Experience the start of the Sun festival at the awe-inspiring Abu Simbel Temple. Stand at the feet of Abu Simbel’s monumental temples and marvel at the sheer scale of these stunning structures. Set sail on one of the world’s most iconic rivers with a cruise down the Nile. Relax in comfort and soak up the landscapes and scenes of everyday Egyptian life. Explore the marvels, mythology and mystery of Ancient Egypt, including the Pyramids at Giza and the tombs of iconic pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings. Cairo’s Khan al-Khalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience – lose yourself in the colours and aromas of this fascinating marketplace
Travel to Egypt and experience the ‘Land of the Pharaohs’ on this exciting trip.
At Abu Simbel experience firsthand the biannual spectacle at the Sun Festival where the sun rays enter through the Ramses Temple at Abu Simbel and illuminate the ancient statues of the Gods, yet leaves Ptah the God of darkness in the shadows.
Be immersed in the history, grandeur and culture of ancient Egypt on a journey from Cairo, through the fascinating cities of Alexandria and Aswan, to Luxor. For action and adventure that doesn’t stray too far out of the comfort zone, this is the perfect introduction to Egypt’s famous treasures.
Before booking on this trip we recommend that you read the ‘Safety’ section in the trip notes regarding special safety considerations for Egypt trips.