- All accommodation
- Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the above itinerary.
- Meals as mentioned.
- An A/C tourist coach new model 2008 or 2009 with a professional driver and a license from the ministry of tourism.
- A guide (Egyptologist) with a guiding license from the ministry of tourism.
- Egyptian Cell phone for the trip organizer to use while touring.
- Gratuities or tipping (optional)
- Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
- Location: Cairo / Alexandria / Aswan / Luxor
- Availability: Available Everyday
- Pick up and drop off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
Outstanding 8-Day Egypt Tour, Including Alexandria, Cairo, and a Cruise on the Nile
A fantastic 8-day/7-night journey to the four major classical cities. You will discover and explore Alexandria’s attractions, Cairo’s iconic sites, Luxor’s wonderful sites, and Aswan’s highlights; additionally, with our luxury Nile cruise Hotel ship, you will explore the temples between Luxor and Aswan, as well as contact with the desert eyes and the fertile Nile valley.
Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Nile cruise, & Luxor
Day 1: Cairo Arrival:
Meet, welcome, and assist with airport formalities. Transfer to your hotel and check-in. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 2: Alexandria Sightseeing Tours
Cairo – Alexandria
: After breakfast start our trip to Alexandria
(3 hours-220 k.m.) Visit the Montazah palace and gardens (Salamlek palace, Haramlek palace, a garden of 317 acres of huge trees and flowers, two 5* hotels-Helnan and Salamlek). Drive by the bibliotheca with the opportunity to stop for a photo. A seafood restaurant for lunch. See the Catacombs
(three levels of tombs under the ground dating back to the Greek period 200 years B.C., Tegran tomb. The Caracalla, very beautiful artifacts from Greek-Roman time). See Bombay’s pillar ( The huge red granite Pillar of 25 meters height of emperor Deghldianos was originally located in the temple of the god Serapis, Pharaonic pieces, and sphinxes, Serapiom which is the tomb of god Serapis). See the Amphitheatre (the Ptolemaic Amphitheatre, the sauna spots, and the ancient gymnasium). See the Fort of Qaytbay outside view (the place of the ancient lighthouse, the fortress of Sultan Qaytbay dating back to the mamluk Islamic period, and the aquarium). Drive back to Cairo for Overnight in your hotel.
Day 3: Giza, Saqqara Pyramids, & Memphis Tours
After breakfast start our visit to The pyramids of Giza
(the great pyramid of king Cheops
, the remains of the funeral temple of the same king, the pyramid of king Kephren, the pyramid of king Mecarinous, get inside one of the small pyramids, and see the Sphinx
). Egyptian Lunch in a countryside restaurant. Visit The pyramids of Sakkara ( The visual presentation of Sakkara, the step pyramid of king Djoser-the very first pyramid, the museum of Imhotep
, the tomb of a high official, the pyramid of king Titi, the pyramid of king Unas, and see the pyramids of Dahshur
from a distance). Visit Memphis
the very first capital city of Egypt (the statue of king Ramses the second-16 meters high, the alabaster Sphinx
of Queen Hatshepsut
). Attend the sound and light show at the Giza area (optional). Transfer to the train station for your sleeper train to Aswan
. Dinner onboard your sleeper train.
Day 4: Aswan Sightseeing
Breakfast on board your sleeper train. Reach Aswan
to start our visit to the High dam
(was built in 1960 to control the annual flood of the Nile, and arrange agriculture process). Visit the Unfinished obelisk
(a huge obelisk dating back to the 18th dynasty that was left unfinished). Check in our Nile cruise for Lunch. Afternoon, take a motorboat to the temple of Philae (was built by the Ptolemies dedicated to the love goddess Isis). Take a felucca ride around elephantine Island sail past the Agha Khan
mausoleum. Dinner onboard your cruise ship.
Day 5: Aswan (Sailing)
Breakfast on board. Relax while sailing along the fertile river Nile
with two stops to visit the unusual double temple of Kom Ombo
(dedicated to two gods, the falcon god Horus, and the crocodile god Sobek). Visit by a horse carriage to the temple of Edfu
(dedicated to the falcon god Hours, and the second-largest temple in Egypt. Lunch and Dinner onboard your cruise.
Day 6: Luxor Sightseeing Tours
Breakfast onboard your cruise. Start our tour to the west bank of Luxor
to visit; The Valley of the Kings
(home of 65 tombs of the kings of 18th to 22nd dynasties). The valley of the queens
(accommodates the tombs of queens from the new kingdom
). The modern-looking temple of Queen Hatshepsut
(she ruled over Egypt for 19 years as a king). The colossi of Memnon (originally belong to king Amenhotep the 3rd). Back to our cruise for Lunch. Afternoon, start our tour to visit the Karnak
temples (the largest complex of temples in Egypt originally attached to Luxor temple
by an avenue of sphinxes). Visit Luxor temple
(was built by the kings of the middle and the new kingdom
). Dinner onboard your cruise ship.
Day 7: Cairo Sightseeing Tours
After breakfast on board, transfer to Luxor
airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo, welcome, meet, and assist. Start our tour to the Egyptian museum
(more than 120,000 pieces from ancient Egypt, plus the amazing collection of king Tut Ankh Amen from the 18th dynasty new kingdom
, and the royal mummies). Visit Coptic Cairo
(the church of Saint Sergius
the very first church built in Egypt, the synagogue of Bn Izra, and the so-called Hanging church). Lunch in a tourist restaurant by the river Nile
. Visit Islamic Cairo
( the Citadel of Saladdin, the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Gawhara palace of Mohamed Ali, the mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas the very first mosque built in Egypt. See Khan El-Khalili bazaar
(where you can see Al-Azhar mosque, and the very unique Islamic ancient streets and complex). Check-in your hotel and Overnight.
Day 8: Cairo – Home
After breakfast transfer to Cairo airport for your final departure carrying your great memories from Egypt.
5 stars accommodation:
- $ 999 Per Person in Triple Room
- $ 1099 Per Person in Double Room
- $ 1599 One Person Traveling Alone
- $ 1199 Per Person in Triple Room
- $ 1299 Per Person in Double Room
- $ 1899 One Person Traveling Alone
8 Days Egypt Tour to Cairo, Alexandria & Nile Cruise