Cairo & Nile Cruise (8D/7N)


  • Pyramids of Giza
    Several of the Giza pyramids are counted among the largest structures ever built.
  • Edfu
    Located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna & Aswan, Edfu is the site of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus and the ancient Tell Edfu settlement.
  • Luxor
    Luxor is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and is often referred to as the “world’s greatest open-air museum”.
  • Valley of the Kings
    For a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, rock-cut tombs were excavated for the pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom.

Tour Overview: 

Day 1 . Arrival in Cairo
Welcome to Egypt!

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport and will then escort you to your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. After check in at the hotel, your tour manager will take you through the tour itinerary to confirm details and pick-up times.
Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome drink included.

Day 2 . Cairo & Pyramids
After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your personal guide to the Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world: the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus; along with the famous Sphinx and Valley Temple.
Then, head out to the Egyptian Museum.
Continue to Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s oldest and most alluring bazaar, before heading back to the hotel. Evening at leisure.
Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3 . Fly from Cairo to Luxor, Nile Cruise
After your check-out from the hotel in the morning, you’ll be transferred to the Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor, where you will be greeted and taken by air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile Cruise. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.
Dinner on board the ship.
Overnight on the cruise in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4 . Nile Cruise, Luxor & Edfu
After an early breakfast onboard, head out to visit the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings. Next is a visit to the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BC. Followed by a visit to the Colossi of Memnon.
After lunch, the boat will set sail to Edfu, enjoying a leisurely dinner on board.
Overnight aboard your cruise in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5 . Nile Cruise, Edfu & Kom Ombo
After breakfast on board, go onshore for a visit to the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. The structure is dedicated to Horus, the falcon god. Then sail to Kom Ombo to encounter the twin temple of Kom Ombo, and learn about the crocodile god, Sobek, and the falcon god, Horus, whose monuments decorate each half of the temple.
Enjoy lunch back onboard the ship and sail onwards to Aswan. Dinner onboard.

Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6 . Nile Cruise, Aswan
After breakfast onboard, enjoy a day of sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and then visit the Unfinished Obelisk in the stone quarries of ancient Egypt – the largest obelisk yet discovered. Then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Philae, devoted to the two goddesses, Isis and Hathor.
Enjoy dinner on board.
Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7 . Aswan & Cairo
Disembark the cruise boat after breakfast and transfer to Aswan Airport for your return flight to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted at the airport and then taken to your hotel. Time for leisure.
Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast.

* Optional group tour by coach to Abu Simble Temples: USD 89 per person

Day 8 . Departure from Cairo
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel followed by free time, after which you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight.
Meals: Breakfast.

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