Day 1: Cairo
Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, our Travco representative will meet & assist you through the immigration and customs formalities, and then you will be transferred by a deluxe vehicle to your hotel in Cairo to check in and stay overnight.
Day 2: Cairo
After breakfast at the hotel you will check out then meet your tour leader and your private guide at the lobby to depart on a full day tour of Cairo. First you will explore the treasure of the Egyptian Museum which is known to be home to antiquities from the pharaonic periods, dating back some 50 centuries among which is the world famous Tutankhamen collection. In the afternoon head to the Giza Pyramids where you will see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world; the great Khufu’s (Cheops) pyramid (2690 BC). Continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (Khufu's son) pyramid, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site and the Menkaure pyramid, the smallest, all guarded by the famous Sphinx. At the end of the tour you will visit Khan El Khalili, where you can shop for souvenirs. After a full day in Cairo, you will be transferred back to your hotel and overnight.
Day 3 Cairo | Luxor
Pick up after breakfast to be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival at Luxor Airport, you will be greeted by a Travco representative and transferred to your Nile Cruise which will be your home for the next four nights. Embarkation and lunch on board. In the afternoon you will visit the East Bank of Luxor where you will see the grand Karnak and Luxor temples. Dinner and overnight aboard the ship.
Day 4: Luxor | Esna
After breakfast, you will begin your sightseeing starting off with the West Bank of Luxor where you will see the huge Colossi's of Memnon, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and three tombs in the Valley of the Kings. You will then be transferred back to your cruise ship for lunch. In the afternoon, you will enjoy the scenery of the Nile while sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board cruise (Esna).
Day 5: Esna | Edfu | Kom Ombo
Breakfast onboard. The ship will set sail to Edfu where you will take a tour by a horse drawn carriage to visit the temple dedicated to the ancient god Horus. Return to the boat for lunch. Sail to Kom Ombo. Dinner and night aboard the ship (Kom Ombo).
Day 6: Kom Ombo | Aswan
After breakfast on board, you will visit the huge temple of Kom Ombo. After the tour, you will return to the ship in time for sailing to Aswan and lunch will be onboard. In Aswan, you will discover the High Dam, the Old Dam and the beautiful Philae temple. Dinner and overnight onboard (Aswan).
Day 7: Aswan | Lake Nasser Cruise
You will check out after breakfast. You will then tour the Nile by felucca and visit the Botanical Garden, and you will be transferred to your 5* Lake Nasser Cruise which will be your home the next four nights. Lunch will be on board. Visit Kalabsha Temple. Continue to Beit El Wali and visit the acclaimed Temple. Visit Kiosk of Ketassa. Dinner and overnight aboard.
Day 8: Wadi El Seboua
Early sail to Wadi El Seboua to visit Wadi El Seboua, El Dakka and Mehraka. Return to the ship. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and overnight onboard the cruise ship.
Day 9: Amada | Abu Simbel
Early sail to Amada. Visit Amada temple, Ed Deir and the Tomb of Penut. Return to the ship and sail to Kasr Ibrim. View Kasr Ibrim from the ship before we set sail to Abu Simbel. Overnight in Abu Simbel. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and overnight onboard the cruise ship.
Day 10: Abu Simbel
Visit Abu Simbel Temple. Overnight in Abu Simbel. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and overnight onboard the cruise ship.
Day 11: Abu Simbel | Cairo
Following breakfast onboard you will be checking out and departing to Abu Simbel Domestic Airport in time for your return flight to Cairo. Upon arrival at the Cairo Domestic Airport, a Travco representative will meet and assist you through airport formalities, and transfer you to your hotel for check in. You will have the rest of the day free at leisure and overnight at the hotel. Later in the evening, you can have an optional dinner on board of a floating restaurant, which includes a folkloric show.
Day 12: Cairo
Check out from the hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.