Day 1, CAIRO: Arrival day. No meals.
Day 2, CAIRO - ASWAN: A guided visit to the great Pyramids & Sphinx at Giza. Overnight train to Aswan. (B)
Day 3, ASWAN: Arrive and transfer to M/S Melodie, our private Nile cruise boat. The day is free to explore Aswan. Perhaps take a felucca ride around the islands of the Nile or haggle for souvenirs in the bazaars. (BLD)
Day 4, ASWAN - NILE CRUISE: Optional morning excursion to Abu Simbel before we start cruising up the Nile towards Luxor. We stop en route at Kom Ombo where there will be the chance to visit the riverside temple before we continue to Edfu. (BLD)
Day 5, EDFU - LUXOR: In the morning we have the chance to visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu before we continue sailing to Luxor. (BLD)
Day 6, LUXOR: Free morning in Luxor. In the afternoon we take horse-drawn carriages to Karnak Temple and have a guided tour around this magnificent complex. (B)
Day 7, LUXOR - CAIRO: An early start for our donkey ride to the Valley of the Kings. Return past the Colossi of Memnon. In the evening we board the overnight seater train back to Cairo. (B)
Day 8, CAIRO: Arrive in Cairo and transfer to the hotel. The tour ends on arrival. (B)