About this Tour
Experience Egypt with Nile Cruise Holiday. Stop in Cairo to visit the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum before flying to Luxor to embark on a Nile cruise. See impressive ruins and beautiful scenery between Luxor and Aswan on a luxurious 5-day cruise before returning to Cairo to depart.
Day 1: Arrival Cairo -
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. Welcome Drink
Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing
Breakfast at your hotel and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar.. Back to your hotel.
Day 3: Fly Cairo to Luxor - Nile Cruise Tour
Check out from hotel in the morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight with EGYPTAIR to Luxor where you will be met and assisted, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your Egypt Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions
After breakfast on your Nile cruise, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, . Head to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board.Day 5: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
After breakfast on Nile Cruise, visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god.Have your lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan.Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours
After breakfast on Nile cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, proceeding to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Dinner and overnight on board deluxe Nile Cruise.Day 7: Fly Aswan to Cairo
Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, then transfer to Aswan Airport for your return to Cairo where you will be met and assisted at the airport then taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.Day 8: Cairo - Fly Back HomeBreakfast at the hotel with free time at your leisure, then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.