- Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo, Fayoum, Luxor & Aswan
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
Enjoy Our Stunning 9 Days Tour of Cairo, Fayoum, and the Nile Cruise.
With our incredible 9-day Cairo, Fayoum, and Nile Cruise travel package, you’ll set out on a magnificent journey while being accompanied by a knowledgeable Egyptologist tour guide who will show you some of the most significant ancient Egyptian temples, tombs, and locations almost all over Egypt. Get ready to see the Giza Pyramids, the fascinating Grand Egyptian Museum, the fascinating temples of Philae, Karnak, Luxor, and Hatshepsut, as well as the many other wonderful sites and monuments you will pass by on your tour. Check out the schedule of our tours below, and feel free to ask any questions.
- Lake Qarun
- El Fayoum Waterwheels
- El Fayoum Waterfalls
- Meet and assist you upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport.
- Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor.
- Domestic flight tickets from Aswan to Cairo.
- Meals as mentioned on each day tour of your itinerary
- 4 nights accommodation at a 5* hotel in Cairo based on Bed & Breakfast.
- 4 nights accommodation at a 5* deluxe Nile Cruise on an all-inclusive basis.
- A Professional Tour Guide will be with you during the whole of your tour.
- All Transfers will be in a modern A.C vehicle.
- The tour price includes all services, charges, and taxes.
- International flight tickets.
- Personal expenses.
- Anything not included in your tour itinerary.
- Any optional tours.
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo and a Light and Sound Show
When you arrive at Cairo International Airport, a representative from our company will greet you and help you with the necessary paperwork and baggage check. Your tour guide will be waiting for you outside the airport when you’re done, carrying a sign for our travel company. With the help of your tour guide, he will drive you to your hotel in Cairo, where he will help you check in and give you ample time to unwind and rest. You should get ready to go with your tour guide in the evening to have a beautiful evening at the Sound & Light show, where you will hear fascinating tales about the ancient Egyptians and how they were able to create such a sophisticated civilization. You will then be taken to a nearby restaurant where you will have an oriental supper before being driven back to your accommodation for the night.
Day Two: Grand Egyptian Museum and the Giza Pyramids
Today will be a remarkable day for you since you will have the finest chance to travel the nation with your knowledgeable tour guide and explore the top ancient and contemporary sights. Therefore, after eating breakfast, you will be taken to see:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The Pyramids of Giza complex is a must-see location in all of Egypt since it is home to the finest works of ancient Egyptian engineering. There, among many other lesser pyramids that are worth seeing, are the magnificent King Khufu’s Pyramid, the mesmerizing Khafre and Menquare Pyramids, and many more.
The Great Sphinx
The most enjoyable time will be spent admiring the magnificent Sphinx at Giza, which served as the central figure in several myths. You will undoubtedly enjoy taking pictures with that legendary animal and learning the whole history of its creation during King Khafre’s reign.
The Valley Temple
Enjoy a trip to that magnificent ancient site, which the ancients regarded as being the most significant since it was where the kings’ and pharaohs’ remains were mummified and cleaned. So stroll around that fantastical spot and snap some intriguing pictures there.
Following a break, you will be taken to a restaurant to eat your lunch. After completion, you will be taken to one of Egypt’s most important modern sites, which is:
The Grand Egyptian Museum
The Grand Egyptian Museum is a fantastic archaeological institution and is said to be the biggest of its type on the whole globe. The magnificent collection of King Tut’s treasures is among the most significant ancient Egyptian antiquities that can be found there.
Once your trip is over, we’ll take you back to your hotel so you can rest up and get ready for another adventurous and exciting day.
Day Three: Fly to Luxor; see the east bank, and board a Nile cruise
Before getting driven to the airport to catch your journey to Luxor, take pleasure in breakfast at your hotel. When you get there, you’ll meet your Upper Egypt tour guide, who will accompany you for the duration of your Nile Cruise trip. You will begin your adventure by seeing some of the most notable attractions on the east bank, such as:
Karnak Temples Complex
The beautiful Karnak temple complex, which is situated on the east bank of Luxor, was primarily the point of communication between the Pharaoh and Amun, who were regarded as the ultimate ruler of the universe. The Complex has multiple temples, as well as many chapels, columns, and historic sculptures, so be ready to experience the height of enchantment while you’re there.
You will be taken to your 5* luxury Nile Cruise to settle in and relax after enjoying your lunch. You will go in the evening with your tour guide to see:
Luxor Temple by Night
Another masterpiece that was constructed thousands of years ago to restore royalty is the Luxor Temple. There, many ancient pharaohs and kings, including the Great Alexander, were crowned. The greatest time to see such a magnificent temple is at night to witness the breathtaking sunset, which gives the temple two distinct looks and perspectives.
We will return you to your ship to spend the night there when your trip is over. Reminder: Meals on the cruise will be provided for lunch and supper.
