10 Days

Ancient Egypt: A Luxury Small Group Tour

Take an enchanting tour to visit the pyramids and tombs of ancient Egypt on this once-in-a-lifetime 10-day, small-group tour (max 16 travellers), including a four-night, all-inclusive luxury cruise on the famous Nile. Stay in luxurious five-star accommodation – including Mena House which sits mere minutes from the Pyramids of Giza – as you uncover thousands of years of history. See the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid of Giza, the astounding Valley of the Kings – home to the tomb of Tutankhamun, the ruins of the ancient city of Memphis and other incredible sights. All this plus all internal flights, a tour of Abu Simbel, the services of expert local guides and more.

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Earn 4,499 Qantas Points
10 Days
Twin Share
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  • Nine nights of five-star accommodation in Cairo and the Nile (luxury ship)
  • Daily breakfasts, three lunches and two dinners plus all-inclusive meals and drinks aboard the luxury ship Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Internal flights, private airport transfers and transportation as mentioned
  • A flashy cocktail reception
  • Expert local leaders, entrance fees and sightseeing
  • Private tour to Abu Simbel including return airfares
Earn 5,199 Qantas Points
10 Days
Twin Share, Lux Upgrade
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  • Nine nights of five-star accommodation in Cairo and the Nile (luxury ship)
  • Daily breakfasts, three lunches and two dinners plus all-inclusive meals and drinks aboard the luxury ship Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Internal flights, private airport transfers and transportation as mentioned
  • A flashy cocktail reception
  • Expert local leaders, entrance fees and sightseeing
  • Private tour to Abu Simbel including return airfares PLUS
  • Upgraded rooms with views of the Nile and Pyramids during your stays in Cairo and the Promenade Deck cabins on the Nile (luxury ship)
Earn 5,699 Qantas Points
10 Days
Single Traveller
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  • Nine nights of five-star accommodation in Cairo and the Nile (luxury ship)
  • Daily breakfasts, three lunches and two dinners plus all-inclusive meals and drinks aboard the luxury ship Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Internal flights, private airport transfers and transportation as mentioned
  • A flashy cocktail reception
  • Expert local leaders, entrance fees and sightseeing
  • Private tour to Abu Simbel including return airfares
Earn 6,599 Qantas Points
10 Days
Single Traveller, Lux Upgrade
Sold out
  • Nine nights of five-star accommodation in Cairo and the Nile (luxury ship)
  • Daily breakfasts, three lunches and two dinners plus all-inclusive meals and drinks aboard the luxury ship Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Internal flights, private airport transfers and transportation as mentioned
  • A flashy cocktail reception
  • Expert local leaders, entrance fees and sightseeing
  • Private tour to Abu Simbel including return airfares PLUS
  • Upgraded rooms with views of the Nile and Pyramids during your stays in Cairo and the Promenade Deck cabins on the Nile (luxury ship)

From sweeping deserts to bustling cities, majestic temples to colourful souks, Egypt is full of charming locations just waiting for you to explore. This adventure takes you to a plethora of UNESCO Heritage-listed sites, including the Great Pyramid of Giza which stands as the last of the 'Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the towering Great Sphinx of Giza, the Valley of the Kings where Tutankhamun's mummified body was found and so much more. Best of all, you'll travel along the Nile River on a luxurious boat, enjoying onboard Egyptian themed costume parties, galas and unbeatable views of rural Egypt as you drift on by.

See the 'Itinerary' tab for more details.

The Majesty – Discover some of history’s oldest temples on visits to Giza, Thebes, The Valley of the Kings and more

Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed ancient pyramids as you tour the Giza Plateau. Visit the Pyramids of Khafre and Chephren along with the awe-inspiring Great Pyramid of Giza – the last of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Ancient World’.

On the west bank of the Nile, you’ll discover the UNESCO Heritage-listed Theban Necropolis and the majestic Valley of the Kings. This incredible site houses tombs of pharaohs and nobles dating between the 16th and 11th century BC, including that of the legendary Tutankhamun.

Come face-to-face with the mummified remains of Egyptian pharaohs at the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Admire priceless artefacts dating 5,000 years across Egypt’s history, including treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun.

The Luxury – Stay in hotels with pyramid views and sail the Nile on a five-star ship

With a reputation for being one of the most unique hotels in Cairo, Mena Hotel is renowned for its historic antique furnishings and beaming views of the Pyramids of Giza. Enjoy beautiful sunrise and sunset views of the pyramids during your stay as you relax with hotel service fit for royalty.

