Get ready to see extraordinary world wonders, jaw-dropping landscapes, and fascinating temples with this 8-day small-group tour of Egypt! You will spend several nights staying in your luxurious floating hotel on the Sonesta St. George 1 Cruise Ship, as you escape into a world of distinguished upscale hospitality and personalized service sailing down the Nile, with a few extra nights staying in a lavishly appointed room in St. Regis Cairo, a 5-star hotel by the Nile, known for its state-of-the-art facilities. Your journey will begin in Cairo, the capital city of Egypt, and the cultural hub of the Arab world. Visit the Great Pyramids and see the Sphinx of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, before you explore the Egyptian Museum and find the most significant depository of Egyptian antiquities on Earth. From there, board your flight to Aswan and embark on a relaxing three-night cruise on the Nile, the longest river in the world stretching 6,650 kilometers in length. Bask in the beauty of the Philae Temple, built to worship the Goddess Isis, and discover the fascinating historic sites of Kom Ombo, including the tombs of the Theban rulers, ancient kings, and queens of several dynasties. Continue your journey to see the Temple of Edfu — the best-preserved ancient temple in Egypt. Next, you will board your flight to Luxor, known for its tantalizing tombs, towering temples, and legendary landmarks. Finally, you will make your way back to Cairo, before your small-group tour of Egypt comes to an end!