Day Four: A Visit to the West Bank of Luxor
Your tour guide will take you on a spectacular trip to some of the most intriguing sights on the west bank of Luxor early on the second day of your cruise, including the following:
The Kings’ Valley
Some of the most powerful ancient Egyptian pharaohs, including Seti I, Ramses II, Ramses VI, the youthful pharaoh Tutankhamun, and many more kings and Pharaohs, were laid to rest in the Valley of the Kings. You will be astounded when you see their royal tombs.
You will pause for pictures in front of the two enormous statues of Memnon that were erected to protect the impressive tomb of the legendary Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who left behind many incredible accomplishments.
You will then continue on your journey till you reach:
Temple of Hatshepsut
The beautiful Hatshepsut temple was constructed in honor of the intriguing Hatshepsut, the first female pharaoh of ancient Egypt. She performed a great job of ruling the nation exactly as a guy would, like a true Pharaoh. While there, you will be able to learn a lot about Egypt’s rich history and get a thorough understanding of the queens’ lives thanks to the inscriptions on the temple’s walls.
You will then be driven back to your 5-star luxury Nile Cruise where you may have lunch before setting sail for Edfu. Take pleasure in your evening at Edfu and your overnight voyage. On the cruise, breakfast, lunch, and supper will all be complimentary.
Day Five: Tour of the Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
On the cruise ship, your breakfast will be provided, and then you and your tour guide will see the stunning:
Temple of Edfu
The Edfu Temple, which was constructed between 237 and 57 BC during the Ptolemaic Kingdom, is unquestionably a must-see location close to Aswan because the inscriptions on its walls contain incredibly valuable and interesting information about ancient Egyptian religion and myth during the Hellenistic era.
Once you return to your Nile Cruise, you may have lunch there and continue cruising till you reach Kom Ombo. When you arrive, your tour guide will take you to see:
Temple of Kom Ombo
Another stunning temple, the Kom Ombo Temple, lies close to Aswan. It was built to honor Horus and Sobek, although it consists of two separate temples. Your tour guide will give you plenty of time inside the temple so you can learn more about ancient Egyptian history and capture a tonne of breathtaking pictures right there.
Your Nile cruise will depart from Aswan after your day trip and arrive in the city at night, where you will spend the night on the ship. On the cruise, breakfast, lunch, and supper will all be complimentary.
Day Six: Private tour of Abu Simbel
After consuming your breakfast boxes, we will transport you in our contemporary, private air-conditioned automobile to the Abu Simbel region, where you will visit:
Abu Simbel Temples
The magnificent two temples of Abu Simbel were built at the behest of King Ramses II, who asked for their construction to demonstrate the best of what it meant to be a pharaoh, particularly in light of the peace treaty he had just signed, and to express his love for queen Nefertari. These two temples are mesmerizing works of art that you must see if visiting Egypt.
Once your tour is done, you’ll return to your ship to savor lunch, sip afternoon tea, and spend the night aboard your Nile Cruise. On the cruise, breakfast, lunch, and supper will all be complimentary.
Seventh day: Aswan tour and flight to Cairo
After breakfast, you will disembark from your Nile Cruise and go with your tour guide to the following places:
High Dam at Aswan
One of the most significant contemporary Egyptian accomplishments, the Aswan Dam has had a significant impact on Egypt’s social and economic existence and transformed the whole course of Egyptian life. It was built under the administration of President Gamal Abd El-Nasser, and UNESCO provided financial support for the building effort.
Temple of Philae
One of the most significant ancient goddesses according to ancient Egyptian mythology, goddess Isis, who was the goddess of love and maternity, had one of the greatest ancient temples all across Egypt.
Finally, we’ll take you to the airport in Aswan so you can catch a flight to Cairo. You will then meet our driver, who will take you to your hotel in Cairo so that you may check-in and spend the night. On the cruise, breakfast will be provided.
Day 8: Day trip to Fayoum
Before joining your tour guide to explore another mesmerizing Egyptian city, Fayoum, you will eat your breakfast at your hotel. While there, you will have the opportunity to visit:
Birket Qaroun is the name of one of Egypt’s most beautiful lakes. There, you may locate fishing boats and interact with many people who will share with you details of their daily life.
Water Wheels of El Fayoum
In Fayoum City, there are more than 200 waterwheels, and throughout your trip, your knowledgeable tour guide will take you to see some of the most fascinating ones.
You will then be taken to a nearby restaurant where you may have lunch before going to:
Waterfalls at El Fayoum
The stunning Fayoum city is the location of the most magnificent, pure waterfalls. Upper and lower lakes may be found there, and the waterfalls that join them are unquestionably the largest in Egypt.
After your day trip, you will be driven back to your hotel where you will spend the night and prepare for your next morning’s flight.
Day 9: Check out of the hotel and fly home
You’ll have your breakfast in the morning, and then you’ll check out of your hotel. After your trip with us in Egypt is over, we’ll take you to the Cairo International Airport so you can catch a flight home.