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11 Night Splendors of Egypt and the Nile Cruise and Land Tour

From Cairo, (Egypt) to Cairo, (Egypt)

SS Sphinx
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
5 Stars
Cruise #: 8219042
Sail Date: Saturday, Mar 29, 2025
Return Date: Wednesday, Apr 9, 2025
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11 Night Splendors of Egypt and the Nile Cruise and Land Tour

Land Segment of Itinerary

Saturday - Mar 29, 2025
Day
1
Cairo, Egypt
  • Cairo, Egypt
Arrive at Cairo International Airport. If your cruise/tour package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, a Uniworld representative will be on hand to greet you and escort you to the opulent Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza or to the stunning Nile Ritz-Carlton (or similar). ...
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Sunday - Mar 30, 2025
Day
2
Cairo, Egypt
  • Cairo, Egypt
The ancient quarter of Cairo is intense-the colors, the sounds, the density of people-and it's likely been this way for thousands of years. Your local expert will show you a 12th-century citadel, the beautiful Alabaster Mosque and an unsurpassed collection of priceless artifacts, including mind-boggling treasures once buried with the boy king Tutankhamen. ...
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Monday - Mar 31, 2025
Day
3
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Air Travel
  • Luxor, Egypt

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Day 3 - Monday - Mar 31, 2025
Day
3
Cruise Begins
  • Cruise Begins
  • Luxor, Egypt
  • Dendera, Egypt
Prepare to be amazed at the legendary Temple of Karnak, a massive and absolutely astounding site, with gigantic columns, broad avenues lined with stone sphinxes, and halls of truly epic proportions. This evening, you'll revel in a Welcome Reception and Dinner onboard.
Tuesday - Apr 1, 2025
Day
4
  • Dendera, Egypt
  • Luxor, Egypt
Like its twin shrine, the Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor stands on the site of ancient Thebes, the once flourishing capital of Egypt's New Kingdom. It was built over hundreds of years and even in ruins, it is still an extraordinary place. You'll also visit the Temple of Hathor, dedicated to the goddess of love and beauty. ...
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Wednesday - Apr 2, 2025
Day
5
  • Luxor, Egypt
  • Bus Travel
  • Colossi of Memnon, Egypt
  • Bus Travel
  • Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut
  • Bus Travel
  • Valley of the Kings, Egypt
  • Bus Travel
  • Luxor, Egypt
  • Kom Ombo, Egypt
The word "colossal" will take on a whole new meaning after today's excursion to the gigantic twin statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. And that's just the beginning-you'll also visit the temple of one of Egypt's rare female pharaohs as well as the Valley of the Kings, used as a royal burial place for nearly 500 years and where the mummified remains of Tutankhamen are on display. ...
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Thursday - Apr 3, 2025
Day
6
Kom Ombo, Egypt
  • Kom Ombo, Egypt
  • Aswan, Egypt
After visiting a temple dedicated to a 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 bird-watching excursion along the Nile.
Friday - Apr 4, 2025
Day
7
Aswan, Egypt
  • Aswan, Egypt
Today is an epic day, filled with wonders from start to finish. You'll visit a marvel of modern engineering-the Aswan High Dam-as well as the Unfinished Obelisk and the beautiful Philae Temple complex, which was moved from one island to another back in the 1970s. But wait, there's more. 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. ...
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Saturday - Apr 5, 2025
Day
8
Aswan, Egypt
  • Aswan, Egypt
  • Edfu, Egypt
Spend the day at leisure or join an optional excursion to see the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.
Sunday - Apr 6, 2025
Day
9
  • Essna, Egypt
  • Luxor, Egypt
On today's excursion, you'll 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 all sorts of fascinating insights about this significant cultural site and show you the facade bearing the last known hieroglyphic inscriptions ever recorded in Egypt. ...
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Monday - Apr 7, 2025
Day
10
  • Luxor, Egypt
  • Cruise Ends

Land Segment of Itinerary

Day 10 - Monday - Apr 7, 2025
Day
10
  • Air Travel
  • Cairo, Egypt
Disembark in Luxor and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo. Then, check in to your luxury hotel where you'll have time to relax before dinner.
Tuesday - Apr 8, 2025
Day
11
Cairo, Egypt
  • Cairo, Egypt
It's a day of Bucket List Moments today as we venture to see a number of amazing monuments-including the enigmatic Great Sphinx. You'll have a thrilling opportunity to view the pyramids from an up-close perspective, the only way to fully appreciate their remarkable size and grandeur.
Wednesday - Apr 9, 2025
Day
12
Cairo, Egypt
  • Cairo, Egypt
Check out of your hotel and transfer to the Cairo International Airport for your flight home, or extend your trip with a memorable optional extension in Jerusalem.
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