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Nile Valley Highlights

The more you see of Egypt, the more you’ll want to explore! From the mighty pyramids of Giza, the temples of Abu Simbel, or busy Khan al-Khalili Bazaar, this nine-day journey is a great place to start.

Before booking on this trip we recommend that you read the ‘Safety’ section in the Essential Trip Information which can be provided by your Travel Specialist.

Why you'll love this trip

  • A day spent among the incredible Pyramids of Giza is only the beginning. This trip packs an impressive number of highlights into just nine days, without compromising on comfort and relaxation.

  • Explore the famed & mysterious tomb of King Tutankhamun.

  • Travel to Abu Simbel’s monumental temples by plane and marvel at the sheer scale of these stunning structures.

  • Do like the locals and settle in with a coffee or mint tea amid the chatter and hookah smoke in what's said to be Cairo's oldest coffee shop

  • A four-night river cruise is the ideal way to experience the Nile. Rest and relax on the sun deck and in the pool while local riverside life streams by

  • Experience not only the warmth and charm of Nubian hospitality, but also some delicious traditional cuisine

  • Cairo's Khan al-Khalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience, and you'll have plenty of time to lose yourself in the colours and aromas of this fascinating marketplace.

  • Enjoy a home cooked meal with a local Egyptian family.

  • The stone temples of Thebes remain a defining part of the Luxor skyline, and are particularly impressive at sunset.

Is this trip right for you?

  • There are a lot of early morning starts on this itinerary where we visit sites early to beat the heat, and avoid the crowds. These are often balanced out with free afternoons and evenings.

  • Egypt can get incredibly hot in the summer months of July and August. Regardless of the month, it does heats up quickly during the day and there will be some site visits with little or no shade.

  • Some of the sites you will visit involve walking on rocky and/or steep hillsides, and there is often little or no shade. Comfortable, sturdy walking shoes and a hat are essential.

  • Accommodation aboard the Nile riverboat is full board – breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Drinks are offered from the bar area for an additional cost. An evening program is also available.

  • Accommodation aboard the overnight train is in two-berth cabins which convert to bunk beds. All bedding is provided on board and western-style toilets are located in each carriage. Keep in mind general train cleanliness may not be to the same standards you are accustomed to.





Price shown is based on low season travel. Seasonal surcharges may apply.

Travel Dates

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*per person share twin

9 Days From



  • Accommodation - Comfortable hotel (3 nights), Cruise ship (4 nights Feature Stay), Overnight sleeper train (1 night)
  • Meals - 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Transport by Plane, Private aircon bus, Riverboat, Sleeper train
  • Included activities as specified
  • The services of a Peregrine local leader

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