DAY 8: SOHAG – TEL EL AMARNA
Enjoy the beauty of the Nile whilst sailing from Sohag to Tel El Amarna via Asyut Lock. Breakfast on board. Arrive El Amarna after lunch, in time to visit the Amarna Visitor Centre with a presentation on Akhenaten and Nefertiti. Cookery lesson on board. Dinner and overnight in Tel El Amarna.
DAY 9: TEL EL AMARNA - MINYA
After breakfast visit the Tuna El Gabal and Ashmuneim. Visit the tombs at Tel El Amarna visit northern Tombs, Tomb of Ahmose, Tomb of Meryre, Tomb of Pentu, Tomb of Panehesy, the Great Palace of King Akhenaten and the small and great Temples of Aten.
Return to the boat and sail to Minya whilst enjoying lunch. Dinner and Folkloric show on board. Overnight in Minya.
DAY 10: MINYA – BENI SUEF
After breakfast visit Ben Hassan. Visit the Tomb of Baquet III, Tomb of Khety, Tomb of Amenemhet and Tomb of Khnumhotepl II. Sail to Beni Suif, Lunch and Dinner on board. Quiz night and arrive in Beni Suif and overnight.
DAY 11: BENI SUIF- CAIRO
Enjoy breakfast and a leisurely sail to Cairo arriving after lunch. Visit the Hanging Coptic Church, Coptic Museum, and the Jewish Synagogue. Dinner on board with Takht (Oriental Music). Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 12: CAIRO
Enjoy breakfast onboard and then a visit to the spectacular Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza. Lunch on board. After lunch, visit the Egyptian Cairo Museum in Cairo. Dinner on board, music in bar with an overnight in Cairo.
DAY 13: CAIRO
**Optional excursions are payable in CASH at the time of booking.Orbital Travel act as agents for the activity operator/supplier only. The contract for these excursions, tours and activities is between the client and the local suppliers who offer them. Local suppliers are independent of Orbital Travel Limited**.
Please note: The order or content of your itinerary may be amended due to lock closures, low water levels or any other unforeseeable circumstances. Due to the increasing number of boats on the Nile, at some docking points boats are moored side by side obstructing the view from cabins. Occasionally, due to operational difficulties a change of vessel can occur. However, the sightseeing itinerary will remain the same.
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