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Best of Egypt with Nile Cruise

EG01: 7 Days Private Cairo - Aswan - Abu Simbel - Kom Ombo - Edfu - Luxor - Cairo
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide & air-conditioned car
Tour Highlights:
  • Admire the magnificent Great Pyramids and Sphinx in Giza
  • Take in the stunning views on a luxurious cruise along the Nile
  • Explore the mighty temples of Abu Simbel
  • Step back in time while visiting Aswan and Luxor
From $1359 per person Free Inquiry
Camel riding at Giza PyramidsAbu Simbel TempleKom Ombo TempleKarnak Temple, LuxorThe Great Sphinx
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Day 1 Arrival in Cairo
Airport pick-up & airport-hotel transfer.
Your private Egypt tour starts when you arrive at the Cairo International Airport. Our local representative will wait for you at the airport exit and transfer you to check in at our well-selected downtown hotel. The rest of the day is free for you at leisure. You will get prepared for your exciting best tours in Egypt the following days.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa or similar Pyramids View Room
Day 2 Cairo City Tour
Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, Sphinx and its valley temple, Sakkara complex, Egyptian Museum, enjoy a Nile River dinner cruise. (B+L+D)
Camel riding at Giza Pyramids
Camel riding at Giza Pyramids
After breakfast, your private Egyptologist guide will meet you from your hotel lobby and proceed to the first stop of this private guided travel package, the landmark Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus. The Pyramid of Cheops, the best-known and the biggest one of the three, was built in 2560 BC as the Pharaoh Khufu's mausoleum. Wandering around, you will be amazed at the grand architecture and the wisdom of the ancient Egyptians. After that, you will visit the Sphinx and its valley temple to see the monument with a lion's body and man-like head. We will then take you to the amazing Sakkara complex, where you will get the chance to see some fantastic Mastabas, the step pyramid of King Djoser and the pyramid of Titi.

Next, we will proceed to the Egyptian Museum which has a display of cultural relics from the Pharaonic period including the most precious collection of Egyptian art and the belongings of King Tut. In the evening, you will enjoy a relaxing Nile River dinner cruise with a spectacular belly-dancing and folklore show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa or similar Pyramids View Room
Day 3 Cairo - Aswan
Fly to Aswan, airport pick-up, Aswan High Dam, Temple of Philae, the Unfinished Obelisk, on board the Nile cruise. (B+L+D)
Abu Simbel Temple
Abu Simbel Temple
In the morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Aswan to continue your best Egypt tours. Upon arrival, the following escorted Egypt tour guide and driver will take you to explore the Aswan High Dam, a 3,830 meters (12,566 feet) long hydropower complex project stretching over the Nile like a giant rainbow. Later, you will visit the Temple of Philae decorated with beautiful reliefs on a small island. Then we will proceed to the Unfinished Obelisk which shows how the magnificent Obelisks were constructed by the pharos. At the end of the day, our guide will help you board your luxurious Nile cruise. Along the way, the pretty tropical scenery on both sides of this longest river in the world will provide a visual feast for you.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: M/S Concerto or similar Upper Deluxe cabin
Day 4 Abu Simbel - Kom Ombo
Morning tour to Abu Simbel, drive back to Aswan & return to Nile Cruise, Kom Ombo Temple, Temple of Horus. (B+L+D)
Kom Ombo Temple
Kom Ombo Temple
The morning highlighted excursion will take you to enjoy the Abu Simbel tour. At the entrance of the temple, there are four statues of the great pharaoh Ramesses II imperially and majestically guarding the sacred Abu Simbel. Many eye-catching sculptures, engravings and murals can be seen inside the temple. When the trip is finished, we will drive you back to Aswan to reboard your Nile Cruise. Upon arriving at Kom Ombo, you will go ashore and pay respect to the gods Sobek and Haeroris in the Kom Ombo Temple before returning to the boat.

In the afternoon, you will disembark at Edfu to catch the primitive archaic buildings inside the well-preserved Temple of Horus. You will stay overnight on the cruise.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: M/S Concerto or similar Upper Deluxe cabin
Day 5 Nile Cruise: Edfu - Luxor (East Bank)
Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple. (B+L+D)
Karnak Temple, Luxor
Karnak Temple, Luxor
After breakfast, the cruise will berth at the east bank of Luxor for your ancient temples day trip. First, we will visit the Karnak Temple, built over 3900 years ago, it is regarded as the biggest temple in ancient Egypt. You will be astonished at the grandiose scale of this great architectural complex. Inside the columned hall of the temple, you will be impressed by the 16 dense rows, with 134 giant stone pillars engraved with well-embossed reliefs and murals. Afterwards, a visit to the Luxor Temple will round off today's Egypt tours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: M/S Concerto or similar Upper Deluxe cabin
Day 6 Luxor (West Bank) - Cairo
Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon. Fly to Cairo, airport-hotel transfer. (B+L)
The Great Sphinx
The Great Sphinx
In the morning, we get off the ship to explore the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. Here you can visit the mausoleum area that belonged to the nobility from 1539 BC to 1075 BC, including King Tut. After that, we will visit the majestic Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the 20-meter (66-feet) high Colossi of Memnon. At the end of the day, our guide will take you to the Luxor airport for flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa or similar Pyramids View Room
Day 7 Departure from Cairo
Hotel-airport transfer & see you off. A nice journey home! (B)
This Egypt itinerary 7 days comes to an end today. After breakfast, our representative will escort you to the airport for your homeward flight. We wish you a nice journey home!

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Tour Prices
5% off - book 30 days in advance
Travelers2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Year Round$1399 $1329$1359 $1291
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 5% discount.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Domestic airfares (economy class): Cairo/ Aswan & Luxor/ Cairo
  • Hotel accommodation in Cairo for 3 nights
  • Nile Cruise, 5 stars deluxe for 3 nights full board
  • Private English, Spanish or French-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
  • Camel ride at Giza pyramids
  • Free WIFI & free bottle of water
  • All service charges and taxes
Price Excludes
  • International airfares into and out of Cairo
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Egypt visa fee
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We design your holiday entirely to cater to your interests and always suggest rewarding sightseeing & experience. You will discover Asia in your own way.
Comfortable accommodation will enhance your enjoyment of the whole holiday. We and our local partners personally visit all the hotels we recommend and only select best value for you.
We evaluate our guides strictly and only the best will serve. They are superb at taking care of all of the details in addition to being proficient in cross-cultural communication.
We take every care to provide you with a wonderful experience based on professional tour arrangements and top quality service. No hidden charge!
As a reputed Asia tour operator established for 20 years, we offer the best payment plan & easy cancellation policy, to guarantee you a hassle-free booking.
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