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Cairo, Luxor-Aswan Nile Cruise, Cairo

Combining the pyramids, sphinx and Egyptian Museum in Cairo with a luxury Nile Cruise is one of the world's classic holidays, and one of our most popular. You will see and learn about some fascinating ancient history while enjoying some of Cairo's very best hotels and watching rural Egyptian life pass by as you sail up-river on a 5-star deluxe level cruise boat. Read more

Itinerary

  • Day 1:
  • Arrive in Cairo

We meet you at Cairo airport and transfer you to a deluxe 5-star hotel (normally the Mena House). The rest of the day is free for you to settle in and relax.

  • Day 2:
  • Cairo - Pyramids, Sphinx & Museum tour

We enjoy a full day tour today to the majestic Pyramids and Sphinx at Gisa, and also to the famous Egyptian Museum. In the evening we transfer to the airport for a flight to Luxor. Here you check into a 5-star hotel by the Nile.

  • Day 3:
  • Luxor - Board cruise boat. Karnak and Luxor temples.

This morning we tour the huge temple complex at Karnak, added to by many different Pharaohs over the years. After lunch board your luxury Nile cruise boat and enjoy a free afternoon to relax or explore Luxor. In the evening we visit Luxor temple in the centre of town when it is beautifully lit up.

  • Day 4:
  • Luxor - West bank tour, sail to Edfu

This morning we tour the West Bank of the Nile and explore the Pharaonic tombs in the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatchepsut and Medinat Habu temples, and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon we sail up-river and cross through the lock on the Nile at Esna before continuing to Edfu. Before the tour starts this morning, you also have the option of a spectacular hot air balloon flight to see the sun rise over the West Bank of the Nile.

  • Day 5:
  • Edfu and Komombo temples. Sail to Aswan

We visit Edfu temple this morning, before continuing to sail up the Nile to Aswan, breaking the journey at the temple at Komombo en-route.

  • Day 6:
  • Aswan. Free time, island felucca trip. Abu Simbel option

The Nile is at its most picturesque in Aswan, and we have this morning free to explore the town, its markets, and to walk along the Corniche or visit the Nubian Museum. In the afternoon we take a felucca sailboat trip around Kitchener and Elephantine islands.
You also have the option this morning to visit the spectacular temples to Ramses II at Abu Simbel.

  • Day 7:
  • Aswan - Philae temple. Fly to Cairo

We take a boat trip this morning to the beautiful island temple of Philae and the huge Aswan Dam. In the afternoon we take an internal flight with Egypt Air back to Cairo.

  • Day 8:
  • Cairo - City tour

Our tour of Cairo today includes the Citadel overlooking the city, some important and beautiful mosques, Coptic Cairo, and time to explore and shop in the busy Khan-el-Khalili bazaar. This evening you could take a dinner cruise on the Nile, re-visit the pyramids for a spectacular sound and light show, or enjoy a farewell dinner with other people in your group.

  • Day 9:
  • Cairo - Tour ends. Airport transfer

Your time is free today until we transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.

Included


• Accommodation in 5-star hotels and 5-star deluxe cruise boat
• Meals as indicated in the itinerary
• All transfers, including 24-hour airport transfer service
• Tours & guides as indicated on the itinerary
• All transport including flights from Cairo-Luxor and Aswan-Cairo
• Tipping Kitty
• All site entrance fees

Not included


• International airfares (available on request)
• Visa costs (available on arrival for most nationalities)
• Meals not indicated in the itinerary
• Drinks, snacks, tips for your guide, and other personal expenses
• Entrance fees to sites not mentioned (mummy room etc..)
• Gala Dinners in hotels/cruise boats on 24 & 31 Dec (if charged)
• Travel insurance (available on request)
• Any other items not mentioned above

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Tour facts

User rating:
Group size: (what's this?)
2 - 18 people; minimum age is 12yrs
Highlights:
Pyramids & Sphinx; Egyptian Museum; Luxury Nile Cruise; Valley of the Kings; Temple of Karnak; Abu Simbel option
Transport:
Air-conditioned bus/minibus/car, internal flight; 5-star deluxe level cruise boat
Group departures:
Approx. twice a month, starting on Saturdays
Local payment: (What's this?)
None
Meals: (What's this?)
Breakfast: 8 | Lunch: 4 | Dinner: 4
 

Accommodation

We use a range of carefully selected hotels on our group departures. If you have specific requests for hotels, please ask for a private or tailor-made tour.

 

Customer feedback

"I just wanted to let you know how thrilled I was with the holiday and that was down to the country itself, the fantastic itinerary, and the wonderful people involved with Egypt Uncovered."

Dan Matthews (Grand Egyptian Adventure)

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