8 Days with Nile Cruise
This Package of 8 Days / 07 Nights, is one of the most common choices for travelers
touring Egypt. In fact this This program covers the most famous attractions in Egypt
as well as a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan In a less stressful way. A true
unforgettable experience to discover the land of magic.
Upon Arrival at Cairo airport, meet and assist by our representative, then transfer to
your hotel in Cairo, check in hotel dinner and overnight.
Breakfast, then meet your professional Egyptologist tour guide and start visiting:
The Great Giza Pyramids, which were the first of the ancient seven wonders of the
ancient world, in fact the only one still exist, know who built them? And how they
were built? Stop before the sphinx and visit the valley temple of king chephren (the
builder of the 2 nd great pyramid. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant, then drive
through the streets the largest metropolis in Africa to visit the Cairo Egyptian
Museum of antiquities (home of the world's largest collection of pharaonic antiquities
" more than 120 thousand unique pharaonic artifacts "and the treasures of king Tut).
Back to hotel, dinner and overnight in hotel in Cairo.
Breakfast, then transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor (55 Minutes flight), upon
arrival at Luxor, set off on a guided tour visiting the world's largest open air complex
(the Karnak temple) which cover a span of more than 2000 years of ancient Egypt'
history. After visiting the great temples in Karnak, head to your Nile Cruise,
embarkation before lunch, after lunch, relax on board the Nile Cruise, then by sun set
start to visit the most elegant temple, built mainly by king Amenhotep III (father of
the monotheist pharaoh Akhnaten). Know from your professional Egyptologist tour
guide the story of the decisive battle of Kadesh, and the most famous festival in Egypt
"The Opet" celebrated annually few weeks after the annual Nile flood, Marking the
beginning of the new year of the ancient Egyptian calendar. Stop for a shopping tour
in the famous Luxor Market, then back to Nile Cruise, Dinner, entertainment and
overnight on board.
Breakfast on board, then start with your professional tour guide, a stunning day
touring the west Bank in Luxor visiting:
Valley of the Kings, exploring 3 famous royal tombs.
Temple of Deir EL Bahari of queen Hatschepsut.
The twin massive statues known as The Colossi of Memmnon (of king Amenhotep
Back to Nile Cruise, lunch / Tea Time on the Sundeck / Dinner / entertainment
(Galabiya Party) and overnight on board while sailing southwards towards Edfu.
Early Morning – Hot drink then start by the traditional mean of transportation in Edfu
(Hantour – Horse Carriage) to visit the most preserved temple in Egypt , built for the
worship of Horus of Behdit (The falcon god Horus of Edfu ) back to Nile Cruise
around 08 A.M , Breakfast on board, while sailing southwards towards Kom Ombo
via Esna lock, upon arrival at the lock, passengers' call to ascend the sundeck to enjoy
the cruise ship crossing the lock through the basin' gates in two different water levels
(must see)… lunch / Tea Time on the Sundeck while sailing, by sunset arrive at Kom
Ombo, join your tour guide to visit the unique temple shared by the two gods (the
crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Haroaries – Horus the elder). Continue sailing
southwards towards Aswan, dinner / entertainment (oriental show including belly
dancing and tannura Shows) / and overnight on board.
Breakfast on board, and day free to follow your own ideas / or suggested optional tour
(Air /or land) to visit the two massive temples (cut into the rock) and both built by the
most famous king in ancient Egypt, Ramsess II.
Lunch on board Nile Cruise.
Afternoon & evening : free at leisure / or suggested tour to visit the Nubian village,
where you experience hours in traditional Nubian house, enjoying their traditional
folkloric dance and songs, take photos of the Nile crocodile they keep it in built up
iron cages at home, then sail back to the city and walk through the streets of the
famous Aswan Market. Dinner / entertainment and overnight on board.
Breakfast on board, followed by disembarkation, then start with your tour guide
touring Aswan to visit:
The unfinished obelisk and the granit quarries, exploring the techniques of cutting
hard stones in ancient Egypt. Then drive to the Island of Philae, where you board a
traditional Nile Motor boat, to visit the temple of goddess Isis, originally built on
bigah island and existed there for thousands of years before being submerged by the
rising Nile water behind the old Aswan dam, hence it was decided to save and transfer
it to the nearby island of Ijilika where it stands majestically today.
The tour of this day in Aswan will be ended by visiting The 20 th century engineering
miracle called the Aswan High Dam, then head to the airport to fly back to Cairo.
Upon arrival transfer to hotel , dinner and overnight in hotel in Cairo.
Breakfast, then transfer to Cairo airport to fly back home.
Tour Package includes:
- All Transfers, guiding, entrance fees & Accommodation as per program
- Meals as indicated
- Porters at Airports & Hotels
- All Taxes and Service Charge.
Tour Package excludes:
- any Air Fare
- any extras
- Entry visa