Experience Egypt and a Nile Cruise. Start in Cairo to visit the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum, then fly to Aswan to embark your Nile cruise.
Enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk; Sailing in the Nile, visiting the west bank, Valley of the Kings, the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and of course the Colossi of Memnon.
Day 1 Arrival Cairo
Your driver will pick you up from the airport, according to your flight’s arrival time. Overnight in Cairo, Meals: welcome drink
Day 2 Pyramids of Giza
Your guide will pick you up at 9am; Start a fantastic excursion to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren, and visit the Valley Temple.
Continue your tour at the most interesting museum, the Egyptian Museum with Tutankhamen mask, in Cairo.
Overnight: Cairo, Meals: B
Day 3 Flight to Aswan
Transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight to Aswan, where you will be met and assisted to board your Nile cruise.
Embarkation and lunch on board of the cruise.
Proceed with the visits of Aswan High Dam passing by the old Dam of Aswan and the Unfinished Obelisk.
Dinner in Aswan. Overnight on cruise ship, Meals: B, L, D.
Day 4 Aswan “Kom-Ombo” “Edfu”
Breakfast on board the cruise, you can spend the morning with an optional tour to “Abu Simbel temple” and “Nefertari temple”.
Lunch on board of the cruise.
Sail to “Kom Ombo”, and upon arrival visit the Temple of “Kom-Ombo”, dedicated for Gods Sobek and Haroeris.
In the evening, sail to “Edfu” and enjoy dinner on board of the cruise.
Overnight on board of the cruise in “Edfu”.
Overnight on cruise ship, Meals:B, L, D.
Day 5 “Edfu” “Essna” “Luxor”
Breakfast on board of the cruise. In the morning visit the Temple of “Edfu”, dedicated to the God Horus. Then sail to “Esna Lock” while having lunch.
Continue sailing to Luxor with Dinner on board of the cruise. Overnight on cruise ship, Meals: B, L, D,
Day 6 Flight to Cairo
Breakfast and disembarkation from the cruise in Luxor.
Proceed with the visits of the west bank of the Nile, Valley of Kings, Temple of “Queen Hatshepsut” at “Deir El-Bahari” and the “two colossi of Memnon”.
Transfer to Luxor Airport, for your return to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted at Cairo Airport, then taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo, Meals: B
Day 7 Cairo
Breakfast, then enjoy an optional tour, for example to Alexandria: (all 12-hour tour “driving time 3 hours each way”).
Arrival Alexandria, then visit the “Qaitbay Citadel” from outside, built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay on the spot of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse.
Then short drive, to the new Alexandria Library.
And a visit to the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, the Catacombs.
Overnight in Cairo, Meals: B
Day 8 Departure
Depending on your flight’s departure time, your driver will take you back to Cairo Airport. Meals: B
Cost: 750 USD / person
4 nights in Cairo (bed and breakfast)
3 nights superior cruise on full board domestic flight Cairo/Aswan and
Luxor/Cairo All transfers by a private A/C vehicle
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)