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Cairo & Round Trip Nile Cruise

Tour Description
Itinerary
Map
Hotel Grades

Highlights

  • Start your tour from Cairo by visiting Giza pyramids & historic towns of Memphis and Saqqara
  • Fly to Luxor for a tour of its major sites like Karnak and Luxor temples.
  • Sail in comfort as you explore Luxor’s Valley of the Kings and other amazing sites.
  • Sail the tranquil Nile to Edfu and Kom Ombo and tour their temple complexes
  • Enjoy fine dining and exciting parties on board.
  • Visit sunny Aswan known for its rich Nubian heritage, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk.
  • Go sailing on a felucca around Kitchener Island before returning to Cairo for more adventure like Egyptian Museum

Included

  • 10 nights stay at S Grade hotels and Nile Cruise
for detailed information about hotel’s grade, please view the hotel grades section above
  • All meals, 10 breakfast, 09 lunch & 09 dinner
  • All entrance fees to all attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers & meet and assist services with our tour representative or guide
  • This tour includes domestic flight for the hereunder mentioned route,
Cairo / Luxor / Cairo
  • Professional guiding in your preferred language
  • Luggage handling at all Hotels & Airports
  • One bottle of mineral water per day
  • Tipping to porters, drivers & assistance
  • All taxes and service charges

Excluded

  • International flight
  • Entry Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping to your guide & Nile Cruise
  • All personal expenses like drinks, souvenirs... etc.

Please Note

  • All meals are included "no other operator offer this privilege"
  • We never use spot guides, where different personals guide you in each city you visit. Your guide meets you on day 1 and leaves on final day.
  • All our tours are based on private departure, so it can easily be customized to fit your preferred traveling date
We have prepared a detailed “What to Take” & "Practical Information" lists which will be sent to you after you have booked the trip

Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Cairo
Welcome to Egypt land of discovery, upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met by our courteous and professional airport representatives who will arrange your ground transportation to your hotel where you will spend the night. for more information please view the hotel grade section

Day 02: Giza Pyramids, Memphis and Saqqara
Wake up to a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel for a day of exploration and discovery; tour one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramids of Giza standing at an unbelievable 481ft or 146.5m tall. Tour the Great Sphinx of Giza as well standing 65ft or 20m tall. Enjoy a mixed grill lunch then visit the open air museum at Memphis and marvel at the massive statues carved out of limestone and granite of Egyptian gods and pharaohs. Then stop by Saqqara famous for its step pyramids and history of building the first pyramids in all of Egypt. Then return to the hotel for dinner and spend the remainder of the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: Welcome to Luxor
The adventure continues with a flight to Luxor where you will discover more of Egypt’s rich history and architecture. Upon your arrival at Luxor International Airport, you will be met by our courteous and professional airport representatives who will arrange your transfer to the 5 star Nile Cruise. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch on board and enjoy the amenities it has to offer. Enjoy a traditional horse carriage ride at evening to view the lighted up temples and stop by the Ahwa " Egyptian style Coffee Shop" which is a great place to socialize with local people. Later on, we go back to the Nile Cruise to enjoy dinner and spend the night on board.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
Wake up to a warm Egyptian breakfast for a day of exploration and discovery. Visit the Valley of the Kings which is a massive burial ground for Pharaohs, kings and the elite. Explore the tombs of world famous Pharaohs from the Old Kingdom. Visit the tomb of Tutankhamun more popularly called King Tut, Hatshepsut Temple and learn about the first female Pharaoh. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon two huge statues around 17m high that guarded the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Then enjoy lunch board while sailing to Esna, while on board mix and mingle at the Welcome Reception Cocktail. Remain on board for the remainder of the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Edfu Temple
The discovery continues as the sails are pointed to the city of Edfu. Enjoy a tasty breakfast on board before visiting the Temple of Edfu, tour the best-preserved temple in all Egypt, traditional in its design Edfu is a blueprint of how all temples looked. Then have lunch on board as the sails are set for the city of Kom Ombo. Indulge in afternoon tea while sailing, then enjoy dinner on board the cruise and a Galabia Party to climax the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple and Felucca sailing
Wake up in Aswan and enjoy breakfast on the calm waters of the Nile, experience one of the most memorable tours in Aswan with a visit to the High Dam. Here you will see a view like no other on top of a 364ft tall dam overlooking the city. Stop by the Unfinished Obelisk whose construction was abandoned by Queen Hatshepsut. Tour the Philae Temple dedicated to the goddess Isis with its many shrines and sanctuaries. Have lunch on board the Nile Cruise and then go sailing around Kitchener Island. Enjoy dinner and special Nubian show to end the day’s activities.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Free day at your leisure onboard
Enjoy a full day at your own leisure, relax or be entertained by the many activities and amenities the Nile Cruise has to offer.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Kom-Ombo Temple
Disembark in Kom Ombo and stop by the unique Temple of Kom Ombo which is actually two temples built in one. This magnificent structure has two entrances with one side dedicated to the crocodile god and the other to the Falcon head god. Then enjoy lunch on board while sailing to Esna, relax and indulge in the amenities on board the luxurious Nile Cruise including afternoon tea. Be entertained at dinner with a fun and exciting Oriental Show and Galabia Party.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
Wake up in the city of Luxor, rich in history and diversity; enjoy breakfast on board before exploring what Luxor has to offer. Visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples. Be blown away by the grandeur of the Karnak Temple complex the largest of its kind in all of Egypt, covering approximately 200 acres with individual temples built for various gods. It is a massive complex of columns, statues, halls, and courts which tell a story of its former grandeur and splendor. Then tour the impressive Luxor Temple dedicated to Amun, built by two Pharaohs Amenophis III and Ramses II. Magnificent in its own right, the temple features enormous gateways, shrines, and sanctuaries. Then return to the Nile Cruise for dinner and an exciting Belly Dance Show. Spend the night in Luxor on the board of your ship.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Departure from Luxor International Airport
Enjoy the morning’s breakfast on board the Nile Cruise before your drive to Luxor International airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, we proceed to visit the wonderful Egyptian Museum, then explore the Saladin Citadel. The Citadel is a magnificent structure that has acted as a fortress for Cairo against enemy attack. Within its walls, you will find the Mohamed Ali Mosque, the Mosque of Suleiman and a number of museums dedicated to various aspects of Egyptian history. Do your final shopping at Khan El Khalili Bazaar before going to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Departure from Cairo International Airport
Enjoy the morning’s breakfast at the hotel before your drive to Cairo International airport for your return flight. If you have a late departure let us know as special arrangements can be made for you.
Meals: Breakfast