For a classic tour to Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and a Nile cruise with Happy Egypt, This tour is a great way to explore Egypt's rich history and beauty. Discover in 9 days with Happy Egypt in our Egypt tours the highlights of the famous tourist cities in Egypt as; Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and cruise the Nile from Luxor up to Aswan. Domestic flights, transfers, hotels, tours, entrance fees, and licensed tour guides are included. You can spend 8 days with Egypt classic tours. See the dazzling monuments and beautiful landscapes between Luxor and Aswan on luxury Egypt tours at Egypt Travel Packages.
But the highlight of the tour is the Nile Cruise. You'll board a luxury cruise ship and sail along the Nile River, stopping at many historical sites along the way. From the Temple of Kom Ombo to the Temple of Edfu, each stop will immerse you in Egyptian history.
Arrival in Cairo, meet and assist by our representative and transfer to your hotel and free actions.
Today, you will start your tours with a visit to the impressive Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo area. In the museum, you will enjoy the well-made handy crafts and statues from different periods of Egyptian history, with the fabulous treasure of the golden pharaoh Tutankhamen. Then proceed to the citadel of Saladin, and end your day at the largest bazaar in the middle east, Khan El Khalili.
Transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor to start your cruise. Meet and assist and transfer to the cruise. Visit the East Bank of Luxor which includes the two largest temples in Egypt, Karnak and Luxor temples, which were dedicated to the Theban Triad, Amun, Mut, and Khunsu. Overnight is in Luxor.
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Today, you will drive to the west bank of Luxor to visit the Valley of Kings, which was dedicated to the tombs of the royal pharaohs. Kings of the New Kingdom cut their tombs deep in the rock to hide them from the tomb robbers and to ensure a very safe journey to the afterlife. Then proceed to the unique temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut. You end your tour with a photo stop at the giant colossi of Memnon.
Back to the ship to set sail to Edfu through the lock of Esna. Overnight is in Edfu.
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A horse carriage will take you to the temple of Edfu which was built during the time of the Greeks in Egypt, and dedicated to the falcon-headed god, Horus (Apollo).
Back to the ship to set sail to Kom Ombo.
Then visit the temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to Horus and Sobek. Back to the ship to set sail to Aswan. Overnight is in Aswan.
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Today, you will explore the beautiful city of Aswan. You will visit the granite quarry of the unfinished obelisk.
Then proceed to the high dam which was built during the time of Nasser. You end your tour with one of the beautiful temples of Egypt, the temple of Isis on the island of Philae.
After lunch, you will take a felucca sailboat for a ride around Elephantine Island. Overnight is in Aswan.
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Disembarkation, then transfer to Aswan airport to fly back to Cairo.
Meet and assist, and transfer to your hotel.
You will visit the only ancient wonder that still exists, the great pyramid of Khufu, with the two other pyramids, and their guard, the sphinx. Then proceed to visit the first pyramid built in Egypt, the step pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara.
Transfer to Cairo airport, for final departure.
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