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Pyramids, Tombs and Abu Simbel

Discover the ancient temples and lesser known sites of Nubia, on a Lake Nasser cruise. This unique experience incorporates a stay in Cairo, home to the Great Pyramids and Luxor which is home to the Valley of the Kings and Queens.

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Itinerary

  • Day 1 Cairo: Fly direct to Cairo. You will be met on arrival and taken to your hotel for a stay of two nights.
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  • Day 2 Cairo and Pyramids: Optional tours: A visit to Cairo would not be complete without seeing the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx at Giza and the Egyptian museum, which houses a collection of antiques including mummies and the treasures from Tutankhamun's tomb. Visit one of the many mosques and churches in Coptic and Islamic Cairo. See the Sound and Light show at the Pyramids or enjoy a dinner cruise on the Nile.
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  • Day 3 Aswan to Kalabsha Temple: Fly from Cairo to Aswan and embark on your cruise ship for a stay of 4 nights. Visit the Kalabsha temple with its Pharaonic aspect, remodelled into Greco-Roman style and dedicated to the God Mandoulis. Visit the hemi-speos of Beit El Wali, erected by Ramses II at the beginning of his reign and also visit the kiosk of Kertassi. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board in Aswan.
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  • Day 4 Wadi El Seboua: Early morning sailing to Wadi El Seboua, and a visit to Wadi El Seboua temple dedicated by Ramses II to the two Gods Amon Ra and Ra Harmakis. Continue to the temple of Dakka, dedicated to Thot, god of divine wisdom, and master of literature. Visit the Greco-Roman temple of Meharakka. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board at Wadi El Seboua.
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  • Day 5 Amada, Derr & Penout: Early morning sailing to Amada. Visit the temples of Amada from the XVIIIth dynasty, built during the reign of Thotmosis III, Amenophis III and Thotmosis IV. Also visit the hemi-speos of Derr dedicated by Ramses II as well as the tomb of Penout. Continue sailing to Kasr Ibrim and view the citadel of Kasr Ibrim (This is conducted from the ship's sundeck). Continue sailing to Abu Simbel. Dinner and overnight while moored at Abu Simbel.
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  • Day 6 Abu Simbel: Visit the temples of Pharaoh Ramses II and his wife Nefertari. In the evening there is an opportunity to experience a Sound & Light show in front of the temples at Abu Simbel. (Optional excursion, tickets not included).
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  • Days 7-9 Luxor: Disembark in Abu Simbel and travel by road to Luxor for a hotel stay of three nights.
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  • Day 10 Return to UK: Transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.
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  • Day 1 Cairo
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  • Day 2 Cairo and Pyramids
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  • Day 3 Aswan to Kalabsha Temple
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  • Day 4 Wadi El Seboua
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  • Day 5 Amada, Derr & Penout
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  • Day 6 Abu Simbel
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  • Days 7-9 Luxor
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