Includes Flights, Transfers and Excursions guided by a qualified Egyptologist.
All Inclusive dining available - Supplements apply.
DAY 1: LUXOR
Arrival day into Luxor where you will be met by a representative of Orbital Travel and transferred to the Jaz Royale. Dinner and overnight in Luxor.
DAY 2: LUXOR
Breakfast on board followed by a visit to the beautiful West Bank. Visit the sites of the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepshut. Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Luxor.
DAY 3: LUXOR
Breakfast on board the beautiful Jaz Royale. After breakfast visit the Temples of Luxor and Karnak located on the East bank. Sailing to Quena with Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Quena.
DAY 4. QUENA
Enjoy breakfast and visit Dendarah Temple complex which has some of the most vibrant and colourful paintings dating from antiquity. Return to the boat for lunch with an afternoon sailing to Nagaa Hamadi. Dinner on board overnight at Nagaa Hamadi.
DAY 5: EL BALYANA
An early morning sail to El Balyana. Enjoy breakfast and visit Abydos Temple, the holy city of Osiris God of the Dead and the New Kingdom Temple of Seti 1. Lunch on board with an afternoon sailing to Sohag. Dinner on board overnight in Sohag.
DAY 6: SOHAG - TEL EL AMARNA.
Enjoy a full day cruising from Sohag to Tel El Amarna via Assiut. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Tel El Amarna.
DAY 7: TEL EL AMARNA
After breakfast visit the Tel El Amarna site, once the city of Akhenaten, the Pharaoh known for his revolutionary religion that worshiped Aten. Continue to the Tuna El Gabal, the necropolis of Khmun, to visit the Tomb of Petosiris, Tomb of Isadora and the sacred Catacombs of Thoth then on to the Ashmunien. After returning back to the Jaz Royale cruise on to Minya. Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Minya.
DAY 8: MINYA
After breakfast visit three of the rock-tombs of Beni Hassan that are carved into the high limestone cliffs of the east bank of the Nile. The painted scenes depict the daily lives of the rulers and their families including scenes of desert hunting, weaving, spinning, fishing, country living, gathering crops and catching birds. Sailing to Ben Suef Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Ben Suef.
DAY 9: CAIRO
Leisurely cruising from Ben Suef to Cairo. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Cairo.
DAY 10: CAIRO
Enjoy breakfast on board before visiting Giza where the famous Pyramids stands as monuments to the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt and the Great Sphnix, which has kept its secrets for centuries. Afternoon at your own leisure. (Optional Tours available through your guide). Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Cairo.
DAY 11: CAIRO
Depart after breakfast to visit the Egyptian Museum containing treasures from Egypt’s ancient past and including the wonderful Tutankhamun collection. Continuing to the Citadel located on a limestone plateau, the Citadel built to withstand the onslaught of the Crusaders has wonderful views over Cairo city. Afternoon at your leisure (Optional Tours available through your guide). Lunch and Dinner on board overnight in Cairo.
DAY 12: Cairo
Your journey has come to an end you will disembark Jaz Royale and transferred to Cairo airport by an Orbital Travel representative.
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We also offer various options as an extension to a 11 night Nile cruise, stay in one of our beautiful hotels in Cairo after your cruise. Visit the site of Saqqarh, Memphis, Mohamed Ali Mosque and visit the bustling Khan el Khalli Bazaar, or spend time relaxing in Luxor before your cruise or on the Red Sea in Hurghada, El Gouna or Soma Bay after your Nile cruise. Tailor made itineraries available.
Prices are based on 2 people a sharing double/twin cabin on the Main Deck. Supplements apply for Upper Deck cabins. Single cabins available on the lower deck with no supplement.