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10 Days Cairo, Nile Cruise & Sahara Tour

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Tour Details

Duration

10 Days / 9 Nights

Tour Location

Giza / Cairo / Luxor / Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan / Abu Simbel / Bahariya / White Desert

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo International Airport

Tour Type

Private

Amazing 10 Days Cairo, Nile cruise & Sahara Tour

Secure your place among the pharaonic ancestors and enjoy Egypt’s ancient legacy in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. Marvel at the best historical attractions in Cairo just like the Egyptian Museum and the Pyramids of Giza and impress the wonders of Upper Egypt on board 5* deluxe Nile cruise, visit Luxor must-see attractions such as Valley of the Kings, Karnak temple and Hatshepsut temple and be a witness to the beauty of Aswan including Abu Simbel and Philae temples. Let’s have an exceptional experience at the Egyptian Sahara and watch the fascinating landscapes in the desert.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids
  • The Sphinx
  • The Valley Temple
  • The Egyptian Museum

Luxor Attractions

  • Karnak Temples
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon

Aswan Attractions

  • Abu Simbel Temples
  • Philae Temple
  • Edfu Temple
  • Kom Ombo Temple

Sahara

  • Bahariya Oasis
  • Black Desert
  • White Desert
  • Bedouin Village El Hez Shower

Tour Inclusions

  • Meet and assist service at Cairo International Airport.

  • Accommodation 4 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo on Bed and Breakfast basis.

  • 5* deluxe Nile cruise for 4 nights on full board.

  • One night camping in the desert on full board.

  • Domestic flights { Cairo to Luxor / Aswan to Cairo }.

  • Professional Egyptologist tour guide during the tours.

  • Transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicles.

  • Admission fees to all the sights listed in the itinerary.

  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary.

  • All charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International airfare.

  • Entry Visa to Egypt.

  • Tipping.

  • Personal expenses.

  • Any Optional tours.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Welcome to the Land of Pharaohs

Day One:Welcome to the Land of Pharaohs

Your 10-day Egypt tour package starts once you arrive at Cairo International Airport where our company representative will be waiting for you holding a sign with our company name "Egypt Tours Portal". Then, you will be assisted to finish your travel procedure and luggage inspection before you will be driven by a private air-conditioned car to 5* hotel in Cairo to check-in and relax for a while.

A very special Nile dinner cruise will be waiting for you by the evening time with the most fascinating traditional shows and local musical parties that reflect the Egyptian culture and traditions onboard the stunning Nile River before you will be taken back to your hotel to spend the night.

Day 2 : Tour to Giza Pyramids and Museum

Day 2: Tour to Giza Pyramids and Museum

In the morning time, you will enjoy your breakfast then your private Egyptologist will take you by a modern A/C vehicle to visit:

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza Pyramids complex is the most gleaming historical attraction in Egypt which is dedicated to the kings of the 4th dynasty. The site is located on Giza Plateau and it was founded by Pharaoh Cheops; the owner of the most massive pyramid at the site. Many myths declared that 100,000 workers had participated in the construction process.

The Great Sphinx

The Sphinx is the finest sample of the human engineering in history, made from granite and carved like a recumbent lion with the head of Pharaoh Chephren. The sculpture constantly sits in the northwest of the Pyramid of Cheops.

The Valley Temple

It belongs to Pharaoh Chephren which was constructed at the edge of a small lake connected to the Nile and this explains how the building materials were transported to the site. The Temple is filled with stunning pink-granite columns and 23 marvelous statues for Khafre.

This is lunch time at a deluxe restaurant in Cairo then you will be taken to visit:

The Egyptian Museum

Cairo Museum is located in the heart of the capital city which houses an exceptional exhibition of more than 250,000 glorious artifacts that depict the most flourishing reigns in Ancient Egypt history.

We will drive you back to your hotel in Cairo.

Day Three : Tour to Luxor East Bank

Day Three:Tour to Luxor East Bank

In Luxor, you will meet your professional Egyptologist who will be your companion through your Nile cruise tour and the first stop will be at the East Bank of Luxor including:

Karnak Temple

Karnak temple is the most popular religious structure which dates back to 2055 BC. The temple is dedicated to the god "Amun-Ra" so it was named "The House of Amun" and it consists of a number of temples which covers over two square kilometers.

You will be transferred to check in 5* deluxe Nile cruise to have lunch on board till the evening time when you will be driven to witness:

Luxor Temple by Night

Luxor temple is a truly massive ancient Egyptian temple complex which was established during the New Kingdom by Pharaoh Amenhotep III. It's believed that the Luxor Temple was the place where many kings of Egypt had been crowned. In addition to the coronation ceremonies, the site was also used for religious purposes.

You will spend the night onboard your Nile cruise.

