8 Days Cairo and Nile Cruise Tour
8 Days / 7 Nights
Cairo / Luxor / Aswan / Abu Simbel
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8 Days Cairo & Nile Cruise for South African Travelers
8 Days Cairo and Nile Cruise Tour will showcase the heavenly nature of the greatest civilization in existence. Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African guests with the most ideal services of a private A/C Vehicle, an excellent Nile Cruise, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide which is expected from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African clients will get the incredible chance to unleash their inner adventurer through our irresistible 8 days Cairo and Nile cruise tour through which everyone is going to feast their eyes on the miracles of Cairo and enjoy the panoramic view of Giza Pyramids, the mighty Sphinx, and more, plus board a 5* Deluxe Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan to witness the golden Karnak temple, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple, Edfu Temple, Abu Simbel Temples, and many archaeological milestones. Live a fun adventure across Cairo, Luxor, & Aswan by booking this stunning tour.
- Giza Pyramids Complex.
- The Great Pyramid of Khufu.
- The Great Sphinx.
- The Egyptian Museum.
- The Valley Temple.
- Karnak Temple.
- Luxor Temple.
- Valley of the Kings.
- Colossi of Memnon
- Hatshepsut Temple.
- Edfu Temple.
- Kom Ombo Temple.
- Philae Temple.
- Abu Simbel Temple.
- The Unfinished Obelisk.
- 4 Nights accommodation on board 5* Nile Cruise.
- 3 Nights Accommodation at a 5* Hotel in Cairo.
- Flight Tickets from Cairo to Luxor.
- Flight Tickets from Aswan to Cairo.
- Assist services at Cairo International Airport.
- A professional Egyptologist tour guide.
- Entrance fees to all the places in the itinerary.
- Private A.C vehicle during the whole of your tours.
- All Service Charges and Taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa.
Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, one of our representatives will meet and assist you all through the formal procedures at Cairo International Airport to have a quick approval on your entry after finishing, you will meet your tour guide who will be waiting for you outside the airport, and he will transfer you in your private A.C vehicle to your hotel in Cairo to have a smooth check-in and relax.
In the evening, you will be transferred from your hotel to have a Special Dinner Cruise on board a totally magnificent Cruise on the Nile River. You will attend some of the best dervish shows while having your dinner in an open buffet.
After finishing, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
In the morning, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast meal and then your private tour guide will escort you to have your lifetime adventure while touring the location which includes what is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World:
Giza Pyramids complex will be your first place to discover during your tour, it has stood there for the last 4000 years which makes it one of the oldest attractions in the world. The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx, and the house of immortality the Valley temple.
There is no better chance to head to one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Great Pyramid of Khufu is the largest and most impressive Pyramid among the whole other Pyramids in Giza Complex. It was built by King Khufu who decided to continue the building projects of his father Sneferu which made him built a truly incomparable attraction.
Giza Sphinx is another impressive construction that was built during the reign of King Khafre The Son of Khufu and that is why its face takes the features of the king himself. Moreover, it has a body of a lion to give the impression of being the strong guard of the Giza Pyramids.
You must have heard many stories about the Mummification & purification of the mummies that belonged to the ancient Egyptians of the ancient dynasties and the Valley Temple was the site that witnessed those wonderful processes so don t waste the chance of visiting it and enjoy hearing some stories from your tour guide about how the ancient Egyptians managed to create such an unbelievable accurate system with certain beliefs.
Then, we will transfer you to have your tasty lunch in a terrific Pyramid / Nile view restaurant and then you will join your private Egyptologist guide on a tour to discover the secrets & mysteries inside the impressive:
This is one of the most favorable tourist destinations in Egypt as it contains some of the largest ancient Egyptian collections including some recherche treasures that used to be buried with the dead and among the most famous treasures that have been found, the Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun so enjoy your time at the most while being in such a terrific location.
After finishing your tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
Enjoy your breakfast at your 5* Hotel in Cairo, and then we will transfer you to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight to Luxor. Upon your arrival, you will join your tour guide to start another breathtaking tour to visit some of the tiptop attractions in the East Bank of Luxor including:
This is a cult temple that was once dedicated to three major deities (Amun, his wife Mut, and their son Khunso). Karnak Temple Complex is the largest religious building to be ever built by a man and its three temples inside cover more than 200 acres which makes it a truly impressive construction.
We will transfer you now to check in your 5* deluxe Nile Cruise to have your lunch and relax and then in the evening, you will be transferred to another gorgeous tourist site that attracts tourists from all over the world.
Among the most terrific sightseeing that shouldn't miss while being in Luxor is Luxor Temple and it is widely accepted that the best time to visit it is at night especially touring around the row of sphinxes in front of it which makes you feel like being in a movie full of adventures.
