08 Days / 07 Nights (04 Nights in Cairo + 03 Night Nile cruise)
7 Nights / 8 Days
On the first day, after arriving at Cairo’s International Airport, our representatives will assist you with all the procedures of immigration, visa, and customs. Spend the night in the hotel and we will start our adventure from the next day.
On the second day, after having breakfast, we will start with our optional excursion to Memphis, where you will view the status of Ramses II and Alabaster Sphinx. Then, you will visit the Saqqara necropolis and explore the funerary complex of Djoser, along with the famous “Step Pyramid,” the first stone construction. After lunch, you will visit the Great Pyramids of Giza: Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus, as well as the enigmatic Sphinx. Our final stop will be at a papyrus center located in the pyramids area.
On day 3, after having breakfast, we will provide you with a full-day tour in the beautiful city of Cairo. The first stop will be the Egyptian Museum, exhibiting real masterpieces that belong to different empires. You will view numerous magnificent artifacts, including the valuable collection of King Tutankhamen. Our second stop will be Salah Al-Din Citadel, featuring many splendid museums and mosques, including the “Alabaster Mosque.” After having lunch, we will visit the Coptic District, the mystical spot of the three Abrahamic Religions. The Hanging Church, Amr ibn Al-Aas Mosque, and the synagogue of “Ben Ezra” are the noteworthy highlights of the district. Also, we will visit San Sergio Church, where the Holy family took refuge after fleeing to Egypt. We will end our tour with a medieval walk through the magnificent district of Khan el Khalili. After this long day, you will be back to the hotel and finally get some rest.
On day 4, after breakfast, we will head to Cairo's International Airport to catch your flight to Aswan . We will start our tour by visiting the High Dam. Then, we will head to Agilkia Island to explore the splendid Philae temple, dedicated to the Goddess Isis. In the afternoon, after boarding and having lunch, we will hop aboard a felucca tour in the Nile River. As we sail, you’ll be stunned with the breathtaking views of Agha Khan mausoleum, Elephantine island, and the Botanical garden. Finally, dinner will be served on board.
On day 5, we will continue our adventure, featuring Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples, two of the most important landmarks in Aswan. After this tour, we will head to Esna, the prestigious city of ancient Egypt. At the end of the day, you will spend the night on board. The following day, we will sail to Luxor.
On day 6, our first stop will be the famous Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings Then, we will make a short stop at the Colossi of Memnon, Amenhotep III’s funerary temple. Afterwards, we will visit the memorial temple of Medinat Habu, dedicated to Ramses III. We will spend the rest of the tour exploring the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples. Finally, you will spend the night on board in Luxor.
On day 7, you will be served breakfast, followed by a transfer to Luxor Airport, and then, you will depart by a domestic flight to Cairo. You will be transferred back to the hotel and spend your night.
On the last day, after having breakfast, you will be accompanied to Cairo’s international airport to catch your flight back home.