Day Four : Tour to Luxor West Bank

Day Four:Tour to Luxor West Bank

You will join your expert tour guide after having breakfast on board to continue your tour in Luxor by visiting the west bank highlights by a modern A/C vehicle including:

Hatshepsut Temple

Queen Hatshepsut was one of the greatest rulers and the first to rule the country and she belonged to the 18th dynasty. Her reign was known as peaceful and flourishing especially in trade and construction. As a result, she insisted to establish her own temple, decorated with her fabulous works and honor the gods.

Valley of the Kings

The west bank of the Nile has witnessed the greatest royal burial site in history which dates back to the New Kingdom (1550-1069 BC). The Valley of the Kings consists of 63 royal tombs including Tutankhamun's renowned tomb which was discovered by Howard Carter in 1922.

Colossi of Memnon

It's a must-see attraction when visiting Luxor. The Colossi of Memnon consists of twin gigantic sculptures of Amenhotep III that located at the entrance of his mortuary temple which was ruined for unknown reasons.

You will be transferred to your Nile cruise to start sailing and spend the night.

Day Five : Witness Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Day Five:Witness Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

In the morning, you will be escorted by your tour guide in a horse carriage to visit:

Edfu Temple

The temple of Edfu is one of the best-preserved structures in Egypt which was established between 237 BC and 57 BC during the Ptolemaic Kingdom. The carvings on its walls are precious quotes about religion, myth and language during the Hellenistic Period.

Enjoy your lunch on board and sail to Kom Ombo and upon arrival, you will be taken to visit:

Kom Ombo Temple

It's an abnormal twin temple of Sobek and Horus which was built between 108 BC and 47 BC during the Ptolemaic Reign. Kom Ombo temple has two entrances and two sanctuaries and this is because it's dedicated to two different gods.

Return to the Nile cruise and continue sailing to Aswan.

Day Six : Impress The Great Temples of Abu Simbel

Day Six:Impress The Great Temples of Abu Simbel

In the early morning, your tour guide will pick you up from the Nile cruise by a modern A/C vehicle to start a fascinating trip to visit:

Abu Simbel Temples

Abu Simbel temples complex is two separate rock-cut temples about 230 km southwest of Aswan which were built during the reign of Ramses II to celebrate the king's victory at the Battle of Kadesh. The construction of the site began in 1264 BC and it lasted for around 20 years.

We will drive you back to the Nile cruise for lunch and overnight.

Day Seven Aswan Attractions Tour

Day Seven Aswan Attractions Tour

Check out after having breakfast then you will join your tour guide to visit the best historical attractions in Aswan including:

The High Dam

Aswan High Dam is the most brilliant project in Egypt which was established between 1960 and 1970. The High dam is towered 111 meters height, one kilo meter width and 3.5 km length and it was planned to have a better control over the Nile floods.

Philae Temple

An ancient Egyptian centre for the cult of Isis, the Temple of Philae was constructed in 690 AD in the classical Egyptian style to honor the goddess Isis and it was a truly amazing sample of the cult that was established around the myth of Isis and Osiris.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk is one of the best known obelisks in Egypt which was erected by Queen Hatshepsut who ruled the country from 1478 to 1458 BC. It's 42 m in length and it's the most massive obelisk ever cut weighing 1100 tons.

Lunch will be proceeded at a deluxe restaurant then you will catch the flight back to Cairo and upon arrival, you will be transferred to 5* hotel to check in and overnight.

Day Eight Start your Desert Adventure

Day Eight Start your Desert Adventure

In the early morning, we will transfer you to:

Bahariya Oasis

You will have your lunch meal at Al-Bawaiti city then you will be taken by a Toyota Land Cruiser to visit the Black Desert, the Bedouin Village El Hez Shower.

Continue driving to explore Crystal Mountain, then head to Agabat Area or as it’s named "The Wonders Area" and sandboarding. Finally, we will drive to visit the Old White Desert including; Mushroom, Tants Valley, Panorama Old White Desert, and flower stone.

Enjoy some Bedouin shows with Bedouin tea, Barbeque dinner meal, and overnight camping in the desert.

Day Nine : Continue the Desert Trip / back to Cairo

Day Nine: Continue the Desert Trip / back to Cairo

Enjoy taking some memorable photos during sunrise then have breakfast and visit a hot spring before you will be back to Cairo and have your lunch at a local restaurant then we will drive you to 5* hotel for an overnight stay.

Day Ten : End Your Tour and Fly to the Home

Day Ten:End Your Tour and Fly to the Home

Have breakfast at the hotel before you will check out then your driver will transfer you to Cairo International Airport by a private A/C car for final departure.

Egypt Tours Portal: Safety Measures during COVID-19

  • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

  • Regular temperature checks for staff

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.

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What to Pack For This Tour

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Umbrella.
  • Medication.
  • Comfortable Shoes.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Valid Passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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