Cairo and Nile Cruise Tours
Enjoy a cultural and recreational trip to Egypt to discover ancient Egypt civilization for 12 days / 11 nights Cairo and Nile cruise tours where you will cover the highlights in Egypt starting by Cairo then, Luxor and Aswan Nile cruise, then enjoy snorkeling in the red sea and safari by quad during your Hurghada holidays.
|Cairo / Giza / Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor / Hurghada|
Pick Up / Drop Off Point
|Duration||12 Days / 11 Nights|
|Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
Assistance of our guest relations during your Cairo and Nile cruise tours.
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicles.
3 Nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast.
4 Nights accommodation on 5* deluxe Nile cruise on full board.
4 Nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Hurghada based on All Inclusive.
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.
Private Egyptologist guide throughout your Cairo and Nile cruise tours.
Lunch during Cairo and Nile cruise tours.
Domestic flight (Cairo / Aswan- Hurghada / Cairo).
Mineral water and soft drinks during your Cairo and Nile cruise tours.
Safari by Quads.
Free mobile SIM card during your stay Cairo and Nile cruise tours.
All service charges & taxes..
Egypt entry visa.
Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport, you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel for check-in.
After breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to visit Giza Pyramids one of the 7 Wonders of the World:
Giza Pyramid Complex:
The great pyramid belongs to “King Khufu” complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid:
It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147 m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
The Great Sphinx:
It is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
The Valley Temple:
A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau
Proceed to have your Lunch will be served at Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant, Then continue your Cairo and Nile cruise tours by visiting:-
Saqqara Step Pyramid :
It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction; it dates back to the reign of King Djeser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height 62m.
Then move to visit:-
The 1st capital all over Egypt founded by King Menes, It occupied a strategic position between Upper & Lower Egypt. Memphis was believed to be under the protection of the god Ptah, the god of creation and artworks
Finally, we drive you back to your hotel
After breakfast, you will join your private tour guide to complete your Cairo and Nile cruise tours by visiting Cairo Highlights:
The Egyptian Museum:
The Egyptian Museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:-
Salah El Din Citadel:
It served as Egypt’s seat of government till the 1860s, Salah El Din Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.
Then move to visit:-
Mohamed Ali Mosque:
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque named “The Alabaster Mosque” because most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. Mohamed Ali Mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
Finally, enjoy visiting:-
Khan El Khalili Bazaar:
No visit to Cairo is Complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the middle east. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo.
At the end of the day we will transfer you to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan- Upon arrival, you will be transferred to 5* Nile cruise for overnight.
Luxor and Aswan Nile Cruise:
Breakfast on the cruise, then continue your Cairo and Nile cruise tours in Aswan by visiting Aswan Highlights:
The High Dam:
It was built across the Nile at Aswan and was constructed between 1960 and 1970, and has had a significant effect on the economy and culture of Egypt.
The Unfinished Obelisk:
The largest obelisk in ancient time. It was ordered by Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC) to complement the Lateran Obelisk (which was originally at Karnak} and was later brought to the Lateran Palace in Rome.
Philae temple dedicated to goddess Isis of Love and beauty. The temple complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project, protecting this and other complexes before the 1970 completion of the Aswan High Dam.
Overnight on board.
Early morning, breakfast boxes then join your private tour guide to continue your Luxir and Aswan Nile cruise by visiting one of the most historical places in the world:-
The two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt.
The carvings and artwork that decorate both temples are incredible. Hand carved pillars, wall paintings, carvings, statues, and much more, this is a must visit the temple.
Return back to your cruise and sailing after lunch.
Edfu & Kom Ombo:
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit Kom Ombo Temple:
A temple overlooking the Nile. This temple divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle Halls and 2 sanctuaries.
Continue sailing to:-
Luxor East Bank / Hurghada:
Disembarkation at 8:00 a.m after breakfast. Then head to visit:-
Join your private tour guide to continue your Luxor and Aswan Nile cruise by visiting Luxor highlights:-
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.
Then back to your Nile cruise to have your lunch and refresh yourself.
Evening time, we will pick you up once more to enjoy :
Valley of the Kings:
The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamen. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.
It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together. after that end your Luxor and Aswan Nile cruise by visiting:
Colossi of Memnon:
Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.
Lunch will be served at Nile view restaurant during the tour then transfer to a 5-star resort in Hurghada. Overnight in Hurghada.
Snorkeling excursion in the red sea. Overnight in Hurghada
Safari by Quad and B.B.Q dinner. Overnight in Hurghada
Free day to explore Hurghada by your own. Overnight in Hurghada
Afternoon, check out from your hotel then you will be transferred to Hurghada airport for flight to Cairo where you will be met and transferred to 5-star Hotel for overnight.
End Your Cairo and Nile Cruise Tours:
Breakfast at the hotel then you will transfer to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to end your Cairo and Nile cruise tours.