9 Days Cairo, Fayoum, and Nile Cruise Tour
|Duration||9 Days / 8 Nights|
|Tour Location||Cairo, Fayoum, Luxor & Aswan|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Airport|
|Tour Type||Out Of the Ordinary Tour|
Breathtaking 9 Days Cairo, Fayoum, and Nile Cruise Tour for South African Travelers
9 Days Cairo, Fayoum, and Nile Cruise tour will explore the incredible marvels of the golden cities of Egypt. The incredible Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African clients with the most ideal services through our amazing private A/C Vehicle, marvelous Nile Cruise, relaxing accommodations, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide which is expected from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our South African guests will have an incredible 9 days Cairo, Fayoum, and Nile Cruise tour package, where everyone will head into a magical experience through which you will join an expert Egyptologist tour guide who will show you some of the greatest ancient Egyptian temples, tombs, and sites near all around Egypt. So get ready to visit the Giza Pyramids, the hypnotic Grand Egyptian Museum, and the mesmerizing temples of Philae, Karnak, Luxor, and Hatshepsut plus everyone will explore the treasures of Fayoum which include Lake Qarun, El Fayoum Waterwheels, El Fayoum Waterfalls, in addition to so many other terrific landmarks and attractions that you will visit on your way. Book this wonderful tour and make your dream a reality.
- Giza Pyramids
- The Great Sphinx
- The Valley Temple
- The Grand Egyptian Museum
- The Egyptian Museum
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Valley of the Kings
- Colossi of Memnon
- Karnak Temples Complex
- Abu Simbel Temples
- Philae Temple
- Aswan High Dam
- Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
- Lake Qarun
- El Fayoum Waterwheels
- El Fayoum Waterfalls
- 4 nights accommodation at a 5* hotel in Cairo based on bed & breakfast.
- 4 nights accommodation at a 5* deluxe Nile cruise on an all-inclusive basis.
- Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor.
- Domestic flight tickets from Aswan to Cairo.
- Meet and assist you upon your arrival at Cairo international airport.
- Meals as mentioned on each day tour of your itinerary
- A professional tour guide will be with you during the whole of your tour.
- All transfers will be in a modern A.C. vehicle.
- Tour price includes all services, charges, and taxes.
- International flight tickets.
- Personal expenses.
- Anything not included in your tour itinerary.
- Any optional tours.
Once you arrive at Cairo International airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist you with your luggage check and finishing all of the formalities. After finishing, you will meet your tour guide right outside the terminal and he will be holding a sign of our travel agency. He will transfer you with the assistance of your private tour guide to your hotel in Cairo and there, he will assist you in checking-in at your hotel and getting enough time to rest and relax.
In the evening, you should get ready to head with your tour guide to spend a wonderful evening while attending the Sound & Light show through which you will hear very interesting stories about the ancient Egyptians and how they managed to establish such a rich civilization. Then, you will be transferred to a local restaurant where you will enjoy your oriental dinner meal.
Finally, we will transfer you to your hotel overnight.
Today is going to be a very special day for you as you will have the best opportunity to visit the greatest ancient and modern attractions all over the country with your professional tour guide. So after having your breakfast, you will be transferred to visit:
The Pyramids of Giza complex is a must-visited site all around Egypt as it holds on its land the greatest ancient Egyptian achievements. You will find there the great Pyramid of King Khufu, the hypnotic two pyramids of Khafre & Menquare, and lots of other smaller pyramids that are worth to be visited.
The Great Pyramid of King Khufu (2589–2566 BC) is the only standing wonder of the ancient seven wonders that were made in 2850 BC to become the tallest for 3800 years at 138.5 meters tall (454.4 ft). It used 2.3 million limestones that faced the four cardinal points of the Pyramids.
You will enjoy the most while checking out the amazing Sphinx in Giza which has been the main element in so many mythical stories. You will definitely love taking photos with that mythical creature and listening to the whole story behind its establishment during the reign of King Khafre Pharaoh Khafre (2558–2532 BC).