Spend four nights sailing along the Nile River, the life-blood for the Egyptian people for millennia. Onboard, you’ll learn to craft traditional Egyptian dishes with guidance from a chef, celebrate over an Egyptian themed costume party, a ritzy gala dinner and more.

Lux Upgrade Package

Want the ultimate luxury experience with breathtaking views the whole way through? Upgrade to the Deluxe Package to enjoy upgraded rooms in your five-star accommodation and aboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV. Enjoy out-of-this-world views of the Giza Plateau's ancient pyramids at Mena House, views across the famous river Nile at the Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City Cairo, and in a cabin on the premium, highest Promenade Deck aboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV.

Your Package Includes

  • Five nights of luxury accommodation in five-star hotels, including the Mena House and Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City in Cairo.
  • A four-night luxury Nile cruise aboard the deluxe Sanctuary Sun Boat IV.
  • All-inclusive food prepared by award-winning chefs, plus complimentary mineral water, tea and American coffee with every meal during your cruise.
  • A barbecue on deck, guided sightseeing with an Egyptologist, a cocktail reception and a cooking lesson, during your cruise.
  • Onboard entertainment including a traditional Egyptian party, belly dancing, a lecture from an Egyptologist and complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Daily breakfasts and additional select meals throughout the rest of the tour as noted in the Itinerary.
  • All internal flights – including Cairo to Luxor, Aswan to Abu Simbel and back to Cairo.
  • All airport transfers and air-conditioned transport throughout.
  • The services of a local, English-speaking guide and entrance fees to all sightseeing listed.

Valid for select departure dates below:

13 April 2018

27 April 2018 - Lux Upgrade option SOLD OUT

14 September 2018 - TOUR SOLD OUT

28 September 2018 - TOUR SOLD OUT

12 October 2018 - TOUR SOLD OUT

9 November 2018 - TOUR SOLD OUT

7 December 2018 - Lux Upgrade option SOLD OUT

14 December 2018

4 January 2019 - Lux Upgrade option SOLD OUT

18 January 2019 - Lux Upgrade option SOLD OUT

8 February 2019 - Lux Upgrade option SOLD OUT

22 February 2019 - Lux Upgrade option SOLD OUT

8 March 2019** - TOUR SOLD OUT**

22 March 2019** - Lux Upgrade option SOLD OUT**

All departure dates are subject to availability and early bookings are highly recommended.

Instant Booking: To secure your dates at purchase, click 'Instant Booking' and select your preferred package. Once your preferred package is selected you'll click through to 'Choose Your Dates of Travel' and will be able to enter in your preferred tour commencement date.

Tipping and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion (as a guide, approx. US$10-15 per person, per day is the industry standard).

Arrival and departure transfers are only available on the first and last day of the tour. Any arrivals and departures outside of these days will need to make their own arrangements to/from the airport.

Travellers are advised to check with their local health professional at least 45 days prior to departure, as some vaccinations require 30 days or more to be effective. Proof of vaccination is not usually required unless you are coming from an infected area.

The package is valid for ONE PERSON aged 18 years or older (based on twin share). If you are travelling with another person you must purchase TWO PACKAGES, otherwise an additional single traveller surcharge will apply. Single travellers will get their own room throughout the tour.

Single Traveller Surcharge: If travelling alone, you must purchase the Single Traveller package option. See the package options for further details.

Maximum tour capacity is 16 people, minimum tour capacity is two people.

Tour includes accommodation at the following hotels:

Mena House, Cairo Sanctuary Sun Boat IV, Nile River Cruise Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City, Cairo

Accommodation is subject to availability and may be substituted for a hotel of a similar standard.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two people.

Please note, connecting rooms are not available.

All surcharges are payable directly to Luxury Escapes.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change.

Travel insurance is compulsory. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package.

Strictly no refunds for this tour package for amendments and change of date.

Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.

Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.

Additional expenses are not included.

Please note: disability access is limited during the tour, please consider this when making your booking.

Before making a reservation, please ensure that the name on the reservation is the same as it appears on your passport. An error may result in a name change penalty or boarding being denied by the airline. Luxury Escapes accepts no responsibility for accuracy of name on the travel documents.

Package cannot be split.

Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.

Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas.

A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa.

The value and comparative savings has been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.

All activities and services (including late checkout) are subject to availability.

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