Lands of Antiquity

Departs daily - 6 days/5 nights flexible package. Includes accommodation with breakfast daily, transfers and sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary, and domestic flights between Cairo and Luxor and Aswan and Cairo.

Includes

  • Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Hotels mentioned in the itinerary or similar
  • Sightseeing as described in the itinerary
  • Airport taxes
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Continental or buffet breakfast
  • Domestic flights

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Cairo - Arrival

You are greeted upon arrival and transferred to your hotel.

Day

2

Cairo

Visit the 200-foot-high Step Pyramid of Sakkara, the Pyramid of Unas, the Serapeum, Memphis - the oldest capital of Egypt - and the Alabaster Sphinx. Continue to the Three Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Optional dinner aboard a Nile cruise boat. Stay overnight in Cairo. (B)

Day

3

Cairo

Tour the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, home to King Tut's treasures. In the afternoon consider joining an optional tour of the Citadel of Saladin, the Mohamed Ali Mosque and the Old Bazaar. Stay overnight in Cairo. (B)

Day

4

Cairo - Luxor

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Luxor (included). Upon arrival, you will met for a tour of the Valley of the Kings and Queens. Visit Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor Temple as well as the gigantic temple complex of Karnak. Stay overnight in Luxor. You may decide to join and optional Sound and Light Show in Karnak in the evening. (B)

Day

5

Luxor - Aswan

Today you will be transferred to Aswan. Enjoy sightseeing of the world famous High and Old Dams, and graze across Lake Nasser. Continue to the unfinished Obelisk. You will also visit the Philae Temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis. Stay overnight in Aswan. (B)

Day

6

Aswan - Cairo

Consider joining an optional excursion to Abu Simbel or the Nubian Museum before you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home via Cairo (the flight from Aswan to Cairo is included). (B)