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Roundtrip Cairo
11-night Splendors of Egypt and the Nile Cruise/Land Package
May 11, 2024
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises: S.S. Sphinx
Roundtrip Cairo
Vacation Offer ID 1487724
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Exclusive Offer
  • $300 per Couple Shipboard Credit
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Cruise Inclusions

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom 
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites
  • 4 nights in Cairo at the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza (or similar)

DINING

  • Meals onboard prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
  • Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner
  • Farewell Dinner at the elegant Mena House Hotel
  • Complimentary house wine, local beer, soft drinks, tea, and coffee will be served during lunch and dinner onboard

EXCURSIONS

  • 9 days of excursions, all fully hosted by English-speaking trained Egyptologists

EXPERIENCES

  • 1 country: Egypt
  • 15 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Egyptologist
  • Cultural enrichment
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • Gratuities for onboard personnel (ship staff, crew, Cruise/Tour Manager) are included during the cruise/tour

Available Add-Ons

  • Pre or post cruise hotel stay
  • Optional roundtrip airfare

Airfare Terms:
Payment in full for optional airfare booked in conjunction with a Uniworld Cruise or Cruise-Tour is required at time of booking. Upon receipt of full air payment, your airfare, taxes and fuel surcharges are final. You may cancel your air within 24 hours of booking and receive a full refund of the cost of the airfare.

  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Cairo

Cairo 05/11/2024

Arrive at Cairo International Airport. If your cruise/tour package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, a Uniworld representative will be on hand to greet you and escort you to the opulent Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza.,
05/11/2024 05/11/2024
Cairo

Cairo 05/12/2024

The ancient quarter of Cairo is intense—the colors, the sounds, the density of people—and it's likely been this way for thousands of years. Your local expert will show you a 12th-century citadel, the beautiful Alabaster Mosque and an unsurpassed collection of priceless artifacts, including mind-boggling treasures once buried with the boy king Tutankhamen.,
05/12/2024 05/12/2024
Cairo

Cairo 05/13/2024

Prepare to be amazed at the legendary Temple of Karnak, a massive and absolutely astounding site, with gigantic columns, broad avenues lined with stone sphinxes, and halls of truly epic proportions. This evening, you'll revel in a Welcome Reception and Dinner onboard.,
05/13/2024 05/13/2024
Air Travel

Air Travel 05/13/2024

Prepare to be amazed at the legendary Temple of Karnak, a massive and absolutely astounding site, with gigantic columns, broad avenues lined with stone sphinxes, and halls of truly epic proportions. This evening, you'll revel in a Welcome Reception and Dinner onboard.,
05/13/2024 05/13/2024
Luxor

Luxor 05/13/2024

Prepare to be amazed at the legendary Temple of Karnak, a massive and absolutely astounding site, with gigantic columns, broad avenues lined with stone sphinxes, and halls of truly epic proportions. This evening, you'll revel in a Welcome Reception and Dinner onboard.,
05/13/2024 05/13/2024
Cruise Starts (Embarkation)

Cruise Starts (Embarkation) 05/13/2024

Prepare to be amazed at the legendary Temple of Karnak, a massive and absolutely astounding site, with gigantic columns, broad avenues lined with stone sphinxes, and halls of truly epic proportions. This evening, you'll revel in a Welcome Reception and Dinner onboard.,
05/13/2024 05/13/2024
Luxor

Luxor 05/13/2024

Prepare to be amazed at the legendary Temple of Karnak, a massive and absolutely astounding site, with gigantic columns, broad avenues lined with stone sphinxes, and halls of truly epic proportions. This evening, you'll revel in a Welcome Reception and Dinner onboard.,
05/13/2024 05/13/2024
Dendera

Dendera 05/13/2024

Prepare to be amazed at the legendary Temple of Karnak, a massive and absolutely astounding site, with gigantic columns, broad avenues lined with stone sphinxes, and halls of truly epic proportions. This evening, you'll revel in a Welcome Reception and Dinner onboard.,
05/13/2024 05/13/2024
Dendera

Dendera 05/14/2024

Like its twin shrine, the Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor stands on the site of ancient Thebes, the once flourishing capital of Egypt's New Kingdom. It was built over hundreds of years and even in ruins, it is still an extraordinary place. You'll also visit the Temple of Hathor, dedicated to the goddess of love and beauty.,
05/14/2024 05/14/2024
Luxor

Luxor 05/14/2024

Like its twin shrine, the Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor stands on the site of ancient Thebes, the once flourishing capital of Egypt's New Kingdom. It was built over hundreds of years and even in ruins, it is still an extraordinary place. You'll also visit the Temple of Hathor, dedicated to the goddess of love and beauty.,
05/14/2024 05/14/2024
Luxor