Enjoy also a visit to that glorious ancient location that was considered the most important one for the ancients as the bodies of the kings & pharaohs of the 4th dynasty were mummified and purified there. So have a look at that fanciful site and take some interesting photos there.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is a golden portal leading to cosmic ancient Egyptian creations of celestial intelligence that were cultivated across 5000 years of continuous innovation and vivid artistic imagination. Within this colossal wonder is the once-in-a-lifetime chance to discover some of the greatest archaeological monuments and artifacts ever made which include :
The Hanging Obelisk, King Ramses Il Statue, The 10 Statues of King Senusert, The Grand staircase, Statues of Ptolemaic Kings and Queens, The Victory Column of King Mercnptah, The epic Royal Regalia, and the Grand Atrium & Gift show.
There is a VIP ticket that gives access to witness a number of other artifacts, for more information contact us.
Then, you will have a break and be transferred to a restaurant to enjoy your lunch meal. And after finishing, you will be transferred to one of the greatest modern sites in Egypt which is:
The Egyptian Museum is a fantastic archeological museum and it can be defined to be the biggest one of its kind all around the world. There, you will find some of the greatest ancient Egyptian artifacts that date back more than 7000 years.
After finishing your tour there, we will transfer you back to your hotel to spend your night and get ready for another day full of expedition and excitement.
Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel before being transferred to the airport to be able to catch your flight to Luxor. Once you arrive there, your will meet your tour guide from Upper Egypt who will join you during the whole of your Nile Cruise tour. You will start your experience with a visit to some of the best landmarks of the east bank including:
The complex of Karnak temples is such a magnificent ancient Egyptian spot which is located at the east bank of Luxor that was created between 1971 BC and 30 BC and was mainly the contact point between the Pharaoh and Amun who was considered the supreme ruler of the Universe. You will find lots of temples in the Complex in addition to so many chapels, columns, and ancient statues so prepare yourself to witness the ultimate magic while being there.
To enjoy your lunch meal, you will be transferred to your 5* deluxe Nile Cruise to check in and relax for some time. In the evening, you will head with your tour guide to visit:
Luxor temple is another masterpiece that was built in 1400 BC for the rejuvenation of kingship by a number of kings like Amenhotep III and Ramsess the great who was also crowned there; Lots of ancient pharaohs and rulers were crowned there including the Great Alexander plus the Opet festival was established there. The best time to visit such a glorious temple is at night to have a look at the amazing sunset which provides the temple with two different appearances and views.
At the end of your tour, we will transfer you back to your cruise to spend your night on board.
Note: Lunch, and dinner will be included onboard the cruise.
On the morning of your second day onboard your cruise, you will join your tour guide on a magnificent tour towards some of the most fascinating attractions of the west bank of Luxor including the following:
The Valley of the Kings was created across 500 years from 1570 BC to 1050 BC to house 63 tombs which have been the last resting place of some of the most powerful ancient Egyptian Pharaohs like Seti I, and Ramses II. Ramses VI, the young Pharaoh Tutankhamun, and lots of other kings and Pharaohs will be so amazed while visiting their royal tombs which are able to showcase many incredible facts about their mythical beliefs and traditions.
You will have a Photo stop in front of the two Colossal Statues of Memnon which were built to guard the great Mortuary Temple of the amazing Pharaoh Amenhotep III (391–1353 BC) which was designed in 1350 BC' who left so many great achievements written across the immortal statues.
Then, you will proceed with your tour till arriving at:
The mesmerizing temple of Hatshepsut was built was made in 1479 BC for Queen Hatshepsut who was the first female ruler of ancient Egypt. She ruled the country just like a man, a real Pharaoh, and did a really good job. You will be able to learn a lot about the great history of Egypt while being there and understand a lot about the life of the queens from the inscriptions on the walls of the whole temple.
Then, you will be transferred back to your 5* deluxe Nile Cruise to enjoy your lunch and to start sailing via your cruise towards Edfu. Enjoy your night in Edfu and overnight onboard your cruise.
Note: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be included onboard the cruise.
