Cairo & Nile Cruise Tour Package Highlights:
Tour to the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus
Tour to the Egyptian Museum
Day trip in Luxor west bank
The east bank of Luxor day tour
Day trip to Kom Ombo and Edfu
Day 1: Arrival Cairo
Start your Cairo & Nile Cruise Tour Package upon your arrival to Cairo international airport you will find our guide waiting you holding a sign of your name then he or she will accompany you to your hotel for the overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids / Cairo Tour
Start your day by visiting The Pyramid of Khufu considered the greatest one.
It was originally 146 m (479 ft) high but now is actually 137 m (449 ft).
Was constructed by more than 2 million stone, and all with manual labor, then move to Pyramid of Khafre (Chephren) which is smaller than the Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops) and then visit the Pyramid of Menkaure (Mycerinus)
The Giza Pyramid of Menkaure (Mycerinus) is the smallest of the Giza Pyramids and stands just 62 m (203 ft) high (originally 66.5 m).
After that you will move to The Great Sphinx which dates from the time of Chephren human-headed lion.
Famous with the Egyptians as Abu el-Hol, the “Father of Terror.” In addition, the Greek name “Sphinx,” when translated, means “Strangler”…
Move to Valley Temple where the purification and perfection of mummification were performed on kings, move for lunch at good quality local restaurant, finally you will return to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.
Day 3: The Egyptian Museum / Old Cairo
Start your day by visiting the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. After that you will move for lunch at local restaurant, Continue to Old Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, before boarding the sleeper train to Aswan, you will have the opportunity to shop and explore the history of Khan El Khalili Bazaar, which has been going on since 1382! While on the sleeper train, you will be served dinner and breakfast the following morning.
Day 4: Sightseeing in Aswan
One of our representatives will meet you at the station, where you depart for your Nile River Cruise in the morning. Afterwards, enjoy seeing the Aswan High Dam, the Philae Temple (dedicated to two goddesses, named Isis and Hathor), as well as the largest known obelisk from ancient times, located in the stone quarries of northern ancient Egypt. Enjoy dinner on board and spend the night in Aswan.
Day 5: Temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu
Enjoy breakfast while sailing to Kom Ombo and visit the temple of the two gods, Sobek and Haerosis. The tour then sails to Edfu, with lunch served on board, and then visit the most well preserved cult temple (Horus Temple) found in Egypt. Afternoon tea served while sailing to Esna, and dinner served on board.
Day 6: Sightseeing in Luxor
After sailing to Luxor, breakfast will be served on board. Tours then go to the West Bank, where visitors will see the royal cemetery for sixty two Pharaohs. The Valley of the Kings. The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, built during the 15th century BC, and the El-Deir El Bahri and Colossi of Memnon are also included in this tour. Back on board the ship, lunch and dinner will be served while sailing. Spend the night in Luxor.
Day 7: Sightseeing in Luxor
Enjoy breakfast on the ship before debarking to visit Karnak and the Luxor temples on the East bank of the Nile River. After visiting the temples, the guide will help transfer you back to the Luxor Railway to board the sleeper train that goes back to Cairo, where you will eat dinner and sleep in your own private compartment.
Day 8: Return to Cairo
Breakfast served on the train prior to arriving at the Giza station. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative who will help you transfer to a hotel for leisure time, and enjoy optional excursions while in Cairo.
Day 9: Optional Tour of Alexandria
This is the final full day, where you can spend free time or take an optional tour to Alexandria. On this tour, the Qaitbay Citadel, built in the 1500′s, is on the spot of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse. Then see the extensive Alexandria Library. There is also a Roman cemetery cut out of rock, known as the Catacombs. Stay overnight in Cairo.
Day 10: Final Departure
Enjoy breakfast in the hotel, and spend some free time before your flight. After checkout, you will be transported to Cairo Airport to depart.
Cairo & Nile Cruise Tour Package Includes:
Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
Assistance by our guest relations during your stay
All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
English speaking Egyptologist guide
Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including breakfast
Accommodation for 3 nights on a 5 star superior cruise, full board
Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeper train, half board
All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees to all sites in the itinerary
All sightseeing tours in Cairo are private guided tours
Lunch during your trips in Cairo and Giza
All sightseeing tours on the cruise are group tours
Bottled water during trips
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Portage when needed
Mena House Cairo Hotel
May – Sep. Oct. – April
Double $ 850 $ 965
We hope that you will enjoy your Cairo & Nile Cruise Tour Package.