Luxor 05/15/2024

The word "colossal" will take on a whole new meaning after today's excursion to the gigantic twin statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. And that's just the beginning—you'll also visit the temple of one of Egypt's rare female pharaohs as well as the Valley of the Kings, used as a royal burial place for nearly 500 years and where the mummified remains of Tutankhamen are on display.,
05/15/2024 05/15/2024
Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon 05/15/2024

The word "colossal" will take on a whole new meaning after today's excursion to the gigantic twin statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. And that's just the beginning—you'll also visit the temple of one of Egypt's rare female pharaohs as well as the Valley of the Kings, used as a royal burial place for nearly 500 years and where the mummified remains of Tutankhamen are on display.,
05/15/2024 05/15/2024
Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut 05/15/2024

The word "colossal" will take on a whole new meaning after today's excursion to the gigantic twin statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. And that's just the beginning—you'll also visit the temple of one of Egypt's rare female pharaohs as well as the Valley of the Kings, used as a royal burial place for nearly 500 years and where the mummified remains of Tutankhamen are on display.,
05/15/2024 05/15/2024
Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings 05/15/2024

The word "colossal" will take on a whole new meaning after today's excursion to the gigantic twin statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. And that's just the beginning—you'll also visit the temple of one of Egypt's rare female pharaohs as well as the Valley of the Kings, used as a royal burial place for nearly 500 years and where the mummified remains of Tutankhamen are on display.,
05/15/2024 05/15/2024
Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo 05/15/2024

The word "colossal" will take on a whole new meaning after today's excursion to the gigantic twin statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. And that's just the beginning—you'll also visit the temple of one of Egypt's rare female pharaohs as well as the Valley of the Kings, used as a royal burial place for nearly 500 years and where the mummified remains of Tutankhamen are on display.,
05/15/2024 05/15/2024
Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo 05/16/2024

After visiting a temple dedicated to a crocodile god today (don't miss the display of some of the 300 mummified crocs found in the local area), hop aboard a small boat for a bird-watching excursion along the Nile.,
05/16/2024 05/16/2024
Aswan

Aswan 05/16/2024

After visiting a temple dedicated to a crocodile god today (don't miss the display of some of the 300 mummified crocs found in the local area), hop aboard a small boat for a bird-watching excursion along the Nile.,
05/16/2024 05/16/2024
Aswan

Aswan 05/17/2024

Today is an epic day, filled with wonders from start to finish. You'll visit a marvel of modern engineering—the Aswan High Dam—as well as the Unfinished Obelisk and the beautiful Philae Temple complex, which was moved from one island to another back in the 1970s. But wait, there's more. You'll also take a ride in a felucca—a traditional Egyptian sailboat—and enjoy afternoon tea at a famous hotel depicted in Agatha Christie's novel Death on the Nile.,
05/17/2024 05/17/2024
Aswan

Aswan 05/18/2024

Spend the day at leisure or join us for an optional excursion to see the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.,
05/18/2024 05/18/2024
Edfu

Edfu 05/18/2024

Spend the day at leisure or join us for an optional excursion to see the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.,
05/18/2024 05/18/2024
Esna (Isna)

Esna (Isna) 05/19/2024

On today's excursion, you'll learn how the Temple of Esna was buried under debris for many centuries and is one of the last great Egyptian temples ever built. Your Egyptologist guide will share all sorts of fascinating insights about this significant cultural site and show you the façade bearing the last known hieroglyphic inscriptions ever recorded in Egypt.,
05/19/2024 05/19/2024
Luxor

Luxor 05/19/2024

On today's excursion, you'll learn how the Temple of Esna was buried under debris for many centuries and is one of the last great Egyptian temples ever built. Your Egyptologist guide will share all sorts of fascinating insights about this significant cultural site and show you the façade bearing the last known hieroglyphic inscriptions ever recorded in Egypt.,
05/19/2024 05/19/2024
Luxor

Luxor 05/20/2024

Disembark in Luxor and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo. Then, check in to the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza where you'll have time to relax before tonight's Farewell Dinner at the elegant Mena House Hotel.,
05/20/2024 05/20/2024
Cruise Ends (Debarkation)

Cruise Ends (Debarkation) 05/20/2024

Disembark in Luxor and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo. Then, check in to the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza where you'll have time to relax before tonight's Farewell Dinner at the elegant Mena House Hotel.,
05/20/2024 05/20/2024
Air Travel

Air Travel 05/20/2024

Disembark in Luxor and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo. Then, check in to the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza where you'll have time to relax before tonight's Farewell Dinner at the elegant Mena House Hotel.,
05/20/2024 05/20/2024
Cairo

Cairo 05/20/2024

Disembark in Luxor and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Cairo. Then, check in to the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza where you'll have time to relax before tonight's Farewell Dinner at the elegant Mena House Hotel.,
05/20/2024 05/20/2024
Cairo

