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Step back in time on this epic 10-day voyage of discovery through Egypt. After the unforgettable experience of exploring the Sphinx and Great Pyramid of Giza and browsing the stalls of the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar in the historic centre of Cairo, continue your journey south, first by sleeper train and then by luxury cruise ship on the Nile. Marvel at ancient temples, kayak on the river and sip cocktails on a felucca – a traditional Egyptian sailboat. Wrap up your trip in Aswan, where you’ll enjoy an authentic Nubian dinner on your final evening.
This newly opened luxury hotel is situated in an elevated part of the city with spectacular views of the Giza Pyramids. Featuring a pool, spa and fitness centre, it’s an ideal base from which to explore the iconic landmarks of Cairo.
See Egypt from a different perspective on the overnight train from Giza to Luxor. Watch the urban sprawl give way to open countryside as you journey 500km (311mi) south – a fascinating window into rural Egypt. The compact cabins contain bunk beds, wash basins and charging ports.
Frequented by numerous royals and celebrities over the years, this British colonial-era hotel on the eastern bank of the Nile provides elegant, spacious rooms. Take a dip in the heated swimming pool surrounded by tropical gardens.
Sail down the Nile in style on this five-star luxury ship, featuring 74 comfortable art deco cabins, all fitted with either French or full balconies. Take advantage of the swimming pool, jacuzzis, sauna and steam room after a long day of exploration.
Experience authentic Nubian hospitality and cuisine at this charming riverside retreat in Gharb Soheil village, 25 minutes from Aswan by motor boat. These colourfully decorated houses offer air conditioned rooms with picturesque views in a tranquil setting, away from the city centre.