternoon we disembark to visit a Nubian village and have a typical Nubian dinner. Overnight on board the felucca. (BLD)
Day 5, ASWAN - LUXOR: Drive from Aswan to Luxor visiting the riverside temple at Kom Ombo and the temple of Horus at Edfu en route. In the afternoon we take horse drawn carriages to Karnak temple and have a guided tour of this wonderful complex. (B)
Day 6, LUXOR: We get up before sunrise to ride sturdy donkeys to the Valley of the Kings. Our route back offers magnificent views of the Nile Valley and passes the Colossi of Memnon. This afternoon is free for you to venture into Luxor’s streets and its bustling bazaars. Overnight train back to Cairo. (B)
Day 7, CAIRO: Arrive in Cairo and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free. Later this afternoon there is an opportunity to ride camels or horses into the desert and enjoy sunset over the pyramids. (B)
Day 8, CAIRO: Tour ends. (B)