After finishing your tour, we will transfer you back to your Nile Cruise for spending the overnight.
In the morning, you will enjoy having your breakfast on the board of your Nile Cruise and then you will join your tour guide to visit some of the best attractions in the West Bank of Luxor including:
Among the tiptop attractions in the West Bank of Luxor is the hypnotic Valley of the Kings which includes the majestic tombs of some well-known Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs like Tutankhamun, Ramses VI, Ramses II, Seti I, and a lot of other tombs that will let you get an overall point about how the ancient Egyptians used to live and your tour guide will explain everything for you in details.
You will also head to one of the most impressive achievements of Queen Hatshepsut who ruled Egypt during the 18th dynasty, and she tried to construct a mortuary temple for her that can t be forgotten and this is actually what we got, a true masterpiece.
These are 2 statues that were built by King Amenhotep III who started a very remarkable building project in Egypt, and he built a huge temple for him with these two statues standing in front of the temple for some guarding reasons but the whole mortuary temple was destroyed because of some natural disasters and the only remaining are these to colossi that are called Memnon.
Finally, you will be transferred back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch while sailing and spend the rest of your day, and overnight on board.
In the early morning, you will join your tour guide in a horse carriage to be transferred to:
It's one of the most interesting temples that are located on the West Bank of the Nile. Edfu temple was built between 237 & 57 BC during the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the inscriptions on its walls provide some of the most useful information about language, myth, and religion during the Hellenistic era in Egypt.
Kom Ombo is a unique double temple that was also built during the Ptolemaic dynasty and it also has some additions that were added during the Roman period. The two temples were dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and Horus the Elder.
After finishing your unforgettable tour, you will get back to your Cruise to start sailing towards Aswan and upon your arrival; you will overnight on board your Nile Cruise.
Enjoy your breakfast and head to the Nubian City Aswan is an adorable city for the majority of tourists among the highlights which you will visit there with us, there are:
Aswan High Dam is a modern achievement by the Egyptians that was constructed with the financial support of UNESCO to protect the ancient Egyptian monuments from the danger of the flood of the Nile and it also has a huge effect nowadays as it is the main source of power and it improves the state of life in Egypt a lot.
It is the largest obelisk to be ever built by a man and it was actually built by Queen Hatshepsut as a complementary to the Lantern Obelisk. She intended to send it to Karnak to be placed in front of the gates of the Karnak Temple but its top gets cracked, and she decided to leave it in its current place in Aswan.
It is a truly picturesque temple in Aswan that sits on Aglika Island that was moved to its current location after the construction of the High Dam. The most interesting thing about the Philae Temple is that it rose to prominence during the Ptolemaic Dynasty as the center of the cult of the goddess Isis.
Then, you will be transferred back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch and overnight on the board of your Nile Cruise.
In the morning, you will check out your Nile Cruise and then you will join your private tour guide in a majestic tour to Abu Simbel. Upon your arrival, you will discover the magical:
Now, it is your chance to visit the best, the largest, the most impressive temples of Ancient Egypt. You will find two majestic temples there, one of them was dedicated to King Ramses II and he decided to make it a masterpiece, so he attaches it to his birthday & his coronation days in what we call today's Sun Festival. He also wanted to show his deep affection to his wife Nefertari so he built a smaller temple for her that was dedicated to his wife.
When visiting Abu Simbel temple, you will have a delicious lunch at a restaurant in Aswan.
We will transfer you to Aswan International Airport to catch your flight back to Cairo and upon your arrival, we will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel then checks out before we will transfer you to Cairo International Airport by air-conditioned car to fly back home and end your Egypt tour.
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Tour 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.
Hand sanitizer provided for travelers and staff.
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Face masks provided for our travelers, tour guides, reps, and drivers during tours.
Guides, reps, & drivers are required to regularly wash hands.
Accommodations are licensed to meet the general regulations for hotels & tourism resorts with a maximum of 50% of its total capacity.
24/7 Follow up with our guests & staff in case of any symptoms appeared and immediately take the necessary actions.
What to Pack
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.
What You Will Love About This Tour?
The travel adventure which you always desired will be showcased in the most entertaining fashion.
The history of this civilization will uncover the marvelous blessed tales of Egypt that goes back to more than 5000 years.
Our South African guests will offer a magical journey that shed light on the marvelous marvels of Egypt such as the Giza Pyramids Complex, the valley of the kings, Hatshepsut temple, Karnak temple, Philae temple, Edfu temple, Abu Simbel Temples, and many more.
All our south African clients will have and enjoy the most entertaining services on land and onboard the Nile Cruise.
Every architectural and artistic wonder in Egypt will be uncovered in the most epic and entertaining manner.
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