Cairo 05/21/2024

It's a day of Bucket List Moments today as we venture to Ancient Memphis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a number of amazing monuments to see—including the enigmatic Great Sphinx. After seeing the pyramids from afar last evening, you'll have a thrilling opportunity to view them from an up-close perspective, the only way to fully appreciate their remarkable size and grandeur.,
05/21/2024 05/21/2024
Giza

Giza 05/21/2024

It's a day of Bucket List Moments today as we venture to Ancient Memphis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a number of amazing monuments to see—including the enigmatic Great Sphinx. After seeing the pyramids from afar last evening, you'll have a thrilling opportunity to view them from an up-close perspective, the only way to fully appreciate their remarkable size and grandeur.,
05/21/2024 05/21/2024
Cairo

Cairo 05/22/2024

Check out of your hotel and transfer to the Cairo International Airport for your flight home, or extend your trip with a memorable optional extension in Jerusalem.,
05/22/2024 05/22/2024
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises: S.S. Sphinx
The S.S. Sphinx offers two gourmet dining venues, a swimming pool, massage room and 42 gorgeously appointed suites. This Super Ship offers an authentically immersive onboard experience, with bespoke decor by local artisans and materials sourced regionally such as fine Egyptian cottons, marble and hand-carved blonde wood to highlight Egyptian craftsmanship while minimizing the carbon footprint.
Ship Statistics
Ship Length
72 m
Passenger Capacity
84
Number of Decks
5
Dining / Restaurants
2
Pool
Yes
Bars / Lounges
1

Suite

Grand Suite (GRANDSTE) $9,899
Grand Suite
  • Category: GRANDSTE
  • Karnak Deck
  • Abu Simbel Deck
Size: 430 sq. ft. / 40 sq. m.
All staterooms and suites onboard have French balconies.
Suite (SUITE) Limited Availability
Suite
  • Category: SUITE
  • Karnak Deck
Size: 344 sq. ft. / 32 sq. m.
All staterooms and suites onboard have French balconies.
Royal Suite (ROYALST) Limited Availability
Royal Suite
  • Category: ROYALST
  • Karnak Deck
  • Abu Simbel Deck
Size: 495 sq. ft. / 46 sq. m.
All staterooms and suites onboard have French balconies.

Balcony

French Balcony (FRNCH) Limited Availability
French Balcony
  • Category: FRNCH
  • Karnak Deck
  • Dendera Deck
Size: 233 sq. ft. / 21.6 sq. m.
All staterooms and suites onboard have French balconies.
Deluxe French Balcony (DLXFRNCH) Limited Availability
Deluxe French Balcony
  • Category: DLXFRNCH
  • Karnak Deck
Size: 285 sq. ft. / 26.5 sq. m.
All staterooms and suites onboard have French balconies.
Rates are cruise or cruise/land only, per person, based on double occupancy. Port charges and government fees/taxes are additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.
All fares are per guest in US Dollars based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted. Airfare, government fees and taxes additional. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Availability of all stateroom categories cannot be guaranteed. Single Supplement applies for single accommodation. Itineraries, hotels, and vessels may change, and substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water level fluctuations and other uncontrollable factors. The order of sightseeing and docking ports are subject to change according to port authority assignments.

TRUE ALL-INCLUSIVE BOUTIQUE RIVER CRUISING™: All gratuities for all onboard and onshore services; unlimited fine wine, beer, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages; shore excursions with local experts as your guide; free Internet and Wi-Fi; and all arrival and departure day transfers. Prices are cruise/hotel only, per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, government fees/taxes additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Sun Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Royal Suite (ROYALST)
  • Grand Suite (GRANDSTE)
  • Suite (SUITE)
  • Deluxe French Balcony (DLXFRNCH)
  • French Balcony (FRNCH)
Karnak Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Royal Suite (ROYALST)
  • Grand Suite (GRANDSTE)
  • Suite (SUITE)
  • Deluxe French Balcony (DLXFRNCH)
  • French Balcony (FRNCH)
Abu Simbel Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Royal Suite (ROYALST)
  • Grand Suite (GRANDSTE)
  • Suite (SUITE)
  • Deluxe French Balcony (DLXFRNCH)
  • French Balcony (FRNCH)
Dendera Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Royal Suite (ROYALST)
  • Grand Suite (GRANDSTE)
  • Suite (SUITE)
  • Deluxe French Balcony (DLXFRNCH)
  • French Balcony (FRNCH)
Luxor Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Royal Suite (ROYALST)
  • Grand Suite (GRANDSTE)
  • Suite (SUITE)
  • Deluxe French Balcony (DLXFRNCH)
  • French Balcony (FRNCH)