Days 1-2: Cairo, Egypt
Arrive in Cairo, and transfer to your hotel.
Days 3-4: Cairo
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: Cairo/Luxor
Fly to Luxor and board your dahabieh. Later, visit the Temples of Karnak, Luxor and the Luxor Museum
Day 6: Luxor/Denderah/Luxor
See the Valley of the Kings, Tombs of the Nobles and well-preserved Tombs of the Workers. Sail to Esna.
Day 7: Luxor/Esna/Edfu
Explore the Temple of Khnum, and sail to Edfu to view its temple, the best-preserved temple in Egypt.
Day 8: Aswan
Sail to Gebel Silsileh to see the Temple of Horemheb. In Aswan, visit the Nubian Museum or the famous Spice Market.
Day 9: Abu Simbel
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: Kom Ombo
Head to Kom Ombo to discover the double temple dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek and falcongod Haroeris.
Day 11: el-Kab
Explore less-frequented el-Kab, containing tombs and temples that date back to the early dynastic period
Day 12: Cairo
Fly to Cairo this morning, and spend the afternoon at leisure.
Day 13: Cairo
Board your onward flight.