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Land of the Pharaohs for solo travellers

Land of the Pharaohs for solo travellers


  • A person with a suitcase Solo Travellers
  • A glass of wine All Inclusive

The treasures of ancient Egypt are revealed...

Egypt is a magical place to explore. This solo travellers holiday brings you within reach of all the main sights – the Pyramids, the Sphinx, Aswan, Karnak and the Valley of the Kings – and includes a six-night cruise on the River Nile.


Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Bed6 nights in hotels and 6 on board cruise ship

Dinner plateAll breakfasts (B), lunches (L) and dinners (D)

CocktailFree bar open 12 hours a day in your hotels and on board your ship*

PersonSaga tour manager


  • Return flights and transfers
  • Meet and greet at the airport
  • Fast track security and airport lounge UK
  • Welcome drink and dinner
  • Drinks party
  • Social activities
  • Farewell dinner
  • Local wines, beers and soft drinks with lunch and dinner throughout the tour
  • Porterage at all hotels and on the ship
  • Tourist visa for full British Citizens resident in the UK

MapIncluded excursions and visits

  • Cairo tour and Egyptian Museum visit
  • Aswan High Dam visit
  • Temple of Philae visit
  • Trip on a Felucca - traditional sailing ship
  • The Valleys of the Kings and Queens visit

*The free bar, available in all outlets, is open from 11am to 11pm and serves local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, plus hot and soft drinks.

View Full Itinerary

Day 1 UK to Cairo

The city of Cairo

Fly to Cairo and stay three nights at the 5-star Pyramisa Cairo (4Q). Set in the heart of the city, this 377-room hotel is close to a downtown shopping area. D

Day 2 Sightseeing tour of Cairo

Mohammed Ali Mosque

An included tour of Egypt's compelling capital visits the Citadel including the Mohammed Ali Mosque and the bazaar.

This afternoon, an included excursion visits the world-famous Egyptian Museum, which houses the world’s largest collection of pharaonic antiquities, including artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb. B, L, D

Day 3 Cairo

The Sphinx

An optional morning tour visits Memphis and Sakkara.

An optional afternoon trip visits the Pyramids and Sphinx. B, L, D

Day 4 Cairo to Aswan

An Aswan boat trip

Fly to Aswan (one hour and 30 minutes) for three nights at the 450-room 5-star Pyramisa Island Resort (4Q). B, L, D

Day 5 At leisure in Aswan

Feluccas at Aswan

Enjoy some free time in Aswan, which occupies a beautiful setting on the Nile. B, L, D

Day 6 Aswan High Dam

Philae Temple at Agilka Island

Look forward to your included trip to Aswan High Dam and the Philae Temple complex, painstakingly recreated on a new site after it's original site was deluged by Lake Nasser. B, L, D

Day 7 Aswan to Luxor

Scenic Nile river

Travel to Luxor by train (three hours) through scenic countryside and board MS Nile Plaza (5⚓) for a six-night Nile cruise. B, L, D

Luxor Luxor Egypt Africa

Day 8 Kom Ombo to Aswan

Ptolomeic temple at Kom Ombo at night

Sail to Kom Ombo in the morning and visit the ancient temple dedicated to Horus and Sobek. Continue sailing to Aswan where you moor overnight. B, L, D

Aswan Aswan Egypt Africa

Day 9 Aswan

An Aswan boat trip

An optional trip visits Abu Simbel and the temples of Ramses II. This afternoon, enjoy an included traditional felucca cruise. B, L, D

Aswan Aswan Egypt Africa

Day 10 Aswan to Edfu

Temple of Edfu

Spend the morning at leisure. This afternoon, continue your river cruise to Edfu on the west bank of the Nile. B, L, D

Edfu Luxor Egypt Africa

Day 11 Edfu to Luxor

Illuminated Luxor temple

Spend the morning at leisure then continue to Luxor where you will moor overnight. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner. Perhaps join an optional excursion to a Sound and Light show. B, L, D

Luxor Luxor Egypt Africa

Day 12 Valleys of the Kings and Queens

Valley of the Kings

You'll pass the Colossi of Memnon, gigantic statues that once guarded the funerary temple of Amenophis III,on today's included excursion. The highlight will undoubtedly be a visit the City of the Dead in Thebes where you can walk through the Valleys of the Kings and Queens. In the afternoon, perhaps take the opportunity to visit the Karnak and Luxor Temples on an optional excursion. B, L, D

The Nile Temple of Kom Ombo Kom Ombo Aswan Egypt Africa

Day 13 Luxor to UK

Travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK. B


Land of the Pharaohs for solo travellers