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Pyramids & Round Trip Nile Cruise

TEG14: 10 Days Private Tour of Cairo - Luxor - Nile Cruise - Edfu - Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan - Kom Ombo - Luxor - Cairo
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Departure: Every Saturday
Guide: English-speaking guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Driver: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 5-star handpicked hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
From $3049 per person Free Inquiry
Great Sphinx, CairoPyramids of Giza, CairoTemple of Queen Hatshepsut, LuxorValley of Kings, Luxor
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Day 1 Arrival in Cairo
On arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be picked up by our local representative, who will then transfer you to the hotel in Cairo. He would also give you a hand in checking into the hotel. After that, you may enjoy your free time at ease, to rest in your room or sightsee around the city by yourself.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence
Day 2 Cairo Sightseeing Tour
Meet your driver and guide at the hotel after breakfast. Then we are going to Giza district for the most famous pyramids, the must on Egypt private tours. You will witness Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure here, which are the top three among all the Egyptian pyramids. Paying an extra fee, you can step into the Pyramid of Khufu, which is better known as the Great Pyramid, a world wonder making the Egyptians proud. The Great Sphinx in front of Khafre Pyramid, as well as the neighboring Valley Temple, is worth a visit to catch the feel of mysterious ancient Egyptian civilization. We will have lunch at a local restaurant.

We will drive back to Cairo downtown for an afternoon city tour, to Egyptian Museum, the museum having great reputation worldwide. There are more than 120,000 relics from past thousands years displayed on two floors, including the national treasure - gold mask from Tutankhamun's Tomb. Then we will go to the last attraction today - Khan El-Khalil bazaar, Egypt's oldest market in Islamic Cairo old town. You may bargain with the shoppers to get some souvenirs. Transfer back the hotel to overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Great Sphinx, Cairo
The Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza, Cairo
Pyramids of Giza
Day 3 Cairo - Luxor - Nile Cruise
See off by flight to Luxor & transfer to board your 5-star luxury Nile Cruise. (B+L+D)
Checking out from the hotel, you will be sent to Cairo Airport by the local representative. You need fly to Luxor, where after arrival you will be waited and escorted to embark your Nile cruise. While having lunch onboard, the ship will set sail towards Esna. You can get a leisure afternoon on the cruise. We will get to Esna by nightfall, and have dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Cruises: Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise
Day 4 Nile Cruise: Edfu to Kom Ombo
Sail to Edfu, Temple of Horus. Sail to Kom Ombo, Egyptian Galabya party. (B+L+D)
The cruise will sail to Edfu, where we will visit Temple of Horus upon arrival. As Egypt's 2nd largest ancient temple, it's of God Horus who has a falcon head, to be a site of religious fetes. Getting back to the cruise, the ship will continue sailing to Kom Ombo. You can have lunch and then enjoy an afternoon tea meanwhile admiring the landscapes of Nile River on sides. After the free afternoon on cruise, you can experience a dinner with the Galabya party, where people will dress in Egyptian costumes. Overnight onboard in Kom Ombo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Nile Cruise: Kom Ombo - Aswan
High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Philae, a felucca ride. (B+L+D)
Breakfast aboard while the ship is sailing to Aswan. On our Egypt private tour packages in Aswan, we will visit the world-renowned High Dam very first; then Unfinished Obelisk abandoned in Granite Quarries, which is the hugest obelisk around world so far; and Temple of Philae dedicated to Goddess Isis on Agikia Island, where we need to take a ferryboat to reach. After lunch on board, there will be a felucca ride on the Nile around the botanical garden. You will experience the stunning beauty of the Nile as well as the sunset on the river. Getting on the ship, you can have a dinner with the belly dance show. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Temple of Philae, Aswan
Temple of Philae in Aswan is dedicated to Goddess Isis
Day 6 Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan
Drive to Abu Simbel, visit the Temples of Abu Simbel. Enjoy a Nubian show on board. (B+L+D)
In the early morning, we will head to Abu Simbel 230 km (142.9 miles) away. 3 hours later we will reach there and visit the marvelous Abu Simbel Temple, which is of Ramesses II and his wife Queen Nefertari. After that, we will return to Aswan. Dinner with an interesting Nubian show and overnight onboard in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Aswan - Kom Ombo
Sail to Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo Temple. Sail to Edfu then to Esna for overnight. (B+L+D)
The cruise will be on the return trip to Kom Ombo today. Upon arrival we will get off to visit Temple of Kom Ombo, a special site during our Egypt private tours. This temple has two gates respectively for Haroeris and Sobek; Haroeris, or Horus, is the Egyptian god with an eagle head; Sobek is the god of crocodiles. After the visit, the cruise ship will go on sailing to Esna via Edfu. This afternoon is free, and you could get lunch and afternoon tea onboard. After enjoying a leisure afternoon, we will reach by dusk.   

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Nile River cruise
The Kom Ombo Temple is on the bank of Nile River
Day 8 Luxor (the west bank)
Sail to Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, Colossi of Memnon. (B+L+D)
You will have breakfast on board, while the cruise sails to Luxor, the city being taken as an open air museum. We are going to stroll on its west bank, to visit Valley of the Kings first. We could enter three tombs depending on the tickets, however, you can also pay an additional fee to get into others, such as Ramesses KV9 and Tutankhamun KV62. We will then go for Temple of Hatshepsut between Valleys of the Kings and of the Queens. Hatshepsut is the only female pharaoh who ruled Egypt. We will also go to Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu, a large-scaled architecture more like a glorious royal palace. At last, having a stopover at Colossi of Memnon, we will look up to the giant statues for a while. Dinner on board in Luxor. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Luxor
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Valley of Kings, Luxor
The murals in Valley of the Kings
Day 9 Luxor (the east bank) - Cairo
Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, See off by flight to Cairo and transfer to hotel. (B+L)
After breakfast on board, we will check out the cruise. And then our Egypt private tour packages will go on to Temple of Karnak, the most magnificent Egyptian temple remains that had been expended generation by generation. Luxor Temple in the complex is quite eye-catching. You can appreciate the reliefs and numerous carved pillars here. Afterwards you will be transferred to Luxor Airport, and you will fly back to Cairo. As you arrive in Cairo, you will get the airport pick-up and airport-hotel transfer services by the local representative. Overnight in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence
Day 10 Departure from Cairo
See off at the airport. We wish you a nice trip home! (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. The local representative will escort you to Cairo Airport, to take your homebound airplane. Thank you for choosing us!

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Tour Prices
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Year Round
$3179
$3049
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
  • Above prices are based on the sailing date of 5-star cruise Movenpick MS Royal Lily.
Price Includes
  • Domestic airfares (economy class): Cairo/ Luxor/ Cairo
  • Hotel accommodation in Cairo for 3 nights
  • Nile Cruise, 5 stars deluxe for 6 nights full board
  • Private English-speaking guide on land tours
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles as per the itinerary
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
  • Free bottle of water
  • All service charges and taxes
Price Excludes
  • International airfares into and out of Cairo
  • Personal expenses (such as insurance, laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Egypt visa fee
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