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EGYPT Land of the Pharaohs aboard MS Nile Odyssey 12 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £1729 Including optional travel insurance or from £1658 without insurance§ Unravel the legacies of ancient Egypt and the 5,000-year-old culture of the pharaohs on this fascinating tour, which visits famous historical sites and includes an unforgettable cruise along the legendary Nile. Enjoy views of Aswan as you cruise the Nile ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Cairo. Fly to Cairo and stay three nights at the locally rated 5-star Pyramisa Hotel. Set in the heart of Cairo, overlooking the Nile, this 377-room hotel is close to a downtown shopping area. D Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Cairo. An included tour of Egypt's compelling capital visits the Citadel and Mohammed Ali mosque. This afternoon, an included excursion visits the world-famous Egyptian Museum, which houses artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb. B, L, D Day 3: Cairo. Optional morning tour of Memphis and Sakkara. An optional afternoon trip visits the Pyramids and Sphinx. B, L, D Day 4: Cairo-Aswan. Fly to Aswan for three nights at the 450-room, locally rated 5-star Pyramisa Island Hotel. B, L, D Day 5: At leisure. Enjoy some free time in Aswan, which occupies a beautiful setting on the Nile, or choose from our optional excursions: one visits a nearby Botanical Garden, another explores a Nubian Village. B, L, D Day 6: Aswan High Dam. Included trip to Aswan High Dam and the Philae Temple complex. B, L, D Day 7: Embark your cruise ship. Travel to Luxor, where you'll board your Presidential Nile ship ( ) for a six-night Nile cruise. Perhaps take the opportunity to visit Karnak and Luxor Temple on an optional excursion. B, L, D Day 8: Valleys of the Kings and Queens. Visit the City of the Dead in Thebes where you can walk through the Valleys of the Kings and Queens. Set sail this afternoon and stay overnight in port in Edfu B, L, D Day 9: Kom Ombo. Spend the morning at leisure before cruising to Kom Ombo. Here, an included excursion explores the ruins of a temple from the Graeco-Roman period. Continue sailing to Aswan, where your ship moors for two nights. B, L, D Day 10: Optional excursion to Abu Simbel. Today you have the chance to set off early on an optional half-day excursion to the complex of rock-cut temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel. In the afternoon take an included trip on a traditional felucca. B, L, D Day 11: At leisure. Relax on board your ship as you sail along the Nile to Edfu, on the west bank of the river. B, L, D Day 12: Luxor. Enjoy a relaxing day aboard your ship. This evening you can join an optional Sound and Light show. B, L, D Day 13: Luxor-UK. Disembark your ship after breakfast and travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK. B **Tourist visa for full British Citizens resident in the UK. See the Essential Information for details. Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx Cairo SINAI River Nile Solo travellers... 12 nights. All Inclusive. Follow the same itinerary and enjoy the company of other solo travellers. Holiday code: AF569. Visit saga.co.uk/solos or call for details. Extend your holiday Luxor 4 nights. Full board. You can extend your holiday in Luxor. Please call lfor details. Valleys of the Kings and Queens Luxor Kom Ombo Temple Aswan Lake Nasser Egypt Edfu Philae Temple Abu Simbel 76 Please quote SMT19 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 300 600 or visit saga.co.uk/managemybooking