8 Days Egypt Tour to Cairo and Alexandria with Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

Travel to Egypt and experience the history and culture on a tour that explores Cairo, cruises along the Nile and visits to Luxor, Aswan and the coastal town of Alexandria. Discover the wonders of Egypt on this 8-day Egypt tour that includes a 3-night 5-stars Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan. In Cairo, see the iconic Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo in 2 day tours. Tour to one of Egypt's most impressive cities; Alexandria and enjoy a day on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea to visit the Greek and Roman sites. With door-to-door transport by a private A/C vehicle and qualified Egyptology guide.

- See Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Aswan and Luxor's top sights on an 8-day tour.
- Visit Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo in 2 day tours.
- Enjoy a 5-star Nile cruise accommodation and meals provided
- Explore one of Egypt's most impressive cities; Alexandria
- Relax with, door-to-door transfers and hotel pickup and drop-off each day

per adult from

$1,003

NZD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • 2 Day Tours in Cairo; Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Al Khalili Bazaars
    • 3 nights on a 5- star Cruise based on full board with sightseeing tours
    • Meals on the cruise starts with lunch&ends with breakfast.
    • 1 Day tour to Alexandria from Cairo.
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide.
    • All Transfers, pick up & drop off by A.C vehicle.
    What's excluded :
    • International, Domestic flights or train tickets.
    • Hotels accommodations (book yourself).
    • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
    • Water, drinks and meals except the mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Tipping to Guide, Drivers, Cruise crew.
    • Wi-fi on the Nile cruise.
    • Entry/Admission - Step Pyramid of Djoser
    • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
    • Entry/Admission - Khan Al-Khalili

  • Day 1: Cairo Arrival Transfer

    Pass By: Cairo International Airport Road, Cairo Int'l Airport Rd, Sheraton Al Matar, El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
    Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative, then transfer you to your hotel. Our rep will help you settle in, then the rest of the day is free at your leisure. If your flight lands early, then you could take a first look at the pyramids with an amazing sound and light show, or perhaps head into downtown Cairo for a Nile dinner cruise and show(optional).

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Visit The Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

    Stop At: Step Pyramid of Djoser, Saqqara Egypt
    This morning, your private guide will pick up you for a full day tour of the pyramids at Giza and Saqqara. Start in chronological order, as it were, by visiting the step pyramid of Saqqara; the first capital of ancient Egypt, this is the oldest pyramid in Egypt 4800 B.c, built by King Djoser, before exploring the famous pyramids at Giza.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
    Stop for lunch break(optional)then, continue visiting the Giza Plateau to explore the world famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos and Sphinx; these structures that have stood tall for 4500 years. Discover the beauty of the Sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind, enjoy the views and take remarkable pictures. You'll find your local Egyptology guide a wealth of knowledge and full of enthusiasm about Egyptian history, and their country in general.

    Back to your Hotel in Cairo for overnight.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Aswan Arrival Transfer to Nile Cruise&Aswan Tours

    Pass By: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    Egypt Gift Tours representative will transfer you to Cairo Airport to take your flight to Aswan. Once in Aswan our licensed tour guide will meet and assist you at Aswan Airport/Railway station to be transferred by A/C van to your 5 stars Nile Cruise to check in before lunch. Have lunch on board.

    Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
    Then, start your tour by visiting the High Dam; achieved in 1960 to protect Egypt from the flood and generate electric. Proceed to visit the Graeco Roman Temple dedicated to goddess Isis using a small motorboat to get there. Later on, return back to your cruise for dinner, folkloric show, and Overnight in Aswan.

    There is also an early morning optional visit to the UNESCO world heritage site of Abu Simbel. This amazing site was completely dismantled and rebuilt when Lake Nasser was flooded.

    Note: If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we will start the tour direct upon arrival since the cruise check-in time at 12:00 and we don't want our guest to waste their time waiting at the lobby for check-in.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Aswan

    Day 4: Navigation and Kom Ombo Temple

    Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 Egypt
    Breakfast on board. Free leisure morning on the deck. Have lunch and be ready for the cruise navigation by afternoon heading to Kom Ombo city where to visit the amazing Temple Of Kom Ombo dedicated to two gods: Horus (the falcon god) and Sobek (the crocodile god). Also, you will get to visit the Crocodile Museum. Get back to the cruise and have dinner. Continue sailing to Edfu for overnight.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Edfu.

    Day 5: Edfu Temple and Arrive Luxor(visit Luxor Temple)

    Stop At: Temple of Horus, Adfo, Edfu Egypt
    After your breakfast, enjoy Horse Carriage ride with your tour guide to visit the temple of Horus at Edfu which is considered to be the most complete and the best preserved of all the Egyptian temples. Return to the cruise. Relax on the deck watching the unique landscape and admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Luxor. Lunch on board. Afternoon tea on the sundeck. Passing through the Esna lock to Luxor
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    Arrive Luxor; built on and around the ancient site of Thebes, and has the greatest concentration of ancient ruins in the Nile Valley, if not the world. Across the Nile lies the City of the Dead, with its mortuary temples and rock carved tombs. To the east stand the Temples of Luxor and Karnak. Late in the afternoon, arrive at Luxor harbor, to visit Luxor Temple which is in the center of town and is colorfully lit up by night and where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Dinner on board and belly dancing show. Overnight in Luxor.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Luxor.

    Day 6: Luxor West Bank, Karnak Temple Tour and Departure transfer

    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
    Breakfast and check out to start your remarkable day by driving to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the new kingdom carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies. Then to the Mortuary temple of the famous queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic statues of Memnon. Lunchtime in a local restaurant (optional).
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Then to visit the massive temple of Karnak. It was linked to the town of Luxor by a long sphinx lined avenue. Inside the large courtyard are three temples. The much photographed Hypo-style Hall has an impressive 134 towering columns, each is carved with scenes of gods and pharaohs, and hieroglyphic inscriptions cover the walls.
    Then, to Luxor Airport to take your evening flight back to Cairo, met and transfer to your hotel for overnight.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Alexandria Day Trip from Cairo 

    Stop At: Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate
    Start with early morning pick-up for a full day tour to Alexandria from Cairo. Tour Alexandria's most significant and fascinating spots with your private tour guide. See the Greek and Roman masterpieces ruins at the National Museum, descend into the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, with the beautiful artworks, visit the Roman Theater,  take in views from the 15-century fortifications at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Explore the New Alexandria library at your own pace. Drive Back in comfort to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

    Lunch is optional in this tour.
    Duration: 10 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Khan Al Khalili and Departure Transfer

    Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    Take your breakfast, then, start your day tour to the Egyptian Museum; home to the fantastic Tutankhamun exhibit, see his golden mask and many of the New Kingdom royal mummies, lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries full of thousands of artifacts.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), Shar'a Mari Girgis Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    Have lunch at a local restaurant(optional) before exploring some of the most famous churches in Cairo. Travel to the Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr. Both these churches were built into the walls of the Babylon Fortress and their remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures. Visit the Church of St Sergius next before driving back to your hotel.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt
    Cairo's Khan al-Khalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience – lose yourself in the colors and aromas of this fascinating marketplace or have a chance to visit the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha At Salah Al Din Citadel. (you need to choose either Khan Al Khalil Bazaars or The Citadel)

    Our representative will escort you to the airport for departure according to your flight details.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Cairo International Airport.Cairo or Giza Hotel.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Egypt Gift Tours

Activity ID: V-117480P76

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