This is the ideal package to dig into Egypt’s history, you will visit the most famous attractions in Cairo, Alexandria along with the Nile river cruise between Luxor & Aswan, So be ready for this dose of the history! 5 nights Cairo + 4 nights Nile cruise including transportation, sightseeing and private Egyptologist tour guide.

  • Day 1 – Arrival day

Welcome to Cairo! Your tour begins when you are greeted by our representative who will assist you through immigration and customs formalities. After you have collected your luggage, he will then take you, in our deluxe vehicle to your hotel for check in & overnight.

Meals: Onboard

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  • Day 2 – Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara & Egyptian museum

Breakfast at hotel is followed by a visit to the step pyramid of Djoser which is considered the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser.

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Next visit to one of the Seven Wonders; The great Pyramids of Giza; (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus) were reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza, which dates from the time of Chephren (2620 BC). Hewn from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet-high and 187 feet-long, this unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion’s body.

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After lunch, you will visit the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen; lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artifacts are awaiting your visit.
At the end of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel & overnight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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  • Day 3 – Nile cruise: Luxor (East bank)

Breakfast at hotel & check out, then you will be transferred to Cairo airport or domestic flight to Luxor.
Upon arrival; Our representative will meet & assist you at Luxor airport, then you will be transferred to your cruise boat: your floating hotel for your next 5 days. After lunch, which you will have on board, you will visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples. Once your visit to these ancient Theban Temples is complete you will return to the boat for your dinner.

Meals: Lunch & dinner onboard

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  • Day 4 – Nile cruise: Luxor (West bank)

A new day, your first breakfast on board, and then it is time to visit the West Bank of Luxor: the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings; the magnificent temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri finishing with the immense Colossi of Memnon.

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After this visit to the Theban “City of the Dead” you will be taken back to your boat for your lunch, and then you can watch as it departs Luxor and sails for Esna. As the Nile flows gently underneath you, dinner will be served.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

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  • Day 5 – Nile cruise: Kom Ombo & Edfu

You can enjoy your breakfast while watching the cruise boat crosses the Esna lock then sails onward to Edfu, home of the best preserved temple in Egypt: the Temple of Horus. After your visit to this superb temple you will return back to your cruise boat and sailing majestically towards Kom Ombo. visit to the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek. Sailing towards Aswan. Dinner & overnight onboard.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

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  • Day 6 – Nile cruise: Aswan

Your last day of sailing starts with breakfast, and then sail to Aswan. Ater lunch and once ashore you will be driven to see the High Dam, the world’s largest rock filled dam, and then a short sail to the Temple of Philae, moved to the island of Agilika after the waters of Lake Nasser flooded its original location. It is then back to Aswan for your last dinner on the boat.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

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  • Day 7 – Aswan / Cairo

Disembarkation after brakfast, then you will be transferred to Aswan airport for your domestic flight back to Cairo, upon arrival our representative will meet & assist you then you will be transferred to your hotel for check in & overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

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  • Day 8 – Citadel, Coptic quarter & Khan El Khalili bazaars

After breakfast you will be taken to the Citadel of Saladin, the fortress built between 1176 and 1183 AD, to protect Cairo from the Crusaders and rebuilt by Muhammad Ali Pasha, whose mosque is a “must-see”.

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Next, you will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches, including The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, it is said, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave, with the church being erected her to commemorate this.

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This whole area is a world-famous destination for Pilgrims.
After lunch at a local restaurant, you will be taken to Khan El Khalili bazaars to check your haggling skills then you will be transferred back to your hotel & overnight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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  • Day 9 – Overday Alexandria

Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by a drive in our air-conditioned vehicle to Alexandria the bride of the Mediterranean sea. Your visit to this beautiful city, originally built by Alexander the Great, includes a trip to: The New Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandrina), inaugurated on October 16, 2002, with shelf space for eight million books, with the main reading room on eleven levels;

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Then, go deep into the catacombs (Kom el Shoqafa), where the early Christians were buried. The Roman Amphitheatre, which every town in the ancient Roman Empire had & outer view of the for of Qaitbay, where about 1480 AD the Mameluke Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay fortified the site, which held the ruins of the Alexandria Lighthouse, and with successive improvements, it now stands as a very prominent Citadel on the Mediterranean coastline. Lunch will be supplied at a local seafood restaurant in the middle of this exciting tour, and at the end of the day you will have a tired, but fulfilled. At the end of the day; Drive back to Cairo & overnight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

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  • Day 10 – Departure day

Breakfast at hotel & check out, then you will be transferred to Cairo airport for final departure

Meals: Breakfast

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Package price:

What’s included:

  • 05 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 04 nights onboard cruise on full board basis (starts with lunch ends with breakfast).
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary (Except extras or separate tickets).
  • English speaking tour guide.
  • Meals outside hotels:
  • – 2 lunches in Cairo during the tours at local restaurants
  • – 1 lunch in Alexandria during the tour at local restaurant (Seafood menu)
  • Service of meet & assist at airports by our representatives.
  • All tours and transfers are private.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Complimentary bottle of water + juice during tours.

What’s excluded:

Trip highlights:

  • Giza Pyramids
  • Sphinx
  • Sakkara
  • Egyptian museum (El Tahrir)
  • Aswan High Dam
  • Philae temple in Aswan
  • Sobek temple in Kom Ombo
  • Horus temple in Edfu
  • Karnak temple (East bank of Luxor)
  • Luxor temples (East bank of Luxor)
  • Valley of Kings (West bank of Luxor)
  • Hatshepsut temple (West bank of Luxor)
  • Memnon statues (West bank of Luxor)
  • Catacomb
  • Library
  • Amphitheater
  • Outer view of Alex fort