8 Days Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile cruise

We offer 8 days Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile cruise, Including 3 nights in Cairo,4 Nights  Nile Cruise, Visit  Pyramids of Giza, and The Egyptian Museum then travel to Luxor visit the Valley of Kings .

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We offer 8 days Egypt Itinerary Cairo and Nile cruise, Including 3 nights in Cairo,4 Nights  Nile Cruise, Visit  Pyramids of Giza, and The Egyptian Museum, is situated in Cairo, Egypt. It holds the world's biggest assortment of Egyptian antiquities, It houses over 120,000 items. The Egyptian Museum then travel to Luxor visit the Valley of Kings and enjoy 4 Nights Nile Cruise, from Luxor to Aswan.


Day 1- Arrival day in Cairo:

Egypt tour packages representative will meet & assist you at  Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to the hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle

Overnight in the Hotel

Depends on your arrival. If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion

Meals: No Meals

Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum:

You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Giza (  Cheops ,Chephren,and Mykerinus.)Then proceed to visit the Great the Great Sphinx is one of the world's largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians. Sphinx and visit  the Valley Temple .

Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza

Then visit the Egyptian Museum

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall, where you will have the feeling of stroling down the vally of the kings where most of these mummies where originaly resting then ask your tour guide to take you to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization . It will cost 50 $ Extra per person.

The New Grand museum is not officially open yet. It will be opened officially by the end of  2023.but if you wish to visit it we offer limited tours to test site readiness and the visitor experience ahead of the official opening. Access is scurrently limited to the Grand Hall, commercial area, and exterior gardens. All other interior paces, including access to the galleries and collections, are restricted until the official opening.

Optional trip to the sound and the light show at Giza Pyramids and it costs 40 $ Per person

With the Sound Light Show at the Giza pyramids, the pharaonic history is being re-told by the sphinx, unraveling the ancient secrets and mysterious tales. The Sound and Light show at the pyramids narrates the history of those great kings; Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure.

Overnight in the Hotel Cairo  

Day 3- Cairo Luxor:

Pick up time from your hotel in Cairo to Cairo airport, You will fly to Luxor from Cairo, Upon your arrival to Luxor, You will be picked up by our agent in Luxor and transferred to the Nile Cruise, for Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the Eastbank of the Nile Including

The Karnak Temple was built between 2055 BC and around 100 AD. It was built as a cult temple and was dedicated to the gods Amun, Mut, and khonsu. Karnak temple :

Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons, and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Luxor Temple located on the east bank of Nile River in the city called luxor , it was known in the egyption language as Luxor Temple :

Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated  with His Military Battle of Kadesh

Dinner &Overnight on board the Cruise in Luxor

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch&Dinner
 

Day 4- The valley of the kings:

Optional trip Balloon ride over the valley of the Kings 100 $ per person
Get your cameras ready for a stunning balloon ride over the historic town of Luxor. Catch the rays of the early morning sun illuminating the city and its surrounding mountains.get a bird's eye view of Luxor's ancient sites from aboard of a hot air balloon

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of the Nile Including

The valley of the Kings

Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak

The colossi of Memnon:

Massive  pair statues Known as the   Colossi of Memnon are two massive monumental stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386-1353 BCE) from the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. Colossi of Memnon , Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what was once the largest  complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third

The Queen Hatshepsut temple is an ancient example of pure visual architecture and there is simply nothing that can match the beauty and elegance. Hatshepsut temple :

Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut  Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail

18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner

Overnight o board the Cruise in Edfu

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch&Dinner

Day 5-Edfu temple

Day 5- Edfu and kom ombo temples:

Breakfast on board the Cruise

07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu

This Ptolemaic temple, is one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in Egypt. Preserved by desert sand Edfu temple :

Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of the Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.

09:30 Sail to Kom combo

12:30 lunch on board of the Nile cruise during the sail

15:30 arrive Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo temple:

The temple and the associated settlement site are located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and dates mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman periods (332 B.b -395 A.c)

17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail

21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch&Dinner

Day 6- Optional trip to Abu Simbel temple

Optional tour to Abu Simbel- 100 $ per person

The Great Temple of Abu Simbel, in Nubia near Egypt’s southern border,is among the most amazing monuments of Egypt. Abu Simbel temple s:

The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco

Fly to Cairo from Aswan and transfer to the hotel in Cairo

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 7- The old Cairo and Islamic Cairo

Pick Up time from your hotel in  Cairo at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of  Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old  Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan el-Khalili, located in Cairo, Egypt, is a well-known bazaar . It was originally established during the Mamluk era as a trading hub. Khan El Khalili Bazaar, you will drive up to the Salah El-Din Citadel is one of the most important landmarks of Islamic Cairo, and one of the most luxurious military fortresses built in the middle ages. Saladin Citadel , constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of  Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha

Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to  Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.

Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Old  Cairo

Then, visit Old  Cairo  to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in  Cairo

Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. then a representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you through final your departure formalities. (B)

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight in Cairo

Day-8 International departure

Breakfast at the hotel then a representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you through final your departure formalities. 

Inclusions:

  • Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle  
  • 04 nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast & all taxes - 5 stars Hotel
  • A 02-day tour in Cairo as mentioned in the program including Entrance fees & English speaking guide 
  • 03 Nights accommodation at 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board 
  • Flight tickets( Cairo-Luxor-Aswan-Cairo)
  • Tour to the High Dam, Philae Temple in Aswan
  • Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples.
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & Colossi of Memnon.
  • Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the program
  • English speaking guide
  • All service charges and taxes 
  • Assist & transfer to Cairo International airport on final departure

Exclusions:

  • International flight
  • visa to Egypt
  • Entrance fees inside any of the pyramids or inside the mummy room at the Egyptian Museum. 
  • The above Prices are not valid during the Peak Periods (New Year - Christmas - Easter)
  • Any other optional tours if required. 

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports valid 6 months
  • Hat
  • Suncreams
  • Sunglasses

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