Tour overview

Follow the allure of the Nile, uncover complex legends, and retrace the steps of the pharaohs in ancient Egypt with Collette Tours. Embark on a 4-night cruise on the Nile, the world’s longest river. See Luxor’s impressive Temple of Karnak. In Luxor, explore the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Partake in a special evening and dress up to join the fun at a traditional galabeya party. Sail to Kitchener Island aboard a felucca (wooden sail boat). Stand in awe before the iconic Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza – one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Egypt’s fascinating story waits to be discovered.

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2021
DATE DOUBLE SINGLE
Nov 4, 2021 – Nov 15, 2021 $3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 per person $4,949
Nov 25, 2021 – Dec 6, 2021    SOLD OUT $3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 Per person $4,949
Dec 30, 2021 – Jan 10, 2022 $4,149 per person $5,349

 

2022
DATE DOUBLE SINGLE
$3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 per person $4,949
Jan 20, 2022 – Jan 31, 2022 $3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 per person $4,949
Feb 3, 2022 – Feb 14, 2022 $3,899 per person $4,949
Feb 10, 2022 – Feb 21, 2022 $3,899 per person $4,949
Feb 17, 2022 – Feb 28, 2022 $3,899 per person $4,949
Feb 24, 2022 – Mar 7, 2022 $3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 per person $4,949
$3,899 per person $4,949
$4,149 per person $5,349
Apr 28, 2022 – May 9, 2022 $3,899 per person $4,949
$3,149 per person $4,249
$3,149 per person $4,249
$3,149 per person $4,249
$3,149 per person $4,249
$3,449 per person $4,549
$3,449 per person $4,549
$3,449 per person $4,549
$3,449 per person $4,549
$3,449 per person $4,549
$3,449 per person $4,549
$3,449 per person $4,549
Dec 1, 2022 – Dec 12, 2022 $3,449 per person $4,549
Dec 29, 2022 – Jan 9, 2023 $3,449 per person $4,549

The activity level for this tour:    3

You’re an on-the-go traveler. You don’t want to miss a thing, so walking and standing for longer periods of time (1-2 hours) isn’t a big deal. You can navigate hills and uneven ground, climb into various modes of transportation (tuk-tuk, cable car, zodiac, etc.), and could possibly anticipate changes in elevation. You can expect some longer days balanced with free time to recharge or set out on your own adventure.

Included

  • 4 Night leisurely cruise along the Nile

Not Included

  • International Airfare
  • Internal Air
  • Roundtrip Transfers
  • Travel Insurance Protection
  • Gratuities

DAY 1

Overnight Flight
Step back in time and explore thousands of years of history, legend, and lore as you walk amongst Egypt’s timeless wonders.

Day 2 | Cairo, Egypt

Tour Begins
Begin your journey in Cairo, an ancient city with an intriguing past.
Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City

Day 3 | Grand Egyptian Museum - Cairo

Get an intriguing glimpse into ancient Egypt’s Pharaohs, power struggles, and dynasties before exploring the remarkable collections of the Grand Egyptian Museum*. See the statues, reliefs, sarcophagi, and treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun. This evening, gather for a welcome dinner overlooking the banks of the Nile. Breakfast & Dinner
Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City

Day 4 | Cairo - Optional Excursion

The day is yours to experience the energy of Cairo’s buzzing streets. Wander a maze of stalls at the market, relax at a local café, or maybe even spend time in one of the city’s many museums. Perhaps you will join a full-day exploration of Alexandria, Egypt’s second-largest city; you’ll discover the city’s Hellenic roots and Greco-Roman architecture, set in unique harmony with ultramodern facades like the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Or you may choose to join a local guide for a tour of Sakkara and Djoser’s Step Pyramid.
Breakfast
Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City

Day 5 | Cairo - Luxor - Karnak Temple - Board Cruise Ship

Early this morning, fly to Luxor, site of Ancient Thebes (UNESCO) and home to the expansive Karnak Temple. Wander through this 4,000-year-old complex of pylons and obelisks, often of near-mythic proportions. This afternoon, board your cruise ship for a leisurely voyage on the Nile River. Relax aboard, taking in the views from the sundeck or perhaps joining an informative talk covering Egypt from past to present. Tonight you might opt to join an evening visit to Luxor temple, all lit up and boasting fascinating plays of light and shadow, ending your evening at a local café for a taste of mint tea.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Movenpick Royal Lily

Day 6 | Luxor - Valley of the Kings - Luxor - Esna - Edfu

Start the morning by venturing thousands of years into the past. Cross over to the West Bank of the Nile for a day in ancient Thebes. Explore the Valley of the Kings, including the world-renowned tombs of Tutankhamun and Ramses VI. Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut as well as the Colossi of Memnon before returning to the ship for lunch. Relax as you continue down the Nile towards Esna on your way to Edfu. Join a culinary demonstration and learn about the staples of Egyptian cuisine from your chef. This evening, dress up and join the fun during a traditional galabeya party.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Movenpick Royal Lily

Day 7 | Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

Step into another world at the well-preserved Temple of Horus at Edfu. Peruse the endless carvings of scenes depicting the power and grandeur of the pharaohs. After lunch, set sail for Kom Ombo and continue to Aswan, the Nubian City. Following dinner, enjoy a folklore show featuring a belly dancing performance.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Movenpick Royal Lily

Day 8 | Aswan

Learn about Aswan’s ancient trade of granite extraction and carving techniques during a visit to an unfinished obelisk. Board a felucca (wooden sailboat) and sail to the lush oasis of Kitchener Island where you embark on a short stroll through the botanical gardens. The afternoon is yours.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Movenpick Royal Lily

Day 9 |Aswan - Disembark Cruise Ship - Philae Temple

Disembark the ship this morning in Aswan. Consider an optional tour to Abu Simbel** and see the extraordinary temples of Ramses II relocated here during the construction of the High Dam. At dusk, board a motorboat to discover the Philae Temple (UNESCO), an architectural wonder. As the stars dance in the sky, gaze in awe at the temple during a Sound and Light Show.
Breakfast & Dinner
Movenpick Resort

Day 10 | Aswan - Cairo - Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

Early this morning, return to Cairo. Walk along el-Moez Street, admiring the elegant Islamic architecture of Historic Cairo (UNESCO). Enjoy some free time to shop in the world-famous souk of Khan el Khalili. Peruse colorful trinkets, hand-painted crafts, polished pendants, and more.
Breakfast
Intercontinental Citystars

Day 11 | Cairo - Giza - Cairo

Fulfill a lifelong dream and head to nearby Giza (UNESCO). Embark on an in-depth visit to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world. Marvel at the iconic Great Sphinx, one of the world’s oldest and largest monuments. Then, it’s your choice! Meet with a local archeologist to learn about the most recent findings in Egyptology and how they influence the active digs on the Giza plateau -OR- channel your inner explorer and venture inside the largest Pyramid of Giza via the Robber’s Tunnel, winding through the inner chamber***. Join your fellow travelers this evening for a farewell dinner.
Breakfast & Dinner
Intercontinental Citystars

Day 12 |Cairo - Tour Ends

Your epic adventure comes to a close today. Return home with a new understanding of this mystical land.
Breakfast