Palaces of Egypt



11 Days from $4,045 Land Only

Cruise Sailings from Aswan

4 Nights Cairo, 1 Night Aswan, 1 Night Luxor, 5-Day Luxury Nile Cruise plus Abu Simbel, Aswan, Luxro, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna
Luxury Package

Day 1: Cairo
Arrival in Cairo. A Homeric Tours Representative welcomes you to Egypt and transfers you to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Cairo
Arrive breakfast depart for your full day tour. Visit the Great Pyramid, built 4500 years ago, and sneak a peek at the inner burial chambers at its 13 acres base. Explore the pyramids built by Mycerinus and Chepheren and beware the mighty Sphinx protector of the Pharaohs. After lunch drive to Memphis, ancient Egypt's first capital, where you will discover Sakkara, the necropolis of this city and site of Djoser's step Pyramid. Tonight, enjoy the spectacular Sound and Light show at the Pyramids. (B,L)
Day 3: Cairo / abu simbel / aswan
Buffet breakfast. Fly to Abu Simbel. Visit the colossal Temple of Abu Simbel carved from solid rock in 1235 B.C. by the great Pharaoh Ramses II. Beside it stands the Temple of Athor, honoring the pharaoh's wife, Nefertiti. Flight back to Aswan. Upon arrival in Aswan, you will be transferred to your hotel. (B,D)
Day 4: aswan / nile cruise
Buffet breakfast. After a leisurely morning, a private car and driver wait for your transfer to your deluxe Oberoi Philae Nile cruise ship. Lunch on board. This afternoon, board small feluccas to cruise along the Nile to visit the botanical gardens and Elephantine Island. Evening activities on board with buffet dinner. (B,L,D)
Day 5: nile cruise
This morning we tour Aswan's high Dam, the granite quarries and the Temple of Philae. Lunch back on board before setting sail to Kom Ombo as you proceed north toward Luxor. Visit to Kom Ombo. Continue sailing to Edfu. Overnight on board. (B,L,D)
Day 6: nile cruise
Take an early morning drive by horse drawn carriages to the Temple of Edfu. Return to the cruise ship for your buffet lunch. In the afternoon, view the Esna Temple and continue sailing to Luxor. (B,L,D)
Day 7: nile cruise
Today, you will proceed to the Valley of the Kings and Queens, visiting the tombs of the Great Pharaohs. Lunch on board. This afternoon, visit the fsmous Karnak Temple-Complex on the East Bank of the Nile. (B,L,D)
Day 8: nile cruise / luxor
Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the Old Winter Palace hotel, which is located along the Nile River. Tonight you will attend the breathtaking Sound & Light performance at Karnak Temple. (B,D)
Day 9: luxor / Cairo
Buffet breakfast. Morning at leisure. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo. (B)
Day 10: Cairo
After breakfast begin your full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum, home of the world's greatest collection of antiquities from the Pharaonic period. Lunch will be served at a hotel restaurant. Afternoon tour of the Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, Old Cairo's beautiful Coptic Church and the century-old Ben Ezra Synagogue. Drive to the notorious alleys of the bazaar of Khan El Khalili. (B,L)
Day 11: Cairo
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport. (B)

Due to closing of Esna Lock the sightseeing to Luxor will be operated by motor coach.

All flights within Egypt
4-night hotel accommodations in Cairo at the Mena House Palace*, Pyramids view OR at the Four Seasons, deluxe room
1-night hotel accommodations in Aswan at the Movenpick Elephantine Island Resort, Nile view room
1-night hotel accommodations in Luxor at the Old Winter Palace, Nile view room
Breakfast daily in Cairo
Breakfast and Dinner in Aswan and in Luxor
Two (2) full days of sightseeing tour in Cairo, by private car, including all entrance fees and lunch. Included Sites: The Pyramids, Sphinx, Solar Boat, Memphis & Sakkara, Egyptian Museum including the Mummies Room, Old Cairo, Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
Sound & Light Show at Pyramids area in Cairo
Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple in Luxor
The service of an English speaking guide during the tours
4-night luxury Nile cruise on board on Oberoi Philae, cabins with private balconies.
All meals are included during the cruise.
Abu Simbel tour with private guide
Sightseeing in Aswan, Luxor, and all shore excursions, as per cruise itinerary
All transfers as per itinerary, by private car and English speaking escort
Baggage handling
Hotel and cruise taxes and service charges
24 hour "Emergency" Hotline
USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program.

*Mena House Palace will be closed from May to September for renovations.  During this period, clients will stay at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Palaces of Egypt   starts in Cairo select Fridays.
Homeric Tours will offer competitive airfares from USA in conjunction with your tour request
Land Only  (Double)   Single Prices
Cairo Mena House Palace*
Aswan Sofitel Legend Old Cataract
(Nile view room)
Luxor Old Winter Palace

Land Only  (Single) Land Only Prices
Cairo Mena House Palace*
Aswan Sofitel Legend Old Cataract
(Nile view room)
Luxor Old Winter Palace

- Homeric Tours can provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
- Land-Only prices are per person based on double/triple occupancy.
- Business class upgrades are available upon request.
- Package prices do not include international air travel
- A supplement of $459.00 will apply to one passenger traveling alone, in addition to the single supplement.