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The Pyramids and Beyond for solo travellers

Egypt

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  • Solo travellers Solo Travellers
  • Small Group < 29 Small group 29 or less
  • Full Board Plus Full board plus
  • Cruise and stay Cruise & stay

Unravel the legacies of ancient Egypt...

Egypt is a magical place to explore. This wonderful solos adventure takes in all the main sights – the Pyramids, the Sphinx, Aswan, Karnak and the Valley of the Kings – and includes a six-night glide down the Nile.

Including...

6 nights in hotels and 6 on board cruise ship

35 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 12 dinners

  • Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK
  • Return flights and transfers
  • Local wines, beers and soft drinks with lunch and dinner throughout the tour
  • Saga tour manager
  • Porterage at all hotels and on the ship
  • Tourist visa for full British Citizens
  • Fast track security and airport lounge UK
  • Welcome drink and dinner
  • Drinks party
  • Farewell dinner
  • Meet and greet at the airport
  • Social activities

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

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12/02/2020 UK-Cairo

The city of Cairo

After meeting your tour group at the airport, fly to Cairo and stay three nights at the locally rate 5-star Pyramisa Cairo.

Set in the heart of the city overlooking the Nile, this 377-room hotel is close to a downtown shopping area. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner this evening, and take the opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers. D


13/02/2020 Sightseeing tour of Cairo

Mohammed Ali Mosque

An included tour of Egypt's compelling capital visits the Citadel and Mohammed Ali mosque. This afternoon, an included excursion visits the world-famous Egyptian Museum, which houses artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb. B, L, D


14/02/2020 Cairo

Cairo skyline, Egypt

An optional morning tour visits Memphis and Sakkara. An optional afternoon trip visits the Pyramids and Sphinx. B, L, D


15/02/2020 Cairo-Aswan

River Nile and boats at sunset in Aswan

Fly to Aswan for three nights at the 450-room, locally rated 5-star Pyramisa Island Resort. B, L, D


16/02/2020 Aswan

Aswan, Egypt

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


17/02/2020 Aswan High Dam

Philae Temple in Aswan

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


18/02/2020 Luxor to Edfu

Luxor, Egypt

Travel to Luxor by train through scenic countryside and board MS Nile Plaza (5) for a six-night Nile cruise.

This afternoon sail to Edfu, on the west bank of the Nile, where you'll moor overnight. B, L, D

Edfu Luxor Egypt Africa

19/02/2020 Kom Ombo to Aswan

Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt

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

Kom Ombo Aswan Egypt Africa

20/02/2020 Aswan

A felucca navigating the Nile

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

Aswan Egypt Africa

21/02/2020 Aswan to Edfu

Edfu along the River Nile

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

22/02/2020 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

23/02/2020 Valleys of the Kings and Queens

Valley of the kings, Egypt

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

Valley of the Kings Luxor Egypt Africa

24/02/2020 Luxor-UK

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


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