Encompassing Egypt’s greatest highlights and a 3-day luxury Nile cruise, this adventure enhances a wide variety of included activities with the expertise of our CEOs, through whom you’ll gain a greater appreciation of the region’s history and archaeological finds. Discover the secrets of the Great Pyramids and explore the Valley of the Kings, then meet local people and share a traditional meal. A combination of sleeper train, air-conditioned transport and domestic flights will get you to the sights—and your comfortable accommodations—quickly and conveniently. From ancient history to bustling modern Cairo, embark on an incredible journey to the very heart of Egypt.
Arrival transfer. All entrance fees to included monuments. Guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Visit the Alexandria Library, Catacombs and Pompey’s Pillar. Guided visit of the Egyptian Museum. Flights and tour of Abu Simbel. Felucca sail to a Nubian village with community walk and local dinner. 3-night Nile Cruise. Tour of Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples. Visit the Colossi of Memnon. Excursion to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut and Karnak Temples. Visit a Planeterra-supported library and community education centre. Dinner in a local family’s home. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
11 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners. (Allow USD300-350 for meals not included.)
Comfort hotels (7 nts), Nile cruise boat (3 nts), sleeper train (1 nt).
Private air-conditioned van, train, felucca, Nile cruise boat, plane, walking.
Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10.