Maybe you’ve always wanted to go to Egypt, and you’re waiting for the right time. We invite you to consider a private trip with family and friends, customized to your schedule and interests.
This program is based around a 7-night Nile River cruise onboard the Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau luxury dahabiya, a traditional small sailing cruiser offered on a private basis for an intimate group of only 12 travelers.
If Egypt is on your bucket list, and you prefer to see all the sites along the Nile with plenty of time to absorb it all, definitely review this itinerary in detail!
Arrive in Cairo - VIP Meet & Assist
Amazing Day In Cairo
Private lecture with Dr. Zahi Hawass
Visit The Great Pyramids & Sphinx
Lunch overlooking the Pyramids at Khan El Khalili, located at the Mena House Oberoi Hotel
Guided Visit of Egyptian Museum
Cairo By Night: Dinner and VIP Tour
Islamic Cairo and the Khan El Khalili Bazaar
Visit the ancient Citadel and Islamic Cairo
Enjoy a set lunch at Naguib Mahfouz, located nearby.
Explore the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, the largest market in the Middle East
Evening Sound and Light Show
Abu Simbel Excursion, Arrive in Aswan
Fly to Abu Simbel, routed through Aswan
Visit the Temples of Abu Simbel dedicated to Ramses II and his favorite wife Queen Nefertari
Return flight to Aswan to board The Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau
Visit Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk
Felucca Ride & Sundowner at the Old Cataract Hotel
Exploring The Land of Gold in Aswan
Visit to Spice market followed by visit to Nubian Museum
Take a caleche to the Aswan Night Market for a fun evening of shopping
Sail To Kom Ombo & Selsela Temple
Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek
Afternoon visit to Selsela Tombs and Ancient Quarry
Sail to Edfu, El Kab and Esna
Visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu
Afternoon visit rock-cut tombs and village at El Kab
Sail to Esna to dock for the evening
Touring in Esna, Sail to Luxor
Walk ashore to visit the market and Temple at Esna
Pass through the locks at Luxor
Arrive to Luxor
Visiting the Temples in Luxor
Visit the Temples of Luxor and Karnak
Explore the West Bank of Luxor
On the West Bank of Luxor, explore the Valley of the Kings, a vast City of the Dead where magnificent tombs were carved into the desert rocks, decorated richly, and filled with treasures for the afterlife by generations of Pharaohs. You will also have the chance to visit at least one tomb in the Valley of the Queens.
Visit The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Ancient Egypt's Only Female Pharaoh
Visit the Temple of Medinet Habu
Return to Cairo
Fly Luxor to Cairo, where you have one final night to shop, dine and rest before your international departing flight
Ask about options such as bellydancing lessons, golf at the Pyramids, a cooking class and more.