• Destination: Cairo & Luxor
  • Duration: 7 Nights
  • Price From: £981

Nile Cruise not your thing? - this is a great alternative. This holiday takes in all the classic sites from Ancient Egypt. This is a twin-centre holiday based at Cairo and Luxor which allows the visitor to explore monuments and temples from the Old Kingdom to the New Kingdom as well as experiencing every-day life in Egypt from the comfort of your carefully selected hotel.

This Holiday Includes:

:: Bed and Breakfast in 3*, 4* or 5* accommodation.
:: Exclusive services of expert Tour Guide and qualified Egyptologist.
:: All local transfers in Egypt - e.g. airport, train stations etc.
:: Private transport to and from sites of antiquities, museums etc.
:: Entry fees to sites of antiquities, museums etc, as listed below.
:: Return flights from UK.





We are delighted to suggest a number of Tours and Excursions that might be of interest to you. If there is something you would particularly like to see or place you would like to visit which is not shown below, please let us know in the "Additional Comments" section on the Enquiry Form and we will be pleased to send you details.

Visit: The Great Pyramid, Giza Plateau, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Tutankhamen's treasure, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut and Luxor & Karnak Temples.

1st Day

Afternoon - Cairo

:: Arrival and Check-in at hotel.
:: Your room will be prepared ready for your arrival where you may freshen up before retiring to bed or spend a little time exploring your locality (depending upon timing of flights and your arrival).

2nd Day

Morning - Giza Plateau

:: Enjoy a leisurely morning in your hotel and surrounding area where you will have time to prepare for your first visit.
Giza Plateau
:: Pyramids of Khufu, Khafra and Menkaura.
:: The Great Sphinx and the Sphinx and Valley Temple of Khafra.
:: Tombs of the Nobles.

Afternoon - Free, at leisure

:: Opportunity to take part in an optional excursion.
:: Overnight - Cairo

3rd Day

Morning - Free, at leisure

:: Opportunity to take part in an optional excursion.

Afternoon - Egyptian Museum - Cairo

:: Visit to the Egyptian Museum - A guided tour of the museum that leads you through the wealth of treasures from the Old, Middle and New kingdoms and where you will discover for yourself the treasures of Tutankhamen.
:: There will be opportunities to buy souveniers and works of art throughout the day.
:: Overnight - Cairo

4th Day

Morning - Luxor

:: Transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor
:: Visit to Karnak Temple - watch the sunrise over this vast temple complex (if arrival is before dawn) before beginning your guided tour.
:: Check-in at Hotel.

Afternoon - Luxor

:: Free afternoon for rest or to take part in one of the many optional excursions.
:: Evening visit to Luxor Temple and a local market.
:: Overnight in Luxor

5th Day

Morning - Luxor - West Bank

:: Cross to West Bank.
:: Visit the Valley of Kings & choice of 3 tombs.
:: Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari
:: Colossi of Memnon

Afternoon - Free, at leisure

:: Afternoon - at leisure.
:: Opportunity to take part in one of the optional excursions.
:: Overnight in Luxor.

6th Day

Morning - Luxor

:: (Optional - take a dawn flight in a hot-air balloon over the West Bank and Valley of the Kings.)
:: Check-out of Hotel.
:: Remainder of Morning Free - at leisure.


:: Board Overnight Train or fly from Luxor Airport to Cairo.
:: Arrival at Cairo & Transfer to Hotel.
:: Overnight - Cairo

7th Day

Morning - Cairo

:: Morning - at leisure
:: Opportunity to buy souveniers and for some last minute shopping.
:: Free optional visit to a Street Market (Souk)


:: Journey to Airport
:: Cairo Airport and onward journey home.