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Splendours of Egypt & the Nile

From £5,039pp

Join the Brand New S.S. Sphinx on Her Maiden Season

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Exclusive ROL Cruise fares*

Complimentary drinks & gratuities included*

Shore excursions & land tour included*

Luxury hotel stays in Cairo at the Four Seasons*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 11 nights
  • Departs 22 May 2021
  • Sails from Cairo, Egypt
  • Ship S.S. Sphinx
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1609852‍

Your Itinerary

Fly from London to Cairo, Egypt Sat 22 May 2021

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt Sat 22 May 2021

Cairo, Egypt

Upon arrival, transfer to the opulent Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza for your two night hotel stay, including breakfast (B)

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt Sun 23 May 2021

Cairo, Egypt

Your local expert will show you a 12th century citadel, the beautiful Alabaster Mosque and an unsurpassed collection of priceless artefacts, including mind-boggling treasures once buried with the boy king Tutankhamun (B)

★Featured Excursion - Citadel of Salah al- Din, Alabaster Mosque & Egyptian Museum

Luxor (Safaga), Egypt

Cairo – Luxor – Cruising the Nile River – Dendera, Egypt Mon 24 May 2021

Luxor (Safaga), Egypt

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Enjoy a tour of the legendary Temple of Karnak, showcasing gigantic columns and broad avenues lined with stone sphinxes. Your local guide is a trained Egyptologist with fascinating insights to share, many not found in any guidebook. Later, transfer to the port and embark the brand new S.S Sphinx and set sail for beautiful Dendera. Enjoy a Gala Reception and dinner on board this evening (B,L,D)

★Featured Excursion - Temple at Karnak

Dendera

Dendera – Cruising the Nile River – Luxor, Egypt Tue 25 May 2021

Dendera

Enjoy a tour of the impressive Temple of Hathor at Dendera, dedicated to the goddess of love and beauty. Return to Luxor for some time at leisure before visiting the ancient Temple of Luxor, which stands on the site of ancient Thebes (B,L,D)

★Featured Excursion - Temple of Hathor & Temple of Luxor

Luxor (Safaga), Egypt

Luxor – Cruising the Nile River – Kom Ombo, Egypt Wed 26 May 2021

Luxor (Safaga), Egypt

Get an up-close view of two gigantic statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, better known as the Colossi of Memnon. The statues depict Amenhotep seated on his throne. Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri and one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world – the remote and barren Valley of the Kings. Return to the ship and set sail for Kom Ombo. Tonight, don your galabeya (traditional Egyptian attire) for a festive on board party featuring traditional Egyptian music (B,L,D)

★Featured Excursion - Colossi of Memnon, Hatshepsut Temple & Valley of the Kings

Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo – Cruising the Nile River – Aswan, Egypt Thu 27 May 2021

Kom Ombo

After visiting a temple dedicated to the crocodile god today (don’t miss the display of some of the 300 mummified crocs found in the local area), hop aboard a small boat for a birdwatching excursion along the Nile (B,L,D)

★Featured Excursion - Kom Ombo Temple & bird watching boat ride and tea with a Nubian family

Aswan, Egypt

Aswan, Egypt Fri 28 May 2021

Aswan, Egypt

Today visit a marvel of modern engineering – the Aswan High Dam – as well as the Unfinished Obelisk and the beautiful Philae Temple complex. You’ll also take a ride in a felucca – a traditional Egyptian sailboat – and enjoy afternoon tea at a famous hotel depicted in Agatha Christie’s novel ‘Death on the Nile’ (B,L,D)

★Featured Excursion - Aswan High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk & Philae Temple

★Featured Excursion - Boat ride in a traditional Nile River felucca and afternoon tea at the Old Cataract Hotel Aswan

Aswan, Egypt

Aswan – Cruising the Nile River – Kom Ombo – Edfu, Egypt Sat 29 May 2021

Aswan, Egypt

Spend the day at leisure or join an optional excursion to see the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel (B, L, D)

Luxor (Safaga), Egypt

Esna – Cruising the Nile River – Luxor, Egypt Sun 30 May 2021

Luxor (Safaga), Egypt

Learn how the Temple of Esna was buried under debris for many centuries and is one of the last great Egyptian temples ever built. Your Egyptologist guide will share fascinating insights about this significant cultural site and show you the façade bearing the last known hieroglyphic inscriptions ever recorded in Egypt. Later, savour the Nile’s majestic scenery as you cruise to Luxor (B,L,D)

★Featured Excursion - Temple of Esna

Cairo, Egypt

Luxor – Cairo, Egypt Mon 31 May 2021

Cairo, Egypt

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo.

Upon arrival, transfer to the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza for your two night stay, including breakfast. Later, enjoy a Sound and Light Show at the pyramids of Giza (B)

★Featured Excursion - Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt Tue 01 Jun 2021

Cairo, Egypt

Venture to Ancient Memphis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a number of amazing monuments to see – including the enigmatic Great Sphinx. Enjoy the thrilling opportunity to view the pyramids from an up-close perspective, the only way to fully appreciate their remarkable size and grandeur (B)

★Featured Excursion - Ancient Memphis sites, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx and Sakkara visit

Transfer to the airport for your flight to London Wed 02 Jun 2021

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to London (B)

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo Mon 31 May 2021

Cairo, Egypt

Arrive in London Wed 02 Jun 2021

What's included *

  • Four night land tour including LUXURY HOTEL STAYS at the opulent Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, including breakfast
  • Seven nights all-inclusive cruising on board the brand new 5★ S.S Sphinx during her maiden season including:
  • COMPLIMENTARY drinks throughout your cruise
  • Gratuities INCLUDED on board & on shore
  • All shore excursions INCLUDED – fully escorted and with English speaking local experts
  • State-of-the-art portable audio-headset system on select excursions
  • FREE one way Business Class flight upgrade for all bookings
  • Return flights from London (regional and premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers, including flights within Egypt
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8pm 30th September 2020 and receive a FREE a Regency Hamper

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The Ship - S.S. Sphinx

The S.S. Sphinx will make her debut on the Nile river on January 4, 2020. As the only luxury river cruise ship in Egypt, S.S. Sphinx will offer three gourmet dining venues, including a private dining room and an al fresco dining experience on the upper deck, a swimming pool, massage room and 42 gorgeously appointed suites. Egyptian artwork, fabrics and hand-carved furnishings will bring the beauty of the region to life onboard.

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* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Uniworld and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Exclusively reduced fares are applicable on select sailings, savings is based on two adults sharing. Flights may be indirect. Regional flights may incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Complimentary drink inclusions are as stated and subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Tours are subject to change. Please notes itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may be affected by water levels, closures due to public holidays or other uncontrollable factors which may require travel by motor coach. Order of sightseeing tours may change throughout the itinerary. Hotel stay star ratings are ROL Cruise classified. Where a hotel is named this is subject to availability. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner. Business class flight upgrade is subject to availability & T&Cs, one way only. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

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