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This 14-day luxury tour, is the perfect combination of luxury beach resort and a taste of what this fascinating country has to offer. Explore ancient Cairo, gaze at the Great Pyramids and sail in luxury down the lifeblood of Egypt on a five-day luxury Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan, Accommodation throughout the tour is at the very best hotels Egypt has to offer, including the Mena House Cairo at the foot of the pyramids, a small luxury Nile Cruise and top beach resort in Soma Bay.

For those on a smaller budget, we can downgrade the accommodation for a more affordable, but still good quality, holiday. 

  • Days 1 - 4

    2 days in Cairo

    Hotel: 5* Marriott Mena House Giza, Cairo Breakfast

    Day One - On arrival in Cairo, you will be met by our tour representative who will transfer you to your hotel and assist with check-in. Spend the rest of the day relaxing in preparation for your adventure to begin.

    Day Two - After breakfast, you'll meet your Egyptologist who will take you on a morning tour of Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt dating from 3,100BC, then it's on to the necropolis at Sakkara where you'll find the oldest known of Egypt's 107 pyramids. In the afternoon proceed to the site of the most famous of all sites, the 4,500 year-old pyramids at Giza. The Great Pyramid is the only survivor of the "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" as well as being the site of the legendary Sphinx, thought to have been built to guard the entrance to the Pharaoh's burial site.

    Day Three - Visit the Egyptian Museum, home to an unparalleled collection of Egyptian artefacts with over 120,000 objects within 107 halls. Some of the most celebrated treasures, including a gold mask, gold sarcophagus and throne, are those taken from the tomb of King Tutankhamun. Next, you'll head into Islamic Cairo and the Al Azhar Park, a beautiful oasis in the heart of the city, created for the citizens of Cairo by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. From the park you'll head to the Citadel, a magnificent medieval fortress perched atop limestone cliffs, high above the city. Spend the rest of the day exploring the citadel's mosques and museums before continuing to the Mosque of Sultan Hassan - renowned for its rich decoration and grand architecture - and Khan El Khalili reputed to be the largest bazaar in the Middle East. Here you'll have the chance to practice your haggling skills as you shop for everything from woodwork and glassware to leather goods and perfumes. Or, if you prefer, simply wander the labyrinth of narrow lanes and soak up the sights and sounds of this magnificent market.

  • Days 3 - 10

    Soma Bay

    Hotel: 5* Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, Soma Bay Breakfast

    After breakfast, you will be taken to the airport for a short 1-hour flight down to Hurghada on the Red Sea Coast. From here there is a short 30 minute transfer to the resort of Soma Bay. 

    Soma Bay is a luxury holiday resort on the Red Sea Coast with some of the highest standards of accommodation to be found anywhere in the country. Soma Bay s also a paradise for ocean sports lovers, either on or under the water. Here you will find world-class scuba diving, as well as some of the very best, windsurf, kitesurf and wing foiling schools. 

  • Days 10 - 14

    Luxor to Aswan Nile Cruise

    Hotel: 5* MS Tosca Nile Cruise, Luxor Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

    After breakfast, you'll be transferred to Luxor. The transfer time is around 4 hours. Ona arrival you il board directly your small luxury Nile cruise to start the 4-day Luxury to Aswan itinerary as follows:


    PM: Check in after 12:00 Noon

    PM: Lunch on board

    PM: Visit Karnak Temple & Luxor Temple (Luxor East Bank)

    PM: Cocktail Reception

    PM: Dinner on board

    PM: Evening entertainment at the Lounge

    Overnight in Luxor


    AM: Breakfast on board

    AM: Visit the West Bank: Valley of the Kings & Hatshepsut Temple

    At Noon: Sail to Esna

    PM: Lunch on board

    PM: Sunset Snacks

    PM: Dinner on board

    Overnight in Esna


    AM: Breakfast on board

    AM: Sail to Edfu

    AM: Visit Edfu Temple

    AM: Sail to Kom Ombo

    PM: Lunch on board

    PM: Visit Kom Ombo Temple

    PM: Afternoon Tea Time

    PM: Dinner on board

    PM: Evening Entertainment

    Overnight in Kom Ombo

    Day 4- THURSDAY

    AM: Sail to Aswan

    AM: Breakfast on board

    AM: the Unfinished Obelisk & the Temple of Philae

    PM: Lunch on board

    PM: Sail on the Nile by Felucca around Kitchener’s Island & Agha Khan

    PM: Afternoon Tea Time



    There can be few hotels with a location to match the Marriott Mena House, nestled directly beneath the looming hulk of the Great Pyramid. Built as a hunting lodge and base for exploring the pyramids by Khedive Ismail, a 19th century Egyptian ruler, it was patronised in the early days by international royalty and high society, a trend that continued...


    Located on one of the finest sandy beaches, with an impressive landscape of pools, waterfalls and lagoons, the Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay promises luxury facilities complemented by friendly service, that is very hard to find in Egypt. One of only a small hand full of truly five-star properties along the Egyptian Red Sea coastline, Planet Travel hi...


    The River Tosca perfectly captures the warmth and style of Egypt, taking guests on a culturally enriching adventure down the Nile in absolute luxury. This all-suite ship is elegantly designed with wood finishes and cozy public spaces. From the sprawling Sun Deck with shaded cabanas and a swimming pool, to the stylish lounge decorated with loca...

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Itinerary Overview

Days 1 - 4 2 days in Cairo Days 3 - 10 Soma Bay Days 10 - 14 Luxor to Aswan Nile Cruise

Price Includes

  • Private VIP Transfers throughout
  • All Taxes
  • Guided tours in Cairo and Nile Cruise
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in Soma Bay
  • 4-night luxury Nile cruise with full board and all sightseeing from Luxor to Aswan

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2 passengers (or a single supplement will apply) excluding int. other Europeanernational flights.

Guide price per person: £1900 / excl. sports

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