Egypt Pyramids Nile Cruise Itinerary
Day 1: Hello Egypt
Your adventure begins as you arrive at Cairo airport, where our friendly representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel in Cairo. After a fast and smooth check-in process, you can relax and unwind, ready for an exciting journey ahead.
Day 2: Cairo Pyramids Tours
Get ready to explore the iconic sights of Cairo, including the Giza Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the Egyptian Museum, home to an impressive collection of artifacts and treasures from ancient Egypt. You will also visit Old Cairo, a charming neighborhood full of history and culture. After a full day of sightseeing, you will return to your hotel in Cairo for a well-deserved rest.
Day 3: Luxor Nile Cruise Tour
Today, you will take an early morning flight from Cairo to Luxor, where you will meet our representative and transfer to your Nile cruise ship. Enjoy a delicious lunch onboard as you sail down the Nile, taking in the stunning scenery along the way. In the evening, you will enjoy a delightful dinner onboard and spend the night in Luxor.
Day 4: Visit Edfu Temple
After breakfast, you will visit the impressive Horus Temple in Edfu, dedicated to the god Horus, one of the most important deities in ancient Egypt. You will then return to the cruise ship for lunch and continue sailing to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the unique temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to both the gods Sobek and Horus. In the evening, enjoy dinner onboard and spend the night in Kom Ombo.
Day 5: Visit Aswan Sightseeing
Today, you will sail to Aswan and visit the High Dam, an engineering marvel that provides electricity to most of Egypt, as well as the beautiful Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. You will also visit the Unfinished Obelisk, a massive granite structure that was left unfinished due to a crack. In the evening, enjoy dinner onboard and spend the night in Aswan.
Day 6: Abu Simbel Tour (Optional)
If you choose to add an optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the magnificent Abu Simbel Temples, one of the most impressive ancient monuments in Egypt. These temples were built by the great Pharaoh Ramses II and are dedicated to him and his beloved wife, Queen Nefertari. After the tour, you will return to the cruise ship for lunch, dinner, and overnight in Aswan.
Day 7: Visit Kom Ombo
Today, you will visit the temple of Kom Ombo again, this time during daylight, to fully appreciate its unique architecture and fascinating history. Afterward, you will sail to Esna and enjoy afternoon tea onboard. In the evening, you will have dinner and spend the night onboard the cruise ship.
Day 8: Luxor's West Bank
After breakfast, you'll head to the West Bank of Luxor, home to some of Egypt's most impressive and renowned archaeological sites. Your first stop is the Colossi of Memnon, two gigantic statues that once stood at the entrance to Amenhotep III's mortuary temple.
Next, you'll visit the Valley of the Kings, where you'll have the opportunity to explore several tombs of pharaohs, including the tomb of Tutankhamun. The tombs are known for their elaborate decorations and well-preserved artwork, which offer a fascinating glimpse into ancient Egyptian life and beliefs about the afterlife.
Afterward, you'll visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most impressive temples in all of Egypt. This impressive structure was built into the cliffs of Deir el-Bahri and is dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Finally, you'll visit the Colossi of Memnon before returning to the Nile cruise for lunch.
In the afternoon, you can enjoy some free time to relax and take in the stunning scenery as you sail to Luxor. Dinner will be served onboard, followed by another night of restful sleep as you cruise back to Luxor.
Day 9: Luxor East Bank
Today, you'll disembark from the Nile cruise after breakfast and head to the East Bank of Luxor to visit the Karnak Temple Complex, a vast complex of temples, chapels, and pylons dedicated to the Theban gods.
You'll also visit the Luxor Temple, a stunning temple built by Amenhotep III and later expanded by Ramses II. Afterward, you'll be transferred to the Luxor airport for a flight back to Cairo.
Once you arrive in Cairo, you'll check back into your hotel and have the rest of the day to yourself. You can explore the city, go shopping or simply relax before enjoying a final dinner in Cairo.
Day 10: Farewell Egypt
Today is your last day in Egypt, and after breakfast at your hotel, you'll be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you have had an unforgettable trip and look forward to welcoming you back to Egypt in the future!
Egypt Pyramids Nile Cruise Inclusions
- Meet and greet service at airports
- All transfers by private AC vehicle
- 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
- 6 nights onboard Nile Cruise on full board basis
- Domestic flight Cairo / Luxor / Cairo
- Tours in Cairo are private guided tours
- Tours on cruise sharing cruise group
- Entrance fees to sites as indicated in itinerary
- English speaking guide during tours
- Bottled water during your tour
- All service charges and taxes
Egypt Pyramids Nile Cruise Highlights
- Warm Welcome in Cairo: Your journey begins with a warm welcome at Cairo airport. Our representative will swiftly transfer you to your Cairo hotel, ensuring a seamless start to your adventure in Egypt.
- Cairo's Iconic Sights: Explore the wonders of Cairo, including the awe-inspiring Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum, home to a trove of ancient artifacts. Dive into the historical charm of Old Cairo, filled with cultural treasures.
- Luxurious Nile Cruise: Fly to Luxor and board your Nile cruise ship. Glide down the tranquil Nile, savoring scenic views. Indulge in delicious meals and relax in the comfortable ambiance of the cruise.
- Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples: Visit the grand Horus Temple in Edfu, dedicated to the god Horus, and the unique Kom Ombo Temple, honoring Sobek and Horus. Immerse yourself in Egypt's rich religious heritage.
- Aswan's Marvels: Sail to Aswan and explore the engineering marvel of the High Dam, the picturesque Philae Temple dedicated to Isis, and the colossal Unfinished Obelisk, a testament to ancient craftsmanship.
- Optional Abu Simbel Adventure: Opt for an optional tour to Abu Simbel Temples, marvels built by Pharaoh Ramses II, offering a deeper insight into Egypt's glorious past.
- Kom Ombo in Daylight: Revisit the Kom Ombo Temple during daylight, appreciating its intricate architecture and historical significance. Sail to Esna, enjoying the serene Nile and afternoon tea onboard.
- Luxor's West Bank: Explore Luxor's West Bank, home to the Colossi of Memnon and the Valley of the Kings, where you can explore pharaohs' tombs, including Tutankhamun's. Visit the magnificent Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, an architectural marvel.
- Luxor's East Bank: Disembark and visit the Karnak Temple Complex, a vast religious site dedicated to Theban gods. Explore the Luxor Temple, a testament to ancient Egyptian grandeur.
- Farewell Egypt: After a final breakfast, bid farewell to Egypt as you are transferred to the airport for your journey home. Cherish the memories of Egypt's wonders and the Nile's timeless beauty. Safe travels, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Egypt in the future!
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Egypt Pyramids Nile Cruise FAQs
When is the best time to Visit Giza Pyramids & Nile Cruise?
The optimal time for Great Pyramids & Full-Board Nile Cruise is from October to April. For personalized advice based on your travel dates and preferences, please consult with us.
How much for the Pyramids & Nile Cruise Holidays by Air?
The Cairo and Nile Cruise by flight starts at 1999$, inclusive of all mentioned services and without hidden fees. For pricing and optional activities, please contact us.
Are airfare included in the Pyramids & Nile Cruise by Air?
International airfare is not included, but domestic flights are covered. We're pleased to help with booking your flights or tailor your Egypt Pyramids and Nile Cruise package experience to suit your preferences.
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