Few places on earth captivate travellers like the ancient temples and tombs of Egypt. Myths and mysteries abound about one of the greatest civilisations in history, and this is your chance to discover the most important sights of the kingdom — some of which are over 4000 years old. At Egypt Escapes we have a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself into Egypt with this specially selected 'Ultimate Egypt Experience' tour itinerary!'
For a total holiday stay of 14-nights you can cruise the legendary River Nile on a 5-star boat with including a full-excursion package with professional Egyptologist guide to enjoy such sites as the Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel & Aswan High Dam. Then spend 7 days in all-inclusive luxury spread over 4 hotels in 4 different locations with time to explore each one at your leisure or enlist a professional guide from our local rep service. This includes the stunning Red Sea Riviera resorts of Makadi Bay & Soma Bay, among the beautiful beaches & reefs, Luxor City with luxurious Nile view hotel rooms & famous Giza, near Cairo with luxurious Pyramid view rooms.
The Ultimate Egypt Experience Itinerary Includes:
Sample itinerary can be tailored to your needs.
7-Nts 5-Star Full-Board River Nile Cruise
1-Nt Luxor Stay in Deluxe Nile View Room
1-Nt Cairo Stay in Deluxe Pyramid View Room
5-Nts Red Sea Stay in Makadi Bay & Soma Bay
Internal Flight Transfers
Nile Cruise Excursions & New Cairo Museums (with rep in resort)
Book in advance for the best prices (9-12 months prior to travel) although it may be possible to book sooner dates from small supplements. Please contact our 'Egypt Experts' for more details and a bespoke quote.
You can book & secure this special offer holiday with a low deposit & the final balance due 4 weeks prior to travel.
Other dates, durations and departure airports available at supplements as well as ship & hotel options, please contact our friendly 'Egypt Experts' for more details.
Giza… from your Pyramid view room and hotel, discover the only remaining wonder of the ancient world, the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza, along with the Great Sphinx of Giza, before opportunity to travel to Saqqara and see the step pyramids of King Zoser
Cairo… from your hotel, take yourself on a tour of Old Cairo, visiting the Coptic Orthodox church, bustling Khan el-Khalili market and architecturally incredible Muizz Street; and also visit the new Egyptian Museums including Grand Egyptian Museum and National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation opening 2021.
Aswan… see the monumental High Dam, the mysterious unfinished obelisk — which would have been the largest in ancient Egypt — and the beautiful Philae temple, home to striking examples of Egyptian architecture
Kom Ombo... sail along the Nile and admire the impressive approach to the Ptolemaic Temple of Haroeris and Sobek, a magnificent temple with some of the oldest rock art in Egypt
Edfu... explore the mammoth Temple of Horus, "one of the finest sites in the Nile Valley" (Rough Guides)
Luxor... visit "the world's greatest open-air museum" (Lonely Planet), where you'll spend two days discovering some of Egypt's most well-known monuments, including the Colossi of Memnon and the tombs at the Valley of the Kings on your first day, then Luxor temple and the enormous Karnak temple complex on the second day — the temple of Amun in Karnak is one of the world's largest religious sites, and was where the Theban god lived on earth
Entrance fees into the Pyramids of Giza, the new Egyptian Museums and Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings are payable separately on arrival (approx US$56pp if you did all).
Drinks package upgrade to all-inclusive on the cruise from just £150pp
River Nile Cruise, MS Royal Viking:
MS Royal Viking is one of the newest and most stylish boats currently on the Nile. the Royal Viking provides a high standard of accommodation and service to give a truly elegant cruise experience.
Red Sea Riviera, Labranda Royal Makadi
Situated on a private sandy beach in Hurghada’s Makadi Bay, this 5-star all-inclusive resort overlooks the Red Sea. It has an elegant landscaped pool area and offers spacious guestrooms with balconies and panoramic views. For the little ones there is a mini club, children’s pool and playground!
Luxor City, Mercure Luxor Karnak
Experience the timeless beauty of the Nile amid the contemporary design of the Mercure Luxor Karnak hotel. Nestled in a shady garden on the river's East bank, the hotel offers 347 rooms with private terraces or balconies. Unwind with a plunge into the swimming pool overlooking the Nile or the Jacuzzi. Savor barbecue dishes in our open-air Karnak grill or dine in the atmosphere of a pharaonic temple at Opet restaurant. In the evening, enjoy cocktails and live music at the elegant Carter Bar.
Giza, Cairo, Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
An orchestrated fusion of ancient and modern, our refined hotel juxtaposes with captivating Giza Pyramid views, a short drive from Cairo.
Red Sea Riviera, Caribbean World Soma Bay
Caribbean World Soma Bay offers 5* all inclusive accommodation in Soma Bay. The resort boast outdoor swimming pools including a aqua park, tennis courts, gym, Spa and mini club. Perfect for families, couples and friends alike.
Full Sightseeing Package during your Nile Cruise Included: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings (Tutankhamen), Hatshepsut Temple, Collossi of Memnon, KomOmbo Temple, Khnum Temple in Esna, Philae Temple in Aswan, High Dam of Aswan. English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours. All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles.
These are sample itineraries, cruise ships & hotels which can be suited with alternatives depending on the dates you choose to travel. This will be confirmed with you upon enquiry. We have a variety of ships & hotels to choose from so if you would like to discuss alternatives then please give us a call. The options chosen may differ slightly in price.