For detailed departures, itineraries and prices please visit our website18EGYPTItineraryNile Adventure 10 days Riding a donkey into the Valley of Kings - the same way its builders once did.Board a relaxing riverboat, cruise from Luxor to Aswan and take in the top monuments and moments of the Nile. Our private Nile cruise boat Melodie is one of the few small cruise boats offering a relaxed and intimate ambiance. Each morning you'll wake to new scenery, passing locals going about their daily life and the iconic sites of ancient Egypt.Trip InfoDeparture DatesDay 1-2 / Cairo - Pyramids - Sphinx No activities are planned on Day 1 so you may arrive in Cairo at any time. On Day 2 we enjoy a guided visit to the ancient pyramids and Sphinx at Giza . In the evening we board the sleeper train to Luxor. Day 3 / Luxor Free time to explore this remarkable city, including its celebrated bazaars and the colossal columns and statues of the Luxor temple. Day 4-6 / Valey of the Kings - Nile Cruise We Cross the Nile at dawn, climb aboard our donkeys and ride into the Valley of the Kings. Visit all three major tombs then board a cruise boat setting sail for Aswan upstream. Over the next two relaxing days on the river, we stop off along the way and ride horse-drawn carriages to Edfu, visit the Temple of Sobek at Kom Ombo and marvel at daily life along this iconic ribbon of water. Day 7-8 / Aswan On the banks of a languid Nile, Aswan is a beautiful ancient town popular with travellers and locals alike. Explore the colourful Nubian bazaar and enjoy a range of optional sightseeing and activities. On our second evening we board the sleeper train back to Cairo. Day 9-10 / Cairo Our final day is free to explore the old city and the renowned Khan el Khalili bazaar. Our trip ends on Day 10 after breakfast. Additional accommodation is available in Cairo on request. Group size: Maximum 16.Grade: Culture Easy.Transport: Horse-drawn carriages, Overnight train, Private bus, Riverboat.Accommodation: 4 nights budget hotel, 3 nights riverboat, 2 nights overnight train.Meals: 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners.Start Day: Friday End Day: SundayTour code: GENAStart FinishStart Finish201107-Jan 16-Jan21-Jan 30-Jan04-Feb 13-Feb18-Feb 27-Feb04-Mar 13-Mar18-Mar 27-Mar01-Apr 10-Apr15-Apr 24-Apr29-Apr 08-May13-May 22-May27-May 05-Jun10-Jun 19-Jun24-Jun 03-Jul08-Jul 17-Jul22-Jul 31-Jul05-Aug 14-Aug19-Aug 28-Aug02-Sep 11-Sep16-Sep 25-Sep30-Sep 09-Oct14-Oct 23-Oct28-Oct 06-Nov11-Nov 20-Nov25-Nov 04-Dec09-Dec 18-Dec23-Dec 01-Jan201206-Jan 15-Jan20-Jan 29-Jan03-Feb 12-Feb17-Feb 26-Feb02-Mar 11-Mar16-Mar 25-Mar30-Mar 08-Apr13-Apr 22-Apr27-Apr 06-May11-May 20-May25-May 03-Jun08-Jun 17-Jun22-Jun 01-Jul06-Jul 15-Jul20-Jul 29-JulTOP SELLER
BOOK NOW at www.imaginative-traveller.com or CALL 0845 287 0769EGYPT19Nile Cruise 10 days Our travellers favourite Nile Cruise Adventure.Trip InfoDeparture DatesGroup size: Normally min. 4, max. 20, plus tour leader guide (Egyptologist) and cruise staff/driver as required. Transport: Minibus, 5-star cruise boat and overnight sleeper train.Accommodation: 3 nights 4/5-star hotels, 4 nights 5-star cruise boat, 2 nights sleeper train.Meals: All breakfasts, 4 lunches and 6 dinners included.Start Day: Saturday End Day: MondayTour code: EAENEgypt has an enthralling history and a wealth of well-preserved monuments and treasures. This trip allows you to visit all the sites and attractions along the Nile in a comfortable fashion: from the last remaining wonder of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids at Giza, to the vibrant Nubian culture at Aswan, we incorporate all the significant places of interest. We board our cruise boat at Luxor and, travelling upstream, we watch traditional life pass by, visiting the spectacular Edfu and Kom Ombo temples along the way. The lush green banks and the beautiful sunsets over the Nile, together with the good onboard facilities, make this a trip to remember.Start FinishStart Finish201115-Jan 24-Jan29-Jan 07-Feb05-Feb 14-Feb12-Feb 21-Feb19-Feb 28-Feb05-Mar 14-Mar19-Mar 28-Mar26-Mar 04-Apr02-Apr 11-Apr09-Apr 18-Apr16-Apr 25-Apr23-Apr 02-May30-Apr 09-May14-May 23-May11-Jun 20-Jun16-Jul 25-Jul06-Aug 15-Aug27-Aug 05-Sep10-Sep 19-Sep24-Sep 03-Oct08-Oct 17-Oct15-Oct 24-Oct22-Oct 31-Oct29-Oct 07-Nov05-Nov 14-Nov12-Nov 21-Nov19-Nov 28-Nov26-Nov 05-Dec03-Dec 12-Dec10-Dec 19-Dec17-Dec 26-Dec24-Dec 02-Jan201214-Jan 23-Jan28-Jan 06-Feb04-Feb 13-Feb11-Feb 20-Feb18-Feb 27-Feb03-Mar 12-Mar17-Mar 26-Mar24-Mar 02-Apr31-Mar 09-Apr07-Apr 16-Apr14-Apr 23-Apr21-Apr 30-Apr28-Apr 07-MayItineraryDay 1 / Cairo Arrive Cairo.Day 2 / cairo Visit Egyptian Museum, El Azhar Mosque and Cairo's lively bazaar; overnight train to Luxor.Day 3 / luxor Arrive Luxor; morning exploration of Valley of the Kings; afternoon visit to Karnak and Luxor temples.Day 4-5 / nile cruise Two days on the Nile with visits to Edfu and Kom Ombo en route.Day 6 / aswan Arrive Aswan; evening tour of bazaar and corniche.Day 7 / aswan A traditional felucca ride on the Nile; free afternoon or optional visit Aswan high dam and unfinished obelisk.Day 8 / aswan Optional visit to Abu Simbel; overnight train to Cairo.Day 9 / cairo Arrive Cairo; visit spectacular pyramids at Giza.Day 10 / cairo Tour ends.