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Signature Egypt & the Nile 2017


10 Days from $7,295 was $7,795

Private Journey

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Save $500 per person on Oct 21; Nov 11, 18; Dec 16.

Ride a camel past the pyramids at Giza and step inside one for a tour on this independent journey that includes a four-night cruise along the Nile aboard Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV,' travelling to off-the-beaten-path Denderah and sailing the Nile in a felucca.

A&K Advantages

Embark on a four-night Nile River cruise aboard award-winning Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’

Travel to off-the-beaten-path Denderah, one of Egypt’s best-preserved and less-frequented temples

Avoid crowds and other ships with private Nile docking facilities in Luxor and Aswan

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
Arrive Cairo, Egypt
DAY 2
Giza | The Pyramids & the Sphinx
DAY 3
Luxor | Karnak & the Valley of the Kings
DAY 4
Cruising the Nile | Temple of Hathor at Denderah
DAY 5
Cruising the Nile | Edfu to Kom Ombo
DAY 6
Aswan | Majestic Philae
DAY 7
Abu Simbel | Temples of Ramses II & Nefertari
DAY 8
Cairo | Legendary Pharaohs & Bustling Souk
DAY 9
Cairo | Ancient Treasures
DAY 10
Depart Cairo

Custom Dates | Name the date, and subject to availability, we'll confirm it at the same price as the published departures that month.

DAY 1
Arrive Cairo, Egypt

Arrive in Cairo, where you are met by your A&K representative and transferred to your historic hotel with fantastic views of the pyramids.

Mena House Hotel
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DAY 2
Giza | The Pyramids & the Sphinx

Tour the Giza Plateau, site of the ancient pyramids of Mycerinus, Chefren and the Great Pyramid of Cheops. Explore the interior of one of these legendary pyramids. Ride Like a Local on camel back and continue to the Solar Boat Museum, site of Cheops’ funerary boat. Then, view the Great Sphinx, the ancient world’s largest monumental sculpture, carved from a single ridge of limestone. After lunch, return to your hotel and enjoy time at leisure.

Mena House Hotel
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 3
Luxor | Karnak & the Valley of the Kings

Fly to Luxor and journey to the Temple of Karnak. Walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall, with its expertly aligned columns. Board award-winning Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’ and enjoy lunch on board. Afterward, explore the west bank of the Nile and the Necropolis of Thebes, the burial site of the Great Pharaohs of the New Kingdom. Discover the Valley of the Kings and step inside the tomb of Tutankhamun. You also visit the Valley of the Queens (Biban el-Harim). Later, explore the Temple of Hatshepsut.

Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV'
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Deck Plan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
Cruising the Nile | Temple of Hathor at Denderah

Cruise north on a scenic route — far from other ships and crowds — to the Temple of Hathor at Denderah. Sail back to Luxor. This afternoon, return to the east bank of the Nile, this time visiting the city of Thebes and the striking Temple of Luxor.

Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV'
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Deck Plan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
Cruising the Nile | Edfu to Kom Ombo

Continue cruising to Edfu and the Temple of Horus. Join your chef on board for a local cooking lesson. Later, disembark at Kom Ombo (“Hill of Gold”) to visit the Greco-Roman temple dedicated to Haroeris (the sun god) and Sobek (the crocodile god).

Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV'
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Deck Plan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6
Aswan | Majestic Philae

Cruise to Aswan and ride a motorized boat to Philae Temple on the island of Agilika, moved and reconstructed here to avoid flood damage from Aswan’s High Dam. Continue to the granite quarries and site of the Unfinished Obelisk. Then sail amid the Aswan islands like a local — by felucca, weather permitting.

Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV'
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Deck Plan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
Abu Simbel | Temples of Ramses II & Nefertari

Disembark Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’ and fly to Abu Simbel. See the twin temples of Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari. Return to Cairo for an evening at leisure.

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 8
Cairo | Legendary Pharaohs & Bustling Souk

Visit the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, home to the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, including treasures from Tutankhamun and artifacts dating back to 4000 BC. Enter the fascinating Mummy Room, featuring the remains of ancient Egypt’s pharaohs and nobility, including Ramses II, one of Egypt’s most powerful pharaohs. After lunch, walk from Bab el-Fotouh to Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, where tightly packed stalls display everything from spices and leather goods to jewelry and birds. Explore the Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, built in 1356 and among the finest examples of early Mamluk architecture.

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 9
Cairo | Ancient Treasures

Drive to Sakkara, home to hundreds of tombs and 14 pyramids, including the famous Step Pyramid of Djoser, which stands 204 feet tall and was the largest building of its time. Continue to Memphis, capital of the ancient kingdom and now home to an open-air museum and the giant statue of Ramses II.

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 10
Depart Cairo

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.

Meals: Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

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  • Nov 04 - Nov 13
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  • Nov 11 - Nov 20
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    $2,595
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    $7,495 was $7,995
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    $2,695
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    $7,695 was $8,195
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    $2,795
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    $3,495
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  • Nov 18 - Nov 27
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    $685
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    $7,495 was $7,995
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    $2,695
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    $2,795
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    $3,495
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  • Dec 09 - Dec 18
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  • Dec 16 - Dec 25
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    $2,495
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    $10,495 was $10,995
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  • Dec 23 - Jan 01
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    $2,395
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    $8,395
    Single Supplement
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Journey Details

Internal Air: Economy class from $685

(Cairo/Luxor; Aswan/Abu Simbel/Cairo)

Minimum age is 6 years.

Solo traveller prices are available upon request.


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

This offer can be combined with Signature Series promotion when 4 or more guests are booked on the same journey. Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.


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