About This Trip
On this 7-day tour, you'll explore the best of Egypt one time. Starting from Cairo, you'll marvel at the grand pyramids and the Sphinx in Giza, then cruise along the Nile River from Aswan to Luxor, visiting riverside monuments such as the Temple of Kom Omb, Temple of Edfu, Valley of the Kings, Temples of Karnak, etc. Just step into these spectacular temples to find the secrets of this ancient country!
- 1 - 2CairoGreat Pyramid of Giza, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum
- 3 - 6Nile CruiseAswan: High Dam, Temple of Philae
Kom Ombo: Sobek Temple
Edfu: Temple of Horus
Luxor: Valley of the Kings, Temples of Karnak, Luxor Temples
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Welcome to the Land of Pharaohs!
At Cairo International Airport, one of our representatives will assist you in customs and deliver you to your driver for the private transfer to your hotel. Check into your room and relax for the rest of the day.Cairo
Day 2: Cairo
Start your Egypt tour from the most iconic pyramids complex at Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu), the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. Adjacent to them, you will meet the mysterious Sphinx.
Spend the afternoon mainly at the Egyptian Museum to admire some treasures from ancient Egypt. Later on, spare some time to explore the Khan El Khalili Market for an insight into local life.B Cairo
Day 3: Cairo - Aswan - Nile River Cruise
Take a morning flight to Aswan and meet with your Egyptologist guide to start your Aswan tour, visiting the High Dam and the Temple of Philae devoted to Isis, the mother of Horus, the patron saint of the pharaoh.
Board your Nile cruise for lunch and some refreshment. Late in the afternoon, take an Egyptian Felucca sailing on the Nile, sit back to enjoy the sunset, or step ashore to visit the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener Island.B L D Nile River Cruise
Day 4: Nile Cruise
Continue the cruise with ashore tours to the Temple of Kom Ombo and the Temple of Edfu. The former is unique for having the southern half dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the northern half dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris. The latter is particularly famous for the inscribed texts and pictures on the building facade describing details of its construction and some mythical stories.B L D Nile River Cruise
Day 5: Nile Cruise
Set sail to Luxor early in the morning to visit some of the most incredible sites in the country. The Valley of the Kings is the first stop where you can explore three tombs of the ancient Pharaohs. Then, you'll visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut who's the second female pharaoh in confirmed history. You'll also see the Colossi of Memnon standing at the front of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.B L D Nile River Cruise
Day 6: Luxor - Cairo
Your Nile cruise comes to an end today. Disembark after breakfast, and then follow your guide to explore the east bank of the Nile, including the Karnak Temple and the Luxor Temple, which are connected by the two-kilometer-long Avenue of Sphinx.
After the tour, take a flight back to Cairo for the last night in Egypt.B Cairo
Day 7: Cairo, Departure
Enjoy some free time until our representative picks you up to go to the airport for your departure flight.B
- Nile River Cruise
- Giza Pyramid, Cairo
- Egyptian Museum, Cairo
- Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut
- Handicrafts in Khan El Khalili Market
- Luxor Temple
- Karnak Temple
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