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Jaz Royale 11 Night Cruise - Luxor to Cairo Itinerary

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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