Immerse yourself in the mystical allure of Egypt with our 8-day Cairo, Alexandria & Nile Cruise tour package by flight. Uncover the treasures of ancient civilizations, marvel at iconic landmarks, and cruise along the legendary Nile River. Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey filled with history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes.
Discover the captivating blend of ancient wonders and modern delights on this 8-day tour of Cairo, Alexandria, and a luxurious Nile River cruise. Begin your adventure in Cairo, where you’ll explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, the enigmatic Sphinx, and the renowned Egyptian Museum. Continue your journey to the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, visiting iconic sites such as the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, the Roman Amphitheatre, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
Next, board a flight to Luxor, where you’ll embark on a Nile River cruise. Sail along the Nile, stopping at historical landmarks including the Karnak Temple Complex, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Explore the unique Kom Ombo Temple and the beautiful island temple of Philae in Aswan. Conclude your tour with a visit to the High Dam and a relaxing felucca boat ride on the Nile.
- Marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
- Explore the Sphinx, an iconic symbol of ancient Egypt.
- Visit the Egyptian Museum and witness the treasures of Tutankhamun and other ancient artifacts.
- Discover the historic city of Alexandria, including the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
- Embark on a luxurious Nile River cruise and sail through ancient wonders.
- Explore the temples of Karnak and Luxor, showcasing the grandeur of ancient Egyptian architecture.
- Uncover the mysteries of the Valley of the Kings and visit the Temple of Hatshepsut.
- Experience the unique Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to two different gods.
- Admire the Philae Temple, a beautiful island temple dedicated to the goddess Isis.
- Enjoy a felucca boat ride on the tranquil Nile River.
- Visit the High Dam in Aswan, a testament to modern engineering.
- Expertly curated itinerary combining the best of Cairo, Alexandria, and a Nile River cruise.
- Knowledgeable and friendly Egyptologist guides to enhance your cultural experience.
- Comfortable accommodations in well-selected hotels and a luxurious Nile cruise ship.
- Convenient domestic flights for efficient travel between destinations.
- Hassle-free booking process with instant confirmation upon clicking the “Book Now” button.
- Customization options available to tailor the tour to your preferences, including changing the pickup time.
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo – Welcome to Egypt!
- Arrive at Cairo International Airport, where our representative will meet you and assist with the immigration process.
- Transfer to your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
- Overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx & Egyptian Museum
- After breakfast, embark on an awe-inspiring journey to the Giza Plateau.
- Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, including the Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafre, and Pyramid of Menkaure.
- Visit the enigmatic Sphinx and learn about its ancient mysteries.
- Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
- Continue to the Egyptian Museum and discover its vast collection of ancient artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun.
- Overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 3: Alexandria Day Trip
- Depart from Cairo to Alexandria by a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.
- Explore the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, an underground necropolis.
- Visit the Roman Amphitheatre, a well-preserved ancient theater.
- Discover the magnificent Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern tribute to the ancient Library of Alexandria.
- Enjoy a delightful seafood lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
- Return to Cairo and overnight stay.
Day 4: Flight to Luxor – Nile River Cruise Embarkation
- Check out from your Cairo hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Luxor.
- Upon arrival, board your Nile River cruise ship and settle into your cabin.
- Visit the Karnak Temple Complex, one of the world’s largest temple complexes.
- Enjoy dinner on board and an evening of entertainment.
- Overnight stay on the cruise ship in Luxor.
Day 5: Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut & Luxor West Bank
- Explore the West Bank of Luxor, starting with the Valley of the Kings.
- Visit the elaborately decorated tombs of pharaohs from the New Kingdom.
- Discover the Temple of Hatshepsut, an impressive mortuary temple dedicated to the female pharaoh.
- Enjoy lunch on board as the cruise sails towards Esna.
- Cross the Esna Lock and continue sailing to Edfu.
- Overnight stay on the cruise ship.
Day 6: Edfu, Kom Ombo & Aswan
- Visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus.
- Sail to Kom Ombo and explore the unique Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to both the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus.
- Enjoy lunch on board as the cruise sails towards Aswan.
- Arrive in Aswan and visit the Philae Temple, a beautiful island temple dedicated to the goddess Isis.
- Overnight stay on the cruise ship in Aswan.
Day 7: Aswan Sightseeing – Flight to Cairo
- Visit the High Dam, an impressive engineering feat.
- Take a relaxing felucca boat ride on the Nile River, enjoying the tranquil surroundings.
- After lunch, disembark from the cruise ship and transfer to Aswan Airport for your flight back to Cairo.
- Upon arrival, transfer to your Cairo hotel and overnight stay.
Day 8: Departure from Cairo – Farewell Egypt
- Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
- Check out and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight, taking home unforgettable memories of Egypt.
- Accommodation: 4 nights in Cairo, 3 nights on a Nile River cruise ship.
- Domestic flights: Cairo to Luxor, Aswan to Cairo.
- Meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners.
- English-speaking Egyptologist guide.
- All transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles.
- Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary, including entrance fees.
- Bottled water during tours and transfers.
- All service charges and taxes.
- International airfare.
- Entry visa to Egypt.
- Optional tours and activities.
- Personal expenses.
- Gratuities for guides, drivers, and cruise staff.
Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:
Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa
Luxor: Steigenberger Nile.
Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara
|3 Stars||4 Stars||5 Stars|
|Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room||1350 $||1370 $||1440 $|
|Solo traveler||2180 $||2220 $||2300 $|
|Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room||1705 $||1750 $||1890 $|
|Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler||2650 $||2700 $||2750 $|
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:
Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids
Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.
Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.
|All year round||Christmas and Easter|
|Price per person in dbl room||2150 $||2590 $|
|Solo traveller||3050 $||3650 $|
Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency
Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.
Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar
|All year round||Christmas and Easter|
|Price per person in dbl room||3350 $||3900 $|
|Solo traveller||4600 $||5300 $|
Tips and Advice for Travelers:
- Pack comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking and exploring historical sites.
- Carry sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
- Stay hydrated and drink bottled water throughout the tour.
- Respect local customs and traditions, particularly when visiting religious sites.
- Follow the guidance of your Egyptologist guide for a safe and enriching experience.
- Inform your tour operator of any dietary restrictions or special requirements in advance.
- The tour operates year-round.
- The order of the sightseeing itinerary may vary but all mentioned visits will be included.
- The Nile River cruise is subject to navigation schedules and may be altered if necessary.
- Accommodation is based on double occupancy. Single supplement available at an additional cost.
- Customization options are available to suit your preferences, including changing the pickup time.
- How do I book this tour? You can book the tour directly on our website by clicking the “Book Now” button and following the simple steps. Instant confirmation will be provided upon successful booking.
- Are flights included in the tour package? Yes, domestic flights from Cairo to Luxor and from Aswan to Cairo are included in the tour package.
- Can I customize the tour itinerary? Yes, we offer customization options to suit your needs. Please contact our customer service team to discuss your preferences and make the necessary arrangements.
- Is travel insurance included? No, travel insurance is not included in the tour package. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance to protect yourself against any unforeseen circumstances.
- Are gratuities included in the tour price? Gratuities for guides, drivers, and cruise staff are not included in the tour price. It is customary to tip them based on your satisfaction with the service provided.
- What is the group size for this tour? Our tours are designed for small groups to ensure a personalized and immersive experience. The group size may vary but is typically limited to around 10-12 travelers.