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.

Homeric Tours can provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
Business class upgrades are available upon request.
Package prices do not include international air travel