Discover in 09 days 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.
Highlights of the itinerary:
Pyramids & sphinx.
Karnak & Luxor temples.
Valley of Kings.
Edfu & Kom Ombo temples.
Day 01: Transfer to Hotel
Arrival in Cairo, meet and assist by our representative and transfer to your hotel and free actions.
Day 02: Egyptian Museum & Saladin citadel
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. (Breakfast only)
Day 03: Fly to Luxor
Transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor to start your cruise. Meet and assist and transfer to the cruise.
Visit 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. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Luxor West Bank
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 Hatsheput. 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. (B, L, D)
Day 05: Edfu & Kom Ombo
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. (B, L, D)
Day 06: Aswan Tour
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. (B, L, D)
Day 07: Fly to Cairo
Disembarkation, then transfer to Aswan airport to fly back to Cairo.
Meet and assist, and transfer to your hotel. (Breakfast only)
Day 08: Pyramids, Sphinx, and Saqarra
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. (Breakfast only)
Day 09: Fly home
Transfer to Cairo airport, for final departure. (Breakfast only)
END OF SERVICES
1090 USD per person in twin/double room.
1495 USD per single room.
The price includes:
- 5* Hotel in Cairo on B.B basis.
- 5* Nile cruise on full board basis.
- Flight ticket from Cairo to Luxor.
- Flight ticket from Aswan to Cairo.
- All transfers in an air-conditioned coach.
Entrance fees for the mentioned sites.
- Professional Licensed tour guide.
The price excludes:
- Tips for drivers, Nile cruise crew, and guide.
- Drinks and any other tour is not mentioned.
- Egyptian pound, US Dollar, Sterling, and Euro are accepted.
- Children between 1-5 years get a 60% discount.
- Children between 6-11 years get a 50% discount.
- 25% of the price to be added on peak seasons like Christmas, New year, and Easter.