Visit the main Cairo attractions then cruise the Nile for 3 nights stopping at the great temples on the 2 banks of the Nile on a 5 star deluxe cruise ship board.
What to Expect
Day 1 - Arrival
Welcome to Egypt! Arrive at Cairo airport, where a representative will be waiting for you, with a sign showing your name. From the airport you will be transferred by a private car to your hotel. Overnight in the hotel in Cairo.
Day 2 – Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum and the old bazaar tour
At 8 am you will meet with your tour guide in the hotel who will accompany you to start you guided tour to visit the pyramids of Giza of Kings Cheops, Cheferen and Mucrnuis. You will also visit the great Sphinx and the valley temple where the mummification possess of the kings body took place. Break for lunch in a nice Nile view restaurant (optional). After the lunch break you will move back to Cairo to visit the Egyptian museum of antiquities including the famous treasures of king Tutankhamun and much more from the interesting ancient Egyptian exhibits. After the museum visit the famous Khan El Khalili Bazaar, when you will have free time to explore the colorful market. In the evening you will be transferred to the train station to catch the overnight 1st class sitting train to Aswan.
Day 3: Embarkation - Aswan
Boarding before lunch at 11:00 am. Enjoy lunch on board a Felucca around the Botanical Garden. Have dinner on board with dancing. Overnight in Aswan.
Day 4: Aswan, Kom Ombo
After breakfast visit the High Dam, Old Dam, the Granite Quarries & Philae Temple. Afterwards you sail to Kom Ombo. You have lunch and afternoon tea on board. Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek & Haeroris in Kom Ombo before you sail to Edfu. Enjoy an Oriental Dinner & Galabia Party. Overnight in Edfu.
Day 5: Karnak and Luxor Temples
Breakfast on board. Visit the Horus Temple in Edfu and sail to Esna. Lunch will be served on board. Sail to Luxor and visit the East Bank (Karnak and Luxor Temple). Afternoon Tea and dinner you will have on board, After Dinner there will be dancing. Overnight in Luxor.
Day 6: Luxor West Bank
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation will take place after breakfast. Visit the West Bank - The Valley of the Kings & Queens, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari & the Colossi Memnon. Break for lunch (optional), in the evening you will be transferred to the train station to catch the overnight train to Cairo.
Day 7: Departure
Arrive in Cairo in the morning then you will be transferred from the train station directly to Cairo airport.
- Pickups and transfers in an A/C modern car/van
- Sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan
- English speaking Egyptologist guide
- 1 night in a 3 stars hotel in Cairo incl. breakfast
- 4 nights on board stars Nile cruise on full basis
- 1st class train ticket (Cairo-Aswan-Cairo)
- All service charge and taxes
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Optional activities
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
• Upgrade to sleeping train or flight (Cairo/Aswan-Luxor/Cairo)
• Upgrade to 4 or 5 stars hotel in Cairo
• Extra hotel nights in Cairo
• Hot air balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings in Luxor