Orbital Travel takes great pleasure in presenting our Classical Tour Programme, which brings together Cairo, where past and present meet and the magic and mystery of a Nile Cruise.
Your tour begins with a three night stay in Cairo at the five star hotel of your choice. While in Cairo your fully escorted private tour will take you to Cairo's past, via the hussle and bussle of today's Cairo. Highlights include visits to the ancient city of Memphis at one time the captial of Egypt, the great Pyramids of Giza as well as the fabulous treasures of the Egyptian Museum including the Tutankhamun collection.
Following your stay in Cairo, we will transfer you to Luxor via EgyptAir where your Nile cruise begins on board on of our selected 5* Nile cruisers. Your cruise includes twelve excursions escorted by one of our fully qualified Egyptologists. See Nile Cruise Itinerary for full details. An All Inclusive option is also available on all our boats.
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Depart London Heathrow Airport with Egypt Air. Arrive Cairo International Airport and transfer to the hotel of your choice in Cairo.
Depart morning to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt and then to Saqqara, where the Step Pyramid built by King Djoser, the first Pharaoh to have his tomb built in monumental dimensions. His enormous Step Pyramid stands as a symbol of strength and powerful state, with the divine king at its centre. After lunch, the tour continues to Giza, where the famous Pyramids stand as monuments to the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt and the Great Sphinx, which has kept its secrets for centuries.
Evening at leisure.
Depart after breakfast to The Egyptian Museum, containing fabulous treasures from Egypt’s ancient past including the magnificent Tutankhamun collection. After lunch, the tour continues to the Citadel, a fortress built in 1183 AD, which houses a number of important monuments, including The Mosque of Mohamed Ali and Al-Gawahara Palace. The day finishes with a visit to the Khan el Khalil Bazaar.
Evening at leisure.
Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your short flight south to Luxor. On arrival at Luxor Airport you will be met and transferred to one of five star Nile cruise vessels.