El Dahabieh Cruise (2013)
Tailor Made: Private travel customized to your interests
- Days 1-2
Arrive in Cairo, and transfer to your hotel.
- Days 3-4
Begin at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, home to most of Tutankhamun’s treasures, and walk from Bab el-Fotouh to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar for a traditional lunch. Visit the Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, and tour Memphis, the pyramids at Giza and the Solar Boat Museum.
- Day 5
Fly to Luxor and board your dahabieh. Later, visit the Temples of Karnak, Luxor and the Luxor Museum.
- Day 6
See the Valley of the Kings, Tombs of the Nobles and well-preserved Tombs of the Workers. Sail to Esna.
- Day 7
Explore the Temple of Khnum, and sail to Edfu to view its temple, the best-preserved temple in Egypt.
- Day 8
Sail to Gebel Silsileh to see the Temple of Horemheb. In Aswan, visit the Nubian Museum or the famous Spice Market.
- Day 9
Fly to Abu Simbel, and explore two temples built by Egypt’s longest ruling pharaoh. Fly back to Aswan to visit the Temple of Kalabsha and the Temple of Philae.
- Day 10
Head to Kom Ombo to discover the double temple dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek and falcongod Haroeris.
- Day 11
Explore less-frequented el-Kab, containing tombs and temples that date back to the early dynastic period.
- Day 12
Fly to Cairo this morning, and spend the afternoon at leisure.
- Day 13
Board your onward flight.