Your breakfast meal will be served onboard your cruise and you will join your tour guide to visit the gorgeous:
Edfu Temple was built between 237 & 57 BC during the Ptolemaic Kingdom and it is definitely a must-visit site near Aswan since the inscriptions on its walls provide really interesting and precious information regarding the ancient Egyptian religion and myth during the Hellenistic period.
Then, you will get back to your Nile Cruise to enjoy your lunch and continue the sailing part until arriving at Kom Ombo. Upon your arrival, you will head with your tour guide to visit:
Kom Ombo Temple is another gorgeous temple located near Aswan and it is in fact two temples, not one which was dedicated to Horus & Sobek. It was created between 180 BC and 47 BC to showcase the most incredible facts about the medical practices of that era. Your tour guide will allow you to spend lots of time inside the temple to learn more and more about ancient Egyptian history and take lots of amazing photos on the spot.
At the end of your day tour, your Nile cruise will sail towards Aswan and it is going to reach night so upon its arrival, you will overnight onboard your Nile Cruise in Aswan city.
Note: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be included onboard the cruise.
In the early morning, you will have your breakfast boxes and we will transfer you by our modern private air-conditioned car towards the Abu Simbel area, and upon your arrival, you will visit:
The glorious two temples of Abu Simbel were established when Ramsess the great (1279-1213 BC) a.k.a “Ozymandias” was under control and he requested to construct them to show the greatest of being a pharaoh which was completed in 1264 BC, especially after the peace treaty that he signed in 1274 BC after the battle of Kadesh and also to reflect his love to queen Nefertari. Those two temples are hypnotic masterpieces that can’t be missed while being in Egypt.
After finishing your tour, you will get back to your cruise to enjoy your lunch, have your afternoon tea, and overnight onboard your Nile Cruise.
Note: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be included onboard the cruise.
You will check -out your Nile Cruise after having your breakfast and then, you will head with your tour guide to visit:
Aswan High Dam is one of the most important modern Egyptian achievements which has changed the whole shape of life in Egypt and has had major effects on the social and economical life in Egypt. It was established during the rule of President Gamal Abd El-Nasser and the UNESCO is the one who assisted in the construction project with financial assistance.
Among the best ancient temples around Egypt is that time that was dedicated to one of the most important ancient goddesses based on ancient Egyptian mythology the goddess of love and motherhood, the goddess Isis which was completed during the Ptolemaic era between 380-362 BC.
Enjoy your savor lunch at a charming restaurant in Aswan city.
Finally, we will transfer you to Aswan airport to catch your flight to Cairo. There, you will meet our driver who will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo to check in and overnight.
Note: Breakfast will be included onboard the cruise.
You will enjoy your breakfast meal at your hotel before joining your tour guide to visit another hypnotic Egyptian city that is called Fayoum and there, you will have the chance to visit:
It is one of the most gorgeous Egypt lakes and it is called Birket Qaroun. There, you will be able to find fishing boats and you will be able to meet lots of locals who will introduce their lives to you.
There are more than 200 waterwheels in Fayoum city and throughout your tour, you will be able to check some of the most interesting ones there with your professional tour guide.
Then, you will be transferred to a local restaurant to enjoy your lunch and then head to visit:
The beautiful Fayoum city is the home to the most amazing pristine waterfalls and there, you will be able to find some upper & lower lakes and they are connected by waterfalls and they are with no doubt the biggest ones in Egypt.
At the end of your day tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel to spend the night and to get ready for your departure flight the following day.
In the morning, you will receive your breakfast meal and then, you will check-out your hotel. We will transfer you to Cairo International airport to catch your flight back home after finishing your vacation in Egypt with us.
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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?
Our South African clients will have the most excellent services and enjoy their time to the fullest.
Our South African guests will have the most majestic quest leading to the Giza Pyramids Complex, the Sphinx, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the national Egyptian museum, Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temples Complex, Abu Simbel Temples, Philae Temple, Edfu Temple, and many more.
Everyone will have an entertaining and blissful trip across Lake Qarun, El Fayoum Waterwheels, and El Fayoum Waterfalls.
The cosmic archaeological marvels of Egypt will shed light on the rich history and culture of this heavenly civilization.
The travel experience of your wildest dreams will come true on this marvelous tour.
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