3 Nights Cairo + 7 Nights Nile Cruise
Explore the Nile in unparalleled luxury on the Nile’s most prestigious vessel, The Oberoi Zahra. Personalised service and spacious suites, each with large windows and Nile views, make this a truly memorable experience and an excellent way to discover Egypt in comfort. Combined with the Four Seasons at the First Residence Cairo, the two provide for an exceptional five star experience.
DAY 1 - LONDON-CAIRO → Depart Heathrow for Cairo with EgyptAir arriving late evening. On arrival transfer to the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence for three nights. Optional prebookable experiences are available (please call for details).
DAY 4 - CAIRO-ASWAN → Early morning flight with EgyptAir to Aswan and board The Oberoi Zahra. After lunch visit the High Dam and Philae Temple. Stay overnight in Aswan.
DAY 5 - ASWAN → This morning enjoy time at leisure or an optional excursion (at extra cost) by air to Abu Simbel, to visit the temples built by Ramses II. Return to the boat and spend the afternoon at leisure. After sunset enjoy the Sound and Light show at Philae temple. Stay overnight in Aswan.
DAY 6 - ASWAN → Sail north to Kom Ombo and visit the twin temples of the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus. Sail back to Aswan and after lunch visit the Botanical gardens by felucca. Overnight in Aswan.
DAY 7 - ASWAN-EDFU → Sail to Edfu. Evening visit to the temple of Edfu, one of the best preserved temples of the ancient world and stay overnight.
DAY 8 - EDFU-LUXOR → Sail to Luxor. Afternoon visit the Karnak temple and Luxor Museum. Overnight in Luxor.
DAY 9 - LUXOR-QENA → Journey to the West Bank to explore the Valley of the Kings, with its royal tombs, the Temple of Madinat Habu and on your return you stop at the Colossus of Memnon. Sail to Qena and after lunch travel to Dendera for a private visit to the Temple of Dendara, dedicated to Hathor, Goddess of music, love and joy. Later enjoy a farewell reception at the Temple. Overnight in Qena.
DAY 10 - QENA-LUXOR → Sail to Luxor and travel to the West Bank to visit the Nobles Tomb and Dair El Madina, the site of a workman’s village whose craftsmen built and decorated the tombs of the Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings.
DAY 11 - LUXOR-LONDON → Transfer after breakfast by private car to Luxor airport for your EgyptAir flight to Heathrow.