Highlights - Visit Cairo’s , historic bazaar, Khan El Khalili;Visit the 4,500- year old Pyramids built for Pharaohs Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus;travel south to Luxor and check-in to Sofitel Old Winter Palace... Read more ...
Siwa Desert Safari highlights * Alexandria National Museum * 2,700 year old Temple of Amun * The remote Oasis of Siwa Read more ...
Cruise the Nile on the 5* Sanctuary Sun Boat IV from Aswan to Edfu and Luxor, enjoy guaranteed entrance inside one of The Great Pyramids and see the awesome cliffside Temple of Hatshepsut. Read more ...
Best time to be there
Winter (October to April) for cultural trips, although May to September is great for the Red Sea. Ramadan is a particularly exciting time to be in Egypt - it is celebrated here with more exuberance than anywhere else in the world.
Cairo (British Airways, Egypt Air); Luxor (Egypt Air, Easyjet); Sharm el Sheikh (Easyjet); Hurghada (Easyjet)
4 hours 50 minutes direct
GMT +2 hours
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival
No mandatory vaccinations
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When it comes to the Land of the Pharaohs, we have heritage. Real heritage. It might not stretch back to Tutankhamun but over 30-plus years offering luxury Egypt holidays Abercrombie & Kent has established eight offices across the country, employing 400 knowledgeable staff. This makes a difference. A huge difference. When Cairo descended into the chaos of the Arab Spring and airlines temporarily abandoned the city, A&K's experienced team threw the rulebook out of the window, using unrivalled contacts to charter a private plane to London. The escape was made.
Perfect for a relaxed cruise along the Nile, the stylish Sanctuary Sun Boat III exudes all the discreet, elegant ambience of an exclusive club...
Sanctuary Sun Boat IV is renowned as one of the finest boats operating on the Nile River. Rated five-star, it is air conditioned throughout and offers wonderful amenities, including...
New to A&K the Sanctuary Zein Nile Château is a dahabiya designed to afford a more private sailing experience. This vessel is a six-cabin haven, offering a mix of modern elegance and old world glamour...
Soaked in year-round sun, and set in an oasis of green against the surrounding desert landscapes, the Four Seasons is one of our favourite hotels in Sharm El Sheikh...
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