(8 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Cairo, Nile Cruise (Aswan–Luxor)
Egypt is a wonderful destination for families—it’s friendly and hospitable, and has attractions that appeal to all ages. This tour is ideal for a families interested in experiencing the highlights of Egypt.
Begin in Cairo. With your own private guide and driver, experience the city as an insider. Our Egypt specialists have left no stone unturned in their quest to uncover the city’s most interesting cultural attractions, neighborhoods and markets—our tours offer the most in-depth Cairo touring available. In addition to visiting well-known attractions such as the Citadel, Egyptian Museum, Hanging Church and Khan al-Khalili bazaar, also tour our favorite neighborhoods filled with beautiful Fatimid, Islamic, Mameluke, Ottoman, Coptic and Art Deco architecture; well-preserved medieval residences formerly occupied by wealthy merchants; and fascinating markets and shopping streets. Also visit the Pharaonic Village, an educational theme park that recreates daily life in ancient Egypt and has a hands-on art center where children can learn various traditional handicrafts. One day, take a camel ride during a private excursion to the impressive Pyramids of Giza. Also enjoy a fun dinner or lunch cruise on the Nile, and the fantastic Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids.
Next, cruise the Nile River aboard a luxury boat. Our travelers stay in a top suite and have their own private Egyptologist to accompany them on private tours of the extraordinary archaeological sites such as the Temple of Philae in Aswan, Temple of Horus in Edfu and Valleys of the Kings and Queens in Luxor. Other activities include visiting a Nubian village in Aswan and the Mummification Museum in Luxor. If desired, we can arrange for an early-morning hot-air balloon ride in Luxor, or a side trip to visit the beautiful temples of Abu Simbel.
The tour concludes with one night in Cairo.
Arrival private transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Cairo & Pyramids
Full-day private tour of Egyptian Museum and excursion to Pyramids of Giza. Evening Sound & Light Show
Full-day private city tour, including visit to Pharaonic Village
Cairo – Aswan
Private morning airport transfer and flight to Aswan. Embark cruise ship for 3 nights. Afternoon touring of temples and sights in and around Aswan
Aswan – Kom Ombo – Edfu – Luxor
Sail to Kom Ombo for touring of Temple of Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu for touring of Temple of Horus. Sail through the Esna Lock to Luxor for overnight
Full-day touring of West Bank sights (Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Madinat Habou and Colossi of Memnon) and Luxor and Karnak Temples
Luxor – Cairo
Private airport transfer and flight to Cairo. Arrival private transfer to hotel for overnight. Dinner cruise on the Nile
Private airport transfer
Four Seasons at Nile Plaza or
Four Seasons at First Residence
Sonesta Star Goddess, Farah Nile Cruise, Sun Boat* or Nile Adventurer* (*supplement applies for Sanctuary boats)
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The Artisans of Leisure Style of Travel:
Private touring with your own personal guides and drivers
Preferred rooms in the very best luxury hotels
Firsthand, sophisticated destination knowledge and recommendations from our travel specialists
Itineraries that are customized according to your interests and schedule
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A seamless travel experience, including all logistics, skipping lines during touring whenever possible, restaurant and spa reservations, performance tickets, private airport transfers, internal transportation, VIP and fast-track airport assistance in many destinations
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All Artisans of Leisure tours are private and depart daily.
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