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5* Luxury Cairo & Nile Cruise


  • 10 nights from £1895pp
  • All inclusive drinks upgrade on the Cruise £199pp

  • 3 nights Cairo Stay (Half Board) (Pyramid view upgrade available)
  • 7 nights 5* Nile Cruise (Full Board - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

  • B&B option in Cairo also available.

  • Alternate options

  • 2 nights Cairo & 7 nights Nile Cruise, Saturday Departures
  • 7 nights Nile Cruise & 2 nights Cairo, Monday Departures
  • 7 nights Nile Cruise & 3 nights Cairo, Monday Departures

  • Departures

  • Friday departure from Heathrow or Manchester

Your price includes:

  • Return flights
  • All meals on cruise included
  • Upper/Middle deck cabins (NO EXTRA CHARGE)
  • Top of the range 5* hotels
  • 11 Guided Excursions included by a fully qualified English speaking Egyptologist-Guide and all entrance fees
  • All transfers (NO EXTRA CHARGE)
  • Baggage allowance (NO EXTRA CHARGE)
  • All airport taxes and service charges
  • Guaranteed departures
  • Full ABTA & ATOL protection
  • Buying power of the Midcounties Co-operative Travel
  • Award Winning UK-based company offering expert advice
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    Choose from our collection below of 5* Nile cruise boats and hotels in Cairo.

    Cairo Hotels


    Nile Cruise Boats

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    Classic Egypt

    1. 3 nights Cairo (Half Board)
      7 nights Nile Cruise (Full Board or AI)

      Alternate options:

      2 nights Cairo & 7 nights Nile Cruise

      7 nights Nile Cruise & 2 nights Cairo

      7 nights Nile Cruise & 3 nights Cairo

      Abu Simbel Temple statues
    2. We are proud to present premier Egypt Holidays, where the ancient mystic River Nile and the magic of five star Egypt holidays combine. Your tour begins:

      Cairo is a must for anyone fascinated by the magnificent Great Pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza. Situated on the Nile, Cairo is exciting, vibrant and fascinating; it is a perfect blend of old and new. For centuries travellers have been fascinated by the mystical allure of the Nile. A relaxing cruise, alongside Egypts many archaeological wonders, provides the perfect combination for an unforgettable holiday.

      Our Classic Nile Itinerary takes you from Luxor to Aswan, visiting some of the most spectacular ancient sites in the world including the stunning Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the Pharaohs including that Tutankhamen and the breathtaking temples Karnak and Luxor.

      Pyramid of Khafre or of Chephren at Giza
    3. Itinerary

      Friday departure from Heathrow or Manchester

      Below is a sample itinerary of one Nile Cruise boat. Click here to see the itinerary of your chosen boat.

    4. Day 1

      Depart UK. Arrive Cairo International Airport. Met and transferred to the hotel of your choice in Cairo.

    5. Day 2


      Depart morning to Giza where the famous Pyramids stand as monuments to the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt and the Great Sphinx, has kept its secrets for centuries. After lunch, the tour continues to The Egyptian Museum, containing fabulous treasures from Egypt's ancient past, including the magnificent Tutankhamun collection.

      Evening at leisure.

    6. Day 3


      Depart morning to Memphis, Egypt's ancient capital and then to Saqqara, where the Step Pyramid built by King Djoser, the first Pharaoh to have his tomb built in monumental dimensions. His enormous Step Pyramid stands as a symbol of strength and powerful state, with the divine king at its centre. After lunch, the tour continues to the Citadel, a fortress built in 1183 AD, which houses many important monuments, including The Mosque of Mohamed Ali and Al-Gawahara Palace. The day finishes with a visit to the Khan el Khalil Bazaar.

      Evening at leisure.

    7. Day 4: Luxor

      Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your short flight south to Luxor. On arrival at Luxor Airport you will be met and transferred to our five star Nile cruise boat. Dinner on board or for late arrivals a light snack will be served. Overnight in Luxor.

    8. Day 5: Luxor

      Breakfast on board, early morning visit to the West Bank including the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, burial sites for many of the most powerful and successful pharaohs and high priests, as well as the Temple of Hatshepsut.

    9. view of Karnak Temple Complex statues

      Day 6: Esna - Kom Ombo - Aswan

      Breakfast and Lunch on board whilst continue the journey south before sailing to Kom Ombo to visit the temple before dinner. This temple, unlike many others in Egypt, was dedicated to two gods; the Southern section is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile headed man, god of fertility, and the Northern section to the Falcon headed god Horus. There is also a fascinating crocodile museum to visit with many artefacts and mummified crocodiles. Sail to Aswan and overnight in Aswan.

    10. Day 7: Aswan

      After breakfast, visit the High Dam in Aswan, built in 1960-1971 to provide electricity to the villages along the Nile, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. Lunch on board and afternoon at leisure with an opportunity to revisit the Temple of Philae for an **optional sound & light show in the evening (priced at approx. £50pp).

    11. Statue of Ramses Ii at Karnak Temple Luxor Egypt

      Day 8: Aswan

      After breakfast there is the option of a morning at leisure or an early morning **optional visit to Abu Simbel (priced at approx. £120pp by road or £280pp by air). This impressive temple, built by Rameses II stands on the banks of Lake Nasser. After lunch on board, there is a relaxing boat trip around Elephantine Island to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island. Dinner and overnight in Aswan.

    12. Day 9: Aswan - Kom Ombo

      Morning at leisure. Lunch on board and then set sail to Kom Ombo. After a brief stop at Kom Ombo, continue sailing and overnight.

    13. Day 10: Esna - Luxor

      After lunch you will be taken by coach to visit the ‘world’s largest greatest open air museum’ known as Karnak Temple, which covers a large area of land and includes several temples, the largest of them being the Temple of Amun. Then drive a short distance to Luxor Temple. Originally, the temple was joined to Karnak by a long avenue of Sphinxes, many of which can still be seen today. Returning to the boat for Dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.

    14. Day 11: Luxor

      **Optional early morning balloon ride for the adventurous (priced at approx. £110pp). Breakfast on board followed by check-out and onward transfer to the airport.

    **Excursions in Cairo are an optional extra, please enquire if you would like to book the tours. View optional extra Cairo tours

    Above is a sample itinerary of one Nile Cruise boat. Click here to see the itinerary of your chosen boat.

    Please note: the order or content of your itinerary may be amended due to lock closures, low water levels or any other unforeseeable circumstances.

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