about this trip
Essential Egypt begins in Cairo, where you will spend a full day with a certified Egyptologist exploring the Pyramids of Giza and the incredible Egyptian Museum. You will then take a short flight south to Luxor where you will embark on a four-night cruise along the beautiful banks of the Nile towards Aswan. During the cruise, you can enjoy several shore excursions to see some fascinating historical sites. Upon disembarkation in Aswan, board a flight to Abu Simbel to see the temples of Ramses and Queen Nefertari. The tour ends with a final night in Cairo, before being transferred to the airport the next day for your onward flight.