Egyptian Escape



7 Days from $1,355 - Land Only

3 Nights Cairo & 4-Day Nile Cruise

Day 1, Thu: 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, Fri: Cairo / Aswan/ Nile Cruise
After breakfast transfer to the airport for the flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your cruise ship. After lunch visit the High Dam, masterpiece of modern engineering built to end the disastrous Nile floods. Continue to the Temple of Philae and Unfinished Obelisk. (B,L,D)
Day 3, Sat: Nile Cruise
After breakfast sail to Kom Ombo to visit the temple shared by two gods, Sobek and Haeroris. Sail to Edfu. (B,L,D)
Day 4, Sun: Nile Cruise
Morning visit of the 2000 year old well preserved Temple of Horus. Sail to Luxor via Esna. (B,L,D)
Day 5, Mon: Nile cruise / Luxor / Cairo
After breakfast visit the most important area of the Nile, the West Bank. The Valley of Kings containing the secretive tombs of New Kingdom Pharaohs, the Valley of Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon. Continue to the East Bank to visit Karnak & Luxor temples before returning to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at your hotel. (B)
Day 6, Tue: Cairo
After breakfast begin your full day tour, visiting the Egyptian Museum, home of the world’s greatest collections of antiquities from the Pharaonic period. Continue your sightseeing to the Giza Pyramids. Examine Cheops’ 4500 year old Great Pyramid. Sneak a peek at the inner of Pharaoh Chephren’s pyramid, son of Cheops, and beware the mighty Sphinx, protector of the Pharaohs. Visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaar before returning to your hotel for overnight. (B)
Day 7, Wed: Cairo
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport. (B)

The sequence of the Nile cruise itinerary may vary slightly depending on the cruise ship.

The itinerary is based on the Movenpick Hamees and Royal Lily,  sailing from Aswan on Friday
Passengers sailing on the Movenpick Royal Lotus will begin the cruise on Saturday from Luxor. The cruise itinerary will operate in reverse. The full day Cairo tour will begin on Friday, at the beginning of the Cairo stay.    

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

Homeric Tours can provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
Package prices do not include international air travel