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12 days from £1,999 per person

Remember the wide-eyed wonder of learning about ancient Egypt at school? On this comprehensive tour, we discover the astonishing workmanship that created the majestic Pyramids of Giza. In Luxor, we explore the mind-blowing Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs lie entombed. We meander through the relaxed city of Aswan and visit its 111m High Dam, built to regulate river flooding. In between these unforgettable highlights, we’ll enjoy a comfortable seven-night cruise along the Nile.

9 included excursions and visits

  • Visits to Pyramids at Giza; West Bank of Luxor; Temple of Kom Ombo; High Dam; Temple of Philae; Nubian Museum; and East Bank of Luxor
  • Tour to Alexandria with local guide
  • Felucca ride on the Nile


  • 4 nights in hotel and 7 nights cruise on Presidential Nile Cruises (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 29 meals: 11 breakfasts (days 2-12) 7 lunches (days 4, 6-11) 11 dinners (days 1-11)
  • Selected drinks during meals on board
  • Single entry tourist visa

Plus all these benefits

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Services of a local Titan tour manager, plus Egyptologist
  • International and internal flights as detailed (prices are based on return flights with EgyptAir from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports)
  • Best available coaches with experienced drivers
  • Porterage
  • All airport/port taxes and duties

Cairo, Alexandria and a Nile Cruise

VIP Home Departure Service

UK - Cairo

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, we transfer to our hotel.

Swiss Inn Pyramids Hotel, Cairo (4T)



Fifteen minutes’ drive from our hotel stand the extraordinary Pyramids of Giza, the last surviving wonder of the ancient world. Mystery still surrounds their exact purpose, the construction methods and the baffling accuracy of measurement, alignment and workmanship that they demonstrate. Our Egyptologist guide will explain what is known as we admire the ‘Great Pyramid’ of Khufu, comprising some two million colossal blocks of stone; the Pyramid of Khafre and the third, smaller Pyramid of Khephren. Nearby, the majestic Sphinx looks on.

Saladin Citadel


At leisure in Cairo, with the opportunity to join one of the locally-guided optional excursions to the Egyptian Museum and Citadel.



A full-day excursion reveals the treasures of Alexandria. Egypt’s attractive Mediterranean port city was founded by Alexander the Great and the power base of Cleopatra, whose royal palace now lies submerged in the bay. This was also the location of the legendary Pharos Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the lost Library of Alexandria, the largest in the ancient world. We make stops at Pompey’s Pillar and the Roman amphitheatre, and enjoy some free time to wander the lively Corniche.

Day 5 - Cairo - Luxor

We transfer to the airport for a flight to Luxor, transferring upon arrival to our comfortable Presidential Nile Cruises vessel.

Presidential Nile Cruises vessel (4T)

Hatshepsut temple

Day 6 - Luxor - Edfu

At the ‘open-air museum’ of Luxor, the number and preservation of ancient monuments is unparalleled. This is the site of the famous city of Thebes, capital of Egypt at the height of the empire’s influence. We head out to explore the West Bank, beginning at the awe-inspiring Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs were buried from the 16th-11th centuries BC. Our guide introduces a few of the most impressive tombs and you may also choose to enter the plainer, ‘cursed’ Tomb of Tutankhamun (extra charge). We also visit the Valley of the Queens, the impressive mortuary temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon, before returning to the ship. We sail to Edfu.

Presidential Nile Cruises vessel (4T)

Temple of Kom Ombo

Day 7 - Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

There can be few more serene and romantic ways of passing time than gliding down the Nile on a river cruiser. We sail to the fascinating Greco-Roman double-temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the falcon-headed Horus and Sobek, the crocodile god. We return to the ship, ready to set sail southwards to Aswan.

Presidential Nile Cruises vessel (4T)

Philae Temple

Day 8 - Aswan - Temple of Philae

Today pays tribute to ancient and modern feats of architectural engineering, with visits to the 111m-high Aswan High Dam and the Temple of Philae, perhaps Egypt’s most beguiling and beautiful, not least for its setting on an island in the river. We also take in the Nubian Museum, a stunning showcase of Nubia’s history, art and culture, including horse armour.

Presidential Nile Cruises vessel (4T)

Rive rNile

Day 9 - Aswan - Edfu

Take the opportunity to explore the laid-back Nubian city of Aswan independently before an afternoon of relaxation aboard our vessel, as we sail to Edfu. Alternatively, choose to take an optional excursion by bus or plane to legendary Abu Simbel. We dock overnight in Edfu.

Presidential Nile Cruises vessel (4T)

Temple o fLuxor

Day 10 - Edfu - Luxor

We continue the return journey along the Nile to Luxor.

Presidential Nile Cruises vessel (4T)

Karnak Temple

Day 11 - Luxor

This morning we visit two astonishing temples on the East Bank of the Nile - Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple. Karnak in particular is absolutely awe-inspiring; a complex of more than 100 hectares (larger than some ancient cities) with immense pylons and obelisks, tranquil lakes and sanctuaries and the Hypostyle Hall, where 134 soaring columns, each with a diameter of more than 3m, are arranged in perfect geometric rows, all covered in exquisite hieroglyphs.

Presidential Nile Cruises vessel (4T)

VIP Home Departure Service

Day 12 Luxor - UK

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

Arrive Home

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The price includes a visa for Egypt, please call for details


Cairo, Alexandria and a Nile Cruise

12 days from £1,999) per person